General knowledge quiz 509

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who wrote the plays "The Cherry Orchard", "Three Sisters", "The Seagull" and "Uncle Vanya"?
A
Osip Mandelstam
B
Leo Tolstoy
C
Henrik Ibsen
D
Anton Chekhov
Question 1 Explanation: 
Anton Chekhov
Question 2
Which 19th century composer wrote "Oh! Susanna", "Camptown Races", "Old Folks at Home" ("Swanee River"), "My Old Kentucky Home", and "Beautiful Dreamer"?
A
Stephen Foster
B
Woody Guthrie
C
George Gershwin
D
W C Handy
Question 2 Explanation: 
Stephen Foster
Question 3
Which of these people were involved in Britain's film industry?
A
Cecil B de Mille
B
J Arthur Rank
C
Louis B Mayer
D
Lyndon B Johnson
Question 3 Explanation: 
J Arthur Rank
Question 4
What chromosomes do the two main human sexes have?
A
Men:XX, Women:XY
B
Men:XX, Women:YY
C
Men:XY, Women:XX
D
Men:YY, Women:XY
Question 4 Explanation: 
Men:XY, Women:XX
Question 5
If someone wanted to cook a custard or terrine, what could they use to provide a gentle and uniform heat?
A
Colander
B
Baster
C
Mandoline
D
Bain-marie
Question 5 Explanation: 
Bain-marie
Question 6
Floriculture is related with..........
A
Farming Methods
B
Fishes
C
Fertilizers
D
Flowers
Question 6 Explanation: 
Flowers:Floriculture, or flower farming, is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and for floristry, comprising the floral industry.
Question 7
What is the purpose of OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)?
A
Sustained economic growth
B
Employment
C
Higher standards of living
D
All of the above
Question 8
What causes trigger toe?
A
Rheumatoid arthritis
B
Habitual use of very small shoes
C
Partial or complete dislocation of one of the toe joints
D
Inflammation of the flexor hallucis longus tendon
Question 8 Explanation: 
Inflammation of the flexor hallucis longus tendon
Question 9
Which conductor had tenure with the Philadelphia Orchestra for 44 years?
A
Wilhelm Furtwangler
B
Norrie Paramor
C
Vladimir Ashkenazy
D
Eugene Ormandy
Question 9 Explanation: 
Eugene Ormandy
Question 10
Which of these countries is south of the equator?
A
Ivory Coast
B
Paraguay
C
Sri Lanka
D
Philippines
Question 10 Explanation: 
Paraguay
Question 11
Which of these is a principality?
A
Australia
B
Scotland
C
France
D
Monaco
Question 11 Explanation: 
Monaco
Question 12
B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of
A
Music
B
Journalism
C
Medicine
D
Environment
Question 13
When was English law changed to enable a child to be made legitimate by the later marriage of its parents?
A
1826
B
1926
C
1899
D
1908
Question 13 Explanation: 
1926
Question 14
What is the common name for trypanosomiasis?
A
Cooking disease
B
Sleepy sickness
C
Sleeping sickness
D
Parkinson's disease
Question 14 Explanation: 
Sleeping sickness
Question 15
The term of office of the UN Secretary-General is
A
three years
B
four years
C
five years
D
six years
Question 16
Aji River is one of the main rivers of which state?
A
Himachal Pradesh
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Gujarat
D
Kerala
Question 16 Explanation: 
Gujarat
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