PMS General Knowledge Notes

1) Which of the following rivers crosses the equator twice?

b) Congo

2) Which is the longest river of America?

b) Mississippi

3) Don is river of ?

b) Russia

4) What is the length of khyber pass?

c) 56 km


5) Longest glacier of the world is Lambert situated in Antarctica, what is it’s length?

a) 320 Miles

6) Which of the following lake is most polluted lake in the world?

d) Lake eire

7) Tugela water fall is present in?

b) South Africa

8) Gota canal is the ship canal situated in ?

c) Sweden

9) Kiel canal of Germany was opened in 1895 what is it’s length?

c) 61.3 miles

10) Erie canal is situated in ?

c) USA

11) Houston and Delware canals are present in the country?

b) France

12) Grand canal is oldest man made canal for shiping purpose situated in?

b) China

13) Persian Gulf is located in?

b) Arabian ocean

14) Sutherland waterfall is present in?

a) New-Zealand

15) Hudson Bay is situated in?

c) Northern Canada

16) Which is the largest gulf of the world?

a) Gulf of Mexico

17) Which is the largest bay of the world?

a) Hudson bay

18) Yosemite is a famous waterfall of ?

a) USA

19) Strait of Bosporous connects?

c) Black sea and sea of marmara

20) It separates Italy from Sicily?

c) Messina

21) Strait of malacca separates?

b) Malaysia and indonesia

22) Which of the following straits separate india From Sri Lanka?

b) Palk

23) Which of the following straits separate Malaysia from Singapore?

b) Johor

24) Budapest is the capital of Hungary situated on the bank of?

c) River Danube

25) Sea of Marmara and Aegean sea are connected by the strait?

c) Dardanelles

26) Cook strait separates south New-Zealand from?

b) North New-Zealand

27) Paris is the capital of France situated on the bank of?

a) Seine

28) English channel separates England from?

b) France

29) Agra is very famous city of India due to Taj Mahal, it is situated on the bank of river?

c) Jumna

30) Great victoria desert is present in ?

c) Australia

31) Gulf of sidra is present in?

a) Libya

32) Simpson desert is present in?

d) Australia

33) The river volga pours it’s water into the?

b) Caspian sea

34) Which is the largest sea in the world?

a) South china sea

35) One of the country throughwhich equator passes is?

a) Malaysia

36) The deepest point in the ocean is?

a) Mariana trench

37) Which is the longest mountain range in the world?

b) Andes

38) The origin of earth dates back to approximately?

b) 4.6 billion year

39) The second largest continent is?

d) Africa

40) South pole was discovered by?

c) Amundsen

41) The dates on which day and night is equal ar?

c) 21st march and 23rd september

42) Which is the deepest ocean in the world?

c) Pacific

43) The important country close to international date line is?

c) New zealand

44) Which of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude?

a) Lhasa

45) Which is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere?

b) 21st june

46) What are the two seas linked by suez canal?

a) The mediterranean and red sea

47) Where is the coldest place situated in the world?

d) Antarctica

48) Which place in the world has the least rainfall?

a) Africa

49) Which is the biggest fresh water lake in the world?

d) Lake superior

50) South pole is located in the continent of ?

d) Antarctica

51) Which is the longest river in the world?

a) Nile

52) Which is the deepest lake in the world?

c) Baikal

53) Which is the largest lake in Africa?

c) Victoria

54) Which is the largest desert in the world present in north Africa?

b) Sahara

55) On the banks of which river is the city of London located?

b) Thames

56) The rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Bea and sutlej are tributaries of which river?

b) Indus

57) Which among the following trees is considered the tallest in the world?

c) Eucalyptus

58) Which of the following is a Kharif Crop?

b) Rice

59) Humidity in the river is maximum in ?

c) Monsoon

60) World’s largest river is?

c) Amazon

61) The first successful expendition to the Mount Everest was made in ?

d) 1953

62) Which one of the following is an ore of iron?

b) Haematite

63) The shortest day is?

b) 22 December

64) What is the duration of a day at the poles?

b) 6 months

65) Which is the largest country in the Arabian penunsula?

c) Saudi Arabia

66) Earth completes one rotation on its axis in?

b) 23 hours 56 mints and 4.9 sec

67) The “Roof of the world” is?

d) The pamir plateau ( Tibet)

68) Which is the least populated country in the world?

a) antarctica

69) Which of the following countries leads the world in the export of oil?

c) Saudi Arabia

70) The Kalahari Desert, which stretches over 1,40,000 miles is in?

b) South Africa

71) The panama canal links?

b) North America with south America

72) Which, amongst the following countries, has the highest density of population per Sq km?

a) Bangladesh

73) Which of the following countries is in the continent of europe?

a) Albania

74) Which is the smallest continent of the world area-wise?

c) Australia

75) Himaliya range is based in?

b) Asia

76) The word “Tsunami” belongs to which of the following languages?

d) Japanese

77) Where is the largest coral reef located?

b) Australia

78) Which island was epicenter of Tsunami of 26, december 2004?

b) Smatra

79) Which continent is without glaciers?

c) Africa

80) Which of the following gases is most predominant in the sun?

b) Hydrogen

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