World General knowledge questions with answers (All topics)

Q1: Which is the largest land animal in the world?

A    Elephant

B    Giraffe

C    Camel

D    Hippo

Q2: Which is the longest bridge in the world?

A    Changhua-Kaohsiung Viaduct in Taiwan

B    Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge in China

C    Manchac Swamp Bridge in the United States of America

D    Dhola-Sadiya bridge in India

Q3: Which is the highest mountain peak in the world?

A    K2

B    Kanchenjunga

C    Mount Everest

D    Lhotse

Q4: Which is the longest river in the world?

A    Amazon

B    Nile

C    Yangtze

D    Brahamputra

Q5: Which is the largest country in the world by area?

A    China

B    Canada

C    United tates of America

D    Russia

Q6: Which is the largest ocean in the world?

A    Pacific ocean

B    Indian ocean

C    Atlantic ocean

D    Arctic ocean

Q7: Which is the largest continent by Area?

A    Africa

B    Asia

C    Europe

D    North America

Q8: Which country/region has the highest population density in the world?

A    Monaco

B    Singapore

C    Macau

D    Hong Kong

Q9: Which country has the highest population?

A    India

B    China

C    United States of America

D    Russia

Q10: Which is the tallest building in the world?

A    Eiffel tower

B    Sanghai tower

C    Petronas twin towers

D    Burj Khalifa

Q11: Which is the longest train rout in the world? (Without train change)

A    Moscow-Pyongyang

B    Moscow-Vladivostok

C    Moscow-Beijing

D    Toronto-Vancouver

Q12: Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?

A    Lake Superior

B    Lake Huron

C    Lake Victoria

D    Lake Baikal

Q13: Which is the largest city in the world by area?

A    New York

B    Moscow

C    New Delhi

D    Paris

Q14: Which is the coldest inhabited place on earth?

A    Oymyakon, Russia

B    Toronto, Canada

C    Moscow- Russia

D    Antarctica

Q15: Which is the hottest inhabited place on earth?

A    CERN, Geneva.

B    Lut Desert, Iran

C    Bangkok, Thailand.

D    Dallol, Ethopia

Q16: Which airport is located at the highest altitude?

A    Bangda airport, Tibet

B    Daocheng Yading airport, China

C    Leh airport, India

D    Bagdogra airport, India

Q17: Which city has the highest population in the world?

A    Mumbai - India

B    New York - United States

C    London - United Kingdom

D    Tokyo - Japan

Q18: Largest living creature in world?

A    Elephant

B    Giraffe

C    Blue Whale

D    Camel

Q19: Largest salt water lake in world?

A    Sambhar lake

B    Utah lake

C    Caspian sea

D    Lake urmia

Q20: Which is the largest library in the world?

A    British-Indian library - India

B    Library and Archives - Canada

C    Library of Congress - United States

D    Russian state library - Russia

Q21: Which place has the highest average rainfall in the world?

A    Lloro, Colombia

B    Lopez de Micay, Colombia

C    Cherrapunzi, India

D    Mawsynram, India

Q22: Which is the largest bird in the world?

A    Emu

B    Northern cassowary

C    Southern cassowary

D    Ostrich

Q23: Which is the smallest bird in the world?

A    The Weebill

B    The Pardalote

C    The Bee hummingbird

D    The Goldcrest

Q24: Which is the smallest country in the world?

A    Vatican

B    Monaco

C    Nauru

D    San Marino

Q25: Which is the smallest continent?

A    Asia

B    Nort America

C    South America

D    Australia

Q26: How many planets are there in our solar system?

A    10

B    9

C    8

D    7

Q27: Which planet is also known as the Red planet?

A    Mars

B    Earth

C    Saturn

D    Jupitor

Q28: Which planet has maximum moons or natural satellites?

A    Saturn

B    Jupitor

C    Uranus

D    Neptune

Q29: Which member of our solar system has the largest size?

A    Jupitor

B    Saturn

C    Earth

D    Sun

Q30: Which is the smallest planet in our solar system?

A    Mercury

B    Mars

C    Jupitor

D    Pluto

Q31: Which planet is closest to the Sun.

A    Mars

B    Venus

C    Mercury

D    Earth

Q32: How many stars are there in our solar system?

A    9

B    8

C    1

D    None

Q33: Pluto is classified as a

A    Planet

B    Dwarf Planet

C    Star

D    Asteroid

Q34: Which planet's ring system can be easily observed from the Earth?

A    Jupitor

B    Venus

C    Uranus

D    Saturn

Q35: Which is the closest star outside our solar system?

A    Alpha Centauri A

B    Proxima Centauri

C    Pole Star

D    North Star

Q36: The third closest planet to Sun is

A    Venus

B    Earth

C    Mars

D    Mercury

Q37: Which is the largest planet of our solar system?

A    Saturn

B    Jupitor

C    Earth

D    Mars

Q38: The farthest planet from Sun in our Solar system is

A    Jupitor

B    Saturn

C    Uranus

D    Neptune

Q39: Seismograph is an instrument used for

A    Recording intensity of earthquake shocks

B    Used to measure refractive index of a substance

C    Used for measuring electric current

D    Used for measuring blood pressure.

E    Used for measuring density of a liquid.

Q40: Galvanometer is an instrument used for

A    Used for measuring electrical power.

B    Used for detecting presence of electric charge.

C    Used for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy.

D    Used for measuring electric current.

E    None of these

Q41: Which country hosted 2016 Olympic games ?

A    India

B    Russia

C    China

D    France

E    Japan

F    Brazil

Q42: Which was the first country to launch Artificial satellite in the space.

A    Russia

B    U.S.A

C    Germany

D    Japan

E    United Kingdom

F    France

Q43: Which continent does Brazil lie in ?

A    South America

B    North America

C    Africa

D    Europe

Q44: National amblem of which of these countries shows a Lion and sword.

A    India

B    South Africa

C    Nepal

D    Sri Lanka

Q45: Which of the following companies is the world's largest maker of computer chips ?

A    Intel

B    Microsoft

C    AMD

D    None of these.

Q46: Mercedes-Benz has it's headquarter in

A    U.S.A

B    U.K

C    Germany

D    Japan

E    Italy

Q47: The first spacecraft to reach Mars was

A    Sputnik

B    Appolo-12

C    GSLV-5

D    Viking-1

Q48: Who was the first woman cosmonaut?

A    Margaret Thatcher (U.K.)

B    Junko Tabei (Japan)

C    Sunita Williams (India)

D    Velentina Tereshkova (Russia)

Q49: Who was the first man to fly into space ?

A    Yuri Gagarin (Russia)

B    Rakesh Sharma (India)

C    Neil Alden Armstrong (U.S.A)

D    Michael Collins (U.S.A)

Q50: What was the name of the spacecraft, that landed the first humans on moon ?

A    Apollo 9

B    Apollo 10

C    Apollo 11

D    Apollo 12

E    Sputnik

Q51: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on moon, on

A    October 26, 1979

B    June 12, 1980

C    April 12, 1986

D    July 20, 1969

Q52: GPS is space based satellite navigation system. GPS stands for

A    Global positioning system

B    Global pointer satellite

C    General positioning system

D    General purpose satellite system

Q53: ISRO stands for

A    Indian Space Research Organisation

B    International Space Research Organisation

C    International Special Research Organisation

D    Indian Software Research Organisation

Q54: The branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, functions, and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system is

A    Neurology

B    Pathology

C    Ophthalmology

D    None of these.

Q55: A medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases is known as

A    Paediatrician

B    Neurologist

C    Gynecologist

D    Veterinarian

Q56: A medical practitioner specializing in diagnose and treatment of diseases and dysfunctions of animals is known as

A    Neurologist

B    Physiologist

C    Orthopaedic

D    Veterinarian

Q57: The branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eyeball and orbit is known as

A    Physiology

B    Ophthalmology

C    Neurology

D    None of these.

Q58: An instrument for measuring time accurately in spite of motion or variations in temperature, humidity, and air pressure is known as

A    Swiss watch

B    Space watch

C    Chronometer

D    Barometer

Q59: Global Navigation Satellite System or GlONASS has benn developed by which country?

A    Russia

B    France

C    United Kingdom

D    Germany

Q60: Facebook haedquarter is located in

A    Mountain View, California, United States

B    Menlo Park, California, United States

C    Redmond, Washington, United States

D    Washington, D.C., United States

Q61: Search engine company, Google's headquarter is located in which city?

A    Mountain View, California, United States

B    Menlo Park, California, United States

C    Redmond, Washington, United States

D    Washington, D.C., United States

Q62: Software company, Microsoft's headquarter is located in

A    Mountain View, California, United States

B    Menlo Park, California, United States

C    Redmond, Washington, United States

D    Washington, D.C., United States

Q63: NASA stands for

A    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

B    North Atlantic Space Association

C    North American Space Administration

D    National Association of Space Astronauts

Q64: ROSCOSMOS is the space agency of which country?

A    U.S.A

B    Russia

C    India

D    European Union

Q65: Tiger is the national animal of which country?

A    Israel

B    Germany

C    India

D    Nepal

Q66: Cow is the national animal of which country?

A    India

B    Nepal

C    Bhutan

D    Sri Lanka

Q67: Which of these countries have Lion as their national animal?

A    Belgium

B    Ethopia

C    Macedonia

D    India

E    Pakistan

Q68: Which of these players holds the record for highest number of Olympic gold medals?

A    Larisa Latynina

B    Michael Phelps

C    Usain Bolt

D    Paavo Nurmi

Q69: Which country holds the record for most olympic medals won at single olympic games?

A    U.S.S.R

B    U.S.A

C    China

D    Australia

Q70: Which of these games is not played in olympic?

A    Football

B    Hockey

C    Cricket

D    Volleyball

Q71: Which one of these cities is not the capital city of a country?

A    Kabul

B    Islamabad

C    Kathmandu

D    Paro

Q72: Which of these countries does not lie in Asia?

A    New Zealand

B    Philippines

C    Singapore

D    Maldives

Q73: Which of these countries has never hosted an Olympic game?

A    Brazil

B    South Korea

C    Cuba

D    India

Q74: The number of rings in the Olympic symbol is

A    4

B    5

C    6

D    7

Q75: How many players are there in a football team. (Excluding substitutes)

A    10

B    11

C    12

D    13

Q76: How many players are there in a Volleyball team. (Excluding substitutes)

A    6

B    7

C    8

D    9

Q77: Of the following games, a match of which game is played for the longest duration?

A    Football

B    Tennis

C    Baseball

D    Test Cricket

Q78: UN headquarter is situated in which city?

A    New York

B    London

C    Munich

D    Rome

Q79: The number of countries in Australian continent is

A    24

B    12

C    4

D    2

Q80: As a result of Brexit process, which of these countries withdrew from European Union?

A    United Kingdom

B    United States of America

C    Ukraine

D    Poland

Q81: What is the full form of OPEC?

A    Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)

B    Organization of the Petroleum Emerging Countries (OPEC)

C    Organization of the Pottasium Exporting Countries (OPEC)

D    Organization of the Pacific Engagement Countries (OPEC)

Q82: Alexandre Alexeieff of Russia and his wife Claire Parker, invented

A    Bulb

B    Steam engine

C    Pinscreen animation

D    Radio

Q83: Mary Anderson from United States, was responsible for inventing

A    Car horn

B    Windshield wiper

C    Television

D    Pressure cooker

Q84: Momofuku Ando of Japan is credited for

A    Pasta

B    Pizza

C    Instant noodles

D    Burger

Q85: John Vincent Atanasoff is credited for

A    Modern digital computer

B    Radio

C    Television

D    Telescope

Q86: Inventor of Video Game console is

A    Charles Babbage

B    Leo Baekeland

C    Ralph H. Baer

D    Vladimir Baranov

Q87: Telephone was invented by

A    Alexander Graham Bell

B    Nikolay Benardos

C    Isaac Newton

D    Francis Beaufort

Q88: First Petrol powered automobile was made by

A    Isaac Newton

B    Alexander Graham Bell

C    Francis Beaufort

D    Karl Benz

Q89: Reflecting telescope was invented by

A    Isaac Newton

B    Alexander Graham Bell

C    Karl Benz

D    Ralph H. Baer

Q90: Sewing machine was invented by

A    Chuck Hull

B    Elias Howe

C    Norman Holter

D    Ted Hoff

Q91: Microprocessor was invented by

A    Ted Hoff

B    John Wesley Hyatt

C    Chuck Hull

D    Ralph H. Baer

Q92: 3D printer was invented by

A    Ted Hoff

B    John Wesley Hyatt

C    Chuck Hull

D    Ralph H. Baer

Q93: First crossword puzzle was created by

A    Arthur Wynne

B    James Homer Wright

C    Norman Joseph Woodland

D    Niklaus Wirth