100 Selected GK Questions and Answers For Kerala PSC Examination 2014

Kerala PSC Expected General Knowledge Questions and Answers

1 The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was - Mujibur Rehman
2 The longest river in the world is the - Nile
3 The longest highway in the world is the Trans - Canada
4 The longest highway in the world has a length of About - 8000 km
5 The highest mountain in the world is the - Everest
6 The country that accounts for nearly one third of the
total teak production of the world is - Myanmar
7 The biggest desert in the world is the - Sahara desert
8 The largest coffee growing country in the world is - Brazil
9 The country also known as "country of Copper" is - Zambia
10 The name given to the border which separates
Pakistan and Afghanistan is - Durand line
11 The river Volga flows out into the - Caspian sea
12 The coldest place on the earth is - Verkoyansk in Siberia
13 The country which ranks second in terms of land area is - Canada
14 The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is - Sicily
15 The river Jordan flows out into the - Dead sea
16 The biggest delta in the world is the - Ganges Delta
17 The capital city that stands on the river Danube is - Belgrade
18 The Japanese call their country as - Nippon
19 The length of the English channel is - 564 kilometres
20 The world's oldest known city is - Damascus
21 The city which is also known as the City of Canals is - Venice
22 The country in which river Wangchu flows is - Myanmar
23 The biggest island of the world is - Greenland
24 The city which is the biggest centre for manufactureof automobiles in the world is - Detroit, USA
25 The country which is the largest producer ofmanganese in the world is - China & South Africa
26 The country which is the largest producer of rubber inthe world is - Malaysia
27 The country which is the largest producer of tin in theworld is - China
28 The river which carries maximum quantity of waterinto the sea is the - Amazon River
29 The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' Was - Peking
30 The country called the Land of Rising Sun is - Japan
31 Mount Everest was named after - Sir George Everest
32 The volcano Vesuvius is located - in Italy
33 The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is - Cuba
34 The length of the Suez Canal is - 162.5 kilometers
35 The lowest point on earth is - The coastal area of Dead sea
36 The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of - Nepal
37 The largest ocean of the world is the - Pacific ocean
38 The largest bell in the world is the - Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
39 The biggest stadium in the world is the - Strahov Stadium, Prague
40 The world's largest diamond producing country is - South Africa
41 Australia was discovered by - James Cook
42 The first Governor General of Pakistan is - Mohammed Ali Jinnah
43 Dublin is situated at the mouth of - river Liffey
44 The earlier name of New York city was - New Amsterdam
45 The Eifel tower was built by - Alexander Eiffel
46 The Red Cross was founded by - Jean Henri Durant
47 The country which has the greatest population density is - Monaco
48 The national flower of Britain is - Rose
49 Niagara Falls was discovered by - Louis Hennepin
50 The national flower of Italy is Lily
51 The national flower of China is - Narcissus
52 The permanent secretariat of the SAARC is located at - Kathmandu
53 The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is - Strait of Hormuz
54 The first Industrial Revolution took place in - England
55 World Environment Day is observed on - 5th June
56 The first Republican President of America was - Abraham Lincoln
57 The country famous for Samba dance is - Brazil
58 The name of Alexander's horse was - Beucephalus
59 Singapore was founded by - Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
60 The famous British one-eyed Admiral was - Nelson
61 The earlier name of Sri Lanka was - Ceylon
62 The UNO was formed in the year - 1945
63 UNO stands for - United Nations Organization
64 The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on - 15th August
65 'Last Judgement' was the first painting of an Italian painter named - Michelangelo
66 Paradise Regained was written by - John Milton
67 The first President of Egypt was - Mohammed Nequib
68 The first man to reach North Pole was - Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary
69 The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was - Guermica
70 The primary producer of newsprint in the world is - Canada
71 The first explorer to reach the South Pole was - Cap. Ronald Amundson
72 The person who is called the father of modern Italy is - G.Garibaldi
73 World literacy day is celebrated on - 8th September
74 The founder of modern Germany is - Bismarck
75 The country known as the land of the midnight sun is - Norway
76 The place known as the Roof of the world is - Tibet
77 The founder of the Chinese Republic was - San Yat Sen
78 The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was - Abdul Salam
79 The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was - Margaret Thatcher
80 The first Secretary General of the UNO was - Trygve Lie
81 The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was - Frederick Auguste Bartholdi
82 The port of Baku is situated in - Azerbaijan
83 John F Kennedy was assassinated by - Lee Harvey Oswald
84 The largest river in France is - Loire
85 The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was - Catherine of Aragon
86 The first black person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was - Ralph Johnson Bunche
87 The first British University to admit women for degree courses was - London University
88 The principal export of Jamaica is - Sugar
89 New York is popularly known as the city of - Skyscrapers
90 Madagascar is popularly known as - the Island of Cloves
91 The country known as the Land of White Elephant is - Thailand
92 The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is - Korea
93 The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is - Bhutan
94 The highest waterfalls in the world is - the Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela
95 The largest library in the world is - the United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
96 The author of Harry Potter Books is - JK Rowling
97 Nickname of New York city is - Big Apple
98 What do you call a group of sheep? - A Flock of Sheep
99 In which sport do players take long and short corners? - Hockey
100 Who was the youngest President of the USA? - Theodore Roosevelt

100 Selected GK Questions and Answers For Kerala PSC Examination 2014
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