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(Mcq) General Knowledge for All Competitive Exams

  1. The deepest point in the world is

(A) Dead Sea

(B) South Pole

(C) Mariana Trench

(D) Sinai Peninsula

  1. The Mariana Trench is in the __________ Ocean.

(A) Atlantic

(B) Arctic

(C) Antarctic

(D) Pacific

 

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  1. The depth of the Mariana Trench is __________ meters.

(A) 10,011

(B) 10,411

(C) 10,611

(D) 10,911

  1. Panama (a country) connects the two continents

(A) Asia and Europe

(B) Asia and Africa

(C) South America and North America

(D) Asia and Australia

  1. Turkey connects the two continents

(A) Asia and Europe

(B) Asia and Africa

(C) South America and North America

(D) Asia and Australia

  1. Egypt connects the two continents

(A) Asia and Europe

(B) Asia and Africa

(C) South America and North America

(D) Asia and Australia

  1. The Panama Canal in Panama is a man-made 77 km waterway that connects

(A) Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean

(B) Atlantic Ocean and Arctic

(C) Arctic Ocean and Antarctic Ocean

(D) Pacific Ocean and Arctic Ocean

  1. The Engadin Valley is located in

(A) Switzerland

(B) Portugal

(C) Turkey

(D) Egypt

  1. The Pico Island is located in

(A) Switzerland

(B) Portugal

(C) Turkey

(D) Egypt

  1. Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul is popularly known as the

(A) Green Mosque

(B) Blue Mosque

(C) Red Mosque

(D) Yellow Mosque

  1. The Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest of the ancient 7 wonders of the world, is located in

(A) Egypt

(B) Portugal

(C) Switzerland

(D) Turkey

  1. Lake Lucerne that has complicated shape with several sharp bends and four arms is located in

(A) Egypt

(B) Portugal

(C) Switzerland

(D) Turkey

  1. Which city is also called The City of 1,000 Minarets?

(A) Istanbul

(B) Cairo

(C) Makkah

(D) Islamabad

  1. The South Pole of the Earth is located in

(A) Norway

(B) Antarctica

(C) Arctic Ocean

(D) Pacific Ocean

  1. The North Pole of the Earth is located in

(A) Norway

(B) Antarctica

(C) Arctic Ocean

(D) Pacific Ocean

  1. Which statement is true about South and North Poles of the Earth?

(A) South Pole is warmer than the North Pole

(B) North Pole is warmer than the South Pole

(C) Both poles have equal temperature

(D) Both poles lie in the Ocean

  1. The Sinai Peninsula is located in

(A) Egypt

(B) Portugal

(C) Switzerland

(D) Turkey

  1. Augusta Raurica, a Roman archaeological site, was a/an

(A) Theater

(B) Open-air theater

(C) Museum

(D) Open-air museum

  1. Augusta Raurica is located in

(A) Egypt

(B) Portugal

(C) Switzerland

(D) Turkey

  1. The Pena Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in

(A) Egypt

(B) Portugal

(C) Switzerland

(D) Turkey

  1. The bridge in Istanbul, Turkey that connects Asia and Europe is called

(A) Golden Gate Bridge

(B) Akashi Kaikyo Bridge

(C) Bosphorus Bridge

(D) Royal Gorge Bridge

  1. Alexandria is a city in

(A) Turkey

(B) Egypt

(C) Jordan

(D) Greece

  1. About __________% of Antarctica is covered by ice.

(A) 97

(B) 98

(C) 99

(D) 100

  1. Ross Island in the Ross Sea is located near

(A) Greenland

(B) Norway

(C) Continent of Antarctica

(D) Continent of Australia

  1. The first European to reach India by sea was

(A) Christopher Columbus

(B) Marco Polo

(C) John Cabot

(D) Vasco da Gama

  1. Vasco da Gama was a/an __________ explorer.

(A) British

(B) French

(C) German

(D) Portuguese

  1. The World Wide Web was invented by

(A) Tim Berners-Lee

(B) Bob Kahn

(C) Steve Jobs

(D) Bill Gates

  1. The birthplace of the World Wide Web was

(A) NASA

(B) Pentagon

(C) CERN

(D) Microsoft

  1. The headquarter of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, called CERN, is located in

(A) Belgium

(B) Switzerland

(C) Germany

(D) England

  1. The book “Emile” or “On Education” was written by

(A) Rousseau

(B) Socrates

(C) Plato

(D) Aristotle

  1. The world’s longest land border between the two countries is the border between

(A) US and Canada

(B) US and Mexico

(C) India and Pakistan

(D) South Korea and North Korea

  1. The world’s largest island is

(A) Greenland

(B) Finland

(C) Indonesia

(D) United Kingdom

  1. Which country is the largest archipelagic country in the world?

(A) Greenland

(B) Finland

(C) Indonesia

(D) United Kingdom

  1. Indonesia is a country with around __________ islands.

(A) 10,000

(B) 11,000

(C) 12,000

(D) 13,000

  1. the most dispersed country in the world is

(A) Maldives

(B) Indonesia

(C) Malaysia

(D) Philippines

  1. The Maldives is spread over __________ km2.

(A) 60,000

(B) 70,000

(C) 80,000

(D) 90,000

  1. Maldives, a country in Asia, is consisting of around __________ islands.

(A) 1100

(B) 1152

(C) 1192

(D) 1212

  1. Which country is also called the “Land of the Midnight Sun”?

(A) Japan

(B) Norway

(C) Netherlands

(D) South Africa

  1. Which country is also called “Rainbow Nation”?

(A) Japan

(B) Norway

(C) Netherlands

(D) South Africa

  1. “Netherlands” literally means

(A) Ideal location

(B) Lower countries

(C) Mouth of land

(D) Land of sun set

  1. Which country contains the most volcanoes in the world?

(A) Indonesia

(B) Maldives

(C) South Africa

(D) Mexico

  1. Which country is the lowest in the world?

(A) Indonesia

(B) Maldives

(C) South Africa

(D) Netherlands

  1. Which country recognizes the highest number of official languages?

(A) Indonesia

(B) Maldives

(C) South Africa

(D) Mexico

  1. The constitution of South Africa recognizes __________ official languages.

(A) 8

(B) 9

(C) 10

(D) 11

  1. Which country is completely surrounded by South Africa?

(A) Gabon

(B) Laos

(C) Lesotho

(D) Niue

  1. The Komodo dragons are found in

(A) Indonesia

(B) Maldives

(C) South Africa

(D) Egypt

  1. Jeju Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in

(A) Indonesia

(B) Egypt

(C) South Africa

(D) South Korea

  1. Borobudur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in

(A) Indonesia

(B) Egypt

(C) South Africa

(D) South Korea

  1. The Orange River flows in

(A) Indonesia

(B) Egypt

(C) South Africa

(D) Mexico

  1. The Chapultepec Castle is located in

(A) Indonesia

(B) Egypt

(C) South Africa

(D) Mexico

  1. The largest desert in the world is

(A) Antarctica

(B) Arctic

(C) Sahara

(D) Atacama

 

  1. The largest cold desert in the world is

(A) Antarctica

(B) Arctic

(C) Sahara

(D) Atacama

 

  1. The largest hot desert in the world is

(A) Cholistan

(B) Arctic

(C) Sahara

(D) Atacama

 

  1. The Sahara desert is located in

(A) Asia

(B) Africa

(C) South America

(D) Australia

  1. The driest desert in the world is

(A) Sahara Desert

(B) Cholistan Desert

(C) Arabian Desert

(D) Atacama Desert

 

  1. The Atacama Desert is located in

(A) Asia

(B) Africa

(C) South America

(D) Australia

  1. Kansai International Airport on an artificial island is located in

(A) China

(B) Japan

(C) South Korea

(D) North Korea

  1. The Seven Rila Lakes are located in

(A) Bulgaria

(B) Hungary

(C) Poland

(D) Czech Republic

  1. The largest waterfalls system in the world is

(A) Angel Falls

(B) Victoria Falls

(C) Niagara Falls

(D) Iguazu Falls

  1. The famous waterfall, Iguazu Falls, is located on the border of

(A) United States and Canada

(B) Chile and Portugal

(C) Argentina and Brazil

(D) Paraguay and Uruguay

  1. The United Nations was founded on

(A) March 24, 1945

(B) October 24, 1945

(C) March 24, 1949

(D) October 24, 1950

  1. Which country from the following is NOT the member of UNO?

(A) Vatican City

(B) Afghanistan

(C) North Korea

(D) Vietnam

  1. The International Court of Justice is located in

(A) New York

(B) Washington

(C) Geneva

(D) The Hague

  1. The Great Wall of China is about __________ KM long.

(A) 18,196

(B) 19,196

(C) 20,196

(D) 21,196

  1. The oldest university in the world is

(A) Cambridge University

(B) Oxford University

(C) University of Bologna

(D) University of Warwick

  1. There are _________ non-permanent members of the Security Council.

(A) 5

(B) 7

(C) 10

(D) 15

  1. The currency of Indonesia is

(A) Rupiah

(B) Dinar

(C) Rangit

(D) Riyal

  1. The D-8 is an organization of eight ________ countries.

(A) Developed

(B) Developing

(C) Asian

(D) African

  1. The European Union’s working capital is in

(A) London

(B) Lisbon

(C) Austria

(D) Brussels

  1. The headquarter of NATO is located in

(A) New York

(B) Paris

(C) Geneva

(D) Brussels

  1. The motto of UNO is

(A) It’s your world!

(B) Life for All!

(C) Peace!

(D) Love and Peace!

  1. The world’s highest mountain is in

(A) China

(B) Pakistan

(C) Nepal

(D) India

  1. The headquarter of Red Cross is in

(A) New York

(B) Washington

(C) Geneva

(D) The Hague

  1. World Trade Organization was established in

(A) 1980

(B) 1985

(C) 1990

(D) 1995

  1. The North Atlantic treaty (NATO) was signed in

(A) 1945

(B) 1947

(C) 1949

(D) 1951

  1. Which country, on the map of world, appears as “Long Shoe”?

(A) Portugal

(B) Italy

(C) Greece

(D) Hungary

  1. Which from the following countries is NOT a member of D-8?

(A) India

(B) Pakistan

(C) Nigeria

(D) Turkey

  1. The largest ocean of the world is

(A) Atlantic

(B) Pacific

(C) Indian

(D) None of these

  1. Which from the following countries does NOT yield veto-power?

(A) United States

(B) United Kingdom

(C) Canada

(D) France

  1. OIC changed its name from Organisation of the Islamic Conference to Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in

(A) 1991

(B) 1999

(C) 2001

(D) 2011

  1. The most powerful organ of United Nations is

(A) General Assembly

(B) Security Council

(C) Secretariat

(D) International Court of Justice

  1. The headquarter of Green Peace International is located in

(A) Amsterdam

(B) Geneva

(C) Lisbon

(D) Austria

  1. 3 May is observed internationally as

(A) Labour Day

(B) Environment Day

(C) Earth Day

(D) Press Freedom Day

  1. The Capital of Canada is

(A) Tirane

(B) Ottawa

(C) Athens

(D) Luxembourg

  1. Suez Canal is between

(A) Arabian Sea and Red Sea

(B) Red Sea and North Sea

(C) Mediterranean Sea and North Sea

(D) Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea

  1. The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is located in

(A) Islamabad, Pakistan

(B) New Delhi, India

(C) Kathmandu, Nepal

(D) Colombo, Sri Lanka

  1. Which from the following countries is NOT a member of European Union?

(A) Norway

(B) Ireland

(C) Malta

(D) Estonia

  1. The currency of Israel is

(A) Euro

(B) Shekel

(C) Forint

(D) Krone

  1. Which country (by electorate) is the world’s largest democracy?

(A) United States

(B) United Kingdom

(C) China

(D) India

  1. The permanent Secretariat of OIC is located in

(A) Makkah

(B) Medina

(C) Jeddah

(D) Riyadh

  1. The highest part of the Earth is

(A) Mount Everest

(B) K2

(C) Norway

(D) North Pole

  1. The lowest part of the Earth is

(A) Dead Sea

(B) Mariana Trench

(C) South Africa

(D) South Pole

  1. The deepest part of the Earth is

(A) Dead Sea

(B) Mariana Trench

(C) South Africa

(D) South Pole

  1. The headquarter of Amnesty International is in

(A) Amsterdam

(B) Geneva

(C) London

(D) Berlin

  1. The headquarter of Transparency International is in

(A) Amsterdam

(B) Geneva

(C) London

(D) Berlin

  1. The largest Island of the World is

(A) Iceland

(B) Greenland

(C) England

(D) Sri Lanka

  1. 22 April is observed internationally as

(A) Labour Day

(B) Environment Day

(C) Earth Day

(D) Press Freedom Day

  1. Yellow Sea lies between

(A) America and Canada

(B) England and France

(C) China and Korea

(D) Norway and Sweden

  1. The smallest Sea of the World is

(A) Dead Sea

(B) Red Sea

(C) Baltic Sea

(D) Arabian Sea

  1. World’s famous bridge “Golden Gate Bridge” is in

(A) San Francisco

(B) New Delhi

(C) France

(D) Sydney

  1. Which country is called “Land of Thousand Islands“?

(A) Malaysia

(B) Indonesia

(C) Ireland

(D) Finland

  1. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising approximately __________ islands.

(A) 10,000

(B) 12,500

(C) 15,000

(D) 17,500

  1. Which country is called the “Land of Golden Fibre”?

(A) United States

(B) South Korea

(C) Bangladesh

(D) India

  1. Which country is called the “Land of thousand Lakes“?

(A) Indonesia

(B) Finland

(C) Iceland

(D) Scotland

  1. Vienna is the capital of

(A) Austria

(B) Switzerland

(C) Cyprus

(D) Denmark

  1. The capital of Czech Republic is?

(A) Nicosia

(B) Dublin

(C) Bern

(D) Prague

  1. AFP is the news agency of _________.

(A) Germany

(B) France

(C) Syria

(D) Yemen

  1. ANTARA is the news agency of _________.

(A) Indonesia

(B) Syria

(C) Yemen

(D) Jordan

  1. Emirates is an airline of __________.

(A) Saudi Arabia

(B) Qatar

(C) UAE

(D) Malaysia

  1. Qantas is an airline of __________.

(A) Saudi Arabia

(B) Australia

(C) UAE

(D) Malaysia

  1. The Temple of Heaven, a religious building, is located in

(A) Edinburgh

(B) Rome

(C) Beijing

(D) Shanghai

  1. The mine, Super Pit, is Australia’s largest _________ mine.

(A) Gold

(B) Silver

(C) Copper

(D) Coal

  1. What was the nationality of Alfred Nobel?

(A) American

(B) British

(C) German

(D) Swedish

  1. The first Nobel Prize was awarded in

(A) 1895

(B) 1901

(C) 1907

(D) 1913

  1. The Nobel Prize has been awarded in __________ fields.

(A) 5

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 8

  1. The Li River is located in

(A) China

(B) Japan

(C) South Korea

(D) North Korea

  1. SANA is the news agency of _________.

(A) Saudi Arabia

(B) UAE

(C) Syria

(D) Yemen

  1. Saba is the news agency of _________.

(A) Indonesia

(B) Syria

(C) Yemen

(D) Jordan

  1. KLM is an airline of __________.

(A) Australia

(B) Germany

(C) Netherlands

(D) Austria

  1. Etihad Airways is an airline of __________.

(A) United Arab Emirates

(B) Qatar

(C) Russia

(D) Canada

  1. The Earth surface is divided in __________ Continents.

(A) 5

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 8

  1. The Largest Continent (by Area) of the World is __________.

(A) Asia

(B) Europe

(C) Africa

(D) North America

  1. The second Largest Continent (by Area) of the World is

(A) Asia

(B) Europe

(C) Africa

(D) North America

  1. The Smallest Continent (by Area) of the World is

(A) Antarctica

(B) Australia

(C) Africa

(D) Europe

  1. The Earth’s Oceanic water is divided in __________ oceans.

(A) 5

(B) 6

(C) 7

(D) 8

  1. The Earth’s largest ocean is __________.

(A) Atlantic

(B) Arctic

(C) Indian

(D) Pacific

  1. The Earth’s second largest ocean is __________.

(A) Atlantic

(B) Arctic

(C) Indian

(D) Pacific

  1. The Earth’s smallest ocean is

(A) Atlantic

(B) Arctic

(C) Indian

(D) Pacific

 

  1. The world’s Largest Lake is?

(A) Caspian Sea

(B) Lake Superior

(C) Lake Victoria

(D) Great Bear Lake

  1. The hottest desert of the world is?

(A) Sahara Desert

(B) Arabian Desert

(C) Cholistan Desert

(D) Arctic Desert

  1. The first Secretary General of United Nations was?

(A) Dag Hammarskjold

(B) Kurt Walheion

(C) U Thant

(D) Trygve Lie

  1. World War I was begun in?

(A) 1912

(B) 1914

(C) 1916

(D) 1918

  1. World War I was ended in?

(A) 1912

(B) 1914

(C) 1916

(D) 1918

  1. World War II was begun in?

(A) 1935

(B) 1937

(C) 1939

(D) 1941

  1. World War II was ended in?

(A) 1939

(B) 1941

(C) 1943

(D) 1945

  1. The world’s deadliest conflict was?

(A) World War I

(B) World War II

(C) Mongol Conquests

(D) Taping Rebellion

  1. The Atomic Bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima on?

(A) 3 August 1945

(B) 6 August 1945

(C) 9 August 1945

(D) 12 August 1945

  1. What was the name of Atomic Bomb that dropped on the city of Hiroshima?

(A) Little Boy

(B) Fat Boy

(C) Little Man

(D) Fat Man

  1. The Atomic Bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki on?

(A) 3 August 1945

(B) 6 August 1945

(C) 9 August 1945

(D) 12 August 1945

  1. What was the name of Atomic Bomb that dropped on the city of Nagasaki?

(A) Little Boy

(B) Fat Boy

(C) Little Man

(D) Fat Man

  1. NATO is a/an __________ alliance.

(A) military

(B) Economic

(C) regional

(D) Cultural

  1. The oldest news agency in the world is?

(A) AFP

(B) WAFA

(C) BBC

(D) CNN

  1. The Suez Canal is in __________.

(A) Nigeria

(B) Libya

(C) Egypt

(D) Palestine

  1. The Delaware River is in __________.

(A) United States

(B) Canada

(C) China

(D) United Kingdom

  1. The main structural work of the Eiffel Tower was completed in?

(A) 1883

(B) 1885

(C) 1887

(D) 1889

  1. The height of Eiffel Tower is __________ feet.

(A) 1063

(B) 1067

(C) 1073

(D) 1077

  1. Reuters is the news agency of __________.

(A) United States

(B) United Kingdom

(C) France

(D) Germany

  1. WAFA is the news agency of __________.

(A) Palestine

(B) Iraq

(C) Qatar

(D) Egypt

  1. The capital of Saudi Arabia is?

(A) Makkah

(B) Medina

(C) Tail

(D) Riyadh

  1. The currency of Qatar is?

(A) Dollar

(B) Dinar

(C) Dirham

(D) Riyal

  1. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was founded on

(A) September 25, 1966

(B) September 25, 1967

(C) September 25, 19698

(D) September 25, 1969

  1. The OIC was founded in

(A) Saudi Arabia

(B) Iraq

(C) Qatar

(D) Morocco

  1. The 6th organ, “Trusteeship Council” of the United Nations suspended operation on November 01, 1994, with the independence of

(A) Chad

(B) Sudan

(C) Palau

(D) Tunisia

  1. The United Nations has __________ principal organs.

(A) 4

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 7

 

  1. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was founded on

(A) 27 December 1944

(B) 27 December 1945

(C) 27 December 1946

(D) 27 December 1947

  1. The social networking site “Twitter” was launched on

(A) July 15, 2003

(B) July 15, 2004

(C) July 15, 2005

(D) July 15, 2006

  1. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was formed in?

(A) 1958

(B) 1960

(C) 1962

(D) 1964

  1. 8 March is observed internationally as?

(A) Women’s Day

(B) World Water Day

(C) World Health Day

(D) Human Rights Day

  1. 22 March is observed internationally as?

(A) Women’s Day

(B) World Water Day

(C) World Health Day

(D) Human Rights Day

  1. 7 April is observed internationally as?

(A) Women’s Day

(B) World Water Day

(C) World Health Day

(D) Human Rights Day

  1. The world’s highest mountain is

(A) Mount Everest

(B) K2

(C) Kangchenjunga

(D) Nanga Parbat

  1. The highest peak of the Mount Everest is located along the border of

(A) China and India

(B) China and Pakistan

(C) China and Nepal

(D) India and Pakistan

  1. The world’s second highest mountain is

(A) Mount Everest

(B) K2

(C) Kangchenjunga

(D) Nanga Parbat

  1. The highest peak of the K2 is located along the border of

(A) China and India

(B) China and Pakistan

(C) China and Nepal

(D) India and Pakistan

  1. The “El Valle de la Luna” means

(A) Valley of the Moon

(B) Colour of the Moon

(C) Valley of the Mars

(D) Colour of the Mars

  1. The El Valle de la Luna (Valley of the Moon) is located in the

(A) Antarctica Desert

(B) Atacama Desert

(C) Sahara Desert

(D) Gobi Desert

  1. The Valley of the Moon is located in

(A) Argentina

(B) Brazil

(C) Chile

(D) Hungary

  1. The surface of El Valle de la Luna in the Atacama Desert looks like the surface of the

(A) Grass

(B) Mars

(C) Water

(D) Moon

 

  1. Near Antofagasta, Chile the surface of the Atacama Desert looks like the surface of the

(A) Moon

(B) Grass

(C) Water

(D) Mars

  1. The Gobi desert is located in

(A) China and Pakistan

(B) China and India

(C) China and Mongolia

(D) China and Russia

  1. The point on the Earth’s surface that is farthest from its center is the peak of the

(A) Mount Everest

(B) K2

(C) Chimborazo Mountain

(D) Nanga Parbat

  1. The Chimborazo mountain is located in

(A) Peru

(B) Guyana

(C) Venezuela

(D) Ecuador

  1. The world’s largest lake is the

(A) Caspian Sea

(B) Lake Superior

(C) Lake Baikal

(D) Lake Lucerne

  1. The world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area is

(A) Caspian Sea

(B) Lake Superior

(C) Lake Baikal

(D) Lake Lucerne

  1. The world’s largest freshwater lake by volume is

(A) Caspian Sea

(B) Lake Superior

(C) Lake Baikal

(D) Lake Lucerne

  1. Lake Superior is located in

(A) United States

(B) Canada

(C) Russia

(D) United States and Canada

  1. Lake Baikal is located in

(A) United States

(B) Canada

(C) Russia

(D) United States and Canada

  1. Which country is called the “Land of the Rising Sun”?

(A) China

(B) Japan

(C) New Zealand

(D) Australia

  1. The tallest waterfalls in the world is located in

(A) Argentina

(B) Canada

(C) Russia

(D) Venezuela

  1. The world’s tallest waterfalls is

(A) Angel Falls

(B) Victoria Falls

(C) Niagara Falls

(D) Iguazu Falls

  1. The headquarters of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) is located in

(A) Berlin

(B) Lausanne

(C) London

(D) Zurich

  1. FIFA was founded in

(A) 1904

(B) 1908

(C) 1912

(D) 1916

  1. The FIFA men’s World Cup was commenced in

(A) 1924

(B) 1930

(C) 1936

(D) 1942

  1. The FIFA women’s World Cup was commenced in

(A) 1981

(B) 1983

(C) 1987

(D) 1991

  1. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was founded in

(A) 1894

(B) 1898

(C) 1902

(D) 1904

  1. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was founded by

(A) Demetrios Vikelas

(B) Pierre de Coubertin

(C) Thomas Bach

(D) Juan Antonio Samaranch

  1. The first president of IOC was

(A) Demetrios Vikelas

(B) Pierre de Coubertin

(C) Thomas Bach

(D) Juan Antonio Samaranch

  1. The headquarters of IOC is located in

(A) Berlin

(B) Lausanne

(C) London

(D) Zurich

  1. Pierre de Coubertin who created IOC and is called father of the modern Olympic Games was also a/an

(A) musician

(B) Politician

(C) Educator and historian

(D) Lawyer and historian

  1. The creation of IOC was inspired by the ancient Olympic Games which were held in

(A) France

(B) Germany

(C) Greece

(D) Switzerland

  1. Due to World wars the Olympic Games were cancelled in

(A) 1916 and 1940

(B) 1918 and 1942

(C) 1916, 1938, and 1942

(D) 1916, 1940, and 1944

  1. The first Summer Olympics organized by the IOC were held in 1896 in

(A) France

(B) Germany

(C) Greece

(D) Switzerland

 

  1. The first Winter Olympics organized by the IOC was held in 1924

(A) France

(B) Germany

(C) Greece

(D) Switzerland

  1. Kangaroos are found in

(A) Australia

(B) New Zealand

(C) Australia and New Zealand

(D) Australia, New Zealand and South Africa

  1. Polar bear is mostly

(A) Carnivorous

(B) Herbivorous

(C) Omnivorous

(D) None of these

  1. Pandas are feed almost entirely on

(A) Beech

(B) Bamboo

(C) Red pine

(D) European larch

  1. The world’s largest animal is

(A) Blue whale

(B) Gray whale

(C) Sperm whale

(D) North Pacific right whale

  1. The world’s largest land animal is

(A) Hippopotamus

(B) Asian elephant

(C) African forest elephant

(D) African bush elephant

  1. The world’s largest reptile is

(A) American alligator

(B) American crocodile

(C) Saltwater crocodile

(D) Nile crocodile

  1. The world’s largest bird is

(A) Somali ostrich

(B) Common ostrich

(C) King penguin

(D) Southern cassowary

  1. The largest eggs in the world today are the eggs laid by the

(A) Whale

(B) Ostrich

(C) Crocodile

(D) African Duck

  1. Lucy Gray is a poem written by

(A) John Keats

(B) John Milton

(C) William Shakespeare

(D) William Wordsworth

  1. John Keats was a/an __________ Romantic poet.

(A) American

(B) English

(C) German

(D) French

  1. Paradise Lost is an epic poem by

(A) John Keats

(B) John Milton

(C) William Shakespeare

(D) William Wordsworth

 

  1. Buckingham Palace is located in

(A) London

(B) Paris

(C) Berlin

(D) Moscow

 

  1. The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was billed by Mughal emperor

(A) Akbar

(B) Humayun

(C) Jahangir

(D) Shah Jahan

  1. The Taj Mahal is located in the city of __________ in India.

(A) Agra

(B) Hyderabad

(C) New Delhi

(D)  Mumbai

  1. The first non-European who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 was

(A) Allama Iqbal

(B) Munshi Premchand

(C) Rabindranath Tagore

(D) Swami Vivekananda

  1. The Saint Basil’s Cathedral is located in

(A) London

(B) Paris

(C) Berlin

(D) Moscow

  1. The Burj Al Arab which is a hotel on an artificial island is located in

(A) Abu Dhabi

(B) Sharjah

(C) Dubai

(D) Doha

  1. The novel “The Old Man and the Sea” was written by

(A) F. Scott Fitzgerald

(B) Mark Twain

(C) Leo Tolstoy

(D) Ernest Hemingway

  1. The novel “The Great Gatsby” was written by

(A) F. Scott Fitzgerald

(B) Mark Twain

(C) Leo Tolstoy

(D) Ernest Hemingway

  1. The novel “War and Peace” was written by

(A) F. Scott Fitzgerald

(B) Mark Twain

(C) Leo Tolstoy

(D) Ernest Hemingway

  1. The novel “Anna Karenina” was written by

(A) F. Scott Fitzgerald

(B) Mark Twain

(C) Leo Tolstoy

(D) Ernest Hemingway

  1. The novel “Lolita” was written by

(A) F. Scott Fitzgerald

(B) Mark Twain

(C) Thomas More

(D) Vladimir Nabokov

  1. F. Scott Fitzgerald was a/an __________ novelist and short story writer.

(A) American

(B) English

(C) German

(D) Russian

  1. Ernest Hemingway was a/an __________ novelist, short story writer, and journalist.

(A) American

(B) English

(C) German

(D) Russian

  1. Leo Tolstoy was a/an __________ writer.

(A) American

(B) English

(C) German

(D) Russian

  1. The novels “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” and “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” were written by

(A) F. Scott Fitzgerald

(B) Mark Twain

(C) Leo Tolstoy

(D) Ernest Hemingway

  1. Mark Twain was a pen name of

(A) Charles Dickens

(B) Samuel Clemens

(C) Oscar Wilde

(D) Jack London

  1. Which novel is sometimes called the world’s first novel or the world’s first modern novel?

(A) Don Quixote

(B) City of the Sun

(C) The Tale of Genii

(D) Utopia

  1. Which novel is considered as the first European novel of the modern era?

(A) Don Quixote

(B) City of the Sun

(C) The Tale of Genii

(D) Utopia

  1. The novel “Don Quixote” was a __________ novel.

(A) French

(B) German

(C) Spanish

(D) Russian

  1. The book “Utopia” that describes a fictional island society was written by

(A) William Shakespeare

(B) Bernard Shaw

(C) Vladimir Nabokov

(D) Thomas More

  1. The play “The Doctor’s Dilemma” that describes the moral dilemmas created by limited medical resources and business was written by

(A) William Shakespeare

(B) Bernard Shaw

(C) Vladimir Nabokov

(D) Thomas More

  1. Anton Chekhov, a famous playwright and short story writer was also a/an

(A) Engineer

(B) Lawyer

(C) Politician

(D) Medical doctor

  1. The Jazz Age in which jazz music and dance styles became popular started in

(A) 1900s

(B) 1910s

(C) 1920s

(D) 1930s

  1. The Jazz Age is often referred to in conjunction with the

(A) Adult Twenties

(B) Roaring Twenties

(C) Sexy Twenties

(D) Modern Twenties

  1. The sexual revolution also known as sexual liberation throughout the Western world was started in

(A) 1950s

(B) 1960s

(C) 1970s

(D) 1980s

  1. The famous composer Ludwig van Beethoven was a __________ composer.

(A) American

(B) English

(C) German

(D) Russian

  1. The world’s first movie theater was

(A) The Dolby Theatre

(B) Rodgers Theatre

(C) L’Oreal Cinema

(D) Berlin Wintergreen theatre

  1. The history’s first short silent film was presented in the Berlin Wintergreen theatre in

(A) 1890

(B) 1895

(C) 1900

(D) 1905

  1. The oldest still-active cinema in the world is

(A) The Dolby Theatre

(B) Rodgers Theatre

(C) L’Oreal Cinema

(D) Berlin Wintergreen theatre

  1. The oldest still-active cinema, L’Oreal Cinema, is located in

(A) Aniche

(B) Paris

(C) Berlin

(D) London

  1. Charlie Chaplin, one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry was a/an _________ actor.

(A) American

(B) English

(C) German

(D) Spanish

 

  1. The oldest large-scale film studio in the world is

(A) Paramount Pictures

(B) Babelsberg Film Studio

(C) Hengdian World Studio

(D) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

  1. The Babelsberg Film Studio is located in

(A) Aniche

(B) Paris

(C) Berlin

(D) London

  1. The oldest film industry of the world is

(A) Hollywood

(B) Bollywood

(C) Mosfilm

(D) Nestor Studios

  1. The oldest entertainment awards ceremony is

(A) Oscars Awards

(B) Emmy Awards

(C) Tony Awards

(D) Grammy Awards

  1. The first Academy Awards (also called Oscars Awards) presentation was held in

(A) 1923

(B) 1925

(C) 1927

(D) 1929

  1. The tallest tree in the world is

(A) Coconut palm

(B) Cuban Royal palm

(C) Quindio wax palm

(D) Date palm

  1. The Cocora valley, the principal location of Quindio wax palm, is located in

(A) Argentina

(B) Brazil

(C) Colombia

(D) Portugal

  1. The airplane was invented by __________ in 1903.

(A) Alexander Fleming

(B) Alfred Nobel

(C) Mikhail Kalashnikov

(D) Wright brothers

  1. Christopher Columbus was a/an __________ explorer.

(A) Italian

(B) Scottish

(C) Swedish

(D) French

  1. The famous AK-47 assault rifle was invented by

(A) Alexander Fleming

(B) Alfred Nobel

(C) Mikhail Kalashnikov

(D) Wright brothers

 

  1. Mikhail Kalashnikov was a __________ general.

(A) German

(B) Scottish

(C) Swedish

(D) Russian

 

  1. Dynamite, an explosive was invented by

(A) Alexander Fleming

(B) Alfred Nobel

(C) Mikhail Kalashnikov

(D) Wright brothers

 

  1. Alfred Nobel was a __________ chemist and engineer.

(A) German

(B) Scottish

(C) Swedish

(D) Russian

  1. Penicillin was discovered in 1928 by

(A) Alexander Fleming

(B) Alfred Nobel

(C) Mikhail Kalashnikov

(D) Wright brothers

 

  1. Alexander Fleming was a __________ scientist.

(A) German

(B) Scottish

(C) Swedish

(D) Russian

  1. The world’s first artificial satellite was

(A) Dong Fang Hong 1

(B) Explorer 1

(C) Sputnik 1

(D) Vanguard 1

  1. The world’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched by

(A) United States

(B) Russia

(C) France

(D) Germany

  1. The Sputnik 1 was launched by Russia on

(A) 4 October 1957

(B) 4 October 1959

(C) 4 October 1961

(D) 4 October 1963

  1. The Mont Saint-Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in

(A) United States

(B) Russia

(C) France

(D) Germany

 

  1. The Statue of Liberty in the United States is located in

(A) Washington D.C.

(B) New York

(C) Los Angeles

(D) Chicago

  1. The world’s first nuclear power plant was built by

(A) United States

(B) Russia

(C) France

(D) Germany

  1. Which country’s official constitution is Quran?

(A) Saudi Arabia

(B) Qatar

(C) Pakistan

(D) Indonesia

  1. The tomb of Prophet Muhammad is located in

(A) Jeddah

(B) Riyadh

(C) Makkah

(D) Medina

  1. Which city is regarded as the holiest city in the religion of Islam?

(A) Jeddah

(B) Riyadh

(C) Makkah

(D) Medina

  1. The Muslims are required to pray in the direction towards

(A) Kaaba

(B) Mount Arafat

(C) Jabal al-Nour

(D) Al-Aqsa Mosque

  1. The longest river in Europe is

(A) River Thames

(B) Orange River

(C) Ural River

(D) Volga River

 

  1. The Volga River flows in

(A) Great Britain

(B) Russia

(C) Germany

(D) France

  1. The first person who entered into space was

(A) Alan Shepard

(B) Alexey Leonov

(C) Neil Armstrong

(D) Yuri Gagarin

  1. The first person who walked on the Moon was

(A) Alan Shepard

(B) Alexey Leonov

(C) Neil Armstrong

(D) Yuri Gagarin

  1. The first spacewalk was performed by

(A) Alan Shepard

(B) Alexey Leonov

(C) Neil Armstrong

(D) Yuri Gagarin

  1. Yuri Gagarin was a/an __________ astronaut.

(A) American

(B) Russian

(C) German

(D) French

  1. Neil Armstrong was a/an __________ astronaut.

(A) American

(B) Russian

(C) German

(D) French

  1. Alexey Leonov was a/an __________ astronaut.

(A) American

(B) Russian

(C) German

(D) French

  1. The first space station was

(A) Lunokhod 1

(B) Mir

(C) Salyut 1

(D) International Space Station (ISS)

 

  1. The first moon walker (remote-controlled robot) was

(A) Lunokhod 1

(B) Mir

(C) Salyut 1

(D) International Space Station (ISS)

  1. The first spacecraft to land on the Moon was

(A) Luna 1

(B) Luna 3

(C) Luna 6

(D) Luna 9

  1. The first spacecraft to land on the Venus was

(A) Venera 1

(B) Venera 4

(C) Venera 7

(D) Venera 11

  1. The first spacecraft to land on the Mars was

(A) Mars 1

(B) Mars 2

(C) Mars 3

(D) Mars 4

 

 

 

  1. The world’s oldest surviving federation is

(A) United States

(B) Russia

(C) Great Britain

(D) Italy

  1. The Temple of All Religions that consists of several types of religious architecture including an Orthodox church, a mosque, and a synagogue is located in

(A) Kazan

(B) Saint Petersburg

(C) Barcelona

(D) Valencia

  1. Leonardo da Vinci was an __________ polymath with expertise in painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music and mathematics.

(A) Russian

(B) French

(C) Italian

(D) Spanish

  1. Marco Polo was a famous __________ traveler.

(A) Russian

(B) French

(C) Italian

(D) Spanish

  1. The largest country by area in Africa is

(A) Algeria

(B) Nigeria

(C) South Africa

(D) Tanzania

  1. The Spring Temple Buddha, the tallest statue in the world, is located in

(A) China

(B) Japan

(C) Thailand

(D) India

  1. Africa’s largest lake is

(A) Lake Albert

(B) Lake Tanganyika

(C) Lake Malawi

(D) Lake Victoria

  1. The highest cold desert in the world is

(A) Antarctica Desert

(B) Greenland Desert

(C) Katpana Desert

(D) Siberia Desert

 

  1. The Katpana Desert is located in

(A) China

(B) Russia

(C) Spain

(D) Pakistan

  1. The Aljaferia Palace, a fortified palace, is located in

(A) Algeria

(B) Spain

(C) Pakistan

(D) Italy

  1. Badshahi Mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in

(A) Algeria

(B) Spain

(C) Pakistan

(D) Italy

  1. The Cathedral of Saint Mary of Burgos dedicated to the Virgin Mary is located in the __________ city of Burgos.

(A) French

(B) Italian

(C) German

(D) Spanish

  1. The first female who led a Muslim state was

(A) Benazir Bhutto

(B) Fatima Jinnah

(C) Khalida Zia

(D) Maryam Nawaz

  1. Benazir Bhutto was an elected Prime Minister of

(A) Pakistan

(B) Saudi Arabia

(C) Indonesia

(D) Malaysia

  1. Who is the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate?

(A) Albert Einstein

(B) Stephen Hawking

(C) Nelson Mandela

(D) Malala Yousafzai

  1. Malala Yousafzai belongs to

(A) Algeria

(B) Spain

(C) Pakistan

(D) Italy

  1. Constantine is a city in

(A) Algeria

(B) Spain

(C) Pakistan

(D) Italy

  1. the most populous country in Africa is

(A) Algeria

(B) Nigeria

(C) South Africa

(D) DR Congo

  1. Which country has the largest number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites?

(A) China

(B) France

(C) Italy

(D) Spain

  1. The historic Champagne wine region famous for the production of white wine is located in

(A) China

(B) France

(C) Italy

(D) Spain

  1. The Loire Valley famous for its historic towns, architecture, and wines is located in

(A) China

(B) France

(C) Italy

(D) Spain

  1. Salonga National Park, the Africa’s largest tropical rainforest is located in

(A) DR Congo

(B) Nigeria

(C) South Africa

(D) Tanzania

  1. Victor Hugo was a __________ poet, novelist and dramatist.

(A) French

(B) Italian

(C) German

(D) Spanish

  1. Which country is the world’s largest producer of cobalt, a chemical element?

(A) Nigeria

(B) South Africa

(C) Botswana

(D) DR Congo

  1. Victoria Waterfalls is located at the border of

(A) Algeria and Nigeria

(B) DR Congo and Zambia

(C) Tanzania and South Africa

(D) Zambia and Zimbabwe

  1. The world’s largest landlocked country is

(A) Afghanistan

(B) Azerbaijan

(C) Kazakhstan

(D) Uzbekistan

  1. Alexander the Great was tutored by the philosopher

(A) Aristotle

(B) Socrates

(C) Plato

(D) None of these

 

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