General knowledge quiz 643

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the traditional name for someone who draws up contracts?
A
Slaverer
B
Scratcher
C
Scrivener
D
Ostler
Question 1 Explanation: 
Scrivener
Question 2
Which ingredient particularly distinguishes bearnaise sauce from hollandaise sauce?
A
Dijon mustard
B
Cream
C
Fresh tarragon and other herbs
D
Butter
Question 2 Explanation: 
Fresh tarragon and other herbs
Question 3
Strahov stadium is the largest stadium in the world, which is located in..........
A
Czech
B
China
C
Japan
D
Rome
Question 3 Explanation: 
Czech:The Great Strahov Stadium is a stadium in the Strahov district of Prague, Czech Republic. It was built for displays of synchronized gymnastics on a massive scale, with a field three times longer and three times wider than the standard Association football pitch. Worthy of note is Strahov Stadium in Prague is no longer used for competitive sports events (just large concerts!). It has a capacity of 220, 000 (56, 000 seated).
Question 4
''Matryoshka bond'' is issued by?
A
USA
B
Japan
C
Russia
D
Canada
Question 4 Explanation: 
A Russian ruble-denominated bond issued in the Russian Federation by non-Russian entities. The name derives from the famous Russian wooden dolls, Matrioshka, popular among foreign visitors to Russia.
Question 5
What is the fictional Voight-Kanpff (or Voigt-Kampff) test designed to do?
A
Test brain function of people thawed from the cryogenic state
B
Test for lying
C
Detect non-human "flesh"
D
Distinguish between bioengineered beings and humans, based on emotional response
Question 5 Explanation: 
Distinguish between bioengineered beings and humans, based on emotional response
Question 6
What is the maximum number of players allowed on the field during a game of Rugby Sevens?
A
20
B
14
C
30
D
22
Question 6 Explanation: 
14
Question 7
In what country is the white wine grape Pinot grigio, a clone of Pinot gris, traditionally grown?
A
Spain
B
France
C
Italy
D
Portugal
Question 7 Explanation: 
Italy
Question 8
Which 19th century French physicist erected a pendulum 200 feet high in the Pantheon in Paris to demonstrate the earth's rotation?
A
Jean Foucault
B
Augustin-Jean Fresnel
C
Rene Descartes
D
Nicholas Mercator
Question 8 Explanation: 
Jean Foucault
Question 9
What fictional character is called Bastinda, Evillene, and Elphaba in various versions of the "Wizard of Oz" stories?
A
The Good Witch of the North
B
Dorothy's dog
C
Dorothy's mother
D
The Wicked Witch of the West
Question 9 Explanation: 
The Wicked Witch of the West
Question 10
When Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was brought down by hostile fire over East Ukraine on 17 July 2014 what was the death toll of passengers and crew?
A
263
B
283
C
248
D
298
Question 10 Explanation: 
298
Question 11
The character "Mr. T" is from which US TV series?
A
The A Team
B
Charlie's Angels
C
The Professionals
D
Hawaii Five-O
Question 11 Explanation: 
The A Team
Question 12
How many players are there in Kabbadi team?
A
11
B
9
C
5
D
7
Question 13
Which British playwright won the 2005 Nobel Prize for literature?
A
Alan Ayckbourn
B
Tom Stoppard
C
Michael Frayn
D
Harold Pinter
Question 13 Explanation: 
Harold Pinter
Question 14
Where is the county of Barsetshire, which contains the county town and cathedral town of Barchester, near the towns of Silverbridge, Hogglestock and Greshamsbury?
A
It is fictional
B
Southwest England, bordering Cornwall & Devon
C
On the northern border of Norwich
D
Southwest England, bordering Cheshire
Question 14 Explanation: 
It is fictional
Question 15
The Year 1921 is known as the..........
A
Year of Stagnant
B
Year of Great Divide
C
Year of Declining
D
Year of High Growth
Question 15 Explanation: 
Year of Great Divide:The Year 1921 is known as the Year of Great Divide because it is the only census year when there was decline in growth of population. After 1921, there has been a trend of continuous rise in population.
Question 16
The Burning Forest:India's war in Bastar penned by who among the following?
A
Nandini Sundar
B
Deepak Nayyar
C
Indu Anand
D
Vir Sanghvi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Nandini Sundar:The Burning Forest:India's war in Bastar by Nandini Sundar, , a gripping and seminal account of the war between the Maoists and the State in Bastar.
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