PPSC Solved MCQS General Knowledge

61. Quantas is the national airline of which country?
Australia.

62. What in Scotland is the meaning of the prefix ‘Inver’?
River mouth.

63. Which US state has the lowest population?
Alaska.

64. Which county is nicknamed the Garden of England?
Kent.

65. Which African country was formerly called French Sudan?
Mali.

66. Which sport was originally called ‘soccer-in-water’?
Water polo.

67. Which unit of measurement is derived from the Arabic quirrat, meaning seed?
Carat.

68. Which Italian city was originally built on seven hills?
Rome.

69. What does the acronym NAAFI stand for?
Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.

70. Dolomite is an ore of which metal?
Magnesium.

71. Manama is the capital of which country?
Bahrain.

72. On which river does Berlin stand?
River Spree.

73. What type of clock was invented in 1656 by Christian Huygens?
The pendulum clock.

74. In which desert is the world's driest place?
Atacama (Chile).

75. Which is the world's saltiest sea?
The Red Sea.

76. ...... and which is the least salty?
The Baltic Sea.

77. Which nun won the Nobel prize for peace in 1979?
Mother Teresa.

78. How many points in the pink ball worth in snooker?
Six.

79. Which scientist was named 'Person of the Century' by Time Magazine?
Albert Einstein.

80. What kind of creature is a monitor?
Lizard.
81. Which medical specialty is concerned with the problems and illnesses of children?
Pediatrics.

82. Who sailed in Santa Maria?
Christopher Columbus.

83. What name is given to the stiffening of the body after death?
Rigor mortis.

84. Which country was formerly known as Malagasy Republic?
Madagascar.

85. Addis Ababa is the capital of which country?
Ethiopia.

86. The name of which North African city literally means ‘white house’?
Casablanca.

87. Of what sort of fish is the dogfish a small variety?
Shark.

88. Which Asian country was divided at the 38th parallel after World War II?
Korea.

89. What is the name of the Winter Olympics event that combines cross-country skiing and shooting?
Biathlon.

90. Which American science-fiction writer wrote Fahrenheit 451?
Ray Bradbury.

91. For which powerful opiate is diamorphine the technical name?
Heroin.

92. How many dominoes are there in a normal set?
28.

93. Who was cartoonist who created Batman?
Bob Kane.

94. Aerophobia is a fear of flying, agoraphobia is a fear of open spaces, what is acrophobia a fear of?
Heights.

95. In computing, how is a modulator-demodulator more commonly known?
Modem.

96. An auger bit is used to drill what type of material?
Wood.

97. What part of the wheelbarrow is the fulcrum?
The wheel.

98. What C is a device used to determine small lengths, of which a vernier is one type?
Caliper.

99. Rip, chain and band are types of which tools?
Saw.

100. What calibrated tool was the standard tool for engineers and scientists prior to the invention of the hand-held calculator?
Slide rule.

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