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Friday, 17 January 2014

G.K


No.
Question
Answer
01
The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was
Mujibur Rehman
02
The longest river in the world is the
Nile
03
The longest highway in the world is the
Trans-Canada
04
The longest highway in the world has a length of
about 8000 km
05
The highest mountain in the world is the
Everest
06
The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is
Myanmar
07
The biggest desert in the world is the
Sahara desert
08
The largest coffee growing country in the world is
Brazil
09
The country also known as "country of Copper"is
Zambia
10
The name given to the border which seperates Pakistan and Afghanistan is
Durand line
11
The river Volga flows out into the
Capsian sea
12
The coldest place on the eartn is
Verkoyansk in Siberia
13
The country which ranks second in terms of land area is
Canada
14
The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is
Sicily
15
The river Jordan flows out into the
Dead sea
16
The biggest delta in the world is the
Sunderbans
17
The capital city that stands on the river Danube is
Belgrade
18
The Japanese call their country as
Nippon
19
The length of the English channel is
564 kilometres
20
The world's oldest known city is
Damascus
21
The city which is also known as the City of Canals is
Venice
22
The country in which river Wangchu flows is
Myanmar
23
The biggest island of the world is
Greenland
24
The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is
Detroit,USA
25
The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is
USA
26
The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is
Malaysia
27
The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is
Malaysia
28
The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the
Mississippi
29
The city which was once called the `Forbidden City'was
Peking
30
The country called the Land of Rising Sun is
Japan
31
Mount Everest was named after
Sir George Everest
32
The volcano Vesuvias is located in
Italy
33
The country known as the Suger Bowl of the world is
Cuba
34
The length of the Suez Canal is
162.5 kilometres
35
The lowest point on earth is
The coastal area of Dead sea
36
The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of
Nepal
37
The largest ocean of the world is the
Pacific ocean
38
The largest bell in the world is the
Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin,Moscow
39
The biggest stadium in the world is the
Strahov Stadium,Prague
40
The world's largest diamond producing country is
South Africa
41
Australia was discoverd by
James Cook
42
The first Governor General of Pakistan is
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
43
Dublin is situated at the mouth of river
Liffey
44
The earlier name of New York city was
New Amsterdam
45
The Eifel tower was built by
Alexander Eiffel
46
The Red Cross was founded by
Jean Henri Durant
47
The country which has the greatest population density is
Monaco
48
The national flower of Britain is
Rose
49
Niagara Falls was discovered by
Louis Hennepin
50
The national flower of Italy is
Lily
51
The national flower of China is
Narcissus
52
The permanent secretariat of the SAARC is located at
Kathmandu
53
The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is
Strait of Hormuz
54
The first Industrial Revolution took place in
England
55
World Environment Day is observed on
5th June
56
The first Republican President President of America was
Abraham Lincoln
57
The country famous for Samba dance is
Brazil
58
The name of Alexander's horse was
Beucephalus
59
Singapore was founded by
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
60
The famous British one-eyed Admiral was
Nelson
61
The earlier name of Srilanka was
Ceylon
62
The UNO was formed in the year
1945
63
UNO stands for
United Nations Organisation
64
The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on
15th August
65
`Last Judgement'was the first painting of an Italian painter named
Michelangelo
66
`Paradise Regained'was written by
John Milton
67
The first President of Egypt was
Mohammed Nequib
68
The first man to reach North Pole was
Rear Peary
69
The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was
Guermica
70
The primary producer of newsprint in the world is
Canada
71
The first explorer to reach the South Pole was
Cap.Ronald Amundson
72
The person who is called the father of modern Italy is
G.Garibaldi
73
World literacy day is celebrated on
8th September
74
The founder of modern Germany is
Bismarck
75
The country known as the land of the midnight sun is
Norway
76
The place known as the Roof of the world is
Tibet
77
The founder of the Chinese Republic was
San Yat Sen
78
The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was
Abdul Salam
79
The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was
Margaret Thatcher
80
The first Secretary General of the UNO was
Trygve Lie
81
The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was
Federick Auguste Bartholdi
82
The port of Banku is situated in
Azerbaijan
83
John F.Kennedy was assassinated by
Lee Harry Oswald
84
The largest river in France is
Lore
85
The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was
Catherine of Aragon
86
The first negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was
Ralph Johnson Bunche
87
The first British University to admit women for degree courses was
London University
88
The principal export of Jamaica is
Sugar
89
New York is popularly known as the city of
Skyscrapers
90
Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of
Cloves
91
The country known as the Land of White Elephant is
Thailand
92
The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is
Korea
93
The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is
Bhutan
94
The highest waterfalls in the world is the
Salto Angel Falls,Venezuela
95
The largest library in the world is the
United States Library of Congress,Washington DC
96
The largest museum in the world is the
American Museum of Natural History
97
The lowest mountain ragne in the world is the
Bhieuna Bhaile
98
The country known as the Land of Cakes is
Scotland
99
The place known as the Garden of England is
Kent
100
The tallest tower in the world is the
C.N.Tower,Toronto, Canada
101
The country famous for its fish catch is
Japan
102
The old name of Taiwan was
Farmosa
103
Montreal is situated on the bank of river
Ottawa
104
The city of Bonn is situated in
Germany
105
The literal meaning of Renaissance is
Revival
106
Julius Caesar was killed by
Brutus
107
The title of Desert Fox was given to
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
108
The largest airport in the world is the
King Khalid Int.Airport, Saudi Arabia
109
The city in Russia which faced an earthquake in the year 1998 was
Armenia
110
The largest bay in the world is
Hudson Bay,Canada
111
The largest church in the world is
Bascilica of St.Peter,Vatican City,Rome
112
The largest peninsula in the world is
Arabia
113
The largest gulf in the world is
Gulf of Mexico
114
The tallest statue in the world is the
Motherland,Volgagra d Russia
115
The largest railway tunnel in the world is the
Oshimzu Tunnel,Japan
116
The world's loneliest island is the
Tristan da cunda
117
The word `Quiz'was coined by
Jim Daly Irishman
118
The original meaning of `Quiz'was
Trick
119
The busiest shopping centre of London is
Oxford Street
120
The residence of the Queen in London is
Buckingham Palace
121
Adolf Hitler was born in
Austria
122
The country whose National Anthem has only music but no words is
Bahrain
123
The largest cinema in the world is the
Fox theatre,Detroit, USA
124
The country where there are no Cinema theatres is
Saudi arabia
125
The world's tallest office building is the
Sears Tower,Chicago
126
In the year 1811,Paraguay became independent from
Spain
127
The cross word puzzle was invented by
Arthur Wynney
128
The city which was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire was
Persepolis
129
WHO stands for
World Health Organisation
130
WHO is located at
Geneva
131
FAO stands for
Food and Agriculture Organisation
132
FAO is located at
Rome and London
133
UNIDO stands for
United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
134
UNIDO is located at
Vienna
135
WMO stands for
World Meteorological Organisation
136
WMO is located at
Geneva
137
International Civil Aviation Organisation is located at
Montreal
138
The Angel Falls is located in
Venezuela
139
The Victoria Falls is located in
Rhodesia
140
Ice Cream was discovered by
Gerald Tisyum
141
The number regarded as lucky number in Italy is
Thirteen
142
Napoleon suffered from alurophobia which means
Fear of cats
143
The aeroplanes was used in war for the first time by
Italians(14 Oct.1911)
144
Slavery in America was abolished by
Abraham Lincoln
145
The Headquarters of textile manufacturing in England is
Manchester
146
The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson river is
Manhattan
147
The founder of plastic industry was
Leo Hendrik Bakeland
148
The country where military service is compulsory for women is
Israel
149
The country which has more than 10,000 golf courses is
USA
150
The famous painting `Mona Lisa'is displayed at
Louvre museum,Paris
151
The earlier name for tomato was
Love apple
152
The first President of USA was
George Washington
153
The famous words `Veni Vidi Vici'were said by
Julius Caesar
154
The practice of sterilization of surgical instruments was introduced by
Joseph Lister
155
The number of countries which participated in the first Olympic Games held at Athens was
Nine
156
Mercury is also known as
Quick Silver
157
Disneyland is located in
California,USA
158
The country which built the first powerful long range rockets is
Germany
159
Sewing Machine was invented by
Isaac M.Singer
160
Adding Machine was invented by
Aldrin
161
The national emblem of Spain is
Eagle
162
Archimedes was born in
Sicily
163
The total area of Vatican city is
0.272 Sq.kms
164
The largest temple in the world is
Angkorwat in Kampuchea
165
The largest dome in the world is
Louisiana Superdome,New Orleans,USA
166
The largest strait in the world is
Tartar Strait
167
The Mohenjodaro ruins are found in
Larkand District of Sind,Pakistan
168
The largest city of Africa is
Cairo
169
The founder of KODAK Company was
Eastman
170
The Cape of Good Hope is located in
South Africa
171
The Heathrow Airport is located in
London
172
The neon lamp was invented by
Georges Claude
173
The last letter of the Greek alphabet is
Omega
174
The place known as the land of Lincoln is
Illinois
175
The US state Utah is also known as
Beehive state
176
The Kalahari desert is located in
Africa
177
The Pentagonian desert is located in
Argentina
178
The person known as the father of aeronautics is
Sir George Cayley
179
The most densely populated Island in the world is
Honshu
180
The two nations Haiti and the Dominion Republic together form the Island of
Hisponiola
181
The largest auto producer in the USA is
General Motors
182
The largest auto producing nation is
Japan
183
The famous General Motors company was founded by
William Durant
184
The country that brings out the FIAT is
Italy
185
The first actor to win an Oscar was
Emil Jannings
186
The first animated colour cartoon of full feature length was
Snow White and Seven Dwarfs
187
The first demonstration of a motion picture was held at
Paris
188
The first country to issue stamps was
Britain
189
The actor who is considered as the biggest cowboy star of the silent movies is
Tom Mix
190
The Pentagon is located at
Washington DC
191
The world's largest car manufacturing company is
General Motors,USA
192
The world's biggest manufacturer of bicycles is
Hero cycles,Ludhiana
193
The world's oldest underground railway is at
London
194
The White House was painted white to
Hide fire damage
195
The largest oil producing nation in Africa is
Nigeria
196
The longest river in Russia is
Oblrtysh
197
The first Emperor of Germany was
Wilhelm
198
The last French Monarch was
Louis Napoleon III
199
"History is Bunk"was said by
Henry Ford
200
The term ``astrology' literally means
Star Speech
201
Togo is situated in
Africa
202
Coal is also known as
Black Diamond
203
The first Boxer to win 3 gold medals in Olympics was
Laszlo Papp
204
The first ruler who started war games for his soldiers was
Genghis Khan
205
The first cross word puzzle in the world was published in
1924 by London Sunday Express
206
The lightest known metal is
Lithium
207
The atacama desert is located in
North Chile
208
The oil used to preserve timber is
Creosote oil
209
The founder of USA was
George Washington
210
The first talkie feature film in USA was
The Jazz Singer
211
The chemical name of laughing gas is
Nitrous oxide
212
The US state Mississipi is also known as
Tar Heel state
213
The US state Indiana is also known as
Volunteer state
214
The US state Missouri is also known as
Hoosier state
215
The US state West Verginia is also known as
Blue Grass state
216
The US state known as`Pine Free State'is
Vermount
217
The US state known as `Mountain state'is
Pensylvania
218
The US state known as`Land of `Land of 1000 Lakes'is
Arkansas
219
The popular detective character created by Agatha Christie is
Hercule Poirot
220
The Pakistani President who died in an aircrash was
Zia-ul-Huq
221
Yoghurt means
Fermented milk
222
Yankee is the nickname of
American
223
The International court of Justice is located in
Hague,Holland
224
The headquarters of World Bank is located at
Washington DC
225
Victoria Falls was discovered by
David Livingstone
226
The technique to produce the first test tube baby was evolved by
Patrick Stepote and Robert Edwards
227
The oldest residential university of Britain is the
Oxford University
228
The name of the large clock on the tower of the House of Parliament in London is called
Big Ben
229
Prado museum is located in
Madrid
230
The number of keys in an ordinary piano is
Eighty eight
231
`Man is a Tool Making Animal'was said by
Benjamin Franklin
232
The term 'anesthesia' was coined by
Oliver Wendell Holmes
233
The first man to reach Antartica was
Fabian Gotileb
234
The Kilimanjaro volcano is situated in
Tanzania
235
The invention that is considered to have built America is
Dynamite