General awareness GK questions and answers (World)

Questions
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: Which country hosted 2016 Olympic games ?

A    India

B    Russia

C    China

D    France

E    Japan

F    Brazil

Q27: A medical practitioner specializing in children and their diseases is known as

A    Paediatrician

B    Neurologist

C    Gynecologist

D    Veterinarian

Q28: 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

Q29: 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.

Q30: 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

Q31: 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

Q32: 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

Q33: 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

Q34: Tiger is the national animal of which country?

A    Israel

B    Germany

C    India

D    Nepal

Q35: Cow is the national animal of which country?

A    India

B    Nepal

C    Bhutan

D    Sri Lanka

Q36: Which of these countries have Lion as their national animal?

A    Belgium

B    Ethopia

C    Macedonia

D    India

E    Pakistan

Q37: UN headquarter is situated in which city?

A    New York

B    London

C    Munich

D    Rome

Q38: 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)

Q39: Which is the largest lake by area in the United States?

A    Lake Superior

B    Lake Michigan

C    Lake Huron

D    Lake Erie

Q40: Which is the longest river in the United States?

A    Mississippi river

B    Yukon river

C    Missouri river

D    Yukon river

Q41: Which is the longest bridge in the United States?

A    Lake Pontchartrain Causeway

B    Chesapeake Bay Bridge

C    Manchac Swamp Bridge

D    Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

Q42: The first successful U.S. satellite launched into earth's orbit was

A    Sputnik

B    Apollo 1

C    Explorer 1

D    GSLV 1

Q43: Who was the first President of America?

A    Abraham Lincoln

B    George Washington

C    John F. Kennedy

D    Franklin Pierce

Q44: Who was the longest serving President of the United States?

A    President William Henry Harrison

B    President George Washington

C    President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

D    President John F. Kennedy

Q45: Which President of America served for the shortest term?

A    President William Henry Harrison

B    President George Washington

C    President Franklin Delano Roosevelt

D    President John F. Kennedy

Q46: Who was the first American to land on moon?

A    Michael Collins

B    Yuri Gagarin

C    Jean-Loup

D    Neil Armstrong

Q47: Donald Trump became the President of the United States on January 20th, 2017 as the _______ President of the United States.

A    50th

B    45th

C    40th

D    42nd

Q48: Which is the longest river in the United Kingdom?

A    Thames

B    Severn

C    Trent

D    Great Ouse

Q49: First woman Prime minister of United Kingdom?

A    Margaret Thatcher

B    Theresa May

C    Angela Merkel

D    Elizabeth

Q50: What is the national bird of the United Kingdom?

A    Redwing

B    European robin

C    Bald eagle

D    Sparrow

Q51: Which of these countries was not a part of the former territories of the British Empire.

A    India

B    Sri Lanka

C    Nepal

D    Pakistan

Q52: Who was the first British astronaut in space?

A    Tim Peake

B    Michael Foale

C    Helen Sharman

D    Piers John Sellers

Q53: Who was the predecessor to Queen Elizabeth II?

A    Edward Albert Christian George

B    Albert Frederick Arthur George

C    George Frederick Ernest Albert

D    Albert Edward

Q54: First London olympics were held in the year

A    1908

B    1904

C    2010

D    2012

Q55: Which is the largest lake by size in the United Kingdom?

A    Loch Lomond

B    Loch Awe

C    Loch Shin

D    Lough Neagh

Q56: Which is the largest city in terms of area in the United Kingdom?

A    Glasgow

B    Birmingham

C    London

D    Bristol

Q57: Which of these countries is not part of United Kingdom?

A    England

B    Scotland

C    Wales

D    Ireland

Q58: Belfast is the capital of

A    England

B    Scotland

C    Wales

D    Northern Ireland

Q59: Edinburgh is the capital of

A    England

B    Scotland

C    Wales

D    Northern Ireland

Q60: Capital of England is

A    London

B    Belfast

C    Edinburgh

D    Bristol

Q61: Which of these cities is the capital city of Wales?

A    Cardiff

B    Bristol

C    Liverpool

D    Leeds

Q62: Which of these games is said to be invented in England?

A    Kabbadi

B    Hockey

C    Cricket

D    Baseball

Q63: Which of these is the national animal of Australia?

A    Lion

B    kangaroo

C    Tiger

D    Horse

Q64: Which is the largest city in Australia by area?

A    Sydney

B    Melbourne

C    Brisbane

D    Perth

Q65: Which of these cities do not lie in the country Australia?

A    Adelaide

B    Hamilton

C    Perth

D    Darwin

Q66: Number of States in Australia is

A    4

B    5

C    6

D    10

Q67: Number of Federal territories in Australia is

A    8

B    10

C    12

D    6

Q68: Who was the first Prime minister of Australia?

A    Alfred Deakin

B    Chris Watson

C    George Reid

D    Sir Edmund Barton

Q69: Who was the first woman Prime minister of Australia?

A    Julie Bishop

B    Vida Goldstein

C    Julia Gillard

D    Joan Kirner

Q70: How long is the term of a prime minister in Australia?

A    4 Years

B    5 Years

C    6 Years

D    None of these.

Q71: Which is the longest river in Australia?

A    Murray river

B    Darling river

C    Lachlan river

D    Flinders river

Q72: Which of these animals is not found in Australia?

A    Dingo

B    koala

C    Numbat

D    Elephant

Q73: Capital city of Western Australia is?

A    Darwin

B    Sydney

C    Adelaide

D    Perth

Q74: Brisbane is the capital city of?

A    South Australia

B    New South Wales

C    Queensland

D    Victoria

Q75: Melbourne is the capital city of?

A    South Australia

B    New South Wales

C    Queensland

D    Victoria

Q76: Who was the first Prime minister of Canada?

A    Sir John A. Macdonald

B    Alexander Mackenzie

C    Sir John Abbott

D    Sir Charles Tupper

Q77: Who was the first woman Prime minister of Canada?

A    Nellie McClung

B    Kim Campbell

C    Elizabeth May

D    Michelle Rempel

Q78: Who was the longest servingPrime minister of Canada?

A    Arthur Meighen

B    William Lyon Mackenzie

C    Paul Martin

D    Brian Mulroney

Q79: The number of provinces in Canada are

A    4

B    6

C    8

D    10

Q80: Which of these is not a province in Canada?

A    Alberta

B    British Columbia

C    Newfoundland and Labrador

D    Prince Edward Island

E    Yukon

Q81: Which of these is not a territory in Canada?

A    Yukon

B    Northwest Territories

C    Nunavut

D    Ontario

Q82: Which is the longest river in Canada?

A    Mackenzie River

B    Yukon river

C    Saint Lawrence River

D    Nelson River

Q83: What is the capital city of British Columbia?

A    Vancouver

B    Victoria

C    Charlottetown

D    Toronto

Q84: Which is the longest bridge in Canada?

A    Beverly Bridge

B    Lion's Gate Bridge

C    Confederation Bridge

D    Ambassador Bridge

Q85: Edmonton is the capital city of

A    Ontario

B    Alberta

C    Manitoba

D    Prince Edward Island

Q86: Which of these lakes does not lie in the United Kingdom?

A    Loch Ness

B    Windermere

C    Llyn Tegid

D    Spencer Lake

Q87: First postage stamp used in a public postage system was called

A    Penny Black

B    Royal Stamp

C    National stamp of Great Britain

D    Stamp Official

Q88: Scottish Gaelic, Irish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton are

A    names of famous monuments in U.K.

B    languages spoken in U.K.

C    names of dishes.

D    dance forms in U.K.

Q89: JK Rowling, is best known as the author of

A    Harry Potter series of books

B    Pride and Prejudice

C    The Hobbit

D    Romeo and Juliet

Q90: Which of these dance forms is a form of English folk dance?

A    Rheinlander

B    Zwiefacher

C    Morris Dance

D    Lad's dance

Q91: Largest Royal home in the world is

A    Windsor Castle, U.K.

B    Dechencholing Palace, Bhutan

C    Tokyo Imperial Palace, Japan

D    Grand Palace, Thailand

Q92: Which of these countries is closest in terms of distance to the United Kingdom?

A    Netherlands

B    Germany

C    Denmark

D    Sweden

Q93: Which of these countries is situated towards South of United Kingdom?

A    Denmark

B    Iceland

C    Norway

D    France

Q94: Which of these cities is not in Scotland

A    Glasgow

B    Edinburgh

C    Dundee

D    Cardiff

Q95: Which of these cities is not in Wales

A    Newport

B    St Asaph

C    St Davids

D    Stirling

Q96: Arrange these cities of U.K. in the decreasing order of their distance from London. The city which is farthest from London should be first in the order.
(a) Glasgow
(b) Lancaster
(c) Bristol
(d) Canterbury

A    Lancaster, Glasgow, Bristol, Canterbury

B    Glasgow, Lancaster, Bristol, Canterbury

C    Glasgow, Lancaster, Canterbury, Bristol

D    Lancaster, Bristol, Glasgow, Canterbury