General knowledge quiz 332

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The irregularity in the orbit of the planet Uranus led to what discovery?
A
The sun did not appear to "set" on some planets
B
Gravity was the force determining a planet's orbit
C
Uranus had more than one moon
D
There was another planet, Neptune, nearby
Question 1 Explanation: 
There was another planet, Neptune, nearby
Question 2
What holds the records as the world's longest-running science fiction television show?
A
Star Trek
B
Dr Who
C
Blake's 7
D
The X Files
Question 2 Explanation: 
Dr Who
Question 3
Althing is the Parliament of which of the following country?
A
Greenland
B
Netherland
C
Finland
D
Iceland
Question 3 Explanation: 
Iceland:The Althing is the national parliament of Iceland. It is the oldest legislature in the world still existing.
Question 4
What is a slang word for someone who deals in stolen goods?
A
Paling
B
Gate
C
Fence
D
Divider
Question 4 Explanation: 
Fence
Question 5
The marine reserves in the world's seas and oceans were increased by the coming into force in mid 2016 of two of the largest reserves to date. Where were they?
A
Chagos Archipelago, and Channel Islands
B
Goat Island, and the Kermadecs
C
Bird Island and Pitcairn Islands
D
Pitcairn Islands, and Hawaii
Question 5 Explanation: 
Pitcairn Islands, and Hawaii
Question 6
A deficiency of iodine in the human body is likely to cause what?
A
Fibromyalgia
B
Swollen lymph nodes
C
Goitre
D
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Question 6 Explanation: 
Goitre
Question 7
Where is the headquarters of Caribbean Development Bank?
A
Tokyo, Japan
B
Paris, France
C
The Netherlands, Hague
D
None of these
Question 7 Explanation: 
None of these-Bridgetown, Barbados Explanation:Head-Dr.William Smith Warren
Question 8
What is the capital of Albania?
A
Kigali
B
Tirane
C
Quito
D
Gaborone
Question 9
Part of company's earning or profit which is paid out to shareholders is known as..........
A
Premium
B
Dividend
C
Bonus
D
Sum Assured
Question 9 Explanation: 
A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits. When a corporation earns a profit or surplus, it can re-invest it in the business (called retained earnings), and pay a fraction of the profit as a dividend to shareholders.
Question 10
The acid used in the lead storage cell is
A
Nitric Acid
B
Hydrochloric Acid
C
Sulphuric Acid
D
Lactic Acid
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sulphuric Acid:Dilute sulfuric acid (H2SO4) serves as the electrolyte in the lead storage cells.
Question 11
Where is Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro" set?
A
Italy
B
Spain
C
France
D
Argentina
Question 11 Explanation: 
Spain
Question 12
Lines joining places experiencing a thunderstorm at the same time is called as
A
Isohypse
B
Isonif
C
Isohytes
D
Isobrants
Question 12 Explanation: 
Isobrants:Isobrants:Lines joining places experiencing a thunderstorm at the same time
Question 13
The Specific resistance of a wire depends upon the..........
A
Length
B
Mass
C
Material
D
Cross Section
Question 13 Explanation: 
Material:The Specific resistance of a wire depends upon the nature of the Material
Question 14
Who makes casks and barrels?
A
Cooper
B
Farrier
C
Tunner
D
Turner
Question 14 Explanation: 
Cooper
Question 15
Which animal has very low metabolic rates and a quarter of the muscle tissue of animals of similar size, and whose hair grows in a direction opposite to that of its extremities?
A
Alligator
B
Coatimundi
C
Sloth
D
Gorilla
Question 15 Explanation: 
Sloth
Question 16
From what type of well does water flow to the surface by natural pressure?
A
Piezometric well
B
Tube well
C
Artesian well
D
Wishing well
Question 16 Explanation: 
Artesian well
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