General knowledge quiz 968

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
What instrument is associated with Pablo Cassals?
A
Piano
B
Violin
C
Cello
D
Guitar
Question 1 Explanation: 
Cello
Question 2
Whose famous books include "The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex", "The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals", " The Power of Movement in Plants" and "The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms"?
A
Charles Darwin
B
Dr Benjamin Spock
C
Sir Joseph Banks
D
Albert Einstein
Question 2 Explanation: 
Charles Darwin
Question 3
Which year is observed as Poverty Eradication Year by SAARC?
A
1998
B
1997
C
1996
D
1995
Question 4
Where can a grunion be found?
A
In debates or arguments, particularly supporting the right of Americans to keep and bear arms
B
Off the coast of California, USA, and Baja California, Mexico
C
Round the shaft of millwheel
D
Ramming the wadding into the bore of a cannon
Question 4 Explanation: 
Off the coast of California, USA, and Baja California, Mexico
Question 5
What scale is used for rating tornado intensity, based on the damage tornadoes inflict on human-built structures and vegetation?
A
The Torino Scale
B
The Fujita scale
C
The Beaufort Scale
D
The Richter Scale
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Fujita scale
Question 6
The process that explains the recent changes in the height of sea level in coastal areas of eastern and northern Canada and Scandinavi is
A
isostasy
B
continental drift
C
plate tectonics
D
None of the above
Question 7
Arnall Patz received the US Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2004 for his lifetime of work in what field?
A
Ophthalmology
B
Plastic surgery
C
Geriatrics
D
Epidemiology
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ophthalmology
Question 8
Which Pope was carried off into France by Bonaparte's troops in 1798?
A
Pius VIII
B
Clement XIV
C
Pius VI
D
Gregory XVI
Question 8 Explanation: 
Pius VI
Question 9
A hammer and toothed chisel is used in creating which form of art?
A
Topiary
B
Stone sculpture
C
Silver jewellery
D
Tapestry
Question 9 Explanation: 
Stone sculpture
Question 10
In Victorian England, a "hunter" was a common term for a type of what?
A
Gun
B
Hat
C
Pocket watch
D
Cooking utensil
Question 10 Explanation: 
Pocket watch
Question 11
What weapon is associated with Davy Crockett?
A
Light sabre
B
Hunting knife
C
Musket
D
Bow and arrow
Question 11 Explanation: 
Musket
Question 12
Which of these was a TV series starring Dylan Moran?
A
Black Night
B
Black Bottom
C
Black Books
D
Black and Tan
Question 12 Explanation: 
Black Books
Question 13
When were Northern Nigeria and Southern Nigeria formally amalgamated?
A
1900
B
1914
C
1814
D
1960
Question 13 Explanation: 
1914
Question 14
Permanent hardness of water can be removed by adding
A
chlorine
B
washing soda
C
potassium permanganate
D
bleaching powder
Question 15
A "triple peel" is a manoeuvre that is common in what sport?
A
Synchronised swimming
B
Polo
C
Croquet
D
Gymnastics
Question 15 Explanation: 
Croquet
Question 16
In 1982 the first commercially marketed CD was launched by Phil Ramone of A & R Recording. He was also involved in a number of other activities. Which of these was not one of them?
A
He was a sound engineer and music producer for George Michael
B
He introduced optical surround sound for films
C
He was a member of "The Ramones"
D
He was a trained classical violinist
Question 16 Explanation: 
He was a member of "The Ramones"
There are 16 questions to complete.

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