||What does the Japanese word 'Karate' mean literally?
||With which water sport are jumping,slaloming and trick riding associated?
||Which sport was a traditional English 'pub' game?
||Which modern martial art was developed from 'Jujitsu'?
||Which game is played at the Embassy World Professional Championship?
||What sport is 'angling'?
||With what sport would you associate 'alley' or 'lane'?
||Which city is known as the 'Pearl of the Orient'?
||Which capital city is said to be the oldest in the world and in which country it is located?
||Damascus,the capital of Syria
||Which is the largest city in Africa?
||Cairo,capital of Egypt
||What was Christopher Columbus's nationality?
||At the mouth of which river is Hong Kong situated?
||Which Central American nation was formerly known as British Honduras?
||After whom was Bolivia named?
||Which two countries enjoy the highest standard of living in S.America?
||Venezuela & Argentina
||Where is the Carribean Sea?
||Between West Indies & South America
||Name the only ape that can stand and walk upright?
||Which are the countries linked by the Karakoram Highway?
||China & Pakistan
||What does leser mean?
||Light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation
||Which sea seperates Japan from the main-land of Asia?
||The sea of Japan
||What is a group of dolphins called?
||What is a male ant called?
||Name the mosquito which spreads malaria?
||The female Anopheles mos quito
||Istanbul is a major city of Turkey. What was its former name?
||Where is the headquarters of World Meterological Organisation?
||Name the countries having the veto power in the U.N. Security Council.
||U.S.A.,USSR,UK,FRANCE & CHINA
||What is called the "Roof of the World"?
||The pamirs in Central Asia
||Name the only planet that was discovered in the 20th century.
||What is the boundary between Russia & Poland called?
||The Curzon Line
||How much time does the light take to reach the Earth from the sun?
||A little more than 8 minutes
||What is the source of all energy on earth?
||The energy from the sun
||Which famous swimmer is known as the 'Albatross'?
||Where was the martial art taekwon do developed?
||Who developed taekwon do?
||Gen.Choi Hong Hi of Korea
||Which mountain ranges in Spain & California have the same name?
||Which batsman has scored most runs in a day in Test Cricket?
||Australia's Don Bradman 309 n.o. against England at leeds in 1930
||Which team won a one dayer twice with a six off of the last ball?
||How many Indians have taken nine or more wickets in an innings in a Test Match?
||4 -Kapil Dev,Subhash Gupta,Jasu Patel & Anil Kumble
||Which is the largest plant in the world?
||The Bis Trees of California
||What is 'smog'?
||Smoke -laden fog
||Who is called the light of the world?
||Which is the major language of Egypt?
||What does the phrase 'cakes and ale' mean?
||A carefree or easy living
||What is the language of Chile?
||Which country is called the 'Land of Golden Fleece'?
||Which city of Russia had the old name St.Petersburg?
||Name the only bird which can fly backward as well as forward
||The hemming bird
||Name the longest river of Canada
||Name the highest military decoration of France.
||Croix de Guerra
||Which gas is commonly used in electric bulbs?
||Which European city was founded in 1050,destroyed by fire in 1624, and rebuilt?
||Oslo,capital of Norway
||What are plants that grow in water called?
||Which insect makes the loudest noise?
||The mle cicada
||To which country does Greenland belong?
||What is the other name for graphite?
||Plumbago or black lead
||To which galaxy does the earth belong?
||The Milky Way
||Where are the largest deposits of platinum found?
||Name the only mammal that flies.
||How would you recognize the leader of a wolf pack?
||The leader holds his tail straight out,while others tails droop.
||What is a baby rabbit or squirrel called?
||What is the study of evil spirits and demons called?
||What is a group of Kangaroos called?
||Which language is most dominant in Latin America?
||Who said that 'Well begun is half done'?
||Name the border line between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
||The Durand Line
||Who said that 'Science without religion is lame and religion without science is blind?
||Name the longest river of Australia.
||Name the highest mountain in Canada.
||Name the only Shakespeare's play that included a dog.
||Two Gentlemen of Verona
||Which city is called the 'City of Dreaming Spires'?
||After which emperor was July named?
||Name the king of England who built the Tower of London.
||King William I
||After Amazon, which is the major river of South America?
||Which king of France was called the Citizen King?
||Who first discovered radioactivity?
||Aesop has been attributed with famous fables. What did he work as?
||He was a slave
||Who is known as the 'Maid of Orleans'?
||Joan of Arc of France
||From which country did the Portugese bring tobacco to India in 1508?
||Which European country is known as the 'Land of Cakes'?
||Name the ethical practice in Jainism, of not causing harm to any living thing.
||Which is the longest strait in the world?
||In which part of the world is the river Snake?
||Which is the tallest race in the world?
||The Tutsi,they live in Central Africa and have an average height of 185 cms. or 6 ft. 1 inch.
||Name the International Line forming the border between India and China on the eastern side.
||The Mc Mohan Line
||Which is the largest port in the world?
||New York Har
||Which is the longest river in Asia?
||The river Ob(5538 kms) in the U.S.S.R.
||Of which crop is Bangladesh the greatest producer in the world?
||What is the science of coins & medals called?
||What is amnesia?
||Loss or impairment of memory
||What is a young cow called?
||Which language is known as Cape Dutch?
||Which batsman scored a century in a First Class Match without a single boundary?
||Bill Woodfull of Australia; 118 runs
||Which bowler has taken Gavaskar's wicket the maximum times?
||D.Underwood of England 12 times
||What is the record for most runs scored in a Test match?
||G.Gooch of England. 456 runs (333 & 123 against (India) at Lord's in 1990-91.
||What is the record for most sixes hit in an innings in First class cricket?
||15 sixes.Hit by Johan Reid,Wellington v/s Northern Districts,1962-63
||Who is the youngest player to score a double century in Test Cricket?
||Javed Miandad.He was 19 years,141 days when he scored 206 against N.Zealand at Karachi in 1976-77.
||Where are the world's largest diamond and gold mining areas?
||Kimberley in South Africa
||Which is the largest silver producing country in the world?
||What was the former name of Ghana?
||Gold Coast or 'Land of Gold'.
||Which is the largest bay in the world?
||In area,the Bay of Bengal is the largest.However,in shore line length, the Hudson Bay is the largest
||Which is the largest delta formed by two rivers?
||That created by the Ganga & Brahmaputra in West Bengal and Bangladesh
||Which is the deepest lake in the world?
||Ozero (lake) Baykal in Central Siberia
||Can the giraffe outspeed the Kangaroo?
||Yest. At 35 miles (56 km) an hour
||How many claws does a crab have?
||Name the largest freshwater lake.
||Name the most poisonous fish.
||Mafia is a secret society operating in different parts of the world. Which place is considered to be its origin?
||Name the fastest fish in the world.
||Who founded the Maurya dynasty in ancient India?