100 Common General Knowledge Most Ask Questions and Answers

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General Knowledge Most Ask Questions And Answers

1. What is the capital of Libya?

Tripoli.

2. The river Danube rises in which country?

Germany.

3. Which US state has the sugar maple as its state tree and is the leading US producer of maple sugar?

Vermont.

4.  Which country is the world’s largest producer of coffee?

Brazil.

5. Aside from French, German and Romansch, what's the fourth official language of the Switzerland?

Italian.

6.  How many pairs of ribs are there in the human body?

12.

7. Which country is detach from Ethiopia by the Red Sea?

Yemen.

8. Mount Logan is the highest peak in which country?

Canada.

9. In which state is Harvard University?

New Jersey.

10. What is measured by an ammeter?

Electric current.

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11. The Palk Strait separates which two countries?

India and Sri Lanka.

12. In the Greek alphabet, what is the name for the letter O?

Omicron.

13. A nephron is the functional unit of which organ in the human body?

Kidney.

14. Napier is a city in which country?

New Zealand.

15. The northern part of which country is called Oesling?

Luxembourg.

16. Which musical instrument is played by both exhaling and inhaling?

Harmonica (or mouth organ).

17. In which country is the Great Slave Lake?

Canada.

18. Kathmandu is the capital of which country?

Nepal.

19. What name is given to a mixture of bicarbonate of soda and tartaric acid used in cooking?

Baking powder.

20. Which English queen had an extra finger on her hand?

Anne Boleyn.

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21. AOL are an internet service provider. What does AOL stand for?

America Online.

22. Which precious metal has the symbol Pt?

Platinum.

23. Who discovered penicillin?

Alexander Fleming.

24. After World War I, Transylvania became part of which country?

Romania.

25. The Gobi desert extends over which two countries?

China and Mongolia.

26. The Barents Sea is part of which ocean?

Arctic.

27. Which two countries are either side of the mouth of the River Plate?

Argentina and Uruguay.

28. Apart from America, which is the only country in the world to which alligators are native?

China.

29. Which sea in Northern Europe is bounded by several countries including Sweden, Finland, Poland and Germany?

The Baltic.

30. What is the longest river solely in England?

Thames.

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31. Manama is the capital of which country?

Bahrain.

32. Dolomite is an ore of which metal?

Magnesium.

33. What does the acronym NAAFI stand for?

Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.

34. Which Italian city was originally built on seven hills?

Rome.

35. Which sport was originally called ‘soccer-in-water’?

Water polo.

36. Which African country was formerly called French Sudan?

Mali.

37. Which county is nicknamed the Garden of England?

Kent.

38. Which US state has the lowest population?

Alaska.

39. What in Scotland is the meaning of the prefix ‘Inver’?

River mouth.

40. Quanta’s is the national airline of which country?

Australia

41. On what river does Rome stand?

Tiber.

42. Which month of the year obtains its name from the Latin verb for ‘to open’?

April.

43. Which metallic element has the property of catching fire if dropped in hot water?

Sodium.

44. What is the longest river in India?

Ganges.

45. Which lower level of clouds are commonly called ‘rain clouds’?

Nimbus.

46. Which is the only mammal with the power of active flight?

Bat.

47. How many innings are there for each team in a game of baseball?

Nine.

48. Of where is Amman the capital?

Jordan.

49. Of what is entomology the study?

Insects.

50. What is the name of the milky fluid obtained from trees which is used to produce rubber?

Latex.

51. Who was the last king of Egypt?

Farouk.

52. Of which fruit is morello a variety?

Cherry.

53. The Kikuyu Island chain lies between which two countries?

Japan & Taiwan.

54. Who said: ‘Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration’?

Edison.

55. Which popular name for Netherlands is actually a low-lying region of the country?

Holland.

56. Ice cream was first produced in which country in the 17th century?

Italy.

57. What is the capital of Poland?

Warsaw.

58. What, in internet terminology, does FTP stand for?

File Transfer Protocol.

59. The River Danube flows into which sea?

The Black Sea.

60. How is October 24 1929 remembered?

Black Thursday.

61. What, in internet terminology, does SMTP stand for?

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.

62. What did Johann Galle discover in 1846?

Neptune.

63. Which country was invaded in Iraq in 1980?

Iran.

64. What, in field of optics, is biconvex?

A lens which is convex on both sides.

65. Annapurna is a mountain in which mountain range?

Himalayas.

66. Which French city is a meeting place for the European Parliament?

Strasbourg.

67. What is the central color of a rainbow?

Green.

68. The name of which Roman god means ‘shining father’ in Latin?

Jupiter.

69. In the MG motor car, what do the letters MG stand for?

Morris Garages.

70. What type of camel has two lumps?

Bactrian.

71. Vienna stands on which river?

Danube.

72. E is the international car registration letter for which country?

Spain.

73. In which part of the body are the deltoid muscles?

Shoulder.

74. What in Russia is Izvestia?

A newspaper.

75. The ancient city of Carthage is now in which country?

Tunisia.

76. Which Asian capital city was known as Batavia until 1949?

Jakarta.

77. Apiphobia is a fear of what?

Bees.

78. What type of citrus fruit is a shamouti?

Orange.

79. By what name is the fruit of the plant Ananas comosus known?

Pineapple.

80. What do the initials FBI stand for?

Federal Bureau of Investigation.

81. Which Indian religion celebrated the 300th anniversary of its founding in 1999?

Sikhism.

82. Wagga Wagga is a city in which Australian state?

New South Wales.

83. Which eye infection is sometimes called pinkeye?

Conjunctivitis.

84. What in printing do the letters ‘u.c.’ stand for?

Upper case.

85. What is the capital of Austria?

Vienna.

86. What is the most distant of the giant planets?

Neptune.

87. Which Indian religion was founded by Guru Nanak?

Sikhism.

88. An auger bit is used to drill what type of material?

Wood.

89. Which Asian country was divided at the 38th parallel after World War II?

Korea.

90. Of what sort of fish is the dogfish a small variety?

Shark.

91. Addis Ababa is the capital of which country?

Ethiopia.

92. Which country was formerly known as Malagasy Republic?

Madagascar.

93. Which medical specialty is concerned with the problems and illnesses of children?

Pediatrics.

94. What kind of creature is a monitor?

Lizard.

95. Which scientist was named ‘Person of the Century’ by Time Magazine?

Albert Einstein.

96. How many points in the pink ball worth in snooker?

Six.

97. Which nun won the Nobel prize for peace in 1979?

Mother Teresa.

98. Which is the world’s saltiest sea?

The Red Sea.

99. Which desert is the world’s driest place?

Atacama (Chile).

100. What type of clock was invented in 1656 by Christian Huygens?

The pendulum clock. 


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