गुरुवार, 24 जून 2010

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General Knowledge : World

■ The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was Mujibur Rehman
■ The longest river in the world is the Nile
■ The longest highway in the world is the Trans-Canada
■ The longest highway in the world has a length of About 8000 km
■ The highest mountain in the world is the Everest
■ The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is Myanmar
■ The biggest desert in the world is the Sahara desert
■ The largest coffee growing country in the world is Brazil
■ The country also known as "country of Copper" is Zambia
■ The name given to the border which separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is Durand line
■ The river Volga flows out into the Capsian sea
■ The coldest place on the earth is Verkoyansk in Siberia
■ The country which ranks second in terms of land area is Canada
■ The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is Sicily
■ The river Jordan flows out into the Dead sea
■ The biggest delta in the world is the Sunderbans
■ The capital city that stands on the river Danube is Belgrade
■ The Japanese call their country as Nippon
■ The length of the English channel is 564 kilometres
■ The world's oldest known city is Damascus
■ The city which is also known as the City of Canals is Venice
■ The country in which river Wangchu flows is Myanmar
■ The biggest island of the world is Greenland
■ The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is Detroit, USA
■ The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is USA
■ The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is Malaysia
■ The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is Malaysia
■ The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the Mississippi
■ The city which was once called the `Forbidden City' was Peking
■ The country called the Land of Rising Sun is Japan
■ Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest
■ The volcano Vesuvius is located in Italy
■ The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is Cuba
■ The length of the Suez Canal is 162.5 kilometers
■ The lowest point on earth is The coastal area of Dead sea
■ The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal
■ The largest ocean of the world is the Pacific ocean
■ The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
■ The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague
■ The world's largest diamond producing country is South Africa
■ Australia was discovered by James Cook
■ The first Governor General of Pakistan is Mohammed Ali Jinnah
■ Dublin is situated at the mouth of river Liffey
■ The earlier name of New York city was New Amsterdam
■ The Eifel tower was built by Alexander Eiffel
■ The Red Cross was founded by Jean Henri Durant
■ The country which has the greatest population density is Monaco
■ The national flower of Britain is Rose
■ Niagara Falls was discovered by Louis Hennepin
■ The national flower of Italy is Lily
■ The national flower of China is Narcissus
■ The permanent secretariat of the SAARC is located at Kathmandu
■ The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is Strait of Hormuz
■ The first Industrial Revolution took place in England
■ World Environment Day is observed on 5th June
■ The first Republican President of America was Abraham Lincoln
■ The country famous for Samba dance is Brazil
■ The name of Alexander's horse was Beucephalus
■ Singapore was founded by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
■ The famous British one-eyed Admiral was Nelson
■ The earlier name of Sri Lanka was Ceylon
■ The UNO was formed in the year 1945
■ UNO stands for United Nations Organization
■ The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on 15th August
■ 'Last Judgement' was the first painting of an Italian painter named Michelangelo
■ Paradise Regained was written by John Milton
■ The first President of Egypt was Mohammed Nequib
■ The first man to reach North Pole was Rear Peary
■ The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was Guermica
■ The primary producer of newsprint in the world is Canada
■ The first explorer to reach the South Pole was Cap. Ronald Amundson
■ The person who is called the father of modern Italy is G.Garibaldi
■ World literacy day is celebrated on 8th September
■ The founder of modern Germany is Bismarck
■ The country known as the land of the midnight sun is Norway
■ The place known as the Roof of the world is Tibet
■ The founder of the Chinese Republic was San Yat Sen
■ The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was Abdul Salam
■ The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was Margaret Thatcher
■ The first Secretary General of the UNO was Trygve Lie
■ The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was Frederick Auguste Bartholdi
■ The port of Banku is situated in Azerbaijan
■ John F Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harry Oswald
■ The largest river in France is Lore
■ The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was Catherine of Aragon
■ The first negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was Ralph Johnson Bunche
■ The first British University to admit women for degree courses was London University
■ The principal export of Jamaica is Sugar
■ New York is popularly known as the city of Skyscrapers
■ Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of Cloves
■ The country known as the Land of White Elephant is Thailand
■ The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is Korea
■ The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is Bhutan
■ The highest waterfalls in the world is the Salto Angel Falls(Venezuela)
■ The largest library in the world is the United States Library of Congress Washington DC

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