General knowledge quiz 830

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Who discovered Uranus in 1781?
A
Charles Darwin
B
Edwin Hubble
C
William Herschel
D
Fred Hoyle
Question 1 Explanation: 
William Herschel
Question 2
What is the common term for "pre-patellar bursitis"?
A
Athlete's foot
B
Tennis elbow
C
Achilles heel
D
Housemaids knee
Question 2 Explanation: 
Housemaids knee
Question 3
The treaty which ushered in NATO, was signed by the member nations at
A
Geneva
B
London
C
Paris
D
Washington
Question 4
In April 1998 the death of Pol Pot, defeated Cambodian dictator, was recorded as being due to what?
A
Execution
B
Malaria
C
Heart failure at home in bed
D
Failure of his parachute in a skydive
Question 4 Explanation: 
Heart failure at home in bed
Question 5
In humans, the adult skull is normally made up of 22 bones, which are joined together by sutures, rigid articulations permitting very little movement, except for which one?
A
Jawbone
B
Tailbone
C
Funny bone
D
Thigh bone
Question 5 Explanation: 
Jawbone
Question 6
State government securities are also known as..........
A
FCNR
B
SDL
C
SB Account
D
EEFC
Question 6 Explanation: 
State government securities are also known as State Development Loans (SDLs)
Question 7
Which company, which originated the format of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?", also had a film division that produced the film "Slumdog Millionaire"?
A
Celador
B
2waytraffic
C
Sony Pictures Television International
D
Millionaire Productions
Question 7 Explanation: 
Celador
Question 8
The Epcot Centre is part of which tourist attraction?
A
Kakadu National Park
B
Universal Studios
C
Walt Disney World
D
Lincoln Memorial
Question 8 Explanation: 
Walt Disney World
Question 9
What is a polynya?
A
An abnormal skin growth located at the tailbone that contains hair and skin
B
The solution of a polynomial equation
C
An area of open water surrounded by sea ice
D
One of the isotopes of polonium
Question 9 Explanation: 
An area of open water surrounded by sea ice
Question 10
What is the usual thing to do with a posset?
A
Drink it
B
Put it on damaged area on a horse's leg
C
Screw it down firmly
D
Plant it
Question 10 Explanation: 
Drink it
Question 11
Which of the following is the holy book of Jainism?
A
Kalpa Sutras
B
Tripitak as
C
Guru Granth Sahib
D
All of these
Question 11 Explanation: 
Kalpa Sutras:The Kalpa Sutra is a Jain text containing the biographies of the Jain Tirthankaras, notably Parshvanatha and Mahavira, including the latter's Nirvana
Question 12
The method of concentrating the ore which makes use of the difference in density between ore and impurities is called
A
liquation
B
leaching
C
levigation
D
magnetic separation
Question 13
What game is set in a mansion where players attempt to solve a murder, the solution requiring the components of "Suspect", "Weapon", and "Room"?
A
Cluedo
B
La Rue Morgue
C
The Ngaio Marsh Game
D
P D Games
Question 13 Explanation: 
Cluedo
Question 14
Complete the title of this James Bond film:"Diamonds Are... "?
A
A Girl's Best Friend
B
Forever
C
Quite Shiny
D
Made of Coal. Really!
Question 14 Explanation: 
Forever
Question 15
Fa-Hien was
A
the first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya
B
the discoverer of Puerto Rico and Jamaica
C
the first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China
D
None of the above
Question 16
The Bougainville Conflict, a ceasefire to which was negotiated by New Zealand in 1997, was a conflict between Bougainville's indigenous people and which other forces?
A
New Zealand Army
B
Papua New Guinea Defence Force, and Constabulary
C
Australian Army
D
Malaysian Army
Question 16 Explanation: 
Papua New Guinea Defence Force, and Constabulary
There are 16 questions to complete.

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