¤ General Knowledge Quiz ¤
¤ General Knowledge Quiz ¤
1. Who wrote the song " Sare jahan se acha "?~ ¤ Next - Page ¤ ~
Answer: Muhammad Iqbal
2. Which is the worlds oldest news agency ?
Answer: AFP (Agence France Presse)
3. Which European countries are separated by Market Reef ?
Answer: Finland and Sweden
4. Who is the first and only Muslim lady ever to rule the throne of Delhi ?
Answer: Razia Sultana
5. Which is the oldest sports in the world ?
Answer: Archery ( It is the national sports of Bhutan)
6. What is the normal duration of Hockey game ?
Answer: 70 Minuets
7. The first President of Bangladesh was
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
8. The longest river in the world is the
9. The longest highway in the world is
10. The longest highway in the world has a length of
About 8000 km
11. The highest mountain in the world is the
12. The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is
13. The biggest desert in the world is the
14. The largest coffee growing country in the world is
15. The country also known as "country of copper" is
16. The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is
17. The river Volga flows out into the
18. The coldest place on the earth is Verkoyansk in
19. The country which ranks second in termsof land area is
20. The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is
21. The river Jordan flows out into the
23. The biggest delta in the world is the
23. The capital city that stands on the river Danube is
24. The Japanese call their country as
25. The length of the English channel is
26. The world's oldest known city is
27. The city which is also known as the City of Canals is
28. The country in which river Wangchu flows is
29. The biggest island of the world is
30. The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is
31. The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is
China & South Africa
32. The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is
33. The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is
34. The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the
35. The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' was
36. The country called the Land of Rising Sun is
37. Mount Everest was named after
Sir George Everest
39. The volcano Vesuvius is located in
40. The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is
41. The length of the Suez Canal is
42. CIBIL Bank, In a Banking Term stands for
Credit Information Bureau of India Limited
43. Bob Pettit is associated with which sport?
44. Sharm-el-Sheikh, Dahab and Taba are all resorts in which country?
45. Which English football club is nicknamed‘The Red Devils’?
46. In which year was the first FA Cup Final played?
47. The Hawaiian word ‘Anela’ translates to what in English?
48. A Ryokan is a traditional inn in which country?
49. How many letters are in the Hebrew alphabet?
50. In medicine, Rhotacism is the difficulty in pronouncing which letter of the English alphabet?
51. ‘The Best Young Player Award’ was introduced at the FIFA World Cup in which year?
52. Si is the symbol for which chemical element?
53. The ‘English Riviera’ is in which county?
54. In which year was the school leaving age in England and Wales raised to 16?
55. What was the occupation of Casanova?
56. Which war is the main setting for Kurt Vonnegut’s classic novel “Slaughterhouse-Five”?
- World War Two.
57. What is the name of the Paranoid Android in Douglas Adams’ ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’?
58. Who created Snoopy?
Charles M. Schulz
59. What does UNESCO stand for?
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
60. Who was the first non-royal to appear on a UK postage stamp?
William Shakespeare (in 1964)
61. Which birthstone is associated with the month of May?
62. Which measurement of speed is equivalent to one nautical mile per hour?
63. Of what is semiotics the study ?
Signs and symbols
64. What is the colour of the bull of an archery target?
65. The lowest point on earth is The
coastal area of Dead sea
66. The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of
67. The largest ocean of the world is the
68. The largest bell in the world is the
Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
69. The biggest stadium in the world is the
Strahov Stadium, Prague
70. The world's largest diamond producing country is
71. Australia was discovered by
72. The first Governor General of Pakistan is
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
73. Dublin is situated at the
mouth of river Liffey
74. The earlier name of New York city was
75. The Eiffel tower was built by
76. The Red Cross was founded by
Jean Henri Durant
77. The country which has highest population density is
78. The national flower of Britain is
79. Niagara Falls was discovered by
80. The national flower of Italy is
81. The national flower of China is
82. The permanent secretariat of the SAARC islocated at
83. The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is
Strait of Hormuz
84. The first Industrial Revolution took place in
85. World Environment Day is observed on
86. The first Republican President of America was
87. The country famous for Samba dance is
88. The name of Alexander's horse was
89. Singapore was founded by
Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
90. The famous British one-eyed Admiral was
91. The earlier name of Sri Lanka was
92. The UNO was formed in the year
93. UNO stands for
United Nations Organization
94. The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on
95. 'Last Judgement' was the first painting ofan Italian painter named
96. Paradise Regained was written by
97. The first President of Egypt was
98. The first man to reach North Pole was
Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary
99. The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was
100. The primary producer of newsprint in the world is
101. The first explorer to reach the South Pole was
Cap. Ronald Amundson
102. The person who is called the father of modern Italy is
103. World literacy day is celebrated on
104. The founder of modern Germany is
105. The country known as the land of the midnight sun is
106. The place known as the Roof of the world is
107. The founder of the Chinese Republic was
San Yat Sen
108. The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was
109. The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was
110. The first Secretary General of the UNO was
111. The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was
Frederick Auguste Bartholdi
112. The port of Baku is situated in
113. John F Kennedy was assassinated by
Lee Harvey Oswald
114. The largest river in France is
115. The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was
Catherine of Aragon
116. The first black person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was
Ralph Johnson Bunche
117. The first British University to admit women for degree courses was
118. The principal export of Jamaica is
119. New York is popularly known as the city of
120. Madagascar is popularly known as the
Island of Cloves
121. The country known as the Land of White Elephant is
122. The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is
123. The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is
124. The highest waterfalls in the world is the
Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela
125. The largest library in the world is the
United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
126. The author of Harry Potter Books is
127. Nickname of New York city is
128. What do you call a group of sheep?
A Flock of Sheep
129. In which sport do players take long and short corners?
130. Who was the youngest President of the USA?
131. How many legs do butterflies have?
6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings
132. Who invented the Nintendo Wii?
133. What year does the Nintendo Wii come out?
134. Who invented the Light Bulb?
135. Who invented the washing machine?
136. Who invented the first electric washing machine?
137. Who invented the safety pin?
138. Who invented the Vacuum Cleaner?
139. Who won the Football World Cup in 2006?
140. Which country hosted the Football World Cup in 2006?
141. Who is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
142. Who won Men's Singles title in French Open 2010?
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
143. Who won Women's Singles title in French Open 2010?
Francesca Schiavone (Italy)
144. Who won Men's Doubles title in French Open 2010?
Daniel Nestor (Canada) & Nenad Zimonjic (Serbia)
145. Who won Women's Doubles title in French Open 2010?
Serena & Venus Williams (USA)
146. What is the longest word in English in which each letter is used at least two times?
147. What is the most popular breed of dog?
148. Who is the CEO of search company Google?
149. Who is Miss USA 2010?
150. Which country won the Thomas Cup titlefor Badminton in 2010?
151. Who was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Services?
152. Who was the first woman Governor of India?
153. Which two countries have signed the Nuclear Swap deal with Iran?
Brazil and Turkey
154. Who won the Madrid Masters men's tournament in 2010?
155. Who is CEO of Yahoo?
156. Who is the first man to climb Mount Everest without oxygen?
157. How many words can you make from a five letter word by shuffling the places of each alphabet?
158. Speed of computer mouse is measured in which unit?
159. Who topped Forbes list of 'Billionaire Universities' in 2010?
160. Barack Obama's birthday is on which date?
August 4, 1961
161. Which bird is the international symbol of happiness?
162. What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called?
163. What is the common name for ascorbic acid?
164. Which useful household item is made from naphthalene?
165. CIBIL BANK, In Banking Term stands for
Bureau (India) Ltd