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General Knowledge Mcqs for PSC Exams

General Knowledge Mcqs For PSC Exams

1. The longest highway in the world is:
(a) Trans-Canada
(b) Trans-Japan
(c) Trans-Iran
(d) None of these
2. The longest highway in the world has a length of:
(a) 9000 km (b) 10000 km
(c) 8000 km (d) None of these
3. The country that accounts for nearly one-third of the total tea
production of the world is:
(a) Myanmar (b) China
(c) Pakistan (d) None of these
4. The country also known as “country of copper” is:
(a) Zambia (b) Australia
(c) America (d) None of these
5. The coldest place on the earth is:
(a) Antarctica (b) Alpes
(c) Verkoyansk in Siberia
(d) None of theses
6. The river Jordan flows out into the:
(a) Caspian Sea (b) Arabian Sea
(c) Red Sea (d) Dead Sea
7. The largest coffee growing country in the world is:
(a) Bangladesh (b) Australia
(c) Brazil (d) Nepal
8. First prime minister of Bangl-adesh was:
(a) Mujib-ur-Rehman
(b) Khaleda Zia
(c) Hussain Muhammad Irshad
(d) None of these
9. The highest mountain in the world is:
(a) K-2 (b) Mount Everest
(c) Nanga Parbat (d) Raka Poshi
10. The largest Island in the Mediterranean Sea is:
(a) Sicily (b) Switzerland
(c) Barbados (d) None of these
11. The river Volga flows out into the:
(a) Caspian Sea (b) Red Sea
(c) Nile (d) None of these
12. The longest river in the world is:
(a) Indus (b) Tames
(c) Nile (d) Amazon
13. The biggest desert in the world is:
(a) Gobi (b) Sahara
(c) Thal (d) None of these
14. The country which ranks second in terms of land area is:
(a) China (b) Russia
(c) Australia (d) Canada
15. The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and
Afghanistan is:
(a) Durand Line (b) Line of Control
(c) Radcliffe Line (d) None of these
16. The biggest delta in the world is:
(a) Nile Delta (b) Ganges Delta
(c) Indus Delta (d) None of these
17. The capital city that stands on the river Danube is:
(a) Belgrade (b) London
(c) Tokyo (d) None of these
18. The Japanese call their country as:
(a) Nippon
(b) Land of Rising Sun
(c) Golden Triangle
(d) None of these
19. The length of the English Channel is:
(a) 596 kms (b) 698 kms
(c) 605 kms (d) 564 kms
20. The world’s oldest known city is:
(a) Baghdad (b) Lahore
(c) Damascus (d) None of these
21. The city also known as the “city of canals” is:
(a) Lahore (b) Venice
(c) Paris (d) None of these
22. The country in which river Wangchu flows is:
(a) India (b) China
(c) Myanmar (d) None of these
23. The biggest island of the world is:
(a) Ireland (b) Finland
(c) Scotland (d) Greenland
24. The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of
automobiles in the world is:
(a) London (England)
(b) Detroit (USA)
(c) Moscow (Russia)
(d) None of these
25. The country called the “Land of Rising Sun” is:
(a) Japan (b) Australia
(c) America (d) None of these
26. The countries which produce the largest quantity of
manganese are:
(a) China and America
(b) China and South Africa
(c) Russia and China
(d) None of these
27. The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the
world is:
(a) Malaysia (b) China
(c) America (d) None of these
28. The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world
(a) Russia (b) Japan
(c) China (d) None of these
29. The river which carries maxi-mum quantity of water into the
sea is:
(a) Amazon (b) Nile
(c) English Channel (d) Indus
30. The city which was once called the “Forbidden City” is:
(a) New York (b) Beijing
(c) Moscow (d) None of these
31. Mount Everest was named after:
(a) James Everest
(b) Michael Everest
(c) Sir George Everest
(d) None of these
32. The volcano Vesuvius is located in:
(a) Italy (b) Brazil
(c) South Africa (d) Spain
33. The country known as the “sugar bowl of the world” is:
(a) England (b) Cuba
(c) Spain (d) Turkey
34. The length of Suez Canal is:
(a) 160.5 kms (b) 159.5 kms
(c) 161.5 kms (d) 162.5 kms
35. The lowest point on earth is:
(a) The coastal area of Dead Sea
(b) Caspian Sea
(c) Death Valley (d) None of these
36. The Gurkhas were the original inhabitants of:
(a) Sri Lanka (b) Bhutan
(c) Nepal (d) Malaysia
37. The largest ocean of the world is:
(a) Pacific Ocean (b) Indian Ocean
(c) Arctic Ocean (d) None of these
38. The largest bell in the world is:
(a) Tsar Kolokol at Kremlin, Mo-scow, Russia
(b) World Peace Bell, Newport, Kentucky, USA
(c) Mingus, Mandalay, Myanmar
(d) None of these
39. The biggest stadium in the world is:
(a) Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
(b) Strahov Stadium, Prague
(c) Arsenal Stadium
(d) The Lords, England
40. The world’s largest diamond producing country is:
(a) America (b) South Africa
(c) Saudi Arabia (d) UAE
41. Australia was discovered by:
(a) Ibn-e-Batuta (b) Columbus
(c) James Cook (d) None of these
42. The first Governor-General of Pakistan was:
(a) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(b) Douglas Gracey
(c) Mountbatten (d) None of these
43. Dublin is situated at the mouth of river:
(a) Laune (b) Liffey
(c) Lee (d) None of these
44. The earlier name of New York city was:
(a) New Amsterdam
(b) New Orleans
(c) Holland (d) None of these
45. “Eiffel Tower” was built by:
(a) Michael Eiffel
(b) Alexander Eiffel
(c) James R. Eiffel
(d) None of these
46. The “Red Cross” was founded by:
(a) Kofi Annan
(b) Jean Henry Durant
(c) Abraham Lincoln
(d) None of these
47. The country which has greatest population density is:
(a) Russia (b) India
(c) Monaco (d) None of these
48. The national flower of Britain is:
(a) Lilly (b) Rose
(c) Jasmine (d) None of these
49. Niagara Falls was discovered by:
(a) Louis Hennepin (b) Marco Polo
(c) Columbus (d) None of these
50. The national flower of Italy is:
(a) Lilly (b) Rose
(c) Jasmine (d) None of these
51. The national flower of China is:
(a) Lilly (b) Rose
(c) Jasmine (d) Narcissus
52. The permanent secretariat of SAARC is located at:
(a) Kathmandu (b) Islamabad
(c) New Delhi (d) None of these
53. The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is:
(a) Strait of Bosphorus
(b) Strait of Hormuz
(c) Strait of Malaca
(d) None of these
54. The first Industrial Revolution took place in:
(a) France (b) Russia
(c) England (d) America
55. World Environment Day is observed on:
(a) June 5 (b) August 5
(c) March 7 (d) December 5
56. The first Republican president of America was:
(a) J. F. Kennedy
(b) Abraham Lincoln
(c) Eisenhower (d) None of these
57. The country famous for Samba dance is:
(a) South Africa (b) Korea
(c) Brazil (d) Egypt
58. The name of the Alexander’s
horse was:
(a) Beucephalus (b) Dragon
(c) Flying Horse (d) None of these
59. Singapore was founded by:
(a) Sir Thomas Stanford Raffles
(b) Mao Zedong
(c) Michael Ballicu
(d) None of these
60. The famous one-eyed British admiral was:
(a) Churchill
(b) Nelson
(c) David Patreaus
(d) None of these
61. The earlier name of Sri Lanka was:
(a) Sicily (b) South India
(c) Ceylon (d) None of these
62. The UN was formed in the year:
(a) 1945 (b) 1950
(c) 1943 (d) 1947
63. How many legs do butterflies have?
(a) 6 (b) 4
(c) 8 (d) 10
64. The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on:
(a) April 15 (b) November 15
(c) January 15 (d) August 15
65. “Paradise Regained” was written by:
(a) John Keats (b) Wordsworth
(c) John Milton (d) Browning
66. “Last Judgement” was the first painting of the Italian painter
(a) Michael Angelo
(b) Picasso
(c) Van Rampuoy
(d) None of these
67. The first president of Egypt was:
(a) Gamal Abdel Nasser
(b) Husni Mubarak
(c) Mohammad Naquib
(d) None of these
68. The first explorer to reach the South Pole was:
(a) Capo Ronald Amundson
(b) Robert E. Peary
(c) Columbus (d) None of these
69. The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso is:
(a) The Sun (b) The Dream
(c) Guermica (d) None of these
70. The primary producer of newsprint in the world is:
(a) England (b) America
(c) China (d) Canada
71. The first man to reach North Pole was:
(a) Marco Polo (b) Robert E. Peary
(c) Columbus (d) None of these
72. The person who is called “the Father of modern Italy” is:
(a) G. Garibaldi (b) Beslusconi
(c) Angela Markel
(d) None of these
73. World Literary Day is celebrated on:
(a) September 8 (b) April 9
(c) July 26 (d) April 15
74. The founder of modern Germany is:
(a) Helmet Kohl
(b) Angela Merkel
(c) Otto Von Bismarck
(d) None of these
75. Who invented the Nintendo Wii?
(a) Taro Aso (b) Yoki Yama
(c) Kashi Kabushiki
(d) None of these
76. The country known as the ‘Land of Midnight Sun’ is:
(a) Sweden (b) Norway
(c) Switzerland (d) Denmark
77. The place known as the roof of the world is:
(a) K-2 (b) Myanmar
(c) Chittagong (d) Tibet
78. In which year did the Nintendo Wii come out?
(a) 2005 (b) 2007
(c) 2006 (d) 2008
79. The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was:
(a) Dr. Salimuzzam Siddiqui
(b) Dr. Abdul Salam
(c) Dr. Abdul Qadeer
(d) None of these
80. The first woman prime minister of Britain was:
(a) Margaret Thatcher
(b) Margaret Hilton
(c) Mona Linda (d) None of these

General Knowledge Mcqs For PSC Exams