General knowledge quiz 419

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
According to Greek legend, Leander was visited nightly by whom, who swam across the Hellespont?
A
Sophocles
B
Achilles
C
Zeus
D
Hero
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hero
Question 2
What association, currently of 27 members, holds over just 7% (in 2011) of the global population and generates approximately 20% of global GDP when thought of in terms of purchasing power parity?
A
USA
B
EU
C
ASEAN
D
UN
Question 2 Explanation: 
EU
Question 3
Which was invented by Andre-Marie Ampere?
A
Thermometer
B
Galvanometer
C
Barometer
D
Creepmeter
Question 3 Explanation: 
Galvanometer:Andre-Marie was a French physicist and mathematician who was one of the founders of the science of classical electromagnetism, which he referred to as ''electrodynamics''. The SI unit of measurement of electric current, the ampere, is named after him. A galvanometer is a type of sensitive ammeter. It is an instrument for detecting electric current.
Question 4
Which sculptor is famous for his work "The Thinker"?
A
Strodin
B
Walkdin
C
Rodin
D
Hoppedin
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rodin
Question 5
With what has Gettysburg been associated since 1863?
A
The first rollercoaster ride
B
The sinking of the Titanic
C
A battle
D
A boom in the sale of mead in America
Question 5 Explanation: 
A battle
Question 6
Which UNESCO World Heritage Site in India covers the greatest land area, and is considered one of the "hottest hotspots" of biological diversity?
A
The Hill Forts of Rajasthan
B
The Western Ghats
C
The Bhimbetka rock shelters
D
The monuments of Mahabalipuram
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Western Ghats
Question 7
What song by Kings of Leon gave them their first number 1 single in the UK, charting at the top-spot on digital downloads alone, before its physical release?
A
Set Us on Fire
B
Sex on Fire
C
Socks on Fire
D
Sax On Fire
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sex on Fire
Question 8
Which of the following currency of Romania?
A
Peso
B
Leu
C
Franc
D
Dollar
Question 8 Explanation: 
Leu
Question 9
Which of these is a form of textile art, woven on a vertical loom?
A
Panoply
B
Sophistry
C
Tapestry
D
Dacquiri
Question 9 Explanation: 
Tapestry
Question 10
Which of the following term is related to Volley ball?
A
Twist
B
Drop
C
Bulls eye
D
Libero
Question 10 Explanation: 
Libero:A libero is a defensive specialist position in indoor volleyball. The position was added to the game of indoor volleyball in 1999 along with a set of special rules
Question 11
What is the next in this series:Squaw Valley, Innsbruck, Grenoble..........?
A
Sapporo
B
Innsbruck
C
Lake Placid
D
Montreal
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sapporo
Question 12
The text of President Monroe's address to the nation in 1823 stated what principle in relation to foreign powers and the "American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintain"?
A
The US rejected imports of slaves anywhere in the region
B
The US reserved "the right to use military force to repel any attempts to colonize" them
C
The continents were not to be considered as subjects for future colonisation by any European Power
D
The US had "the pre-eminent right to trade relations"
Question 12 Explanation: 
The continents were not to be considered as subjects for future colonisation by any European Power
Question 13
..........is the plowing under or soil incorporation of any green manure crops
A
Green Farming
B
Green confinement
C
Green plantation
D
Green manuring
Question 13 Explanation: 
Green manuring:Green manuring is growing in the field plants usually belonging to leguminous family and incorporating into the soil after sufficient growth. The plants that are grown for green manure known as green manure crops.
Question 14
International Workers' Day is observed in many countries of the world on 1 May. What does it commemorate?
A
The achievements of the international labour movement
B
The formation of the first Communist Party
C
The first General Strike, in the UK
D
The sentencing of the Tolpuddle martyrs
Question 14 Explanation: 
The achievements of the international labour movement
Question 15
What is a Russian Blue?
A
Gerbil
B
Parrot
C
Cat
D
Pig
Question 15 Explanation: 
Cat
Question 16
Louis B Meyer is associated with what activity?
A
Race car design
B
Sharemarket investments
C
Film making
D
Men's fashion
Question 16 Explanation: 
Film making
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