General knowledge quiz 958

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What is the name for the study of the advent and evolution of biological systems in the universe, with particular emphasis on the possibility of non-terrestrial life?
A
Bioastrology
B
Ufology
C
Astrobiology
D
Alientology
Question 1 Explanation: 
Astrobiology
Question 2
Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following ceremonies?
A
Hinduism
B
Buddhism
C
Jainism
D
Islam
Question 3
When Kerosene oil is sprinkled on water, its surface tension
A
Increases
B
Decreases
C
Either Increases or Decreases
D
Constant
Question 3 Explanation: 
Decreases:If Kerosene oil is sprinkled on water, its surface tension lowered
Question 4
Why did Devon and Cornwall assume considerable status in Britain and Europe during the early Bronze Age?
A
They developed stronger and more tin miners
B
People from Cornwall and Devon were the best-regarded bronze craftsmen
C
Their fleets were particularly fast and stream-lined to take advantage of expanded trade
D
They were a major source of tin
Question 4 Explanation: 
They were a major source of tin
Question 5
The Sun Temple located in..........
A
Jaipur
B
Mahabalipuram
C
Konak
D
Tanjore
Question 5 Explanation: 
Konak:Konark Sun Templeis a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site[4] and has also featured on various list of Seven Wonders of India.
Question 6
What was the name of the two spacecraft that photographed the planet Saturn in 1980 and 1981?
A
Magellan
B
Voyager
C
Mariner
D
Viking
Question 6 Explanation: 
Voyager
Question 7
How is it generally accepted that Coney Island in New York got its name?
A
It was named for cricketer Jeremy Coney
B
It was named after theatre impresario Ray Coney
C
The inhabitants had invented Coney Sauce
D
It was overrun by rabbits
Question 7 Explanation: 
It was overrun by rabbits
Question 8
Immediately before Wembley Park Stadium, now the home of the England national football team, was built and then opened in 1923 what stood there?
A
A pleasure pavilion
B
An unfinished tower (Watkin's Tower) begun in 1892 and intended to rival the Eiffel Tower
C
A monument to Queen Victoria
D
A gun emplacement
Question 8 Explanation: 
An unfinished tower (Watkin's Tower) begun in 1892 and intended to rival the Eiffel Tower
Question 9
Dover Straitseparate the Great Britain from..........
A
Russia
B
America
C
France
D
China
Question 9 Explanation: 
France:strait at the narrowest part of the English Channel, marking the boundary between the Channel and North Sea, separating Great Britain from continental Europe.
Question 10
Which of these fictional detectives smokes a pipe?
A
Hercule Poirot
B
Inspector Morse
C
Miss Marple
D
Inspector Maigret
Question 10 Explanation: 
Inspector Maigret
Question 11
On a clean glass plate a drop of water spreads to form a thin layer whereas a drop of mercury remains almost spherical because
A
mercury is a metal
B
density of mercury is greater than that of water
C
cohesion of mercury is greater than its adhesion with glass
D
cohesion of water is greater than its adhesion with glass
Question 12
What was the name of the TV producer who started what became a long and outstanding career by establishing the UK TV series "Dr Who" in 1963?
A
Gareth Edwards
B
Verity Lambert
C
Barry Letts
D
Innes Lloyd
Question 12 Explanation: 
Verity Lambert
Question 13
The National Gallery of British Art, built on the site of Millbank Prison and opened in 1897, became commonly known as the Tate Gallery. What was it officially renamed in 2000, and now displays only historical and contemporary British art?
A
Tate Britain
B
Guildhall Art Gallery
C
National Portrait Gallery
D
Barbican Art Gallery
Question 13 Explanation: 
Tate Britain
Question 14
Which of these women was played by Margot Kidder in the films "Superman", "Superman II", "Superman III" and "Superman IV:The Quest for Peace"?
A
Lois Lane
B
Vicki Vale
C
Olive Oyl
D
Minnie Mouse
Question 14 Explanation: 
Lois Lane
Question 15
Which author is the ex-wife of British designer, restaurateur, retailer and writer Sir Terence and the mother of designers Sebastian and Jasper?
A
Daphne du Maurier
B
Barbara Cartland
C
Georgette Heyer
D
Shirley Conran
Question 15 Explanation: 
Shirley Conran
Question 16
Who was Christopher Robin's favourite bear?
A
Edward
B
Winnie the Pooh
C
Paddington
D
Smokey
Question 16 Explanation: 
Winnie the Pooh
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