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1. The river Danube rises in which country?
Germany.

2. Which US state has the sugar maple as its state tree and is the leading US producer of maple sugar?
Vermont.

3. Which country is nicknamed ‘The Cockpit of Europe’ because of the number of battles throughout history fought on its soil?
Belgium.

4. What is the capital of Libya?
Tripoli.

5. Apart from French, German and Romansch, what is the fourth official language of the Switzerland?
Italian.

6. Which country is the world’s largest producer of coffee?
Brazil.

7. In which city was the world’s first underground train was service opened in 1863?
London.

8. How many pairs of ribs are there in the human body?
12.

9. Which country is separated form Ethiopia by the Red Sea?
Yemen.

10. What is the main port of Italy?
Genoa.

11. Mount Logan is the highest peak in which country?
Canada.

12. In which state is Harvard University?
New Jersey.

13. Which is larger: Norway or Finland?
Finland.

14. Which city was the first capital of the Kingdom of Italy until 1865?
Turin.

15. What is measured by an ammeter?
Electric current.

16. What is a rhinoceros horn made of?
Hair.

17. Which three countries, apart from the former Yugoslavia, share borders with Greece?
Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey.

18. The Palk Strait separates which two countries?
India and Sri Lanka.

19. Ga is the symbol for which element?
Gallium.

20. In the Greek alphabet, what is the name for the letter O?
Omicron.

21. What, in the 16th and 17th century, was a pavana?
A dance.

22. A nephron is the functional unit of which organ in the human body?
Kidney.

23. In which country is the ancient city of Tarsus?
Turkey.

24. The Khyber Pass links which two countries?
Afghanistan and Pakistan.

25. Name the six US states that comprise New England.
Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts.

26. Which musical instrument is played by both exhaling and inhaling?
Harmonica (or mouth organ).

27. The northern part of which country is called Oesling?
Luxembourg.

28. Napier is a city in which country?
New Zealand.

29. What is the Hook of Holland?
A port in the southeast Netherlands,

30. The river Douro forms part of the border between which two countries?
Spain and Portugal.

31. In which country is the Great Slave Lake?
Canada.

32. Which six countries border the Black Sea?
Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.

33. Kathmandu is the capital of which country?
Nepal.

34. What name is given to a mixture of bicarbonate of soda and tartaric acid used in cooking?
Baking powder.

35. AOL are an internet service provider. What does AOL stand for?
America Online.

36. Who discovered penicillin?
Alexander Fleming.

37. Which English queen had an extra finger on her hand?
Anne Boleyn.

38. Which precious metal has the symbol Pt?
Platinum.

39. The Gobi desert extends over which two countries?
China and Mongolia.

40. Apart from America, which is the only country in the world to which alligators are native?
China.
41. Which are the highest types of clouds: stratocumulus or cirrus?
Cirrus.

42. Which ancient measure of length was based on the length of the arm from fingertip to elbow?
Cubit.

43. After World War I, Transylvania became part of which country?
Romania.

44. Which sea in Northern Europe is bounded by several countries including Sweden, Finland, Poland and Germany?
The Baltic.

45. A road tunnel runs from Pelerins in France to Entreves in Italy under which mountain?
Mont Blanc.

46. The Barents Sea is part of which ocean?
Arctic.

47. Which two countries are either side of the mouth of the River Plate?
Argentina and Uruguay.

48. Quicklime is an alkaline powder obtained by strongly heating which other material?
Chalk.

49. What is the longest river solely in England?
Thames.

50. The Great Barrier Reef is off coast of which Australian state?
Queensland.

51. What is the name of the milky fluid obtained from trees which is used to produce rubber?
Latex.

52. Of what is entymology the study?
Insects.

53. Of where is Amman the capital?
Jordan.

54. How many innings are there for each team in a game of baseball?
Nine.

55. Which is the only mammal with the power of active flight?
Bat.

56. Which lower level of clouds are commonly called ‘rain clouds’?
Nimbus.

57. What is the longest river in India?
Ganges.

58. Which metallic element has the property of catching fire if dropped in hot water?
Sodium.

59. Which month of the year obtains its name from the Latin verb for ‘to open’?
April.

60. On what river does Rome stand?
Tiber.

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. 101. What P is sometimes referred to as block and tackle?
Pulley.

102. For what purpose would a gardener use a dibber?
Making holes.

103. What J is a device used to raise an object too heavy to deal with by hand?
Jack.

104. Ball-pein, club, claw and bush are types of which tool?
Hammer.

105. Which African animal’s name means ‘river horse’?
Hippopotamus.

106. Which Indian religion was founded by Guru Nanak?
Sikhism.

107. What is the most distant of the giant planets?
Neptune.

108. What is the capital of Austria?
Vienna.

109. What in printing do the letters ‘u.c.’ stand for?
Upper case.

110. Which eye infection is sometimes called pinkeye?
Conjunctivitis.

111. What sort of creature is an iguana?
A lizard.

112. What, politically, does UDI stand for?
Unilateral declaration of independence.

113. Wagga Wagga is a city in which Australian state?
New South Wales.

114. Which Indian religion celebrated the 300th anniversary of its founding in 1999?
Sikhism.

115. What do the initials FBI stand for?
Federal Bureau of Investigation.

116. By what name is the fruit of the plant Ananas comosus known?
Pineapple.

117. Donnerstag is German for which day of the week?
Thursday.

118. What type of citrus fruit is a shamouti?
Orange.

119. Apiphobia is a fear of what?
Bees.

120. Which Asian capital city was known as Batavia until 1949?
Jakarta.
121. Which astronomical unit os distance is greater, a parsec or a light year?
A parsec.

122. The ancient city of Carthage is now in which country?
Tunisia.

123. What in Russia is Izvestia?
A newspaper.

124. Which is the world's windiest continent?
Antarctica.

125. In the book Treasure Island what is the name of the ship?
Hispaniola.

126. In which part of the body are the deltoid muscles?
Shoulder.

127. E is the international car registration letter for which country?
Spain.

128. Vienna stands on which river?
Danube.

129. What type of camel has two lumps?
Bactrian.

130. In the MG motor car, what do the letters MG stand for?
Morris Garages.

131. The name of which Roman god means 'shining father' in Latin?
Jupiter.

132. What is the central colour of a rainbow?
Green.

133. Which French city is a meeting place for the European Parliament?
Strasbourg.

134. What part of the body consists of the duodenum, the jejunum and the ileum?
Small intestine.

135. Annapurna is a mountain in which mountain range?
Himalayas.

136. What kind of foodstuff is Monterey Jack? (It was also a cartoon's name
'What's for breakfast?'

187. What is the name of a person, plant or animal which shuns the light?
Lucifugous.

188. What, in field of optics, is biconvex?
A lens which is convex on both sides.

189. Which country was invaded in Iraq in 1980?
Iran.

190. What did Johann Galle discover in 1846?
Neptune.

191. What, in internet terminology, does SMTP stand for?
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.

192. How is October 24 1929 remembered?
Black Thursday.

193. The River Danube flows into which sea?
The Black Sea.

194. Which strait separates the North and South islands of New Zealand?
Cook Strait.

195. What, in internet terminology, does FTP stand for?
File Transfer Protocol.

196. Who wrote Black Beauty?
Anna Sewell.

197. What is the capital of Poland?
Warsaw.

198. Ice-cream was first produced in which country in the 17th century?
Italy.

199. In medicine, what does the acronym SARS stand for?
Severe Acute Respiratory System.

200. Which popular name for Netherlands is actually a low-lying region of the country?
Holland.

201. Which Shakepeare play was set in Elsinore Castle, Denmark?
Hamlet.

202. Who said: 'Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration'?
Edison.

203. The Kyukyu Island chain lies between which two countries?
Japan & Taiwan.

204. Which fibrous protein is the major constituent of hair, nails, feathers, beaks and claws?
Keratin.

205. Of which fruit is morello a variety?
Cherry.

206. Which explorer discovered Victoris Falls in Africa?
David Livingstone.

207. Who was the last king of Egypt?
Farouk.

208. What is the literal meaning of the word mafia?
Bargging.

209. Which war lasted 16 years longer than its name implies?
The Hundred Year's War.

210. What is the national sport of Malaysia and Indonesia?
Badminton.

211. Which is the shallowest of the Great Lakes?
Lake Erie.

212. What name is given to minute or microscopic animals and plants that live in the upper layers of fresh and salt water?
Plankton.

213. Which country was originally named Cathay?
China.

214. Sinhalese is a language spoken in which country?
Sri Lanka.

215. The Sao Francisco river flows through which country?
Brazil.

216. In which sport do teams compete for the Dunhill Cup?
Golf.

217. Which Shakespeare character's last words are: 'The rest is silence'?
Hamlet.

218. In economics, whose law states that: 'bad money drives out good money'?
Gresham's

219. Who made the first navigation of the globe in the vessel Victoria?
Magellan.

220. Which mountaineer on being asked why he wanted to climb Everest said: 'Because it's there'?
George Mallory.
221. What was the former name for Sri Lanka?
Ceylon.

222. Of which Middle East, country is Baghdad the capital?
Iraq.

223. How many arms does a squid have?
Ten.

224. Which indoor game is played with a shuttlecock?
Badminton.

225. Do stalactites grow upwards or downwards?
Downwards.

226. What food is also called garbanzo?
Chick-pea.

227. What is the quality rating for diesel fuel, similar to the octane number for petrol?
Catane number.

228. Which German city and port is at the confluence of the rivers Neckar and Rhine?
Mannheim.

229. Where in Europe are the only wild apes to be found?
Gibraltar.

230. The Brabanconne is the national anthem of which country?
Belgium.

231. In which country is the River Spey?
Switzerland.

232. Which international environmental pressure group was founded in 1971?
Greenpeace.

233. What is the capital of Morocco?
Rabat.

234. How many balls are on the table at the start of a game of pool?
Sixteen.

235. In which country is the volcano Mount Aso?
Japan.

236. What name is given to inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain, swelling and restriction of movement?
Arthritis.

237. Which mineral is the main source of mercury?
Cinnabar.

238. What A is the national airline of Russia, code name SU?
Aeroflot.

239. What would be kept in a quiver?
Arrows.

240. What 'ology' is concerned with the study of unidentified flying objects?
Ufology.
241. Coal and longtailed are types of which bird family?
Tit.

242. In the game of darts, what is the value of the outer bull?
25.

243. In which part of the human body is the cochlea?
Ear.

244. What is the modern name of the rocky fortress which the Moors named Gabel-al-Tarik (the Rock of Tarik)?
Gibraltar.

245. What was the name of German terrorist Andreas Baader's female partner?
Ulrike Meinhof.

246. And what was the name of the urban guerrilla organisation they headed?
The Red Army Faction.

247. Which German bacteriologist discovered Salvarsan, a compound used in the treatment of syphilis, before the introduction of antibiotics?
Paul Ehrlich.

248. Which ancient Roman satirist wrote the 16 Satires?
Juvenal.

249. Who became the Queen of Netherlands in 1980?
Beatrix.

250. Who was the last Bristish king to appear in battle?
George II.

251. What is the art of preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of animals to make lifelike models called?
Taxidermy.

252. What is the Beaufort scale used to measure?
Wind speed.

253. What is the technical name for abnormally high blood presure?
Hypertension.

254. What part of eye is responsible for its color?
The iris.

256. The letter RF on a stamp would indicate it is from which country?
France.

257. What is the meaning of the musical term cantabile?
In a singing style.

258. San Juan is the capital of which island in the West Indies?
Puerto Rico.

259. Which profession gets its name from the Latin word for lead?
Plumbing.

260. On which part of the body do grasshoppers have their ears?
Hind legs. 261. Who wrote children's stories about the land of Narnia?
C.S. Lewis.

262. What is the second planet from the sun?
Venus.

263. What is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Mont Blanc.

264. Of which Caribbean country is Port-au-Prince the capital?
Haiti.

265. Which German city is asscociated with the legend of the Pied Piper?
Hameln, or Hamelin.

266. What name is given to the wind pattern that brings heavy rain to South Asia from April to September?
Monsoon.

267. What is the first book of the New Testament?
The Gospel according to Saint Matthew.

268. What name is given to the time taken for half the atoms in a sample of a radioactive isotope to decay?
Half-life.

269. Who was president of Kenya from 1964 to 1978?
Jomo Kenyatta.

270. Which German author wrote the anti-war novel All Quiet on the Western Front?
Erich Maria Remarque.

271. Which country had a police force called the Tonton Macoutes?
Haiti.

272. What would you find in formicary?
Ants.

273. Who was the first British sovereign to make regular use of Buckingham Palace when in residence in London?
Queen Victoria.

274. Of where is Sofia the capital?
Bulgaria.

275. What is meant by the musical term andante?
At a moderate tempo.

276. In a bullfight, what is the mounted man with a lance called?
A picador.

277. Which team has a soccer team called Ajax?
Amsterdam.

278. Which Dutch explorer discovered New Zealand?
Abel Tasman.

279. Who became first black world heavyweight boxing champion in 1918?
Jack Johnson.

280. The name of which city in South America means Vale of Paradise?
Valparaiso.
_____281. Which gas used in advertising signs has the symbol Ne?
Neon.

282. Which branch of mathematics uses symbols to represent unknown quantities?
Algebra.

283. What does the abbreviation RAF stand for?
Royal Air Force.

284. What name is given to the use of live animals in the experiments?
Vivisection.

285. Viti Levu is the largest island of which country?
Fiji.

286. The Golden Arrow was a famous train that ran from Paris to which destination?
Monte Carlo.

287. Which country fought on both sides during World War II?
Italy.

288. What centigrade temperature is gas mark 6 equal to?
200 degrees C.

289. In the game of chess, which piece is called springer in Germany?
Knight.

290. What is the meaning of the Russian word 'mir'?
Peace.

291. Who, in World War II, were Axis Power?
Germany, Italy. Japan.

292. Which scientist used kites to conduct electrical experiments?
Benjamin Frankline.

293. What is the longest river in France?
Loire.

294. Which inventore had a research laboratory at Menlo Park?
Edison.

295. Which birds fly in groups called skeins?
Geese.

296. In medicine, which is the most widespread parasitic infection?
Malaria.

297. What nationality was the explorer Ferdinand Magellan?
Portuguese.

298. Which Italian city is called Firenze in Italian?
Florence.

299. What is Autralia's largest city?
Sydney.

300. Which term meaning 'lightning war' was used to describe military tactics used by Germany in World War II?
Blitzkrieg.

General Knowledge Questions and answers
1. What does `The Cherry Orchard' have in common with old editions of `Startrek'?
2. In Australia, how is the date of Mothers' Day calculated?
3. Which President of the USSR encouraged the policy of Glassnost?.
4. What was built by inmates taken from Changi Prison Camp?
5. What is the world's largest desert?
6. Nino Culotto was his pen-name. What was his REAL name?
7. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?
8. Who wrote `The Entertainer', music made famous by the film,`The Sting'?
9. In Greek legend, what was eaten on the island of Jerba?
10. What was the name of Ulysses' son, who grew to manhood in his absence?

11. Which Knight caused the death of the Lady of Shallott?
12. What monument occupies centre stage in
Trafalgar Square?
13. Which book catapulted Germaine Greer to fame?
14. What was the classical standard language of ancient India?
15. Who directed and starred in films such as `The little Tramp'?
16. Name the three types of classical architectural column.
17. Who was Doctor Zhivago's great love?
18. Name the commoner who ruled England in 1658-59.
19. Which ghost ship is the theme of an 1841 opera by Richard Wagner?
20. What career did the Duke of Wellington pursue after the Battle of Waterloo?
21. Which popular hymn was composed by Sir Arthur Sullivan of Opera Fame?
22. What is the literal meaning of `pince-nez'. glasses?
23. Beneath which Paris monument is the tomb of France's unknown soldier?
24. What type of puppets are t hose whose movements are controlled by strings?
25. Which drug is best known for its use in preventing malaria?
26. Identify the 15th century British war fought by the Houses of Lancaster and YorkBR>
27. Which sea is so named because it is too salty to maintain life
28. What is the most indispensable instrument in astronomy?
29. Which literary doctor owns a parrot called `Polynesia'?
30. Name the Australian singer whose first hit, in the 1960s, was `I Remember You'.
`Four On The Floor' pertain?
31. What is Sydney's equivalent to San Francisco's `Bay To Breakers' footrace'?
32. Which independent island is Australia's nearest neighbour to the west?
33. At the end of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet', which of the principals are dead?
34. Name two fictional or historical characters who fought with quarterstaffs on a log bridge ?
35. What is the name of Greg Norman's business?
36. Name a state of U.S.A. beginning with `B'.
37. Whom did Yoko Ono marry only to lose to an assassin?
38. Wo dubbed Australia `The Lucky Country' in one of his novels?
39. Which biblical event supports the superstition that 13 is an unlucky number?
40. How much was 240 pence in predecimal currency
41. Which comic- strip drake is a multi-billionaire?
42. What was the first event decided at the 1896 Olympics?
43. Which is the only continent occupied by one nation?
44. What inspired the convex golden disc as the Order of Australia ?
45. Which 1980 song hit was writen by Joe Dolce, an Italian migrant?
46. What is God called by the Islamic or Muslim faith?
47. Which radiation belt around the earth was named after an American physicist?
48. What is significant about a score of 4137 points in billiards?
49. Who was the famous Nez Perce Indian chief?
50. Which Slim Dusty 'hotel' song is Australia's only gold 78 record?
51. After Carruthers, Rose and Famechon, who was Australia's fourth world boxing champion?
52. What is an ocarina whose size and shape resembles a goose egg?
53. In which American city was the world's first skyscraper built in 1885?
54. What is the Christian name of Webster, who published a dictionary still used today ?
55. Outside of the Presidency, what is the highest American political office?
56. Name the only boxer to knock out Mohammed Ali
57. Which Australian state is host to the town of Gundagai?
58. On what date to Americans celebrate their Independence Day?
59. Who starred in the film version of To Kill A Mockingbird?
60. Which modern language gives us the term finito ?
61. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
62. Which Australian city will host the 2001 Goodwill Games?
63. The prefix gastro refers to which bodily organ?
64. If you are celebrating your Diamond Anniversary, how many years have you been married ?
65. Boxers often suffer from a condition in which their ears are misshapen..what is this called?
66. Who wrote the famous poem Daffodils?
67. In what decade of this century was it decided US Presidents would be restricted to two terms?
68. What was the given name of Stalin's daughter who defected to the US in 1967?
69. Name the South African surgeon who carried out the first heart transplant operation.
70. The revolutionary newspaper, Pravda was first published in 1912...but WHERE?
71. What the the first ship to reach Titanic after the disaster?
72. Where in the US did the dance , the Charleston originate?
73. Which American author wrote the novel Gentlemen Prefer Blondes?
74. Who piloted the US aircraft shot down byt he USSR in 1960 ?
75. Where were the 1960 Summer Olympics held?
76. In what year was the Rainbow Warrior sunk in New Zealand waters?
77. Who became the first Overlord Of England and Wales?
78. Which animal is likely to suffer from the disease, heaves ?
79. Who wrote The Happy Prince?
80. For what sport is a harrier bred??
81. Where in Australia is Palm Valley ?
82. What breed of farm animal is a Polwarth?
83. Who named Manly Cove , situated in Sydney Harbour?
84. Name the main ore of iron.
85. What is the study of heredity called?
86. Rose Hill was the original name of Australia's second settlement ...what is it called now??
87. What term is used to describe fertile land being 'rested' for a season?
88. Who is the patron saint of children ?
89. Who did Amin overthrow in 1971?
90. What ancient unit of measurement is suppposedly the distance from the elbow to the tip of the index finger?
91. Which was the second James Bond novel to be made into a movie?
92. Can you name the only two countries to have declared independence from Britain?
93. What is the official language of Egypt?
94. On which continent is Vincon Massif the highest peak?
95. Do polar bears eat penguins?
96. In which country would you find Tabasco?
97. What is the more common name for the tympanic membrane ?
98. Name the street that is home to British journalism.
99. What was H.G. Wells' first novel?
100. Which Australian city was host to the nations's first steam train.and its first electric train?
101. What is the best-known university in Paris?
102. What is the birthstone for September?
103. Where did John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvery Oswald and Jack Ruby all die?
104. What is the last book of the Bible?
105. Which movie's last line is " After all, tomorrow is another day"?
106. In Disney comics, who are Daisy Duck's three nieces?
107. At which Melbourne hotel did the Beatles stay in 1964 ?
108. Who was the first New Australian to become, in 1961, Miss Australia?
109. Which edifice stands on the banks of the River Jumna, at Agra?
110. What does one call ornamental work in silver or gold thread?
111. Which Norse god had, as handmaidens, the Valkyrie?
112. Which British Battleship was sunk, in 1941, by The Bismark?
113. What is the alternative name for a beekeeper?
114. Which 1975 Dickens drama was planned as a musical but screened without any songs ?
115. Which British novel was the subject of "Sailor"?
116. How many books comprise the Old and the New Testaments?
117. At what angle above the horizon must the sun be to create a rainbow?
118. Which song is based on California's 1849 gold rush?
119. What is the only crime for which church sanctuary is not available?
120. What was the full name of Brutus, one of Caesar's murderers?
121. What was the American codename for the development of the atom bomb?
122. Which western law enfromcement agency's motto was , "One riot-One Ranger?"
123. What is the Hebrew name of Calvary, where Christ was crucified ?
124. Which number on a roulette wheel is coloured green?
125. How many cannons are involved in a Royal Salute
126. What type of Moscow institution is GUM?
127. Which island is 50 times larger tha its mother country, Denmark?
128. Who was the first white man to climb Mt Kosciusko?
129. Name Australia's first "Girlie" magazine, launched in 1936
130. What name is given to the Pope's pontificial ring?
131. What ingredient did Cap O' Rushes order omitted from the wedding meats?
132. Who are the traditional inhabitants of Dovrafell?"
133. What was the name of Childe Rowland's sister, whom he rescued ?
134. Which witch travelled in a mortar which she drove along with a pestle?
135. Who caught Tommy Grimes?
136. What was it that Princess Margaret was changed into by her wicked stepmother, the Witch-Queen of Bamborough Castle?
137. Who fought the Queen of the Fairies for Tamlane, her love..and won??
138. Which fiend terrorized the Hall of Hrothgar?
139. And who freed Hrothgar's Hall of this menace?BR>
140. What was kept in Iduna's magic casket?
141. What was the name of the first patented contraceptive pill ?
142. What name is given, collectively, to the first five books of the Old Testament?"
143. In what year did Japan bomb Pearl Harbour ?
144. Ulan Bator is the capital of which nation?
145. What unit of heat is required to raise 1 gm of water by one degree Celsius?
146. Which airline owned the jet that exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988?
147. What number did Michael Jordan make famous during his career with the Chicago Bulls??
148. Which floor covering is constructed by covering hessian or canvas with linseed oil, powdered cork and rosin?
149. In which American state would you find the city of Phoenix?
150. How many sides does a RHOMBUS have?
151. Which American state has its capital Harrisburg?
152. Which six letter word describes the number of members of a body required to be present to conduct business legally ?
153. Which company that developed the pentium processor for computers?
154. What name was given to the rockets used to launch the Apollo space missions?
155. Until the end of the 20th Century, what was the most popular name adopted by the popes?
156. In which year did Pope Benedict XV declare Joan of Arc a saint?
157. The mummies of Egyptian Pharaohs were often buried in what type of transport, believed to assist them to travel to the next world?
158. How many films did Charles Chaplin make during his 53-year carer, from 1914 to 1967?
159. Which band had a hit with the song ,California Dreamin'?
160. What name is given to the star that appears on the flag of Israel?
161. Which amusement park opened in Anaheim, California, on July 18th., 1955 ?
162. Name the wife of the Phillipines dictator, Ferdinand Marcos
163. K is the chemical symbol for what?
164. On what date is Australia Day celebrated?
165. Who wrote the play, "The Mousetrap"?
166. How old was Boris Becker when he won his first Wimbledon Singles title?
167. How many Spice Girls were there in 1997?
168. Who played the title role in the film "Gandhi"?
169. In the nursery rhyme, what do we ask Mary, mary, Quite contrary?
170. In what country would you find the Grand Prix circuit known as Silverstone?
171. Which American President was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz ?
172. Complete the proverb No kitchen is big enough to hold...
173. Who developed Meccano?
174. To which people did Delilah pass soon the secret of Samson's strength?
175. Who wrote the shortest of the gospels?
176. Complete this proverb: The end justifies .........
177. Who said: "A crank is a man with a new idea--until it catches on"?
178. Who wrote the song, Imagine?
179. Name the first woman in space
180. Who was convicted of shooting and killing John F Kennedy?
181. In which country did the Volkswagon originate ?
182. "The Sound Of Music" is set in which European country....
183. Which planet has the longest year?
184. In Earth terms , how long is that year?
185. What is the highest mountain in New Zealand?
186. What is the 12th letter of the English alphabet
187. Who teamed up with Neil Diamond to perfom the hit song, "You Don't Send Me Flowers"?
188. 1974 saw Portugal involved in a revolution which became known by which floral name??
189. What term is used to describe the wool cut from around a sheep's eyes?
190. What type of creature is a beagle?

191. In which Asian nation would you find the state of Punjab?
192. What is the wellknown French word for "pen"?
193. Ra is the chemical symbol for which element?
194. What five-letter word, beginning with q, is used to describe a lock or curl of hair on the forehead?
195. How many metres make a kilometre?
196. Who was the great Spanish Painter whose first name was Pablo?
197. Who founded the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain?
198. Which 1970s band had a hit with "Mama Mia"?
199. In which year did Fred Astair die?
200. Which river did Johann Strauss describe as "blue"?

201. For what crime is Vincent Perrugia best remembered?
202. Which Florentine woman was mother to 3 kings of France, and wife to another?
203. Who was the 3rd man on the moon?
204. Who designed Queen Elizabeth II's wedding dress?
205. What was the name of Homer Simpson's Bowling team?
206. Which 1970's hit movie was based on a poem by James Dickey?
207. Which famous musician & singer was born McKinley Morganfield?
208. Who was the last person to be executed in the Tower of London?
209. In what film would you have seen a sword fight on the Cliffs of Insanity?
210. What is the world's largest bird of prey?

211. Sir Mark Oliphant was once Premier of which Australian State?
212. Near which Israeli city would you find the Mount Of Olives?
213. What colour are the towers of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge?
214. What is the sixth letter of hte English alphabet?
215. How many years of marraige are celebrated by a Golden Wedding Anniversary?
216. How many dwarves lived in the house discovered by Snow White?
217. By what short name were the Secret State Police of Nazi Germany known?
218. Musican Bo Didley is famous for playing which instrument?
219. Which acress began life as Doris Kapellhoff?
220. What name is given to the punctuation mark with a dot directly above a comma?

221. What country produces Rioja wines?
222. Who was the favourite daughter of Shakespeare's King Lear?
223. Which Australkian city includes the suburbs of Cottesloe and Subiaco?
224. Who discovered Oxygen in 1774?
225. Name the author of A Town Like Alice
226. How many Earth years does it take Pluto to orbit the sun?
227. What name is given to the central part of a fleshy fruit, containing the seeds?
228. What letter appears to the right of Y on a keyboard?
229. What is it that makes soda water fizz?
230. What disease is the Sabin Vaccine used to prevent?

231. Name the actor grandfathr of Drew Barrymore.
232. Who is the female host of the television show, Better Homes and Gardens?
233. Which comedian once said, "A well-balanced person has a drink in each hand"?
234. Complete this proverb: A growing youth has a ......?
235. What are the three given names of author JRR Tolkein?
236. Who portrayed Kevin Arnold in the television series, The Wonder Years?
237. With whom did Barbra Streisand team to release the hit song, "You Don't Bring Me Flowers"?
238. Complete this proverb: Facts are ..............
239. Who portrayed Melanie Wilks in the film, Gone With The Wind?
240. Name the Australian artist who painted "The Rabbiters"

241. In the famous 'White Horse' FA Cup final of 1923, what was the name of the White Horse?
242. Which is the largest of the Trucial states?
243. Whose last words were 'The rest is silence'?
244. What was double-headed for Russia & Austria, but single-headed for Germany?
245. In the famous April Fools Day joke, where did Richard Dimbleby say that spaghetti was being grown on trees?
246. Which Florentine woman was mother to 3 kings of France, and wife to another?
247. Who designed Queen Elizabeth II's wedding dress?
248. For what crime is Vincent Perrugia best remembered?
249. Who was the 3rd man on the moon?
250. In which sport are Bonspiel and Crampit common terms? THE ANSWERS
1.Mr Checkhov!
2. It's always the second Sunday in May
.3. Mr Gorbachov
4. The Burma Railway.
5. The Sahara 6. John O'Grady
7. Omega
8. Scott Joplin
9. Lotuses
.10. Telemachus
11. Sir Lancelot
12. Nelson's Colums
13. The Female Eunuch
14. Sanskrit
15. Charlie Chaplin
16. Doric, Ionic and Coninthian
17. Lara
18. Richard Cromwell
19. The Flying Dutchman 20. Political: he was British PM 1828-30
21. 'Onward Christian Soldiers'
22. 'Pinch-nose'
23. Arc De Triomphe
24. Marionettes
25. Quinine
26. War Of The Roses
27. Dead Sea
28. Telescope
29. Dr Doolittle 30. Frank Ifield
31. City To Surf race
32. Mauritius
33. Both Romeo and Juliet
34. Robin Hood and Little John
35. Great White Shark Enterprises
36. There is none!
37. John Lennon
38. Donald Horne
39. Thirteen people at the Last Supper
40. One pound
41. Scrooge McDuck
42. Triple jump 43. Australia
44. Wattle blossom
45. Shaddap You Face
46. Allah
47. (James) Van Allen Belts
48. It is Walter Lindrum's world-record break
49. Chief Joseph
50. The Pub With No Beer
51. Rocky Mattioil,WBC Junior Middleweight
52. Wind musical instrument
53. Chicago
54. Noah
55. President of the United States Senate
56. Larry Holmes in 1980
57. New South Wales
58. July 4th
59. Gregory Peck
60. Italian
61. Michelangelo
62. Brisbane
63. The stomach
64. Sixty
65. Cauliflower Ear
66. William Wordsworth
67. The 6th., 1951
68. Svetlana
69. Dr Christian Barnard
70. Russia
71. The Carparthia
72. Charleston, South Carolina
73. Anita Loos
74. Francis Gary Powers
75. Rome
76. 1985
77. Egbert of Wessex
78. A horse
79. Oscar Wilde
80. It is a hunting dog
81. The Northern Territory
82. A sheep
83. Governor Arthur Philip
84. Hematite
85. Genetics
86. Parramatta
87. Fallow
88. St Nicholas
89. Milton Obote
90. The cubit
91. From Russia With Love
92. The USA and Rhodesia
93. Arabic
94. Antarctica
95. No, Polar bears live in the Arctic, while Penguins inhabit the Antarctic and other southern areas
96. Mexico
97. The eardrum
98. Fleet Street
99. The Time Machine
100. Melbourne
101. The Sorbonne
102. Sapphire
103. Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA.
104. Revelation
105. GoneWith The Wind
106. April, May and June
107. The Southern Cross
108. Tania Verstak
109. The Taj Mahal
110. Filigree
111. Odin
112. HMS Hood
113. Apiarist
114. Great Expectations
115. HMS Ark Royal
116. 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New
117. 40 degrees
118. Clementine
119. sacrilege
120. Marcus Junius Brutus
121. Manhatton Project
122. Texas Rangers
123. Golgotha
124. Zero
125. Twenty-one
126. The largest department-store
127. Greenland
128. Paul Strzlecki
129. Men
130. The Fisherman's Ring
131. Salt
132. The trolls of Denmark
133. Burd Ellen
134. Russia's Baba Yaga
135. Mr Miacca
136. The Laidly Worm
137. Fair Janet
138. Grendel
139. Beowulf
140. The Apples Of Youth which kept the Aesir young
141. Enovid
142. The Pentaleuch
143. 1941
144. Mongolia
145. One calorie
146. Pan Am
147. 23
148. Linoleum
149. Arizona
150. Four
151. Pennsylvania
152. Quorum
153. Intel 154. Saturn
155. John,(6)
156. 1920.
157. Boats
158. 89
159. The Mamas and The Papas
160. The Star Of David
161. Disneyland
162. Imelda
163. Potassium
164. January 26th
165. Agatha Christie
166. 17
167. Five
168. Ben Kingsley
169. How Does Your Garden Grow?
170. England
171. William Mckinley
172. ...Two Women
173. Frank Hornby
174. The Philistines
175. Mark
176. ...The means
177. Mark Twain
178. John Lennon
179. Valentina Tereshkova
180. Noone. Lee Harvey Oswald was suspected but murdered before any conviction was recorded
181. Germany
182. Austria
183. Pluto
184. 247 years,
255 days
185. Mt Cook
186. L
187. Barbara Streisand
188. Carnation Revolution
189. Eyeclip
190. Dog
191. India 192. Plume
193. Radium
194. Quiff
195. 1000
196. Picasso
197. Colonel Harlan Sanders
198. ABBA
199. 1987
200. The Danube.
201. He Stole The Mona Lisa
202. Catherine De Medici
203. Charles Conrad
204. Norman Hartnell
205. Pin Pals
206. Deliverance
207. Muddy Waters
208. Josef Jakobs
209. The Princess Bride
210. Californian Condor .
211. South Australia
212. Jerusalem
213. Red
214. F
215. 50
216. 7
217. Gestapo
218. Guitar
219. Doris Day
220. Semi-colon.
221. Spain
222. Cordelia
223. Perth
224. Joseph Priestly
225. Nevil Shute
226. 248
227. The core
228. U
229. Carbon Dioxide
230. Polio
231. John Barrymore
232. Noni Hazlehurst
233. Billy Connolly
234. Wolf in his belly
235. John Ronald Reuel
236. Fred Savage
237. Neil Diamond
238. Stubborn things
239. Olivia De Havilland
240. Sir Russell Drysdale
241. Billy
242. Abu-Dhabi
243. Hamlet s
244. Imperial Eagle
245. Southern Switzerland
246. Catherine De Medici
247. Norman Hartnell
248. He Stole The Mona Lisa
249. Charles Conrad
250. Curling
General Knowledge Questions & Answers

1. Words that contains all the vowels: Authentication, Remuneration, Education, Automobile, Miscellaneous and many more. 2. Words that contain all the vowels in order: Facetious and Abstemious. 3. Words that contain all the vowels in reverse order: Uncomplimentary, Unproprietary, Unoriental and Subcontinental. 4. Words with no vowel in them: Myth, Fly, Sky, Dry, Cry, Rhythm, Crypt. 5. Which country declares independence on 18th Feb 2008? - Kosovo. 6. Who was the founder of the kindergarten education system? - German educator Friedrich Froebel. 7. What is the scientific name of Vitamin C? - Ascorbic Acid 8. What is the full form of GPRS? - General Packet Radio Service 9. Which was the first university established in the world? - Nalanda University 10. What is full form of CEO, CFO & CIO titles? Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Information Officer. 11. The author of Harry Potter Books is JK Rowling 12. Nickname of New York city is Big Apple 13. What do you call a group of sheep? A Flock of Sheep 14. In which sport do players take long and short corners? Hockey 15. Who was the youngest President of the USA? Theodore Roosevelt 16. How many legs do butterflies have? 6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings 17. Who invented the Nintendo Wii? Kashi Kabushiki 18. What year does the Nintendo Wii come out? Late 2006 19. Who invented the Light Bulb? Humphry Davy 20. Who invented the washing machine? James King 21. Who invented the first electric washing machine? Alva Fisher 22. Who invented the safety pin? Walter Hunt 23. Who invented the Vacuum Cleaner? Hubert Booth 24. Who won the Football World Cup in 2006? Italy 25. Which country hosted the Football World Cup in 2006? Germany 26. Who is the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom? David Cameron 27. Who won Men's Singles title in French Open 2010? Rafael Nadal (Spain) 28. Who won Women's Singles title in French Open 2010? Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 29. Who won Men's Doubles title in French Open 2010? Daniel Nestor (Canada) & Nenad Zimonjic (Serbia) 30. Who won Women's Doubles title in French Open 2010? Serena & Venus Williams (USA) 31. What is the longest word in English in which each letter is used at least two times? Unprosperousness 32. What is the most popular breed of dog? Retrievers 33. Who is the CEO of search company Google? Eric Schmidt 34. Who is Miss USA 2010? Rima Fakih 35. Which country won the Thomas Cup title for Badminton in 2010? China 36. Who was the first Indian to join the Indian Civil Services? Satyendranath Tagore 37. Who was the first woman Governor of India? Sarojini Naidu 38. Which two countries have signed the Nuclear Swap deal with Iran? Brazil and Turkey 39. Who won the Madrid Masters men's tournament in 2010? Rafael Nadal 40. Who is CEO of Yahoo? Carol Bartz 41. Who is the first man to climb Mount Everest without oxygen? Phu Dorji 42. How many words can you make from a five letter word by shuffling the places of each alphabet? 120 43. Speed of computer mouse is measured in which unit? Mickey 44. Who topped Forbes list of 'Billionaire Universities' in 2010? Harvard University 45. Barack Obama's birthday is on which date? August 4, 1961 46. Which bird is the international symbol of happiness? Bluebird 47. What is the pirate's flag with the skull and cross-bones called? Jolly Roger 48. What is the common name for ascorbic acid? Vitamin C 49. Which useful household item is made from naphthalene? Mothballs 1. The speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the medium
(1) Increases
(2) Decreases
(3) Remains unaltered
(4) Drops sharply

2. Which from the following rivers does not originate in Indian territory?
(1) Mahanadi
(2) Brahmaputra
(3) Ravi
(4) Chenab

3. The gas predominantly responsible for global warning is
(1) Carbon dioxide
(2) Carbon monoxide
(3) Nitrous oxide
(4) Nitrogen peroxide

4. 26th January is India's
(1) Independence Day
(2) Republic Day
(3) Revolution Day
(4) Parliament Day

5. Which of the following uses non-conventional Source of Energy?
(1) Kerosene lamp
(2) Wax candle
(3) Solar lantern
(4) Torch

6. Electric current is measured by
(1) Voltmeter
(2) Anemometer
(3) Commutator
(4) Ammeter

7. The dynamo is a device for converting
(1) Heat energy into electrical energy
(2) Mechanical energy into electrical energy
(3) Magnetic energy into electrical energy
(4) None of these

8. Galvanised Iron sheets have a coating of
(1) Tin
(2) Lead
(3) Zinc
(4) Chromium

9. The hardest substance available on earth is
(1) Platinum
(2) Diamond
(3) Quartz
(4) gold

10. Washing soda is the common name for
(1) Calcium carbonate
(2) Calcium bicarbonate
(3) Sodium carbonate
(4) Sodium bicarbonate

11. 2008 Olympic games were held in
(1) China
(2) Greece
(3) Italy
(4) France

12. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Captain of Indian Test Cricket Team?
(1) Sachin Tendulkar
(2) Rahul Dravid
(3) Anil Kumble
(4) Mahender Singh Dhoni

13. Who among the following has been selected as new coach for the Indian Cricket Team?
(1) Vivian Richards
(2) Gary Kirsten
(3) Kapil Dev
(4) Allan Border

14. The mascot for the 34th National Games held in Jharkhand in 2008, is
(1) Sheru
(2) Roopa
(3) Chauva
(4) None of these

15. With which game is the Agha Khan Cup associated?
(1) Football
(2) Badminton
(3) Basketball
(4) Hockey

16. The term, L.B.W. is associated with which of the following games?
(1) Cricket
(2) Hockey
(3) Football
(4) Polo

17. Wankhede stadium is situated in?
(1) Chandigarh
(2) Bangalore
(3) Mumbai
(4) Chennai

18. The Olympic games are normally held at an interval of
(1) 2 years
(2) 3 years
(3) 4 years
(4) 5 years

19. Jaspal Rana is the name associated with which of the following games?
(1) Boxing
(2) Shooting
(3) Archery
(4) Weight lifting

20. Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports is located at
(1) Kolkata
(2) New Delhi
(3) Jhansi
(4) Patiala

21. A person wants to contest election for the membership of Gram Panchayat, what should be his age?
(1) 18 years or above
(2) 19 years or above
(3) 21 years of above
(4) Minimum 25 years

22. Who summons the joint sitting of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha?
(1) President
(2) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(3) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
(4) Prime Minister

23. Which of the following is not a source of revenue to the village panchayat?
(1) Property Tax
(2) House Tax
(3) Land Tax
(4) Vehicle Tax

24. All electioneering campaigns during the time of elections are stopped.
(1) 48 hours before the appointed time of election results
(2) 48 hours before the actual poll
(3) 24 hours before the actual poll
(4) 36 hours before the actual poll

25. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(1) President
(2) Prime Minister
(3) Parliament
(4) Chief Justice of India

26. The General Budget is presented in the parliament normally in the month of
(1) January
(2) February
(3) March
(4) Last month of the year

27. Who is the signatory on the Indian currency notes in denomination of two rupees and above?
(1) Secretary, Reserve Bank of India
(2) Finance Secretary, Minister of Finance
(3) Governor, Reserve Bank of India
(4) Finance Minister, Ministry of Finance

28. The monetary unit of Bangladesh is
(1) Rupee
(2) Takka
(3) Rupiah
(4) Dollar

29. Sellers market denotes a situation where
(1) Commodities are available at competitive rates
(2) Demand exceeds supply
(3) Supply exceeds demand
(4) Supply and demand are equal

30. Development means economic growth plus
(1) Inflation
(2) Deflation
(3) Price stability
(4) Social change

31. The Abbreviation NAEP stands for
(1) National Atomic Energy Planning
(2) National Adult education Programme
(3) National Authority on Engineering Projects
(4) Nuclear and Atomic Energy Project

32. The Abbreviations PSLV stands for
(1) Polar Survey Landing Vehicle
(2) Polarised Source Laser Viewing
(3) Precise Source Locating Vision
(4) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle

33. The term 'epicentre' is associated with
(1) Earthquakes
(2) Tornadoes
(3) Cyclones
(4) Earth's interior

34. Which of the following order is given to the plantes of solar system on the basis of their sizes?
(1) Jupiter, Saturn, Earth, Mercury
(2) Saturn, Jupiter, Mercury, Earth
(3) Mercury, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn
(4) Earth, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter

35. The solar eclipse occurs when
(1) the sun comes in between the moon and the earth
(2) the earth comes in the between the sun and the moon
(3) the moon comes in between the sun and the earth
(4) None of these

36. The removal of top soil by water or wind is called
(1) Soil wash
(2) Soil erosion
(3) Soil creep
(4) Silting of soil

37. Which of the following is suitable for growing cotton?
(1) Sandy soil
(2) Clayey soil
(3) Black soil
(4) Alluvial soil

38. Bandipur Sanctuary is located in the State of
(1) Tamil Nadu
(2) Uttar Pradesh
(3) Karnataka
(4) Madhya Pradesh

39. Largest State in terms of area, in India is
(1) Assam
(2) Rajasthan
(3) Madhya Pradesh
(4) Jammu and Kashmir

40. Koraput is related to which of the following Industry
(1) Aeroplane
(2) Ship building
(3) Iron and steel
(4) Electric locomotives

41. Which of the following group of States is the largest producer of tea?
(1) West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh
(2) Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan
(3) Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand
(4) West Bengal, Assam, Karnataka

42. Which of these has the largest river basin?
(1) Brahmaputra
(2) Ganga
(3) Godavari
(4) Sutlej

43. The Indus Valley Civilization was famous for
(1) Well-planned cities
(2) Efficient civil organization
(3) Development of Art and Architecture
(4) All of these

44. The Red Fort of Delhi was built by
(1) Akbar
(2) Shahjehan
(3) Jahangir
(4) Sher Shah

45. The ancient name of the city of Patna is
(1) Pataliputra
(2) Kanauj
(3) Kausambi
(4) Kapilavastu

46. The ancient kingdom of "Avanti" had its capital at
(1) Vaishali
(2) Kausambi
(3) Ujjain
(4) Ayodhya

47. When did Vasco-da-Gama come to India
(1) 1492
(2) 1498
(3) 1398
(4) 1542

48. The General who gave the firing order at Jallianwala Bag was
(1) Tegart
(2) Cornwallis
(3) Simpson
(4) O. Dwyer

49. Gandhiji started Satyagraha in 1919 to protest against the
(1) Rowlatt Act
(2) Salt Law
(3) Act of 1909
(4) Jallianwala Bagh Messacre

50. The Britishers come to India as traders and formed company named
(1) Indo-British Company
(2) The Great Britain Company
(3) Eastern India Company
(4) East India Company

51. Mahatma Gandhi was born in
(1) Wardha
(2) Porbander
(3) Sabarmati
(4) Ahmedabad

52. Who gave the slogan "You give me blood, I promise you freedom"?
(1) Bhagat Singh
(2) Chandra Shekhar Azad
(3) Subhash Chandra Bose
(4) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

53. In which State is Jawahar Tunnel located?
(1) Himachal Pradesh
(2) Uttaranchal
(3) Goa
(4) Jammu and Kashmir

54. Where did the dance form “Mohini Attam” develop?
(1) Manipur
(2) Kerala
(3) Karnataka
(4) Tamil Nadu

55. On selling three articles at the cost of four article, there will be profit of
(1) 25%
(2) 100/3 %
(3) 75/2%
(4) 40%

56. By selling an article for Rs. 40, there is loss of 40%. By selling it for Rs. 80 there is
(1) Gain of 20%
(2) Loss of 10%
(3) Loss of 20%
(4) Gain of 10%

57. A number consists of two digits whose sum is 8. If 8 is subtracted from the number, the digits interchange their places. The number is
(1) 44
(2) 35
(3) 62
(4) 33

58. A horse is tied to a peg hammered at one of the corner of a rectangular grass field of 40 m by 24 m by a rope 14 m long. Over how much area of the field can the horse graze?
(1) 154 m2
(2) 308 m2
(3) 240 m2
(4) 480 m2

59. The sides of a triangle are in the ratio 3 : 5 : 7 and its perimeter is 30 cm. The length of the greatest side of the triangle in cm is
(1) 6
(2) 10
(3) 14
(4) 16

60. The radius of a right circular cone is 3 cm and its height is 4 cm. The curved surface of the cone will be
(1) 12 sq. cm
(2) 15 sq. cm
(3) 18 sq. cm
(4) 21 sq. cm

61. The steam engine was invented by
(1) James Watt
(2) James Prescott Joule
(3) New Commen
(4) Isaac Newton

62. Who invented the telephone?
(1) Thomas Alva Edison
(2) Galileo
(3) Alexander Graham Bell
(4) G. Marconi

63. Albert Einsten was a famous
(1) Physician
(2) Chemist
(3) Physicist
(4) Biologist

64. The fractions 7/11, 16/20, 21/22 when arranged in descending order is
(1) 7/11,16/20,21/22
(2) 21/22,7/11,16/20
(3) 21/22,16/20,7/11
(4) 7/11,21/22,16/20

65. If 10% of a number is subtracted from it, the result is 1800. The number is
(1) 1900
(2) 2000
(3) 2100
(4) 2140

66. The number is just preceding 9909 which is a perfect square is
(1) 9908
(2) 9900
(3) 9899
(4) 9801

67. In banking ATM stands for
(1) Automated Tallying Machine
(2) Automatic Teller Machine
(3) Automated Totalling Machine
(4) Automated Transaction of Money

68. Which amongst the following Abbreviations stands for organization related to Indian Defence forces?
(1) DOD
(2) RDSO
(3) DRDO
(4) DRES

69. Which amongst the following Abbreviations stands for organization related to Indian space programme?
(1) NASA
(2) ISO
(3) ISRO
(4) NSAT

70. The injection of anti-toxin is given to prevent
(1) Tetanus
(2) Tuberculosis
(3) Typhoid
(4) Filariasis

71. Dental caries are due to
(1) Viral infection
(2) Contaminated water
(3) Bacterial infection
(4) Hereditary causes

72. Spinach leaves are rich source of
(1) Vitamin A
(2) Iron
(3) Carotene
(4) Vitamin E

73. Which of these is not a mosquito borne disease?
(1) Dengue fever
(2) Malaria
(3) Filariasis
(4) Goitre

74. Oranges are rich source of
(1) Carbohydrates
(2) Fats
(3) Proteins
(4) Vitamins

75. Which acid is produced when milk gets sour?
(1) Tartaric acid
(2) Butyric acid
(3) Lactic acid
(4) Acetic acid

76. AIDS stands for
(1) Acquired Immune Disease Syndrome
(2) Acquired Immunity Deficient Syndrome
(3) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
(4) Acquired Infection Deficiency Syndrome

77. Stem cuttings are commonly used for re-growing
(1) Cotton
(2) Banana
(3) Jute
(4) Sugar Cane

78. Persons with which blood group are called universal donors?
(1) AB
(2) A
(3) O
(4) B

79. Silk is produced by
(1) Egg of silkworm
(2) Pupa of silkworm
(3) Larva of silkworm
(4) Insect itself

80. Which amongst the following is the train introduced by Indian Railways bringing travel by AC class within the reach of a common man?
(1) August Kranti
(2) Jan Shatabdi
(3) Garib Rath
(4) Sampark Kranti

81. Approximately how many stations are there on the Indian Railway Network?
(1) 6000
(2) 7000
(3) 8000
(4) 9000

82. The Headquarters of North Western Railway is at
(1) Abu Road
(2) Jodhpur
(3) Ajmer
(4) Jaipur

83. The new electric railway engines are manufactured in
(1) Varanasi
(2) Chittaranjan
(3) Patiala
(4) Chennai

84. Which of the following is true in regard to Indian railway?
(1) It is the cheapest means of transportation
(2) The chief source of income is transportation of goods
(3) It is the only largest employer
(4) All of the above

85. The highest gallantry award in India is
(1) Ashok Chakra
(2) Paramvir Chakra
(3) Mahavir Chakra
(4) Param Vishista Chakra

86. Oscar prize is related to
(1) Literature
(2) Films
(3) Science
(4) Music

87. Arjuna award is given for
(1) Bravery in the battle field
(2) Excellence in archery
(3) Excellence in sports
(4) Excellent service during emergency

88. The first Indian recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature is
(1) Mother Teresa
(2) Rabindranath Tagore
(3) Sorijini Naidu
(4) C.V. Raman

89. Bismillah Khan is related to
(1) Tabla
(2) Sarod
(3) Flute
(4) Shehnai

90. Who is the external affairs minister in the present union Cabinet?
(1) Shivraj Patil
(2) Pranab Mukherjee
(3) Priyaranjan Dasmunshi
(4) A.K. Antony

91. Who is the present Union Agriculture Minister?
(1) Raghuvansh Prasad Singh
(2) Manishankar Iyyer
(3) Sharad Parwar
(4) Kamalnath

92. Who is the present union Tourism and Culture Minister?
(1) Ambika Soni
(2) Kapil Sibbal
(3) Renuka Chaudhary
(4) Sushil Kumar Shinde

93. Who is the chairman of senior selection committee in BCCI?
(1) Sunil Gavaskar
(2) Dilip Vengasarkar
(3) Kapil Dev
(4) Chetan Chauhan

94. The assembly elections were held recently in two states namely
(1) Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh
(2) Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh
(3) Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat
(4) Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh

95. Thermometer is related to degree in the same way as clock is related to
(1) Wall
(2) Tower
(3) Hour
(4) Cock

96. The headquarters of the United Nations Union is located at
(1) Geneva
(2) New York
(3) Rome
(4) Washington

97. To work on mobile cell phone which of the following is/are required?
(1) Favourable handset
(2) Sim card
(3) Service provider network
(4) All of the above

98. Find the root value of 36.1 / 102.4
(1) 61 / 34
(2) 19 / 31
(3) 19 / 32
(4) 19 / 33

99. Which of the following keys of personal computer is not available in the key board of traditional typewriters?
(1) Tab
(2) Spacebar
(3) Enter
(4) Backspace

100. Which of the following words is not related to the functioning of Internet?
(1) www
(2) http
(3) e-mail
(4) All of the above

Answers
1. (3) 2. (2) 3. (1) 4. (2) 5. (3) 6. (4) 7. (2) 8. (3) 9. (1) 10. (3)
11. (1) 12. (3) 13. (2) 14. (3) 15. (4) 16. (1) 17. (3) 18. (3) 19. (2) 20. (4)
21. (3) 22. (1) 23. (3) 24. (4) 25. (1) 26. (2) 27. (3) 28. (2) 29. (2) 30. (4)
31. (2) 32. (4) 33. (1) 34. (1) 35. (3) 36. (2) 37. (3) 38. (3) 39. (3) 40. (1)
41. (4) 42. (2) 43. (4) 44. (2) 45. (1) 46. (3) 47. (2) 48. (4) 49. (1) 50. (4)
51. (2) 52. (4) 53. (4) 54. (2) 55. (2) 56. (1) 57. (4) 58. (1) 59. (3) 60. (2)
61. (1) 62. (3) 63. (3) 64. (3) 65. (2) 66. (4) 67. (2) 68. (3) 69. (3) 70. (1)
71. (3) 72. (2) 73. (4) 74. (4) 75. (3) 76. (3) 77. (4) 78. (3) 79. (3) 80. (3)
81. (2) 82. (4) 83. (3) 84. (4) 85. (2) 86. (2) 87. (3) 88. (2) 89. (4) 90. (2)
91. (3) 92. (1) 93. (2) 94. (3) 95. (3) 96. (2) 97. (4) 98. (3) 99. (3) 100. (4) 2. 1. Which metal is heavier, silver or gold?

2. How many legs do butterflies have?

3. Which is the country with the most people?

4. Which state is the biggest in the US?

5. Which country has the largest area of land?

6. Which is the country hosting the 2008 Olympic Games?

7. Which indoor sport is the most popular in the US?

8. Which golf player's mother is from Thailand?

9. What is Aurora Borealis commonly known as?

10. Which is the non-contagious disease that is the most common in the world? 11. Which was the album the Beatles recorded the last time together?

12. Which instrument did Miles Davis, the jazz musician, play?

13. What is the sport in which you could get into a headlock?

14. In which country was golf first played?

15. Which is the sport where you could be out ‘leg before wicket’, or ‘hit a six’?

16. When did baseball originate in the US?

17. Which is the sport wherein you would use a 'sand iron'?

18. What is the largest mammal in the world?

19. Which is the country where reggae music originated?

20. Who was the creator of Jeeves and Wooster?

21. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

22. Who was the writer of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland?

23. After which famous person was the teddy bear named?

24. Which is the smallest ocean in the world?

25. What is the rhino’s horn made of?

Answers

1. Gold

2. Six

3. China

4. Alaska

5. Russia

6. China

7. Basketball

8. Tiger Woods

9. Northern Lights

10. Tooth Decay

11. Abbey Road

12. Trumpet

13. Wrestling

14. Scotland

15. Cricket

16. 19th Century

17. Golf

18. Blue Whale

19. Jamaica

20. P.G. Wodehouse

21. Michelangelo

22. Lewis Carroll

23. Theodore Roosevelt

24. Arctic Ocean

25. Hair 3. 1. What does `The Cherry Orchard' have in common with old editions of `Startrek'?
2. In Australia, how is the date of Mothers' Day calculated?
3. Which President of the USSR encouraged the policy of Glassnost?
4. What was built by inmates taken from Changi Prison Camp?
5. What is the world's largest desert?
6. Nino Culotto was his pen-name. What was his REAL name?
7. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?
8. Who wrote `The Entertainer', music made famous by the film,`The Sting'?
9. In Greek legend, what was eaten on the island of Jerba?
10. What was the name of Ulysses' son, who grew to manhood in his absence?
11. Which Knight caused the death of the Lady of Shallott?
12. What monument occupies centre stage in Trafalgar Square?
13. Which book catapulted Germaine Greer to fame?
14. What was the classical standard language of ancient India?
15. Who directed and starred in films such as `The little Tramp'?
16. Name the three types of classical architectural column.
17. Who was Doctor Zhivago's great love?
18. Name the commoner who ruled England in 1658-59.
19. Which ghost ship is the theme of an 1841 opera by Richard Wagner?
20. What career did the Duke of Wellington pursue after the Battle of Waterloo?
21. Which popular hymn was composed by Sir Arthur Sullivan of Opera Fame?
22. What is the literal meaning of `pince-nez'. glasses?
23. Beneath which Paris monument is the tomb of France's unknown soldier?
24. What type of puppets are t hose whose movements are controlled by strings?
25. Which drug is best known for its use in preventing malaria?
26. Identify the 15th century British war fought by the Houses of Lancaster and YorkBR>
27. Which sea is so named because it is too salty to maintain life
28. What is the most indispensable instrument in astronomy?
29. Which literary doctor owns a parrot called `Polynesia'?
30. Name the Australian singer whose first hit, in the 1960s, was `I Remember You'.
`Four On The Floor' pertain?
31. What is Sydney's equivalent to San Francisco's `Bay To Breakers' footrace'?
32. Which independent island is Australia's nearest neighbour to the west?
33. At the end of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet', which of the principals are dead?
34. Name two fictional or historical characters who fought with quarterstaffs on a log bridge ?
35. What is the name of Greg Norman's business?
36. Name a state of U.S.A. beginning with `B'.
37. Whom did Yoko Ono marry only to lose to an assassin?
38. Wo dubbed Australia `The Lucky Country' in one of his novels?
39. Which biblical event supports the superstition that 13 is an unlucky number?
40. How much was 240 pence in predecimal currency
41. Which comic- strip drake is a multi-billionaire?
42. What was the first event decided at the 1896 Olympics?
43. Which is the only continent occupied by one nation?
44. What inspired the convex golden disc as the Order of Australia ?
45. Which 1980 song hit was writen by Joe Dolce, an Italian migrant?
46. What is God called by the Islamic or Muslim faith?
47. Which radiation belt around the earth was named after an American physicist?
48. What is significant about a score of 4137 points in billiards?
49. Who was the famous Nez Perce Indian chief?
50. Which Slim Dusty 'hotel' song is Australia's only gold 78 record?
51. After Carruthers, Rose and Famechon, who was Australia's fourth world boxing champion?
52. What is an ocarina whose size and shape resembles a goose egg?
53. In which American city was the world's first skyscraper built in 1885?
54. What is the Christian name of Webster, who published a dictionary still used today ?
55. Outside of the Presidency, what is the highest American political office?
56. Name the only boxer to knock out Mohammed Ali
57. Which Australian state is host to the town of Gundagai?
58. On what date to Americans celebrate their Independence Day?
59. Who starred in the film version of To Kill A Mockingbird?
60. Which modern language gives us the term finito ?
61. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
62. Which Australian city will host the 2001 Goodwill Games?
63. The prefix gastro refers to which bodily organ?
64. If you are celebrating your Diamond Anniversary, how many years have you been married ?
65. Boxers often suffer from a condition in which their ears are misshapen..what is this called?
66. Who wrote the famous poem Daffodils?
67. In what decade of this century was it decided US Presidents would be restricted to two terms?
68. What was the given name of Stalin's daughter who defected to the US in 1967?
69. Name the South African surgeon who carried out the first heart transplant operation.
70. The revolutionary newspaper, Pravda was first published in 1912...but WHERE?
71. What the the first ship to reach Titanic after the disaster?
72. Where in the US did the dance , the Charleston originate?
73. Which American author wrote the novel Gentlemen Prefer Blondes?
74. Who piloted the US aircraft shot down byt he USSR in 1960 ?
75. Where were the 1960 Summer Olympics held?
76. In what year was the Rainbow Warrior sunk in New Zealand waters?
77. Who became the first Overlord Of England and Wales?
78. Which animal is likely to suffer from the disease, heaves ?
79. Who wrote The Happy Prince?
80. For what sport is a harrier bred??
81. Where in Australia is Palm Valley ?
82. What breed of farm animal is a Polwarth?
83. Who named Manly Cove , situated in Sydney Harbour?
84. Name the main ore of iron.
85. What is the study of heredity called?
86. Rose Hill was the original name of Australia's second settlement ...what is it called now??
87. What term is used to describe fertile land being 'rested' for a season?
88. Who is the patron saint of children ?
89. Who did Amin overthrow in 1971?
90. What ancient unit of measurement is suppposedly the distance from the elbow to the tip of the index finger?
91. Which was the second James Bond novel to be made into a movie?
92. Can you name the only two countries to have declared independence from Britain?
93. What is the official language of Egypt?
94. On which continent is Vincon Massif the highest peak?
95. Do polar bears eat penguins?
96. In which country would you find Tabasco?
97. What is the more common name for the tympanic membrane ?
98. Name the street that is home to British journalism.
99. What was H.G. Wells' first novel?
100. Which Australian city was host to the nations's first steam train.and its first electric train?
101. What is the best-known university in Paris?
102. What is the birthstone for September?
103. Where did John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvery Oswald and Jack Ruby all die?
104. What is the last book of the Bible?
105. Which movie's last line is " After all, tomorrow is another day"?
106. In Disney comics, who are Daisy Duck's three nieces?
107. At which Melbourne hotel did the Beatles stay in 1964 ?
108. Who was the first New Australian to become, in 1961, Miss Australia?
109. Which edifice stands on the banks of the River Jumna, at Agra?
110. What does one call ornamental work in silver or gold thread?
111. Which Norse god had, as handmaidens, the Valkyrie?
112. Which British Battleship was sunk, in 1941, by The Bismark?
113. What is the alternative name for a beekeeper?
114. Which 1975 Dickens drama was planned as a musical but screened without any songs ?
115. Which British novel was the subject of "Sailor"?
116. How many books comprise the Old and the New Testaments?
117. At what angle above the horizon must the sun be to create a rainbow?
118. Which song is based on California's 1849 gold rush?
119. What is the only crime for which church sanctuary is not available?
120. What was the full name of Brutus, one of Caesar's murderers?
121. What was the American codename for the development of the atom bomb?
122. Which western law enfromcement agency's motto was , "One riot-One Ranger?"
123. What is the Hebrew name of Calvary, where Christ was crucified ?
124. Which number on a roulette wheel is coloured green?
125. How many cannons are involved in a Royal Salute
126. What type of Moscow institution is GUM?
127. Which island is 50 times larger tha its mother country, Denmark?
128. Who was the first white man to climb Mt Kosciusko?
129. Name Australia's first "Girlie" magazine, launched in 1936
130. What name is given to the Pope's pontificial ring?
131. What ingredient did Cap O' Rushes order omitted from the wedding meats?
132. Who are the traditional inhabitants of Dovrafell?"
133. What was the name of Childe Rowland's sister, whom he rescued ?
134. Which witch travelled in a mortar which she drove along with a pestle?
135. Who caught Tommy Grimes?
136. What was it that Princess Margaret was changed into by her wicked stepmother, the Witch-Queen of Bamborough Castle?
137. Who fought the Queen of the Fairies for Tamlane, her love..and won??
138. Which fiend terrorized the Hall of Hrothgar?
139. And who freed Hrothgar's Hall of this menace?BR>
140. What was kept in Iduna's magic casket?
141. What was the name of the first patented contraceptive pill ?
142. What name is given, collectively, to the first five books of the Old Testament?"
143. In what year did Japan bomb Pearl Harbour ?
144. Ulan Bator is the capital of which nation?
145. What unit of heat is required to raise 1 gm of water by one degree Celsius?
146. Which airline owned the jet that exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988?
147. What number did Michael Jordan make famous during his career with the Chicago Bulls??
148. Which floor covering is constructed by covering hessian or canvas with linseed oil, powdered cork and rosin?
149. In which American state would you find the city of Phoenix?
150. How many sides does a RHOMBUS have?
151. Which American state has its capital Harrisburg?
152. Which six letter word describes the number of members of a body required to be present to conduct business legally ?
153. Which company that developed the pentium processor for computers?
154. What name was given to the rockets used to launch the Apollo space missions?
155. Until the end of the 20th Century, what was the most popular name adopted by the popes?
156. In which year did Pope Benedict XV declare Joan of Arc a saint?
157. The mummies of Egyptian Pharaohs were often buried in what type of transport, believed to assist them to travel to the next world?
158. How many films did Charles Chaplin make during his 53-year carer, from 1914 to 1967?
159. Which band had a hit with the song ,California Dreamin'?
160. What name is given to the star that appears on the flag of Israel?
161. Which amusement park opened in Anaheim, California, on July 18th., 1955 ?
162. Name the wife of the Phillipines dictator, Ferdinand Marcos
163. K is the chemical symbol for what?
164. On what date is Australia Day celebrated?
165. Who wrote the play, "The Mousetrap"?
166. How old was Boris Becker when he won his first Wimbledon Singles title?
167. How many Spice Girls were there in 1997?
168. Who played the title role in the film "Gandhi"?
169. In the nursery rhyme, what do we ask Mary, mary, Quite contrary?
170. In what country would you find the Grand Prix circuit known as Silverstone?
171. Which American President was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz ?
172. Complete the proverb No kitchen is big enough to hold...
173. Who developed Meccano?
174. To which people did Delilah pass soon the secret of Samson's strength?
175. Who wrote the shortest of the gospels?
176. Complete this proverb: The end justifies .........
177. Who said: "A crank is a man with a new idea--until it catches on"?
178. Who wrote the song, Imagine?
179. Name the first woman in space
180. Who was convicted of shooting and killing John F Kennedy?
181. In which country did the Volkswagon originate ?
182. "The Sound Of Music" is set in which European country....
183. Which planet has the longest year?
184. In Earth terms , how long is that year?
185. What is the highest mountain in New Zealand?
186. What is the 12th letter of the English alphabet
187. Who teamed up with Neil Diamond to perfom the hit song, "You Don't Send Me Flowers"?
188. 1974 saw Portugal involved in a revolution which became known by which floral name??
189. What term is used to describe the wool cut from around a sheep's eyes?
190. What type of creature is a beagle?

191. In which Asian nation would you find the state of Punjab?
192. What is the wellknown French word for "pen"?
193. Ra is the chemical symbol for which element?
194. What five-letter word, beginning with q, is used to describe a lock or curl of hair on the forehead?
195. How many metres make a kilometre?
196. Who was the great Spanish Painter whose first name was Pablo?
197. Who founded the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain?
198. Which 1970s band had a hit with "Mama Mia"?
199. In which year did Fred Astair die?
200. Which river did Johann Strauss describe as "blue"?

201. For what crime is Vincent Perrugia best remembered?
202. Which Florentine woman was mother to 3 kings of France, and wife to another?
203. Who was the 3rd man on the moon?
204. Who designed Queen Elizabeth II's wedding dress?
205. What was the name of Homer Simpson's Bowling team?
206. Which 1970's hit movie was based on a poem by James Dickey?
207. Which famous musician & singer was born McKinley Morganfield?
208. Who was the last person to be executed in the Tower of London?
209. In what film would you have seen a sword fight on the Cliffs of Insanity?
210. What is the world's largest bird of prey?

211. Sir Mark Oliphant was once Premier of which Australian State?
212. Near which Israeli city would you find the Mount Of Olives?
213. What colour are the towers of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge?
214. What is the sixth letter of hte English alphabet?
215. How many years of marraige are celebrated by a Golden Wedding Anniversary?
216. How many dwarves lived in the house discovered by Snow White?
217. By what short name were the Secret State Police of Nazi Germany known?
218. Musican Bo Didley is famous for playing which instrument?
219. Which acress began life as Doris Kapellhoff?
220. What name is given to the punctuation mark with a dot directly above a comma?

221. What country produces Rioja wines?
222. Who was the favourite daughter of Shakespeare's King Lear?
223. Which Australkian city includes the suburbs of Cottesloe and Subiaco?
224. Who discovered Oxygen in 1774?
225. Name the author of A Town Like Alice
226. How many Earth years does it take Pluto to orbit the sun?
227. What name is given to the central part of a fleshy fruit, containing the seeds?
228. What letter appears to the right of Y on a keyboard?
229. What is it that makes soda water fizz?
230. What disease is the Sabin Vaccine used to prevent?

231. Name the actor grandfathr of Drew Barrymore.
232. Who is the female host of the television show, Better Homes and Gardens?
233. Which comedian once said, "A well-balanced person has a drink in each hand"?
234. Complete this proverb: A growing youth has a ......?
235. What are the three given names of author JRR Tolkein?
236. Who portrayed Kevin Arnold in the television series, The Wonder Years?
237. With whom did Barbra Streisand team to release the hit song, "You Don't Bring Me Flowers"?
238. Complete this proverb: Facts are ..............
239. Who portrayed Melanie Wilks in the film, Gone With The Wind?
240. Name the Australian artist who painted "The Rabbiters"

241. In the famous 'White Horse' FA Cup final of 1923, what was the name of the White Horse?
242. Which is the largest of the Trucial states?
243. Whose last words were 'The rest is silence'?
244. What was double-headed for Russia & Austria, but single-headed for Germany?
245. In the famous April Fools Day joke, where did Richard Dimbleby say that spaghetti was being grown on trees?
246. Which Florentine woman was mother to 3 kings of France, and wife to another?
247. Who designed Queen Elizabeth II's wedding dress?
248. For what crime is Vincent Perrugia best remembered?
249. Who was the 3rd man on the moon?
250. In which sport are Bonspiel and Crampit common terms? 4. THE ANSWERS

1. Mr Checkhov!
2. It's always the second Sunday in May.
3. Mr Gorbachov
4. The Burma Railway.
5. The Sahara
6. John O'Grady
7. Omega
8. Scott Joplin
9. Lotuses.
10. Telemachus
11. Sir Lancelot
12. Nelson's Colums
13. The Female Eunuch
14. Sanskrit
15. Charlie Chaplin
16. Doric, Ionic and Coninthian
17. Lara
18. Richard Cromwell
19. The Flying Dutchman
20. Political: he was British PM 1828-30
21. 'Onward Christian Soldiers'
22. 'Pinch-nose'
23. Arc De Triomphe
24. Marionettes
25. Quinine
26. War Of The Roses
27. Dead Sea
28. Telescope
29. Dr Doolittle
30. Frank Ifield
31. City To Surf race
32. Mauritius
33. Both Romeo and Juliet
34. Robin Hood and Little John
35. Great White Shark Enterprises
36. There is none!
37. John Lennon
38. Donald Horne
39. Thirteen people at the Last Supper
40. One pound
41. Scrooge McDuck
42. Triple jump
43. Australia
44. Wattle blossom
45. Shaddap You Face
46. Allah
47. (James) Van Allen Belts
48. It is Walter Lindrum's world-record break
49. Chief Joseph
50. The Pub With No Beer
51. Rocky Mattioil,WBC Junior Middleweight
52. Wind musical instrument
53. Chicago
54. Noah
55. President of the United States Senate
56. Larry Holmes in 1980
57. New South Wales
58. July 4th
59. Gregory Peck
60. Italian
61. Michelangelo
62. Brisbane
63. The stomach
64. Sixty
65. Cauliflower Ear
66. William Wordsworth
67. The 6th., 1951
68. Svetlana
69. Dr Christian Barnard
70. Russia
71. The Carparthia
72. Charleston, South Carolina
73. Anita Loos
74. Francis Gary Powers
75. Rome
76. 1985
77. Egbert of Wessex
78. A horse
79. Oscar Wilde
80. It is a hunting dog
81. The Northern Territory
82. A sheep
83. Governor Arthur Philip
84. Hematite
85. Genetics
86. Parramatta
87. Fallow
88. St Nicholas
89. Milton Obote
90. The cubit
91. From Russia With Love
92. The USA and Rhodesia
93. Arabic
94. Antarctica
95. No, Polar bears live in the Arctic, while Penguins inhabit the Antarctic and other southern areas
96. Mexico
97. The eardrum
98. Fleet Street
99. The Time Machine
100. Melbourne
101. The Sorbonne
102. Sapphire
103. Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA.
104. Revelation
105. GoneWith The Wind
106. April, May and June
107. The Southern Cross
108. Tania Verstak
109. The Taj Mahal
110. Filigree
111. Odin
112. HMS Hood
113. Apiarist
114. Great Expectations
115. HMS Ark Royal
116. 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New
117. 40 degrees
118. Clementine
119. sacrilege
120. Marcus Junius Brutus
121. Manhatton Project
122. Texas Rangers
123. Golgotha
124. Zero
125. Twenty-one
126. The largest department-store
127. Greenland
128. Paul Strzlecki
129. Men
130. The Fisherman's Ring
131. Salt
132. The trolls of Denmark
133. Burd Ellen
134. Russia's Baba Yaga
135. Mr Miacca
136. The Laidly Worm
137. Fair Janet
138. Grendel
139. Beowulf
140. The Apples Of Youth which kept the Aesir young
141. Enovid
142. The Pentaleuch
143. 1941
144. Mongolia
145. One calorie
146. Pan Am
147. 23
148. Linoleum
149. Arizona
150. Four
151. Pennsylvania
152. Quorum
153. Intel
154. Saturn
155. John,(6)
156. 1920.
157. Boats
158. 89
159. The Mamas and The Papas
160. The Star Of David
161. Disneyland
162. Imelda
163. Potassium
164. January 26th
165. Agatha Christie
166. 17
167. Five
168. Ben Kingsley
169. How Does Your Garden Grow?
170. England
171. William Mckinley
172. ...Two Women
173. Frank Hornby
174. The Philistines
175. Mark
176. ...The means
177. Mark Twain
178. John Lennon
179. Valentina Tereshkova
180. Noone. Lee Harvey Oswald was suspected but murdered before any conviction was recorded
181. Germany
182. Austria
183. Pluto
184. 247 years, 255 days
185. Mt Cook
186. L
187. Barbara Streisand
188. Carnation Revolution
189. Eyeclip
190. Dog
191. India
192. Plume
193. Radium
194. Quiff
195. 1000
196. Picasso
197. Colonel Harlan Sanders
198. ABBA
199. 1987
200. The Danube.
201. He Stole The Mona Lisa
202. Catherine De Medici
203. Charles Conrad
204. Norman Hartnell
205. Pin Pals
206. Deliverance
207. Muddy Waters
208. Josef Jakobs
209. The Princess Bride
210. Californian Condor.
211. South Australia
212. Jerusalem
213. Red
214. F
215. 50
216. 7
217. Gestapo
218. Guitar
219. Doris Day
220. Semi-colon.
221. Spain
222. Cordelia
223. Perth
224. Joseph Priestly
225. Nevil Shute
226. 248
227. The core
228. U
229. Carbon Dioxide
230. Polio
231. John Barrymore
232. Noni Hazlehurst
233. Billy Connolly
234. Wolf in his belly
235. John Ronald Reuel
236. Fred Savage
237. Neil Diamond
238. Stubborn things
239. Olivia De Havilland
240. Sir Russell Drysdale
241. Billy
242. Abu-Dhabi
243. Hamlet s
244. Imperial Eagle
245. Southern Switzerland
246. Catherine De Medici
247. Norman Hartnell
248. He Stole The Mona Lisa
249. Charles Conrad
250. Curling 5. General Knowledge Questions Answers
No. General Knowledge Question
01 The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was
Mujibur Rehman
02 The longest river in the world is the
Nile
03 The longest highway in the world is the Trans
Canada
04 The longest highway in the world has a length of About
8000 km
05 The highest mountain in the world is the
Everest
06 The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is
Myanmar
07 The biggest desert in the world is the
Sahara desert
08 The largest coffee growing country in the world is
Brazil
09 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 Eifel tower was built by
Alexander Eiffel
46 The Red Cross was founded by
Jean Henri Durant
47 The country which has the greatest 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 1. Lahore ka purana naam kaya hai
2.kis sehar mein aaj tak kise ny khudkushi nhe kee
3.Wo kon sa pathar hai jo pani mein nhe dobta
4.Dunya ka konsa mulk hai jaha sanp(snake) nhe hoty
5. Dunya ka kon sa janwar hai jiske 3 aankhen hain
6. kon sy sehar mein aisa darakht hai jis k paty subah ko white dopahar ko red sham ko green aur raat ko black ho jaty hain

Ans these questions...som1 has asked me. | | | lahore ka ancient name:Lavapuri
2. makkah
3.Pumice
4.greenland, Iceland, New Zealand and Ireland all lack native snakes; however, some keep captive specimens in zoos and nature parks. Antarctica would also be included if it was a country.

5.tuatara
6.PAKISTAN due to sunlight. but not sure about it__________________
Reality is something you rise above. | 6. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to DEADLYDOCTOR For This Useful Post: | | | | 1. Lahore ka purana naam kaya hai
Ans; Lavapuri
2.kis sehar mein aaj tak kise ny khudkushi nhe kee
Ans; Yubari, japan(according to times)
3.Wo kon sa pathar hai jo pani mein nhe dobta
Ans; Pumice
4.Dunya ka konsa mulk hai jaha sanp(snake) nhe hoty
Ans; Ireland.(country) Hawaii(island)
5. Dunya ka kon sa janwar hai jiske 3 aankhen hain
Ans; Tuatara , found in Newzealand
6. kon sy sehar mein aisa darakht hai jis k paty subah ko white dopahar ko red sham ko green aur raat ko black ho jaty hain
Ans;__________________
Ramsha magsi | 7. | | | | 1. Lahore ka purana naam kaya hai

Only wikipedia says the old name of LAHORE as LAVAPURI …how abt other search results ???which call it as
Laha-war
Laha-noor
Loh-pur
Mahmood-pur
Labokla
Samandpal Nagiri
Lohar-pur
Loha-war
Laha-nahr
Lo-hoor
La-hore

2. kis sehar mein aaj tak kise ny khudkushi nhe kee

Ive searched both of these cities mentioned above ie MAKKAH and YUBARI and found this
By BADEA ABU AL-NAJA | ARAB NEWS
Published: Mar 11, 2010 23:40 Updated: Mar 11, 2010 23:40
MAKKAH: A spike in the number of suicides in Makkah has created a stir among locals with some viewing the problem as a passing one while others say it is a growing trend. For details visit these links (http://arabnews.com/saudiarabia/article28930.ece) http://www.muslimnews.co.uk/news/news.php?article=13833 http://www.kuwaittimes.net/read_news...d=NDExNjU2MDYy as far as YUBARI is concerned im unable to understand this article by time
Yubari::"We Can Be Proud That Nobody Has Committed Suicide"By Bryan Walsh
Read more: http://www.time.com/time/world/artic...#ixzz0xcKKk2YA

3. Wo kon sa pathar hai jo pani mein nhe dobta

pumice is da right answer u can see the pic of pumice floating on water here

http://www.google.com.pk/images?hl=e...w=1024&bih=578

4. Dunya ka konsa mulk hai jaha sanp(snake) nhe hoty

Similarly the country lacking snakes is doubtful as to which one is authentic.. answered above as :
Greenland, Iceland, New Zealand and Ireland all lack native snakes; however, some keep captive specimens in zoos and nature parks. Antarctica would also be included if it was a country. from the link (http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_count...7t_have_snakes)
Best Answer - Chosen by Voters ..Antartica would be a continent without snakes. Ireland would be the COUNTRY without snakes New Zealand also did NOT have any native reptiles or mammals until they were introduced by humans
(http://in.answers.yahoo.com/question...6085701AAZ3ARO)

5. Dunya ka kon sa janwar hai jiske 3 aankhen hain

Tuatara is the right answer perhaps ..but there r many other reptiles n frog species who r having dis third eye above their heads which is almost invisible n have limited fuctions

6. kon sy sehar mein aisa darakht hai jis k paty subah ko white dopahar ko red sham ko green aur raat ko black ho jaty hain

never heard or saw this discovery or myth before | 8. | 1. Jehlum

2. 2nd highest peak, K 2

3. Khyber pakhtunkhwa

4. Longest river, Indus

5. Cricket 1992

6. Hockey 1948

7. Lahore

8. Jasmine

9. SEATO

10. Markhor

11. Chakor

12. Lahore | General Knowledge QuizA Fairly Difficult
General Knowledge Quiz
1
In which country did the ‘sauna’ originate?

2
On which day and which year did America declare itself an independent country?

3
Which is lighter, gold or plastic?

4
What should you say in English if someone sneezes?.

5
How many cents are there in a Australian dollar?

6
Who wrote ‘Animal Farm’?

7
Name five methods of transport?.

8
Name ten countries where English is an official language.

9
Name ten parts of the body lower than the neck.

10
Which explorer discovered the sea-route to India by rounding the Cape of Good Hope?

11
What is the currency of Greece?

12
Which country is popularly called ‘The Land of the Maple Leaf’?

13
In Britain who would you give a tip to?

14
Name three festivals celebrated in English-speaking countries?

15
“A good husband should be deaf and a good wife blind”. What are these sayings called?

16
What do English people say before a meal?

17
Which U.S President was assassinated in 1865?

18
Which is longer the Danube or Volga river?

19
When did England last win the football world cup?

20
Which planet is named after the Roman god of war?

ANSWERS

1 - Finland

2 - 4th July 1776

3 - Plastic

4 - Bless you.

5 - 100

6 - George Orwell

7 - Train, car, coach, bus, tram, ship, boat, motorcycle etc.

8 - England, Ireland, USA, Canada, India, Kenya, Singapore, Barbados, South Africa, Pakistan etc.

9 - Chest, leg, arm, shoulder, foot, knee, fingers, toes, thigh, shin, ankle etc.

10 - Vasco de Gama

11 - Drachma

12 - Canada

13 -Waiter/Waitress, taxi driver, hairdresser

14 - Christmas, Easter, St. Valentines day, New Years day, Thanksgiving day etc.

15 - Proverbs

16 - Nothing!

17 - Abraham Lincoln

18 - Volga

19 - 1966

20 - Mars |

LOWER INTERMEDIATE general knowledge quiz.Which is bigger, a lake or an ocean? ocean
Which country has the most people? china.
What is the capital city of Norway? oslo
What is the biggest state in the U.S.A.? alaska
Which country has the biggest land area? russia
What sport is played at Wimbledon? tennis
In which country were the 2008 Olympic Games held? china
What country does the football player Romario come from? brazil
What is the most popular indoor sport in the U.S.A.? basketball
In which sport was Muhammad Ali the world champion? boxing
Which famous golf player's mother comes from Thailand? tiger woods
Blood is filtered by which pair of organs? kidney
Which planet is the fifth from the sun? jupiter
Who developed the theory of relativity? albert einstein
Which chemical element is represented by the symbol N? nitrogen
In which organelle of a living cell is DNA found? nucleus
Which travel faster, light or sound waves? light.
What is longest running race in the Olympic Games called? the marathen
Who won the 2003 British Open golf tournament? ben curtis
In snooker, what is the colour of the last ball potted? black
What nationality is the tennis player Lleyton Hewitt? australian
In which sport can you throw a 'curve ball'? baseball
Which team won the 2003 Formula One car racing championship? ferrari |
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAPER-II (CURRENT AFFAIRS)
TIME ALLOWED:
(PART-I)…………30 MINUTES…………..…..MAXIMUM MARKS:20
(PART-II)…………2 Hours & 30 Minutes……..MAXIMUM MARKS:80
NOTE:
(i) First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 Minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.
Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)
i. Transparency International is based in:
a.NewYork
b.London
c.Berlin
d. None of these ii. The largest source of electricity generation in Pakistan comes through:
a.Thermal
b.Hydel
c.Coal
d. None of these iii. Pakistan’s largest export partner is:
a.SaudiArabia
b.America
c.Japan
d. None of these iv. India is constructing Kishanganga Dam in:
a.Jammu
b.Srinagar
c.Baramula
d. None of these
v. WAFA is the news agency of:
a.Syria
b.Jordan
c.Egypt
d. None of these vi. Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Noble Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign against:
a.ChildLabour
b.HumanRightsViolations
c.GlobalWarming
d. None of these vii. May 3, each year is Internationally observed as:
a.WorldEnvironmentDay
b.HumanRightsDay
c.PressFreedomDay
d. None of these viii. The World’s largest producer of Uranium is:
a.Australia
b.Canada
c.SouthAfrica
d. None of these ix. The district of the country having lowest population density is:
a.Khuzdar
b.Kalat
c.Kharan
d. None of these
x. Qantas is an airline of:
a.USA
b.Australia
c.Singapore
d. None of these xi. The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was:
a.AnwarSaadatofEgypt
b.YasserArafatofPalestine
c.AbdusSalamofPakistan
d. None of these xii. Darfur conflict is in:
a.Somalia
b.Sudan
c.Liberia
d. None of these xiii. Parachinar is the main town of:
a.KhyberAgency
b.NorthWaziristan
c.SouthWaziristan
d. None of these xiv. One US Barrel oil is equal to:
a.20litres
b.30litres
c.50litres
d. None of these xv. Ringgit is the currency unit of:
a.Singapore
b.Philippines
c.Malaysia
d. None of these xvi. Pakistan is the Chairman of:
a.Non-AlignedMovement
b.SAARC
c.Groupof77
d. None of these xvii. The First President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan was:
a.RichardNixon
b.DwightD.Eishenhower
c.LyndonBJohnson
d. None of these xviii. The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium” meet every year in:
a.London
b.NewYork
c.Paris
d. None of these xix. General Michael Hayden is the:
a.PresidentofChile
b.DefenseSecretaryofUnitedStates
c.CommanderNATO’sforceinAfghanistan
d. None of these xx. Which of the following International Organizations has no formal structure and Secretariat?
a.GreenPeace
b.D-8
c.G-8
d. None of these
NOTE:
(i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry equal marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2. The rise of religious extremism and militancy has become a major challenge to Pakistan’s internal stability and promotion of democracy. Elaborate. (20)
Q.3. The amicable solution of Siachen glacier and Sir Creek maritime boundary disputes might harbinger the settlement of the core issue of Kashmir between Pakistan and India. Discuss. (20)
Q.4. Why Pakistan is desperately seeking full-fledged membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization? (20)
Q.5. Discuss the potential challenges Pakistan is facing in the WTO regime. (20)
Q.6. Discuss the various dimensions of Pakistan US relations in the wake of Pakistan’s playing the role as a frontline state against International terrorism. (20)
Q.7. How far India factor is responsible for the present state of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations? Analyze. (20)
Q.8. Write notes on any TWO of the following: (10+10)
a.NATO’sexpansionisEasternEurope
b.SAFTA
c.AfghanistanisSAARC
d.GreatGameinCentralAsia
e. Palestine issue. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAPER-II (CURRENT AFFAIRS)
TIME ALLOWED:
(PART-I)…………30 MINUTES…………..…..MAXIMUM MARKS:20
(PART-II)…………2 Hours & 30 Minutes……..MAXIMUM MARKS:80
NOTE:
(i) First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 Minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.
Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)
i. Transparency International is based in:
a.NewYork
b.London
c.Berlin
d. None of these ii. The largest source of electricity generation in Pakistan comes through:
a.Thermal
b.Hydel
c.Coal
d. None of these iii. Pakistan’s largest export partner is:
a.SaudiArabia
b.America
c.Japan
d. None of these iv. India is constructing Kishanganga Dam in:
a.Jammu
b.Srinagar
c.Baramula
d. None of these
v. WAFA is the news agency of:
a.Syria
b.Jordan
c.Egypt
d. None of these vi. Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Noble Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign against:
a.ChildLabour
b.HumanRightsViolations
c.GlobalWarming
d. None of these vii. May 3, each year is Internationally observed as:
a.WorldEnvironmentDay
b.HumanRightsDay
c.PressFreedomDay
d. None of these viii. The World’s largest producer of Uranium is:
a.Australia
b.Canada
c.SouthAfrica
d. None of these ix. The district of the country having lowest population density is:
a.Khuzdar
b.Kalat
c.Kharan
d. None of these
x. Qantas is an airline of:
a.USA
b.Australia
c.Singapore
d. None of these xi. The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was:
a.AnwarSaadatofEgypt
b.YasserArafatofPalestine
c.AbdusSalamofPakistan
d. None of these xii. Darfur conflict is in:
a.Somalia
b.Sudan
c.Liberia
d. None of these xiii. Parachinar is the main town of:
a.KhyberAgency
b.NorthWaziristan
c.SouthWaziristan
d. None of these xiv. One US Barrel oil is equal to:
a.20litres
b.30litres
c.50litres
d. None of these xv. Ringgit is the currency unit of:
a.Singapore
b.Philippines
c.Malaysia
d. None of these xvi. Pakistan is the Chairman of:
a.Non-AlignedMovement
b.SAARC
c.Groupof77
d. None of these xvii. The First President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan was:
a.RichardNixon
b.DwightD.Eishenhower
c.LyndonBJohnson
d. None of these xviii. The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium” meet every year in:
a.London
b.NewYork
c.Paris
d. None of these xix. General Michael Hayden is the:
a.PresidentofChile
b.DefenseSecretaryofUnitedStates
c.CommanderNATO’sforceinAfghanistan
d. None of these xx. Which of the following International Organizations has no formal structure and Secretariat?
a.GreenPeace
b.D-8
c.G-8
d. None of these
NOTE:
(i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry equal marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2. The rise of religious extremism and militancy has become a major challenge to Pakistan’s internal stability and promotion of democracy. Elaborate. (20)
Q.3. The amicable solution of Siachen glacier and Sir Creek maritime boundary disputes might harbinger the settlement of the core issue of Kashmir between Pakistan and India. Discuss. (20)
Q.4. Why Pakistan is desperately seeking full-fledged membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization? (20)
Q.5. Discuss the potential challenges Pakistan is facing in the WTO regime. (20)
Q.6. Discuss the various dimensions of Pakistan US relations in the wake of Pakistan’s playing the role as a frontline state against International terrorism. (20)
Q.7. How far India factor is responsible for the present state of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations? Analyze. (20)
Q.8. Write notes on any TWO of the following: (10+10)
a.NATO’sexpansionisEasternEurope
b.SAFTA
c.AfghanistanisSAARC
d.GreatGameinCentralAsia
e. Palestine issue.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PAPER-II (CURRENT AFFAIRS)
TIME ALLOWED:
(PART-I)…………30 MINUTES…………..…..MAXIMUM MARKS:20
(PART-II)…………2 Hours & 30 Minutes……..MAXIMUM MARKS:80
NOTE:
(i) First attempt Part-I (MCQ) on separate Answer Sheet which shall be taken back after 30 Minutes.
(ii) Overwriting/cutting of the options/answers will not be given credit.
Q.1. Select the best option/answer and fill in the appropriate box on the Answer Sheet. (20)
i. Transparency International is based in:
a.NewYork
b.London
c.Berlin
d. None of these ii. The largest source of electricity generation in Pakistan comes through:
a.Thermal
b.Hydel
c.Coal
d. None of these iii. Pakistan’s largest export partner is:
a.SaudiArabia
b.America
c.Japan
d. None of these iv. India is constructing Kishanganga Dam in:
a.Jammu
b.Srinagar
c.Baramula
d. None of these
v. WAFA is the news agency of:
a.Syria
b.Jordan
c.Egypt
d. None of these vi. Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Noble Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign against:
a.ChildLabour
b.HumanRightsViolations
c.GlobalWarming
d. None of these vii. May 3, each year is Internationally observed as:
a.WorldEnvironmentDay
b.HumanRightsDay
c.PressFreedomDay
d. None of these viii. The World’s largest producer of Uranium is:
a.Australia
b.Canada
c.SouthAfrica
d. None of these ix. The district of the country having lowest population density is:
a.Khuzdar
b.Kalat
c.Kharan
d. None of these
x. Qantas is an airline of:
a.USA
b.Australia
c.Singapore
d. None of these xi. The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was:
a.AnwarSaadatofEgypt
b.YasserArafatofPalestine
c.AbdusSalamofPakistan
d. None of these xii. Darfur conflict is in:
a.Somalia
b.Sudan
c.Liberia
d. None of these xiii. Parachinar is the main town of:
a.KhyberAgency
b.NorthWaziristan
c.SouthWaziristan
d. None of these xiv. One US Barrel oil is equal to:
a.20litres
b.30litres
c.50litres
d. None of these xv. Ringgit is the currency unit of:
a.Singapore
b.Philippines
c.Malaysia
d. None of these xvi. Pakistan is the Chairman of:
a.Non-AlignedMovement
b.SAARC
c.Groupof77
d. None of these xvii. The First President of America who made an official visit to Pakistan was:
a.RichardNixon
b.DwightD.Eishenhower
c.LyndonBJohnson
d. None of these xviii. The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium” meet every year in:
a.London
b.NeYork
c.Paris
d. None of these xix. General Michael Hayden is the:
a.PresidentofChile
b.DefenseSecretaryofUnitedStates
c.CommanderNATO’sforceinAfghanistan
d. None of these xx. Which of the following International Organizations has no formal structure and Secretariat?
a.GreenPeace
bD-8
c.G-8
d. None of these
NOTE:
(i) Part-II is to be attempted on the separate Answer Book.
(ii) Attempt ONLY FOUR questions from PART-II. All questions carry equal marks.
(iii) Extra attempt of any question or any part of the attempted question will not be considered.
Q.2. The rise of religious extremism and militancy has become a major challenge to Pakistan’s internal stability and promotion of democracy. Elaborate. (20)
Q.3. The amicable solution of Siachen glacier and Sir Creek maritime boundary disputes might harbinger the settlement of the core issue of Kashmir between Pakistan and India. Discuss. (20)
Q.4. Why Pakistan is desperately seeking full-fledged membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization? (20)
Q.5. Discuss the potential challenges Pakistan is facing in the WTO regime. (20)
Q.6. Discuss the various dimensions of Pakistan US relations in the wake of Pakistan’s playing the role as a frontline state against International terrorism. (20)
Q.7. How far India factor is responsible for the present state of Pakistan-Afghanistan relations? Analyze. (20)
Q.8. Write notes on any TWO of the following: (10+10)
a.NATO’sexpansionisEasternEurope
b.SAFTA
c.AfghanistanisSAARC
d.GreatGameinCentralAsia
e. Palestine issue.…...

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