Tuesday, November 16, 2010

65 Easy General Knowledge Questions

  1. Which metal is heavier, silver or gold? Gold
  2. How many legs do butterflies have? 6
  3. Which is the country with the most people? China
  4. Which state is the biggest in the US? Alaska
  5. Which country has the largest area of land? Russia
  6. Which is the country hosting the 2012 Olympic Games? UK
  7. Which indoor sport is the most popular in the US? Basketball
  8. Which golf player's mother is from Thailand? Tiger Woods
  9. What is Aurora Borealis commonly known as? Northern Lights
  10. Which is the non-contagious disease that is the most common in the world? Tooth Decay
  11. Which was the album the Beatles recorded the last time together? Abbey Rd
  12. Which instrument did Miles Davis, the jazz musician, play? Trumpet
  13. What is the sport in which you could get into a headlock? Wrestling
  14. In which country was golf first played? Scotland
  15. Which is the sport where you could be out ‘leg before wicket’, or ‘hit a six’? Cricket
  16. When did baseball originate in the US? 19th century
  17. Which is the sport wherein you would use a 'sand iron'?
  18. What is the largest mammal in the world? Blue Whale
  19. Which is the country where reggae music originated? Jamaica
  20. Who was the creator of Jeeves and Wooster? P.G.Wodehouse
  21. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Micheal Angelo
  22. Who was the writer of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland? Lewis Carrol
  23. After which famous person was the teddy bear named? Theodore Roosevelt
  24. Which is the smallest ocean in the world? Arctic
  25. What is the rhino’s horn made of? Hair
  26. Who was the first Prime minister of Bangladesh? Mujibur Rehman
  27. The river Jordan flows out in which sea? Dead Sea
  28. Which is the biggest desert in the world? Sahara Desert
  29. Which is the longest international highway in the world? Pan-American Highway
  30. Which country ranks second in terms of land area? Canada
  31. What do the Japanese call their country? Nippon
  32. Which is world's oldest known city? Damascus
  33. Which is the biggest island of the world? Greenland
  34. Who is the largest producer of tin? China
  35. After whom was Mount Everest named? Sir George Everest
  36. Which country is known as the Sugar Bowl of the world? Cuba
  37. Which city was called "The Forbidden City" in ancient times? Peking
  38. What is the length of the English channel? 564 kilometers
  39. Which is the lowest point on earth? The coastal area of Dead sea
  40. Which country is known as the land of the midnight sun? Norway
  41. What is the national flower of China? Plum Blossom
  42. Where is the largest bell in the world located? Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
  43. Sri Lanka was earlier known as? Ceylon
  44. When is independence day of South Korea? 15th August
  45. Who killed John F Kennedy? Lee Harvey Oswald
  46. Where is the world's largest library? United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
  47. What is a baby swan called? Cygnet
  48. What year did the National Lottery start in Britain? 1994
  49. Who is third in succession to the British throne? Prince Harry
  50. How many eyes can you find in a pack of 52 cards? 42 eyes
  51. How many chambers does the human heart have? 4
  52. If you were born on Dec 6th What star sign are you? Sagittarius
  53. What was the princess Diana's maiden name? Spencer
  54. How many zeros are there in a billion? 9
  55. Which is the largest wild cat? Tiger
  56. What tournaments must a tennis player win to win all grand Slam Titles? Wimbledon, US, French and Australian Opens
  57. What color are the 5 Olympic Rings? Black, Blue, Red, Green and Yellow
  58. Which tube line goes to Heathrow airport? Piccadilly Line
  59. Which book of Ian Flemming did James Bond first appear? Casino Royale
  60. On which date did man first walked on moon? 20th July 1969
  61. What is a community of ants called? Colony
  62. What is the boy scouts motto? Be Prepared
  63. What bird is used as the sign of peace? Dove
  64. When did michael jackson die? 25th June 2009

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