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General Knowledge Questions with answers

General Knowledge Questions with answers

No.
General Knowledge Question
Answer
1
The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was
Mujibur Rehman
2
The longest river in the world is the
Nile
3
The longest highway in the world is the
Trans-Canada
4
The longest highway in the world has a length of
About 8000 km
5
The highest mountain in the world is the
Mount Everest
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 river Volga flows out into the
Caspian sea
12
The coldest place on the earth 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
Ganges Delta
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
China & South Africa
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
China
28
The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the
Amazon River
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 Vesuvius is located in
Italy
33
The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is
Cuba
34
The length of the Suez Canal is
162.5 kilometers
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 discovered 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 Eiffel tower was built by
Alexander Eiffel
46
The Red Cross was founded by
Jean Henri Durant
47
The country which has highest 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 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 Sri Lanka was
Ceylon
62
The UNO was formed in the year
1945
63
UNO stands for
United Nations Organization
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 Admiral Robert E. 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
Frederick Auguste Bartholdi
82
The port of Baku is situated in
Azerbaijan
83
John F Kennedy was assassinated by
Lee Harvey Oswald
84
The largest river in France is
Loire
85
The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was
Catherine of Aragon
86
The first black person 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 author of Harry Potter Books is
JK Rowling
97
Nickname of New York city is
Big Apple
98
What do you call a group of sheep?
A Flock of Sheep
99
In which sport do players take long and short corners?
Hockey
100
Who was the youngest President of the USA?
Theodore Roosevelt
101
How many legs do butterflies have?
6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings
102
Who invented the Nintendo Wii?
Kashi Kabushiki
103
What year does the Nintendo Wii come out?
Late 2006
104
Who invented the Light Bulb?
Humphry Davy
105
Who invented the washing machine?
James King
106
Who invented the first electric washing machine?
Alva Fisher
107
Who invented the safety pin?
Walter Hunt
108
Who invented the Vacuum Cleaner?
Hubert Booth
109
Who won the Football World Cup in 2006?
Italy
110
Which country hosted the Football World Cup in 2006?
Germany
110
Who is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
David Cameron
111
Who won Men's Singles title in French Open 2010?
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
112
Who won Women's Singles title in French Open 2010?
Francesca Schiavone (Italy)
113
Who won Men's Doubles title in French Open 2010?
Daniel Nestor (Canada) & Nenad Zimonjic (Serbia)
114
Who won Women's Doubles title in French Open 2010?
Serena & Venus Williams (USA)
115
What is the longest word in English in which each letter is used at least two times?
Unprosperousness
116
What is the most popular breed of dog?
Retrievers
117
Who is the CEO of search company Google?
Eric Schmidt
118
Who is Miss USA 2010?
Rima Fakih
119
Which country won the Thomas Cup title for Badminton in 2010?
China
120
Who was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Services?
Satyendranath Tagore
121
Who was the first woman Governor of India?
Sarojini Naidu
122
Which two countries have signed the Nuclear Swap deal with Iran?
Brazil and Turkey
123
Who won the Madrid Masters men's tournament in 2010?
Rafael Nadal
124
Who is CEO of Yahoo?
Carol Bartz
125
Who is the first man to climb Mount Everest without oxygen?
Phu Dorji
126
How many words can you make from a five letter word by shuffling the places of each alphabet?
120
127
Speed of computer mouse is measured in which unit?
Mickey
128
Who topped Forbes list of 'Billionaire Universities' in 2010?
Harvard University
129
Barack Obama's birthday is on which date?
August 4, 1961
130
Which bird is the international symbol of happiness?
Bluebird
131
What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called?
Jolly Roger
132
What is the common name for ascorbic acid?
Vitamin C
133
Which useful household item is made from naphthalene?
Mothballs

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