General knowledge quiz 1314

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for
A
Chemistry in 1958 and 1980
B
Physics in 1956 and 1972
C
Chemistry in 1954 and Peace in 1962
D
Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911
Question 1 Explanation: 
Frederick Sanger Born Aug. 13, 1918, Rendcombe, Gloucestershire, England. English biochemist who was twice the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. He was awarded the prize in 1958 for his determination of the structure of the insulin molecule. He shared the prize (with Paul Berg and Walter Gilbert) in 1980 for his determination of base sequences in nucleic acids. Sanger was only the fourth two-time recipient of the Nobel Prize.
Question 2
The year 788 AD was a good one for Hinduism. Why?
A
Shankracharya was born that year.
B
Harsha Vardhana, the last Buddhist king, died.
C
Samudragupta converted to Hinduism.
D
All Muslim invaders were defeated.
Question 3
According to Roman legend, which son of Ceres was turned into a river in Tartarus which supplied the Titans with water in their battle with the gods?
A
Hermes
B
Charon
C
Acheron
D
Orpheus
Question 3 Explanation: 
Acheron
Question 4
Photoperiodism affects which of the following?
A
Flowering
B
Fruiting
C
Growth
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
All of these:Photoperiodism is the physiological reaction of organisms to the length of day or night. Photoperiodism can also be defined as the developmental responses of plants to the relative lengths of light and dark periods.
Question 5
To select text by shading as you drag the mouse arrow over the text is known as...
A
Clip art
B
To highlight
C
To fetch
D
To decode
Question 6
The main aims of which society in Great Britain between 1838 and 1850 were, basically:a vote for every man 21 years of age, a secret ballot, no property qualification for Members of Parliament, payment of MPs, equal Constituencies, and annual parliaments?
A
Chartists
B
Reform League
C
Fabian Society
D
Suffragettes
Question 6 Explanation: 
Chartists
Question 7
Who was twice the prime minister of Jamaica between 1972 and 1992?
A
Gough Whitlam
B
Chris Patten
C
Michael Manley
D
Ian Smith
Question 7 Explanation: 
Michael Manley
Question 8
What was the name of those at the centre of the series of comic strips and books by Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author Tove Jansson?
A
Nils Holgersson and the wild geese
B
Pippi Longstocking and her friends
C
Hans Brinker and his family
D
The Moomins, or Mumintrolls
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Moomins, or Mumintrolls
Question 9
What currency is used in Thailand?
A
Kyat
B
Dong
C
Riel
D
Baht
Question 9 Explanation: 
Baht
Question 10
Which of the following is located in Rajasthan?
A
Sajjan Garh Palace
B
King Kothi Palace
C
Jai Vilas
D
Amar Mahal Palace
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sajjan Garh Palace:The Monsoon Palace, also known as the Sajjan Garh Palace, is a hilltop palatial residence in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan in India, overlooking the Fateh Sagar Lake
Question 11
What is the name for the branch of astronomy that relates to precise measurements and explanations of the positions and movements of celestial bodies?
A
Astrometry
B
Stellacula
C
Orbitry
D
Bangor
Question 11 Explanation: 
Astrometry
Question 12
Which of the following is located in Tamil Nadu?
A
Security Paper Mill
B
Hindustan Photo Films Manufacturing Company Ltd
C
Heavy Machine Building Plant
D
Hindustan Zinc Ltd
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hindustan Photo Films Manufacturing Company Ltd:Hindustan Photo Films Manufacturing Company Limited (HPF) is an Indian-based public sector manufacturer of photographic films, cine films, X-Ray films, graphic arts films, photographic paper, and chemistry. It is based at Udhagamandalam, a hill station in Tamil Nadu.
Question 13
Between 1821 and 1832 the Greeks fought to become free of which Empire?
A
Ottoman
B
Russian
C
Holy Roman
D
British
Question 13 Explanation: 
Ottoman
Question 14
Which of the following is the currency of Sweden?
A
Dollar
B
Krona
C
Euro
D
Peso
Question 14 Explanation: 
Krona
Question 15
Joanna Lumley and David McCallum played which pair in a TV series?
A
Sooty and Sweep
B
Sapphire and Steel
C
MacMillan and Wife
D
Cagney and Lacey
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sapphire and Steel
Question 16
Innocent III, who became pope in 1198 led
A
the first crusade
B
the second crusade
C
the third crusade
D
the fourth crusade
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