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NOBLE PRIZE

• Astronomers cannot be nominated for noble prize
• Marie curie twice won Noble Prize.
• First Nobel Prizes were awarded on 10 Dec: 1901.
• What country awards the Nobel peace prize- Norway
• Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1972-Nobody
• Who was the first American to receive the Nobel Literature prize Sinclair Lewis
• Which Nobel Prize is not awarded annually in Stockholm Peace
• Mother Teresa was awarded Nobel Prize in the field of peace.
• The New York Times received five Pulitzer prizes of 2009 for investigative, breaking news and international reporting, feature photography and criticism.
• Four persons have been awarded Nobel Prize twice.
• Van’t Hoff was the first Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
• Wole Soyinka is a Nobel Prize winner for literature. He is from Nigeria.
• Which field was not included by Alfred Nobel originally... Economics
• Person getting the nobel peace prize in 2008 was of the country. Finland
• Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm, Sweden, more than 150 years ago. In what year was he born? Alfred Nobel was born in 1833
• What did Alfred's father, Immanuel, do for a living? Alfred's father was an engineer and inventor.
• Alfred Nobel never married.
• A future Nobel Laureate worked for a short period of time as Alfred Nobel's secretary. Who? Bertha von Suttner
• Alfred Nobel died on 10 December 1896, but not in Sweden, his home country. Where did he die? Alfred Nobel died in San Remo, Italy.
• Why did Alfred Nobel establish a prize in his will? Alfred Nobel wanted to award the greatest benefits to mankind.
• Which Nobel category does not yet have a single female laureate? Economics
• Who won the first Nobel Prize in Physics? Roentgen.
• Which single winner won the most number of Nobel Prizes? International Committee of the Red Cross.
• Who was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature? Rabindranath Tagore
• Mathematicsis not a valid Nobel Prize category.
• In what year did the most people decline their Nobel Prize? 1939
• Who was the only person to win the Nobel Prize twice -- in Peace and Chemistry? Linus Pauling
• Who was the only person to win the Nobel Prize twice -- in both Physics and Chemistry? Marie Curie
• Name the six categories for which the prizes are awarded. Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economics.
• For which category was a Nobel Prize given starting 1969? Economics.
• Who awards the Peace Prize? The Norwegian Nobel Committee.
• Max Planck received the noble prize in Physics in 1918 for his discovery of: energy quanta
• Climate change campaigner Al Gore and the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
• Rabindra Nath Tagore was the first Indian/South Asian to win Nobel Prize. (Literature in 1931).
• Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Noble Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign against Global Warming.
• Mr Gore won an Oscar for his climate change film An Inconvenient Truth
• The first negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was Ralph Johnson Bunche
• Rabindarnath Tagore won first Nobel Prize from South Asia.
• The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was: Anwar Sadaat of Egypt
• Nobel Prize holder UN institutions.....UNHCR, UAEA
• Who known as ‘Nightingale of India? Sarojinin Naidu
• Who is called as the “Herodotus of Arabs”? Abul Hassan Ali AI-Masudi
• Where was Albert Einstein born? Germany
• Heavy Mechanical Complex, Taxila was set up with the aid of China.
• Antarctica is the uninhabited continent of the world which is without any regular population.
• Turkey is the country having its land in two continents
• The world’s longest current reigning monarch is Queen of England.
• The Cambodian Language is the language with most Alphabets. It has a total number of 74 alphabets.
• Glaciers are found on every continent except Australia. The Lambert Glacier enjoys the distinction of being the largest glacier in the world. It is located in the Australia Antarctic Territory. Its length is 440 miles (700 km) and was discovered in 1956-57.
• The lowest mountain range in the world is the Bhieuna Bhaile
• The country known as the Land of Cakes is Scotland
• The place known as the Garden of England is Kent
• The largest bay in the world is Hudson Bay, Canada
• The largest church in the world is Basilica of St.Peter,Vatican City,Rome
• 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 country where military service is compulsory for women is Israel
• The largest city of Africa is Cairo
• The most densely populated Island in the world is Honshu
• The first man to reach Antarctica was Fabian Gotileb
• Oldest surviving building in world is pyramids of Egypt.
• K-2 is also known as Godwin Austin, first climbed by Ardito Desio 1956.(Karakram range in Pakistan)
• Mount Everest is the highest mountain located in Himalaya (Nepal --- Tibet).
• Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest.
• Mozambique has the lowest GNP.
• The biggest airport in the world is King Khalid situated in Saudi Arabia.
• Largest palace is in Brunei.
• Longest underground railway Tunnel is in Moscow.
• Country with largest budget is USA.
• The highest birth rate is of Malawi.
• Peru with lowest birth rate.
• Country with most billionaires is USA.
• Monaco has the shortest coast line.
• The biggest Square the Tiananmen Square is in China.
• Largest Tomb the mount li tomb is in China.
• The longest cricket match between England and South Africa in 1939 abandoned after 10 days.
• Largest number of school is in China.
• Largest fort, Fort George situated in UK.
• • Largest exhibition centre is in Germany.
• Lake Victoria is the largest lake of Africa.
• The film Ben Hur won the most (11) Oscur Awards in 1959.
• Largest capital is Ottawa.
• Largest delta is in Bengal created by the river Bharamputra and the Ganges.( Sundrbans )
• Hottest place is Aziziyah, Libya.
• Driest place is Atacama Desert in Chile.
• Most spoken language is Mandarin Chinese.
• Oldest civilization is Sumerian civilization (Mesopotamia).
• Oldest town is Jericho (Jordan).
• Largest land mammal is African Elephant.
• Longest strait is the Strait of Malacca which seperat Malaysia and Indonesia.
• Tallest animal is Giraffe.
• First Muslim dynasty in India is slave dynasty.
• Lowest birth rate and highest death rate is of Peru.
• A richest woman is Queen Elizabeth.
• The largest of oil consumer is USA.
• Busiest airport is O’Hare International Airport at Chichago (USA).
• Oldest capital city is Damascus (Syria).
• Largest metropolitan is Mexico City.
• Longest canal is Volga Batlic canal.
• Longest day 21 June and shortest day December 22.
• Largest diamond is Cullinan.
• Longest big ship canal is Eurasia Ship Canal with length 700 km, which connects Caspian Sea and Black sea.
• The Bamboo has the fastest growth rate ever green grass. It grows up to 3 feet in 24 hours.
• Largest peninsula is Arabian Peninsula.
• The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the Mississippi
• Volentina Treshkova (USSR) was the first woman astronaut who orbited the earth in the year 1983.
• The American astronaut Neil Armstrong was the first man to steps on the surface of moon on 21 July 1969.
• The largest producer of cotton is USA.
• The largest producer of Jute is Bangladesh.
• The largest producer of Rice , Silk , wheat, tin , gold , grows the most fruit , Largest country by population , country grew the first Orange , most tobacco , where Ice Cream invented and county first used pepper is China.
• The largest producer of Steel and aluminium is USA.
• The largest producer of Sugar and Tea is India.
• The largest producer of Wool is Australia.
• The largest producer of oil is Saudi Arabia.
• The largest producer of coffee is Brazial
• The world’s leading banking center is Zurich.
• World’s largest fish catching country is China.
• Muhammad Fathullah Khan Kandahari's translation: Printed in 1861, Bhopal, India, It is the first known translation of the holy Qur'an in Pashto
• First translation of the Quran into a Western language was made into Latin. It was carried out by Robertus Rotenesis and Hermannus Dalmata in 1143
• South China Sea is the largest sea.
• What animal has the best hearing-Bats
• What country had the first banknotes-Sweden China paper not banknotes
• Which country grows the most sugar-Brazil
• Name the largest Mediterranean island-Sicily
• In 1901 who first transmitted radio signals across Atlantic: Marconi
• What is the worlds oldest monotheistic religion: Judaism
• Where was the first Miss World contest held in 1951-London
• The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin,Moscow
• The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium,Prague
• The country which has the greatest population density is Monaco
• The first President of Egypt was Mohammed Nequib
• The primary producer of newsprint in the world is Canada
• The first explorer to reach the South Pole was Cap.Ronald Amundson
• The airplane was used in war for the first time by Italians(14 Oct.1911)
• United State has most TV stations in the world.
• China has most land frontiers with16 neighboring countries.
• The first man to circumnavigate the world was Magellan.
• The world’s poorest country with a lowest per capita income is Burundi after that congo.
• First test tube baby Louise Brown (England) was born in 1978.
• USA is the largest nuclear electric power producing country in the world. It produces 98,784 MW electricity which is about 30% of the total nuclear electricity generated in the world.
• Robert E. Perry (1856-1920) an American explorer reached North Pole on 6th April, 1909 for the first time in human history.
• Highest % of land under cultivation is in India.
• Canal Street is the widest street in USA.
• Fastest animal is cheetah.
• Slowest animal is Snail 2 to 3 feet per minute.
• Fastest bird is Peregrine Falcon.
• Bird that never makes its nest is Cuckoo.
• Wingless bird is Kiwi.
• Highest capital is La Paz (Bolivia).
• Biggest city (by population) is Tokyo.
• Largest coral formation is The Great Barrier Reef (Australia).
• Highest country is China (Tibet region).
• Highest dam is Rogunsky in Tajkistan.
• Largest concrete dam is The Grand Coulee, USA.
• Largest diamond mine is Kimberley (South Africa).
• Lightest gas is hydrogen.
• Largest gorge is Grand Canyon.
• Largest Island is Greenland.
• Largest man-made lake is Lake Mead Arizona.
• Longest lifespan of animal is of Giant tortoise.
• Largest mammal is Blue whale.
• Highest melting point is of Tungsten, 3410° C.
• Tallest mountain range is The Himalaya range with 96 of world’s 109 tallest peaks.
• Longest mountain range is Andes (South America).
• Largest Commercial Ocean is Atlantic Ocean.
• Mediterrian Sea means ‘sea in the middle of land’.
• Ocean shrinking and growing is Atlantic Ocean.
• Fastest ocean swimmer is Sailfish (68 mph).
• Longest poisonous snake is King Cobra.
• Largest port is Rotterdam (Netherlands).
• Largest river basin and volume is Amazon (Brazil).
• Largest sea bird is Albatross.
• Tallest statue is Spring Temple Buddha (china).
• Largest suspension bridge is Verazano-Narrows, NY.
• Longest swimming course is English Channel, UK.
• Broadest strait is Mozambique.
• Largest temple is Angkor Vat (Cambodia).
• Highest town is Wenchuan, Tibet (China).
• Tallest tower is Tokyo Sky Tree (Japan).
• Highest volcano is Cotapaxi (Ecuador).
• Longest wall is Great Wall of China 1550 miles(6700km) long, which is built in 214 BC.
• Highest waterfall is Angel (Venezuela)
• Lowest body of water is Dead Sea.
• Biggest zoo is Etosha National Park, Namibia.
• In 776 First Olympic Games were played in Greece.
• Alexander invaded India in battle of Hydaspes.
• Emperor Theodesius banned the Olympic Games.
• Sun and Moon pyramids are in Mexico.
• Rainfall related to mountains is Orographic rainfall.
• Bangladesh has a dispute over the construction of a dam on Naaf River with Myanmar.
• The thinnest earth layer is Crust.
• Name of the second largest river of Africa is The Congo.
• Khunjra Pass connects Pakistan with China.
• Chile is the largest copper producing country in the world.
• The country where death rate is lowest in the world is Japan.
• Lithuania was the first Soviet Republic of the former Soviet Union which declared itself independent.
• Madagaskar is the largest island in the Indian Ocean.
• Ferdinand Magellan commanded the first expedition in 1590 to sail round the world and discovered passage to the Pacific from the Atlantic. He proved that the shape of the earth is round.
• Suez Canal is the largest ship canal in the world. It joins Red Sea with Mediterranean Sea. The plan of the Suez Canal was conceived by Ferdinand de Lesseps.
• Largest sugar producing country is India second is Brazil.
• The North Atlantic Route is the largest and busiest of the ocean trade routes.
• World’s oldest regligion is Hinduism and largest religion is Christianity.
• World’s second most populous city is Mexico City.
• Largest number of Palestinian refuges is in Jordan.
• Kazakistan is the largest country in Central Asia.
• Largest landlocked country in world is Kazakistan and 2nd Mongolia.
• Biggest oil refinery is at Abadan (Iran).(Reliance _ India)
• Glasgow is biggest ship building centre.
• Havana is famous for cigar manufacturing.
• Oldest Search Engine is ... Yahoo
• Only Hindu kingdom in World is Nepal.
• Who was the first man to fly across the channel: Louis Bleriot
• The largest state in the USA is Alaska.
• Which of the following countries of South-West Asia leads in the production of oil? Saudi Arabia
• What is the smallest state of Australia-Tasmania
• Paris and What other capital had the worlds first telephone link-Brussels
• What is the oldest known science- Astronomy
• What is the worlds most popular first name-Mohammed
• People`s republic of china has the largest army of the world.
• Khan Mehtarzai is the highest railway station in Asia.
• Maximum quantities of diamonds are found in Africa.
• The highest rainfall for one month was recorded at Indian town of Cherapoonje. 366.14 inches rain fell there during the month of july 1861.
• Light is the fastest thing in the universe.It travels at a phenomenal speed of 186,000 miles per second.
• Takla Makan is in China is the driest desert in Asia.
• King of Malaysia is the only king in the world who is elected for 5 years term.
• Largest oil company belong to USA is The Exxon Corporation.
• The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street
• “Panch pokhari trekking” (highest lake) is non touristy trekking trail in Nepal. Panch Pokhari is named after 5 holy ponds and Hindus religiously respect the place. Panch Pokhari Lake is just northeast of Kathmandu toward snow wall.
• Oil is the most traded product in the world what is the second-Coffee
• Which country makes the most films per year- India
• first man to set foot on all five continents- Captain Cook
• What country drink the most milk per capita-Iceland
• What country consumes the most fish per capita-Japan
• What was the first country to recognise the US as independent-Morocco
• Who was the first person to wear a wristwatch- Queen Elizabeth.
• Ambedkar, B.R is known as the architect of the Indian Constitution.
• Apsra is the first nuclear reactor of India.
• Aquaculture refers to fish-farming or fish culture.
• Baku is famous for the production of petroleum.
• Blue revolution relates to fish farming.The readings of a Fahrenheit and a Centigrade temperature is the same at -40°.
• Gregory Mendel is called the Father of Genetics.
• Fenugreek seeds can benefit a patient of diabetes mellitus by normalizing his blood sugar level.
• It is the President and not the PM who presides over the cabinet meetings in France.
• Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.
• Inflation means an increase in the amount of paper money which tends to raise general price level of commodities. It is a comparative figure showing cost of living, production prices, etc as compared with a base year. Debtors are likely to benefit by Inflation.
• James Bond is a character in the novels written by Ian Fleming.
• Jana-gana-mana is India’s National Anthem.
• Thomas Jefferson authored American Declaration of Independence.
• Laos is the only land-locked country in South-East Asia.
• Last Supper is a famous Renaissance painting by Leonardo da Vinci.• Montesquieu gave the theory of separation of power.
• Mother Teresa was born in Albania in 1910.
• New Moore Island is situated in the Bay of Bengal.
• Parliament of Switzerland is known as Federal Assembly.
• Pasumpatinath temple is in Nepal.G.J. Mendel is known as founder of genetics.Pulitzer Prizes are awarded to Americans for excellence in journalism. Red Cross Movement was launched by J.H. Dunant in 1864.
• A team of men in opposition to take over the different portfolios in case the party is able to wrest power is known as Shadow Cabinet.
• Shahtoosh is the finest, warmest and lightest wool in the world produced in Uzbekistan.
• The Road Ahead is written by Bill Gates.
• United Kingdom consists of England, Northern Island, Scotland & Wales.
• Qutub Minar made by Iltutmish, Gol Gumbaz made by Mohammad Adil Shah, Buland Darwaza made by Akbar and Moti Masjid made by Aurangzeb.
• The agreement between India and China, by which both accepted Panchsheel as the basis of their relations, was signed in 1954
• In which city was the famous black hole: Calcutta
• Whose autobiography was the long walk to Freedom: Nelson Mandela
• Which American state is nicknamed The Diamond State: Delaware
• Zambia and Zimbabwe used to be called what: Rhodesia
• Oil seed rape belongs to which plant family: Mustard
• What is the staple food of one third of the worlds population: Rice
• What digit does not exist in Roman Numerals: Zero
• Who was nicknames The desert Fox (both Names): Erwin Rommel
• Which European country is divided into areas called Cantons: Switzerland
• Who created Tarzan (all names) in 1914: Edgar Rice Burroughs
• Who is the only American president elected unopposed: George Washington
• Which countries men use the most deodorant: Japan
• From what language does the word alphabet come: Greek -alpha beta
• On what is the Mona Lisa painted: Wood
• Who rode a horse called Bucephalus: Alexander the Great
• The Koh-i-Nor is a famous diamond - what does the name mean: Mountain of Light
• Who was the Goddess of the rainbow: Iris
• Which animals can live longest without water: Rats
• Which fruit contains the most protein: Avocado
• A muster is a group of which birds: Peacocks
• Gossima was the original name of what game: Table Tennis
• Minerva is the Goddess of what: Wisdom
• USA has most airports which country has second most: Australia
• In 1829 Walter Hunt invented what common item: Safety Pin
• What is the oldest known infectious disease: Leprosy
• In which city is the worlds oldest tennis court from 1496: Paris
• Who said Politics is the art of the possible 11 Aug 1867: Otto Von Bismarck
• In which country did Turkeys originate: USA
• What colour is worn for funerals in Egypt: Yellow
• In what country did red onions originate: Italy
• What job did Ernest Hemmingway do in WW1: Ambulance Driver
• What was the name of the Roman God of sleep-Somnos
• What does the name Ghengis Khan mean-Very Mighty Ruler
• What is the most common disease in the world-Dental Caries
• The name of which countries capital means good air-Argentina – Buenos Aires
• The USA president lives in the White House - Who Blue House-President of South Korea
• What does an aronophobe fear -Internet
• What county has its map on its flag-Cyprus
• Lucknow is a city in India - and what other country-Canada
• Which animal has legs but cant walk- Hummingbird
• What is the sacred animal of Thailand-White Elephant
• What animal is the symbol of long life in Korea-Deer
• What animal was the symbol of freedom in ancient Rome-Cat
• Time Magazine named what as the Man of the Year 1982-The Computer
• The United Nations in New York were originally where-San Francisco
• In what country is the northernmost point of Africa-Tunisia
• Napoleon had a fear of what - Aelurophobia-Cats
• In the Bible who built the ancient city of Babylon-Nimrod
• In what country did stamp collecting start -France
• Where do the White and Blue Niles join-Khartoum - in Sudan
• What plant has flowers but no leaves-Cactus
• Who was the Roman Goddess of peace-Pax
• What country has a Bible on its flag-Dominican Republic
• The Invisible Empire is better known as what-Klu Klux Klan
• What European countries flag is square-Switzerland
• What bird has the most feathers per square inch-Penguin
• A dog is canine - what animal is ovine-Sheep
• A cat is feline - what animal is murine-Mouse or Rat
• What countries nation anthem is Land of Two Rivers-Iraq
• Queen Alexandria's is the worlds largest what-Butterfly 1 foot wing
• Who said "The child is the father of the man"-Wordsworth
• There are over 130000 species of what on earth-Butterflies
• There are more telephones than people in what city-Washington USA
• If you landed at Arlanda airport where would you be-Stockholm Sweden
• What country declared itself first atheist state in 1967-Albania – banned religion
• What is Canada's oldest city founded in 1608-Quebec
• 72% of what country is covered by forest- Finland
• The Red Rose City has what more common name in Jordan-Petra
• What flower is the symbol of culture-The Lotus
• In what prison did Nelson Mandela spend 19 of 27 years in jail-Robben Island
• Monology is the study of what- Stupidity
• What country is the worlds oldest functioning democracy-Iceland
• Where was volleyball invented-France
• What gives onions their distinctive smell- Sulphur - taken in when growing
• Where are the glasshouse mountains- Queensland Australia
• What animals name translate from Arabic as He who walks fast Giraffe – from Xirapha
• What place is nicknamed "The City of Lilies"- Florence
• What place was nicknamed "The Pearl of the Orient"-Manilla - Philippines
• What countries name translates as lion mountains- Sierra Leone
• In WW2 what was the German codename for invasion of Russia- Barberossa
• First American state to enter the union 7 Dec 1787- Delaware Pennsylvania second
• old man in The Old Man and the Sea named Santiago
• unit of sound named after- Alexander Graham Bell - Decibel
• first space probe to land on the moon 13 Sept 1959 Luna 2
• What city was known as Christiana until 1925- Oslo – Sweden
• Countries on 2 continents Russia and Turkey (Asia Europe) and Egypt - Africa and Asia
• In WW2 the Germans launched operation Bernhard - what Counterfeit British Notes
• What country had three presidents - in the same day-Mexico
• There are 300 distinct different types of what food-Honey
• What country has three capital cities Admin Legislate Judicial-South Africa
• Countries name means Place where one struggles with God-Israel
• Ecuador was named after who / what-The Equator
• The Davis Strait lies between Canada and where-Greenland / Baffin
• Children take SATs what does SAT stand for-Standard assessment tasks
• A lion and a sword appear on what countries flag-Sri Lanka
• What is sometimes nicknamed Adams Profession-Gardener
• What is the word Taxi short for-Taximeter
• Name the Hong Kong stock exchange-Hang Seng
• What is a bandy bandy-A Snake
• The New Testament originally written in what language-Greek
• The Black Death came to England from what port-Calais
• What is the currency of Egypt-The Pound
• After English what's the most widely used language on the net-German
• The word Angel derives from the Greek meaning what-Messenger
• What is measured on the Torro scale -Tornados
• Sicily is the traditional source of which element- Sulphur
• Who was the first person to wear a wristwatch- Queen Elizabeth 1st
• What city is at the mouth of the Menam river- Bangkok
• Ireland and New Zealand are the only countries that lack what Native Snakes
• In Hindu philosophy what does Yoga literally mean- Union
• Which sea is sometimes called the Euxine Sea- Black Sea
• The Wright brothers made aircraft but what was their other job: Bicycle manufacturers
• What is the official language of Cuba-Spanish
• Who was the last Emperor of France-Napoleon III
• What country does China have its longest land border with: Mongolia
• In which country did the study of geometry originate -Egypt
• What was the capitol of Russia before Moscow-Saint Petersburg And who designed it-Michelangelo
• What was Ghandi's profession- Lawyer
• What does Magna Carta literally mean- Great Charter
• What country is coffee originally from- Ethiopia
• What is the currency of Turkey- Lira
• Which worlds city is known as The Golden City: Prague Czech
• Which country contains every type of climate in the world:New Zealand
• The Afghan Taliban use which colour of flag- White
• What was Queen Victoria's first name- Alexandria
• In Sanskrit it means House of Snow - what does-Himalayas
• What was the White House formerly known as - Executive Mansion
• Which country consumes the most chicken per capita: Saudi Arabia
• What does Honolulu mean in Hawaiian- Sheltered Harbour
• Which fruit is the symbol of hospitality- Pineapple
• Which city is built on 118 islands- Venice
• In WW1 what warning device was on the top of Eiffel Tower: Parrots
• What is sometimes referred to as Zulu time- Greenwich mean time
• Which vegetable is 91% water - Cabbage
• Edible part of tomato is whole fruit.
• One micron is equal to One-thousandth of a millimeter.
• First world war was began on 1914 A.D. and second world war started in 1939 when germany attacked on poland, it is also considered as Greatest war.
• The maximum ever temperature of 136.4 F was recorded on september 13,1922 in the city Azizia (Libya) and The minimum temperature of -129.6 F was recorded in the town of Vostok near Antarctica on 24th august ,1960.
• The Umayyad Dynasty (661-750 A.D) was the first Muslim dynasty.
• The earth is the densest planet of universe .It has density of 5.515 time that of water.
• The panch pokhri lake situated in the himalaya mountains is the highest lake in the world.
• Mahavira(founder of jainism)and gautama buddha (founder of buddism) were contemporaries and flourished in india in the 6th century B.C.
• The three pyramids of eqypt were built from 2700 to 2500 B.C.,these are tombs of khufu,khafra and menkaura.
• The great wall of china was completed in 214 B.C.it is 1500 miles long.Its average height is 25 feet and about 12 feet wide at the top.
• The city rome was founded in 753 B.C. by romolus.
• The muslim rule of spain lasted from 711 to 1492 A.D.
• The statue of liberty (newyork) was installed in 1886.It is 151 feet one inch high from the base to torch.
• The world is divided into 24 time zones,each 15` longtitude wide. the longitudinal meridian passing through greenwich,England is the starting point and is called the prime meridian.
• Christopher columbus discovered bahamas on 12 oct 1492 A.D.
• Russia invaded afghanistan on dec 27,1979.
• A billion contain 1000 million. It has 9 zeroes. similarly a trillion has 12 zeroes,a quadrillion 15 zeroes,a quintillion 18 zeroes and a decillion 33 zeroes.
• One inch is equal to 2.5400 cms and one mile is equal to 1.6093 kms.
• About half of the world population speaks indo-european languages. The Indo-European branch to which english belongs is germanic.
• Out of the 193 sovereign independent nations of the world 147 are republics and other 46 are under personal rules (14 kings,1 emperor,3 queens,7 hereditary sheikhs,1 grand duke,2 sultans,1 constitutional monarch etc).
• All india mulim league was formulated on december 30,1906 and first president was Sir Agha Khan.
• Afghanistan got independence on 19th aug 1919.
• Sunlight is composed of seven colours
• "Braille system" is used for the education of Blind.
• Lousis Braille of France made it possible for the blind to read and write.
• Blue color has shortest wavelength(Red-Largest)
• Protein is a natural polymer
• Redwood or Giant Sempervirens is the tallest tree in the world . It rises up to a height of 111 metres (366 feets).
• Pakistan-Afghanistan border ' Durand line ' was drawn in 1893 by Sir Mortimer Durand and Afghanistan`s ruler Abdur rehman khan.
• Asian Development Bank was established on 16th jan, 1966 (Headqurter in Manilia- Philipine).
• Radcliff was a lawyer by profession.
• In 1945, Hiroshima was the first city Atom bomb dropped.
• Leo Tolstoy was the political guru of Gandhi.
• South Africa is the country which has three capitals.
• A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides is known as “peninsula ".
• The literal meaning of Renaissance is Revival
• Julius Caesar was killed by Brutus
• Adolf Hitler was born in Austria
• Slavery in America was abolished by Abraham Lincoln
• The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson river is Manhattan
• The famous painting `Mona Lisa'is displayed at Louvre museum,Paris
• The earlier name for tomato was Love apple
• Archimedes was born in Sicily
• Togo is situated in Africa
• The first ruler who started war games for his soldiers was Genghis Khan
• The name of the large clock on the tower of the House of Parliament in London is called Big Ben
• `Man is a Tool Making Animal' was said by Benjamin Franklin
• Blue Mosque is in Istanbul.
• Camp David is famous for Camp David Accord, which took place between Egypt and Israel. It is located in USA.
• Jaffna is the headquarters of LTTE guerillas in Sri Lanka.
• Akal Takht is a place of confession of Penance in the Golden Temple complex, it has been the spiritual and temporal seat of authority of Sikh since 1906.
• Hanging garden of Babylon is situated in Baghdad and was planted in 603 B.C; this is included in seven wonder of the world.
• Leaning tower of Pisa, it was built in 12th Century, it is located in Italy.
• The famous Empire State Building in located in New York.
• Bermuda Triangle is in Caribbean region.
• Bermuda is the colony of UK.
• Lumbin is the birthplace of Gautam Budh, it is in Nepal.
• Dehro Dun is located in UP (India), it is famous for its military academy.
• Yellow Stone National Park is in USA.
• The Indonesian island Bali is famous for Temples.
• Great Wall of China can be seen from the moon, the total length of the wall is 1684 miles or 6000 kms, it was built in the reign of Shih Huang-ti (246-210) BC.
• Abu Simbal is the famous temple in Egypt.
• Adam’s bridge is 17 miles long line of rock and sand bank between India and Sri Lanka.
• Mermaid Statue is in Copenhagen.
• Temple mount is located in Jerusalem.
• Buland Darwaza is situated near Agra its height is 176 feet.
• Jordan is an Islamic country which has boundary with many countries.
• Break up of Germany occurred on 1945 and merger on Oct 3, 1990.
• Iraq occupied Kuwait on 2nd Aug 1990.
• Indonesia has 13000 islands.
• Japan is an archipelago.
• Namibia is administrated by South Africa.
• UAE is the federation of 7 Emirates.
• Bosnia Herzegovina became independent on Jan 17, 1996.
• Kosovo mostly consists of Albanian Muslims.
• Baltic States is the name given to the European countries like Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
• Spanish is the official language of Argentina.
• The majority of Japan’s Population is by religion Shinto.
• The term Boxer Rebellion is associated with China.
• Philippines comprises of 7000 tropical islands.
• Aukland and Christ Church are the major cities of New Zealand.
• Melbourne is the capital city of Australian city Victoria.
• Berlin was approved as a capital on 20th June 1991.
• Manchester is the city of Great Britain famous for textile industry.
• The criminals of the Second World War were trailed in the city of Nuremburg.
• Mauna Loa (USA) is the largest active volcano of the world.
• Robert Mugabe is the personality of Zimbabwe.
• Newton was English and Goethe was German in origin.
• Hazrat Bullay Shah was a famous Sufi poet of Punjabi language. His tomb is in the city of Kasur.
• Haroon ur Rashid belonged to Abbasid dynasty.
• Firdusi was a Persian poet.
• President Roosevelt of USA delivered his famous Four Freedoms speech in 1941.
• Duke of Wellington was of England.
• F.D Roosevelt was elected as president for three times.
• Pablo Picasso was born in Spain and settled in Paris.
• Ajmeer is fomous for a sufi saint’s tomb named Khawaja Moin ud Din Chisti.
• Lloyd George of Great Britain represented in treaty of Versailles.
• British rules over India about 90 years.
• Shogun period (1603-1867) is related to Japan.
• There are 5 lending religions in the world.
• In Opium war Britain fought against China.
• At the end of Second World War in 1945, Germany was divided among 4 major powers.
• Akbar the great ruled the India from 1556-1605 A.D.
• Before Independence East Timor was being ruled by Indonesia.
• Imam Ayatullah Khumani Brought about an Islamic revolution in Iran by ousting Shah Reza Shah in the year 1979.
• Doer war fought between South Africa and British.
• People’s Republic of chine gained its independence in 1949 under the leadership of Mao-Zedong. In China the Cultural Revolution lasted from 1966-1969.
• Sumerian Civilization were settled in Euphrates and Tigris regions.
• Civil War of USA lasted from 1861-1865.
• Hong Kong was returned to china on 1 July 1997.
• A French economist named Francois Quesnay proposed the concept of Laissez-Faire in the 18th Century.
• The name of Mesopotamia was changes to Iraq in the year 1935.
• American war of Independence started in 1776 and came to an end in 1783.
• In 1982 the Falklands war was fought between Britain and Argentina.
• Sadam Hussain Became President in 1979.
• After breakup Grobachev became president of USSR.
• Pearl Harbor incident took place on 7th Dec 1941.
• The currency Euro was launched on 1 Jan 1999.
• Alexander died in Babylon in 322 B.C.
• Mohen jo Daro was founded by Sir John Marshall, also know as mound of dead. The people residing there were traders by profession. There is found of statue of bull, which denotes that people were worshippers of it.
• Taj Mahal is locted in Agra, the white marble mausoleum built by shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in 1529. It was designed by Shiraz (Iranian Architect) over twenty years.
• Taxilla is the ancient city of the province of Punjab. It is the site of ancient archeological excavation.
• Industrial Revolution first started in Britain(1917).
• The Marshal Plan was announced on 5th June 1947 at Harvard.
• Statue of liberty is 151 feet tall. It is made of copper, located in the Liberty Island in New York. It was presented by France to US. It unveiled in 1886.
• The original residents of India before the arrival of the Aryan were Dravidi
• Buddhism is non-theistic religion.
• Majority of the population of Vietnam comprise of Buddhist.
• A group of Nightingales is called a Watch.
• Northern Europe is known with Scandinavian Region and Nordic Region.
• Countries Area wise-Russia-Canada-China-USA-Brazil-Pakistan-Bangladash.
• Virtue party belongs to Turkey.
• The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal.
• The term “In Camera” is used for the trial of case when case is heard without reporting to public.
• Latin term De Jure means by Law.
• The word Iron Curtain was used by Winston Churchill.
• Reconciliation means when third party investigates and suggests a solution to a dispute.
• Tax on import and Export is called Tariff.
• Stone Age is also known as Paleolithic period.
• Sugar Island is the located at the confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.
• Agraphia means inability to write.
• King Faisal is called “The Islamic Coordinator”.
• The creator of “Mona Lisa” belonged to Italy.
• The Labor party believes in Socialism.
• The US Senate comprises 100 members.
• “The Sun also Rises” is written by Earnest Hemingway.
• Black Death reaches England in 1348.
• Intifada denotes Palestinian uprising.
• Caucasus is situated between Caspian and Black Sea.
• Kabul in the largest city of Afghanistan.
• In 1783 Britain acknowledged the independence of USA in Treaty of Paris.
• Term the belief in the “rightness” of rule is legitimacy.
• Tyranny is the form of government in which one person rules arbitrarily.
• Barbers invaded North Africa before Arabs.
• Popular name of Canada is Land of Maple.
• Indian city, Ahmedabad, is associated to textile industry.
• ‘National People’s Assembly’ belongs to Algeria.
• Aeroflot is Russia’s airline.
• Bakhtar is the news agency of Afghanistan.
• Croix de Guerre is the highest military award of France.
• Som is the currency of Uzbekistan.
• Machiavelli was born in Florence.
• Montesquieu wrote ‘the spirit of laws’.
• Rousseau was born in Geneva.
• Bentham is the father of utilitarianism.
• Lenin was a Bolshevik leader.
• Hitler’s theory of the state is known as National Socialism.
• John Locke advocated basic human rights.
• Montesquieu was a political sociologist.
• Mao joined communist party in 1921.
• Cease fire between Iran and Iraq took place in 1988, by the intervention of U.N.
• 8 furlongs make one mile.
• Balloki barrage is located on Ravi.
• Loan to a corporation is ‘debt funding’.
• Khadija Mastoor wrote Angan.
• Imam Ghazali is the author of Ihya-ul-Uloom.
• Boxing is called ‘noble art of self defence’.
• 50 nations are there in Africa.
• Fort Monroe is located at Suleiman hills.
• Derawar fort is located in Cholistan Desert.
• Relli is the name of a game.
• Al Beruni discovered that light travels faster than sound.
• Due to buffer system, human blood has a ph of 7.4.
• General secretariat of the European parliament is in Luxemburg.
• On 2nd August, 1990, Iraq occupied Kuwait.
• The city of Jerusalem is known as ‘Al Quran’.
• Headquarter of PLO is in Ramallah; it is founded in 1964.
• In East Jerusalem ‘wailing wall’ is a sacred place of Jews.
• Hindenburg line is a boundary line between Poland and Germany.
• Changa Manga, part of Punjab, is famous for Sheesham Timber forest.
• Karl Marx belonged to Germany.
• ‘Bear’ is a symbol of Russia.
• King Faisal was shot dead by his nephew in 1975, in the city of Riyadh.
• Samudar Gupta is called ‘Napoleon of India’.
• The theme of the famous play ‘Caesar and Cleopatra’ by G.B. Shah is a History.
• The reign of Razia Sultana lasted for 4 years.
• ‘Gita or Vedas’ are the holy books of Hindus.
• Khalid bin Waleed had been titled as ‘saif-ullah’.
• Uqba-bin-Nafah is called ‘Muslim Alexander’.
• ‘Lords’ is famous a cricket ground in England.
• During the civil war the supporter of the parliament came to be called Roundheads- supporters of OLIVER CROMWELL and the parliamentarians against KING CHARLES 1 during the ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.
• The queen can do no wrong means the queen is immune from the jurisdiction of law.
• The federal government of the USA came into existence on 30th April, 1787.
• In America the residuary powers are vested in the sates.
• Virginia, one of US states, is called the MOTHER OF PRESIDENTS.
• The anti federalists later on assumed new name ‘CAVALIERS’.
• The American declaration of independence was issued in 1783.
• The pharos of Alexandria ‘, an ancient wonder, was situated in an Island near Alexandria was a light house.
• PM Indira Gandhi was assassinated by Sikhs in 1984.
• Blue mosque’, also known as the mosque of ‘Sultan Ahmad’, is the only mosque in the world that has six minarets, and it is situated in Istanbul.
• Omar bin Abdul Aziz was a caliph of Umayyad dynasty.
• Mizzini was known as the ‘the prophet of Italian Unification’.
• Baba Farid Gang Shakar was the first Punjabi poet.
• National game of Switzerland is skiing.
• UAE consists of seven independent states. Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujaira are three of the seven states.
• Safety stock of the grains hold by the government is ‘overhead stock’.
• General sales tax, under the constitution 1973 is a Federal subject.
• House of lord is the final court of appeal in England.
• Two terms tenure of US parliament was fixed in 1951.
• The federalists later on assumed new name, Republic
• The lower house of France consists of National assembly.
• All light waves have same frequency.
• Buddhism accounts for 100% total population in Bhutan.
• Mauritius is the part of the world that is known as ‘star and key of the Indian ocean’.
• Tower of silence is Place where dead remains of followers of Zoroastrian are placed after funeral rituals.
• Shah Jehan is called the ‘master builder’.
• Pristine is the capital of Kosovo.
• To show the distribution of people of Pakistan we should use ‘Do method’.
• Hieroglyphics is the script of Nile Civilization.
• General Sherman is a living old tree in California State of U.S.
• After persistent decay, radium would be finally changed into Lead.
• Grand Canyon National Park in U.S.A. is located in the State of Arizona.
• Marseilles is the seaport of France.
• Who wrote 'Muslim Sufferings under Congress Rule':Maulvi Fazlul Haq.
• Sindh Sagar is between the rivers of: Indus and Jhelum.
• Nanga Parbat is commonly known as: Killer mountain.
• Who invented CD. (Compact Disc: James T. Russell.
• Videotape used in camcorders to record audio and video signal employee Fine grains of Iron oxide.
• The real brother of Hazrat Yousuf A.S was Bin-Yamin.
• Taliban movement in Afghanistan emerged from Kandhar.
• Largest coal deposits have been discovered in which Taluka of Sindh Province: Diplo.
• Nubian Monuments are located in Egypt.
• Shaheed Benazir Bhutto became first woman Prime Minister of Pakistan on December 2, 1988.
• How many planets are is solar system? 8
• Which cell does not have a nucleus? RBC
• Abusive Drug Which Cells Of Body Most Effected? Brain
• Who killed Abu-Jahal? Maaz & Mauz
• Pakistan Falls in? Golden Triangle
• On US map Alaska State is on? Away from mainland
• In English Dictionary Which Word Has Largest Words? S
• What are Capital goods? Goods used for further production
• Horse is the Chinese name given to the year 2000.
• Pollen is produced in a part of the flower called the Calyx.
• After drinking contaminated water you would be most apt to develop symptoms of ‘typhoid fever’.
• Panini was a great scholar of Sanskrit language.
• Hundred years war fought between France and Britain during 1338-1453.
• Wenceslas square is in Prague.
• The first Afro-Asian conference held in April 1955.
• Hot money is said for money which moves from one place to another to seek profit or high rate of interest.
• Liver receives blood from the alimentary canal through hepatic portal vein.
• At the equator, the equation of the day is 12 hours.
• Singapore city is known as ‘lion city’.
• The chemical name of baking soda is sodium bicarbonate.
• Pharaoh is the title of the king of ancient Egypt.
• The largest city of South Africa is Cape Town.
• After joining congress, Muslim League joined the interim government in October 1946.
• The Bofors scandal occurred in India.
• Czar is the title used by the ruler of Russia from 1547 to 1721.
• Gorgon is a terrible monster of Greek mythology.
• The reduction or elimination of inflation is called creeping inflation.
• Indira Gandhi was the famous PM who first used the popular slogan ‘gharibi hatao’.
• A pair of scissors is an example of a lever.
• Pair of doors belongs to the second class of lever.
• During the winter months 90% of fallen leaves are taken underground by earth worm.
• Dick Turpin was a highway man.
• Four US presidents are so far assassinated.
• Incident ‘Boston Tea Party’ took place in America.
• Initially, Arab league has seven countries.
• Timbola is a kind of lottery.
• Sir William Howard Russell was the first Great War correspondent.
• A meteorological term for a high pressure is called anticyclone.
• Zenda vesta is a holy book of parsis.
• Islamic summit Minar is erected in Lahore.
• Privatization program began in Pakistan is 1991.
• Spirograph is an apparatus used for recording the movement of the lungs.
• Chomas festival is held in Kalash valley near Chitral.
• Defense day is celebrated in Pakistan since 1966.
• Name of a famous mosque in Beijing is Niujie Mosque.
• Flag flown at half mast means national mourning.
• Maginot line divides France from Germany.
• Declaration of human rights was adopted on 10th December, 1948.
• Olive branch is a sign of peace.
• Cox orange pippen is a biological name of an apple.
• Afghanistan was known as Ariana.
• The first European scientist, who refuted the belief that the earth was the centre of the universe, was Copernicus.
• Prior to independence, Ghana was called ‘Gold Coast’.
• Tanzania was formed by the unification of two countries, Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
• Drinker’s apparatus is for measuring the amount of Alcohol in the blood.
• Dewar’s flask is called as thermos.
• Chief food of mosquito larva is micro organism found in water.
• Chief food of butterfly larva is leaves of plants.
• Clinical thermometer usually measures in Fahrenheit.
• If a green leaf is seen in a red light its color will be black.
• Roots absorb water from soil which is Hygroscopic.
• Legumes increase the fertility of the soil by adding nitrogen to the soil.
• New varieties of organisms can be brought about by hybridization.
• Male child is born if xy chromosomes are united.
• Seeds are developed from Ovule.
• Parthenocarpic fruits are seedless fruits.
• Chlorophyll contains magnesium.
• Oxidation is the process in which electron is lost.
• Light is necessary for photosynthesis because it produce ATP and reducing substance.
• Oxygen liberated from photosynthesis comes from water.
• Red light is most suitable for photosynthesis.
• Respiration means food oxidation and evolution of energy.
• Chemical preservation of dead organisms in liquid is called Cryo-Bilogy.
• Trypanosome a parasite causing sleeping sickness.
• Half-time is a time of radioactive substance taken by that substance to decompose radioactivity to half of its weight.
• In Nuclear DNA is concentrated in chromatin.
• Cellulose respiration is done by Mitochondrion.
• Light energy is stored in the form of chemical energy due to the activity of Chloroplast.
• Protoplasm is a colloidal solution.
• In cryptograms, the sex organs are primitive and hidden.
• Thallophytia include algae, fungi, and lichens.
• Angiosperm includes the plants which have covered flowers and covered seed.
• Plant cells resembles animal cell because having a cell membrane made up of protoplasm.
• Snake have been evolved from lizard.
• Plants in which seed are outside the fruit are called Gymnosperms.
• 0.200 grams are equal to one carat.
• One million cycles per second is called Megahertz.
• Owl can rotate his head to 180 degrees on either sides.
• Ostrich eat pebbles for helping digestion by grinding up the ingested food.
• Dyne is a unit of Force.
• Birds are warm blooded animals.
• Birds bones are hollow.
• Male birds are more colorful than females.
• Birds do not fly are penguins, emus, kiwis, ostriches.
• Aircraft designers test their model of aircraft in with tunnel.
• Amphibians were the first vertebrate.
• There are three stages of frog. Egg-tadpole-adult frog.
• Metamorphosis - > a series of changes.
• Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) was one of the first to study animal behavior.
• Amal is radical Lebanese Shi’ite military force established in 1970 by Musa Sadr.
• Balfour Declaration was issued in 2 Nov: 1917.
• Bootlegging is a form of smuggling.
• Religion of Chinese people is Confucianism.
• Long March was 9600 km journey organized by Mao Tse Tang in the year of 1931-1934.
• Pan-Islam originated in 1880 in Ottomon Empire was a movement for uniting the Islamic Nations.
• Paper was invented in 3500 BC by Chinese.
• Printing was invented by Chinese and Printing Press introduced by the German, Gutan Burg.
• Unity, faith & discipline was used by Quaid on Dec: 28, 1947.
• Philately is the hobby of stamp collection.
• Oscar Award was introduced by Louis B Mayer of Metro Goldwin-Mayer Academy Award in 1927.
• First black president of South Africa was Nelson Mandela his party was banned in 1961 and he was imprisioned.
• Feminism is the belief that women subordination to men should end.
• River boat Gondola is used in Italy’s city Venice.
• Hydaspes River is now called the Jhelum River.
• Dinosaur means “Terrible” lizard.
• The name of heaviest dinosaur was Branchiosaurus.
• Ikhwan as Safa, a secret Arab organization was founded in Basra, Iraq.
• St. Vitus’s Dance is a disease.
• Pyramids of Egypt are the oldest and only survived wonder.
• The first tanks were used in 1916 during WW-I by British.
• Harward University is in USA, Cambridge is in UK
• Titanic sank on 14 April, 1912 on voyage from Southampton to New York City in North Atlantic.
• Tour De France is French cycle race.
• First women in space Valentine Tereshkove went into space in Vostoc 6 on 16 June 1963.
• Watergate scandal involved President Richard Nixon in 1972.
• Parses follow Zoroastrianism.
• Seatle is the seaport of USA.
• Dickson is the seaport of Malaysia.
• At Hyde Park London public meetings are assembled.
• Eskimos live in Igloo.
• Blitzkrieg means sudden attack.
• Dragon is the symbol of China.
• Caspian Sea water is shared by Iran, Russia & Azerbaijan.
• Magna Carta is known as the Bible of English Constitution.
• Russian equivalent of Pentagon is Kremlin.
• East Timore, the Colony of Portugal, was captured by Indonesia in 1975.
• Tiwan separated from China in 1949.
• Ulster Unionists wanted to retain British rule in Northern Ireland.
• Anti Semitism means animosity towards Jews.
• Lens at the end of the compound microscope is called objective.
• Protoza was first observed in compound microscope.
• Francisco Fernandez introduced Tobacco in Europe.
• Mobile phones started in 1973 by Martin Cooper.
• Penology is the study, theory and practice of prison management & criminal rehabilitation.
• Length of India-China border is 3,380 km.
• Cyprus gained independence from Britain in 1960.
• Cyprus was divided into Turkish Repbublic of Northern Cyprus and Greek Cyprus in 1974.
• Al-Azhar University I located in Cairo, Egypt.
• Fortress of Grenada, known as Alhamra is in Spain.
• Capital of ancient Babylonia was Babylon.
• Babylon was on the bank of Euphrates.
• Alma-Ata (Father of Apples) is the capital of Kazakhstan.
• Ireland is also called Eire.
• Largest earthquake fatalities occurred in Izmir, Turkey in 1999.
• Pentagon is in Arlington, Virginai state.
• Pentagon was designed by George Burgstrom.
• Takla Makan in China is the driest desert in Asia.
• Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized Suez Canal in 1956.
• Capital of Tebet is Lhasa.
• White House is in Washington DC.
• Frigid Zone is the area withing the polar circle area around the South Pole.
• Guantanamo Bay is in Cuba.
• Tartus is the seaport of Syria.
• Voctoria falls are on the border b/w Zimbabwe & South Africa.
• House of U.S Congress in Washington D.C is on Capitol Hill.
• The idea of SAARC originated in the mind of Zia ur Rehman.
• Pakistan left Commonwealth in 1972 and rejoined in 1989.
• Mustafa Kamal Pasha gave 6 Principles of Kemalism.
• Dayton Accord was signed to solve the problem of Bosnia.
• The Chinese communist party was founded in 1921.
• Karl Marx and Engels presented the Communist Manifesto in 1848.
• The Batista regime in Cuba was overthrown by Fidel Castro in January 1959.
• Rasko mountain is situated in Baluchistan
• Singapore became independent in 1965
• The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium’ meets every year in: Paris
• One US barrel is equal to: 159 litres
• Second smallest by area is Monaco
• Gibraltar is the smallest colony.
• Monaco has a shortest coastline of 3.49 miles.
• Most sparsely populated territory is Antarctica.
• Afghanistan, Bhutan, Mongolia, Nepal are landlocked countries of Asia.
• Greatest snow fall is recorded at Tamarack California (USA)
• Planetary winds consist of doldrums, trace winds and westerlies.
• Rainfall is recorded on maps by Isohyets.
• The country which provides free education at university level is Sri Lanka.
• The country to adopt gold standard for the first time was UK.
• First system of English short hand was devised in 1602.
• China is situated in Eastern part of Asia.
• Bosnia-Herzegovina joined the UN on May 22, 1992.
• Costa Rica is a Central American country.
• Equator passes through Brazil.
• After Australia, Europe is the smallest continent.
• Sakhalin Islands enriched with oil reserves are claimed by Russia & Japan.
• The total length of railways in Pakistan is 8875 km.
• The largest district of Punjab by area is Bahawalpur.
• Pakistan Environmental Protection Ordinance was enforced in 1984.
• Frost shattering kind of weather takes place on the valley side above the surface of a glacier.
• Monsoon wind reverses seasonlally.
• Bermuda triangle extends up to South Florida & Puerto Rico.
• The longest river in South Asia is Brahmputra.
• The oldest Hydro-electric Project in Pakistan is in Malakand.
• Europe has no desert.& Australia has no glacier
• Arabia, Scandinavia & Alaska are called Peninsula.
• The richest fishing ground in the world is North Eastern Asia.
• When one place on the earth is on a bigger eastern longitude then its time will be ahead.
• Arakan Yoma: is the exten¬sion of the Himalayas located in Myanmar.
• Climograph: is a graphical representation of the differentia-tion between various types of climate.
• Cosmic year: One cosmic year is equal to the time taken by the sun to complete one orbit around the galactic centre.
• Date Line, International: International Date Line is an internationally agreed line drawn parallel to the 180° meridian. It divides the Pacific Ocean into two equal parts. A crossing of the International Date Line entails repeating one day when travelling westwards.
• Aberdeen in Scotland is known for Britain’s largest granite-exporitng industry. It is knwn as Granite City.
• Alexander (ship) is the name of the ship in which Charles Darwin toured for five years.
• Mediterranean climate has the characteristic of ‘dry summers with great sunshine and rainy winters’
• Precipitation takes place whentemperature of moisture in air sharply decreases
• Which of the following processes is related to the formation of Himalayas? Folding
• The term ‘Eye’ in a cyclone refers to circular region of relatively light Winds
• Gold Harp bridge of Istanbul connects Asia with Europe.
• Land occupied by Asia 29.7 %.
• Thickness of earth crust 20 miles.
• 45 Countries are there in Asia, 18 in Latin America.
• A meteorological term for a high pressure is called anticyclone. * ATP is a molecule containing high energy bonds.
* The primary producers of organic matter in nature are Green plants.
* The primary plant body consist of 3 tissue systems.
* A tissue is a group of cells having similar structure and function.
* The edible portion of mango is Mesocarp.
* The rice grain is a seed.
* Ethylene is a hormone concerned with Ripening of fruits.
* The biotic relationship between insects and plants with reference to pollination is called Mutualism.
* Opium is obtained from seed capsule of opium poppy.
* Carbon dioxide is required during photosynthesis process in addition to sunlight and water.
* The cavity of Ascaris is known as Coelom.
* The membranous labyrinth of the ear is filled with Endolymph.
* Crura-cerebri is found in Mid-brain.
* The compound eye of insect produces Mosaic vision.
* The post embryoniv stages in the life history of cockroach is known as Nymphs.
* Ptyalin is present in the saliva.
* Central nervous system control the reflex action in the body.
* The terminal part of vertebral column in man is called Coceyx.
* Beingn tertain malaria is caused by plasmodium vivax.
* The life history of human malarial parasite in Anopheles was first described by Sir Ronald Ross.
* The mouth parts of anopheles are adapted to piercing and sucking type feeding.
* The "Urinary system" of the body consists of 3 organ.
* Haryersion canals are present in Bone.
* The heart bear is initiated and regulated by nodal tissue made of specialized cardiac muscles called Purkinje tusse.
* The gestation period of human being is Nine months.
* The first heart sound is produced when Diastole begins.
* Kari Landsteiner discovered the blood groups of man.
* Prothrombin which helps in clotting of blood is released by Blood platelets.
* Glycogen is mainly stored in Liver and muscles.
* Pepsin converts protein into peptides in acid media.
* The most important function of perspiration is to regulate the body temperature.
* The main function of white blood cells in the body is to protect the body against diseases.
* One micron is equal to One-thousandth of a millimeter. * Solar eclipse occurs at the new moon and not on the full moon and atleast one seven is maximum no of solar eclipse in a year
* The highest earth quake severity on richter scale has been recorded at southern chile in 1960 which was 9.5.
* Hally's comet will return in the year 2062.
* Our solar system has about 140 Natural satellites.
* Bacteria ,fungi,virus are Non-green plants.
* LASER stands for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation".
* Brazil covers nearly half of south america
* The constitution of 1973 was enforced on 14th aug,1973.It is comprises of twelve parts consisting of 280 articles. * WAPDA (water and power development authority) is responsible for the generation and distribution of electricity.
* The govt of pakistan convened a convention of Ulema from 21-24th January 1951 at karachi. The convention was attended by 31 muslim religious scholars belonging to all sects of Islam.The Ulema agreed on 22 points.
* The miracle of a pregnant female camel was sent to the nation of samood.
* The soap was made by Hazrat Salih (AS) first of all.
* The nation of Hazrat Loot (AS) was destroyed by a rain of stones.
* In six days (Surah Yunus,Verse no three) Allah had created the earth and the heaven.
* 32 times along with namaz ,Zakat has been mentioned in the Holy Quran.
* Hajj made compulsory In the year 9 A.H.
* Hazrat Hamza (RA)was the first commander of Islamic Army.
* There are 114 surahs , 30 Paras and 6666 Ayats in the holy Quran.Surah-e-Fatiha is the first surah and Surah-e-Nas is the last Surah of the holy Quran.
* Seven stages are there in the Holy Quran.
* A shooting star is a meteor that comes from space,burning out in the earth`s upper atmosphere.
* The total number of star visible with the naked eye can not be more than 6000.
* Star twinkle for two main reasons, The intensity of the stars decreases and increases because of line-of-sight effect and there are disturbance in the gases of the atmosphere.
* The earth is about three million miles closer to the sun in january.
* The essential parts of radio are: Vacuum tubes, transistors , Amplifier and Oscillator.
* If you look at sky from the moon,It appears completely black because the moon has no atmosphere.
* FM stands for Frequency modulation.
* THere is no colour of the sky but it is the blue part of the white light of the sun which gets scattered by the dust particles hanging in the atmosphere.
* Kilowatt hour (kWh) is a bigger unit of energy used in addition to SI unit.
* Mitosis and meiosis are two types of cell division.
* Light travels at a speed of 186,000 miles per sec.
* The volcanoes of HAWAII are the most common and thoroughly studied in the world
* There is about 340 million cubic miles of liquid water on the surface of the earth
* Ducts are small tubes which transfer the secretion of glands.
* Borneo, sumatra , kenya ,uganda, brazil , colombia and equadore are some countries through which the equator passes.
* Computer virus has created from pakistan
* The dead sea is the world lowest sea.Its surface is 400 metres below the mediterranean.
* MegaWatt is a unit of power equal to 1000 kiloWatts.
* There are 15 main tectonic plates which makes the dynamic crust of the earth.
* Northern edge of the Atacama desert in Chile is richest with the desposits of copper.
* Dry ice is solid carbon dioxide at a temperature of -80 C.
* Hydro-electric power means production of electricity by making Dams.
* Chronic disease usually begins slowly and persists over a longer time.
* Abu Dhabi to Set-up Oil Refinery in Gawadar, Pakistan (2012).
*The only fish that can blink with both eyes is a shark.
*The Niagara falls froze solid as it was so cold in winter of 1932.
*Compared to men, women blink nearly twice.
*Its not possible to keep your eyes open and sneeze.
*56% of the average typing work is done with the left hand.
*In every two weeks if the stomach does not produce a new layer of mucus it will digest itself.
*The words read left to right or right to left in the words racecar kayak and level are the same.
*When a chocolate bar melted in the pocket after a researcher walked by a radar tube, he invented the microwave.
*The brain of the Ostrich is smaller than its eyes.
*In each ear of the cat there are 32 muscles.
*Life span of a dragonfly is 24 hours
• What has 32 panels and 642 stitches-A football (soccer)
• First British open squash championship played in 1922.
• First world squash championship 1976.
• Jhangir khan has won world open 6 times.
• Wimbledon open tennis was instituted in 1877.
• A winner of four competitions (Wimbledon, French open, us open, and Australia open) is called Grand Slam. • Most Wimbledon single (Men) title are won by Pete Sampras (USA). • Most Wimbledon single (woman) title won by Martina Navratilova (USA).
• Common Wealth game are held every 4 years, they were started in 1931.
• First Asia games were played at New Delhi in 1951.
• Current World cup holder of hockey is Australia.
• FIFA established in Paris on May 21, 1904.
• Grand slam is the title associated with Pete Sampras.
• Michael Chang (USA) is the youngest to win the title of grand slam.
• The title “Oval Hero” is with Fazal Muhammad.
• The sports man Kasparvo is associated with Chess.
• Modern summer Olympic were held in Greece in 1896.
• Olympic held every 4 years.
• Hockey became Olympic event in 1908. Pakistan took part in 1948 in London.
• 1st world cup hockey 1971 at Barcelona (Spain).
• Hockey world cup held every 4 year.
• First world cup cricket 1975, won by West Indies.
• India won world cup cricket in 1983 by beating West Indies. • 10 countries have test status.
• First test mach was played in 1877 between Australia and England.
• First One day match between Australia and England in Jan 5, 1971.
• First word cup football 1930, Uruguay, and won by Uruguay.
• 1942 world cup football cup did not hold due to Second World War.
• Spain is the current Olympic footfall champion.
• In cricket batsman can be out by 10 ways.
• First three world cup crickets were played with 60 over.
• Rocky Morciono only heavy weight boxer remained unbeaten throughout his career.
• Lowest test match inning is 26 by New Zealand.
• Highest no of one-days are played at Sharjah Cricket Ground.
• The champion trophy hockey tournament was introduced by Pakistan in year 1978.
• Davis cup is for tennis.
• Thomas cup badminton is for men only.
• Each team in volleyball consists of 6 players.
• Modern Olympic Games were first held in Athens.
• ICC has 10 test members and it was founded in 1965 with Headquarter at Dubai.It’s former name was Imperial Cricket Conference; established in 1909.Pakistan played first test in 1952 with India.
• Lowest total in one day cricket is 36 by Canada.
• Tennis player steffi graf belongs to Germany.
• First modern Olympic games were held in 1896 in Athens.
• First women competed in Olympic games in 1912.
• The number of countries which participated in the first Olympic Games held at Athens was Nine
• Who owns The Oval cricket ground- Prince Charles
• Who among the following batsmen achieved the feat of hitting six 6s in one over for the first time in international cricket during the World Cup 2007 Herschelle Gibbs
• The Honourable Usain St. Leo Bolt, born 21 August 1986), is a Jamaican sprinter and a five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medalist. He is the world record and Olympic record holder in the 100 metres, the 200 metres and (along with his teammates) the 4×100 metres relay. He is the reigning Olympic champion in these three events.
• First cricket cup was played in England in 1974.
• First Asian Games were held in New Delhi in 1951. From 1954 they were held every four years.
• Baron Pierre de Coubertin was founder of the modern Olympic Games.
• Bunting is a term in the game of Baseball.
• Grand Master is a term in Chess.
• Grand Slam is a term in sports associated with Bridge as well as Lawn Tennis.
• Martina Hingis (born 30 September 1980) is a retired Swiss professional tennis player who spent a total of 209 weeks as World No. 1. She won five Grand Slam singles titles (three Australian Opens, one Wimbledon, and one US Open). She also won nine Grand Slam women's doubles titles, winning a calendar year doubles Grand Slam in 1998, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title.
• Olympic Games were held twice in Paris and London.
• The term “Stalemate” is related to the game of Chess.
• Term ‘butterfly’ associated with ? Swimming
• How many rings on the Olympic flag: Five
• Who ran the first marathon: Phidipedes
• How is the Olympic torch lit- By the sun in Greece
• Tour De France is French cycle race.
• Footballer Zaidane originally belongs to which country? Marseille, France

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