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General Knowledge Quiz for Competitions / 2010


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1. Author of hard times ?
A. ENDID BLYTON
B. RAJ RAO

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C. CHARLE'S DICKEN'S
D. H G WELLS

2. Which is the language spoken by most people ?


A. ANSWER OF c & d
B. FRENCH
C. SPANISH
D. MANDRAIAN

B. CYTOLOGY
C. ETHICS
D. DACTYOLOGY
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3. The study (Art) of communication Ideas or thoughts by finger ?
A. DANOLOGY
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4. Who is inventor of computer
A. Blaz Pascal
B. shoiab
C. Challes Babbage
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D. Henry jons

5. Branch of science deals with causes of diseases is-


A. gerontology
B. etiology
C. herpatology
D. limnology
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6. Who built Eiffel tower


A. Louis Williams
B. Fedrick Augeste Batholdi
C. Brendon Louis Shephard
D. Qui Nan Mian

7. The longest inland waterways in the world is ?


A. Mississippi river system
B. The Great Lakes
C. St.Lawrence
D. River Rhine

8. which country invented the atom bomb?


A. U.S.A.
B. France
C. Germany
D. India

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9. The software named SEAMONKEY is used in a computer to
A. Delete the virus infected files
B. Recover lost datas

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C. Browse the internet
D. use as a media player

10. Which Jonas brother dated Taylor Swift?


A. Nick
B. Kevin
C. Jo
D. Frankie

A. amber and ashley


B. lilly and oliver
C. cooper and jake
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11. Who are miley’s best friends in the hit TV series ‘Hannah Montana’?
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D. ashley and oliver

12. Which medicine is used for the treatment of cough?


A. timozolomide
B. minoxidil
C. Levopromazine
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D. ciprofloxacin

13. which is driest place in world?


A. sahara desert
B. atcama desert
C. both a&ampb
D. thar desert
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14. Length of Thar Desert?


A. 2,59,000 meters
B. 2,59,000 kilometers
C. 2,59,200 mts
D. 20,59,000mts

15. Tagline 'Empowering people' is linked with which brand?


A. Wipro
B. HCL
C. Compaq
D. Acer

16. How do plants stand erect?


A. BOND
B. Cellwalls
C. Bone
D. Tissue

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17. which Asian team will be out of the next Fifa world cup for the first time after a gap of 20 years
A. Saudi Arab
B. south Korea

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C. Japan
D. Iran

18. who awarded the Indira Gandhi peace prize of the year 2010?
A. pratibha patil
B. PM Sheikh Hasina
C. obama
D. Sonia Gandhi

19. When does Mahatma Gandhi born?


A. October 2,1869
B. September 19,1919
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C. January 30,1869
D. August 30,1870

20. who is called master blaster?


A. Ricky ponting
B. sachin Tendulkar
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C. Santh jayasuriya
D. Sunil Gavaskar

21. which bowler throw a fastest bowl in ODI's?


A. Brett Lee
B. Shaun Tait
C. Dail Stain
D. Shain Bond
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22. When was first movie made in India?


A. 1957
B. 1921
C. 1963
D. 1913

23. Who was the first woman to walk in space?


A. Marina d'cruz
B. Masiana mishkaya
C. Swetlana savitskaya
D. Diana Miranda

24. Who hit a first Double century in One day International Cricket ?
a. Sachin Tendulkar
b. Sehwag
c. Yuraj singh

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d. Dhoni

25. Where is Andrerieu playing next?


a. south africa

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b. brazil
c. india
d. austria

26. who is invented Unix?


a. feynman
b. dennis ritchi
c. nicolar thomsan
d. hulat bakkardin

27. which women got the Oscar award in 2009


a. banu athaya
b. anju bobby george
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c. bachendri pal
d. lakshmi bay

28. when a new galaxy found?


a. feb 5 of2009
b. jan 30 of2010
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c. march 6 of2010
d. april 7 of 2007

29. What is the city code for Colombo ?


a. com
b. cmb
c. cbb
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d. cbm

30. who hit 6 sixes in 20-20 cricket world cup ?


a. M.S Dhoni
b. Kumar Sangakara
c. Yuvraj Singh
d. Avishek Chakraborty

31. Sun city in rajasthan?


a. Jaipur
b. Jodhpur
c. Ajmer
d. Alwar

32. In which year did All India Radio begin broadcasting news?
a. 1921
b. 1927
c. 1935

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d. 1942

33. which hokey player is known as magician of hockey?


a. dhanraj pillai

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b. dhiyan chand
c. sandeep
d. rajesh

34. what is the abbreviation of Wipro


a. western Indian products
b. west India products
c. western Indian product
d. west Indian product

35. what is the abbreviation of NCR company?


a. North central region
b. National cash register
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c. National capital region
d. North capital region

36. Who has written God of small thing?


a. Nirupama rao
b. Vikram seth
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c. Aarundhati rai
d. Salman rushdi

37. Who established the “AJAD HIND FAUJ" ?


a. Subhash Chandra Bose
b. Ras Bihari Bose
c. V.D. Savarkar
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d. Gyanendra Nath Bose

38. Who is called as Frontier Gandhi ?


a. Abdul Gaffar khan
b. Sir syaid Ahmed Khan
c. Aga khan
d. Salimullah

39. In which year the division of Bengal is happened?


a. 1904
b. 1905
c. 1914
d. 1916

40. In which year IBBNEBATUTA came in India?


a. 1000
b. 1111
c. 1222

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d. 1333

41. In which year "Dandi Yatra' was done by Mahatma Gandhi?


a. 1930

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b. 1927
c. 1933
d. 1929

42. Who was the fourth Prime minister of India?


a. Chaudhary Charad Singh
b. MorarJi Desai
c. V.P.Singh
d. Chandrashekhar

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43. Maximum possible no. of seats in Indian Lok sabha is?
a. 552
b. 545
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c. 547
d. 541

44. World largest gravity dam is located in


a. Pakistan
b. Russia
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c. India
d. US

45. who is the first women IPS officer in India


a. lathika charan
b. Thilagavati
c. kiran bedi
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46. Which is the sugar bowl of world


a. Brazil
b. Japan
c. India
d. Cuba

47. Who is invented in penicillin ?


a. graham bhell
b. thomas alwa edison
c. alexander flemming
d. charles babbage

48. who invented radium


a. alexander flemming
b. madam curie
c. newton
d. g.t naidu

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49. who invented the wrist watch ?
a. charls babbage
b. Patek Philippe

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c. adam smith
d. none of these

50. who is the first women freedom fighter ?


a. vijayalakshmi pandit
b. Laxmi Bai ( Jhansi ki Rani )
c. sarojini naidu
d. none of these

51. what is the native place of mother Teresa?


a. england
b. cecozlovakia
c. denmark
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d. calcutta

52. the last tale of Shakespeare ?


a. the tempest
b. hamlet
c. seven stages
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53. how many legs did a butterfly had?


a. 2
b. 4
c. 6
d. 8
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54. when the twin tower destroyed ?


a. dec.24 ,2001
b. sept.27 ,2000
c. aug 8,1968
d. sept. 11,2001

55. what is the capital of china


a. india
b. bejjing
c. sanghai
d. delhi

56. what is the capital of india?


a. kolkata
b. delhi
c. haryana
d. lucknow

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57. who gave the slogan “YES WE CAN" during his presidential campaign??
a. pratibha patil
b. barak obama
c. george bush

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d. hamid ansari

58. In absence of both the president and vice president who serves the office of the president of india??
a. Prime Minister of India
b. Speaker of Lok Sabha
c. Chief justice of india
d. Governer of any state

b. shiv shankar menon


c. kseniya sukhinova
d. Ban ki moon
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59. who is the general-secretary of united nations at present??
a. kofi annan
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60. who is the vice president of india ?
a. bhairo singh shekhawat
b. mohammad hamid ansari
c. shankar dayal sharma
d. narayan dutt tiwari
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61. who is the ex-officio chairman of planning commission of india ?


a. President of india
b. Vice president of india
c. Prime Minister of India
d. Speaker of lok sabha
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62. which city is known as empire city ?


a. New york
b. Ajmer
c. Jaipur
d. Rome

63. Where does the great slave lake is situated ?


a. United States of America
b. Canada
c. United Kingdom
d. Saudi Arbia

64. Which national highway is longest in India ?


a. NH-2
b. NH-24
c. NH-7
d. NH-8

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65. who is the supreme commander of indian armed forces ?
a. Prime Minister of India
b. Defence Minister of India
c. Vice President of India

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d. President of India

66. What is called the land of the Rising Sun ?


a. NEPAL
b. CHINA
c. JAPAN
d. INDIA

67. who wins the world chess championship in 2009


a. Vishvanathan Anand,India
b. Abhijeet Gupta,India
c. Alexander Grischuk,Russia
d. Ashwin Jayaram,India
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68. Who is the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in an over in ODI cricket ?
a. Sachin Tendulkar
b. Youraj Singh
c. Harslay Gibbs
d. M.S Dhoni
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69. who won the T20 world cup in2010 in England?


a. Australia
b. Pakistan
c. England
d. Sri Lanka
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70. what is the slogan for dell?


a. yours is here
b. what is here
c. empowering technology
d. power of tech

71. What is the Specialist of Matribhoomi Train?


a. 1 ladies special trains in the suburban sections of the four major metros.
b. 45 ladies special trains in the suburban sections of the four major metros.
c. 20 ladies special trains in the suburban sections of the four major metros.
d. 21 ladies special trains in the suburban sections of the four major metros.

72. What is difference between Indian Standard Time [IST] & Greenwich mean Time {GMT }
a. +5.30 hrs
b. -5.30 hrs
c. +3.30 hrs
d. - 4.30 hrs

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73. Who won the first world cup?
a. australia
b. west indies
c. pakistan

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d. india

74. who took first wicket in IPL-3


a. shane bond
b. zaheer khan
c. chaminda vaas
d. shaun tait

b. gurumit
c. amit kr. sharma
d. parnab mukhraji
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75. Who is Finance Minister of India in 2010 ?
a. manmohan singh
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76. In which state kalahasthi is situated?
a. tamil nadu
b. andhra pradesh
c. karnataka
d. kerala
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77. when was French east India company was started?


a. 1664
b. 1661
c. 1665
d. 1668
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78. what is india's national flower


a. jasmine
b. lotus
c. sunflower
d. none of these

79. In which Plant called this potinical name' HIBISCUS ROSANAS'


a. jasmine
b. SUNFLOWER
c. CHAMBARAUTHI
d. COTTON

80. which is the oldest and no.1 nationalized bank


a. indian bank
b. state bank of india
c. andhra bank
d. canara bank

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81. Where is situated in BIRLA PLANITORIUM
a. chennai
b. mumbai
c. kanpur

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d. delhi

82. what is mother name of SATHRAPATHI SIVAJI


a. NOORJAHAN
b. JEEJI BAI
c. PUTLI BAI
d. none of these

b. CHINA
c. AMERICA
d. RUSSIA
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83. IN WHICH COUNTRY, HIGHEST POPULATION IN WORLD
a. india
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84. what is the capital of kerala
a. cochin
b. palakkad
c. thiruvanathapuram
d. thirussur
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85. presently,who is the election commissioner for tamilnadu


a. T.N.SHESHAN
b. VENKATEASAMI
c. GOVINDARAJAN
d. NARESH GUPTA
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86. INDIA'S HOME MINISTER


a. PRANAB MUKARJEE
b. P.CHIDAMBARAM
c. LALU PRASAD YADHAV
d. MANMOHAN SINGH

87. which country is the most important member of the UN?


a. India
b. China
c. Russia
d. Arab

88. who got the booker prize for white tiger ?


a. maninder
b. amandeep
c. aravind adiga
d. jhon oram

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89. Who discovered penicillin?
a. stephen hawkins
b. alexander fleming
c. robert hooke

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d. albert einstein

90. Father of Computer


a. Charles Darwin
b. Tim Bernersly
c. Charles Babbage
d. Bill Gates

91. name the capital of iran


a. Beijing
b. London
c. Israel
d. Tehran
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92. Which is the land of “white lillies"?
a. Moscow
b. Canada
c. Iceland
d. India
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93. Who are running for Fine Gael in the european elections for Ireland south?
a. Kay Dawson and Philomena Hannigan
b. Patrick O'Driscoll and Fanahan McSweeny
c. Colm Burke and Sean Kelly
d. Bertie Ahern and Mary Poppins
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94. which country has more names to it?


a. U.S.
b. china
c. nepal
d. india

95. who are winners of Icc20-20 world cup 2007?


a. southafrica
b. australia
c. india
d. pakistan

96. Which Article in Constitution was given more wider meaning?


a. Article 14
b. Article 12
c. Article 32
d. Article 21

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97. The Netherlands is also known as?
a. england
b. scotland
c. holland

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d. none

98. ISRO is located in


a. Bangalore
b. Srihari kota
c. New delhi
d. jaipur

99. Who Invented Nylon?


a. William Makepeace
b. Andrew Pitt
c. Wallace Carrothers
d. Peter Caruana
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100. What is the meant by waseef ?
a. The king
b. The lion
c. The leopard
d. The tiger
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101. which is the only lady to win 2 noble prize for chemistry?
a. marie curie
b. sonia gandhi
c. kanchan ishwar
d. issac newton
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102. which country is the largest producer of coffee


a. brazil
b. russia
c. italy
d. china

103. who was the architect of St. Peter's Basilica?


a. Donato Bramante
b. albert ivanovich
c. james spencer
d. albert bartholdy

104. who is Canadian prime minister?


a. stephen haper
b. maddol nat
c. al bifrego
d. john napier

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105. which animal sweats on its tongue?
a. cat
b. dog
c. cow

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d. camel

106. WHICH COUNTRY IS THE LARGEST PRODUCER OF ONION.


a. AUSTRALIA
b. AMERICA
c. MEXICO
d. BRAZIL

b. Whale
c. Python
d. Crocodile
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107. Which is the national aquatic animal of india?
a. Dolphin
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108. who is higest scorer for cricket in ODI cricket match
a. jayasuriya
b. rickeypoinding
c. brain lara
d. sachin tendulkar
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109. who is the eighth general secretary of UNO?


a. koffe anan
b. nelson mandela
c. ban ki moon
d. obama
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110. National youth day celebrated in the memory of


a. Sardar bhagat singh
b. Subhash chandra Bos
c. Chandrashekhar Azad
d. Swami vivekanand

111. which state of india has largest forest


a. maharastra
b. west bengal
c. madhya pradesh
d. kerela

112. in bio reseve whch states forst was take in world bio reserve
a. w.b
b. m.p
c. kerela
d. gujarat

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113. union minister of aviation?
a. murali deora
b. praful patel
c. anand sharma

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d. sharad pawar

114. Who is the first cricketer to hit 6 sixes in an over in T20 cricket?
a. Sachin Tendulkar
b. Ricky Ponting
c. Yuvraj Singh
d. Shane Watson

b. Rats
c. Frog
d. Camels
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115. what animal can last the longest without water
a. Dog
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116. who is the author of " The mid night childern".
a. Salman rushdi
b. Arvind adiga
c. Kiran desai
d. Arundharti roy
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117. India plans a manned mission to the moon by


a. 2020
b. 2025
c. 2030
d. 2012
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118. Which country has won the football world cup five times ?
a. England
b. France
c. Brazil
d. Italy

119. which country in africa has the shape of a horn?


a. sudan
b. somalia
c. libya
d. morocco

120. what is the currency of bangladesh?


a. euro
b. yen
c. taka
d. rupees

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121. which country celebrates its Independence Day on 14 August?
a. albania
b. turkistan
c. pakistan

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d. italy

122. The First train ran between which two cities of India
a. Bariely to Lucknow
b. Bombay to Thane
c. Bhopal to Gwalior
d. Punjab to Ludhiana

b. hwang ho river
c. ganga river
d. hoogly river
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123. which river is known as &quotchina's sorrow" ?
a. damodar river
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124. When did michael jackson die?
a. 20 july 2009
b. 29 august 2002
c. 25 june 2009
d. 15 november 2008
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125. Which country in 2009 had numero test player and odi player of the year?
a. Bangladesh
b. Pakistan
c. Australia
d. India
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126. Who is the author of the book &quotThe Daughter of the East"?
a. Jawaharlal Nehru
b. Nelson Mandela
c. Benazir Bhutto
d. Guid Blyton

127. Which country is the largest consumer, producer and exporter of tea?
a. China
b. India
c. Cuba
d. Brazil

128. Our earth is in which type of galaxy?


a. Spiral
b. Irregular
c. Elliptical
d. Rectangular

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129. who won the ballon do'r in 2008
a. rooney
b. ronaldo
c. tevez

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d. messi

130. what is the capital of norway ?


a. lisbon
b. Rome
c. Oslo
d. Ciaro

131. which is the world's most fastest snake.


a. king cobra
b. green pit wiper
c. diamond rattle
d. ghhater
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132. which is the world's 3 rd most piousness snake
a. diamond rattle
b. black mamba
c. green pit wiper
d. cobra
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133. When is the World Population Day?


a. December 10
b. August 9
c. July 11
d. June 5
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134. Which country has a 13 month in a calender


a. brazil
b. ethopia
c. siberia
d. finland

135. what is the capital of sudan


a. kairo
b. Khartoum
c. Ottawa
d. gngtok

136. how tall is k2 the second tallest mountain in the world?


a. 8864m
b. 8848m
c. 8611m
d. 8765m

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137. How many wives had Henry VIII of England?
a. six
b. eigth
c. two

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d. ten

138. what means “mon amour" in French?


a. my love
b. my lady
c. my armour
d. my house

139. Where is the world's tallest building?


a. Tokyo
b. Shangai
c. Dubai
d. Taipe
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140. Which city in the world has the most amount of theaters?
a. London
b. New York
c. Paris
d. Buenos Aires
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