General knowledge quiz 785

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What was first demonstrated by Alexander Graham Bell at the Philadelphia Exhibition in 1876?
A
Teleprinter
B
Television
C
Telephone
D
Telepathy
Question 1 Explanation: 
Telephone
Question 2
The Leakey family who concentrated their studies in Kenya were working in what area?
A
The history of the Mau-Mau uprising
B
Paleoanthropology
C
Identifying diamond mines
D
Setting up tourism initiatives
Question 2 Explanation: 
Paleoanthropology
Question 3
..........is breathing out of air
A
Expiration
B
Respiration
C
Inspiration
D
Digestion
Question 3 Explanation: 
Expiration:The process of breathing out of air into the lungs is inspiration, or exhalation.
Question 4
The green revolution was confined only to..........
A
Paddy
B
Low Yielding Varieties
C
High Yielding Varieties
D
All of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
High Yielding Varieties:The green revolution was confined only to Crop areas under high-yield varieties needed more water, more fertilizer, more pesticides
Question 5
What is a name for a type of private club in city outskirts or rural areas that usually offers a variety of recreational sports facilities such as golf, tennis, swimming and polo?
A
Country club
B
Rural group
C
High society
D
Urban gang
Question 5 Explanation: 
Country club
Question 6
Temujin (1162-1227), who made his capital in Karakorum was better known as who?
A
Bonny Prince Charlie
B
Charlemagne
C
Genghis Khan
D
Hernando Cortes
Question 6 Explanation: 
Genghis Khan
Question 7
Who wrote "Quentins", "Nights of Rain and Stars", "Whitethorn Woods" and "Heart and Soul"?
A
Dermot Healy
B
Maeve Binchy
C
Roddy Doyle
D
Frank McCourt
Question 7 Explanation: 
Maeve Binchy
Question 8
How many pins are there to a firkin?
A
None
B
40, two in each stave
C
4, two in each ear
D
2
Question 8 Explanation: 
2
Question 9
What is the name for the individual leaves of the calyx or outer whorl of a flower?
A
Sepal
B
Stamen
C
Seed
D
Stalk
Question 9 Explanation: 
Sepal
Question 10
What was the name of the representative body in pre-revolutionary Russia that was revived in 1905?
A
House of Keys
B
Reichstag
C
Duma
D
The Star Chamber
Question 10 Explanation: 
Duma
Question 11
What is the chemical symbol for phosphorus?
A
Ph
B
P
C
K
D
Pb
Question 11 Explanation: 
P
Question 12
Which of these series of books was created by Roger Hargreaves?
A
SpongeBob SquarePants
B
Thomas the Tank Engine
C
Winnie the Pooh
D
Mr Men
Question 12 Explanation: 
Mr Men
Question 13
In 1962, retired American racing driver Carroll Shelby got a licence to import a British sports car made by AC Motors of England and installed an American Ford engine rather than its original Bristol engine. He introduced the car to the American public as what model of car?
A
Boa
B
Anaconda
C
Cobra
D
Asp
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cobra
Question 14
As a first step to manufacturing steel, iron is extracted from ore by removing oxygen and combining it with what element?
A
Carbon
B
Freeon
C
Teflon
D
Neon
Question 14 Explanation: 
Carbon
Question 15
Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd is situated in which state?
A
Kerala
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Karnataka
D
Odisha
Question 15 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu:Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC) is a government-owned lignite mining and power generating company in India. NLC operates the largest open-pit lignite mines in Tamil Nadu, India.
Question 16
..........was the first Chinese pilgrim to visit India
A
Fa-hsien
B
Taizong
C
Si-Yu-Ki
D
Fa-hien
Question 16 Explanation: 
Fa-hien:Fa-Hien was the first Chinese monk to travel to India in search of great Buddhist scripture
There are 16 questions to complete.

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