General knowledge quiz 1357

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The velocity of a medium is maximum for that colour for which refractive index is..........
A
Maximum
B
Minimum
C
Equal
D
Can't tell
Question 1 Explanation: 
Minimum:The velocity of a medium is maximum for that colour for which refractive index is Minimum. Refractive Index is maximum for violet and minimum for red colour
Question 2
The Bering Sea is named after what or whom?
A
Vitus Bering, a Danish navigator in Russian service, the first European to explore it
B
A misspelling of "bear", after the large colony of bears who lived on the Alaskan shores
C
A experimental bee farm on its islands, which failed because of difficulties with climate
D
To distinguish it from Barents Sea
Question 2 Explanation: 
Vitus Bering, a Danish navigator in Russian service, the first European to explore it
Question 3
Which 600-seat opera house was built in Sussex by John Christie in 1934 as a tribute and memorial to his wife, Audrey Mildmay?
A
Covent Garden
B
Sadler's Wells
C
Glyndebourne
D
Theatre Royal
Question 3 Explanation: 
Glyndebourne
Question 4
Where is the stretch of water called the Gulf of Tartary?
A
Between Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan
B
Between Turkey and Greece
C
Between Nepal and Tibet
D
Between the Russian mainland and Sakhalin island
Question 4 Explanation: 
Between the Russian mainland and Sakhalin island
Question 5
During centuries of popularity of the game of football in British countries there were no nationally agreed rules; the first nationally agreed code was in 1863, which was influenced by the Sheffield Rules (1857) and which other?
A
The Football Association Rules
B
Cambridge Rules
C
Queens Park, Glasgow, Rules
D
Eton Field Game Rules
Question 5 Explanation: 
Cambridge Rules
Question 6
What NZ thoroughbred racehorse, foaled in 1925 by the brood mare Marsa and the sire of Phar Lap, was the first horse to win both the Melbourne Cup and Cox Plate in the same year?
A
Phar Lap
B
Night Raid
C
Nightmarch
D
White Nose
Question 6 Explanation: 
Nightmarch
Question 7
..........is the parliament of Mongolia
A
Majlis
B
Sejm
C
Riksdag
D
Khural
Question 7 Explanation: 
Khural:The State Great Khural is the unicameral parliament of Mongolia. It is located in the Government Palace
Question 8
..........is the process of intake of air
A
Expiration
B
Respiration
C
Inspiration
D
Digestion
Question 8 Explanation: 
Inspiration:The process of taking air into the lungs is inspiration, or inhalation
Question 9
Before Washington became President in 1789 of the newly independent United States of America there had been Presidents variously of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies (formed 1774), then the United States Congress under the Articles of Confederation; how many presidencies were there?
A
7
B
5
C
2
D
16
Question 9 Explanation: 
16
Question 10
What is the name of the thick dark green fluid manufactured by the liver?
A
Ouzo
B
Tripe
C
Bile
D
Saliva
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bile
Question 11
According to Greek legend, whose fate was to stand near the garden of the Hesperides and support the universe on his shoulders?
A
Atlas
B
Hercules
C
Ajax
D
Agamemnon
Question 11 Explanation: 
Atlas
Question 12
In which city did Rosa Parks refuse to obey a bus driver's order to give up her seat for a white passenger on December 1, 1955, becoming an important symbol of the modern Civil Rights Movement?
A
Birmingham, Alabama
B
Montgomery, Alabama
C
New Orleans, Louisiana
D
Memphis, Tennessee
Question 12 Explanation: 
Montgomery, Alabama
Question 13
The prefix Nano-used in the metric system denoting a factor of 10-9 or 0.000000001 is derived from a Greek word meaning what?
A
Small
B
Mouse
C
Dot
D
Dwarf
Question 13 Explanation: 
Dwarf
Question 14
Almond is related to
A
Fruit
B
Seed
C
Root
D
Leaf
Question 14 Explanation: 
Seed:The edible part of an almond that we call a nut is actually a seed
Question 15
For what reason were Senegal and the Ivory Coast unique among African nations at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal?
A
Their athletes had to return home before the closing ceremony
B
They were the only African countries not to win any medals
C
They were the only two African countries not to boycott the Games
D
They competed jointly
Question 15 Explanation: 
They were the only two African countries not to boycott the Games
Question 16
What was the name of the alliance of trading cities and their guilds, each with their own law system and with armies for mututal aid, that established and maintained a trade monopoly along the coast of Northern Europe, from the Baltic to the North Sea and inland, from the 13th to 17th centuries?
A
The Cinque Ports
B
European Economic Community
C
Hanseatic League
D
Dutch East India Company
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hanseatic League
There are 16 questions to complete.

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