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  1. Which country was the first to introduce old age pensions —Germany
  2. From what language does the word alphabet come —– Greek -alpha beta
  3. What colour is the bull on an archery target? —- Gold
  4. Pirates remain a problem off the coast of which African country? Somalia
  5. Name of author/authoress of novel series “Harry Potter? J.K. Rolling
  6. A group of zebras is called a Herd
  7. The Quaid-i-Azam was born in Wazir Mansion Karachi
  8. BOAC is international airline of Britain
  9. Emirate is international airline of UAE
  10. USA used veto power most of the times in UNO Security Council.
  11. Current total of SAARC members are eight. Which last country joined the SAARC in its 13th conference at Dhaka? Afghanistan
  12. Talbul project is disputed between Pakistan and India.
  13. Mehdi Shah was elected first Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan.
  14. Talpatty Island is disputed between India and Bangladesh
  15. Harmon area is disputed between the countries Syria, Israel and Lebanon
  16. Isfara valley is disputed between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
  17. Prang Island is disputed between China and South Korea.
  18. Kurial islands are disputed between Japan and Russia.
  19. In Which countries of Europe, United States is planning to set up a missile defense base? Czech Republic and Poland
  20. Hans Island is disputed between Denmark and Canada. (General Knowledge Questions)
  21. Banana Island is disputed between Kiribati and Fiji.
  22. 7th NFC award was signed by prime minister and other chief ministers of all provinces on 30th December 2009.
  23. Halaib Triangle is disputed between Sudan and Egypt.
  24. Canary Islands is disputed between Spain and Morocco.
  25. Shahbaz Airbase is located in Jacobabad.
  26. Shamsi Airbase is located in Quetta.
  27. NATO expelled Russian diplomats from NATO headquarters in Brussels over a spy scandal in Estonia
  28. Who won maximum number of Grand Slam in the history of world tennis? Roger Federer
  29. How many Grand Slam titles Roger Federer has won till 2009? 16
  30. In 1991 Madras was also changed to a new name of Chennai
  31. “In the line of Fire” is the autobiography of General Pervez Musharraf
  32. Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Asia book is written by Ayesha Jalal
  33. The State of Martial Rule book is written by Ayesha Jalal
  34. Self and Sovereignty book is written by Ayesha Jalal
  35. The Lord of the Rings book is written by JRR Tolkien
  36. Books written by Barack Obama are: 1. Dreams from My Father 2. The Audacity of Hope
  37. Who is called “The Father of Comedy”? Aristophanes
  38. The name United Nations was coined by Roosevelt
  39. Which one of the following king of France is called “Citizen King”? Louis Philip
  40. Who is called the Shakespeare of Punjabi language? Peer Waris Shah
  41. Who is called the father of Academy Award (Oscar Award)? Louis B Mayer
  42. Who is known as the founder of USA? John Adams
  43. Who is called “Father of Economic”? Adam Smith
  44. Who is known as the founder of Modern Turkey? Kemal Ataturk
  45. Who is called “lion of the Punjab”? Ranjit Singh
  46. Otto Von Bismarck is called the? Man of Blood and Iron
  47. Who is known as the ‘Iron Man of India’? Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  48. Shahnama-i-Islam was written by Hafeez Jalandri.
  49. Taloo e Islam was written by Allama Iqbal
  50. Man who ruled India was written by Philip Woodruff. (General Knowledge Questions)
  51. The book confession was written by Rousseau.
  52. Quaid –e-Azam Jinnah. The story of a Nation is written by G.Allana.
  53. Foundation of Pakistan was written by Sharif ud Din Pirzada.
  54. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was written by Edward Fitzgerald.
  55. Gitanjali was written by Rabindranath Tagore.
  56. Asrar-e-khudi is written by Allama Iqbal
  57. Bal-e-Jibril is written by Allama Iqbal
  58. Bang-e-Dara is written by Allma Iqbal
  59. Bostaan is written by Sheikh Saadi
  60. Darbar-i-Akbari is written by Azad, Muhammad Hussain
  61. Gulistan is written by Sheikh Saadi
  62. Javaid Nama is written by Allama Iqbal
  63. Jawab-e-Shikwah is written by Allama Iqbal
  64. Ktab al Shifa is written by Ibn Sina
  65. Mirat ul Aroos is written by Nazir Ahmed
  66. Muqaddamah is written by Ibn Khaldun
  67. Shaer o Shaeri is written by Altaf Hussain Hali
  68. Mussaddas-i-Hali is written by Altaf Hussain Hali
  69. Naqsh-e-Faryadi is written by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
  70. Payam-e-Mashriq is written by Allama Iqbal (General Knowledge Questions)
  71. Shahnama is written by Firdausi
  72. Tehzeeb al Ikhlaq is written by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
  73. Tafhim ul Quran is written by Syed Abdul ala Maudoodi.
  74. Yadgar-i-Galib is written by Hali
  75. Zabur-e-Anjam is written by Dr. Allama Iqbal
  76. Zarb-e-Kaleem is written by Dr. Allama Iqbal
  77. Anthony Cleopatra is written by W. Shakespeare
  78. As you like it is written by W. Shakespeare
  79. Caesar and Cleopatra is written by G.B
  80. ShawComedy of Errors is written by W. Shakespeare
  81. Daughter of the East is written by Benazir Bhuto
  82. Decline and Fall of Roman Empire is written by Edward Gibbon
  83. Great Expectations is written by Charles Dickens
  84. Hamlet is written by W.Shakespeare
  85. “Ibn e Battuta Travels in Asia and Africa” is written by Ibn Battuta
  86. Jinnah of Pakistan is written by Stanley Wolpert
  87. Myth of independence is written by Z. A Bhutto
  88. World War is written by W. Churchill
  89. Muhammad Ali Jinnah is written by M.H Saiyad
  90. Nineteen Eighty Four is written by George Orwell
  91. Old man and the Sea is written by Ernest Hemingway
  92. Origin Of species is written by Charles Darwin
  93. Paradise Lost is written by John Milton
  94. Pride and Prejudice is written by Jane Austen
  95. Social Contact is written by Rousseau
  96. Twelfth Night is written by W. Shakespeare
  97. A Tale of Two Cities is written by Charles Dickens
  98. Vanity of Human Wishes is written by Samuel Johnson
  99. Wealth of Nation is written by Adam Smith
  100. Zulfi Bhutto of Pakistan is written by Stanley Wolpert (General Knowledge Questions)
  101. Faust is written by Goethe
  102. Mein Kampf is written by Hitler
  103. Divine Comedy is written by Dante
  104. Odyssey (Greek) is written by Homer
  105. Utopia is written by Thomas Moore
  106. War and Peace is written by Leo Tolstoy
  107. Crime and Punishment is written by F.M Dostoevsky
  108. Communist Manifesto is written by Karl Marx and Eagles
  109. Das Capital is written by Karl Marx
  110. The Prince is written by Machiavelli
  111. Constitutional Development of Pakistan is written by G.W Choudhry
  112. Five Thousand Years of Pakistan is written by Wheeler R.E.M
  113. Foreign Policy of Pakistan is written by Zulifkar Ali Bhutto
  114. Jinnah, Creator of Pakistan is written by Hector Bolitho
  115. Muslim Separatism in India and Pakistan is written by Abdul Hamid
  116. Political System in Pakistan is written by Khalid B. Saeed
  117. Politics in Pakistan is written by Khalid B. Saeed
  118. Quaid-i-Azam and Pakistan is written by Ahmad Hasan Dani
  119. Struggle for Pakistan is written by I.H Qureshi
  120. The Emergence of Pakistan is written by Mohammad Ali Choudhry
  121. The Making of Pakistan is written by K.K Aziz
  122. Towards Pakistan is written by Whaeed-uz-Zaman
  123. Khusboo is written by Parveen Shakir
  124. Laila Majnoo is written by Amir Khusro
  125. Akbar Nama is written by Abu Fazal
  126. Al Qanoon Fil Tib is written by Ibne Sina
  127. Green Book is written by President Moamoor Kaddafi
  128. Republic is written by Plato
  129. Revolution and Independence is written by Words Worth
  130. Road to F-reedom is written by Bertrand Russell
  131. Romeo and Juliet is written by Shakespeare
  132. The spirit of Islam was written by Syed Ameer Ali.
  133. The poem Shikwah and Jawab-e-Sikwah was written by Allama Iqbal.
  134. Five Thousand Years of Pakistan was written by REM Wheeler.
  135. White Papers are policy statements published by the British parliament on the subject of tremendous public importance.
  136. Blue Books are the official reports of the British Government.
  137. White Books are the official publications of the countries like Portugal, China, and Germany.
  138. Yellow Books are the official records of France.
  139. Grey Books are the official policy as well as reports of the Japanese government.
  140. Green Books are the official reports of the Italian government.
  141. Orange Books are the official publication of the Netherlands.
  142. Lenin wrote ‘The State and Revolution’.
  143. Ibn-e-Khaldun retired as a judge.
  144. Al Ghazali is known as Hujatul Islam.
  145. The name of the book which Al-Farabi wrote is ‘Ara Madinatul Fazila’.
  146. Plato wrote ‘The Laws’.
  147. Aristotle founded ‘The Lyceum’.
  148. Mao wrote ‘On Contradictions’.
  149. J.S. Mill wrote ‘On liberty’.
  150. A short history of Pakistan is written by I.H.Qureshi.
  151. Discovery of Pakistan is written by A.Aziz.
  152. History of F-reedom Movement is written by I.H.Qureshi.
  153. Jinnah as I know him is written by Abdul Hassan Isphahani.
  154. Jinnah:Creator of Pakistan is written by Hector Bolitho.
  155. India wins F-reedom is written by Abdul Kalam Azad.
  156. Emergence of Pakistan is written by Ch. Rahmat Ali.
  157. Transfer of Power in India is written by V.P.Memon.
  158. Pakistan Nagozeer Tha is written by Syed Hasan Raza.
  159. Quaid-i-Azam & Pakistan is written by Ahmed Hassan Dani.
  160. Friends not Masters is written by Ayub Khan.
  161. The Pakistan Issue is written by Nazir Yar Jung.
  162. Quaid wrote the preface of “My Leader”Ziauddin Ahmed.
  163. Muslim Nationalism in India is written by Malik Hafeez.
  164. Pathway to Pakistan is written by Ch. Khaiquzzaman.
  165. The Indian Musalimans is written by W.W.Hunter.
  166. Our Struggle is written by Muhammad Noman.
  167. Evolution of Pakistan is written by Sharifuddin Pirzada.
  168. Birth of Pakistan is written by Dr. Sachin.
  169. Pakistan the Heart of Asia is written by Liaquat Ali Khan.
  170. Incomplete Partition is written by Alastair Lamb.
  171. My Last day with Quaid is written by Ilahi Bakhsh
  172. Outline of a scheme of Indian Federation is written by Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan.
  173. The Forgotten Years is an autobiography of from Foreign Minister Sir Zafarullah Khan.
  174. Mission with Mountbatten is written by Alan Campbell Johnson.
  175. Religious Thought of Saiyad Ahmed Khan is written by Bashir Ahmad Dar.
  176. The Cambridge History of the British Empire is written by H.H.Dodwell.
  177. The book “Party Politics in Pakistan’ (1947-58) is written by K.K.AZIZ.
  178. Higher than Hopes is biography of Nelson Mandela.
  179. Who wrote “History of God”? Karen Armstrong
  180. Hayat-e-Jawaid, written by Altaf Hussain Hali, is on the life of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.
  181. “The Sun also Rises” is written by Earnest Hemingway.
  182. Khadija Mastoor wrote Angan.
  183. Imam Ghazali is the author of Ihya-ul-Uloom.
  184. Montesquieu wrote ‘The Spirit of Laws’.
  185. Who is the author of “Preparing for the Twenty First Century”? Paul Kennedy
  186. Who wrote “Supreme Court and Human Rights”? Tamizuddin
  187. The author of famous book, “Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy” is Henry Kissinger.
  188. ‘Rise and Fall of Great Powers’ is the work of Paul Kennedy.
  189. “My Experiments with Truth” is autobiography of Mahtma Gandhi.
  190. Palk Strait separates India from Sri Lanaka.
  191. Babul Mandab strait separates Arabia from Africa.Babel-Mandab strait leads into the Red Sea.
  192. Red sea is between Arabia and Africa.
  193. Davis Strait separates Greenland from Baffin Island.The Davis Strait lies between Canada and Greenland
  194. Messina strait separates Italy from Sicily.
  195. Johor strait separates Malaysia from Singapore.
  196. Bass Strait separates Australia from Tasmania.
  197. Florida Strait separates Cuba from Florida. It joins Atlantic Ocean with Gulf of Mexico.
  198. Dover strait separates England from France.
  199. Gibraltar Strait separates Spain and Africa and joins Mediterranean Sea with Atlantic Ocean.
  200. Torres Strait separates Australia and Papua New Guinea
  201. Bosporus Strait connects Black Sea with the Sea of Marmora.
  202. Dardanelles strait (Turkey) joins Marmora Sea with Aegean Sea.
  203. Malacca strait separates Sumatra from Malay Peninsula. It is longest strait in the world.
  204. Mozambique strait is the broadest strait in the world. It is between Mozambique and Madagascar.
  205. Sunda strait separates Sumatra from Java Island.
  206. Battle of Jhelum was fought betweenAlexandra the Great and Raja Porus in 326 B.C. The latter was defeated.
  207. Mahumood Ghaznavi invaded on Somnath in 1025 A.D.
  208. Battle of Tarain was fought betweenMuhammad Ghouri and Prithvi Raj in 1192 A.D. The former won the battle.
  209. First battle of Panipat was fought between Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur in 1526. Babur won the battle.
  210. Second battle of Panipat was fought in 1556. Akbar won the battle.
  211. Third battle of Panipat was fought between Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marahttas in 1760. Ahmed Shah defeated the latter.
  212. West Bank was occupied in 1967.
  213. Japan attacked Pearl Harbour located in Hawaii on 7 Dec. 1941.
  214. Israel occupied Golan Heights from Syria.
  215. West Bank is located betweenIsrael& Jordan.
  216. West Bank was occupied in 1967.
  217. Iran & UAE dispute over Persian Gulf islands, Greater & lesser Tunbs.
  218. Sakhalin Island is dispute between Russia & Japan.
  219. In Battle of Sabroan, English defeated Sikhs and captured Lahore.
  220. Nickname of Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 was Little Boy and on Nagasaki? Fat Man.
  221. The hundred year war actually lasted for 114 years.
  222. Sir William Howard Russell was the first Great War correspondent.
  223. Hundred years war fought between France and Britain during 1338-1453.
  224. Cease fire between Iran and Iraq took place in 1988, by the intervention of U.N.
  225. The place named Normandy became worlds famous due to the D.Day landing during the Second World War on 6th June 1944. Normandy is located in France.
  226. Pearl Harbor incident took place on 7th Dec 1941.
  227. In 1982 the Falklands war was fought between Britain and Argentina.
  228. Civil War of USA lasted from 1861-1865.
  229. The famous British Naval commander, who defeated the French Naval Fleet at Nile in 1788 and at Trafalgar in 1805, was Horatio Nelson.
  230. Doer war fought between South Africa and British.
  231. Fighting broke out between Greeks and the Turks in July 1974.
  232. At the end of Second World War in 1945, Germany was divided among 4 major powers.
  233. In Opium war Britain fought against China.
  234. Gulf war Jan 1991 stopped in Feb 28, 1991.
  235. Iran-Iraq was started in Sep 1980 and ended in Aug1988.
  236. Lloyd George of Great Britain represented in treaty of Versailles.
  237. Germany remained in grip of allied occupation from 1994 to 1952.
  238. The American general who acted as the supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe during the Second World War was D.D. Eisenhower.
  239. The criminals of the Second World War were trailed in the city of Nuremburg.
  240. Break up of Germany occurred on 1945 and merger on Oct. 3, 1990.
  241. Iraq occupied Kuwait on 2nd Aug. 1990.
  242. USA dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima on 6th August 1945.
  243. First World War begun on 1914 A.D. and Second World War started in 1939 when Germany attacked on Poland, it is also considered as greatest war.
  244. What do Germans call a WW1 sea fight Battle of Skagerrak in UK? Battle of Jutland
  245. Operation Thunderbolt was the nickname given to which raid Israeli raid on Entebbe
  246. In WW2 the Germans launched operation Bernhard – what Counterfeit British Notes
  247. In WW2 what was the German codename for invasion of Russia- Barbarossa
  248. Operation Dracula in WWII f-reed what city- Rangoon Burma
  249. Which 19th century battle UK / USA fought after peace signed- Battle of New Orleans
  250. Waterloo is now in Belgium
  251. The Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
  252. Iraq occupied Kuwait in August 1990.
  253. North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950.
  254. Darfur conflict is in Sudan.
  255. Buckingham palace is the residence of British king and Queen is in London.
  256. 10 Downing Street is the residence of British PM.
  257. Queen’s house is the official residence of Sri Lankan president.
  258. Great Wall of China was built in the reign of Shih Huang-ti
  259. Blue House is the official residence in South Korea
  260. Istana Merdeke is the official residence of President of Indonesia.
  261. Elyse palace is the name of the residence of French President.
  262. What country’s leader does not have an official residence? Cuba
  263. Bond Street is located in London. It is famous for tailoring and jewelry.
  264. Dalal Street is located in Mumbai (India). It is the stock exchange market of Mumbai.
  265. 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.
  266. Elgin Street is located in Scotland. It is the world’s shortest street.
  267. Young Street is located in Toronto (Canada). It is the longest street in the world.
  268. Vicolo DellaVirilita is the world’s narrowest street.
  269. Canal Street is the widest street in USA.
  270. Broadway (USA) is famous for various theaters and cinema halls. It is regarded as biggest street in the world.
  271. Fleet Street is in London where newspaper offices and press agencies are located.
  272. The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street
  273. Lombard Street is located in San Francisco. This street is also called the Crookedest Street. It is the financial centre in San Francisco.
  274. Wall Street is located in New York. It was built in 1653. It is famous for banking, finance and stock exchange market.
  275. In which London Street is the US embassy- Grosvenor Square.
  276. Mount Olympus is in Greece.
  277. The mountain range in Russia that is regarded as the boundary between Europe & Asia is Urals.
  278. Margalla Hills of Islamabad are extension of Himalaya range.
  279. Ural Mountains separate Asia from Europe.
  280. Ordovician are oldest rocks.
  281. Oldest mountain system is Araveli.
  282. Youngest mountain system isHimalayas.
  283. Andes Mountains are in South America.
  284. Rings of Fire are volcanoes in Circum-Pacific Seismic belt.
  285. Alps are Europe’s largest mountain system.
  286. Atlas are North Africa’s mountain range. Atlas Mountains are in Morocco.
  287. The Himalaya mountain range (Asia) is the greatest mountain range in the world.
  288. Ayers Rock is the largest single rock in the world.
  289. Mauna Kea volcano is in Hawaii
  290. What is the world’s longest mountain range? The Andes
  291. Black forest is a mountain in Germany.
  292. Rocky or Rockies Mountains is the largest mountain system of North America.
  293. Koh-i-Sultan is in Pakistan.
  294. Highest mountain system in the world is Himalayas.
  295. Sufaid Koh is mountain range in Afghanistan.
  296. Blue Mountains are in Australia.
  297. What is the name of the second highest mountain in Africa? Mount Kenya
  298. In what modern country is Mount Ararat? Turkey
  299. Most active volcano Italiana is situated in Hawaii.
  300. Mount Everest is in Himalaya range with height 29,028 feet first ascent made on May 29, 1953.
  301. K2 named Goodwin Austin or Chagori is in Karakoram Range with 28,250 ft height. First ascent made on July 31, 1954.
  302. Nanga Parbat is in Himalaya range is known as Killer Mountain with height 26,660 ft. First ascent was made on July 3, 1953.
  303. Broad Peak I is in Karakoram range with height 26,470.
  304. Tirich Mir is in Hindu Kush Mountain.
  305. Prince Charles is mountain range in Antarctica.
  306. Zardak is the highest peak of Kirthar range.
  307. Where are the Glasshouse Mountains? Queensland Australia
  308. Namni Pass is in Myanmar.
  309. Khunjerab Pass is highest pas in Pakistan.
  310. Alpine Pass is in USA.

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