General knowledge quiz 1581

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which one of the four provinces of Ireland includes Northern Ireland, and three counties in the Republic of Ireland?
A
Connacht
B
Ulster
C
Donegal
D
Munster
Question 1 Explanation: 
Ulster
Question 2
Which of these is a type of omelette originating from Spain?
A
Picador
B
Tortilla
C
Hacienda
D
Cannelloni
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tortilla
Question 3
Where was the first "Surf Bathers' Life-Saving Club" founded?
A
Malibu, California, USA
B
Bondi, Sydney, Australia
C
Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii, USA
D
Clam Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
Question 3 Explanation: 
Bondi, Sydney, Australia
Question 4
Albert Einstein proposed the..........
A
Raman effect
B
Theory of relativity
C
Electromagnetism
D
Electromagnetic Theory
Question 4 Explanation: 
Theory of relativity:The theory of relativity proposed by Albert Einstein, and subsequent work of Max Planck, Hermann Minkowski and others. General relativity (GR) is a theory of gravitation that was developed by Albert Einstein between 1907 and 1915, with contributions by many others after 1915
Question 5
What was the occupation of John Spilsbury of London, England, who is credited with inventing the jigsaw puzzle around 1760?
A
Joiner
B
Mapmaker and engraver
C
Mathematician
D
Painter
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mapmaker and engraver
Question 6
A law prior to 1920 regulating the speed of vehicles on the road in the UK required somebody to do what in addition?
A
Walk beside the vehicle to warn horses
B
Install a speedometer
C
Carry a red flag or lantern ahead of the vehicle
D
Install windscreen wipers
Question 6 Explanation: 
Carry a red flag or lantern ahead of the vehicle
Question 7
Which mountain range stretches from Austria and Slovenia in the east, through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany to France in the west?
A
Alps
B
Urals
C
Andes
D
Caucasus
Question 7 Explanation: 
Alps
Question 8
Which of the following is Dry ice?
A
Solid carbon dioxide
B
Solid carbon monoxide
C
Liquid carbon dioxide
D
Liquid carbon monoxide
Question 8 Explanation: 
Solid carbon dioxide:Dry ice, sometimes referred to as ''cardice'' (chiefly by British chemists), is the solid form of carbon dioxide. It is used primarily as a cooling agent
Question 9
What is "lutein"?
A
The yellow colouring in the yolk of an egg
B
The tuning peg on a lute string
C
An airtight stopper
D
Woods from which lutes are usually made
Question 9 Explanation: 
The yellow colouring in the yolk of an egg
Question 10
Who were the father and son who appeared in Cecil B DeMille's 1957 epic film "The Ten Commandments"?
A
Jimmy Stewart and Ronald
B
Yul Brynner and Rock
C
Charles Boyer and Michael
D
Charlton Heston and Fraser
Question 10 Explanation: 
Charlton Heston and Fraser
Question 11
Sasthamcotta Lake is located in..........
A
Assam
B
Sikkim
C
Karnataka
D
Kerala
Question 12
The most southerly point of England is at the tip of what peninsula?
A
The Worm
B
The Snake
C
The Lizard
D
The Spider
Question 12 Explanation: 
The Lizard
Question 13
Which conductor of the Worcester Glee Club from 1879 to 1889, went on to write "The Enigma Variations" and "The Dream of Gerontius"?
A
Ralph Vaughan Williams
B
Benjamin Britten
C
Edward Elgar
D
Eric Coates
Question 13 Explanation: 
Edward Elgar
Question 14
What fictional character is addicted to vicodin?
A
Dr Gregory House
B
Sherlock Holmes
C
Don Quixote
D
Dr Faustus
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dr Gregory House
Question 15
Why was Yugoslav Anton Josipovic awarded a gold medal by default for the final of the Light Heavyweight boxing contest at the 1984 Olympic Games?
A
The medal ceremony was scheduled before all rounds were completed
B
He was the only competitor in the class
C
The other semi-final ended in a draw
D
Neither of the two contenders in the other semi-final was eligible to fight him
Question 15 Explanation: 
Neither of the two contenders in the other semi-final was eligible to fight him
Question 16
In 1928 Penicillin was discovered by..........
A
R.A. Millikan
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Frederick Banting
D
Benjamin Franklin
Question 16 Explanation: 
Alexander Fleming:Penicillin was discovered in London in September of 1928 by Dr. Alexander Fleming
There are 16 questions to complete.

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