General knowledge quiz 783

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Which of these does not describe "oxidation"?
A
Rust
B
Corrosion
C
Trepidation
D
Formation of oxides
Question 1 Explanation: 
Trepidation
Question 2
Wick and Thurso are towns in the far north of which country?
A
Scotland
B
Algeria
C
Australia
D
France
Question 2 Explanation: 
Scotland
Question 3
Which German was the first to satisfactorily demonstrate the existence of electromagnetic waves by building an apparatus to produce and detect VHF & UHF radio waves?
A
Hermann Grassmann
B
Gottfried Leibniz
C
Heinrich Rudolph Hertz
D
Johannes Kepler
Question 3 Explanation: 
Heinrich Rudolph Hertz
Question 4
The character of "Flashman" first appeared in which book?
A
Tom Brown's Schooldays
B
Blackadder Goes Forth
C
The Lord of the Flies
D
Nineteen Eighty-Four
Question 4 Explanation: 
Tom Brown's Schooldays
Question 5
What modern-day country was ruled between 1902 and 1964 by Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud and his son, Emir Saud?
A
Saudi Arabia
B
Kuwait
C
Palestine
D
Lebanon
Question 5 Explanation: 
Saudi Arabia
Question 6
Which of these is a unit of radiation exposure?
A
Rontgen
B
Planck
C
Hubble
D
Curie
Question 6 Explanation: 
Rontgen
Question 7
The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection)Act, 1999 has come into force from which year?
A
2001
B
2005
C
2003
D
2002
Question 7 Explanation: 
2003:India, as a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), enacted the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection)Act, 1999 has come into force with effect from 15th September 2003.
Question 8
Who created the English schoolboy "William"?
A
Anthony Buckeridge
B
Richmal Crompton
C
Captain W. E. Johns
D
Enid Blyton
Question 8 Explanation: 
Richmal Crompton
Question 9
The soil found in areas of heavy rainfall and high humidity, where there is good growth of vegetation is
A
peat and marshy soil
B
saline and alkaline soil
C
black soil
D
alluvial soil
Question 10
What word is used in linguistics and science to describe distinct concepts?
A
Paradiddle
B
Paradox
C
Parasol
D
Paradigm
Question 10 Explanation: 
Paradigm
Question 11
Which country is based one state-one party'' principle?
A
Bolivia
B
Cuba
C
USA
D
Qatar
Question 11 Explanation: 
Cuba:One peculiar example of One-party state is Cuba. It centralist political system since 1959 based on the ''one state-one party'' principle. Cuba is constitutionally defined as a Marxist-Leninist ''socialist state guided by the political ideas of Marx, one of the fathers of historical materialism, Engels and Lenin''.
Question 12
What attracts tourists to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada?
A
Groundhog day
B
It is a ski resort
C
Geysers
D
It is a fishing centre
Question 12 Explanation: 
It is a ski resort
Question 13
The Australian city of Melbourne is on which river?
A
Derwent
B
Swan
C
Torrens
D
Yarra
Question 13 Explanation: 
Yarra
Question 14
Who is known as the Father of Economics?
A
Dadabhai Naoroji
B
Aristotle
C
Adam Smith
D
VKRV Rao
Question 14 Explanation: 
Adam Smith:Adam smith is known as The Father Of Economics. Adam Smith is often touted as the world's first free-market capitalist. While that designation is probably a bit overstated, Smith's place in history as the father of moderneconomics and a major proponent of laissez-faire economic policies is quite secure.
Question 15
Graham Chapman had the title role in which of these films?
A
Lady Chatterley's Lover
B
Life of Brian
C
Waiting for Godot
D
Hamlet
Question 15 Explanation: 
Life of Brian
Question 16
What was Henry VIII's warship, the Mary Rose, doing when she sank in 1545?
A
Defending the Channel Islands
B
Being launched on her maiden voyage
C
Leading the attack on a French invasion fleet in the Solent, the straits north of the Isle of Wight
D
Invading Scotland
Question 16 Explanation: 
Leading the attack on a French invasion fleet in the Solent, the straits north of the Isle of Wight
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