General Knowledge-1

General Knowledge-1

GENERAL KNOWLEDGEGeneral Knowledge Part 1

We have started this new section for the students who want improve their general knowledge for appearing in CSS, PMS, PCS, NTS and other competitive exams. We are not here to check your general knowledge rather we just want to improve your general knowledge. We shall publish 50 information in each post so that you may easily digest them.

1-Hamun Mashkel lake(Baluchistan) is a salt water lake.
2-Most important crop on Nile delta is cotton.
3-Pakistan is the fourth among world’s largest cotton producers.
4-A famous natural bridge is located in Virginia.
5-Iberian peninsula is a part of Europe.
6-Height of Islamabad is 2000 feet above the sea level.
7-The devil tower is a volcano in United States of America.
8-Hudson Bay is the largest bay in the world and is situated in Northern Canada.
9-Gulf of Mexico is the largest gulf.
10-Grand canal is the oldest man made canal for shipping purpose in China.
11-Shark bay is in Western Australia.
12-English channel separates England from France.
13-Gulf of Sidra is in Libya.
14-Red river is in United States of America.
15-Gulf of lion is in France.
16-Churchill water fall is in Canada.
17-Danube river is in Europe. it falls into Black sea.
18-The Volga is the longest while Danube is the second longest river in Europe .
19-Congo is the only river which flows both north and south of equator.
20-New Zealand is situated in the region of Oceania.
21-Oxu river (also known as Amu Darya) flows between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. It is the largest river in the South Asia.
22-Baro Doab is the area lying between river Ravi and river Bias.
23-Surma is a name of a river.
24-Windermere lake is the largest lake of United Kingdom.
25-Loire is the longest river in France.
26-A iceberg floating in sea will have one-tenth of its mass above the surface of water.
27-Jog falls are the highest waterfalls in India.
28-River Latani is in Lebanon.
29-Niagra falls was discovered by Louis Hennepin.
30-River darling is in Australia.
31-Panama canal is called the gate way of Pacific as it connects the Atlantic ocean with Pacific ocean.
32-Panama canal was opened in 1914.
33-The Amazon river crosses the Equator twice.
34-Amazon is largest river in terms of volume. It is in Brazil. It pours into Atlantic ocean.
35-The longest and largest river in Asia is Yangtze, situated in China.
36-The Soan and Haro are the two rivers of Pothohar plateau in Pakistan.
37-Aswan Dam is constructed on river Nile(Egypt).
38-World’s largest earth filled dam is Tarbela dam in Pakistan..
39-Victoria fall is on the border between Zimbabwe and South Africa.
40-Lke Baikal is the deepest lake in the world.
41-Indus river pours into Arabian sea.
42-Nile river pours its water into Mediterranean sea.
43-Tigris and Euphrates rivers are in Iraq.
44-Lake Mead is man made largest lake in the world.
45-Suez canal is 17 km long constructed in 1869.
46-Suez canal links the Mediterranean sea with the Red sea. The canal was constructed by a French engineer, Ferdinand De Lesseps.
47-Suez canal was nationalized by Col. Naseer on 26th July, 1956.
48-Marina trench is the deepest part in the ocean and it lies in Pacific ocean. It is also called the deepest seafloor depression in the world.
49-River Zambezi flows in South East Africa.
50- Mesopotamia is the region between Tigris and Euphrates.