General Knowledge Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Questions and Answers related to global information are shared. Quite a number of areas are addressed. Miscellaneous general knowledge about countries is added here. Questions and answers related to world secret agencies, international days and years are also presented. Given below are the general knowledge questions and Answers. For books related to general knowledge, read this post.

General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Unlike the GK quiz, the general knowledge questions and answers provide a student friendly approach of obtaining knowledge. Some of the questions are as under.

Q. Who was appointed as usher for Hijrat-e-Madinah?
Ans: Hazrat Abdullah bin Ariqat (R.A).

Q.Where and when was the first Blood bank opened ?
Ans: In New York in 1940.

Q.Which country is undeclared nuclear weapon state of the world?
Ans: Israel.

Q. Which is the fastest swimming ocean fish over 60 mph?
Ans: Sailfish- Marlin.

Q. Which is the largest Landlocked country in the world?
Ans: Mongolia.

Q.What is the meaning of Virus?
Ans:  Poison.

Q. What is the name of  first Passenger jet aircraft?

Q. Where is the Head quater of SAARC situated ?
Ans: Khatmamdu.

Q. Which vitamin is also known as Ascorbic Acid?
Ans: Vitamin C.

Q. What is the velocity of sound in air?
Ans:  343 m/sec

Q. The first Telephone link was created between which two countries?
Ans:  Paris and Brussels.

Q. How the January 1 is celebrated as?
Ans: Global Family Day.

Q. What is the name of Parliament of Bangladesh?
Ans:  Jatiyo Sangsad.

Q. What is the distinctive name of Bhutan?
Ans:  Thunderbolt of Asia.

Q. What is the meaning of Baqarah (Surah of Quran)?
Ans: The Cow.

Q. What and when was the first Sport filmed by Thomas Edison?
Ans: Boxing in 1894.

Q. What was the old name of Myanmar?
Ans: Burma.

Q. What is the name of world secret agency of Iran?

Q. Who wrote the Treaty of Hudaibiya?
Ans: Hazrat Ali R.A

Q.How many peaks in Pakistan are higher than 8000 meters?
Ans: Five.

Q. What is the old name of Quetta?
Ans: Shalkot.

Q. Which was the first Film that had sequel same year?
Ans: King Kong- Son of King Kong.

Q. How the year 2011 is celebrated as?
Ans: Year of Chemistry & Forests.

Q. Who was the first Person wore wrist watch?
Ans: Queen Elizabeth I.

Q. Muhmodpura was the old name of which city?
Ans:  Lahore.

Q. What is the distinctive name of South Africa?
Ans: Land of Protease.

Q. Where was the Head quarter of Ghandara civilization?
Ans: Taxila.

Q. Who was the father of French Revolution?
Ans: Jean-Jacques-Rousseau.

Q. What was the name of Balloon flew non-stop around world ?
Ans: Breitling Orbiter 3.

Q. What is the name of the Parliament of Pakistan?
Ans: Majlis -e- Shura.

Q. What is the other name of Kazakhstan?
Ans: The Land of fire.

Q. What is the name of bird , mentioned twice in Holy Quran?
Ans: Hud-Hud.

Q. What are the names of world secret agencies of Singapore and Italy?
Ans: SID and AISI respectively.

Q. How is the year 2013 celebrated as?
Ans: Year of Quinoa (type of crop).

Q. What is the distinctive name of Scotland?
Ans: Land of cakes.

Q. What is the Gateway of India?
Ans: Bombay.

Q. What is the name of world secret agency of Japan?
Ans: DID.

Q.Which endocrine gland in human body produces melatonin?
Ans: Pineal Gland.

Q. What is the name of the Parliament of Greenland?
Ans: Landstinget.

Q. When were the first Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan held ?
Ans: 1965.

Q. Which country has largest number of internet users?
Ans: China.

Q. Who was the first Muslim Nobel Laureate?
Ans: Anwar Sadaat of Egypt.

Q. Which city is known as Windy city?
Ans: Chicago.

Q. Which discipline studies fossils?
Ans: Palaeontology.

Q. Which range separates China from Pakistan?
Ans: Karakoram range.

Q.What is the new name of Tripoli?
Ans: Libya.

Q. MRI is abbreviation of?
Ans: Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Q. What is the function of hemoglobin in the human body?
Ans: Transport of Oxygen.

Q. What does Hematology mean?
Ans: Study of Blood.

Q. Which gas is used for artificial ripening of green fruits?
Ans: Ethylene.

Q. Which is the biggest planet of the Solar System?
Ans: Jupiter.

General knowledge Questions and Answers format.

Q. Which gland is called Master gland in human body?
Ans: Pituitary gland.

Q. What are celluloses?
Ans: Carbohydrates.

Q. Where is the headquarters of INTERPOL?
Ans: Leon, France.

Q. What substances are used to bring relief in pain?
Ans: Analgesics.

Q. Which part of human body gets affected by Arthritis ?
Ans: Joints.

Q. 100 kilogram is known as?
Ans: A quintal.

Q. Which disease occurs due to deficiency of Vitamin D?
Ans: Rickets.

Q. Which gas is known as Stranger gas?
Ans: Xenon gas.

Q. Date of Establishment of Asian Development Bank?
Ans: 1966.

Q. Pascal is unit of?
Ans: Pressure.

Q. In how many days Khyber fort was captured?
Ans: 20.

Q. Which instrument measures the intensity of earthquake?
Ans: Speedometer.

Q. What material is used for bleaching paper pulp?
Ans: Sodium.

Q. HTTP is abbreviation of?
Ans: Hypertext Transfer Protocol.

Q. In Arbeen book of hadith, how many ahadith are there?
Ans: Forty Ahadith.

Q. Which is the largest desert of Pakistan?
Ans: Thar.

Q. What was ancient name of River Chenab?
Ans: Askini.

Q. Which chemical is called laughing gas?

Ans: Nitrogen dioxide.

Q. Where is the Olympic Muesum?

Q. How drew the Pakistan’s Official map ?
Ans: Mian Mahmood Alam Suharwardy.

Q. Vitamin B9 is also known as?

Ans: Folic Acid.

Q. Which place is on the “Roof of the World”?
Ans: Skardu.

Q. How long does a professional regulation soccer game last?
Ans: 90 minutes.

Q. Anaemia caused due to the deficiency of Vitamin B12 is called?

Ans: Pernicious Anemia.

Q. Which mountain is called Killer mountain?

Ans: Nanga Parbat.

These were some General Knowledge Questions and Answers. Hope you found them informative. Stay tuned for more.

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