GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-5

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE-5

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

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1-The coldest months in Australia are July and August.
2-Venus is nearest to the earth.
3-Zaire is the biggest producer of diamonds.
4-Port Stanley is the capital of Falkland islands.
5-New Castle is an important port in England which is famous for coal industry.
6-Damascus is the capital of Syria.
7-India has largest area under cultivation.
8-Cotton is a commercial crop.
9-An acidic land may be corrected by treatment with lime.
10-Temperature decreases as height increases.
11-Aral and Caspian Seas are land locked seas.
12-Volga river flows into the Caspian Sea.
13-The cutting of forests may cause rise in temperature.
14-Mirani dam is on river Dashat.
15-The shape of the earth is oblate spheroid.
16-The revolution of earth around the sun causes change of seasons.
17-In northern hemisphere, the longest day is 21 June.
18-Russia,Canada and China are the biggest countries by area.
19-Sahara is the biggest desert of the world and it is situated in northern Africa.
20-Ghana is the biggest producer of Coca.
21-McMahon line is between India and China.
22-Mediterranean climate is characterized by rainy winter and dry summer.
23-Yen is the currency of Japan.
24-Asia is the biggest continent.
25-Antarctica is the smallest continent.
26-Africa is the second biggest continent.
27-Europe is completely situated in northern hemisphere.
28-About 29.7 percent of world land is occupied by Asia.
29-Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world which is located in Nepal.
30-Dead Sea is the lowest point in Asia.
31-Mount Mckinely is the highest point in North America.
32-Caspian Sea is the lowest point in central Asia.
33-Caribbean Sea is in South America.
34-Aazon river(the largest river) empties in Atlantic ocean.
35-Atacama desert is situated in Northern Chile.
36-Caspian Sea is the biggest salt water lake in the world.
37-Green land is the biggest island of the world.
38-The approximate circumference of the earth is 25000 miles.
39-The ocean water is never at rest.There are several movements in it.
40-Eart takes four minutes to cover one degree of latitude.
41-Suez canal was opened for traffic in 1869.
42-The approximate length of Suez canal is 160 kilometer.
43-The approximate length of Panama canal is 50 miles.
44-The color of lunar soil is greyish.
45-Venice (Italy) is called the city of canals.
46-Benarus is the holiest city of Hindus.
47-Lke Baikal (Russia) is the world’s biggest fresh water lake.
48-Mexico is the only English speaking country in the Latin America.
49-Japan is known as the land of rising sun.
50-Norway is called the land of midnight sun.