General knowledge quiz 861

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What type of music is Handel's "Messiah"?
A
Etude
B
Oratorio
C
Sonata
D
Operetta
Question 1 Explanation: 
Oratorio
Question 2
In 1895, William G Morgan, a YMCA physical education director in Massachusetts, USA, created "Mintonette", a game for older people as an indoor sport less rough than basketball. What is it called now?
A
Badminton
B
Lacrosse
C
Volleyball
D
Baseball
Question 2 Explanation: 
Volleyball
Question 3
In two films made in 2000 and 2003, what was the collective name of Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu?
A
Charlie's Angels
B
The Three Fates
C
Three For The Road
D
The Avengers
Question 3 Explanation: 
Charlie's Angels
Question 4
Distribution and administration of all currency is done by the..........as an agent of the GOI.
A
RBI
B
World Bank
C
SBI
D
Finance Department
Question 4 Explanation: 
RBI:RBI-Reserve Bank of India Founded in April 1, 1935 at Kolkata
Question 5
How many years after leaving the USA was Roman Polanski extradited to return to face sentencing on his conviction for rape, and to face further related charges?
A
As at 2014 he has not been extradited
B
31
C
19
D
15
Question 5 Explanation: 
As at 2014 he has not been extradited
Question 6
"Immersive journalism", of the kind presented by Nonny de la Pena's "Hunger in Los Angeles" in 2012 uses what technique?
A
Virtual reality
B
Hyper reality
C
Surreality
D
Reality
Question 6 Explanation: 
Virtual reality
Question 7
San Francisco is closest to which ocean?
A
Indian
B
Atlantic
C
Pacific
D
Arctic
Question 7 Explanation: 
Pacific
Question 8
Where are sculptures of Robert E Lee, Stonewall Jackson and Jefferson Davis carved into the side of a mountain?
A
Stone Mountain, Georgia
B
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
C
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
D
Mount Jefferson State Park, North Carolina
Question 8 Explanation: 
Stone Mountain, Georgia
Question 9
What do the three horse races known as "The Run for...", variously, "...the Roses", "...the Black-Eyed Susans", and "..the Carnations" constitute?
A
The Deutsches Derby
B
The Classics
C
Grand Prix de Paris
D
American Triple Crown
Question 9 Explanation: 
American Triple Crown
Question 10
The Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports is located at
A
Bangalore
B
Kolkata
C
Darjeeling
D
Patiala
Question 11
What type of instrument can be played "pizzicato"?
A
Woodwind
B
Reed
C
Brass
D
String
Question 11 Explanation: 
String
Question 12
In baseball, what is the name of the position where the pitcher stands to throw the ball to a batter of the opposing team?
A
Home base
B
Footplate
C
Mound
D
Jack
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mound
Question 13
Which of the following rivers does not originate in Indian Territory?
A
Ravi
B
Godavari
C
Mahanadi
D
Brahmaputra
Question 13 Explanation: 
River Brahmaputra has its origin from South Tibet
Question 14
Bahadur Singh is famous in which of the following?
A
Athletics
B
Swimming
C
Boxing
D
Weight Lifting
Question 15
Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan border what area?
A
The Black Sea
B
Gaza Strip
C
Mediterranean Sea
D
The Red Sea
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Red Sea
Question 16
Calvados brandy, from the French region of Basse-Normandie or Lower Normandy, is made with which of these?
A
Apples
B
Grapes
C
Plums
D
Turnips
Question 16 Explanation: 
Apples
There are 16 questions to complete.

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