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General Knowledge Questions

  1. VEVAK and SAVAK are the secret agencies of Iran.
  2. ISI, IB, MI and FIA are the secret agencies of Pakistan.
  3. CIA and FBI are the secret agencies of USA.
  4. MI6, MI5 are the secret agencies of UK.
  5. GSD is the secret agency of Iraq
  6. KDS is the secret agency of Bulgaria
  7. DRM is the secret agency of France
  8. DND is the secret agency of Canada
  9. G2 is the secret agency of Ireland
  10. “History of God” was written by Karen Armstrong. (General Knowledge Questions)
  11. The Peking news was the first newspaper of the world (China).
  12. “Queen’s House” is the official residency of Sirilankan President and “Temple tree” is the official residency of Srilankan Prime Minister.
  13. “Sharm-ul-Sheikh” is the Egyptian seaport on Red Sea.
  14. “Asiana” is an airline of South Korea.
  15. “Teges” is the currency and Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan.
  16. ‘NIKKEI’ is a stock exchange index of Tokyo.
  17. “Wheel” is a symbol of progress.
  18. The “Stonehenge” is among the Seven Wonders of the World, situated in England.
  19. The majority of ‘Kurd Population’ is living in Iraq and Turkey.
  20. “Ramallah” is the headquarters of Palestinian Authority situated at West Bank.
  21. ‘Senior Citizen Day’ is observed every year throughout the world on The first October.
  22. “Shekle” is the currency of Israel.
  23. “Sub Judice” means under consideration.
  24. Euclid (300 BC), also known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the “Father of Geometry”. His Elements is one of the m history of mathematics, serving as the main textbook for teaching mathematics (especially geometry) from the time of its publication until the late 19th or earl
  25. Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts as an organization in 1908, a few months after the first scout encampment at Brownsea Island Scout camp.
  26. Brief History of Time (subtitled “From the Big Bang to Black Holes”) is a popular-science book written by British physicist Stephen Hawking.
  27. ‘Seattle’ is the seaport and ‘Delta is the air line of USA.
  28. ‘Aral Sea’ is bounded by Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.
  29. “Hague” is the headquarters of International Court of Justice.
  30. The world’s famous bridge “Golden Gate” is located in San Francisco (USA). (General Knowledge Questions)
  31. “WAFA” is a news agency of Palestine.
  32. “Cathay Pacific” is an airline of Hong Kong.
  33. The General Assembly meets every year in regular sessions which begin on third Tuesday in September every year
  34. “Reuters” is the famous news agency of Britain.
  35. When the stock market is rising, it is called Bullish and when down, it is called Bearish.
  36. “Bristol” is a famous seaport of UK.
  37. “Arianna” is an airline of Afghanistan.
  38. “From Plessey to Pakistan” is a biography of Feroz Khan Noon.
  39. “Five Thousand Years of Pakistan” a noted book on Pakistan’s cultural heritage is written by R.E.M. Wheeler.
  40. KLM is the oldest national airline of Netherland.
  41. Who is said to be the father of Modern Olympics? Pierre de Coubertin
  42. Who was the founder of Republican Party of USA? Alexander Hamilton
  43. “Davis Cup” is associated with Lawn Tennis.
  44. “Sakhalin Island” enriched with oil reserves are claimed by Russia and Japan.
  45. “OXUS River” is flowing between Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
  46. “Sine die” means without fixing date.
  47. “Dead Sea” is lying between Israel and Jordan.
  48. “Thomas Cup” is given in the game of Badminton.
  49. Rotterdam is the seaport of Netherland.
  50. “Victoria Fall” is in Rhodesia. (General Knowledge Questions)
  51. “Das-Man-Palace” is the official residence of Amir-e-Kuwait.
  52. “No dynasty lasts more than three generations is the theory of Ibn Khaldun.
  53. Greece is a World’s oldest democratic country.
  54. After Sui, Mari is the second largest gas field in Pakistan.
  55. Holy Prophet (PBUH) appointed governor of Yemen for collection zakat? Hazrat Muaz Bin Jabal
  56. Australia is the largest wool producing country.
  57. “Baku” is the seaport on Black Sea.
  58. Karakum desert located in Turkmenistan.
  59. Minsk is the capital of? Belarus
  60. Baht is the currency of? Thailand
  61. Fleet Street is famous for newspapers.
  62. Sikandar-e-Azam belongs to which country? Macedonia
  63. Smallest country of the world is Vatican City.
  64. The lowest rainfall area in Pakistan is? Nokhundi
  65. Interfax is the news agency of? Russia
  66. Heathrow is the seaport of? London
  67. Largest producer of uranium is? Canada
  68. Which country is situated below the sea level? Netherlands
  69. Who was the painter of Mona Lisa? Leonardo Davinci
  70. Neza e Sultan is an extinct volcano located in Chagai District, Baluchistan, have deep resources of Sulfur. (General Knowledge Questions)
  71. Yellow sea is situated between? China and Korea
  72. Longest land boundary between two countries? USA and Canada
  73. When the Shimla Accord was signed? July 3, 1972
  74. When did Pakistan become member of United Nations? 30th Sep 1947
  75. Which country opposed Pakistan’s membership in United Nations? Afghanistan
  76. Author of “Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained” was John Milton.
  77. Asgheri aur Akbari kis novel k do mash’hoor kirdar hain? Mira-Tul-Aroos
  78. “Shikwa aur Jawab-e-Shikwa” Iqbal k konsay kalam main hain? Bang-e-Dara
  79. Waqa-e-Karbala kis hijri main howa? 61 hijri
  80. What is length of Pakistan-India border? 1610 km
  81. “Pathway to Pakistan” book was written by Ch. Khaliq Zaman
  82. When Qaid e Azam met M.K Gandhi 1st time? In 1916 at Lucknow.
  83. “Green peace” headquarter is located in Amsterdam.
  84.  Doaab between river Ravi and Chenab is called Rachna Doaab.
  85. Who supported Pakistan resolution from Sindh province? by Abdullah Haroon.
  86. Ch. Rehmat Ali coined word Pakistan in “Now or Never” pamphlet in 1933.
  87. Largest Muslim country in Africa by population is Nigeria
  88. Algeria is largest Muslim country by area.
  89. Srilanka is the highest literacy rate and highest per capita income among SAARC countries.
  90. “Bakhtar” is a news agency of Afghanistan. (General Knowledge Questions)
  91. “ITAR-TASS” is a news agency of Russia.
  92. Arya Samaaj was founded in1875 by Dayananda Sarasvati.
  93. “Old man and the Sea” was written by Heming way.
  94. “Burma” is the old name of Myanmar.
  95. Muhammadan Educational Conference was established in 1886 by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.
  96. Pakistan lies of the tropic zone of North.
  97. Venice is called “city of canals”.
  98. Real name of Tipu Sultan was Fateh Ali.
  99. ‘Lufthansa’ is the name of airline of Germany.
  100. Monaco has the shortest and Canada has the largest coastline country in the world.
  101. ‘Land of Maple Leaf’ is the nickname of Canada.
  102. ‘Sick Man of Europe’ is called Turkey.
  103. “Yangtze Kiang” is the largest river of Asia (China).
  104. Share of Punjab in Pakistan by area is 25.8%.
  105. Ibn-e-Batuta came in India from Morroco.
  106. Liaqat-Nehru Pact on April 8, 1950.
  107. Pedagogy is the study of teaching.
  108. After USA arms exporter, Russia is the second largest exporter of arms.
  109. Kahuta Laboratories established in 1976.
  110. Nuclear power plant in Pakistan was established in 1972 with help of Canada. (General Knowledge Questions)
  111. Durand line was demarcated in 1893 which lies between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
  112. Pakistan’s first missile is Hatf-I.
  113. Oldest monarchy is in Japan.
  114. The Great Bear Lake is situated in Canada.
  115. “Edmund Hillary” is the first man who successfully climbed Mt. Everest in 1953.
  116. “Ferdinand Magellan” was the first man to sail round the world.
  117. “Origin of Species” was written by Charles Darwin.
  118. Sir Francis Moody was the first Governor of Punjab from August 1947 to August 1949.
  119. Thomas Jefferson was the founder of Democratic Party of USA.
  120. Alexander the Great was the king of Macedonia.
  121. Britain parliament is called mother of parliaments.
  122. Sweden was the first country who had issued currency notes in the world.
  123. Kremlin is a fortress where there are government offices, palaces and churches is in Russia.
  124. “Hawang Ho River” is also called yellow river (China).
  125. During the Mughal period, Portuguese traders first came to India.
  126. “Maputo” is the capital and largest city of Mozambique.
  127. State of Kashmir was purchased by Ghulab Singh for Rs. 7.5 million.
  128. Canada is called “Land of Lilies”.
  129. Niagara Falls is situated in USA & Canada.
  130. SAARC was formed in Dhaka on December 8, 1985.
  131. Afghanistan is separated from Central Asia by Oxus River.
  132. Ghulam Muhammad Barrage is also called Kotri Barrage; which is situated on river Indus.
  133. Chief election commissioner office terms for 3 years.
  134. Another name of Hatf III missile is Gaznavi.
  135. ILO headquarter is situated at Geneva (Switzerland).
  136. Most Hafiz-e-Quran were martyred in Ghazwa Yamamah
  137. The oldest Airport of the world is located in Netherlands.
  138. 1st constitution in the world is Misaq-e-Madina.
  139. Ghazwa Furqan is another name of Ghazwa Badr.
  140. The writer of ‘awaz dost’ is Mukhtar Masood.
  141. Elysee palace is the residence of French President.
  142. Naypyitaw is the current capital city of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
  143. Chaghi is the biggest district of Pakistan
  144. Kalaat is the largest Division of Pakistan.
  145. The headquarters of International Olympic Committee is located at Lausanne (Switzerland).
  146. Trygve Lie is the first and the only Secretary General of UNO who resigned from his post.
  147. Kuwait is a tax f-ree country.
  148. Who is the founder of Wiki leaks? Julian Assange (Australian)
  149. Allama Iqbal qualified as PhD scholar from Munich University, Germany.
  150. “Jinnah of Pakistan” and “Zulfi of Pakistan” was written by Stanely Wolpert.
  151. Islamabad was made capital in the year 1959.
  152. Radcliffe was a lawyer by profession.
  153. Day of deliverance was observed on 22 Dec. 1939.
  154. Baku is the seaport on Caspian Sea (Caspian Sea makes his boundaries with Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan).
  155. Uranium resources found in Pakistan? D G khan
  156. “Taklamakan desert” found in Xinjaning (China)
  157. Napoleon is known as “Man of Destiny” and “Little Corporal”.
  158. Prince Bismarck is called the Man of “Iron and Blood”.
  159. After independence the first radio station was established at Karachi.
  160. Abdus Salam was a Pakistani Physicist and Nobel Prize Winner in 1979 in physics. What is his contribution to Physics? Interaction of Elementary Particles
  161. Nightingale Florence (belongs to France) was a Nurse (in creamin war)
  162. Paris is the capital of France situated on the bank of Seine.
  163. Babusar Pass connects Abbotabad and Gilgit.
  164. Ural Mountains separate Asia from Europe.
  165. Baglihar Dam is located in Dodak district on river Chenab.
  166. The first airline of Pakistan is Orient Airline.
  167. Don is river of Russia and Darling is river of Australia.
  168. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world’s largest railway station
  169. Transparency International is based in? Berlin
  170. May 3, each year is internationally observed as Press F-reedom Day.
  171. The last day of the Quaid-e-Azam was written by? Col. Illahi Bakhsh
  172. One unit dissolved on 1st July 1970.
  173. The largest Agency of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) by area is? South Waziristan
  174. Biman is the Airline of? Bangladesh
  175. In the absence of President, who becomes the acting President of Pakistan? Chairman of the Senate
  176. Largest continent of the world is “Asia”
  177. Smallest continent is “Australia”.
  178. Largest ocean of the world is “pacific ocean”
  179. Smallest ocean is Arctic Ocean.
  180. Kazakhstan is the largest Muslim country in land area in the world. It has an area of 1,049,000 square miles.
  181. Maldives is the smallest Muslim country in land area
  182. Indonesia is the most populous Muslim country
  183. Maldives is less populous Muslim country.
  184. The Ostrich of North Africa is the biggest bird. Its height is up to 2.7 meters (9 feet) and weight is up to 160 kilograms.
  185. Humming bird is smallest bird. Its weight is about 16 grams.
  186. The largest museum in the world is the American Museum of Natural History.
  187. Biggest Library is Congress Library in USA.
  188. Country with largest coast line is Canada.
  189. Feroz Shah Tughlaq constructed five canals to remove scarcity of water.
  190. “Decline of the West” book was written by German Philosopher Spengler
  191. “Tripoli” is the capital of Libya.
  192. Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee.
  193. The Palk Strait separates which two countries? India and Sri Lanka.
  194. Althing (oldest parliament of world) is the parliament of Iceland.
  195. After ‘Pushtuns’, the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan is Tajiks.
  196. The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires.
  197. “Rupiah” is the currency of Sri Lanka.
  198. “ANTARA” is the news agency of Indonesia.
  199. “Helmand” is the largest opium producer province in Afghanistan.
  200. “SANA” is the name of Syria’s news Agency.
  201. Qantas is an airline of Australia
  202. The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was Anwar Sadaat of Egypt.
  203. Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established in 1966 and it’s headquarter is located at Manila in Philippine.
  204. The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is established at Kathmandu in Nepal (1987).
  205. The term of office of a judge of the International Court of Justice is nine years.
  206. The Strait of Malacca is the main shipping channel between the India Ocean and The North Pacific Ocean.
  207. “Congo river” crosses the equator twice.
  208. Strait of Bosporus connects? Black sea and sea of Marmora.
  209. It separates Italy from Sicily? Messina
  210. Strait of Malacca is the largest strait of the world and it separates Malaysia and Indonesia
  211. Straits separate Malaysia from Singapore? Johor Strait
  212. The Kalahari Desert, which stretches over 1,40,000 miles is in? South Africa
  213. The Panama Canal links? North America with south America
  214. The word “Tsunami” belongs to which of the following languages? Japanese
  215. The highest mountain in the world is the Mount Everest in Nepal (Tibet)
  216. The biggest desert in the world is the Sahara desert.
  217. The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is Durand line
  218. The river Jordan flows out into the Dead sea
  219. The biggest delta in the world is the Ganges Delta
  220. The world’s oldest known capital is Damascus
  221. The city which is also known as the City of Canals is Venice
  222. Paris is the capital of France situated on the bank of river Seine
  223. English channel separates England from France
  224. Great Victoria Desert is present in Australia
  225. Largest sea in the world? South China Sea
  226. One of the Asian country through which equator passes is? Malaysia
  227. The deepest point in the ocean is? Mariana trench (deepest ocean—Pacific Ocean) near Philippine
  228. Longest mountain range in the world? Andes (in South America)
  229. Which of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude? Lhasa
  230. What are the two seas linked by Suez Canal? The Mediterranean and red sea
  231. The biggest island of the world is Greenland
  232. The city which was once called the `Forbidden City’ was Lahsa
  233. The “Roof of the world” is? The Pamir plateau.
  234. The country called the Land of Rising Sun is Japan
  235. The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is Cuba
  236. The lowest point on earth is the coastal area of Dead Sea
  237. The country which has the greatest population density is Monaco
  238. The Red Cross was founded by Jean Henri Durant in 1964
  239. “Paradise Regained and Paradise Last” written by John Milton
  240. The primary producer of newsprint in the world is Canada
  241. The first explorer to reach the South Pole was Cap. Ronald Amundson
  242. World literacy day is celebrated on 8th September
  243. The founder of modern Germany is Bismarck
  244. The country known as the land of the midnight sun is Norway
  245. The founder of the Chinese Republic was San Yat Sen
  246. The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was Abdul Salam in 1979 (physics)
  247. The first Secretary General of the UNO was Trygve Lie
  248. The highest waterfalls in the world is the Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela
  249. The largest library in the world is the United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
  250. Nickname of New York city is Big Apple
  251. New York`s old name Amsterdam oldest stock exchange market
  252. FORMOSA is the old name of Taiwan.
  253. Italy is also called the Boot of Europe.
  254. The largest flag is of Brazil
  255. The oldest flag in the World is of Denmark
  256. Oldest & longest anthem is of Japan
  257. Oldest parliament is Althing of Iceland.
  258. The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the Amazon River (also called father of water)
  259. The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal
  260. The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow.
  261. The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague
  262. The world’s largest diamond producing country is South Africa
  263. Australia was discovered by William Janszoon
  264. Miner – e – Pakistan was designed by Haji Murad Khan (a Russian engineer) and its height is 196 feet)
  265. The cloth required for covering The Holy Kabba is 1,000 meters.
  266. The longest rivers in the world are first Nile – Eygpt, second Amazon – Brazail (but it is a largest river) and third Mississippi – USA.
  267. Geneva is also known as City of Conventions.
  268. The language with most letters is Khmer(Cambodian) with 74 Alphabets.
  269. Scandinavian Countries are Sweden, Denmark, and Norway.
  270. The Blue Whales are not only the largest animal but also the loudest animal. They have been recorded making noises at 188 decibels.
  271. The largest silver producer country is Mexico.
  272. American President is elected for 4 years and Senator elected for 6 Years
  273. The longest frontier is the frontier between Canada and the United States of America (USA).
  274. The first woman prime minister is Mrs. Srimao Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka.
  275. The most abundant mineral in the human body is calcium and most abundant element is Oxygen
  276. Largest earth filled dam in the world is Terbella Dam constructed on Indus River in 1976.
  277. There are 64 boxes (houses) both in chess and draft.
  278. The distance covered in marathon race is 26 miles (43 km).
  279. The oldest national anthem is Kimigayo of Japan.
  280. Sunder bans (West Bengal) is the largest delta in the world.
  281. The Headquarters of the ‘International Monetary Fund’ and World Bank is at Washington.
  282. The International Court of Justice consists of 15 Judges (for the term of office 9 year).
  283. Hungary is a Land-locked country in Europe.
  284. In the United Nations, Pitras Bukhari was the first permanent representative of Pakistan.
  285. Multan is called, the city of “Great Saints”.
  286. Qarn-ul-manazil is Meeqat for the citizens of Najd and the whole East pilgrims: the citizens of the Gulf, Iraq, Iran and other who pass by it.
  287. Europe only Muslim country is Albania
  288. Myanmar is new name of Burma
  289. Indonesia is new name of Guyana
  290. Siam is old name of Thailand
  291. Beijing is new name of Peking
  292. Hinduism is world’s oldest religion
  293. Golden temple is the sacred place of Sikhism (Amritsar)
  294. The first “Barani University” to study and research in rain-fed agriculture land was established at Rawalpindi.
  295. Under the constitution of Pakistan, Federal Shariat Court shall consist of not more than Eight Judges.
  296. Under 1973 constitution, ‘Bicameralism’ was introduced in Pakistan.
  297. Behman and Bismillah Airlines belong to Bangladesh.
  298. Awaz-e-dost is written by Mukhtar masood
  299. Fasana-e-azad is written by rattan Nath Sarshar
  300. The longest canal in the world is Beloye-more Baltic
  301. World longest road is pan-am highway
  302. In the Muslim world Kuwait has the highest per capita income
  303. Highest military award of UK is Victoria Cross and USA is Medal of Honor.
  304. Columbus discovered America in 1492
  305. NPT was signed in 1st July 1968 by 62 nations
  306. UN General Assembly approved CTBT in 10 Sep. 1960
  307. Haya Rashid Al Khalifa the first Muslim women as President UN General Assembly belongs to Bahrain
  308. Brazil has the largest area of forest land
  309. OIC (organization of Islamic conference) was established May 1969 has 57 members and it’s headquarter is situated in Jeddah.
  310. Arab League was established on March 22, 1945 with headquarters in Cairo

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