General knowledge quiz 54

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who, in the years prior to World War II, conceived and oversaw the development of an integrated air defence system for England which included radar, human observers, raid plotting and radio control of aircraft?
A
Winston Churchill
B
Hugh Dowding
C
Nevile Chamberlain
D
Frank Whittle
Question 1 Explanation: 
Hugh Dowding
Question 2
Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
A
Isaac Newton
B
Albert Einstein
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Marie Curie
Question 3
Which computer company was founded by former employees of Acer?
A
Asus
B
HP
C
IBM
D
Lenovo
Question 3 Explanation: 
Asus
Question 4
Nowadays many novel chemicals are being synthesized termed as xenobiotics. The unique feature of these is what they are biodegradablenon-biodegradablepose on environmental threatthey are environment friendly
A
I, III
B
II, III
C
I, III, IV
D
II, III, IV
Question 5
What was the first book to be printed in England, in 1477?
A
"Morte d'Arthur"
B
"The Canterbury Tales"
C
Dictes or Sayenges of Phylosophers
D
"The Game and Plays of the Chesse"
Question 5 Explanation: 
"Dictes or Sayenges of Phylosophers"
Question 6
What was the title of George Washington's pronouncement in 1793 that provided a basis for the USA to avoid any involvement in foreign conflicts?
A
Edict of Non-Involvement
B
Proclamation of Neutrality
C
Declaration of Isolation
D
Doctrine of Demarcation
Question 6 Explanation: 
Proclamation of Neutrality
Question 7
Which of these people is best known for writing about wine?
A
Malcolm Gluck
B
James May
C
Damon Hill
D
Beatrice Tinsley
Question 7 Explanation: 
Malcolm Gluck
Question 8
A function whose logarithm is a quadratic equation is represented graphically as what?
A
Sigmoid shape
B
Bell curve
C
Frechet space
D
Folium of Descartes
Question 8 Explanation: 
Bell curve
Question 9
Which Scottish writer wrote "Prester John", "The Thirty Nine Steps" and "Witchwood"?
A
Samuel Butler
B
John Buchan
C
John Dryden
D
Robert Burns
Question 9 Explanation: 
John Buchan
Question 10
When the Winter Olympics in Italy ended in 2006, how many times had curling been an Olympic sport?
A
20
B
8
C
16
D
4
Question 10 Explanation: 
4
Question 11
Who did Rock Hudson play opposite in a series of romantic comedy films in the 1960s?
A
Dawn Fraser
B
Doris Day
C
Eve Jeffers
D
Pat Knight
Question 11 Explanation: 
Doris Day
Question 12
Which of these colours does not appear on the Union Jack, the flag of the United Kingdom?
A
Red
B
Green
C
White
D
Blue
Question 12 Explanation: 
Green
Question 13
What ocean borders the US state of California?
A
Pacific
B
Atlantic
C
Indian
D
Arctic
Question 13 Explanation: 
Pacific
Question 14
Prince William left St Andrews University in 2005 with a degree in what subject?
A
Psychology
B
Economics
C
Anthropology
D
Geography
Question 14 Explanation: 
Geography
Question 15
The Headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organization is..........
A
Vienna
B
Geneva
C
Berne
D
Rome
Question 16
The Dragon's Breath, or Algamas, Cave holds a vast underground lake stretching under which land feature?
A
The Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, USA
B
The Atacama Desert, Peru
C
Table Mountain, South Africa
D
The Kalahari Basin, Namibia
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Kalahari Basin, Namibia
There are 16 questions to complete.

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