General knowledge quiz 1721

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which 19th century scientist is recognised for work on thermodynamics, among other areas, and was made a Baron in 1892?
A
William Kelvin
B
Isaac Newton
C
Robert Boyle
D
Max Planck
Question 1 Explanation: 
William Kelvin
Question 2
Which Tennessee city has the same name as the ancient Egyptian city named after King Menes?
A
Cairo
B
Memphis
C
Nubia
D
Thebes
Question 2 Explanation: 
Memphis
Question 3
Which of the following is known as Emerald island?
A
Finland
B
Iceland
C
Ireland
D
Netherland
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ireland:Emerald Isle is the poetic name for Ireland due to its green countryside, first referred to in print by William Drennan in his poem ''When Erin first rose''.
Question 4
What is significant about the global loop completed by Sarah Outen from the UK in November 2015?
A
She financed it via crowdfunding
B
Her flight was powered by solar power
C
She gave birth during the trip
D
She completed it by solo human power, by boat, bicycle and kayak
Question 4 Explanation: 
She completed it by solo human power, by boat, bicycle and kayak
Question 5
Which game is played between two teams of up to sixteen players, eleven of whom are permitted to be on the pitch at any one time, on a field 91.40m by 5m (100 by 60 yards)?
A
Rugby League
B
Netball
C
Cricket
D
Hockey
Question 5 Explanation: 
Hockey
Question 6
Which US President was assassinated by Leon Frank Czolgosz at the Temple of Music at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York?
A
William McKinley
B
Abraham Lincoln
C
William Henry Harrison
D
John F Kennedy
Question 6 Explanation: 
William McKinley
Question 7
What term is used for the actress that has the main part in a film or play?
A
Head girl
B
Guiding woman
C
Leading lady
D
Front maiden
Question 7 Explanation: 
Leading lady
Question 8
..........is authored by J B Kriplani
A
An Unkown India
B
A Bend in the Ganges
C
Gandhian Philosophy Set for Auction
D
Lucknow Boy
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gandhian Philosophy Set for Auction:A book on Gandhian philosophy with a handwritten note by J B Kriplani wa set to be auctioned on October 13-14 by domestic auctioneers Bidsvilla.com
Question 9
Sine the mid 1990s the USA has banned what in hunting water fowl?
A
The use of falcons
B
Guns with capacity for more than two shots
C
The issuing of licences to permanently disabled hunters
D
The use of lead shot
Question 9 Explanation: 
The use of lead shot
Question 10
What projectile is fired by a crossbow?
A
Nut
B
Bolt
C
Screw
D
Nail
Question 10 Explanation: 
Bolt
Question 11
What can a nictitating membrane protect against?
A
Chlorophyll
B
Claws
C
Electricity
D
Dirt
Question 11 Explanation: 
Dirt
Question 12
Which British prime minister returned from Munich to London in 1938 with an agreement signed by Hitler, Mussolini and the French Premier that promised peace in Europe?
A
Clement Atlee
B
Winston Churchill
C
Neville Chamberlain
D
Harold Macmillan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Neville Chamberlain
Question 13
Which poet's middle name was Bysshe?
A
Wilde
B
Wordsworth
C
Keats
D
Shelley
Question 13 Explanation: 
Shelley
Question 14
What is zabaglione?
A
Heroin
B
Skiing style
C
Suit case made of lion skin
D
Dessert
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dessert
Question 15
Which of the following is the currency of Cyprus?
A
Lari
B
Peso
C
USD
D
Euro
Question 16
Which of these is not a creature if the word "red" is placed in front of it?
A
Kangaroo
B
Setter
C
Cross
D
Squirrel
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cross
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