World General Knowledge GK MCQ’s MCQs

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

Important GK MCQs for NTS, CSS, PMS, PCS
Written by Shahzad F. Malik

301. Name the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911 was
(a) Sir Francis Drake
(b) Ronald Amundsen(correct)
(c) The Navigator Ferdinand Magellan
(d) None of the above

302. Ronald Amundsen belonged to
(a) England
(b) Norway(correct)
(c) Magellan
(d) USA

303. Which one of the following gas was used as a chemical weapon in the First World War?
(a) Carbon monoxide
(b) Hydrogen cyanide
(c) Mustard gas(correct)
(d) None of the above

304. What was the immediate cause for the outbreak of the First World War?
(a) The imprisonment of Lenin
(b) The sudden death of Lloyd George
(c) The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand(correct)
(d) None of the above

305. Which of the following countries is a landlocked country?
(a) Uruguay
(b) Pakistan
(c) Switzerland(correct)
(d) All of above

306. Which is the second longest mountain of the world?
(a) Indies
(b) Karakoram
(c) Himalayas(correct)
(d) Hindu Kush

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

308. Which one of the following is an ore of iron?
(a) Bauxite
(b) Haematite(correct)
(c) Ilmentie
(d) Gypsum

309. Taj Mahal is situated on bank of river
(a) Brahmaputra
(b) Ganges
(c) Jumna(correct)
(d) None of these

310. Budapest is the capital of Hungary situated on the bank of
(a) River spree
(b) River Volga
(c) River Danube(correct)
(d) River ob

311. The rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej are tributaries of which river?
(a) Ganga
(b) Indus(correct)
(c) Yamuna
(d) Brahmaputra

312. Which of the following rivers do not flow in Africa?
(a) Nile
(b) Congo
(c) Zamberi
(d) Tigris(correct)

313. “Bahaman” is the name of airline of
(a) Indonesia
(b) Saudi Arabia
(c) France
(d) Bangladesh(correct)

314. Saddat Dynasty was founded by Khizar Khan in
(a) 1414(correct)
(b) 1412
(c) 1415
(d) 1634

315. The extinct volcano “Koh-i-Sultan” in Baluchistan contains the deposits of:
(a) Chromite
(b) Sulphur(correct)
(c) Gypsum
(d) Bauxite

316. The first census in Pakistan was held in
(a) 1948
(b) 1951(correct)
(c) 1959
(d) 1961

317. The major segment of “Saraiki” speaking population lives in
(a) Punjab(correct)
(b) N.W.F.P.
(c) Azad Kashmir
(d) Sindh

318. The Eiffel Tower is located in
(a) Germany
(b) France(correct)
(c) Italy
(d) Australia

319. Napoleon Bonaparte was the King of:
(a) France(correct)
(b) Italy
(c) England
(d) None of them

320. In which year decisive battle between Muhammad Bin Qasim and Raja Dahir was fought:
(a) 712(correct)
(b) 711
(c) 715
(d) 718

321. Mahan Airline belongs to which country?
(a) Iran(correct)
(b) South Africa
(c) India
(d) Nepal

322. Who is the highest run maker in limited over matches till 2012?
(a) Jayasuriya
(b) B. C. Lara
(c) Inzaman-ul-Haq
(d) Tendulkar(correct)

323. For how many times did Pakistan win Hockey Champions Trophy?
(a) 2
(b) 3(correct)
(c) 4
(d) 1

324. J.F. Kennedy is name of Airport of
(a) Washington
(b) New York(correct)
(c) Seattle
(d) California

325. Tass is the news agency of
(a) United Kingdom
(b) Russia(correct)
(c) China
(d) Australia

326. The foreign phrase De novo means
(a) New(correct)
(b) On one side only
(c) Indefinitely
(d) None of these

327 International organization ‘Human Rights Watch’ is based in
(a) New York
(b) Geneva(correct)
(c) Paris
(d) Rome

328. Scotland Yard’s headquarter is located in the city
(a) London(correct)
(b) New York
(c) Tokyo
(d) Paris

329. The Sidhnai Canals start from the left bank of the Ravi at
(a) Rasul
(b) Sidhnai(correct)
(c) Balloki
(d) Trimmu

330. The Chashma Nuclear II plant was built with the help of
(a) France
(b) Germany
(c) Canada
(d) China(correct)

331. The highest population density rate in Pakistan is in
(a) Punjab
(b) FATA
(c) Islamabad(correct)
(d) Sindh

332. Which country is called land of “Mighty Rivers?
(a) Korea
(b) Nigeria(correct)
(c) Egypt
(d) Ethiopia

333. The deepest place in the Indian Ocean is:
(a) Vostok
(b) Sunda Trench(correct)
(c) Isle Trench
(d) Sundaes Trench

334. The Cabinet Mission announced their plan on
(a) 8th April 1947
(b) 5th December 1947
(c) 15th January 1947
(d) 16th May 1946(correct)

335. Lake Vostok is a sub glacial lake located in:
(a) China
(b) USA
(c) Russia
(d) Antarctica(correct)

336. The highest capital in the world is
(a) Belize
(b) La Paz(correct)
(c) Quito
(d) None of these

337. Which one of the following is one of the seven wonders of Modern world?
(a) The Eiffel Tower(correct)
(b) Temple of Artemis
(c) Rome
(d) None of these

338. Big Ben, a huge clock was installed at British Parliament in
(a) 1940
(b) 1859(correct)
(c) 1875
(d) 1872

339. Which country’s parliament is considered the oldest parliament?
(a) UK
(b) China
(c) Iceland(correct)
(d) Russia

340. Which is the longest Shipping canal of the world?
(a) Suez canal
(b) Panama
(c) Beloye-More(correct)
(d) Gota

341. The world biggest oil refinery(Abadan oil refinery) is situated in
(a) Saudi Arabia
(b) Iran(correct)
(c) Kuwait
(d) Iraq

342. Gatun Lake is located in which country?
(a) USA
(b) Netherlands
(c) Canada
(d) Panama(correct)

343. Who was the first Prime Minister of Pakistan?
(a) Khawaja Nazim-ud-Din
(b) Liaquat Ali Khan(correct)
(c) Abdul Rab Nishter
(d) I.I. Chundrigar

344. UNO’s ‘Oil for Food’ Program is associated with which country?
(a) Sudan
(b) North Korea
(c) Iran
(d) Iraq(correct)

345. Right to vote in elections is also termed as
(a) Franchise(correct)
(b) Privilege
(c) Initiative
(d) Consent

346. The historic garden Shalimar was built by Shah Jahan in
(a) 1634
(b) 1639
(c) 1642(correct)
(d) 1652

347. Namibia is the new name of
(a) South West Africa(correct)
(b) South East Africa
(c) Zanzibar
(d) None of them

348. Which of the following is the sacred book of Hinduism?
(a) Vedas
(b) Upanishads
(c) Ramayana
(d) All of them(correct)

349. ‘Ottawa convention 1997’ is related to
(a) Environment protection(correct)
(b) Preserving wild life
(c) Banning landmines
(d) Banning chemical weapons

350. Who participated in all the three sessions of the Round Table Conference(1930 -1932)?
(a) Fatima Jinnah
(b) Annie Besant
(c) Jahan Ara Gul
(d) Begum Jahan Ara Shah Nawaz(correct)

351. What is the height of Mount Everest according to new map survey(its previous height was 29028 feet(8848 metre)?
(a) 29031 feet(8849 metre)
(b) 29042 feet(8852 metre)
(c) 29035 feet(8850 metre) (correct)
(d) 29038 feet(8851 metre)

352. Which water body is the saltiest water body(lake) in the world(mostly people considered Dead Sea as the saltiest lake but it is incorrect)?
(a) Assal lake(correct)
(b) Red sea
(c) Bosporus Strait
(d) Dead sea

353. Which one of the following scientists started the modern system of using symbols for the elements?
(a) Jons Jacobs Berzelius
(b) Joseph Priestley
(c) Ernest Rutherford
(d) John Dalton(correct)

354. Which UN Agency has its H.Q. in Paris?
(b) ILO
(c) UNESCO(correct)
(d) FAO

355. How many Judges to the International Court of Justice are elected by the Security Council and General Assembly for the term of 9 years?
(a) 35
(b) 25
(c) 15(correct)
(d) 20

356. “Cutting Edge” is the autobiography of
(a) Ahmad Mushtaq
(b) Javed Miandad(correct)
(c) Altaf Gohar
(d) Peer Ali Shah

357. Who is the first Secretary General elected from the rankers Staff of United Nations?
(a) U Thant
(b) Dr. Kurt Waldheim
(c) Kofi Annan(correct)
(d) Javier Perez De Cuellar

358. The oldest world organization is League of nation where was it’s headquarter situated?
(a) Geneva(correct)
(b) Paris
(c) London
(d) Rome

359. Who invented the Steam Locomotive?
(a) Edison
(b) Stephenson(correct)
(c) JRD Tata
(d) Alexander

360. Largest imports are made by Pakistan from
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) America(correct)
(d) Canada

361. Which is the largest district of Punjab Province?
(a) Vehari
(b) Bahawalpur(correct)
(c) Multan
(d) Dera Ghazi Khan

362. The foreign phrase De-jure means
(a) Without date
(b) Under consideration
(c) Rightful(correct)
(d) None of these

363. “Child of War” term used for which organization?
(a) UNO
(b) League of Nation(correct)
(c) Asia watch
(d) None of these

364. “Corbillion Cup” is given in the game of
(a) Table tennis(correct)
(b) Lawn tennis
(c) Golf
(d) Archery

365. United Nation University is located in
(a) Tokyo(correct)
(b) Berne
(c) Montreal
(d) Vienna

366. Reuter is the news agency of
(a) United Kingdom (correct)
(b) United States
(c) Former USSR
(d) Germany

367. World Food Council(WFC) was established in 1974. Its headquarter situated in
(a) Rome(correct)
(b) Geneva
(c) Washington
(d) Paris

368. Which of the following straits separate Florida from Cuba?
(a) Cuba Strait
(b) Florida Strait(correct)
(c) Mexico Strait
(d) Berland Strait

369. Which language is prominent in Hazara division?
(a) Pastu
(b) Hindko(correct)
(c) Kohistan
(d) Pothohari

370. Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province comprises five districtd including abbottabad, Batagram, Kohistan, Mansehra and:
(a) Haripur(correct)
(b) Mingora
(c) Khan pur
(d) Mardan

371. Saindak project is producing copper, silver and gold with the help of
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) France
(d) None of these

372. Which country is the world’s largest tea importer?
(a) Pakistan(correct)
(b) UK
(c) Egypt
(d) China

373. The foundation stone of the sikhism’s holiest place “Golden Tample” at Amritsar was laid by
(a) Guru Nanak
(b) Khawja Ghareb Nawaz
(c) Acharya Rakeshprasad
(d) Hazrat Mian Mir(correct)

374. Babar Nama is written in which language?
(a) Persian
(b) Turkish(correct)
(c) Arabic
(d) Chagatai

375. The doctrine of Wahdatul-Wajood was presented by
(a) Ibn-e- Arabi(correct)
(b) Mujadid-alf-Saani
(c) Ibne Yazid
(d) Sheikh Sirhindi

376. Before Referendum Sylhet was the part of
(a) Assam(correct)
(b) Bihar
(c) Chitagong
(d) U.P

377. Muslim Students Federation(MSF) was established in 1937 by
(a) Abdur Rab Nishtar
(b) Raja Sahib of Mehmud Abad(correct)
(c) Raja Gazanfir Ali
(d) Sir Agha Khan

378. When the banks were nationalized in Pakistan?
(a) 1971
(b) 1972
(c) 1973
(d) 1974(correct)

379. Where is Kallar Kahar situated?
(a) Sialkot
(b) Chakwal(correct)
(c) Murree
(d) Jehlum

380. Althing(oldest parliament of world) is the parliament of
(a) Denmark
(b) Iceland(correct)
(c) UK
(d) USA

381. When Pakistan introduced National Identity cards(NIC)?
(a) 1971
(b) 1972
(c) 1973
(d) 1974(correct)

382. The highest peak of Hindu Kush range is
(a) Tirich Mir(correct)
(b) Nanga Parbat
(c) K-2
(d) Rakaposhi

383. Nobel peace prize 2004 was awarded to ‘Wangari Maathai’ of
(a) Uganda
(b) Kenya(correct)
(c) South Africa
(d) Nigeria

384. Burkina Faso is the new name of
(a) Lower Volta
(b) Rhodesia
(c) Burma
(d) Upper Volta(correct)

385. Which one of the following is not a ‘Cash Crop’?
(a) Cotton
(b) Wheat (correct)
(c) Sugarcane
(d) None of these

386. Where Quaid-e-Azam stayed during his last illness in 1948?
(a) Hanna Lake
(b) Kohlu
(c) Ziarat(correct)
(d) Makran

387. ‘Land of Maple Leaf’ is the nickname of:
(a) New York
(b) Canada(correct)
(c) Malta
(d) UK

388. Which country is ‘Sick Man of Europe’?
(a) Turkey(correct)
(b) France
(c) South-hall
(d) Berlin

389. “Doma” is the parliament of the country:
(a) India
(b) Myanmar
(c) Russia(correct)
(d) Bhutan

390. Warsak dam is located on
(a) River Kabul(correct)
(b) River Karam
(c) River Gomal
(d) River Bera

391. International Anti Corruption day is observed on.
(a) 6th December
(b) 8th December
(c) 5th December
(d) 9th December(correct)

392. Fort William College was established at Calcuta
(a) 1799
(b) 1789
(c) 1800(correct)
(d) 1803

393. Shalimar Garden is located in the city of
(a) Lahore(correct)
(b) Karachi
(c) Multan
(d) Taxila

394. Badshahi Mosque was built in:
(a) 1670
(b) 1673(correct)
(c) 1676
(d) 1678

395. First Martial Law was imposed in
(a) October 1958(correct)
(b) September 1958
(c) August 1958
(d) November 1958

396. Where is the headquarters of the Amnesty International?
(a) New York
(b) London(correct)
(c) Paris
(d) Geneva

397. When Commonwealth was established?
(a) 1931(correct)
(b) 1932
(c) 1947
(d) 1926

398. Name the Secretary-General of Commonwealth is?
(a) Lord George Byron
(b) Dag Hammar Skjold
(c) Roger Smith
(d) Kammalesh Sharma(correct)

399. Which of the President of USA was involved in Watergate Scandal?
(a) Richard M Nixon(correct)
(b) Ronald Reagon
(c) George Bush
(d) Johnson

400. Who is the only person to win the two Nobel Prizes for Peace and Chemistry?
(a) Bertrand Russel
(b) Romain Rolland
(c) Erns Ludwig
(d) Dr. Linus Pauling(correct)

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