General knowledge quiz 1613

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which inert gas with a density 2.8 that of air was discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1895?
A
Xenon
B
Argon
C
Krypton
D
Neon
Question 1 Explanation: 
Krypton
Question 2
In which country is the city of Tangier?
A
Sierra Leone
B
Morocco
C
Ghana
D
New Guinea
Question 2 Explanation: 
Morocco
Question 3
Behourd, quintain, melee, and hastilude are terms relating to what?
A
Embroidery of murals commemorating famous battles
B
Archery contests
C
A mediaeval religious ritual in Macedonia
D
Martial games
Question 3 Explanation: 
Martial games
Question 4
A "basho" is a tournament for what sport?
A
Polo
B
BMX Racing
C
Sumo wrestling
D
Cliff diving
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sumo wrestling
Question 5
What was the first full length cartoon film produced by Walt Disney?
A
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
B
Wall-E
C
Ants
D
Toy Story
Question 5 Explanation: 
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Question 6
What are likely to interest a numismatist specially?
A
Burial practices
B
Birds
C
Stamps
D
Coins or medals
Question 6 Explanation: 
Coins or medals
Question 7
Who is referred to by the "Ig" in Ig Nobel prizes?
A
Ichabod Crane
B
Ignatius Loyola
C
No-one, it is a pun to parody the more famous Nobel prize
D
Iggy Pop
Question 7 Explanation: 
No-one, it is a pun to parody the more famous Nobel prize
Question 8
What was the Mississippi State Penitentiary formerly called?
A
San Quentin
B
Alcatraz
C
Sing Sing
D
Parchman Farm
Question 8 Explanation: 
Parchman Farm
Question 9
Master Control Facility is located in..........
A
Kerala
B
Karnataka
C
Madhya Pradesh
D
Both 2 and 3
Question 9 Explanation: 
Both 2 and 3:Master Control Facility (MCF) at Hassan in Karnataka and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh monitors and controls all the Geostationary/Geosynchronous satellites of ISRO, namely, INSAT, GSAT, Kalpana and IRNSS series of satellites
Question 10
Generally how saline are tears?
A
Maximum 5% salt by weight
B
Maximum 1% salt by weight
C
Maximum 0.01% salt by weight
D
Maximum 10% salt by weight
Question 10 Explanation: 
Maximum 1% salt by weight
Question 11
Which of these was a popular comedy duo in the 1970s?
A
Dean Martin and Jerry Built
B
Laurel and Harvey
C
Morecambe and Weiss
D
Cheech and Chong
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cheech and Chong
Question 12
With what profession was Vidal Sassoon most associated?
A
Sculpture
B
Hairdressing
C
Cookery
D
Painting
Question 12 Explanation: 
Hairdressing
Question 13
The Government of India has sets target to triple nuclear power generation by
A
2022
B
2024
C
2023
D
2025
Question 13 Explanation: 
2024
Question 14
The Homestake Experiment in the late 1960s was designed to observe what?
A
Solar neutrinos
B
Beta decay
C
Treatment of Alzheimer's
D
The results of chemical weapons tests
Question 14 Explanation: 
Solar neutrinos
Question 15
Which of the following is called the City of Weavers?
A
Surat
B
Kanpur
C
Ahmedabad
D
None of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
None of these; it is Panipat
Question 16
The main characters of which of these plays are real estate salesmen?
A
"Glengarry Glen Ross" by David Mamet
B
"A Streetcar Named Desire" by Tennessee Williams
C
"The Crucible" by Arthur Miller
D
"Art" by Yasmina Reza
Question 16 Explanation: 
"Glengarry Glen Ross" by David Mamet
There are 16 questions to complete.

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