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General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers

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General Knowledge Quiz Questions with Answers

No.QuestionAnswer
01The first Prime minister of Bangladesh wasMujibur Rehman
02The longest river in the world is theNile
03The longest highway in the world is theTrans-Canada
04The longest highway in the world has a length ofAbout 8000 km
05The highest mountain in the world is theEverest
06The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world isMyanmar
07The biggest desert in the world is theSahara desert
08The largest coffee growing country in the world isBrazil
09The country also known as "country of Copper" isZambia
10The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan isDurand line
11The river Volga flows out into theCapsian sea
12The coldest place on the earth isVerkoyansk in Siberia
13The country which ranks second in terms of land area isCanada
14The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea isSicily
15The river Jordan flows out into theDead sea
16The biggest delta in the world is theSunderbans
17The capital city that stands on the river Danube isBelgrade
18The Japanese call their country asNippon
19The length of the English channel is564 kilometres
20The world's oldest known city isDamascus
21The city which is also known as the City of Canals isVenice
22The country in which river Wangchu flows isMyanmar
23The biggest island of the world isGreenland
24The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world isDetroit, USA
25The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world isUSA
26The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world isMalaysia
27The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world isMalaysia
28The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is theMississippi
29The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' wasPeking
30The country called the Land of Rising Sun isJapan
31Mount Everest was named afterSir George Everest
32The volcano Vesuvius is located inItaly
33The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world isCuba
34The length of the Suez Canal is162.5 kilometers
35The lowest point on earth isThe coastal area of Dead sea
36The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants ofNepal
37The largest ocean of the world is thePacific ocean
38The largest bell in the world is theTsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
39The biggest stadium in the world is theStrahov Stadium, Prague
40The world's largest diamond producing country isSouth Africa
41Australia was discovered byJames Cook
42The first Governor General of Pakistan isMohammed Ali Jinnah
43Dublin is situated at the mouth of riverLiffey
44The earlier name of New York city wasNew Amsterdam
45The Eifel tower was built byAlexander Eiffel
46The Red Cross was founded byJean Henri Durant
47The country which has the greatest population density isMonaco
48The national flower of Britain isRose
49Niagara Falls was discovered byLouis Hennepin
50The national flower of Italy isLily
51The national flower of China isNarcissus
52The permanent secretariat of the SAARC is located atKathmandu
53The gateway to the Gulf of Iran isStrait of Hormuz
54The first Industrial Revolution took place inEngland
55World Environment Day is observed on5th June
56The first Republican President of America wasAbraham Lincoln
57The country famous for Samba dance isBrazil
58The name of Alexander's horse wasBeucephalus
59Singapore was founded bySir Thomas Stamford Raffles
60The famous British one-eyed Admiral wasNelson
61The earlier name of Sri Lanka wasCeylon
62The UNO was formed in the year1945
63UNO stands forUnited Nations Organization
64The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on15th August
65`Last Judgement' was the first painting of an Italian painter namedMichelangelo
66Paradise Regained was written byJohn Milton
67The first President of Egypt wasMohammed Nequib
68The first man to reach North Pole wasRear Peary
69The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso wasGuermica
70The primary producer of newsprint in the world isCanada
71The first explorer to reach the South Pole wasCap. Ronald Amundson
72The person who is called the father of modern Italy isG.Garibaldi
73World literacy day is celebrated on8th September
74The founder of modern Germany isBismarck
75The country known as the land of the midnight sun isNorway
76The place known as the Roof of the world isTibet
77The founder of the Chinese Republic wasSan Yat Sen
78The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize wasAbdul Salam
79The first woman Prime Minister of Britain wasMargaret Thatcher
80The first Secretary General of the UNO wasTrygve Lie
81The sculptor of the statue of Liberty wasFrederick Auguste Bartholdi
82The port of Banku is situated inAzerbaijan
83John F Kennedy was assassinated byLee Harry Oswald
84The largest river in France isLore
85The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law wasCatherine of Aragon
86The first negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize wasRalph Johnson Bunche
87The first British University to admit women for degree courses wasLondon University
88The principal export of Jamaica isSugar
89New York is popularly known as the city ofSkyscrapers
90Madagascar is popularly known as the Island ofCloves
91The country known as the Land of White Elephant isThailand
92The country known as the Land of Morning Calm isKorea
93The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts isBhutan
94The highest waterfalls in the world is theSalto Angel Falls, Venezuela
95The largest library in the world is theUnited States Library of Congress, Washington DC

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