General knowledge quiz 1753

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
In snooker, what is the name of the shot where a ball goes into a pocket after hitting the opposite cushion?
A
Jump shot
B
Plant
C
Cannon
D
Double
Question 1 Explanation: 
Double
Question 2
..........is least compressible
A
Solid
B
Gas
C
Liquid
D
All of these
Question 2 Explanation: 
Solid:Solid is least compressible, Because their atoms are tightly packed
Question 3
What is the name of the calms and light baffling winds in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans?
A
Sargasso
B
Doldrums
C
Ennui
D
Status Quo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Doldrums
Question 4
Which of these words means "dumbfounded"?
A
Talktaken
B
Speechless
C
Wordsucked
D
Tonguewrapped
Question 4 Explanation: 
Speechless
Question 5
What is the name of the Temple built to Pallas Athene around 480 BC, from which marble friezes and statues were removed by Lord Elgin in 1812?
A
Parthenon
B
Sphinx
C
Taj Mahal
D
Hippodrome
Question 5 Explanation: 
Parthenon
Question 6
Java, Borneo, Bali, and Sulawesi are what?
A
Islands
B
Mountain peaks
C
Types of peatland
D
Species of opossum
Question 6 Explanation: 
Islands
Question 7
What alloy is made of 12% tin and 88% copper?
A
Bronze
B
Steel
C
Brass
D
Pewter
Question 7 Explanation: 
Bronze
Question 8
Who was the first European to sail a ship round Cape Horn?
A
Ferdinand Magellan
B
Bartholomew Diaz
C
Willem Schouten
D
Abel Tasman
Question 8 Explanation: 
Willem Schouten
Question 9
Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon and Lorne Geene starred in what long running TV series?
A
Little House on the Prairie
B
Bonanza
C
The Virginian
D
Wagon Train
Question 9 Explanation: 
Bonanza
Question 10
The main types of air mass include maritime tropical(mT) maritime polar(mP) maritime arctic(mA)continental polar(cP)
A
All of the above
B
I, III, IV
C
I, IV
D
I, II
Question 11
Which active volcano is the second highest peak in Mexico?
A
Etna
B
Sierra Negra
C
Vesuvius
D
Popocatepetl
Question 11 Explanation: 
Popocatepetl
Question 12
Where are the tonsils?
A
Spleen
B
Hands
C
Liver
D
Throat
Question 12 Explanation: 
Throat
Question 13
Which British comedy-drama series (1979 to 1994) starred George Cole as Arthur Daley, an unscrupulous importer-exporter, wholesaler, and used-car salesman and Dennis Waterman as Terry McCann, his bodyguard?
A
Yes, Minister
B
Only Fools and Horses
C
Minder
D
Law & Order | UK
Question 13 Explanation: 
Minder
Question 14
What mathematical tabular system was developed and promoted in 1614 by John Napier that changes calculations of, for example, multiplication and finding square roots to addition and division respectively?
A
Algebra
B
Calculus
C
Logarithms
D
Geometric progression
Question 14 Explanation: 
Logarithms
Question 15
The plot for which musical, with lyrics by Don Black & Christopher Hampton and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, revolves around Norma Desmond, a faded star of the silent screen era, living in the past in her decaying mansion?
A
Crazy for You
B
Sunset Boulevard
C
Starlight Express
D
Aspects of Love
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sunset Boulevard
Question 16
Modem stands for...
A
Modulator Demodulater
B
Monetary Devaluation Exchange Mechanism
C
Memory Demagnetization
D
Monetary Demarkation
There are 16 questions to complete.

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