General knowledge quiz 484

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What gives mead its sweet taste?
A
Honey
B
Golden syrup
C
Molasses
D
Sugar
Question 1 Explanation: 
Honey
Question 2
The 328 metre high Sky Tower is in which city?
A
Kaminoyama, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
B
Abu Dhabi, UAE
C
Wroclaw, Poland
D
Auckland, New Zealand
Question 2 Explanation: 
Auckland, New Zealand
Question 3
Martin Esslin coined what term for particular plays written in the 1940 to 1960s, and to the style of theatre which has evolved from their work by, for example, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, Jean Genet, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, Friedrich DUrrenmatt, Fernando Arrabal, and Edward Albee?
A
Plays of style and grace
B
Theatre of the Absurd
C
Theatre of Cruelty
D
Modernist
Question 3 Explanation: 
Theatre of the Absurd
Question 4
Which of the following agencies related to the United Nations is concerned with promoting the growth of international trade and equilibrium in balance of payments?
A
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
B
International Development Association
C
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Organisation
D
United Nation Development Programme
Question 5
Which of the following is called twin to the Earth?
A
Venus
B
Mars
C
Neptune
D
Saturn
Question 5 Explanation: 
Venus is sometimes called Earth's twin because Venus and Earth are almost the same size, have about the same mass (they weigh about the same)
Question 6
British world champion, double Olympic gold medalist and extreme sportsman James Cracknell won his medals in what sport?
A
Javelin
B
Archery
C
Equestrian eventing
D
Rowing
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rowing
Question 7
What is used to tune the pitch of a snare drum?
A
Differing hand pressure
B
Screws
C
Pedal
D
None
Question 7 Explanation: 
None
Question 8
Who presented the Economic Survey 2017-2018 in Parliament?
A
Arun Jaitley
B
Arvind Kejiriwal
C
Hamsukh Adhia
D
N.K.Singh
Question 8 Explanation: 
Arun Jaitley is the Union Finance Minister of India
Question 9
What region covers most of the "toe" of "the boot of Italy"?
A
Tuscany
B
Lombardy
C
Calabria
D
Apulia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Calabria
Question 10
The grassland name Prairie is situated in..........
A
USA
B
UK
C
China
D
Afghanistan
Question 10 Explanation: 
USA:Prairie, Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA, is in the mixed grasslands region containing some species of tall grass and some of short grass
Question 11
What is a traditional English dish made with the shallow-fried leftover vegetables from a roast dinner, mainly potato and cabbage, to which carrots, peas, brussels sprouts, and other vegetables can be added?
A
Squirm and chirp
B
Brew and scream
C
Pop and tweet
D
Bubble and squeak
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bubble and squeak
Question 12
What is a "scion"?
A
A learned person
B
A lineal descendant of a noble family
C
A notable ancestor
D
An agent of retributive justice
Question 12 Explanation: 
A lineal descendant of a noble family
Question 13
Paper is manufactured by
A
Wood and resin
B
Wood, sodium and bleaching powder
C
Wood, calcium, hydrogen sulphite and resin
D
Wood and bleaching powder
Question 14
March 24 observed as..........
A
World Sparrow Day
B
World Poetry day
C
World Wildlife Day
D
World Tuberculosis Day
Question 15
The three mascots for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics were a polar bear, a snow leopard and what other animal?
A
Arctic fox
B
Blue frog
C
Snow hare
D
Marmot
Question 15 Explanation: 
Snow hare
Question 16
Soda water contains
A
carbonic acid
B
sulphuric acid
C
carbon dioxide
D
nitrous acid
There are 16 questions to complete.

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