General knowledge quiz 1355

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
"The sum of the squares of the lengths of the four sides of a parallelogram equals the sum of the squares of the lengths of the two diagonals" is known as what?
A
Parallelogram law
B
Euclid's theorem
C
Theorem of Pythagoras
D
Shen Kuo's Law
Question 1 Explanation: 
Parallelogram law
Question 2
Which European country did not finally lose its territory in India until 1961?
A
Portugal
B
Spain
C
Great Britain
D
China
Question 2 Explanation: 
Portugal
Question 3
When was the Bering Strait tunnel link from Russia to Alaska in the USA built?
A
1910
B
2011
C
Not yet
D
1968
Question 3 Explanation: 
Not yet
Question 4
What is the next in this series:Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, ..........?
A
Lithuania
B
Poland
C
Ukraine
D
Belarus
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lithuania
Question 5
The Mammoth Cave, near Louisville, Kentucky is famous for what?
A
Fossilised animals
B
Stalagmites and stalactites
C
Cave paintings
D
Glow worms
Question 5 Explanation: 
Stalagmites and stalactites
Question 6
The Iron Cross was awarded to soldiers in World Wars I and II by which country?
A
Italy
B
France
C
Germany
D
Russia
Question 6 Explanation: 
Germany
Question 7
Which city is generally accepted as the birthplace of Grunge, a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged during the mid-1980s?
A
Seattle
B
Memphis
C
New Orleans
D
Detroit
Question 7 Explanation: 
Seattle
Question 8
The energy of food is measured in
A
Kelvin
B
calories
C
bushel
D
None of the above
Question 9
What is the family name of the rulers of Monaco?
A
Bourbon
B
Medici
C
Hapsburg
D
Grimaldi
Question 9 Explanation: 
Grimaldi
Question 10
In the American War of 1812 against Great Britain the ship now known as Old Ironsides defeated five British warships (HMS Guerriere, HMS Java, HMS Pictou, HMS Cyane and HMS Levant). She is still afloat. What name was she commissioned under?
A
USS Chesapeake
B
USS United States
C
USS Constitution
D
USS Constellation
Question 10 Explanation: 
USS Constitution
Question 11
The smallest country of the world is
A
Russia
B
Vatican city
C
Brazil
D
Canada
Question 12
On July 13 2005 remote controlled robotic jockeys were raced for the first time on the backs of what?
A
Cockerels
B
Horses
C
Greyhounds
D
Camels
Question 12 Explanation: 
Camels
Question 13
What is ISF?
A
Investor Segment Finance
B
Investor System Facility
C
Investor Series Foundation
D
Investor Service Fund
Question 13 Explanation: 
Investor Service Fund
Question 14
What sound announces the start of the performance of a play in France?
A
Three pops
B
Three knocks
C
Three whistles
D
Three sung notes
Question 14 Explanation: 
Three knocks
Question 15
Concorde, a collaboration between British Aircraft Corporation from the UK and Aerospatiale from France, took its first supersonic flight when?
A
October 1969
B
January 1980
C
November 2003
D
December 2011
Question 15 Explanation: 
October 1969
Question 16
The anode in a dry cell consists of..........
A
Zinc
B
Lead
C
Iron
D
Aluminium
Question 16 Explanation: 
Zinc:A Dry cell is a type of chemical cell, commonly used today, in the form of batteries, for many electrical appliances. It was developed in 1886 by the German scientist Karl Gassne A standard dry cell comprises a zinc anode
There are 16 questions to complete.

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