General knowledge quiz 590

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
TN Krishnan is related to
A
Violin
B
Veena
C
Flute
D
Shehnai
Question 1 Explanation: 
Violinist:Trippunithura Narayanan Krishnan is a Carnatic music violinist.
Question 2
A rhombus has how any sides?
A
6
B
5
C
4
D
8
Question 2 Explanation: 
4
Question 3
In Los Angeles, California, USA, African-American Rodney Glen King III was beaten severely by police after leading them on a high speed chase and resisting arrest, leading to massive rioting by African-Americans in the Los Angeles area when the police officers involved were acquitted. When did the beating happen?
A
October 24, 1996
B
August 19, 1991
C
April 7, 2001
D
March 3, 1991
Question 3 Explanation: 
March 3, 1991
Question 4
In which of these games would you hear talk of a gambit?
A
Poker
B
Squash
C
Chess
D
Surfing
Question 4 Explanation: 
Chess
Question 5
Where in London is Olympic Park of 500 acres (2 $Km^2$), containing the Olympic Stadium, the Aquatics Centre, the London Velopark, the Olympic Hockey Centre, a Basketball Arena, Handball Arena, the Olympic Village, the Olympic Press and Broadcast Centres and a tennis training centre?
A
Wembley
B
Stratford
C
Kensington
D
Kingston
Question 5 Explanation: 
Stratford
Question 6
In 1994, the "National Sports of Canada Act" declared which two sports as the national sports of Canada?
A
Ice hockey (winter) and lacrosse (summer)
B
Ice hockey (winter) and tennis (summer)
C
Rugby League (winter) and lacrosse (summer)
D
Rugby League (winter) and tennis (summer)
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ice hockey (winter) and lacrosse (summer)
Question 7
The second largest continent in the world is
A
Asia
B
Australia
C
Africa
D
Europe
Question 8
Who played Mrs Robinson in the 1967 film "The Graduate"?
A
Anne Bancroft
B
Katharine Ross
C
Katharine Hepburn
D
Vivien Leigh
Question 8 Explanation: 
Anne Bancroft
Question 9
Which of these is not made to be sat on?
A
Ottoman
B
Korma
C
Chaise longue
D
Sofa
Question 9 Explanation: 
Korma
Question 10
Ukraine Capital is..........
A
Kiev
B
Kampala
C
Tunis
D
Lome
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kiev:Ukraine-Kiev(Capital) and Hryvnia(Currency)
Question 11
What is the name of cities in Argentina and Spain that are both capitals of provinces of the same name?
A
Valencia
B
Cordoba
C
Burgos
D
Malaga
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cordoba
Question 12
Which of the following rivers flow through Badrinath?
A
Alaknanda
B
Bhadra
C
Brahmani
D
Brahmaputra
Question 12 Explanation: 
Alaknanda
Question 13
Topiary is practised on what objects?
A
Cooked poultry
B
Dead animals
C
Carcinogens
D
Plants
Question 13 Explanation: 
Plants
Question 14
..........is located in Haryana
A
Rosa Thermal Power Plant
B
Guru Hargobind Thermal Power Plant
C
Panipat Thermal Power Station
D
Chhabra Thermal Power Plant
Question 14 Explanation: 
Panipat Thermal Power Station:Panipat Thermal Power Station II is located at Panipat in Haryana. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of HPGCL
Question 15
An ad valorem tax (Latin for ''according to value'') is a kind of
A
Direct Tax
B
State Tax
C
Corporate Tax
D
Indirect Tax
Question 15 Explanation: 
Indirect Tax:An ad valorem tax (Latin for ''according to value'') is an indirect tax whose amount is based on the value of a transaction or of property. It is typically imposed at the time of a transaction, as in the case of a sales tax or value-added tax (VAT).
Question 16
The idea of an Olympic Flame burning throughout the Games was reintroduced during which Games, when an employee of the local Electric Utility lit the flame in the Marathon Tower of the Olympic Stadium?
A
Antwerp, 1920
B
Berlin, 1936
C
Amsterdam, 1928
D
Paris, 1924
Question 16 Explanation: 
Amsterdam, 1928
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