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01 The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was= Mujibur Rehman
02 The longest river in the world is the= Nile
03 The longest highway in the world is= the Trans-Canada
04 The longest highway in the world has a =length of about 8000 km
05 The highest mountain in the world =is the Everest
06 The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world =is Myanmar
07 The biggest desert in the world =is the Sahara desert
08 The largest coffee growing country in the world= is Brazil
09 The country also known as "country of Copper = "is Zambia
10 The name given to the border which seperates Pakistan and Afghanistan = is Durand line
11 The river Volga flows out into the = Capsian sea
12 The coldest place on the eartn = is Verkoyansk in Siberia
13 The country which ranks second in terms of land area = is Canada
14 The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea = is Sicily
15 The river Jordan flows out into the = Dead sea
16 The biggest delta in the world = is the Sunderbans
17 The capital city that stands on the river Danube = is Belgrade
18 The Japanese call their country = as Nippon
19 The length of the English channel = is 564 kilometres
20 The world's oldest known city = is Damascus
21 The city which is also known as the City of Canals = is Venice
22 The country in which river Wangchu flows = is Myanmar
23 The biggest island of the world = is Greenland
24 The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world = is Detroit, USA
25 The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world = is USA
26 The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world = is Malaysia
27 The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world = is Malaysia
28 The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea = is the Mississippi
29 The city which was once called the `Forbidden City'was = Peking
30 The country called the Land of Rising Sun = is Japan
31 Mount Everest was named after = Sir George Everest
32 The volcano Vesuvias = is located in Italy
33 The country known as the Suger Bowl of the world = is Cuba
34 The length of the Suez Canal = is 162.5 kilometres
35 The lowest point on earth = is The coastal area of Dead sea
36 The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of = Nepal
37 The largest ocean of the world = is the Pacific ocean
38 The largest bell in the world = is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow
39 The biggest stadium in the world = is the Strahov Stadium, Prague
40 The world's largest diamond producing country = is South Africa
41 Australia was discoverd by = James Cook
42 The first Governor General of Pakistan = is Mohammed Ali Jinnah
43 Dublin is situated at the mouth of river = Liffey
44 The earlier name of New York city was = New Amsterdam
45 The Eifel tower was built by = Alexander Eiffel
46 The Red Cross was founded by = Jean Henri Durant
47 The country which has the greatest population density = is Monaco
48 The national flower of Britain = is Rose
49 Niagara Falls was discovered by = Louis Hennepin
50 The national flower of Italy = is Lily
51 The national flower of China = is Narcissus
52 The permanent secretariat of the SAARC = is located at Kathmandu
53 The gateway to the Gulf of Iran = is Strait of Hormuz
54 The first Industrial Revolution took place = in England
55 World Environment Day is observed on = 5th June
56 The first Republican President President of America was = Abraham Lincoln
57 The country famous for Samba dance = is Brazil
58 The name of Alexander's horse was = Beucephalus
59 Singapore was founded by = Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles
60 The famous British one-eyed Admiral was = Nelson
61 The earlier name of Srilanka was = Ceylon
62 The UNO was formed in the year = 1945
63 UNO stands for = United Nations Organisation
64 The independence day of South Korea is celebrated on = 15th August
65 `Last Judgement'was the first painting of an Italian painter named = Michelangelo
66 ` Paradise Regained'was written by = John Milton
67 The first President of Egypt was = Mohammed Nequib
68 The first man to reach North Pole was = Rear Peary
69 The most famous painting of Pablo Picasso was = Guermica
70 The primary producer of newsprint in the world = is Canada
71 The first explorer to reach the South Pole was = Cap.Ronald Amundson
72 The person who is called the father of modern Italy = is G.Garibaldi
73 World literacy day is celebrated on = 8th September
74 The founder of modern Germany= is Bismarck
75 The country known as the land of the midnight sun = is Norway
76 The place known as the Roof of the world = is Tibet
77 The founder of the Chinese Republic was = San Yat Sen
78 The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was = Abdul Salam
79 The first woman Prime Minister of Britain was = Margaret Thatcher
80 The first Secretary General of the UNO was = Trygve Lie
81 The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was = Federick Auguste Bartholdi
82 The port of Banku is situated in = Azerbaijan
83 John F.Kennedy was assassinated by = Lee Harry Oswald
84 The largest river in France is =Lore
85 The Queen of England who married her brother-in-law was = Catherine of Aragon
86 The first negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was = Ralph Johnson Bunche
87 The first British University to admit women for degree courses was = London University
88 The principal export of Jamaica is = Sugar
89 New York is popularly known as the city of = Skyscrapers
90 Madagascar is popularly known as the Island of = Cloves
91 The country known as the Land of White Elephant is = Thailand
92 The country known as the Land of Morning Calm is = Korea
93 The country known as the Land of Thunderbolts is = Bhutan
94 The highest waterfalls in the world is the Salto Angel Falls , Venezuela
95 The largest library in the world is the United States Library of Congress, Washington DC
96 The largest museum in the world is the American Museum of Natural History
97 The lowest mountain ragne in the world is the Bhieuna Bhaile
98 The country known as the Land of Cakes is Scotland
99 The place known as the Garden of England is Kent
100 The tallest tower in the world is the C.N.Tower, Toronto , Canada
101 The country famous for its fish catch is Japan
102 The old name of Taiwan was Farmosa
103 Montreal is situated on the bank of river Ottawa
104 The city of Bonn is situated in Germany
105 The literal meaning of Renaissance is Revival
106 Julius Caesar was killed by Brutus
107 The title of Desert Fox was given to Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
108 The largest airport in the world is the King Khalid Int.Airport, Saudi Arabia
109 The city in Russia which faced an earthquake in the year 1998 was Armenia
110 The largest bay in the world is Hudson Bay, Canada
111 The largest church in the world is Bascilica of St.Peter, Vatican City , Rome
112 The largest peninsula in the world is Arabia
113 The largest gulf in the world is Gulf of Mexico
114 The tallest statue in the world is the Motherland,Volgagra d Russia
115 The largest railway tunnel in the world is the Oshimzu Tunnel, Japan
116 The world's loneliest island is the Tristan da cunda
117 The word `Quiz'was coined by Jim Daly Irishman
118 The original meaning of `Quiz'was Trick
119 The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street
120 The residence of the Queen in London is Buckingham Palace
121 Adolf Hitler was born in Austria
122 The country whose National Anthem has only music but no words is Bahrain
123 The largest cinema in the world is the Fox theatre, Detroit , USA
124 The country where there are no Cinema theatres is Saudi arabia
125 The world's tallest office building is the Sears Tower , Chicago
126 In the year 1811, Paraguay became independent from Spain
127 The cross word puzzle was invented by Arthur Wynney
128 The city which was the capital of the ancient Persian Empire was Persepolis
129 WHO stands for World Health Organisation
130 WHO is located at Geneva
131 FAO stands for Food and Agriculture Organisation
132 FAO is located at Rome and London
133 UNIDO stands for United Nations Industrial Development Organisation
134 UNIDO is located at Vienna
135 WMO stands for World Meteorological Organisation
136 WMO is located at Geneva
137 International Civil Aviation Organisation is located at Montreal
138 The Angel Falls is located in Venezuela
139 The Victoria Falls is located in Rhodesia
140 Ice Cream was discovered by Gerald Tisyum
141 The number regarded as lucky number in Italy is Thirteen
142 Napoleon suffered from alurophobia which means Fear of cats
143 The aeroplanes was used in war for the first time by Italians(14 Oct.1911)
144 Slavery in America was abolished by Abraham Lincoln
145 The Headquarters of textile manufacturing in England is Manchester
146 The famous Island located at the mouth of the Hudson river is Manhattan
147 The founder of plastic industry was Leo Hendrik Bakeland
148 The country where military service is compulsory for women is Israel
149 The country which has more than 10,000 golf courses is USA
150 The famous painting `Mona Lisa'is displayed at Louvre museum, Paris
151 The earlier name for tomato was Love apple
152 The first President of USA was George Washington
153 The famous words `Veni Vidi Vici'were said by Julius Caesar
154 The practice of sterilization of surgical instruments was introduced by Joseph Lister
155 The number of countries which participated in the first Olympic Games held at Athens was Nine
156 Mercury is also known as Quick Silver
157 Disneyland is located in California, USA
158 The country which built the first powerful long range rockets is Germany
159 Sewing Machine was invented by Isaac M.Singer
160 Adding Machine was invented by Aldrin
161 The national emblem of Spain is Eagle
162 Archimedes was born in Sicily
163 The total area of Vatican city is 0.272 Sq.kms
164 The largest temple in the world is Angkorwat in Kampuchea
165 The largest dome in the world is Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans , USA
166 The largest strait in the world is Tartar Strait
167 The Mohenjodaro ruins are found in Larkand District of Sind , Pakistan
168 The largest city of Africa is Cairo
169 The founder of KODAK Company was Eastman
170 The Cape of Good Hope is located in South Africa
171 The Heathrow Airport is located in London
172 The neon lamp was invented by Georges Claude
173 The last letter of the Greek alphabet is Omega
174 The place known as the land of Lincoln is Illinois
175 The US state Utah is also known as Beehive state
176 The Kalahari desert is located in Africa
177 The Pentagonian desert is located in Argentina
178 The person known as the father of aeronautics is Sir George Cayley
179 The most densely populated Island in the world is Honshu
180 The two nations Haiti and the Dominion Republic together form the Island of Hisponiola
181 The largest auto producer in the USA is General Motors
182 The largest auto producing nation is Japan
183 The famous General Motors company was founded by William Durant
184 The country that brings out the FIAT is Italy
185 The first actor to win an Oscar was Emil Jannings
186 The first animated colour cartoon of full feature length was Snow White and Seven Dwarfs
187 The first demonstration of a motion picture was held at Paris
188 The first country to issue stamps was Britain
189 The actor who is considered as the biggest cowboy star of the silent movies is Tom Mix
190 The Pentagon is located at Washington DC
191 The world's largest car manufacturing company is General Motors, USA
192 The world's biggest manufacturer of bicycles is Hero cycles, Ludhiana
193 The world's oldest underground railway is at London
194 The White House was painted white to Hide fire damage
195 The largest oil producing nation in Africa is Nigeria
196 The longest river in Russia is Oblrtysh
197 The first Emperor of Germany was Wilhelm
198 The last French Monarch was Louis Napoleon III
199 "History is Bunk"was said by Henry Ford
200 The term ``astrology' literally means Star Speech
201 Togo is situated in Africa
202 Coal is also known as Black Diamond
203 The first Boxer to win 3 gold medals in Olympics was Laszlo Papp
204 The first ruler who started war games for his soldiers was Genghis Khan
205 The first cross word puzzle in the world was published in 1924 by London Sunday Express
206 The lightest known metal is Lithium
207 The atacama desert is located in North Chile
208 The oil used to preserve timber is Creosote oil
209 The founder of USA was George Washington
210 The first talkie feature film in USA was The Jazz Singer
211 The chemical name of laughing gas is Nitrous oxide
212 The US state Mississipi is also known as Tar Heel state
213 The US state Indiana is also known as Volunteer state
214 The US state Missouri is also known as Hoosier state
215 The US state West Verginia is also known as Blue Grass state
216 The US state known as`Pine Free State'is Vermount
217 The US state known as `Mountain state'is Pensylvania
218 The US state known as`Land of `Land of 1000 Lakes'is Arkansas
219 The popular detective character created by Agatha Christie is Hercule Poirot
220 The Pakistani President who died in an aircrash was Zia-ul-Huq
221 Yoghurt means Fermented milk
222 Yankee is the nickname of American
223 The International court of Justice is located in Hague, Holland
224 The headquarters of World Bank is located at Washington DC
225 Victoria Falls was discovered by David Livingstone
226 The technique to produce the first test tube baby was evolved by Patrick Stepote and Robert Edwards
227 The oldest residential university of Britain is the Oxford University
228 The name of the large clock on the tower of the House of Parliament in London is called Big Ben
229 Prado museum is located in Madrid
230 The number of keys in an ordinary piano is Eighty eight
231 `Man is a Tool Making Animal'was said by Benjamin Franklin
232 The term 'anesthesia' was coined by Oliver Wendell Holmes
233 The first man to reach Antartica was Fabian Gotileb
234 The Kilimanjaro volcano is situated in Tanzania
235 The invention that is considered to have built America is Dynamite

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