General knowledge quiz 1315

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
On a night when the sky is clear, the temperature may dip considerably; on a cloudy night the temperature will usually dip much less. The reason for this difference is that
A
the clear sky allows radiant energy to escape readily from the earth
B
on a cloudy night the clouds are warm and therefore retard the cooling
C
the clear sky allows the cold of outer space to reach the earth
D
current of air carry the heat away from the earth on a clear night
Question 2
Laminitis is inflammation in layers of what?
A
The eye
B
Skin round the fingernails
C
Tissue in the hooves of horses or cattle
D
Skin in the gum
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tissue in the hooves of horses or cattle
Question 3
Pilgrims visit the city of Santiago de Compostela because it is supposedly the site of the bones of which saint?
A
St James
B
St Christopher
C
St Anne
D
St Anthony
Question 3 Explanation: 
St James
Question 4
Which of these is a Japanese dish of cooked vinegared rice, commonly topped with seafood?
A
Karate
B
Bonsai
C
Sushi
D
Origami
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sushi
Question 5
The mean distance of the earth from the sun is approximately
A
149, 502, 000 km
B
150, 503, 000 km
C
148, 000, 000 km
D
150, 000, 000 km
Question 6
What name is given to a neuron which fires both when an animal performs an action and when the animal observes the same action performed by another animal, as though the observer were performing the action?
A
Vicarious neuron
B
Mirror neuron
C
Broca's neuron
D
Mimetic neuron
Question 6 Explanation: 
Mirror neuron
Question 7
'Bundle of His' is a part of..........
A
Lungs
B
Liver
C
Heart
D
Ear
Question 7 Explanation: 
Heart:The bundle of His or His bundle is a collection of heart muscle cells specialized for electrical conduction. Bundle of His a band of cardiac muscle fibers connecting the atria with the ventricles of the heart
Question 8
Which of these is the name for a place where doves are kept?
A
Lubritorium
B
Columbarium
C
Aquarium
D
Auditorium
Question 8 Explanation: 
Columbarium
Question 9
How many US states share a land border with Mexico?
A
2
B
3
C
4
D
1
Question 9 Explanation: 
4
Question 10
The variation in the duration of the day and the night is due to earth's
A
rotation on its axis
B
revolution around the sun
C
inclination of an angle of 60(1/2) degrees
D
both (a) and (b)
Question 11
Which of these was a hit record for Madonna in 1986?
A
Oh Mein Papa
B
Papa Was a Rollin' Stone
C
Papa Don't Preach
D
Daddy Cool
Question 11 Explanation: 
Papa Don't Preach
Question 12
One thousand microns is equal to
A
10-3m
B
10-6m
C
10-9m
D
10-12m
Question 13
Who was Grigori Rasputin popularly linked with?
A
Catherine the Great of Russia
B
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
C
Ivan the Terrible of Russia
D
Vladimir Putin of Russia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tsar Nicholas II of Russia
Question 14
In New Zealand, the word "moko" refers to a type of what?
A
Food preparation
B
Tattoo
C
House construction
D
Animal
Question 14 Explanation: 
Tattoo
Question 15
Who was called "Hanoi Jane" after her activities during the Vietnam War?
A
Jane Fonda
B
Jane Seymour
C
Jayne Torvill
D
Jane Austen
Question 15 Explanation: 
Jane Fonda
Question 16
What was the last time that a British King led his troops into battle?
A
Battle of the Ancre, 1916
B
Battle of Waterloo, 1815
C
Normandy Landings, 1944
D
Battle of Dettingen, 1743
Question 16 Explanation: 
Battle of Dettingen, 1743
There are 16 questions to complete.

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