General knowledge quiz 8

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Castoreum, which comes from a beaver, is used as an ingredient in what?
A
Perfume
B
Eyeliner
C
Lipstick
D
Mascara
Question 1 Explanation: 
Perfume
Question 2
Which of these did not characterise the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, the first post World War II games?
A
The Olympic flame failed to light until the third try
B
Two different hockey teams claimed to represent the USA
C
The Olympic flag presented at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp was stolen, as was its replacement
D
Athletes from Germany and Japan were not invited
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Olympic flame failed to light until the third try
Question 3
What is the first geological period of the Paleozoic era?
A
Cumbrian
B
Cambrian
C
Umbrian
D
Lifeobrian
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cambrian
Question 4
..........is a certain percentage of bank deposits which banks are required to keep with RBI in the form of reserves or balances.
A
CRR
B
SLR
C
MBS
D
MCLR
Question 4 Explanation: 
CRR is a certain percentage of bank deposits which banks are required to keep with RBI in the form of reserves or balances.
Question 5
As per the Union Budget 2017-18, the capital gains tax has been exempted for persons holding the land which was pooled for creation of the state capital..........
A
Telangana
B
Uttarakhand
C
Jharkhand
D
Chhattisgarh
Question 5 Explanation: 
Capital gains tax to be exempted for persons holding land from which land was pooled for creation of state capital of Telangana.
Question 6
What is the relationship between resistivity r and conductivity s?
A
R = s2
B
R = s
C
R > s
D
R = 1/s
Question 7
Which musical was based on Thornton Wilder's 1938 farce "The Merchant of Yonkers", which he revised and retitled "The Matchmaker" in 1955?
A
Kiss Me Kate
B
Hello, Dolly!
C
Aspects of Love
D
Damn Yankees
Question 7 Explanation: 
Hello, Dolly!
Question 8
Indigenous languages spoken in French Guiana include Wayampi, Emerillon and...?
A
Tupi
B
Tairona
C
Carib
D
Guarani
Question 8 Explanation: 
Carib
Question 9
In Rabbinic literature and Christian and Islamic scripture, where is a destination of the wicked?
A
Hades
B
Gehenna
C
The pits
D
Gomorrah
Question 9 Explanation: 
Gehenna
Question 10
Where was the Maguindanao massacre on 23 November 2009, when 58 victims, including a politician's wife, his two sisters, journalists, lawyers, aides, and motorists who were witnesses, were kidnapped and brutally killed?
A
Ecuador
B
Philippines
C
Madagascar
D
Spain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Philippines
Question 11
London's Hatton Garden is the centre of trade in what?
A
Meat
B
Fish
C
Flowers
D
Jewellery
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jewellery
Question 12
The phrase "bigger bang for the buck", first heard in the USA in 1954, was used to describe what?
A
Elvis Presley's performances
B
Pepsi
C
The neutron bomb (compared to the atom and hydrogen bombs)
D
Policy to use nuclear weapons (not a large regular army) to threaten the USSR
Question 12 Explanation: 
Policy to use nuclear weapons (not a large regular army) to threaten the USSR
Question 13
The cocktails Algonquin, Blood and Sand, Bronx, Crystal Bronx, Chocolate Soldier, Gibson, Income Tax, Man O'War, Martinez, Martini, Manhattan, Mephisto, Pall Mall, Rob Roy and Satan's Whiskers all contain what?
A
Vodka
B
Gin
C
Whisky
D
Vermouth
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vermouth
Question 14
What type of sausage is usually sold in a flat circular coil?
A
Salami
B
Bratwurst
C
Cumberland
D
Frankfurter
Question 14 Explanation: 
Cumberland
Question 15
Which of these French cities is famous for their mustard?
A
Marseille
B
Lyon
C
Dijon
D
Clermont-Ferrand
Question 15 Explanation: 
Dijon
Question 16
Which of these is a song written and performed by Phil Collins that featured in the Disney feature "Tarzan"?
A
Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
B
Nellie the Elephant
C
George of the Jungle
D
You'll Be In My Heart
Question 16 Explanation: 
You'll Be In My Heart
There are 16 questions to complete.

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