General knowledge quiz 286

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Fat can be separated from Milk because of..........
A
Centrifugal Force
B
Momentum of Inertia
C
Surface Tension
D
Gravitational Force
Question 1 Explanation: 
Centrifugal Force:The separation of cream from milk in the centrifugal separator is based on the fact that when liquids of different specific gravities revolve around the same centre at the same distance with the same angular velocity, a greater centrifugal force is exerted on the heavier liquid than on the lighter one. Milk can be regarded as two liquids of different specific gravities, the serum and the fat.
Question 2
Blue Mountain Coffee, noted for its mild flavour and lack of bitterness (the beans of which are the flavour base of Tia Maria coffee liqueur), is grown in which country?
A
Spain
B
Cuba
C
Brazil
D
Jamaica
Question 2 Explanation: 
Jamaica
Question 3
In 1938, after receiving the Nobel Prize, which physicist emigrated to the USA, protesting the oppressive regime of his homeland?
A
Albert Einstein
B
Enrico Fermi
C
Robert Oppenheimer
D
Werner von Braun
Question 3 Explanation: 
Enrico Fermi
Question 4
Who created the characters of Tom Wingfield, Blanche Dubois, Big Daddy Pollitt and T Lawrence Shannon?
A
Arthur Miller
B
Tennessee Williams
C
Edward Albee
D
Sam Shepard
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tennessee Williams
Question 5
It was his 18th pop single, was released in July 2012, and by the end of July 2013 was YouTube's most watched video with 1.715 billion hits; who and what is it?
A
Justin Bieber with "Baby"
B
Psy with "Gangnam Style"
C
Pussy Riot with "Punk Prayer"
D
Madonna with "Turn Up the Radio"
Question 5 Explanation: 
Psy with "Gangnam Style"
Question 6
India and the First world war is written by..........
A
Jairam Ramesh
B
Allan Sealey
C
Vedica Kant
D
Mayawati
Question 6 Explanation: 
Vedica Kant:India and the First world war is written by Vedica Kant
Question 7
The influx of domestic sewage containing detergents cause nutrient enrichment in water bodies due to the presence of
A
carbonates
B
nitrates
C
phosphates
D
silicates
Question 8
Where was the English TV comedy series "Hi De Hi" set?
A
Drug company offices
B
Picture theatre
C
Car factory
D
Holiday camp
Question 8 Explanation: 
Holiday camp
Question 9
Light Year is related to
A
energy
B
speed
C
distance
D
intensity
Question 10
Whose novel "Wives and Daughters", about Molly Gibson, the only daughter of a doctor in a provincial English town in the 1830s, was completed by Frederick Greenwood when the author died suddenly in 1865?
A
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
B
Barbara Cartland
C
Elizabeth Gaskell
D
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Question 10 Explanation: 
Elizabeth Gaskell
Question 11
The conservation hawks and owls is important to mankind chiefly because these birds eat
A
numerous weed seeds
B
harmful birds
C
many harmful rodents
D
harmful reptiles
Question 12
What best describes geometry?
A
Mapping positions and relationships
B
Lines and angles
C
Areas and volumes
D
Questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space
Question 12 Explanation: 
Questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space
Question 13
America's official name for Myanmar is
A
Burma
B
Ceylon
C
Myanmar
D
Batavia
Question 13 Explanation: 
Burma:The ruling military junta changed its name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989. America's official name for Myanmar is still Burma.
Question 14
In nursery rhymes, Tommy Tucker and Jack Horner are both referred to as what?
A
Old
B
Crooked
C
Contrary
D
Little
Question 14 Explanation: 
Little
Question 15
With a career that lasted from 1967 to 1971, who had 2 hit records that made #2 on the US charts and #1 and #5 on the UK charts:"Young Girl" and "Lady Willpower"?
A
Gary Lewis and the Playboys
B
Dino, Desi and Billy
C
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
D
Huey Lewis and the News
Question 15 Explanation: 
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
Question 16
The Team sprint track cycling event is, in the men's event, a three-man team time trial held over three laps of a velodrome. What makes up the women's event?
A
Three women over three laps
B
Three women over two laps
C
Two women over three laps
D
Two women over two laps
Question 16 Explanation: 
Two women over two laps
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