General knowledge quiz 392

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What gas is a component of common table salt?
A
Krypton
B
Hydrogen
C
Oxygen
D
Chlorine
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chlorine
Question 2
In 1911 the Australian Army's officer training establishment, the Royal Military College, was established where?
A
Jervis Bay
B
Gordonstoun
C
Portsea
D
Duntroon
Question 2 Explanation: 
Duntroon
Question 3
Nicotine is named after the tobacco plant Nicotiana tabacum. Who did the plant get its name from?
A
Saint Nicholas
B
Jean Nicot de Villemain
C
Nico (Christa Paffgen)
D
Tsar Nicholas I
Question 3 Explanation: 
Jean Nicot de Villemain
Question 4
What is THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol)?
A
A group of people that eat human flesh
B
A type of milk carton
C
An animal with four tentacles
D
The chemical that makes marijuana a drug
Question 4 Explanation: 
The chemical that makes marijuana a drug
Question 5
What is or are the official language(s) of the Kingdom of Lesotho?
A
French
B
English
C
English and Sotho
D
Afrikaans and Sotho
Question 5 Explanation: 
English and Sotho
Question 6
Louis Farrakhan, the National Representative of the Nation of Islam and an advocate for black interests, is an activist in which country?
A
Australia
B
UK
C
USA
D
France
Question 6 Explanation: 
USA
Question 7
Which of the following book is written by Udamanyu Chatterjee?
A
The Mammaries of the Welfare State
B
Way to 90
C
The Circle of Reason
D
River of Smoke
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Mammmaries of the Welfare State:The Mammaries of the Welfare State is an English-language Indian novel, the sequel to Upamanyu Chatterjee's debut novel, English, August. It won the Sahitya Akademi Award (English) in 2004.
Question 8
A body will not radiate any heat energy at..........
A
0oC
B
100oC
C
300oC
D
-273oC
Question 8 Explanation: 
-273 oC:At 0 deg Celsius radiation would continue. It would totally stop only when it is at-273 deg Celsius or 0 kelvin. ie absolute zero.
Question 9
Which of these could not be described as "calico"?
A
Breed of butterfly
B
Type of textile
C
Cat with a five-colour coat
D
The daughter of rock musician Alice Cooper
Question 9 Explanation: 
Cat with a five-colour coat
Question 10
The Treaty of Kiel, between the UK, Sweden and Denmark-Norway was intended to ease hostilities relating to which war?
A
The Great Northern War
B
Crimean
C
WW I
D
Napoleonic
Question 10 Explanation: 
Napoleonic
Question 11
The density of pure water is..........
A
100 kg/m3
B
1000 kg/m3
C
2000 kg/m3
D
1500 kg/m3
Question 11 Explanation: 
1000 kg/m3:The density of pure water is 1000 kg/m3. Ocean water is more dense because of the salt in it. Density of ocean water at the sea surface is about 1027 kg/m3.
Question 12
Who is the author of the book 'Poeatry'?
A
Chandan Gowda
B
Vikas Khanna
C
Nandan Singh Bisht
D
Gauri Lankesh
Question 12 Explanation: 
Vikas Khanna
Question 13
Where was the 251km Marathon des Sables run in 2015?
A
Atacama Desert
B
Gobi Desert
C
Sahara Desert
D
Ryn Desert
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sahara Desert
Question 14
The process of destruction or dying of fronts is called
A
fromtogenesis
B
frontolysis
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 15
Which is of the following is the characteristics of Paraffin?
A
Flammable
B
Oily Liquid
C
Colourless
D
All of these
Question 15 Explanation: 
All of these:Medicinal liquid paraffin, also known as paraffinum liquidum, is a very highly refined mineral oil used in cosmetics and for medical purposes
Question 16
R. G. Jadhav was a literacy critic in which language?
A
Odia
B
Marathi
C
Hindi
D
Kannada
Question 16 Explanation: 
G. Jadhav was a Marathi literary critic from Maharashtra, India. For some years, he served as a professor of Marathi literature.
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