General knowledge quiz 1781

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of the following measures the quantity of heat?
A
Periscope
B
Barometer
C
Chronometer
D
Calorimeter
Question 1 Explanation: 
Calorimeter:A calorimeter is an object used for calorimetry, or the process of measuring the heat of chemical reactions or physical changes as well as heat capacity.
Question 2
What song was a UK #1 hit for Mike and the Mechanics in 1989?
A
Age of Reason
B
Reelin' in the Years
C
The Year of the Cat
D
The Living Years
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Living Years
Question 3
What is the middle name of Sourav Ganguly?
A
Chandidas
B
Mohandas
C
Chandradas
D
Tarwadi
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Prince was born on 8th July 1972.
Question 4
Martin and Charlie are the first names of actors with what surname?
A
Carradine
B
Douglas
C
Sheen
D
Attenborough
Question 4 Explanation: 
Sheen
Question 5
Which establishment owes much to the offer by Sir Hans Sloane in 1758 for England to purchase his collections?
A
Harrow College
B
Madam Tassauds
C
St Martin in the Fields
D
British Museum
Question 5 Explanation: 
British Museum
Question 6
The age of most ancient geological formations is estimated by
A
Ra-Si method
B
Potassium-argon method
C
C14 method
D
Uranium-lead method
Question 7
..........are the changed form of Igneous and Sedimentary rocks
A
Intrusive rocks
B
Extrusive rocks
C
Metamorphic rocks
D
All of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
Metamorphic rocks:Igneous rock can change into sedimentary rock or into metamorphic rock by metamorphic process
Question 8
The longest railway platform is..........
A
Bilaspur
B
Kollam
C
Gorakhpur
D
Kharagpur
Question 8 Explanation: 
Gorakhpur:Gorakhpur Railway Station is very important junction of Northern Indian railway and became the world's Longest Railway platform with a length of 1, 366. m.
Question 9
Phloem is a tissue found in
A
reproductive organs of animals
B
plants
C
insects
D
mammals
Question 10
..........is the largest Island in the world
A
Sumatra
B
Borneo
C
Greenland
D
New Guinea
Question 10 Explanation: 
Greenland:Greenland is located between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada and northwest of Iceland. The territory comprises the island of Greenland-the largest island in the world-and more than a hundred other smaller islands
Question 11
What word was used by poets and nineteenth-century Irish nationalists in English as a romantic name for Ireland, that is the name sometimes given to the female personification of Ireland?
A
Erin
B
Hibernia
C
Venus
D
Tootsie
Question 11 Explanation: 
Erin
Question 12
What was the first name of Mrs Dalloway, a fictional character created by Virginia Woolf?
A
Margaret
B
Rebecca
C
Clarissa
D
Jennifer
Question 12 Explanation: 
Clarissa
Question 13
Dipa Karmakar created history after she became the first Indian to qualify for which game in Rio Olympics 2016?
A
Atheletics
B
Swimming
C
Boxing
D
Gymnastics
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tripura hailed Dipa Karmakar created history after she became the first Indian to qualify for the apparatus finals of artistic Gymnastics at the Rio 2016.
Question 14
Who, as president of Argentina, ordered the invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982?
A
Roberto Eduardo Viola
B
General Reynaldo Bignone
C
General Leopoldo Galtieri
D
Jorge Rafael Videla
Question 14 Explanation: 
General Leopoldo Galtieri
Question 15
Where are the headquarters of the Federation Internationale des echecs or World Chess Federation?
A
Paris, France
B
Athens, Greece
C
Moscow, Russia
D
Pasadena, California
Question 15 Explanation: 
Athens, Greece
Question 16
The two main islands of which country are known as "the North Island" and "the South Island"?
A
New Zealand
B
United Kingdom
C
Singapore
D
South Korea
Question 16 Explanation: 
New Zealand
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