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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Quiz Questions and Answers: Over 300 plus Quizzes

    There are 300 plus quiz questions with answers. The questions are based on wide coverage of Bhutan and other general questions.

  1. Where will the 2020 summer Olympics be held?-Japan
  2. What is the back of a book called?(spine)
  3. What does the abbreviation ‘ECG’ stand for?(Electro Cardiogram)
  4. How many bishops are there in Chess ?(2)
  5. Which is the world’s oldest University press?(Oxford University press)
  6. From where is this quotation taken,’the love of money is the root of all evil’?(The Bible)
  7. What did Alfred Binet create?(The IQ test)
  8. Big Ben is a politician/building/clock. (clock)
  9. Which food crop uses most of world’s farmland? (wheat)
  10. The language spoken by the largest number of people in the world is (Chinese)
  11. What is the name of the Parliament of Bhutan ?(Tshogdu)(National Assembly)
  12. Which is the heaviest flying bird?(the mute swan)
  13. To which age does the Indus valley civilization belong?(The Bronze Age)
  14. Which game is also known as ‘Ping Pong’?(table tennis)
  15. Which is the oldest disease? (leprosy)
  16. What is called’blue gold’?(water)
  17. Who is a ‘fat cat’? (wealthy person)
  18. A cross between a horse and a donkey is (The mule)
  19. Who invented telephone?(Bell Graham)
  20. Growth ring is also known as ------------ring.(annual)
  21. When was world Telecommunication Day? (May 17th )
  22. Hydrogen Peroxide is colourless. True or false?(true)
  23. Which is the largest seed in the world?(coco de mer)-palm tree)
  24. The unit of measurement of the depth of water is-(fathom)
  25. Who is the author of the book ‘Comedy of Errors’?)William Shakespeare)
  26. The plural of ‘next of kin ‘is(next of kin)
  27. ‘Funny bone’ can mean (a sense of humour)
  28. Quick silver is mercury. What is quick lime?(calcium)
  29. Name the largest island in Europe.(Great Britain)
  30. Lizard Point is the southern-most point of a country. Which country?(Great Britain)
  31. What is used to fill airplane tyres?(nitrogen)
  32. Who created the character’ James Bond’ ?(British author Ian Fleming)
  33. What is the centre of a cricket ball made of?(cork)
  34. Name the greenhouse gas? (carbon dioxide)
  35. Name the only mammal that can fly. (bat)
  36. Name the fastest running bird in the world? (Ostrich)
  37. what is the tallest and thickest type of grass?[bamboo]
  38. What is another name for the hibiscus flower? ( china rose)
  39. Which day is observed as world earth day? (April 22)
  40. Which layer protects the earth from UV rays? [Ozone]
  41. Name the largest park in Bhutan? [Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National park]
  42. Name the longest river in the world (Nile)
  43. Planting trees causes soil erosion. [F]
  44. What country has the second largest population in the world? India
  45. The company which produces the iPod. (Apple)
  46. Which US state has the longest shoreline? Alaska (33,904 miles)
  47. How many children did Winston Churchill (British Prime Minister) have? Five (Diana, Randolph, Sarah, Marigold, Mary)
  48. Who was the first cricketer in history to take 300 test match wickets? Fred Truman
  49. What type of creature is an albacore? Fish
  50. Which UK newspaper was founded in September 1964? The Sun
  51. Which is the hottest planet in our solar system (based on generally accepted average surface temperatures)? Venus (Mercury is closest to the sun and is subject to the highest irradiation from the Sun, but Venus, due to its cloud cover and atmospheric density has a hotter 'mean' temperature than Mercury, and is generally regarded as the hottest planet in our solar system)
  52. What is the capital of the Philippines? Manila
  53. A Macfarlane is what type of clothing item? Coat
  54. Who was the first Hanover King of England? George I (1714-1727)
  55. From which country does the drink Kvass originate? Russia
  56. What IBM (the IT systems company) stand for? International Business Machines
  57. What is the plant saintpaulia commonly known as? African violet
  58. What part of the body does Keratitis affect? The eye (inflammation of the cornea)
  59. Lacustrine is a technical term relating to what? Lakes
  60. What are Latter Day Saints otherwise known as? Mormons
  61. What rank in the Royal Navy is above Able Seaman and below Petty Officer? Leading Seaman
  62. What is a puppet worked by strings called? Marionette
  63. Where is the deepest lake in the world? Siberia (Russia - Lake Baikal, 5,712ft deep)
  64. The natterjack toad has what colour stripe down its back? Yellow
  65. How many wheels did a hansom cab have? Two
  66. Who discovered Victoria Falls in 1855? Dr David Livingstone
  67. The US Labour Day falls in which month? September (the first Monday)
  68. During World War II, forged paintings by which artist were produced by Jan Van Meegeren? Jan Vermeer
  69. Anosmia is the technical term for the loss of which sense? Smell
  70. Jargonelle, Seckel and Winter Nelis are types of which fruit? Pear
  71. In which country was fashion designer Helmut Lang born? Austria
  72. What country has the international car registration EAK? Kenya
  73. How many strings does a balalaika typically have? Three
  74. A carat (gemstone measurement) is the equivalent of how many milligrams? 200
  75. Beriberi is a disease said to be caused by the deficiency of which vitamin? B
  76. The production of what poisonous substance can be caused by eating raw cassava? Cyanide
  77. Lord Raglan was a commander in which war? Crimean War
  78. Who was the Greek goddess of divine punishment? Nemesis
  79. Which Frank Dickens cartoon appears in the London Evening Standard (as at 2006)? Bristow
  80. What is the collective name for a group of finches? Charm
  81. Astraphobia is a fear of what? Lightning
  82. What star sign are people born on 25 August? Virgo
  83. In which year was the Battle of Stamford Bridge? 1066 (September - The Battle of Hastings followed in October)
  84. Which fragrance was first made for Russian Count Orloff in 1768? Imperial Leather
  85. Developed in Germany during World War II what is tabun? Nerve gas
  86. Which country was previously called Mesopotamia? Iraq
  87. The pub name The White Hart is named after which king's heraldic symbol? Richard II
  88. How many presidents' faces are sculpted on Mount Rushmore? Four (Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt and Jefferson)
  89. How many sides does a mansard roof have? Four (each with two slopes or faces)
  90. Black velvet is a mixture of stout and which other alcoholic drink? Champagne
  91. What is the title name of the Usher to the House of Lords? Black Rod
  92. Which country suffered the greatest civilian losses in World War II? China (approximately 8 million people)
  93. Which element has the highest melting point? Carbon (3,527 degrees centigrade)
  94. Who founded the Boys Brigade in 1883? William Smith
  95. Marble is a form of which type of rock? Limestone
  96. Name the largest flower in the world? [Rafflessia]
  97. Who dubbed England ‘the nation of shopkeepers’(Napoleon)
  98. Which mammal has the longest length of pregnancy?(The African Elephant)
  99. What is the most common form of iodine deficiency?(Goitre)
  100. What is calcium sulphate better known as?(Chalk)
  101. ‘Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration’. Who said it?(Thomas Alva Edison)
  102. Give the full form of ISBN?(International Standard Book Number)
  103. Name the shortest word in the English language that contains the letters abcdef? (feedback)
  104. What is the past participle of the word ‘speed’?(sped)
  105. Which famous novel ends with the line, “that might be the subject of a new story-Our present story is ended.”(Crime and Punishment)
  106. what was the original title of ‘Pride and Prejudice?(First Impressions)
  107. What is the international dialing code of Bhutan?00975
  108. Radio carbon dating is used to assess the age of what?Fossils
  109. What is the old name of Myanmar?Burma
  110. What is the meaning of the word “Buddha”?An Enlightened One
  111. The present Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon is from which country?South Korea
  112. RMA manages Bhutan’s financial affairs greatly. What does RMA stand for?Royal Monetary Authority
  113. What name is used to refer to the American film industry?Hollywood
  114. Name the branch of science which deals with the study of plants and their structure.Botany
  115. Who was the first man to climb on Mt. Everest without oxygen?-Phub Dorji Sherpa
  116. What is the name of world’s first Test Tube baby ?-Louise Joy Brown
  117. Which country has recently opened world’s highest and longest glass bottomed bridge?-China
  118. In which decade was the internet first implemented? -1960 s
  119. What is INTERPOL?-International Criminal Police Organization
  120. Which country bagged the highest number of medals in the 2016 Olympics held in Brazil?-USA
  121. Who were the parents of Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyel? Tenpai Nima and sonam Pelgi Buthsi
  122. What is the Dzongkha term for “constituency”?Dembhong
  123. Who is known as the Father of modern Bhutan?King Jigme dorji Wangchuck
  124. If Droenyer is the official in charge of guests, who is Zimpon?Chamberlain
  125. How many articles are there in the constitution of Bhuatn?35
  126. Name the languages in which BBS broadcasts its programmes.English, Dzongkha, Lhotsam and sharchop.
  127. Who is the home minister of Bhutan?Lyonpo Dawa Gyeltshen
  128. Who introduced potatoes in Bhutan?George Bogle
  129. Zhabdrung came to Bhutan riding on the yak. What is the name of that yak? -Nima Syingye
  130. Of Bhutan’s four queens, from whom was our Fifth King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck born? (Her Majesty Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck)
  131. How many bones are there in the human face?-14
  132. What is calcium suiphate better known as?-chalk
  133. The unit of measurement of the depth of water is…fathom
  134. Who is the fastest man in the world?-Husain Bolt
  135. In cricket how many runs are needed to make a century?-100
  136. What is Madam Curie and Pierre Curie famous for ?-Radioactivity
  137. Which is the capital of Australia? Canberra
  138. When is world’s AIDS day observed? Dec.1st
  139. What is the unit of measurement of intensity of sound?-decibel
  140. What does IOC stand for? International Olympic Committee
  141. Spell the word. a-n-t-i-s-e-p-ti-c
  142. The first registered political party in Bhutan was…………Peoples’ Democratic Party.
  143. Who was the former President of Druk Phunsum Tshogpa?......Former Lyonchen Jigme Yoezer Thinley
  144. The Political party which was disqualified to contest in the Primary Round is….Bhutan Kuen – Nyam Party
  145. The logo Khamshing Meto belongs to……Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa
  146. Who is the current Minister for Labour and Human Resource Ministry?........Nyima Sangay Tsempo
  147. The first female Minister of Bhutan is the Minister for…….. Works and Human Settlement.
  148. To which constutency the present Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly belong?....Choekhor – Tang Constituency.
  149. Who is the current Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly?..............
  150. How many elected female members are there in the National Council?............0
  151. The historic gyenja the 17th Dec. 1907 was signed on the Thirteenth Day, Eleventh Month of the…………………..Earth Monkey Year
  152. To develop political consciousness and introduce a representative government in the political system, the Third Druk Gyalpo established………..Tshogdu or National Assembly.
  153. Lodoe Tshogde was formally constituted in the year……………..1965
  154. His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singye Wangchuk ‘handed over the reins of government’ in the year……………………1998
  155. The first democratically elected Minister for Communication was……….Lyonpo Nandalal Rai
  156. Name the constituency of the current Prime Minister……….Sombaykha
  157. Dzongkhag Yargay Tshogdu was established in the year…………..1981.
  158. The form of Government of Bhutan is…………………………………Democratic Constitutional Monarchy
  159. Which Dzongkhag has the highest number of Constituencies?.....Tashigang
  160. How many political parties took part in the primary round election of 2013?......4
  161. What is the minimum age for a Bhutanese to be an eligible voter?.........18.
  162. Name the card without which you won’t be able to vote………VPIC.
  163. Who is the present Chairman of the Gyalyong Tshogde?....Dasho Sonam Kinga.
  164. The minimum qualification required for an aspirant to stand for election to the National Assembly and National Council is……Bachelors Degree.
  165. Who is the President of Druk Chirwang Tshogpa?......Ms Lilly Wangchuk
  166. The youngest member of Bhutan’s first National Council – Sonam Yangchen
  167. Which nutrients helps the plant in the development of branches and leaves? Nitrogen(N)
  168. The boiling point of alcohol is …… 760 C
  169. Why do farmer use ‘Lime’ in agriculture?
  170. To reduce the acidity in the soil.
  171. The bodies which emit light by themselves………….. luminous
  172.  Collectively petals are called as Corolla. What is the group of sepals called as? Calyze
  173. Plants prepare their own food, they are called…… autotrophs
  174.  Name the female gamete present in the flower? Ovules
  175.  The scientific name of blue poppy ………….. Mecanopsis grandis.
  176.  The establishment of forest by artificial means in an area in which forest vegetation has long been absent is called - Afforestration
  177.  The force of attraction between similar particles…is…cohesion
  178.  Name the product formed when magnesium burns in presence of oxygen.---Magnesium(MgO)
  179. The method of removing permanent hardness of water is called ---distillation/adding soda
  180. The main character in the story is called protagonist. What is the person who plays the opposite role to the protagonist called? -----Antagonist
  181.  What is the male sheep called---Ram
  182.  What is the theme of the story titled ‘Somebody’s Son’ by Richard Pindell? -----My world: Family and Relationship
  183.  What is a person who is a great lover of books called? ------- Bibliophile
  184. ‘Reading makes a full man, Conference a ready man, writing an exact man.’ Who is the founder of the above saying? ----- Francis Beacon
  185. What is the adjective form of the word ‘Joy,’ which is a noun -----------------------Joyous/joyful
  186. A group of boys is called batch. What is a group of girls called? ----- Bevy
  187. The cat sprang ____________ the table. What is the suitable missing preposition in the above statement? -----Upon
  188. What is the highest point of development of a situation in a poem, story or play called? ------ Climax
  189. A group of dancers is called troupe. What is a group of soldiers called? ------------Troupe
  190. The poem ‘Unfolding Bud’ talks about the teenagers in comparison with the lily flower. Name the poet who has written this beautiful poem?
  191. Mucus that is found in the nose is called ------ Snot
  192. The cry of a jackal is called howl. What is the cry of a hyena called? ------- Laugh
  193. Who is the author of ‘The Red Sweater?’ Mark Hager
  194. ‘My father is a member of Parliament. He has been ___________ M.P for the last 3 years.’ What is the suitable missing article can be used in the blank?-------- An
  195. What is the plural form of the word ox? ----- Oxen
  196. When did Guru Rinpoche visit Bumthang valley? ----- 747 A.D
  197. The place or the site where an earthquake is first of all felt on earth´s surface is called its ….epicentre
  198. Who and when was Simtokha Dzong built? ---- In 1629 by Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal
  199. What is the name of the hot wind or heat waves that blow in the north Indian plain called?---Loo
  200. How many years did Zhabdrung Ngawang Namgyal rule in Bhutan? ---- 35 years
  201. Which layer of the atmosphere is ideal for flying jet aircraft?...Stratosphere
  202. The Desi who was an expert in traditional medicines is _________? La Nyoenpa Tenzin Drugdra
  203. The farmland,animals,farming tools and money is called…capital
  204. When did Duar war end? ----- 1865
  205. The population can change when people move into or out of a country or area This is called…---Migration change
  206. When did the first war start? -----1939
  207. Name the mountain that divides Europe and Asia---Low Ural Mountain
  208. What is the name of the seal of Zhabdrung containing sixteen I’s? ------Nga-chu Dru-ma
  209. Name the place in Bhutan which receives the heaviest rainfall------Bhur
  210. What do we call the Biography of Guru Rinpoche? ---- Pema Thangyig
  211. Bhutanese name for the river Brahmaputra is-Chumoluti
  212. Who is the first woman minister of Bhutan?----Lyonpo Dorji Choden
  213. Which insect has ears on its leg?---- Grasshopper
  214. Name the party who won the 2013 general election?----People’s Democratic Party.
  215. How many prime number are there in between 1 to 100?------ 24
  216. Who is the new education minister?----Lyonpo Mingboo Dukpa
  217. What is the biggest organ in our body?-----Skin
  218. When is the birth anniversary of the fifth king? (Mention date and year)---21-04-1980
  219. Name the new opposition party and Opposition leader of Bhutan?DPT,Dr.Pema Jamtsho
  220. Which is the first private school in Bhutan?--- Kelki
  221. Who discovered the value of Zero?Arybhatta
  222. Which is the largest river in Bhutan?Drangme chhu
  223. Who is the first Miss Bhutan?Tshokey Tshomo Karchung
  224. Which is the largest Dzongkhag in Bhutan?Gasa
  225. Name the first Bhutanese movie.-Gasa Lamei Singye
  226. How old was Wangdiphodrang Dzongkha when it was gutted by fire in 2012? 374
  227. When did Bhutan become the member of UNO?------ 1971
  228. Who is the Father of Computer? -Charles Babbage
  229. Name the two monasteries that were built before the arrival of Guru Rinpochhe in Bhutan? -Kichu and Jampa Lhakhang
  230. How many Lopens are in the Monastic Body? -Five Lopens
  231. Zhabdrung came to Bhutan riding on the yak. What is the name of that yak? -Nima Syingye
  232. How many planets are there in the solar system? -8 planets
  233. Which country in Asia lies in the rain shadow area? -Tibet
  234. How many political parties participated in the primary round election?-4
  235. Lhamo said, “I love my teachers very much like my own parents.”This sentence is an example of: Direct speech
  236. what is the first private news paper?Bhutan Times
  237. How many students are there in Pelrithang Middle Secondary School at present?(1344)
  238. How many members are there in National Assembly? 47 Members
  239. When was Constitution of Bhutan formally signed? (July 18, 2008)
  240. Name the simple plant – like organism which lives mainly in water? (Algae)
  241. Which bird can see ten times better than humans in the dark? (The Owl)
  242. Who is called the light of the world? (Buddha)
  243. What is magma made of? (Molten Rocks)
  244. Name the political parties who could not participate as a result of disqualification—(Druk Kuenyam Party)
  245. He drives perfectly. The word ‘perfectly’ belongs to which part of speech---an adverb
  246. How many girls students are there in PMSS at present? 699
  247. How many gewogs are there in Bhutan? 205
  248. Which land animal is the tallest? (The giraffe, which is more than 5.5 m tall)
  249. On an average how many times does the human heart beat per minute? (About 72 times)
  250. What is a word having a meaning identical or very similar to that of another in the same language? (Synonym)
  251. Name the U.S. astronauts who landed on the moon? (Neil Armstrong)
  252. In which country is the Arabian Desert? (Egypt )
  253. Who started Buddhism? (Lord Buddha )
  254. Who was the president of Druk Chirwang Tshogpa?(Aum Lily Wangchuk)
  255. The punctuation marks which has three dots (…) is known as --- ellipsis
  256. What is another name of Black Mountain? Jow Durshing
  257. the number of live born babies for every 1000 people in the same period is called:Birth Rate
  258. How did Lord Buddha die? (By eating poison food)
  259. What is the male cat called? (Tom)
  260. In which country was the tape recorder invented in 1935?(Germany)
  261. From where does the moon get light at night? (From the earth. It receives sunlight reflected by the earth)
  262. When and where was the world’s first telephone answering machine invented? (In 1943 in Switzerland)
  263. How many days does the moon take to complete a revolution round the earth? (About 27-1/3 days)
  264. When was general election held? (13-7-2013)
  265. We are having quiz competition just now.this sentence is an example of which tense?—Present continuous tense.
  266. How many boys students are there at PMSS at present?645
  267. The kit use to find the PH of the soil is called:Soil Test Kit.
  268. Which gas is commonly used in electric bulbs?(neon)
  269. What is the study of stars called? (astronomy)
  270. How many times did Guru Rinpoche visit Bhutan? (Three times)
  271. Who fulfilled Zhabdrung’s wish to build the Taktshang monastery at the present location? (Desi Tenzin Rabgay)
  272. From which Dzongkhag does the 70th Je Khenpo Trulku Jigme Choeda come from? (Lhuentse)
  273. At what age did His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck become the world’s youngest monarch? (17 years)
  274. How many seats did PDP win in the general election? (32)
  275. Pelrithang looks heavenly these days,…?What is the right question tag?—doesn’t it?
  276. What is the name of the Lama, who brought Buddhism in Bhutan? ---------------Lama Phajo Drugom Zhipo
  277. The organ system which helps in production of energy is Respiratory system.
  278. Which internationally renowned development philosophy was coined by His Majesty Jigme Singye Wangchuck? (GNH)
  279. Of Bhutan’s four queens, from whom was our Fifth King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck born? (Her Majesty Ashi Tshering Yangdon Wangchuck)
  280. Which Indian Congress political leader attended the Royal wedding ceremony of our Fifth King on 15th October in Tashi Chhoedzong? (Congress General Secretary, Rahul Gandhi)
  281. Remains of dead plants and animals are known as (Humus)
  282. How can we separate grains from the husk?By winnowing
  283. What can we use to control harmful insects in our fields? (Pesticide)
  284. Name the Home minister of Bhutan.(Lyonpo Damchoe Dorji)
  285. if a person who drinks always is called alcoholic then what do we call a person who loves work? Workaholic
  286. “The future of nation lies in the hands of today’s youth”. Who said the above statement? ------ His Majesty the King Jigme Singye Wangchuck
  287. What is the name of the father given in the story, ‘Like Two Feet of a Traveller’ by Dorji Penjore? ------ Ap Tawla
  288. What kind of energy does petrol have? Chemical energy
  289. What is the full form of ORS? Oral Rehydration Solution
  290. Name the air that animal breath out? Carbon dioxide
  291. Who proved that the Earth and the other planets move around the sun? Galileo
  292. Name the two planets which have no satellites? Mercury and Venus
  293. Name the place where Buddha Gautama passed away? Kushinagar in Eastern Utter Pradesh
  294. Which political party has the picture of peach flower in their Logo?(Druk Nyamrog Tshokpa)
  295. What is another name for full stop?Period
  296. When was Tertoen Pema Lingpa born? ------ 1450 A.D
  297. The study of cell is known as …….. Cytology.
  298. What is the name of the biggest island of the world? Greenland
  299. When did Karma Gyeltshen climb the World’s highest peak? On May 21, 2005)
  300. Name the eighth SAARC Member country that joined in 2005? Afghanistan
  301. Which animal is called a champion weight-lifter in the animal kingdom? Ant
  302. Where was Azhi Jetsun Pema Wangchuck born? Bumthang Pangtey
  303. When is World Teachers Day? October 5
  304. When was first Modern Education started in Bhutan? 1913
  305. When the birthrate is equal to death rate is, it is called--Zero population growth
  306. An article which points out particular person, places and thing is called…..The
  307. Animals that have water proof skin with scales…………Reptiles