General knowledge quiz 1493

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the official currency of Suriname?
A
Sterling
B
Surinamese guilder
C
Surinamese dollar
D
Euro
Question 1 Explanation: 
Surinamese dollar
Question 2
Canadian Florence Nightingale Graham dropped out of nursing school in Toronto and joined her elder brother in New York City, working as a bookkeeper for the E.R. Squibb Pharmaceuticals Company. By what name is she better known?
A
Florence Nightingale
B
Helena Rubinstein
C
Elizabeth Arden
D
Estee Lauder
Question 2 Explanation: 
Elizabeth Arden
Question 3
What is the traditional symbol for a fifth wedding anniversary?
A
Crystal
B
Glass
C
Wood
D
Silver
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wood
Question 4
Which country became a self-governing state within the British Empire in 1959, declared independence from Britain, joining the Federation of Malaysia in 1963, and left the federation on 9 August 1965?
A
Sarawak
B
Sabah
C
Singapore
D
Malaya
Question 4 Explanation: 
Singapore
Question 5
Lead poisoning, caused by increased levels of the metal lead in the blood, that may cause irreversible neurological damage, renal disease, and reproductive toxicity, is not also known in medical circles as..........?
A
Plumbism
B
Saturnism
C
Gunshot wounds
D
Painter's colic
Question 5 Explanation: 
Gunshot wounds
Question 6
What was the title of Graham Norton's autobiography, published in 2004?
A
So Me
B
Pretentious? Moi?
C
An Irishman Goes Into a Bar
D
Having a Gay Old Time
Question 6 Explanation: 
So Me
Question 7
The bars of which of these instruments, first marketed in its current form in 1928, are made of aluminium, eah of which has a device to give a tremolo effect to the sounds produced?
A
Xylophone
B
Vibraphone
C
Glockenspiel
D
Marimba
Question 7 Explanation: 
Vibraphone
Question 8
What is a term for an important person?
A
Big cheese
B
Fat pear
C
Heavy butter
D
Large hotdog
Question 8 Explanation: 
Big cheese
Question 9
Which one of these could make a sauce?
A
Celery "julienne", apple "julienne", grape or pineapple & walnuts in mayonnaise
B
Clarified butter, egg yolks, shallot, chervil, peppercorn & tarragon
C
Egg whites, caster sugar, white vinegar, cornstarch, and vanilla
D
Eggs, minced ham, vegetables, and seafood
Question 9 Explanation: 
Clarified butter, egg yolks, shallot, chervil, peppercorn & tarragon
Question 10
The USA's oldest non-broken "Treaty of Friendship", negotiated by Thomas Barclay, signed by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson in 1786, and ratified by US Congress in July 1787, is with which country?
A
Australia
B
France
C
Ireland
D
Morocco
Question 10 Explanation: 
Morocco
Question 11
In the 1967 film "Belle de Jour", based on a 1928 novel by Joseph Kessel and directed by Luis Bunuel, what part-time work is carried out by the main character played by Catherine Deneuve?
A
Telephone sale
B
Waitress
C
Prostitute
D
Nanny
Question 11 Explanation: 
Prostitute
Question 12
Electrometer measures..........
A
Electric current of high magnitude
B
Electric current of low magnitude
C
Electricity
D
electric power
Question 12 Explanation: 
Electricity:An electrometer is an electrical instrument for measuring electric charge or electrical potential difference.
Question 13
Tripping is associates with
A
Snooker
B
Volleyball
C
Football
D
Cricket
Question 14
Sushila Chanu is related to
A
Tennis
B
Swimming
C
Weighlifting
D
Hockey
Question 14 Explanation: 
Hockey:Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam is an Indian field hockey player and is the current captain of Indian national hockey team
Question 15
What name was given to the architectural style adopted in Britain from 1714 to 1820?
A
Neapolitan
B
Gothic
C
Georgian
D
Edwardian
Question 15 Explanation: 
Georgian
Question 16
Frederick III of Swabia, then elected king of Germany in 1152 CE and subsequently establishing a widespread empire over much of Europe, was popularly known as what?
A
Barbarossa
B
Justinian
C
Charlemagne
D
Lionheart
Question 16 Explanation: 
Barbarossa
There are 16 questions to complete.

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