General knowledge quiz 254

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the next in the series:Chamonix, France; St. Moritz, Switzerland; Lake Placid, United States; Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany?
A
Squaw Valley, United States
B
Oslo, Norway
C
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
D
St. Moritz, Switzerland
Question 1 Explanation: 
St. Moritz, Switzerland
Question 2
The Himalayas are on which continent?
A
Australia
B
Africa
C
South America
D
Asia
Question 2 Explanation: 
Asia
Question 3
What actor links the films "12 Years a Slave", "August:Osage County" and "Penguins of Madagascar"?
A
Abigail Breslin
B
Benedict Cumberbatch
C
Brad Pitt
D
Christopher Knights
Question 3 Explanation: 
Benedict Cumberbatch
Question 4
"The Kiss" is a 1907 painting by whom?
A
Duchamp
B
Klee
C
Klimt
D
Munch
Question 4 Explanation: 
Klimt
Question 5
"Joseph" had what garment that was worth putting in the title of a musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, ?
A
Coat
B
Hat
C
Shirt
D
Trousers
Question 5 Explanation: 
Coat
Question 6
Electron Theory was proposed by..........
A
Boyle
B
Niels Bohr
C
Dalton
D
Heinrich Hertz
Question 6 Explanation: 
Niels Bohr:In atomic physics, the Rutherford-Bohr model or Bohr model, introduced by Niels Bohr in 1913, depicts the atom as a small, positively charged nucleus surrounded by electrons that travel in circular orbits around the nucleus-similar in structure to the solar system, but with attraction provided by electrostatic forces rather than gravity.
Question 7
What is the name used for the young of a kangaroo?
A
Joey
B
Phoebe
C
Rachel
D
Chandler
Question 7 Explanation: 
Joey
Question 8
Sambor Prei Kuk is an archaeological site located in which of the following country?
A
Canada
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
Cambodia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Cambodia:Sambor Prei Kuk is an archaeological site in Cambodia located in Kampong Thom Province, 30 km north of Kampong Thom, the provincial capital, 176 km east of Angkor and 206 km north of Phnom Penh.
Question 9
Ernest Lawrence of the University of California, Berkeley, is credited with the development in 1929 of what type of particle accelerator that accelerates charged particles using a high-frequency, alternating voltage in a perpendicular magnetic field, causing them to spiral and encounter the accelerating voltage many times?
A
Centrifuge
B
Cyclotron
C
Gravimeter
D
Accelerometer
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cyclotron
Question 10
Total number of muscles in the human body is..........
A
523
B
765
C
639
D
452
Question 10 Explanation: 
639:The muscular system consists of all the muscles present in a single body. There are approximately 639-656 skeletal muscles in the human body.
Question 11
What does a "Terrarium" simulate?
A
An area for keeping and raising animals or plants for observation or research
B
The solar system, featuring the planet Earth
C
A humid equatorial forest
D
A habitat suitable for plant-growing
Question 11 Explanation: 
A habitat suitable for plant-growing
Question 12
Which tree native to Mexico, South America and Central America, part of a family of flowering plants, produces a fruit (technically a large berry) that contains a pit which may be egg-shaped or spherical?
A
Avocado
B
Chinese Gooseberry (or Kiwi)
C
Pear
D
Banana
Question 12 Explanation: 
Avocado
Question 13
The standard of 435 vibrations per second for middle A that was laid down in 1859 is known as what?
A
Orchestral average
B
The London standard
C
Tudor tuning
D
French International Pitch
Question 13 Explanation: 
French International Pitch
Question 14
Who was the second Stuart king on the English throne?
A
Charles II
B
James I
C
James II
D
Charles I
Question 14 Explanation: 
Charles I
Question 15
What is most likely to be food for a tenrec?
A
Durian fruit
B
Krill
C
Termites
D
Antelopes
Question 15 Explanation: 
Termites
Question 16
Which is a full service credit rating agency exclusively set up for micro, small and medium enterprises?
A
ICRA
B
CARE
C
ONICRA
D
SMERA
Question 16 Explanation: 
SMERA Ratings Limited (formerly SME Rating Agency of India Ltd.) is a full service credit rating agency exclusively set up for micro, small and medium enterprises.
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