Important World Gk Questions for Exams

World Gk Questions for Exams

Important World Gk Questions for various exams like SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS, Railway, and other competitive exams. Most of the questions in this post are from previous year papers. These World GK questions are also meant to boost your knowledge about different countries, their history, polity, Geography, arts, and cultures, etc.

1. Which is the largest country in the world by area?

A. China 

B. India

C. Canada

D. Russia

D. Russia

2. What is the name of Parliament house of Russia?

A. Parliament

B. Federal Assembly

C. Congress of Union

D. States-General

B. Federal Assembly

3. The Capital of Argentina is

A. Vienna 

B. Canberra

C. Buenos Aires

D. Baku

C. Buenos Aires

4. Which is the most populated city in the world?

A. Los Angeles

B. Washington

C. New Delhi

D. Tokyo

D. Tokyo

5. The second highest mountain in the world is

A. Makalu

B. Lhotse

C. K2

D. Dhaulagiri

C. K2

6. Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day on 

A. 15th June

B. 14th August

C. 31st May

D. 16th April

B. 14th August

7. In USA the president is elected by the

A. The House of Representatives

B. Universal adult franchise

C. The Congress 

D. The Senate

B. Universal adult franchise

8. Herodotus is considered as father of 

A. Economics

B. Geography

C. History

D. Biology

C. History

9. The ideology of fascism developed in

A. Japan

B. Germany

C. Italy

D. Russia

C. Italy

10. Who said that “Man by Nature is a political animal”

A. Aristotle

B. Plato

C. Hobbes

D. Rousseau

A. Aristotle

11. The Currency of Thailand

A. Rupiah

B. Bhat

C. Yuan

D. Yen

B. Bhat

12. Who said “I am the state”?

A. James ‘Second’ of England

B. Napolean ‘First’ of France

C. Louis ‘Fourteenth’ of France

D. Hitler of Germany

C. Louis ‘Fourteenth’ of France

13. Karl Marx lived in exile and wrote from

A. Moscow

B. Paris

C. Japan

D. France

B. Paris

14. The state is necessary evil according to

A. Communists

B. Individualists

C. Anarchists

D. Liberalists

D. Liberalists

15. The Crimean war came to an end by the

A. Treaty of Paris

B. Treaty of Versailles

C. Treaty of st. Germain

D. Treaty of Trianon

A. Treaty of Paris

16. Who said “Where their is no law, their is no freedom”?

A. Lenin

B. Locke

C. Karl Marx

D. Bentham

B. Locke

17. The declaration of American Independence was based on the theory

A. Moral Rights

B. Civil Rights

C. Natural Rights

D. Legal Rights

C. Natural Rights

18. The first atomic bomb was thrown over

A. Nagasaki

B. Hiroshima

C. Hong Kong

D. Tokyo

B. Hiroshima

19. Who discovered sea route to India

A. Coloumbus

B. Magellan

C. Bartho-lomev-Dias

D. Vasco-da- Gama

D. Vasco-da- Gama

20. Who was populary known as African Gandhi?

A. M.K Gandhi

B. Nelson Mandela

C. Firoz Gandhi

D. Mir Karzai 

B. Nelson Mandela

See also: World General Knowledge in Hindi Questions and Answers

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