General knowledge quiz 855

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What body of water does the Mississippi River empty into?
A
Pacific Ocean
B
Atlantic Ocean
C
Gulf of Mexico
D
Hudson Bay
Question 1 Explanation: 
Gulf of Mexico
Question 2
A group of what is usually called a "parliament"?
A
Owls
B
Ravens
C
Crows
D
Rooks
Question 2 Explanation: 
Owls
Question 3
Which of these is a nickname for the kookaburra?
A
Monkey bird
B
Waltzing matilda
C
Laughing jackass
D
Billabong
Question 3 Explanation: 
Laughing jackass
Question 4
..........is provided by sunlight to the body
A
Vitamin C
B
Vitamin A
C
Vitamin E
D
Vitamin D
Question 4 Explanation: 
Vitamin D:Vitamin D from Sunlight. Ultraviolet B rays from the sun convert a natural vitamin D precursor present in your skin, 7-dehydrocholesterol, into vitamin D3.
Question 5
Which board game depends on each competitor drawing destination cards, railway car cards and locomotive cards?
A
Ticket To Ride
B
Think I'm Gonna Be Sad
C
Great Western Railway
D
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Question 5 Explanation: 
Ticket To Ride
Question 6
Serbian-American inventor, engineer and scientist, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), made his mark in which of these fields?
A
Development of the AC electrical system
B
Bridge building
C
Interior design
D
Origami
Question 6 Explanation: 
Development of the AC electrical system
Question 7
Which of these tunes is from the 1940 American animated film produced by Walt Disney "Pinocchio"?
A
I Whistle a Happy Tune
B
Whistle Down the Wind
C
Give a Little Whistle
D
Whistle While You Work
Question 7 Explanation: 
Give a Little Whistle
Question 8
Which type of map is used to show a wide range of human & physical feature of Earth?
A
Thematic map
B
Physical map
C
Topographic maps
D
Resource map
Question 8 Explanation: 
Topographic maps:Topographic maps are large scale (often greater than 1:50, 000) maps that show a wide range of human and physical features of the Earth.
Question 9
How high should a badminton net be at the centre?
A
1.016 metres (3 ft 4 inches)
B
3.048 metres (10 ft)
C
1.524 metres (5 ft)
D
.8128 metres (2 ft 8 inches)
Question 9 Explanation: 
1.524 metres (5 ft)
Question 10
Rongali Bihu is the chief festival of which Indian state?
A
Assam
B
Gujarat
C
Rajasthan
D
West Bengal
Question 10 Explanation: 
Assam
Question 11
What was the name of NASA spacecraft that were metallised balloon satellites acting as a passive reflector of microwave signals, the first successful launch of which was on 12 August 1960?
A
Echo
B
Sonar
C
Hottie
D
Sputnik I
Question 11 Explanation: 
Echo
Question 12
What sent back the first pictures of the moon's surface by video?
A
Venus Express
B
Sputnik 1
C
Ranger 7
D
Apollo 13
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ranger 7
Question 13
Where are the Straits of Magellan?
A
Between Tierra del Fuego and Chile
B
Between Japan and Taiwan
C
Between Scotland and the Orkney Islands
D
Between Sakhalin Island and the Russian mainland
Question 13 Explanation: 
Between Tierra del Fuego and Chile
Question 14
What is the name given to the code of Roman law that was "published" with the approval of the Roman Republic in 450 BC?
A
The Twelve Times Table
B
Hammurabi's Code
C
The Tribunal
D
The Twelve Tables
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Twelve Tables
Question 15
Separation of powers refers to the division of responsibilities between
A
Central and State
B
State and Municipalities
C
Different branches of Government
D
Supreme Court and High Court
Question 15 Explanation: 
Different branches of Government:Separation of powers refers to the division of responsibilities into distinct branches of Government to limit any one branch from exercising the core functions of another.
Question 16
The NTSC (National Television Standards Committee) is also used in the country of...?
A
Japan
B
France
C
Germany
D
England
There are 16 questions to complete.

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