General knowledge quiz 1187

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Where are the Dodecanese Islands?
A
Aegean Sea, near Tukey
B
Indian Ocean, near Malaysia
C
Pacific Ocean, near New Guinea
D
Atlantic Ocean, near Portugal
Question 1 Explanation: 
Aegean Sea, near Tukey
Question 2
What was the purpose of the international organisation which followed the signing of the Morges Manifesto in 1961?
A
To regulate key components of the financial world
B
To conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth
C
To improve communication and collaboration among brain researchers
D
To implement the United Nations drug conventions
Question 2 Explanation: 
To conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth
Question 3
What is an eye defect due to the abnormal formation of the cornea or lens resulting in an inability to see horizontal and vertical objects clearly, simultaneously?
A
Conjunctivitis
B
Astigmatism
C
Myopia
D
Bursitis
Question 3 Explanation: 
Astigmatism
Question 4
What nationality was Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel prize?
A
British
B
American
C
Swedish
D
German
Question 4 Explanation: 
Swedish
Question 5
Which author, two of whose works are "Sketches by Boz" and "Little Dorrit", spent some months as a boy with his father in Marshalsea debtors' prison in England?
A
Charles Dickens
B
Jack London
C
Franz Kafka
D
Thomas Malory
Question 5 Explanation: 
Charles Dickens
Question 6
In August 2009, Britain's largest jewel robbery took place at which store?
A
H. Samuel's, Market Street, Manchester
B
Graff Diamonds, Mayfair, London
C
Tiffany & Co., Old Kent Road, London
D
House of Faberge, Carnaby Street, London
Question 6 Explanation: 
Graff Diamonds, Mayfair, London
Question 7
What is a terrifying and disturbing dream?
A
Nightshade
B
Nightlight
C
Nightmare
D
Nightmove
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nightmare
Question 8
Which of these garments originated on the continent of Asia?
A
Poncho
B
Kaftan
C
Bloomers
D
Y fronts
Question 8 Explanation: 
Kaftan
Question 9
Which of these quotes is ascribed to the Swiss physician, Paracelsus (1493-1541)?
A
The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician.
B
The patients are your textbook, the sickbed is your study
C
Medicine rests upon four pillars-philosophy, astronomy, alchemy, and ethics
D
All of these
Question 9 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 10
The song "Love is All Around" by Wet Wet Wet featured on the soundtrack for which 1994 film?
A
The Shawshank Redemption
B
Pulp Fiction
C
Four Weddings and a Funeral
D
Forrest Gump
Question 10 Explanation: 
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Question 11
Who is the city of Charleston, the capital of South Carolina, named after?
A
King Charles II of England
B
Empeor Charlemagne
C
Charles Dickens
D
Charles Darwin
Question 11 Explanation: 
King Charles II of England
Question 12
The tribal group Savara lived in which state?
A
Odisha
B
Telangana
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Kerala
Question 12 Explanation: 
Odisha:The Savara Tribes are mainly found in the districts of Visa-khapatnam and Odisha.
Question 13
..........is the inventor of the electrical Battery
A
Alfred Nobel
B
Pierre Vernier
C
Alessandro Volta
D
Steven Sasson
Question 13 Explanation: 
Alessandro Volta:Alessandro Volta was an Italian physicist, chemist, and a pioneer of electricity and power, who is credited as the inventor of the electrical battery and the discoverer of methane
Question 14
What is the Websites code for the country Colombia?
A
CO
B
CM
C
CL
D
CB
Question 15
Who, when discussing the power of a lever, is reputed to have said "give me but one firm place on which to stand and I will move the earth"?
A
Leonardo da Vinci
B
Pythagoras
C
Archimedes
D
Isaac Newton
Question 15 Explanation: 
Archimedes
Question 16
What actor links TV versions of novels by Agatha Christie and Tom Sharpe?
A
David Tennant
B
David Jason
C
David Hemmings
D
David Suchet
Question 16 Explanation: 
David Suchet
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