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General Knowledge Quiz
1. The largest museum in the
world is the American
Museum of Natural History.
2. The lowest mountain range
in the world is the Buena
3. The country known as the
Land of Cakes is Scotland.
4. The place known as the
Garden of England is Kent.
5. The tallest tower in the
world is the C. N. Tower,
Toronto, Canada.
6. The country famous for its
fish catch is Japan.
7. The old name of Taiwan
was Farmosa.
8. Montreal is situated on the
bank of River Ottawa.
9. The city of Bonn is situated
in Germany.
10. The literal meaning of
Renaissance is Revival.
11. Julius Caesar was killed by
12. The title of Desert Fox was
given to Field Marshal Erwin
13. The largest airport in the
world is the King Khalid
International Airport, Saudi
14. The city in Russia which
faced an earthquake in the
year 1988 was Armenia.
Later on it became a
separate country.
15. The largest bay in the world
is Hudson Bay, Canada.
16. The largest church in the
world is Basilica of St. Peter,
Vatican City, Rome.
17. The largest peninsula in the
world is Arabia.
18. The largest gulf in the world
is Gulf of Mexico.
19. The tallest statue in the
world is the Motherland,
Volgograd Russia.
20. The largest railway tunnel in
the world is the Oshimizu
Tunnel, Japan.
21. The world's loneliest island
is the Tristan da cunha.
22. The word 'Quiz' was coined
by Jim Daly Irishman.
23. The original meaning of
'Quiz' was Trick.
24. The busiest shopping
centre of London is Oxford
25. The residence of the Queen
in London is Buckingham
26. Adolf Hitler was born in
27. The country whose National
Anthem has only music but
no words is Bahrain.
28. The largest cinema in the
world is the Fox theatre,
Detroit, USA.
29. The country where there
are no Cinema theatres is
Saudi Arabia.
30. The world's tallest office
building is the Sears Tower,
31. In the year 1811, Paraguay
became independent from
32. The cross word puzzle was
invented by Arthur Wynne.
33. The city which was the
capital of the ancient
Persian Empire was
34. WHO stands for World
Health Organization.
35. WHO (World Health
Organization) is located at
36. FAO stands for Food and
Agriculture Organization.
37. FAO is located at Rome and
38. UNIDO stands for United
Nations Industrial
Development Organization.
39. UNIDO is located at Vienna.
40. WMO stands for World
41. WMO is located at Geneva.
42. International Civil Aviation
Organization is located at
43. The Angel Falls is located in
44. The Victoria Falls is located
in Rhodesia.
General Knowledge Facts
45. Ice Cream was discovered
by Gerald Tisyum.
46. The number regarded as
lucky number in Italy is
47. Napoleon suffered from
alurophobia which means
Fear of cats.
48. The aero planes were used
in war for the first time by
Italians. (14 Oct.1911)
49. Slavery in America was
abolished by Abraham
50. The Headquarters of textile
manufacturing in England is
51. The famous Island located
at the mouth of the Hudson
River is Manhattan.
52. The founder of plastic
industry was Leo Hendrik
53. The country where military
service is compulsory for
women is Israel.
54. The country which has
more than 10,000 golf
courses is USA.
55. The famous painting 'Mona
Lisa' is displayed at Louvre
museum, Paris.
56. The earlier name for tomato
was Love apple.
57. The first President of USA
was George Washington.
58. The famous words 'Veni
Vidi Vici' were said by Julius
59. The practice of sterilization
of surgical instruments was
introduced by Joseph Lister.
60. The number of countries
which participated in the
first Olympic Games held at
Athens was nine.
61. Mercury is also known as
Quick Silver.
62. Disneyland is located in
California, USA.
63. The country which built the
first powerful long range
rockets is Germany.
64. Sewing Machine was
invented by Isaac M. Singer.
65. Adding Machine was
invented by Aldrin.
66. The national emblem of
Spain is Eagle.
67. Archimedes was born in
68. The total area of Vatican City
is 0.272 square kilometers.
69. The largest temple in the
world is Angkor Wat in
70. The largest dome in the
world is Louisiana
Superdome, New Orleans,
71. The largest strait in the
world is Tartar Strait.
72. The Mohenjo-Daro ruins are
found in Larkand District of
Sind, Pakistan.
73. The largest city of Africa is
74. The founder of KODAK
Company was Eastman.
75. The 'Cape of Good Hope' is
located in South Africa.
76. The Heathrow Airport is
located in London.
77. The neon lamp was
invented by Georges Claude.
78. The last letter of the Greek
alphabet is Omega.
79. The place known as the
land of Lincoln is Illinois.
80. The US state Utah is also
known as Beehive state.
81. The Kalahari Desert is
located in Africa.
82. The Patagonian desert is
located in Argentina.
83. The person known as the
father of aeronautics is Sir
George Cayley.
84. The most densely populated
Island in the world is
85. The two nations Haiti and
the Dominion Republic
together form the Island of
86. The largest auto producer
in the USA is General
87. The largest auto producing
nation is Japan.
88. The famous 'General
Motors' company was
founded by William Durant.
89. The country that brings out
the FIAT is Italy.
90. The first actor to win an
Oscar was Emil Jannings.
91. The first animated colour
cartoon of full feature
length was Snow White and
Seven Dwarfs.
92. The first demonstration of a
motion picture was held at
93. The first country to issue
stamps was Britain.
94. The actor who is
considered as the biggest
cowboy star of the silent
movies is Tom Mix.
95. The Pentagon is located at
Washington DC.
96. The world's largest car
manufacturing company is
Toyota Motors, JAPAN.
97. The world's biggest
manufacturer of bicycles is
Hero Cycles, India.
98. The world's oldest
underground railway is at
99. The White House was
painted white to hide fire
100. The largest oil producing
nation in Africa is Nigeria.
101. The longest river in Russia
and Europe is Volga River.
102. The first Emperor of
Germany was Wilhelm.
103. The last French Monarch
was Louis Napoleon III.
104. "History is Bunk" was said
by Henry Ford.
105. The term 'astrology' literally
means Star Speech.
106. Togo is situated in Africa.
107. Coal is also known as Black
108. The first Boxer to win 3
gold medals in Olympics
was Laszlo Papp.
109. The first ruler who started
war games for his soldiers
was Genghis Khan.
110. The first cross word puzzle
in the world was published
in 1924 by London Sunday
111. The lightest known metal is
112. The Atacama Desert is
located in North Chile.
113. The oil used to preserve
timber is Creosote oil.
114. The founder of USA was
George Washington.
115. The first talkie feature film
in USA was 'The Jazz
116. The chemical name of
laughing gas is Nitrous
117. The US state North Carolina
is also known as Tar Heel
118. The US state Tennesse is
also known as Volunteer
119. The US state Indiana is also
known as Hoosier state.
120. The US state Kentucky is
also known as Blue Grass
121. The US state known as 'Pine
Free State' is Vermont.
122. The US state known as
'Mountain State' is West
123. The US state known as
'Land of 1000 Lakes' is
124. The popular detective
character created by Agatha
Christie is Hercule Poirot.
125. The Pakistani President
who died in an air crash
was Zia-ul-Huq.
126. Yoghurt means Fermented
127. Yankee is the nickname of

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