General Knowledge Mcqs Preparation Test

  1. Which is the current capital city of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar?
    (a) Colombo (b)* Naypyitaw
    (c)Thampo (d) Rangoon
  2. Which is the biggest district of Pakistan?
    (a) Bahawalpur (b)* Chaghi
    (c) Karachi (d) Khuzdar
  3. Name the first elected President of Pakistan
    (a)* General Ayub khan
    (b) Iskandar Mirza
    (c) Muhammad Ali Bogra
    (d) Quaid-e-Azam

5.The headquarters of International Olympic Committee is located at:
(a)* Lausanne (Switzerland)
(b) Moscow (Russia)
(c) Los Angeles (USA)
(d) New York (USA)

  1. Name the only Secretary General of UNO who resigned from his post?
    (a) Mrs Vijay Lakshmi Pandit
    (b)*Trygve Lie
    (c) Kofi Annan
    (d) U. Thant
  2. Which Pakistani prime minister visited china first?
    (a) Liaqat Ali Khan
    (b)* Hussain Shaheed Suharwardi
    (c) Khawaja Nazimuddin
    (d) Muhammad Ali Bogra
  3. Which gas is used in decoration lighting?
    (a) Oxigen (b) Hydrogen
    (c) Nitrogen (d)* Neon
  4. ‘Ottawa convention 1997′ is related to
    (a)* Environment protection
    (b) Preserving wild life
    (c) Banning landmines
    (d) Banning chemical weapons
  5. The Leaning Tower (Pisa Tower) is located in
    (a) Germany (b)* Rome (Italy)
    (c) London (UK) (d) Paris (France)
  6. Where the first modern Olympic Games were held in 1896?
    (a)* Athens (b) Rome
    (c) Paris (d) Italy
  7. Who is the founder of Wikileaks?
    (a) Jimmy Wales
    (b) Rown Descartes
    (c) Charles Bobbage
    (d)* Julian Assange (Australian)
  8. Art and science of growing flowers, fruit and vegetables is called:
    (a) Green Culture (b) Agriculture
    (c)* Horticulture (d) Landscaping
  9. Richard Nixon was only President of USA who resigned from his post. When did he resign?
    (a) 9 August, 1972
    (b) 9 August, 1973
    (c) 9 August, 1975
    (d)* 9 August, 1974
  10. Name the palace that is the official residence of the president of France?
    (a)* Elysee Palace (b) White House
    (c) French Palace (d) Paris Hall
  11. Who built the “Rohtas Fort” near the Jhelum?
    (a) Akbar (b)* Sher Shah Suri
    (c) Humayun (d) Shah Jehan
  12. “Temple Tree” is the official residence of
    (a) President of Sri Lanka
    (b)* Sri Lankan Prime Minister’s House
    (c) President of Belgium
    (d) British Prime Minister
  13. Napoleon is known as “Man of Destiny” and “Little Corporal”. Who is called the Man of “Iron and Blood”?
    (a)* Prince Bismarck
    (b) US President Ford
    (c) Lemin
    (d) Karl Mark
  14. Next Football World Cup will be played in 2014 in:
    (a) Korea (b) Japan
    (c)* Brazil (d) South Africa
  15. Next Cricket World Cup will be played in:
    (a) Australia (b) New Zealand
    (c) Bangladesh (d)* Both a & b
  16. Whose creation is the famous painting “Mona Liza”?
    (a) Romalo (b) Picasso
    (c)* Leonardo da vinici
    (d) Richard Leonardo
  17. In which year the Noble Prize was first awarded?
    (a) 1905 (b) 1903
    (c)* 1901 (d) 1902

23.What did Sir Isaac Pitman invent?
(a) The typewriter
(b) The propelling pencil
(c)* A form of shorthand
(d) Motor Cycle

  1. Tsunami’ means ‘Harbour Waves’, the word is derived from:-
    (a) French (b) German
    (c)* Japanese (d) Spanish

25.Who wrote the poem “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star”?
(a)* Ann and Tane Taylor
(b) Emily Dickinson
(c) Janne Joylor
(d) Ann Taylor

  1. Tokyo had another old name. What was it?
    (a) Sumo (b) Kyodo
    (c) Yoko (d)* Edo

27.Which country’s flag is known as Union Jack?
(a) France (b) Romania
(c)* UK (d) Poland

  1. Which wood is used for making cricket bats?
    (a)* Willow (b) Oak
    (c) Peak trees (d) date palm
  2. The world’s famous bridge “Golden Gate” is located in:-
    (a) New York (b) Mexico
    (c)* San Francisco (d) London

30.“Diego Garcia” is a
(a) Airlines of Singapore
(b) French Surface to Surface Missile
(c)* United States military base in the Indian Ocean
(d) Disputed island between Japan and Russia in the Pacific Ocean

31.The term ’16 yards hit’ is associated with
(a) Badminton (b) Baseball
(c) Polo (d)* Hockey

32.Which of the following animals can hear ultrasonic sound?
(a) Cat (b) Rat
(c)* Bat (d) Squirrel

  1. Who is the founder of Wikipedia?
    (a)* Jimmy Wales
    (b) Rowne Descartes
    (c) Bill Gates
    (d) None of the above
  2. A mobile phone sends and receives messages through
    (a) Sound waves (b) Micro waves
    (c) U/V waves (d)* Radio waves
  3. Muslim Students Federation (MSF) was established in 1937 by
    (a) Abdur Rab Nishtar
    (b)* Raja Sahib of Mehmud Abad
    (c) Raja Gazanfir Ali
    (d) Sir Agha Khan
  4. Name the person who presented ‘Chenab Formula’ to resolve the Kashmir dispute
    (a)* Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan
    (b) Ali Shah Gilani
    (c) Barrister Sultan Mahmood
    (d) None of the above
  5. Who introduced the principle of the Doctrine of Lapse?
    (a) Clive (b) Cornwallis
    (c) Hastings (d)* Dalhousie
  6. Dome of Rock is located in
    (a)* Jerusalem (b) Lebanon
    (c) Jordan (d) Iraq
  7. SIM stands for:
    (a) Single in-line Module
    (b) Single in-line Memory
    (c)* Subscriber identity Module
    (d) Subscriber identity Memory
  8. Which gas is used in electric bulb?
    (a)* Nitrogen (b) Hydrogen
    (c) Carbon dioxide (d) Cholorine
  9. The wonder of the world ‘Taj Mahal’ (Agra) is situated in the Indian state:
    (a)* Uttar Pradesh
    (b) Himachal Pradesh
    (c) Madhya Pradesh
    (d) None of them
  10. Greenwich Mean Time was established in
    (a) 1864 (b) 1880
    (c)* 1884 (d) 1892

43.The number of amendments in Pakistan’s constitution are:
(a) 13 (b) 14
(c) 17 (d)* 19

  1. The Magna Carta was signed by King John on
    (a)* 15th June 1215
    (b) 15th August 1225
    (c) 15th June 1235
    (d) None of above
  2. The Bolshevik Revolution is associated with
    (a) France (b) Germany
    (c)* Russia (d) England
  3. Name the country through which equator passes:
    (a)* Indonesia (b) China
    (c) Malta (d) Pakistan
  4. Who first pioneered the idea of a blood bank?
    (a) Booker T, Washington
    (b) George Washington Carver
    (c) Jonas Salk
    (d)* Charles Drew
  5. Which of the following countries became the last member of UNO?
    (a) Kosovo (b) East Timor
    (c) Montenegro (d)* South Sudan
  6. “Decision Point” Book is written by
    (a) Barack Obama
    (b)* George W Bush
    (c) Asif Ali Zardari
    (d) Al Gore
  7. Which of the following is the oldest Parliament of world?
    (a) National congress
    (b) National Assembly
    (c) Bondesrat
    (d)* Althing
  8. Which of the following vitamin is produced in human body with the help of sunlight?
    (a)* D (b) E
    (c) K (d) C
  9. After independence the first radio station was established at
    (a) Lahore (b) Rawalpindi
    (c)* Karachi (d) Islamabad
  10. Abdus Salam was a Pakistani Physicist and Nobel Prize Winner in 1979 in physics. What is his contribution to Physics?
    (a) Discovery of atomic particles
    (b)* Interaction of Elementary Particles and weak forces
    (c) Discovery of Submaline process
    (d) None of these
  11. Where Das Man Palace is located?
    (a) Saudi Arabia (b) Indonesia
    (c)* Kuwait (d) Sri Kanka
  12. Martin Cooper is known for his invention of
    (a) Digital Camera
    (b) Solar Energy
    (c) X-Ray (d)* Mobile Phone
  13. Garuda airline is the name of airline of
    (a) Malaysia (b)* Indonesia
    (c) America (d) Spain
  14. The foundation stone of the sikhism’s holiest place “Golden Temple” at Amritsar was laid by
    (a) Guru Nanak
    (b) Khawja Ghareb Nawaz
    (c) Acharya Rakeshprasad
    (d)* Hazrat Mian Mir
  15. Which bank provided 80 million loans for making 1st budget of Pakistan?
    (a) UBL (b) NB
    (c) MCB (d)* Habib Bank
  16. When Pakistan introduced National Identity cards (NIC)?
    (a) 1971 (b) 1972
    (c) 1973 (d)* 1974
  17. Where is the headquarters of the Amnesty International?
    (a) New York (b)* London
    (c) Paris (d) Geneva
  18. The 2012 Olympic Games are scheduled to be held at
    (a)* London (b) Seoul
    (c) Sydney (d) Tokyo
  19. Sher Shah’s real name was:
    (a) Hemu (b) Faizi
    (c) Bahadur (d)* Farid Khan
  20. Nightingale Florence (belongs to France) was a
    (a) Soldier
    (b)* Nurse
    (d) Religious reformer
    (d) None of these

64.When did Pakistan win gold medal for the first time in Olympics?
(a)* 1960 (b) 1961
(c) 1962 (c) 1963

65.Which country has received maximum Nobel prizes after its institution?
(a) Germany (b) France
(c)* USA (d) U.K.

  1. Which Sea has no coastline?
    (a) Japan Sea
    (b)* Sargasso Sea
    (c) Tasmanian Sea
    (d) White Sea
  2. Agoraphobia is a fear of a
    (a) Wealth (b)* Open places
    (c) Water (d) None of these
  3. ‘Latakia’ is the seaport of
    (a)* Syria (b) Libya
    (c) Jordan (d) Iraq
  4. The Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India was:
    (a) Iltutmish
    (b) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
    (c)* Firoz Shah Tughlaq
    (d) None of these
  5. The Declaration of Independence of the American Colonies was adopted by the Constitutional Congress on July 4, 1776 at:
    (a) Washington (b) New York
    (c) Chicago (d)* Philadelphia
  6. Name the first woman speaker of US Congress is
    (a)* Nancy Palosy
    (b) Condaliza Rice
    (c) Nancy Pawell
    (d) Hillery Clinton
  7. Mahan Airline belongs to which country?
    (a)* Iran
    (b) South Africa
    (c) India
    (d) Nepal
  8. Helvetia is the old name of:
    (a)* Switzerland (b) Spain
    (c) France (d) Thailand
  9. Paris is the capital of France situated on the bank of
    (a)* Seine (b) Po
    (c) Thane (d) Spree
  10. The historic site “Mehrgarh” was discovered on the right bank of the
    (a) Indus river (b) Kabul river
    (c)* Bolan river (d) Hub river
  11. Babar came to India originally from
    (a)* Ferghana (b) Khiva
    (c) Khorasan (d) Seistan
  12. Which of the following pass connects Abbotabad and Gilgit?
    (a)* Babusar Pass (b) Tochi Pass
    (c) Bolan Pass (d) Dargai Pass
  13. Which country is called “Thunderbolt of Asia”?
    (a)* Bhutan
    (b) Mongolia
    (c) China
    (d) None of these
  14. When Red Cross was established by Jean Henri Durant?
    (a) 1860 (b) 1861
    (c)* 1864 (d) 1867
  15. The celebrated novel ‘The Godfather’ was authored by
    (a) John Milton (b) Victor Hugo
    (c)* Mario Puzo (d) Harold
  16. Which of the following straits separate Malaysia from Singapore?
    (a) Dover Strait (b)* Johor Strait
    (c) Sunda Strait (d) Palk Strait
  17. World Press Freedom day is observed on
    (a)* 3rd May (b) 13th May
    (c) 15th May (d) 18th May
  18. Flag of Red Cross is the reverse of the flag of
    (a) Germany (b*) Switzerland
    (c) England (d) Sweden
  19. Anjuman-i-Hamayat-Islam was established in subcontinent in
    (a)* 1884 (b) 1877
    (c) 1878 (d) 1892

85.Which American industrialist was praised by Adlof Hitler in his autobiography, Mein Kampf. In fact, he was the only American to be praised by Hitler
(a)* Henry Ford
(b) Gerald Ford
(c) Thomas Alva Edison
(d) Henry Ford II

  1. NASA stands for __.
    (a)* National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    (b) Natural Aeronautics and Space Administration
    (c) Natural Administration and Space Administration
    (d) Natural Administration and Space Agency
  2. When was the Pakistan’s first Constituent Assembly constituted?
    (a)* July 20, 1947
    (b) June 20, 1947
    (c) August 20, 1947
    (d) August 25, 1947
  3. Where was Albert Einstein born?
    (a) UK (b) USA
    (c)* Germany (d) Albania
  4. Saddat Dynasty was founded by Khizar Khan in
    (a)* 1414 (b) 1412
    (c) 1415 (d) 1634
  5. What is the height of Mount Everest according to new survey?
    (a)* 29035 Feet (8850 m)
    (b) 29050 Feet (8855 m)
    (c) 29028 Feet (8848 m)
    (d) 29044 Feet (8853 m)
  6. Which of the continents has the lowest population growth rate?
    (a)* Europe (b) North America
    (c) Africa (d) Asia
  7. Which countries are included in “Benelux”?
    (a) Belgium, Netherlands, Norway
    (b) Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands
    (c)* Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
    (d) None of these
  8. Which of following mountains separate Asia from Europe?
    (a)* Ural Mountains
    (b) Hindukush Mountains
    (c) Alps Mountains
    (d) Atlas Mountains
  9. The energy generation in stars is due to
    (a) Fission of heavy nuclei
    (b)* Fusion of light nuclei
    (c) Fusion of heavy nuclei
    (d) None of these
  10. Baglihar Dam is located in Doda district on river:
    (a) Indus River (b) Jhelum River
    (c)* Chenab River (d) Ravi River
  11. Who advocated the theory of laissez faire?
    (a) Marshall (b) Malthus
    (c)* Adam Smith (d) None of these
  12. The first airline of Pakistan is:
    (a) Pak Airways
    (b)* Orient Airline
    (c) PIA
    (d) Blue Airline
  13. Senate of Pakistan is consisting of members after the 18th amendment:
    (a) 100 (b) 122
    (c)* 104 (d) 112
  14. What is the portfolio of Syeda Hussain Warsi in UK Cabinet?
    (a) Minister of industry
    (b)* Minister without Portfolio
    (c) Minister of Education
    (d) Minister of Health
  15. My Life’s Journey book is written by
    (a) Mehmood Qasori
    (b)* Altaf Hussain
    (c) Dr. Muhammad Ahmad