General Knowledge MCQ

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General Knowledge MCQ

  1. WTO established January 01, 1995 (total 187 members)
  2. North Atlantic treaty organization (NATO) was established in 1949 ( head office in Brussels ) (28 member countries)
  3. Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty signed by UK,USA,RUSSIA July 01, 1968
  4. ILO was established 1919 and has head office in Geneva
  5. IAEA was established 1957 and has head office in Vienna
  6. UNESCO was established in1946 and has head office in Paris
  7. WHO was established 1948 and has head office in Geneva
  8. IMF was established 1945 and has head office in Washington (World Bank was established in 1944)
  9. Headquarter of UNICEF is in New York
  10. 2001-2010 is the SAARC decade of the rights of the child.
  11. ASEAN was established August 09, 1967 and has head office in Jakarta
  12. OPEC (organization of petroleum exporting countries) has head office in Vienna (Austria).
  13. Which famous actor became the president of the United States? Ronald Reagan
  14. Have you any idea when the Berlin wall came down? 1989
  15. What was the first James Bond book? Casino Royal
  16. What is the currency of Austria? Schilling
  17. Which sea on Earth has no beaches? Sargasso sea
  18. On which national flag is there an eagle and a snake. Mexico
  19. “Ikebana” is the art of beautifully arranging cut stems, leaves, and flowers in vases and other containers that evolved in Japan over seven centuries.
  20. What Wall Street in USA is known for? Stock Exchange (New York)
  21. What is the height of Mount Everest according to new map survey (it previous height was 29028 feet (8848 meter)?29035 feet (8850 meter)
  22. Which water body is the saltiest water body (lake) in the world (mostly people considered Dead Sea as the saltiest lake but it is incorrect)?Assal lake
  23. A place where government records are kept is called Archives
  24. The deepest lake of the world is Baikal Lake in Russia.
  25. The largest Continent of the world is Asia and Smallest Australia
  26. The longest wall of the world is Great Wall of China
  27. The highest peak of the world is Mount Everest (Nepal)
  28. The largest democracy of the world is India
  29. The World largest Islamic country by area is Kazakhstan
  30. The highest waterfall of the world is Angel Falls (height 3212 feet)
  31. The highest dam of the world is Nurak Dam
  32. Abyssinia is the old name of Ethiopia
  33. Ceylon is the old name of Sri Lanka
  34. Nippon is the old name of Japan
  35. Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem (Jerusalem)
  36. Winston Churchill was Prime Minister of England during 2nd World War
  37. Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini (566 B.C, died 486 B.C)
  38. KLM is international airline of Netherland
  39. Lufthansa is international airline of Germany
  40. Sabena is international airline of Belgium
  41. SIA is international airline of Singapore
  42. Trans world Airline (TWA) is international airline is in USA
  43. Palm and Dum Dum are airports of India
  44. Senta Cruz is airport of India (Mumbai)
  45. Kennedy is airport of New York
  46. Gatwick is airport of UK
  47. Halim Pardana Kushmah is airport of Indonesia
  48. Subang is airport of Malaysia
  49. The number of players in Baseball from each team is 9
  50. The number of players in Basketball from each side is 5 (General Knowledge MCQ)
  51. The brightest planet and nearest to Earth in the solar system is Venus
  52. The nearest planet to the sun is Mercury
  53. There are no volcanoes in Australia
  54. The intensity of the energy released by an Earthquake is measured by the Richter scale
  55. Dasht-e-Lut Desert is located in Eastern Iran
  56. Which river is mentioned most often in Bible? Jordan
  57. Which river is called Yellow River due to large amount of Yellow silt deposits? Haung He in China
  58. Largest in Asia and China’s longest and world’s third longest river is? Yangtze
  59. Only strait between Atlantic and Pacific Ocean is Magellan
  60. Tugela waterfall is in South Africa
  61. Sutherland waterfall is in New Zealand
  62. ‘Broadway Street’ is famous for Cinema Halls.
  63. ‘Fleet Street’ is famous for Newspapers and press agencies offices, it is situated in London.
  64. Eagle is the national emblem of Spain
  65. Which is the first newspaper of Urdu language? Jam-e-Jahan Numma (1st Pakistani-Amroz)
  66. When Radcliffe Award was announced? 17th August 1947
  67. Abu Musa” Area is disputed between Iran and UAE
  68. Rah-e-Rasat Operation was started by Army of Pakistan in Swat
  69. Rah-e-Nijat Operation was started by Army of Pakistan in South Waziristan
  70. 17 Member bench of SC has declared NRO null & void and unconstitutional all cases withdrawn under NRO reopen with immediate effect on 16th December 2
  71. What is the full name of Kerry-Lugar Bill? Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009
  72. Under ‘Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of 2009’ what will USA provide Pakistan? $ 1.5 billion annually
  73. For how long Pakistan would get the US aid under Kerry-Lugar bill? 5 years
  74. How much total US aid will flow to Pakistan under Kerry-Lugar bill over the five years? US$ 7.5 billion
  75. Gilgit-Baltistan (empowerment and Self-Governance) Order, 2009 was approved on August 29, 2009
  76. Novel H1N1 (often referred to as “swine flu”) is a new influenza: Virus (H1N1 virus sometimes called Swine flu).
  77. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1, also known as Bird flu
  78. A spritely island is disputed between China and Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei.
  79. Gibraltar colony is disputed between UK and Spain
  80. Mont Blank is disputed between France and Italy.
  81. The Muslims of Chinese province Xinjiang are called Uyghur
  82. Clash of Civilization book is written by Sumeil Hintington
  83. “Origin of Species” was written by Charles Darwin
  84. War and Peace book is written by Leo Tolstoy
  85. The Sun Also Rises book is written by Ernest Hemingway
  86. Pride and Prejudice book is written by Jane Austen
  87. What is the total number of NATO members after the membership of Croatia, Albania and Macedonia? 28
  88. Name the tallest building in the world? Khalifa Burj
  89. Who is the highest wicket taker in test as well as one day cricket? Muralitharan
  90. Which of the following female mosquito is the cause of Dengue Fever? Aedes Aegypteis
  91. Which of the following country has broken the 100 year record of South Africa as a largest Gold producer country in the world? China
  92. Which River is known as “father of waters”? Amazon
  93. Which river is known as “father of rivers”? Indus
  94. Who is called Father of International law? Hugo Grotius
  95. Who among the following is regarded as the “Founder of Soviet Union”? Lenin
  96. Who is known as the Father of Chemistry? Jabir bin Hayan
  97. Songs of blood and swords book is written by Fatima Bhutto
  98. The last Governor General and first viceroy of united India was Lord Cunning.
  99. The last viceroy of united India was Lord Mount Batten
  100. The State Bank was inaugurated by Quaid-e-Azam on 1st July 1948. (General Knowledge MCQ)
  101. Partition of Bengal took place on 16th Oct, 1905 (Lord Curzin) and cancelled in 1911(Hoarding).
  102. All India Congress was founded by Allan O. Hume in1885.
  103. Badshahi Mosque was built by Aurangzeb Alamgir at Lahore in 1674.
  104. Babur was the founder of Mughal Dynasty in1526 and the last Mughal Emperor of India was Bahadur Shah Zafar.
  105. Pakistan’s largest steel mill is at pipri (Karachi) formed by the cooperation of Russia.
  106. The first Conferences of NAM was held at Belgrade in 1961 and Pakistan joined the NAM in the year 1979 at Havana.
  107. The Secretariat of O.I.C is at Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and ECO at Tehran (Iran).
  108. According to 3rd June 1947 plan plebiscite was held in N.W.F.P and Silhyte.
  109. The first constituent assembly of Pakistan was dissolved on 24th Oct, 1954 and Mir Maulvi Tamizuddin was its speaker.
  110. National Assembly consists of 342 Muslim members and the Senate consists of 104 members.
  111. Pakistan became the member of U.N on 30th September 1947 and Afghanistan Opposed it.
  112. “Humdard” and “Comrade” was started by Moulana Muhammad Ali
  113. “Zamindar” was brought about by Zafar Ali Khan
  114. Day of Deliverance was celebrated on 22nd December 1939
  115. “Now or Never” pamphlet was written in 1933 byCh. Rehmat Ali
  116. Where was Albert Einstein born? Germany
  117. Who is known as ‘Nightingale of India? Sarojinin Naidu
  118. Which of the following states of USA is called “mother of states”? Virginia (It also called mother of President)
  119. Who is known as the ‘Father of Geometry’? Euclid
  120. Who among the following is known as ‘Fuehrer’? Hitler
  121. Largest delta is in Bengal created by the river Bharamputra and the Ganges. ( Sundrbans)
  122. Hottest place is Aziziyah, Libya.
  123. Driest place is Atacama Desert in Chile.
  124. Most spoken language is Mandarin Chinese.
  125. Oldest civilization is Sumerian civilization (Mesopotamia).
  126. Oldest town is Jericho (Jordan).
  127. Largest land mammal is African Elephant.
  128. Longest strait is the Strait of Malacca which separates Malaysia and Indonesia.
  129. Busiest airport is O’Hare International Airport at Chicago (USA).
  130. Oldest capital city is Damascus (Syria).
  131. Largest metropolitan is Mexico City.
  132. Longest day 21 June and shortest day December 22.
  133. Largest peninsula is Arabian Peninsula.
  134. The American astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first man to steps on the surface of moon on 21 July 1969.
  135. South China Sea is the largest sea.
  136. “Dallal Street” is the stock exchange of Bombay, India.
  137. “Bond Street” is situated in London and it is famous for tailoring and jewelry.
  138. “Eros” in Greek mythology, was the Greek god of love.
  139. “Salisbury University” is a Maryland university of national distinction.
  140. Sweden is the first neutral state in 1814 and Switzerland is the second neutral state in 1815.
  141. The Paris Pacts are four international agreements signed in Paris on 23 October, 1954.
  142. “Fr-eedom Air” was air New-Zealand group’s low-cost airline.
  143. “Ngultrum” has been the currency of Bhutan.
  144. In 1974, the Ngultrum was introduced, and replacing the rupee at par.
  145. The Ngultrum is equal in value to the India
  146. “Lusaka” is the capital and largest city of Zambia.
  147. “AFP” is the world oldest news agency of France.
  148. Switzerland is a neutral state (1815) and neutrality is one of the most important principles of Swiss foreign policy.
  149. Harvard is the oldest university of USA.
  150. “Nairta” is the International Airport of Japan. (General Knowledge MCQ)
  151. “Shirin Ebadi” is an Iranian lawyer, a former judge and human rights activist and founder of Defenders of Human Rights Center in Iran. On 10 October 2003, Peace Prize for her significant and pioneering efforts for democracy and human rights, especially women’s, children’s, and refugee rights. She is the first Muslimprize.
  152. “From the Shadows” book written by the former defense Minister of USA Robert Gates.
  153. The Black Sea is bounded by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is ultimately connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the Mediterranean and the Aegean seas Bosporus strait connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea to the Aegean Sea region of the Mediterranean. The Black Sea is also connected to the Sea of Azov by the Strait of Kerch.
  154. The Ivy League (An association of eight universities and colleges) is an athletic conference comprising eight private institutions of higher education in the North
  155. “Deng Xiaoping” is considered as the Leader of modern Chinese economy.
  156. “Kirkuk” is the largest oil field of Iraq.
  157. Track 2 diplomacy occurs between private citizens rather than government officials.
  158. “Kremlin” is the Russian word for “fortress”, “citadel”, or “castle” and refers to any major fortified central complex found in historical Russian cities. This word best known one, the Moscow Kremlin, or the government that is based there.
  159. Vishnu (Saviour of mankind) is regarded as a major god in Hinduism and Indian mythology.
  160. The Strait of Hormuz is a narrow, strategically important strait between the Gulf of Oman in the southeast and the Persian Gulf. On the north coast is Iran and United Arab Emirates and Musandam, an exclave of Oman. The 40% of world oil pass through this strait.
  161. “Madame Tussauds” is a wax museum in London with branches in a number of major cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud.
  162. “Aramco” officially the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, is the state-owned national oil company of Saudi Arabia.
  163. The Paracel Islands, also called Xisha Islands in Chinese and Hoàng Sa Islands in Vietnamese, is a group of islands under the administration of Hainan Province China. Vietnam and the Republic of China (Taiwan) also claim sovereignty of these islands.
  164. “Road to Mecca” book written by Muhammad Asad.
  165. Human Rights Watch is an international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. Its headquarters are in New York
  166. “Madras” is the old name of Chennai.
  167. Zahir Shah is the last king of Afghanistan.
  168. “Order of Honor and Banner”is the military award of USSR.
  169. “A Handbook of Public Relations” was issued by UN’s.
  170. The Glorious Revolution started in 1688 (England).
  171. “Kam Chatka” is a peninsula situated in Russia.
  172. Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on Dec. 10, 1948.
  173. “Alma Mater” The school, college, or university that one has attended.
  174. Pearl Harbour” is situated in the Hawaii State of USA.
  175. “Port Harcourt” is the second largest port of Nigeria.
  176. “Dongda Mosque” is a famous mosque in Beijing (China).
  177. “Nairobi” is the largest city in East Africa.
  178. “Alaska” is a state of the United States of America, located in the extreme northwest portion of the North American continent. It is the largest U.S. state in the margin, along with being one of the wealthiest and most racially diverse.
  179. “Capital goods” are goods used for further production and to generate economic activity.
  180. “Panda” is the national animal of China.
  181. Alphabet “S” from which most words are formed.
  182. “Mudarabah” is a form of partnership where one party provides the funds while the other party provides expertise. The people who bring in money are called management and work is an exclusive responsibility of the “Mudarib”. The profit sharing ratio is determined at the time of entering into the Mudarabah agreem borne by the Rab-ul-Mal only. In case of Islamic banks, the depositors are called Rabb-ul-Maal and the bank is called Mudarib.
  183. “Martin Luther King” was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.He is best known for his role rights in the United States and around the world, using nonviolent methods following the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi. King has become a national icon in the liberalism.
  184. Winter rains in Pakistan come from Mediterranean Sea.
  185. “Assal Lake” is the saltiest water body in the world, which is located in central-eastern Djibouti.
  186. First Africa-Asian Conference held on April, 1955.
  187. “Zenda Avesta” is a holy book of Parses.
  188. “Augustus Caeser” is the First Emperor of Rome.
  189. “Boris Yeltsin” is the first President of Russian Federation.
  190. The Muslim tribes of Malabar living in Kerala are called Moplas.
  191. Agricultural Revolutionary War was fought in China during 1927-37.
  192. Longest serving President of the world Mr.Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Ghana.(since August 1979)
  193. Tsar or Czar is the title used by the rulers of Russia.
  194. “First Camp David Accord” was signed in 1967 between Israel and Egypt.
  195. General Secretariat of European Parliament is located in Luxembourg.
  196. The Organization of the Islamic Cooperation is the new name of the OIC.
  197. “Balev Line” connects Israel with Egypt.
  198. “Dalai Lama” is a spiritual leader of Buddhism in Tibet.
  199. The first war fought between Arab and Israel in1948.
  200. “Taliban-Islam, Oil and the new Great Game in Central Asia” is the world‘s bestselling book in 2001, was written by Ahmad Rashid. (General Knowledge MCQ)
  201. “Likud and Kaldima” parties belong to Israel.
  202. “Ad-Dammam” is an important seaport of Saudi Arabia and is the largest seaport on the Persian Gulf.
  203. “Salang Pass” is in Parwan Afghanistan on the road between Kabul and Mazar-e-Sharif.
  204. “Magnum opus” meaning a great work, especially a literary or artistic masterpiece.
  205. “Archive” is a collection of historical documents or records.
  206. “Evangelical means the teaching of the gospel or the Christian religion.
  207. “Amicus” is an impartial adviser to a court of law in a particular case.
  208. “Subway” is an underground passage or tunnel enabling pedestrians to cross a road, railway, etc.
  209. “Ombudsman” was first of all created in Sweden.
  210. “Brinksmanship” the technique or practice in foreign policy of manipulating a dangerous situation to the limits of tolerance or safety in order to secure advent diplomatic crises.
  211. The Lombok Strait is a strait connecting the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean, located between the islands of Bali and Lombok in Indonesia.
  212. Samuel Johnson compiled the first comprehensive English dictionary.
  213. The famous poem “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” is written by Jane Taylor.
  214. “Head Over Heels” means completely.
  215. “Surah Baqra” of Quran has the most orders.
  216. Hazrat Abi Bin Kab (RA) was the last writer of Wahi.
  217. First Nimaz-e-Juma was offered in Banu Salim.
  218. “Israel” is the title of Hazrat Yaqoob.
  219. “Queer’ meaning strange.
  220. Amsterdam is called “Venice of the North”.
  221. Lake Kineret, also known as the “Sea of Galilee”, is Israel’s largest fresh water reservoir and a tourist site offering an exciting vacation or a holy experience.
  222. “Hawaiian Islands” are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and undersea seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean.
  223. “Franklin Roosevelt” remained 12 years president of USA.
  224. Mir Hassan (poet) was famous for Masnavi.
  225. Umpire Aleem Dar of Pakistan awarded 3 times ICC award.
  226. “Surah Al-Nasar” was the last Surah to be revealed.
  227. Headquarter of World Young President Organization is in Irving (USA).
  228. United Nation University is located at Tokyo in Japan.
  229. Siachen` ironically means `the place of wild roses’.
  230. “Roh Moo-hyun” was the president of North Korea at the time of nuclear explosion on 9 Oct 2006.
  231. “Statute” means Laws by Parliament.
  232. The world largest undersea railway tunnel is proposed to be constructed between France and England.
  233. ‘ZIANA’ is the news agency of Zimbabwe.
  234. ‘Mauritius’ is island state in the Indian Ocean.
  235. The world fr-eest economy, with lowest taxes and lack of trade barriers is that of Singapore.
  236. The headquarters of United Nations Environment Programme (established in 1972) is situated at Nairobi (Kenya).
  237. “Yeti” or Abominable Snowman is an ape-like cryptid said to inhabit the Himalayan region of Nepal, and Tibet.
  238. The Headquarter of “Universal Postal Union” is in Berne.
  239. Sea of Marmara lies between two parts of Turkey.
  240. The Headquarters of Food and Agriculture organization (FAO) is located in Rome (Italy).
  241. “Carillion Cup” is given in the game of Table Tennis.
  242. The Russian Nuclear Submarine “Kursk” was submerged under water in Barents Sea.
  243. “Diego Garcia is a United States military base in the Indian Ocean.
  244. California is the most populous state in the USA.
  245. Alaska is the largest area wise state in the USA.
  246. Archaeologists in Israel have discovered 20000 years old village under the mud of Dead Sea.
  247. Apartheid is a policy of racial discrimination.
  248. The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred in1962.
  249. Journalism and literature is the Pulitzer Prize awarded.
  250. Aung San Suukye is the author of the book ‘F-reedom Fear’. (General Knowledge MCQ)
  251. Buddha delivered his first sermon at Sarnath.
  252. Grammy Awards are given in the field of Music.
  253. USA, Russia and China have succeeded in manned space mission so far.
  254. In which Country can you find more sheep than human? Australia
  255. Toby Maguire acted in the title role of the film, ‘Spider Man’.
  256. Discovery is the most re-used space shuttle in the world.
  257. How long is a marathon? 42.2 kilometers
  258. Chile is the Southernmost Country from the equator.
  259. Dodi Fayed died with Princess Diana in the car accident.
  260. What was Red Rum? Race Horse
  261. Which is the saltiest Ocean? Pacific Ocean
  262. Genesis is a last book of Bible.
  263. Rubber Tree is known as Crying Tree.
  264. Amazon River Originates in Peru.
  265. India House is situated in London.
  266. Puffer fish poisonous fish is a favourite food in Japan.
  267. Dennis Tito is the first tourist in space.
  268. Of the various agencies related to the United Nations, the one that has the longest period is Universal Postal Union
  269. The chief administrative office of the UNO, which co-ordinates and supervises the activities of the UNO, is the secretariat
  270. French line of fortification built in 1934, along the German border from Switzerland to Belgium was called Maginot Line
  271. What is ORBIS? Mobile Eye Hospital
  272. Muslim Students Federation (MSF) was established in 1937 by Raja Sahib of Mehmud Abad.
  273. Burkina Faso is the new name of Upper Volta
  274. The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials? Japan
  275. Mount Blanc Mountain is present in France
  276. Tasmania separated from Australia by Bass Strait
  277. The wonder of the world ‘Taj Mahal’ is situated in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh
  278. International Anti-Corruption day is observed on 9th December
  279. International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People is observed every year on 29th November
  280. Burj Khalifa is the Tallest Building in the World has 162 stories, 828 meters or 2,717 feet in height and was constructed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
  281. NRO was promulgated on Oct. 5 2007 and has 7 sections.
  282. Tapaimukh Dam issue is between India & Bangladesh.
  283. Mao movement is connected with Naxalites (India).
  284. Black Widow is a rebellious gang in Assam.
  285. Dal Lake is in occupied Kashmir.
  286. Mother Tressa belonged to Albania and came to India in 1951. She died on Sep. 5, 1997 and is buried at Kolkata.
  287. Sunda strait separates Sumatra from Java Island.
  288. Buckingham palace is the residence of British king and Queen is in London.
  289. The foundation stone of the Sikhism’s holiest place “Golden Temple” at Amritsar was laid by Hazrat Mian Mir
  290. Great Wall of China was built in the reign of Shih Huang-ti.
  291. Istana Merdeke is the official residence of President of Indonesia.
  292. Cuba’s leader does not have an official residence.
  293. Drowning Street No. 10 is located at Westminster (England). It is famous for the official residence of the British Prime Minister. It was named after Sir George Cromwell and King Charles II.
  294. Elgin Street is located in Scotland. It is the world’s shortest street.
  295. Young Street is located in Toronto (Canada). It is the longest street in the world.
  296. Broadway (USA) is famous for various theaters and cinema halls. It is regarded as biggest street in the world.
  297. The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street.
  298. Orange is the name of river of South Africa
  299. Churchill water fall is present in Canada
  300. Sigmund Freud is a psychiatrist, who belonged to Austria
  301. George Washington was succeeded by John Adams
  302. Le Harve is the seaport of France
  303. Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan did his Ph.D. from Leaven University of Belgium
  304. Kafir Fort is located in the province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  305. The largest gold producing country in the world is China
  306. The foreign phrase Coup d’dessai means A first attempt
  307. In which Indian state is the Sun Temple of Konark located? Orissa
  308. Which is the longest Shipping canal of the world? Beloye-More
  309. What day is observed internationally on 5 October? Teachers day
  310. The Japanese Prime Minister at the time of World War II was Hideki Tojo (General Knowledge MCQ)

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