General knowledge quiz 1630

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Litmus is obtained from..........
A
protozoa
B
Fungus
C
archaea
D
Lichens
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lichens:Litmus is a water soluble mixture of different dyes extracted from lichens. It is often absorbed onto filter paper to produce one of the oldest forms of pH indicator, used to test materials for acidity.
Question 2
Silver Revolution is related to..........
A
Water
B
Potato
C
Cotton
D
Egg
Question 2 Explanation: 
Egg:Th e silver revolution refers to the period in which the production of eggs was tremondously increased.
Question 3
The US TV series "Sex and the City" was based on a book adapted from a newspaper sex column by which writer?
A
Carolyn Hax
B
Candace Bushnell
C
Anka Radakovich
D
Meghan Bainum
Question 3 Explanation: 
Candace Bushnell
Question 4
What is a "terp"?
A
An artificial mound created to give safe ground in high water
B
A contract interpreter for the military
C
An oil containing monoterpene alcohols added to a henna mix to darken the colour
D
Any of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
Any of these
Question 5
The international multi-million dollar prizes set up in 2012 to recognise important recent achievements by scientists in (by 2015) Mathematics, Life Sciences, Fundamental Physics are known as what?
A
The Breakthrough Prizes
B
The IgNobel Prizes
C
The Tang Prize
D
The Queen Elizabeth Prize
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Breakthrough Prizes
Question 6
What are muslin and chenille?
A
Fabrics
B
1980s folk duo
C
Eastern religions
D
Computer viruses
Question 6 Explanation: 
Fabrics
Question 7
On which date, the World Biodiversity Day is observed?
A
May 22
B
June 5
C
May 28
D
July 12
Question 7 Explanation: 
22-May
Question 8
Birla Planetarium is the largest Planetarium in India located in..........
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
New Delhi
D
Hyderabad
Question 8 Explanation: 
Kolkata:Popularly known as taramandal, the planetarium was inaugurated on 2 July 1963 by the then Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.
Question 9
Which comic character was introduced in More Fun Comics #73 in November 1941?
A
Aquaman
B
Wonderwoman
C
Adam Strange
D
Hawkman
Question 9 Explanation: 
Aquaman
Question 10
The Cetane number of diesel oil is..........
A
65
B
82
C
75
D
50
Question 10 Explanation: 
75:Cetane number or CN is an indicator of the combustion speed of diesel fuel. It is an inverse of the similar octane rating for gasoline (petrol). CN of diesel oil = 75
Question 11
What film, released in 2000, is the story of Gilbert and Sullivan's first production of "The Mikado"?
A
The Piano
B
Life is Beautiful
C
Music And Lyrics
D
Topsy Turvy
Question 11 Explanation: 
Topsy Turvy
Question 12
Where is Indira Gandhi International Airport located?
A
Guwahati, Assam
B
Gaya, Bihar
C
Patna, Bihar
D
New Delhi, Delhi
Question 12 Explanation: 
New Delhi, Delhi
Question 13
Who presides over joint session of parliament?
A
President
B
Prime Minister
C
Vice President
D
Speaker of Lok Sabha
Question 13 Explanation: 
Speaker of Lok Sabha:In the case of deadlock between the two houses of the parliament, the joint sitting is presided over by the Speaker of Lok Sabha
Question 14
What is produced from coarse aggregate, sand, cement and water?
A
Mortar
B
Gingernut biscuits
C
Concrete
D
Stucco
Question 14 Explanation: 
Concrete
Question 15
The Cimbrian Peninsula known as Jutland contains land in which two countries?
A
Germany and the Netherlands
B
Denmark and Norway
C
Denmark and Germany
D
Sweden and Norway
Question 15 Explanation: 
Denmark and Germany
Question 16
What musical instruments does a luthier work with?
A
Stringed
B
Wind
C
Percussion
D
Mediaeval
Question 16 Explanation: 
Stringed
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