General knowledge quiz 711

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What play is seldom referred to in theatre by its own name but called instead "the Scottish play"?
A
Light Thickens
B
Macduff
C
Macbeth
D
Maria Stuarda
Question 1 Explanation: 
Macbeth
Question 2
What was the first general-purpose electronic computer capable of being reprogrammed to solve a full range of computing problems which, though designed to calculate artillery firing tables for the US Army's Ballistic Research Laboratory, was first used in calculations for the hydrogen bomb?
A
DORA
B
The Flowers Colossus
C
ENIAC
D
Z3
Question 2 Explanation: 
ENIAC
Question 3
What is the unit for measuring the amplitude of a sound?
A
Decibel
B
Coulomb
C
Hum
D
Cycles
Question 4
Which Greek poet (1200-850 BC) is famous for the poems popularly attributed to him about the siege of Troy and the wanderings of Ulysses?
A
Homer
B
Marge
C
Virgil
D
Alcibiades
Question 4 Explanation: 
Homer
Question 5
What London establishment was created in 1753 by Sir Harris Sloane?
A
London Zoo, Regents Park
B
The British Museum
C
The National Potrait Gallery
D
The Royal Society
Question 5 Explanation: 
The British Museum
Question 6
What are the joints in the fingers called?
A
Knuckles
B
Knees
C
Elbows
D
Ankles
Question 6 Explanation: 
Knuckles
Question 7
Atomic energy institute at Trombay was setup in 1954 and renamed as Bhaba Atomic Research Center in..........
A
1980
B
1956
C
1972
D
1967
Question 7 Explanation: 
1967:The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India's premier nuclear research facility based in Trombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra. BARC is a multi-disciplinary research centre with extensive infrastructure for advanced research and development covering the entire spectrum of nuclear science, engineering and related areas.
Question 8
What part of the body removes old red blood cells, holds a reserve of blood in case of haemorrhagic shock and recycles iron?
A
Kidney
B
Pancreas
C
Lung
D
Spleen
Question 8 Explanation: 
Spleen
Question 9
In music, which of these words means a line used to group notes together?
A
Series
B
Ligature
C
Triad
D
Signature
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ligature
Question 10
Clint Eastwood played the character of Rowdy Yates in which US TV series of the 1960s?
A
The Virginian
B
Wagon Train
C
Rawhide
D
Gunsmoke
Question 10 Explanation: 
Rawhide
Question 11
hat is the name for something which lives in salt water, and also for something which lives in mountain soil?
A
Bald eagle
B
Starfish
C
Crocus
D
Anemone
Question 11 Explanation: 
Anemone
Question 12
Who wrote the series of books about "Budgie The Helicopter"?
A
J K Rowling
B
Enid Blyton
C
Sarah Ferguson
D
Sue Townsend
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sarah Ferguson
Question 13
Lalophobia is the irrational fear of what?
A
Sneezing
B
Sleeping
C
Eating
D
Speaking
Question 13 Explanation: 
Speaking
Question 14
What is another name for oedema?
A
German measles
B
Hiccoughs
C
Dropsy
D
Mumps
Question 14 Explanation: 
Dropsy
Question 15
What ballroom dance, recognised by the World Dance Council in the category of "International Latin", comes from Brazil?
A
Tango
B
Samba
C
Reggae
D
Flamenco
Question 15 Explanation: 
Samba
Question 16
What is a frog before it matures?
A
Cygnet
B
Tadpole
C
Gosling
D
Coney
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tadpole
There are 16 questions to complete.

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