Thursday, December 30, 2010

General Knowledge Paper 2


1) Which of the following rivers crosses the equator twice?
b) Congo
2) Which is the longest river of America?
b) Mississippi
3) Don is river of ?
b) Russia
4) What is the length of khyber pass?
c) 56 km

5) Longest glacier of the world is Lambert situated in Antarctica, what is it's length?
a) 320 Miles
6) Which of the following lake is most polluted lake in the world?
d) Lake eire
7) Tugela water fall is present in?
b) South Africa
8) Gota canal is the ship canal situated in ?
c) Sweden
9) Kiel canal of Germany was opened in 1895 what is it's length?
c) 61.3 miles
10) Erie canal is situated in ?
c) USA
11) Houston and Delware canals are present in the country?
b) France
12) Grand canal is oldest man made canal for shiping purpose situated in?
b) China
13) Persian Gulf is located in?
b) Arabian ocean
14) Sutherland waterfall is present in?
a) New-Zealand
15) Hudson Bay is situated in?
c) Northern Canada
16) Which is the largest gulf of the world?
a) Gulf of Mexico
17) Which is the largest bay of the world?
a) Hudson bay
18) Yosemite is a famous waterfall of ?
a) USA
19) Strait of Bosporous connects?
c) Black sea and sea of marmara
20) It separates Italy from Sicily?
c) Messina

21) Strait of malacca separates?
b) Malaysia and indonesia
22) Which of the following straits separate india From Sri Lanka?
b) Palk
23) Which of the following straits separate Malaysia from Singapore?
b) Johor
24) Budapest is the capital of Hungary situated on the bank of?
c) River Danube
25) Sea of Marmara and Aegean sea are connected by the strait?
c) Dardanelles
26) Cook strait separates south New-Zealand from?
b) North New-Zealand
27) Paris is the capital of France situated on the bank of?
a) Seine
28) English channel separates England from?
b) France
29) Agra is very famous city of India due to Taj Mahal, it is situated on the bank of river?
c) Jumna
30) Great victoria desert is present in ?
c) Australia
31) Gulf of sidra is present in?
a) Libya
32) Simpson desert is present in?
d) Australia
33) The river volga pours it's water into the?
b) Caspian sea
34) Which is the largest sea in the world?
a) South china sea
35) One of the country throughwhich equator passes is?
a) Malaysia
36) The deepest point in the ocean is?
a) Mariana trench
37) Which is the longest mountain range in the world?
b) Andes
38) The origin of earth dates back to approximately?
b) 4.6 billion year
39) The second largest continent is?
d) Africa
40) South pole was discovered by?
c) Amundsen
41) The dates on which day and night is equal ar?
c) 21st march and 23rd september
42) Which is the deepest ocean in the world?
c) Pacific
43) The important country close to international date line is?
c) New zealand
44) Which of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude?
a) Lhasa
45) Which is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere?
b) 21st june
46) What are the two seas linked by suez canal?
a) The mediterranean and red sea
47) Where is the coldest place situated in the world?
d) Antarctica
48) Which place in the world has the least rainfall?
a) Africa
49) Which is the biggest fresh water lake in the world?
d) Lake superior
50) South pole is located in the continent of ?
d) Antarctica
51) Which is the longest river in the world?
a) Nile
52) Which is the deepest lake in the world?
c) Baikal
53) Which is the largest lake in Africa?
c) Victoria
54) Which is the largest desert in the world present in north Africa?
b) Sahara
55) On the banks of which river is the city of London located?
b) Thames
56) The rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Bea and sutlej are tributaries of which river?
b) Indus
57) Which among the following trees is considered the tallest in the world?
c) Eucalyptus
58) Which of the following is a Kharif Crop?
b) Rice
59) Humidity in the river is maximum in ?
c) Monsoon
60) World's largest river is?
c) Amazon
61) The first successful expendition to the Mount Everest was made in ?
d) 1953
62) Which one of the following is an ore of iron?
b) Haematite
63) The shortest day is?
b) 22 December
64) What is the duration of a day at the poles?
b) 6 months
65) Which is the largest country in the Arabian penunsula?
c) Saudi Arabia
66) Earth completes one rotation on its axis in?
b) 23 hours 56 mints and 4.9 sec
67) The "Roof of the world" is?
d) The pamir plateau ( Tibet)
68) Which is the least populated country in the world?
a) antarctica
69) Which of the following countries leads the world in the export of oil?
c) Saudi Arabia
70) The Kalahari Desert, which stretches over 1,40,000 miles is in?
b) South Africa
71) The panama canal links?
b) North America with south America
72) Which, amongst the following countries, has the highest density of population per Sq km?
a) Bangladesh
73) Which of the following countries is in the continent of europe?
a) Albania
74) Which is the smallest continent of the world area-wise?
c) Australia
75) Himaliya range is based in?
b) Asia
76) The word "Tsunami" belongs to which of the following languages?
d) Japanese
77) Where is the largest coral reef located?
b) Australia
78) Which island was epicenter of Tsunami of 26, december 2004?
b) Smatra
79) Which continent is without glaciers?
c) Africa
80) Which of the following gases is most predominant in the sun?
b) Hydrogen

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