General knowledge quiz 393

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What are carpels?
A
Bones in the wrist
B
Leaf like, seed-bearing structures in the innermost part of a flower
C
Foot bones
D
Lobed flower petals
Question 1 Explanation: 
Leaf like, seed-bearing structures in the innermost part of a flower
Question 2
What happened to William Tyndale, who translated much of the Bible into English and published it between 1525 and 1530, in Antwerp in 1536?
A
He died in a house fire while visiting a friend
B
He was killed by a runaway horse
C
He was strangled and burnt at the stake as a heretic
D
He broke his neck during a game of football
Question 2 Explanation: 
He was strangled and burnt at the stake as a heretic
Question 3
What is the word for the process of using strong acid or mordant to cut into the unprotected parts of a metal surface to create a design in intaglio in the metal?
A
Pastel
B
Dry point
C
Etching
D
Water colour
Question 3 Explanation: 
Etching
Question 4
Dick Francis wrote novels based in what environment?
A
Spies working in enemy territory
B
Formula One racing
C
Gambling casinos
D
Horse racing
Question 4 Explanation: 
Horse racing
Question 5
National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS) is launched by which ministry?
A
Ministry of Rural Development
B
Ministry of Women and Child Development
C
Ministry of Finance
D
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ministry of Women and Child Development:National Maternity Benefit Scheme (NMBS) is the scheme launched by Ministry of Women and Child Development of Government of India and is active in every state at state level. It is much more like Janani Suraksha Yojna, the difference lies in its benefits
Question 6
Women cricketer Sarah Coyte has announced her retirement from all forms, She belongs to which country?
A
Australia
B
New Zealand
C
Zimbabwe
D
England
Question 6 Explanation: 
Australia:Australian women cricketer Sarah Coyte, who was also a part of Australia's 2014 World T20-winning squad, has announced her retirement from all forms of the game.
Question 7
Deforestation in the uplands may cause pollution in rivers through
A
leaching of salts
B
erosion and silting
C
inflow of forest material
D
increased discharge rate
Question 8
Who invented Gramophone?
A
Michael Faraday
B
Fahrenheit
C
Sir Alexander Graham Bell
D
Thomas Alva Edison
Question 9
Which of the following is the currency of Honduras?
A
Peso
B
Euro
C
Zloty
D
Lempira
Question 10
Which of these is a type of stroke used in swimming?
A
Slither
B
Walk
C
Run
D
Crawl
Question 10 Explanation: 
Crawl
Question 11
Where would you usually expect to find a neum?
A
In a physics laboratory
B
In the garden
C
Written music
D
At an archery butt
Question 11 Explanation: 
Written music
Question 12
What dish derives from the Portuguese dish "Carne de Vinha d' Alhos" (pork preserved in red wine or red wine vinegar, chili pepper, and stewed with garlic) which was brought to Goa and evolved into the a dish of meat, usually lamb, with wine and garlic plentiful amounts of spice?
A
Cham cham
B
Vindaloo
C
Shami Kebab
D
Pakhaal
Question 12 Explanation: 
Vindaloo
Question 13
What word is used to describe the repetition of vowel sounds in words?
A
Renaissance
B
Dissonance
C
Resonance
D
Assonance
Question 13 Explanation: 
Assonance
Question 14
What element, an essential plant nutrient, is used in the semiconductor industry?
A
Flouron
B
Boron
C
Capon
D
Baguette
Question 14 Explanation: 
Boron
Question 15
Which of these is a nickname for Boston, Massachusetts, USA?
A
Beantown
B
Motor City
C
The City of Sails
D
The City of Sidewalks
Question 15 Explanation: 
Beantown
Question 16
..........does not have sharp melting point
A
Urea
B
Mercury
C
Water
D
Glass
Question 16 Explanation: 
Glass:Urea is a pure crystalline compound so has a sharp melting point whereas, glass is an amorphous compound.
There are 16 questions to complete.

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