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1. The United Nations was founded on _________.

A. March 24, 1945


B. October 24, 1945
C. March 24, 1949
D. October 24, 1950

2. Which country from the following is NOT the member of UNO?
A. Vatican City
B. Afghanistan
C. North Korea
D. Vaitnam

3. The International Court of Justice is located in _________.
A. New York
B. Washigton
C. Geneva
D. The Hague

4. There are __________ members of SAARC.
A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

5. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has __________ official languages.
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

6. There are _________ non-permanent members of the security council.
A. 5
B. 7
C. 10
D. 15

7. The currency of Indonesia is _________.
A. rupiah
B. dinar
C. rangit
D. riyal

8. The D-8 is an organization of eight ________ countries.
A. developed
B. developing
C. Asian
D. African

9. The European Union's working capital is in _________.
A. London
B. Lisbon
C. Austria
D. Brussels

10. The headquarter of NATO is located in _________.
A. New York
B. Paris
C. Geneva
D. Brussels
11. The motto of UNO is _________.
A. It's your world!
B. Life for All!
C. Peace!
D. Love and Peace!

12. The world's highest mountain is in __________.
A. China
B. Pakistan
C. Nepal
D. India

13. The headquarter of Red Cross is in _________.
A. New York
B. Washigton
C. Geneva
D. The Hague

14. World Trade Organization was established in __________.
A. 1980
B. 1985
C. 1990
D. 1995

15. The North Atlantic treaty (NATO) was signed in __________.
A. 1945
B. 1947
C. 1949
D. 1951

16. Which country, on the map of world, appears as "Long Shoe"?
A. Portugal
B. Italy
C. Greece
D. Hungary

17. Which from the following countries is NOT a member of D-8?
A. India
B. Pakistan
C. Nigeria
D. Turkey

18. The largest ocean of the world is __________.
A. Atlantic
B. Pacific
C. Indian
D. None of these

19. Which from the following countries does NOT yeild veto-power?
A. United States
B. United Kingdom
C. Canada
D. France

20. OIC changed its name from Organisation of the Islamic Conference to Organisation of
Islamic Cooperation in _________.
A. 1991
B. 1999
C. 2001
D. 2011
21. The most powerful organ of United Nations is _________.
A. General Assembly
B. Security Council
C. Secretariat
D. International Court of Justice

22. The headquarter of Green Peace International is located in _________.
A. Amserdam
B. Geneva
C. Lisbon
D. Austria

23. 3 May is observed Internationally as _________.
A. Labour Day
B. Environment Day
C. Earth Day
D. Press Freedom Day

24. The Capital of Canada is __________.
A. Tirane
B. Ottawa
C. Athens
D. Luxembourg

25. Suez Canal is between __________.
A. Arabian Sea and Red Sea
B. Red Sea and North Sea
C. Mediterranean Sea and North Sea
D. Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea

26. The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is located in __________.
A. Islamabad, Pakistan
B. New Delhi, India
C. Kathmandu, Nepal
D. Colombo, Sri Lanka

27. Which from the following countries is NOT a member of European Union?
A. Norway
B. Ireland
C. Malta
D. Estonia

28. The currency of Israel is _________.
A. Euro
B. Shekel
C. Forint
D. Krone

29. The largest democratic country in the world is _________.
A. United States
B. United Kingdom
C. China
D. India

30. The permanent Secretariat of OIC is located in _________.
A. Makkah
B. Madina
C. Jeddah
D. Riyadh
31. The highest part of the Earth is __________ .
A. Mount Everest
B. K2
C. Norway
D. North Pole

32. The lowest part of the Earth is __________ .
A. Dead Sea
B. Mariana Trench
C. South Africa
D. South Pole

33. The deepest part of the Earth is __________ .
A. Dead Sea
B. Mariana Trench
C. South Africa
D. South Pole

34. The headquarter of Amnesty International is in _________.
A. Amserdam
B. Geneva
C. London
D. Berlin

35. The headquarter of Transparency International is in _________.
A. Amserdam
B. Geneva
C. London
D. Berlin

36. The biggest Island of the World is _________.
A. Iceland
B. Greenland
C. England
D. Sri Lanka

37. 22 April is observed Internationally as _________.
A. Labour Day
B. Environment Day
C. Earth Day
D. Press Freedom Day

38. Yellow Sea lies between __________.
A. America and Canada
B. England and France
C. China and Korea
D. Norway and Sweden

39. The smallest Sea of the World is __________.
A. Dead Sea
B. Red Sea
C. Baltic Sea
D. Arabian Sea

40. World's famous bridge "Golden Gate" is in __________.
A. San Francisco
B. New Delhi
C. France
D. Sydney
41. Which country is called "Land of thousand islands"?
A. Malaysia
B. Indonesia
C. Ireland
D. Finland

42. Indonesia is an archipelago comprising approximately __________ islands.
A. 10,000
B. 12,500
C. 15,000
D. 17,500

43. Which country is called the "Land of Golden Fibre"?
A. United States
B. South Korea
C. Bangladesh
D. India

44. Which country is called the "Land of thousand Lakes"?
A. Indonesia
B. Finland
C. Iceland
D. Scotland

45. Vienna is the capital of _________.
A. Austria
B. Switzerland
C. Cyprus
D. Denmark

46. The capital of Czech Republic is?
A. Nicosia
B. Dublin
C. Bern
D. Prague

47. AFP is the news agency of _________.
A. Germany
B. France
C. Syria
D. Yemen

48. ANTARA is the news agency of _________.
A. Indonesia
B. Syria
C. Yemen
D. Jordan

49. Emirates is an airline of __________.
A. Saudi Arabia
B. Qatar
C. UAE
D. Malaysia

50. Qantas is an airline of __________.
A. Saudi Arabia
B. Australia
C. UAE
D. Malaysia

51. The world's longest bridge, DanyangKunshan Grand Bridge, is in __________ .
A. United States
B. Russia
C. China
D. Canada

52. The world's longest bridge over water, Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, is in __________.
A. United States
B. Russia
C. China
D. Canada

53. What was the nationality of Alfred Nobel?
A. American
B. British
C. German
D. Swedish

54. The first Nobel Prize was awarded in __________ .
A. 1895
B. 1901
C. 1907
D. 1913

55. The Nobel Prize has been awarded in __________ fields.
A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

56. The Nobel Peace Prize 2012 in the field of "Peace" was awarded to?
A. European Union (EU)
B. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)
C. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
D. United Nations Security Council

57. SANA is the news agency of _________.
A. Saudi Arabia
B. UAE
C. Syria
D. Yemen

58. Saba is the news agency of _________.
A. Indonesia
B. Syria
C. Yemen
D. Jordan

59. KLM is an airline of __________.
A. Australia
B. Germany
C. Netherlands
D. Austria

60. Etihad Airways is an airline of __________.
A. United Arab Emirates
B. Qatar
C. Russia
D. Canada

61. The Earth surface is divided in __________ Continents.
A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

62. The Largest Continent (by Area) of the World is __________.
A. Asia
B. Europe
C. Africa
D. North America

63. The second Largest Continent (by Area) of the World is __________.
A. Asia
B. Europe
C. Africa
D. North America

64. The Smallest Continent (by Area) of the World is __________.
A. Antarctica
B. Australia
C. Africa
D. Europe

65. The Earth's Oceanic water is divided in __________ oceans.
A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8

66. The Earth's Largest ocean is __________ .
A. Atlantic
B. Arctic
C. Indian
D. Pacific

67. The Earth's second Largest ocean is __________ .
A. Atlantic
B. Arctic
C. Indian
D. Pacific

68. The Earth's Smallest ocean is __________ .
A. Atlantic
B. Arctic
C. Indian
D. Pacific

69. The world's Largest Lake is?
A. Caspian Sea
B. Lake Superior
C. Lake Victoria
D. Great Bear Lake

70. The hottest desert of the world is?
A. Sahara Desert
B. Arabian Desert
C. Cholistan Desert
D. Arctic Desert

71. The first Secretary General of United Nations was?
A. Dag Hammarskjold
B. Kurt Walheion
C. U Thant
D. Trygue Lie

72. World War I was began in?
A. 1912
B. 1914
C. 1916
D. 1918

73. World War I was end in?
A. 1912
B. 1914
C. 1916
D. 1918

74. World War II was began in?
A. 1935
B. 1937
C. 1939
D. 1941

75. World War II was end in?
A. 1939
B. 1941
C. 1943
D. 1945

76. The world's deadliest conflict was?
A. World War I
B. World War II
C. Mongol Conquests
D. Taiping Rebellion

77. The Atomic Bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima on?
A. 3 August 1945
B. 6 August 1945
C. 9 August 1945
D. 12 August 1945

78. What was the name of Atomic Bomb that dropped on the city of Hiroshima?
A. Little Boy
B. Fat Boy
C. Little Man
D. Fat Man

79. The Atomic Bomb was dropped on the city of Nagasaki on?
A. 3 August 1945
B. 6 August 1945
C. 9 August 1945
D. 12 August 1945

80. What was the name of Atomic Bomb that dropped on the city of Nagasaki?
A. Little Boy
B. Fat Boy
C. Little Man
D. Fat Man

81. NATO is a/an __________ alliance.
A. military
B. economic
C. regional
D. cultural

82. The oldest news agency in the world is?
A. AFP
B. WAFA
C. BBC
D. CNN

83. The Suez Canal is in __________ .
A. Nigeria
B. Libya
C. Egypt
D. Palestine

84. The Delaware river is in __________ .
A. United States
B. Canada
C. China
D. United Kingdom

85. The main structural work of the Eiffel Tower was completed in?
A. 1883
B. 1885
C. 1887
D. 1889

86. The height of Eiffel Tower is __________ feet.
A. 1063
B. 1067
C. 1073
D. 1077

87. Reuters is the news agency of __________ .
A. United States
B. United Kingdom
C. France
D. Germany

88. WAFA is the news agency of __________ .
A. Palestine
B. Iraq
C. Qatar
D. Egypt

89. The capital of Saudi Arabia is?
A. Makkah
B. Madina
C. Taif
D. Riyadh

90. The currency of Qatar is?
A. Dollar
B. Dinar
C. Dirham
D. Riyal

91. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) was founded on __________ .
A. September 25, 1966
B. September 25, 1967
C. September 25, 19698
D. September 25, 1969

92. The OIC was founded in __________ .
A. Saudi Arabia
B. Iraq
C. Qatar
D. Morocco

93. The 6
th
organ, "Trusteeship Council" of the United Nations suspended operation on
November 01, 1994, with the independence of _________.
A. Chad
B. Sudan
C. Palau
D. Tunisia

94. The United Nations has __________ principal organs.
A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7

95. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was founded on __________ .
A. 27 December 1944
B. 27 December 1945
C. 27 December 1946
D. 27 December 1947

96. The social network site "Twitter" was launched on __________ .
A. July 15, 2003
B. July 15, 2004
C. July 15, 2005
D. July 15, 2006

97. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was formed in?
A. 1958
B. 1960
C. 1962
D. 1964

98. 8 March is observed internationally as?
A. Women's Day
B. World Water Day
C. World Health Day
D. Human Rights Day\

99. 22 March is observed internationally as?
A. Women's Day
B. World Water Day
C. World Health Day
D. Human Rights Day
100. 7 April is observed internationally as?
E. Women's Day
F. World Water Day
G. World Health Day
H. Human Rights Day

101. The soviet media theory had its roots in
A. Italian Fascist philosophy
B. Free enterprize approach of west
C. German ideology
D. Japanese imperialist edicts

102. The monetary unit of Bangladesh is
A. Lek
B. Taka
C. Shilling
D. Kyat

103. JEEVIKA, is the Rural Livelihoods project of which of the following State
Governments
A. West Bengal
B. Punjab
C. Bihar
D. Uttar Pradesh

104. What is the capital of Vietnam
A. Dhaka
B. Ajmaan
C. Hanoi
D. none of these

105. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as
A. Labour Party
B. Nazi Party
C. Ku-Klux-Klan
D. Democratic Party

106. For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded
A. Physics and Chemistry
B. Physiology or Medicine
C. Literature, Peace and Economics
D. all of these

107. Garampani sanctuary is located at
A. Diphu, Assam
B. Junagarh, Gujarat
C. Kohima, Nagaland
D. Gangtok, Sikkim

108. Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of
A. Asia
B. Africa
C. Europe
D. Australia

109. The height of all 4 Minars of Badshai Mosque are
A. 170 feet
B. 172 feet
C. 175 feet
D. 177 feet

110. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's
A. largest railway station
B. highest railway station
C. longest railway station
D. none of these

111. Who made the design of Pakistan's first Stamp Ticket
A. Rehmat Ali
B. Abdur-rehaman Chugtai
C. Waqar-ul-Hassan
D. none of these

112. Which bay of the Atlantic, between northern Spain and western France, is noted
for its rough seas and high tides
A. Bay of Biscay
B. Bay of Arizona
C. Bay of northern hemisphere
D. none of these

113. Thomas Cup is associated with which Game
A. bedminton
B. football
C. hockey
D. none of these

114. Largest Arms Importer of the World is
A. Africa
B. China
C. India
D. Bangladesh

115. Ariana is airlines of which country
A. China
B. Indonesia
C. Pakistan
D. Afghanistan

116. FFC stands for
A. Foreign Finance Corporation
B. Film Finance Corporation
C. Federation of Football Council
D. none of these

117. What name is given to members of the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus
A. Jesus
B. Jesuits
C. both a and b
D. none of these

118. Epsom (England) is the place associated with
A. horse racing
B. polo
C. shooting
D. snooker

119. Who was the first person to address the United Nations in Hindi
A. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
B. Narendra Modi
C. Atal Behari Vajpayee
D. Manmohan Singh

120. The availability of cash and other cash-like marketable instruments that are useful
in purchases and investments are commonly known as
A. marketability
B. cash crunch
C. credit
D. liquidity
121. When did Fatima Jinnah joined All India Muslim league
A. 1939
B. 1927
C. 1947
D. 1949

122. First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christian Bernard on
Louis Washkansky, was conducted in
A. 1968
B. 1967
C. 1958
D. none of these

123. Which sign of the zodiac is also called The Waterbearer
A. Scorpio
B. Leo
C. Gemini
D. Aquarius

124. Habeas Corpus Act 1679
A. states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the
charge against him
B. provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail
C. safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by
the king's orders
D. all of these

125. Which of the following is NOT a missile developed by the Defence Research and
Development. Organisation (DRDO)
A. Shaurya
B. Agni
C. Pinaka
D. Brahmos

126. The 3rd SAARC Ministerial Level Meet on Poverty held in which among the
following countries
A. Bangladesh
B. India
C. Nepal
D. Buhtan

127. Which common childhood illness related to shingles is also called varicella
A. measles
B. mumps
C. polio
D. chickenpox

128. Of which Caribbean country is Montego Bay the main tourist centre
A. Toronto
B. New York
C. Jamaica
D. Paris

129. The name of which Roman god means 'shining father' in Latin
A. mercury
B. jupiter
C. venus
D. pluto

130. The largest peninsula in the world is
A. Arabia
B. Asia
C. Africa
D. Europe
131. The 16
th
NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) Summit 2012 was held in
A. Tehran
B. Delhi
C. Singapore
D. London

132. Which one of the following countries made an exit from Kyoto Protocol
A. France
B. India
C. Canada
D. China

133. Quid-e-Azam's mother tongue was
A. Gujrati
B. Urdu
C. Hindi
D. none of these

134. Which SAARC Member Country has Largest Literacy Rate
A. Bangladesh
B. Sri Lanka
C. China
D. Indonesia

135. Pakistan's National Flag was prepared by
A. Abdur-rehaman Chugtai
B. Liaqat Ali
C. Chaudhary Rehmat Ali
D. Ameer-ud-din Qadwai

136. How many counters has each player in a game of backgammon
A. 15
B. 12
C. 10
D. 16

137. Which Country is the Second largest Arms Exporter of the World
A. India
B. Russia
C. China
D. America

138. Which is the largest Oil Producing Member Country of OPEC
A. Kuwait
B. Bahrain
C. Qatar
D. Saudi Arabia

139. Which food item takes its name from the French for twice cooked
A. burger
B. pizza
C. biscuit
D. none of these

140. Which Country has the oldest monarchy
A. Turkey
B. Japan
C. Rome
D. Ireland
141. ITAR-TASS is the news agency of which country
A. Russia
B. China
C. India
D. Afghanistan

142. Pakistan's standard time was suggested by
A. Liaqat Ali
B. Maulana Mazhar-ud-din
C. Chaudhary Rehmat Ali
D. Proffessor Muhammad Anwar

143. Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country
A. USA
B. Fiji
C. India
D. UK

144. Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for
the goods ordered by him, is known as
A. Letter of Credit (L/C)
B. laissezfaire
C. inflation
D. none of these

145. First Afghan War took place in
A. 1838
B. 1837
C. 1839
D. 1840

146. Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by
A. Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
B. Second World Nations
C. Third World Nations
D. Fourth World Nations

147. First China War was fought between
A. China and Britain
B. China and France
C. China and Egypt
D. China and Greek

148. Pakistan's first coin was issued on
A. 3rd june 1948
B. 6th june 1949
C. 3rd January 1948
D. none of these

149. Attock fort was constructed by
A. Jahangeer
B. Aurangzeb
C. Akbar
D. none of these

150. Mancher lake situated in
A. Sawat
B. Dadu
C. Muree
D. Gilgit
151. What are the flat, treeless plains of Argentina called
A. Pampas
B. Moss
C. Lichen
D. none of these

152. What name is given to the programs run by a computer, as opposed to the
hardware
A. program
B. software
C. input
D. output

153. Who wrote David Copperfield
A. Charles Dickens
B. William Wordsworth
C. Shakespeare
D. none of these

154. The name of which animal is an Aboriginal term meaning 'no water'
A. Rat
B. Snake
C. Koala
D. Lizard

155. Which animal has the biggest eyes of any living creature
A. Elephant
B. Kangaroo
C. Owl
D. Horse

156. The Wrigley Building is located in which US city
A. New York
B. Chicago
C. Hawai
D. none of these

157. Which is known as City of Skyscrapers
A. New York
B. Paris
C. Belgium
D. Chicago

158. The capital of Canada is
A. Toronto
B. Brussels
C. Ottawa
D. Bogota

159. Driest place in the world is
A. Death Valley(California)
B. Sahara(Africa)
C. Barmer(Rajasthan)
D. none of these

160. Largest Museum in the world is in
A. USA
B. China
C. Africa
D. Europe
161. World environment day is on
A. 5th June
B. 5th May
C. 2 June
D. 2 May

162. The world oldest known city is
A. Tokyo
B. Damascus
C. Paris
D. Beijing

163. Hindenburg Line is in between
A. India and China
B. Germany and Poland
C. France and Germany
D. India and Pakistan

164. Highest Dam in world is
A. Hirakud Dam on the river Mahanadi-Orissa
B. Bhakra Nangal on river Sutlej
C. The Grande(Switzerland)
D. none of these

165. The first prime minister of Bangladesh was
A. Liaqat Ali
B. Mujibur Rehman
C. Yahya Khan
D. Zia-ul-Haq

166. Headquarter of Ghandhara civilization is in
A. Khatmandu
B. Larkana
C. Quetta
D. Taxilla

167. Which country is largest in area
A. China
B. Canada
C. Russia
D. India

168. The largest planet is
A. Jupiter
B. Mercury
C. Venus
D. Earth

169. In which country did the rottweiler originate
A. America
B. Africa
C. China
D. Germany

170. Which colour is produced by adding together yellow and cyan
A. Green
B. Red
C. Blue
D. Pink
171. Where the biggest Salt Mine located in Pakistan
A. Mangora
B. Jhelum
C. Sawat
D. none of these

172. The most beautiful stone-Marble is extracted from which province of Pakistan
A. Punjab
B. Sindh
C. NWFP
D. Baluchistan

173. On which area of the moon did Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins make their landing
on 20 July 1969
A. Sea of Tranquility
B. unkonown place of moon
C. centre of moon
D. none of these

174. What name is more commonly given to a tree of the genus Taxus
A. Oak
B. Yew
C. Plum
D. Gum

175. The longest river in Pakistan is
A. River Ravi
B. River Sindh
C. River Cheenab
D. River Jehlum

176. In which cartoon series do the characters Chef and Cartman appear
A. Tom and Jerry
B. The Snow white
C. Cindrella
D. South Park

177. In which country is the port of Dieppe
A. Turkey
B. Germany
C. France
D. Italy

178. In which country are the headquarters of the multinational company Nestle
A. Switzerland
B. Venice
C. Japan
D. Norway

179. Which two primary colours are mixed to make purple
A. red and green
B. red and blue
C. red and yellow
D. red and white

180. What type of creature is a fulmar
A. A reptile
B. An insect
C. A dog
D. A bird
181. Who was the first president of the United States of America
A. George Washington
B. George Harrison
C. Robert Zemeckis
D. none of these

182. Which is the national flower of Pakistan
A. Lilly
B. Rose
C. Jasmine
D. Tulip

183. Where is the tomb of Mughal Emperor Jahangir
A. Sialkot
B. Multan
C. Lahore
D. Karachi

184. Which city in Switzerland was the headquarters of the League of Nations
A. Brussels
B. Geneva
C. Canberra
D. none of these

185. At which sport have Keiji, Okada and Yuko Hasama been world champions
A. Bedminton
B. Polo
C. Table tennis
D. Karate

186. In which US state is the port of Tarpon Springs
A. Florida
B. Hawaii
C. Virginia
D. none of these

187. Ice cream was first produced in which country in the 17
th
century
A. England
B. Italy
C. France
D. Germany

188. The total Area of the Capital of Pakistan 'Islamabad' is
A. 800 sq Km
B. 850 sq Km
C. 900 sq Km
D. 907 sq Km

189. What is the official language of Mexico
A. Spanish
B. French
C. Italian
D. English

190. What is the standard monetary unit of Turkey
A. Lira
B. Penny
C. Euro
D. Dollar
191. What is the capital of Queensland, Australia
A. Brisbane
B. Brussels
C. Beijing
D. Doha

192. In which century did the Crimean War take place
A. 18th
B. 19th
C. 17th
D. 16th

193. In which US state is the city of Tallahassee
A. Virginia
B. Hawai
C. Florida
D. none of these

194. Who starred as Superman in the 1970s and 1980s film series
A. Christopher Reeve
B. John Belushi
C. Cilla Black
D. none of these

195. Which is the national bird of Pakistan
A. Markhor
B. Parrot
C. Pigeon
D. Chakor

196. Who was the second wife of King Henry VIII of England
A. Anne Boleyn
B. Queen Elizabeth
C. Lady Diana
D. none of these

197. The Painted Desert lies in which US state
A. Florida
B. Arizona
C. Hawaii
D. Virginia



198. In which year did the Titanic sink on its maiden voyage
A. 1913
B. 1914
C. 1912
D. 1915

199. Which country is the world's largest producer of coffee
A. Taiwan
B. UK
C. Brazil
D. Switzerland

200. What is the capital of Libya
A. Kabul
B. Ajmaan
C. Doha
D. Tripoli

201. What are the three main languages of Switzerland
A. German, French and Italian
B. German, French and English
C. German, French and Spanish
D. English, French and Italian

202. The Second largest city of Pakistan is
A. Rawalpindi
B. Lahore
C. Multan
D. Quetta

203. The large moon Miranda is a satellite of which planet of the solar system
A. Neptune
B. Pluto
C. Uranus
D. Jupiter

204. Of which country is Margrethe II the reigning queen
A. Turkey
B. Switzerland
C. Denmark
D. Italy

205. Mount Cook is the highest mountain of which nation in the South Pacific
A. Canada
B. Brazil
C. Australia
D. New Zealand

206. What sort of creature is a margay
A. Dog
B. Cat
C. Bird
D. Insect

207. In which European city are the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and the Kremlin
A. Moscow
B. Paris
C. Brussels
D. Manchester

208. How many white stars are on the national flag of the USA
A. 20
B. 30
C. 40
D. 50

209. A howdah is a seat used for riding on the back of which animal
A. Horse
B. Bull
C. Elephant
D. Donkey

210. In which US state is the city of San Diego
A. California
B. Arizona
C. Florida
D. Virginia
211. Who was the Greek goddess of war and wisdom
A. Athena
B. Lakshmi
C. Ganga
D. None of these

212. What is the world's largest living mammal
A. Elephant
B. Blue Whale
C. Shark
D. Giraffe

213. In 1976, Israeli troops stormed a hijacked plane at which Ugandan airport
A. Entebbe
B. Turin
C. Venice
D. None of these

214. What is the name of the large salty lake which lies between Israel and Jordan
A. Salt Lake
B. Dead Sea
C. Death Lake
D. None of these

215. In which sport is the term 'hookcheck' often used
A. Polo
B. Ice hockey
C. Football
D. Bedminton

216. Which river flows through the Sea of Galilee
A. River Nile
B. River Beijing
C. River Jordan
D. None of these

217. Gatun Lake is part of which canal
A. Indus canal
B. Pacific canal
C. both a and b
D. Panama Canal

218. In US politics, who carries the nickname 'the Veep'
A. President
B. General Secretory
C. Vice-President
D. Clerk

219. Which is Australia's largest city by population
A. Sydney
B. Melbourne
C. Perth
D. None of these

220. How many squares has a chessboard
A. 24
B. 52
C. 45
D. 64
221. What colour is the ball worth three points in snooker
A. Red
B. Green
C. Black
D. Yellow

222. Which country is the most popular destination for foreign tourists
A. France
B. Germany
C. Switzerland
D. Australia

223. The Flathead Lake Monster is said to exist in which US state
A. Florida
B. Arizona
C. Virginia
D. Montana

224. Who wrote Arms and the Man and Man and Superman
A. William Wordsworth
B. Shakespeare
C. George Bernard Shaw
D. None of these

225. Which US president was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
A. Richard Branson
B. Abraham Lincoln
C. Nicholas Monsarrat
D. George Bush

226. What sort of creature is a hairstreak
A. Bird
B. Butterfly
C. Cat
D. Dog



227. What number is between five and one on a dartboard
A. 20
B. 10
C. 3
D. 15

228. Which continent comprises the land around the South Pole
A. Asia
B. Africa
C. Europe
D. Antarctica

229. Which English romantic poet wrote Endymion
A. William Wordsworth
B. Shakespeare
C. John Keats
D. George Bernard Shaw

230. Which bird with a distinctive call lays its eggs in the nests of other birds
A. Sparrow
B. Parrot
C. Humming bird
D. Cuckoo
231. Who was the first Emperor in China
A. Sun Yat Sen
B. Kublai Khan
C. Qin Shi Huagdi
D. None of these

232. Which body of water separates the North Island and South Island of New Zealand
A. Bass Strait
B. Megellan Strait
C. Strait of Bonifacio
D. Cook Strait

233. To which country did the Dc-10 belong which exploded in air over Niger on
September 19,1989
A. UK
B. Israel
C. Suriname
D. France

234. On Which sea is the island of Corfu situated
A. Black sea
B. Mediterranean sea
C. Adriatic Sea
D. Baltic Sea

235. What was the United States largest single land acquisition
A. Louisiana Purchase
B. Garsden Purchase
C. Alaska
D. Maxican Cessation

236. What is the second largest desert in the world after the Sahara desert
A. Gobi Desert
B. Arabian Desert
C. Kalahari Desert
D. Libyan Desert

237. What country was Band Aid's 1984 record produced to raise money for
A. Bangladesh
B. Ethiopia
C. Kenya
D. Morocco

238. For the Olympics and World Tournaments, the dimensions of basketball court are
A. 26 m x 14 m
B. 28 m x 15 m
C. 27 m x 16 m
D. 28 m x 16 m

239. Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on
A. May 8
B. May 18
C. June 8
D. June 18

240. Who was the first U.S President who was not from Massachusetts or Virginia
A. James Madison
B. James Polk
C. Andrew Jackson
D. None of these
241. Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup
are awarded to winners of
A. Tennis
B. Volleyball
C. Basketball
D. Cricket

242. Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD - 1050 AD are
A. Khajuraho temples
B. Jama Masjid
C. Sun temple
D. Mahabalipuram temples

243. In what state is the geographic center of the United States located
A. Montana
B. North Dakota
C. South Dakota
D. Wyoming

244. Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion
A. Taoism
B. Judaism
C. Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)
D. Shintoism

245. Who was the first cartoonist to win a Pulitzer Prize for a comic strip
A. All Capp
B. Berke Breathed
C. Charles Schulz
D. Garry Trudeau

246. Georgia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan became the members of UNO in
A. 1992
B. 1991
C. 1993
D. 1994

247. Germany signed the Armistice Treaty on ____ and World War I ended
A. January 19, 1918
B. May 30, 1918
C. November 11, 1918
D. February 15, 1918

248. During World War II, when did Germany attack France
A. 1941
B. 1940
C. 1942
D. 1945

249. In what city did james Mclamore and David Edger ton open the first Burger King
in 1954
A. Colorado Springs, Colorado
B. Indianapolis, Indiana
C. Sacramento, California
D. Miami, Florida

250. Euclid was
A. Greek mathematician
B. Contributor to the use of deductive principles of logic as the basis of geometry
C. Propounded the geometrical theorems
D. All of these
251. DRDL stands for
A. Defence Research and Development Laboratary
B. Department of Research and Development Laboratory
C. Differential Research and Documentation Laboratary
D. None of these

252. In which future U.S state did Custer make his famous Last Stand
A. Montana
B. North Dakota
C. Oklahoma
D. Texas

253. What author confessed' "My stories written when sober are stupid"
A. Arthur conan Doyle
B. Earnest Hemingway
C. F. Scott Fitzgerald
D. Leo Tolstoy

254. What Kansas city's name means 'potato' in the Kansa language
A. Abeline
B. Topeka
C. Omaha
D. Wichita

255. Who was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army
A. Gen. K.M. Cariappa
B. Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari
C. Gen. Maharaja Rajendra Singhji
D. None of these

256. How tall is the pitcher's mound in major League Baseball
A. 6 inches
B. 14 inches
C. 18 inches
D. 10 inches

257. FRS stands for
A. Fellow Research System
B. Federation of Regulation Society
C. Fellow of Royal Society
D. None of these

258. What device's invention was the main reason for demise of the Pony Express
A. Radio
B. Telegraph
C. Telephone
D. Train

259. During World War I Germany was defeated in the Battle of Verdun on the
western front and Romania declared war on the eastern front in the year
A. 1914 AD
B. 1915 AD
C. 1912 AD
D. 1916 AD

260. What is the highest peak in the 48 contiguous U.S states
A. Mount Elbert
B. Mount Rainier
C. Mount Whitney
D. Pikes Peak
261. Hamid Karzai was chosen president of Afghanistan in
A. 2000
B. 2002
C. 2001
D. 2003

262. Durand Cup is associated with the game of
A. Hockey
B. Bedminton
C. Football
D. Volleyball

263. What playwright's The Glass Menagerie appeared on Broadway and was made
into three movies
A. Arthur Miller
B. David Mamet
C. Noel Coward
D. Tennessee Williams

264. What was the first U.S city to host the winter Olympics
A. Denver
B. Lake Placid
C. Salt Lake city
D. Squaw Valley

265. Headquarters of UNO are situated at
A. New York, USA
B. Haque (Netherlands)
C. Geneva
D. Switzerland

266. Who was the first person to sail to the southern tip of Africa, in 1488
A. Ferdinand Magellan
B. James Cook
C. Bartholomew Dias
D. None of these

267. First International Peace Congress was held in London in
A. 1564 AD
B. 1843 AD
C. 1845 AD
D. 1545 AD

268. What was the only Grand Slam event that eluded Monica seles in both 1991 and
1992
A. Australian open
B. French open
C. U.S open
D. Wimbledon

269. Dr. Zakir Hussain was
A. the first Muslim president of India
B. first vice president of India
C. first president of Indian National Congress
D. first speaker of Lok Sabha

270. In Robinson Crusoe, what does the title character name the native he befriends
A. Wednesday
B. Thursday
C. Friday
D. Saturday
271. Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in
A. 1958 in Tokyo
B. 1962 in Jakarta
C. 1966 in Bangkok
D. 1970 in Bangkok

272. How many acres are in square mile
A. 1.6
B. 32
C. 640
D. None of these

273. ESCAP stands for
A. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific
B. European Society Council for Africa and Pacific
C. Economic and Social Commission for Africa and Pacific
D. None of these

274. Which U.S President was born the earliest
A. James Madison
B. George Washington
C. John Adams
D. Thomas Jefferson

275. Firdausi was
A. a poet
B. well known for his epic 'Shahnama'
C. Both option A and B
D. None of these

276. The Partridge Family TV show, what did the singing family travel in
A. RV
B. Van
C. Station wagon
D. Bus

277. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at
A. Dehradun
B. Darjeeling
C. Marmago
D. Dispur

278. Which position did Doug Harvey play in the NHL
A. Center
B. Right wing
C. Left wing
D. Defense man

279. During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in
A. 1000 AD
B. 1099 AD
C. 1200 AD
D. 1500 AD

280. What was venetian artist Titian's last name
A. Vecchietta
B. Veneziano
C. Vecellio
D. None of these
281. Free market is
A. a condition in the international market where nations do not impose customs duty
or other taxes on import of goods
B. market where the price of a commodity is determined by free play of the
forces of supply and demand
C. ports that are exempted from payment of customs duty on articles of commerce,
primarily to encourage tourism
D. none of these

282. Which U.S. state has the second most area that is covered by water
A. Florida
B. Alaska
C. Michigan
D. Minnesota

283. East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of
A. Asia
B. Africa
C. Europe
D. South Africa

284. What was English trumpeter John Shore's claim to fame in 1711
A. Creator of the modern trumpet
B. First trumpeter in an orchestra
C. Inventor of the tuning fork
D. Saved from a bullet by his trumpet

285. GNLF stands for
A. Gorkha National Liberation Front
B. Gross National Liberation Form
C. Both option A and B
D. None of these

286. What college's men's basketball team below is not nicknamed the Wildcats
A. Arizona
B. Cincinnati
C. Kansas State
D. Kentucky

287. Fa-Hien was
A. the first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of
Chandragupta Vikramaditya
B. the discoverer of Puerto Rico and Jamaica
C. the first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China
D. none of these

288. What is the title character's name in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice
Shylock
A.
B. Bassanio
C. Balthasar
D. Antonia

289. Which U.S subway system has the most miles of track
A. Boston
B. New York
C. San Francisco
D. Washington, D.C

290. In 1967, which country below did not fight Isreal in the Six day war
A. Egypt
B. Jordan
C. Lebanon
D. Syria
291. In which major U.S professional sport does the home team not usually wear white
A. Major League Baseball
B. National Basketball Association
C. National Football League
D. National Hockey League

292. Who was the gypsy heroine of The Hunchback of Notre Dame
A. Daniella
B. Esmeralda
C. Gabriela
D. Jasmine

293. How many continents border the Arctic Ocean
A. 2
B. 4
C. 5
D. 3

294. Which U.S President first appeared on the face of the dime on Jan 30, 1946
A. Abraham Lincoln
B. Franklin Roosevelt
C. George Washington
D. Thomas Jefferson

295. Who was the only golfer to win the British open in three different decades in the
20th century
A. Bobby Jones
B. Jack Nicklaus
C. Gary Player
D. None of these

296. What author's first novel was Hike and the Aeroplane
A. Sinclair Lewis
B. E.M. Forster
C. Somerset Maugham
D. Zane Grey

297. What profession was the first to accept what we now call tips
A. Actors
B. Plumbers
C. Doctors
D. Barbers

298. What was the first Peanuts television special
A. A Charlie Brown Christmas
B. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
C. It's the Great Pumpkin
D. None of these

299. How many no- hitters did Nolan Ryan throw in his career, the most by any Major
League Baseball pitcher
A. 4
B. 7
C. 5
D. 6

300. In which country are the aptly named Snowy Mountain located
A. Australia
B. Canada
C. Russia
D. Turkey