General knowledge quiz 453

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which father and son, 17th and 18th century composers, between them lived in Rome, Naples, Florence and Madrid and composed over 120 operas, 600 chamber cantatas, and 500 harpsichord sonatas?
A
Schumann
B
Scarlatti
C
Schubert
D
Bach
Question 1 Explanation: 
Scarlatti
Question 2
The first heavy water plant was set up in..........in 1962
A
Girye
B
Nangal
C
Kota
D
Nellore
Question 2 Explanation: 
Nangal:The Department of Atomic Energy(DAE) commissioned the first Heavy Water Plant in India at Nangal, Punjab, India in the premises of National Fertilisers Limited (NFL) in 1962.
Question 3
What is the name of an American dish of diced chicken in a cream sauce with pimentos, mushrooms, green peppers and sometimes sherry?
A
Chicken A la king
B
Chicken au gratin
C
Chicken de foie gras
D
Waldorf chicken
Question 3 Explanation: 
Chicken A la king
Question 4
Which of these was a hit record for Boney M in 1976?
A
Oh Mein Papa
B
Papa Don't Preach
C
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
D
Daddy Cool
Question 4 Explanation: 
Daddy Cool
Question 5
Revision of minimum wage rates is based on a..........
A
Cost of living Index
B
Cost of working Index
C
Cost of Wages Index
D
Cost of Economy Index
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cost of living Index:Revision of minimum wage rates is based on a 'cost of living index' and wages can be fixed for an entire state, part of the state, class or classes and employments pertaining to these categories. The fixation of wages is based on the norms mentioned and a wage board (different for different industry).
Question 6
What is the name of the London theatre named after a mineral spring discovered in 1683 when a music house was built there?
A
Odeon
B
Haymarket
C
Sadler's Wells
D
Majestic
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sadler's Wells
Question 7
In which state Panidihing bird sanctuary is located?
A
Jammu and kashmir
B
Punjab
C
Assam
D
Odisha
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pani Dihing Wildlife Sanctuary is a 33.93-square-kilometre wildlife sanctuary located in Sivasagar district, Assam and established in 1996.
Question 8
What sea creature living in the Arctic has a tapering tusk, spirally grooved, 2 to 3 metres (7 to 10 feet) long?
A
Narwhal
B
Beluga whale
C
Sperm whale
D
Uniwhale
Question 8 Explanation: 
Narwhal
Question 9
Lord's Cricket Ground is situated in which of the following country?
A
UK
B
USA
C
Brazil
D
New Zealand
Question 9 Explanation: 
UK:Lord's Cricket Ground hosted the final match of 2017 Women's World Cup and other matches were played at the home grounds of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Somerset and Gloucestershire.
Question 10
In astrophysics and physical cosmology, what is Olbers's paradox, named after the German astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Olbers (1758-1840).
A
The dark night sky paradox
B
The faint young Sun paradox
C
The paradoxical reaction of a comet's tail as it passes a star
D
The heat death paradox
Question 10 Explanation: 
The dark night sky paradox
Question 11
The last four nations to join the United Nations 193 members are Switzerland (2002), Timor-Leste (2002), Montenegro (2006) and which other nation?
A
Tonga
B
Serbia
C
Tuvalu
D
South Sudan
Question 11 Explanation: 
South Sudan
Question 12
What was "The Hindenburg Line"?
A
A system of defences in northeastern France during World War I
B
A rope to secure an airship to the ground
C
A dynasty of German kings
D
A disaster prophesied to occur when all planets were aligned on the same side of the sun
Question 12 Explanation: 
A system of defences in northeastern France during World War I
Question 13
Until Tony Blair, which of Britain's Labour Prime Ministers was in office for the longest overall time?
A
Harold Wilson
B
James Callaghan
C
Ramsay MacDonald
D
Clement Attlee
Question 13 Explanation: 
Harold Wilson
Question 14
If you sailed from the Aegean through the Sea of Marmara, the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, and followed the Volga-Don canal, where would you end up?
A
North Sea
B
White Sea
C
Caspian Sea
D
Black Sea
Question 14 Explanation: 
Caspian Sea
Question 15
The Uprising of 1857 was described as the first Indian war of Independence by
A
S.N. Sen
B
R.C. Mazumdar
C
B.G. Tilak
D
V.D.Savakar
Question 16
Blue colour is related to
A
Copper Oxide
B
Cobalt Oxide
C
Iron Oxide
D
Lead Oxide
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cobalt Oxide:Cobalt(II) oxide or cobalt monoxide is an inorganic compound that appears as olive-green to red crystals, or as a greyish or black powder
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