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  1. Salahuddin Ahmad is the first Chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court.
  2. Shahida Malik is the first woman General in Pakistan.
  3. Spleen is called the graveyard of Red Blood Cells.
  4. Which country is nicknamed ‘The Cockpit of Europe’ because of the number of battles throughout history fought on its soil? Belgium
  5. First Chairman of SPARCO was Dr. Abdul Salam.
  6. “Hutu” is the majority ethnic group of both Burundi and Rwanda.
  7. “Ikhwan as Safa, is a secret Arab organization, was founded in Basra (Iraq).
  8. “Long March” was the Chinese Communists historic 9600 km journey in 1934.
  9. “Pan Islam” is the movement for uniting the Islamic nations, was originated in 1880 in Ottoman Empire.
  10. “Falkland Island” (also called Islas Malvinas) belongs to Britain.
  11. Telstar” was world’s first communication satellite (1962).
  12. The Gobi desert extends over which two countries? China and Mongolia.
  13. The Great Barrier Reef is off coast of which Australian state? Queensland
  14. Which three countries, apart from the former Yugoslavia, share borders with Greece? Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey
  15. In the Greek alphabet, what is the name for the letter O? Omicron
  16. What, in the 16th and 17th century, was a pavana? A dance
  17. In which country is the ancient city of Tarsus? Turkey
  18. Which six countries border the Black Sea? Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine
  19. AOL is an internet service provider. What does AOL stand for? America On line.
  20. Which English queen had an extra finger on her hand? Anne Boleyn (General Knowledge Test)
  21. Apart from America, which is the only country in the world to which alligators are native? China
  22. After World War I, Transylvania became part of which country? Romania
  23. Which sea in Northern Europe is bounded by several countries including Sweden, Finland, Poland and Germany? The Baltic Sea
  24. A road tunnel runs from Pelerines in France to Entreves in Italy under which mountain? Mont Blanc
  25. The Barents Sea is part of which ocean? Arctic Ocean
  26. Which two countries are either side of the mouth of the River Plate? Argentina and Uruguay
  27. What is the longest river solely in England? Thames
  28. Of where is Amman the capital? Jordan
  29. How many innings are there for each team in a game of baseball? Nine
  30. What is the longest river in India? Ganges
  31. Which month of the year obtains its name from the Latin verb for ‘to open’? April
  32. On what river does Rome stand? Tiber
  33. What in Scotland is the meaning of the prefix ‘Inver’? River mouth
  34. Which US state has the lowest population? Alaska
  35. Which county is nicknamed the Garden of England? Kent
  36. Which African country was formerly called French Sudan? Mali
  37. Which sport was originally called ‘soccer-in-water’? Water polo
  38. Which unit of measurement is derived from the Arabic quirrat, meaning seed? Carat
  39. Which Italian city was originally built on seven hills? Rome
  40. What does the acronym NAAFI stand for? Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes
  41. Manama is the capital of which country? Bahrain
  42. On which river does Berlin stand? River Spree
  43. What type of clock was invented in 1656 by Christian Huygens? The pendulum clock
  44. In which desert is the world’s driest place? Atacama (Chile).
  45. Which is the world’s saltiest sea? The Red Sea
  46. Which is the least salty? The Baltic Sea
  47. Which nun won the Nobel Prize for peace in 1979? Mother Teresa
  48. How many points in the pink ball worth in snooker? Six
  49. Which scientist was named ‘Person of the Century’ by Time Magazine? Albert Einstein
  50. Who sailed in Santa Maria? Christopher Columbus (General Knowledge Test)
  51. Which country was formerly known as Malagasy Republic? Madagascar
  52. Addis Ababa is the capital of which country? Ethiopia
  53. The name of which North African city literally means ‘white house’? Casablanca
  54. Of what sort of fish is the dogfish a small variety? Shark
  55. Which Asian country was divided at the 38th parallel after World War II? Korea (North Korea and South Korea)
  56. What is the name of the Winter Olympics event that combines cross-country skiing and shooting? Biathlon
  57. Which American science-fiction writer wrote Fahrenheit 451? Ray Bradbury
  58. Which African animal’s name means ‘river horse’? Hippopotamus
  59. Which Indian religion was founded by Guru Nanak? Sikhism
  60. What is the capital of Austria? Vienna
  61. What in printing do the letters ‘U.C.’ stands for? Upper case
  62. What, politically, does UDI stand for? Unilateral declaration of independence
  63. Donnerstag is German for which day of the week? Thursday
  64. Which Asian capital city was known as Batavia until 1949? Jakarta
  65. The ancient city of Carthage is now in which country? Tunisia
  66. What in Russia is Izvestia? A newspaper
  67. Which is the world’s windiest continent? Antarctica
  68. In which part of the body are the deltoid muscles? Shoulder
  69. E is the international car registration letter for which country? Spain
  70. Vienna stands on which river? Danube
  71. Which French city is a meeting place for the European Parliament? Strasbourg
  72. Annapurna is a mountain in which mountain range? Himalayas
  73. How is October 24, 1929 remembered? Black Thursday
  74. The River Danube flows into which sea? The Black Sea
  75. Which strait separates the North and South islands of New Zealand? Cook Strait
  76. Who wrote Black Beauty? Anna Sewell
  77. What is the capital of Poland? Warsaw
  78. Ice-cream was first produced in which country in the 17th century? Italy
  79. In medicine, what does the acronym SARS stand for? Severe Acute Respiratory System
  80. Which Shakespeare play was set in Elsinore Castle, Denmark? Hamlet
  81. The Kyukyu Island chain lies between which two countries? Japan & Taiwan
  82. Which explorer discovered Victoria Falls in Africa? David Livingstone
  83. Who was the last king of Egypt? Farouk
  84. Which war lasted 16 years longer than its name implies? The Hundred Year’s War
  85. What is the national sport of Malaysia and Indonesia? Badminton
  86. Which is the shallowest of the Great Lakes? Lake Erie
  87. Which country was originally named Cathay? China
  88. Sinhalese is a language spoken in which country? Sri Lanka
  89. The Sao Francisco River flows through which country? Brazil
  90. In which sport do teams compete for the Dunhill Cup? Golf
  91. Which Shakespeare character’s last words are ‘The rest is silence’? Hamlet
  92. In economics, whose law states that: ‘bad money drives out good money’? Gresham’s.
  93. Who made the first navigation of the globe in the vessel Victoria? Magellan
  94. Which mountaineer on being asked why he wanted to climb Everest said: ‘Because it’s there’? George Mallory.
  95. What was the former name for Sri Lanka? Ceylon
  96. Of which Middle east, country is Baghdad the capital? Iraq
  97. How many arms does a squid have? Ten
  98. Which indoor game is played with a shuttlecock? Badminton
  99. Do stalactites grow upwards or downwards? Downwards
  100. Which German city and port is at the confluence of the rivers Neckar and Rhine? Mannheim (General Knowledge Test)
  101. Where in Europe are the only wild apes to be found? Gibraltar
  102. The Brabanconne is the national anthem of which country? Belgium
  103. In which country is the River Spey? Switzerland
  104. What is the capital of Morocco? Rabat
  105. How many balls are on the table at the start of a game of pool? Sixteen
  106. What is the national airline of Russia, code name SU? Aeroflot
  107. What would be kept in a quiver?Arrows
  108. What is the modern name of the rocky fortress which the Moors named Gabel-al-Tarik (the Rock of Tarik)? Gibraltar
  109. Who was the last British king to appear in battle? George II
  110. San Juan is the capital of which island in the West Indies? Puerto Rico
  111. Which profession gets its name from the Latin word for lead? Plumbing
  112. What is the highest mountain in the Alps? Mont Blanc
  113. Of which Caribbean country is Port-au-Prince the capital? Haiti
  114. What is the first book of the New Testament? The Gospel according to Saint Matthew
  115. “Haiti” had a police force called the Tonton Macoutes.
  116. Who was the first British sovereign to make regular use of Buckingham Palace when in residence in London? Queen Victoria.
  117. Of where is Sofia the capital? Bulgaria
  118. What is meant by the musical term andante? At a moderate tempo
  119. Which team has a soccer team called Ajax? Amsterdam.
  120. Which Dutch explorer discovered New Zealand? Abel Tasman
  121. Viti Levu is the largest island of which country?Fiji
  122. Which country fought on both sides during World War II? Italy
  123. In the game of chess, which piece is called Springer in Germany? Knight
  124. What is the meaning of the Russian word ‘mir’? Peace.
  125. What is the longest river in France? Loire
  126. What nationality was the explorer Ferdinand Magellan? Portuguese
  127. Which Italian city is called Firenze in Italian? Florence
  128. What is Australia’s largest city? Sydney
  129. Which term meaning ‘lightning war’ was used to describe military tactics used by Germany in World War II? Blitzkrieg.
  130. Where is the deepest ocean and how deep? Pacific Ocean, largest and deepest of the world’s four oceans, covering more than a third of the earth’s surface and fr-ee water. Apart from the marginal seas along its irregular western rim, it has an area of 166 million sq km (64 million sq mi), substantially larger than the globe.
  131. What is a tornado? Tornado, violently rotating column of air extending from within a thundercloud (see Cloud) down to ground level. The strongest tornadoes foundations, destroy brick buildings, toss cars and school buses through the air, and even lift railroad cars from their tracks.
  132. Where are the World’s Rains Forests? In South America, a vast, forested area of the Amazon River basin in Brazil and neighboring countries is by far the large encompasses more than 3.5 million sq km (about 1.4 million sq mi) about half of the total global rain forests cover.
  133. What is SCHIZOPHRENIA? Schizophrenia, severe mental illness characterized by a variety of symptoms, including loss of contact with reality, bizarre behavior speech, decreased emotional expressiveness, and social withdrawal.
  134. What is bloodless revolution? Called also the Glorius Revolution in England, it marked the end of the despotic rule of the Stuarts and gave way to parliament
  135. Which language is written from top to bottom and from left to right? Japanese
  136. What is drindle? A kind of dress
  137. What is a concordance? An index of words or topics in a book
  138. What is the significance of the Corsica Island in history? Birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
  139. Blockade: Blockade, naval operation conducted by a country at war, with the object of closing to foreign commerce the vital ports of an enemy country and t defeat of that country by denying it access to supplies and communications from without.
  140. Bourgeoisie: The term was first applied to those inhabitants of medieval towns in France who occupied a position somewhere between the peasants and was extended to the middle class of other nations.
  141. Buffer state: Small State between two larger ones, regarded as reducing friction.
  142. Détente: Détente, policy toward a rival nation or bloc of nations characterized by increased diplomatic, commercial, and cultural contact and a desire to reduce negotiations or talks.
  143. Gentleman’s agreement: Agreement binding in honour but not enforceable.
  144. Fillbustering: Filibuster, in legislative procedure, term denoting the means employed by members of a legislative assembly to delay or prevent action on a m opposed. Such means may include the introduction of dilatory motions, intentional absence from the assembly in order to prevent the existence of a quorum, o abnormally long, often meaningless speeches.
  145. Deflation: Deflation involves a sustained decline in the aggregate level of prices, such as occurred during the Great Depression of the 1930s; it is usually ass erosion of economic activity and high unemployment. Widespread price declines have become rare, however, and inflation is now the dominant variable affecting planning.
  146. Tout: Spy out the movements and conditions of racehorses in training.
  147. Camouflage: Camouflage (military) (French camoufler,”to disguise”), word introduced by the French at the beginning of World War I to designate scientific d imitation of natural surroundings.
  148. Palliative: Aiming to make the patient as comfortable as possible for as long as possible.
  149. Caucus: Caucus, meeting of members of a political party at which the party conducts its business, discusses policies, and begins the process of nominating The caucus method of choosing candidates is usually contrasted with the primary election. In most primary elections, voters select the party’s candidates direct
  150. Amnesia: Amnesia, loss or impairment of memory. Amnesia is usually associated with some form of brain damage
  151. Lynching: Lynching, hanging or other types of executions, in punishment of a presumed criminal offense, carried out by self-appointed commissions or mob. The term lynching is generally believed to be derived from the name of a Virginia justice of the peace, Charles Lynch, who ordered extralegal punishment for To Revolution (1775-1783).
  152. Ignition point: Ignition, process or means of igniting a combustible substance. Ignition occurs when the temperature of a substance is raised to the point a spontaneously with oxygen, and the substance begins to burn. This temperature is called the ignition temperature or ignition point.
  153. Houston and Delware canals are present in the country? France
  154. “Grand Canal” is the oldest man made canal for shipping purpose situated in? China
  155. Hudson Bay is the largest bay of the world situated in Northern Canada
  156. Budapest is the capital of Hungary situated on the bank of River Danube.
  157. Sea of Marmara and Aegean Sea are connected by the strait Dardanelles
  158. Cook Strait separates south New-Zealand from North New-Zealand
  159. River Volga pours its water into the Caspian Sea
  160. The important country close to International Date Line is? New Zealand
  161. Longest day in the Northern Hemisphere? 21st June
  162. The shortest day is? 22 December
  163. Continent in the world has the least rainfall? Africa
  164. South Pole is located in the continent of? Antarctica
  165. Which is the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula? Saudi Arabia
  166. Which is the least populated continent in the world? Antarctica
  167. Which of the following countries leads the world in the export of oil? Saudi Arabia
  168. Which island was epicenter of Tsunami of 26, December 2004? Smatra
  169. Which continent is without glaciers? Australia
  170. The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was Mujibur Rehman
  171. The longest highway in the world is the Trans Canada (length of about 8000 km)
  172. The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is Myanmar.
  173. The country also known as “country of Copper” is Zambia
  174. The coldest place on the earth is Verkoyansk in Siberia
  175. The country which ranks second in terms of land area is Canada
  176. The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is Sicily The capital city that stands on the river Danube is Belgrade
  177. The Japanese call their country as Nippon
  178. The length of the English channel is 564 kilometers The country in which river Wangchu flows is Myanmar
  179. The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is Detroit, USA
  180. The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is Malaysia
  181. The earlier name of New York city was New Amsterdam
  182. The first Industrial Revolution took place in England
  183. World Environment Day is observed on 5th June
  184. The first Republican President of America was Abraham Lincoln
  185. The country famous for Samba dance is Brazil
  186. The name of Alexander’s horse was Beucephalus
  187. Singapore was founded by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
  188. The famous British one-eyed Admiral was Nelson
  189. The UNO was formed on Oct. 24,1945
  190. The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on 15th August
  191. ‘Last Judgement’ was the first painting of an Italian painter named Michelangelo
  192. The first President of Egypt was Mohammed Nequib
  193. The person who is called the father of modern Italy is G.Garibaldi
  194. The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was Margaret Thatcher
  195. What do you call a group of sheep?A Flock of Sheep
  196. On the banks of which river is the city of London located? Thames
  197. Which among the following trees is considered the tallest in the world? Eucalyptus
  198. Which of the following is a Kharif Crop? Rice,cotton
  199. Humidity in the river is maximumin? Monsoon
  200. Simpson Desert is present in? Australia
  201. The national flag of Pakistan was designed by Amiruddin Kidwai.
  202. The most sunshine place is Arizona, U.S.A.
  203. Money is not made out of paper. It is made out of Cotton.
  204. Norway is the only European Country which is the member of OPAC.
  205. The oldest army in the world is that of the Swiss Guard in the Vatican City (Rome,Italy)
  206. A.D. is the abbreviation of Anno Domini.
  207. Someone who collects Teddy bear is known as Arctophile
  208. Solar Calendar is also known as Gregorian calendar.
  209. Squash is not included in Olympics.
  210. Five rings in Olympic Flag represent Five Continents.
  211. Milan (Italy) is the fashion world of Capital.
  212. FORTUNE is the only Magazine which is issued for Top 100 Richest Persons in world.
  213. The largest circulated magazine in the world is Reader’s Digest.
  214. Leaning Tower of Pisa is located in Italy.
  215. The largest capital is Lapaz, Bolivia (South America).
  216. Picasso and Pablo are the Persons who Started Cubism movement.
  217. The largest City area wise is New York and Population wise is Tokyo.
  218. The largest artificial lake is Lake Mead (manmade)
  219. The largest active volcano is Mauna-lao Hawaii Island.
  220. The deepest cave is Roseau Jean Bernard in France.
  221. The largest tomb is the Mount Li Tomb belonging to Zheng the first Emperor of China.
  222. Technologically the most advanced Asian Country is Japan.
  223. The largest forest is The Vast Coniferous Forest of the Northern Russia.
  224. The country with the highest rate of suicide is Sri Lanka.
  225. The smallest Islamic country is Maldives (in South Asia).
  226. Volga Baltic canal system is the world’s largest canal system.
  227. The country with the highest annual population growth rate is Oman, Asia.
  228. The largest cinema is The Radio City Music Hall, in New York, USA.
  229. The country without cinema is Saudi Arabia.
  230. The largest complex of film studio is at Universal City, Los Angeles, California, USA.
  231. The largest oil field is the Ghawar Field in Saudi Arabia. Banana Tree having no wood.
  232. Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland are known as Nordic Countries.
  233. The largest car manufacturing company of the world is general motors’ of U.S.A.
  234. The weight of a cricket ball is 5 ½ oz (ounces). The length of a wicket is 27 inches.
  235. A hockey ground is 100 yards long and 80 yards wide.
  236. Sunbeams are the symbol of Olympics.
  237. The national game of Greece is boxing.
  238. Football is the national game of Russia and Brazil.
  239. The height of volley ball net is seven feet.
  240. Judo and Karate are Japan’s national games.
  241. Bull fighting is Spain’s national game.
  242. There are four players in a polo team.
  243. Jerusalem is known as the ‘ETERNAL CITY’.
  244. Sea water is the chief source of water.
  245. The Silicon Valley is situated in Palo Alto (California) U.S.A.
  246. The most expensive car is Rolls Royce.
  247. The largest Airline is Aeroflot (USSR).
  248. Cupid was the Roman god of love.
  249. 01000 is a positive binary number.
  250. George Eastman invented the KODAK camera and photographic film.
  251. The longest skating ‘rink’ in the world is Ottawa.
  252. France is known as the perfume capital of the world.
  253. Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.S.) liked to wear White Colour.
  254. The name of Hazrat Nooh’s (A.S.) son who was drowned in the Nooh’s Deluge (Storm) was Kan’aan.
  255. Namrood was a king during the days of Hazrat Ibrahim.
  256. Barani Dam in Pakistan was built on river Kurram.
  257. Hub Dam near Karachi was constructed in 1983.
  258. Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan was the first lady of Pakistan.
  259. Begum Shaista Ikram Ullah was a first women federal minister of Pakistan.
  260. In Pakistan, Sialkot is famous for producing sports goods.
  261. Protein is present in the highest amount in a human body.
  262. Book which is “collection of laws” of Hinduism? DHARMA
  263. East India Company established in 1600. (Era Of Akbar)
  264. In 19 April 2004 national security council wasestablished
  265. Russia withdraw from Afghanistan in 1989 ( invasion 1979)
  266. Palestine liberation organization was established in 1964
  267. Capital of Cyprus is Nicosia; Cyprus fr-eed 16 august 1960
  268. Dutch is the language of Belgium “Karez” or small covered canals are dug to avoid evaporation due to excessive heat.This method of irrigation is prevalent in Balochistan.
  269. “Harnai” in Balochistan is famous for woolen mills.
  270. The village life of Pakistan is the best depicted in the paintings of Ustad Allah Bakhsh.
  271. Z.A. Bhutto government’s land reforms prescribed the ceiling of land holding as 150 acres of irrigated and 300 acres of un-irrigated land.
  272. Laws passed by the legislature of a country are called Statutes.
  273. “Abdin Palace” is the official residence of the president of Egypt.
  274. “Hellenic Republic” has the official name of Greece.
  275. The Lahore Resolution 1940 was first called “Pakistan Resolution” by Hindu press and newspapers.
  276. After independence, the first industrial unit inaugurated by Quaid-e-Azam was Valika Textile Mills.
  277. The first chairman of Senate after its creation was Khan Habibullah Khan.
  278. ‘Khojak Pass’ connects Qila Abdullah and Chaman.
  279. Johnson is the first president of America who faced an impeachment trial in the constitutional history of USA.
  280. Under 1956 constitution, for the first time, the president was given the power to appoint the prime minister at his own discretion.
  281. Under 1962 constitution, ‘Basic Democracy System’ served as an electoral college for the election of the president, central and provincial legislatures.
  282. Senate, under 1973 constitution, is a permanent chamber which cannot be dissolved and its one-third members shall be replaced after every three years.
  283. Proclamation of Emergency on account of war of internal disturbances has been laid down in Article 232 of the constitution of 1973. (General Knowledge Test)
  284. South of the Kabul River up to Kurram Pass lies the Koh-e-Safeid.
  285. The Geneva Pact was signed on April14, 1988 between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
  286. ‘Hiran Minar’ was a favourite hunting ground of Emperor Jehangir.
  287. Bay of Biscay is situated between France and Spain.
  288. Mohammad bin Tughlaq ruler is referred to as the ‘Mad Monarch’.
  289. Austin said these words “Law is a Command of Sovereign, enforceable with sanction”.
  290. Nasir-ud-Din-Mahmud was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate.
  291. Shams-ud-din Iltutmish Sultans of the slave Dynasty reigned for the longest period.
  292. Battle of Tarain was fought between Muhammad Ghauri and Raja Prithavi in 1192 AD
  293. China’s parliament has the largest membership (General Knowledge Test)
  294. February will have 30 days after 400 years Prince Suleman al Masood was first Muslim who traveled in space
  295. Exxon is largest oil company in the world
  296. Rahbar was first rocket launched by Pakistan
  297. The country with minimum birth rate is Sweden
  298. Highest life expectancy in Japan
  299. First pc made in 1970 called Altair
  300. China joined UN in 1946 and Afghanistan in 1946
  301. Under water frogs breathe through their skin (contentious).
  302. Which famous author penned the words, “To be or not to be…”? – William Shakespeare
  303. Why do birds migrate? – To reach food and breeding grounds
  304. Which language has the most words? – English
  305. What do deciduous trees do —– Lose their leaves in winter
  306. Which country grows the most fruit —– China
  307. What is a baby rabbit called —– Kit or Kitten
  308. Hardest substance is diamond, what’s the softest? — Talc
  309. What is 6 inches bigger in summer —– Eiffel tower
  310. De Witt Wallace founded what —– Readers Digest

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