General knowledge quiz 490

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Voltage is sometimes referred to as EMF, or Electromotive...?
A
Field
B
Factor
C
Flash
D
Force
Question 1 Explanation: 
The term EMF, or Electromotive Force, its use now in decline, is attributed to Italian physicist Alessandro Volta (1745-1827). Today we generally use the term "voltage"-can you guess why we call it that?
Question 2
Ritu Phogat related to..........
A
Hockey
B
Badminton
C
Golf
D
Wrestling
Question 3
Niels-Henning orsted Pedersen, born on the Danish island of Zealand, beginning his professional jazz career aged 14 and remaining active until his sudden death in 2005 aged 58 in Copenhagen, is best known for playing what instrument?
A
Drums
B
Trumpet
C
Piano
D
Double bass
Question 3 Explanation: 
Double bass
Question 4
Which mythical figure carries a scythe?
A
Uncle Sam
B
The Grim Reaper
C
John Bull
D
Paddington Bear
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Grim Reaper
Question 5
After Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson won the 100 metre dash at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, why was his gold medal taken away and awarded to runner-up Carl Lewis?
A
He abused the officials at the finish line
B
He performed the Black Power salute on the victory stand
C
He failed a drug test
D
He tried to make a speech from the victory stand
Question 5 Explanation: 
He failed a drug test
Question 6
Which of these is a master woodcarver, famous for his work with Christopher Wren?
A
Jack Coutu
B
Advent Hunstone
C
Grinling Gibbons
D
Werburgh Welch
Question 6 Explanation: 
Grinling Gibbons
Question 7
Crame Trophy Tennis final held in May 2003 was played between
A
Leander Paes and David Rickle
B
John McEnore and David Rickle
C
Boris Becker and John McEnroe
D
Boris Becker and Leander Paes
Question 8
Traditionally, what is shouted by a town crier?
A
'Ello 'ello 'ello
B
Howzat
C
Yoo-hoo
D
Oyez
Question 8 Explanation: 
Oyez
Question 9
On 7 January 2006, Elliot John Crosby became the youngest bowler in Britain to achieve what in a sanctioned ten-pin bowling competition?
A
Roll a perfect single game score of 300
B
Roll 3 perfect games of 300 in a 3-game series
C
Roll 10 consecutive strikes
D
Roll 40 points in a single game
Question 9 Explanation: 
Roll a perfect single game score of 300
Question 10
What war was waged 1852-1856, one side being an alliance between the Ottoman Empire, UK, France, and Sardinia?
A
Crime and Punishment
B
The Crimson Struggle
C
The Crimean War
D
The "Cry Foul" Rebellion
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Crimean War
Question 11
What was Hepburn romanisation devised for?
A
For Audrey Hepburn's costume and style for the film "Roman Holiday"
B
To transliterate Japanese words into the Latin alphabet
C
A variation of the Times Roman font
D
Use of colonnades in 20th century architecture
Question 11 Explanation: 
To transliterate Japanese words into the Latin alphabet
Question 12
According to Jacobus de Voragine's Golden Legend, who, in Silene, Libya, saved a princess from a dragon by capturing it, and led it to the king, promising to kill it if his people converted to Christianity?
A
Saint George
B
Saint Michael
C
Saint Patrick
D
Saint Andrew
Question 12 Explanation: 
Saint George
Question 13
What structural element of a building protrudes from the plane of a sloping roof surface, creating usable space in the roof by adding headroom and usually enabling addition of windows?
A
Sash
B
Dormer
C
Dado
D
Gable
Question 13 Explanation: 
Dormer
Question 14
If a chemical process is anaerobic it means it is happening under what conditions?
A
Without, or having severely restricted, free oxygen
B
Oxygen-rich
C
Intensely
D
In steam
Question 14 Explanation: 
Without, or having severely restricted, free oxygen
Question 15
The process of particle detach ment by moving glacial ice is called
A
plucking
B
abrasion
C
scouring
D
None of the above
Question 16
..........is a professional player of English billiards
A
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
B
Geet Siriram Sethi
C
Sunil Gavaskar
D
P K banerjee
Question 16 Explanation: 
Geet Siriram Sethi:Geet Siriram Sethi of India is a professional player of English billiards who dominated the sport throughout much of the 1990s, and a notable amateur snooker player
There are 16 questions to complete.

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