General knowledge quiz 1499

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Why was the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania founded by William Penn?
A
He was heading for Tennessee but became lost and decided to stay
B
He thought that it would be nice to have a place named after him
C
As a safe place for Quakers to live and practise their faith
D
The colonial government was offering bonuses to those who founded commonwealths
Question 1 Explanation: 
As a safe place for Quakers to live and practise their faith
Question 2
Reserpine is used to..........
A
reduce the fever
B
reduce glucose level
C
reduce high blood pressure
D
reduce the pain
Question 2 Explanation: 
reduce high blood pressure:Reserpine is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes
Question 3
Pigmentation of skin is due to
A
lymphocytes
B
monocytes
C
leucocytes
D
melanocytes
Question 4
Which of these is exothermic?
A
Melting ice
B
Dropping table salt into water
C
Dropping sodium into water
D
Boiling an egg
Question 4 Explanation: 
Dropping sodium into water
Question 5
Which of the four Gospels in the Christian New Testament is not a synoptic gospel?
A
Mark
B
Matthew
C
John
D
Luke
Question 5 Explanation: 
John
Question 6
Which country would you go to in order to travel up the Amazon River?
A
Cuba
B
Brazil
C
Panama
D
Canada
Question 6 Explanation: 
Brazil
Question 7
Which of these was a French composer, known for his "Ave Maria" and his operas "Faust" and "Romeo et Juliette"?
A
Charles-Francois Gounod
B
Georges Bizet
C
Francoise Hardy
D
Jean-Baptiste Lully
Question 7 Explanation: 
Charles-Francois Gounod
Question 8
Which of the following is the constituency of Shri Ram Vilas Paswan?
A
Hajipuri
B
Lucknow
C
Jhansi
D
Vizianagaram
Question 9
The male of which crab has one claw much longer than the other?
A
Horseshoe crab
B
Hermit crab
C
King crab
D
Fiddler crab
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fiddler crab
Question 10
Which of the following is/are plant products?
A
Vanilla
B
Chicory
C
Camphor
D
All of these
Question 10 Explanation: 
All of these:Vanilla, Chicory and Camphor are Plant products
Question 11
The television series "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997-2003), "Firefly" (2002) and which other series were created or co-created by screenwriter, director, producer, comic book writer, and composer Joss Whedon?
A
Dollhouse (2009-10)
B
All of these
C
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (from 2013)
D
Angel (1999-2004)
Question 11 Explanation: 
All of these
Question 12
Brighu Lake is located in..........
A
Karnataka
B
Himachal Pradesh
C
Sikkim
D
Meghalaya
Question 13
The word "ternary" refers to what?
A
The number 3
B
Birds
C
Queueing Theory
D
Agriculture
Question 13 Explanation: 
The number 3
Question 14
Who set a world land speed record of over 400 miles per hour at Bonneville, Utah, USA, and was killed attempting a new water speed record on Loch Ness in September 1952?
A
Evel Knievel
B
Henry Ford
C
Craig Breedlove
D
John Cobb
Question 14 Explanation: 
John Cobb
Question 15
Who discovered the moon of Saturn called Titan in 1655?
A
Asaph Hall
B
Herschel
C
Cassini
D
Huygens
Question 15 Explanation: 
Huygens
Question 16
Which of these comedians was born last?
A
Bob Hope
B
Oliver Hardy
C
Jim Carrey
D
Steve Martin
Question 16 Explanation: 
Jim Carrey
There are 16 questions to complete.

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