General knowledge quiz 743

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
"The Miracles" backed which singer?
A
Rod Stewart
B
Smokey Robinson
C
Barry White
D
Tony Orlando
Question 1 Explanation: 
Smokey Robinson
Question 2
Who among the following is the famous court physician of Kanishka?
A
Tushasp
B
Charaka
C
Dadaji Kondev
D
Bharadwaja
Question 2 Explanation: 
Some of the scholars in the Court of Kanishka were Parsva, Vasumitra, Asvaghosa, Nagarjuna, Charaka and Mathara. Charaka has been called the Court Physician of Kanishka
Question 3
By 1929 actions of the Austrian Schober government, together with the simultaneous Wall Street Crash brought down the then largest and allegedly best-financed Austrian credit institution two years later and resulted in a global financial crisis and ultimately the bank failures of the Great Depression. What were the actions?
A
Nationalising the bank, drastically revaluing the currency
B
Hyperinflation, requiring the bank to take on weaker failing banks together with its own bad loans
C
Over-abrupt anti inflation measures, offending Austria's main creditor the League of Nations
D
Raiding its gold reserve and capping interest rates at half the then current rate
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hyperinflation, requiring the bank to take on weaker failing banks together with its own bad loans
Question 4
Laurence Olivier directed and starred in a 1944 film, which began in the Globe Theatre and then gradually shifted to a realistic evocation of the Battle of Agincourt, which was adapted from which one of Shakespeare's plays?
A
Victoria
B
Frederick II
C
Henry V
D
Maximillian
Question 4 Explanation: 
Henry V
Question 5
The colour of ruby is red.It is caused mainly by the presence of the element..........
A
Neon
B
Chromium
C
Helium
D
Chlorine
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chromium:A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium
Question 6
Mansar Lake is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
J & K
C
Sikkim
D
Meghalaya
Question 7
When Dutch seafarer and explorer Abel Tasman sailed from Batavia in the Heemskerck and the Zeehaen in 1642 which of these was one of the countries (new to Europeans) he sighted and very briefly explored?
A
Baffin Island
B
Antarctica
C
New Zealand
D
Australia
Question 7 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 8
Who, in 1936, was the last British man to win the singles event at Wimbledon until Andy Murray from Scotland won in 2013?
A
Adam Quist
B
Jack Crawford
C
Fred Perry
D
Arthur Ashe
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fred Perry
Question 9
"Silverside" is a cut of what?
A
Beef
B
Wood
C
Crystal
D
Hair
Question 9 Explanation: 
Beef
Question 10
Which of these is in the Indian Ocean?
A
Haiti
B
Sardinia
C
Mauritius
D
Norfolk Island
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mauritius
Question 11
In 1960 Prince Andrew was the first child to be born to a reigning British monarch since when?
A
1953
B
1857
C
1904
D
1946
Question 11 Explanation: 
1857
Question 12
What was the surname of the 19th century English siblings Christina, a poet ("Goblin Market", "Prince's Progress" and "The Face of the Deep"), Dante, a pre-Raphaelite painter and poet ("The Blessed Diamond"), and William, also a pre-Raphaelite painter, who translated Dante's "Inferno"?
A
Rossetti
B
Shelley
C
Keats
D
Byron
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rossetti
Question 13
Who sang with the Animals?
A
Dean Martin
B
Peter Tosh
C
Eric Burdon
D
Neil Young
Question 13 Explanation: 
Eric Burdon
Question 14
Who is the governor of Nagaland?
A
Ganga Prasad
B
B. D. Mishra
C
Padmanabha Acharya
D
S. C. Jamir
Question 14 Explanation: 
Padmanabha Acharya:Capital-Kohima
Question 15
What is the name of the traditional character in Commedia dell' Arte who is a braggart with a rough country wit, a black mask and large nose?
A
Columbine
B
Pierrot
C
Punchinello
D
Harlequin
Question 15 Explanation: 
Punchinello
Question 16
Whispering Ted Lowe is best known as a commentator for which sport?
A
Snooker
B
Tennis
C
Cricket
D
Golf
Question 16 Explanation: 
Snooker
There are 16 questions to complete.

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