General knowledge quiz 536

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where would one find a kibbutz?
A
Ethiopia
B
Israel
C
Australia
D
France
Question 1 Explanation: 
Israel
Question 2
What is a 'single make' open-wheel auto racing series wherein competitors represent their nation as opposed to themselves or a team?
A
A1 Grand Prix
B
Formula One
C
Indycar Racing
D
NASCAR
Question 2 Explanation: 
A1 Grand Prix
Question 3
The oil used in the froth floatation process is
A
coconut oil
B
olive oil
C
kerosene oil
D
pine oil
Question 4
In the history of the Iberian Peninsula in the 11th to 13th centuries, what was a "taifa"?
A
A building for worship
B
An independent Muslim-ruled principality
C
A type of sword
D
A farm
Question 4 Explanation: 
An independent Muslim-ruled principality
Question 5
Which 18th century German composer wrote over 40 operas including "Orfeo" and "Alceste", comic operas and instrumental music?
A
Christoph Willibald Gluck
B
Ludwig van Beethoven
C
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
D
Franz Liszt
Question 5 Explanation: 
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Question 6
In whose period Kathi of Amber was adopted as the unit of measurement?
A
Akbar
B
Shivaji
C
Baji Rao
D
Harihara
Question 6 Explanation: 
The Kathi of Malik Ambar was adopted as the unit of measurement in Shivaji' revenue administration.
Question 7
Who played Johnny Fontane in the film "The Godfather" and was previously known as a singer of hits such as "Here In My Heart", "Spanish Eyes", "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Volare"?
A
Al Martino
B
Dean Martin
C
Frank Sinatra
D
Sammy Davis Junior
Question 7 Explanation: 
Al Martino
Question 8
How does Basque pelota differ from Valencian pilota?
A
The ball is played bare-handed
B
The ball is played against a wall
C
The game is played in the open
D
The ball is oval.
Question 8 Explanation: 
The ball is played against a wall
Question 9
Veer Savarkar International Airport located in which State/UT?
A
Karnataka
B
Nagaland
C
Andaman & Nicobar
D
Mizoram
Question 10
The Bureau of Indian Standards located in which of the following city?
A
Bangalore
B
Hyderabad
C
Mumbai
D
New Delhi
Question 10 Explanation: 
New Delhi:The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the national Standards Body of India working under the aegis of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India. It is established by the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 which came into effect on 23 December 1986
Question 11
The ancient sport of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu involves riding or taming what?
A
Pigs
B
Horses
C
Goats
D
Bulls
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bulls
Question 12
What is the smallest interval in European music, of which 12 make an octave?
A
Dominant
B
Semitone
C
Minor
D
Seventh
Question 12 Explanation: 
Semitone
Question 13
What are the tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedron and icosahedron known as?
A
Matey chunks
B
Friendly objects
C
Platonic solids
D
Chummy items
Question 13 Explanation: 
Platonic solids
Question 14
The umbra is
A
the inner portion of the moon's shadow
B
formed by tangents to the sun and moon
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 15
Which of these has a backbone?
A
Worm
B
Narwhal
C
Starfish
D
Jellyfish
Question 15 Explanation: 
Narwhal
Question 16
The US state of Kentucky is known "the..........(what)..........Grass State"?
A
Blue
B
Rye
C
Green
D
Hour
Question 16 Explanation: 
Blue
There are 16 questions to complete.

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