HAZRAT MUHAMMAD (PBUH) Holy Prophet was born in 571 A.D 22nd April.• Father’s name, Hazat Abdullah.• Mother’ Name, Hazrat Amna.• Maternal Grand Father’s name Wahib bins Abdul Munnaf.• Maternal Grandmother, Batarah.• Real name of Abdu Mutalib was Shaba.• Grandmother name, Fatima.
HAZRAT MUHAMMAD (PBUH)• Bahira Syrian Christian saint recognized prophet as last prophet.• Harb-i-Fajjar was a war fought b/w Quraish and Bani Hawazin Prophet was of 15 years and participated in it.• Prophet visited Taif in 10th Nabvi.• Tribe of Taif was Saqaif.• Prophet with Zaid bin Haris, went Taif & stayed for 10 days.• Bibi Amna suckled Prophet for 3 days.
UMUL MOMENEEN Umat-ul-Momineen is called to Wives of Holy prophet.• Zainab bint Khazeema is known as Ummal Masakeen.• Hazat Umme-e-Salma the wife of holy prophet died in last.• Abu Bakar gave the collection of Quran to Hazrat Hafsa.• Khadija died on the tenth of Ramadan 10 Nabvi.• Khadija was buried in Hujun above Makka
SAHABA KARAM Hazrat Asad died first among the Sahabah.• Hamza & Hussain are known as leader of Martyrs.• Hazrat Usman Bin Talha was the Key holder of Kaaba. • Hazrat Saad bin Ubi waqas conquered Persia firstly.• Qabeela bin Qais is known as cup bearer of Zam Zam.• Abbas was instrumental in bringing abu Sufiyan in Islam.• Periods of Caliphs
MCQS ABOUT AL-QURAN (A) Kalima Tayyaiba is mentioned in Quran for 2 times.• The word Quran means “read one”.• 114 total number of Surah• Surah means city of Refuge.• 86 Makki Surah. • 28 Madine Surah.• 558 Rukus.
The civil war, known for its issues of slavery and the conflict between the north and the south. The split in the union can be traced as far back as the 1810s, just as the industrial revolution was beginning. With the industrial revolutions effects on the north and the south caused the economy to split. The north became more industrialized; the south started relaying more on agriculture. In the ...
MCQS ABOUT AL-QURAN (B)• Ikhlas means Purity of faith.• Falak means Dawn.• Un-Nass means Mankind.• Al-alq means Clot of blood.• Alm Nashrah means Expansion.• Uz-zukhruf means Ornaments.• Surah Rahman is in 27th Para.
PROPHETS OF ISLAM (PART-A) Adam was created on Juma day.• Adam landed in Sri Lanka on Adam’s Peak Mountain.• Adam is a word of Syriani language.• Adam had 2 daughters.• Kabeel killed Habeel because he wanted to marry Akleema.• The first person to be put into Hell will be Qaabil.• Adam had 3 sons
PROPHETS OF ISLAM (PART-B) Zunoon (lord of fish) & Sahibul Hoot : Younus.• The prophet whose people were last to suffer divine punishment Saleh.• Suleiman died while standing with the support of a stick.• Ashab-e-Kahf slept for 309 years.• The number of Ashab-e-Kahf was 7.• Saleh invented soap.
GHAZWAT/BATTELS OF ISLAM First Ghazwa is Widdan or Abwa in 1 A.H• 624 Battle of Badr.2hij• 625 Battle of Uhad. 3hij• 626 Battle of Rajih.4hij• 627 Battle of Khandaq (Ahzab).5hij• 628, Treaty of Hudaibiya, Hazrat Khalid bin Walid Accepted Islam, Conquest of Khyber.6hij• 629, Battle of Mutah, Preaching of Islam to various kings.7hij• 630, Battle of Hunain, Conquest of Makkah.8hij• 631, Battle of Tabuk. 9hij
ISLAM MCQS-NAMAZ MCQS-ROZA MCQS-HAJ MCQS-ZAKAT MCQS Istalam is kissing of Hajr Aswad.• Islam has 2 major sects.• There are 5 fundaments of Islam.• 2 types of faith.• 5 Articles of faith.
MONTH WISE EVENTS 1st – Start of new Islamic year 2nd – Arrival of Imam Hussain(a.s.) in Karbala – (61 A.H.)7th – Access to water was blocked from the camp of Imam Hussain(a.s.) – the 3rd Holy Imam – (61 A.H.)10th – Ashoora – Martyrdom of Imam Hussain(a.s.) and his companions – (61 A.H.)11th – Prophet Mohammad(sawaw)’s family was shackled and taken away as prisoners12th – Soyem of the martyrs of Karbala
HADITH MCQS 1. Name the book in which name, activities and characters of the transmitter were given? Isma-ur-Rajjal 2. What is the main purpose of Isma-ur-Rajjal?For Authenticity of Hadith3. Name the member of Ashaab-e-Sufah who had narrated maximum Ahadis?Hazrat Abu Hurrairah (R.A)
ISLAM MCQS 70. Literally the word “Islam” meansSubmission to Allah71. Which religion is the favourite of Allah according to the Holy Quran?Islam72. Which two Prophets prayed to Allah to become the “Ummati” of the last Prophet (PBUH) and whose prayer was granted?Hazrat Isa (A.S) and Hazrat Musa (A.S)….Hazrat Musa’s Prayer was granted73. Religion of Hazrat Adam (A.S) was Islam
The Arabic word "Islam" means peace, submission, and obedience. The religion of Islam is the complete acceptance of the teaching and guidance of Allah as revealed to his prophet Muhammad peace be upon him (p. b. u. h). A Muslim is on whom believes in one god Allah and strives for total reorganization of his life according to his revealed guidance and the saying of Prophet Muhammad (p. b. u. h). He ...
Century Wise History
6th century 545: Birth of Abdullah, the Holy Prophet’s father.
571: Birth of the Holy Prophet. Year of the Elephant. Invasion of Makkah by Abraha the Viceroy of Yemen, his retreat.
7th century 605: The Holy Prophet arbitrates in a dispute among the Quraish about the placing of the Black Stone in the Kaaba. 610: The first revelation in the cave at Mt. Hira. The Holy Prophet is commissioned as the Messenger of God. 613: Declaration at Mt. Sara inviting the general public to Islam.
8th century 700: Campaigns against the Berbers in North Africa. 702: Ashath’s rebellion in Iraq, battle of Deir ul Jamira. 705: Death of Abdul Malik. Accession of Walid I as Caliph.
9th century 800: The Aghlabid rule is established in North Africa. 803: Downfall of the Barmakids. Execution of Jafar Barmki. 805: Campaigns against the Byzantines. Capture of the islands of Rhodes and Cypress. 809: Death of Harun ur Rashid. Accession of Amin.
10th century 902: Death of the Abbasid Caliph Muktafi; death of the Saffarid ruler Amr.
903: Assassination of the Qarmatian ruler Abu Said; accession of Abu Tahir.
905: Abdullah b Hamdan founds the Hamdanid rule in Mosul and Jazira. End of the Tulunid rule in Egypt.
11th century 1001: Mahmud Ghazanavi defeats the Hindu Shahis.
1004: Mahmud captures Bhatiya. 1005: Mahmud captures Multan and Ghur.
1008: Mahmud defeats the Rajput confederacy.
12th century 1101: Death or the Fatimid Caliph Al Mustaali, accession of Al Aamir.
1105: Death of the Seljuk Sultan Barkiaruk, accession Of Muhammad.1106: Death of the AI Motavid Yusuf b Tashfin.
13th century 1202: Death of the Ghurid Sultan Ghias ud Din; accession of Mahmud.
1204: Shahab ud Din Ghuri defeated by the Ghuzz Turks.1206: Death of Shahab ud Din Ghuri. Qutb ud Din Aibik crowned king in Lahore.
14th century 1301: In Bengal, Death of Ruknuddin the king of Bengal, succeeded by
brother Shamsuddin Firuz.302: In Granada, Death of Muhammad II; succession of Muhammad III.
When the gap between the ideal and the real in a society becomes too wide, the system breaks down. The validity of this thesis can be shown through the political, economic, social, and intellectual forces which were present at the time of the late 14 th and early 15 th century. These forces included those such as the powerful Church, the Black Death, and the maltreatment of the peasant class. ...
15th century 1400: In the Burji Mamluks empire, The Mamluks lost Syria which was occupied by Amir Timur.1401: In the Golden Horde empire, Death of Timur Qutluq, the ruler, installed by Amir Timur. accession of Shadi Beg.
16th century 1500: In the Burji Mamluks empire, Zahir Kanauh overthrown by Ashraf Gan Balat.1501: Isamil I establishes the Safavid dynasty in Persia, and the Twelve-Imam Shi’ism becomes the state religion.
17th century 1600: Sind annexed by the Mughals. End of the Arghun rule in Sind.
1601: Khandesh annexed by the Mughals.1603: Battle of Urmiyah. Turks suffer defeat. Persia occupies Tabriz, Mesopotamia. Mosul and Diyarbekr. Death of Muhammad III, Sultan of Turkey, accession of Ahmad I. In Morocco al Shaikh died.
18th century 1700: Murshid Quli Khan declares the independence of Bengal and establishes his capital at Murshidabad.1703: Ahmad 11I becomes the Ottoman Sultan. Birth of Shah Wali Ullah. Birth of the religious reformer Muhammad b Abdul Wahab.
19th century 1803: Shah Abdul Aziz ibn Saud assassinated by a Shia fanatic. Shah Shuja proclaimed as King of Afghanistan.1805: Ibn Saud captured Madinah defeating the Turk garrison.
20th century 1901: Ibn Saud (Abd al-Aziz) captures Riyad.1901: French forces occupy Morocco.1904: Morocco becomes a French protectorate under the Conference of Algeciras.1904: The Presian constitution is promoted.
POST PARTITION MCQS• National anthem of Pak: was played for first time on 13th August, 1954 in front of Raza Shah Pahlavi of Iran.• Plan of division of Indo-Pak: announced on 3rd June, 1947.•Population of Pak: at it birth was 32 million.• First head of state to visit Pak: in 1947 was Ameer of Kuwait.• First president to visit was of Indonesia.• First opposition party of Pak: Jinnah Awami league it was founded by Abudl hameed Bhashwani in 1950.
POST PARTITION MCQS• National anthem of Pak: was played for first time on 13th August, 1954 in front of Raza Shah Pahlavi of Iran.• Plan of division of Indo-Pak: announced on 3rd June, 1947.• Population of Pak: at it birth was 32 million.• First head of state to visit Pak: in 1947 was Ameer of Kuwait.
• First president to visit was of Indonesia.• First opposition party of Pak: Jinnah Awami league it was founded by Abudl hameed Bhashwani in 1950.
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PRE PARTITON MCQS• Who amongst the following were the first to invade India? Arabs• Real name of Mohammad-bin-qasims was Amadudin Mohammad (Pillar of Deen).• Mohd: Bin Qasim was nephew and son-in-law of Hajjaj bin Yousuf the Governor of Iraq (Omayad Period).
He came to Sindh with 12 thousand men.• Mohd: bin Qasim conquered Sindh during Ummayads.• Siskar was Waziir of Dahir.
PAKISTAN HISTORY EVENTS Mahmud ghaznavi was the muslim ruler of ghazni who gained fame by raiding india on seventeem times from 1000 to 1027 A.D. On each occasion he defeated hindu kings and returned to Ghazni with enormous wealth.He is the person who bring Islam in sub-continent by capturing the Sommnath.
GEOGRAPHY OF PAKISTAN• Steel Mill is in Bin Qasim• Old name of Jacobabad is Khangharh.• Kot Digi Fort is in Khairpur district.• Peshawar means city of flowers.• Warsak dam (near Peshawar) is built on Kabul River.• Tirich Mir mounts of Hindu Kash separate Afghanistan and Tajistan from Pak:• Islamia College Peshawar was founded in 1914 by Sahibzada Abdul Qayum.• Quaid Azam Medical College is in Bahawalpur.• Choukundi toms are located near Karachi.
FIRST LARGEST IN PAKISTAN• Iran was first to recognize Pakistan.• Pakistan opened its first embassy in Iran.• Egypt was first to open its embassy in Pakistan. (chk)• First governor of State Bank Zahid Hussain.• First Lady governor Rana Liaquat Ali (Sindh) 1973-1976.• First lady federal minister Vikarun Nisa Noor (Tourism).• First state to join Pakistan was Bahawul Pur, 1954.• Pak: cricket team first visited England.(chk: India)
ALL ABOUT PAKISTAN· Father of the Nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876-1948)
· National Poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938)· Head of the State Asif Ali Zardari, President· Head of Government Yousaf Raza gillani, Prime Minister· Capital Islamabad
· Area Total 796,095 Sq. km.
DAMS AND BARAGES OF PAKISTAN DUNGI DAMDohngi Dam (Dungi Dam) is a dam, located 2 kilometers northwest of Gujar Khan in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.GHAZI BAROTHA DAMGhazi Barotha Dam is located on Indus River in Pakistan. Ghazi Barotha Hydroelectric project is located around 100 km from Islamabad. It involved the construction of a partial river diversion at Ghazi Barotha, 7 km downstream from the Tarbela Dam.
India is the center of a very serious problem in the world today. It's a very diverse place with people from many different religious backgrounds, who speak many different languages and come from many different regions. They are also separated economically. Two of the country's religious sects, Muslims and Hindus, have been in conflict for hundreds of years. Their feelings of mistrust and hatred ...
PAKISTAN PORTS AND HARBOURS Barbarikon was the name of a sea port near the modern-day city of Karachi, Pakistan, important in the Hellenistic era in Indian Ocean trade. It is mentioned briefly in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea:”This river [the Indus] has seven mouths, very shallow and marshy, so that they are not navigable, except the one in the middle; at which by the shore, is the market-town,Barbaricum. Before it there lies a small island, and inland behind it is the metropolis of Scythia, Minnagara; it is subject to Parthian princes who are constantly driving each other out.” Periplus, Chap. 38
PAK STUDIES MCQS SS PAPERS 1. He was the Governor – General of Indo-Pakistan before Mountbatten:Lord Wavel2. Mountbatten came to India in March 1947
3. Mountbatten was an officer in British Navy
PAK STUDIES MCQS LECTURER PAPERS 51. “Wheat Crisis” in Pakistan took place in 1952
52. Martial Law in Lahore was imposed in MARCH 1953
53. MALIK GHULAM Muhammad dissolved the Govt. of Nazi mud Din in April 1953
PAK STUDIES PMS MCQS PAPER 101. Total number of National Assembly seats in the L.F.O. was 313 102. East Bengal has 169 seats in the L.F.O.
103. Punjab had 85 seats in L.F.O. 104. Elections could not be held on fixed date and had to be postponed till 7th December due to Floods in East Pakistan
PAK STUDIES PPSC PAST PAPER1. The Swadeshi movement means Boycott of goods (British goods) 2. Simla Deputation was led by Sir Agha Khan
3. Who moved the resolution for establishing Muslim League? Nawab of Dacca
PAK STUDIES MCQS PAPER 2006 Federal form of Government for India was approved by British inFirst Round Table Conference Who was the Prime Minster of England during First Round Table Conference?Ramsay MacdonaldSecond Round Table Conference was held in 1931
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1.The last viceroy of united India was _______.(Lord Mount Batten)
2.______ is known as Bab-ul-Islam.(sindh) see History of Sindh
3.The first O.I.C summit was held in ___________ in _______. (Rabat,Morocco)(1969)
4.The second O.I.C summit was held in ________ in _________.(Lahore,Pakistan)(1974)
5.The third O.I.C summit was held in _______ and ________
Consequent upon the massive investments made during the planning period, industrial development made great strides after independence. The index number of industrial production (base year 1970 as 100) went up from 54.8 in 1951 to 150.1 in 1978-79. Production of finished steel increased nearly 6 times and that of nitrogenous fertilizers by about 240 times during the period. An important feature of ...
6.The fourth O.I.C summit was held in ________ in ______.(Casablanca,Morocco)(1984)
7.The fifth O.I.C summit was held in _______ in _______.(Kuwait)(1987)
8.The sixth O.I.C summit was held in ________ in ______.(Dakar,Senegal)(1991)
9.The seventh O.I.C summit was held in _______ in _______.(Casablanca)(1994)
10.The eight O.I.C summit was held in ___________ in _______.(Tehran,Iran)(1997)
see OIC details–OIC
11.The highway linking China and Pakistan is called
12.Pakistan became the member of UNO on ____________and ___________ Opposed
it.(30th December 1947)(Afghanistan)
13. _____________ are the two most important food crops of Pakistan.(Wheat and Rice)
14.The Objective Resolution was put forwarded by ___________ in________.(Liaquat Ali Khan)(1949)
15._________ and ________ are two famous Pushto poets.(Khushal Khan
16.The State Bank was inaugurated by _________ in __________.(Jinnah Mohammed Ali )(July 1948)
17.The first constitution of Pakistan came into force on __________ and cancelled in _______.(23rd March 1956)(1958)
18.The second constitution of Pakistan was promulgated on __________.(1st March 1962)
19.The third constitution of Pakistan was promulgated on _________.(14th August 1973)
20.Pakistan’s second Governer General and 2nd Prime Minister was _______.(Khawaja Nazimuddin)
21.The Government of Pakistan imposed the system of Zakat in the year _____ and it is collected at ______.(1980)(1/3 %)
22.Quaid-e-Azam joined muslim league in the year _____.(1913)
23.The Simla-Deputation1906 was headed by ___________.(Sir Agha Khan)
24.Pakistan’s largest heavy engineering complex is situated at _______ ,Built with the help of ____.(Texila)(China)
25.The highest peak of Pakistan is _____.(K-2)
26.Sui gas was found in the year _____.(1952)
27.__________ was the chairman of boundary commission.(Sir Red Cliff)
28.The growth rate of Pakistan is _____.(3%)
29.The Lukhnow Pact 1916 was signed between Muslim League and _______ in the year ____.(Congress)(1916)
30.The first President of All India Muslim League was _______.(Sir Agha Khan)
31.Quaid-e-Azam proposed his 14 points in the year _____.(1929)
32.The United Nations was founded in _________.(24th October 1945)
33.The first meeting of the Muslim League took place in the year ____ at _______.(1908)(Karachi)
34.The Cripps Mission visited India in______.(1942)
35.___________ Was the first PAKISTAN GOVERNOR GENERALS.(Quaid-e-Azam)
36.The Cabinet Mission came to India in the year ______ A.D and had ___ members.(1946)(three)
37.R.C.D (Regional Co-operation for development )was established in______.(1964)
38.Quaid-e-Azam Gave his 14 points in reply to ________.(Nehru Report)
39.Mount Batten announced his plan on _________.(3rd June 1947)
40.The first independent ruler of Muslim India was ________.(Qutub uddin Aibak)
41.Allama Iqbal gave his historical address in the year _____ A.D at _____ .(1930) (Allahbad)
42.Quaid-e-Azam appealed on _________ to observe day of Deliverance or Yaum-e-Nijat /Tashakkur.(22th december 1939)
43.___________ has 4 divisions.(Sindh)
44.__________ was the first President of Pakistan.(Iskander Mirza)
45.Participation of Bengal took place in the year ______A.d And cancelled in _____ A.D.(1905)(1911)
46.The two biggest hydraulic dams of Pakistan are _______ and _______.(Tarbela)(Mangla)
47.Pakistan was recognized as a republic in the year _____.(1956)
48._____________ Translated the Holly Quran in Persian.(Hazrat Shah Wali Ullah)
49.Moen jo Daro was built _______ years ago through a thought plan.(4000)
50.The Muslim League was founded in _______ at _____ due to the movement of _______ .(1906) (Dhaka) ( Nawab Saleem Ullah Khan)
51.All India Congress was founded by ____________ in the year _________ A.d.(Allan o.Hume)(1885)
52.The first Prime Minister of Pakistan was ___________.(Liaqat Ali Khan)
53.The First World War started in _______.(1914)
54.The second World War ended in ______. (1945)
55.Urdu is a Persian word it means ______.(Camp)
56.First Muslim General _____________ invaded Sindh.(Mohammad Bin Qasim)
57.The highest court of Pakistan is __________.(Supreme Court)
58.The Aligarh Movement was started by ________.(Sir Syed Ahmed Khan)
59.Quaid-e-Azam remained member of both Muslim League and Congress for __ years.(9)
60.Badshahi Mosque was built by __________ at Lahore.(Aurangzeb Alamgir)
61. Sindh was separated from Bombay presidency in the year _____A.D.(1936)
62.First Round Table Conference took place in London in _______ A.D.(1930)
63.Second Round Table Conference took place in London in ______ A.D.(1931)
64.General Zia Ul Haq took office in ____ A.D.(1977)
65.Quaid-e-Azam was born on ___________.(25th December 1876)
66.___________ and ____________ are the two building found in Pakistan that were built by Mughal Empire.(Badshahi Mosque)(Shahi Qila)
67.Pakistan’s two important agricultural crops are _____ and _____.(Cotton)(Rice)
68.Allama Iqbal was born at _________.in ________.(Sialkot)(1877)
69.The last Mughal Emperor of India was _________.(Bahadur Shah Zafar)
70.Pakistan’s largest steel mill is at ________ formed by the cooperation of ________.(pipri(Karachi)(Russia)
71.There are ___ natural regions of Pakistan.(4)
72.The Mosque built by ________ is at Thatta.(Shah Jahan)
73.The duration sixth five -years plan is ______.(1985-1990)
74.According to the 1972 census the literacy rate in Pakistan was _____ which grew to _____ in 1981.(21.7%)(26.2%)
75.The true name of Hazrat Mujaddid Alif Sane was _______.(Shaikh Ahmed)
76.In the 1945 Muslim League won ____ Muslims seats in the central Assembly.(30)
77.The British Parliament passed the Indian Independence law in _________ or made the Indian participation plan into a law.(July 1947)
78.The script of All Pakistani languages is similar and it is based on ______ (Quranic Script)
79.Sind Madarsa-ul-Islam was founded by ___________.(Hasan Ali Afandi)
80.Pakistan earns its biggest share of foreign exchange from _____.(Cotton)
81.In _______ ,________ helped Pakistan in making arrangements to hold the Islamic Summit Conference.(1974)(Shah Faisal)
82.The first General elections of Pakistan were held in the year______.(1971)
83.SAARC abbreviates for __________ .(South Asian Assocition for Regional Cooperation)
84.________ founded Muslim League’s braneli at London in _____.(Syed Ameor Ali)(1908)
85.All Pakistani languages contain lots of words of ______ and _______.(Arabic)(Persian)
86.Immediately after Independence from the British India forcefully annexed _______.(Hyderabad)
87._______ and ________ occupied a large territory of Kashmir.(Dakkan)(Junagarh)
88.The _____ nuclear exploitation showed the true face of Indian agression.(1974)
89.Congress started “Leave India Movement” in the year ______.(1942)
90.In_____,________ defeated the Marhatas at the battle field of Pani Patt.(1761)(Ahmed Shah Abdali)
91.The first Mughal Emperor was _____.(Babar)
92.The Mughal Emperor Akbar introduced the _________.(Deen-e-Elahi)
93.Pakistani languages are greatly influenced from _______.(Arabic)
94._________ and _________ are two important Sindhi poets.(Shah Abdul Latif)(Sachal Sarmast)
95.Two palces famous for wooden crafts are ______ and ______ in Pakistan.(Hala)(Kashmor)
96.The Indus Basin Treaty was signed between Pakistan and India in the year ____.(1960)
97.Sindh Muslim League passed a resolution in _______.(1938)
98.Nizam-e-Mustafa movement was carried in the year ____.(1977)
99.The Hindu Society is divided in ___ casts.(4)
100.Pakistan’s _____ population live in rural areas.(70%)
101.The first Muslim League Government was formed in Sindh in ______.(1943)
102.Masjid Mahabat Khan is situated at _________.(Peshawar)
103.Masjid Wazir Khan is situated at ________.(Lahore)
104.Simla Delegation met _______ in 1945.(Lord Wevell)
105.In year ____ the Simla delegation headed by Sir Agha Khan met ______.(1906) (Lord Minto)
106.Liaqat Ali Khan born in ______ and become the secretary general of Muslim in _____.(1895)(1936)
107.Waris Shah wrote _________.(Heer Ranjha)
108.The total area of Pakistan is _________ sq.km and total population according to 1981 census is _____________ million/crores.(796096)(83782000)
109.Pakistan exploded its first atomic bomb at _______ in the year ______.(Chaghi)(May 1998)
110.Moen-jo-Daro is the province of ______.( Sindh).
111.The period of first five year plan was _________.(1955-1960)
112.Pakistan joined the non -Aligned Movement in in the year ______.(1979)
113.The first conferences of NAM was held at ______ in _______ and the second at _______.(Belgrade)(1961)(Cairo)
114.The fort of Lahore (Shahi Qila) was built by ________.(Jehangir)
115.Sind was conquired by Mohammad bin Qasim in the year ______.(712)
116.The head of the state is called _______ and head of the Government is called _______.(President)(Prime Minister)
117.The Secretariate of O.I.C is at ________ (Saudi Arabia) and RCD at ________.(Jeddah)(Tehran)
118.RCD is called now ________ .(R.E.C (Regional Economic Council)
119.The desert land of Sindh is called _______ and that Bahawalpur is called ________.(Thar)(Cholistan)
120.The first Saint to came South Asia ______________ is most important of all.(Hazrat Ali Hajveri)
121.Hazrat Amman Marvandi is known as _________.(Lal Shahbaz Qalandar)
122.In ______ Cripps mission was presented.(1942)
123.In 1945-1946 elections Muslim League won ____ seats in central and _______ in provincial assembly.(all)(90%)
124.In ______ Lord Wavell proposed the formation of a temperary government consisting of the political parties of United India.(1945)
125.According to 3rd June 1947 plan plebiscite was held in __________ and ________.(N.W.F.P)(Silhoute)
126.In the North of Kabul river Khyber Pass is situated which is _____ km long.(53)
127.In the 1973 constitution ________ was recognized as state religion.(Islam)
128.In Pakistan ____ languages are spoken.(30)
129.__________ is the sufi poet of Pushto poetry.(Rehman Baba)
130._________ is considered as first poet of Pushto.(Ameer Karoro)
131.For a developing country like Pakistan ____________ is very important.(Nuclear Power)
132.U.N has _______ members.(159)
133.The five principles passed by the Non-Aligned countries are called _______.(Punj Shilla)
134.The members of R.C.D are _________,________, and ________.(Pakistan)(Iran)(Turkey)
135.In __________ separate elections principle was accepted.(1909)
136.Sir Syed founded scientific society in ________.(1862)
137.The Khilafat conference meeting held at Karachi in ______.(1921)
138.The fundamental principle of our foreign policy is ________________.(friendship with the nations of the world)
139.Sir Syed brought out the digest “Tehzib-ul-Akhlaq” in _______.(1870)
140.The first central office of Muslim League was established at ________.(Aligarh)
141.The word Pakistan was proposed by ______________ in a pamphlet named _______ .(Choudri Rehmat Ali)(No and Never)
142.The first constituent assembly of Pakistan was dissolved in the year ______ and _______ was its speaker.(1954)(Mir Maulvi Tamizuddin)
143.Under the constitution of 1973 the National Assembly consists of ______ Muslim members and the Senate consist of ____ members.(207)(87)
SCIENTIFIC STUDIES OF VARIOUS FIELDS
CATEGORY(A-D) acarology– study of mites accidence– grammar book; science of inflections in grammaraceology– therapeuticsacology — study of medical remedies
acoustics — science of sound adenology — study of glands
CATEGORY(E-I) Egyptology– study of ancient Egyptekistics– study of human settlement
electrochemistry– study of relations between electricity and chemicalselectrology — study of electricity
electrostatics– study of static electricityembryology– study of embryos
CATEGORY(K-O) koniology — study of atmospheric pollutants and dustktenology — science of putting people to deathkymatology — study of wave motionlabeorphily– collection and study of beer bottle labels
larithmics– study of population statisticslaryngology — study of larynx
CATEGORY(P-T) paedology– study of childrenpaedotrophy– art of rearing childrenpaidonosology– study of children’s diseases; pediatricspalaeoanthropology– study of early humanspalaeobiology — study of fossil plants and animalspalaeoclimatology– study of ancient climates palaeolimnology– study of ancient Fish
CATEGORY(U-Z) ufology– study of alien spacecrafturanography– descriptive astronomy and mapping
uranology– study of the heavens; astronomyurbanology– study of cities
urenology– study of rust moldsurology — study of urine; urinary tract
venereology– study of venereal diseasevermeology– study of worms
PART-A• Hydrometer measures humidity• Barometer measures atmospheric pressure
• Purity of milk is measured by lactometer• Fathometer measures the depth of oceans.• Sextant is used for measuring altitude of Sun and other heavenly bodies• Chronometer records accurate time on ships
PART-B• Heat energy into mechanical energy: Heat engine or steam engine.• Electrical energy into mechanical energy: Electrical Motor• Electrical energy into sound energy: Loudspeaker
• Sound energy into electrical energy: Microphone
PART-C Gramophone: an instrument with which we can reproduce the sound recorded by a suitable recording apparatus. It is fitted with a special type of apparatus known as sound box invented by Berliner.
Gravimeter: is an instrument for recording measurement under water and to determine the presence of oil deposits under water.
UNITS OF MEASUREMENT
SECTION-A • 1 horse power is 745.7 watts• 1 horse power = work equal to lifting 550 lbs of weight to one foot for one second• 1 calorie is equal to 4.2 Joules• 1 barrel is equal to 159 liters• 6 feet = 1 fathom
• 1 kwh = 3.6 x 10 power 6 joules
SECTION-B • Fermi : length [A unit of length equal to one femtometer (10-15 meter)]• Sved berg unit:sedimentation rate • Dioptre: power of lense • Mho : conductivity • Henry: inductance
• Maxwell: magnetic flux• Becquerel: radioactivity • Kilo watt hour: power
SECTION-C • unit of sound named after- Alexander Graham Bell – Decibel
• The density Smoke is measured on the Rngelmann scale- • Unit of electromotive force in Volt.• Power is measured in Watts (w).• Resistance was discovered by Girge Ohm in 1826, and is measured in ohms.
PART-A • Theory of mutation was propounded by Hygo de Vries.• A theory of acquired character was given by Lamark.• Charles Darwin is famous for his theory of struggle for existence and survival of the fittest.• Sigmund Freud is called as the father of modern psychiatry and psychology.• Energy stored in stretched spring is Elastic Potential energy• Energy stored in fossil fuels is chemical energy
PART-B • Sound travels more rapidly in solids• Maximum limit of sound beyond which a man can become deaf is 129 decibel• Audible sound is 20-20,000 cycles/second• Inaudible sound >20,000 cycles/second
• Velocity of sound at 0 deg: C is 331.7 m/s• Echo can only be produces when the distance of the obstacle is at least 17 meters
PART-C • Lasers are a special source of light called coherent light this means all the light waves are in step with each other and travel in same direction• Laser produce light of one particular wavelength and it is s single, pure color.• The first hologram was make in 1962• Laser = Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation• Quartz-halogen bulbs are used in overhead projectors and spotlights
SECTION-A • Taxidermy means stuffing dead animals• Stenography means short hand writing
• Psoriasis is a learning disability• Paleontology is study of fossils.• Hematology is the study of blood.• Study of earth is geology• Acoustics is the science of sound• Cytology is the study of cell
SECTION-B • Anthropology is the study of man.• Cartography is the art of making maps and charts.
• Philately is hobby of stamp collecting.• The branch of zoology, which deals with the study of insects is called entomology• The production of generally identical reproduction is called as Cloning• A petrologist studies what- Rocks history formation etc• An onomastician studies what – Names
• Thanatology is the study of what Death
PART-1 Vitamin A (Fat-soluble)
Deficiency Symptomsnight blindnessloss of smell appetite loss
PART-2 • Deficiency of vitamin A causes dryness of skin and night blindness
• Skin food is Vitamin C• Vitamin C is also called Ascorbic Acid it prevents scurvy
• Vitamin C is also necessary for utilization of iron• The food which contains largest amount of Vitamin C is tomato• Cod liver oil contains Vitamin D
EVERY DAY SCIENCE MCQS FROM PPSC PAST PAPERS
PAPER 1 1) One of the countries through which equator passes is:
2) Copper can be converted into gold by
3) The three elements needed for healthy growth of plants are:
PAPER 2 (1) Person with following blood group are considered to be universal recipient.
(2) Study of life in outer space is known as:
(3) The name of the common mineral salt present in sweat is:
PAPER 3 (26) The position of earth in its orbit, when it is at its greatest distance from the sun causing northern summer is called:
(27) Diamond is a very expensive ornament. It is composed of a single element:
(28) Which of the following layers make radio transmission possible?
PAPER 4 1. Water is heated in a kettle. The inside water is heated by convection. A person sitting near the fire receives heat by :
2. A time can come when we will be able to design a machine which can go on working for ever without the expenditure of energy. Is it possible ?
PAPER 5 26. It is observed that the total pressure exerted by air on the man of average siz is around 14.7 lb wt. per square inch. But the man feels quite comfortable,. It is because of :
27) A nuclear reactor is a device used to carry out controlled nuclear reaction whereas GM counter is a device used to detect :
PAPER 6 1.Which instrument is used to measure
pressure? c. Manometer 2. What does Angstrom measure? d. Speed of ships
3. Light year is related to c. Distance
PAPER 7 26. Choose the correct combination
27. Who invented the ball point pen? 28. Blaze Pascal is associated with
PAPER 8 1. What is the body temperature of a normal man? 2. Which of the following helps in clotting of blood?
3. Total volume of blood in a normal adult human being is
PAPER 9 26. Myopia is a disease connected with
27. Leukemia is a disease of the 28. Short-sightedness can be corrected by using
1. Faraizi Movement 1830-57 The first half of the 19th century witnessed a movement known as Faraizi Movement in East Bengal. The founder of this movement was Haji Shariatullah. At this time the condition of the Bengali Muslims in the……
2. Ali Garh Movement Sir Syed Ahmed Khan flourished from 1817 to 1898. As the founder of Aligarh movement, he is ranked among the greatest Muslim reformers of the 19th century. He came to the rescue of his co-religionists after the War of Independence (1857) when the British unleashed a wave of vengeance against the……..
3. Deoband Movement The Aligarh Movement did a lot of work for social, political and economic uplift of the Muslims. It, however, lacked in religious sphere and could not work commendably for religious training of the…….
4. Anjuman-i-Himayat-e-Islam Aligarh Movement and Darl-Ul-Uloom Deoband adorned the Muslims lives with modern and Islamic education. Anjuman-i-Himayat-i-Islam also did the same job…..
5. Nadva-tul-Ulema-Lucknow Nadva-tul-Ulema Lucknow was established by Maulana Abdul Ghafoor, Maulana Shibli Naumani and Maulana Abdul Haq in 1894. Its establishment was necessitated by the fact that M.A.O……
6. Two-Nation-theory “One lesson I have learnt from the history of Muslims. At critical moments in their history it is Islam that has saved Muslims and not vice versa.” (Sir Muhammad Iqbal)………..
7. Partition-of Bengal-1905 “the Lt.Governor of Bengal had to administer, in 1903,An area of 1, 89,000 square miles with a population of 7, 80, 00,000 and gross revenue of 75, 00,000 pounds.No other provincial administrator of India had so huge
8. Simla-Deputation1906 The Hindu opposition of Urdu and partition of Bengal revealed it to the Muslims that the Hindus would never allow the Muslims a respectable position in the Indian society. The political scene of India, at…..
9. Muslim-League-1906 The objectives of the Muslim League were as under:
i) To promote among the Muslims of India the feelings of loyalty to the British government and to remove misconception.
ii) To promote……….
10. Islamia College Peshawar The Edwardes High school was the first attempt in Peshawar as regarding Missionary work, which was established in 1855 by Robert Clarke under the patronage of Sir Herbert……….
11. Lukhnow Pact 1916 Lucknow Pact, (December 1916), agreement made by the Indian National Congres headed by Maratha leader Bal Gangadhar Tilak and the All-India Muslim League led by Muhammad Ali Jinnah; it was adopted by the Congress at its Lucknow……..
12. Khilafat-Movement The Hindu Muslim unity reached its climax during the Khilafat and the Non-cooperation Movements. The Muslims of soothsayer, under the leadership of the Ali Brothers, Maulana Muhammad Ali and Maulana Shaukat Ali, launched the historic Khilafat Movement after the First World War to protect the………..
13. Fourteen-Points-of-MA Jinnah ouncil of All India considered simply rejecting the report as insufficient. He decided to give an alterMuslim League on March 28, 1929, members of both the Shafi League and Jinnah League participated. Quaid-i-Azam…..
14. Simon-Commission-1927 The other section of the League, which boycotted the Simon Commission for its all-White character, cooperated with the Nehru Committee, appointed by the All-Parties Conference, to draft a constitution for India. The Nehru Report had an extremely anti-Muslim bias and the……….
15. Round-Table-Conferences It was launched by Gandhi because at that point he demanded implementation of Nehru report in Toto.The civil disobedience movement was declared illegal and Gandhi was arrested………..
16. Allama-Iqbals Allah Abad address Iqbal found a God sent opportunity as he was elected as the president of Allahabad Session of the All India Muslim League. He took full advantage of this session for communicating his thoughts and his dream for a separate state, Pakistan……..
17. Lahore-Resolution-1940 From March 22 to March 24, 1940, the All India Muslim League held its annual session at Minto Park, Lahore. This session proved to be historical.
18. On the first day of the session, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah narrated the events of the last few months. In an extempore……
19. Titu-Mir Mir Nisar Ali (Titu Mir) was one of the greatest freedom fighters of Bangladesh. He sparked the flame of liberation in the hearts of Bangladeshis which is continuous leading them in their struggle for political, cultural and economic independence……….
20. Sheikh Ahmad Sarhindi The first of the great reformers, Sheikh Ahmad Sarhindi al-Farooqi an-Naqshbandi, was born in Sarhind on June 26, 1564. He belonged to a devout Muslim family that claimed descent from Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA).
His father Sheikh Abdul Ahad was a…..
21. Allama Mohammad Iqbal Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, the Islamic poet-philosopher who played such a vital role in the birth of Pakistan, was the first to advocate the formation of independent Muslim state for the………..
22. Liaquat Ali Khan Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan, the second son of Nawab Rustam Ali Khan, was born on October 1, 1896, in a Madal Pathan (Nausherwan) family. He graduated in 1918 from M. A. O. College, Aligarh. After his graduation, he was offered a job in the
23. Jinnah Mohammed Ali Jinnah, Mohammed Ali (1876-1948), Indian politician and longtime leader of the Muslim League. Jinnah became the founding father of Pakistan and its first governor-general (1947-1948)…..
24. Ideology-of-Pakistan The word ideology is defined as the science of ideas or system of ideas,especiallyconcerning social and political life.It may be defined as the set of beliefs,especially thepolitical beliefs on which people,parties or………….
25. Ideology-of-Pakistan-and-Quaid-e- Azam Pakistan was carved out in desperateurgency. It came into existence with horrible loss of life and property, and the migration of millions of dazed and destitute men, women,……
26. Constitution of 1956 First constitution was approved on 29th January 1956. The Governor General gave is assent on 2nd March and the new constitution was enforced on 23rd March, 1956 and Pakistan was transformed into an Islamic Republic. The Objectives Resolution passed by the First Constituent Assembly in 1949 was included in the Preamble of 1956 Constitution. Under this constitution, parliamentary form of government, modeled on British pattern, was adopted. This federal system was closer to the one as it existed under 1935 Act of India…….
27. Constitution of 1962 The Constitution of Second Republic was a comprehensive document, comprising 250 articles and three schedules. It did not have a representative character but was granted by one man………
28. Constitution of 1973 The National Assembly which was elected in 1970 had also to prepare a constitution for the country. For this purpose, it formed a committee in its session held on 17th April, 1972, comprising all the representatives of the parliamentary parties. The recommendations of the committee were finally approved on 10th April, 1973……….
29. Amendments in 1973 Constitution May 4, 1974
30. It amended Articles 1, 8, 17, 61, 101, 193, 199, 200, 209, 212, 250, 260 and 272, and the First Schedule of the Constitution of Pakistan.
31. The amendment to Article 1 redefined the boundaries of Pakistan and removed references to East Pakistan after the recognition of Bangladesh by Pakistan…..
32. The Presidents Powers he President is the head of the state and has been regarded as the chief spokesman of the republic. He is constitutionally the repository of the highest administrative authority of the federation which he can exercise in his own discretion or on the advice of the Prime Minister. Under the constitutional arrangements,…….
33. Prime Ministers Powers Prime Minister enjoys a very important position in the Cabinet and being an important advisor of the President, the whole administrative machinery revolves around him. He is, on the one hand, Chief of the administration and on the other hand, leader of the House……..
34. The Parliment Powers n modern political systems, the legislative branch enjoys somewhat superior position over the other two branches of government, as it reflects the will of the political sovereign. In a parliamentary set-up the legislature is regarded as supreme law-making body on the one hand, and a repository of executive power on the other…….
35. Jats-of-sindh Before commencing a review of the Muslim period of Sind’s history, we shall speak briefly of the Jats of Sind (Pakistan) who were known all over Iran and the Middle East for their sturdy constitution
36. Arab-period Turning to the history of Sind, it may be divided into seven periods: (1) Pre-Muslim; (2) Arab Rule; (3) Middle Ages from Mahmud Ghaznavi to the establishment of Mughal Rule; (4) Mughal Period; (5)
37. Sindh-progress-under-arabs However, in spite of political chaos and religious confusion, Sind made great progress in the literary and economic fields during this period. Sindhi scholars and doctors made a mark not only in
38. Mohammad-bin-qasims As mentioned elsewhere, Sind had a large Buddhist population at this time but the ruler, Dahir, was a Brahmin. It is said that the Buddhists been receiving constant information from their co-religionists
39. Allama-Iqbal-and-Ideology-of-Pakistan The Two-Nation Theory on the basis of which Pakistan came into being was first presented by sir Syed Ahmad Khan in 1857. According to this theory the Muslims of India considered themselves to be a separate nation from Hindus. However some questions in regard to…………
40. Problems-of-Pakistan-after Independence It had been agreed between Jinnah and Nehru that a Boundary Commission should be setup to define the borders between India and Pakistan. The British Government immediately appointed a Boundary Commission under Sir Cyril Radcliffe to demarcate permanent borders……………
41. Foreign-Relations-of-Pakistan The British Raj (Raj in Hindi/Urdu meaning Rule) refers to the British rule between 1858 and 1947 of the Indian Subcontinent, or present-day India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Myanmar, during which period…..
42. Early-Governments-and-ConstitutionThe first government of Unstable Parliamentary Democracy East Pakistan. He formed a coalition cabinet that included the Awami League and the Republican Party of the West Wing, a new party that was formed by dissident members of the Muslim League. However,……….
43. Constitutional-Amendments-and-Elections Musharraf pledged to hold provincial and parliamentary elections in October 2002. In a bid to secure his position as president, a title he had adopted in 2001, Musharraf called a referendum in April 2002 on extending……………..
44. Parliamentary-History-of-Pakistan The Muslims of India had, since the middle of nineteen century, begun the struggle for a separate homeland on the basis of the two Nation theory. The British rulers realized that the Hindus and Muslims of India remained two separate and distinct nations and socio-cultural entities. The British rulers………
45. Gen Ayub Khan-regime Pakistan almost absolutely for a little more than ten years. Although his regime made some notable achievements, it did not eliminate the basic problems of Pakistani society. Ayub’s regime increased developmental funds to East Pakistan more than threefold. This had a noticeable effect on the economy of the province,…………..
46. Gen Yahya-khan-regime In an attempt to make his martial-law regime more acceptable, Yahya dismissed almost 300 senior civil servants and identified 32 families that were said to control about half of Pakistan’s gross national product. To curb their power Yahya issued an ordinance against monopolies and restrictive trade practices in 1970. He also…………..
47. Zulafiqar-ali-bhuto-regime Under Bhutto’s leadership Pakistan began to rearrange its national life. Bhutto nationalized the basic industries, insurance companies, domestically owned banks, and schools and colleges……………
48. Gen-zia-regime July 5, 1977, and imposed another martial-law regime. Bhutto was tried for authorizing the murder of a political opponent and found guilty; he was hanged on April 4, 1979. The PPP was reorganized under the leadership of his daughter, Benazir Bhutto…………….
49. Soviet-invasion-of-afghanistan The occupation of Afghanistan by Soviet troops, beginning in December 1979, raised Pakistani fears for their own security. The government undertook three main approaches in dealing with the crisis. The first approach was to explore a possible revitalizing of the relationship with the United States. Early in the year,……………..
50. Pakistan-and-afghanistan The nature of relationship between Afghanistan and Pakistan is a very delicate one. Leaving aside the recent realities (past 20 years) of the close brotherly relationship between Pakistan and Afghanistan during the Jehad against the Soviets/Communists, the emergence of the………….
51. Musharaf-takes-power The Pakistani military accused Sharif of giving in too easily to pressure from India and for pinning the blame for the Kargil attack on army chief Pervez Musharraf. In October 1999 Sharif tried to dismiss Musharraf from………….
52. Civilian-governments Benazir Bhutto became prime minister after her PPP won the general elections in November 1988. She was the first woman to head a modern Islamic state. A civil servant, Ghulam Ishaq Khan, was appointed president. In August…….
53. Indo-pakistani-wars Indo-Pakistani Wars, three wars fought between India and Pakistan since the two nations gained independence from Britain in 1947. The first and second wars (1947-1949; 1965) were fought over the territory of Jammu……..
54. First-indo-pakistani-war By November 1947 Auchinleck, Supreme Commander based in New Delhi, being convinced that Indian Cabinet was seeking to destroy and undo Pakistan by economic and military means, was forced to resign. As the build-up of Indian forces in Jammu and Kashmir continued, Pakistan Army units were being hurriedly organized……….
55. Second-indo-pakistani-war In 1965 India and Pakistan went to war over Jammu and Kashmīr a second time. Pakistan, dissatisfied with both multilateral and bilateral negotiations, again sought to wrest Jammu and Kashmīr from India through…….
56. Third-indo-pakistani-war Unlike the first and second Indo-Pakistani wars, the third war, fought in 1971, did not involve the status of Kashmīr. Instead, it began as a Pakistani civil war in which East Pakistan, the eastern province of Pakistan, sought to secede from the country. This conflict escalated into a 14-day war between India and……..
57. Kashmir-unresolved-dispute Indo-Pakistani relations continued to be strained after the Simla Agreement, for it did not address the final status of Kashmīr. Armed hostilities continued to erupt in the territory along the LOC, making…
58. The economy of pakistan Like most developing countries, Pakistan is confronted with the problems of rapid population growth, sizable budget deficits, and heavy dependence on foreign aid and loans. The economy is strained from supporting a large military establishment and from providing for the needs of Afghan refugees.Pakistan receives considerable economic assistance from foreign countries and from international organizations.
59. People-of-pakistan Pakistan are ethnically diverse. They trace their ethnic lineages to many different origins, largely because the country lies in an area that was invaded repeatedly during its long history. Migrations of Muslims from India since 1947
60. Cultural-groups Pakistan is a multilingual and multiethnic nation. Most of the people belong to one of the country’s five major ethnolinguistic groups: Punjabis, Sindhis, Pashtuns (Pakhtuns), Mohajirs (Muslims who migrated to the newly formed
61. Political-regions The ethnic groups of Pakistan are distributed according to their historical settlement in the region. The current political regions of Pakistan roughly correspond to the settlement patterns established long before the partition of British India in 1947, when Pakistan was created as a homeland for Indian Muslims. The four
62. Principal-cities Pakistan’s largest city is Karāchi, the capital of Sind Province. It is the country’s only seaport and a major financial, industrial, and commercial center. It is also known as the ethnic melting pot of Pakistan. Lahore,
63. Religion-languages Islam is the faith of about 97 percent of the people of Pakistan. About three-quarters of the country’s Muslims are Sunni, and about one-quarter are Shia. Some small Muslim fringe sects, such as the Ahmedis
64. Education Pakistan has one of the lowest literacy rates in the world. In 2003 only 45.7 percent of adult Pakistanis were literate. Male literacy was 59.8 percent, while female literacy was 30.6 percent. From
65. Literature-music-and-film-architecture Pakistan has a rich and diverse cultural heritage. Pakistanis celebrate their culture through folk music, dance, and festivals. They have a strong appreciation for poetic expression and storytelling. The history of the country comes to life in the splendid architectural detail of centuries-
66. Land-natural-regions Pakistan, officially Islamic Republic of Pakistan, republic in South Asia, marking the area where South Asia converges with Southwest Asia and Central Asia. The capital of Pakistan is Islāmābād; Karāchi is the country’s largest city.
67. Government-structure Since independence in 1947 Pakistan has had three constitutions, adopted in 1956, 1962, and 1973, consecutively. The 1973 constitution was the result of consensus among the political parties that were represented in the parliament.
68. History-of-baluchistan n spite of the intrinsic hostility of its landscape and climate, archaeological discoveries have confirmed that Baluchistan was already inhabited in the Stone Age, and the important neolithic
69. History of punjab Before the advent of Islam, but after the Aryan migrations, several invasions and mass migrations of the Central Asian tribes named as the Sakas, Parthians, Kushans, Huns and Gujjars took place in the Punjab (and other parts of Pakistan).
History of Sindh The land of Sind has a hoary past with some of the most striking episodes in history having occurred in its bosom.
1)Mirza Qutub ud din Aibak nazm_____ ka juzv hai.
2)”Baray aalu ka kuch bayan ho jaye”_____ka mazahya mazmoon hai.
Mushtaq Ahmad Yousafi
3)”Manzil e shab”_____ka majmooa’e kalam hai.
4)Khalida Adeeb khanam_____ki Umda tehreer hai.
5)Nazm “Manto” kis shairi majmooa mein hai?
Shab e rafta
6)”Haasil na kijye daher se ibrat he kyon na ho”____ka misraa hai
7)Theudor Morison ka ziker____k khakay mein hai.
Sir Syed Ahmad khan
8)Heart Attack______ki nazm hai.
Faiz Ahmad faiz
9)Naeem_____ka kirdaar hai.
10)_____Aagra mein paida hue aur Delhi mein Mughal darbar se wabasta rahay..
11)”Aik Khadim e Khalq ki kahani”_____ki tehreer kerda hai.
12)Intekhab e kalam e Meer pehli baar kab shaya hua?
13)____1911 mein Sialkot mein paida hue aur lahore mein wafat payi.
Faiz Ahmad Faiz
14″Mein he tou ik raaz tha seena e kaainat mein”_____ka misraa hai.
15)”be’khudi le gayi kahan ham ko
daer se intezaar hai apna”______ka sher hai
Meer taqi Meer
16)Prof Sohail____ka kirdaar hai.
17)Khawaja Altaf Hussain Haali_____k mushayiron mein shareek hue,
Anjuman e Panjab
18)Shibli Naumani ki “Seerat un Nabi” ko ____ne mukammal kia
Syed Suleman Nadvi
19)Mah o saal e aashnayi_____ka safarnaama hai.
Faiz Ahmad faiz
20-aamon ki tareef mein masnavi kis ne likhi?
21-Meer ki aik Masnavi ka unwaan____hai
khawb o khayal
22-Baal e jibreel k ibtadaai safhay per sirf aik shaer hai,jisay Allama Iqbal ne “Bhartar hari se Mansoob kia hai,ye shayir kis daur ka hai?
23-Khakim ba’dehan mein khaakon ki tadaad?
24-Shab e rafta mein nazmen aur ghazlen___unwaanat k tehat likhi gayi hain.
25-Meer taqi Meer ki shaayiri k kitnay deewan hain?
26-Hafeez k shahnama ki kitni jildain hain?
27-Musaddas mein Haali ne musalmano k____ka ziker kia hai
28-Sar e waadi e seena Faiz ka kon sa majmooa hai?
29-“Ham urdu mizaah k ahd e yousafi mein jee rahay hain” kis ka qaul hai?
Dr.Zaheer fateh poori
30-Sar e waadi e seena mein faiz ki shayiri 1965 se____tak hai.
31-Ahmad Naseem Qasmi k afsanay____pas manzer ki akkasi kertay hain
32-Manzil e shab ka talluq kis sinf se hai?
33-Faiz ki shayiri____shaiyiri hai
34-chand ham aser mash’hoor adeebon k____hain
35-_____k kalam mein tasavuff,falsafa aur science bhi hai
36-______shaa’ir,afsana nigaar aur naqqad
Ahmad Nadeem Qasmi
37-_____Bang e dara ki nazm hai
taloo e Islam
38-Mushtaq Ahmad yousafi ki tanz o mizaah ki____kutab hain
urdu ka pahla ghazal go shair: wali dakni
urdu mein nazam ka bani: Nazir akbar abadi
khizara-rah,tulay-e-islam,masjid-e-qartabia aur saqi nama writen by: IQBAL
Noon-meem-Rashid ka majmooa kalam “MAVRA” published in 1942, was firsy majmooa of urdu adab.
mulvi nazir ahmad dahlvi was the first naval nigar in urdu adab.his novel
“mira tul arros” was first urdu novel.
urdu mein maktoob naveesi ka aghaz ghalib ne 1847 mein kia.
urdu k pahle khaka nigar: mirza farhat baig
sir sayyad ne safar nama “engalistan” paish kiya to safar namay ka aghaz hua.
nazar nama:mahmood nazami
saat sumandar paar,dhanak peqadam: akhar rayaz
iban-e-batoota k tuaqimein, chlatay ho to cheen ko chalye, zameen gol hai:
indlas main ajnabi,khana badosh: mustansar hussain tarar
safer dar safer: ashfaq ahmad
voh qurbatain se, vo faslay se: mirza zafar -ul- haq
mazmoon nigari ki ibtada: sir sayyed ahmad khan
rasala “mukhzan” lahore se nikla, editor:sir abdul qadir
ab-e-hayat: hussain azad
amrao-jan ada novel:mirza soda
paraim chand k novel:meedan-e-amal,chogan-e-hasti
khuda ki basti:shukat sadiqi
tairi kheer: asmat chugtai
aisi bulandi asi pasti: aziz ahmad
udas naslain: abdullah husaain
ali pur ka aili: mumtaz mufti
khoon-e-jigar honay tak:fazal kareem fazli
bari bari ankhein:opandar naath
darama shakantila: kali das
darama andar saba: amanat likhanvi
urdu daramay ka aghaz: agha hashar kashmiri
aseer-e-hawas, khobsorat bala’tur ki hoor,saide havas,yahoodi ki larki,
rasmo-suhrab: agha hashar kashmiri
anaar kali: sayad amtiaz ali taaj
baap ka ghuna: hakeem shuja
laal qilay se lalu khait tak:khuwaja mooen ud-deen
bandar road per: mirza ghalib
sab ras dastan: mulla wajhi(1635)
Fort veeleim collge: 1800 in culcata
Rani kaitaki: sayyed INSHA
Haft ghulshan: muhammad bakhash mahjor
fasana-e-ajaib: rajab ali baig sarwar
alaf laila: abdul haleem sharar
bostan-e-khayal: khawaja badar-ud-deen
faiz ka pahla mojmoa kalam: naqsh-e- faryadi(1939)
1-Clash of civilization is written by ?
2-War and Peace is written by?
3-Pride and prejudice is written by?
4-India Wins Freedom Is written by?
Abu ul Kalam azad
5-Who was the chief editor of “Zamindar?
Maulana Zafar Ali Khan
6-First viceroy of the subcontinent was?
7-Last viceroy of subcontinent?
8-OIC came into Existence?
9-HOw many states are there in USA?
11-UNO established on?
12-Surah Without Bismillah?
13-Anarkali Is wriiten by?
Imtiaz Ali Taj
14-RAja Ghidh Is written by?
15- Partition of Bengal Took place in ?
16-Suez Canal Connects ?
Mediterian and red sea
17. Quaid-e-Azam joined Muslim League in?
18.Pakistan became UNO member in?
30 sep 1947
19. Who was viceroy at time of partition of Bengal?
20. First Constitution of Pakistan was made in?
23 March 1956
21. UNO formed in?
24 oct 1945
22. Longest river of world?
23. Largest Desert of world?
24. Largest island of world?
25. Largest ocean of world?
26- Jaundice is the disease of:
A) Lungs B) Pancreas C) Liver
27- The organ effected by the virus of Hepatitis is?
A) Kidneys B) Lungs C) Pancreas D) Liver
28- scurvy is due to lack of?
29- Interfax is the news agency of?
30–fasting became farz ——————-
32–who wrote hudaibiya—————–
Hazart Ali (R.A)
33– Ringitt is the currency of ——Malaysia88–Digital computer invented by————–John atanasoff
34. Allama Iqbal delivered his famous address at Allahabad in:
35. Author of “Paradise Lost & Paradise Regained” was:
( John Milton
36. “Khateeb-ul-Amnbia” kis paighmber ka laqab tha?
Hazrat Shoaib A.S)
1. Pyramids of Egypt
2. Great Wall of China
3. Colosseum of Rome (Italy)
4. Leaning Tower of Pisa (Italy)
5. Cata-combs of Alexandria
6. The Taj Mahal at Agra (India)
7. Angkor Vat temple in Kampuchia
1- what plants exhale at night
2- velocity of sound m/s
3-which vitamins not stored in human body?
4- lake of vitamin c create which disease
5-which vitamin help blood clotting?
6- founder of muslim rule in india?
7- razia sultana belong to?
8- second battle of panipat fought b/w
correct option was not present my answer was none of these(akbar vs himu bakal)
9- attock fort was constructed by
10- mancher lake situated in ?
11- pakistan number among world population?
12- share of punjab among area of pakistan
13- length of khyber pass
14- urinium resources found in pakistan?
D G khan
15- mostly part of gobi desert found in ?
16- taklamakan desert found in
17- longest river of the world is ?
18- largest sea of the world ?
south china sea
19-largest coastal boundry country?
20- brazil situated in ?
21-which country is peninsula?
22- pakistan situates on which line?
1- equator 2- cancer 3- inecapricorn 4- none
correet answer is option 4
23- macmohan line is situated b/w ?
india and china
24- who is david patrias?
american general in afghanistan
25- 1 meter is equal to ?
26- caspian sea makes his boundries with
Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan.
27- largest agency among area in pakistan?
28- old name of iraq?
29-blood is red due to ?
30-marian trence situated near?
31- headquarter of ghandhara civilization is?
32- head quarter of saarc is situated at?
33- maximum wool produceing country is?
34- official religion of japan is ?
35- which element use for producing nuclear fuel?
36- who many rakkhu in 30 paraa of quran
37-which is less conducter
1- iron, 2-copper 3- silver 4- wood
my answer was wood but not satisfied
38-nigara fall lies b/w
u.s.a and canida
39- which is smallest country of world among area
1- maldeeve 2- malta 3- san marino 4- bahreen
corect answer is option 3 san marino
40-holy prophet pbuh appoited governer of yeman for collection zakat?
hazrat muaz bin jabal
41- who many times zakat mention in quran?
42-which sura gives details among zakat receiver?
43-where ist wahii nazall hoe?
44- when zakat declered must
45-light of sun reach in earth
8.5 mint( while other options was 3mint 4mint 6.5 mint)
46- headquarter of ILO situated in ?
47- muslim league name was purposed by?
nawab saleem ullah khan of dahaka
48- juandice is disturb of which part of body
49- quaid azam leave congress due to
non- coperative moment by gandhi
50-in hapatiets which organ disturb
51- nisab in the amount of gold
87.48 gram( but in paper there was not dot present b/w 87 and48)
52- nisab in silver is?
53-produce which is equal to nisab?
948kg wheat or equal
54-if a person having millat1800kg whose prize is half among wheat who many rupees he pay zakat
55-who was Father of the French Revolution?
Jean-Jacques Rousseau –
56-statue of freedom in newyark is given by
57- wall street is a famous?
stock market in newyork
58- sunlight consist of colours
a-1 b- 3 c-7( not confarm waiting for reply)
59-theory of relativety is presented by?
60- cash crop is?
which not cultivated for own use
61-artificial cultivated area give amount ushr equal to
62- if a person obtained something from underground the amount of zakat aplicable
63-zakat among goat aplicable on
64- amount of zakat among gold silver and similar things
65- a government company obtained 1 billion net profit tell who much rupees its gives as a zakat
66-zakat ordinance promulgated on
20 june 1980
67-according to section17 tauluqa committe is equal to
68- dasman palace is residence of
69-procelain tower is present in
70- which muslim organization founded in 1962
Rabita al-Alam al-Islami
71- crtography is the study of
72-founder of souct momemt
73- elysee palace is the residence of
74- second largest population in afghanistan?
75-worldwide spread disease is called?
76- zakat year start on
according to hijra clender
77- zakat year end ?
78- governer appointe chief administer with the consult with
79- administerator general appointed by
80- The magnitude of earthquake is measured with?
81- Who forwarded the Lahore(Pakistan) Resolution?
A.K fazlul haq
82- East India Company came to India in the reign of:
A)Shah Jahan B) Jahangir C) Aurangzeb D) Babar
83- The largest Muslim country according to area is?
84- Zakat can be spent on:A)
Travelers B) Slaves C) Masakin D)All of these
85- Zakat is exempted on:
A)Sheep grazing fed free in pastures B) Fruits C) Vegetables D) All of them
86- Who was known as the Man of Destiny?
nepolin bona part
87- Adam’s Peak is in?
88- According to the Zakat Ordinance Zakat arrears are collected by?
89- Red Cross/Crescent HQ is in?
transfer of Skilled labors
91–light year complete direction in
92–musician of antham is
Ahmed gulami chagla
93- first ushr receive ?
1982-83 rabi crop
94-DZ committe disolved if
]member remain not pious
95- if a person failed to pay zakat what act can do?
send a notice
1) Which of the following rivers crosses the equator twice?
2) Which is the longest river of America?
3) Don is river of ?
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 ?
9) Kiel canal of Germany was opened in 1895 what is it’s length?
c) 61.3 miles
10) Erie canal is situated in ?
11) Houston and Delware canals are present in the country?
12) Grand canal is oldest man made canal for shiping purpose situated in?
13) Persian Gulf is located in?
b) Arabian ocean
14) Sutherland waterfall is present in?
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 ?
19) Strait of Bosporous connects?
c) Black sea and sea of marmara
20) It separates Italy from Sicily?
21) Strait of malacca separates?
b) Malaysia and indonesia
22) Which of the following straits separate india From Sri Lanka?
23) Which of the following straits separate Malaysia from Singapore?
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?
26) Cook strait separates south New-Zealand from?
b) North New-Zealand
27) Paris is the capital of France situated on the bank of?
28) English channel separates England from?
29) Agra is very famous city of India due to Taj Mahal, it is situated on the bank of river?
30) Great victoria desert is present in ?
31) Gulf of sidra is present in?
32) Simpson desert is present in?
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?
36) The deepest point in the ocean is?
a) Mariana trench
37) Which is the longest mountain range in the world?
38) The origin of earth dates back to approximately?
b) 4.6 billion year
39) The second largest continent is?
40) South pole was discovered by?
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?
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?
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?
48) Which place in the world has the least rainfall?
49) Which is the biggest fresh water lake in the world?
d) Lake superior
50) South pole is located in the continent of ?
51) Which is the longest river in the world?
52) Which is the deepest lake in the world?
53) Which is the largest lake in Africa?
54) Which is the largest desert in the world present in north Africa?
55) On the banks of which river is the city of London located?
56) The rivers Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Bea and sutlej are tributaries of which river?
57) Which among the following trees is considered the tallest in the world?
58) Which of the following is a Kharif Crop?
59) Humidity in the river is maximum in ?
60) World’s largest river is?
61) The first successful expendition to the Mount Everest was made in ?
62) Which one of the following is an ore of iron?
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?
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?
73) Which of the following countries is in the continent of europe?
74) Which is the smallest continent of the world area-wise?
75) Himaliya range is based in?
76) The word “Tsunami” belongs to which of the following languages?
77) Where is the largest coral reef located?
78) Which island was epicenter of Tsunami of 26, december 2004?
79) Which continent is without glaciers?
80) Which of the following gases is most predominant in the sun?
1. Which word is wrongly spelt in the following set of words:-
2. Every wise man should save for…
3. Sleeping partner means:-
One who has invested in business but takes no active part in its management.
4. UN was established to:-
Settle political disputes.
5. Yellow journalism refers to:-
6. Law is never law unless:-
It is enforced by a sovereign authority
7. A computer derives its basic strength from:-
8. If a car drives 25 kilometres on two litres of petrol, how many litres will be needed for trip of 150 kilometres?
9. Find 60% of 70:-
10. Vitamin C is essential for:-
11. Sound cannot travel through:-
12. A good tax should:-
Encourage growth in all sectors of the economy.
13. A system which results in a rigid one-party dictatorship permitting private ownership but not management of the production is:-
14. The tax levied on the import and export of commodities is named as:-
15. We see the flash of lightning before we hear the sound of the thunder because:-
The light rays travel much faster than the sound waves.
16. The Ozone layer plays ________ role for the organic life on earth.
17. Bonded Labour is:-
18. If you write down all the numbers from 1-100, how many times would you write 3?
19. Complete the series.
6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, _______.
20. A seventeen years old is not ________ to vote in elections.
21. Which word is wrongly spelt in the following set of words:-
22. Promptly means:-
23. Inflation refers to:-
Devaluation of money
24. Geographically Kashmir is divided into three major parts:-
Jammu, Azad Kashmir, Held Kashmir
25. “The System of Dyarchy” was scrapped in the Provinces and introduced in the centre.” This reform was introduced by:-
Government of India Act, 1935
26. An increase in hoarding results in:-
Increase in prices
27. A computer cannot do anything without:-
28. One of the infectious diseases conveyed from one person to another through air is:-
29. Lunar Eclipse takes place when:-
The shadow of the earth falls on the moon
30. A man buys a shirt for Rs. 70 after getting a discount of 20%. What was the marked price on the shirt?
31. Give the next two numbers in the following series:-
23, 30, 21, 33, 19, 36, ______
32. What is meant by mopia?
33. The examiner made us ________ our identification in order to be admitted to the test centre.
34. Which of these is the most predominant in the composition of atmosphere?
35. Indicate the word which has the correct spellings:-
36. Federal revenues are maximum from:-
Excise and sales taxes
37. Soda water serves as:-
A primary remedy for upset stomach
38. General Sales Tax is levied on:-
The sale price of goods which are produced in the country
39. Electricity of 220 volts is normally used for domestic purposes because this is:-
The average voltage acquired by the domestic circuit
40. Special glasses are recommended to see solar eclipse because:-
They refract light
41. Calorie is a ____________.
Unit of quantity of heat
42. Optical Fiber System is ______.
43. Prices for bikes can run ______ Rs. 3500.
As high as
44. The plural from of loaf is:-
45. Monetary and fiscal policies have as their goal:-
All of these
46. The tax imposed on the property/owners of houses of plots and motor vehicles is called:-
47. Barter system means:-
Exchange of goods
48. What function is performed by liver in the human body?
Acts as a store house of digested sugar
49. A soldier drove east for four miles, then drove north for five miles, then turned to his left and drove for one mile and again turned to his left. Which choice gives the direction in which he was driving now?
50. Physiotherapy is a curative method for:-
Immobility of joints
51. If two steel balls having different masses are allowed to fall freely from the roof of a building, they will reach the ground:-
52. Dialysis is meant for:-
53. The people of the Bosnia-Herzegovina voted in favour of independence from:-
54. Slump means:-
Fall in the prices of stock
55. Addiction means:-
Craving for certain drugs or food
56. A man sneezes when he has cold:-
Because he cannot help it
57. Why do you need a doctor’s prescription to buy certain drugs?
Because they can do harm if misused
58. A computer consists mainly of electronic:-
59. Six students in a class failed in algebra. This represents 16? per cent of the class. How many students passed the course?
60. A boy walked for ½ hour and then got a bus for 1/3 of an hour. What part of an hour did the entire trip take?
61. In a democratic country which of the following is considered the fourth estate?
62. A coalition government means:-
Government formed by two or more political parties
63. Local authorities receive the largest portion of their income from:-
Urban immovable property tax
64. Municipal tax on articles coming inside a city is called:-
65. The book entitled ‘Empire and Islam: Punjab and The Making of Pakistan’ was written by:-
66. Research in the work place reveals that many people work for many reasons
67. Invoice is:-
A statement which describes full particulars concerning the quality and price of goods
68. Reuters is a word known:-
69. Modern computers as compared to earlier computers are:-
Faster and smaller
1. The river Danube rises in which country?
2. Which US state has the sugar maple as its state tree and is the leading US producer of maple sugar?
3. Which country is nicknamed ‘The Cockpit of Europe’ because of the number of battles throughout history fought on its soil?
4. What is the capital of Libya?
5. Apart from French, German and Romansch, what is the fourth official language of the Switzerland?
6. Which country is the world’s largest producer of coffee?
7. In which city was the world’s first underground train was service opened in 1863?
8. How many pairs of ribs are there in the human body?
9. Which country is separated form Ethiopia by the Red Sea?
10. What is the main port of Italy?
11. Mount Logan is the highest peak in which country?
12. In which state is Harvard University?
13. Which is larger: Norway or Finland?
14. Which city was the first capital of the Kingdom of Italy until 1865?
15. What is measured by an ammeter?
16. What is a rhinoceros horn made of?
17. Which three countries, apart from the former Yugoslavia, share borders with Greece?
Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey.
18. The Palk Strait separates which two countries?
India and Sri Lanka.
19. Ga is the symbol for which element?
20. In the Greek alphabet, what is the name for the letter O?
21. What, in the 16th and 17th century, was a pavana?
22. A nephron is the functional unit of which organ in the human body?
23. In which country is the ancient city of Tarsus?
24. The Khyber Pass links which two countries?
Afghanistan and Pakistan.
25. Name the six US states that comprise New England.
Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts.
26. Which musical instrument is played by both exhaling and inhaling?
Harmonica (or mouth organ).
27. The northern part of which country is called Oesling?
28. Napier is a city in which country?
29. What is the Hook of Holland?
A port in the southeast Netherlands,
30. The river Douro forms part of the border between which two countries?
Spain and Portugal.
31. In which country is the Great Slave Lake?
32. Which six countries border the Black Sea?
Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.
33. Kathmandu is the capital of which country?
34. What name is given to a mixture of bicarbonate of soda and tartaric acid used in cooking?
35. AOL are an internet service provider. What does AOL stand for?
36. Who discovered penicillin?
37. Which English queen had an extra finger on her hand?
38. Which precious metal has the symbol Pt?
39. The Gobi desert extends over which two countries?
China and Mongolia.
40. Apart from America, which is the only country in the world to which alligators are native?
41. Which are the highest types of clouds: stratocumulus or cirrus?
42. Which ancient measure of length was based on the length of the arm from fingertip to elbow?
43. After World War I, Transylvania became part of which country?
44. Which sea in Northern Europe is bounded by several countries including Sweden, Finland, Poland and Germany?
45. A road tunnel runs from Pelerins in France to Entreves in Italy under which mountain?
46. The Barents Sea is part of which ocean?
47. Which two countries are either side of the mouth of the River Plate?
Argentina and Uruguay.
48. Quicklime is an alkaline powder obtained by strongly heating which other material?
49. What is the longest river solely in England?
50. The Great Barrier Reef is off coast of which Australian state?
51. What is the name of the milky fluid obtained from trees which is used to produce rubber?
52. Of what is entymology the study?
53. Of where is Amman the capital?
54. How many innings are there for each team in a game of baseball?
55. Which is the only mammal with the power of active flight?
56. Which lower level of clouds are commonly called ‘rain clouds’?
57. What is the longest river in India?
58. Which metallic element has the property of catching fire if dropped in hot water?
59. Which month of the year obtains its name from the Latin verb for ‘to open’?
60. On what river does Rome stand?
61. Quantas is the national airline of which country?
62. What in Scotland is the meaning of the prefix ‘Inver’?
63. Which US state has the lowest population?
64. Which county is nicknamed the Garden of England?
65. Which African country was formerly called French Sudan?
66. Which sport was originally called ‘soccer-in-water’?
67. Which unit of measurement is derived from the Arabic quirrat, meaning seed?
68. Which Italian city was originally built on seven hills?
69. What does the acronym NAAFI stand for?
Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes.
70. Dolomite is an ore of which metal?
71. Manama is the capital of which country?
72. On which river does Berlin stand?
73. What type of clock was invented in 1656 by Christian Huygens?
The pendulum clock.
74. In which desert is the world’s driest place?
75. Which is the world’s saltiest sea?
The Red Sea.
76. …… and which is the least salty?
The Baltic Sea.
77. Which nun won the Nobel prize for peace in 1979?
78. How many points in the pink ball worth in snooker?
79. Which scientist was named ‘Person of the Century’ by Time Magazine?
80. What kind of creature is a monitor?
81. Which medical specialty is concerned with the problems and illnesses of children?
82. Who sailed in Santa Maria?
83. What name is given to the stiffening of the body after death?
84. Which country was formerly known as Malagasy Republic?
85. Addis Ababa is the capital of which country?
86. The name of which North African city literally means ‘white house’?
87. Of what sort of fish is the dogfish a small variety?
88. Which Asian country was divided at the 38th parallel after World War II?
89. What is the name of the Winter Olympics event that combines cross-country skiing and shooting?
90. Which American science-fiction writer wrote Fahrenheit 451?
91. For which powerful opiate is diamorphine the technical name?
92. How many dominoes are there in a normal set?
93. Who was cartoonist who created Batman?
94. Aerophobia is a fear of flying, agoraphobia is a fear of open spaces, what is acrophobia a fear of?
95. In computing, how is a modulator-demodulator more commonly known?
96. An auger bit is used to drill what type of material?
97. What part of the wheelbarrow is the fulcrum?
98. What C is a device used to determine small lengths, of which a vernier is one type?
99. Rip, chain and band are types of which tools?
100. What calibrated tool was the standard tool for engineers and scientists prior to the invention of the hand-held calculator?
101. What P is sometimes referred to as block and tackle?
102. For what purpose would a gardener use a dibber?
103. What J is a device used to raise an object too heavy to deal with by hand?
104. Ball-pein, club, claw and bush are types of which tool?
105. Which African animal’s name means ‘river horse’?
106. Which Indian religion was founded by Guru Nanak?
107. What is the most distant of the giant planets?
108. What is the capital of Austria?
109. What in printing do the letters ‘u.c.’ stand for?
110. Which eye infection is sometimes called pinkeye?
111. What sort of creature is an iguana?
112. What, politically, does UDI stand for?
Unilateral declaration of independence.
113. Wagga Wagga is a city in which Australian state?
New South Wales.
114. Which Indian religion celebrated the 300th anniversary of its founding in 1999?
115. What do the initials FBI stand for?
Federal Bureau of Investigation.
116. By what name is the fruit of the plant Ananas comosus known?
117. Donnerstag is German for which day of the week?
118. What type of citrus fruit is a shamouti?
119. Apiphobia is a fear of what?
120. Which Asian capital city was known as Batavia until 1949?
121. Which astronomical unit os distance is greater, a parsec or a light year?
122. The ancient city of Carthage is now in which country?
123. What in Russia is Izvestia?
124. Which is the world’s windiest continent?
125. In the book Treasure Island what is the name of the ship?
126. In which part of the body are the deltoid muscles?
127. E is the international car registration letter for which country?
128. Vienna stands on which river?
129. What type of camel has two lumps?
130. In the MG motor car, what do the letters MG stand for?
131. The name of which Roman god means ‘shining father’ in Latin?
132. What is the central colour of a rainbow?
133. Which French city is a meeting place for the European Parliament?
134. What part of the body consists of the duodenum, the jejunum and the ileum?
135. Annapurna is a mountain in which mountain range?
136. What kind of foodstuff is Monterey Jack? (It was also a cartoon’s name
‘What’s for breakfast?’
187. What is the name of a person, plant or animal which shuns the light?
188. What, in field of optics, is biconvex?
A lens which is convex on both sides.
189. Which country was invaded in Iraq in 1980?
190. What did Johann Galle discover in 1846?
191. What, in internet terminology, does SMTP stand for?
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol.
192. How is October 24 1929 remembered?
193. The River Danube flows into which sea?
The Black Sea.
194. Which strait separates the North and South islands of New Zealand?
195. What, in internet terminology, does FTP stand for?
File Transfer Protocol.
196. Who wrote Black Beauty?
197. What is the capital of Poland?
198. Ice-cream was first produced in which country in the 17th century?
199. In medicine, what does the acronym SARS stand for?
Severe Acute Respiratory System.
200. Which popular name for Netherlands is actually a low-lying region of the country?
201. Which Shakepeare play was set in Elsinore Castle, Denmark?
202. Who said: ‘Genius is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration’?
203. The Kyukyu Island chain lies between which two countries?
Japan & Taiwan.
204. Which fibrous protein is the major constituent of hair, nails, feathers, beaks and claws?
205. Of which fruit is morello a variety?
206. Which explorer discovered Victoris Falls in Africa?
207. Who was the last king of Egypt?
208. What is the literal meaning of the word mafia?
209. Which war lasted 16 years longer than its name implies?
The Hundred Year’s War.
210. What is the national sport of Malaysia and Indonesia?
211. Which is the shallowest of the Great Lakes?
212. What name is given to minute or microscopic animals and plants that live in the upper layers of fresh and salt water?
213. Which country was originally named Cathay?
214. Sinhalese is a language spoken in which country?
215. The Sao Francisco river flows through which country?
216. In which sport do teams compete for the Dunhill Cup?
217. Which Shakespeare character’s last words are: ‘The rest is silence’?
218. In economics, whose law states that: ‘bad money drives out good money’?
219. Who made the first navigation of the globe in the vessel Victoria?
220. Which mountaineer on being asked why he wanted to climb Everest said: ‘Because it’s there’?
221. What was the former name for Sri Lanka?
222. Of which Middle East, country is Baghdad the capital?
223. How many arms does a squid have?
224. Which indoor game is played with a shuttlecock?
225. Do stalactites grow upwards or downwards?
226. What food is also called garbanzo?
227. What is the quality rating for diesel fuel, similar to the octane number for petrol?
228. Which German city and port is at the confluence of the rivers Neckar and Rhine?
229. Where in Europe are the only wild apes to be found?
230. The Brabanconne is the national anthem of which country?
231. In which country is the River Spey?
232. Which international environmental pressure group was founded in 1971?
233. What is the capital of Morocco?
234. How many balls are on the table at the start of a game of pool?
235. In which country is the volcano Mount Aso?
236. What name is given to inflammation of one or more joints, causing pain, swelling and restriction of movement?
237. Which mineral is the main source of mercury?
238. What A is the national airline of Russia, code name SU?
239. What would be kept in a quiver?
240. What ‘ology’ is concerned with the study of unidentified flying objects?
241. Coal and longtailed are types of which bird family?
242. In the game of darts, what is the value of the outer bull?
243. In which part of the human body is the cochlea?
244. What is the modern name of the rocky fortress which the Moors named Gabel-al-Tarik (the Rock of Tarik)?
245. What was the name of German terrorist Andreas Baader’s female partner?
246. And what was the name of the urban guerrilla organisation they headed?
The Red Army Faction.
247. Which German bacteriologist discovered Salvarsan, a compound used in the treatment of syphilis, before the introduction of antibiotics?
248. Which ancient Roman satirist wrote the 16 Satires?
249. Who became the Queen of Netherlands in 1980?
250. Who was the last Bristish king to appear in battle?
251. What is the art of preparing, stuffing and mounting the skins of animals to make lifelike models called?
252. What is the Beaufort scale used to measure?
253. What is the technical name for abnormally high blood presure?
254. What part of eye is responsible for its color?
256. The letter RF on a stamp would indicate it is from which country?
257. What is the meaning of the musical term cantabile?
In a singing style.
258. San Juan is the capital of which island in the West Indies?
259. Which profession gets its name from the Latin word for lead?
260. On which part of the body do grasshoppers have their ears?
Hind legs. 261. Who wrote children’s stories about the land of Narnia?
262. What is the second planet from the sun?
263. What is the highest mountain in the Alps?
264. Of which Caribbean country is Port-au-Prince the capital?
265. Which German city is asscociated with the legend of the Pied Piper?
Hameln, or Hamelin.
266. What name is given to the wind pattern that brings heavy rain to South Asia from April to September?
267. What is the first book of the New Testament?
The Gospel according to Saint Matthew.
268. What name is given to the time taken for half the atoms in a sample of a radioactive isotope to decay?
269. Who was president of Kenya from 1964 to 1978?
270. Which German author wrote the anti-war novel All Quiet on the Western Front?
Erich Maria Remarque.
271. Which country had a police force called the Tonton Macoutes?
272. What would you find in formicary?
273. Who was the first British sovereign to make regular use of Buckingham Palace when in residence in London?
274. Of where is Sofia the capital?
275. What is meant by the musical term andante?
At a moderate tempo.
276. In a bullfight, what is the mounted man with a lance called?
277. Which team has a soccer team called Ajax?
278. Which Dutch explorer discovered New Zealand?
279. Who became first black world heavyweight boxing champion in 1918?
280. The name of which city in South America means Vale of Paradise?
_____281. Which gas used in advertising signs has the symbol Ne?
282. Which branch of mathematics uses symbols to represent unknown quantities?
283. What does the abbreviation RAF stand for?
Royal Air Force.
284. What name is given to the use of live animals in the experiments?
285. Viti Levu is the largest island of which country?
286. The Golden Arrow was a famous train that ran from Paris to which destination?
287. Which country fought on both sides during World War II?
288. What centigrade temperature is gas mark 6 equal to?
200 degrees C.
289. In the game of chess, which piece is called springer in Germany?
290. What is the meaning of the Russian word ‘mir’?
291. Who, in World War II, were Axis Power?
Germany, Italy. Japan.
292. Which scientist used kites to conduct electrical experiments?
293. What is the longest river in France?
294. Which inventore had a research laboratory at Menlo Park?
295. Which birds fly in groups called skeins?
296. In medicine, which is the most widespread parasitic infection?
297. What nationality was the explorer Ferdinand Magellan?
298. Which Italian city is called Firenze in Italian?
299. What is Autralia’s largest city?
300. Which term meaning ‘lightning war’ was used to describe military tactics used by Germany in World War II?
General Knowledge Questions and answers
1. What does `The Cherry Orchard’ have in common with old editions of `Startrek’?
2. In Australia, how is the date of Mothers’ Day calculated?
3. Which President of the USSR encouraged the policy of Glassnost?
4. What was built by inmates taken from Changi Prison Camp?
5. What is the world’s largest desert?
6. Nino Culotto was his pen-name. What was his REAL name?
7. What is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?
8. Who wrote `The Entertainer’, music made famous by the film,`The Sting’?
9. In Greek legend, what was eaten on the island of Jerba?
10. What was the name of Ulysses’ son, who grew to manhood in his absence?
11. Which Knight caused the death of the Lady of Shallott?
12. What monument occupies centre stage in
13. Which book catapulted Germaine Greer to fame?
14. What was the classical standard language of ancient India?
15. Who directed and starred in films such as `The little Tramp’?
16. Name the three types of classical architectural column.
17. Who was Doctor Zhivago’s great love?
18. Name the commoner who ruled England in 1658-59.
19. Which ghost ship is the theme of an 1841 opera by Richard Wagner?
20. What career did the Duke of Wellington pursue after the Battle of Waterloo?
21. Which popular hymn was composed by Sir Arthur Sullivan of Opera Fame?
22. What is the literal meaning of `pince-nez’. glasses?
23. Beneath which Paris monument is the tomb of France’s unknown soldier?
24. What type of puppets are t hose whose movements are controlled by strings?
25. Which drug is best known for its use in preventing malaria?
26. Identify the 15th century British war fought by the Houses of Lancaster and YorkBR>
27. Which sea is so named because it is too salty to maintain life
28. What is the most indispensable instrument in astronomy?
29. Which literary doctor owns a parrot called `Polynesia’?
30. Name the Australian singer whose first hit, in the 1960s, was `I Remember You’.
`Four On The Floor’ pertain?
31. What is Sydney’s equivalent to San Francisco’s `Bay To Breakers’ footrace’?
32. Which independent island is Australia’s nearest neighbour to the west?
33. At the end of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet’, which of the principals are dead?
34. Name two fictional or historical characters who fought with quarterstaffs on a log bridge ?
35. What is the name of Greg Norman’s business?
36. Name a state of U.S.A. beginning with `B’.
37. Whom did Yoko Ono marry only to lose to an assassin?
38. Wo dubbed Australia `The Lucky Country’ in one of his novels?
39. Which biblical event supports the superstition that 13 is an unlucky number?
40. How much was 240 pence in predecimal currency
41. Which comic- strip drake is a multi-billionaire?
42. What was the first event decided at the 1896 Olympics?
43. Which is the only continent occupied by one nation?
44. What inspired the convex golden disc as the Order of Australia ?
45. Which 1980 song hit was writen by Joe Dolce, an Italian migrant?
46. What is God called by the Islamic or Muslim faith?
47. Which radiation belt around the earth was named after an American physicist?
48. What is significant about a score of 4137 points in billiards?
49. Who was the famous Nez Perce Indian chief?
50. Which Slim Dusty ‘hotel’ song is Australia’s only gold 78 record?
51. After Carruthers, Rose and Famechon, who was Australia’s fourth world boxing champion?
52. What is an ocarina whose size and shape resembles a goose egg?
53. In which American city was the world’s first skyscraper built in 1885?
54. What is the Christian name of Webster, who published a dictionary still used today ?
55. Outside of the Presidency, what is the highest American political office?
56. Name the only boxer to knock out Mohammed Ali
57. Which Australian state is host to the town of Gundagai?
58. On what date to Americans celebrate their Independence Day?
59. Who starred in the film version of To Kill A Mockingbird?
60. Which modern language gives us the term finito ?
61. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
62. Which Australian city will host the 2001 Goodwill Games?
63. The prefix gastro refers to which bodily organ?
64. If you are celebrating your Diamond Anniversary, how many years have you been married ?
65. Boxers often suffer from a condition in which their ears are misshapen..what is this called?
66. Who wrote the famous poem Daffodils?
67. In what decade of this century was it decided US Presidents would be restricted to two terms?
68. What was the given name of Stalin’s daughter who defected to the US in 1967?
69. Name the South African surgeon who carried out the first heart transplant operation.
70. The revolutionary newspaper, Pravda was first published in 1912…but WHERE?
71. What the the first ship to reach Titanic after the disaster?
72. Where in the US did the dance , the Charleston originate?
73. Which American author wrote the novel Gentlemen Prefer Blondes?
74. Who piloted the US aircraft shot down byt he USSR in 1960 ?
75. Where were the 1960 Summer Olympics held?
76. In what year was the Rainbow Warrior sunk in New Zealand waters?
77. Who became the first Overlord Of England and Wales?
78. Which animal is likely to suffer from the disease, heaves ?
79. Who wrote The Happy Prince?
80. For what sport is a harrier bred??
81. Where in Australia is Palm Valley ?
82. What breed of farm animal is a Polwarth?
83. Who named Manly Cove , situated in Sydney Harbour?
84. Name the main ore of iron.
85. What is the study of heredity called?
86. Rose Hill was the original name of Australia’s second settlement …what is it called now??
87. What term is used to describe fertile land being ‘rested’ for a season?
88. Who is the patron saint of children ?
89. Who did Amin overthrow in 1971?
90. What ancient unit of measurement is suppposedly the distance from the elbow to the tip of the index finger?
91. Which was the second James Bond novel to be made into a movie?
92. Can you name the only two countries to have declared independence from Britain?
93. What is the official language of Egypt?
94. On which continent is Vincon Massif the highest peak?
95. Do polar bears eat penguins?
96. In which country would you find Tabasco?
97. What is the more common name for the tympanic membrane ?
98. Name the street that is home to British journalism.
99. What was H.G. Wells’ first novel?
100. Which Australian city was host to the nations’s first steam train.and its first electric train?
101. What is the best-known university in Paris?
102. What is the birthstone for September?
103. Where did John F. Kennedy, Lee Harvery Oswald and Jack Ruby all die?
104. What is the last book of the Bible?
105. Which movie’s last line is ” After all, tomorrow is another day”?
106. In Disney comics, who are Daisy Duck’s three nieces?
107. At which Melbourne hotel did the Beatles stay in 1964 ?
108. Who was the first New Australian to become, in 1961, Miss Australia?
109. Which edifice stands on the banks of the River Jumna, at Agra?
110. What does one call ornamental work in silver or gold thread?
111. Which Norse god had, as handmaidens, the Valkyrie?
112. Which British Battleship was sunk, in 1941, by The Bismark?
113. What is the alternative name for a beekeeper?
114. Which 1975 Dickens drama was planned as a musical but screened without any songs ?
115. Which British novel was the subject of “Sailor”?
116. How many books comprise the Old and the New Testaments?
117. At what angle above the horizon must the sun be to create a rainbow?
118. Which song is based on California’s 1849 gold rush?
119. What is the only crime for which church sanctuary is not available?
120. What was the full name of Brutus, one of Caesar’s murderers?
121. What was the American codename for the development of the atom bomb?
122. Which western law enfromcement agency’s motto was , “One riot-One Ranger?”
123. What is the Hebrew name of Calvary, where Christ was crucified ?
124. Which number on a roulette wheel is coloured green?
125. How many cannons are involved in a Royal Salute
126. What type of Moscow institution is GUM?
127. Which island is 50 times larger tha its mother country, Denmark?
128. Who was the first white man to climb Mt Kosciusko?
129. Name Australia’s first “Girlie” magazine, launched in 1936
130. What name is given to the Pope’s pontificial ring?
131. What ingredient did Cap O’ Rushes order omitted from the wedding meats?
132. Who are the traditional inhabitants of Dovrafell?”
133. What was the name of Childe Rowland’s sister, whom he rescued ?
134. Which witch travelled in a mortar which she drove along with a pestle?
135. Who caught Tommy Grimes?
136. What was it that Princess Margaret was changed into by her wicked stepmother, the Witch-Queen of Bamborough Castle?
137. Who fought the Queen of the Fairies for Tamlane, her love..and won??
138. Which fiend terrorized the Hall of Hrothgar?
139. And who freed Hrothgar’s Hall of this menace?BR>
140. What was kept in Iduna’s magic casket?
141. What was the name of the first patented contraceptive pill ?
142. What name is given, collectively, to the first five books of the Old Testament?”
143. In what year did Japan bomb Pearl Harbour ?
144. Ulan Bator is the capital of which nation?
145. What unit of heat is required to raise 1 gm of water by one degree Celsius?
146. Which airline owned the jet that exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988?
147. What number did Michael Jordan make famous during his career with the Chicago Bulls??
148. Which floor covering is constructed by covering hessian or canvas with linseed oil, powdered cork and rosin?
149. In which American state would you find the city of Phoenix?
150. How many sides does a RHOMBUS have?
151. Which American state has its capital Harrisburg?
152. Which six letter word describes the number of members of a body required to be present to conduct business legally ?
153. Which company that developed the pentium processor for computers?
154. What name was given to the rockets used to launch the Apollo space missions?
155. Until the end of the 20th Century, what was the most popular name adopted by the popes?
156. In which year did Pope Benedict XV declare Joan of Arc a saint?
157. The mummies of Egyptian Pharaohs were often buried in what type of transport, believed to assist them to travel to the next world?
158. How many films did Charles Chaplin make during his 53-year carer, from 1914 to 1967?
159. Which band had a hit with the song ,California Dreamin’?
160. What name is given to the star that appears on the flag of Israel?
161. Which amusement park opened in Anaheim, California, on July 18th., 1955 ?
162. Name the wife of the Phillipines dictator, Ferdinand Marcos
163. K is the chemical symbol for what?
164. On what date is Australia Day celebrated?
165. Who wrote the play, “The Mousetrap”?
166. How old was Boris Becker when he won his first Wimbledon Singles title?
167. How many Spice Girls were there in 1997?
168. Who played the title role in the film “Gandhi”?
169. In the nursery rhyme, what do we ask Mary, mary, Quite contrary?
170. In what country would you find the Grand Prix circuit known as Silverstone?
171. Which American President was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz ?
172. Complete the proverb No kitchen is big enough to hold…
173. Who developed Meccano?
174. To which people did Delilah pass soon the secret of Samson’s strength?
175. Who wrote the shortest of the gospels?
176. Complete this proverb: The end justifies ………
177. Who said: “A crank is a man with a new idea–until it catches on”?
178. Who wrote the song, Imagine?
179. Name the first woman in space
180. Who was convicted of shooting and killing John F Kennedy?
181. In which country did the Volkswagon originate ?
182. “The Sound Of Music” is set in which European country….
183. Which planet has the longest year?
184. In Earth terms , how long is that year?
185. What is the highest mountain in New Zealand?
186. What is the 12th letter of the English alphabet
187. Who teamed up with Neil Diamond to perfom the hit song, “You Don’t Send Me Flowers”?
188. 1974 saw Portugal involved in a revolution which became known by which floral name??
189. What term is used to describe the wool cut from around a sheep’s eyes?
190. What type of creature is a beagle?
191. In which Asian nation would you find the state of Punjab?
192. What is the wellknown French word for “pen”?
193. Ra is the chemical symbol for which element?
194. What five-letter word, beginning with q, is used to describe a lock or curl of hair on the forehead?
195. How many metres make a kilometre?
196. Who was the great Spanish Painter whose first name was Pablo?
197. Who founded the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant chain?
198. Which 1970s band had a hit with “Mama Mia”?
199. In which year did Fred Astair die?
200. Which river did Johann Strauss describe as “blue”?
201. For what crime is Vincent Perrugia best remembered?
202. Which Florentine woman was mother to 3 kings of France, and wife to another?
203. Who was the 3rd man on the moon?
204. Who designed Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding dress?
205. What was the name of Homer Simpson’s Bowling team?
206. Which 1970’s hit movie was based on a poem by James Dickey?
207. Which famous musician & singer was born McKinley Morganfield?
208. Who was the last person to be executed in the Tower of London?
209. In what film would you have seen a sword fight on the Cliffs of Insanity?
210. What is the world’s largest bird of prey?
211. Sir Mark Oliphant was once Premier of which Australian State?
212. Near which Israeli city would you find the Mount Of Olives?
213. What colour are the towers of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge?
214. What is the sixth letter of hte English alphabet?
215. How many years of marraige are celebrated by a Golden Wedding Anniversary?
216. How many dwarves lived in the house discovered by Snow White?
217. By what short name were the Secret State Police of Nazi Germany known?
218. Musican Bo Didley is famous for playing which instrument?
219. Which acress began life as Doris Kapellhoff?
220. What name is given to the punctuation mark with a dot directly above a comma?
221. What country produces Rioja wines?
222. Who was the favourite daughter of Shakespeare’s King Lear?
223. Which Australkian city includes the suburbs of Cottesloe and Subiaco?
224. Who discovered Oxygen in 1774?
225. Name the author of A Town Like Alice
226. How many Earth years does it take Pluto to orbit the sun?
227. What name is given to the central part of a fleshy fruit, containing the seeds?
228. What letter appears to the right of Y on a keyboard?
229. What is it that makes soda water fizz?
230. What disease is the Sabin Vaccine used to prevent?
231. Name the actor grandfathr of Drew Barrymore.
232. Who is the female host of the television show, Better Homes and Gardens?
233. Which comedian once said, “A well-balanced person has a drink in each hand”?
234. Complete this proverb: A growing youth has a ……?
235. What are the three given names of author JRR Tolkein?
236. Who portrayed Kevin Arnold in the television series, The Wonder Years?
237. With whom did Barbra Streisand team to release the hit song, “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”?
238. Complete this proverb: Facts are …………..
239. Who portrayed Melanie Wilks in the film, Gone With The Wind?
240. Name the Australian artist who painted “The Rabbiters”
241. In the famous ‘White Horse’ FA Cup final of 1923, what was the name of the White Horse?
242. Which is the largest of the Trucial states?
243. Whose last words were ‘The rest is silence’?
244. What was double-headed for Russia & Austria, but single-headed for Germany?
245. In the famous April Fools Day joke, where did Richard Dimbleby say that spaghetti was being grown on trees?
246. Which Florentine woman was mother to 3 kings of France, and wife to another?
247. Who designed Queen Elizabeth II’s wedding dress?
248. For what crime is Vincent Perrugia best remembered?
249. Who was the 3rd man on the moon?
250. In which sport are Bonspiel and Crampit common terms?
1. Mr Checkhov!
2. It’s always the second Sunday in May.
3. Mr Gorbachov
4. The Burma Railway.
5. The Sahara
6. John O’Grady
8. Scott Joplin
11. Sir Lancelot
12. Nelson’s Colums
13. The Female Eunuch
15. Charlie Chaplin
16. Doric, Ionic and Coninthian
18. Richard Cromwell
19. The Flying Dutchman
20. Political: he was British PM 1828-30
21. ‘Onward Christian Soldiers’
23. Arc De Triomphe
26. War Of The Roses
27. Dead Sea
29. Dr Doolittle
30. Frank Ifield
31. City To Surf race
33. Both Romeo and Juliet
34. Robin Hood and Little John
35. Great White Shark Enterprises
36. There is none!
37. John Lennon
38. Donald Horne
39. Thirteen people at the Last Supper
40. One pound
41. Scrooge McDuck
42. Triple jump
44. Wattle blossom
45. Shaddap You Face
47. (James) Van Allen Belts
48. It is Walter Lindrum’s world-record break
49. Chief Joseph
50. The Pub With No Beer
51. Rocky Mattioil,WBC Junior Middleweight
52. Wind musical instrument
55. President of the United States Senate
56. Larry Holmes in 1980
57. New South Wales
58. July 4th
59. Gregory Peck
63. The stomach
65. Cauliflower Ear
66. William Wordsworth
67. The 6th., 1951
69. Dr Christian Barnard
71. The Carparthia
72. Charleston, South Carolina
73. Anita Loos
74. Francis Gary Powers
77. Egbert of Wessex
78. A horse
79. Oscar Wilde
80. It is a hunting dog
81. The Northern Territory
82. A sheep
83. Governor Arthur Philip
88. St Nicholas
89. Milton Obote
90. The cubit
91. From Russia With Love
92. The USA and Rhodesia
95. No, Polar bears live in the Arctic, while Penguins inhabit the Antarctic and other southern areas
97. The eardrum
98. Fleet Street
99. The Time Machine
101. The Sorbonne
103. Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA.
105. GoneWith The Wind
106. April, May and June
107. The Southern Cross
108. Tania Verstak
109. The Taj Mahal
112. HMS Hood
114. Great Expectations
115. HMS Ark Royal
116. 39 in the Old Testament and 27 in the New
117. 40 degrees
120. Marcus Junius Brutus
121. Manhatton Project
122. Texas Rangers
126. The largest department-store
128. Paul Strzlecki
130. The Fisherman’s Ring
132. The trolls of Denmark
133. Burd Ellen
134. Russia’s Baba Yaga
135. Mr Miacca
136. The Laidly Worm
137. Fair Janet
140. The Apples Of Youth which kept the Aesir young
142. The Pentaleuch
145. One calorie
146. Pan Am
159. The Mamas and The Papas
160. The Star Of David
164. January 26th
165. Agatha Christie
168. Ben Kingsley
169. How Does Your Garden Grow?
171. William Mckinley
172. …Two Women
173. Frank Hornby
174. The Philistines
176. …The means
177. Mark Twain
178. John Lennon
179. Valentina Tereshkova
180. Noone. Lee Harvey Oswald was suspected but murdered before any conviction was recorded
184. 247 years, 255 days
185. Mt Cook
187. Barbara Streisand
188. Carnation Revolution
197. Colonel Harlan Sanders
200. The Danube.
201. He Stole The Mona Lisa
202. Catherine De Medici
203. Charles Conrad
204. Norman Hartnell
205. Pin Pals
207. Muddy Waters
208. Josef Jakobs
209. The Princess Bride
210. Californian Condor.
211. South Australia
219. Doris Day
224. Joseph Priestly
225. Nevil Shute
227. The core
229. Carbon Dioxide
231. John Barrymore
232. Noni Hazlehurst
233. Billy Connolly
234. Wolf in his belly
235. John Ronald Reuel
236. Fred Savage
237. Neil Diamond
238. Stubborn things
239. Olivia De Havilland
240. Sir Russell Drysdale
243. Hamlet s
244. Imperial Eagle
245. Southern Switzerland
246. Catherine De Medici
247. Norman Hartnell
248. He Stole The Mona Lisa
249. Charles Conrad