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General Knowledge Quiz Questions Answers Online 2017

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General Knowledge – GK Quiz – 1

1) What was the original name of Constantinople?

Byzantium

2) What is the name for the mapped hexagonal geographic areas that make up the cellular phone grid?

Cells

3) The last letter of the Greek alphabet is:

Omega

4) In which country was Saïd Taghmaoui born?

France

5) What is the name for a computer pointing device?

A mouse

6) What is the largest joint in the human body?

Knee

7) Which of these peoples once ruled Norway?

Vikings

8) What does the “SIM” in SIM card stand for?

Subscriber Identity Module

9) Which type of menswear is associated with swing jazz?

Zoot suit

10) In the film Pan’s Labyrinth, what is the little girl named?

Ofelia

11) How many languages did the Indians of pre-Columbian South America speak?

500

12) Who was known as the Iron Chancellor?

Otto von Bismarck

13) The smallest bone in the human body is the:

Stapes

14) When was the first Nobel Prize in economics awarded?

1969

15) What does VoIP stand for?

Voice over Internet Protocol

16) How many months was the Pony Express, the pioneer mail service in the Wild West, operational?

18

17) Through what country did Lady Godiva ride?

England

18) What eminent scientist hosted the television show Cosmos?

Carl Sagan

19) Human bone is made of the mineral:

Calcium

20) Which manufacturing company produced the first camera phone, called the J-Phone, that could send photos over a cellular network?

Sharp

 

General Knowledge – GK Quiz Part 2

21) How many computer languages are in use?

2000

22) From what language do French and Spanish come?

Latin

23) Where were the Aegean Bronze Age civilizations located?

Greece

24) When did the Irish Famine take place?

1845

25) Which telephone company introduced the first mobile telephone service (MTS), in 1946?

AT&T (American Telephone and Telegraph Company)

26) In which of these countries did manga originate?

Japan

27) Which structure was destroyed in the September 11 terrorist attacks?

The World Trade Center

28) What does the Internet prefix WWW stand for?

World Wide Web

29) From which plant is the poison ricin derived?

Castor bean

30) Who was the architect who rebuilt London after the Great Fire of 1666?

Sir Christopher Wren

31) How many republics made up the former Soviet Union?

15

32) In The Wizard of Oz, who played the Wicked Witch of the West?

Margaret Hamilton

33) What language does a Cajun speak?

French

34) Which large reptile was recently discovered to be venomous?

Komodo dragon

35) Where is the tibia found?

Leg

36) Where was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?

In a theater

37) When did Switzerland officially gain its independence?

1648

38) Who founded Apple Computer?

Steve Jobs

39) From which language does the motto of the United States come?

Latin

40) In what year was King John forced to sign the first Magna Carta?

1215

 

General Knowledge Quiz Answers Part – 3

41) What is the name of the structure used by jellyfish to administer poison?

Nematocyst

42) Which of these battles did not involve Roman soldiers?

Thermopylae

43) What is the most commonly broken bone in the human body?

The clavicle

44) Which of these battles involved Huns?

Chalons

45) Who is the voice of Remy the Rat in Ratatouille?

Patton Oswalt

46) With which fictional poison was King Joffrey assassinated in Game of Thrones?

The strangler

47) Who was the first British Prince of Wales to learn the Welsh language?

Prince Charles

48) Which famous fashion designer ushered in the New Look for women’s-wear in the late 1940s?

Christian Dior

49) What was New York called before it was New York?

New Amsterdam

50) What is the language spoken in Bhutan called?

Dzongkha

51) From where are the defensive toxins used by poison dart frogs derived?

Insects

52) Who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial?

Maya Lin

53) What country was Vasco da Gama from?

Portugal

54) For what is Wedgwood china named?

A person

55) A duffle coat is fastened with what?

Toggles and loops

56) What is the name of the poison responsible for fatalities in those who consume improperly prepared puffer fish?

Tetrodotoxin

57) What animal often symbolizes peace in art?

Dove

58) Who was Karl Marx’s associate and fellow political theoretician?

Friedrich Engels

59) Which of these was not a British prime minister?

John Maynard Keynes

60) What was the name of Franz Ferdinand’s assassin?

Gavrilo Princip

 

General Knowledge Online Quiz Part 4

61) Which fashion designer is credited with having launched the skinny silhouette for menswear in the 2000s?

Hedi Slimane

62) The toxin of which plant was once used by women to dilate their pupils for cosmetic purposes?

Belladonna

63) What kind of animal is a grunt?

Fish

64) What kind of fish is not referred to as scrod?

Tuna

65) Early photographers made their images on which of these materials?

Glass

66) A network designed to allow communication within an organization is called:

An intranet

67) What scientist was British industrialist Josiah Wedgwood related to?

Charles Darwin

68) Where would you most likely find crinoline?

Under a woman’s skirt

69) What animal did William F. Cody’s Wild West show introduce to audiences in London?

Bison

70) Which architect founded the Bauhaus school of design?

Walter Gropius

71) Why does the boomslang snake need to chew its venom into its prey in order for it to deliver a sufficient dose?

Its fangs are short and in the rear of the mouth.

72) Who was the uncle of King Richard II?

John of Gaunt

73) How much of Earth’s surface is covered by ocean?

71%

74) What kind of animal is a bongo?

Antelope

75) The name for which type of pants originated in Genoa, Italy?

Jeans

76) Which Indian president was involved in the struggle for Irish independence?

V.V. Giri

77) What did I.M. Pei design outside the Louvre, in Paris?

Pyramid

78) What is a taiga?

Northern boreal forest

79) Mercantile theory holds that colonies best serve their mother country by providing what?

Raw materials

80) What kind of animal is a matamata?

Turtle

 

General Knowledge Quiz Part – 5

81) Which term describes a dress with a triangular silhouette?

A-line

82) What major airline began as a crop-dusting service?

Delta

83) To which artistic movement does Paul Gauguin’s The Yellow Christ belong?

cloisonnism

84) The mandible is located in the:

Jaw

85) Which book was written by Niccolò Machiavelli?

The Prince

86) A garment wrapped around the body and tucked in at the waist or the armpits is called what?

Sarong

87) What kind of animal is a silverside?

Fish

88) Which of these is a paint made from pigments and plastic?

Acrylic

89) What nickname is given to the period preceding the Great Depression in America?

The Roaring Twenties

90) Which of these typically features a layer of permafrost?

Tundra

91) The paper dress was a short-lived fad in which decade?

1960s

92) How many bones does an adult human have?

206

93) What was the subject of the earliest known paintings?

Animals

94) What kind of animal is a thickknee?

Bird

95) Of what country was Simón Bolívar president?

Peru

96) The clothing trend exemplified by black clothing, dark makeup, and black-dyed hair is called what?

Goth

97) How many stars are there in the American flag?

50

98) Where can you find kelp forests?

North Pacific Ocean

99) What does the Venus of Brassempouy represent?

A woman’s head

100) What kind of animal is a gourami?

Fish

 

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