General knowledge quiz 503

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Sulva Sutra is related to
A
Geometry
B
Astronomy
C
Agriculture
D
Political
Question 1 Explanation: 
Geometry:Sulva Sutra is related to Geometry. Sulvasutras deal with complex fire altars of various shapes constructed with bricks of specific shapes and area
Question 2
Which of these is not a ballet to music composed by Sergei Prokofiev?
A
Swan Lake
B
The Tale of the Stone Flower
C
Romeo and Juliet
D
Cinderella
Question 2 Explanation: 
Swan Lake
Question 3
What is the name of the most famous art gallery in Paris?
A
The Louvre
B
The Bay
C
The Sash
D
The Oriel
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Louvre
Question 4
What height should the top of the rim of a basketball net be above the court?
A
5 feet (1.52 m)
B
8 feet (2.4 m)
C
10 feet (3.05 m)
D
12 feet (3.6 m)
Question 4 Explanation: 
10 feet (3.05 m)
Question 5
The Olympic Flame was lit for the first time at the Amsterdam stadium in
A
1981
B
1928
C
1938
D
1948
Question 6
The USA won the most medals at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000. Out of these countries, which one won the most?
A
Australia
B
Cuba
C
Madagascar
D
Cameroon
Question 6 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 7
Due to..........Land breeze and Sea breeze are formed
A
Explosion
B
Convention
C
Convection
D
Convergence
Question 7 Explanation: 
Convection:The sea and land breezes are formed due to convection currents of air
Question 8
The War of the Triple Alliance (1864-1870) was fought between the allied countries of Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay and which other country?
A
Venezuela
B
Paraguay
C
Panama
D
Chile
Question 8 Explanation: 
Paraguay
Question 9
Who originated the "Paddington Bear" series of books?
A
Roger Hargreaves
B
Michael Bond
C
Elisabeth Beresford
D
Enid Blyton
Question 9 Explanation: 
Michael Bond
Question 10
Where is the city of Almaty?
A
Turkmenistan
B
Georgia
C
Kazakhstan
D
Russia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kazakhstan
Question 11
Lake Chad, the second largest wetland in Africa, is shared by the Republic of Chad, the Republic of Cameroon, Nigeria and which other country?
A
The Republic of the Congo
B
The Central African Republic
C
The Republic of Niger
D
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Republic of Niger
Question 12
What is the highest number of stars that the Michelin Guide awards to restaurants?
A
Five stars
B
Four stars
C
Three stars
D
Five and a half stars
Question 12 Explanation: 
Three stars
Question 13
In golf, what is the term for "one stroke under par"?
A
Birdie
B
Condor
C
Albatross
D
Elephant
Question 13 Explanation: 
Birdie
Question 14
Ramapithecus and Cro-Magnon man are considered
A
ancestors of modern man
B
ancestors of monkey
C
ancestors of lion
D
None of the above
Question 15
In which of these states of the USA is there not a city called Boise?
A
Maine
B
Idaho
C
Texas
D
Oklahoma
Question 15 Explanation: 
Maine
Question 16
In a heat engine..........energy changes into..........energy
A
Mechanical, electrical
B
Heat, Mechanical
C
Electrical, Heat
D
Heat, Electrical
Question 16 Explanation: 
Heat, Mechanical:In a heat engine Heat energy changes into Mechanical energy
There are 16 questions to complete.

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