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GENERAL AWARENESS : QUIZ - 15
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Saturday, 17 May 2014 06:14

 


NO.

QUESTION

ANSWER

1

The person who led the first marine expedition to travel around the world was

Magallan

2

The Spectrum is a popular stadium located at

Philadelphia

3

The Rich stadium is located at

Boston

4

`Silver dome' is a popular stadium located at

Pontiac

5

The Summit is a famous stadium located at

Houston

6

The National Emblem of Ireland is

Shamrock

7

WAGGA WAGGA is a

Town in Australia

8

The `Daily Telegraph' was first published in the year

1885

9

The National Emblem of Australia is

Kangaroo

10

The National Emblem of Canada is

Whitelily

11

The National Emblem of Belgium is

Lion

12

The crescent is the emblem of

Pakistan

13

The busiest airport in the world is

Chicago International Airport

14

The largest continent is

Asia

15

The smallest continent is

Australia

16

The largest country in the world is

Russia

17

The smallest country in the world is

Vatican

18

The Congo river flows in

Angola

19

The Negro river flows in

Argentina

20

UNICEF stands for

United Nations Children's Fund

21

ILO stands for

International Labour Organisation

22

UPU stands for

Universal Postal Union

23

WIPO stands for

World Intellectual Property Organisation

24

UNU stands for

United Nations University

25

WFC stands for

World Food Council

26

The Commonwealth is an association of

52 countries

27

NAM stands for

Non-Aligned Movement

28

The earlier name of Ghana was

Gold coast

29

The most populous country in the world is

China

30

The smallest republic in the world is

Nauru

31

The highest mountain range in the world is the

Himalayas

32

The oldest museum in the world is the

Ashmolean museum,Oxford

33

IRNA stands for

Iranian News Agency

34

The country known as Mother-in-Law of Europe is

Denmark

35

The country known as Our Lady of Snow is

Canada

36

The longest wall in the world is the

Great Wall of China

37

The deepest ocean in the world is

The Pacific

38

The country known as the playground of Europe is

Switzerland

39

The country known as the Celestial Empire is

Egypt

40

The great Victoria desert is located in

Australia

41

The ocean in which Honshu Island is situated is

Pacific

42

The river Mackenzie flows in

Canada

43

The Murray-Darling river flows in

Australia

44

The Gobi desert is located in

Mongolia,China

45

GMT stands for

Greenwich Mean Time

46

The Charter of UNO was signed on

26 June 1945

47

ICAO stands for

International Civil Aviation Organisation

48

The ICAO was established in the year

1947

49

The headquarters of ICAO is located at

Montreal

50

Le Monde is a newspaper published in

France

51

The official publication of the Netherlands is called

Orange book

52

The official publication of France is called

Yellow book

53

Shakespeare passed away in the year

1616

54

John Major,the ex-Prime minister of Britain was from the which party

Conservative

55

The National Emblem of Lebanon is

Cedar tree

56

The National Emblem of Papua New Guinea is

Bird of Paradise

57

FRCP stands for

Fellow of Royal College of Physicians

58

NAFTA stands for

North American Free Trade Agreement

59

Machine gun was invented by

Richard Gatling

60

Elevator was invented by

Elisha G.Otis

61

The measure to know the speed of a ship is

Knot

62

UNICEF was established in the year

1946

63

The headquarters of UNICEF is located at

New York

64

UNEP stands for

United Nations Environment Programme

65

UNEP was established in the year

1972

66

The headquarters of UNEP is located at

Nairobi

67

The Daily Mirror is published in

Britain

68

Jane Austin was a famous

British novelist

69

Christopher Columbus was an

Italian navigator

70

The smallest colony in the world is

Gibraltar

71

The highest town in the world is

Wenchuan

72

Chrysanthemum is the National Emblem of

Japan

73

The National Emblem of USA is

Golden rod

74

IRC stands for

International Red Cross

75

RAF stands for

Royal Air Force

76

`Gone With The Wind'was written by

Margret Mitchel

77

The earlier name of Ethiopia was

Abyssinia

78

Cambodia has been renamed as

Kampuchea

79

River Tigris flows in

Iraq

80

River Danube flows in

Hungary









 

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