General knowledge quiz 1387

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following causes Poliomyelitis?
A
Dengue virus
B
Enterovirus
C
Mumps virus
D
Rhabdovirus
Question 2
Gypsum is added to cement clinker to
A
increase the tensile strength of cement
B
decrease the rate of setting of cement
C
facilitate the formation of colloidal gel
D
bind the particles of calcium silicate
Question 3
What genus of about 70-75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia and North and South America are mostly shrubs 1 to 3 metres tall, though some are small trees, and others are lianas reaching up to 30m by climbing trees?
A
Protea
B
Geranium
C
Hyacinth
D
Hydrangea
Question 3 Explanation: 
Hydrangea
Question 4
The original name of Cambodia country is..........
A
Cawnpore
B
Quillon
C
Peking
D
Kampuchea
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kampuchea:Kampuchea officially known as Democratic Kampuchea. The area was renamed Cambodia in 1990
Question 5
The yellow, brown and red pigments known as ochres are oxides of which metal?
A
Chlorine
B
Magnesium
C
Iron
D
Aluminium
Question 5 Explanation: 
Iron
Question 6
How many poles are there related to the planet Earth?
A
4
B
2
C
10
D
6
Question 6 Explanation: 
10
Question 7
Who published his method of heating food to kill micro-organisms and sealing the container, in 1810?
A
Georges Leopold Cuvier
B
Rene Laennec
C
Nicolas Appert
D
Josep Marie Agee
Question 7 Explanation: 
Nicolas Appert
Question 8
Bruce Dickinson, the vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden from 1981 to 1993, represented England at what sport?
A
Long jump
B
Dressage
C
Soccer
D
Fencing
Question 8 Explanation: 
Fencing
Question 9
The Timariots Governors and the Revenue Contractors, on their part reason in this manner:"Why should the neglected state of this land create uneasiness in our minds and why should we expend our money and time to render it fruitful? We may be deprived of it in a single moment, and our exertions would benefit neither ourselves nor our children." This statement was made by
A
Monserrate
B
Tavernier
C
Manrique
D
Bernier
Question 10
In 1990 a strip of land seceded from its then parent country and called itself Transnistria, or Trans-Dniester; what is the parent country?
A
Ukraine
B
Moldova
C
Poland
D
Russia
Question 10 Explanation: 
Moldova
Question 11
What is the next in this series:largo, lento, adagio, andante, moderato, allegretto, allegro..........?
A
Rallentando
B
Presto
C
Accelerissimo
D
Arpeggio
Question 11 Explanation: 
Presto
Question 12
A station logo that TV broadcasters overlay over a portion of the screen-area to identify the channel (known in the UK and New Zealand as a DOG and in the USA and Canada as a bug), is known as what in Australia?
A
Footer
B
Trademark
C
Nuisance
D
Watermark
Question 12 Explanation: 
Watermark
Question 13
Which American actress has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)?
A
Mila Kunis
B
Kristin Davis
C
Kerry Washington
D
Kaley Cuoco
Question 13 Explanation: 
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassadors are celebrity representatives of the office of the UN High Commissioner for refugees who use their talent and fame for supporting refugees. Kristin Davis has partnered with the UN for 3 years.
Question 14
In Victorian England, what was a "reticule"?
A
Bag
B
Desk
C
Carriage
D
Hat
Question 14 Explanation: 
Bag
Question 15
Which is used to receive and transmit a reply immediately?
A
Transponder
B
Transducer
C
Transmitter
D
All of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
Transponder:Transponder is a device for receiving a radio signal and automatically transmitting a different signal.
Question 16
The Australian city of Hobart is on which river?
A
Swan
B
Derwent
C
Torrens
D
Yarra
Question 16 Explanation: 
Derwent
There are 16 questions to complete.

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