General Knowledge Set-17 ( NTS CSS SPSC )

General Knowledge Set-17 for preparation. ( FPSC CSS KPPSC )

When was the International Olympic Committee established?

A. 1902
B. 1898
C. 1894
D. 1904

____ is known as leap day or leap year day?

A. Feb 29
B. Feb 28
C. March 01
D. Feb 5

Which island is called ‘World’s Loneliest Island’?

A. Spitsbergen
B. Ascension Island
C. Tristan Da Cunha
D. Diego Garcia

Which region is known as ‘Whiteman’s Grave’?

A. Yorubaland
B. Pepper Coast
C. Sahel
D. Guinea Coast

Which city is known as ‘Venice of the East’?

A. Udaipur
B. Bangkok
C. Stockholm
D. Islamabad

Which river is called ‘Sorrow of China’?

A. Hwang Ho
B. Yangtze
C. Mekong
D. Euphrates

Which country is known as ‘Site of Ancient Civilization’?

A. Iran
B. Yemen
C. Iraq
D. Jordan

Who is known as the ‘Saint of the Gutters’?

A. Aga Bojaxhiu
B. Florence Nightingale
C. Nelson Mandela
D. Mother Teresa

Which is called ‘River in the Sea’?

A. Labrador Current
B. Gulf Stream
C. Falkland Current
D. Sargasso Sea

Which country is known as ‘Remnant of Mighty Empire’?

A. Sweden
B. Austria
C. Turkey
D. France

Which city is known as ‘Queen of the Adriatic’?

A. Paris
B. Amsterdam
C. Florence
D. Venice

Which Place is known as ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’?

A. Bengaluru
B. Kochi
C. Kannur
D. Chennai

Which city is known as ‘Quaker City’?

A. Pittsburgh
B. Harrisburg
C. Philadelphia
D. Cleveland

Which Place is called ‘Pillars of Hercules’?

A. Bering Strait
B. Strait of Gibraltar
C. Strait of Dover
D. Strait of Magellan

Which country is known as ‘Pearl of the Antilles’?

A. Switzerland
B. Cuba
C. Thailand
D. Austria

Which country is called ‘Pearl of East’?

A. Bangladesh
B. Sri Lanka
C. Korea
D. Mongolia

Which country is known as ‘Mosquito Coast’?

A. Cuba
B. Nicaragua
C. Switzerland
D. Austria

Which country is called ‘Land of Setting Sun’?

A. Finland
B. Palestine
C. Japan
D. Norway

Which country is called ‘Land of Mighty Rivers’?

A. Scotland
B. Canada
C. Norway
D. Nigeria

Which country is called ‘Land of Lakes’?

A. Scotland
B. Canada
C. Norway
D. Nigeria

Which country is called ‘Land of Five Seas’?

A. Scotland
B. Canada
C. Australia
D. Norway

Which country is called ‘Land of Contrasts’?

A. Bangladesh
B. Colombia
C. Algeria
D. Myanmar

Which country is called ‘Land of Contrasts’?

A. Bangladesh
B. Colombia
C. Algeria
D. Myanmar

Which country is called ‘The Island of Cloves’?

A. Colombia
B. Switzerland
C. Bahrain
D. Zanzibar

Which Place is called Human Equator of the Earth?

A. Hindu Kush
B. Himalayas
C. Karakoram
D. Mahabharat Range

Which ocean is called ‘Herring Pond’?

A. Pacific Ocean
B. Indian Ocean
C. Atlantic Ocean
D. Arctic Ocean

Which country is known as ‘Hermit Kingdom’?

A. Nepal
B. Sri Lanka
C. New Zealand
D. North Korea

Which is called ‘Great White way’?

A. Trafalgar Square
B. Downing street
C. Broadway, New York
D. Buckingham Palace

Which country is called ‘Great Britain of the Pacific’?

A. China
B. India
C. Japan
D. Turkey

Which city is called ‘Gibraltar of Indian Ocean’?

A. Abu Dhabi
B. Dubai
C. Sharjah
D. Aden

Which region is called ‘Granary of South India’?

A. Coimbatore
B. Tanjore
C. Madurai
D. Vellore

Which city is called ‘Granite City’?

A. Aden
B. Broadway
C. Aberdeen
D. London

Which city is called ‘Gateway to the East’?

A. Abu Dhabi
B. Beirut
C. Aden
D. Tanjore

Which is called ‘Garden of England’?

A. Essex
B. Dartford
C. Kent
D. Whitstable

Which country is called ‘Garden in the desert’?

A. Saudi Arabia
B. Ethiopia
C. Egypt
D. Belgium

Which city is called ‘Eternal City of Hopes’?

A. Mumbai
B. Rome
C. Kent
D. Beirut

Which country is called ‘Emerald Island’?

A. Greenland
B. Ireland
C. Finland
D. Scotland

Which city is called ‘City of Space Flights’?

A. Rome
B. New York
C. Cape Kennedy
D. Venice

Which city is called ‘City of Quiet thoroughfares’?

A. Cape Kennedy
B. New York
C. Venice
D. Belgium

Which city is called ‘City of Parks’?

A. Belgium
B. Rome
C. Baghdad
D. Kiev

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