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General Knowledge Quiz 1

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  • Tue 29, March 2022
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Hello, this is a general knowledge quiz for primary categories. Try this out and see how quickly and effectively you can answer 20 questions.

There is always room for improvement. This quiz contains over 120 questions. A random selection of 20 questions will be given to each respondents when ever he/she attempts the quiz.

This quiz contain topics related to sciences, geography, social science and arts.  It is a simpler chapter to prepare students for the general paper exams in Common Entrance Examination.

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1.
Mahatma Gandhi is regarded as the father of which country?
A.
China
B.
India
C.
Mexico
Reveal Answer
India

2.
Which is the hardest substance available on earth?
A.
Radium
B.
Diamond
C.
Iron
Reveal Answer
Diamond

3.
Which insect has colourful wings?
A.
Ant
B.
Bee
C.
Butterfly
Reveal Answer
Butterfly

4.
How many bones are there in a human body?
A.
206
B.
199
C.
999
Reveal Answer
206

5.
How many layers are there in Earth’s atmosphere
A.
Five
B.
Eight
C.
Ten
Reveal Answer
Five

6.
What do you call the person who brings a letter to your home from post office?
A.
Postman
B.
Gentleman
C.
Fire fighter
Reveal Answer
Postman

7.
How many days are there in a Leap year?
A.
360
B.
365
C.
366
Reveal Answer
366

8.
Which organ purify our blood?
A.
Kidney
B.
Liver
C.
Lungs
Reveal Answer
Kidney

9.
Which animal has hump on its back?
A.
Cattle
B.
Elephant
C.
Cangaroo
Reveal Answer
Cattle

10.
How many players are there in Baseball?
A.
North East West South
B.
What is the full form of NEWS?
C.
9 players
Reveal Answer
9 players

11.
Which is the tallest building in the world?
A.
Tower of Babel
B.
Paris Sumjo
C.
Burj Khalifa
Reveal Answer
Burj Khalifa

12.
Which of the following is the first colour in a rainbow?
A.
Red
B.
Green
C.
Orange
Reveal Answer
Red

13.
Which mineral elements is required for muscle contraction?
A.
Calcium
B.
Potassium
C.
Zinc
Reveal Answer
Calcium

14.
Which continent is known as the Dark continent?
A.
South America
B.
Africa
C.
Asia
Reveal Answer
Africa

15.
Which country is known as the Land of The Rising Sun?
A.
Nigeria
B.
England
C.
Japan
Reveal Answer
Japan

16.
Animals that has six legs and three segment of their body are called ________.
A.
Insects
B.
Mammals
C.
Reptiles
Reveal Answer
Insects

17.
Which of the following is a cash crop?
A.
Tomato
B.
Cocoa
C.
Pineapple
Reveal Answer
Cocoa

18.
Which animal is known as the ‘Ship of the Desert?’
A.
Pig
B.
Elephant
C.
Camel
Reveal Answer
Camel

19.
Which the fastest vehicle
A.
Train
B.
Car
C.
Aeroplane
Reveal Answer
Aeroplane

20.
Which bird can not fly?
A.
Chicken
B.
Ostrich
C.
Eagle
Reveal Answer
Ostrich

21.
How many days are there in a year?
A.
360 days
B.
365 days
C.
368 days
Reveal Answer
365 days

22.
Which is biggest a lake, river or an ocean?
A.
River
B.
Ocean
C.
Lake
Reveal Answer
Ocean

23.
How many colors are there in a rainbow?
A.
Seven
B.
Ten
C.
Eleven
Reveal Answer
Seven

24.
How do you relate to your maternal grandfather?
A.
Father\'s father
B.
Mother’s father
C.
Father\'s mother
Reveal Answer
Mother’s father

25.
Which is the smallest bird ?
A.
Parrot
B.
Eagle
C.
Humming Bird
Reveal Answer
Humming Bird

26.
Australia lies between which two oceans?
A.
Antlantic and Pacific Ocean
B.
Pacific and China Ocean
C.
Indian and Pacific Ocean
Reveal Answer
Indian and Pacific Ocean

27.
Which is the largest flower in the world
A.
Rafflesia
B.
Hisbiscus
C.
Lili
Reveal Answer
Rafflesia

28.
Which is the most sensitive organ in our body?
A.
Eye
B.
Skin
C.
Ear
Reveal Answer
Skin

29.
Which is the fastest land animal in the world?
A.
Cheetah
B.
Elephant
C.
Lion
Reveal Answer
Cheetah

30.
The institution that is made up of a father, mother and their children is called ________.
A.
Culture
B.
Tradition
C.
Family
Reveal Answer
Family

31.
Which of the following planets is closer to the sun?
A.
Mercury
B.
Venus
C.
Earth
Reveal Answer
Mercury

32.
Which is the largest fish in the world ?
A.
Dolphin
B.
Whale
C.
Shark
Reveal Answer
Whale

33.
Energy given foods are called __________?
A.
Vitamin
B.
Minerals
C.
Carbohydrate
Reveal Answer
Carbohydrate

34.
Paris is the capital of which country?
A.
France
B.
Ghana
C.
Niger
Reveal Answer
France

35.
In which direction does the sun rise?
A.
West
B.
North
C.
East
Reveal Answer
East

36.
What is a baby frog called?
A.
Puppy
B.
Tadpole
C.
Migget
Reveal Answer
Tadpole

37.
Which is the most important part of a tree?
A.
Branch
B.
Leaves
C.
Root
Reveal Answer
Root

38.
Computer is a/an _____________ machine.
A.
Electronic
B.
Physical
C.
Radio
Reveal Answer
Electronic

39.
Who is known as Father of Telephone
A.
Alexander Graham Bell
B.
Charles Babbage
C.
Charlie Chaplin
Reveal Answer
Alexander Graham Bell

40.
What colour symbolises peace?
A.
Yellow
B.
white
C.
Blue
Reveal Answer
white

41.
Which electrical item did Thomas Edison invent first?
A.
Speaker
B.
Lightbulb
C.
Microwave
Reveal Answer
Lightbulb

42.
Who is the inventor of Radio?
A.
Steve
B.
Babbage
C.
Marconi
Reveal Answer
Marconi

43.
Insects have how many legs?
A.
Two
B.
Six
C.
Eight
Reveal Answer
Six

44.
Who invented the diesel engine?
A.
James Carbrige
B.
Rudolf Diesel
C.
Nappier Bond
Reveal Answer
Rudolf Diesel

45.
How many zeros are there in a one thousand naira note?
A.
Two
B.
Three
C.
Four
Reveal Answer
Three

46.
What is the sound made by a horse?
A.
Bleat
B.
Neigh
C.
Bark
Reveal Answer
Neigh

47.
How many colours are there in Nigeria’s National Flag?
A.
Three
B.
Four
C.
Two
Reveal Answer
Two

48.
Which of the following is not a sense organ?
A.
Brain
B.
Skin
C.
Eye
Reveal Answer
Brain

49.
Which day comes after Friday?
A.
Saturday
B.
Thursday
C.
Friday
Reveal Answer
Saturday

50.
Which of the following is not a primary colour?
A.
Blue
B.
Orange
C.
Red
Reveal Answer
Orange

51.
Name the gas found in the most abundance in our planet’s atmosphere?
A.
Nitrogen
B.
Oxygen
C.
Carbon 
Reveal Answer
Nitrogen

52.
Who is the inventor of Television?
A.
Michael Faraday
B.
Thomas Edison
C.
John Logie Baird
Reveal Answer
John Logie Baird

53.
Who invented Computer?
A.
Charles Babbage
B.
Thomas Edison
C.
John Nappier
Reveal Answer
Charles Babbage

54.
What is the result of mixing Red and Blue colours together?
A.
Orange
B.
Green
C.
Purple
Reveal Answer
Purple

55.
How many hours are there in a day?
A.
12 Hours
B.
30 Hours
C.
24 Hours
Reveal Answer
24 Hours

56.
The national currency of the United States of America (USA) is
A.
Pounds
B.
Dollar
C.
Naira
Reveal Answer
Dollar

57.
Which is the largest country in the world based on the area?
A.
Nigeria
B.
Russia
C.
England
Reveal Answer
Russia

58.
What is the sound made by a pig?
A.
Bark
B.
Mew
C.
Grunt
Reveal Answer
Grunt

59.
Which planet is nearest to Earth?
A.
Mercury
B.
Pluto
C.
Venus
Reveal Answer
Venus

60.
What type of tree do dates grow on?
A.
Palm
B.
Fig
C.
Cashau
Reveal Answer
Palm

61.
Which is the largest land animal?
A.
Dolphin
B.
Elephant
C.
Lion
Reveal Answer
Elephant

62.
What is the shape of a cricket ball?
A.
Oval
B.
Triangular
C.
Spherical
Reveal Answer
Spherical

63.
Which is the biggest continent in the world ?
A.
Asia
B.
North America
C.
Africa
Reveal Answer
Asia

64.
Tsunami is a word in which language?
A.
French
B.
Japanese
C.
Chinese
Reveal Answer
Japanese

65.
What is the filament in a light bulb made of
A.
Tungsten
B.
Shadow
C.
Lightning fluid
Reveal Answer
Tungsten

66.
How many months do we have in a year?
A.
15 months
B.
13 months
C.
12 months
Reveal Answer
12 months

67.
What is the hottest continent on Earth?
A.
Australia
B.
Africa
C.
Asia
Reveal Answer
Africa

68.
Animals that has feather, beaks and lays eggs are called_______.
A.
Insects
B.
Mammals
C.
Birds
Reveal Answer
Birds

69.
Which of the following stars is the nearest to the earth
A.
Sophocles
B.
Diagon
C.
Sun
Reveal Answer
Sun

70.
Which is the tallest mountain in the world?
A.
Mount Kilimanjaro
B.
Mount Everest
C.
Mount Idanre
Reveal Answer
Mount Everest

71.
How many legs does a spider have?
A.
8
B.
6
C.
9
Reveal Answer
8

72.
How many straight edges does a cube have?
A.
Eight
B.
Sixteen
C.
Twelve
Reveal Answer
Twelve

73.
Which is the longest river in the world ?
A.
Congo
B.
Niger
C.
Nile
Reveal Answer
Nile

74.
Which food items is rich in iron?
A.
Pulses
B.
Plantain
C.
Yam
Reveal Answer
Pulses

75.
Egypt is situated close to which of the following river?
A.
Congo
B.
Niger
C.
Nile
Reveal Answer
Nile

76.
Rearing of hens, ducks and geese for their eggs and meat is called?
A.
Fishery
B.
Agro-forestry
C.
Poultry farming
Reveal Answer
Poultry farming

77.
Which is the largest plateau in the world ?
A.
Jos Plateau
B.
Kangarina Plateau
C.
Tibetan Plateau
Reveal Answer
Tibetan Plateau

78.
A figure with 8 sides is called?
A.
Octagon
B.
Pentagon
C.
Nonagon
Reveal Answer
Octagon

79.
Which of the following is not an insect?
A.
Waps
B.
Bat
C.
Cockroach
Reveal Answer
Bat

80.
What makes up (approx.) 80% of our brain’s volume?
A.
Tissue
B.
Oxygen
C.
Water
Reveal Answer
Water

81.
Which is largest freshwater lake in the world?
A.
Lake chad
B.
Lake Merigold
C.
Lake Superior
Reveal Answer
Lake Superior

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