General knowledge quiz 1377

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who introduced the place value system and the number zero in the number line?
A
Aryabhatta
B
Dhanvantri
C
Bhaskara
D
Palakapya
Question 1 Explanation: 
Aryabhatta:Aryabhata was the first of the major mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy
Question 2
The US Civil War was fought between the Union Army and which other?
A
Degenerate
B
Confederate
C
Confronting
D
Considerate
Question 2 Explanation: 
Confederate
Question 3
In scrabble, which of these letters has the highest value?
A
J
B
K
C
L
D
M
Question 3 Explanation: 
J
Question 4
From the 1850s up to WW I, passport requirements effectively disappeared in the UK and Europe. What is understood to have led to this?
A
Use of an alternate system based on the developing science of fingerprint ID
B
Increasing moves towards Entente Cordiale
C
Increasing affluence from industry led to a more mobile middle class which demanded ease of movement
D
Rapid expansion of railway travel
Question 4 Explanation: 
Rapid expansion of railway travel
Question 5
Which Stoke City, Blackpool and England player was the first European Footballer of the Year in 1956?
A
Tom Finney
B
Stanley Matthews
C
Bobby Charlton
D
Billy Wright
Question 5 Explanation: 
Stanley Matthews
Question 6
The dance performed by women to invoke rain in Bihar is
A
Jata Jatin
B
Faguna or Fog
C
Purbi
D
Bihu
Question 7
The highest sand dunes are found is
A
the Sahara desert
B
the Atacama desert
C
the Kalahari desert
D
the Gobi desert
Question 8
In 2001 at least how many films released in the USA were sequels, prequels, or the start of a series?
A
3
B
7
C
12
D
4
Question 8 Explanation: 
12
Question 9
Which of these is not one of the four phases of the moon?
A
Last quarter
B
First quarter
C
Complete moon
D
New moon
Question 9 Explanation: 
Complete moon
Question 10
What is the nickname of the Australian national rugby union team?
A
Kangaroos
B
Wallabies
C
Diamonds
D
Boomers
Question 10 Explanation: 
Wallabies
Question 11
Tomato contains which of the following acid?
A
Malic acid
B
Citric acid
C
Oxalic acid
D
All 1, 2 and 3
Question 11 Explanation: 
All 1, 2 and 3:Potatoes contains malic, citric, oxalic, phosphoric and pyroglutamic acids.
Question 12
Gibraltar was ceded to the UK by Spain in 1713 and although now semi-autonomous is still under UK government; it has been a strategic advantage to the UK at a number of times, which is NOT one of these?
A
prior to the Battle of Trafalgar 1805
B
during the Spanish Civil War 1820-23
C
during the Crimean War 1854-56
D
following the opening of the Suez Canal 1869
Question 12 Explanation: 
during the Spanish Civil War 1820-23
Question 13
The closest planet to the sun is..........
A
Mars
B
Mercury
C
Earth
D
Venus
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mercury:Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System and the one closest to the Sun, with an orbital period of about 88 Earth days, which is much faster than any other planet in the Solar System.
Question 14
Who was a boogie-woogie, blues, gospel and jazz pianist and singer who worked with various musicians including Memphis Slim and Mose Vinson and appeared in two films, but did not record his debut album until he was almost eighty years of age?
A
Booker T. Laury
B
Jelly Roll Morton
C
Scott Joplin
D
Otis Spann
Question 14 Explanation: 
Booker T. Laury
Question 15
Which Beatrix Potter character invades Mr McGregor's garden?
A
Mrs Tiggywinkle
B
Peter Rabbit
C
Jeremy Fisher
D
Old MacDonald
Question 15 Explanation: 
Peter Rabbit
Question 16
Which Cereals contains maximum amount of protein?
A
Bazra
B
Maize
C
Rice
D
Wheat
Question 16 Explanation: 
Wheat:Wheat is having a higher protein content than other major cereals, maize (corn) or rice.In terms of total production tonnages used for food, it is currently second to rice as the main human food crop and ahead of maize
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