General knowledge Quiz Questions

General knowledge Quiz Questions

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General knowledge Quiz QuestionsNo. General Knowledge Question Answer
1 The longest river in the world is the Nile
2 The longest highway in the world is the Trans-Canada
3 The longest highway in the world has a length of about 8000 km
4 The highest mountain in the world is the Everest
5 The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was Mujibur Rehman
6 The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is Myanmar
7 The biggest desert in the world is the Sahara desert
8 The largest coffee growing country in the world is Brazil
9 The country also known as “country of copper” is Zambia
10 The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is Durand line
11 The city which is also known as the City of Canals is Venice
12 The country in which river Wangchu flows is Myanmar
13 The biggest island of the world is Greenland
14 The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is Detroit, USA
15 The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is China and South Africa
16 The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is Malaysia
17 The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is China
18 The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the Amazon River
19 The city which was once called the `Forbidden City’ was Peking
20 The river Volga flows out into the Caspian Sea
21 Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest
22 The volcano Vesuvius is located in Italy
23 The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is Cuba
24 The length of the Suez Canal is 162.5 kilometers
25 The lowest point on earth is the coastal area of Dead Sea
26 The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal
27 The largest ocean of the world is the Pacific Ocean
28 The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
29 The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague
30 The world’s largest diamond producing country is South Africa
31 Australia was discovered by James Cook
32 The first Governor General of Pakistan is Mohammed Ali Jinnah
33 Dublin is situated at the mouth of river Liffey
34 The earlier name of New York City was New Amsterdam
35 The Eiffel tower was built by Alexander Eiffel
36 The Red Cross was founded by Jean Henri Durant
37 The country which has the greatest population density is Monaco
38 The national flower of Britain is Rose
39 Niagara Falls was discovered by Louis Hennepin
40 The national flower of Italy is Lily
41 The earlier name of Sri Lanka was Ceylon
42 The UNO was formed in the year 1945
43 UNO stands for United Nations Organization
44 The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on 15th August
45 ‘Last Judgement’ was the first painting of an Italian painter named Michelangelo
46 Paradise Regained was written by John Milton
47 The first President of Egypt was Mohammed Nequib
48 The first man to reach North Pole was Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary
49 The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was Guermica
50 The primary producer of newsprint in the world is Canada
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 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 first explorer to reach the South Pole was Cap. Ronald Amundson
62 The person who is called the father of modern Italy is G.Garibaldi
63 World literacy day is celebrated on 8th September
64 The founder of modern Germany is Bismarck
65 The country known as the land of the midnight sun is Norway
66 The place known as the Roof of the world is Tibet
67 The founder of the Chinese Republic was San Yat Sen
68 The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was Abdul Salam
69 The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was Margaret Thatcher
70 The first Secretary General of the UNO was Trygve Lie
71 The country known as the Land of White Elephant is Thailand
72 The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is Korea
73 The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is Bhutan
74 The highest waterfalls in the world is the Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela
75 The largest library in the world is the United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
76 The author of Harry Potter Books is JK Rowling
77 Nickname of New York city is Big Apple
78 What do you call a group of sheep? A Flock of Sheep
79 In which sport do players take long and short corners? Hockey
80 Who was the youngest President of the USA? Theodore Roosevelt
81 How many legs do butterflies have? 6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings
82 Who invented the Nintendo Wii? Kashi Kabushiki
83 What year does the Nintendo Wii come out? Late 2006
84 Who invented the Light Bulb? Humphry Davy
85 Who invented the washing machine? James King
86 Who invented the first electric washing machine? Alva Fisher
87 Who invented the safety pin? Walter Hunt
88 Who invented the Vacuum Cleaner? Hubert Booth
89 New York is popularly known as the city of Skyscrapers
90 Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of Cloves
91 The country called the Land of Rising Sun is Japan
92 The coldest place on the earth is Verkoyansk in Siberia
93 The country which ranks second in terms of land area is Canada
94 The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is Sicily
95 The river Jordan flows out into the Dead sea
96 The biggest delta in the world is the Ganges Delta
97 The capital city that stands on the river Danube is Belgrade
98 The Japanese call their country as Nippon
99 The length of the English Channel is 564 kilometers
100 The world’s oldest known city is Damascus
101 The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was Frederick Auguste Bartholdi
102 The port of Baku is situated in Azerbaijan
103 John F Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald
104 The largest river in France is Loire
105 The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was Catherine of Aragon
106 The first black person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was Ralph Johnson Bunche
107 The first British University to admit women for degree courses was London University
108 The principal export of Jamaica is Sugar

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