General knowledge quiz 123

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is not a British prison?
A
Belmarsh
B
Holloway
C
Cardrona
D
Parkhurst
Question 1 Explanation: 
Cardrona
Question 2
What 1936 film sets out a future to 2036, predicting World War II from 23 December 1940, bombing raids on cities, a plague ("wandering sickness") in 1966, and a civilization based in Basra, Iraq, that renounced war and outlawed independent nation-states?
A
Metropolis
B
Things to Come
C
Modern Times
D
R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)
Question 2 Explanation: 
Things to Come
Question 3
Another name of Zanzibar is
A
Tajikistan
B
Tanzania
C
Taiwan
D
Turkey
Question 3 Explanation: 
Tanzania:Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania in East Africa. It is composed of the Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, 25-50 kilometres (16-31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and consists of many small islands and two large ones:Unguja and Pemba.
Question 4
What was the name of the plane that Amy Johnson flew solo from Britain to Australia in 1930?
A
Danni
B
Kylie
C
Cobber
D
Jason
Question 4 Explanation: 
Jason
Question 5
International Centre for Migration Policy Development(ICMPD) was established in
A
1980
B
1993
C
1972
D
1966
Question 5 Explanation: 
1993:The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) was established by Austria and Switzerland in 1993 and has since grown to 14 member states. ICMPD was founded to carry out research, projects and activities on migration-related issues
Question 6
What sounds the closest to a low point?
A
Nadia
B
Apology
C
Senate
D
Media
Question 6 Explanation: 
Nadia
Question 7
The heat required to raise the temperature of body by 1 K is called
A
specific heat
B
thermal capacity
C
water equivalent
D
None of the above
Question 8
In 711 AD, the Moors invaded part of Europe that is now part of what country?
A
Sweden
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
Spain
Question 8 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 9
How was Marie Antoinette killed?
A
Eaten by ants
B
Shot
C
Guillotined
D
Drowned
Question 9 Explanation: 
Guillotined
Question 10
President of India nominates how many members in the Rajya Sabha?
A
18
B
10
C
12
D
15
Question 10 Explanation: 
Under article 80 of the Constitution, the Council of States (Rajya Sabha) is composed of not more than 250 members, of whom 12 are nominated by the President of India
Question 11
Oak Ridge, Tennessee is widely associated with what?
A
The Manhattan Project
B
The Roswell UFO Incident
C
Charles Mason, one of the surveyors of the Mason-Dixon Line, who came from here
D
The playwright Tennessee Williams
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Manhattan Project
Question 12
What is the name of the revised version of the game Cluedo, with changes to board, gameplay and characters, created in 2008?
A
Cluedo 2000
B
Go Cluedo!
C
Cluedo Millennium
D
Cluedo Reinvention
Question 12 Explanation: 
Cluedo Reinvention
Question 13
..........is also known as Flower of Zinc
A
ZnS
B
ZnO
C
ZnCl
D
ZnO2
Question 13 Explanation: 
ZnO:ZnO Also called flowers of zinc, philosopher's wool.
Question 14
The phenomenon of an opening occurring in the earth's surface through which a jet of hot water and steam is forces out at irregular intervals is called
A
crater
B
geyser
C
hot spring
D
volcano
Question 15
Which of these is a condition which, by depriving the body of oxygen, results in choking or suffocation?
A
Gargling
B
Amniocentesis
C
Tracheotomy
D
Asphyxia
Question 15 Explanation: 
Asphyxia
Question 16
Which of the following is an instrument issued by a start-up company?
A
Commercial Paper
B
Certificate of Deposit
C
Bond
D
Convertible Note
There are 16 questions to complete.

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