UPSC Civil Service Exams MCQs


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

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