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50 Interesting Trivia Questions and Answers

50 Interesting Trivia Questions and Answers


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Interesting Trivia Questions and Answers Part 1 (Questions 1-15)


1. What was the state of Egypt after the destruction of the old kingdom?
Answer: An age of anarchy and confusion.


2. When was S.N.A set up?
Answer: In 1953.


3. Where is oxidation takes place?
Answer: At the anode.


4. The techniques for 2-D morphing comes from digital image processing and _
Answer: Texture mapping.


5. The picture tube of a colour television set has how many electron guns?
Answer: Three.


6. How many days, a timber may require for natural seasoning?
Answer: 4-6 months.


7. Who discovered cellophane?
Answer: Dr. J. Brandenberger.


8. What was the starting point and destination of the first passenger train in the world?
Answer: Liverpool and Manchester.


9. What was the expedition of Bleriot? When was it?
Answer: Bleriot, a French Aviator crossed the English Channel for the first time in a monoplane in 1909.


10. After the rule of the 12th dynasty, there was a dark eye in Egypt. Why?
Answer: Egypt was conquered by Hyksos.


11. Which fruit is the king of fruits?
Answer: Mango.


12. Morphing process varies depending on whether the image is _
Answer: 2-Dimensional or 3-Dimensional.


13. The TV camera breaks up the scene into several fragments and prepares video signals in the proper order by the process called _
Answer: Scanning.


14. In ordinary Portland cement approximate content of Tricalcium silicate is _
Answer: 55%.

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15. Where do the gases Nitrogen, Oxygen, Argon, Carbon dioxide, Neon, Helium, Methane, Krypton, Hydrogen, Nitrous oxide, Xenon and Ozone exit?
Answer: In the atmosphere.


Interesting Trivia Questions and Answers Part 2 (Questions 16-30)


16. Who invented chronometer?
Answer: John Harrison.


17. When was the first railway line opened in the world?
Answer: 1830.


18. When did plane-to-ground radio communication establish?
Answer: In 1929.


19. How long did the Hyksos rule Egypt?
Answer: For two centuries.


20. Write the full name of the Spanish painter and designer Goya:
Answer: Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes.


21. Which country is the biggest exporter of processed cashew nuts?
Answer: India.


22. A solution which turns red litmus to blue is called what?
Answer: Alkaline.


23. Photoshop was one of the first revolutions of:
Answer: Macintosh graphics programs.


24. For relay of TV signals we need the help of _
Answer: Geostationary satellites.


25. The Compound which contributes the highest share of heat of hydration in cement is:
Answer: Tricalcium aluminate.


26. How many major zones or layers are there in the earth’s atmosphere?
Answer: Four.


27. He is more renowned for his lucid, immortal poetry than his mathematical contributions. Name him:
Answer: Omar Khayyam.


28. Who invented contact lenses?
Answer: Adolf Eugen Fick.


29. In which year the world’s first Hospital on rails opened?
Answer: 1991.

30. When did International Civil Aviation Organisation (I.C.A.O.) establish?
Answer: In 1947.


Interesting Trivia Questions and Answers Part 3 (Questions 31-50)


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31. By what name the Hyksos kings were known?
Answer: Shepherd kings.


32. Name the Indian dancer who dances on artificial limbs:
Answer: Sudha Chandran.


33. What is the alkaloid present in tea?
Answer: Theine.


34. Which gas evolved on heating cone, Sulfuric acid with a mixture of potassium chloride and manganese di-oxide?
Answer: Chlorine.


35. How many channels are supported by Photoshop?
Answer: 24 alphachannels.


36. The frequency of carrier waves used for television transmission ranges from 54 MHz to:
Answer: 216 MHz.


37. Gypsum is added to Portland cement during its manufacture so that it may:
Answer: Retard the setting time.


38. ‘Which are the meteorological conditions of the environment?
Answer: Temperature, pressure and humidity.


39. The famous Eliza computer program is named after one of the characters in the classic:
Answer: Pygmalion (It is after Eliza Doolittle in this famous George Bernard Shaw’s play).


40. Who discovered clock (mechanical)?
Answer: Yi Xing and Liang Lingzan.


41. What is the name of world’s first Hospital on Rails?
Answer: Life line Express.


42. What was the speed of the aircrafts in the year 1903?
Answer: 32 Miles per hour.


43. What was the change happened in Egypt by the conquest of Hyksos?
Answer: Learned the art of war fare.


44. Pablo Picasso, the renowned French sculptor and painter got his surname from:
Answer: His Mother.


45. Write an example for unsaturated oil:
Answer: Groundnut oil.


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46. Which will come out, on heating cone, Sulfuric acid and manganese di-oxide with any iodide?
Answer: Iodine vapours will come out.


47. In photoshop using what format, that you can export images to other programs like adobe illustrator?
Answer: Desktop Color Separation Format.


48. Which is the novel in which a man is tortured to believe ‘two plus two is five’?
Answer: 1984 (Its author is George Orwell).


49. Who discovered clock (pendulum)?
Answer: Christian Huygens.


50. What was the height gained by Wright brothers in the year 1903?
Answer: 260 feet.


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