General knowledge quiz 1516

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Ptyalin is an enzyme produced in the
A
salivary glands
B
pituitary glands
C
thyroid glands
D
pancreas
Question 2
The normal temperature of human body is..........
A
730C
B
300C
C
370C
D
1000C
Question 2 Explanation: 
370C:Normal body temperature as an oral temperature of 98.6$^\circ$F (37$^\circ$C). This is an average of normal body temperatures.
Question 3
Which river begins in the Rocky Mountains in south-west Colorado, crosses New Mexico and forms the border between Mexico and the USA before reaching the Gulf of Mexico?
A
Rio Grande
B
Talahassee
C
Mississippi
D
Hudson
Question 3 Explanation: 
Rio Grande
Question 4
Which of these is a book by Laurie Lee?
A
Cider With Rosie
B
Gin with Gertie
C
Tea with Tessa
D
Milk with Marjorie
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cider With Rosie
Question 5
Which of the following is largest credit agency in India?
A
ONICRA
B
CRISIL
C
SMERA
D
CARE
Question 5 Explanation: 
-CRISIL(Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited) is a global analytical company providing ratings, research, and risk and policy advisory services.It is the India's leading ratings agency and also the foremost provider of high-end research to the world's largest banks and leading corporations. HQ-Mumbai
Question 6
Which is the preposition in the tongue twister "She sells sea shells by the sea shore"?
A
She
B
The
C
By
D
Sells
Question 6 Explanation: 
By
Question 7
Which of these is a resort in Italy?
A
Menton
B
Monte Carlo
C
Rimini
D
Corfu
Question 7 Explanation: 
Rimini
Question 8
Bombay Chronicle was an English-language newspaper published by..........
A
KM Panikkar
B
Thomas Bennett
C
Pherozshah Mehta
D
Robert Knight
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pherozshah Mehta:Bombay Chronicle was an English-language newspaper, published from Mumbai (then Bombay), started in 1910 by Sir Pherozeshah Mehta
Question 9
In Michaelangelo's painting on the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Adam's finger points to whom?
A
Moses
B
God
C
Eve
D
David
Question 9 Explanation: 
God
Question 10
She was only the second woman to receive a science doctorate from the Vienna University, and was one of three scientists to identify the splitting of the uranium atom, Who was she?
A
Rosalind Franklin
B
Lise Meitner
C
Mary Fairfax Somerville
D
Caroline Herschel
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lise Meitner
Question 11
What do members of the Gideon Society leave in hotel bedrooms?
A
Shower caps
B
Bibles
C
Sewing kits
D
Plastic flowers
Question 11 Explanation: 
Bibles
Question 12
Trophies of the same name were awarded to the winners of a world soccer competition run by UEFA and CONMEBOL, a first-class cricket competition run by the ICC for 12 of its associate members, a baseball competition sanctioned by the IBAF and a basketball competition between each of the European Cup winners. What is the name of these trophies?
A
Commissioner's Trophy
B
Intercontinental Cup
C
European Trophy
D
Borg Warner Trophy
Question 12 Explanation: 
Intercontinental Cup
Question 13
In May 2011 Stevie Nicks released which solo album, her first for 10 years?
A
Bella Donna
B
Trouble in Shangri-La
C
In Your Dreams
D
My World 2.0
Question 13 Explanation: 
In Your Dreams
Question 14
Which Pope was elected in 2005?
A
Pope Urban VIII
B
Pope Benedict XVI
C
Pope Gregory XIII
D
Pope Pius VI
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pope Benedict XVI
Question 15
Who moved to New York City in 1977 where she worked as a waitress in Dunkin' Donuts, performed as a dancer for French disco artist Patrick Hernandez on a world tour, formed the band "The Breakfast Club" with Dan Gilroy, and the band "Emmy" with Stephen Bray, and has been described as "a woman who pulled herself up by her bra straps?"
A
Christina Aguilera
B
Celine Dion
C
Madonna
D
Lady Gaga
Question 15 Explanation: 
Madonna
Question 16
Who was the guitarist for David Bowie's recording and performing band from 1970 to 1974?
A
Gram Parsons
B
Brian May
C
Mick Taylor
D
Mick Ronson
Question 16 Explanation: 
Mick Ronson
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