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Wrold Wise General knowledge MCQs

  1. Houston and Delware canals are present in the country? France
  2. “Grand Canal” is the oldest man made canal for shiping purpose situated in? China
  3. Hudson Bay is the largest bay of the world situated in Northern Canada
  4. Budapest is the capital of Hungary situated on the bank of River Danube.
  5. Sea of Marmara and Aegean sea are connected by the strait Dardanelles
  6. Cook strait separates south New-Zealand from North New-Zealand
  7. River volga pours it’s water into the Caspian sea
  8. The important country close to international date line is? New zealand
  9. Longest day in the Northern Hemisphere? 21st june
  10. The shortest day is? 22 December
  11. Continent in the world has the least rainfall? Africa
  12. South pole is located in the continent of ?Antarctica
  13. Which is the largest country in the Arabian penunsula? Saudi Arabia
  14. Which is the least populated continent in the world? antarctica
  15. Which of the following countries leads the world in the export of oil? Saudi Arabia
  16. Which island was epicenter of Tsunami of 26, december 2004? Smatra
  17. Which continent is without glaciers? Australia
  18. The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was Mujibur Rehman
  19. The longest highway in the world is the Trans Canada (length of About 8000 km)
  20. The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is Myanmar.
  21. The country also known as “country of Copper” is Zambia
  22. The coldest place on the earth is Verkoyansk in Siberia
  23. The country which ranks second in terms of land area is Canada
  24. The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is Sicily
  25. The capital city that stands on the river Danube is Belgrade
  26. The Japanese call their country as Nippon
  27. The length of the English channel is 564 kilometres
  28. The country in which river Wangchu flows is Myanmar
  29. The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is Detroit, USA
  30. The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is Malaysia
  31. The earlier name of New York city was New Amsterdam
  32. The first Industrial Revolution took place in England
  33. World Environment Day is observed on 5th June
  34. The first Republican President of America was Abraham Lincoln
  35. The country famous for Samba dance is Brazil
  36. The name of Alexander’s horse was Beucephalus
  37. Singapore was founded by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
  38. The famous British one-eyed Admiral was Nelson
  39. The UNO was formed on oct. 24,1945
  40. The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on 15th August
  41. ‘Last Judgement’ was the first painting of an Italian painter named Michelangelo
  42. The first President of Egypt was Mohammed Nequib
  43. The person who is called the father of modern Italy is G.Garibaldi
  44. The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was Margaret Thatcher
  45. What do you call a group of sheep?A Flock of Sheep
  46. On the banks of which river is the city of London located? Thames
  47. Which among the following trees is considered the tallest in the world? Eucalyptus
  48. Which of the following is a Kharif Crop? Rice,cotton
  49. Humidity in the river is maximum in ?Monsoon
  50. Simpson Desert is present in? Australia
  51. The national flag of Pakistan was designed by Amiruddin Kidwai.
  52. The most sunshine place is Arizona, U.S.A.
  53. Money is not made out of paper. It is made out of Cotton.
  54. Norway is the only European Country which is the member of OPAC.
  55. The oldest army in the world is that of the Swiss Guard in the Vatican City (Rome,Italy)
  56. A.D. is the abbreviation of Anno Domini.
  57. Someone who collects Teddy bear is known as Arctophile
  58. Solar Calendar is also Known as Gregorian calendar.
  59. Squash is not included in Olympics.
  60. Five rings in Olympic Flag represent Five Continents.
  61. Milan (Italy) is the fashion world of Capital.
  62. FORTUNE is the only Magazine which is issued for Top 100 Richest Persons in world.
  63. The largest circulated magazine in the world is Reader’s Digest.
  64. Leaning Tower of Pisa is located in Italy.
  65. The largest capital is Lapaz, Bolivia (South America).
  66. Piccaso and Pablo are the Persons who Started Cubism movement.
  67. The largest City area wise is New York and Population wise is Tokyo.
  68. The largest artificial lake is lake Mead ( manmade)
  69. The largest active volcano is Mauna-lao Hawaii Island.
  70. The deepest cave is Reseau Jean Bernard in France.
  71. The largest tomb is the Mount Li Tomb belonging to Zheng the first Emperor of China.
  72. Technologically the most advanced Asian Country is Japan.
  73. The largest forest is The Vast Coniferous Forest of the Northern Russia.
  74. The country with the highest rate of suicide is Sri Lanka.
  75. The smallest Islamic country is Maldives (in South Asia).
  76. Volga baltic canal system is the world’s largest canal system.
  77. The country with the highest annual population growth rate is Oman, Asia.
  78. The largest cinema is The Radio City Music Hall, in New York, USA.
  79. The country without cinema is Saudia Arabia.
  80. The largest complex of film studio is at Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  81. The largest oil field is the Ghawar Field in Saudi Arabia.
  82. Banana Tree having no wood.
  83. Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland are known as Nordic Countries.
  84. The largest car manufacturing company of the world is general motors’ of U.S.A.
  85. The weight of a cricket ball is 5 ½ oz (ounces). The length of a wicket is 27 inches.
  86. A hockey ground is 100 yards long and 80 yards wide.
  87. Sunbeams are the symbol of Olympics.
  88. The national game of Greece is boxing.
  89. Football is the national game of Russia and Brazil.
  90. The height of volley ball net is seven feet.
  91. Judo and Karate are Japan’s national games.
  92. Bull fighting is Spain’s national game.
  93. There are four player in a polo team.
  94. Jerusalem is known as the ‘ETERNAL CITY’.
  95. Sea water is the chief source of water.
  96. The silicon valley is situated in PaloAlto (California) U.S.A.
  97. The most expensive car is Rolls Royce.
  98. The largest Airline is Aeroflot (USSR).
  99. Cupid was the Roman god of love.
  100. 01000 is a positive binary number.
  101. George Eastman invented the KODAK camera and photographic film.
  102. The longest skating ‘rink’ in the world is Ottawa.
  103. France is known as the perfume capital of the world.
  104. Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.S.) liked to wear White Colour.
  105. The name of Hazrat Nooh’s (A.S.) son who was drowned in the Nooh’s Deluge (Storm) was Kan’aan.
  106. Namrood was a king during the days of Hazrat Ibrahim.
  107. Barani Dam in Pakistan was built on river Kurram.
  108. Hub Dam near Karachi was constructed in 1983.
  109. Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan was the first lady of Pakistan.
  110. Begum Shaista Ikram Ullah was a first women federal minister of Pakistan.
  111. In Pakistan, Sialkot is famous for producing sports goods.
  112. Protein is present in the highest amount in a human body.
  113. Book which is “collection of laws” of Hinduism? DHARMA
  114. East India company established in 1600. (Era Of Akbar)
  115. 19 april 2004 national security counsel eastablished
  116. Russia withdraw from Afghanistan in 1989 ( invasion 1979)
  117. Palestine liberation organization was established in 1964
  118. Capital of Cyprus is Nicosia; Cyprus freed 16 august 1960
  119. Dutch is the language of Belgium
  120. “Karez” or small coverd canals are dug to avoid evaporation due to excessive heat.This method of irrigation is prevalent in Balochistan.
  121. “Harnai” in Balochistan is famous for woollen mills.
  122. The village life of Pakistan is the best depicted in the paintings of Ustad Allah Bakhsh.
  123. Z.A. Bhutto government’s land reforms prescribed the ceiling of land holding as 150 acres of irrigated and 300 acres of un-irrigated land.
  124. Laws passed by the legislature of a country are called Statutes.
  125. “Abdin Palace” is the official residence of the president of Eygpt.
  126. “Hellenic Republic” has the official name of Greece.
  127. The Lahore Resolution 1940 was first called “Pakistan Resolution” by Hindu press and newspapers.
  128. After independence, the first industrial unit inaugurated by Quaid-e-Azam was Valika Textile Mills.
  129. The first chairman of Senate after its creation was Khan Habibullah Khan.
  130. ‘Khojak Pass’ connects Qila Abdullah and Chaman.
  131. Johnson is the first president of America who faced an impeachment trial in the constitutional history of USA.
  132. Under 1956 constitution, for the first time, the president was given the power to opiont the prime minister at his own discretion.
  133. Under 1962 constitution, ‘Basic Democracy System’ served as an electoral college for the election of the president, central and provincial legislatures.
  134. Senate, under 1973 constitution, is a permanent chamber which cannot be dissolved and its one-third members shall be replaced after every three years.
  135. Proclamation of Emergency on account of war of internal disturbances has been laid down in Article 232 of the constitution of 1973.
  136. South of the Kabul River up to Kurram Pass lies the Koh-e-Safeid.
  137. The Geneva Pact was signed on April14, 1988 between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
  138. ‘Hiran Minar’ was a favourite hunting ground of Emperor Jehangir.
  139. Bay of Biscay is situated between France and Spain.
  140. Mohammad bin Tughlaq ruler is referred to as the ‘Mad Monarch’.
  141. Austin said these words “Law is a Command of Sovereign, enforceable with sanction”.
  142. Nasir-ud-Din-Mahmud was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate.
  143. Shams-ud-din Iltutmish Sultans of the slave Dynasty reigned for the longest period.
  144. Battle of tarain was fought between Muhammad ghauri and raja pirthavi in 1192 AD
  145. China’s parliament has the largest membership
  146. February will have 30 days after 400 years
  147. Prince suleman al masood was first muslim who traveled in space
  148. Exxon is largest oil company in the world
  149. Rahbar was first rocket launched by Pakistan
  150. The country with minimum birth rate is Sweden
  151. Highest life expectancy in Japan
  152. First pc made in 1970 called Altair
  153. China joined UN in 1946 and Afghanistan in 1946
  154. Under water frogs breathe through their skin (cutenious).
  155. Which famous author penned the words, “To be or not to be…”? – William Shakespeare
  156. Why do birds migrate? – To reach food and breeding grounds
  157. Which language has the most words? – English
  158. What do deciduous trees do —– Lose their leaves in winter
  159. Which country grows the most fruit —– China
  160. What is a baby rabbit called —– Kit or Kitten
  161. Hardest substance is diamond, what’s the softest? — Talc
  162. What is 6 inches bigger in Summer —– Eiffel tower
  163. De Witt Wallace founded what —– Readers Digest
  164. Which country was the first to introduce old age pensions —Germany
  165. From what language does the word alphabet come —– Greek -alpha beta
  166. What colour is the bull on an archery target? —- Gold
  167. Pirates remain a problem off the coast of which African country? Somalia
  168. Name of author/authoress of novel series “Harry Potter ?J.K. Rolling
  169. A group of zebras is called a Herd
  170. The Quaid-i-Azam was born in Wazir Mension Karachi
  171. BOAC is international airline of Britain
  172. Emirate is international airline of UAE
  173. USA used veto power most of the times in UNO Security Council.
  174. Current total of SAARC members are eight. Which last country joined the SAARC in its 13th conference at Dhaka? Afghanistan
  175. Talbul project is disputed between Pakistan and India.
  176. Mehdi Shah was elected first Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan.
  177. Talpatty Island is disputed between India and Bangladesh
  178. Hermon area is disputed between the countries Syria, Israel and Lebanon
  179. Isfara velley is disputed between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
  180. Parang Island is disputed between China and South Korea.
  181. Kurial islands are disputed between Japan and Russia.
  182. In Which countries of Europe, United States is planning to set up a missile defense base? Czech Republic and Poland
  183. Hans Island is disputed between Denmark and Canada.
  184. Banana Island is disputed between Kiribati and Fiji.
  185. 7th NFC award was signed by prime minister and other chief ministers of all provinces on 30th December 2009.
  186. Halaib Triangle is disputed between Sudan and Egypt.
  187. Canary Islands is disputed between Spain and Morocco.
  188. Shahbaz Airbase is located in Jacobabad.
  189. Shamsi Airbase is located in Quetta.
  190. NATO expelled Russian diplomats from NATO headquarters in Brussels over a spy scandal in Estonia
  191. Who won maximum number of Grand Slam in the history of world tennis? Roger Federer
  192. How many Grand Slam titles Roger Federer has won till 2009? 16
  193. In 1991 Madras was also changed to a new name of Chennai
  194. “In the line of Fire” is the autobiography of General Pervez Musharraf
  195. Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia book is written by Ayesha Jalal
  196. The State of Martial Rule book is written by Ayesha Jalal
  197. Self and Sovereignty book is written by Ayesha Jalal
  198. The Lord of the Rings book is written by JRR Tolkien
  199. Books written by Barack Obama are: 1. Dreams from My Father 2. The Audacity of Hope
  200. Who is called “The Father of Comedy”? Aristophanes
  201. The name United Nations was coined by Roosevelt
  202. Which one of the following king of France is called “Citizen King”? Louis Philip
  203. Who is called the Shakespeare of Punjabi language? Peer Waris Shah
  204. Who is called the father of Academy Award (Oscar Award)? Louis B Mayer
  205. Who is known as the founder of USA? John Adams
  206. Who is called “Father of Economic”? Adam Smith
  207. Who is known as the founder of Modern Turkey? Kemal Ataturk
  208. Who is called “lion of the Punjab”? Ranjit Singh
  209. Otto Von Bismarck is called the? Man of Blood and Iron
  210. Who is known as the ‘Iron Man of India’? Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel