General knowledge quiz 1492

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In what well-known cartoon series would the character Milou be found?
A
Garfield
B
The Adventures of Asterix and Obelix
C
Doonesbury
D
The Adventures of Tintin
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Adventures of Tintin
Question 2
..........is the temperature at which the Celsius and the Fahrenheit readings are numerically equal but opposite in signs?
A
800/7
B
780/6
C
540/2
D
860/6
Question 2 Explanation: 
800/7:X0 F =-X0 C X-32/9 =-x/5 X = 80/7
Question 3
South Africa, Australia and New Zealand were designated "Dominions" in the early part of which century?
A
18th
B
19th
C
21st
D
20th
Question 3 Explanation: 
20th
Question 4
Brazil is the world's biggest coffee producer. What is the second biggest?
A
India
B
Indonesia
C
Vietnam
D
Guatemala
Question 4 Explanation: 
Vietnam
Question 5
Chankapur Dam, is an earthfill dam on the..........River
A
Banas
B
Fattepur
C
Girna
D
Banas
Question 6
Penfold is the sidekick of which British animated super hero / secret agent?
A
Postman Pat
B
The Pink Panther
C
DangerMouse
D
Johnny English
Question 6 Explanation: 
DangerMouse
Question 7
What does an anemometer measure?
A
The strength of an opposing army
B
Sea creatures tentacles
C
Petal sizes of certain perennial flowers
D
Wind velocity
Question 7 Explanation: 
Wind velocity
Question 8
Which hormone controls the female reproductive cycle?
A
Testosterone
B
Oestrogen
C
Prostaglandin
D
Thiamine
Question 8 Explanation: 
Oestrogen
Question 9
What is the name for a condition of decay in timber caused by attacks of fungi?
A
Rotation
B
Mushrooming
C
Toad in the hole
D
Dry rot
Question 9 Explanation: 
Dry rot
Question 10
Which of these is a breed of Australian sheep dog bred to muster livestock, primarily sheep, cattle, goats and poultry?
A
Banshee
B
Nessie
C
Kelpie
D
Hooley
Question 10 Explanation: 
Kelpie
Question 11
Study of a single population's relationship to its environment is called
A
Ecology
B
Biology
C
Synecology
D
Autecology
Question 11 Explanation: 
Autecology:The ecological study of a particular species is called Autecology
Question 12
The Central Processing Unit is an embeded chip that acts as the 'brains' of a computer. What Intel chip was used in the Altair (the first real personal computer)?
A
6502
B
8080
C
6400
D
8286
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Intel 8080 was a jazzed-up calculator chip. It was included in microcomputer kits which were little more than demonstration tools and did little except blink lights. Besides the 8080 chip, the Altair included a power supply, a front panel with a large number of lights and 256 bytes (not kilobytes) of memory. The kit sold for ($395) and had to be assembled.
Question 13
'Every blow that is hurled to me will act as a nail in the coffin of the British Empire' said by
A
MK Gandhi
B
Sardar Patel
C
Lala Lajpat Rai
D
Annnie Besant
Question 13 Explanation: 
Lala Lajpat Rai:Lala Lajpat Rai words, ''Every blow made upon me will act like a nail in the coffin of the British empire'' proved Prophetic, as British officer Saunders was murdered soon after and following a chain of events, Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru were hanged till death.
Question 14
What does VVVF stand for?
A
Variant Voltage Vile Frequency
B
Variable Velocity Variable Fun
C
Very Very Vicious Frequency
D
Variable Voltage Variable Frequency
Question 14 Explanation: 
It is a method of controlling the speed of an AC induction motor, whereby speed, current and torque can all be accurately controlled.
Question 15
How did Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger B. Chaffee die in 1967?
A
Crashed on the moon
B
Burned to death
C
As the result of a car accident
D
A Vietnamese mine
Question 15 Explanation: 
Burned to death
Question 16
Which play, developed in the Vineyard Arts Project at Martha's Vineyard in the USA and premiering on Broadway in 2014, was based on the autobiography of Broadway writer and director Moss Hart?
A
Act One
B
Curtains Away
C
Good Morning Mr Director
D
The Master Contract
Question 16 Explanation: 
Act One
There are 16 questions to complete.

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