Online General Knowledge Quizzes
General Knowledge Quiz Questions
1. The process of creation of money by commercial banks is called:
Answer: Creation of credit.
2. The jelly-like substance that makes up most of a cell is the:
3. Communications Systems are also called:
4. The change of state from a liquid to a gas is called:
5. China accused the Soviet Union of betraying Communism and being secretly allied with whom?
Answer: United States.
6. Weathering by abrasion occurs by agents such as:
Answer: Wind and water.
7. The Muslim prophet who is named Johanan in the Bible:
Answer: Yahya Nabi.
8. Forces can change the:
Answer: Speed, direction or shape of an object.
9. A Cabriole leg has S-shaped curves and it ends with a:
Answer: Decorative foot.
10. How long is the appointed term of office of the secretary general of the United Nations?
Answer: Five years.
11. Earth scientists believe that volcanic mountains originate from:
Answer: Mantle plume.
12. What is the sticky wax obtained from sheep?
13. Brachiopods belong to which era?
Answer: Paleozoic era.
14. Who was the first person to reach the North Pole?
Answer: Robert Peary.
15. How much was the weight of an Australopithecus afarensis?
Answer: About 60 pounds (27 kg).
16. What product accounts for about 90% of Nigeria’s export earnings?
17. Who was Johannes Gutenberg?
Answer: German goldsmith.
18. Where do the following occur? ‘Winter is come and gone, But grief returns with the revolving year’:
Answer: In Tennyson’s, ‘In Memoriam’.
19. Which type of land cover covers the greatest area on the earth?
20. Who is the ruler of the sign Leo?
Online General Knowledge Quizzes
21. In which Australian state is the Cape York Peninsula located?
22. What is called a prime mover with the help of which heat energy obtained from the fuel is converted into mechanical energy?
23. Which Australian state calls itself the “State of Excitement” and “The Golden State?”
Answer: Western Australia.
24. Name of capital of Kapilavastu?
25. Which former French colony was the first to achieve independence in Sub-Saharan Africa in 1958?
26. In music what does the term “Pizzicato” mean?
Answer: The playing, by plucking with the fingers, of an instrument which is normally played with a bow.
27. According to the Father Christmas World Congress held in 2003, where is Santa Claus’ home?
28. Which animals are thought to have given rise to the belief in mermaids?
Answer: Seals/ dugongs.
29. In which part of Sudan is the Darfur region?
30. Which document was drawn up and unveiled by John Major in 1991 in an effort to raise standards for consumers and improve public services?
Answer: The Citizen’s Charter.
31. Which Pacific entity is farthest north?
Answer: Northern Mariana Islands.
32. Name the sea which is north of Bering Strait between Asia and North America, which is a part of the Arctic ocean:
Answer: Chukchi sea.
33. A country that is divided into 22 administrative regions and subdivided into 95 departments is:
34. Consensuses the basic characteristic of:
Answer: Social living.
35. All these countries have coastline on the Arabian Sea except?
36. The purpose of science is to produce:
37. What French town was the scene of history’s greatest military evacuation?
38. ‘Small is beautiful’ was written by:
Answer: E. F. Schumacher.
39. The alcohol found in wine, beer and liquor is known as grain alcohol or:
40. What were the most important civilizations which flourished in Mesopotamia?
Answer: Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians and Chaldeans.
41. What is the most densely populated U.S. state?
Answer: New Jersey.