General knowledge quiz 766

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Mstislav Rostropovich is most associated with which musical instrument?
A
Oboe
B
Violin
C
Piano
D
Cello
Question 1 Explanation: 
Cello
Question 2
The lyrics for which of these shows were not written by Stephen Sondheim?
A
Jesus Christ Superstar
B
A Little Night Music
C
West Side Story
D
Sweeney Todd
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jesus Christ Superstar
Question 3
Which trophy, damaged by Benjamin Peri Nathan with a sledgehammer in March 1997, was restored to its original condition, free of charge, by London silversmiths Garrard & Co., who had made it in 1848?
A
The Borg-Warner Trophy
B
The America's Cup
C
The William Webb Ellis Trophy
D
The Ranfurly Shield
Question 3 Explanation: 
The America's Cup
Question 4
What is the name of the identity card distributed to the artisans in Gujarat for national recognition?
A
PAHCHAN
B
SWAROOP
C
SAMAANTA
D
EKTA
Question 4 Explanation: 
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani distributed PAHCHAN identity cards to artisans of Gujarat belonging to Jamnagar, Naroda, Surendranagar, Amreli and Kalol at Ahmedabad Haat, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, Gujarat on November 19, 2016. The cards will enable the artisans to take the benefit of any government scheme, participate in any domestic or international fair and also give the national identity to the artisans by registering them under a national database.
Question 5
Which of these places are the greatest distance apart in a straight line?
A
Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington
B
Washington, DC and Denver, Colorado
C
Phoenix, Arizona and Salt Lake City, Utah
D
New York City, New York, USA and Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Question 5 Explanation: 
Chicago, Illinois and Seattle, Washington
Question 6
Manometer measures the..........
A
Electrical power
B
Pressure of gases
C
Humidity in air
D
Curvatures of Surfaces
Question 6 Explanation: 
Pressure of gases:A manometer is an instrument that uses a column of liquid to measure pressure, although the term is currently often used to mean any pressure measuring instrument.
Question 7
Gordon Ramsay's first foray in TV was in which 1998 fly-on-the-kitchen-wall documentary?
A
Boiling Oil
B
Boiling Over
C
Boiling Mad
D
Boiling Point
Question 7 Explanation: 
Boiling Point
Question 8
..........is the process of heating the oxides of elements with cock and flux above their melting point
A
Refining
B
Oxidation
C
Roasting
D
Smelting
Question 8 Explanation: 
Smelting:Smelting is the process of heating the oxides of elements with cock and flux above their melting point.
Question 9
Coins are minted at the four mints located at..........
A
Mumbai, Noida, Kolkata and Chennai.
B
Nashik, Dewas, Mysore and Bengaluru.
C
Mumbai, Noida, Kolkata and Hyderabad.
D
Nashik, Dewas, Mysore and Salboni.
Question 9 Explanation: 
Under The Coinage Act, 1906, the Government of India is charged with the production and supply of coins to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Coins are minted at the four mints at Mumbai, Noida, Kolkata and Hyderabad.
Question 10
In the science fiction novel "The Day of the Triffids", what were "triffids"?
A
Robots
B
Plants
C
3 cornered hats
D
Rats
Question 10 Explanation: 
Plants
Question 11
Who developed the idea of Crop Rotation?
A
Potato Peterson
B
Turnip Townsend
C
Cabbage Carlson
D
Swede Svenson
Question 11 Explanation: 
Viscount Charles 'Turnip' Townsend developed this revolutionary concept.
Question 12
The Caucasus Mountains run through which countries?
A
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Syria
B
Russia and Kazakhstan
C
Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iran
D
Russia, Ukraine and Hungary
Question 12 Explanation: 
Russia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Iran
Question 13
The American Landrace, Australian Yorkshire, British Landrace, Bulgarian White, Gascon, Hereford, Krskopolje, Mangalitsa, Moody Woody, Red Wattle, Tamworth and Wuzishan are all types of what?
A
Pigs
B
Sheep
C
Cattle
D
Cheese
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pigs
Question 14
Whose lifetime total of 714 home runs was a record in Major League Baseball for 39 years, until 1974?
A
Mickey Mantle
B
Babe Ruth
C
Roger Maris
D
Hank Aaron
Question 14 Explanation: 
Babe Ruth
Question 15
Kethanur Wind farm is located in..........State
A
Tamilnadu
B
Karnataka
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 15 Explanation: 
Karnataka:Kethanur Wind farm-11MW
Question 16
Banaras:City of Light is the book penned by
A
Diana Athill
B
Diana L. Eck
C
Diana Cosby
D
Diana Gabaldon
Question 16 Explanation: 
Diana L. Eck:Banaras:City of Light is the book written by Diana L. Eck. The book describe the spiritual and historical aspects of the city.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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