General knowledge quiz 53

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these is half the length of the diameter of a circle?
A
Circumference
B
Radius
C
Sector
D
Tangent
Question 1 Explanation: 
Radius
Question 2
Who was the leader of North-West Frontier Province of British India?
A
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
B
Mahathma Gandhi
C
Subhash Chandra Bose
D
Ambedkar
Question 2 Explanation: 
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan:Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890-1988) is better remembered in India as Frontier Gandhi, and in Pakistan as Bacha Khan.He was the leader of North-West Frontier Province of British India
Question 3
The hot, dry wind on the east or leeward side of the Rocky mountains (North America) is called
A
the Chinook
B
the Sirocco
C
the Harmattan
D
the Loo
Question 4
Van Leeuwenhoek is the discoverer of..........
A
Virus
B
Bacteria
C
Cell
D
Stem
Question 4 Explanation: 
Bacteria:Van Leeuwenhoek discovered ''protozoa''-the single-celledorganisms and he called them ''animalcules''. He also improved the microscope and laid foundation for microbiology. He is often cited as the first microbiologist to study muscle fibers, bacteria, spermatozoa and blood flow in capillaries
Question 5
What award is the television equivalent of the Oscars?
A
Grammys
B
Tonys
C
Emmys
D
BAFTAs
Question 5 Explanation: 
Emmys
Question 6
What is the name of the pet dog in the 1962 cartoon TV series "The Jetsons"?
A
Cosmo
B
Astro
C
Woofter
D
Dino
Question 6 Explanation: 
Astro
Question 7
Throughout his early years in Indonesia, who was known to his playmates and at school as "Barry Soetoro"?
A
Barack Obama
B
Tony Blair
C
Brian Lara
D
Barry Humphries
Question 7 Explanation: 
Barack Obama
Question 8
Vert skating, included in X Games, uses what equipment?
A
Blade skates
B
Roller skates
C
In-line skates
D
Skateboards
Question 8 Explanation: 
In-line skates
Question 9
What waxes and wanes every 28 days?
A
Drawbridge
B
Advent calendar
C
Weaving loom
D
Moon
Question 9 Explanation: 
Moon
Question 10
Rose waller test is associated with
A
Cancer
B
Rheumatoid fever
C
Dengue fever
D
Viral fever
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rheumatoid fever:Rose-Waaler test-obsolete test for demonstration of rheumatoid arthritis.
Question 11
The USS "Constitution", launched in 1797, earned the nickname of "Old Ironsides" when she defeated the British warship HMS Guerriere in the War of 1812. What is her hull made of?
A
Plastic
B
Iron
C
Steel
D
Wood
Question 11 Explanation: 
Wood
Question 12
What was the name of the Flintstones' pet?
A
Dino
B
Blue Eyes
C
Homer Junior
D
Santa's Little Helper
Question 12 Explanation: 
Dino
Question 13
According to the nursery rhyme, what happened just before the clock struck one?
A
The mouse ran up it
B
It fell off the wall
C
The cow jumped over the moon
D
Jack fell down and broke his crown
Question 13 Explanation: 
The mouse ran up it
Question 14
Which industries are found in Goa?
A
Mining and various small-scale industries like manufacturing soaps, paper and so on
B
steel and cement industries
C
Oil refineries
D
None of the above
Question 15
The Wallace Line in Indonesia, characterised by particularly deep water e.g. between the islands of Borneo and Sulawesi, is also characterised by what?
A
Difference in fauna either side of the line
B
Concentrated manta ray population
C
Volcanic activity
D
Turbulent wave action
Question 15 Explanation: 
Difference in fauna either side of the line
Question 16
SWIFT provides a network that enables financial institutions worldwide to send and receive information about financial transactions in a secure, standardized and reliable environment. In SWIFT, I stands for..........
A
Interest
B
Industry
C
Internet
D
Interbank
Question 16 Explanation: 
SWIFT-Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
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