General knowledge quiz 487

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which was located in Jaipur?
A
Sanchi Stupa
B
Airavatesvara Temple
C
Victoria Terminus
D
Jantar Mantar
Question 1 Explanation: 
Jantar Mantar:The Jantar Mantar monument of Jaipur, Rajasthan is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh, and completed in 1738 CE
Question 2
Who was known as "The Waltz King"?
A
Johann Strauss
B
Johan Sebastian Bach
C
Ludwig van Beethoven
D
George Frideric Handel
Question 2 Explanation: 
Johann Strauss
Question 3
Who invented the biro pen?
A
Val Biro
B
Laszlo Biro
C
Charles Biro
D
Jan Charles Biro
Question 3 Explanation: 
Laszlo Biro
Question 4
From the late 12th century until mid 19th century the warriors known as samurai dominated government in which country?
A
Japan
B
China
C
Mongolia
D
Vietnam
Question 4 Explanation: 
Japan
Question 5
In 1908, the winners of the Gordon Bennett Cup in ballooning set a world record of 73 hours aloft that would stand until 1995. What nationality were they?
A
Swiss
B
German
C
American
D
Austrian
Question 5 Explanation: 
Swiss
Question 6
Who co-wrote "BANG! The Complete History of the Universe" with Patrick Moore?
A
Brian May
B
Bill Wyman
C
Eric Clapton
D
Elton John
Question 6 Explanation: 
Brian May
Question 7
Which data are released in India on monthly basics?
A
CPI
B
WPI
C
IIP
D
All of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
All of these:CPI, WPI and IIP are released in India on monthly basics. The WPI measures the price of a representative basket of wholesale goods.WPI captures price movements in a most comprehensive way. Index of Industrial Production (IIP) measures the quantum of changes in the industrial production in an economy Consumer Price Index in India(CPI) is a measure of change in retail prices of goods and services consumed by defined population group in a given area with reference to a base year.
Question 8
..........is a technique in which solvent molecules moves from the solution of higher concentration to lower concentration
A
Steam Distillation
B
Reverse Osmosis
C
Crystallisation
D
Chromotography
Question 8 Explanation: 
Reverse Osmosis:Reverse Osmosis is a technique in which solvent molecules moves from the solution of higher concentration to lower concentration when they are separated by semipermeable membrane and excess pressure is applied to the higher concentration solution
Question 9
Why was the 1974 revolution in Portugal called the Carnation Revolution?
A
No shots were fired and at the end people filled the rifle muzzles with carnations
B
The revolutionaries all wore a carnation in their buttonhole
C
It was particularly bloody
D
It was sparked by a carnation grower
Question 9 Explanation: 
No shots were fired and at the end people filled the rifle muzzles with carnations
Question 10
NASA has launched its super pressure balloon from which country?
A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
Finland
D
Switzerland
Question 10 Explanation: 
New Zealand:NASA successfully launched its football-stadium-sized, heavy-lift super pressure balloon (SPB) from Wanaka, New Zealand
Question 11
Giovanni Boccaccio, who is best known for his work "Decameron" was involved in what type of activity?
A
Music
B
Poetry
C
Architecture
D
Painting
Question 11 Explanation: 
Poetry
Question 12
S in SCC?
A
Structured
B
Systematic
C
Selective
D
Secure
Question 13
What is another word for jet lag?
A
Psittacosis
B
Thrombosis
C
Desynchronosis
D
Necrosis
Question 13 Explanation: 
Desynchronosis
Question 14
Which of the below given Hebrew manuscript, has been included in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register?
A
Judeo-Arabic
B
Ladino
C
Sarajevo Haggadah
D
Yiddish
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sarajevo Haggadah, the 14th-century richly illuminated Hebrew manuscript, has been included in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register. Sarajevo Haggadah has been kept at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1894. It was brought to Sarajevo through the efforts of Jews fleeing persecution in Spain. In Hebrew, Haggadah means a handwritten story (on parchment). It is read by family members on the occasion of the Jewish feast of Passover.
Question 15
What was opened in 1059 at the mouth of Luoyang River in Quanzhou, Fujian province, northern China?
A
The end of the Grand Canal, the world's longest canal
B
The Temple of Heaven
C
A deep sea port
D
The first stone bay bridge in China
Question 15 Explanation: 
The first stone bay bridge in China
Question 16
Who was the first left handed golfer to win one of the four majors?
A
Mike Weir
B
Phil Mickelson
C
Bob Charles
D
Bubba Watson
Question 16 Explanation: 
Bob Charles
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