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Random English Trivia Quizzes

Random English Trivia Quizzes


50 Random Trivia Quizzes


Random English Trivia Quizzes Part 1 (Questions 1-15)


1. The pyramid of Giza ( King Cheops) has historic importance. What is it?
Answer: It is one of the seven wonders of the world.


2. Why is Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh famous?
Answer: For its Buddhist architectural stupas.


3. Why is teak used for building ships?
Answer: It is hard, very durable and resistant to termites and weathering.


4. Which electrolyte used for the electroplating of silver?
Answer: Double cyanide of sodium and silver.


5. The term morphing comes from the Greek word:
Answer: Morphe.


6. The region which is least doped in a transistor will be:
Answer: The base region.


7. When did Kurt Gödel give his famous incompleteness theorem?
Answer: 1931.


8. Who discovered Bakelite?
Answer: Leo. H. Baekeland.


9. When was the second flight? What was the peculiarity of it?
Answer: In 1784. An English man made a two-hours flight in a balloon.


10. Who was the chief priest in Egypt?
Answer: The king (The Pharaoh).


11. What is the main food factor contained in cereals?
Answer: Starch.


12. Which Aluminium can absorb colours?
Answer: Anodized.


13. In morphing when the number of frames in between two images increases the _
Answer: Clarity of morphing increases.


14. What is called the part which is in forward bias with the base in a transistor?
Answer: Emitter.


15. Guinea pig is a creature which is widely used for researches in laboratories all over the world. Name the region of which it is the native:
Answer: South America.

Random English Trivia Quizzes Part 2 (Questions 16-30)


16. When did Al-Khwarizmi write the popular book which introduced Indian numbers and Zero to the Arab world?
Answer: A.D. 820.


17. Who discovered Bifocal Lens?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin.


18. What was the landmark in air-transport?
Answer: A balloon with steering apparatus carried 14 passengers in 1863.


19. Marble is quarried by _
Answer: Wedging.


20. What is the name for the electronically controlled railway system introduced by Japan in 1964?
Answer: Tokaido line.


21. Which type of ovule is most commonly found in angiosperm?
Answer: Anatropous (92%).


22. Name four elements which conduct electricity in the solid state:
Answer: Copper; Silver; Iron; Aluminium.


23. What are the two types of morphing?
Answer: Distortion & Transition morphing.


24. The part which is in reverse bias with the base in a transistor is called?
Answer: Collector.


25. The best time for felling a tree is midsummer or mid-winter because:
Answer: Sap is at rest.


26. One of the most expensive luxury cars has been named after a certain species of deer found in both Asia and Africa. This particular species of deer are known for the majestic leaps with which they run. Name this species of deer:
Answer: Impala.


27. When did the first printed book on Mathematics appear?
Answer: 1478.


28. Who discovered Battery (electric)?
Answer: Alessandro volta.


29. As a construction material, plywood is preferred to thin planks of timber because of:
Answer: Good strength and dimensional stability in both lateral and longitudinal directions.


30. When was the first rigid airship constructed?
Answer: In 1900.

Random English Trivia Quizzes Part 3 (Questions 31-50)


31. The period of the old kingdom was a great period in the Egyptian history. Why?
Answer: It was an age of peace and prosperity.


32. What is Margarine?
Answer: Vegetable butter.


33. Name four substances which conduct electricity in liquid state:
Answer: Sodium chloride, Potassium chloride, Sodium hydroxide. Calcium chloride.


34. What are the three railway gauges?
Answer: Broad gauge, Meter gauge & Narrow gauge.


35. Which technique of morphing is commonly used for advertisements in TV?
Answer: Distortion morphing.


36. Which consists of a reverse biased silicon PN junction?
Answer: Zener diode.


37. Timber can be made more fire resistance by _
Answer: Sir Abel’s process.


38. A particular international organisation for the protection of rare species of animals, has chosen a Chinese pet animal as its emblem. Name this organisation and the animal chosen as its emblem:
Answer: W.W.F; The giant Panda.


39. When was the problem of “Seven Bridges of Königsberg” posed?
Answer: 1736.


40. Who invented car (steam)?
Answer: Nicolas cugnot.


41. When Wright brothers of USA, William Wright and Orville Wright, had their first flight?
Answer: In 1903.


42. When did the pyramid age come to an end?
Answer: By 2300 B.C.


43. What are the seeds of pulses rich in?
Answer: Protein.


44. Write the name of four elements which do not conduct electricity in solid state?
Answer: Phosphorous, Sulfur, Carbon, Iodine.


45. The first film which uses the morphing is:
Answer: WILLOW.


46. In the field of medicine cardiac pacemaker is an:
Answer: Electronic oscillator.


47. What is the application of biochemistry, biology, microbiology and chemical engineering to industrial products called?
Answer: Biotechnology.


48. When was the “Four-color conjecture” every map on a flat surface or a sphere can be colored without using more than four different colors proved?
Answer: 1976.


49. Who discovered car (petrol)?
Answer: Karl Benz.


50. How far did Orville Wright fly in his second flight?
Answer: 80 Kilometers.


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