General knowledge quiz 488

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The Tyndall effect is related with..........
A
Scattering
B
Absorbtion
C
Oxidation
D
Absorption
Question 1 Explanation: 
Scattering:The Tyndall effect, also known as Tyndall scattering, is light scattering by particles in a colloid or else particles in a very fine suspension. It is named after the 19th-century physicist John Tyndall.
Question 2
What is the nearest distance of distinct vision for the human eye in cm?
A
25
B
20
C
15
D
12
Question 2 Explanation: 
25:This distance is about 25 cm from the eye.
Question 3
Which of these entertainers was born in Canada?
A
Robbie Williams
B
Rhianna
C
Lady Gaga
D
Justin Bieber
Question 3 Explanation: 
Justin Bieber
Question 4
The song "Why Does It Always Rain on Me" is by which band?
A
Radiohead
B
Travis
C
R E M
D
Blink 182
Question 4 Explanation: 
Travis
Question 5
The line "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right. Greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures, the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge, has marked the upward surge of mankind..." is from which film?
A
Heaven and Earth
B
JFK
C
Wall Street
D
Wall Street:Money Never Sleeps
Question 5 Explanation: 
Wall Street
Question 6
According to a book by former British foreign secretary Lord Owen, which world leader collapsed while sitting on a sofa watching a football game in 2002?
A
Vladimir Putin
B
Tony Blair
C
George W Bush
D
Nicolas Sarkozy
Question 6 Explanation: 
George W Bush
Question 7
Where was nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale ("the lady with the lamp") born?
A
Edinburgh, Scotland
B
Bath, England
C
Florence, Italy
D
Cardiff, Wales
Question 7 Explanation: 
Florence, Italy
Question 8
Although the position was not officially designated as such for nearly 200 years who was the first person (in 1721) unofficially called the Prime Minister of the British Parliament?
A
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
B
Sir Horace Walpole
C
Benjamin Disraeli
D
Sir Robert Walpole
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sir Robert Walpole
Question 9
What is the first name of the British fashion designer Westwood?
A
Catherine
B
Vivienne
C
Caroline
D
Clementine
Question 9 Explanation: 
Vivienne
Question 10
What word did the Romans have for the City of London?
A
Londinium
B
Laudanum
C
Westminster
D
Londres
Question 10 Explanation: 
Londinium
Question 11
Which Scottish poet and novelist is famous for the poem "The Lady Of The Lake", and the novels "Heart of Midlothian", "Ivanhoe" and the "Waverley" novels?
A
Charles Kingsley
B
Robert Burns
C
Robert Louis Stevenson
D
Sir Walter Scott
Question 11 Explanation: 
Sir Walter Scott
Question 12
What does the Water Festival mark in Burma/Myanmar?
A
Independence Day
B
Midsummer
C
Burmese New Year
D
The full moon day of Phalguna
Question 12 Explanation: 
Burmese New Year
Question 13
The main ingredients of gunpowder are saltpetre, charcoal and what else?
A
Carbon
B
Sulphur
C
Lead
D
Hydrochloric acid
Question 13 Explanation: 
Sulphur
Question 14
Which of these is not a slang word related to stealing?
A
A G-ride
B
A samphire
C
Pilfer
D
Blag
Question 14 Explanation: 
A samphire
Question 15
..........is located in Odisha.
A
Deomali
B
Phawngpui
C
Shillong Peak
D
Anamudi
Question 15 Explanation: 
Deomali:Deomali, is a mountain peak in the Chandragiri-Pottangi subrange of the Eastern Ghats. It is located near Koraput town in the Koraput district of southern Odisha.
Question 16
The blood pressure of a young male human being is
A
110/70
B
120/80
C
135/90
D
140/100
There are 16 questions to complete.

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