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  1. Only Hindu kingdom in World is Nepal.
  2. Who was the first man to fly across the channel? Louis Bleriot
  3. The largest state in the USA is Alaska.
  4. Which of the following countries of South-West Asia leads in the production of oil? Saudi Arabia
  5. What is the smallest state of Australia? Tasmania
  6. Paris and What other capital had the world’s first telephone link-Brussels
  7. What is the oldest known science- Astronomy
  8. What is the world’s most popular first name-Mohammad
  9. People`s republic of china has the largest army of the world.
  10. Khan Mehtarzai is the highest railway station in Asia.
  11. Maximum quantities of diamonds are found in Africa.
  12. The highest rainfall for one month was recorded at Indian town of Cherapoonje. 366.14 inches rain fell there during the month of July 1861.
  13. Light is the fastest thing in the universe.It travels at a phenomenal speed of 186,000 miles per second.
  14. Takla Makan is in China is the driest desert in Asia.
  15. King of Malaysia is the only king in the world who is elected for 5 years term.
  16. Largest oil company belong to USA is The Exxon Corporation.
  17. The busiest shopping Centre of London is Oxford Street
  18. “Panch pokhari trekking” (highest lake) is non-tourist trekking trail in Nepal. Panch Pokhari is named after 5 holy ponds
  19. Oil is the most traded product in the world what is the second-Coffee
  20. Which country makes the most films per year- India
  21. First man to set foot on all five continents- Captain Cook
  22. What country drink the most milk per capita-Iceland
  23. What country consumes the most fish per capita-Japan
  24. What was the first country to recognize the US as independent-Morocco
  25. Who was the first person to wear a wristwatch? Queen Elizabeth
  26. Ambedkar, B.R is known as the architect of the Indian Constitution.
  27. Apsra is the first nuclear reactor of India.
  28. Aquaculture refers to fish-farming or fish culture.
  29. Baku is famous for the production of petroleum.
  30. Blue revolution relates to fish farming.The readings of a Fahrenheit and a Centigrade temperature are the same at -40°.
  31. Gregory Mendel is called the Father of Genetics.
  32. Fenugreek seeds can benefit a patient of diabetes mellitus by normalizing his blood sugar level.
  33. It is the President and not the PM who presides over the cabinet meetings in France.
  34. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.
  35. Inflation means an increase in the amount of paper money which tends to raise general price level of commodities. It is a comparative figure showing cost of compared with a base year. Debtors are likely to benefit by Inflation.
  36. James Bond is a character in the novels written by Ian Fleming.
  37. Jana-gana-mana is India’s National Anthem.
  38. Thomas Jefferson authored American Declaration of Independence.
  39. Laos is the only land-locked country in South-East Asia.
  40. Last Supper is a famous Renaissance painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
  41. Montesquieu gave the theory of separation of power.
  42. Mother Teresa was born in Albania in 1910.
  43. New Moore Island is situated in the Bay of Bengal.
  44. Parliament of Switzerland is known as Federal Assembly.
  45. Pasumpatinath temple is in Nepal.
  46. G.J. Mendel is known as founder of genetics.
  47. Pulitzer Prizes are awarded to Americans for excellence in journalism.
  48. Red Cross J.H. Dunant in 1864.
  49. A team of men in opposition to take over the different portfolios in case the party is able to wrest power is known as Shadow Cabinet.
  50. Shahtoosh is the finest, warmest and lightest wool in the world produced in Uzbekistan.
  51. The Road Ahead is written by Bill Gates.
  52. United Kingdom consists of England, Northern Island, Scotland & Wales.
  53. Qutub Minar made by Iltutmish, Gol Gumbaz made by Mohammad Adil Shah, Buland Darwaza made by Akbar and Moti Masjid made by Aurangzeb.
  54. The agreement between India and China, by which both accepted Panchsheel as the basis of their relations, was signed in 1954
  55. In which city was the famous black hole: Calcutta
  56. Whose autobiography was the long walk to F-reedom: Nelson Mandela
  57. Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State: Delaware
  58. Zambia and Zimbabwe used to be called what: Rhodesia
  59. Oil seed rape belongs to which plant family: Mustard
  60. What is the staple food of one third of the world’s population: Rice
  61. What digit does not exist in Roman Numerals: Zero
  62. Who was nicknames The desert Fox (both Names): Erwin Rommel
  63. Which European country is divided into areas called Cantons: Switzerland
  64. Who created Tarzan (all names) in 1914: Edgar Rice Burroughs
  65. Who is the only American president elected unopposed: George Washington
  66. Which countries men use the most deodorant: Japan
  67. From what language does the word alphabet come: Greek -alpha beta
  68. On what is the Mona Lisa painted: Wood
  69. Who rode a horse called Bucephalus: Alexander the Great
  70. The Koh-i-Nor is a famous diamond – what does the name mean: Mountain of Light
  71. Who was the Goddess of the rainbow: Iris
  72. Which animals can live longest without water: Rats
  73. Which fruit contains the most protein: Avocado
  74. A muster is a group of which birds: Peacocks
  75. Gossima was the original name of what game: Table Tennis
  76. Minerva is the Goddess of what: Wisdom
  77. USA has most airports which country has second most: Australia
  78. In 1829 Walter Hunt invented what common item: Safety Pin
  79. What is the oldest known infectious disease: Leprosy
  80. In which city is the world’s oldest tennis court from 1496: Paris
  81. Who said Politics is the art of the possible 11 Aug 1867: Otto Von Bismarck
  82. In which country did Turkeys originate: USA
  83. What colour is worn for funerals in Egypt: Yellow
  84. In what country did red onions originate: Italy
  85. What job did Ernest Hemmingway do in WW1: Ambulance Driver
  86. What was the name of the Roman God of sleep-Somnos
  87. What does the name Ghengis Khan mean-Very Mighty Ruler
  88. What is the most common disease in the world-Dental Caries
  89. The name of which countries capital means good air-Argentina – Buenos Aires
  90. The USA president lives in the White House – Who Blue House-President of South Korea
  91. What does an aronophobe fear –Internet
  92. What county has its map on its flag-Cyprus
  93. Lucknow is a city in India – and what other country-Canada
  94. Which animal has legs but can’t walk- Hummingbird
  95. What is the sacred animal of Thailand-White Elephant
  96. What animal is the symbol of long life in Korea-Deer
  97. What animal was the symbol of f-reedom in ancient Rome-Cat
  98. Time Magazine named what as the Man of the Year 1982-The Computer
  99. The United Nations in New York were originally where-San Francisco
  100. In what country is the northernmost point of Africa-Tunisia (General Knowledge PDF)
  101. Napoleon had a fear of what – Aelurophobia-Cats
  102. In the Bible who built the ancient city of Babylon-Nimrod
  103. In what country did stamp collecting start –France
  104. Where do the White and Blue Niles join-Khartoum – in Sudan
  105. What plant has flowers but no leaves-Cactus
  106. Who was the Roman Goddess of peace-Pax
  107. What country has a Bible on its flag-Dominican Republic
  108. The Invisible Empire is better known as what-Klu Klux Klan
  109. What European countries flag is square-Switzerland
  110. What bird has the most feathers per square inch-Penguin
  111. A dog is canine – what animal is ovine-Sheep
  112. A cat is feline – what animal is murine-Mouse or Rat
  113. What countries nation anthem is Land of Two Rivers-Iraq
  114. Queen Alexandria’s is the world’s largest what-Butterfly 1 foot wing
  115. Who said “The child is the father of the man”-Wordsworth
  116. There are over 130000 species of what on earth-Butterflies
  117. There are more telephones than people in what city-Washington USA
  118. If you landed at Arlanda airport where would you be-Stockholm Sweden
  119. What country declared itself first atheist state in 1967-Albania – banned religion
  120. What is Canada’s oldest city founded in 1608-Quebec
  121. 72% of what country is covered by forest- Finland
  122. The Red Rose City has what more common name in Jordan-Petra
  123. What flower is the symbol of culture-The Lotus
  124. In what prison did Nelson Mandela spend 19 of 27 years in jail-Robben Island
  125. Monology is the study of what- Stupidity
  126. What country is the world’s oldest functioning democracy-Iceland
  127. Where was volleyball invented-France
  128. What gives onions their distinctive smell- Sulphur – taken in when growing
  129. Where are the glasshouse mountains- Queensland Australia
  130. What animals name translate from Arabic as He who walks fast Giraffe – from Xirapha
  131. What place is nicknamed “The City of Lilies”- Florence
  132. What place was nicknamed “The Pearl of the Orient”-Manila– Philippines
  133. What countries name translates as lion mountains- Sierra Leone
  134. In WW2 what was the German codename for invasion of Russia- Barbarossa
  135. First American state to enter the union 7 Dec 1787- Delaware Pennsylvania
  136. Old man in The Old Man and the Sea named Santiago
  137. Unit of sound named after- Alexander Graham Bell – Decibel
  138. First space probe to land on the moon 13 Sept 1959 Luna 2
  139. What city was known as Christiana until 1925- Oslo – Sweden
  140. Countries on 2 continents Russia and Turkey (Asia Europe) and Egypt – Africa and Asia
  141. In WW2 the Germans launched operation Bernhard – what Counterfeit British Notes
  142. What country had three presidents – in the same day-Mexico
  143. There are 300 distinct different types of what food-Honey
  144. What country has three capital cities Admin Legislate Judicial-South Africa
  145. Countries name means Place where one struggles with God-Israel
  146. Ecuador was named after who / what-The Equator
  147. The Davis Strait lies between Canada and where-Greenland / Baffin
  148. Children take SATs what does SAT stand for-Standard assessment tasks
  149. A lion and a sword appear on what countries flag-Sri Lanka
  150. What is sometimes nicknamed Adams Profession-Gardener (General Knowledge PDF)
  151. What is the word Taxi short for-Taximeter
  152. Name the Hong Kong stock exchange-Hang Seng
  153. What is a bandy bandy-A Snake
  154. The New Testament originally written in what language-Greek
  155. The Black Death came to England from what port-Calais
  156. What is the currency of Egypt-The Pound
  157. After English what’s the most widely used language on the net-German
  158. The word Angel derives from the Greek meaning what-Messenger
  159. What is measured on the Torro scale –Tornados
  160. Sicily is the traditional source of which element- Sulphur
  161. What city is at the mouth of the Menam river- Bangkok
  162. Ireland and New Zealand are the only countries that lack what Native Snakes
  163. In Hindu philosophy what does Yoga literally mean- Union
  164. Which sea is sometimes called the Euxine Sea- Black Sea
  165. The Wright brothers made aircraft but what was their other job: Bicycle manufacturers
  166. What is the official language of Cuba-Spanish
  167. Who was the last Emperor of France-Napoleon III
  168. What country does China have its longest land border with: Mongolia
  169. In which country did the study of geometry originate –Egypt
  170. What was the capital of Russia before Moscow-Saint Petersburg And who designed it-Michelangelo
  171. What was Ghandi’s profession- Lawyer
  172. What does Magna Carta literally mean- Great Charter
  173. What country is coffee originally from- Ethiopia
  174. What is the currency of Turkey- Lira
  175. Which worlds city is known as The Golden City: Prague Czech
  176. Which country contains every type of climate in the world:New Zealand
  177. The Afghan Taliban use which colour of flag- White
  178. What was Queen Victoria’s first name- Alexandria
  179. In Sanskrit it means House of Snow – what does-Himalayas
  180. What was the White House formerly known as – Executive Mansion
  181. Which country consumes the most chicken per capita: Saudi Arabia
  182. What does Honolulu mean in Hawaiian- Sheltered Harbour
  183. Which fruit is the symbol of hospitality- Pineapple
  184. Which city is built on 118 islands- Venice
  185. In WW1 what warning device was on the top of Eiffel Tower: Parrots
  186. What is sometimes referred to as Zulu time- Greenwich mean time
  187. Which vegetable is 91% water – Cabbage
  188. Edible part of tomato is whole fruit.
  189. One micron is equal to One-thousandth of a millimeter.
  190. First World War was begun on 1914 A.D. and Second World War started in 1939 when Germany attacked on Poland, it is also considered as greatest war.
  191. The maximum ever temperature of 136.4 F was recorded on September 13,1922 in the city Azizia (Libya) and the minimum temperature of -129.6 F was recorded near Antarctica on 24th August, 1960.
  192. The Umayyad Dynasty (661-750 A.D) was the first Muslim dynasty.
  193. The earth is the densest planet of universe .It has density of 5.515 time that of water.
  194. The panch Pokhri Lake situated in the Himalaya Mountains is the highest lake in the world.
  195. Mahavira(founder of Jainism)and GautamaBuddha (founder of Buddhism) were contemporaries and flourished in India in the 6th century B.C.
  196. The three pyramids of Egypt were built from 2700 to 2500 B.C.,these are tombs of Khufu, Khafra and Menkaura.
  197. The Great Wall of China was completed in 214 B.C. It is 1500 miles long.Its average height is 25 feet and about 12 feet wide at the top.
  198. The city Rome was founded in 753 B.C. by Romulus.
  199. The Muslim rule of Spain lasted from 711 to 1492 A.D.
  200. The statue of liberty (New York) was installed in 1886.It is 151 feet one inch high from the base to torch. (General Knowledge PDF)
  201. The world is divided into 24 time zones,each is 15` longitude wide. The longitudinal meridian passing through Greenwich, England is the starting point
  202. Christopher Columbus discovered Bahamas on 12 Oct 1492 A.D.
  203. Russia invaded Afghanistan on Dec 27,1979.
  204. A billion contain 1000 million. It has 9 zeroes. Similarly a trillion has 12 zeroes,a quadrillion 15 zeroes,a quintillion 18 zeroes and a decillion 33 zeroes.
  205. One inch is equal to 2.5400 cm and one mile is equal to 1.6093 km.
  206. About half of the world population speaks Indo-European languages. The Indo-European branch to which English belongs is Germanic.
  207. Out of the 193 sovereign independent nations of the world 147 are republics and other 46 are under personal rules (14 kings,1 emperor,3 queens,7 hereditary sultans,1 constitutional monarch etc.).
  208. All IndiaMuslim league was formulated on December 30,1906 and first president was Sir Agha Khan.
  209. Afghanistan got independence on 19th Aug. 1919.
  210. Sunlight is composed of seven colours
  211. “Braille system” is used for the education of Blind.
  212. Louses Braille of France made it possible for the blind to read and write.
  213. Blue color has shortest wavelength(Red-Largest)
  214. Protein is a natural polymer
  215. Redwood or Giant Sempervirens is the tallest tree in the world. It rises up to a height of 111 meters (366 feet).
  216. Pakistan-Afghanistan border ‘ Durand line ‘ was drawn in 1893 by Sir Mortimer Durand and Afghanistan`s ruler Abdur Rehman Khan.
  217. Asian Development Bank was established on 16th Jan., 1966 (Headquarter in Manila- Philippines).
  218. Radcliff was a lawyer by profession.
  219. In 1945, Hiroshima was the first city Atom bomb dropped.
  220. Leo Tolstoy was the political guru of Gandhi.
  221. South Africa is the country which has three capitals.
  222. A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides is known as “peninsula”.
  223. The literal meaning of Renaissance is Revival
  224. Julius Caesar was killed by Brutus
  225. Adolf Hitler was born in Austria
  226. Slavery in America was abolished by Abraham Lincoln
  227. The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson river is Manhattan
  228. The famous painting `Mona Lisa’is displayed at Louvre museum,Paris
  229. The earlier name for tomato was Love apple
  230. Archimedes was born in Sicily
  231. Togo is situated in Africa
  232. The first ruler who started war games for his soldiers was Genghis Khan
  233. The name of the large clock on the tower of the House of Parliament in London is called Big Ben
  234. `Man is a Tool Making Animal’ was said by Benjamin Franklin
  235. Blue Mosque is in Istanbul.
  236. Camp David is famous for Camp David Accord, which took place between Egypt and Israel. It is located in USA.
  237. Jaffna is the headquarters of LTTE guerillas in Sri Lanka.
  238. Akal Takht is a place of confession of Penance in the Golden Temple complex; it has been the spiritual and temporal seat of authority of Sikh since 1906.
  239. Hanging garden of Babylon is situated in Baghdad and was planted in 603 B.C; this is included in seven wonder of the world.
  240. Leaning tower of Pisa, it was built in 12th Century, it is located in Italy.
  241. The famous Empire State Building in located in New York.
  242. Bermuda Triangle is in Caribbean region.
  243. Bermuda is the colony of UK.
  244. Lumbin is the birthplace of Gautam Budh, it is in Nepal.
  245. Dehro Dun is located in UP (India), it is famous for its military academy.
  246. Yellow Stone National Park is in USA.
  247. The Indonesian island Bali is famous for Temples.
  248. Great Wall of China can be seen from the moon, the total length of the wall is 1684 miles or 6000 km, it was built in the reign of Shih Huang-ti (246-210) BC
  249. Abu Simbal is the famous temple in Egypt.
  250. Adam’s bridge is 17 miles long line of rock and sand bank between India and Sri Lanka. (General Knowledge PDF)
  251. Mermaid Statue is in Copenhagen.
  252. Temple mount is located in Jerusalem.
  253. Buland Darwaza is situated near Agra its height is 176 feet.
  254. Jordan is an Islamic country which has boundary with many countries.
  255. Break up of Germany occurred on 1945 and merger on Oct 3, 1990.
  256. Iraq occupied Kuwait on 2nd Aug 1990.
  257. Indonesia has 13000 islands.
  258. Japan is an archipelago.
  259. Namibia is administrated by South Africa.
  260. UAE is the federation of 7 Emirates.
  261. Bosnia Herzegovina became independent on Jan 17, 1996.
  262. Kosovo mostly consists of Albanian Muslims.
  263. Baltic States is the name given to the European countries like Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
  264. Spanish is the official language of Argentina.
  265. The majority of Japan’s Population is by religion Shinto.
  266. The term Boxer Rebellion is associated with China.
  267. Philippines comprises of 7000 tropical islands.
  268. Aukland and Christ Church are the major cities of New Zealand.
  269. Melbourne is the capital city of Australian city Victoria.
  270. Berlin was approved as a capital on 20th June 1991.
  271. Manchester is the city of Great Britain famous for textile industry.
  272. The criminals of the Second World War were trailed in the city of Nuremburg.
  273. Mauna Loa (USA) is the largest active volcano of the world.
  274. Robert Mugabe is the personality of Zimbabwe.
  275. Newton was English and Goethe was German in origin.
  276. Hazrat Bullay Shah was a famous Sufi poet of Punjabi language. His tomb is in the city of Kasur.
  277. Haroon ur Rashid belonged to Abbasid dynasty.
  278. Firdusi was a Persian poet.
  279. President Roosevelt of USA delivered his famous Four F-reedoms speech in 1941.
  280. Duke of Wellington was of England.
  281. F.D Roosevelt was elected as president for three times.
  282. Pablo Picasso was born in Spain and settled in Paris.
  283. Ajmeer is famous for a Sufi saint’s tomb named Khawaja Moin ud Din Chisti.
  284. Lloyd George of Great Britain represented in treaty of Versailles.
  285. British rules over India about 90 years.
  286. Shogun period (1603-1867) is related to Japan.
  287. There are 5 lending religions in the world.
  288. In Opium war Britain fought against China.
  289. At the end of Second World War in 1945, Germany was divided among 4 major powers.
  290. Akbar the great ruled the India from 1556-1605 A.D.
  291. Before Independence East Timor was being ruled by Indonesia.
  292. Imam Ayatullah Khumani Brought about an Islamic revolution in Iran by ousting Shah Reza Shah in the year 1979.
  293. Doer war fought between South Africa and British.
  294. People’s Republic of China gained its independence in 1949 under the leadership of Mao-Zedong. In China the Cultural Revolution lasted from 1966-1969.
  295. Sumerian Civilization was settled in Euphrates and Tigris regions.
  296. Civil War of USA lasted from 1861-1865.
  297. Hong Kong was returned to china on 1 July 1997.
  298. A French economist named Francois Quesnay proposed the concept of Laissez-Faire in the 18th Century.
  299. The name of Mesopotamia was changes to Iraq in the year 1935.
  300. American war of Independence started in 1776 and came to an end in 1783. (General Knowledge PDF)
  301. In 1982 the Falklands war was fought between Britain and Argentina.
  302. Sadam Hussain Became President in 1979.
  303. After breakup Grobachev became president of USSR.
  304. Pearl Harbor incident took place on 7th Dec 1941.
  305. The currency Euro was launched on 1 Jan 1999.
  306. Alexander died in Babylon in 322 B.C.
  307. Mohen jo Daro was founded by Sir John Marshall, also known as mound of dead. The people residing there were traders by profession. There is found of statue people were worshippers of it.
  308. Taj Mahal is located in Agra, the white marble mausoleum built by shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in 1529. It was designed by Shah in twenty years.
  309. Taxilla is the ancient city of the province of Punjab. It is the site of ancient archeological excavation.
  310. Industrial Revolution first started in Britain(1917).

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