Quick GK Quiz Questions – 20 General Knowledge Questions

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Quick Questions – 20 Questions

 

Quick GK Quiz Questions - 20 General Knowledge Questions

 

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1. Which were the two factions of the Russian Social Democratic Party whose names were taken from the words the ‘majority’ and ‘minority’?
Answer: Bolshevik and Menshevik.

 

2. What is the collective name for the three Low Countries of Europe?
Answer: Benelux.

 

3. Which day of the week is named after the wife of the Norse god Odin?
Answer: Friday (Freya)

 

4. Which German educationist first opened “kindergartens” where children learned through play?
Answer: Froebel.

 

5. What is identified by its ISBN?
Answer: A book.

 

6. Which type of music developed from the spirituals sung in the Baptist churches of the southern U.S.A?
Answer: Gospel.

 

7. What is the title of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on a collection of animal poems by T.S. Eliot?
Answer: Cats.

 

8. Who called China, ‘Cathay’?
Answer: Marco Polo.

 

9. What is a unit of thermal insulation used in the textile trade and is often associated with duvets?
Answer: Tog.

 

10. Which body of people is sometimes referred to as “The Fourth Estate”?
Answer: The Press.

 

11. In which Thai temple can you see a Buddha of solid gold, standing three meters high and weighing more than 5 metric tons?
Answer: Wat Traimit.

 

12. What is the currency of Malaysia?
Answer: The Ringgit.

 

13. In which city of Jordan can you visit the church of Nativity where Christ was born?
Answer: Bethlehem.

 

14. Who was the Maratha commander-in-chief in the third battle of Panipat?
Answer: Sadashivrao.

 

15. What is the currency of Saudi Arabia?
Answer: Riyal.

 

16. Thailand is famous for the temple of the Emerald Buddha. Can you name it?
Answer: Wat Phra Keo.

 

17. The shrine of the Book, in Jerusalem, houses a sacred and ancient religious text. Name it:
Answer: The Dead Sea Scrolls.

 

18. Which Mosque has the largest expanse of open court in the world?
Answer: Badshahi Mosque, Lahore.

 

19. In the high mountains of Afghanistan, at Bamian, is a vertical cliff in which rooms and temples have been cut. Which religion are they dedicated to?
Answer: Buddhism.

 

20. In the vaulted dome of which Church can you admire the work of the famous painter, Michelangelo?
Answer: St. Peter’s Basilica.

 

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