General Knowledge MCQs


  1. In the Composition of the earth, Aluminum is:

(a) 27.5% (b) 20.3%

(c) 14.5% (d) 8.1%

  1. The deepest part of the Ocean is:

(a) Vostok (b) Puerto Rico Trench

(c) Mariana Trench (d) Sundas Trench

  1. After Australia, which of the following is the smallest


(a) Antarctica (b) South America

(c) North America (d) Europe

  1. The deepest place in the Indian Ocean is:

(a) Mariana Trench (b) Puerto Rico Trench

(c) Sunda Trench (d) Isle Trench.

  1. The highest waterfall of the world is:-

(a) Victoria (b) Tugela

(c) Angel (d) Niagara.

  1. The areas around the North and South poles within the Polar circles is called:

(a) The Torrid Zone (b) The Frigid Zone

(c) The Temperature Zone (d) None of the above

  1. “Death Valley” in California, U.S.A is so called because of:-

(a) It is highly polluted area on earth

(b) It is extremely cold region on earth

(c) One of the hottest places in the world

(d) The existence of a large number of volcanaes

  1. Identify the largest ocean:

(a) Pacific Ocean (b) Atlantic Ocean

(c) Indian Ocean (d) Artic Ocean


  1. Mediterranean Sea is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the:

(a) Strait of Gibraltar (b) Bering strait

(c) Davis strait (d) Dover strait

  1. Caribbean Sea is linked with the Pacific Ocean by the:

(a) Suez Canal (b) Panama Canal

(c) Sunda Strait (d) None of the above one

  1. ‘Sea of Japan’ is famous for :

(a) Oil Reserves (b) Mineral Water

(c) Fishing Area (d) Icebergs in water

  1. ‘Red sea’ is between :

(a) Arabia and Africa

(b) Turkey and Russia

(c) China and Japan

(d) Germany and Scandinavia

  1. Alexandria is a seaport of :

(a) Greece (b) Egypt

(c) Iran (d) Germany

  1. Bering Strait separates Asia from:

(a) America (b) Africa

(c) Australia (d) None of the above one

  1. The longest mountain range in the world is:

(a) Karakoram (b) Alps

(c) Andes (d) Hindukush.

  1. Cyprus is an island in the:

(a) Mediterranean Sea

(b) South China Sea

(c) Red Sea

(d) Caribbean Sea.

  1. Which of the following country shares the water of Caspian


(a) Russia (b) Iran

(c) Azerbaijan (d) All the above

  1. Palk Strait separates India from :

(a) Sri Lanka (b) Maldives

(c) Bangladesh (d) None of the above one

  1. ‘Dickson’ is a seaport of :

(a) Italy (b) Malaysia

(c) South Africa (d) Norway

  1. ‘Lake Superior’ is :

(a) The World’s deepest freshwater lake

(b) The World’s largest freshwater lake

(c) The world’s largest saltwater lake

(d) None of the above

  1. ‘Seattle’ is a seaport of :

(a) China (b) U.S.A

(c) Germany (d) Canada

  1. Which of the following strait separates Italy from Sicily?

(a) Sunda (b) Messina

(c) Bonifacio (d) Johore

  1. Identify the world’s longest river with the length of 6,521 km.

(a) Amazon (b) Mississippi

(c) Nile (d) none of the above

  1. Which one is the longest river?

(a) Jhelum (b) Chenab

(c) Ravi (d) Sutlaj.

  1. Which of the following is the smallest sea?

(a) South China Sea. (b) Arabian Sea.

(c) Sea of Marmara. (d) Caribbean Sea.

  1. Which of the following river is located in Iraq?

(a) Lena (b) Oxus

(c) Volga (d) Euphrates

  1. In which of the following country, ‘Victoria Falls’ is located?

(a) Canada (b) Zimbabwe

(c) U.S.A (d) Venezuela

  1. Which of the following waterfalls is located between America

and Canada?

(a) Victoria Falls (b) Ribbon Falls

(c) Niagara Falls (d) Angels Falls.


  1. Identify the world’s Largest Dam :-

(a) Aswan (b) Kiev

(c) Tarbela (d) Mangla

  1. In which of the following region ‘New Zealand’ is situated?

(a) Europe (b) South America

(c) Caribbean (d) Oceania

  1. The world’s largest land frontier is between:

(a) America and Canada

(b) Russia and China

(c) Argentina and Brazil

(d) China and Mongolia

  1. The world’s largest sliver producing country is.--

(a) Canada (b) Australia

(c) Russia (d) Mexico.

  1. “Valetta” is the capital of:

(a) Finland (b) Malta

(c) Senegal (d) Congo

  1. The ‘United Arab Emirates’ (U.A.E) Comprises of:

(a) Abu Dhabi (b) Sharjah

(c) Fujairah (d) All the above

  1. Which of the following ‘Desert’ is the largest in area?

(a) The Sahara (b) Gobi

(c) Takla Makan (d) Thar

  1. The famous “ Dost-i-Lut” desert is located in :

(a) Iran (b) China

(c) South Africa (d) Egypt

  1. “Nanga Parbat” is the famous mountain Peak of:

(a) Karakoram range (b) Himalayas range

(c) HinduKush range (d) Sulaiman range

  1. “Kasr-i-Mantra” is an official residence of:

(a) King of Saudi Arabia (b) Amir-Kuwait

(c) Iranian President (d) None of the above

  1. Why ‘Black Sea’ is so called:

(a) A large number of black rocks in the water


(b) The dense fog that prevails there in winter

(c) The water of the sea is black

(d) None of the above

  1. Which of the following Country is largest by area?

(a) China (b) Canada

(c) America (d) Russia

  1. Which of the following Country is a ‘Peninsula?

(a) Brazil (b) Japan

(c) Greenland (d) Saudi Arabia

  1. Which of the following Country is largest by population?

(a) Russia (b) Indonesia

(c) China (d) India

  1. Which part of the world is called “City of Angles”?

(a) Bangkok (b) Stockholm

(c) New York (d) Rome

  1. Which part of the world is called “Cockpit of Europe”?

(a) Belgium (b) Ireland

(c) Netherlands (d) Greenland

  1. The world’s largest fish catching country is:

(a) Russia (b) China

(c) Japan (d) Australia

  1. The world’s longest railroad tunnel ‘Seikan’ is located in:

(a) England (b) Japan

(c) Switzerland (d) Russia.

  1. Which Country is called “Land of Milk and Honey”?

(a) Lebanon (b) Japan

(c) Canada (d) Turkey

  1. Which part of the world is called: “Playgroud of Europe”?

(a) Norway (b) Germany

(c) Switzerland (d) Poland

  1. Which Part of the world is called “Land of Midnight Sun”?

(a) Thailand (b) Finland

(c) Norway (d) Japan


  1. What is “Big Ben”?

(a) A Volcano in Alaska

(b) A Glaxy of Stars

(c) A clock placed on the British Parliament

(d) None of the above

  1. Which of the following is a Baltic State?

(a) Georgia (b) Armenia

(c) Ukraine (d) Estonia.

  1. Which of the following Asian countries is landlocked?

(a) Myanmar (b) Mongolia

(c) Vietnam (d) North Korea.

  1. Identify the biggest Island:

(a) Greenland (b) Iceland

(c) New Zealand (d) Taiwan

  1. Identify the Coldest Planet:

(a) Pluto (b) Venus

(c) Jupiter (d) Mars

  1. Identify the smallest Planet:

(a) Venus (b) Mercury

(c) Jupiter (d) None of above

  1. Which one is the highest Mountain Pass in the world?

(a) Khunjerab Pass (b) Kilik Pass

(c) Alpine (d) None of the above

  1. Identify the Largest ‘Salt-Water Lake’ in the world:

(a) Lake Superior (b) Baikal Lake

(c) Caspian Sea (d) Mancher Lake

  1. Identify the world’s largest City (in area):

(a) Shanghai (b) Moscow

(c) New York (d) London

  1. Which is the longest strait of the world?

(a) Malacca (b) Gibraltar

(c) Bosphorus (d) Dover

  1. ‘Fleet Street’ in London is famous for:

(a) Tailoring and Jewellery Shops

(b) Banking and Financial Transactions

(c) Offices of the leading British Newspapers

(d) None of the above One.

  1. ‘Wall Street’ in New York is famous for:

(a) Stocks Exchange Market

(b) Modern Shopping Centre

(c) Broadest street in the world

(d) None of the above

  1. Which of the following lines divide Turkish and Greek Cyprus communities?

(a) Yellow Line (b) Green Line

(c) Curzon Line (d) Maginot Line

  1. Which of the following countries is called “Land of Milk and Honey”?

(a) Switzerland (b) Norway

(c) Bahrain (d) Lebanon.

  1. Which one is boundary line between Poland and Germany?

(a) Maginot Line (b) Seigfrid line

(c) Hindenburg line (d) Mannerheim line

  1. ‘Takla Makan Desert’ is located in :

(a) Xinjing (China) (b) East Africa

(c) Basutoland (d) Iran

  1. “Khyber Pass” is located in :

(a) Karakorum range (b) Himalyas range

(c) Hindukush range (d) Sulaiman range

  1. Which part of the world is known as “Star and key of Indian


(a) India (b) Sri Lanka

(c) Maldives (d) Mauritius

  1. “Siachen Glacier” is situated in :

(a) Hindu Kush (b) Sulaiman

(c) Pamir (d) Karakorum

  1. Which of the following glacier is in ‘Hunza’?

(a) Hispar (b) Biafo

(c) Atrak (d) None of the above


  1. Which of the following Mountain Peak is not situated in

Karakorum range?

(a) Broad Peak (b) Gasherbrum Peak

(c) Tirich Mir Peak (d) All of the above

  1. The world’s smallest state by population is:

(a) San Marino (b) Monaco

(c) Vatican (d) Nauru.

  1. The world’s largest fresh water lake is:

(a) Caspian sea (b) Great Bear

(c) Baikal (d) Superior.

  1. ‘Nanga Parbat Peak’ is situated in:

(a) Himalayas (b) Karakoram

(c) Hindukush (d) Suliman

  1. The largest river in Baluchistan is :

(a) Dasht (b) Zhob

(c) Rakshan (d) Hingol

  1. Which is the highest railway station in Asia?

(a) Quetta (b) Kalat

(c) Kan Mehtarzai (d) Sibi

  1. What is the significane of a small country “Ecuador”?

(a) It is a biggest island of Latin America

(b) It is located on the equator of the earth

(c) It is a land where days and nights are of one month

duration on the earth

(d) None of the above

  1. ‘Kuril Islands’ are situated between:

(a) China and Japan

(b) Russia and Japan

(c) Australia and New Zealand

(d) U.S and Cuba

  1. What is “Green peace”?

(a) A mountain range

(b) The largest Island in the world

(c) Geological Society of London

(d) An organization that stresses the need to maintain a balance between human progress and environmental conservation.

  1. Yellow Sea lies between:

(a) Singapore and Malaysia.

(b) China and Japan.

(c) Vietnam and Philippine.

(d) Australia and New Zealand.

  1. The world’s largest active volcano “Mauna Loa” is located in:

(a) Hawaii (USA)

(b) Central Andes (Chile)

(c) Mount Mayon (Philippines)

(d) Java (Indonesia)

  1. The Eastern Mediterranean Island “Cyprus” is divided


(a) Germany and Poland (b) France and Greece

(c) Turkey and Greece (d) Indonesia and Japan

  1. Which is the smallest state in area?

(a) Bahrain (b) Maldives

(c) Malta (d) Brunei Darrusalam

  1. The distance of a place South or North of Equator is called :

(a) Altitude (b) Longitude

(c) Latitude (d) Multitude

  1. Which part of the world is called “The Land of free people”?

(a) Switzerland (b) Thailand

(c) West-Indies (d) U.K

  1. The world’s famous bridge “Golden gate” is located in:

(a) New York (b) Sydney

(c) Mexico city (d) San Francisco

  1. “Skhalin Islands” enriched with oil reserves are claimed by:

(a) China and Russia (b) US and Japan

(c) Russia and Japan (d) USA and Russia

  1. “Pristina is the Capital of:

(a) Chechnya (b) East Timor

(c) Bosnia (d) Kossovo


  1. ‘Oxus’ River is flowing between:

(a) Iran and Iraq

(b) Afghanistan and Tajikistan

(c) Jordan and Israel

(d) Russia and Turkey

  1. SAARC Human Resource Development Centre is located at:

(a) New Delhi (b) Colombo

(c) Islamabad (d) Dhaka

  1. In July 1986, a model child welfare centre was established

in a village “Hummak” near the city of:

(a) Lahore (b) Multan

(c) Faisalabad (d) Islamabad

  1. The World’s largest desert in area is:

(a) Sahara (b) Arabia

(c) Gobi (d) Mogave

  1. “Dead Sea” is lying between:

(a) Iraq and Sudan (b) Israel and Jordan

(c) Russia and Japan (d) Greece and Turkey

  1. Identify the Largest Sea?

(a) South China Sea (b) Caribbean Sea

(c) Arabian Sea (d) Sea of Marmara

  1. Which country has the greatest number of volcanoes in the


(a) Japan (b) Indonesia

(c) Philippines (d) Cameroon

  1. The length of Karakoram Highway (KKH) in Pakistan is:

(a) 650 km (d) 785 km

(c) 805 km (d) 1200 km

  1. Which of the Sea is located in Central Asia?

(a) Red Sea (b) Baltic Sea

(c) Aral Sea (d) None of the above

  1. Which Country’s land is below the sea level?

(a) New Zealand (b) Japan

(c) Ireland (d) Netherlands


  1. On which river Gudu, Sukkur and Kotri barrages are


(a) Chanab (b) Ravi

(c) Indus (d) Sutlej

  1. Which of the following country consists of 1300 Islands?

(a) Malaysia (b) Greenland

(c) Indonesia. (d) Philippines

  1. What is ‘Subway’?

(a) Underground passage

(b) A road or path raised above ground level

(c) Short passage to any place

(d) None of the above

  1. What is ‘Cathy Pacific’?

(a) Airline (b) Newspaper

(c) News Agency (d) Island

  1. The main cause of earthquakes is :

(a) Sudden Cooling and Contraction of the earth’s Surface

(b) Coming into activity of some dormant volcanoes

(c) Due to internal heat, sometimes water changes into

steam and expands.

(d) All of the above.

  1. Which of the following countries are land locked?

(a) Ugauda, Austria, Hungry, Laos

(b) Albania, Brazil, Greece, Kenya

(c) Sudan, Sweden, Cuba, Senegal

(d) Tanzania, Mozambique, Somalia, Portugal

  1. The World’s largest Island is :

(a) Greenland (b) Sumatra

(c) New Guinea (d) Madagascar

  1. The Soan and the Haro are the two rivers of:

(a) Baluchistan Plateau (b) Potohar Plateau

(c) Northern areas (d) Azad Kashmir

  1. Punjab’s size in the total land mass of Pakistan is :

(a) 20.7% (b) 25.8%

(c) 29.7% (d) 37.7%


  1. The “Shandur Pass” at the Height of 12,205 feet connects:

(a) Chitral and Gilgit (b) Chitral and Bannu

(c) Mardan and Malkand (d) Gilgit and Kashgars

  1. The area lying between river Beas and the Ravi is called:-

(a) Chaj Doab (b) Rachna Doab

(c) Bari Doab (d) Saharwal Doab

  1. Which part of Punjab is famous for shisham Timber Forests?

(a) Changa Manga

(b) Ala Chitta Range

(c) Murree Kohuta Range

(d) Mianwali and Kalabagh range.

  1. Which of the following Central Asian State is enriched with the world’s largest mineral resources?

(a) Uzbekistan (b) Kazakistan

(c) Azerbaijan (d) Turkmenistan

  1. The largest number of fatalities by earth quakes were recorded in :

(a) Gilan (Iran) June, 21st 1990

(b) Kobe (Japan) January 17th 1995

(c) Takhar (Afghanistan February 4th 1998

(d) Izmir (Turky)August, 17th 1999

  1. Pakistan Forest institution is located in:

(a) Karachi (b) Rawalpindi

(c) Lahore (d) Peshawar

  1. The archaeological site “Kot Diji” is located near the city of:

(a) Larkana (b) Thatta

(c) Khairpur (d) Swat

  1. Pakistan is surrounded in the North West by:

(a) Iran (b) China

(c) Afghanistan (d) Himalayas Range

  1. The most precious gemstone “Emerald” are found in:

(a) Gilgit (b) Hunza

(c) Swat (d) Dir


  1. On a 1: 50,000 map, village A and B are 4.5 cm apart. What

is the real distance in km?

(a) 1 ¼ km (b) 1 ¼ km

(c) 2 ¼ km (b) 2 ½ km

  1. To show the distribution of People of Pakistan we should use:

(a) Shade method (b) Do method

(c) Isopleth (d) Bargraph

  1. The strength of wave action depends on all these EXCEPT:

(a) Currents in the sea (b) Wind strength

(c) Depth of coastal water (d) Height of waves

  1. Bore is caused by:

(a) Rising tide while meeting river currents

(b) Friction from prevailing winds

(c) Spring tide and strong winds

(d) Unequal heating of oceans

  1. Which of these is not a metamorphic rock?

(a) Quartzite (b) Slate

(c) Shale (d) Schist

  1. Earthquakes are vibrations associated with all the followingn EXCEPT:

(a) Subduction of rock during collision of crystal plats

(b) Volcanic eruptions

(c) Subsidence of a geocyncline

(d) Movement along major faults

  1. Biological weathering occurs in the ways EXCEPT.

(a) Joint widening by roots

(b) Honeycomb weathering

(c) Reaction with humid acid

(d) Reaction with plant and animal solution

  1. Which of the following has the highest annual rainfall?

(a) Sialkot (b) Rawalpindi

(c) Parachinar (d) Chitral

  1. The largest district of the Punjab by area is:

(a) Dera Gazi Khan (b) Rajanpur

(c) Bahawalpur (d) Rahim Yar Khan


  1. Pakistan Environmental Protection Ordinance was enforced in:

(a) 1984 (b) 1986

(c) 1988 (d) 1990

  1. Which of these is a process of transportation in a river?

(a) Solution (b) Corrosion

(c) Attrition (d) Deposition

  1. A canyon is a large form of:

(a) Dry valley (b) Gorge

(c) Pediment (d) Badiand

  1. What kind of weathering takes place on the valley side

above the surface of the glacier?

(a) Plucking (b) Abrasion

(c) Chemical weathering (d) Frost shattering

  1. Which of the statements to about the Troposphere is not true?

(a) It contains 85-90% of the atmosphere’s mass

(b) It contains nearly all the water and oxygen of the atmosphere

(c) It is the zone which exhibits changes in condition of weather

(d) It is about 350 km thick

  1. A wind which reverses seasonally is known as wind.

(a) Trade (b) Cyclonic

(c) Monsoon (d) Polar

  1. The Stevenson screen contains all of these EXCEPT:

(a) Wet bulb thermometer (b) Maximum thermometer

(c) Ordinary thermometer (d) Anemometer

  1. Weather describe the condition of ______ at any one time:

(a) The earth (b) The land surface

(c) The atmosphere (d) The ionosphere

  1. Temperature increases with increasing altitude by 10øC for every ______ rise:

(a) 100 ft (b) 150 m

(c) 250 m (d) 300 m


  1. Water vapour turns into clouds in the atmosphere when:

(a) It rains (b) The temperature rise

(c) Dew point is reached (d) Evaporation takes place

  1. When a warm air is lifted off the surface in temperature

depression it is called:

(a) An occlusion (b) A cold front

(c) An anticyclone (d) A warm front

  1. Afternoon rains in the equatorial region are the result of


(a) Convectional (b) Monsoon

(c) Frontal (d) Land Breeze

  1. Mediterranean regions are useful for all these EXCEPT?

(a) Tourism (b) Forestry

(c) Fruit growing (d) Wine production

  1. The best projection to suit the map of Pakistan is:

(a) Simple cylindrical (b) Conical

(c) Zenithal (d) Conventional

  1. The extinct Volcanic Peak of Koh-i-Sultan is in:

(a) Saudi Arabia (b) Turkey

(c) Iran (d) Pakistan

  1. The length of River Ganges is approx:

(a) 2500 km (b) 2960 km

(c) 3840 km (d) 2780 km

  1. Deccan Plateau is in:

(a) Europe (b) Asia

(c) Australia (d) Africa

  1. The only river in Pakistan flows, SW-NE direction:

(a) The Gomal (b) The Kurram

(c) The Zhobe (d) The Swat

  1. Potwar Plateau bounded on the south by:

(a) Siwalik hills (b) Indus river

(c) Salt range (d) Jelum river

  1. The Mountain Peak of Takht-i-Sulaiman is in:

(a) Yemen (b) Turkey


(c) Pakistan (d) Iran

  1. Black Race is not in:

(a) Gambia (b) Portugal

(c) Guinea Bissau (d) Mali

  1. SURMA is the name of.

(a) River (b) Desert

(c) Mountain (d) Island

  1. Transportation and trade are:

(a) Primary activities (b) Secondary activities

(c) Tertiary activities (d) None of these

  1. ‘Kyoto Protocol’ is an international treaty relating to:

(a) Child labour abuses

(b) Environmental problems

(c) Elimination of chemical and biological weapons

(d) Women’s rights

  1. Which of the following Sufi saints belong to “Chistia order”?

(a) Hazrat Baha-ud-Din Zakariya

(b) Hazrat Shah Rukn-i-Alam

(c) Hazrat Farid-ud-Din Ganj Shakar

(d) None of the above

  1. The longest river in South Asia is:

(a) The Ganges (b) The Indus

(c) The Brahm putra (d) The Sutlej

  1. The total length of Railways in Pakistan is:

(a) 5000 km (b) 8875 km

(c) 7500 km (d) 9235 km

  1. The length of River Indus is:

(a) 2880 km (b) 2700 km

(c) 2650 km (d) 3200 km

  1. The oldest Hydro-electric Project in Pakistan is:

(a) Dargai (b) Rasul

(c) Warsak (d) Malakand

  1. The oldest barrage on the river Indus at Sukkur was built in:

(a) 1932 (b) 1940

(c) 1930 (d) 1928

  1. World’s density of population (1990 estimate):

(a) 50 person per sq km (b) 39 person per sq km

(c) 46 person per sq km (d) 31 person per sq km

  1. Which of the following continents has no desert?

(a) Australia (b) North America

(c) South America (d) Europe

  1. Which of the following regions is ‘Peninsula’?

(a) Arabia (b) Scandinavia

(c) Alaska (d) All of above.

  1. The richest fishing ground in the world:

(a) North Western Europe

(b) North Eastern Asia

(c) North Western North America

(d) North Eastern North America

  1. The oldest Iron and steel industry centre in India is:

(a) Bombay (b) Durgapur

(c) Bhalai (d) Jamshedpur

  1. Buddhism accounts for 100% of the total population in:

(a) Nepal (b) Bhutan

(c) Sri Lanka (d) China

  1. Maize, Rice and Wheat are generally referred as:

(a) Root crops (b) Cereal Crops

(c) Legumes Crops granaries (d) None of the above

  1. The largest latitude circle on earth is:

(a) Arctic circle (b) Tropic of cancer

(c) The Equator (d) Tropic of Capricorn

  1. World’s largest Delta is:

(a) Italy (b) Mexico

(c) Sunderlands (India) (d) Bangladesh

  1. Which is the largest tea producing country in the world?

(a) Nigeria (b) Indonesia

(c) India (d) Kenya

  1. Three Persian Gulf Islands, Abu Mussa, The Greater and Lesser Tunbs, are disputed between:

(a) Iran and Iraq (b) Iran and U.A.E.

(c) Iraq and Kuwait (d) Qatar and Bahrain

  1. “Darwin” is the seaport of:

(a) Australia (b) France

(c) U.K. (d) Germany

  1. Which country produces maximum gold?

(a) Brunei (b) South Africa

(c) Australia (d) New Zealand

  1. Which city is called “City of seven hills”?

(a) New York (b) London

(c) Paris (d) Rome

  1. “Broadway” (New York U.S.A.) is the world’s largest:

(a) Theatre (b) Thoroughfare

(c) Museum (d) Gymnaseum

  1. What is meant by “Equinox”?

(a) The longest day

(b) The shortest day

(c) The sun-month long day

(d) Equal duration of day and night

  1. The season changes because of the:

(a) Moon is revolving round the earth

(b) Earth is revolving round its axis

(c) Earth is revolving round the sun

(d) Planet Mars is attracting the sun

  1. The distance of longitude represents how many minutes

difference in time:

(a) 10 minutes (b) 4 minutes

(c) 15 minutes (d) 1 minute

  1. ‘49th Parallel’ is a boundary line between:

(a) North and South Korea

(b) China and Mongolia

(c) Germany and Poland

(d) USA and Canada


  1. “Zardak” is the highest peak of:

(a) Karakoram range (b) Sulaiman range

(c) Kirthar range (d) Hindukush range

  1. When one place on the earth is on a bigger eastern longitude then its time will be:

(a) Ahead

(b) Behind

(c) Equal to the time of other place

(d) Exactly one day behind than

  1. What is the age of the earth?

(a) 5000 million years (b) 6000 million years

(c) 4000 million years (d) 5500 million years

  1. “Antarctica” is situated in the:

(a) North Pole (b) South Pole

(c) Eastern Hemisphere (d) Western Hemisphere

  1. Which continent is termed as “Dark continent”?

(a) Asia (b) Africa

(c) Australia (d) South America

  1. The biggest desert “Sahara” is in:

(a) America (b) Australia

(c) Africa (d) Asia

  1. The country which is first in Petroleum oil production is?

(a) Indonesia (b) Netherland

(c) Iran (d) Saudi Arabia

  1. Maximum quantity of diamonds are found in:

(a) North America (b) South America

(c) India (d) Africa

  1. In which continent is the Alps mountains to be found?

(a) Asia (b) Africa

(c) Australia (d) Europe

  1. “London” is situated by the side of which river?

(a) Seine (b) Don

(c) Australia (d) Thames


  1. “Madagascar” is the largest island in the:

(a) Pacific Ocean (b) Atlantic Ocean

(c) Indian Ocean (d) Arctic Sea

  1. “Suez” Canal is between:

(a) Red sea and Mediterranean

(b) North sea and Caspian sea

(c) Indian Ocean and China sea

(d) Atlantic and Pacific Oceans

  1. Which is the shortest day in the Northern Hemisphere?

(a) Ist January (b) 22nd December

(c) 30th December (d) 1st December

  1. The animal Kangaroo is to be found in :

(a) Malaysia (b) Australia

(c) Sri Lanka (d) Mauritius

  1. The earth’s rotation on its axis is from:

(a) South to North (b) North to South

(c) East to West (d) West to East

  1. Which country has the largest production of aluminium?

(a) Germany (b) Canada

(c) U.S.A. (d) India

  1. To control was environmental hazards, United Nations will

hold the “Earth Summit 2002” in:

(a) Brazil (b) Canada

(c) South Africa (d) Norway

  1. By area, the World’s largest country is:

(a) Canada (b) USA

(c) Russia (d) China

  1. Which country is known as “Land of midnight sun”?

(a) Italy (b) Canada

(c) Japan (d) Norway

  1. Rainfall related to mountains is:

(a) Orographic rainfall (b) Normal rainfall

(c) Monsoon rains (d) Cyclonic rainfall


  1. Which waterway gives the source of terrestrial moisture?

(a) Ocean (b) Rivers

(c) Lakes (d) Canals

  1. Bangladesh has a dispute over the construction of a dam on

Naaf river with:

(a) India (b) Myanmar

(c) Nepal (d) China

  1. A large group of islands is known as

(a) Peninsula (b) Archipelago

(c) Strait (d) Channel

  1. A large coral reef containing islands encompassing a sea

water lagoon is named:

(a) Arctic (b) Atoll

(c) Bank (d) Alpine

  1. These are only two double land-locked countries in the world. Double land locked means a land-locked country which is also surrounded by land locked neighbouring countries.

Name both the countries?

(a) Uzbekistan and Liechtenstein

(b) Uzbekistan and Chad

(c) Uzbekistan and Mali

(d) Liechtenstein and Chad.

  1. Basin is a low land area. Which are the largest basins in the face of the earth?

(a) Seas (b) Oceans

(c) Rivers (d) None of the above

  1. Among these SAARC countries which is not land locked?

(a) Bhutan (b) Nepal

(c) Sri Lanka (d) None of the above


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