General knowledge quiz 1454

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Pressure cooker cooks rice faster because
A
it always lets the steam escape
B
high pressure crushes the hard covering of rice grains
C
it does not let the heat energy escape easily
D
high pressure raises the boiling point of water
Question 2
SI unit of intensity of illumination is..........
A
lumen
B
Angstrom
C
Lux
D
Weber
Question 2 Explanation: 
Lux:Lux, lux meter unit of illumination in the International System of Units (SI). One lux is the amount of illumination provided when one lumen is evenly distributed over an area of one square metre.
Question 3
Who are Anne Valerie Hash, Stephanie Rolland, Alexis Mabille, Rebecca Taylor, Marc Jacobs and John Galliano?
A
Portrait painters
B
The B-52's
C
Golf professionals
D
Fashion designers
Question 3 Explanation: 
Fashion designers
Question 4
Where is the Greater Maghreb?
A
On the coast of Mozambique
B
In the Sahara Desert
C
Coastal northwest Africa
D
Along the Red Sea coast of Egypt
Question 4 Explanation: 
Coastal northwest Africa
Question 5
..........was the first Muslim ruler of Delhi
A
Ala-ud-din Khilji
B
Sajahan
C
Qutab-ud-din Aibek
D
Akbar
Question 5 Explanation: 
Qutab-ud-din Aibek:Qutb-ud-din Aibak was a ruler of the Mameluke dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. He was the first muslim ruler of Delhi
Question 6
How does the Killifish, Kryptolebias marmoratus, respond to times when water is low?
A
Lays extra eggs and buries them deep in the remaining mud
B
It buries itself below mud
C
It develops legs and migrates to deeper water
D
It alters its biology to enable it to breathe air and hides in hollow trunks above water
Question 6 Explanation: 
It alters its biology to enable it to breathe air and hides in hollow trunks above water
Question 7
What Major League Baseball player holds the record for all-time career high batting average?
A
Ty Cobb
B
Larry Walker
C
Jeff Bagwell
D
Frank Thomas
Question 8
The first Pantheon in Rome was commissioned by which Roman statesman?
A
Domitian
B
Octavian
C
Agrippa
D
Vespasian
Question 8 Explanation: 
Agrippa
Question 9
Which dictator was known as "Il Duce"?
A
Peron
B
Hitler
C
Franco
D
Mussolini
Question 9 Explanation: 
Mussolini
Question 10
Which might not fit into a vegan diet?
A
Jelly
B
Baba ganoush
C
Neeps
D
Sauerkraut
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jelly
Question 11
World War I took place mostly on what continent between 1914 and 1918?
A
Africa
B
Asia
C
Europe
D
North America
Question 11 Explanation: 
Europe
Question 12
Which 15th century Portuguese navigator discovered the sea route around the Cape of Good Hope?
A
Vasco Da Gama
B
Bartholomew Diaz
C
Ferdinand Magellan
D
Hernando Cortes
Question 12 Explanation: 
Bartholomew Diaz
Question 13
Anu, Enlil and Inanna are gods in the pantheon of the religion of which culture?
A
Iranian
B
Hittite
C
Sumerian
D
Bantu
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sumerian
Question 14
Which Formula One driver shocked the motoring world with his announcement immediately following the announcement of the World Champion in 2016?
A
Lewis Hamilton
B
Sebastian Vettel
C
Nico Rosberg
D
Max Verstappen
Question 14 Explanation: 
Nico Rosberg
Question 15
The best known works of which sculptor who aroused hostility over the depiction of sexuality, are 18 large nude sculptures in 1908 for the British Medical Association building on The Strand, the tomb of Oscar Wilde in Pere Lachaise cemetery, Paris, "Rush of Green" in Hyde Park, London, and "St Michael's Victory over the Devil" in Coventry Cathedral?
A
Peter Randall-Page
B
Richard Westmacott
C
Jacob Epstein
D
Leslie Harradine
Question 15 Explanation: 
Jacob Epstein
Question 16
What is the name used in the USA for the board game that the English call "draughts"?
A
Checkers
B
Chess
C
Parcheesi
D
Ludo
Question 16 Explanation: 
Checkers
There are 16 questions to complete.

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