General knowledge quiz 1655

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Rosalind Franklin, a biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of DNA, RNA, and viruses, was what nationality?
A
Samoan
B
Indian
C
New Zealander
D
British
Question 1 Explanation: 
British
Question 2
During the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visit to India, India and UAE have inked how many agreements?
A
7
B
12
C
9
D
8
Question 2 Explanation: 
-Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was in India on a three-day visit during which UAE and India inked 9 agreements on areas like security, counter-terrorism, nuclear, space sector and energy sector
Question 3
Which London street runs from St Paul's churchyard almost to the Bank of England?
A
Pall Mall
B
Cheapside
C
Downing Street
D
Piccadilly
Question 3 Explanation: 
Cheapside
Question 4
The Jigme Dorji National Park is situated in..........
A
Nepal
B
Pakistan
C
Bangladesh
D
China
Question 4 Explanation: 
Nepal:The Jigme Dorji National Park, named after the late Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, is the second-largest National Park of Bhutan.
Question 5
Rubiola is another name for which of these illnesses?
A
Measles
B
Mumps
C
Malaria
D
Mal de mer
Question 5 Explanation: 
Measles
Question 6
When was the first season of rugby league played?
A
1906-7
B
1910-11
C
1895-6
D
1907-8
Question 6 Explanation: 
1895-6
Question 7
Who wrote "Devil May Care", a James Bond novel, at the request of the trustees of the estate of original 007 author Ian Fleming?
A
Sebastian Faulks
B
Dan Brown
C
John le Carre
D
Len Deighton
Question 7 Explanation: 
Sebastian Faulks
Question 8
What was the occupation of William Kidd, who was hanged for it in 1701?
A
Pirate
B
Horse-thief
C
Highwayman
D
Counterfeiter
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pirate
Question 9
What term is used to describe a wine with a full body and rich texture?
A
Spunky
B
Sassy
C
Blowzy
D
Voluptuous
Question 9 Explanation: 
Voluptuous
Question 10
What word, invented by Pawel Ciompa in 1910 and first used by Ragnar Frisch in the sense that it is used today, is concerned with developing and applying quantitative or statistical methods to the study and elucidation of economic principles, combining economic theory with statistics to analyse and test economic relationships?
A
Heterodoxy
B
Macroeconomics
C
Econometrics
D
Demography
Question 10 Explanation: 
Econometrics
Question 11
Which of these is a species of flatfish native to marine or brackish waters of the North Atlantic, Black Sea, Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea?
A
Yesbut
B
Sackbut
C
Gambit
D
Turbot
Question 11 Explanation: 
Turbot
Question 12
Penicillin is widely used as
A
an antiseptic
B
a disinfectant
C
an antibiotic
D
an insecticide
Question 13
The main watershed of most of the peninsular river lies in the
A
Aravalli hills
B
Raj Mahal hills
C
Siwalik hills
D
Western Ghats
Question 14
What was the name given to a type of xylophone consisting of large stones, dating from 2, 500-4, 000 BC found in China?
A
Petrophone
B
Stonophone
C
Lithophone
D
Rockaphone
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lithophone
Question 15
What does an imprimatur convey?
A
Formal permission to print a book
B
Pardon for a misdemeanour
C
Blessing for a new venture
D
Farewell to a dear friend
Question 15 Explanation: 
Formal permission to print a book
Question 16
Triticum Aestivum is the scientific name of..........
A
Wheat
B
Mustard
C
Rice
D
Gram
Question 16 Explanation: 
Wheat:Common wheat (Triticum aestivum), also known as bread wheat, is a cultivated wheat species.
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