General knowledge quiz 583

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which describes the saxophone-like wooden bodied musical instrument known as an octavin?
A
Percussion
B
Reed instrument
C
Stringed instrument
D
Flute
Question 1 Explanation: 
Reed instrument
Question 2
Which metal is liquid at room temperature?
A
Tin
B
Mercury
C
Lead
D
Aluminium
Question 2 Explanation: 
Mercury
Question 3
Where is Holkar Cricket Stadium?
A
Indore, Madhya Pradesh
B
Bengaluru, Karnataka
C
Kolkata, West Bengal
D
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
Question 3 Explanation: 
Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Question 4
The Union Government aims to achieve 100 percent electrification of all the villages of India by which year?
A
May 1, 2018
B
March 31, 2019
C
April 1, 2018
D
March 1, 2020
Question 4 Explanation: 
Government aims to achieve 100% village electrification by May 1, 2018.
Question 5
Which is a place claimed to be the site of the first church St Patrick established in Ireland?
A
Croagh Patrick, County Mayo
B
The Hill of Tara, County Meath
C
Saul, County Down
D
Lough Derg, County Donegal
Question 5 Explanation: 
Saul, County Down
Question 6
Which English poet, the author of "Adonis", "Prometheus Unbound" and "Ode to the West Wind", accidentally drowned off Leghorn, England, in 1822?
A
Lord Byron
B
Percy Bysshe Shelley
C
John Masefield
D
Geoffrey Chaucer
Question 6 Explanation: 
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Question 7
Which word means to move a camera, lighting effect or sound effect vertically?
A
Tilt
B
Pan
C
Fade
D
Cut
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tilt
Question 8
Which cartoonist, famous for his work for the British newspaper the "Daily Express", used a cartoon family (including Grandma, the enigmatic matriarch, and Chalkie, the tyrannical school teacher), to comment on current affairs?
A
Matt Groening
B
Giles
C
Gary Larson
D
Ronald Searle
Question 8 Explanation: 
Giles
Question 9
What colour or colours predominate in Aubrey Beardsley's works?
A
Pale blue, green and gold
B
Red and gold
C
White and dark sepia
D
Black and white
Question 9 Explanation: 
Black and white
Question 10
Which of these is a type of rice usually used to make risotto?
A
Lollypop
B
Basmati
C
Jasmine
D
Arborio
Question 10 Explanation: 
Arborio
Question 11
The skull can be divided into two parts:the cranium and what other part?
A
The mandible
B
The dirigible
C
The edible
D
The jawbone co-operative
Question 11 Explanation: 
The mandible
Question 12
Where was the prophet Muhammad born?
A
Cairo
B
Jerusalem
C
Tashkent
D
Mecca
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mecca
Question 13
Where is the Serra da Capivara National Park, notable for multiplicity of plant formations, landscapes of breathtaking beauty, and one of the most important archaeological sites in the Americas, established in 1979?
A
Southern Chile
B
Mexico
C
Northeast Brazil
D
French Guiana
Question 13 Explanation: 
Northeast Brazil
Question 14
SMERA is also empanelled as an approved rating agency by..........
A
SIDBI
B
NABARD
C
NSIC
D
Both (2) and (3)
Question 14 Explanation: 
SMERA is also empanelled as an approved rating agency by the National Small Industries Corporation Ltd. (NSIC) under the ''Performance & Credit Rating Scheme for Small Industries'', approved by the Ministry of Small Scale Industries, Government of India.
Question 15
The Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471 was decisive in which conflict?
A
The English Civil War
B
The Wars of the Roses
C
The Seven Years' War
D
The Boer War
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Wars of the Roses
Question 16
Which has become the first Indian Bank to open its branch in Myanmar?
A
ICICI
B
PNB
C
SBI
D
BoB
Question 16 Explanation: 
In the capital city of Yangon. It is the 54th foreign branch of SBI
There are 16 questions to complete.

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