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General Knowledge: Most Important MCQs (Part V) for CSS, PMS, PCS, NTS

General Knowledge: Most Important MCQs (Part V) for CSS, PMS, PCS, NTS
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

401. Michelangelo was famous artist and painter of
(a) Spain
(b) Italy (Correct)
(c) Netherlands
(d) France

402. The first nuclear power plant was set up in Karachi in
(a) 1971
(b) 1970
(c) 1972 (Correct)
(d) 1973

403. Which is the highest mountain peak of the world?
(a) Mount Everest (Correct)(b) K2
(c) Nanga Parbat
(d) None of these

404. Which is the largest river of Asia?
(a) Yangtze Kiang (Correct)(b) Indus
(c) Hawang Ho
(d) Ob

405. Where is Red Square situated?
(a) Kashmir
(b) Moscow (Correct)
(c) China
(d) New York

406. Which of the following is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?
(a) Lion
(b) Camel
(c) Deer
(d) Panda (Correct)

407. French line of fortification built in 1934, along the German border from Switzerland to Belgium was called
(a) Hot Line
(b) Hindenburg Line
(c) Maginot Line (Correct)
(d) None of them

408. Dutch East Indies is the old name of:
(a) Nyasaland
(b) Netherlands
(c) Indonesia (Correct)
(d) None of these

409. ‘Lufthansa’ is the name of airline of
(a) Australia
(b) France
(c) China
(d) Germany (Correct)

410. Name the largest Island found in Pakistan
(a) Omara
(b) Bhura
(c) Manora
(d) Astola (Correct)

411. Name the airport located at the highest altitude i.e. 4363 m
(a) Schepol International Airport
(b) Lhasa Airport (Correct)
(c) Chicago O’Hare International Airport
(d) None of these

412. What is the name of Syria’s news Agency?
(a) Belga
(b) DPA
(c) SANA (Correct)
(d) AGI

413. What is name of world’s largest dam constructed in China?
(a) Kariba Dam
(b) Three Gorges Dam (Correct)
(c) Kainji Dam
(d) Cleveland Dam

414. Which country has shortest coastline in the world?
(a) Grenada
(b) Monaco (Correct)
(c) Malta
(d) San Marino

415. Archipelago is a cluster of
(a) Flowers
(b) Islands (Correct)
(c) Stars
(d) Trees

416. Which neighbour country of Pakistan is called landlocked country?
(a) Iran
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Afghanistan (Correct)

417. Where are the headquarters of European Economic Community?
(a) Paris
(b) Brussels (Correct)
(c) Copenhagen
(d) London

418. Anjuman-i-Hamayat-Islam was established in subcontinent
(a) 1884 (Correct)
(b) 1877
(c) 1878
(d) 1892

419. Foundation of Indian National Congress by A.O. Hume in
(a) 1877
(b) 1885 (Correct)
(c) 1878
(d) 1892

420. Which river forms the Grand Canyon in the United States?
(a) Mississippi
(b) Hudson
(c) Colorado (Correct)
(d) Columbia

421. Mohenjodaro is also known as:
(a) Mound of the Great
(b) Mound of the Survivors
(c) Mound of the Dead (Correct)
(d) None of these

422. England’s greatest poet and dramatist whose 450th birth anniversary will be celebrated throughout the world in 2014 is
(a) P.B. Shelly
(b) Charles Dickens
(c) John Ruskin
(d) William Shakespeare (Correct)

423. Who is the founder of Indian religion Sikhism?
(a) Baba Ashok
(b) Guru Nanak (Correct)
(c) Guru Akal
(d) Guru Sat Sri

424. The majority of ‘Kurd Population’ is living in:
(a) Afghanistan
(b) Turkey (Correct)
(c) Iraq
(d) Jordan

425. Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by United Nations on
(a) 10 December 1954
(b) 10 December 1948 (Correct)
(c) 10 December 1951
(d) 10 December 1952

426. Where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896?
(a) Athens (Correct)
(b) Rome
(c) Paris
(d) Italy

427. When did first women compete in Olympic Games?
(a) 1920
(b) 1912 (Correct)
(c) 1922
(d) 1935

428. What is the length of India China border?
(a) 3,380 km (Correct)
(b) 4,380 km
(c) 2,380 km
(d) 5,380 km

429. Greenwich Mean Time was established in:
(a) 1864
(b) 1880
(c) 1884 (Correct)
(d) 1892

430. Greenwich is situated near
(a) New York
(b) Tokyo
(c) Paris
(d) London (Correct)

431. Who was the President of USA during World War I?
(a) Woodrow Wilson (Correct)
(b) George Truman
(c) George Adams
(d) Abraham Lincoln

432. Name the German scientist who invented the atom bomb?
(a) Hahn Otto (Correct)
(b) John Walker
(c) John Gutenberg
(d) William Hunt

433. Who discovered the ‘First Law of Thermodynamics’?
(a) James Prescott Joule (Correct)
(b) Fredrick Benling
(c) Marie Pierse
(d) None of these

434. In Algebra and mathematics who is credited with the originating the Binomial Theorem.
(a) Al-Beruni
(b) Zadaria Raza
(c) Al-Khawrzmi
(d) Omar-i-Khayyam (Correct)

435. Which river forms the Grand Canyon in the United States?
(a) Mississippi
(b) Hudson
(c) Colorado (Correct)
(d) Columbia

436. What is ORBIS?
(a) Ballistic Missile
(b) Architecture
(c) Mobile Eye Hospital (Correct)
(d) Code of laws

437. Who laid the foundation of the first independent Turkish kingdom in India in 1206?
(a) Mohammad bin Qasim
(b) Qutubuddin Aibak (Correct)
(c) Ghiasuddin Balban
(d) None of these

438. Headquarter of UNESCO is located in:
(a) Paris (Correct)
(b) Berne
(c) Geneva
(d) London

439. What is the maximum number of players in a team of basketball game?
(a) 4
(b) 5 (Correct)
(c) 6
(d) 7

440. Rohtas Fort was constructed by (on Sher Shah’s order)
(a) Todar Mal (Correct)
(b) Hari Krishan
(c) Raja Ram Das
(d) Raja Bir Mal

441. On which river Rohtas Fort was constructed by Sher Shah?
(a) Jehlum (Correct)
(b) Indus
(c) Soan
(d) Haro

442. The capital of Chechnya is
(a) Colombo
(b) Islamabad
(c) Washington
(d) Grozny (Correct)

443. The second atom bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on
(a) Aug 6, 1914
(b) Aug 9, 1945 (Correct)
(c) Aug 6, 1943
(d) Aug 9, 1943

444. Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar issued “Handard” Urdu newspaper in
(a) 1913 (Correct)
(b) 1914
(c) 1911
(d) 1916

445. Dyarchy system meaning dual system of Government was introduced in
(a) 1917
(b) 1918
(c) 1919 (Correct)
(d) 1920

446. When was the Constitution of 1973 enforced?
(a) 10th April, 1973
(b) 14th August 1973 (Correct)
(c) 10th March 1973
(d) 10th August 1973

447. Kingdom of Khwarzim was destroyed in 1218-20 AD by
(a) Halaku Khan
(b) Changaiz Khan (Correct)
(c) Temur Lung
(d) Qublai Khan

448. Which day is observed on 7 December?
(a) Civil Aviation day (Correct)
(b) Disarmament day
(c) Cultural day
(d) Postal day

449. Who was the first man to sail round the world?
(a) Ferdinand Magellan (Correct)
(b) John Maynard
(c) Ernst Schumaher
(d) Milton Friedman

450. “Origin of Species” was written by
(a) J.M. Barrie
(b) Charles Darwin (Correct)
(c) G.B. Shaw
(d) Jane Bunyan

451. The Great Bear lake is situated in:
(a) North America
(b) Canada (Correct)
(c) Siberia
(d) None of these

452. Who was the first Captain of Pakistan Cricket Team?
(a) Fazal Mehmood
(b) Wazir Ali
(c) Hafeez Kardar (Correct)
(d) Hanif Muhammad

453. Kalar Kahar Lake is situated in:
(a) Kirthar Range
(b) Salt Range (Correct)
(c) Koh-e-Sufaid Range
(d) None of these

454. Hub Lake is situated near:
(a) Quetta
(b) Peshawar
(c) Karachi (Correct)
(d) Gomal

455. Who united all the Sikhs and founded a kingdom in the Punjab?
(a) Guru Nanak
(b) Guru Gobind Singh
(c) Ranjit Singh (Correct)
(d) Guru Tegh Bahadur

456. What is the old name of Sahiwal city?
(a) Montgomery (Correct)
(b) Lawrencepur
(c) Lyallpur
(d) Lahore

457. Which is the world’s oldest religion?
(a) Judaism
(b) Islam
(c) Christianity
(d) Hinduism (Correct)

458. Where the Noor Mahal is located?
(a) Bahawalnagar
(b) Uch Sharif
(c) Bahawalpur (Correct)
(d) None of the above

459. Where Gulzar Mahal, Bahawalgarh and Daulat Khana are situated?
(a) Multan
(b) Bahawalpur (Correct)
(c) Forth Abbas
(d) Lahore

460. In Southern Punjab there is only one hill station. What is its name?
(a) Fort Munro (Correct)
(b) Rohtas Fort
(c) Attock Fort
(d) Fort Abbas

461. Sher Shah’s real name was:
(a) Hemu
(b) Faizi
(c) Bahadur
(d) Farid Khan (Correct)

462. The capital of the Mughal Empire was shifted from Agra to Delhi by:
(a) Jahangir
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Humayun
(d) Shahjahan (Correct)

463. Which country is also called land of Protease?
(a) Angola
(b) Switzerland
(c) South Africa (Correct)
(d) None of the above

464. Which country is called the ‘Cockpit of Europe’?
(a) South-hall
(b) Bangalore
(c) Belgium (Correct)
(d) Berlin

465. Mount Everest’s height is 29,035 ft what is its height in metres?
(a) 8594 metres
(b) 8291 meters
(c) 8850 meters (Correct)
(d) 8926 meters

466. Manchester of Pakistan is the name of
(a) Faisalabad
(b) Sahiwal
(c) Multan
(d) Karachi

467. Din-e-Ilahi founded by Akbar in
(a) 1567
(b) 1568
(c) 1582 (Correct)
(d) 1560

468. Which river crosses the Equator twice?
(a) Amazon River
(b) Congo River (Correct)
(c) Nile River
(d) Indus River

469. The oldest written language is:
(a) Sanskrit
(b) Chinese (Correct)
(c) Japanese
(d) English

470. Masjid Wazir Khan is located in:
(a) Multan
(b) Thatta
(c) Karachi
(d) Lahore (Correct)

471. When Pakistan won the Cricket World Cup?
(a) 1992 (Correct)
(b) 1996
(c) 1999
(d) 2003

472. Pirpur Report was published in
(a) 1938 (Correct)
(b) 1939
(c) 1940
(d) 1941

473. Road safety day is observed on
(a) 1st June
(b) 2nd June
(c) 3rd June (Correct)
(d) 4th June

474. ‘Davis Cup’ is associated with which of the following games/sports?
(a) Cricket
(b) Volleyball
(c) Badminton
(d) Tennis

475. Who built Shalimar Garden?
(a) Shah Jahan (Correct)
(b) Babar
(c) Kam Khan
(d) Akbar

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