General knowledge quiz 660

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the principle laid down in Adam Smith's "Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" published in 1776?
A
Business and trade should be controlled by government intervention
B
The world's population is increasing faster than its ability to produce food
C
Business and trade should not be hampered by government intervention
D
Industrialisation is the only means to economic prosperity
Question 1 Explanation: 
Business and trade should not be hampered by government intervention
Question 2
The National Convention framed the new Republican constitution of France in 1795, according to which
A
the executive authority of the state was vested in a committee of five directors, called the Directory
B
a bicameral legislature was established
C
both (a) and (b)
D
None of the above
Question 3
Calorific Value of Petrol and diesel is..........
A
55, 45
B
40, 50
C
40, 30
D
50, 40
Question 3 Explanation: 
50, 40:The calorific value of a fuel is the quantity of heat produced by its combustion. Petrol-50 Diesel-40
Question 4
Which of the following was not recorded in the Christian Bible as a gift from a magi?
A
Gold
B
Emeralds
C
Frankincense
D
Myrrh
Question 4 Explanation: 
Emeralds
Question 5
Prothrombin which helps in clotting of blood is released by
A
lymphocytes
B
erythrocytes
C
monocytes
D
blood platelets
Question 6
What was the title of the spin off TV show from "Friends", starring Matt le Blanc?
A
Cocks
B
Chandler
C
Ross
D
Joey
Question 6 Explanation: 
Joey
Question 7
Which of the following is an element?
A
Ruby
B
Sapphire
C
Emerald
D
Diamond
Question 8
On 3 November 1902 a telephone cable was opened between Vancouver, Canada, and where?
A
Tokyo, Japan
B
Queensland, Australia
C
Mumbai, India
D
London, England
Question 8 Explanation: 
Queensland, Australia
Question 9
Muhammad bin Tughlaq changed his capital to Deogir from..........
A
Delhia
B
Mysore
C
Ahmedabad
D
Allahabad
Question 9 Explanation: 
Delhi:Muhammad bin Tughlaq founded a new city, called Jahanpannah which connected older Delhi with Siri. Later, he ordered that the capital of his Sultanate be moved from Delhi to Deogir in Maharashtra (renaming it to Daulatabad). He ordered a forced mass migration of Delhi's population.
Question 10
A colon is most used in which of these contexts?
A
Games such as backgammon
B
Philosophy
C
Anthropology
D
Mathematical and technical formulae
Question 10 Explanation: 
Mathematical and technical formulae
Question 11
The law which states that the amount of gas dissolved in a liquid is proportional to its partial pressure is
A
Dalton's law
B
Gay Lussac's law
C
Henry's law
D
Raoult's law
Question 12
Who is recognized as the father of Cricket?
A
Walter Chauncey
B
Antonie Philips
C
Matthew Perry
D
William Gilbert
Question 12 Explanation: 
William Gilbert was an English amateur cricketer who was important in the development of the sport and is widely considered one of its greatest-ever players.
Question 13
In France, which of these establishments specialises in selling meat?
A
Patisserie
B
Boulangerie
C
Charcuterie
D
Brasserie
Question 13 Explanation: 
Charcuterie
Question 14
Adriano De Souza, Joel Parkinson, Adam Robertson, Bobby Martinez, Kelly Slater, Damien Hobgood, Mick Fanning, Dane Reynolds, Bede Durbidge, Chris Davidson & Taj Burrow are international competitors in what sport?
A
Basketball
B
Golf
C
Tennis
D
Surfing
Question 14 Explanation: 
Surfing
Question 15
Pong Dam of Himachal Pradesh has been constructed on which river?
A
Beas river
B
Tapi river
C
Gola river
D
Subansiri river
Question 15 Explanation: 
Beas river
Question 16
What TV sitcom was originally intended to be called "The Fighting Tigers"?
A
'Allo 'Allo
B
The Army Game
C
M*A*S*H
D
Dad's Army
Question 16 Explanation: 
Dad's Army
There are 16 questions to complete.

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