General knowledge quiz 1737

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the character "George" from the UK TV series "Rainbow"?
A
Human
B
Monkey
C
Hippopotamus
D
Bear
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hippopotamus
Question 2
The Beaufort scale is used to measure which of the following?
A
Wind Speed
B
Intensity
C
Humidity
D
All of these
Question 2 Explanation: 
Wind Speed:The Beaufort scale is a scale for measuring wind speeds. It is based on observation rather than accurate measurement.
Question 3
The book titled ' Two leaves and a Bud' penned by..........
A
Dr.Rajendra Prasad
B
BG Tilak
C
Amrita Pritam
D
Mulk Raj Anand
Question 3 Explanation: 
Mulk Raj Anand:Two Leaves and a Bud is a novel by Mulk Raj Anand first published in 1937. Like his other novels, this one also deals with the topic of oppression of the poor, and is about a peasant who tries to protect his daughter from a British soldier.
Question 4
Which is the Muppet character who appeared in "The Muppet Show" from the third season and in a number of Muppet films, who throws fish which return to him and plays a fish organ (a line of fish that, when squeezed, each gargle a different note)?
A
Lew Zealand
B
Dr. Julius Strangepork
C
Crazy Harry
D
Beauregard
Question 4 Explanation: 
Lew Zealand
Question 5
What chemical element takes its name from the Roman name for Paris?
A
Senium
B
Calcium
C
Gallium
D
Lutetium
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lutetium
Question 6
..........is an instrument for producing sound
A
Microphone
B
Photometer
C
Periscope
D
Phonograph
Question 6 Explanation: 
Phonograph:The phonograph is a device invented in 1877 for the mechanical recording and reproduction of sound. In its later forms it is also called a gramophone
Question 7
Who created the fictional CIA man Jack Ryan?
A
Len Deighton
B
Tom Clancy
C
Clive Cussler
D
John Le Carre
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tom Clancy
Question 8
Which of these is a name for vitamin B2, which naturally occurs in milk and whole wheat grain?
A
Riboflavin
B
Thiamine
C
Ascorbic acid
D
Naphthalene
Question 8 Explanation: 
Riboflavin
Question 9
..........is celebrated in Gujarat
A
Lohri
B
Dussehra
C
International Kite festival
D
Siang River festival
Question 9 Explanation: 
International Kite festival:Every year, Gujarat celebrates more than 2, 000 festivals. The International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) is regarded as one of the biggest festivals celebrated.
Question 10
Which of these characters was not created by Mark Twain?
A
Tom Sawyer
B
Huckleberry Finn
C
Jennings
D
Becky Thatcher
Question 10 Explanation: 
Jennings
Question 11
What did Edgar the Atheling spectacularly fail to do in England in 1066?
A
Drive the Danes out of England
B
Succeed to the throne vacated by the death of Edward the Confessor
C
Command the tide not to come in
D
Start a crusade
Question 11 Explanation: 
Succeed to the throne vacated by the death of Edward the Confessor
Question 12
Ionisation energy is the energy required to remove an..........from the outermost shell of an isolated gaseous atom
A
Both electron and Proton
B
Nuetron
C
Proton
D
Electron
Question 12 Explanation: 
Electron:Ionisation energy is the energy required to remove an electron from the outermost shell of an isolated gaseous atom.It is increases along a period from left to right and decreases along a group on moving downwards
Question 13
Which Bob Dylan song begins "You got a lotta nerveTo say you are my friend. When I was down, You just stood there grinning"?
A
From a Buick 6
B
Positively 4th Street
C
Like a Rolling Stone
D
Subterranean Homesick Blues
Question 13 Explanation: 
Positively 4th Street
Question 14
In astronomy, what is the next letter in the sequence O, B, A, F, G, K..........
A
C
B
N
C
M
D
H
Question 14 Explanation: 
M
Question 15
Which of these states of the USA has the largest area of land?
A
Rhode Island
B
Maine
C
Texas
D
Hawaii
Question 15 Explanation: 
Texas
Question 16
In the Christian calendar, what is the week before Easter, historically a time of abstinence from eating flesh, drinking wine and carrying on business?
A
Ramadan
B
Annunciation
C
Lent
D
Holy Week
Question 16 Explanation: 
Holy Week
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