General knowledge quiz 1192

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for a mechanical saw with a (usually vertical) blade, formed by an endless toothed band?
A
Jigsaw
B
Skillsaw
C
Bandsaw
D
Circular saw
Question 1 Explanation: 
Bandsaw
Question 2
After sporadic visits by European explorers and merchants from the 17th century onwards, the eastern half of which continent was claimed by the British in 1770, and officially settled as a penal colony on 26 January 1788?
A
Asia
B
Australia
C
North America
D
South America
Question 2 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 3
What is produced by the cortex of supra-renal glands that stimulates the autonomic nervous system?
A
Glycerine
B
Mescalin
C
Niacin
D
Adrenalin
Question 3 Explanation: 
Adrenalin
Question 4
Who appeared as novelist Mel Hutchwright in the TV serial "Coronation Street" in 2005?
A
Oliver Reed
B
Ian McKellen
C
Peter O'Toole
D
Terence Stamp
Question 4 Explanation: 
Ian McKellen
Question 5
What large, flat valley that dominates the central portion of the state of California USA and stretches approximately 800 kilometres (500 miles) has the northern half called the Sacramento Valley, and the southern half the San Joaquin Valley, which meet at the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta?
A
The Great Rift Valley
B
The Central Valley
C
Silicon Valley
D
The San Andreas Valley
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Central Valley
Question 6
Which of the following denotes Ohm's law?
A
I = VR
B
R/I = V
C
V = IR
D
R = VI
Question 6 Explanation: 
V = IR:Current is flowing through the conductor is direct proportional to the potential difference across its 2 ends.
Question 7
Palk Straitis placed between which countries
A
Indonesia and China
B
India and Sri Lanka
C
Sri Lanka and Indonesia
D
India and China
Question 7 Explanation: 
India and Sri Lanka:Strait between the Tamil Nadu state of India and the Mannar district of the Northern Province of the island nation of Sri Lanka. It connects the Bay of Bengal in the northeast with the Palk Bay and thence with the Gulf of Mannar in the southwest
Question 8
Prints of which 1927 silent German expressionist science fiction film directed by Fritz Lang were discovered in Australia, the Museo del Cine in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the National Film Archive of New Zealand, to become the basis for a restoration project for a DVD/BD?
A
Modern Times
B
Metropolis
C
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)
D
Things to Come
Question 8 Explanation: 
Metropolis
Question 9
What is the capital of Niger?
A
Asmara
B
Tbilisi
C
Lima
D
Niamey
Question 10
Steven Bochco co-created, wrote in, and produced which initially controversial police drama, from 1981 to 1987?
A
NYPD Blue
B
Kojak
C
Colombo
D
Hill Street Blues
Question 10 Explanation: 
Hill Street Blues
Question 11
Which of the following has no moons?
A
Eris
B
Haumea
C
Makemake
D
Ceres
Question 11 Explanation: 
Ceres:Among the other dwarf planets, Ceres has no known moons. It is 90 percent certain that Ceres has no moons larger than 1 km in size, assuming that they would have the same albedo as Ceres itself.
Question 12
The book "The Open Side 2012" was written by playwright Greg McGee with who else?
A
ex-Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh
B
Helen Clark, UN Development Programme
C
New Zealand rugby player Richie McCaw
D
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner
Question 12 Explanation: 
New Zealand rugby player Richie McCaw
Question 13
..........is situated in Pune
A
Monsoon Palce
B
Kowdiar Palace
C
Brundaban Palace
D
Aga Khan Palace
Question 13 Explanation: 
Aga Khan Palace:The Aga Khan Palace was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III in Pune, India. Built in 1892, it is one of the biggest landmarks in Indian history.
Question 14
The Dardanelles and the Bosporus, straits which separate Europe from the mainland of Asia, run through which country?
A
Poland
B
Georgia
C
Uzbekistan
D
Turkey
Question 14 Explanation: 
Turkey
Question 15
The reaction which converts sugar solution into alcohol is an example of
A
saponification
B
hydrogenation
C
fermentation
D
hydrolysis
Question 16
Where is Lake Paranoa?
A
Uruguay
B
Argentina
C
Brazil
D
Paraguay
Question 16 Explanation: 
Brazil
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