General knowledge quiz 979

By | July 29, 2018

One lakh general knowledge MCQ questions answers

Question 1
Travel from Montevideo, Uruguay's capital city, to Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital city, is in which direction?
A
West
B
East
C
North
D
South
Question 1 Explanation: 
West
Question 2
Who is credited with inventing the railway sleeping car?
A
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
B
George Mortimer Pullman
C
Thomas Alva Edison
D
Alexander Graham Bell
Question 2 Explanation: 
George Mortimer Pullman
Question 3
What is ICAR?
A
Indian Committee of Agricultural Resource
B
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
C
Indian Committee of Agricultural Region
D
International Council of Agricultural Revolution
Question 3 Explanation: 
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Question 4
What product is derived from the distillation of wood, coal and shale?
A
Methylated spirits
B
Turpentine
C
Creosote
D
China clay
Question 4 Explanation: 
Creosote
Question 5
In Greek mythology, what was the name for the deepest part of hell, for those who had committed really bad crimes?
A
Lethe
B
Ixion
C
Charon
D
Tartarus
Question 5 Explanation: 
Tartarus
Question 6
On a cold day when a room temperature is 15oC, the metallic cap of a pen becomes much colder than its plastic body, though both are at the same temperature of 15oC, because
A
metals have higher thermal capacity than plastics
B
plastics have a lower density than metals
C
metals are good conductor of heat
D
plastics have a higher thermal conductivity than metals
Question 7
Which of these colours does not appear on a purple finch?
A
Purple
B
Brown
C
White
D
Red
Question 7 Explanation: 
Purple
Question 8
'' A National Revolt Rooted In Deep Mistrust'' said by..........
A
S.N. Sen
B
Benjamin Disraely
C
John Seeley
D
R. C. Mazumdar
Question 8 Explanation: 
Benjamin Disraely:A National Revolt Rooted In Deep Mistrust'' said by Benjamin Disraely(Opposition Leader) in 1857
Question 9
What strike of 1, 400 women and girls was caused by poor working conditions in the Bryant & May factory in 1888?
A
Grunwick dispute
B
London matchgirls strike
C
Tonypandy Riot
D
Wapping dispute
Question 9 Explanation: 
London matchgirls strike
Question 10
If someone is injured and the blood flow is bright red and coming out in regular spurts, where is it coming from?
A
Spleen
B
Vein
C
Capillary
D
Artery
Question 10 Explanation: 
Artery
Question 11
Which of these was a pioneer in the Western world in the use of moveable type?
A
Pebbles Flintstone
B
Johannes Gutenberg
C
Garfield Gestetner
D
Heinrich Heidelberg
Question 11 Explanation: 
Johannes Gutenberg
Question 12
Which of these countries does not have a coastline on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea?
A
Pakistan
B
Greece
C
Spain
D
Morocco
Question 12 Explanation: 
Pakistan
Question 13
In August 2005 the robotic rover Spirit explored the surface of what?
A
Saturn
B
The Moon
C
Venus
D
Mars
Question 13 Explanation: 
Mars
Question 14
The legislature of Sikkim is
A
Unicameral
B
Bicameral
C
Polycameral
D
None of the above
Question 15
What was the title applied by the Ottoman Empire and, later, Turkey, to their viceroy of Egypt?
A
Aga
B
Rajah
C
Panjandrum
D
Khedive
Question 15 Explanation: 
Khedive
Question 16
At the end of The War of 1812, the USA held Canadian territory near Detroit, and the British held parts of which Eastern state?
A
New Hampshire
B
Maine
C
Vermont
D
New Jersey
Question 16 Explanation: 
Maine
There are 16 questions to complete.

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