World General Knowledge GK MCQ’s MCQs

General Knowledge: Most Important Questions (Part II)

CSS times World General Knowledge MCQs part II
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

101. “The Last Days of United Pakistan” is written by
(a) G.W. Chaudhry (Correct)
(b) Ahmad Mushtaq
(c) Dr. Waheed Qureshi
(d) Chaudhry Muhammad Ahsan

102. In which year Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to the International Committee of the Red Cross?
(a) 1917
(b) 1944
(c) 1963
(d) All of these (Correct)

103. Which of the following is the power resource mineral?
(a) Coal (Correct)
(b) Iron ore
(c) Limestone
(d) Copper

104. The planet nearest to the Earth is
(a) Mercury
(b) Jupiter
(c) Venus (Correct)
(d) None of them

105. Swaziland is the landlocked country of
(a) Europe
(b) Asia
(c) Africa (Correct)
(d) South America

106. The Japanese Prime Minister at the time of World War II was:
(a) Hideki Tojo (Correct)
(b) Nobusuke Kis
(c) Akira Kurasowa
(d) Masayuki Mo

107. The headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency is located in:
(a) Geneva
(b) Washington
(c) Vienna (Correct)
(d) London

108. How many members are these of Commonwealth?
(a) 50
(b) 53 (Correct)
(c) 48
(d) 47

109. The Secretariat of Commonwealth was located in which city?
(a) Paris
(b) Geneva
(c) London (Correct)
(d) Oslo

110. “The Indus Saga and the making of Pakistan” book is written by
(a) R.L. Stevenson
(b) Aitzaz Ahsan (Correct)
(c) H.G. Wells
(d) None of these

111. Which of following places is the rainiest of Pakistan?
(a) Murree (Correct)
(b) Rawalpindi
(c) Karachi
(d) Quetta

112. Who was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate?
(a) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(b) Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughlaq Shah-II
(c) Nasir-ud-Din-Mahmud (Correct)
(d) Nusrat Shah

113. Who amongst the following Sultans of the slave Dynasty reigned for the longest period?
(a) Qutub-ud-Din Aibak
(b) Ghiyas-ud-din Balban
(c) Nasir-ud-Din Mahmud
(d) Shams-ud-din Iltutmish (Correct)

114. ‘Chenab Formula’ to resolve the Kashmir dispute was presented by
(a) Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan (Correct)
(b) Ali Shah Gillani
(c) Barrister Sultan Mahmood
(d) None of the above

115. Dome of Rock is located in
(a) Jerusalem (Correct)
(b) Lebanon
(c) Jordan
(d) Iraq

116. ‘Broadway Street’ is famous for:
(a) Banking
(b) Stock Exchange
(c) Cinema Halls (Correct)
(d) Shopping Centres

117. Khyber Pass is situated in
(a) Himalaya Range
(b) Karakoram Range
(c) Hindukush Range
(d) Sulaiman Range (Correct)

118. Longest glacier of the world is Lambert situated in Antarctica, what is its length
(a) 320 miles (Correct)
(b) 390 miles
(c) 370 miles
(d) 479 miles

119. Which of the following is Russian airline?
(a) Aeroflot (Correct)
(b) Aero Asia
(c) Russian float
(d) Aero Russia

120. Asiana Airlines is the airline of:
(a) India
(b) China
(c) South Korea (Correct)
(d) Greece

121. The period of Rabi season is
(a) October-May (Correct)
(b) May-Aug.
(c) October-June
(d) January-May

122. In an Island near Alexandria an ancient wonder “The pharaohs of Alexandria” is situated. What is it?
(a) A Light House (Correct)
(b) Hanging Garden
(c) Great Wall
(d) A Wall

123. Who was the President of USA during World War I?
(a) Woodrow Wilson (Correct)
(b) George Truman
(c) Abraham Lincoln
(d) None of these

124. Battle of Holdighat was fought in 1576 AD between Raja Pratab Singh and
(a) Babar
(b) Aurangzeb
(c) Akbar (Correct)
(d) Jahangir

125. Muslims celebrated the “Day of Deliverance on
(a) 22nd December 1939 (Correct)
(b) 25th December 1939
(c) 24th December 1939
(d) 23rd December 1939

126. The famous resolution, which came to be known as Pakistan Resolution was moved by Maulvi Fazal-ul-Haq and passed unanimously
(a) 1940 (Correct)
(b) 1945
(c) 1947
(d) 1944

127. Homer was the greatest poet of the language namely:
(a) Greek (Correct)
(b) Latin
(c) English
(d) Spanish

128. In which year New Zealand government granted right of vote to women?
(a) 1793
(b) 1893 (Correct)
(c) 1785
(d) None of these

129. Hollywood film industry of USA is situated in
(a) Washington
(b) New York
(c) California (Correct)
(d) Maryland

130. Who among the following has won the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize?
(a) Goh Chok Tong
(b) Vaclav Havel
(c) Pope John Paul II
(d) Shirin Ebadi (Correct)

131. Tanzania is the new name of
(a) Zanzibar (Correct)
(b) Congo
(c) Nyasaland
(d) None of them

132. Old name of Faisalabad is
(a) Lyallpur (Correct)
(b) Montgomery
(c) None of them
(d) None of them

133. Where was Jesus Christ born?
(a) Iraq
(b) Jerusalem (Correct)
(c) Mecca
(d) Madina

134. Which Sea has no coastline?
(a) Japan Sea
(b) Sargasso Sea (Correct)
(c) Tasmanian Sea
(d) White Sea

135. In which country is the port of Jaffna?
(a) India
(b) Pakistan
(c) Sri Lanka (Correct)
(d) China

136. Who is known as the founder of Modern Turkey?
(a) TurgatOzal
(b) Kemal Ataturk (Correct)
(c) Ahmad Pasha
(d) None of them

137. Who is called “lion of the Punjab”?
(a) Sultan Tipu
(b) Ranjit Singh (Correct)
(c) Zaffar Ali Khan
(d) Akbar the Great

138. Which element is named after the country Cyprus?
(a) Chlorine
(b) Copper (Correct)
(c) Carbon
(d) Calcium

139. Which type of plants is suited to grow under drought conditions?
(a) Pteridophytes
(b) Xerophytes (Correct)
(c) Tropophytes
(d) Hygrophytes

140. Which of the following is the smallest ocean of the world?
(a) Pacific
(b) Indian
(c) Atlantic
(d) Arctic (Correct)

141. Kyzyl-Kum Desert is present in
(a) Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan (Correct)
(b) China
(c) Kazakhstan
(d) Morocco

142. Which one of the following is a Great Circle?
(a) The Arctic Circle
(b) The Tropic of Cancer
(c) The Equator (Correct)
(d) The Tropic of Capricorn

143. The foreign phrase Charge d’affaires means
(a) Deputy Ambassador (Correct)
(b) An affair of the heart
(c) An awkward situation
(d) None of these

144. Calcutta is situated on bank of river
(a) Indus River
(b) Hooghli River (Correct)
(c) Spree River
(d) None of these

145. Which of the following is the region of winter rainfall?
(a) Mediterranean (Correct)
(b) Tropical
(c) Arctic
(d) Monsoon

146. Name the Person who discovered Florida, Georgia and Mississippi in 1539.
(a) Sir James Clark (Correct)
(b) De Soto
(c) Capt Johnspeke
(d) None of these

147. The length of the Suez Canal is approximately
(a) 110 km
(b) 150 km
(c) 170 km (Correct)
(d) 125 km

148. How many species of the birds have been identified in Pakistan?
(a) Over 550
(b) Over 700
(c) Over 740 (Correct)
(d) Over 800

149. In which season reservoirs of Punjab and Sindh are alive with migrant birds?
(a) Winter
(b) Spring Season (Correct)
(c) Summer
(d) Spring & Winter

150. Violating International law, Israel has constructed a concrete wall to divide the Palestinians in:-
(a) Gaza (Correct)
(b) West Bank
(c) Easter Jerusalem
(d) Golan Heights

151. World press freedom day is observed on
(a) 3rd May (Correct)
(b) 13th May
(c) 15th May
(d) 18th May

152. Which is the country to have won the most Olympic titles?
(a) China
(b) USA (Correct)
(c) Russia
(d) France

153. What is the height of the wickets used in the game of cricket in inches?
(a) 26 inches
(b) 27 inches
(c) 28 inches (Correct)
(d) 29 inches

154. The winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature John Maxwell Coetzee belongs to which of the following countries?
(a) Germany
(b) USA
(c) South Africa (Correct)
(d) Belgium

155. Which of the following is considered the world’s oldest city:-
(a) Damascus
(b) Baghdad
(c) Jericho (Correct)
(d) Cairo

156. Which American industrialist was praised by Adlof Hitler in his autobiography, Mein Kampf. In fact, he was the only American to be praised by Hitler
(a) Henry Ford (Correct)
(b) Gerald Ford
(c) Thomas Alva Edison
(d) Henry Ford II

157. Headquarter of International Association Development is located in
(a) Vienna
(b) New York
(c) Washington (Correct)
(d) None of these

158. Largest Airport of the world is
(a) New York Airport
(b) Chigaco Airport
(c) King Abdul Aziz Airport (Correct)
(d) None of the Above

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

160. When the British dominions became defined as free and equal countries within the British Empire?
(a) 1923
(b) 1925
(c) 1924
(d) 1926 (Correct)

161. The contemporary of Shakespeare was
(a) Akbar the great
(b) Elizabeth I
(c) Louis XIV
(d) All of them (Correct)

162. The world’s most famous painting ‘The Last Supper’ was created by:-
(a) Leonardo da vinci (Correct)
(b) Pablo Picasso
(c) Rembrandt
(d) Guljee

163. Nepolean Bona Part who conquered half of the Europe was afraid of
(a) Dog
(b) Monkey
(c) Cat (Correct)
(d) Rate

164. What is a Stripka?
(a) Mountain Pass of Russia
(b) Mountain Pass of Nepal
(c) Mountain Pass of Bulgaria (Correct)
(d) Mountain Pass of Spain

165. Brenner is a Mountain Pass (4508 ft high) situated in
(a) Italy-France
(b) Italy-Austria (Correct)
(c) France-Germany
(d) Italy-Britain

166. The largest railway station of the world is located in
(a) New York (Correct)
(b) Pakistan
(c) Russia
(d) None of these

167. Silk airways is a airline of
(a) Singapore (Correct)
(b) Hong Kong
(c) Malaysia
(d) France

168. Name the biggest airline of Pakistan is
(a) Blue air
(b) Ithiad airline
(c) PIA (Correct)
(d) none of these

169. Indicate the largest city of Pakistan population wise
(a) Islamabad
(b) Multan
(c) Lahore
(d) Karachi (Correct)

170. Saindak project is famous for
(a) Silver
(b) Copper
(c) Gold
(d) All of these (Correct)

171. The Potwar plateau is very famous and rich in
(a) Oil and gas (Correct)
(b) Chromite
(c) Aluminum
(d) None of these

172. Blue Airlines belongs to which country?
(a) Pakistan (Correct)
(b) India
(c) America
(d) Jordan

173. Which of following is Cottage Industry?
(a) Cement
(b) Sugar
(c) Handicraft (Correct)
(d) Textile

174. The agro based industry is : –
(a) Woodwork
(b) Dairy farms (Correct)
(c) Carpets
(d) Iron work

175. Who was the first and the last woman ruler of Delhi?
(a) Chand Bibi
(b) Noor Jahan
(c) Razia Sultana (Correct)
(d) None of these

176. Name the two regions won by British from French in 18th century?
(a) Ghana and Egypt
(b) Canada, USA
(c) Egypt
(d) Canada, India (Correct)

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

178. “Decline of the West” book was written by German Philosopher
(a) Spencer
(b) Spengler (Correct)
(c) Spinoza
(d) None of them

179. Kosovo, the latest independent nation in the world was ruled by?
(a) Indonesia
(b) Australia
(c) Malaysia
(d) Serbia (Correct)

180. Who was the British Prime Minister at the time of Second Round Table Conference?
(a) Ramsay MacDonald (Correct)
(b) Clement Attlee
(c) Neville Chamberlain
(d) None of these

181. Who was the Viceroy during the time Mr. Attlee of England declared the British intention to transfer power to Indians?
(a) Lord Irwin
(b) Lord Mountbatten
(c) Lord Wavell (Correct)
(d) Lord Linlithgow

182. Quaid-e-Azam became the permanent president of Muslim League
(a) 1935
(b) 1937
(c) 1934 (Correct)
(d) 1939

183. How the future status of Sindh was to be decided under 3rd June plan?
(a) By the Commission
(b) By plebiscite
(c) By majority vote of assembly members (Correct)
(d) None of the above

184. How the future status of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was to be decided under June 3rd Plan?
(a) By majority vote of assembly
(b) By the Commission
(c) By plebiscite (Correct)
(d) None of the above

185. Name the person who was the first to translate the Holy Quran in Persian
(a) Shah Rafi-ud-Din
(b) Shah Walliullah (Correct)
(c) Khalid bin Waleed
(d) Mujadid AIf Sani

186. The total period of Abbasids caliphate was
(a) 400 years
(b) 508 years (Correct)
(c) 600 years
(d) 708 years

187. Salahuddin Ayubi emerged as the hero of the Muslims in
(a) First Crusade
(b) Second Crusade
(c) Third Crusade (Correct)
(d) Fourth Crusade

188. Latani River is located in:
(a) Syria
(b) Lebanon (Correct)
(c) Turkey
(d) Iran

189. Which is the broadest strait in the world?
(a) Northumberland Strait
(b) Messina Strait
(c) Mozambique Strait (Correct)
(d) None of these

190. Which of the following countries has the largest area in the world?
(a) Canada
(b) China
(c) U.S.A.
(d) Russia (Correct)

191. The foreign phrase Aqua pura means
(a) Air
(b) Water (Correct)
(c) Mineral
(d) None of these

192. Name the longest river of Pakistan
(a) Chenab
(b) Karaola
(c) Indus (Correct)
(d) Jehlum

193. Who advocated the theory of laissez faire?
(a) Marshall
(b) Malthus
(c) Adam Smith (Correct)
(d) None of these

194. Where was Albert Einstein born?
(a) UK
(b) USA
(c) Germany (Correct)
(d) Albania

195. The Keil canal links the
(a) Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
(b) Mediterranean and Red Sea
(c) Mediterranean and Black Sea
(d) North Sea and Baltic Sea (Correct)

196. Who was the first Asian to have received the Nobel Prize?
(a) C.V. Raman
(b) R.N. Tagore (Correct)
(c) Mother Teresa
(d) I.A. Bunin

197. Name the author of “Ulema in Politics”
(a) K.K. Aziz
(b) I.H. Qureshi (Correct)
(c) S.M. Ikram
(d) Hassam Askari Rizvi

198. “Wings of Fire” is autobiography of
(a) Dr. Abdul Kalam (Correct)
(b) Prevez Musharaf
(c) Zameer Jaffery

199. Who was the oldest person so far to have been awarded Nobel Prize and what was his age at that time?
(a) Prof William Lawrence Bragg, 88 years
(b) Prof Francis Peyton Rous, 87 years (Correct)
(c) Prof Frederic Sanger, 90 years
(d) Sir John Bardeen, 89 years

200. Torah is the religious book of which religion?
(a) Judaism (Correct)
(b) Christianity
(c) Taoism
(d) None of them

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