General knowledge quiz 750

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was the name of Paddington Bear's aunt, who sent him from Peru to London?
A
Dorothy
B
Flora
C
Muriel
D
Lucy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Lucy
Question 2
The term, "soccer", coined first in the 1880s in the UK to distinguish types of football comes from what?
A
An abbreviation of "association football"
B
The method of kicking the ball
C
Type of material used for the ball's inner inflatable bladder
D
The players wore socks instead of puttees
Question 2 Explanation: 
An abbreviation of "association football"
Question 3
What was the first name of the fictional character Gulliver, which was created by Jonathan Swift?
A
Lemuel
B
Samuel
C
Caramel
D
Caravelle
Question 3 Explanation: 
Lemuel
Question 4
Canaletto is famous for his 18th century paintings of which city?
A
Turin
B
Rome
C
Venice
D
Florence
Question 4 Explanation: 
Venice
Question 5
..........is a financial market in which the economy is weakened or expected to weakened.
A
Bear Market
B
Bull Market
C
Pig Market
D
Chicken Market
Question 5 Explanation: 
A bear market is a period of several months or years during which securities prices consistently fall. A bear market is the opposite to a bull. The term bull market is most often used in reference to the stock market, but it can also describe specific sectors such as real estate, bond or foreign exchange.
Question 6
Fats are stored within specialised cells called..........
A
Adipocytes
B
Epidermis
C
Epithelium
D
Liver
Question 6 Explanation: 
Adipocytes:Fats are stored within specialised cells called adipocytes. Fatty acids and glycerol are converted into triacylglycerols (triglycerides) which are stored within the adipocytes primarily as an energy store.
Question 7
Eric Clapton recorded an album with whom called "Riding With the King"?
A
Albert King
B
B.B. King
C
Freddie King
D
King Curtis
Question 7 Explanation: 
B.B. King
Question 8
In which of these areas would you be most likely to find a traditional dwelling called a yurt?
A
North America
B
Alaska
C
Mongolia
D
Central Asia
Question 8 Explanation: 
Central Asia
Question 9
Mayonnaise is made by what process?
A
Lubrication
B
Dynamic thickening
C
Emulsification
D
Acidifying
Question 9 Explanation: 
Emulsification
Question 10
What is the primary intelligence agency of Albania that was created in 1991?
A
Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND)
B
The State Intelligence Service (SHISH)
C
Agencja Wywiadu (AW)
D
The Public Security Intelligence Agency
Question 10 Explanation: 
The State Intelligence Service (SHISH)
Question 11
Which among these is the Zomia area considered to include?
A
Fiji
B
Hungary
C
The Russian Arctic
D
The mountains of Southwest China
Question 11 Explanation: 
The mountains of Southwest China
Question 12
If clergy, using the old Roman names, were travelling in the 11th century from Hibernia to Caledonia where, in present terms, would they be travelling from to?
A
Scotland to Ireland
B
Ireland to Scotland
C
Spain to France
D
Switzerland to Scotland
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ireland to Scotland
Question 13
What was the main character trait of the Dickens character Mr Micawber?
A
Optimism
B
Shyness
C
Aggression
D
Superiority
Question 13 Explanation: 
Optimism
Question 14
Who retained his title as the World Chess Champion after a challenge from Veselin Topalov in 2010?
A
Vladimir Kramnik
B
Garry Kasparov
C
Viswanathan Anand
D
Boris Gelfand
Question 14 Explanation: 
Viswanathan Anand
Question 15
Which teams compete in the "Derby della Mole", which is also known as the "Turin Derby"?
A
Juventus FC & Torino FC
B
Ferrari and Lamborghini
C
The Italian and German national soccer teams
D
Ferrari and Alfa Romeo
Question 15 Explanation: 
Juventus FC & Torino FC
Question 16
What is a melisma?
A
An arching phrase of music
B
Several notes and pitches sung to one syllable of text
C
A played musical decorative phrase
D
A rising octave
Question 16 Explanation: 
Several notes and pitches sung to one syllable of text
There are 16 questions to complete.

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