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Santhosh Poojary (SIEMPRE AHÍ PARA TI)     18 September 2010

Expand UR General Knowledge...

 

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General Knowledge Question

Answer

1

The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was

Mujibur Rehman

2

The longest river in the world is the

Nile

3

The longest highway in the world is the

Trans-Canada

4

The longest highway in the world has a length of

About 8000 km

5

The highest mountain in the world is the

Mount Everest

6

The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is

Myanmar

7

The biggest desert in the world is the

Sahara desert

8

The largest coffee growing country in the world is

Brazil

9

The country also known as "country of copper" is

Zambia

10

The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is

Durand line

11

The river Volga flows out into the

Caspian sea

12

The coldest place on the earth is

Verkoyansk in Siberia

13

The country which ranks second in terms of land area is

Canada

14

The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is

Sicily

15

The river Jordan flows out into the

Dead sea

16

The biggest delta in the world is the

Ganges Delta

17

The capital city that stands on the river Danube is

Belgrade

18

The Japanese call their country as

Nippon

19

The length of the English channel is

564 kilometres

20

The world's oldest known city is

Damascus

21

The city which is also known as the City of Canals is

Venice

22

The country in which river Wangchu flows is

Myanmar

23

The biggest island of the world is

Greenland

24

The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is

Detroit, USA

25

The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is

China & South Africa

26

The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is

Malaysia

27

The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is

China

28

The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the

Amazon River

29

The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' was

Peking

30

The country called the Land of Rising Sun is

Japan

31

Mount Everest was named after

Sir George Everest

32

The volcano Vesuvius is located in

Italy

33

The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is

Cuba

34

The length of the Suez Canal is

162.5 kilometers

35

The lowest point on earth is

The coastal area of Dead sea

36

The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of

Nepal

37

The largest ocean of the world is the

Pacific ocean

38

The largest bell in the world is the

Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow

39

The biggest stadium in the world is the

Strahov Stadium, Prague

40

The world's largest diamond producing country is

South Africa

41

Australia was discovered by

James Cook

42

The first Governor General of Pakistan is

Mohammed Ali Jinnah

43

Dublin is situated at the mouth of river

Liffey

44

The earlier name of New York city was

New Amsterdam

45

The Eiffel tower was built by

Alexander Eiffel

46

The Red Cross was founded by

Jean Henri Durant

47

The country which has highest population density is

Monaco

48

The national flower of Britain is

Rose

49

Niagara Falls was discovered by

Louis Hennepin

50

The national flower of Italy is

Lily

51

The national flower of China is

Narcissus

52

The permanent secretariat of the SAARC is located at

Kathmandu

53

The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is

Strait of Hormuz

54

The first Industrial Revolution took place in

England

55

World Environment Day is observed on

5th June

56

The first Republican President of America was

Abraham Lincoln

57

The country famous for Samba dance is

Brazil

58

The name of Alexander's horse was

Beucephalus

59

Singapore was founded by

Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles

60

The famous British one-eyed Admiral was

Nelson

61

The earlier name of Sri Lanka was

Ceylon

62

The UNO was formed in the year

1945

63

UNO stands for

United Nations Organization

64

The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on

15th August

65

'Last Judgement' was the first painting of an Italian painter named

Michelangelo

66

Paradise Regained was written by

John Milton

67

The first President of Egypt was

Mohammed Nequib

68

The first man to reach North Pole was

Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary

69

The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was

Guermica

70

The primary producer of newsprint in the world is

Canada

71

The first explorer to reach the South Pole was

Cap. Ronald Amundson

72

The person who is called the father of modern Italy is

G.Garibaldi

73

World literacy day is celebrated on

8th September

74

The founder of modern Germany is

Bismarck

75

The country known as the land of the midnight sun is

Norway

 

 

 

76

The place known as the Roof of the world is

Tibet

77

The founder of the Chinese Republic was

San Yat Sen

78

The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was

Abdul Salam

79

The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was

Margaret Thatcher

80

The first Secretary General of the UNO was

Trygve Lie

81

The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was

Frederick Auguste Bartholdi

82

The port of Baku is situated in

Azerbaijan

83

John F Kennedy was assassinated by

Lee Harvey Oswald

84

The largest river in France is

Loire

85

The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was

Catherine of Aragon

86

The first black person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was

Ralph Johnson Bunche

87

The first British University to admit women for degree courses was

London University

88

The principal export of Jamaica is

Sugar

89

New York is popularly known as the city of

Skyscrapers

90

Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of

Cloves

91

The country known as the Land of White Elephant is

Thailand

92

The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is

Korea

93

The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is

Bhutan

94

The highest waterfalls in the world is the

Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela

95

The largest library in the world is the

United States Library of Congress, Washington DC

96

The author of Harry Potter Books is

JK Rowling

97

Nickname of New York city is

Big Apple

98

What do you call a group of sheep?

A Flock of Sheep

99

In which sport do players take long and short corners?

Hockey

100

Who was the youngest President of the USA?

Theodore Roosevelt

101

How many legs do butterflies have?

6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings

102

Who invented the Nintendo Wii?

Kashi Kabushiki

103

What year does the Nintendo Wii come out?

Late 2006

104

Who invented the Light Bulb?

Humphry Davy

105

Who invented the washing machine?

James King

106

Who invented the first electric washing machine?

Alva Fisher

107

Who invented the safety pin?

Walter Hunt

108

Who invented the Vacuum Cleaner?

Hubert Booth

109

Who won the Football World Cup in 2006?

Italy

110

Which country hosted the Football World Cup in 2006?

Germany

110

Who is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?

David Cameron

111

Who won Men's Singles title in French Open 2010?

Rafael Nadal (Spain)

112

Who won Women's Singles title in French Open 2010?

Francesca Schiavone (Italy)

113

Who won Men's Doubles title in French Open 2010?

Daniel Nestor (Canada) & Nenad Zimonjic (Serbia)

114

Who won Women's Doubles title in French Open 2010?

Serena & Venus Williams (USA)

115

What is the longest word in English in which each letter is used at least two times?

Unprosperousness

116

What is the most popular breed of dog?

Retrievers

 



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CA. SANAT PYNE

CA. SANAT PYNE (F.C.A. & M.COM)     18 September 2010

thanks for sharing.........................................

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Santhosh Poojary

Santhosh Poojary (SIEMPRE AHÍ PARA TI)     18 September 2010

 

Originally posted by : CA. SANAT PYNE

thanks for sharing.........................................

 UR ALWAYS WELCOME SIR...

Simranjeet Singh

Simranjeet Singh (Proprietor at S Simranjeet & Associates Company Secretaries)     18 September 2010

ThAnkS 4 sHaRinG......

CMA. CS. Sanjay Gupta

CMA. CS. Sanjay Gupta ("PROUD TO BE AN INDIAN")     18 September 2010

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CMA. PRAVEEN V CA FINAL (cost accountant)     18 September 2010

THANKS FOR SHARING.....................SAN

Santhosh Poojary

Santhosh Poojary (SIEMPRE AHÍ PARA TI)     18 September 2010

 

Originally posted by : prgcwa

THANKS FOR SHARING.....................SAN

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Ankur Garg

Ankur Garg (Company Secretary and Compliance Officer)     18 September 2010

Dear San…undoubtedly it is a fantastic post…keep sharing like this.

 


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Vikas Gupta (CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT)     18 September 2010

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Priyanka Nikhil Salian (ARTICLED ASSISTANT)     18 September 2010

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