General knowledge quiz 685

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
The US TV series "The In-Betweeners", the remake of the UK series of the same name, featured the writer of "My Name is Earl" Brad Copeland for several episodes, and director Taika Waititi from the 2004 Academy Award nominated short film called what?
A
Two Cars:One Night
B
Boy
C
Aya
D
What We Do in the Shadows
Question 1 Explanation: 
Two Cars:One Night
Question 2
The scientific study of life that existed prior to, and sometimes including, the start of the Holocene Epoch is known as what?
A
Palaeontology
B
Palaeoanthropology
C
Palaeoecology
D
Paleolithology
Question 2 Explanation: 
Palaeontology
Question 3
What is the "sirocco"?
A
North African wind
B
Arabian desert
C
Mythical animal
D
Sand dune
Question 3 Explanation: 
North African wind
Question 4
The world's longest and tallest glass pedestrian bridge located in..........
A
Australia
B
UK
C
Russia
D
China
Question 4 Explanation: 
China:A 430-metre-long glass bridge constructed across a deep canyon in China's Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.Designed by architect Haim Dotan, the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge is believed to be the world's longest and tallest glass pedestrian bridge.
Question 5
John Lombe's water-powered silk mill at Derby, operational from 1721, is generally acknowledged as being the first what?
A
Company to hire women
B
Water-powered machine
C
Workplace to recognise a union
D
Factory
Question 5 Explanation: 
Factory
Question 6
GST is defined as any tax on supply of goods and services other than
A
Goods
B
Food
C
Medicine
D
Alcohol
Question 6 Explanation: 
Alcohol:GST is defined as any tax on supply of goods and services other than on alcohol for human consumption.
Question 7
Which of these is a New Zealand tennis pair who won the junior men's doubles at Wimbledon in 1993?
A
Tony Wilding and Josiah Ritchie
B
James Greenhalgh and Steven Downs
C
Peter McNamara and Paul McNamee
D
Roy Emerson and Rod Laver
Question 7 Explanation: 
James Greenhalgh and Steven Downs
Question 8
Blue Vitriol is used to test the presence of water.Blue Vitriol is
A
Calcium Oxide
B
Sulphuric Acid
C
Sodium Oxide
D
Copper Sulphate
Question 8 Explanation: 
Copper Sulphate:Copper sulfate, also known as cupric sulfate or copper sulphate, is the inorganic compound with the chemical formula CuSO4. Other names for copper(II) sulfate are ''blue vitriol'' and ''bluestone''.
Question 9
What is the longest time that there can be between General Elections in the UK?
A
4 years
B
5 years
C
3 years
D
6 years
Question 9 Explanation: 
5 years
Question 10
What NFL wide receiver is referred to as "Megatron"?
A
Calvin Johnson
B
Jerry Rice
C
Dez Bryant
D
Vincent Jackson
Question 10 Explanation: 
Calvin Johnson
Question 11
In her "Adventures in Wonderland", Alice said which of these phrases frequently?
A
Off with his head
B
Elementary, my dear
C
Are you havin' a laugh?
D
Curiouser and curiouser
Question 11 Explanation: 
Curiouser and curiouser
Question 12
Which of these words is used to mean a descent using a rope coiled around one's body?
A
Straddle
B
Rappel
C
Akimbo
D
Pieton
Question 12 Explanation: 
Rappel
Question 13
The statue called "Manneken Pis", of a small boy relieving himself, is in which city?
A
Berne
B
Paris
C
Copenhagen
D
Brussels
Question 13 Explanation: 
Brussels
Question 14
Number of chromosomes in Down's Syndrome is
A
47
B
52
C
35
D
50
Question 14 Explanation: 
47:Between 90% and 95% of all Down syndrome is Standard Trisomy 21. Translocation is caused when a piece of chromosome 21 is located on another chromosome such as chromosome 14. The person with Translocation Trisomy 21 will have 46 chromosomes but will have the genetic material of 47 chromosomes.
Question 15
With which sport is Michael Jordan, who represented the USA at the Olympic Games in 1984 & 1992, associated?
A
Netball
B
Gymnastics
C
Square dancing
D
Basketball
Question 15 Explanation: 
Basketball
Question 16
What is a method of preserving and sterilizing food, in which a product is processed under very high pressure, leading to the inactivation of certain microorganisms and enzymes in it?
A
The Fleming Process
B
Pasteurisation
C
Pascalisation
D
The Curie Curing Method
Question 16 Explanation: 
Pascalisation
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