General knowledge quiz 576

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The song "The Rain In Spain" is from which musical?
A
My Fair Lady
B
The King And I
C
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
D
The Pajama Game
Question 1 Explanation: 
My Fair Lady
Question 2
..........planet moves from east to west
A
Venus
B
Uranus
C
Earth
D
Mercury
Question 2 Explanation: 
Venus:All the Planets Spin West To East, Except Venus
Question 3
Which city is known as Gateway of tears?
A
Jerusalem
B
New York
C
Rome
D
Somalia
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jerusalem:Jerusalem, a Middle Eastern city west of the Dead Sea, has been a place of pilgrimage and worship for Jews, Christians and Muslims since the biblical era. Its Old City retains significant religious sites concentrated around the Temple Mount compound, including the Western Wall, sacred to Judaism, and the Dome of the Rock, a 7th-century Islamic shrine with a gold dome.
Question 4
Which state has made its logo, highlighting the ''Biswa Bangla'' theme with Ashoka Pillars?
A
Odisha
B
Bihar
C
West Bengal
D
Maharashtra
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Centre has approved a logo as the state's symbol which is designed and conceptualized by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The logo highlighting the ''Biswa Bangla'' theme with Ashoka Pillars. It went to the Centre in last May and now received the approval letter from the Centre.We will be able to use the logo as the state symbol.
Question 5
..........is an ecological system of agriculture
A
Nomadic herding
B
Primitive Subsistence Farming
C
Intensive Subsistence Farming
D
Shifting Cultivation
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nomadic herding:Nomadic herding is an ecological or near ecological system of agriculture. It is carried on mainly to produce food for the family.It is Practised in the arid region like J & K and Rajasthan.
Question 6
When was Ranasingha Premadasa, President of Sri Lanka, assassinated?
A
1963
B
1973
C
1983
D
1993
Question 7
Which recording plays as the first song of the new year in Times Square?
A
"New York, New York" by Frank Sinatra
B
"Auld Lang Syne" by Guy Lombardo's The Royal Canadians
C
"Sunday in New York" by Peter Nero
D
"This Land Is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie
Question 7 Explanation: 
"Auld Lang Syne" by Guy Lombardo's The Royal Canadians
Question 8
How many pairs of ribs are there in the human body?
A
24
B
12
C
6
D
8
Question 8 Explanation: 
12
Question 9
In 1657, who turned down the opportunity to become King of England?
A
Oliver Cromwell
B
William (and Mary)
C
Canute
D
Beowulf
Question 9 Explanation: 
Oliver Cromwell
Question 10
What is the relationship between Irish folk singer, songwriter, and guitarist Christy Moore and Irish folk-rock singer-songwriter Luka Bloom?
A
Father and son
B
Brothers
C
Uncle and nephew
D
Partners
Question 10 Explanation: 
Brothers
Question 11
Who is Joseph Alois Ratzinger?
A
First mayor of a united Berlin, 1989
B
Founding member of the band "Kraftwerk"
C
Modern orchestral composer
D
Pope Benedict XVI
Question 11 Explanation: 
Pope Benedict XVI
Question 12
Bushido, developed between the 9th and 20th centuries relates to which culture?
A
Australian aborigine
B
Japanese
C
Nomads of the Kalahari Desert
D
Siberian
Question 12 Explanation: 
Japanese
Question 13
In 1937, what name was given to the part of Ireland that was not under British rule?
A
Irish Free State
B
Eire
C
Republic of Ireland
D
Erin
Question 13 Explanation: 
Eire
Question 14
What is the world's only alpine parrot?
A
Cockatoo
B
Kea
C
Danish Blue
D
Polly
Question 14 Explanation: 
Kea
Question 15
The Peloponnesian War, fought around 430 to 405 BC, was primarily a conflict between the city state of Athens and people from where?
A
Venice
B
Sparta
C
Phoenicia
D
Constantinople
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sparta
Question 16
Mera Houchongba' is which state's traditional festival?
A
Sikkim
B
Megalaya
C
Manipur
D
Jharkhand
Question 16 Explanation: 
Manipur's traditional Mera Houchongba festival symbolizes brotherhood and unity among indigenous communities settled in both hill and valley of State.It was celebrated at the Manipur Royal palace (Sana Konung) in Imphal in the presence of King of Manipur, Leishemba Sanajaoba as the main host.
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