General Knowledge Practice Topics Part 2: Most Important for Bank PO (IBPS)-2020

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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 are: 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 were 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 Patagonian 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: Hispaniola

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 Jennings

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 Mississippi 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 air crash 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 Steptoe 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 museums 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 Antarctica was: Fabian Gotileb

234 The Kilimanjaro volcano is situated in: Tanzania

235 The invention that is considered to have built America is: Dynamite

236 The author of Harry Potter Books is: JK Rowling

237 Nickname of New York city is: Big Apple

238 What do you call a group of sheep? A Flock of Sheep

239 In which sport do players take long and short corners? Hockey

240 Who was the youngest President of the USA? Theodore Roosevelt

241 How many legs do butterflies have? 6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings

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