General knowledge quiz 1757

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the sum of the digits of the product of any number between 1 & 9 multiplied by 9?
A
9
B
10
C
6
D
3
Question 1 Explanation: 
9
Question 2
The chemical breakdown of a compound due to reaction with water is called
A
Hydration
B
Hydrolysis
C
Hydrogenation
D
Reduction
Question 2 Explanation: 
Hydrolysis literally means reaction with water. It is a chemical process in which a molecule is cleaved into two parts by the addition of a molecule of water.
Question 3
Which is a definition of hardwood?
A
Wood from the heart of a tree
B
Wood from gymnosperm trees
C
Wood from dicot angiosperm trees
D
Particularly dense timber
Question 3 Explanation: 
Wood from dicot angiosperm trees
Question 4
The dance in Himachal Pradesh, performed indoor, solo or duet, especially when life comes to a standstill during cold winter is
A
Luddi dance
B
Munzra
C
Giddha parhaun
D
Rouf
Question 5
What is the name for radiations of a wavelength longer than and immediately next to the visible spectrum?
A
X Rays
B
Ultra violet
C
Rainbow
D
Infra red
Question 5 Explanation: 
Infra red
Question 6
A painting by Sandro Botticelli that depicts a goddess, having emerged from the sea as a full grown woman, arriving at the sea-shore on a sea shell is called "The Birth of... " who?
A
Mars
B
Venus
C
Neptune
D
Pluto
Question 6 Explanation: 
Venus
Question 7
Where are the sheer cliffs of the Drakensberg?
A
Austria
B
Lichtenstein
C
Southern Africa
D
Switzerland
Question 7 Explanation: 
Southern Africa
Question 8
The caffeine-rich infused drink, mate, is prepared from a species of South American holly called what?
A
Yerba
B
Christ's Thorn
C
Cassena
D
Gallberry
Question 8 Explanation: 
Yerba
Question 9
Frank Langella and Anthony Hopkins have both played which historical character?
A
Sherlock Holmes
B
Perry White
C
John Wilkes Booth
D
Richard Nixon
Question 9 Explanation: 
Richard Nixon
Question 10
Who wrote "The Seven Pillars of Wisdom"?
A
Lawrence of Arabia
B
Mohandas Gandhi
C
Plato
D
Winston Churchill
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lawrence of Arabia
Question 11
The game "Obduction" released in 2016 by Cyan is in the same mood as which game, a game also by Cyan released in 1993?
A
Myst
B
Duke Nukem II
C
Doom
D
Sonic Spinball
Question 11 Explanation: 
Myst
Question 12
The island of Tasmania is governed by which country?
A
France
B
Australia
C
The Netherlands
D
Vietnam
Question 12 Explanation: 
Australia
Question 13
Which of these is a contagious disease, an upper respiratory tract illness characterised by sore throat, low fever, and an adherent membrane on the tonsils, pharynx, and/or nasal cavity, once common, that has largely been eradicated in industrialised nations through widespread vaccination?
A
Quinsy
B
Epilepsy
C
Diphtheria
D
Tonsillitis
Question 13 Explanation: 
Diphtheria
Question 14
The chemical messenger that transports signals from one cell to another, called phytohormone in plants, is called what in animals?
A
Calcium
B
Hormone
C
Pheromone
D
Antibody
Question 14 Explanation: 
Hormone
Question 15
Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983 and was President of Poland from 1990 to 1995?
A
Wojciech Jaruzelski
B
Lech Walesa
C
Stanislaus Sobieski
D
Stanley Wojcichowicz
Question 15 Explanation: 
Lech Walesa
Question 16
Where were the World Cycling Championships held in 2009?
A
Czechoslovakia
B
Poland
C
England
D
Sweden
Question 16 Explanation: 
Poland
There are 16 questions to complete.

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