General knowledge quiz 1412

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Vishnu and Shiva are gods in which religion?
A
Scientology
B
Islam
C
Confucianism
D
Hinduism
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hinduism
Question 2
Which was invented by Evangelista Torricelli?
A
Battery
B
Dynamite
C
Thermometer
D
Barometer
Question 2 Explanation: 
Barometer:Evangelista Torricelli was an Italian physicist and mathematician, best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of Indivisibles A barometer is a scientific instrument used in meteorology to measure atmospheric pressure. Pressure tendency can forecast short term changes in the weather.
Question 3
When jasmonic acid is sprayed directly onto flowers what is the main effect on the plant?
A
It increases the scent component of the flowers' attractions for bees
B
Defence mechanisms against caterpillars and other herbivores are activated
C
It stimulates nectar development in the flowers
D
They curl up and shrivel
Question 3 Explanation: 
It stimulates nectar development in the flowers
Question 4
The arcade game "Rockford", released in 1988, is a spin-off from what game?
A
Commander Keen
B
Final Fantasy
C
Bubble Ghost
D
Boulder Dash
Question 4 Explanation: 
Boulder Dash
Question 5
Which of these was not a member of the Care Bears line of toys that was popular in the 1980s?
A
Friendly
B
Bedtime
C
Funshine
D
Love-a-Lot
Question 5 Explanation: 
Friendly
Question 6
Which of the following is a naturally occurring polymer?
A
Composites
B
Starch
C
Nylon
D
All of these
Question 6 Explanation: 
Starch:Naturally occurring polymers such as cotton, starch and rubber
Question 7
INTERPOL means
A
International Political Conference
B
International Criminal Police Organisation
C
None of these
D
International Association of Police Officers
Question 8
Tulsidas, the author of Ramcharitmanas, was a contemporary of which of the following rulers?
A
Akbar
B
Humayun
C
Shahjahan
D
Sher Shah Suri
Question 9
The purest form of water can be obtained from
A
a deep tubewell
B
a running stream
C
a hot water spring
D
a heavy shower of rain
Question 10
Where are the islands called Greene, Herschel, Jack, Kitchener, Russell, St. Joseph, Thibault and Tyson?
A
South Pacific Ocean
B
Lake Huron
C
Ionian Sea
D
North Sea
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lake Huron
Question 11
India's first fast breeder neutron reactor was
A
Zerlina
B
Apsara
C
Purnima-I
D
Kamini
Question 12
What is a "lexicon"?
A
Dictionary
B
Atlas
C
Thesaurus
D
Index
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dictionary
Question 13
The largest party of Ireland, the Ulster Unionist Party, endorses the Northern Ireland peace deal between British and Irish governments in
A
1997
B
1988
C
1998
D
1990
Question 14
..........is an instrument for measuring the energy distribution of particular type of radiation
A
Spectrometer
B
Speedometer
C
Tachometer
D
Telescope
Question 14 Explanation: 
Spectrometer:Spectrometer is an instrument for measuring the energy distribution of particular type of radiation.An apparatus used for recording and measuring spectra, especially as a method of analysis.
Question 15
Which company, based in San Diego, California, was founded in 1914 when Frank Van Camp and his son bought the California Tuna Canning Company to form what was originally called the Van Camp Seafood Company?
A
The Chicken of the Sea
B
Tunaco
C
The US Spam Company
D
McDonald's
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Chicken of the Sea
Question 16
How did the man who later became Britain's King George VI break with tradition when he married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923?
A
He did not wear military uniform
B
First British royal since William the Conqueror to be married outside England
C
First non-morganatic marriage between prince and commoner since accession of the House of Hanover
D
His best man was Roman Catholic
Question 16 Explanation: 
First non-morganatic marriage between prince and commoner since accession of the House of Hanover
There are 16 questions to complete.

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