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  1. The Marshal Plan was announced on 5th June 1947 at Harvard.
  2. Statue of liberty is 151 feet tall. It is made of copper, located in the Liberty Island in New York. It was presented by France to US. It unveiled in 1886.
  3. The original residents of India before the arrival of the Aryan were Dravidi
  4. Buddhism is non-theistic religion.
  5. Majority of the population of Vietnam comprise of Buddhist.
  6. A group of Nightingales is called a Watch.
  7. Northern Europe is known with Scandinavian Region and Nordic Region.
  8. Countries Area wise-Russia-Canada-China-USA-Brazil-Pakistan-Bangladesh.
  9. Virtue party belongs to Turkey.
  10. The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal.
  11. The term “In Camera” is used for the trial of case when case is heard without reporting to public.
  12. Latin term De Jure means by Law.
  13. The word Iron Curtain was used by Winston Churchill.
  14. Reconciliation means when third party investigates and suggests a solution to a dispute.
  15. Tax on import and Export is called Tariff.
  16. Stone Age is also known as Paleolithic period.
  17. Sugar Island is the located at the confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.
  18. Agraphia means inability to write.
  19. King Faisal is called “The Islamic Coordinator”.
  20. The creator of “Mona Lisa” belonged to Italy.
  21. The Labor party believes in Socialism.
  22. The US Senate comprises 100 members.
  23. “The Sun also Rises” is written by Earnest Hemingway.
  24. Black Death reaches England in 1348.
  25. Intifada denotes Palestinian uprising.
  26. Caucasus is situated between Caspian and Black Sea.
  27. Kabul in the largest city of Afghanistan.
  28. In 1783 Britain acknowledged the independence of USA in Treaty of Paris.
  29. Term the belief in the “rightness” of rule is legitimacy.
  30. Tyranny is the form of government in which one person rules arbitrarily.
  31. Barbers invaded North Africa before Arabs.
  32. Popular name of Canada is Land of Maple.
  33. Indian city, Ahmedabad, is associated to textile industry.
  34. ‘National People’s Assembly’ belongs to Algeria.
  35. Aeroflot is Russia’s airline.
  36. Bakhtar is the news agency of Afghanistan.
  37. Croix de Guerre is the highest military award of France.
  38. Som is the currency of Uzbekistan.
  39. Machiavelli was born in Florence.
  40. Montesquieu wrote ‘the spirit of laws’.
  41. Rousseau was born in Geneva.
  42. Bentham is the father of utilitarianism.
  43. Lenin was a Bolshevik leader.
  44. Hitler’s theory of the state is known as National Socialism.
  45. John Locke advocated basic human rights.
  46. Montesquieu was a political sociologist.
  47. Mao joined communist party in 1921.
  48. Cease fire between Iran and Iraq took place in 1988, by the intervention of U.N.
  49. 8 furlongs make one mile.
  50. Balloki barrage is located on Ravi.
  51. Loan to a corporation is ‘debt funding’.
  52. Khadija Mastoor wrote Angan.
  53. Imam Ghazali is the author of Ihya-ul-Uloom.
  54. Boxing is called ‘noble art of self-defense’.
  55. 50 nations are there in Africa.
  56. Fort Monroe is located at Suleiman hills.
  57. Derawar fort is located in Cholistan Desert.
  58. Relli is the name of a game.
  59. Al Beruni discovered that light travels faster than sound.
  60. Due to buffer system, human blood has a Ph of 7.4.
  61. General secretariat of the European parliament is in Luxemburg.
  62. On 2nd August, 1990, Iraq occupied Kuwait.
  63. The city of Jerusalem is known as ‘Al Quran’.
  64. Headquarter of PLO is in Ramallah; it is founded in 1964.
  65. In East Jerusalem ‘wailing wall’ is a sacred place of Jews.
  66. Hindenburg line is a boundary line between Poland and Germany.
  67. Changa Manga, part of Punjab, is famous for Sheesham Timber forest.
  68. Karl Marx belonged to Germany.
  69. ‘Bear’ is a symbol of Russia.
  70. King Faisal was shot dead by his nephew in 1975, in the city of Riyadh.
  71. Samudar Gupta is called ‘Napoleon of India’.
  72. The theme of the famous play ‘Caesar and Cleopatra’ by G.B. Shah is a History.
  73. The reign of Razia Sultana lasted for 4 years.
  74. ‘Gita or Vedas’ are the holy books of Hindus.
  75. Khalid bin Waleed had been titled as ‘Saif-Ullah’.
  76. Uqba-bin-Nafah is called ‘Muslim Alexander’.
  77. ‘Lords’ is famous a cricket ground in England.
  78. During the civil war the supporter of the parliament came to be called Roundheads- supporters of OLIVER CROMWELL and the parliamentarians against KING ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.
  79. The queen can do no wrong means the queen is immune from the jurisdiction of law.
  80. The federal government of the USA came into existence on 30th April, 1787.
  81. In America the residuary powers are vested in the states.
  82. Virginia, one of US states, is called the MOTHER OF PRESIDENTS.
  83. The anti-federalists later on assumed new name ‘CAVALIERS’.
  84. The American declaration of independence was issued in 1783.
  85. ‘The pharos of Alexandria’ an ancient wonder, was situated in an Island near Alexandria was a light house.
  86. PM Indira Gandhi was assassinated by Sikhs in 1984.
  87. ‘Blue mosque’, also known as the mosque of ‘Sultan Ahmad’, is the only mosque in the world that has six minarets, and it is situated in Istanbul.
  88. Omar bin Abdul Aziz was a caliph of Umayyad dynasty.
  89. Mizzini was known as the ‘the prophet of Italian Unification’.
  90. Baba Farid Ganj Shakar was the first Punjabi poet.
  91. National game of Switzerland is skiing.
  92. UAE consists of seven independent states. Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujaira are three of the seven states.
  93. Safety stock of the grains hold by the government is ‘overhead stock’.
  94. General sales tax, under the constitution 1973 is a Federal subject.
  95. House of lord is the final court of appeal in England.
  96. Two terms tenure of US parliament was fixed in 1951.
  97. The federalists later on assumed new name, Republic
  98. The lower house of France consists of National assembly.
  99. All light waves have same frequency.
  100. Buddhism accounts for 100% total population in Bhutan.
  101. Mauritius is the part of the world that is known as ‘star and key of the Indian ocean’.
  102. Tower of silence is Place where dead remains of followers of Zoroastrian are placed after funeral rituals.
  103. Shah Jehan is called the ‘master builder’.
  104. Pristine is the capital of Kosovo.
  105. To show the distribution of people of Pakistan we should use ‘Do method’.
  106. Hieroglyphics is the script of Nile Civilization.
  107. General Sherman is a living old tree in California State of U.S.
  108. After persistent decay, radium would be finally changed into Lead.
  109. Grand Canyon National Park in U.S.A. is located in the State of Arizona.
  110. Marseilles is the seaport of France.
  111. Who wrote ‘Muslim Sufferings under Congress Rule’:Maulvi Fazlul Haq.
  112. Sindh Sagar is between the rivers of: Indus and Jhelum.
  113. Nanga Parbat is commonly known as: Killer Mountain.
  114. Who invented CD (Compact Disc)? James T. Russell.
  115. Videotape used in camcorders to record audio and video signal employee Fine grains of Iron oxide.
  116. Brother of Hazrat Yousuf A.S was Bin-Yamin.
  117. Taliban movement in Afghanistan emerged from Kandhar.
  118. Largest coal deposits have been discovered in which Taluka of Sindh Province: Diplo.
  119. Nubian Monuments are located in Egypt.
  120. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto became first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan on December 2, 1988.
  121. How many planets are is solar system? 8
  122. Which cell does not have a nucleus? RBC
  123. In using abusive drugs,which Cells of Body areMost Effected? Brain
  124. Who killed Abu-Jahal? Maaz & Mauz
  125. Pakistan Falls in? Golden Triangle
  126. On US map Alaska State is on? Away from mainland
  127. In English Dictionary Which Word Has Largest Words? S
  128. What are Capital goods? Goods used for further production
  129. Horse is the Chinese name given to the year 2000.
  130. Pollen is produced in a part of the flower called the Calyx.
  131. After drinking contaminated water you would be most apt to develop symptoms of ‘typhoid fever’.
  132. Panini was a great scholar of Sanskrit language.
  133. Hundred years war fought between France and Britain during 1338-1453.
  134. Wenceslas square is in Prague.
  135. The first Afro-Asian conference held in April 1955.
  136. Hot money is said for money which moves from one place to another to seek profit or high rate of interest.
  137. Liver receives blood from the alimentary canal through hepatic portal vein.
  138. At the equator, the equation of the day is 12 hours.
  139. Singapore city is known as ‘lion city’.
  140. The chemical name of baking soda is sodium bicarbonate.
  141. Pharaoh is the title of the king of ancient Egypt.
  142. The largest city of South Africa is Cape Town.
  143. After joining congress, Muslim League joined the interim government in October 1946.
  144. The Bofors scandal occurred in India.
  145. Czar is the title used by the ruler of Russia from 1547 to 1721.
  146. Gorgon is a terrible monster of Greek mythology.
  147. The reduction or elimination of inflation is called creeping inflation.
  148. Indira Gandhi was the famous PM who first used the popular slogan ‘gharibi hatao’.
  149. A pair of scissors is an example of a lever.
  150. Pair of doors belongs to the second class of lever.
  151. During the winter months 90% of fallen leaves are taken underground by earth worm.
  152. Dick Turpin was a highway man.
  153. Four US presidents are so far assassinated.
  154. Incident ‘Boston Tea Party’ took place in America.
  155. Initially, Arab league has seven countries.
  156. Timbola is a kind of lottery.
  157. Sir William Howard Russell was the first Great War correspondent.
  158. A meteorological term for a high pressure is called anticyclone.
  159. Zenda Vesta is a holy book of parses.
  160. Islamic summit Minar is erected in Lahore.
  161. Privatization program began in Pakistan is 1991.
  162. Spiro graph is an apparatus used for recording the movement of the lungs.
  163. Chomas festival is held in Kalash valley near Chitral.
  164. Defense day is celebrated in Pakistan since 1966.
  165. Name of a famous mosque in Beijing is Niujie Mosque.
  166. Flag flown at half-mast means national mourning.
  167. Maginot line divides France from Germany.
  168. Declaration of human rights was adopted on 10th December, 1948.
  169. Olive branch is a sign of peace.
  170. Cox orange Pippen is a biological name of an apple.
  171. Afghanistan was known as Arianna.
  172. The first European scientist, who refuted the belief that the earth was the Centre of the universe, was Copernicus.
  173. Prior to independence, Ghana was called ‘Gold Coast’.
  174. Tanzania was formed by the unification of two countries, Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
  175. Drinker’s apparatus is for measuring the amount of Alcohol in the blood.
  176. Dewar’s flask is called as thermos.
  177. Chief food of mosquito larva is microorganism found in water.
  178. Chief food of butterfly larva is leaves of plants.
  179. Clinical thermometer usually measures in Fahrenheit.
  180. If a green leaf is seen in a red light its color will be black.
  181. Roots absorb water from soil which is Hygroscopic.
  182. Legumes increase the fertility of the soil by adding nitrogen to the soil.
  183. New varieties of organisms can be brought about by hybridization.
  184. Male child is born if xy chromosomes are united.
  185. Seeds are developed from Ovule.
  186. Parthenocarpic fruits are seedless fruits.
  187. Chlorophyll contains magnesium.
  188. Oxidation is the process in which electron is lost.
  189. Light is necessary for photosynthesis because it produce ATP and reducing substance.
  190. Oxygen liberated from photosynthesis comes from water.
  191. Red light is most suitable for photosynthesis.
  192. Respiration means food oxidation and evolution of energy.
  193. Chemical preservation of dead organisms in liquid is called Cryo-Biology.
  194. Trypanosome a parasite causing sleeping sickness.
  195. Half-time is a time of radioactive substance taken by that substance to decompose radioactivity to half of its weight.
  196. In Nuclear DNA is concentrated in chromatin.
  197. Cellulose respiration is done by Mitochondrion.
  198. Light energy is stored in the form of chemical energy due to the activity of Chloroplast.
  199. Protoplasm is a colloidal solution.
  200. In cryptograms, the sex organs are primitive and hidden.
  201. Thallophytia include algae, fungi, and lichens.
  202. Angiosperm includes the plants which have covered flowers and covered seed.
  203. Plant cells resembles animal cell because having a cell membrane made up of protoplasm.
  204. Snake have been evolved from lizard.
  205. Plants in which seed are outside the fruit are called Gymnosperms.
  206. 0.200 grams are equal to one carat.
  207. One million cycles per second is called Megahertz.
  208. Owl can rotate his head to 180 degrees on either sides.
  209. Ostrich eat pebbles for helping digestion by grinding up the ingested food.
  210. Dyne is a unit of Force.
  211. Birds are warm blooded animals.
  212. Birds bones are hollow.
  213. Male birds are more colorful than females.
  214. Birds do not fly are penguins, emus, kiwis, ostriches.
  215. Aircraft designers test their model of aircraft in with tunnel.
  216. Amphibians were the first vertebrate.
  217. There are three stages of frog. Egg-tadpole-adult frog.
  218. Metamorphosis – > a series of changes.
  219. Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) was one of the first to study animal behavior.
  220. Amal is radical Lebanese Shi’ite military force established in 1970 by Musa Sadr.
  221. Balfour Declaration was issued in 2 Nov: 1917.
  222. Bootlegging is a form of smuggling.
  223. Religion of Chinese people is Confucianism.
  224. Long March was 9600 km journey organized by Mao Tse Tang in the year of 1931-1934.
  225. Pan-Islam originated in 1880 in Ottoman Empire was a movement for uniting the Islamic Nations.
  226. Paper was invented in 3500 BC by Chinese.
  227. Printing was invented by Chinese and Printing Press introduced by the German, Gutan Burg.
  228. “Unity, faith & discipline” was used by Quaid on Dec: 28, 1947.
  229. Philately is the hobby of stamp collection.
  230. Oscar Award was introduced by Louis B Mayer of Metro Goldwin-Mayer Academy Award in 1927.
  231. First black president of South Africa was Nelson Mandela his party was banned in 1961 and he was imprisoned.
  232. Feminism is the belief that women subordination to men should end.
  233. River boat Gondola is used in Italy’s city Venice.
  234. Hydaspes River is now called the Jhelum River.
  235. Dinosaur means “Terrible” lizard.
  236. The name of heaviest dinosaur was Branchiosaurus.
  237. Ikhwan as Safa, a secret Arab organization was founded in Basra, Iraq.
  238. St. Vitus’s dance is a disease.
  239. Pyramids of Egypt are the oldest and only survived wonder.
  240. The first tanks were used in 1916 during WW-I by British.
  241. Harvard University is in USA, Cambridge is in UK
  242. Titanic sank on 14 April, 1912 on voyage from Southampton to New York City in North Atlantic.
  243. Tour De France is French cycle race.
  244. First women in space Valentine Tereshkove went into space in Vostoc 6 on 16 June 1963.
  245. Watergate scandal involved President Richard Nixon in 1972.
  246. Parses follow Zoroastrianism.
  247. Seatle is the seaport of USA.
  248. Dickson is the seaport of Malaysia.
  249. At Hyde Park London public meetings are assembled.
  250. Eskimos live in Igloo.
  251. Blitzkrieg means sudden attack.
  252. Dragon is the symbol of China.
  253. Caspian Sea water is shared by Iran, Russia & Azerbaijan.
  254. Magna Carta is known as the Bible of English Constitution.
  255. Russian equivalent of Pentagon is Kremlin.
  256. East Timore, the Colony of Portugal, was captured by Indonesia in 1975.
  257. Taiwan separated from China in 1949.
  258. Ulster Unionists wanted to retain British rule in Northern Ireland.
  259. Anti-Semitism means animosity towards Jews.
  260. Lens at the end of the compound microscope is called objective.
  261. Protozoa was first observed in compound microscope.
  262. Francisco Fernandez introduced Tobacco in Europe.
  263. Mobile phones started in 1973 by Martin Cooper.
  264. Penology is the study, theory and practice of prison management & criminal rehabilitation.
  265. Length of India-China border is 3,380 km.
  266. Cyprus gained independence from Britain in 1960.
  267. Cyprus was divided into Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Greek Cyprus in 1974.
  268. Al-Azhar University is located in Cairo, Egypt.
  269. Fortress of Grenada, known as Alhamra is in Spain.
  270. Capital of ancient Babylonia was Babylon.
  271. Babylon was on the bank of Euphrates.
  272. Alma-Ata (Father of Apples) is the capital of Kazakhstan.
  273. Ireland is also called Eire.
  274. Largest earthquake fatalities occurred in Izmir, Turkey in 1999.
  275. Pentagon is in Arlington, Virginia state.
  276. Pentagon was designed by George Burgstrom.
  277. Takla Makan in China is the driest desert in Asia.
  278. Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized Suez Canal in 1956.
  279. Capital of Tibet is Lhasa.
  280. White House is in Washington DC. (General knowledge Quiz)
  281. Frigid Zone is the area withinthe polar circle area around the South Pole.
  282. Guantanamo Bay is in Cuba.
  283. Tartus is the seaport of Syria.
  284. Victoria Falls are on the border between Zimbabwe & South Africa.
  285. House of U.S Congress in Washington D.C is on Capitol Hill.
  286. The idea of SAARC originated in the mind of Zia ur Rehman.
  287. Pakistan left Commonwealth in 1972 and rejoined in 1989.
  288. Mustafa Kamal Pasha gave 6 Principles of Kemalism.
  289. Dayton Accord was signed to solve the problem of Bosnia.
  290. The Chinese communist party was founded in 1921.
  291. Karl Marx and Engels presented the Communist Manifesto in 1848.
  292. The Batista regime in Cuba was overthrown by Fidel Castro in January 1959.
  293. Rasko mountain is situated in Baluchistan (General knowledge Quiz)
  294. Singapore became independent in 1965
  295. The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium’ meets every year in Paris
  296. One US barrel is equal to 159 litres
  297. Second smallest by area is Monaco
  298. Gibraltar is the smallest colony.
  299. Monaco has a shortest coastline of 3.49 miles.
  300. Most sparsely populated territory is Antarctica.
  301. Afghanistan, Bhutan, Mongolia, Nepal are landlocked countries of Asia.
  302. Greatest snow fall is recorded at Tamarack California (USA)
  303. Planetary winds consist of doldrums, trace winds and westerlies.
  304. Rainfall is recorded on maps by Isohyets.
  305. The country which provides f-ree education at university level is Sri Lanka.
  306. The country to adopt gold standard for the first time was UK.
  307. First system of English short hand was devised in 1602.
  308. China is situated in Eastern part of Asia.
  309. Bosnia-Herzegovina joined the UN on May 22, 1992.
  310. Costa Rica is a Central American country.

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