General knowledge quiz 937

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Why is there is a 4.9 m-radius semi-circular " circle" at each end of a netball court?
A
It is played on a basketball court, which is where those markings are relevant
B
There must be a maximum of 2 players in it
C
There must be a minimum of 1 players in it at all times
D
All scoring shots must be taken from it
Question 1 Explanation: 
All scoring shots must be taken from it
Question 2
Under whose watch were fishing vessels in Tasmania, Australia, first required to be registered?
A
William Saville-Kent, from the UK
B
Harald Kristian Dannevig, from Norway
C
Sir Henry Parkes, from the UK
D
David George Stead, from Australia
Question 2 Explanation: 
William Saville-Kent, from the UK
Question 3
What was the favourite horse of Alexander the Great?
A
Bucephalus
B
Bess
C
Stanislavski
D
Garamond
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bucephalus
Question 4
Ranebennur Blackbuck Sanctuary is located in
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Karnataka
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 4 Explanation: 
Karnataka:Ranebennur Blackbuck Sanctuary was declared as a sanctuary mainly to protect blackbucks. It is located in Karanataka.
Question 5
..........is an instrument of monetary policy which involves buying or selling of government securities from or to the public and banks.
A
SLR
B
MBS
C
MCLR
D
Open Market Operations
Question 5 Explanation: 
Open Market Operations is an instrument of monetary policy which involves buying or selling of government securities from or to the public and banks.
Question 6
Which Scotswoman is an Oscar, Brit and Grammy award-winning pop musician and vocalist who, after 3 years as lead singer of "The Tourists", formed the duo "Eurythmics" with British musician Dave Stewart?
A
Susan Boyle
B
Lulu
C
Fiona McDonald
D
Annie Lennox
Question 6 Explanation: 
Annie Lennox
Question 7
How heavy is a US ton?
A
2, 400 pounds (1, 089 kilograms)
B
2, 205 pounds (1, 000 kilograms)
C
2, 000 pounds (907 kilograms)
D
2, 240 pounds (1, 016 kilograms)
Question 7 Explanation: 
2, 000 pounds (907 kilograms)
Question 8
Gangamma Jatara is a famous festival celebrated in which state?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Haryana
C
Kerala
D
Andhra Pradesh
Question 8 Explanation: 
Andhra Pradesh:Gangamma Jatara is a folk festival celebrated in Rayalaseema and Andhra regions in Andhra Pradesh, India. It is celebrated for eight days
Question 9
Who wrote "J'accuse", an open letter to Felix Faure, President of France, accusing the government of anti-Semitism and the unlawful jailing of Alfred Dreyfus (a French officer sentenced to life imprisonment for espionage) that was published on 13 January 1898, in the newspaper "L'Aurore"?
A
Tristan Tzara
B
Alexandre Dumas
C
Victor Hugo
D
emile Zola
Question 9 Explanation: 
emile Zola
Question 10
What is the name of the French national flag adopted during during the French Revolution, consisting of three equal vertical bands of red, white and blue?
A
Marianne
B
Marsellaise
C
Tricolor
D
Chaplain
Question 10 Explanation: 
Tricolor
Question 11
Which name is associated with the IT developments which grew into Apple?
A
Careers
B
Jobs
C
Positions
D
Roles
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jobs
Question 12
The Whanganui River is in..........
A
Australia
B
China
C
USA
D
New Zealand
Question 12 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 13
Which of these is the highest poker hand?
A
Three of a kind
B
Two pair
C
Royal flush
D
Full house
Question 13 Explanation: 
Royal flush
Question 14
What term, in musical rhythm, refers to playing three beats in the time of two?
A
duple
B
hemiola
C
proportia tripla
D
duplet
Question 14 Explanation: 
hemiola
Question 15
For what was Thomas Bewick renowned in the 18th century?
A
Metal sculpture
B
Ceramics
C
Oil painting
D
Wood engraving
Question 15 Explanation: 
Wood engraving
Question 16
In which of Shakespeare's plays is Brutus described as "the noblest Roman of them all"?
A
Troilus and Cressida
B
Anthony and Cleopatra
C
Coriolanus
D
Julius Caesar
Question 16 Explanation: 
Julius Caesar
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