General knowledge quiz 1660

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In the late 19th and early 20th century Leo Baekeland and Alexander Parkes were involved in the development of what?
A
"Ready to Drink" (RTD) drinks
B
Motor racing circuits
C
iPods
D
Plastic
Question 1 Explanation: 
Plastic
Question 2
One gram of fat yields how many calories?
A
9
B
6
C
4
D
8
Question 2 Explanation: 
9:Protein and carbohydrates both contain 4 calories per gram, while fat provides 9 calories per gram.
Question 3
When did the US TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, begin its six years of seasons?
A
1997
B
2001
C
1982
D
1970
Question 3 Explanation: 
1997
Question 4
Raymond Chandler created which of these fictional detectives?
A
Philip Marlowe
B
Hercule Poirot
C
Inspector Morse
D
Roderick Alleyn
Question 4 Explanation: 
Philip Marlowe
Question 5
The strongest Force in nature is..........
A
Electromagnetic Force
B
Gravitational Force
C
Magnetic Force
D
Nuclear Force
Question 5 Explanation: 
Nuclear Force:Strongest Force-Nuclear Force Weakest Force-Gravitational Force
Question 6
Who invented the air conditioners first in 1902?
A
Willis Carrier
B
Percy Spencer
C
Rane Laennec
D
Dewar
Question 6 Explanation: 
Willis Carrier:In 1902, the first modern electrical air conditioning unit was invented by Willis Carrier in Buffalo, New York. After graduating from Cornell University, Carrier found a job at the Buffalo Forge Company.
Question 7
Ayahuasca, a tea prepared from a flowering vine in the Amazon and used for healing ceremonies, contains which of these?
A
THC
B
DMT
C
Quinine
D
Acetylsalicylic acid
Question 7 Explanation: 
DMT
Question 8
Which of these is commonly removed by a dentist?
A
Piquet
B
Placket
C
Plague
D
Plaque
Question 8 Explanation: 
Plaque
Question 9
Which country has passed a bill giving its small Hindu Minority the right to register marriages?
A
United States
B
Afghanistan
C
Pakistan
D
Russia
Question 9 Explanation: 
Pakistan's lower house of Parliament has passed a landmark bill giving its small Hindu minority the right to register marriages, the last major hurdle on the way to enacting a law aimed at protecting women's rights
Question 10
Which poisonous compound can be a gas, solid or liquid, the most infamous application of which was use by the Nazi regime in Germany for mass murder in some gas chambers during the Holocaust?
A
Cyanide
B
Strychnine
C
Carbon monoxide
D
Arsenic
Question 10 Explanation: 
Cyanide
Question 11
Which of these organisations was not founded in England?
A
YMCA
B
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
C
YWCA
D
Boy Scouts
Question 11 Explanation: 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Question 12
In New Zealand a sport of gumboot tossing is played. A similar sport in north western Spain or south western France involves tossing what?
A
Stilettos
B
Clogs
C
Sabots
D
Espadrilles
Question 12 Explanation: 
Espadrilles
Question 13
What would one expect to find if there are homonyms?
A
Different proverbs all meaning the same
B
Words sounding the same but with different spelling and meanings
C
Words spelt the same but with different meanings
D
Male nymphs
Question 13 Explanation: 
Words spelt the same but with different meanings
Question 14
What sport is aimed by its World Federation towards "the growing numbers of optimistic young people around the globe who believe that through camaraderie, self-expression, and service to others, there is no obstacle that cannot be overcome."?
A
Planking
B
Bossaball
C
Parkour
D
Video gaming
Question 14 Explanation: 
Parkour
Question 15
Which of these cards is different?
A
Jack
B
King
C
Queen
D
Ace
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ace
Question 16
Which of these banking organisations has been the subject of several books, such as "Unholy Trinity:How the Vatican's Nazi Networks Betrayed Western Intelligence to the Soviets", "Genocide in Satellite Croatia 1941-1945" and "The Vatican's Holocaust", which appeared during the 1980s and 1990s?
A
The Institute for Works of Religion
B
Administration of the Patrimony of the Apostolic See
C
Deutsche Bank
D
Banco Ambrosiano
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Institute for Works of Religion
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