General Knowledge Quiz - 1

The place known as the Garden of England is - Kent

The tallest tower in the world is the - C.N.Tower,Toronto, Canada

The country famous for its fish catch is - Japan

The old name of Taiwan was - Farmosa

Montreal is situated on the bank of river - Ottawa

The city of Bonn is situated in - Germany

The literal meaning of Renaissance is - Revival

Julius Caesar was killed by - Brutus

The title of Desert Fox was given to - Field Marshal Erwin Rommel

The largest airport in the world is the - King Khalid Int.Airport, Saudi Arabia

The city in Russia which faced an earthquake in the year 1998 was - Armenia

The largest bay in the world is - Hudson Bay,Canada

The largest church in the world is - Bascilica of St.Peter,Vatican City,Rome

The largest peninsula in the world is - Arabia

The largest gulf in the world is - Gulf of Mexico

The tallest statue in the world is the - Motherland,Volgagra d Russia

The largest railway tunnel in the world is the - Oshimzu Tunnel,Japan

The world's loneliest island is the - Tristan da cunda

The word `Quiz'was coined by - Jim Daly Irishman

The original meaning of `Quiz'was - Trick

The busiest shopping centre of London is - Oxford Street

The residence of the Queen in London is - Buckingham Palace

Adolf Hitler was born in - Austria

The country whose National Anthem has only music but no words is - Bahrain

The largest cinema in the world is the - Fox theatre,Detroit, USA

The country where there are no Cinema theatres is - Saudi arabia

The world's tallest office building is the - Sears Tower,Chicago

In the year 1811,Paraguay became independent from - Spain

The cross word puzzle was invented by - Arthur Wynney

The city which was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire was - Persepolis

WHO stands for - World Health Organisation

WHO is located at - Geneva

FAO stands for - Food and Agriculture Organisation

FAO is located at - Rome and London

UNIDO stands for - United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

UNIDO is located at - Vienna

WMO stands for - World Meteorological Organisation

WMO is located at - Geneva

International Civil Aviation Organisation is located at - Montreal

The Angel Falls is located in - Venezuela

The Victoria Falls is located in - Rhodesia

Ice Cream was discovered by - Gerald Tisyum

The number regarded as lucky number in Italy is - Thirteen

Napoleon suffered from alurophobia which means - Fear of cats

The aeroplanes was used in war for the first time by - Italians(14 Oct.1911)

Slavery in America was abolished by - Abraham Lincoln

The Headquarters of textile manufacturing in England is - Manchester

The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson river is - Manhattan

The founder of plastic industry was - Leo Hendrik Bakeland

The country where military service is compulsory for women is - Israel

The country which has more than 10,000 golf courses is - USA

The famous painting `Mona Lisa'is displayed at - Louvre museum,Paris

The earlier name for tomato was - Love apple


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