General knowledge quiz 1198

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who perfected a process in 1880 for making sensitive gelatine dry plates for photography, and patented photographic roll film in 1884?
A
Louis Daguerre
B
George Eastman
C
Frederick Scott Archer
D
Gabriel Lippmann
Question 1 Explanation: 
George Eastman
Question 2
The Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is a shrine for which religion?
A
Judaism
B
Hinduism
C
Buddhism
D
Islam
Question 2 Explanation: 
Islam
Question 3
Most modern TV's draw power even if turned off. The circuit the power is used in does what function?
A
Sound
B
Remote control
C
Color balance
D
High voltage
Question 3 Explanation: 
Some authorities are recommending TV's, VCR's and Stereo's be connected to power strips with switches and turned off when not in use to save energy. Your remote will not work until power is switched back on.
Question 4
What type of creature is a salamander?
A
Mammal
B
Amphibian
C
Bird
D
Fish
Question 4 Explanation: 
Amphibian
Question 5
In the "Back to the Future" series of films, the past was 1955, and the future was 2015. When was "now"?
A
1980
B
1976
C
1985
D
1988
Question 5 Explanation: 
1985
Question 6
Which country won the Men's World Championship in softball the most times between 1996 and 2004?
A
Japan
B
USA
C
Canada
D
New Zealand
Question 6 Explanation: 
New Zealand
Question 7
Which of these is made in the shape of a closed ring?
A
Bagel
B
Croissant
C
Pie
D
Pasty
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bagel
Question 8
What describes the relationship of e.g. "draggle" to "drag", or "topple" to "top"?
A
Diminutive
B
Frequentative
C
Repetitive
D
Active
Question 8 Explanation: 
Frequentative
Question 9
Arjan Singh is the India's first..........
A
Air Chief Marshal
B
Chief of the Army Staff
C
Chief of the Naval Staff
D
Chief of the Air Staff
Question 9 Explanation: 
Air Chief Marshal:Arjan Singh, who was first Air Chief Marshal from 1964 to 1969, is the epitome of a military leader
Question 10
What name is given to a person or animal with a form of hypopigmentary congenital disorder, characterized by a lack of melanin pigment in the eyes, skin and hair?
A
Albino
B
Mongrel
C
Washout
D
Pygmy
Question 10 Explanation: 
Albino
Question 11
Which is the fastest sinking city in the world?
A
Mexico City
B
Venice, Italy
C
Jakarta, Indonesia
D
Ho Chi Minh City
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jakarta, Indonesia
Question 12
Approximately how long is the traditional Scottish caber?
A
50 feet
B
30 feet
C
40 feet
D
20 feet
Question 12 Explanation: 
20 feet
Question 13
In 1966, Germany and England played in the World Cup final for which sport?
A
Soccer
B
Baseball
C
Squash
D
Ice Hockey
Question 13 Explanation: 
Soccer
Question 14
Which of the following is chief source of Napthalene?
A
Moth balls
B
Mothflakes
C
Tar Camphor
D
Coal tar
Question 14 Explanation: 
Coal tar:Naphthalene is an organic compound with formula C 10H 8. It is the simplest polycyclic. Naphthalene is the most abundant single component of coal tar.
Question 15
How is a Venetian gondola propelled?
A
The operator stands and uses a pole
B
The operator sits and uses an oar
C
The operator stands and uses an oar
D
The operator sits and uses an outboard motor
Question 15 Explanation: 
The operator stands and uses an oar
Question 16
The "Westminster", that is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York, is what sort of event?
A
Dog show
B
British rock music festival
C
Debate about democracy
D
Free concert for the elderly
Question 16 Explanation: 
Dog show
There are 16 questions to complete.

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