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Islamic General Knowledge prophet.


PROPHET MUHAMMAD(PBUH) • In 7th Nabvi boycott of Banu Hashim
• Holy Prophet was born in 571 A.D 22nd began.
April ( Day__ Monday). • Hazrat Adam met with Holy Prophet on the
• Father’s name, Hazat Abdullah. first heaven.
• Mother’s Name, Hazrat Amna. • Hazrat Isa and Hazrat Yahya on 2nd.
• Maternal Grand Father’s name Wahib bins • Hazrat Yaqub on 3rd.
Abdul Munnaf. • Hazrat Idrees on 4th.
• Maternal Grandmother, Batarah. • Hazrat Harron on 5th.
• Real name of Abdu Mutalib was Shaba. • Hazrat Musa on 6th.
• Grandmother name, Fatima. • Hazrat Ibraheem on 7th.
• 10 is the number of Uncles and 6 aunts. • Al-Kaswa is the name of Camel on which
• Prophet journeyed to Syria with Abu Talib prophet traveled.
at 12 years. • Prophet purchased mosque land at
• At 25 Prophet married to Hazrat Khadija. medina from two orphans (Sehl and Sohail).
• Hazrat Khadija accepted Islam first in • Charter of Madina was issued on 1 A.H it
Women and in all. had 57 Articles.
• Hazrat Abu Bakar accepted first in Men. • Transfer of Qibla was ordered in 2nd A.H
• Hazrat Ali accepted first in Children. (18 month).
• Varqa Bin Naufal verified Prophet for the • 27 total no of Ghazwas.
first time. • First Ghazwah of Islam was Widan
• Holy prophet had 4 daughters and 3 sons. (Abwa), fought in 12th month of First Hijrah.
• At age of 40 holy Prophet received first • Jang Badr occurred in 2 A.H. 313 Muslims
Wahi. fought in battle.
• In 622 A.D Holy Prophet migrated to • No of Hadith Collected by Abu Huraira
madina. (RA) 5374.
• Hazrat Haleema was the foster mother of • Prophet hazrat Noah (AS) known as
Holy Prophet. Shaikh al Anbiya
• Besides Hazrat Haleema (RA) Holy • Aby Ubaiduh Bin Jiirrah was entitled
Prophet (PBUH) said that Umme-e-Aemon Ameen-ul Ummat.
is also my mother. • Hazrat Umar proposed Azan for the first
• Name the foster mother(s) of the Holy time.
Prophet (SAW)– Hazrat Halema (RA), • The dome over the sacred Grave of the
Hazrat Sobia (RA) and Hazrat Khola (RA) holy prophet is known as Gumbad-e-Khizra.
• How many years after the birth of Holy • Baitul Mamur is a place where seventy
Prophet (SAW), Hazrat Aamina died? Six thousand angles were circumambulation
years during the Holy Ascension.
• Sheema was the foster sister of Holy • Baitul Mamoor is on 7th Heaven.
Prophet. • 4 kings accepted Islam when holy prophet
• Hazrat Haleema looked after the holy sent them letters.
prophet for 4 years. • Mosque of Zarar was demolished by
• 35 was the age at the time of Hajr-i-Aswad prophet.
incident. • Hazrat Ali Conquered the fort of Qamus.
• Hazrat Bilal Habshi was the first slave to • Lady named Zainab tried to poison the
accept Islam. Holy Prophet.
• Wife of Abu Lahab used to spread throne • Prophet recited surah Al-Fatha at the
in the way of prophet in 4th year of conquest of Makkah .
prophethood. • Hashim was grand father of prophet &
• Home of Hazrat Arqam (RA) used as the brother of Muttalib.
centre of secret preaching by the holy • The name Muhamammad
was proposed by Abdul Muttalib while the
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name Ahmed was proposed by Bibi • Umar and Hamza accepted Islam in 615
Aminah. A.d (5th Nabvi).
• Migration from Mecca to Abyssinia took • Social boycott of Banu Hashim took place
place in the 7th month of the 5th year of the in 7th Nabvi.
mission i.e 615 A.d. The total number of • Shi’b means valley.
migrated people was 15 (11 men and 4 • Social boycott continued for 3 years.
women). • A group of Madina met Prophet in 11th
• Second migration to Habshah took place Nabvi.
in 616 A.D. • Accord of Uqba took place in 13th Nabvi.
• Second migration to Abyssinia 101 people • On 27th Rajab, 10 Nabvi the event of Miraj
with 18 females. took place.
• After Amina’s death, Ummay Aimen • 10th Nabvi was called Aam-ul-Hazan (year
looked after Prophet. of grief).
• After Harb-e-Fajjar, Prophet took part in • Name of the camel on which Prophet was
Halaf-ul-Fazul. riding in migration was Qaswa.
• Prophet made second business trip to • Omaar bin Hisham was the original name
Syria in 24th year of elephant. of Abu Jehl.
• Friend of Khadija Nafeesa carried • Abu-al-Hikm is the title of Abu Jehl.
message of Nikah. • Persons included in Bait-e-Uqba Oola 12
• Surname of Haleema Sadia was Ummay and in Bait-e-Uqba Sani 75.
Kabtah. • Cave of Hira is 3 miles from Makkah.
• Surname of Prophet was Abu-ul-Qasim. • Hijra took place in 13th Nabvi.
• Da’ia of the Prophet was Shifa who was • Medina is 338 Km from Makkah. (210
mother of Abdul Rehman bin Auf. miles)
• Abdul Mutalib died in 579 A.D. • Makkah conquest occurred in 8th year of
• Masaira a slave of Khadija accompanied Hijra.
Prophet to Syria. • Prophet performed Hajj in 10th Hija.
• First forster mother was Sobia who was • Prophet was buried in the hujra of Ayesha.
mother of Hamza. • Prophet was born in 1st Year of Elephant.
• For six years Haleema took care of • Ambassadors sent to Arab& other
Prophet. countries in 7th Hijra.
• For two years Abdul Mutalib took care of • King of Iran tore away the message of
Prophet. Prophet.
• After 7 days the Aqeeqa ceremony of • King of Byzantine in 7th Hijra was
Prophet was held. Hercules.
• Prophet belonged to Banu Hashim clan of • After 6 years of the birth of Holy prophet
Quraish tribe. Bibi Aamna died.
• Among uncles Abbas & Hamza embraced • After 8 years of the birth of Prophet Abdul
Islam. Muttalib died.
• Amina was buried at Abwa b/w Makkah & • Holy Prophet demised at the age of 63.
Madina. • First Azan was called out in 1 A.H.
• Six months before the Prophet’s birth his • Bahira Syrian Christian saint recognized
father died. prophet as last prophet.
• Prophet had no brother and no sister. • Harb-i-Fajjar was a war fought b/w Quraish
• Foster father of Prophet was Haris. and Bani Hawazin Prophet was of 15 years
• At the age of 15, Herb-e-Fajjar took place. and participated in it.
• Herb-e-Fajjar means war fought in the • Prophet visited Taif in 10th Nabvi.
probihited months. • Tribe of Taif was Saqaif.
• First father-in-law of Prophet was • Prophet with Zaid bin Haris went Taif &
Khawalid. stayed for 10 days.
• Aamina belonged to Bani Zohra tribe. • Bibi Amna suckled Prophet for 3 days.
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• After 18 month at Madina of change of • Prophet narrated the event of Miraj first of
Qibla occurred. all to Umm-e-Hani (real sister of Ali)
• Old name of Zu Qiblatain is Banu Saleem. • Prophet was staying at the house of
• Cave of Hira is in Jabal-e-Noor Mountain. Umme-e-Hani on the night of Miraj.
• At Masjid Al Khaif (Mina) almost 70 • In miraj Prophet traveled from Baitul
prophets are buried. Muqadas to Sidratul Mantaha.
• Month of migration was Rabiul Awal • During Hijrat Saraqa bin Sajjal spied.
• Qiblah now-a-days is called Khana-e- • In Miraj Jibrael called Aazan in Baitul
Kaba. Muqadas.
• Prophet addressed Khutba-e-Jum’aa for • Prophet led all the prophets in a prayer in
first time in 1st Hijra miraj at al-Aqsa
• Year of Deputation is 9th Hijrah. • Fatima died after 6 Months (age=31,11
• Moawakhat (the brotherhood) took place A.H) Prophet.
in 2nd Hijra. • Youngest daughter Fatima.
• Jehad was allowed in 2nd Hijrah. • Islamic official seal started on 1st
• Ashaab-e-Sufah: Muhajirs who stayed Muharram, 7 A.H
near Masjid-e-Nabvi. • Seal of Prophet was made of Silver.
• Hurrirah means a cat. • What was written on the Holy Prophet
• Bait-e-Rizwan took place in 6th Hijrah. (SAW) seal?
• Jewish tribe of Banu Nuzair expelled from Allah Rasool Muhammad
Madina in 4th H. • Prophet performed 1(in10 A.H) Hajj and
• Bait-e-Rizwan is also known as Bait-e- 4(in7 A.H) umras.
Shajra made under Keekar tree. • Change of Qibla occurred on 15 Shaban,2
• Companions of Prophet at Hudabiya were A.H(Monday)(during Zuhr)
1400. • Construction of Masjid-e-Nabvi started
• Prophet stayed at Makkah for 15 days Rabiulawal, 1 A.H.
after its conquest. • Namaz-e-Juma became Farz in Medina.
• 1 Lac companions accompanied Prophet • First man to embrace Islam on the eve of
at last Hajj. Fatah-e-Makka was Abu Sufyan.
• Prophet spent his last days in Ayesha’s • First to migrate to Madina (first muhajir)
house. Abu Salam.
• Cave of Soar is located near Makkah 5 • Last to migrate to Madina was Abbas.
miles. • First non-arab to embrace Islam Farwah
• Quba is 3 miles away from Madina. bin Umro
• In sixth year of Hijrah, Prophet intended • Facsimile of the Prophet Mus’ab bin
for Umrah. Umair.
• Prophet stayed in Ayyub Ansari’s house • Kalsoom bin al_Hadam gave land for
for 7 months. Quba mosque
• Prophet performed Umrah in 7th A.H. • The title of ammenul ummat is of Abu
• Zaid Bin Haris (R.A) was the adopted son Ubaidah bin Jarrah.(conqurer of Damascus)
of the Holy Prophet. • The day when Prophet delivered his last
• Year 570 known as year of Elephant or Khutab was Juma.
Amal Fil. • Idols in Kaba before Islam numbered 360.
• Hazrat Khadija and Hazrat Abu Talib died • The largest idol named Habal.
in 619. • Bilal called first aazan of Fajr prayer.
• First place from where Prophet openly • The Hadith, which is transmitted with
started his preaching Jabl Faran or Mount continuity and enjoys such abundance of
Safa. narrators that their statement becomes
• Prophet did covert messaging at House of authentic, is called Matwatar.
Arkam upto 3 Nabvi. (i.e for 3 years) • The grave of the Prophet was prepared by
• Prophet preached openly in 4th Nabvi. Hazrat Abu Talha
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• Qasim was first of the Holy Prophet’s married to the Prophet though Allah’s
children to be born. revelation or will.
• The first Namaz-e-Janazah performed by • Daughter of Umer who married to Prophet
Rasoolullah was that of Asad bin Zaraara was Hafsa.
(radi Allahu anhu). • Hazrat Khadija was the first person to read
• The first Namaaz to be made Fardh was Namaz amongst the Ummah of the Prophet.
Tahajjud Namaaz, which was later made • Umm-e-Salma was alive at Karbala
Nafil. tragedy. She was the last of the wives of
• At Masjid-e-Nabvi first Muslim University Prophet to die.
was established. • Ummul Momineen Ummay Habiba was
• Holy prophet labored in the formation of daughter of Abu Sufyan.
Masjid-e-Quba. • Ummul Momineen Ummay Habiba
• Masjid-e-Zarar was built by Hyporcrites at migrated to Abyssinia and Madina as well.
Madina. • Ummul Momineen Hazrat Safia was the
• 25 Doors are in Masjid –e-Haram, the progeny of Hazrat Haroon.
most important door of Kaaba is Babul • Hazrat Maria Qibtiya gave birth to Hazrat
Salam. Ibrahim, son of Prophet.
• The flag colour of the Holy Prophet was • Hazrat Khadija was buried at Jannat-e-
white and yellow at the time of conquest of Moalla in Macca.
Makkah. • Najashi was the king through which
• Friday is known as Sayeed Ul Ayam. Prophet married to Ummay Habiba.
• Shab-e-Barat is celebrated on the 15th • The Umm-ul-Momineen Javeria’s actual
night of Shuban. name was Barrah.
• The camel driver of Prophet at the fall of • Hazrat Khadija received salutation from
Mecca was Usama bin Zaid bin Haris. Allah.
• Prophet issued order of killing Abdul Uza • Third wife of Prophet was Hazrat Ayesha.
bin Khatal at the fall of Mecca. • Sauda said about Ayesha “My soul might
• At Koh-e-Safa, Prophet addressed after be in her body”
conquest of Makkah. • Hazrat Khadija was the only Ummul
UMMUL MOMINEEN Momineen who was not buried in Jannatul
• Umat-ul-Momineen is called to Wives of Baqi.
Holy prophet. • Prophet not offerd funeral prayer of
• Zainab bint Khazeema is known as Ummal Khadija due to Allah’s will.
Masakeen. • Ayesha is called Al-Tayyabeen.
• Abu Bakar gave the collection of Quran to • Hazrat Ruqia died on the day of the victory
Hazrat Hafsa. of battle of Badr she was the wife of Usman.
• Khadija died on the tenth of Ramadan 10 • After Ruqia’s death Ummay Kalsoom
Nabvi. married Usman.
• Khadija was buried in Hujun above Makka • Qasim was born in 11 years before
• In the Cottage of Hazrat Ayesha, prophet Prophethood.
spent his last days. • Hassan is known as Shabbar which
• Khadija died at 65 years age. means handsome.
• Last wife of Prophet Um Maimoona. • For 14 months Hasan remained Khalifa.
• Khadija belonged to the tribe of Banu • Hasan is buried at Jannat-ul-Baq’ee.
Asad. • Eldest son of the Prophet Qasim.
• First woman to lead an Islamic army • Third son-in-law of Prophet was Abul A’as.
Ayesha (Jange Jamal) • Hazrat Asad died first among the
• Ayesha narrated maximum number of Sahabah.
ahadith. • Hamza & Hussain are known as leader of
• The second wife named Sauda. Martyrs.
• Zainub bint Jaish (Surah Ahzab) was • Hazrat Usman Bin Talha was the Key
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holder of Kaaba. established naval fleet.


• Hazrat Saad bin Ubi waqas conquered • Only sahabi without seeing Prophet Awais
Persia firstly. Karni.
• Qabeela bin Qais is known as cup bearer • Umar levied zakat on horses.
of Zam Zam. • Ali lifted zakat on horses.
• Abbas was instrumental in bringing abu • Abu Bakr had knowledge of dreams.
Sufiyan in Islam. • Usman added 2nd Azan for Friday
• Periods of Caliphs prayers.
• Abu Bakar 632-634 • Atique is the title of Hazrat Abu Bakr.
• Hazrat Umar 634-644 • Hazrat Umar established Department of
• Hazrat Usman 644-656 Police.
• Hazrat Ali 656-661 • Hazrat Umar formed a parliament, namely
• Abu Bakar 2y 3m Majlis-e-Aam.
• Hazrat Umar 10y 5m 21d. • Ghani was the title of Hazrat Usman (RA).
• Hazrat Usman 12y. • Hazrat Ali has the title the gateway to
• Hazrat Ali 4y 9m. knowledge.
• Hazrat Abu Bakar was the merchant of • Hazrat Ali is buried at Najaf.
cloth. • Amer bin Aas embraced Islam in 7th Hijra.
• Real name of Hazrat Abu Bakar was • Khalild bin Waleed embraced Islam in 7th
Abdullah (befor Islam- Abdul Kaba). Hijra.
• Apostasy movement took place in the • First Moazin of Islam, Hazrat Bilal.
khilafat of Abu Bakar. • The home of Hazrat Abu Ayub Ansaari
• Hazrat Abu Bakar died in 22nd of Jamadi- was the first place where the Prophet
us-Sani 13 AH. stayed in Madina Shareef.
• Abu Lulu Feroz, the slave martyred Hazrat • The first person sent to spread Islam
Umar Farooq. under the instructions of the Prophet was
• Hazrat Umar Farooq was martyred on 1st Mus’ab bin Umair who was sent to Madinah.
Muharram 24 A.H. • The first person to make Ijtihaad was Abu
• Hazrat Umar introduced Hijra Calender. Bakr Siddique
• Hazat Usman is known as Zul Noorain • Hazrat Abu Zirr Ghaffari is known as the
because he wedded with two daughters of first Dervish.
Prophet: Rukya+Umme Qulsoom. • Abdullah ibn Maz’oom:first person buried
• Usman accepted Islam at the instigation of in Jannatul Baqi.
Abu Bakar. • Hazrat Umar was the first person to
• Asadullah & Haider-e-Karar were the perform Janazah Salat in Jamaat with four
epithets of Hazrat Ali. Takbeers.
• Ali married Fatima in 2nd Hijra. • First census of Islamic world in Umer’s
• Hazrat Ali was born at Khane-e-Kaaba. period.
• Hazrat Ali was martyred on 21st Ramzan • The first person to become murtad (out of
40 A.H. the folds of Islam) was either Muqees bin
• In Ghazwa Uhad Hazrat Ali was awarded Khubaaba or Ubaidullah bin Jahash.
with Zulifqar. • Salah-udin Ayubi conquered Bait ul
• Hazrat Umer accepted islam in 616 A.D. Muqadas.
• Hazrat Umar established the office of • Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani is buried at
Qazi. Baghdad.
• Hazrat Umar added As Salato Khairum • Shah Jahan Mosque is at Thatta.
Min Noum. • Jibraeel will be first person questioned on
• Usman migrated to Habsha Day of Qiyamat.
• Hazat Usman participated in all battles • From amongst the animals, the first animal
except Badr. to be brought back to life will be the Buraaq
• In the reign of Usman, Muwaviah of Prophet Muhammad.
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• The first Ibaadat on earth was Tauba • Al-Tauba does not start with Bismillah.
(repentance). • Al-Namal contains two Bismillahs.
• The first Mujaddid of Islam is Hazrat Umar • Three surah starts with curse.
bin Abdul Aziz. • 6666 is the number of Ayats.
• First book of Hadith compiled was Muata • 29 total number of Mukata’t.
by Imam Malik. • Hazrat Usman was the first Hafiz of the
• Mosque of Prophet was damaged due to Holy Quran.
fire in the reign of Motasim Billah. • Hazrat Khalid Bin Saeed, the first writer of
• Jamia mosque of Damascus was built by Wahy.
Walid bin Malik. • 12 Ghazawahs described in Holy Quran
• Umm-us-Saheehain is Imam Malik: Mauta. (total 27).
• Mohd: bin Ismael Bukhari comprised of • Abdullah Ibn Abbas, the first commentator
4,000 hadiths of the Quran and also known as interpreter
• Bukhari Sharif & Muslim Sharif are called of the Quaran.
Sahihain. • In surah Al-Saf, Hoy prophet is addressed
• Imam Tirmazy was a student of Abu as Ahmed.
Dawood. • Ghar-e-Sor is mentioned in Surah Al-
• Kitab-ul-Kharaj was written by Imam Abu Tauba.
Yousuf. • 5 Surhas start with Qul.
• Mahmood Ghaznavi called kidnapper of • Hazrat Umar proposed the compilation of
scholars. Holy Quran.
• Mullana Nizam-ud-Din founded the school • Al- Nasr is known as Surah Widah.
of Dars-e-Nizamia. • Abdul Malik Marwan applied the dots in
• Baqee Billah revolted against Akbar’s the Holy Quran.
deen-e-Ilahi firstly. • Hajjaj bin yousuf applied diacritical points
• Shaikh Ahmed Sirhandi was given the title in Quaran.
of Mujadid alf Sani by Mullana Abdul • 37 total number of surah in last parah.
Hakeem. • Al- Baqrah and Surah Al-Nissa is spread
• Baba Fareed Ganj Shakr married to the over 3 Parahs.
daughter of Balban. • Al-Falq and Al-Nas revealed at the same
Al-Quran MCQS time.
• Kalima Tayyaiba is mentioned in Quran for • City of Rome is mentioned in Holy Quran.
2 times. • Surah Yaseen is known as Heart of
• The word Quran means “read one”. Quran.
• 114 total number of Surah • Suran Rehman is known as beauty of
• Surah means city of Refuge. Quran.
• 86 Makki Surah. • First revealed surah was Al Alaq, 96 in
• 28 Madine Surah. arrangement
• 558 Rukus. • Complete revelation in 23 years.
• Al-Baqrah is the longest Surah. • Subject of Holy Quran is human.
• Al- Kausar is the shortest Surah. • Risalat means to convey message.
• Al-Nass is the last surah. • 26 prophets mentioned in holy Quran.
• 14 bows are in Quran. • Holy Quran consist 105684 words and
• First bow occurs in 9th Para i.e Al-Inaam 3236700 letters.
Surah. • Longest Ayat of Holy Quran is Ayatul
• Al-Faitha is the preface of the holy Quran. Kursi.
• Five verses were reveled in the first wahy. • 6 Surah start with the name of prophets.
• Namaz commanded in quran for 700 • Surah maryam wholly revealed for a
times. woman.
• Al-Mudassar-2nd Revealed Surah. • In Bani Israeel and Al-Najaf the event of
• Al-Muzammil- 3rd Revealed Surah. Miraj is explained.
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• Last revelation descended on 3rd Rabi-ul 55.


Awal and it was written by Abi- Bin Kab. • Surahs named after animals are 4 in
• Language of Divine Books. number.
• Taurat Hebrew • Namal means Ant.
• Injil Siriac • Surah Inaam means Camel.
• Zubur Siriac • Surah Nahl means Honey bee.
• Holy Quran Arabic. • Surah Ankaboot means spider.
• Taurat was the first revealed book. • The major part of Quran is revealed at
• Holy Quran was reveled in 22y 5m 14 night time.
days. • Generally aayats of Sajida occur in Makki
• There are 7 stages in Holy Quran. Surahs.
• Abdullah Ibn Abbas is called as leader of • 10 virtues are blessed for recitation of one
commentators. word of Quran.
• Apollo 15 placed the copy of the Holy • Surah Anfal means Cave.
Quran on the moon. • In Naml two bismillah occur (2nds one is at
• Tarjama-ul-Quaran is written by Abdul- aayat no:30)
Kalam Azad. • Surah Kahf means the cave.
• First Muslim interpreter of Quran in English • Muzammil means Wrapped in garments.
is Khalifa Abdul Hakeem. • Kausar means Abundance.
• Shah Waliullah Translated Holy Quran in • Nasr means Help.
Persian and Shah Rafiuddin in Urdu in • Ikhlas means Purity of faith.
1776. • Falak means Dawn.
• Hafiz Lakhvi translated Holy Quran in • Un-Nass means Mankind.
Punjabi. • Al-alq means Clot of blood.
• Surah Alaq was revealed on 18th • Alm Nashrah means Expansion.
Ramzan. • Uz-zukhruf means Ornaments.
• Number of Aayats in al-Bakar is 286. • Surah Rahman is in 27th Para.
• Longest Makki Surah is Aaraf. • Bride of Quran is Rahman Surah.
• Second longest Surah is Ashrah/Al-Imran. • Surah Yasin is in 22nd and 23rd Para.
• Surah Kausar has 3 Aayats. • Present shape of quran is Taufeeqi.
• First Surah compilation wise is Surah • Quran is the greatest miracle of Prophet.
Fatiha. • Word surah has occurred in Quran 9
• Fatiha means opening. times.
• Fatiha contains 7 aayats. • First seven aayats of quran are called
• Fatiha is also called Ummul Kitab. Tawwal.
• First surah revealed in Madina was surah • The alphabet Alf comes most of times and
Fatiha. Alf, Zuwad Alphabet comes least number of
• Surah Fatiha revealed twice-in Makkah & times.
Madina. • Quran is written in Prose & Poetry.
• Angles mentioned in Quran are7. • Quran is also regarded as a manual of
• Meaning of Aayat is Sign. Science.
• Stone mentioned in Quran is ruby • Surah Alq is both Makki and Madni.
(Yaakut). • Name of Muhammad is mentioned in
• Longest Surah (al-Bakr) covers 1/12th of Quran for 4 times.
Quran. • Adam is mentioned in Surah Aaraf.
• Madni Surahs are generally longer. • first Sindhi translation of Quran by
• Madni Surahs consist of1/3rd of Quran. Aakhund Azizullah Halai
• Makki Surahs consist of2/3rd of Quran. • Torat means light.
• Surah Ikhlas is 112 Surah of Quran. • Zaboor means Pieces/ Book written in big
• First complete Madni Surah is Baqarah. letters.
• Names of Quran mentioned in Quran is • Injeel means Good news.
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• 99 number of aayats describe Khatam-e- • The word Islam has been used at 92
Nabuwat. places in the holy quran.
• Command against Juva & amputation of • Except the name of Maryam the name of
hands came 8th A.H no other woman has come explicitly in the
• Laws about orphanage revealed in 3 A.H. Quran.
• Laws about Zina revealed in 5 A.H. • Iblees will not be punished with fire but
• Laws about inheritance revealed in 3 A.H. with cold.
• In 4th A.H wine was prohibited. • Iblees’s refusal to prostrate before man is
• The order of Hijab for women reveled in mentioned in Quran for 9 times.
4th A.H. • Iblees means “disappointed one”.
• Ablution made obligatory in 5th A.H. • Al-Kausar relates to death of Qasim and
• In Surah Al-Nisa the commandment of Hazrat Abdullah
Wuzu is present. • If a woman marries the second time, she
• Procedure of ablution is present in Surah will be in Jannah with the second husband.
Maidah. (Hadith)
• In 4 A.H Tayammum was granted. • The Earth and the Heaven were created
• Interest was prohibited in 8th A.H. by Allah in 6 days, it is described in Surah
• During ghazwa Banu Mustaliq the Yunus.
command of tayamum was reveled. • Zaid bin Thabit collected the Quran in the
• Quran recited in Medina firstly in the form of Book.
mosque Nabuzdeeq. • Tarjumanul Quran is called Abdullah bin
• Quran verse abrogating a previous order Abbas.
is called Naasikh. • In Surah Muzzamil verse 73 reading quran
• First man to recite Quran in Makkah: slowly and clearly is ordained.
Abdullah bin Masood. • Jibraeel is referred in Quran as Ar-rooh.
• Forms of revelation granted to Prophet • In Quran Rooh-al-Qudus is Jibrael it
were 3 (wahi,Kashf,dream) means holy spirit.
• First method of revelation of Quran Wahi. • In Quran Rooh-al-Ameen is Jibrael.
• Kashf means Vision. • Incharge of Provisions is Mekaeel.
• Initially Quran was preserved in memory • The angel who was sent to Prophets as a
form. helper against enemies of Allah was
• After Umar’s death, copy of quran was Jibraeel.
passed on to Hafsa. • The Angel who sometimes carried Allah’s
• Only Sahabi mentioned in Quran Zaid bin punishment for His disobedients was
Haris.(surah ahzab) Jibraeel.
• Paradise is mentioned in Quran for150 • Jibrael is mentioned in Quran for three
times. times.
• Section of Paradise in which Prophets will • Old Testament is the Torait.
dwell Mahmood. • New Testament is Injeel.
• Doors of Hell are 7. • Psalms is Zuboor.
• Subterranean part of hell is Hawia. • Gospal is Injeel.
• Number of angles of hell 19. • Prophet is called Farqaleet in Injeel.
• Gate-keeper of hell Malik. • Taharat-e-Sughra is Wuzu.
• Gate-keeper of heaven Rizwan. • There are two types of Farz.
• Place of heaven at which people whose • Saloos-ul-Quran is Surah Ikhlas.
good deeds equal bad deeds will be kept in • Aroos-ul-Quran i.e bride of Quran is Al-
Aaraf. Rehman.
• A tree in hell emerging from its base is • Meaning of Baqarah: The Cow
Zakoon. • In Surah Waqiya the word Al-Quran ul
• Name of the mountain of hell is Saud. Hakeem is used.
• Heaven on earth was built by Shadad. • Surah Baqara & Ale Imran are known as
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Zuhraveen. • Abu ul Bashr Sani is title of Noah.


• Wine is termed in Quran as Khumar. • After toofan-e-nooh , the city establish was
• The first authority for the compilation of Khasran
Ahadis is . • Ibrahim was thrown into the fire by the
• Sahih Bukhari contains 7397 ahadis. order of Namrud.
• Hazrat Ibraheem intended to sacrifice
PROPHETS OF ISLAM Ismaeel at Mina.
• Adam was created on Juma day. • Ibrahim was born at Amer near Euphrate
• Adam landed in Sri Lanka on Adam’s (Iraq)
Peak Mountain. • Ibraheem was firstly ordered to migrate to
• Adam is a word of Syriani language. Palestine.
• Adam had 2 daughters and 3 sons. • First wife of Ibraheem was Saarah.
• Kabeel killed Habeel because he wanted • Second wife of Ibraheem was Haajirah.
to marry Akleema. • Azaab of mosquitoes was sent to the
• The first person to be put into Hell will be nation of Ibrahim
Qaabil. • Abraham is called khalilullah, father of
• Sheesh was youngest son of Adam. prophets and Idol Destroyer.
• Age of Adam at Sheesh’s birth was 130 • Age of Abraham at the time of his death
years. 175 years.
• Adam walked from India to Makkah and • Ibrahim is buried at Hebron in Jerusalem.
performed forty Hajj. • Abrahem invented comb.
• Adam knew 100 000 languages. (Roohul • Hazrat Loot was contemporary of Hazarat
Bayaan) Ibraheem
• Abul Basher is called to Hazrat Adam. • Abraham remained in fire 40 days.
• Hazrat Adam built first mosque on earth. • Terah or Aazer was the father of
• Height of Adam was 90 feet. Ibraheem.
• Age of Adam at the time of his death 950 • Grave of Lut is in Iraq.
years. • Luut died at Palestine and is buried at
• Hazrat Adam’s grave is in Saudi Arabia. Hebron.
• Second prophet is Sheesh. • Ibraheem was the uncle of Luut.
• Sheesh passed away at the age of 912 • Loot was maternal grandfather of Ayub.
years. • Luut resided at Ur near Mesopotamia.
• Noah got prophethood at the age of 40 • Ismaeel is called Abu-al-Arab.
• Noah’s ark was 400 x 100 yards area. • Mother of Ismaeel was Haajrah.
• Ark of Noah stopped at Judi Mountain • Ishaaq built boundaries of Masjid-e-Aqsaa.
(Turkey). • Ishaaq was sent to Jews.
• Noah preached for 950 years. • At Muqam-e-Ibraheem, there are imprints
• Nation of Noah worshipped 5 idols. of Ibraheem.
• Nation of Noah was exterminated through • Ibrahim was first person to circumcise
the flood. himself and his son.
• Pigeon was sent for the search of land by • Hajra the wife of Ibrahim was daughter of
Hazrat Nooh. Pharoah of Egypt.
• Noah was sent to Iraq. • Ibrahim was 86 years old when Ismael
• 2242 years after Adam, Toofan-e-Noah was born.
occurred. • Ibrahim was ordered to migrate along with
• About 80 people were with him in the boat. family to valley of Batha meaning Makkah.
• Duration of storm of Noah was for 6 • Ibrahim was sent to Jordan after leaving
months. Haajrah and Ismaeel
• Noah lived for 950 years. • Age of Ibraheem at the birth of Ishaq was
• Nooh is called predecessor, Naji Ullah; 100 years and of Saarah was 90 years.
Shaikh ul Ambiya. • First wife of Ibrahim resided at Palestine.
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• Ibrahim intended to sacrifice Ismaeel at • Haroon was an eloquent speaker.


Mina on 10th Zul Hajj. • Haroon is buried at Ohad.
• As a result of sacrifice of Ismael, Ibrahim • Haroon & Musa both were prophets and
was gifted a baby from Saarah named contemporaries.
Ishaq. • Hazrat Ayub was famous for his patience.
• Zam Zam emerged from beneath the foot • The miracle of Dromedary (camel) is
of Hazrat Ismaeel in the valley of Batha concerned with Saleh
(Makkah). • 4 prophets were sent to Bani Israeel.
• Hazrat Ismail discovered Hajar-e-Aswad. • 722 languages were understood by Hazrat
• Zabeeullah and Abu al Arab are called to Idrees.
Hazrat Ismaeel. • Hazrat Saleh invented Soap.
• Ismael divorced his wife being • Kalori: hill, from where Isa was lifted alive.
discourteous. • Zikraiya was carpenter.
• Jibrael brought sacred stone to Ismael. • Harzat Zikraiya was cut with the Saw.
• Original colour of the sacred stone was • Adam & Dawood are addressed as Khalifa
white. in Quran.
• Hazrat Idress was expert in astronomy. • Sulaiman & Dawood understood language
• Uzair became alive after remaining dead of the birds.
for one hundred years. • The tree of date palm grew on the earth
• Hazrat Yaqub has the title of Israel for the first time.
• 1 Lac 24 thousand- total number of • Prophets attached with the profession of
prophets. weaving are Adam, Idrees & Shaeet.
• Hazrat Idrees was the first who learnt to • Hazrat younus was eaten by shark fish.
write. • Younus prayed LAILAH ANTA
• How many Sahifay were revealed to SUBHANAK INI KUNTUM MINAZALIMIN in
Hazrat Idrees (AS)? 30 the belly of fish.
• Prophet Yahya A.S was sent to people of • Grave of Dawood is in Israel.
Jordan. • Yahya’s tomb is in Damascus.
• Hazrat Idrees (A.S) set up 180 cities. • Bilal Habshi is buried in Damascus.
• Hazrat Dawood could mould iron easily • Prophet with melodious voice Dawood.
with his hand. • Alive prophets are Isa & Khizr.
• The event of ring is related to Hazrat • Zunoon (lord of fish) & Sahibul Hoot :
Sulaiman. Younus.
• Hazarat Moosa(A.S) had impediment in • The prophet whose people were last to
his tongue suffer divine punishment Saleh.
• Moosa was granted 9 miracles. • Suleiman died while standing with the
• Musa crossed the Red Sea. support of a stick.
• The prophet mentioned in Quran for most • Ashab-e-Kahf slept for 309 years.
of times is Moosa. • The number of Ashab-e-Kahf was 7.
• Ten commandments were revealed on • Hazrat Essa (A.S) was carpenter by
Moosa. profession.
• Moosa died on Abareem mountain. • Besides Essa, Yahya also got prophet
• Grave of Musa is in Israel. hood in childhood.
• Teacher of Moosa was Shoaib. • Baitul Laham is the birth Place of Hazrat
• Moosa was brought up by Aasia Bint Essa (AS) is situated in Jerusalaem.
Mozahim. • Isa would cure the victims of leprosy.
• Elder brother of Moosa was Haroon. • Zakria was contemporary of Isa.
• Moosa had only one brother. • Isa was the cousin of Yahya.
• In Toowa valley Moosa was granted • Romans kingdom was established in
prophethood. Palestine at Esa’s birth.
• An Egyptian was killed by Moosa. • Romans were Atheists.
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• Ruler of Palestine at the birth of Esa was destruction of his nation.


Herod. • Ilyas prayed for nation it rained after a
• Maryum grew up in the house of Zakaiyya. period of 312 years.
• Besides Esa , Adam was also a fatherless • Uzair reassembled all copies of Taurait.
prophet. • Taloot was the father-in-law of Dawood.
• Esa born at Bethlehem. • Dawood was good player of flute.
• Yahaya was the precursor of Eessa. • Fountain of Copper flowed from
• Yahya is buried at Syria. Sulayman.
• Our prophet has the title Habibullah. • Woodpecker conveyed Sulayman’s
• Prophet Dawood has the title Najeeb message to Saba queen.
Ullah. • Younus remained in fish for 40 days.
• Prophet Jesus crist is called Rooh-ul- • King Herodus ordered the execution of
Ullah. Yahya.
• Tur-e-Sina was the mountain where • Politus on Roman governor’s orders tried
Hazrat Musa (AS) received Allah’s execution of Isa.
message. • Dawood is called as Najeeb Ullah.
• Hazrat Musa was Kalimullah. • In quran ten commandments are named
• Science, astronomy, writing with pen, Awamir-i-Ashara.
sewing and weapons were made by Idrees • Teacher of Hakeem Lukman was Dawood.
first of all. • Prophets lifted alive Isa,Idrees&Ilyas.
• Aad was the nation of Hood. • Idrees was directed to migrate by Allah to
• After seven day’s continuous rain and Egypt.
storm the nation of Hood destroyed. • Idrees was the first man to learn to write.
• Nation of Samood was preached by Salih. • Idrees was taken alive to Heavens at the
• Miracle of pregnant female camel was age of 365 Y.
sent to Samood. • Gnostics regarded Sheesh as a divine
• 3 Sahifay were revealed to Ibrahim. emanation.
• Israel was the son of Ishaq. • Gnostics means Sheesinas and inhabited
• Israel was 147 years old when Ishaq died. Egypt.
• Mountains would break by the miracle of • Idrees was sent to Gnostics.
Yaqoob. • Idol worship was forbidden by Idress to
• Musa married the daughter of Shoaib. people.
• Due to Zakria’s prayer Yahya was born. • Idress was special friend of one of the
• Yousuf remained in jail for 10 years. angels.
• Yousuf and Yaqoob met each other after • Idrees remained in 4th heaven.
40 years. • Idreess died in the wings of the angel.
• Yousuf was the son of Yaqoob. • Pigeon was sent for the search of land by
• Yousuf’s family was called the Israeelites. Noah.
• Real brother of Yousuf was Bin Yamen. • Sam, Ham & Riyyafas were the children of
• Yousuf was sold as a slave in Egypt. Noah.
• Yousuf had 12 brothers. • Bani Aad settled in Yemen.
• Yousuf was famous for his beauty & knew • Shaddad was famous king of Bani Aad.
facts of dreams. • Glorious palace near Adan built by Bani
• Mother of Yousuf was Rachel. Aad was known as Garden of Iram.
• Yaqoob lost his eye-sight in memory of • Shaddad kingdom was extended to Iraq.
Yousuf. • A violent storm was sent to Bani Aad.
• Nation of Shoaib committed • Grave of Hood is at Hazarmoat.
embezzlement in trusts. • Oman, Yemen & Hazarmoat are in
• Shoaib called Speaker of the Southern Arabia.
Prophets.(Khateeb ul ambiya) • In Rajab, Arabs visit the grave of Hood.
• Shoaib got blinded for weeping over • Bani Samood lived in Wadi al-Qura &
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Wadi al-Hajr. birth.


• Wadi al-Qura, Wadi al-Hajr are in Syria & • Maryum migrated to Egypt after Esa’s
Hijaz. birth.
• Volcanic eruption was sent to Bani • Number of Hawarin of Moosa was 12.
samood. • Jews and Romans were worried about
• Contemporary of Ibrahim was Lut. Esa’s influence.
• Hood was the uncle of Ibraheem. • Dawood’s real name was Abar.
• A dreadful earthquake was sent to people • Ahsan ul Qasas is the life history of hazrat
of Luut. Yousif.
• Native area of Ibraheem was • Nebuchadnezzer was ruler of Babylon, he
Mesopotamia. founded Hanging garden which is one of the
• Surname of Terah was Aazar. wonders of the world.
• Father of Yaaqoob and Esau was Ishaq. • Qaidar was one of the sons of Ismail who
• Father-in-law of Ayyoob was Yaqoob. stayed at Hijaz.
• Ishaq is buried in Palestine. • Idrees used the first pen.
• Age of Ishaq when he was blessed with • Four Ambiyah are still physically alive they
twins was 60 Y. are Esa and Idrees in the skies and Khidr
• Yunus was the twin brother of Yaaqoob. and Ilyaas are on the earth.
• Prophet bestowed with kingship of Allah: BATTLES OF ISLAM MCQS
Dawood. • First Ghazwa is Widdan or Abwa in 1 A.H
• Dawood was a soldier of Talut. • 624 Battle of Badr.2hij
• Dawood lived in Bait-ul-Lahm. • 625 Battle of Uhad. 3hij
• Talut was also known as Saul. • 626 Battle of Rajih.4hij
• Dawood is buried at Jerusalem. • 627 Battle of Khandaq (Ahzab).5hij
• Youngest son of Dawood was Sulaymaan. • 628, Treaty of Hudaibiya, Hazrat Khalid
• Mother of Sulayman was Saba. bin Walid Accepted Islam, Conquest of
• Sulayman ascended the throne of Joodia. Khyber.6hij
• Sulaymaan was a great lover of horses. • 629, Battle of Mutah, Preaching of Islam to
• The ruler of Yemen in the time of various kings.7hij
Sulayman was Saba. • 630, Battle of Hunain, Conquest of
• Hud Hud informed Sulyman about the Makkah.8hij
kingdom of Yemen. • 631, Battle of Tabuk. 9hij
• Saba means Bilqees. • 632, Hajjat-ul-Wida.10hij
• Whose kingdom came under a famine in • 680, Tragedy of Karballah.61hij
the times of Ilyas: King of Ahab. • Badr is a village.
• Ilyas’s nation worshipped idol namd Lal. • Battle of Bard was fought on 17th
• Ilyas disappeared mysteriously. Ramzan.
• Successor of Ilyas was Al-ya-sah. • Battle of Uhd was fought on 5th Shawal.
• Cousin of Al-ya-Say who was prophet was • Battle Badar Ghazwa is named as Furqan.
Ilyas. • Uhd is a hill.
• Uzair remained died for 100 years. • Yom-ul Furaqn is called to Yom ul Badar.
• For 18 years Ayyoob suffered from skin • Fath Mobeen is called to Sulah Hudaibiah.
disease. • Number of soldiers in Badar, Muslim 313
• Real name of Zull Kifl is Isaih and Kharqil Kufar 1000
bin Thauri. • After Badr conquest, Prophet stayed for 3
• Yunus died in Nineveh. days there.
• Father of Yahya was Zakariyya. • Badr was fought for 3 times.
• Trustee of Hekal was Zakiriyya. • Martyr of Badr Muslims 14 Kufar 70
• Zakariya hid himself in the cover of the • Leader of the Kufar in this battle was Abu
tree and was cut into two pieces by Jews. Jahl.
• Maryum lived at Nazareth before Esa’s • Number of Muslim martyrs in the battle of
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Uhad 70 Amaar bin Yaasir)


• In Uhad quraish were laid by Abu Sufwan. • The first person to be martyred in the
• In Uhad number of Muslim soldiers 1000 Battle of Badr was the freed slave of Hazrat
kufar 3000. Umar : Muhaj’jah
• Ahzab means Allies. • Khalid bin Walid was removed from the
• Ditch dug on border of Syria with help of service in the reign of Hazrat Umar Farooq
3000 companions in 2 weeks. (RA). He was removed in 17 A.H.
• Muslim strength 1600. • Battle of chains was fought b/w Persians
• Khyber was captured in 20 days. and the Muslims.
• During Ghazwa Bani Nuzair wine was • Umar bin Abdual Aziz is considered as the
prohibited. 5th Khalifa.
• The battle of Khandaq is also known an • Abdul Malik was the poet ruler of
battle of Ahzab. Ummaya.
• Conquest of Makkah was took place on 20 • Karballa took place on 10th Muharram 61
Ramzan. A.H/ 680 A.D
• Battle in which prophet not participated is • Salahuddin Ayubi was of Abbasid dynasty.
known as Saria. • Halaku Khan came to power after
• Hazrat Hamza was the first commander of Abbasids.
Islamic Army. • Al Qanun was written by Ibn-i-Sina.
• In Uhd battle Muslim women participated • Ibn Khuldun is called founder of sociology.
firstly. • Tahafut-al-Falasifah was written by Al-
• Battle of Mauta was the first non Arab Khazali.
War. • Halaku Khan sacked Baghdad in 1258
• 3000 was the number of musims at the A.D.
battle of Ditch. • Al Shifa a book on philosophy was written
• 10,000 at the conquest of Makkah. by Ibn Sina.
• 30,000 at the time of Tabuk. • prophet stayed at Makkah for 53 years &
• Last Ghazwa- Tabuk. in Medina 10 years
• For 20 days Prophet stayed at Tabuk. • Mubha: an act which brings neither
• Total number of Sarias is 53 or 56. blessings nor punishment.
• Porphet was the commander in the • Naval Commander of Islam, Abu Qays
expedition of Tabuk. under Hazrat Usman
• First Islamic Non Arab was battle of • Battle of Camel was fought b/w Ali and
Mautta 8. A.H.. Hazrat Aysha.
• The person killed by the Holy Prophet was • Hazrat Khalid bin Walid accepted Islam in
Ubay Bin Kalf. 8th A.H.
• In Battle of Uhad, the teeth of Holy • Hazrat Ali established Bait-ul-Maal.
Prophet were martyred. • During the caliphate of Umar (RA) Iran
• Khalid bin Walid was titled Saif-ul-Allah in was conquered.
battle Moata. • Abu Hurairah has reported largest number
• Abu Jahal was killed in Battle of Badr by of Ahadith.
Maaz (add) • Masjid Al Aqsa is the first Mosque ever
• In Hudabiya Sohail bin Amru represented built on the earth.
Quraysh. • Sindh was conquered during the reign of
• Battle of Hunain fought b/w Muslims and Walid 1.
Hawazin Tribe. • Kharajit is the earliest sect of Islam.
• Batttle of Tabuk was against the Roman • Battle of Yermuk was fought in 634 A.D.:
Emperor Heraclius. • Khyber conquest made in 7th Hijra (628
• The first Shaheed (Martyr) was Amaar bin A.D)
Yaasir • The Ghazwa in which the Holy Prophet
• First female martyr: Summaya (mother of Pbuh missed four prayers was Ghazwa
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Khandaq. Fatah.
• First woman martyr Samiya by Abu Jahl. • Ghazwa-e-Tabook was fought in 9 A.H.
• First man martyr Haris bin Abi Hala. • Hazrat Abbas was made prisoner of war in
• Jihad means to strive hard. Badr.
• Jihad made obligatory in 2nd A.H. • Abu Jehl was killed by Ma-ooz and Ma-
• The battle was forbidden in Arabs in the aaz.
month of Muharam. • The leader of teer-andaz at Jabale-e-
• Ghazwa Badr is named as Furqan. Yahnene in the battle of Ohad was Abdullah
• Ohad is located near Madina. bin Jabeer.
• Ohad is 3 miles from Madina. • Comander of infidels in Ohad was Abu
• Abdullah bin Ubai accompanied with 300 Sufyan.
men. • Battle of Tabook came to an end without
• 50 archers were posted to protect the pass any result.
in Ohad mountain. • 2 weeks were spent to dig the ditch.
• Ummay Hakeem was grand daughter of • In a battle of Trench Hazrat Safia killed a
Abu Jehl. jew.
• Banu Nuzair tribe settled in Khyber after • Qamoos temple was conquered by Ali
expelled from Madina. during Khyber war.
• Prophet dug a trench along the border of • For battle of Tabook, Abu Bakr donated all
Syria. his belongings.
• 3000 men dug the ditch. • In the battle of Ditch, the wrestler named
• In battle of Ahzab a piercing blast of cold Umaro bin Abad-e-Wad was killed by Ali.
wind blew. • In Hunain Muslims were in majority than to
• Khyber is located near Madina at 200 km their enemy:
distance. • Hazrat Jaafar was martyred in Moata war.
• The centre of Jewish population in Arabia • In Tabook ghazwa muslims returned
was Khyber. without a fight.
• Against Khyber muslim army was 1600 • Gazwa Widdan was fought in the month of
men strong. Zil-Hajj 1 A.H.
• Khyber was captured in 20 days. • In Hunain battle Prophet was left alone.
• Khyber is located near the border of Syria. • The participants of Battle of Badar were
• Moata was situated in Syria. bestowed with highest reward by Allah.
• Army of 3000 men was sent to Moata • In Badr martyrs were Muhajirs=6 &
under Zaid bin Haris. Ansars=8.
• After the death of Zaid bin Haris Hazrat • In the battle of Taaif, catapult was used
Jaafiar was made the army leader at Moata. first time by Muslims.
• Under Khalid’s leadership, battle of Moata • Against the Syrian tribe the battle of Al-
was won. Ghaba was waged.
• Battle of Moata took place in 8 Hijra. • First Sariya Ubaidah bin Haris was fought
• Tribe of Khuza joined Muslims after Treaty at Rabakh in 1 A.H.
of Hudaibia. • Last Sariya Hazrat Saad bin Abi Waqqas
• Battle of Hunain fought in 8 Hijra. was fought at Syria in 11 A.H.
• Muslim army for Hunain was 14 thousand. ISLAM MCQS
• Siege of Taif was laid in 9 A.H. • Istalam is kissing of Hajr Aswad.
• Tabook expedition took place in 9 A.H. • Islam has 2 major sects.
• In 9 A.H there was famine in Hijaz. • There are 5 fundaments of Islam.
• In 9 A.H there was scarcity of water in • 2 types of faith.
Madina. • 5 Articles of faith.
• In Quran Tabook expedition is called • Tehlil means the recitation of Kalima.
expedition of straitness. • Deen-e-Hanif is an old name of Islam.
• Conquest of Makkah is called Aam-ul- • First institution of Islam is Suffah.
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• Haq Mahar in Islam is fixed only 400 of hands upward.


misqal. • Holy prophet offered first Eid Prayer in 2.
• Ijma means ageing upon any subject. A.H.
• Qayas means reasoning by analogy. • Eid Namaz is Wajib.
• There are four schools of thought of • Madurak is the person who starts prayer
Islamic Law. with Immam.
• Janatul Baki is situated in Madina. • Musbaq is the person who comes after
• Masjid-e-Hanif is located in Mina. one rakat.
• JANAT UL MOALA is a graveyard in • Fajar and Isha were essential in the early
MECCA. period of Islam.
• Qazaf: false accusation of adultery • Tahajud mean abandon sleep.
punishable with 80 lashes. • Qaada is to sit straight in Salat.
• Lyla-tul-Barrah means the Night of • Jasla is short pause between two sajdas.
Forgiveness. • Qaumaa is standing straight during Rukus.
• Karam-un-Katibin means Illustrious • A person who performs prayer alone is
writers. Munfarid.
• Oldest mosque on earth is Kaabatullah. • Farz in wuzu=4, Sunats=14.
• 1st Kalima=Tayyab, 2nd =Shahadat, 3rd • Farz in Ghusual=3, Sunats=5
=Tamjeed, 4th =Tauheed, 5th =Astaghfar, • Types of Sunnah prayer are of two types.
6th =Rad-e • In Fajr, Maghrib & witr no chage in farz
Kufar rakaat in case of Qasr.
• Qiblah means anything in front. • Takbeer-e-Tashreeq is recited in Eid-ul-
• Saabi is one who changes his religion. Uzha.
• Sidrat-ul-Mantaha means last tree of the • Jumma prayer is Farz salat.
Eternity. • Conditions of Salat are Seven.
• Jaabi is one who collects Zakat. • takbeer-e-Tehreema are to be said in the
• First collection of Ahadith is Sahifah-e- salat: one.
Saadiqa. • Jasla is wajib.
• Saying of Prophet are called Wahi Ghair • To sit straight in Salat is called Qa’ada.
Matlloo. • Qa’ada is farz.
• In iman-e-Mufassal essential beliefs are 7 • Two persons are required for a Jamat
in number. prayer.
• The most exalted angels are four. • Salat Juma became Farz in Madina.
• Greatest angel as per Islam is Jibra’eel. • Five salat made compulsory in 10th Nabvi.
• Each human being is attended ZAKAT MCQS
permanently by two angels. • Zakat means to purify.
• Barzakh: time period between death and • Zakat was made obligatory in 2. A.H.
Day of Judgment. • 7-1/2 is the nasab of gold and 52-1/2 tolas
• Another name of surah Ali-Isra is bani for silver.
Israel. • Injunction of utilization of zakat is in Surah-
NAMAZ MCQS al Tauba.
• 48 total numbers of Rakats are in Farz • Number of heads for distribution of zakat
prayer. are 8.
• Namaz-e-Khasoof is offered for Moon • Zakat mentioned along with Namaz in the
Eclipse. Quran 32 times.
• Namaz-e-Kasoof is offered for Solar • 5 Camels, 40 goats, 3 cows and buffaloes
Eclipse. is nisab for zakat.
• Namaz-e-Istasqa is offered for Rain. • 1/10 is the nisab of irrigated produce.
• Holy Prophet offered Jumma Prayer in 1. • Zakat is treasure of Islam; it is the saying
A.H. of holy prophet.
• Namaz-e-Istasqa is offered with backside • Usher means 1/10.
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• Khums means 1/5. • Maghrib and Isha both prayers are offered
• Word Zakat occurs in Quran for 82 times. together at Muzdalifa on 9th Zil Hajj.
• In 2nd A.H the rate and method of • Yome-Afra is called to Hajj day.
distribution of Zakat was determined at • Name of the place where the pilgrims go
Madina. from Arafat: Muzdalfa.
• Kharaj is spoils of war. • First structure of Kaaba was built by
• Fay is income from town lands. Adam.
• Zakat on produce of mines is 1/5th. • Ibrahim & Ismail rebuilt Kaaba 4500 years
• Ushr on artificially irrigated land is 1/20th. ago.
• Al-Gharmain means debtors. • Yum-e-Nahar is called to the Day of
• There are two types of zakat. Sacrifice.
• Yum e Arafat is 9th Zul Hajj.
FASTING MCQS • One khutba is recited during Hajj.
• Fast means to stop. • Al-Imarn is the surah in which Hajj is
• Fasting made obligatory in 2nd A.H. commanded.
• Fasting is commanded in al-Bakarah. • Holy prophet sacrificed 63 camels during
• Feed 60 people is the atonement for hajj.
breaking the fast or sixty sontinuous fasts.. • Adam and Hazrat Hawa performed the first
• Bab-ul-Riayn is the door for fast observing ever Hajj.
people. • Running b/w Safa & Marwa seven times is
• Tarrawih means to rest. called Sayee.
• Battle of Badr was fought in very first of • Most important step of Hajj after assuming
Ramzan on 17th. Ahram is Wuquf.
• Umar arranged the Namaz-e-Tarrawih. • Waqoof-e-Arfah is the Rukn-e-Azam of
• Month of Ramzan is known as Sayeed us Hajj
Shahoor. • With the performance of Rami on the 10th
• Five days are forbidden for fasting Zil-Hajj, the most of the bindings of Hajj on
throughout the year. the pilgrim are released.
• Wajib means ordained. • Three upright stones are called Jamarat.
• 1st Ashra of Ramzan=Ashra-e-Rehmat. • After Waquf the most important step is
• 2nd Ashra=Ashra-e-Maghfirat. Tawaf.
• 3rd Ashra=Ashra-e-Nijat. • In Hajj there are three obligations (Farz).
HAJJ MCQS • Umrah can be performed at any time
• Hajj means to intend. throughout the year except 9th to 11th Zil-
• Hajj made compulsory in 9 A.H. Hajj.
• First Hajj offered in 9 A.H. • Hujjaj stat at Mina for one day, the second
• Hajj ordained in Surah Bakr. day at Arafat and the final day, encampment
• The holy prophet performed only 1 Hajj in is done for a night at Muzdalfah, it is called
10th A.H. Wuquf.
• There are 3 types of Hajj. • Who said that Hajj is greatest of all
• One tawaf of Kaaba is known as Shoot. worships:Imam Malik.
• Tawaf begins from Shoot. • How many undesirable acts of Ihraam are
• Number of Jamarat is 3. there: six.
• Mosque located in Mina is Kheef. • How many permitted acts of Ihraam are
• At Meekat, Hujjaj assume the state of there:Four.
Ihram. • Prohibitions and restructions of Ihram are
• Kalima Tauheed is recited during Hajj. 8.
• At Mina the ritual of offering sacrifice is • The first and the foremost Farz of Hajj and
performed Umrah is Ihram.
• Jamart-throwing of pebbles, it is performed • The first and inner most circle around
on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of Zul Hajj. Ka’ba is Masjid-e-Haram.
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• The second circle around Kaba is Makkah HADITH MUBARAK


Mukaramah. 1. Name the book in which name, activities
• The third circle around Kaba is Haram. and characters of the transmitter were
• Who firsly fixed boundaries of Haram, the given? Isma-ur-Rajjal
third circle around Kaaba: Adam. 2. What is the main purpose of Isma-ur-
• The fourth cirle around Kaba is Mowaqeet. Rajjal? For Authenticity of Hadith
• The place where no one can advance 3. Name the member of Ashaab-e-Sufah
without putting on Ihram is Mowaqeet. who had narrated maximum Ahadis? Hazrat
• Two thousand years before the creation of Abu Hurrairah (R.A)
Adam, Kaba was constructed. 4. Name the Sahabi who narrated maximum
• Angels built Kaba firstly in the universe. number of Ahadis? Hazrat Abu Hurrairah
• During the Noah’s time Kaaba (R.A)
disappeared due to flood. 5. Hazrat Abu Hurrairah wrote 5374
• The gate which is the best for the pilgrims narrations of Ahadis.
to enter in Kaba is Bab-e-Salam. 6. The book of narration which Abdullah bin
• Hajr-e-Aswad means black stone. Umar wrote is name as Sahifah-e-
• Actual color of Hajr-e-Aswad was white. Saadiqah.
• The small piece of land b/wk Rukn-e-Islam 7. Who is the best interpreter of the Book of
and Rukn-e-Yamani is called Hateem. Allah?
• The place where offering prayer is just like Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)
offering prayer inside Kaba is Hateem. 8. What is Hadith? Sayings of Hazrat
• There are five types of Tawaf. Muhammad (PBUH)
• Hajji go to Al-Multazim after completing the 9. What is Sunnah? Actions of Hazrat
seven rounds. Muhammad (PBUH).
• Al-Multazim means the place of holding. 10. What is the literal meaning of Sunnah?
• The portion of the wall of Kaba which is A mode of life, A manner of Acting, and A
b/w its door and Hajr-e-Aswad is called al- Rule of Conduct.
Multazim. 11. From where the word “Hadis” is
• Sayee is commenced from Safa and ends derived? Tahdis
at Marwa. 12. What is the meaning of Tahdis? To
• After performing Say’ee Hujjaj go to Mina. inform
• Muzdalfa is a plain. 13. Who used to write down every word of
• Muzdalfa is located b/w Mina & Arafat. the Holy Prophet’s speech? Hazrat Abdullah
• Muzdalfa is located six miles from Makkah. bin Umar
• From Mina Muzdalfa is three miles away. 14. How many methods are there for the
• Muzdalfa is called Sacred Monument in compilation of Ahadis? Many
Quran. 15. Imam Ahmed bin Hanbal was the
• At Muzdalfa Maghrib & Isha prayers are founder of the………school of law. 4th
offered together. 16. How many Ahadis does Musnad of
• Pebbles are collected from Muzdalfa. imam Ahmed bin Hanbal contain? 40,000
• Jamarat which is nearest to Makkah is 17. How many Ahadis does Al-Mauta
called Jamarat-ul-Uqba. contain? 1720
• Smallest Jamarat is Jamarat-al-Sughra. 18. Who was the compiler of Al-Mauta?
• Rami is held at Mina. Imam Maalik bin Anas
• Talbiah is stopped after Rami. 19. Who was the founder of the Maaliki
• Afrad, Qar’ran and Tamatae are the types School of Law?
of Hajj. Imam Maalik bin Anas
• Dhulhulaifah is the Meeqat for the people 20. Name the first authority for the
of Pakistan. compilation of Ahadis?
• Dhulhulaifah is a point six mile from Imam Maalik
Madina. 21. What an authentic Hadis is called?
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Sahih has been explained.


22. What is the meaning of Sahih? 45. How the orders of Quran will be
Authentic explained?
23. How many Ahadis does the “Sahih By Hadith-e-Rasool (PBUH)
Bukhari” contain? 46. Name any Majmooa-e-Hadith of Ehd-e-
7397 Nabvi?
24. Which was the most authentic book on Sahifah Sadqa
Hadis literature? Sahih Bukhari 47. Who wrote Sahifah Sadqa?
25. Which was the second book, after the Hazrat Abdullah-bin-Umro-bin-Al-Aas.
Holy Qur’an for the Muslim World? Sahih 48. Were the Hadith composed after the
Bukhari death of Muhammad (PBUH)? No
26. How many Ahadis did Imam Muslim Ibn- 49. Did the Sahaba used to write Hadith in
e-Hajjaj compile? 12,000 the presence of Muhammad (PBUH)? Yes.
27. The collections by Bukhari and Muslim 50. Which Khalifa ordered in 99 Hijri to
are known as. collect Hadith?
Two Sahihs Hazrat Umar-bin-Abdul Aziz (R.A)
28. The Author of Al-Jami is……Al-Tirmizi 51. What is meant by Sahih Sitta?
29. The author of Ibn-e-Majah is……Al- Six Compact Books of Hadith.
Nasai 52. What is meant by Saheyheen?
30. How many books are there in Al-Kutub- Sahih-al-Bukhari, Sahih Muslim
al-Sitta? Six 53. Which are the two famous books of
31. What is the meaning of Al-Kutub-al- Hadith of 2nd century? Motta Imam Malak,
Sitta? Six Sahihs Kitab Al-Assar
32. Hadis is the narration and record of 54. What is the name of writer of Kitab Al-
the…?Sunnah Assar?
33. Which is the second source from which Imam-e-Azam Abu Hanifa Naman bin Sabat
the teachings of Islam are drawn? Sunnah 55. What is the name of the writer of Sahih-
34. How many parts of each Hadis are al-Bukhari and his date of death also? Imam
there? Two Abu /Abdullah Muhammad bin Ismail
35. What is the meaning of Sanad? Support Bukhari, death 256 Hijri.
36. What is the meaning of Matan? 56. What is the name of the writer of Sahih-
Substance al-Muslim and his date of death? Imam
37. How many kinds of Sunnah are there? Muslim bin Hajjaj Neshapuri, death 262 Hijri
Three 57. What is the name of the writer of Jamia
38. Which city Became the first centre of Tarmazi and his date of death? Abu-Essa
Islamic tradition? Medina or Hijaz bin Muhammad Essa Tirmizi
39. How many methods did the 58. What is the name of the writer of Al-
traditionalists apply for the authenticity of Moota and his date of death? Imam Malak
Hadis? Two bin Unis, death 179 Hijri
40. What is meant by Sunnat? 59. What is meant by Isma-ul-Rajjal?
Way (path) The secret of the describers of Hadith
41. What is the terminological meaning of 60. Name the Um-mul-Momineen who
Sunnat? described maximum Hadith? Hazrat Aaysha
The doings of Muhammad (PBUH) Siddiqua
42. What is meant by Hadith-e-Taqarar? 61. When did the work of editing the Hadith
Muhammad (PBUH) saw some body doing start?
something and remained silent. During the Ehd-e-Nabvi
43. What is meant by Hadith-e-Qauli?The 62. Mashkaat Sharif belongs to which
sayings of Muhammad (PBUH) subject? Hadith
44. What is meant by Hadith-e-Faili? Hadith 63. Write the name of first collection of
in which any doing of Muhammad (PBUH) Hadith? Sahifah Sadiqa
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64. Write four basic pillars of Islamic Laws? 88. The Holy Quran considers as an
Quran, Hadith, Ijma, Qiyas unpardonable sin? Shirk
65. Which is the Mazahib Arbab? 89. The Zoroastrians believe in of God.
Hanfi, Shafie, Malaki, Hanbali Duality
66. What is meant by Hadith Mutfiq Aly? 90. All h Prophets emphasized
This Hadith is explained in Bukhari and on……..Tauheed
Muslim both. 91. Christians believe in……………of God.
67. Which is the first age of editing of the Trinity
Hadith? Ehd-e-Nabvi 92. Name the types of Tauheed.
68. Which is the second age of editing of Tauheed-fi-Zat, Tauheed-fi-Saffat,
Hadith? Tauheed-fi-Afal
Sahaba Tabayeen’s Age 93. Name the religion which denies Allah as
69. Which is the Third Age Of editing of an unknowable entity? Buddhism
Hadith?150 Hijri to 450 Hijri 94. Which is the first belief of Islam? The
Islam: unity of Allah
70. Literally the word “Islam” means 95. Which is the second belief of Islam?
Submission to Allah Prophethood
71. Which religion is the favourite of Allah 96. The Prophethood is belief
according to the Holy Quran? Islam in………….the Prophets of Allah. All
72. Which two Prophets prayed to Allah to 97. Prophethood has been finished on the
become the “Ummati” of the last Prophet Prophet……….Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)
(PBUH) and whose prayer was granted? 98. What is the meaning of Risalat? To
Hazrat Isa (A.S) and Hazrat Musa send message
(A.S)….Hazrat Musa’s Prayer was granted 99. How Prophethood is attained?
73. Religion of Hazrat Adam (A.S) was Bestowed by Allah
Islam 100. What is the meaning of Rasool?
74. Fundamentals of Islam are Five Messenger
75. What is the name of 1st Kalima? Kalima 101. In which Surah of the Holy Quran the
Tayyaba word “Khatimum-Nabiyyeen” is mentioned?
76. Kalima Shahadat is the Kalima number Al-Ahzab
2nd 102. Who is known as Rehmat-ul-
77. Kalima Tamjeed id the Kalima number Aalameen?
3rd Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)
78. Kalima Tauheed is the Kalima number 103. What is the meaning of Rehmat-ul-Lil-
4th Aalameen? Mercy for all worlds
79. Kalima-e-Astaghfaar is the Kalima 104. Which is the third belief of Islam?
number 5th Belief in the Angels
80. Kalima Rad-e-Kufr is the Kalima number 105. What is the meaning of Malaika?
6th Angels
81. Number of types of faith is…….Two (2) 106. How many the most exalted angels are
82. What is the meaning of the word Allah? there? Four
Only being worth worship 107. Who is the greatest angel according to
83. Who is above any sort of limitations? the teachings of Islam? Hazrat Jibrael (A.S)
Allah 108. The angel is created out of? Noor
84. The word Tauheed stands for…….. 109. What is the meaning of Noor? Divine
Ahad, Wahid, Wahadaniat light
85. The concept of Tauheed has been given 110. Who acts as Allah’s agent? Angels
by Hazrat Jibrael (A.S) 111. By how many angels each human
86. What is Tauheed? Oneness of Allah individual is attended permanently? Two
87. Which word is opposite to Tauheed? 112. In which category Iblees lies? Jinn
Shirk 113. Who is referred in the Quran as Rooh-
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ul-Ameen/Ar-Rooh/Rooh-al-Qudus? Hazrat Prophets


Jibrael (A.S) 134. What is the meaning of Prophet?
114. Who is the in charge of rain? Hazrat Messenger
Mekael (A.S) 135. What is the terminological mining of
115. Who is the in charge of provisions? Nabi?
Hazrat Mekael (A.S) To whom Allah bless with Prophethood is
116. Who is called as Malk-ul-Moot? Hazrat called Nabi.
Izraeel (A.S) 136. What is the difference between Nabi
117. How many Holy Books are there? Four and Rasool? Rasool brings new Din
118. What is the most important subject of whereas Nabi did not do so.
the Holy Books? Human beings 137. Who was the first Prophet? Hazrat
119. The Torat (the old testament) was Adam (A.S)
revealed on………..Hazrat Moosa (A.S) 138. If somebody after Muhammad (PBUH)
120. The Zaboor (Psalm) was revealed claims for Prophethood, what will we say to
on…………..Hazrat David (A.S) him? Kazzab (Liar)
121. The Injeel or Bible (New Testament) 139. What was the source of Prophet’s
was revealed on…………….Hazrat Issa teaching?
(A.S) Wahi-e-Elahi
122. The Holy Quran was revealed 140. To which Prophet Angels offered
on…………. Sajda?
Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) Hazrat Adam (A.S)
123. Of the Holy Book, which is superior? 141. Is the word Rasool also used for
Holy Quran Angels? No
124. Of the Holy Books Allah takes 142. Write the names of four famous
responsibility for the everlasting Angels.
preservation? Quran Hazrat Gabriel, Hazrat Izraeel, Hazrat
125. What are those people called who do Israfiel, Hazrat Mekael
not believe in Islam? Kafirs (disbelievers) 143. Who is the two ministers od
126. Who is known as “Apostate”? A person Muhammad (PBUH) at sky? Hazrat Gabriel,
who has read the Kalima of Isam, even Hazrat Mekael
then, he speaks ill of Islam and does not 144. What is the duty of Hazrat Gabriel?
see harm in his ill speaking of Islam. He is To convey Allah’s message to
called “Apostate”. Nabi.(Brought the revelation from Allah to
127. Who is called “Hypocrite”? A person Prophet).
who reads the Kalima of Islam verbally and 145. What is the duty of Hazrat Izraeel? To
calls himself Muslim but disbelieves it capture Rooh. (He is called the angel of
heartily is called a “Hypocrite” (Munafiq). death) (Malaki Maut)
128. What is the alternative name of Islamic 146. What is the duty of Hazrat Mekael?
Qaeda/Belief? Eman-e-Mufassal To manage rains and eatings for creature.
129. What is the basic Aqeeda of Islam? 147. What is the duty of Hazrat Israfiel? To
Eman on Allah, Eman on Angels, Eman on blow Soor. (Israfiel will blow the trumpet at
Prophets, Eman on holy Books, Eman on the end of the world on the day of
Day of Judgement Day Judgement).
130. Which word is opposite to Islam? Kufr 148. Name four Holy Books.
131. What did the Holy Quran say about Torat, Zaboor, Injeel and Holy Quran
Shirk? 149. To which Prophet Zaboor belonged?
Zulim-e-Azeem Hazrat Dawood
132. What is meant by Wahi? 150. Which book belonged to Hazrat Musa?
Hidden message (Prophetic Experiences) Torat
133. What is the terminological meaning of 151. To which Prophet Injeel belonged?
Wahi? Allah’s message which He sent to his Hazrat Essa (A.S)
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152. In Torat by which name Muhammad 176. Salat-e-Istakhara is offered for……….


(PBUH) were called? Tayyab Coming Hajat
153. In Zaboor under which name 177. Salat-e-Hajat is offered for……..
Muhammad (PBUH) were called? Farooq Prevailing Hajat
154. Zaboor was first to deliver or Torat 178. When a Muslim is bestowed with a
Torat blessing by Allah, Muslim should
155. In which language Torat, Zaboor and offer……Salat-e-Shukar
Injeel were delivered? Abrani 179. Salat-e-Khauf is offered during War
156. What is the meaning of Akhirah? 180. Total number of Rakaats in the Farz
A thing coming later prayers is………..48
157. What is the opposite word to Akhirah? 181. ………….prayer (Salat) is not
Dunya (word) preceded by Azan.
158. What is the meaning of Dunya? A thing Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, Funeral
in hand 182. The Holy Prophet (PBUH) offered First
159. Which two names of Hell are described Jumma prayer in the year……….1 A.H
in Holy Quran? Jahanum, Jaheem 183. The Jumma prayer is not compulsory
160. Explain the first and the last Aqeeda for…………Women
(Belief)? 184. Which two prayers have no Azan?
Aqeeda-e-Tauheed, Aqeeda-e-Akhirah Janaza and Eid
161. What is the heading of Surah Ikhlas? 185. Which prayer is offered with backside
Aqeeda-e-Ikhlas (Belief in Oneness of of hands upward? Istasqa
Allah) 186. The Holy Prophet offered First Eid
162. “None deserves to be worshipped but prayer in
Allah and Muhammad (PBUH) is the 3A.H
Prophet of Allah “. It is the translation 187. Six additional Takbeers are offered in
of…………….Kalima-e-Tayyaba following prayer Eid
163. How many Kalimas are in Islam? 6 188. Only one of the following category is
164. Name the Kalima which is necessary exempt from Farz prayer Lunatic
or a Muslim to recite? Kalima-e-Tayyaba 189. Eid prayer is a Wajib
165. What is the meaning of Tayyaba? 190. Wazu for Namaz has……….Farz.
Purity Four
166. What is the meaning of Shahadat? 191. The command for Ablution is present in
Testimony the Surah An-Nisa
167. What is the meaning of Astaghfaar? 192. The permission for Tayammum was
Penitence granted in…….4 A.H
168. What is the meaning of Rad-e-Kufr? 193. Namaz-i-Tarawih is…………Sunnat
Repudiation of infidelity 194. The parts of prayer (Salat) which are
169. What is the meaning of Salat? compulsory are called…….Farz
The recitation of Darood. 195. That part of prayer (Salat) which the
170. Namaz (Salat) means………… Holy Prophet (PBUH) used to do is
Rehmat, Dua, Astaghfaar called……Sunnat
171. Namaz (Salat) was made obligatory 196. What name is given to the direction
during the Prophet’s Miraj in…………..of the towards which the Muslims face during
Nabvi. 10th Salat? Qibla
172. The number of ‘Nafl’ Namaz is Five 197. The funeral prayer is……Farz-e-
173. Namaz-e-Kas00f is offered Kaffaya
when………. 198. The Salat Witr is a part of….. Isha
Moon eclipses 199. The act of shortening one’s prayer
174. “Kasoof” is a prayer of Solar eclipse while on journey is called……….Qasr
175. Namaz-e-Istasqa is a prayer 200. What is the number of Rakaats in all
for……Rain five time prayers? 48
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201.The reward of which prayer is equal to 226. Jiziya is also called……..Poll tax
the reward of Hajj or Umra?Namaz-i-Ishraq 227. How much of the produce of mine
202. Which prayers were essential in the owners have to pay? 1/5th
early period of Islam? Fajr and Isha 228. What is the meaning of Khums? 1/5th
203. Standing straight for a short while after 229. What is the compulsory tax on the
Rukuh is called…….Qauma produce of agriculture land? Ushr
204. Qauma is……….Wajib 230. How many kinds of Muslims are
205. The short period between two Sajdas eligible to receive Zakat according to the
is called………Jalsa Holy Quranic Verse? 8
206. Jalsa is……..Wajib 231. Zakat is payable on gold of…….7.5
207. To sit straight in Salat is tolas
called…….Qaada 232. Zakat is payable on silver of…….52.5
208. How many times Salam is performed in tolas
the Salat? Two 233. Nisab for irrigated produce
209. How many Sajdas are in Salat-e- is…….10/100
Janaza? Zero 234. “Zakat” is the treasure of Islam, who
210. Zakat literally means Purification said this? Holy Prophet (PBUH)
211. Zakat is the…….fundamental pillar of 235. Literally Roza (fasting) means……To
Islam? 2nd stop
212. Which is the second of the most 236. The fasting became compulsory
important pillars of Islam? Salat in……A.H for the first time. 2nd
213. When Zakat was made compulsory? 2 237. The function of fasting is…..
A.H To purify heart from worldly desires.
214. Who said that there was no difference 238. The commandment for observing Fast
between Salat and Zakat? Hazrat Abu has been stipulated in the Surah…… Al-
Baker (R.A) Baqara
215. How many times the word Zakat 239. What is atonement for breaking the
occurs in the Holy Quran? 32 Fast?
216. Caliph………..did Jihad on the issue of To feed 60 people
Zakat. 240. It is a door through which fast
Hazrat Abu Baker observing people would enter paradise.
217. Without which act the prayer is Bab-ul-Riyan
useless? 241. Which important night falls in Ramzan?
Zakat Lailat-ul-Qadr
218. One who disbelievers in Zakat is a 242. How many days are forbidden for
Kafir fasting throughout the year? 5
219. Person who is liable to pay Zakat is 243. In which month virtues flourish and evil
called…………Sahib-e-Nisab is suppressed? Ramzan
220. How many camels render are to par 244. What is the meaning of Aitekaf?
Zakat? 5 Seclusion
221. How many goats render are to pay 245. Aitekaf during the month of Ramzan is
zakat? 40 Wajib
222. How many sheep render are to pay 246. Which Rukn-e-Islam is called as
zakat? 40 shield? Fasting
223. How many cows render are to pay 247. Which is the Third fundamental pillar of
Zakat? 30-40 Islam? Fasting
248. When Siyyam of Ramzan was
224. How many bulls render to pay Zakat? ordered? 2 A.H
30-40 249. Tarawih is a prayer of Ramzan. It
225. How may buffaloes render are to pay means To stand
zakat? 30-40 250. Which important Ghazwa was fought in
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the very first Ramzan? Badr between the Muslims and non-Muslims
251. Who arranged Namaz-e-Tarawih in the during the life of the Holy Prophet (PBUH)?
leadership of Imam? Hazrat Umar (R.A) 82
252. Literally meaning of Hajj is…The will of 276. What is the meaning of Rukn? Support
visit 277. What is the plural f Rukn? Arkan
254. Hajj was made obligatory in…… 9 A.H 278. What is said to Namaz in Arabic? Salat
253. Yome-Afra is called…………Hajj Day 279. What are the meanings of Salat?
254. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) Rehmat, Barkat
performed……Hajj in his life. One 280. When Namaz was ordered?
255. Hajj is a pilgrimage of……………Holy On 27th Rajab 10th Hijri on the occasion of
Kabba Mehraj
256. When did the Holy Prophet 281. What is the difference between Kufr
Muhammad (PBUH) offer Hajj? 11 A.H and Islam? Namaz
257. There are………..types of Hajj. Three 282. Name the five Namaz
258. In which Surah Hajj has been Fajar, Zuhar, Asar, Maghrib, Isha
commanded? 283. Describe the Farz Rakaats of each
Al-Baqara Namaz
259. How many camels the Holy Prophet Fajar 2, Zuhar 4, Asar 4, Maghrib 3, Isha 4
(PBUH) scarified? 63 284. What are the Farz of Namaz (Salat)?
260. Shoot means One tawaf of Kabba Qayyam, Rakoo, Sajda
261. The day of sacrifice during Hajj is 285. Which kind of worship is liked by
called…….. Allah? Namaz
Yum-e-Nehr 286. When Wazoo was ordered? 5 Hijra
262. The rite of offering sacrifice is 287. When Azan was started? 1 Hijra
performed at Mina 288. When Tayammum was ordered? 5
263. Jamarat on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th Hijra
of the Zil Hajj is performed in……….Mina 289. Namaz-Ba-Jamaat is how much better
264. Which two prayers are offered together than individual Namaz? 27 times
at Muzdalifa on the 9th Zil-ul-Hajj? Maghrib- 290. In which timings the Namaz is
Isha prohibited?
265. The number of Khutbas during the Hajj Sun rising, suns setting, sun at the mid
is………..One 291. When first azan was read in Kabba?
266. The first Hajj was performed by 9 Hijri, on the occasion of conquest of
Hazrat Adam (A.S), Hazrat Hawa (A.S) Makah
267. Who built the first structure of the holy 292. Which Namaz Allah likes among Nafli
Kabba? Hazrat Adam (A.S) Namaz? Namaz-e-Tahajat
268. What is the fundamental pillar of Islam 293. What the Namaz-e-Jumma and Eids
which requires both physical and financial create in Muslims? Collectiveness
sacrifices? Hajj (Gathering)
269. Literally Jihad means To strive hard 294. When is Namaz-e-Kasoof read?
270. Jihad was ordained on Muslims At the time of Solar eclipse
through a Quranic verse in……(A.H) 2nd 295. When Namaz-e-Kauf is read? When
271. The battle was forbidden in Arabs in no rains
the month of…………Muharram 296. How many Takbeers are in Namaz-e-
272. The word Jihad is derived from the Janaza? Four
word Juhada 297. When the order for Tahweel-e-Qibla
273. The meaning of Jihad fi Sbil Allah was made?
is……….. 2 Hijri
Fighting in the way of Allah 298. When first Namaz of Eid-ul-Fitr was
274. What is the meaning of Qital? Fighting read?
275. How many encounters took place 1st Shawal, 2 Hijri
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299. On Judgement Day, what will be asked 320. What is meant by Tawaf-e-Wadah?
first? Last Tawaf before leaving home
Namaz 321. What is meant by Yum-ul-Nehr?
300. How many times word Zakat is used in To offer sacrifice of goats on 10 Zil-Hajj
Makki Surahs? 22 times after throwing stones at Mina.
301. What is the rate of usher for canal 322. How many rounds are paid between
irrigated Zameen? 5 per cent or 1/5 Safa and Marwa? Seven
302. Who are not entitled to get Zakat? 323. In which dress Hajj is offered? Ahram
Parents, Husband, wife and children 324. What is Miqat? Where Ahram has to
303. What is the 4th Rukn (pillar) of Islam? put on. (A pilgrim must put Ahram before
Roza (fasting) reaching a point called Miqat)
304. How many Arkan Roza has? 325. What is meant by Shoot?
Three, to restrict eating, drinking and sexual One round around Khana Kabba.
intercourse 326. Who was the Ameer-ul-Hujaj on 9th
305. What are the objectives of Roza? Hijri?
Taqwa, Zabti-Nafas, Shukar Hazrat Abu Baker Siddique
306. What we say to 1st Ashra of Ramzan? 327. How many Sahaba were along with
Rehamt-ka-Ashrah Muhammad (PBUH) during Hajj?
307. What we say to 2nd Ashrah of More than one Lac or (1, 24,000)
Ramzan? 328. How many camels were scarified by
Maghfrat-ka-Ashrah Muhammad (PBUH) on that Hajj? 100
308. What we say to 3rd Ashrah of camels
Ramzan? 329. How many camels were sacrificed by
To get rid of Hell’s fire Muhammad (PBUH) with his own hands?
309. From which Prophet’s age Hajj was 63 camels and the remainder by Hazrat Ali
started? (R.A)
Hazrat Ibrahim 330. What is the difference between Haj
310. Describe the Arkans of Hajj and Umra? Hajj is offered between 7 to 13
There are two Rukns, Stay at Arafat and Zil-Haj whereas Umra can be performed
Tawaf-e-Kabba any time.
311. What is meant by Tawaf? 331. What is meant by Mabrood? That Hajj
To take seven rounds around Khana Kabba. which is performed to obtain the goodwill of
312. What to read while entering Haram Allah
Sharif during Hajj in Ahram? Talbia 332. What is the distinctive mark of a
(Talibiyah) Muslim colony? Mosque
313. Which stone of Kabba wall is kissed? 333. Which is the oldest mosque on the
Hajjar-e-Aswad Earth? Kabba
314. What is named to run between Safa 334. Who is the oldest mosque builder?
and Marwa? Sayee Hazrat Adam (A.S)
315. What is said to throw stones at three 335. Which mosque was built first of all in
spots? Islam? Quba.
Rami 336. Who laid the foundations of Quba?
316. What is Yum-ul-Tarvia and what is Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)
done on that day? 8 Zil-Hajj, Stay at Mina 337. Where Prophet (PBUH) did hold his
317. What is meant by Yaum-e-Arafat and court?
what is done on that day? 9 Zil Hajj, Stay at Masjid-e-Nabvi
Arafat before Maghrib 338. Where was established the first Muslim
318. What is meant by Tawaf-e-Qadoom? University? Masjid-e-Nabvi
First Tawaf on presence at Kabba 339. The Prophet (PBUH) himself laboured
319. What is Tawaf-e-Zayarat? for a mosque. what’s its name? Quba
To offer Tawaf between 10 to 12 Zil-Hajj 340. How many mosques are discussed in
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the holy Quran? 4 Imam Abu Hanifah (RA)


341. The Prophet (PBUH) used to go to a 368. Imam Shafi took the office of “Religious
particular mosque on every 17th of Judgment” in the age of: 15 years
Ramzan. What’s the name of that mosque? 369. What was the name of foster sister of
Quba the Holy Prophet (PBUH)? Hazrat Shima
342. When was the construction of Masjid- (RA)
e-Nabvi started? 1 A.H 370. Namaz-e-Istisqa” is prayer for: Rain
343. How many doors are of Masjid-e- 371. Who is called “saqi zam zam”? Hazrat
Haram? 25 Abbas (RA)
344. The Prophet (PBUH) prayed several 372. What is the number of Ramzan in the
times for victory in the war of ditch. Name Islamic Calender? 9th
the Mosque? Masjid Fatah 373. Who advised Abu Bakr (R.A) to
345.Which Surah starts without Bismillah? compile the Quran: Hazrat Umar (R.A)
Al-Toba 374. The Prophet made Hazrat Muaaz bin
346. A male is coffined/wrapped in 2 and Jabal the Governor of: Yaman
female dressed sheets: 2 and Female :3 375. Who are the “Sahibain”? Abu Yusuf
347. Amount of zakat cannot be used in and Imam Shaibani
_____ .Mosque 376. Hajj is not completed unless you go to:
348. What is Sahihain: Bukhari and Muslim Arafat
349. Jehad become mandatory in ___Hijra: 377. “Kitab-al-Umm” is written by: Imam
2 AH Shafi
350. Which one is called Masha’ar-ul- 378. The foundation of Bait Ul-Hikmah was
Haram: Muzdalifa valley laid down during: Abbasid Period
351. Who was the first martyre in Islam: 379. What is the number of month “Rajab”
Hazarat Sumaya (RA) in Islamic Calendar? 7th
352. Who first embraced Islam among 380. First Mujadid was Hazrat Umar bin
women: Hazrat Khadija (RA) Abdul Aziz. Who was the second one?
353. What is Istelam: kissing Hajre Aswad Ahmad Sirhindi
354. Who collected Quranic verses in one 381. Sahifa Hammam bin Munabih was
place: Hazrat Usma (RA) found by:
355. How much Surah the Quran contains:. Dr. Hamidullah
114. The 356. Nisab of Zakat in gold is: 7 ½ 382. In which Surat of Quran there is
Tolas. A Verse of 357.the Holy Quran mention of Zulqarnain? Alkahaf
indicates the name of: Hazrat Zaid. 358. A 383. Muslims are the best of all due to:
Muslim female is coffined in: Five Sheets Moderation
359. The original name of Imam Bukhari is: 384. Sahib Us-Ser is the nickname of:
Muhammad bin Ismail Hazrat Khuzaifa (R.A)
360. Makka was conquered in: 8 A.H. 385. Masjide Khief is located in: Minna
361.Qurbani (Holy Slaughtering)is made 386.Ghaseel ul Malaika is the title of:
during Hajj at: Mina Hazrat Hanzala (R.A)
362.Jami-i-Quran is taken for: Hazrat 387. Who was appointed as Usher for
Usman (R.A). 363.Pious-Caliphate lasted Hijrat-e-Madinah? Hazrat Abdullah bin
for about: Thirty Years Ariqat (R.A)
364. Gathering on Arafat during Hajj is 388. Who was a historian jurist, philosopher,
made on: as well as a politician? Abdur Rehman Ibni
9th Zil Hajjah Khaldoon
365. How many stages the Quran contains? 389. When law of inheritence was revealed?
7 Four Hijree
366. Who was the first writer of “Wahi” in 390. Who was the last Commander in Chief
Quraish? Hazrat Zaid bin Sabit (RA) for Ghazwa-e-Mautah? Hazrat Khalid bin
367.Kitab-ul-Assar is compiled by: Waleed (R.A)
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391. Imam Dar ul Hijrat is the title of: Imam 414.Al-Maeen is a Surah in which there are:
Malik 100 or more ayahs
392. The word Muhammad (SAW) as a 415. “Arbaeen” is the book of Hadith in
name has been mentioned in Quran only: which there are: 40 Ahadith
Four times 416. Fatwa Qazi Khan is an authentic Fatwa
393. Khateeb –ul-Anbia as a title of: Hazrat of:
Shoaib (AS) Fiqh Hanafi
394. Hazrat Umer (RA) appointed as 417.”FIDK” garden was bestowed to the
custodian of Bait-ul-Mal: (Abdullah bin Holy Prophet as: Fay
Masud) 418.QUBA mosque has been mentioned in:
395. The effective Zakat System can ensure Surah al Tauba
the elimination of: Poverty 419. The tile given to the pioneers of Islam
396. A Verse of the Holy Quran indicates was: Assabiqoon al Awwalun
the name of: Hazrat Zaid (RA) 420.The meaning of YA SABAHAHO is:
397. Masjid Zu Qiblatain is situated in : Oh, Morning danger
Madina 421.The Master if Hazrat Bilal (MABPH)
398. Who was a Historian, justice, during embracing Islam was: Ummayia bin
philospher as well as Politician? Abdur Khalaf
Rehman bin Khaldun 422. Splitting of the moon occurred in: Mina
399. Which Surah of Quran has Bismillah 423.The “IFK” event is described in the
twice: Qur’an in:
Al Namal Surah Noor
400. Had -e- Qazaf (False Accusation) is: 424. The Prophet’s stamp comprises of
80 Lashes these words: Allah,Rasool,Muhammad
401. Ada Bin Hatam Thai embraced Islam 425. MAUWAZATAIN means:
in: 9 Hijri Two specific Surahs of Quran
402. Wealth obtained from a mine is liable 426. Ozza was the name of:
to: Khumus A specific goddess of Quraish
403. Sadaq-e-Eid-ul-fitr has been 427.LEA’AN is: A clause of Islamic law
proclaimed in the year: 2 Hijri 428.Ashabus sabt means: Jews
404. Imam-e-Dar-ul-Hijrat was a title of: 429. The number of famous months are:
Imam Malik Four
405.The seal affixed on important letters by 430.Jabal-e-Noor is situated in: ghar –e-hira
prophet (SAW) was in the Custody of: 431.The number of Haroof e Maktat : 29
Hazrat khuzaifa (RA) 432. Roza was made obligatory: 02 Hijra
406.Ameen –ul-Umat is the title of Hazrat: 433.Jang e Badar was fought : 02 Hijri
Abu-ubaida bin Al jaraah (RA) 434. Jang e Motta was fought: 07 Hijri
407. River Neil was declared as Sayed-ul- 435.Jang e Ohad was fought: 03 Hijri
Anhar by Hazrat: hazrat Umer (RA) 436.Jang e Khandak was fought: 05 Hijri
408. Umm-ul-Masakeen was the title given 437.Ghazwa a Tabuk was fought: 9Hijri
to one of the wives of the Prophet (SAW): 438. Sulah a Hudabiya in : 06 Hijri
Hazrat Zainab benet Khuzima (R.A) 439.Tayumum was made obligatory : 04
409. Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) gave the Hijri
key of Bait Ullah permanently to Hazrat: 440. In Islamic mode of interest-free
Usman bin Talha banking: Modarabah
410. Arafat gathering is held on: 9 Zil hajj 441. Dower is paid to the wife as a:- token
411. Saad Bin Abi waqas is included of respect
amongst the Ushera-e- Mubhashera: 442. The total period of Abbasids caliphate
412.Batha Valley is situated in: Makkah was __ 508 years
413.The longest Surah of the Qur’an is: 443. “Keemya-e-Saadat” is authored by
Surah al Baqarah Imam Ghazali
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444. How many doors are of Masjid-e- 468. Who has been titled as “Saviour of
Haram? 25 Islam”? Caliph Abu Bakar
445. How many mosques are discussed in 469. “Conqueror of Egypt” Was:- Amr Bin
the holy Quran? 4 Al’as
446. What is Tahleel? Recitation of 1st 470. who called as “Muslim Alexander” ?
kalima (a) Sa’d Bin Abi Waqas (b) Khalid Bin
447. Name the 8th months of Islamic Waleed Uqba Bin Nafah
Calendar__Shaban 471.Immam __ was born in Egypt. Shafi
448. 9th Zil-Hajja is also called: Yaum-e- 472. The Battle of Badr was fought in the
Arfat month of ———? Ramadan
449. To which tribe did Hazrat Khalid-bin- 473. Allah says, “Wives of Prophet
Waleed (R.A) belong? Banu Makhzoom Muhammad (PBUH) are mothers of
450. The word Muhammad (SAW) as a believers” in which Surah? Surah Ahzaab
name has been mentioned in Quran only 474. Muhammad (PBUH) is called with the
four times name “Ahmed” in Surah —- Saff
451. Imam-e-Dar-ul-Hijrat was a title of 475. In the beginning of open preaching
Imam Malik towards Islam, Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
452. Ameen –ul-Umat is the title of Hazrat stood up on Mount As-Safa one day and
Abu-ubaida bin Al jaraah (RA) (d) Abu called out loudly “Ya Sabahah!”. The
Saeeed Khuzir (RA) meaning of Ya Sabahah is? Draws the
453. Which one of the following is included attention of others to some dangers
amongst the Ushera-e- Mubhashera Saad 476. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) granted a
Bin Abi waqas 454. Masjid Zu Qiblatain is very special privilege, He said ” May my
situated in :Madina father and mother be ransomed for you” to
455. Had –e- Qazaf (false Accusation) is. 80 ———-? Saad bin Abi Waqqas (R.A)
Lashes 477. ” Muhammad is the messenger of
556. River Neil was declared as Sayed-ul- Allah” is stated in Surah —– Fath
Anhar by Hazrat: hazrat Umer (RA) 478. Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) sent his
457. Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) gave the messengers to the kings beyond Arabia
key of Bait Ullah permanently to Hazrat calling them to Islam. In order to
Usman bin Talha authenticate the credentials of his
458. which book is called old testament? messengers, a ———- seal was made.
injeel Silver
459. Name of the son of Hazarat Yaqoob 479. Who established Stipends for the poor
(A.S) whose off-springs are the Yahooda among the Jews and the Christians? Umar
460. Injunction of utilization of zakat is in Farooq (R.A)
which Surah ? Surah-al Tauba 480. Name the wife of Prophet Muhammad
461. Who advised Abu Bakr (R.A) to (PBUH) who was daughter of Umar Farooq
compile the Quran: Hazrat Umar (R.A) (R.A)? Hafsah (R.A)
462. The Prophet made Hazrat Muaaz bin 481. Qibla was changed from Jerusalem to
Jabal the Governor of: Yaman Khana-e-Kabba in? Shaban 2 A.H
463. Who are the “Sahibain”? Abu Hanifah 482. The foundation of the city of Baghdad
and Abu Yusuf was laid in 762 during the reign of Abbasid
464. “Kitab-al-Umm” is written by: Imam caliph AI Mansoor.
Shafi 483. In the Battle of Uhud, Prophet
465. The foundation of Bait Ul-Hikmah was Muhammad (PBUH) selected ————-
laid down during: Abbasid Period skillful archers to stay on a mountain (side).
466. Ghaseel ul Malaika is the title of: 50
Hazrat Hanzala (R.A) 483. Khosroe Pervaiz was a/an — Emperor
467. Sahifa Hammam bin Munabih was of Persia
found by: Dr. Hamidullah 484. Ibrahim (R.A) was son of Prophet
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Muhammad (PBUH). The mother of Ibrahim which is not started with ‘Bismillah’ is Surah
(R.A) was —Maria (R.A) Al-Taubah
485. When did Hazrat Hamza (RA) embrace 507. The Holy Book revealed to Hazrat
Islam?Fifth Nabavi ( also Hazrat Umer(RA) ) Daud (AS) is Zubur
486. Which pillar of Islam is declared as an 508. Holy Prophet (PBUH) delivered his
armour?Soam farewell sermon at Arafat on 10th Zulhajj.
487. What was the important event in the 510.The nation of Samood was preached by
month of 13th Nabavi?Hijrah Madina Hazrat Salih (AS).
488. What is the seventh belief in Iman-e-
Mufassal?Good and bad is predetermined KHANDANI QUESTION OF PAKISTAN
by Allah STUDY
489. The conqueror of Central Asia was ➢ “Mohammad” is the real name of
Qutayba bin Muslim. Mohammad Bin Qasim and Amadudin is his
490. The last caliph of Ummayyads was Title.He was nephew and son-in-law of
Marwan II. Hajjaj Bin Yousuf the Governor of Iraq
4491. She was the wife of Hazrat Ibrahim (Omayad Period). He came to Sindh in
(AS) and the daughter of the pharaoh of 712.He was tortured to death in Iraq by
Egypt Hazrat Hajira. Sulaiman. Sindh and Multan were
492. How many Ahadis does Masnad of conquered by Muhammad Bin Qasim under
Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal contain? 35000 the reign of the Islamic Caliph Walid bin
493. How many Ahadis does Al-Mauta Abdul Malik.
contain? 1720 ➢ The Dynasty founded by Qutbuddin is
494. Name the first one whose expression known as Slave dynasty. Qutb-ud-din Aibak
of pride was liked by the Holy Prophet was a Turkic king of Northwest India who
(SAW) Abu Dajjana. ruled from his capital in Delhi where he built
495. Who was the compiler of Al-Mauta? the Qutub Minar and the Quwwat Al Islam
Imam Shafee mosque. He was of Turkic descent from
496. Who is called as “Alexander of Muslim central Asia, the first Sultan of Delhi and
World”? Uqba bin Nafah (R.A.) founder of the Slave dynasty (also known as
497. How many Rukus are there in Qur’an? the Ghulam dynasty) of India. He ruled for
558 only four years, from 1206 to 1210 AD. He
498. First Ghazawa (Battle) took place died while playing polo in Lahore.
between Muslims and Kuffar is Abawa. ➢ Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque is the name of
499. When did Holy Prophet (SAW) go to a Mosque built by Qutb-ud-Din Aibak near
perform Hajj? 10th Hijri Qutb Minar at Delhi.The “Quwwat-ul-Islam
500. Kingdom of Khwarzim was destroyed Mosque” and “Qutab Minar” was completed
in 1218-20 AD by by Iltumish.
Changaiz Khan
➢ Panipat is famous is a famous town near
501. Name the battle in which Hazrat Khalid
Delhi. Three important battles were fought
bin Waleed (RA) participated for the first
on this ground.
time Mota
1. First between Babur against Ibrahim Lodi
502. Name the first person among infidels of
in 1526 A.D.
Arabia whose gift was accepted by the Holy
2. Second was between Bairam against
Prophet (SAW) Abu Sufyan
Hemu in 1556 A.D.
503. Abdullah bin Ubay was a Hypocrite
3. The third was between Ahmad Shah
504. Hazrat Zakariya (AS) was the
Abdali versus Marhata leaders in 1761 A.D.
contemporary of Hazrat Issa (AS)
505. Which Prophet (A.S.) was the ➢ Firdausi wrote Shahnama and was also a
carpenter by profession? court poet of Mahmud of Ghazni.
Hazrat Zakariya (AS) ➢ Ibn-e-Batota was a famous Moraco
506. The only Surah of the Holy Quran Traveler who stayed in the court of
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Muhammad bin Taghluq for several years. supreme arbitrator in civil and ecclesiastical
He traveled over the quarter part of the affairs.
world from China to India. Ibn-e-Batota was ➢ Abu al-Fazal ibn Mubarak was the wazir
at the court of Muhammad bin Taghluq. of the great Mughal emperor Akbar, and
➢ Malik Ghazi is the real name of Ghayas author of the Akbarnama, the official history
ud din Tagluq (1st Tuglaq sultan). of Akbar’s reign in three volumes, (the third
➢ Jauna Khan is the real name of volume is known as the Ain-i-Akbari). He
Muhammad bin Taghluq. (2stTuglaq sultan). was also the brother of Faizi, the poet
➢ Alai Darwaza was the structure laureate of emperor Akbar.
constructed by Ala-ud-Din Khilji near Qutb ➢ The Din-i-Ilahi ( “Divine Faith”) was a
Minar in 1311 A.D. syncretic religious doctrine propounded by
➢ Iltumish was the first sovereign ruler of the emperor Jalalu d-Din Muḥammad Akbar
the Sultanate of Delhi.The first Sultan of (“Akbar the Great”) in year 1582 A.D., who
Delhi to issue regular currency and declared ruled the Mughal Empire from 1556 to 1605,
Delhi as the capital of his empir.The Chalisa intending to merge the best elements of the
or the Group of Forty was the nick name of religions of his empire, and thereby
the forty leading slave officers of Iltumish. reconcile the differences that divided his
subjects. The elements were primarily
➢ The Sultan Balban called himself Naib-e-
drawn from Islam and Hinduism, but some
Khuda or Deputy of the God.The Diwan-e-
others were also taken from Christianity,
Arz or the department of military affairs was
Jainism and Zoroastrianism.
created by Balban.
➢ Tabaqat-e-Akbari was the name of
➢ The maximum number of Mongol
history written by ‘Nizam-ud-Din’ in 1593. It
invasions took place during the reign of Ala-
contains detailed account of Ghaznavids to
ud-Din Khilji.
the 36th year of Akbar’s reign.
➢ The state promoted canal irrigation
➢ Mullah Do Piazza was a Akbar’s chief
system was initiated by Feroz shah
advisor and one of Navratnas.
Taghluq.
➢ Buland Darwaza was built by Akbar the
➢ The Lodi Dynasty was founded by Bahlol
Great at Fatehpur Sikri to commemorate his
Lodhi.
conquest of Gujrat.
➢ The Syed Dynasty was founded by:
➢ Sadr-us-Sadr is an officer of Mughal
Khizar Khan.
Administration. He served as a liaison
➢ The Buland Darwaza is situated at officer between the emperor and the people.
Fatehpur Sikri.
➢ Madrassa Rahimia was established by
➢ Gulbaden Begum was the author of Shah Abdur Rahim at Delhi.
“Hamayun Nama” and sister of Mughal King
➢ Bairam Khan was a tutor of Hamayun
Hamayun.
and Akbar. He was chiefly instrumental in
➢ “Ain-e-Akbari” is the renowned work of the victory of Mughals over Hamu in 1556.
Abul Fazal about the government of Akbar
➢ Noor Jahan was beloved Queen of
the Great. Abul al Fazl was a son of Sheikh
Jahangir. She was an accomplished lady
Mubarak. He was one of the Nau Ratans of
and assisted her husband in the affairs of
Akbar the Great. He wrote “Akbar-Nama”.
state.
➢ Din-e-Elahi was a new religion invented
➢ Fateh Ali was the Real name Tepu
in 1582 by Akbar to create tolerance and
Sultan; he was defeated by the British in
love among people of India. Akbar
1799.
prohibited the practice of Sati. Akbar the
Great was born in Umar Kot. Lahore Fort ➢ Amir Khusro is called the “Parrot of
was built in 1560 by Akbar. Infallibility India”.
Decree was a document signed by Akbar in ➢ Ghiyasuddin Tughluq was the first sultan
1597, which authorized him to act as the of Tughluq dynasty.
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➢ Shahjahan real name was Khurram came in Lahore in 1039 A.D. from the city of
Shihab-ud-din. Shalamar Bagh was built in Ghazni.Data Ganj Baksh is the author of
1642 by Shah Jahan. Jahan Ara begum Kashful Mahjoob.
was the daughter of Shah Jahan. Shah ➢ Baba Farid Ganj Shakar was a saint of
Jahan Constructed Jamia Masjid Thatta. Chishtia order.
The Sheesh Mahal (The Palace of Mirrors) ➢ The head of the Suhrawardia Silsila is
is located within the Shah Burj block in Shah Rukn-e-Alam.
northern-western corner of Lahore Fort. It ➢ Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya’s Dargah is
was constructed under the reign of Mughal located at Delhi.
Emperor Shah Jahan in 1631-32.
➢ Baba Farid Gang Shakar was the first
➢ Moti Masjid (one of the Pearl Mosques) is Punjabi poet.
a 17th century religious building located
➢ Waris shah is called the ‘Shakespeare of
inside the Lahore Fort. It is a small, white
Punjabi literature’.
marble structure built by Mughal emperor
Shah Jahan, and is among his prominent ➢ Tomb named Khawaja Moin ud Din Chisti
extensions (such as Sheesh Mahal and is in Ajmer.
Naulakha pavilion) to the Lahore Fort ➢ Hazrat Bullay Shah was a famous Sufi
Complex. poet of Punjabi language. His tomb is in the
➢ The Wazir Khan Mosque in Lahore is city of Kasur.
famous for its extensive faience tile work. It ➢ Mohammad bin Tughlaq introduced
was built by Hakim Shaikh Ilm-ud-din tokens currency firstly.
Ansari, a native of Chiniot, who rose to be ➢ Mehmood set out on Somnath on17
the court physician to Shah Jahan and a October 1026 A.D.
governor of Lahore. ➢ 1st battle of Tarrin was fought between
➢ The Taj Mahal (“crown of palaces”) is a Muhammad Ghouri & Rajput (1191), Ghori
white marble mausoleum located in Agra, was defeated. In 1192 A.D, the 2nd battle of
Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built (1632- Tarrin, Ghori wins.
1653) by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in ➢ Ahmed Shah Abdali was the King of
memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Kabul.Ahmed Shah Abdali defeated
The Taj Mahal is widely recognized as “the Marhatas in 1761 (the Third Battle of
jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the Panipat).
universally admired masterpieces of the ➢ Pan Islamism introduced by Jamaluddin
world’s heritage”. Ustad Isa was the Chief Afghani.
Architect of Taj Mahal Agra. ➢ Nadir Shah of Iran invaded Delhi during
➢ The biggest Mosque built by Shahjehan the period of Mohammad Shah Rangila in
in located at Delhi.Red Fort of Delhi was 1739.
built by Shahjehan. ➢ The original name of Sultan Siraj Doullah
➢ Hazrat Baha-ud-Din Zakiriya was a great (the Nawab of Bengal) was Mirza
saint of Suhrwardi branch of mysticism and Mohammad.
flourished in Multan. ➢ Sindh was annexed by Birtish in 1843
➢ Hazrat Nizam-ud-Din Auliya was a Sufi of and was separated from Bombay in 1935
Chishtia Order. vide India Act 1935.
➢ The earliest coming Chashtia order ➢ Sheikh Ahmed Sirhandi is known as
Saints to Indian was Khawja Moen-ud-Din Majaddid Alf Sani.Sheikh Ahmad Sirhandi
Chashti and after that Qutb-ud-Din Bakhtiar was born in 1564 and died in 1626.
Kaki. ➢ Real name of Shah Waliullah was Ahmed
➢ Hazrat Ali Hajveri (Popularly known as and his historical name was Azimuddin. In
Hazrat Data Ganj Bux) belonged to Persian language Shah Wali Ullah
Soharwardi order. Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh translated the Holy Quran.Shah Waliullah
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born in 1703. He was died in 1762. “Hujjat- ➢ Arabic coinage was first introduced in
al-Baligha” was written by Shah Wali Ullah. Indian by Jalal-ud-Din Firuz.
➢ Shah Alam II was an ally of Mir Qasim in ➢ Babur the founder of Muhgal Dynasty in
the Battle of Buxar in 1764. 1526 first battle of Paini pat, died in 1530
➢ During Jehangir’s reign Sir Thomas Roe A.D at Delhi. The tomb of Babur is situated
and Captain Hawkins visited Moghul court at Kabul. Bala Hisar Fort is one of the most
to secure commercial privileges. historic places of Peshawar. The word Bala
➢ Haji Shariat Ullah was born in 1781. Haji Hisar is from Persian, meaning, “elevated or
Shareetullah of Bengal was the founder of high fort”. It was built by Zaheer-ud-Din
Farazi Tehrik in 1802. Farazi Tehrik meant Baber.
to pay more attention on fundamental of ➢ Mahmud Ghaznavi is described as “the
Islam. first pioneer and path-finder for Islam in this
➢ Syed Ahmed of Rai Brelli was the country” by Lane Poole.
founder of Jehad Tehrik against Sikhs. He ➢ Badshahi Mosque or the ‘King’s Mosque’
was martyred at Balakot (NWF) in 1831. in Lahore, commissioned by the sixth
➢ The main aim of Brahma Samaj was Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671 and
Reform in Hinduism.Raja Ram Mohan Roy completed in 1673, is the second largest
founded Brahma Samaj. mosque in Pakistan and South Asia and the
➢ Arya Samaj was founded by Dayanand fifth largest mosque in the world.
Sirasoti. Arya Samaj was founded in1875. ➢ Bhakti Movement is a socio-religious
➢ Wardha scheme written by Zakir movement started by the cooperation of
Hussain. both Hindus and Muslims in the sub-
continent to create harmony between
➢ East India Company was formed in 1600
Hinduism and Islam.Bhagat Kabir,
in London. In India French East India
Ramanand Dadu and Guru Nank were its
Company was established in 1664. British
major leaders.
East India Company was established during
the reign of Mughal emperor Jehangir. ➢ Nishat Bagh: – A garden established by
Mughal King Shah Jahan. It is in a Kashmir
➢ Sultan Abdul Majid was Khalifa of
city Sirinagar.
Turkey.Non-cooperation Movement was
started during the days of Khilafat ➢ Pani pat: – A place situated in East
Movement. Punjab. It has seen three historic battles
among the local rules of this area. It is also
➢ In India the first gate of entrance of
called gateway to Delhi.
Europeans was Bengal.
➢ Razia Sultana: – A daughter of Iltutmish
➢ Tomb of Hamayun is in Delhi.Tomb of
succeeded him to the throne on the desire
Jahangir is at Lahore.
of her father. Her father preferred her as his
➢ The real name of Noor Jehan was Mahr- successor over his twenty sons.
un-Nisa.
➢ Rohtas Fort: – A Fort located near
➢ Haren Minar was built by Jehangir. ‘Hiran Jehlum River was constructed by Sher
Minar’ was a favourite hunting ground of Shah Suri as a defence against Gakhars.
Emperor Jehangir. Rohtas Fort was constructed by (on Sher
➢ Sher Shah built G.T. Road and Rohtas Shah’s order) Todar Mal.
fort. Imperial Highway is the old name of ➢ The Mohabbat Khan Mosque is a 17th
G.T. Road. century Mosque in Peshawar, Khyber
➢ Nasir-ud-Din Qubacha was a lieutenant Pakhtoonkhwa, Pakistan. It is named after
of Muhammad Ghouri and served as the Mughal governor of Peshawar Nawab
Governor of Multan. Mohabbat Khan who served under
➢ The Temple of Somnath was situated Emperors Shah Jehan and Aurangzeb.
near the peninsula of Gujrat. ➢ Purana Qila (Old Fort) is the inner citadel
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of the city of Dina-panah, founded by the was laid by Hazrat Mian Mir.
second Mughal Emperor, Humayun in 1533 ➢ “Harilal” is the son of Gandhi, who
and completed five years later.Purana Qila converted to Islam but later reverted back to
and its environs flourished as the sixth city Hinduism.
of Delhi. ➢ “WANA” is the main town of South
➢ The ruler of Sindh was Dahar, son of Wazaristan; “Miran Shah” is the main town
Chuch. of North Waziristan and “Parachanar” is the
➢ Abu Raihan Al-Biruni (a mathematician, main town of Kuram Agency.
philosopher, astronomer and a Sanskrit ➢ Muqtad-ul-Sadr organised the “Mehdi
scholar) was born in Khwarizm (modern army”.
Khiva) in 973. He spent his early life under ➢ “Khar” is a main town in the Bajaur
the patronage of Khwarizm Shah. He stayed Agency of the Federally Administered Tribal
for a while at the court of Qabus in Areas of Pakistan.
Tabaristan where he dedicated his
➢ Oldest Mosque of Sub-Continent is
monumental work, the Chronology of the
situated in Bhambore.( Sindh in thatta )
Ancient Nations, to Qabus. In 1017
Mahmood took him to Ghazni. He spent ➢ Al-Firdusi and Al-Beruni flourished in the
several years in the sub-continent and reign of Mehmood Ghaznvi.
probably died in 1048. ➢ Badar-ur-Din tayyab Ji was the first
➢ Balban was son of a Turkish noble of the Muslim President of Congress.
Ilbari tribe. He was captured by the Mongols ➢ “Badr satellite” program is the series of
and sold in Baghdad to Khawaja Jamal-ud- the robotic of spacecraft missions of
din Basri. Later in 1232 he was taken to Pakistan. It is the name of Pakistani robotic
Dehli and sold to Iltutmish. telecommunication and low Earth
➢ Tan Sen was a famous musician of observatory satellites family. The first of
Akbar’s time. He had introduced a number satellites, Badr-1, was launched on 16 July,
of Rags in the Indian music industry. 1990.
➢ Vasco-da Gama was a navigator. He was ➢ Area of Pakistan in Million (Square
Portugees. He discovered first of all a direct Kilometer) in round figures is about 0.8
route to India in 1498. Millions.
➢ Faizi was famous character of Akbar’s ➢ “Transit Trade Agreement” between
Court. He was the brother of Abul Fazl. He Pakistan and Afghanistan in 1965.
was one of the nobles of that era. ➢ “My Leader” a biography of Quaid-e-
➢ Todal Mal was an advisor/wazir of great Azam was written by Z.A. Sulari.
Mughal King Akbar. He introduced and ➢ British occupied Punjab in 1849; Sindh in
implemented the Revenue system in the 1843 and Balochistan in 1839.
subcontinent successfully. ➢ Privatization Programme began in
➢ Birbal was one of the Nobels of Akbar Pakistan in 1991.
the great. He was one of the Nau Ratan of ➢ From Peshawae to Landi Kotal there are
Akbar. 34 tunnels.
➢ Gautama Buddha was the founder of ➢ Dera Adam Khel is called gun factory of
Buddhism.His real name was Siddharta. the tribal areas.
➢ Ashoka was the greatest ruler of Maurya ➢ “Kishan Ganga Dam” of India is building
dynasty. Chandragupta was the founder of up on river Neelam in Kashmir.
Maurya dynasty. ➢ “Gomal Zam Dam” is a hydro-electric
➢ Subuktigin was the Father of Mahmood power and irrigation project in northwest
Ghazni. Pakistan. It sits on the Gomal River in the
➢ The foundation stone of the Sikhism’s South Waziristan Agency.
holiest place “Golden Tample” at Amritsar ➢ “Makli Hill” is supposed to be the burial
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place of some 125,000 local rulers, Sufi folk tales of northern India, was among the
saints and others. It is located on the Mughal emperor Akbar’s chief advisors.
outskirts of Thatta, the capital of lower Sind ➢ “Moumin-i-Majmai-Mohammadi” journal
until the seventeenth century, in what is the was started from Sindh Madrasa-tul-Islam.
southeastern province of present-day ➢ The resting place of Imam Bukhari is in
Pakistan. Uzbekistan.
➢ Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of ➢ The ‘Silver Fibre’ of Pakistan is cotton.
Engineering Sciences and Technology (also
➢ “Muslim Bagh” is a town of Qilla Saifullah
referred to as GIK Institute or GIKI,
District in the Balochistan province of
pronounced JeeKee) is one of the top
Pakistan.It is famous for chromite.
ranking engineering institutes in Pakistan.
The university is situated beside the river ➢ “Khanpur Dam” is a dam located on the
Indus in the mountains of Tarbela and Haro River near the town of Khanpur,
Gadoon-Amazai, in the Khyber- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Pakhtunkhwa near the town of Topi and in ➢ Rajanpur district of Punjab has the least
proximity to the lakes of Tarbela and Ghazi. population density.
➢ . “Margalla Hills”—also called Margalla ➢ “Malakand Pass” connected Peshawar
Mountain Range are the foothills of the with Chitral.
Himalayas—are a series of small-elevation ➢ “Lowari Pass” is a high mountain pass
hills located north of Islamabad, Pakistan. that connects Chitral with Dir in Khyber-
➢ Moulvi Munishi Mahboob Alam started Pakhtunkhwa.
Paisa Akhbar. ➢ “Tilla Jogian” is the highest peak in the
➢ UAE is the second largest buyer of Eastern Salt Range in Punjab, Pakistan.
Pakistan’s exports after USA. Rohtas, Pakistan Fort is located to the east
➢ “Sapta Sindhu” —- In fact Word Sindh is of Tilla Jogian at a distance of about 7 km
derived from Sapta Sindhu which means from Dina, a rapidly expanding town on the
seven rivers. They form delta for Grand Trunk Road.Tilla Jogian also finds
PakistanThese seven rivers were the mention in the epic love poem Heer Ranjha
source of irrigation of a very large area of of Waris Shah. For the Sikh Punjabis there
Indian sub continent.As Sindh River gave a is also significance to Tilla Jogian as Guru
name to areas located beyond Indian Gujrat Nanak Dev ji, the founder of Sikhism is said
and Punjab.It is an absolute reality that in to have spent 40 days in quiet seclusion at
the old Indian History Hindh and Sindh were Tilla Jogian. The Sikhs during the rule of
two separate countries which were divided Maharaja Ranjit Singh made a stone pond
by natural boundries created by SAPTA here in his memory.
Sinhdu comprising upon seven rivers. ➢ “Ramzay Maccdonald” was the man who
➢ “Pasni” is a medium-sized town and a presided over the all round table
fishing port in Gwadar, Balochistan. conferences of 1930-32, these all
conferences were held in London.
➢ Jiwani or Jwani is a town and commercial
port that is located along the Gulf of Oman ➢ In 1946, Liaqat Ali Khan Presented poor
in the Gwadar District of the Balochistan. mans budget.
➢ “Majma’ ul Baharain” or The Mingling of ➢ Pakistan left Commonwealth in 1972
Two Oceans was authored by Muhammad when Bangladesh was recognised by
Dara Shikuh. Commonwealth and Pakistan rejoin
Commonwealth as 49th member in 1989.
➢ Ameer Sadiq Muhammad-v was the last
Women Protection Bill was passed on 15
ruler of Bahawalpur State.
Nov 2006.
➢ Pakistan recognized People’s Republic
➢ MAO College (or Muhammedan Anglo-
China in 1950.
Oriental College) was founded by Sir Syed
➢ “Mullah Do-Piyaza”, according to popular Ahmed Khan, the leader of Muslim
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renaissance in Indian subcontinent, in 1877 residence of the Mughal Emperors. It also


at Aligarh. This later became Aligarh Muslim served as the capital of the Mughals until
University in 1920. “An epoch in the social 1857.
progress of India” – with these words on his ➢ Blind Dolphins are found in river Sindh
lips Lord Lytton laid the foundation stone of (Indus).
the Mohammadan Anglo Oriental College ➢ “Kilik Pass” is situated in karakuram
on January 8, 1877. Sir Ziauddin Ahmed range.
was the first Indian principle of MAO
➢ The land which lies between river Indus
college, who later on become the most
and river Jhelum is called Sindh Sagar.
famous and longest serving Vice Chancellor
of Aligarh Muslim University. ➢ The historic site “Mehrgarh” was
discovered on the right bank of the Bolan
➢ Diamer-Bhasha Dam is constructing on
River.
river Indus in Gilgit-Baltistan, It will produce
4,500 megawatts of electricity. ➢ When water accord between provinces?
1991
➢ Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was the chief
editor of “Zamindar”. ➢ Where Rawal dam constructed on river
kurrang.
➢ Which Muslim newspaper supported the
Nehru Report? Zamindar. ➢ Doab between river Ravi and Chenab is
called Rachna Doab.
➢ Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulak prepared the
points Simla Depotation. ➢ Bala Hisar fort built by Babar.
➢ ‘Marala’ Headworks has been ➢ Who adminsitrated the oath of Prime
constructed on River Chenab. minister to liaqat ali khan? Muhamad ali
Jinnah.
➢ District Swat belongs to Malakand
Division. ➢ Where copper deposits in? Chagi.
➢ The biggest market of Pakistan export ➢ Who supported Pakistan resolution from
and import is USA. sindh province? Abdullah Haroon.
➢ The system of ‘Separate Electorate’ first ➢ Where is Chandka Medical College in
introduced in Pakistan 1985. Larkana.
➢ “Mohenjo-daro” (Mound of the Dead) is ➢ Where are artificial forest are bieng
an archeological site situated in the Larkana maintained in? Changa Manga,
District of Sindh, Pakistan,on a Pleistocene ➢ Which is Pakistan’s 2nd largest foreign
ridge in the middle of the flood plain of the exchange earner crop is? Rice.
Indus River Valley, around 28 kilometres ➢ Ch. Rehmat Ali coined word Pakistan in
(17 mi) from the town of Larkana. The ruins “Now or Never” pamphlet in 1933.
of the city were discovered in 1922 by ➢ C R formula prepared by
Rakhaldas Bandyopadhyay. A bronze Rajagopalachari.
statuette dubbed the “Dancing Girl”, 10.8 ➢ When East Pakistan separated from
cm high and some 4,500 years old, was West Pakistan? 16th December 1971
found in Mohenjo-daro in 1926. ➢ When the Simla Accord was signed? July
➢ “Harappa” is an archaeological site in 3, 1972
Punjab, northeast Pakistan, about 35 km ➢ What is length of Pakistan-India border?
(22 mi) west of Sahiwal. The site takes its 1610 km
name from a modern village located near
➢ After how many years did Pakistan get
the former course of the Ravi River.
her first constitution? 9 years
➢ The Red Fort (usually transcribed into
➢ When first constitution of Pakistan was
English as Lal Qil’ah or Lal Qila) is a 17th
century fort complex constructed by the enforced? 23rd March 1956
Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the walled ➢ In which constitution Bicameral
city of Old Delhi that served as the Legislature was provided for the first time?
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1973 1949.
➢ When did Pakistan become member of ➢ The first Pakistani Postal stamp was
United Nations? 30th Sep 1947 issued in July 1948.
➢ Which country opposed Pakistan’s ➢ Name of Governor General after Nazim-
membership in United Nations? Afghanistan ud-Din? Ghulam Muhammad.
➢ Neza e Sultan is an extinct volcano ➢ Real name of Tipu Sultan was Fateh Ali.
located in Chagai District, Baluchistan, have ➢ “Khaki Shadows” book was written by
deep resources of Sulfur. K.M. Arif.
➢ When zakat ordinance promulgated? 20 ➢ Buddhist emperor Ashoka belonged to
June 1980 Mauryan Dynasty.
➢ “Pathway to Pakistan” book was written ➢ State of Kashmir was purchased by
by Ch khalique Zaman Ghulab Singh for Rs.7.5 million.
➢ Fatima Jinnah Joined AIML in 1937. ➢ Kashf-al-Mahjoob was written by Hazrat
➢ Who prepared Pirpur report? Raja Syed Ali Hajveri.
Mehdi (1938) ➢ “Fort William College” was established at
➢ When Qaid e Azam met M.K Gandhi 1st Calcutta (1600).
time in 1916 Lucknow. ➢ Kingdom of Khwarzim was destroyed in
➢ Who is seceratry of state for India in 1218-20 AD by Changaiz Khan.
cabinet mission? Lord Pathetic Lawerance ➢ Fourteen Points was presented by Jinah
➢ Share of Punjab in Pakistan by area is on 28 March 1929 at Delhi.
25.8%. ➢ Pakistan’s first expedition land on
➢ Liaqar-Nehru Pact on April 8, 1950. Antarctica? On January 15, 1991.
➢ Mast Tawakli was poet of Balochi ➢ First Provincial elections after
language establishment of Pakistan were held in1951.
➢ Kahuta Labortries established in 1976. ➢ First edition of Asar-us-Sanadid
➢ Pakistan joined ILO on September 14, appeared in1846 by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.
1947. ➢ Sir Syed Ahmad Khan became Chief
➢ Nuclear power plant in Pakistan was Judge In1846.
established in 1972 with help of Canada. ➢ Z.A.Bhutto wrote the book “Great
➢ Baba Farid is a 1st Punjabi poet. Tragedy”.
➢ Durand line was demacrated in 1893 ➢ Third Afghan War, Afghanistan gained its
which lies between Pakistan and independence in 1921.
Afghanistan. ➢ Afghanistan gained its independence in
➢ Pakistan’s first missile is Hatf-I. 1921 under the leadership of Aman ul Allah.
➢ Decimal system introduced in Pakistan ➢ Afghanistan is separated from Central
on 1st January 1961. Asia by Oxus River.
➢ Arya Samaaj was founded in1875 by ➢ Ghulam Muhammad Barrage is also
Dayananda Sarasvati. called Kotri Barrage; which is situated on
➢ Muhammadan Educational Conference river Indus.
was established in 1886 by Sir Syed Ahmed ➢ Cheif election commissioner office term
Khan. for 3years.
➢ Pakistan lies of the tropic zone of North. ➢ Census is made after once in a decade.
➢ Sardar Atta ullah Mengal was the first ➢ Another name of Hatf III missile is
Chief Minister of Balochistan from May 1972 Gazdnavi.
to February 1973. ➢ General Ayub khan is the first elected
➢ Sir Francis Moody was the first Governor President and Z.A Bhutto is the first elected
of Punjab from August 1947 to August PM of Pakistan.
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➢ Chaghi is the biggest district and Kalaat members after the 18th amendment.
is the largest Division of Pakistan. ➢ Dr. Zakir Hussain was the first Muslim
➢ Hussain Shaheed Suharwardi was the president of India
first Pakistani Prime Minister, who visited in ➢ The last day of the Quaid-e-Azam was
china. written by:Col. Illahi Bukhsh
➢ Mother tongue of Quaid-e-Azam was ➢ The largest Agency of FATA (Federally
Gujrati and the professional qualification of Administered Tribal Areas) by area is: South
Quaid-e-Azam was Bar at Law. Waziristan
➢ Allama Iqbal qualified as PhD scholar ➢ Under “Vision 2025” WAPDA will
from Munich University, Germany. construct SATPARA Dam on Indus river
➢ “Jinnah of Pakistan” and “Zulfi of in:Northern Areas
Pakistan” was written by Stanely Wolpert. ➢ “Rohtas Fort” was constructed on the
➢ Islamabad was made capital in the year bank river of Jhelum by (on Sher Shah’s
1959. order) Todar Mal.
➢ Radcliffe was a lawyer by profession. ➢ Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
➢ Day of deliverance was observed on 22 province comprises five districtd including
Dec. 1939. abbottabad, Batagram, Kohistan, Mansehra
and Haripur.
➢ Sir Sikindar Hayat was Chief Minister of
Punjab in 1937 ➢ The foundation stone of the Sikhism’s
holiest place “Golden Tample” at Amritsar
➢ Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan presented
was laid by Hazrat Mian Mir.
‘Chenab Formula’ to resolve the Kashmir
dispute. ➢ “Baburnama” (alternatively known as
Tuzk-e Babri) is the name given to the
➢ Dalhousie introduced the principle of the
memoirs of Babur (1483-1530), founder of
Doctrine of Lapse.
the Mughal Empire and a great-great-great-
➢ Abdus Salam was a Pakistani Physicist grandson of Timur. It is an autobiographical
and Nobel Prize Winner in 1979 in physics. work, originally written in the Chagatai
What is his contribution to Physics? language.
Interaction of Elementary Particles and
➢ The doctrine of “Wahdatul-Wajood” was
weak forces
presented by Ibn-e- Arabi.
➢ Habib Bank provided 80 million loans for
➢ Before Referendum Sylhet was the part
making 1st budget of Pakistan.
of Assam.
➢ Sher Shah’s real name was Farid Khan.
➢ Banks were nationalized in Pakistan
➢ Nightingale Florence (belongs to France) 1974.
was a Nurse. (in creamin war)
➢ Where is Kallar Kahar situated? Chakwal
➢ Pakistan won gold medal for the first time
➢ When Pakistan introduced National
in Olympics 1960.
Identity cards (NIC)? 1974
➢ Babusar Pass connects Abbotabad and
➢ Which language is prominent in Hazara
Gilgit.
division? Hindko
➢ Pakistan’s first Constituent Assembly
➢ Anjuman-i-Hamayat-Islam was
constituted on July 20, 1947.
established in subcontinent 1884 and
➢ Saddat Dynasty was founded by Khizar Khalifa Hamid-ud-Din is the first president.
Khan in 1414.
➢ The district of the country having lowest
➢ Baglihar Dam is located in Doda district population density is Kharan (with a
on river Chenab. population density of only 4 ppl/km2,
➢ The first airline of Pakistan is Orient Awaran and Chagai share the same with
Airline. Kharan).
➢ Senate of Pakistan is consisting of 104 ➢ The first President of America who made
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an official visit to Pakistan was Dwight D. reasearch in rain-fed agriculture land was
Eisenhower. established at Rawalpindi.
➢ The Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline is ➢ “Karez” or small coverd canals are dug to
also known as Peace Pipeline. avoid evaporation due to excessive
➢ Total cultivable Land of Pakistan is heat.This method of irrigation is prevalent in
approximately 80 million hectares which is Balochistan.
the 25% of total land area. ➢ “Harnai” in Balochistan is famous for
➢ Salahuddin Ahmad is the first Chief woollen mills.
Justice of Federal Shariat Court. ➢ The village life of Pakistan is the best
➢ Shahida Milk is the first woman General depicted in the paintings of Ustad Allah
in Pakistan. Bakhsh.
➢ First Chaiman of SPARCO was Dr. Abdul ➢ Z.A. Bhutto government’s land reforms
Salam. prescribed the ceiling of land holding as 150
➢ Which Indian religion was founded by acres of irrigated and 300 acres of un-
Guru Nanak? Sikhism. irrigated land.
➢ The first Prime minister of Bangladesh ➢ Under the constitution of Pakistan, Fedral
was Mujibur Rehman Shariat Court shall consist of not more than
Eight Judges.
➢ The name given to the border which
separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is ➢ The Lahore Resolution 1940 was first
Durand line called “Pakistan Resolution” by Hindu press
and newspapers.
➢ The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel
Prize was Abdul Salam in 1979 (physics) ➢ After independence, the first industrial
unit inaugurated by Quaid-e-Azam was
➢ The national flag of Pakistan was
Valika Textile Mills.
designed by Amiruddin Kidwai.
➢ The first chairman of Senate after its
➢ The River Indus originates from Lake
creation was Khan Habibullah Khan.
Mansower.
➢ ‘Khojak Pass’ connects Qila Abdullah
➢ Miner – e – Pakistan was designed by
and Chaman.
Haji Murad Khan (a Russian engineer) and
its height is 196 feet) ➢ Under 1973 constitution, ‘Bicameralism’
was introduced in Pakistan.
➢ Barani Dam in Pakistan was built on river
Kurram. ➢ Under 1956 constitution, for the first time,
the president was given the power to opiont
➢ Hub Dam near Karachi was constructed
the prime minister at his own discretion.
in 1983.
➢ Under 1962 constitution, ‘Basic
➢ Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan was the
Democracy System’ served as an electoral
first lady of Pakistan.
college for the election of the president,
➢ Begum Shaista Ikram Ullah was a first central and provincial legislatures.
women federal minister of Pakistan.
➢ Senate, under 1973 constitution, is a
➢ In the United Nations, Pitras Bukhari was permanent chamber which cannot be
the first permanent representative of dissolved and its one-third members shall
Pakistan. be replaced after every three years.
➢ In Pakistan, Sialkot is famous for ➢ Proclamation of Emergency on account
producing sports goods. of war of internal disturbances has been laid
➢ Multan is called, the city of “Great down in Article 232 of the constitution of
Saints”. 1973.
➢ 19 april 2004 national security counsel ➢ South of the Kabul River up to Kurram
eastablished Pass lies the Koh-e-Safeid.
➢ The first “Barani University” to study and ➢ The Geneva Pact was signed on April14,
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1988 between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Jan 1966.


➢ 78 % of Muslim population in Kashmir in ➢ Pakistan national flag was adopted on 11
1947. August, 19477.
➢ Urdu made National Language in April ➢ Jasmine adopted as a national flower of
1954 it has 37 letters. Pakistan on July 5, 1961.
➢ Pakistan issued its first coin on 3rd ➢ Under Indus WaterBasin Treaty Pakistan
January 1948. Quaid inaugurated State got Jehlum, Chenab and Indus.On the other
Bank on 1st July’1948. side, India got Ravi, Sutlaj and Beas.
➢ Karachi radio station is the first radio ➢ A bicameral legislature was proposed for
station after independence of Pakistan. It the first time in 1973 constitution.
was inaugurated by Liaquat on 14th ➢ Geneva Pact was signed on 14th April,
August’1948. 1988.
➢ Pakistan recognized China in 1950. ➢ Mountbatten came to India in March
➢ Pakistan made boundary agreement with 1947.Mountbatten was an officer in British
Iran on 21st May 1960. Navy.
➢ Television started on 26 Nov 1964 at ➢ Plan for the Separation of Indo Pakistan
Lahore and PTV started its color was announced on 3rd June 1947.
transmission on December 20th, 1976. ➢ Election to the First Constituent
➢ Boundary agreement with China was Assembly of Pakistan took place in 1946.
signed in 1963. ➢ The Chief Minister of NWFP refused to
➢ LFO was promulgated on 30th March, salute the Pakistani flag in 1947.
1970 by Yahya Khan. ➢ First census of Pakistan was held in
➢ PNSC established on 1st March 1979. 1951. Population of West Pakistan in 1951
➢ Simla Agreement signed between Z.A. was 34 million.
Bhutto and Indra Gandhi on July 3, 1972. ➢ Afghanistan only country to oppose
➢ Nationalization of banks made in 1974. Pakistan’s entrance into the UNO in1947.
➢ Steel Mill founded in 1973 with the aid of ➢ Amir of Kuwait was the first head of state
USSR in Bin Qasim. to visit Pakistan in 1947.
➢ Pakistan joined OIC in 1969, NAM in ➢ Francis Moody was the first Governor of
1979, CTBT in 1978, SAARC in 1985. Punjab.Governor Moody imposed the
➢ Hudood ordinance enforced on 10 Governor Rule in Punjab in January 1949.
February, 1979. ➢ Liaqat Nehru Pact announced at Delhi in
➢ Dr. Abdul Salam awarded Nobel Prize in April 8, 1950.
Physics in 1979. ➢ Muhammad Ali Bigra formula was put
➢ Faiz Ahmed Faiz got Lenin Prize in1962. forward in October 1954.According to Bogra
formula the Lower house consisted of 300
➢ Gen.Zia imposed Martial Law on Jully 5,
seats.
1977 and lifted Martial Law on 30th
December, 1985. ➢ One unit bill was brought into effect on
14 October, 1955.
➢ First satellite Badr-I launched on 16 July,
1990. ➢ Mushtaq Gormani became the first
Governor of West Pakistan.
➢ On 28 May, 1998 five blasts made at
Chagi, the day is known as Yum-e-Takbir. ➢ In the Basic Democratic System
introducedin 1959 by Ayub the number of
➢ Pakistan joined SEATO in 1954 and
basic Democrats was 80,000. Ayub Khan
Withdrew from SEATO in 1972.
lifted the Martial Law on June 8, 1962.
➢ Pakistan joined CENTO in 1955 left
➢ Presidential Elections between Ayub
CENTO in March 1979.
Khan and Miss Fatima Jinnah held in
➢ Tashkent Declaration was signed on 10 January 1965.
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➢ Ayub Khan handed over the reins of ➢ Who united all the Sikhs and founded a
Government to Yahya Khan on 25th March kingdom in the Punjab? Ranjit Singh
1969. ➢ How many members were nominated by
➢ Total number of National Assembly seats Muslim League for the Interim-Government
in the L.F.O. was 313.East Bengal had169 in 1946? 5
seats and Punjab had 85 seats in L.F.O. ➢ One unit dissolved on 1st July 1970
➢ In the 1971 elections out of total 162 ➢ Fraizi Movement was started by Haji
common seats in East Bengal Mujeeb Ur Shariat Ullah in Bangal in 1828
Rehman won 160 seats. In the elections of ➢ When was the first agreement signed on
1971 PPP got 62 seats out of total 82 Siachen glacier? 1949
common seats in Punjab.
➢ What were the key issues for discussion
➢ Mother of Z.A.Bhutto was Hindu. Z.A. in the 2nd Round Table Conference? Issue
Bhutto studied in Southern California of Federation and minorities in the Sub-
University. Bhutto was appointed Foreign Continent
Minister in 1963.Pakistan Peoples Party
➢ Which religious scholar tried to eradicate
established in 1967.
different innovations from the religion? Haji
➢ East Pakistan became an independent Shariat Ullah
entity in December 16, 1971.
➢ When did the British Government Issue
➢ The Qadyanis were declared non White Paper on Constitutional Proposals? In
Muslims in Semptember 1974. March, 1933
➢ Friday was declared a weekly holiday in ➢ When President Zia-ul-Haq enforced an
January 1977 by Z.A. Bhutto. interim constitution? 1981
➢ First nuclear reactor was setup at ➢ What is the old name of Pakpatan?
Karachi 1972. Ajudhan
➢ Rahmat Ali suggested name of Pakistan ➢ Who is the founder of Unionist Party? Sir
on 28th January 1933 in “Now or Never” Fazal Hussain
pamphlet in London.Rehmat Ali was born in
➢ On which river Merani Dam is built?
1893 in a village Mohar district Hoshiyarpur
Dasht River
(East Punjab).
➢ When was the Qisas and Diyat ordinance
➢ Rahmat Ali died at the age of 58 in 1951
enforced in Pakistan? October 13, 1990
and was buried in Cambridge University
London. ➢ Who said that Cripps Mission was a post-
dated cheque of a crashing bank? Mahatma
➢ Ranjit Singh sold Kashmir for 75 Lakhs.
Gandhi
Poonch, a state of Kashmir, fought with
Dogra by obtaining arms from tribal areas. ➢ Rakaposhi mountain peak is located
near? Swat Valley
➢ Firdausi wrote “Shahnama” and was also
a court poet of Mahmud of Ghazni. ➢ Why did All India Muslim League boycott
the first session of Constituent Assembly?
➢ PARODA and EDBO were promulgated
Because Congress wanted to frame the
in 1949 and in 1958 respectively.
constitution for
➢ The “Zamindar” and “Comrade”
➢ The North Western areas are Muslim
newspapers were edited by Maulana Zafar
majority areas. We will not only keep these
Ali Khan and Maulana Muhammad Ali
majorities but will turn them into a Muslim
Jauhar respectively.
state. Muslims should get rid of Indianism, it
➢ The First Constituent Assembly was is better for Muslims and Islam" who
dissolved on 24th October 1954 by Ghulam said this statement? Chaudhry Rehmat Ali
Muhammad.
➢ Name the poet who had command over
States of Dir, Chitral and Swat were
seven languages? Sachal Sarmast
incorporated in NWFP in August 1969.
➢ The reign of which of the following
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Sultans is said to mark the highest point of Non NATO in 2003.


territorial expansion of the Sultanate. ➢ Shaikh ismail the saint, who first came in
Muhammad bin Taghluq Lahore.
➢ What was the main reason behind ➢ When was the local govt.system under
Muslim League Failure in the Elections of the devolution of power plan, 2001,
1937? The organizational problems and inaugurated? aug 14,2001
opposition by local ➢ When Pakistan got first loan from USA?
➢ The first successful evening paper from 1952
Lahore is Sahafat. ➢ In which year Quaid-e-Azam went into
➢ Lord Harding was the author of ‘My India self-exile in London? 1931
Years’. ➢ Gandhi called Pakistan Resolution a
➢ Treaty of Lausane was signed in 1923. Moral wrong.
➢ The book ‘verdict on India’ was written by ➢ How many Mughal emperors ruled over
Beverlay Nickolas. sub-continent? 17
➢ Ibn-e-Batuta was a Moorish. ➢ Who constructed five canals to remove
➢ The founder of Two Nations Theory is scarcity of water? Feroz Shah Tughlaq
considered to be Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. ➢ Who is the author of “Hunter par
➢ During the Tashkent Agreement the Hunter”? Maulana Zafar Ali khan
Foreign Minister of Pakistan was Zulfiqar Ali ➢ The Indian forces occupy the state of
Bhutto. Jammu and Kashmir on Oct. 27, 1947
➢ Chachnama was originally written in ➢ Defence Pact between USA and
Sindhi. Pakistan? April, 1954
➢ Friday was declared for the first time as ➢ “A New History of Indo-Pakistan” is
an official weekly holiday by: Zulfikar Ali written by K. Ali
Bhutto ➢ Quaid-e-Azam became the permanent
➢ Neelum River flows into Jehlum. president of Muslim League 1934
➢ Gilgit Agency was set up in 1873. ➢ The Cabinet Mission announced their
➢ Satpara Lake is located near Skardu. plan on 16th May 1946
➢ Mahabat khan Mosque was destroyed ➢ India is constructing Kishanganda Dam
by? fire in Baramula.
➢ What is the ranking of Thar Desert in the ➢ Which of the following regions of
world? 9 Balochistan will be irrigated through Kachi
➢ What was the main difficulty which Canal Nasirabad
delayed the constitution making in ➢ India has constructed ‘Baglihar Dam’ in
Pakistan? The distribution of powers occupied Kashmir’s district of Doda
between Federal and Provincial ➢ Mahbub-ul-Haq Human Development
Governments Center is located at:Islamabad
➢ Identify the importance of the Lahore ➢ In the absence of President, who
Resolution of the Muslim League passed in becomes the acting President of
1940? It had the support of the entire Pakistan:Chairman of the Senate
Muslim Country ➢ Nasir-ud-Din-Mahmud was the last ruler
➢ Area around the river is known as Bela. of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi
➢ Cease-fire line case into existence in Sultanate.
1949. ➢ Shams-ud-din Iltutmish Sultans of the
➢ Pakistan established its first Atomic slave Dynasty reigned for the longest
Energy Institute on January, 1955. period.
➢ Pakistan was declared as great ally of ➢ The change was effected by the Queen’s
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proclamation and the government of India Calcutta in 1876.The Indian Association


Act 1858.By a proclamation issued on 1st was established by a few educated Bengali
November 1858, the Queen Victoria Hindus led by Babu Surendranath Benerjea.
announced the transfer of the empire of the It was forerunner of the Indian National
Company to the Crown. Congress. Muslims had no role in Indian
➢ During the War of Independence the Association.
Governor General was Lord Canning. He ➢ In December 1887 a Bombay Muslim
had assumed the charge of his office in Badruddin Tyebji presided the 3rd session
1856.Lord Canning was the first Viceroy of the Indian National Congress. George
and the last Governor General of India sub- Yalle was first president of All India
continent. Congress.
➢ Sir Syed Ahmed Khan (1817-1898) wrote ➢ Sind Madrassat-ul-Islam was set up by
a treatise in 1858 namely Risalah Asbab-i- Hassan Ali afandi on 1st 1885 and it was
Baghawat-i-Hind (The Causes of the Indian inaugrated by Lord Duffern.
Revolt). Sir Syed commenced the ➢ Syed Ahmed Khan born on 17th October,
publication of a series of pamphlets, The 1817 in Delhi & died March 27, 1898 at Ali
Loyal Mohammedans of India.He also wrote Gargh.Sir Syed is buried beside Sir Syed
a commentary on Bible know as Tabyin-ul- Masjid in Aligarh Muslim University.
kalam, which developed into a scholarly ➢ Bankim Chandra Catterjee started a
work on comparative religion. literary movement in Bengal and identified
➢ Khutbat-e-Ahmadia was written in reply nationalism with the Hindu religion.Militant
of “The life of Mohammad” (William Myor) Hindu Nationalism was started by B.G.
by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. In 1868, he Tilak.
produced a documented pamphlet, Risalah ➢ In 1892 Indian Council Act was passed. It
Ahkam-i-Ta’am-i-Ahl-i-kitab. enlarged the legislative councils and
➢ Sir Syed founded a school in Ghazipur in extended their functions. In the Imperial
1863 that included English as a regular Council the number of additional members
subject in its curriculum.In 1864 he founded was fixed between 10 and 16, of whom not
a Translation Society in Ghazipur which more than six were to be officials.
later moved to Aligarh and named as ➢ In 1835, English was made official
scientific society.The chief object of this language of India.
society was to get Standard English books
➢ The original name of Mohsanu-ul-Mulk
translated into Urdu so as to make it
was Mehdi Ali Khan. Original name of
possible for the Muslims to get acquainted
Waqaul Mulk was Molvi Mushtaq Ahmad.
with the latest developments of Western
thought. ➢ Sir Agha Khan remained permanent
president of ML till 1913. 2nd President of
➢ Sir Syed became member of Legislature
AIML was Sir Ali Mohammad Khan when
Assembly in 1778.
Agha Khan III resigned in 1913.
➢ In 1875 Dayananda Saraswati started a
➢ Punjab branch of All India Muslim
movement called Arya Samaj. This gave
League was established by Muhammad
birth to a violent Hindu reaction to foreign
Shafi in 1907.Poona branch of All India
influences. He also began the Shuddhi
Muslim League was established by Rafeeh
movement for conversion of non-Hindus,
Ahmad in 1907.Bengal branch of All India
particularly Muslims of Hindu origin to
Muslim League was established in 1909.
Hinduism. In 1882 Dayananda formed a
Cow Protection Society to rouse Hindu ➢ First Public session was held in Pattna in
feelings against Christians and Muslims for 1938 headed by Quaid-e-Azam.
slaughtering cows and oxen. ➢ Jamia Milia Islamia was established in
➢ A Hindu political organization known as 1920 by Muhammad Ali Johar.
the Indian Association came into being in ➢ Tableegh & Tanzeem were launched by
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Hassan Nizami.Swarajia Party was formed ➢ “Bright Future of Muslims” by Taveel


by Moti Lal Nehru & Hakeem Ajmal Ahmad Mangori.
Khan.Tehrik-e-Tanzi,-e-Nou was formed by ➢ Majlas-e-Itehad-ul-Muslimeen set up by
Saif-ud-din Chakklo Nawab Bahadur Yar Jang.
➢ Simon Commission submitted its report ➢ Muslim League established it s ministries
in 1930. in Sindh in 1943.
➢ Majlas-e-Itehad-e-Milat was formed by ➢ Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam set up by
Zafer Ali Khan. Shabeer Ahmad Usmani.
➢ Idea of Round Table Conferences was ➢ Sitara-e-Subho was launched by Zafer
given by Lord Irwin in 1929. Ali Khan in 1917.
➢ Govt of India Act of 1935 promulgated on ➢ Pona Pact was signed on 25 September
14 August 1935.According to Govt of India 1932.Ambidkar and Gandhi were the
Act of 1935 Federal Assembly has 375 signatories of Pona Pact.
seats. According to Govt of India Act of
➢ Mahasabah was founded by Madan
1935 Counsel of state has 260 seats.
Mohan Maluir.
➢ According to Govt of India Act of 1919
➢ “Father and Daughter” was written by
only 3% of population can cast
Begum Shah Nawaz.
vote.According to Govt of India Act of 1935
only 14% of population can cast vote. ➢ “Transfer of Power in India” was written
by V.P.Menon.
➢ Counsel of secretary of state started in
1858 & dissolved in 1935. ➢ Waris shah is called the ‘Shakespeare of
Punjabi literature’.Hazrat Bullay Shah was a
➢ Khaksar Movement was launched by
famous Sufi poet of Punjabi language. His
Inayat Ullah Mashraqi in 1931.
tomb is in the city of Kasur.
➢ Independant Party was launched by
➢ Pan Islamism introduced by Jamaludding
Hasrat Mohani in 1932.
Afghani.
➢ Unity Conference was held in 1932 at
➢ Sindh was annexed by Birtish in 1843
Allabad.
and was separated from Bombay in 1935
➢ Wardha Scheme of 1937 headed by Dr. vide India Act 1935.
Zakar Hussain.
➢ Sheikh Ahmed Sirhandi is known as
➢ Peerpur Committee formed in 1938 Majaddid Alf Sani.Sheikh Ahmad Sirhandi
headed by Raja Muhammad Mehdi. Real was born in 1564 and died in 1626.
name of Raja Sahb of Mehmoodabad was
➢ Mausm Khan, soldier of Titu Mir was
Amir Ahmah Khan. Pirpur Report was
sentenced to death.
prepared to investigate the tyrannies of
Congress on Muslims. ➢ “Hajatullah al-Balaghah” written by Shah
Waliullah.Shah Waliullah born in 1703.
➢ Sharif Report submitted in 1939 by Bihar
Shah Waliullah died in 1762.
Branch. Sharif Report was prepared to
investigate the cruelties on Congress in ➢ Haji Shariat Ullah was born in 1781. Haji
Bihar. Shareetullah of Bengal was the founder of
Farazi Tehrik in 1802. Farazi Tehrik meant
➢ Sikander-Jinnah Pact in 1937.
to pay more attention on fundamental of
➢ “Pakistan was inevitable” by Syed Islam.
Hassan Riaz.
➢ Sir John Marshal ordered digging of
➢ Manshor edited by Syed Riaz Hussain in Moen Jo Daro in 1922..
1938 till 1947 under Muslim league.
➢ In Indai English education was first
➢ Muslim League National Guards was set initiated in Bengal in 1835.
up in 1939.
➢ Madressah Rahimiya was established by
➢ Muslim Political Party set up by Ghulam Shah Abdul Rahim.
Hussain Hidyat Ullah.
➢ Islamia High School Peshawar was
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founded in 1890. Jinnah was born on 14th August, 1919.


➢ Kashmir was sold to Gulab Singh in Dinna married a Parsi boy named Navel
1845. Wadya.
➢ Lord Minto came to India as viceroy in ➢ Jinnah left the lawyership after 23rd
1905. Minto Morley reforms came into India March, 1940.
in1909. In Minto Morley reforms, Minto was ➢ Pakistan national movement was
Indian Viceroy and Morley was state founded by Ch. Rahmat Ali.
secretary for India. Rowlatt Act was passed ➢ In 1945, Labour Party came to power.
in 1919 by Sir Sydney Rowlatt. ➢ In 1945 elections Muslim League won
➢ Montague-Chelmsford report was 428 out of 492 seats.
published in 1918 & became law in 1919. ➢ In 1946, Quaid decided to join Interim
➢ Muslim League demanded principle of government in India.In interim government
self rule for India in 1913. Muslim League got portfolis of Finance &
➢ All India Central Khilafat Committee was Liaquat Ali was Finance Minister.
formed on 23 Sep. 1919.Khilafat Delegation ➢ J.N.Mandal was the non-Muslim member
met Lord Chelmsford in 1920 under Dr. who became a minister in interim
Ahamad Insari. Migration Movement (1920) government on ML behalf.
1800 Muslims migrated. ➢ Unionist’s Ministry was in Punjab.
➢ Non-cooperation Movement was started Founder of Unionist Party in Punjab was Sir
during the days of Khilafat Movement. Fazal Hussain.
Maulana Azad and Maulana Abdul Bari ➢ Real name of Gandhi was Mohan Das
issued the Fatwa in favour of Khilafat Karam Chand Gandhi.
Movement.Gandhi announced the end of
➢ Burma separated from India in 1937 and
Khilafat Movement.Tragedy of Chora Churi
was made independent in 1947.
happen on 4 February 1922.
➢ Sindh asssembley passed the
➢ Shuddi and Sangathan movement was
resoluation for the creation of Pakistan
started at the end of Tahreek
firstly on June 26, 1947.
Khilafat.Sangathan movement was started
by Pandit Malavia.Treaty of Lausanne was ➢ “Divide and Quit” is wtitten by Penderel
signed in 1923. Moon.
➢ Lord Rippon is associated with the ➢ Liaquat Desai pact was concluded in
Hunter Commission. Lord Dalhousie is 1946.
associated with Wood’s Dispatch. Lord ➢ On 18th July, 1947, British parliament
Cornwalls is associated with permanent passed Indian Independence Bill.
settlement of Bengal. ➢ Inquilab Zindabad slogan was given by
➢ Moulana Shoukat Ali, the elder brother of Mohammd Iqbal.
M. Ali was born in 1872 and died on 28th ➢ Population of Pakistan at its birth was 34
Nov 1938 and buried at Jamia Mosque million.
Delhi. ➢ Jinnah Awami league is the first
➢ Jinnah got admission in at Gokal Das opposition party of Pakistan. It was founded
Teg primary school Bombay at the age of by Abudl hameed Bhashwani in 1950.
10 he studied for 5 ½ months. Jinnah went ➢ Ayub khan laid down foundation stone of
to London and got law degree at the age of Quaid’s Mosulem.
18 forms LINCONINN. ➢ On 27th August, 1947. Pakistan admitted
➢ Ratna embrassed Islam on 18th April as Member of the Food and Agriculture
1918 and married Jinnah on 19th April Organization of UN.
1918. Before that she was Parsi. She died ➢ U.S. embassy in Karachi was established
on 20th Febrary 1929 and was buried in August 15, 1947.
Aram Bagh Bombay.Dinna; the daughter of ➢ Last Governor of the undivided Punjab
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was Sir Even Jenkins. in 1947.


➢ Hafiz Abdul Majeed was appointed as ➢ Allama Iqbal’s tomb was built in 1951.
Chief Secretary, West Punjab on 18th ➢ 22 points of Ulema put on 24th January
August, 1947. 1951 by 31 Ulema.
➢ Friday was declared as half working day ➢ BBC started its first Urdu service on 13th
on August 22, 1947. April, 1949.
➢ Iran&Pakistan established diplomatic ➢ In 1950, Iftikhar Hussain Mamdot
relations on 22nd August, 1947. founded Jinnah Muslim League party.
➢ AThe Secretary of the Indian Ministry of ➢ Pakistan got status of Test cricket in
States? V.P. Menon 1952.
➢ Liaquat visited India in April 1950. ➢ Zafarullah Khan served as president of
➢ Quaid-e-Azam died on September 11, UN General Assembly’s 7th session in
1948 due to Cardiac Arrest. Jinnah passed 1962.
away at 10:20 p.m in G.G House Karachi ➢ Agreement with Canada on first nuclear
and buried on 12th September, 1948 power station in Karachi was signed in
A.D.Funeral prayer of Quaid-e-Azam by 1965.
Shabir Ahmed Usmani. ➢ Nationalization of educational institutions
➢ Basic Principles Committee set up by the & industries in 1972.
Constituent Assembly to frame a draft ➢ First biogas plant established in 1974.
Constitution. Basic Principles Committee
➢ In December 1981, Ziaul Haq announced
presented its report in September, 1950.
Majlis-e-Shoora with 350 members.
➢ Planning Board turned into Planning
➢ Wafaqui Mohtasib was created in 1983.
Commission in 1951.
➢ 8th amendment introduced in 1985.
➢ Liaquat Ali Khan visited USA in 1951.
Liaquat Ali Khan spends in USA three ➢ Nuclear cooperation pact with China was
weeks. made on 15th September 1986.
➢ Title of the published collection of ➢ Ojri Camp Tragedy occurred on 10 April
Liaquat’s speeches meant to introduce 1988.
Pakistan to the West was “Pakistan, Heart ➢ The Junejo government was dismissed
of Asia”. on 29th May, 1988.
➢ Conspiracy to overthrow Liaquat ➢ Zia died on 17 August, 1988.US
Government come to light Rawalpendi in ambassador who died with Zia was Arnold
March 1951. Raphael.
➢ Jamilla was the first Muslim girl who ➢ Pakistan’s re-entry in common wealth in
hoisted Muslim League flag on the Punjab 1989.
Secreterat, Lahore (1946). ➢ First test tube baby at Lahore in 1989.
➢ First commissioner of Sindh Charles ➢ Wheat crisis occurred in 1952.
Napier. ➢ KANNUP was established in 1971.
➢ Sindh assembly proclaimed Sindhi as ➢ Mr. Ghulam Muhammad was finance
official language of Sindh in 1972. minister before becoming governor general
➢ Baluchistan got status of province on 1st of Pakistan.
July, 1970. ➢ Baitul Maal established in 1992.
➢ Pakistan standard time was adopted on ➢ General sales tax, under the constitution
October 1, 1951. 1973 is a Federal subject.
➢ Indian Forces occupied Kashmir the state ➢ Total area of Jammu and Kashmir in
of Jammu and Kashmir on October 27, 1947 was 84,471 sq. miles.
1947. ➢ India stopped the passage of water from
➢ Hari Singh was the Maharaja of Kashmir the rivers Ravi and Sutluj in April 1948.
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➢ Quaid e Azam relief fund was set up in East Bengal.


September 1947. ➢ The First Five Year Plan was announced
➢ At the time of division the cash balances by Chaudhary Muhammad Ali on 18th May
of undivided India stood at about Rs. 4,000 1956.
million. ➢ Principal of joint Electorate was accepted
➢ India and Pakistan mutually came to an by the Assembly on 10th October 1956 at
agreement that Pakistan would get Rs. 750 Dacca.
crore as her share.Only Rs. 200 crors had ➢ Suez Canal Crisis took place in the reign
been paid as an interim installment. of Soharwardy.
➢ On 15th August 1947 the state of ➢ Muslim family Law Ordinance contributed
Junaghadh announced that it had acceded a great deal towards generating public
to Pakistan. resentment against Ayub regime.
➢ Pakistan Fund was setup by Quaid in ➢ According to the agriculture Reforms
June 1947. announced in January 1959, maximum limit
➢ State Bank of Pakistan was inaugurated of non irrigated lands was fixed at 1000
by Quaid-e-Azam in July 1948.The initial acres. 902 land farm holders were affected
assets of SBP were equal to three Crore. by the Ayub Reforms.
➢ Karachi was declared Federal area by ➢ Pakistan launched an operation in
the legislative Assembly in May 1948. Kashmir in 1965 which was called operation
➢ Mian Iftikhar –ud- din was the only Gibralter.
Muslim to oppose the Objectives Resolution ➢ India mounted upon a three pronged
in the Assembly. attack against Pakistan along Lahore on
➢ “The Myth of Independence” was written September 6, 1965.
by Z.A. Bhutto. ➢ Sheikh Mujeeb Ur Rehman presented his
➢ Pakistan’s flag was designed by two 6 points for the first time in February 1966 at
brothers and name of one of them is Altaf the house of Former premier Ch.
Hussain. White strip in the flag was added Muhaamad Ali in a meeting of All Parties
in August 1947 and moon and star added in Conference.
the flag February 1949. ➢ In 1967 five parties formed an alliance
➢ Ayub Khoro ministry in Sindh was against Ayub Khan which was called PDM.
dissolved by Quaid in April1948. Khoro is ➢ The old name of Round Garden was
the only man to be prosecuted under changed into Nasir Garden in 1966 after the
PRODA. PRODA was replaced in visit of Egyptian President Nasir.
September 1954. ➢ Sardar Abdul Rab Nishtar died in 1958;
➢ The Quaid delivered his last message to I.I. Chandaraker died in1960; Soharwardy
the nation on 27th August, 1948. died in 1963 in Bairut, And Muhammad Ali
➢ Khan Qayyum Khan was called the iron Bogra died in 1963.
man of NWFP. ➢ Ayub Khan took oath as President of
➢ Peer Sahib Manki Shareef founded the Pakistan in February 1960.
Awami Muslim League party in September ➢ Musa Khan was C-in-C before Yahya
1949. khan. Yahya khan became C-in-C in March
➢ In the East Bengal elections were held in 1966.
1954. ➢ In April 1969, Yahya regime announced
➢ Martial Law in Lahore was imposed in Labour Reforms.
March 1953. ➢ Elections could not be held on fixed date
➢ Ghulam Muhammad dissolved the and had to be postponed till 7th December
Government of Nazi mud Din in April 1953. due to Floods in East Pakistan.
➢ Shortage of Salt took place in 1952 in ➢ Agartala conspiracy was about Kidnap
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and murder of Ayub Khan. ➢ The official and national sport of Pakistan
➢ Kashmir Mujahideen hijacked an Indian is field hockey. Cricket, however, is the
plane “Ganga” in 1971. most popular sport. The national side won
➢ Army action was started in East Pakistan the ICC World Cup in 1992.
from March 1971. ➢ Pakistan qualified for the Golf World Cup
➢ A commission was appointed by Bhutto for the first time in 2009.
to probe into the 1971 crisis. It was called ➢ One goal of the current government is to
Hamood Ur Rehman commission. see the literacy rate reach at least 85% over
➢ In his agricultural reforms Bhutto put the next few years.
ceiling to land holding at 150 acres of ➢ About 1.7 million refugees from
irrigated land. Bhutto announced second Afghanistan live in Pakistan.
package of agricultural reforms in 1977. ➢ When was the Constitution of 1973
➢ Mr. Bhutto announced to dissociate enforced? 14th August 1973.
Pakistan from the Commonwealth of ➢ Who was the first Captain of Pakistan
Nations in 1972. Cricket Team? Hafeez Kardar
➢ Martial Law was imposed in Balochistan ➢ Who united all the Sikhs and founded a
in May 1973. kingdom in the Punjab? Ranjit Singh
➢ Elections to the National Assembly were ➢ Who was the first Chief Minister of
held under Z.A. Bhutto in March 1977. Balochistan from May 1972 to February
➢ NADRA was setup in February 16, 2000. 1973? Sardar Atta ullah Mengal
➢ The master plan of Islamabad was ➢ When Pakistan launched its first space
prepared in 1960 by MIS Constructinos satellite Badr-1? July 16, 1990
Doxiades of Greek. ➢ Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar issued
➢ National Institute of Oceanlogy Comrade English newspaper from Culcata
established in 1982 in Karachi. on 14th January 1911.
➢ Pakistan test fired Ghauri missile on April ➢ “Al-Halal” Urdu newspaper was issued by
6, 1998. Maulana Abu-Kalam-Azad in July 1912.
➢ Jamrood Fort (Peshawar) was built by ➢ East Pakistan was separated from rest of
General Hari Singh Nalwa in 1836. the country on 16th December 1971.
➢ Nishta rHospital is the largest hospital in ➢ The first Pakistani Postal stamp was
Pakistan and was built in 1953. issued in July 1948.
➢ Three radio stations were working at the ➢ During the Mughal period, Portuguese
time of partition. traders first came to India.
➢ 10 seats are reserved for non-muslims in ➢ Quaid-e-Azam became the member of
National Assembly. Legislative Council from Bombay in 1906.
➢ National institute of silicon technology ➢ Bhutto stepped in as the president and
was established in 1991. civilian CMLA of Pakistan on 20th
➢ Hazrat Nizam-ud-Din Auliya was a Sufi of December 1971.
Chishtia Order. ➢ Land reforms announced by PPP regime
➢ Defense Council was formed on 1st April on 1st March 1972.
1948. ➢ In which Constitution Islam was declared
➢ Pakistan irrigation research council was religion of the state? Constitution of 1973
founded in 1964. ➢ Urdu declared as official language in
➢ Security Council was formed by federal 1832.
government on October 17, 1999. ➢ Which was the first public airline of
➢ National data base registration authority Pakistan? Orient Airline
was set up on 16th February, 2000. ➢ Five members were nominated by
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Muslim League for the Interim-Government was enforced on June 8, 1962 and the
in 1946. Constitution of 1973 was enforced on
➢ When the government of Zulfiqar Ali August 14, 1973.
Bhutto was dismissed and third Martial Law ➢ Ch. Muhammad Ali is the name of first
was enforced by General Zia-ul-Haq? 5th Secretary General of Pakistan.
July, 1977 ➢ First ambassador of Pakistan to UNO
➢ What happened to the Constitution of was Ahmad Shah Patres Bukhari.
1973 when Martial Law was imposed in ➢ First general elections under the LFO
1977 by Zia-ul-Haq? It was partially were held in 1970.
suspended ➢ Pakistan and Afghanistan have “Transit
➢ President Zia-ul-Haq enforced an Interim Trade Agreement” signed in 1965.
Constitution in 1981. ➢ Sir Muhammad Shafi coined the name of
➢ President Zia-ul-Haq constituted Majlis-e- All India Muslim League.
Shoora (National Assembly) in December ➢ Nawab Saleem Ullah Khan was the
1981. founder of All India Muslim League.
➢ First Chairman of SPARCO was Dr. ➢ Constitutional proposal, known as the
Abdus Salam. Bogra Formula, was presented before the
➢ Pakistan set up the first uranium moving Constituent Assembly of Pakistan on
and processing plant in Lucki Murwat. October 7, 1953. The plan proposed for a
➢ First Provincial elections after Bicameral Legislature with equal
establishment of Pakistan were held in representation for all the five provinces of
1951. the country in the Upper House.
➢ The system of Government introduced by Constitutional Formula is the other name of
Constitution of 1956 was Federal. Mohammad Ali Bogra Formula.
➢ NawabLiaquat Ali Khan was first Defence ➢ In 1973 constitution Bicameral
Minister of Pakistan. Legislature was provided for the first time.
➢ Who is authorized to impose reasonable ➢ Pakistan become member of United
restrictions on fundamental rights? Nations on 30th Sep 1947 and Afghanistan
President country opposed Pakistan’s membership in
➢ After Independence, the first industrial United Nations.
unit inaugurated by Quaid-i-Azam was ➢ Sanghata Movement was started by Dr
Valika Textile Mills. Moonje.
➢ ‘The Sole Spokesman’ a book on Quaid- ➢ The subjects were divided into central
i-Azam and Pakistan Movement was written and provincial by the Act of 1919.
by Dr. Ayesha Jalal. ➢ Martial law has been declared in
➢ Shahbzada Abdul Qayyum Khan Pakistan four times. On 7 October 1958,
founded Islamia College — Peshawar President Iskander Mirza staged a coup
institution. d’état. He abrogated the constitution,
➢ MajidaRizvi has the credit to be the first imposed martial law and appointed General
women High court Judge in Pakistan. Muhammad Ayub Khan as the Chief Martial
Law Administrator and Aziz Ahmad as
➢ In 1946, Liaqat Ali Khan Presented poor
Secretary General and Deputy Chief Martial
man’s budget.
Law Administrator.
➢ The Quite India Movement started at
➢ The second martial law was imposed on
Bombay on Aug. 8, 1942.
25 March 1969, when President Ayub Khan
➢ Attlee was the Prime Minister of UK at abrogated the Constitution of 1962 and
the time of creation of Pakistan. handed over power to the Army
➢ The Constitution of 1956 was enforced Commander-in-Chief, General Agha
on March 23, 1956; the constitution of 1962 Mohammad Yahya Khan.
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➢ The third martial law, politician Zulfikar Ali ➢ Justice Shahab–ud-din was the Head of
Bhutto took over in 1971 as the first civilian the Constituent Committee formed by Ayub
martial law administrator in recent history, Khan.
imposing selective martial law in areas ➢ Pakistan people’s party was founded in
hostile to his rule, such as the country’s 1967.
largest province, Balochistan. ➢ Name of NWFP was changed as KPK in
➢ The fourth martal law, General 2010.
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq overthrew Bhutto ➢ Kargil conflict was took place in 1999.
and imposed martial law in its totality on
➢ Feroz khan noon was the PM at the time
July 5, 1977, in a bloodless coup d’état.
of 1958 Martial law.
➢ One Unit was the title of a scheme
➢ Pakistan has won the hockey world cup
launched by the federal government of
four times.
Pakistan to merge the four provinces of
West Pakistan into one unit, as a ➢ NRO stands for National Reconciliation
counterbalance against the numerical Order.
domination of the ethnic Bengalis of East ➢ Auditor General of Pakistan is appointed
Pakistan (now Bangladesh). The One Unit by President.
policy was announced by Prime Minister ➢ Bahardur Shah Zafar buried in Rangoon.
Muhammad Ali Bogra on 22 November ➢ RCD formed by Pakistan, Iran and
1954. Turkey.
➢ The province of West Pakistan was ➢ First SAARC summit was held in 1985 at
created in 14 October 1955 by the merger Dhaka.
of the provinces, states, and Tribal Areas of ➢ Quaid-e-Azam Address the Constituent
the western wing. The province was Assembly for the first time on 11 August
composed of twelve divisions and the 1947. He was the first President of the
provincial capital was established at Lahore. Constituent Assembly.
The province of East Bengal (now ➢ Ghulam Muhammad dissolved the
Bangladesh) was renamed East Pakistan Federal Assembly on 24 October, 1954.
with the provincial capital at Dacca. The
➢ In January 24, 1959, the first agriculture
federal government moved the country’s
reforms were introduced in Pakistan.
capital in 1959 from Karachi to Rawalpindi
(serving as provisional capital until ➢ Abdul Qadeer Khan Nuclear Research
Islamabad was ready), whilst the federal Laboratories was set up in Kahuta in 1976.
legislature moved to Dacca. ➢ F. M. Khan was the first Chief Election
➢ The province of West Pakistan was Commissioner of Pakistan.
dissolved on 1 July 1970 by President ➢ Muhammad Ali Jinnah was awarded the
General Yahya Khan. title of the Quaid-i-Azam in1938.
➢ Dr. Khan Sahib was appointed as the ➢ The Unionist Party, a secular party, was
first Chief Minister of the One Unit, while formed to represent the interests of
Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani was appointed as Punjab’s large feudal classes and gentry.
the first Governor of West Pakistan. Sir Sikandar Hyat Khan, Sir Fazli Husain
➢ The first water accord between the and Sir Chhotu Ram were the co-founders
provincial governments relating to the water of the party.
distribution from Indus River was signed in ➢ Radcliffe Award was announced on 17th
1991. August 1947.
➢ Nizam-e-Islam party was founded by ➢ Uqba bin Nafah (R.A.) is called as
Chaudhry Muhammad Ali. “Alexander of Muslim World”.
➢ Yusuf Zulekha was written by Ghulam ➢ Abdur Rab Nishtar is the eminent leader
Rasul. of Pakistan movement who in 1949 took
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over as the first governor of Punjab and unanimously on 23rd March 1940.
later on became the president of Pakistan ➢ The institution of Mohtasib was
Muslim League. established by Presidential Order 1983.
➢ Allama Shabir Ahmad Usmani formed a ➢ Objective Resolution was passed by the
party of Ulema called Jamiat Ulema-e- Constituent Assembly of Pakistan on March
Islam. 12, 1949.
➢ The Kargil War also known as the Kargil ➢ The state bank inaugurated on 1st July
conflictwas an armed conflict between India 1948 by Quaid-e-Azam and Zahid Hussain
and Pakistan that took place between May is the first governor of State Bank.
and July 1999 in the Kargil district of ➢ Iskendar Mirza had the shortest tenure
Kashmir and elsewhere along the Line of as Governor – General of Pakistan.
Control (LOC).
➢ Liaquat – Nehru pact was announced at
➢ Dr Shama Khalid is the first woman Delhi on April 18, 1950.
assuming governorship in the country’s
➢ Sir Syed Ahmad Khan advocated the
history.
inclusion of Indians in Legislative Council in
➢ Begum Ra’ana Liaquat Ali Khan was the his famous book, “Causes of the Indian
first Muslim woman ambassador and Doyen Revolt”, as early as 1860.
of the Diplomatic Corps (while in the
➢ Altaf Hussain Hali refers to Sir Syed as
Netherlands), First Muslim woman Governor
Father of Muslim India and Father of
(of Sindh province in the mid–1970s), First
Modern Muslim India.
Muslim woman Chancellor of a university
(all the universities in Sindh) First Muslim ➢ In 1917 Kheiri Brothers suggested a plan
woman delegate to the UN, and First of partition of India in conference of the
Muslim woman to win the United Nations Socialist International held in Stockholm.
Human Rights Award, First Muslim woman ➢ The Regional Cooperation for
to receive the Woman of Achievement Development (RCD) was established
Medal, (1950). among Pakistan, Iran and Turkey in 1964
➢ The second nuclear power plant of and was annulled in 1979.
Pakistan is functioning in Chasma since ➢ Quaid-e-Azam called Islam “Our bedrock
2001 by the help of China. and sheet anchor” while addressing Muslim
➢ SAARC was formed in Dhaka on Students Peshawar.
December 8, 1985. First Summit of SAARC ➢ Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister
was held in 1985 in Dhaka (Bangladesh). of Pakistan, while addressing a meeting at
➢ Sir Muhammad Zafarullah took part in the Rawalpindi was assassinated on Oct 16,
Round Table Conference of 1930-32 and 1951.
was the first foreign minister of Pakistan. ➢ Anjuman-e-Islamia Punjab was founded
➢ After independence the first radio station for the renaissance of Islam in 1859.
was established at Karachi. ➢ Feroz Shah Tughlaq constructed five
➢ The Government of India Act 1935 was canals to remove scarcity of water.
fully enforced in April, 1937. ➢ Maulana Zafar Ali khan is the author of
➢ Rebindra Nath Tagor the first Asian who “Hunter par Hunter”.
received literature Nobel Prize in 1913. ➢ Faiz Ahmed Faiz was convicted in
➢ Muslims observed ‘Day of Deliverance’ Rawalpindi Conspiray Case.
on December 22, 1939 (End of Congress ➢ In Sept: 1958 Gawadar was bought by
ministries). Khan of Kalat at 40 lacs pounds from
➢ Mulvi Abdl Haq is called “Baba-e-Urdu”. Oman.
➢ The famous resolution, which came to be ➢ Pakistan becomes ‘Republic’ in 1956.
known as Pakistan Resolution was moved ➢ Vasco-da-Gama comes to India in 1498.
by Maulvi Fazal-ul-Haq and passed ➢ Brahmo Samaj is a quasi-Protestant,
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theistic movement within Hinduism, founded • Name the founder of the All India Muslim
in Calcutta in 1828 by Ram Mohun Roy. League? Sir Nawab Saleem Ullah Khan
➢ Arya Samaj is a Hindu reform movement • The first country recognized Pakistan after
founded by Swami Dayananda on 7 April independence was ?Iran
1875. • The longest serving Chief Justice of
➢ Prarthana Samaj is founded by Dr. Pakistan was? Justice A.R. Cornelius
Atmaram Pandurang in 1867 with an aim to • The first Dry Port in Pakistan was
make people believe in one God and established in 1974 at? Lahore
worship only one God. • The oldest news agency of Pakistan is: ?
Associated Press of Pakistan (APP)
➢ East India Company occupied Punjab in
• Who was the father of Shah Abdul Aziz?
1849; Sindh in 1843 and Balochistan in
Shah Waliullah.
1839.
• What is the total area of Islamabad? 906
➢ The “Rashmi Roomal” Movement of 1905 Sq.Km
was initiated by Maulana Mahmood Hassan. • Who first translated the Holy Quran into
➢ The “Asrar-us-Sanadeed” was compiled Persian? Shah Waliullah.
by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. • Who first translated the Holy Quran into
➢ Pirpur Committee was formed in 1938 Urdu? Shah Abul Qadir.
and it was headed by Raja Muhammad • Name the founder of the Aligarh
Mehdi of Pirpur. Movement? Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
➢ “Reconstruction of Religious Thoughts in • Name of the books written by Shah
Islam” was written by Allama Muhammad Waliullah? Hajjat-ul-Baligha, Fyuz-i-Harmain
Iqbal. Sharifan
➢ Chief Justice of Lahore High Court, • In which year did Jinnah join the Muslim
Justice Abdur Rasheed administered the League? In 1913 ( request of M.Ali Johar)
oath of M.A. Jinnah. • In which year Jinnah left the Congress? In
➢ Muhammad Ali Jinnah administered the 1920 ( left imperial legislative 1919)
oath of Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan as the first • Who was the Muslim League leader who
Prime Minister of Pakistan. opposed Jinnah’s decision to boycott the
Simon Commission of 1927? Sir Shafi.
➢ Qazi Issa was appointed Pakistan’s
• For what period of time is the National
ambassador to Iran.
Assembly elected? For five years.
➢ The last Nawab of Bahawalpur is Sir • What is the period of time for the election
Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V. of the Senate? 6 years.
➢ Mehrgarh is located near the Bolan Pass, • What is the present literacy rate in
to the west of the Indus River valley and Pakistan? 57 percent.
between the Pakistani cities of Quetta, Kalat • Which university in Pakistan was founded
and Sibi. before independence? The Punjab
➢ Ranikot Fort is the world’s largest fort University ( oldest)
with a circumference of about 26 km or 16 • Name a famous Sufi poet of Sindh. Shah
miles. Since 1993, it has been on the list of Abdul Latif Bhitai.
tentative UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It • In which year was the second Islamic
is located in the Kirthar Range, about 30 km Summit held? 1974 ( Lahore)
southwest of Sann, in Jamshoro District, • Name the treaty signed by India and
Sindh, Pakistan. It is approximately 90 km Pakistan after the 1965 war? Tashkent
north of Hyderabad. Treaty (10 jan. 1966)
➢ The Kot Diji Fort, formally known as Fort • Which is the place of highest rainfall?
Ahmadabad, dominates the town of Kot Diji Murree
in Khairpur District, Pakistan about 25 miles • Which is the largest park in Pakistan?
east of the Indus River at the edge of the National Park Islamabad.
Nara-Rajisthan Desert. • Which is the largest seaport in
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Pakistan?Monora (Karachi). Pakistan? 1046 Km


• Which is the largest Library in Pakistan? • Islam was declared state religion of
Punjab Public Library. Pakistan? In 1973
• Which is the largest Museum in Pakistan? • Which is the shortest river of Pakistan?
National museum karachi. Ravi
• Which is the largest and oldest university • The constitution of Pakistan can be
of Pakistan? amended? With Two-Third majority in
Punjab University Lahore. Parliament
• Which is the largest Mosque in Pakistan? • Who was the first Muslim Governor of
Faisal Mosque. Sindh? Ghulam Hussain Hadaiyatullah.
• Which is the largest and busiest railway • Who was the first Muslim C-N-C of Pak
station in Pakistan? Lahore. Army? Gen Muhammad Ayub
• Which is the largest platform in Pakistan? • Which constitution of Pakistan state that
Platform of Rohri Station. President and Prime Minister must be
• Which is the longest road in Pakistan? Muslims? 1973 Constitution
Pakistan Highway. • Who was the first Governor of Khyber
• Which is the longest Railway line in Pakhtunkhwa? M. Khursheed.
Pakistan? Karachi to Peshawar. • Who was the first C.N.C of Pakistan Navy?
• Which is the highest road in Pakistan? Admiral Muhammad Siddiq
Karakoram Highway. • Identify the terminating point of Pakistan
• Which is the largest railway workshop in Motorway M-8? Gwadar
Pakistan? Mughalpura Workshop Lahore. • The proposed plan of M-4 of Pakistan
• Which is the largest industrial plant in Motorway shall be completed? Faisalabad
Pakistan? Pakistan Steel Mills Karachi. to Multan
• Which is the smallest province in respect • Which year is celebrated in Pakistan as
of Area? NWFP. visit to Pakistan to promote Tourism
• Which is the largest city with respect of Industry? 2001.
Area and population? Karachi. • To settle the water dispute between
• Which is the most modern city? Pakistan and India Sindh Tass Agreement
Islamabad. was signed in 1960 with the help of? World
• The minimum annual rainfall in Pakistan Bank
was recorded at? Nokkundi • What is the length of famous “Khyber
• “Pakistan inTwentieth Century A Political Pass”? 53 Km.
History” is a book written by? Lawrence • The Population density in Punjab per
Ziring square Kilometers is? 353 persons.
• The Federally Administrated Tribal Area • Pakistan is separated from Tajikistan by?
consists of? Seven political agencies and Wakhan.
six frontier regions. • Age of the retirement of Supreme Court
• P.O.N.M stand for? Pakistan Oppressed Judge of Pakistan is? 65 years.
Nations Movement. • Anza Missile is? Surface to air missile.
• Kilik Pass is situated in? Karakoram • Ranikot Fort is situated near the city of?
range. Hyderabad.
• Among the world largest cotton growing • Under the Indus Basin Treaty 1960, the
countries Pakistan stands for? 4th water of rivers awarded to Pakistan are?
• Toot oil and natural gas field is located in? Indus, Jehlum, Chenab.
Punjab. • The standard time of Pakistan is? 5 hours
• Largest dam and Hydel power station of ahead of Greenwhich time.
Pakistan Tarbela dam built in 1976 • When did Pakistan win its first hockey gold
• On which date the first session of National medal in Asian Games? 1958 Tokyo.
Assembly was held? 11 August, 1947 • On which river Guddu, Sukkur and Kotri
• What is the length of coastal line of barrage are situated? Indus Rivers.
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• Who was first Muslim CNC of Pakistan Air • Chashma Nuclear plant was established
Force? Air Marshal Asghar Khan. with the assistance of:China.
• When Pakistan Joined Anglo-American • Which Prime Minister of Pakistan had the
Defence Pacts or SEATO in 1954. shortest tenure? Gen. Ayub Khan.
• 24th Parallel Line is the boundary line • The cultural centre of Gandhara civilization
which was declared between? Pakistan and was situated at? Taxila
India • National Police Academy is situated in?
• Pakistan joined the Nuclear Club in? 28 Islamabad
May 1998 • After Siachen the second largest glacier of
• The only Pakistan poet who has been Pakistan? Batura.
awarded the Lenin Prize was? Faiz Ahmad • Which lake is considered to be Asia’s
Faiz (1961) greatest reserve of migratory birds? Haleji
• General Pervez Musharraf took over the lake.
control of Pakistan on? 12 October, 1999 • The largest desert of Pakistan? Thar in
• According to the 1998 census the Sindh
population of Pakistan living in Rural Areas • Largest Agency of FATA in term of Area
was? 67.5 percent is? South Waziristan
• Pakistan’s first Agriculture University was • Area of Balochistan is? 3,47,190 Sq. Km.
established in? Faisalabad • Total area of Sindh is? 140,914 sq. Km.
• Pakistan became full member of NAM • Total Area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa?
1979 (Hawana). 74521 Sq. Km.
• In the National Anthem of Pakistan “Jan-i- • Gen Zia died in air accident on? 17th
Tstaqlal” stands for? Inspiration of our August, 1988.
future. • On 6th August 1990 caretaker government
• The National Tree of Pakistan? Deodar. was established under? Ghulam Mustafa
• Which bird is national bird of Pakistan? Jatoi.
Chakor. • Total number of seats of NA reserved for
• Which is the national animal of Pakistan? women in the October 2002 election? 60
Markhor. seats.
• National game of Pakistan? Hockey. • Total number of seats of Punjab Assembly
• National flower of Pakistan? are? 371 seats
Jasmine(chambali). • The total number of seats in Sindh
• Pakistan had joined Baghdad Pact/Central Assembly? 148 seats.
Treaty Organization in 1955 along with? • Total number of seats in Khyber
Iran, Iraq and Turkey. Pakhtunkhwa Assembly? 124 seats
• Identify the longest glaciers of Pakistan? • Total number of seats in Balochistan? 65
Siachen. seats
• “Warsak Dam” has been built on the river • Who was the first Chief Minister of Punjab
Kabul in1960 after independence? Iftikhar Hussain
• Which Province of Afghanistan shows Mamdot.
border with Pakistan? Paktya • Pakistan forest institution is located in?
• What is the length of border between Peshawar.
Pakistan and Afghanistan? 2252 Km. • The oldest Barrage on Indus is? Sukkur
• The total length of ‘Line of Control’ in Barrage(1932)
Kashmir is about? 720 Km. (Through Simla • The first Pakistani who became the Judge
agreement 1972) of International Court of Justice? Sir
• The Atomic Energy Commission of Zafarullah Khan.
Pakistan was established in? 1956. • On March 23, 2000 Pakistan had
• Karachi Nuclear Power plant was manufactured a modern tank liaison with
established in 1972 with the assistance of: China by name of? Al-Khalid.
Canada. • On July 9, 1948 Pakistan issued its first?
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Postal stamp State Bank? Zahid Hussain


• When Pakistan recognized the People’s • Who was the first Female Governor?
Republic of China? 4th January 1950. Begum Rana Liaquat Ali
• Who was the first Pakistan’s Ambassador • Who was the first Chief of Staff of the
to the People’s Republic of China? N.A.M. Armed Forces? Gen. Tikka Khan.
Raza. • Who was the first Chief Justice of
• Which is the highest railway station in Pakistan? Justice Abdul Rashid
Pakistan? Khan Mehtar Zai • Who was the first Chief of the Air Force?
• When the National Anthem was played in Air Marshal Zafar Ahmad
Pakistan 1st time? 14th August 1954. • Who was the First Chief of Staff of the
• When Pakistan became the member of Navy? Hafeez Ahmad
UNO? 30 September 1947. • Who was the First Chairman Joint Chiefs
• Who is the first President of Pakistan and of Staff Committee? General Muhammad
last Governor-General of Pakistan? Sharif
Sikandar Mirza. • Which is the highest Military award in
• The first coin of Pakistan designed by? Pakistan? Nishan-e-Haider
Brandly. • Which is the highest Civil award of
• Who took the oath of Governor-General of Pakistan? Nishan-e-Pakistan
Pakistan from Quaid-eAzam.Justice Abdul • Which is the coldest place of Pakistan?
Rasheed. Sakardo
• Which country opposed Pakistan to • The area of Pakistan is? 796,096 sq Km.
become the member of UNO? Afghanistan • The first recipient of Nishan-e-Haider was?
• Who became the first president of Capt. Sarwar Shaheed
Pakistan Muslim League? Ch. Khaleeq-uz- • Famous lake Saif ul Maluk is located in?
Zaman Kaghan
• Which lake is the largest in Pakistan, • The length of Indus River? 2896 Km.
situated in Dadu? “Lake Mancher” • Who headed the commission formed by
• Pakistan’s highest mountain peak K-2 is Ayub Khan for drafting the 1962
located in? Karakoram range. Constitution? Manzoor Qadir
• Who was the architect of Second • The number of seats of National Assembly
Constitution? Ayub Khan. won by Awami League in the 1970 election?
• The Soan and Haro are the two rivers of? 160
Potohar Plateau • Bangladesh came into existence on? 16th
• The area lying between river Beas and December 1971.
river Ravi is called? Bari Doab • The number of Articles included in the
• ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’. is observed in constitution of 1973? 280
Pakistan each year on? 5 Feb. • Z.A. Bhutto took oath as President under
• The Province of Pakistan which covers the the Provisional Constitution on? 21st April
largest area 43% is? Balochistan (Punjab 1972.
25.8 percent) • The new capital of Pakistan was given the
• The Second Prime Minister and Governor name of Islamabad on? 24th Feb 1959.
of Pakistan? Nazimuddin • Gen. Ayub Khan suspended Iskandar
• Who is the first woman Prime Minister of Mirza on? 27th October 1958
Pakistan? Benazir Bhutto • The Qadianis were declared as minority in
• Who had the longest period of rule to his the National Assembly on? 7th September
credit? Gen Zia-ul-Haq 1974.
• Who had shortest tenure of President? • When Zakat and Ushr Ordinance was
Z.A. Bhutto enforced? 20th June 1980
• Who had shortest tenure as Governor- • Muhammad Khan Junejo took oath as
General of Pakistan? Khawaja Nazimuddin Prime Minister of Pakistan on? 23rd March
• Point out the name of first Governor of 1985.
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• One Unit was formed in? 1955 17th August 1947


• Gwadar became the part of Pakistan in? • Which of the following king has introduced
1958 Land Revenue system in subcontinent?
• Balochistan was given status of Province? Sher Shah Suri
1970 • Talbul project is disputed between
• West Pakistan was divided into four Pakistan and India.
provinces in? 1973 • Mehdi Shah was elected first Chief
• The post of C.N.C was changed in Chief of Minister of Gilgit Baltistan.
Staff? 1976. • Rah-e-Rasat Operation was started by
• Banks were nationalized in Pakistan in? Army of Pakistan in Swat
1974 • Rah-e-Nijat Operation was started by
• Karakoram highway which was completed Army of Pakistan in South Waziristan
In 15 years was formally opened in? 1978 • 17 Member bench of SC has declared
• River Indus enters in Pakistan near? NRO null & void and unconstitutional all
Chelas cases withdrawn under NRO reopen with
• Youm-e-Fazia is observed on? 7th immediate effect on 16th December 2009
September • What is the full name of Kerry-Lugar Bill?
• Rawal Dam is near Islamabad on Kurang Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of
river 2009
• Chaman is famous for? Fruit • Under ‘Enhanced Partnership with
• Lal Suhanra Park is in? Bahawalpur Pakistan Act of 2009’ what will USA provide
• RCD agreement concluded between Pakistan? $ 1.5 billion annually
Turkey Iran and Pakistan on? 21st July • For how long Pakistan would get the US
1964 aid under Kerry-Lugar bill? 5 years
• Where is Masjid Wazir Khan? Lahore. • How much total US aid will flow to
• Federal Sharit Court was established in? Pakistan under Kerry-Lugar bill over the five
1979 years? US$ 7.5 billion
• Nationalization of industries was started • Gilgit-Baltistan (empowerment and Self-
by? Z.A. Bhutto Governance) Order, 2009 was approved on
• Qisa Khawani Bazar is in? Peshawar August 29, 2009
• Bolan Pass meets? Quetta with • 7th NFC award was signed by prime
Afghanistan minister and other chief ministers of all
• Boundary line between Azad Kashmir and provinces on 30th December 2009.
Occupied Kashmir is called Control Line • Shahbaz Airbase is located in Jacobabad.
(720Km) • Shamsi Airbase is located in Quetta.
• Boundary between India and Pakistan • “In the line of Fire” is the autobiography of
demarcated by Sir Cyril Radcliff is called General Pervez Musharraf
Radcliff Line • Who wrote “Freedom Movement of India”?
• In Rann of Kutch dispute in 1965, Pakistan I.H.Qureshi
declared frontier between Pakistan and • “Reconstruction of Religious Thoughts in
India is 24th Parallel Line Islam” is written by Allama Iqbal
• Which city of Pakistan is known as the • “The Idea of Pakistan” is a famous book
‘City of Colleges’? Lahore written by Stephen Philip Cohen
• What is Pakistan’s major export? Taxtile • Pakistan, the Heart of Asia is written by
industry (Cotton) (second rice) Liaquat Ali Khan.
• The Quaid-i-Azam was born in Wazir • Who wrote India wins Freedom? Maulana
Mension Karachi Abu’al Kalam Azad
• Which is the first newspaper of Urdu • The writer of The Spirit of Islam is Amir Ali
language? Jam-e-Jahan Numma (1st • Struggle for Pakistan was written by I.H.
Pakistani __ Amroz) Qureshi
• When Radcliffe Award was announced? • The author of Pathway to Pakistan is
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Choudhry Khaliquzzaman Nazimuddin.


• The writer of Friends Not Masters is Ayub • Sui gas was found in the year 1952.
Khan • The first meeting of the Muslim League
• ‘Daughter of the East’ book is written by took place in 1907 at Karachi and presided
Benazir Bhutto by Adam je pir bhai.
• Democracy and Authoritarianism in South • The Cripps Mission visited India in 1942
Asia book is written by Ayesha Jalal • Songs of blood and swords book is written
• The State of Martial Rule book is written by Fatima Bhutto
by Ayesha Jalal • The old name of Lahore City is
• Self and Sovereignty book is written by Mahmoodpur.
Ayesha Jalal • What is the name of Hyderabad at the
• The Making of Pakistan book is written by time of Muhammad Bin Qasim? Neroon Kot
K. K. Aziz • What is the old name of Attock?
• The Emergence of Pakistan book is Cambellpur
written by Ch. Mohammad Ali • What is the old name of Zhob? Fort
• Towards Pakistan book is written by Sandeman
Waheed-uz-Zaman • Which of the following name is the old
• A Passage to India book is written by E.M. name of pakpattan? Ajodhan Pur (by Akbar
Forster the Great)
• The old name of Dhaka is Jehangir Nagar • What is the new name of Hindu Bagh?
• What is the old name of Jaccoabad? Khan Muslim Bagh
Garh • What is the old name of Bin Qasim (sea
• What is the new name of Salwan Kot? port)? Pepri
Sialkot • Mount Batten announced his plan on 3rd
• When the name of Lyallpur was changed June 1947.
to Faisalabad? 1977 • The first independent ruler of Muslim India
• Which city is known as Switzerland of was Qutub uddin Aibak.
Pakistan? Swat • Partition of Bengal took place on 16th Oct,
• What is the old name of Quetta city? Shal 1905 (Lord Curzin) and cancelled in
Kot 1911(Hoarding).
• What is the old name of Sahiwal? • All India Congress was founded by Allan
Montgomery O. Hume in1885.
• Pakistan became the member of UNO on • Badshahi Mosque was built by Aurangzeb
30 September, 1947 Alamgir at Lahore in 1674.
• The last Governor General and first • Babur was the founder of Mughal Dynasty
viceroy of united India was Lord Cunning. in1526 and the last Mughal Emperor of
• The last viceroy of united India was Lord India was Bahadur Shah Zafar.
Mount Batten • Pakistan’s largest steel mill is at pipri
• Sindh is known as Bab-ul-Islam. (Karachi) formed by the cooperation of
• The Objective Resolution was put Russia.
forwarded by Liaqat Ali Khan on 12 • The Mosque built by Shah Jahan is at
March,1949. Thatta.
• Khushal Khan Khatak and Rehman Baba • The true name of Hazrat Mujaddid Alif
are two famous Pushto poets. Sani was Shaikh Ahmed.
• The State Bank was inaugurated by • In the 1945 Muslim League won 30
Quaid-e-Azam on 1st July 1948. Muslims seats in the central Assembly.
• The first constitution of Pakistan came into • Sind Madarsa-ul-Islam was founded by
force on 23rd March 1956 and cancelled on Hasan Ali Afandi.
7 oct 1958. • Syed Ameer Ali founded Muslim League’s
• Pakistan’s second Governer General and branch at London in 1908.
2nd Prime Minister was Khawaja • The Mughal Emperor Akbar introduced the
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“Deen-e-Elahi” in 1582. Muslim League and Congress for 7 years


• Shah Abdul Latif and Sachal Sarmast are (1913 to 1920)
two important Sindhi poets. • The Swadeshi movement means Boycott
• Two places famous for wooden crafts are of goods (British goods)
Hala and Kashmor in Pakistan. • Who delivered the Presidential address in
• Sindh Muslim League passed a resolution which the Muslim League was established?
in 1938. Nawab Waqr ul Mulk
• Nizam-e-Mustafa movement was carried in • “Humdard” and “Comarade” was started
the year 1977. by Moulana Muhammad Ali
• .The first Muslim League Government was • Jinnah was the Principle architect of
formed in Sindh in 1943. Lucknow pact
• Masjid Mahabat Khan is situated at • The most important change brought about
Peshawar. by Minto Morley Reforms (in 1909) was
• Masjid Wazir Khan is situated at Lahore. Separate Electorate
• Simla Delegation met Lord Wevell in 1945. • Shuddhi and Sangthan movements were
• Pakistan exploded its first atomic bomb at started at the end of Tehrik e Khilafat
Chaghi on 28th May 1998. • “Zamindar” was brought about by Zafar Ali
• The period of first five year plan was 1955- Khan
1960. • Report of Rowlatt Committee was
• The first Conferences of NAM was held at published in 1918
Belgrade in 1961 and Pakistan joined the • Jallianwala Bagh tragedy took place in:
NAM in in the year 1979 at Havana. 1919
• Hazrat Usman Marvandi is known as Lal • Jinnah resigned from congress during
Shahbaz Qalandar. Nagpur session in 1920
• In 1945-1946 elections Muslim League • Moplah rising in Malabar took place in
won all seats in central and 90% in 1921
provincial assembly. • The Moplah rose against the British and
• In 1945,Lord Wavell proposed the Hindu Zamindar.
formation of a temporary government • Which movement was started by Sir
consisting of the political parties of United Swami Shradhnand?Shuddhi
India. • Sangthan was started by Pandit Malavia
• According to 3rd June 1947 plan plebiscite • Chauri Chaura incident took place in 1922
was held in N.W.F.P and Silhyte. • Khilafat was abolished by Mustafa Kamal
• The five principles passed by the Non- Pasha in 1924
Aligned countries are called Punj Shilla. • Simon Commission was sent to India in
• Sir Syed brought out the digest “Tehzib-ul- 1927
Akhlaq” in 1870. • On the arrival Simon Commission Muslim
• The first central office of Muslim League League was Split into two groups one was
was established at Aligarh. led by Sir Muhammad Shafee and the other
• .The first constituent assembly of Pakistan was led by Quaid e Azam.
was dissolved on 24th Oct, 1954 and Mir • Which party was divided into pro changers
Maulvi Tamizuddin was its speaker. and changers? Congress
• National Assembly consists of 342 Muslim • Nehru Report was an answer to the
members and the Senate consists of 104 challenge given by Lord Birkenhead
members. • Nehru Report accepted the following
• Pakistan became the member of U.N on demand a separate province for North-West
30th September 1947 and Afghanistan Frontier and Sindh
Opposed it. • Jinnah Fourteen points were offered in
• The second constitution of Pakistan was 1929(M.Ali Johar helped in 14points)
promulgated on 8 June 1962. • Which member of Simon Commission
• Quaid-e-Azam remained member of both resigned and replaced by another member
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Stephen Walsh • Sapru proposals were offered in 1945


• Dyarchy was scrapped in 1919 Reforms • Liaquat – Desai Pact was concluded in
• The first session of Round Table 1945
Conference was opened in London • Wavell plan was made in 1945 (Parity was
• Which party was not present in First the issue in Wavel Plan)
Round Table Conference Congress • In1945 elections, out of total 102 seats of
• Federal form of Government for India was Central Assembly,Congress won 57and
approved by British in First Round Table Muslim league won 30 seats
Conference • In the provincial elections of 1946
• Who was the Prime Minster of England Congress won 930 seats and Muslim
during First Round Table League won 428 seats
Conference?Ramsay Macdonald • In Provincial elections of 1946 total seats
• Second Round Table Conference was of Muslim League were 492
held in 1931 • In the Cabinet mission who many Cabinet
• Communal award was published in 1932 Ministers were present 3
• What was the reaction of Congress and • The name of the Cripps Mission was made
Muslim League over Communal Award? after Sir Stafford Cripps who was The
Both Disliked President of the Board of Trade
• The recommendation of Round Table • The Cabinet Mission members were
Conference was published in 1933. parleyed with how many Muslim members 4
• The whole of India Act of 1935 came into • Cripps Mission Published its report on
operation in provincial part in 1937 30th March 1942
• Anandhnath is a novel and Nagri is a • The main emphasis in Cripps Mission was
Script on Creation of new Dominion
• Pirpur Report was about Congress • Non accession clause was mentioned in
ministries (By Mahadi 1n 1938) Cripps mission
• Shareef Pur report was about Bihar • “Quit India” movement was started in 1942
• Who wrote” Muslim Suffering under • In the Cabinet Mission provinces were
Congress Rule”? Fazl ul Haq divided into how many sections? Three
• Wardha scheme was about Education • Quaid e Azam, for the continuation of
• The author of Wardha Scheme was Zakir Cabinet mission, demanded how many
Hussain portfolios? Five
• Day of Deliverance was celebrated on • In Cabinet Mission plan total portfolios
22nd December 1939 were Sixteen
• “Now or Never” pamphlet was written in • Congress was awarded how many
1933 byCh. Rehmat Ali portfolios?Six
• “Pakistan National Movement” was • How many portfolios were given to Muslim
founded by Ch. Rehmat Ali League?Five
• “Outline of a Scheme of Indian federation” • How many portfolios were reserved for
was written by Sikandar Hayat Khan minorities?Three
• Lahore resolution was introduced by Fazl • Lord Wavell was replace by Lord
ul Haq in 1940 Mountbatten
• “Thoughts on Pakistan” was written by • The only Indian on the Viceroy lord
Ambedkar. Mountbatten staff was V.P. Menon
• The British August offer was made in 1940 • V.P. Menon prepared the final draft of the
• What was the response of Muslim League transfer of Power
over British offer? Neither accepted nor • Lady Mountbatten is said to be the close
rejected friend of Nehru
• Which Congress leader thought after • What was the name of the daughter of
Lahore Resolution that the partition was Nehru?Indra
unavoidable?Raja Gopal Acharia • Who wanted to become the joint Governor
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General of India and Pakistan? Mountbatten • NWFP——74521


• Who decided, at the time of partition, the • Balochistan—347190
fate of Baluchistan? Shahi Jirga • Punjab—-205345
• By which method fate of NWFP was • Pakistan’s first Embassy (Iran)
decided? Referendum • Khyber Agency—2776 sq.km
• Jinnah was by origin a Khoja (Language • Kurram Agency—3380 sq.km
Gujarati) • Simla Agreement—July 03,1972
• “Dawn”, the Muslim League newspaper • Tashkent Declaration—January 10,1966
was started in 1942(founder M.Ali Jinnah) • First expedition landed on Antarctica:
• Besides Jinnah who was the ex-officio January 15, 1991
member of Muslim League Working • First day-night international one-day
Committee Liaquat Ali Khan cricket match in Pak:March 17,1996
• Direct Action resolution was passed in July • First radio station: August 14,1948
1946 (Karachi)
• Jinnah’s speeches were translated into • First TV—- November 26.1964 (Lahore)
Urdu often by Nawab Bahadur Yar Jung. • PTV’s colour transmission—December
• Who gave Fatwas in 1945 and forbade to 20,1976
joining Muslim League? Maulana Hussain • Radio Pak. Converted into
Ahmad Madni Pak.Broad.corp.in December 20.1972
• Which party leader labeled Quaid e Azam • Warsak Dam-NWFP——-1960 on kabal
as “Kafre azam”? Jamiyat al Ulema-i- Hind river
• Which magazine criticized Jinnah’s • Gawadar Port —September 9,1958— buy
decision to become the Governor by Feroz khan Noon—Oman
General?Economist • Total area of Northern Agencies:27,000
• Whom Jinnah appointed the Governor of sq.km
NWFP? Sir George Cunningham • “Pakistan’’ is both a Persian and an Urdu
• Soon after the establishment of Pakistan word
which Prime minister had been the • Congress ministries resigned on October
Ambassador to Burma also?Muhammad Ali 22,1939—and Deliverance Day on
Bogra December 22,1939
• Battle of Buxer: 1764 • One-Unit—October 14,1955 to July
• First census in Sub-Continent: 1881(Lord 01,1970
Rippon) • Nationalization of vital industries by Bhutto
• Jamrud Fort: Gen Hari Singh Nalwa through an Ord.on January 02,1972
• The Home Rule League: sep 3, 1916— • Complete nationalization of banks:
Anne Besent & Bal Ganga Dhar Tilak January 01,1974
• Five mountain ranges of Pakistan: 1- • Zia—president on September 16, 1978
Himalaya 2-karakoram 3-hindukash 4- when tenure of Ch.Fazal Ilahi got expired.
Suleman 5-Salt range • 1984—-Ban on student and union
• Rabi season: January to May organizations
• Khareef season: June to September • Zia referendum: December 19,1984
• First private airline: The Hajveri Airline • Zia regime—non-party elections—
• Pak,afgh,CARS and China borders meet February 1985
at the Hindukash range • Tragedy of Ojri camp: April 10,1988
• Nalter is famous for snow skiing • Geneva Convention—Junejo signs on
• Highest peak in Chagai—the Malik Naru April 16,1988
peak • Iraqi Ambassador—persona non grata—
• Hamun-i-Mashkel—-54 miles expelled—February 1973
• Mohanjo Daro—–The Larkana distt (1922) • Qisas and Diyat Ord. : October 13,1990
• Harappa——–The Sahiwal distt (1921) • First woman bank: December
• Area of Sind 140914 sq.km 01,1989(Nusrat Bhutto-karachi)
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• First postal stamp: July 09,1948 • Before partition, there were only three
• First fed. ombudsman(Sardar M.Iqbal— dams in our country:
February 25,1983—for 4 years) 1-Khushdil Khan(1890-Balochistan)
• President of UN Gen.Assemlby—Sir Zafar 2-Spinarez(1945-Balochistan)
ullah Khan—17th UN session 3-Namal Dam(1913-Mianwali)
• Oldest cantonment: Kohat • First atomic energy institute: January 1955
• First state that joined Pakistan:Bahawalpur • Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
State (PAEC):1956—Dr.Nazir Ahmed-first
• First SOS village: 1977-LAHORE chairman
• National Anthem: first broadcast on radio • Colombo Plan: 6 year development plan—
on august 13,1954 1951—focused Pakistan
• First bio-gas plant: 1974(Karachi) • NWFP Referendum: July 6-17, 1947
• Balochistan: status of province on July • Congress Ministies of NWFP(Dr.Khan
01,1970 Sahib) dismissed by Quaid on August
• The designation of commander in chief 22,1947
changed into chief of staff on march • Liaquat Ali Khan’s first foreign visit after
02,1976 partition was towards India in April 1950
• Rafiq Ahmed Bajwa used the term of • Khawaja Nazimudin resigned on April
Nizam e Mustafa during PNA movement in 19,1953
1977 • Sindh was separated from Bombay
• Zakat o Ushar Ordinance: June 20,1980 presidency in the year 1935
• 22 points of 31 Ulema: January 24,1951 • The first General elections of Pakistan
• 8th Amendment Ord.:March 02,1985 were held in the year 1970
• Soviet Union dismembered on December • Immediately after Independence from the
21,1991 British India forcefully annexed Kashmir.
• Meenar e Pakistan: its model was • The first Saint to came South Asia Sheikh
prepared in 1963, completed on October 31, ismail lahori 1005 A.D
1968. • Who is called the “Parrot of India”? Amir
• 1947-48: per capita income was 311 Rs. Khusro
• Ameer e Kuwait was the first foreign head MISCELLANEOUS QUESTIONS OF
of the state who visited Pakistan. GEOGRAPHY OF PAKISTAN
• Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar succeeded ➢ Total area of Pakistan is 769,096 sq km,
Moodi as Governor of Punjab. and the total area of Azad Kashmir is
• Liaquat Nehru Pact: signed on April 13,297 km.
18,1950 ➢ Pakistan lies between 61E to 75.5 E
• M.Ali Bogra Formula: October 1953 longitrade and 24N to 37N Latitudes.
• PNA(Pakistan National Alliance) against
➢ The standard time of Pakistan is five
Bhutto
hours ahead of Greenwhich Mean time.
• MRD(Movement for Rehabilitation of
Democracy) against Zia ➢ The tropic of Cancer (23N 30N) does and
• First Constituent Assembly: first session allow the sun rays to become very,
on August 10,1947—-total members(69) therefore Pakistan records high temperature
• Justice Abdur Rasheed administer oath in summer and the winter are not very
from Quaid as Gov.Gen severe.
• Syed Akbar attacked Liaquat Ali Khan ➢ Pakistan is surrounded by land on three
• OIC Summit in Lahore: February 1974— sickles east, west and North and Arabian
Bangladesh recognized Sea is on its South and makes 1046 km
• Six points of Sheikh Mujeeb: February (650 miles) coast line.
1966 ➢ Pakistan’s territory sea limit is 12 nm; the
• Baba Guru Nanak: born in 1469 Exclusive meantime economic zone of
• Lowari Tunnel is in Chitral Pakistan is 240 nm.
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➢ Out of the total area of Pakistan 1% is sowthern Balochistan through turbot and
levered by Islamabad (906 sq km). Mand with Iran.
➢ Out of total area of Pakistan, FATA
covers 3% I, e. 27,220 sq km. Wakkan, a narrow strip of Afghanistan
➢ 58% area of Pakistan is covered by separates Pakistan from Tajikistan one of
Mountains and plateaus and 42% by plains the Land locked central Asian states.
and detests. ➢ The Strait of Hormuz is close to Pakistan.
➢ Pakistan is Land locked from three sides. Pakistan port Gawadar is very strategically
It has following immediate neighbors. located. It can effectively guard the Strait of
Hormuz which is a major route for oil and
other traffic of the Gulf area.
East India, 1610 km (1000 miles)
border. Radchiff live and Run off Kuchh are ➢ Baluchistan is the largest province
two boundary lines between India and according to area and least populous
Pakistan. Run off kuchh is also called 24th province of Pakistan. It covers 44% total
parallel line, it was signed in 1968. Two area of Pakistan. It has common borders
railway lines connect Pakistan with India. with Iran and Afghanistan. It shares its
One through Wagah near Lahore connects border with the remaining three provinces
Atari near Amritsar. Other exists between and the Arabian Sea also.
khokrapar (Sindh) and Munabao (India) in ➢ Punjab is the second largest province
1949 leare-fire line came into existence, but according to area and first largest in
line of control (720 km) was demarcated in population. It covers 25.8% area of the total
1972 (simla agreement). area of Pakistan. In the east, it has a
common border with India and internally
China lies in the North of Pakistan. Sindh lies to its south, KPK to the west and
Karakoram and Himalayas are two snow Jammu and Kashmir to the North.
capped mountain Ranges which make a ➢ Sindh is the third largest province
border between the two countries.Boundary according to area and second largest in
agreement between china and Pakistan was population. It covers 17.7% of the total area
ringed in 1963. The border between of Pakistan. It has common border with
Pakistan and china is 585 km. India, Punjab, Balochistan and the Arabian
Sea.
Afghanistan is located of the North ➢ Khyber Pakhtunkhwa covers 6% area out
Western border of Pakistan. Pakistan had a of the total area of Pakistan. It has common
longest border with Afghanistan which is border with Punjab, Balochistan and
2252 km. It is called Durand line. It was Northern Area.
established in 1893 by an agreement ➢ Islamabad 906 sq km. 0.1% of total Area
between Afghanistan British Rulers. There of Pakistan.
are two important Roads that link ➢ Siachen is the highest battlefield in world
Afghanistan with Pakistan. One links it is the largest glacier of Pakistan it is 45
Peshawar with Kabul Via the famous miles long and 2000 feet high.
Khyber Pass. Another links Quetta to
➢ K-2 is the highest mountain in Pakistan, it
Kandhar via the Khojak Pass.
is located in Karakoram mountain range,
and its height is 8611 meters. It was first
Iran lies to the South west of Pakistan. conquered by Good win Austin in 1954
There is 805 km long direct border between that’s why it is also called Good win Austin.
Pakistan and Iran.The boundary line It is the second highest peak in the world.
demarcated in 1960. There is a railway link
➢ The youngest mountains of the world
between Pakistan and Iran. Koh-i-Taftan is
(Himalayas) are present in Pakistan but
border railway station in Pakistan and
oldest mountains are in India.Karakoram
Zahedan in Iran. Another road links
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Range separates Pakistan from china and of Pakistan.


made a boundary between two countries. ➢ The highest pass in Pakistan is
➢ Hindu Kush Range separates Pakistan Karakoram pass, Khyber Pass is 54km long
from Afghanistan. pass; it connects Pakistan with Afghanistan
➢ The Karakoram Mountains lie on North of through Peshawar.
the Indus River and extend northward ➢ Dargai Pass connects Mardan with
beyond the borders of Pakistan. They are Malakand.
nearly 200 km wide. ➢ Lawari Pass located in Dir is 3188m high.
➢ The Karakoram Range is most It connects Dir with Chitral.
extensively snow covered, eighteen glaciers ➢ Bolan Pass located in Sulaiman Range is
ranging from 7 km to 72 km are found here. 989 meters high. It connects Quetta with
The longest are the Siachen 72 kms and the Sindh Plains.
Biafo 625 kms. ➢ Gomal pass located in Waziristan Hills
➢ Total area covered by glaciers in connects Dera Ismail Khan with Ghazni a
Pakistan is 13% of total area of Pakistan it Province of Afghanistan.
is 13680 sq km. ➢ Babusar pass located in great Himalaya
➢ Batura, Biafo Shispar chogo Lungma is a link between Mansehra and Northern
glaciers are also located in Karakoram Areas of Pakistan. It is 4173m high. It also
Mountain Range. connects Abbotabad with Gilgit.
➢ The world’s highest passes such as ➢ Khojak passes connects Cheman with
Khunjrab, Lawari and Shandoor are siuated Qila Abdullah (Afghanistan). It is 1312m
in Karakoram Mountain Range. high in Toba Kakar Range.
➢ The highest Peak of Himalayas Range in ➢ Malakand pass connects Peshawar with
Pakistan is Naga Parbat. It is 8126m high Chitral.
and second highest Peak in Pakistan. It was ➢ Baroghil pass connects Chitral with
first conquered in 1953. Wahkhan.
➢ The highest Peak of Hindu Kush range is ➢ Muztagh pass connects Baltistan with
Tirch Mir. It is 7670m high. It starts from China. It is a gateway to Chinese area
Pamir. Yarkand.
➢ In Pakistan five Peaks have more than ➢ The Baroghil pass connects Pakistan
8000m height. Pakistan has 82 Peaks in her with Wahkhan in Afghanistan.
territory.
➢ The Dorah and Shera Shing passes also
➢ Hindu Kush Mountain is mostly located in lie between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Afghanistan. It guards the northern border
➢ Potwar Plateau and the salt ranges are in
of Pakistan. Areas of Chitral and Dir are in
between the River Indus and River Jehlum.
this Mountain Range.
➢ Margalla Hills of Islamabad are located in
➢ Valley of Hunza is in between the
the Potwar Plateau. It is on the River Soan.
Karakoram and Himalaya is located near
the Koh-e-Safed.it is on the South of River ➢ The Passes Kurram, Tochi and Cromal
Kabul. It is 3000 m high. are named after the rivers near which they
are located.
➢ Khyber Pass is also located in Koh-e-
Safed Mountain Range. Its average height ➢ River Swat is a tributary of River Kabul.
is 3000m. ➢ Lake Saiful Muluk in the upper Kaghan
➢ The highest Peak of Koh-e-Sulaiman Valley is located in Himalaya Range.
range is Takhat-e-Sulaiman. Its height is ➢ Satpara Lake near Skardu is located in
3500m. the Himalaya Mountain Range of Pakistan.
➢ Siachen glacier is located in the region of ➢ Beautiful Hill station of Pakistan live
Baltistan. It is the largest glacier of Pakistan Ghora Gali, Nathia Gali and Murree are
it is 72km long. It is also the highest glacier located in Himalaya Mountain Range.
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➢ Sakesar 1527 meters high Peak is the River system of Indus. It is 2900 kilometers
highest Peak of Salt Range in Pakistan. Long River. It has a catchment area of 970,
➢ Kallar Kahar, Uchali and Khabeki are the 000 square kms.
beautiful laves of River Jehlum in Salt ➢ Jhelum and Chenab Rivers meet at
Range. Trimmu Headworks.
➢ Warsak Dam is built on Kabul River. ➢ The longest river of Balochistan is Hingol.
➢ The Tanda Dam is the Kohat River, Balochistan other rivers Porali and Dasht
which is a tributary of Kabul River. are major rivers.
➢ The chagai Hills, the northernmost range ➢ The Indus River risen from Tibet, it is
are located at Pakistan Afghan border they also called the Nile of Pakistan, it is the
are about 130km long. longest river of Pakistan and River Ravi is
the Smallest.
➢ Tala Jogian is a highest Peak of Salt
Range, it is 975 meters high. It is in ➢ 8 Rivers flow in the territory of Khyber
between River Jehlum & River Sawan. Pakhtunkhwa (Zhob, Mula, Gomal, Sowat,
Kunhar, Kuram, Parorj Kora).
➢ The Pakistan total Coastal area is 1046
Kilometers long, the Makran Coast ➢ The River Ravi Originates from Indian
extending from Karachi in the east to Jiwani state Himalaya Paradesh. It is 115km long.
in the west. Overall the Makran Coast is ➢ The Harappa a historical city is located
fairly straight with no marked indentions. on River Ravi near Sahiwal.
➢ The Makran Coast has a number of uplift ➢ Chenab and Jehlum flow from Kashmir.
terraces which make an Island shape there ➢ Length of Pak-India border is 1,610 km.
are Cliften Hills, Manora, Cape Morze, Length of Pak-Iran border is 805 km.Length
Ormara, Gwadar and Jiwani.The largest of Pak-China border is 595 km. Length of
Island of Pakistan is Manora. Pak-Afghan border is 2252 km.
➢ Sinking is a Chinese Provice with which ➢ Warsak dam is on Kabul River.Rawal
Pakistani boundry is connected. Dam is on Kurrang River. Khanpur dam is
➢ Zahidan is area of Iran with which on Haro River.Tanda dam is in Baluchistan.
Pakistani boundary is connected. Tarbela deam was completed in 1969.
➢ Ghazni, Kandhar, Paktia and Wakhan ➢ Muztag pass connects Gilgit-Yarkand
are the areas of Afghanistan with which (China).
Pakistan shares her border which is ➢ Khankum Pass connects Chitral-Wakhan
commonly called Durand Line. It is 2252 (Afghanistan)
kilometers long. ➢ The Shandur Pass connects Chitral and
➢ Thar desert lies in between River Jhelum Gilgit.
and River Indus. ➢ Khyber Pass connects Peshawar-Kabul
➢ Kharan it is located in North West of ➢ Kulk pass connects Gilgit-China.
Balochistan Province. ➢ Bolan Pass connects Queta-Afghanistan.
➢ River Chenab, Ravi, Sutluj and Jhelum ➢ Tochi Pass connects Pakistan-China.
join the River Indus at Kot Mithan. Cholistan
➢ Length of Silk Rourte (Korakorum Route)
or Rohi 75000 sq km Bahawalpur, Sukkur,
is 965 km.
Khair pur, Sanghar, Mir pur Khas,
Tharparkar. Cholistan or Rohi in Sindh is ➢ Madhupur Head works is located on the
called patand Thar in Northern and river Ravi.Ferozpur Head works is located
Southern parts respectively. on river Sutluj.
➢ The Source of Indus River is Mansorawar ➢ Pakistan bought Gwadar from King of
Lake in Tibet. maskat at the cost of 40 lakh pounds on 8th
September 1958.
➢ The Indus plans from East to West. The
Indus and its tributaries constitute the whole ➢ Six barrages are constructed on the
River Indus. Barrages on Indus are Toonsa,
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Jinnah, Sukkur, Gudo, Kotri & Ghulam ➢ Ranikot Fort is the largest fort of
Mohammad. Pakistan, which is located near Hyderabad.
➢ Three deserts are located in Pakistan, ➢ Meerani Dam is under construction near
which are namely; Thar (Sindh), Thal, Turbat.
Cholistan (Punjab). ➢ Chashma barrage was built in 1971 on
➢ Hindu-kush range is also known as Little river Indus.
Pamirs. ➢ Warsak dam was built in 1960 on river
➢ Sub-Himalya is also known as Siwaliks. Kabul.
➢ The Sindh Sagar Doab is also known as ➢ Rawal dam was built in 1965 on river
Thal Desert. Kurang.
➢ Takht-i-Suleman is the highest peak of ➢ Pakistan’s oldest archaeological site is
Sulaiman Mountains. situated near Larkana.
➢ Hispar Glacies is located in Hunza. ➢ Khewra is the main source of gypsum in
➢ Katch and Gawadar are the districts of Pakistan.
Makran Division. ➢ Sainadak is famous for copper, silver and
➢ Pakistan can be divided into six natural gold.
regions. ➢ Peshawar means ‘city of flowers’.
➢ The coldest place in Pakistan is Sakardu ➢ Lahore Fort was built in 1560.
and hottest place is Jacababad. ➢ Mahbub-ul-Haq Human Development
➢ Most of the Hosiery Industry is located in Center is locates at Islamabad.
Karachi. ➢ Nasirabad region of Balochistan will be
➢ The Heavy Mechanical complex was irrigated through Kachi cananl.
established with the help of China at Taxila. ➢ Kharan district of the country having
➢ Kohat is the oldest cantonment of lowest population density.
Pakistan. ➢ In violation of lndus Basin Treaty 1960,
➢ Sukkur barrage is the largest barrage of India has constructed Wullar barrage on
Pakistan completed in 1932. River Jhelum.
➢ Baheshti Darwaza is located in ➢ Water -flows of the river are diverted to
Pakpattan. Wuller Barrage through the construction of
➢ Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh came in Lahore Kishanganga Dam.
in 1039 A.D. from the city of Ghazni. ➢ India is constructing Kishanganga Dam
➢ Sher Shah built G.T. Road and Rohtas in Baramula.
fort. Imperial Highway is the old name of ➢ India has constructed “Baglihar Dam” in
G.T. Road. occupied Kashmir`s district of Doda.
➢ Nanga Parbat is located in Himalaya ➢ “AKHORI DAM” is located across
Range. It is commonly known as Killer Nandnakas near Akhori village about 28 KM
Mountain. east of Attock Punjab.
➢ Karakoram highway was completed in ➢ Largest district of Punjab by area is
1978. Karakoram was completed in the total Bahawalpur. Tropic of cancer crosses
period of 20 years. Pakistan.
➢ Karakoram is a Turkish word. Karakoram ➢ Pakistan has the second largest Muslim
highway passes through khunjrab pass. population in the world. About one fifth of
➢ Punial is said to be the place where the population lives below the international
‘heaven and earth meet’. poverty line (US$1.25 per day).
➢ Siachin glacier is located near Astor. ➢ More than 60 languages are spoken in
➢ Hunza is called real Shangrilla. Pakistan. English is the official language of
➢ French Beach is located at Karachi. Pakistan and is used in government.
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➢ 96% of the population is Muslims. Just ➢ ‘Marala’ Headworks has been


over 1.5% is Christians. constructed on River Chenab.
➢ Pakistan has the sixth largest military ➢ “The place where heaven and earth
force in the world. meet” these words are said about Punial
➢ Pakistan has cold, dry winters and hot, place.
wet summers. ➢ Kalabagh is a town and union council of
➢ Despite once being called the world’s Mianwali District in the Punjab province of
most dangerous country in a British Pakistan. It is located on the western bank
magazine (The Economist), the tourism of Indus River. It is the site of the proposed
industry is growing in Pakistan. Kalabagh Dam. It is also famous for its red
➢ Muslim Bagh in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is hills of the salt range and scenic view of the
famous for the mineral of Chromite. Indus River traversing through the hills. It
also produces handicrafts especially
➢ Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
footwear, Makhadi Halwa and also famous
province comprises five districtd including
for minerals of Iron.
abbottabad, Batagram, Kohistan, Mansehra
and Haripur. ➢ The M8 will have 4-lanes and a total
length of 892 km. Initially, 2-lanes will be
➢ Hindko language is prominent in Hazara
constructed after the completion of which
division.
another 2-lane will be added, thus making a
➢ Kallar Kahar situated in salt range near total of 4-lanes.
Chakwal.
➢ The M8 will start from Ratodero in Sindh
➢ Wullar Lake is a source of Jhelum. Province and enter Balochistan Province
➢ Warsak dam was constructed in 1960.It passing near the towns of Khuzdar, Awaran,
is located on River Kabul. Hoshab, Turbat before joining the Makran
➢ Hina Lake is situated near Quetta. Coastal Highway just east of the port city of
➢ Which cities of Iran and Pakistan are Gwadar.
linked through railway line? Quetta-Zedan ➢ The Siachen glacier is the highest
➢ Which is the biggest earth filled dam of battleground on earth, where India and
Pakistan? Tarbela Pakistan have fought intermittently since
➢ Sui gas field is the biggest natural gas April 13, and 1984.It is located in Baltistan
field in Pakistan. It is located near Sui in (Kashmir).
Balochistan. The gas field was discovered ➢ Pakistan lies of the North tropic zone of
in the late 1952 and the commercial Cancer.
exploitation of the field began in 1955.Mari ➢ Soan and Haro are the famous rivers of
is the second biggest natural gas field of Potwar platue.
Pakistan ➢ Ghulam Muhammad Barrage is also
➢ Balloki Headworks was built on the river called Kotri Barrage.
Ravi. ➢ The extinct volcano “Koh-i-Sultan” in
➢ Masjid Wazir Khan is located in Lahore Baluchistan contains the deposits of
and Masjid Muhbat Khan is located in Sulphur.
Peshawar. ➢ The first railway track was established
➢ Hamun Maskhel Lake present in between Karachi and Kotri.
Baluchistan plateau. It is Lake of Salt water. ➢ Jehlum and Chenab rivers meet at
➢ Haleji Lake is situated in Sindh. Sat Para Trimmu.
Lake is situated in Baltistan (Sakardu). ➢ The 80 percentage of Muslims in Jammu
➢ The greatest fort of Pakistan that is Rani and Kashmir.
Kot Fort is situated near the city Hyderabad. ➢ Indus River is a major river which flows
➢ Gandhara Art is related to Taxila. through Pakistan. It also has courses
through western Tibet (in China) and
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Northern India. Originating in the Tibetan Construction began in 1968, and was
plateau in the vicinity of Lake Mansarovar, completed in 1976 at a cost of Rs.18.5
the river runs a course through the Ladakh billion. It is the biggest hydel power station
region of Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit, in Pakistan having a capacity of generating
Baltistan and flows through Pakistan in a 3,478 MW of electricity.
southerly direction along the entire length of ➢ Mangla Dam was constructed on the
Pakistan to merge into the Arabian Sea river Jhelum in 1967.
near the port city of Karachi in Sindh. The ➢ Diamer-Bhasha Dam is the name of a
total length of the river is 2900 km. It is dam that has been planned in the Northern
Pakistan’s longest river and also called “the Areas of Pakistan on the River Indus. It is
father of rivers”. located about 314 km upstream of Tarbela
➢ Ningrahar, Pakita and Ghazni provinces Dam and about 165 km downstream of
of Afghanistan shares border with Pakistan. Gilgit. The dam is supposed to have a
➢ Khar is a famous town of Bajour. power generation capacity of 4500
➢ The Margalla Hills — also called the megawatts and is expected to considerable
Margalla Mountain Range, is a hill range ease up the skewed hydro to thermal power
part of the lesser Himalayas located north of generation ratio in Pakistan.
Islamabad, Pakistan. ➢ Mirani Dam multipurpose project is
r Pass is anarrow pass, about 53 km (33 mi) located on Dasht River, about 30 miles west
long, through mountains on the border of Turbat in Makran Division of Balochistan.
between eastern Afghanistan and northern ➢ Hub Dam is a large water storage
Pakistan. It has long been a strategic trade reservoir constructed in 1981 on the Hub
and invasion route. River on the arid plains north of Karachi on
➢ Hungol is the largest river of Balochistan. provincial border between Balochistan and
➢ Simly Dam is an 80m high earthen Sindh, Pakistan.
embankment dam on the Soan River, 30 km ➢ The Kalabagh dam is a mega water
east of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. reservoir that Government of Pakistan
➢ Kalabagh iron deposits are largest in planning to develop across the Indus River,
Pakistan with an estimated reserve of 309 one of the world’s largest rivers. The
m tons. proposed site for the dam is situated at
➢ The Hasni tribe is settled in Western Kalabagh in Mianwali District of the
Balochistan. northwest Punjab province, bordering KP.
➢ Rechna and Bari Doabs are considered ➢ Ghazi Barotha Dam is located on Indus
thickly populated region. River in Pakistan. Ghazi Barotha
Hydroelectric project is located around 100
➢ Excavations at moenjo daro have
km from Islamabad.
revealed in earthen vessels Millet grains.
➢ Gomal Dam is located on Gomal River in
➢ Kurram pass joins Parachinar with
South Waziristan, KP.
Afghanistan.
➢ Namal Lake is located in one corner of
➢ Tarbela Dam (or the National Dam), the
the Namal valley in Mianwali, Punjab,
world’s largest earth-filled dam on one of
Pakistan. This lake was created when
the world’s most important rivers – the
Namal Dam was constructed in 1913.
Indus-, is 103 km from Rawalpindi near
Haripur District. It is a major source of ➢ Khanpur Dam is a dam located on the
Pakistan’s total hydroelectric capacity. Haro River near the town of Khanpur, about
Tarbela Dam is part of the Indus Basin 25 miles from Islamabad, Pakistan.
Project, which resulted from a water treaty ➢ Tanda Dam is lcated in Kohat District,
signed in 1960 between India and Pakistan, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. The
guaranteeing Pakistan water supplies site comprises a small water storage area in
independent of upstream control by India. semi-arid hills in the catchments of the
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Kohat Toi River. Sindh; Pakistan.


➢ TANAZA DAM is a small dam located at ➢ Ansoo Lake is a high-altitude lake in the
about 35 Km southwest of Rawalpindi on Kaghan Valley near Malika Parbat in the
Dhamial Road. Ideal for a day trip, the lake Himalayan range.It can be reached by a
has a quiet atmosphere. difficult trek from Saiful Mulook Lake. The
➢ Karoonjhar Dam is a dam in Tharparkar, name comes from its tear-like shape.
Sindh, Pakistan.
➢ The Sukkur barrage is a barrage across BASIC FACTS ABOUT PAKISTAN
the Indus River near the city of Sukkur, Official Name
Pakistan. It was built during the British Raj Islamic Republic of Pakistan
from 1923 to 1932 as the Lloyd Barrage to Father of the Nation
help alleviate famines caused by lack of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah (25-
rain. 12-1876 to 11-09-1948)
National Poet
➢ Guddu Barrage is a barrage across river
Allama Muhammad Iqbal (09-11-1877 to 21-
Indus, near Sukkur in Pakistan. President
04-1938)
Sikander Mirza laid foundation-stone of the
Head of the State
Guddu Barrage on February 2, 1957. The
Asif Ali Zardari, President
barrage was com MISRIOT DAM. Misriot
Head of Government
dam is located 12 km southwest of
Raja pervaiz Ashraf, Prime Minister
Rawalpindi. This small dam has an artificial
Capital
lake with boating and fishing facilities.
Islamabad
➢ Babusar Pass or Babusar Top is a Area
mountain pass at the north of the 150 km. Total: 796,096 Sq. km.
(93 miles) long Kaghan Valley connecting it Punjab: 205,344 Sq. km.
with the Astore Valley. It is the highest point Sindh: 140,914 Sq. km.
in Kaghan Valley. Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa: 74,521 Sq. km.
➢ Bolan Pass is a mountain pass through Balochistan: 347,190 Sq. km.
the Toba Kakar Range of mountains in Federally Administered Tribal Areas: 27,220
western Pakistan, 120 kilometers from the Sq. km.
Afghanistan border. Islamabad (Capital): 906 Sq. km.
➢ Broghol, also spelled Boroghil and Population
several other ways, is a high mountain pass 180 million (estimated)-132 million (1998
that crosses the Pamir Mountains and census)
connects the Wakhan Corridor of Pakistan is divided into four provinces viz.,
Afghanistan with Chitral in Pakistan. Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa, Punjab, Sindh and
➢ Khunjerab Pass is a high mountain pass Balochistan. The tribal belt adjoining Khyber
on the northern border of Pakistan with the Pukhtoonkhwa is managed by the Federal
People’s Republic of China. Government and is named FATA i.e.,
➢ Lowari Pass (or Lowari Top) is a high Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Azad
mountain pass that connects Chitral with Dir Kashmir and Northern Areas have their own
in Northern Areas, Pakistan. respective political and administrative
➢ Shandur Top is a high mountain pass machinery, yet certain of their subjects are
that connects Chitral to Gilgit in Pakistan. taken care of by the Federal Government
through the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and
➢ Lake Saiful Muluk is a lake located at the
Northern Areas. Provinces of Pakistan are
northern end of the Kaghan Valley near further divided into Districts.
Naran. It is in the north east of Mansehra Religion
district of North West Frontier Province,
95% Muslims, 5% others.
Pakistan.
Annual per capita income
➢ Haleji Lake is located in Thatta District, US $1207
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GDP cultural heritage and


2.4% 4. Scroll contains Quaid’s motto: Faith,
Currency Unity, Discipline
Pak. Rupee. Pakistan’s Official Map
Imports Drawn by Mian Mahmood Alam Suhrawardy
Industrial equipment, chemicals, vehicles, (1920-1999)
steel, iron ore, petroleum, edible oil, pulses, National Flower
tea. Jasmine.
Exports National Tree
Cotton, textile goods, rice, leather items Deodar (Cedrus Deodara).
carpets, sports goods, handi-crafts, fish and National Animal
fish prep. and fruit Markhor.
Languages National Bird
Urdu (National) and English (Official)
Literacy rate Chakor (Red-legged partridge)
57%
Government National Game
Parliamentary form of Government Hockey
Parliament Flora
Parliament consists of two Houses i.e., the Pine, Oak, Poplar, Deodar, Maple, Mulberry
Senate (Upper House) and the National Fauna
Assembly (Lower House). The Pheasant, Leopard, Deer, Ibex,
The Senate is a permanent legislative body Chinkara, Black buck, Neelgai, Markhor,
and symbolises a process of continuity in Marco-Polo sheep, Green turtles, River &
the national affairs. It consists of 100 Sea fish, Crocodile, Waterfowls
members. The four Provincial Assemblies, Popular games
Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Cricket, Hockey, Football, Squash.
Federal Capital form its electoral college. Tourist’s resorts
The National Assembly has a total Murree, Quetta, Hunza, Ziarat, Swat,
membership of 342 elected through adult Kaghan, Chitral and Gilgit
suffrage (272 general seats, 60 women Archaeological sites
seats and 10 non-Muslim seats). Moenjo Daro, Harappa, Taxila, Kot Diji,
Pakistan National Flag Mehr Garh, Takht Bhai.
Dark green with a white vertical bar, a white Major Cities
crescent and a five-pointed star in the Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar,
middle. The Flag symbolizes Pakistan’s Quetta, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad, Faisalabad,
profound commitment to Islam, the Islamic Multan and Sialkot
world and the rights of religious minorities. Major Crops
National Anthem Cotton, Wheat, Rice and Sugarcane
Approved in August, 1954 Total cropped area
Verses Composed by: Abdul Asar Hafeez 25.01 million hectares
Jullundhri Industry
Tune Composed by: Ahmed G. Chagla Textiles, Cement, Fertiliser, Steel, Sugar,
Duration: 80 seconds Electric Goods, Shipbuilding
State Emblem
Mountain Of Pakistan
The State Emblem consists of:
Peak
1. The crescent and star which are symbols
of Islam Mountain Range
2. The shield in the centre shows four major Height (m)
Years of conquered
crops
1. K2
3. Wreath surrounding the shield represents
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Karakoram Largest cityPeshawar


8611 Area-Total74,521 km2 (28,772.7 sq mi)
1954 Assembly seats124
2. Naga parbat Districts25
Himalaya 3 Punjab
8126 Established 1 July 1970
1953
3. Crasherburm I Capital Lahore
Karakoram Largest city Lahore
8068 Area Total 205,344 km2 (79,283.8 sq mi)
1958
4. Board Peak Assembly seats 371 (Including 66 for
Karakoram women and 8 for minorities)
8047
Districts 36
1957
4 Sindh
5. Crasherburm II
Karakoram Established 1 July 1970
8035 Capital Karachi
1956
6. sherburm III Largest city Karachi
Karakoram
7952 Area- Total 140,914 km2 (54,407.2 sq mi)
1975
7. Crasherburm IV Assembly seats 168
Karakoram
7925 Districts 23
1958 5 Islamabad Capital Territory
8. Pakaposhi Districts————————-1
Karakoram Area(sq.km)——————-906
7788 Population———————-805,000
1958 6 Federally Administered Tribal Areas
9. Tirch Mir (FATA)
Hindu Kush Districts————————-7 tribal agencies
7690 and 6 frontier regions
1950 Area(sq.km)——————-27,220
10. Noshaq Population———————-3,176,000
Hindu Kush 7 Azad Kashmir
7484 Districts————————-10
1960 Area(sq.km)——————-13,297
Population———————-2,972,500
Provinces 8 Gilgit-Baltistan
1 Balochistan Districts————————-7
Established1 July 1970 Area(sq.km)——————-72,971
Provincial CapitalQuetta Population———————-1,800,000
Largest cityQuetta Important Rivers Of Pakistan
Area- Total347,190 km2 (134,050.8 sq mi) Punjab
Provincial Assembly seats65 Indus , Jhelum , Chenab , Ravi , Sutlej
Districts30 Sindh
2 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (NWFP) Hub , Mir Nadi , Arl Nadi
Established July 1, 1970 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
CapitalPeshawar Kabul , Swat , Bara , Chitral , Zhob ,
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Panjkora , Gomal , Kurram First Governor of Gilgit-Baltistan


Balochistan Shamma Khalid
Hangol , Nari , Bolan , Dasht , Mula , First Joint chief of Staff committee
Rakhshan , Pashin Lora General Muhammad Sharif
First Commander-in-chief of Army
FIRST IN PAKISTAN Gen.Frank Meservy
First Person who received Nishan-e-Haider First Muslim Commander-in-chief of Army
Captain Raja Sarwar G.M. Ayub Khan
First Lady Major General in the Pakistan First Commander-in-chief of Air Force
Army Air vice Marshal Allan Perry Keene
Dr. Shahida Malik First Muslim Commander-in-chief of Air
First Governor General of Pakistan force
Quaid-e-Azam Air Marshal Asghar Khan
First President of Pakistan First Commander-in-chief of Navy
Iskandar Mirza Rear Admiral James Wilfred Jefford
First Prime minister of Pakistan First Muslim Commander-in-chief of Navy
Nawab Liaqat Ali Khan Haji Muhammad Sadique Chaudhry
First elected President of Pakistan First Cruise missile
Field Marshal Ayub Khan Hatf VII (Babur) August 11, 2005
First elected Prime Minister First constitution of Pakistan was enforced
Z. A. Bhutto March 23, 1956
First Vice President of Pakistan Second constitution of Pakistan was
Nur-ul-Amin enforced
First Chief Justice of Pakistan (Federal 8 June 1962
court) Third constitution of Pakistan was enforced
Justice Sardar A. Rashid 14 August 1973
First Chief Justice Federal Shariat court of First Foreign Minister of Pakistan
Pakistan Sir Zafarullah Khan
Justice Salahuddin Ahmad Chief Election commissioner of Pakistan
First Chief Minister of Punjab F.M. Khan
Iftikhar Hussain Memdoot First Chief Scout commissioner of Pakistan
First Chief Minister of Sindh Quaid-i-Azam
Ayub Khoro First SOS village of Pakistan
First Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Lahore (1977)
Dr. Khan Sahib Pakistan first private Channel
First Chief Minister of Balochistan STN (1990)
Sardar Atta ullah Mengal First Pakistan Postal stamp issued
First Governor of Punjab July 1948
Sir Francis Moody First constructed Barrage of Pakistan
First Muslim Governor of Punjab Sukkur Barrage (1932)
Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar First DNA Test laboratory
First Governor of Sindh Islamabad (March, 2006)
Ghulam Hussain Hidayatullah First Motorway of Pakistan constructed in
First Governor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 1997
(NWFP) Islamabad Lahore Motorway
Sir George Cunningham First governor of State Bank of Pakistan
First Muslim Governor of Khyber Zahid Hussein
Pakhtunkhwa First martial law was imposed in Pakistan
Sahibzada Mohammad Khurshid 7 October 1958
First Governor of Balochistan First captain of Pakistani cricket team
Lt Gen Riaz Hussain Hafeez Kardar
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First female chancellor in the Pakistan First TV Station


Begum Ra’na Liaqat Ali Khan Lahore
First female vice chancellor in Pakistan First Nuclear reactor of Pakistan
Najma Najam Karachi nuclear power plant 1972
First female university of Pakistan First Woman Judge of High Court of
Fatima Jinnah Women University Pakistan
First female gold champion in Pakistan Majida Razvi
Shehzadi Gulfam First Speaker of Constitution Assembly
First female representative of Pakistan in Molvi Tameez ud Din
the UN First Sports channel of Pakistan
Shaista Ikramullah Super Geo
First Pakistan to win the prestigious Pulitzer First Pakistani who received noble Prize
Prize Dr. Abdus Salam (1979 in Physics)
Adrees Latif First Pakistani who received Lenin Prize
First female governor State Bank of Faiz Ahmad Faiz (1961)
Pakistan First woman Prime Minister in Pakistan
Shamshad Akhtar Benazir Bhutto
First women Pilot in Pakistan Youngest Prime Minister
Shukriya Khanam Benazir Bhutto
First Secretary General of Pakistan First female Speaker of National Assembly
Ch. Muhammad Ali Fahmeeda Mirza
First Administrator of Karachi First Finance Minister of Pakistan
Syed Hasham Raza Ghulam Muhammd
First Chairman of senate First Census in Pakistan
Habib ullah Khan 1951
President of first Constitution Assembly of First natural gas reserves were discovered
Pakistan in Pakistan
Quaid-e-Azam Sui (1952)
First female deputy speaker in Pakistan First time won the cricket world cup
Begum Jahanara Shahnwaz 1992
First female member of Parliament Pakistan’s First cabinet sworn
Begum Shaista Suhrawady Ikramullah August 15, 1947
First female minister of education First news agency of Pakistan
Begum Mahmooda Salim Khan APP
First female minister of Population First Pakistani female athlete who won gold
Dr. Attiya Inayatullah medal in SAF Games
First Pakistan minister of information Naseem Hameed
Syeda Abida Hussain First state to join Pakistan
First female Pakistani minister of finance Bahawalpur
Benazir Bhutto First railway track
First female minister of law and human Karachi and Kotri (1861)
rights First Five year plan of Pakistan
Shahida Jamil 1955-1960
First female “foreign ministry spokesperson First Pakistani who climbed mount Everest
Tasleem Aslam Nazir Sabir (2000)
First private Airline of Pakistan First Pakistani who draw Pakistani flag in
Hajvery Airline North pole
First public airline of Pakistan Numira Saleem
Orient Airline First emergency was declared in Pakistan
First capital of Pakistan July 25, 1948
Karachi First rocket launched by Pakistan
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Rahbar Oldest fort of Pakistan


First missile launched by Pakistan Daraward Fort
Hat 70 Coldest place in Pakistan
First female Governor of Pakistan Skardu
Begum Ra’an Liaqat Ali Highest dam in Pakistan
First Chief of staff of the Armed Forces Mangla Dam
Gen. Tikka Khan Highest glacier of Pakistan
First Chief of staff of the Air Force Siachen
Air Marshal Zaffar Ahmed Longest glacier of Pakistan
First Chief of staff of the Navy Siachen
Hafeez Ahmed Largest Island of Pakistan
Manora
COLEST, HIGHEST, LOWEST, BIGGEST, Oldest Barrage of Pakistan
TALLEST, SMALLEST AND OLDEST IN Sukkur Barrage
PAKISATN Highest mountain peak
Larges Oil refinery K-2 (8611 meter or 28251)
Pak-Arab Oil refinery Highest railway station of Pakistan
Biggest mosque in Pakistan Khan Mehtarzai
Faisal Mosque Islamabad Highest Road
Tallest building of Pakistan Sharah-e-Karakorm (Sharah Resham)
Muslim commercial Bank Building (Karachi) Oldest news agency of Pakistan
Oldest forest of Pakistan APP (Associate Press of Pakistan)
Janipur (Found between Loralai And Ziarat Biggest cricket stadium of Pakistan
Longest Motorway in Pakistan National Stadium Karachi
M-8 Largest shipping company of Pakistan
Biggest Hockey Stadium of Pakistan Pakistan national Shipping Corporation
National Hockey Stadium Lahore Largest university of Pakistan
Biggest industry of Pakistan Punjab University
Textile Largest (biggest) province by area
Biggest industrial unit in public sector Balochistan
Pakistan Steel Mills Biggest province by population
Longest railway tunnel in Pakistan Punjab
Khojak Biggest library found in Pakistan
Longest tunnel Punjab Library
Lawari Tunnel Biggest airline of Pakistan
Province which have longest coastline PIA
Baluchistan Biggest railway workshop in Pakistan
Largest language Mughalpura (Lahore)
Punjabi (48) Largest city of Pakistan
Pakistan’s largest museum Karachi
Karachi museum Largest District of Pakistan
Biggest park in Pakistan Chaghi
Ayub National park Biggest desert found in Pakistan
Larges Dam in Pakistan Thar
Terbela Dam Highest battle field in Pakistan
Largest Earth filled Dam in Pakistan Siachin Glacier
Terbela Dam Hottest place in Pakistan
Oldest Nuclear reactor of Pakistan Jacobabad
Karachi nuclear power pant (1972) Biggest airport of Pakistan
Biggest fort of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Airport Karachi
Rani Kot Fort (Haiderabad) Biggest Commercial Bank of Pakistan
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Habib Bank Limited The Tallest Mountain Peak Pakistan


Biggest Barrage of Pakistan K-2 (Karakoram) height 28,269 feet
Sukkur Barrage (1932) The Tallest Railway Station Pakistan
Oldest airline of Pakistan Khan Mehtarzai (height 2,221 feet)
Orient Airline First Loin of Pakistan was designed by
Oldest private Airline of Pakistan Brandley
Hajvery Airline The area lowest rainfall in Pakistan
Largest & longest river Nokkundi
Indus (2896 Km) 1800 miles The oldest Pakistani TV Station in located in
Biggest man-made lake found in Pakistan Lahore
Keenjhar Lake (Thatha) Largest mobile company in Pakistan
Biggest natural lake in Pakistan Mobil ink
Manchar Lake (Dadu) Largest sector of Pakistan’s economy
Pakistan’s largest Stock Exchange Agriculture sector
Karachi Largest Trade partner of Pakistan
Highest pass USA
Mustagh Pass (6000 meters) Lowest point below the sea level in Pakistan
Biggest Gas field Indian Ocean
Sui Gas field Biggest Thermal power station founded in
Biggest hydroelectric power station Pakistan
Tarbela Dam Kot Addou
Largest jungle of Pakistan Biggest export item in Pakistan
Changa Manga Textile (Cotton)
Highest military award Highest rainfall area of Pakistan
Nishan-e-Haider Murree
Highest civil award Largest min excavated in Pakistan
Nishan-e- Pakistan Salt mines Khewra
The Longest Coastal area in Pakistan Largest stadium of athletics of Pakistan
Balochistan (771 kms long) (total 1046 km) Islamabad
The Longest Frontier Highest population density rate in Pakistan
Pakistan-Afghanistan border |(2252 kms) Islamabad
The Longest Railways Platform Lowest population density rate in Pakistan
Rohri (Sindh) Length, 1,896 feet Chaghi district
The Longest Railway Track in Pakistan Largest seaport of Pakistan
Karachi to Landi Kotal Karachi
The Longest Road in Pakistan Largest radio station in Pakistan
Karachi to Peshawar Islamabad
The Longest Tunnel (Railway) in Pakistan Highest radio station in Pakistan
Khojak Balochistan (Length 2.43 miles) Gilgit
The Longest Tunnel in Pakistan Longest road in Pakistan
Lowari (Length 5 miles) Pakistan Highway
The Longest (Water) in Pakistan Largest Division of Pakistan
Warsak Dam Tunnel (Length 3.5 miles) Kalat
The Tallest Tower in Pakistan Smallest Division of Pakistan
Minar-e-Pakistan (Hight 196 feet 8 inches) Karachi
The Tallest Minaret in Pakistan Shortest river of Pakistan
Four minarets of Shah Faisal Mosque with a Ravi River
height of 286 feet each. Largest Canal of Pakistan
The Tallest Mountain Pass Pakistan Llovd Barrage Canal
Muztagh Pass (Nothern Areas) height Largest Hospital in Pakistan
19,030 feet Nishtar Hospital
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Largest mausoleum in Pakistan Land of Five River


Quaid-e-Azam Tomb, Karachi Punjab
Largest circulating Daily Newspaper of City of Colleges
Pakistan Lahore
Jang City of lightening
Largest circulating English Daily Newspaper Karachi
of Pakistan Manchester of Pakistan
Daily News Faisalabad
Largest Nuclear power plant of Pakistan Gateway of Pakistan
KANUPP Karachi
Brasilia of Pakistan
OLD AND NEW NAMES OF CITIES OF Islamabad
PAKISTAN Valley or city of Flowers
NEW Name Peshawar
OLD Name City of Textiles
Hyderabad Faisalabad
Neroon Kot Switzerland of Pakistan
Quetta Swat
Shal Kot Little Pakistan
Jaccoabad Bradford
Khan Garh Gateway of Invaders
Sialkot Khyber Pass
Salwan Kot Pearl of the Himalaya
Attock Kaghan Valley
Cambell pur Killer Mountain of the world
Faisalabad Nanga Parbat
Lyallpur Salt Home of the world
Sahiwal Pakistan
Montgomery Land of pure people
Bin Qasim Pakistan
Pepri City of greeneries
Muslim Bagh Islamabad
Hindu Bagh Bread Basket of Pakistan
Pakpatten Punjab
Ajodhan pur Queen of crops
Islamabad Punjab
Raj Shahi
Karachi
Kalanchi Important Battles in Indian History
Lahore r. No.
Mahmood pur Name of the Battle
Gujranwala Period
Khan Pur Battle between
Zhob Won by
Fort Sanemars Significance
Peshawar 1
Persha pur Battle Hydaspes
Swat 326 BC
Rowdayana Alexander and Porus
DISTINCTIVE NAMES OF CITIES OF Alexander
PAKISTAN Fought on the banks of the Jhelum, which is
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called ‘Hydaspes’ in Greek; opened Combined forces of 4 Muslim rulers of


relations between India and the West Deccan and Ramraja of Vijaynagar
2 Muslim forces
Kalinga War Destroyed HinduKingdom of the Deccan;
260 BC sealed the fortunes of Vijaynagar empire
AshokaandKing ofKalinga (Orissa) 10
Ashoka Battle of Haldighati
Vast destruction andbloodshed changedthe 1576 AD
attitude of Ashoka andheembraced Rana Pratap and Akbar
Buddhism Akbar
3 Rana Pratap fought gallantly and took
First Battle of or Thaneswar refuge in a remote fortress
1191AD 11
Prithviraj Chauhan and Mohd Ghori Battle of Samugarh
Prithviraj Chauhan 1659 AD
Aurangzeb and Imperial forces led by Dara
4 Aurangzeb
Second Battle of Paipat Aurangzeb captured the Mughal throne
1192 12
-do- Battle of Plassey
Mohd. 1757 AD
Estabishment of an Islamic empire in India Siraj-ud-daula and English forces under
Onset of the Mughal Tarain empire in India Clive
5 English forces
First Battle of Panipat Fought at Plassey. The English became
1526AD masters of British rule
Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur 13
Babur Third Battle of Panipat
Onset of the Mughal Empire in India 1761
6 Ahmed Shah Abdali and Marathas
Battle of Kannauj Ahmed Shah Abdali
1527AD Gave a setback to Marathas in the north;
Babur and Rana Sangha sealed destiny of Mughal empire and made
Babur British entry easier
14
7 Battle of Buxar
Battle of Kannauj 1764 AD
1540 AD Joint forces of Muslims and English
Sher Shah and Humayun English forces
Sher Shah Led to English occupation of India
Sher Shah became emperor of India 15
8 Third Mysore War
Second Battle of Panipat 1790-92 AD
1556 AD English forces and Tipu Sultan
Akbar and Hemu English forces
Akabr Tipu Sultan had to sign treaty of the
Ended Afghan rule, strengthened mughal Seringapattam
rule 16
9 Fourth Mysore War
Battle of Talikota 1799 AD
1564-65 AD English forces and Tipu Sultan
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English forces Adoption of sons by rulers in the absence of


Fought at Malavali and brought the their natural heirs was banned
Mohammedan dynasty of Mysore to end 3. Indian Legislative Council Act
17 1861
First Sikh War Lord Canning
1854 AD Envisaged association of Indians with the
English forces and Sikhs administration at higher level.
English forces 4. Elbert Bill
Sikh kingdom came under the British 1883
18 Lord Ripon
Indo-Pak War To bring Indian and European magistracy
1948 on equal footing
India and Pakistan 5. Indian Council Act
– 1892
Fought in Kashmir, ceasfire agreed to on Lord Lansdown
actual line of occupation Membership of the central legislative
19 councils was enlarged
Sino-India War 6.Minto-Morley Reforms
1962 1909
China and India Lord Minto II
– Separate electorates to widen the gulf
China invaded India on the north eastern between Hindus and Muslims
front. Ceasefire was agreed to on the 7. Indian Councils Act
intervention of other countries 1909
20 Lord Minto II
Indo-Pak War (See Morley-Minto reforms)
1965 8.Montague-Chelmsford Reforms (Dyarchy)
India and Pakistan 1919
– Lord Chelmsford
Fought in the western sector, led to Meaning dual system of Government (See
Tashkent Pact between India and Pakistan; Rowlatt act)
described as the heaviest tank battle since 9. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
World War II 1919
21 Lord Chelmsford
Indo-Pak War Massacre at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar by
1971 General Dyer
India and Pakistan 10. Rowlatt Act
– 1919
On Dec. 3. 1971 Pakistan attacked; India Lord Chelmsford
helped Mukti Bahini on the eastern front and Extraordinary powers were given to
East Pakistan was liberated: the state of government to suppress the freedom
Bangladesh was formed. struggle with General Dyer as the
Commandant
Reforms/Acts during British Period 11.Simon Commission
1. Prohibition of Sati and Female infanticide 1927
1829 Lord Irwin
Lord William Bentinck To report working of the reforms;
Supported by Raja Ramous Roy recommended diarchy in provinces India to
2. Doctrine of Lapse be constituted as a federation and
1848 Indianization of armed forces
Lord Dalhousie 12. Gandhi-Irwin Pact
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1931 6. Foundation of PakistanSharif-Ud-Din


Lord Irwin Pirzada
Congress called off the agitation and agreed 7. Quaid –e-Azam Jinnah. The story of a
to participate in the Second Round Table NationG. Allana
Conference 8. Our Freedom FightersG. Allana
13. Communal Award 9. Emergence of PakistanM. A. Choudhry
1932 10. India wins FreedomMaulana Abul Kalam
Lord Wellingdon Azad
Envisaged communal representation for 11. Mission with MountbattonCambell
depressed classes besides Hindus, Muslims Johnson
and Sikhs 12. The Making of PakistanK.K. Aziz
14. Government of India Act 13. The Transfer of Power in IndiaV. P.
1935 Menon
Lord Wellingdon 14. Jinnah: India-Pakistan-Independence
Provided for a federal type constitution Jaswant Singh (17 August 2009)
15. Cripps Mission 15. The great Divide H. V. Hudson
1942 16. In the Line of FirePervez Musharraf
Lord Linlithgow 17. The Daughter of EastBenzir Bhutto
Proposed Dominion status for India after the 18. Reconstruction of Religious Thought in
Second World War Islam Allam Iqbal
16. INA Trial 19. Freedom Moment of IndiaI. H. Qureshi
1945 20. Jinnah of PakistanStanlay Walport
Lord Wavell 21. Zulfi of PakistanStanlay Walport
INA prisoners of war were tried at Red Fort 22. Muslim India and the Birth of PakistanS.
Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru defended them M Ikram
17. Wavell Plan 23. Friends not MastersAyub Khan
1945 24. Struggle for PakistanI. H. Qureshi
Lord Wavell 25. Pakistan formative PhaseK. B. Saeed
Envisaged constitution of executive council 26. Political System of PakistanK. B. Saeed
in such a way as to give representation to 27. Politics in PakistanK. B. Saeed
all major communities in India 28. Jinnah as I know himAbdul Hassan
18.Cabinet Mission Plan Isphahani
1946 29. Pathway to PakistanCh. Khaliq-uz-
Lord Wavell zaman
Envisaged establishment of Constituent 30. Ulema in PolictcsI. H. Qureshi
Assembly to frame the Constitution 31. Our Indian MuslimsW. W. Hunter
19. Indian Independence Act 32. Medieval India Lane Poole
1947 33. Divide and QuitMoon, Penderal
Lord Mountbatten 34. Five Thousand Years of PakistanR. E.
India partitioned and attained independence M. Wheeler
35. Towards PakistanWaheed-ur—Zaman
IMPORTANT BOOKS OF INDO-PAK 36. Now or NeverCh. Rehmat Ali
HISTORY 37. Pakistan the Heart of AsiaLiaquat Ali
1. Jinnah the creator of PakistanHector Khan
Bolitho 38. Incomplete PartitionAlastair Lamb
2. Thoughts on PakistanDr. Ambedkar 39. My Last day with QuaidIlahi Bux
3. Myth of independence & Great TragedyZ. 40. The Sole SpokesmanAysha Jalal
A. Bhutto 41. A New History of PakistanK. Ali
4. Foreign Policy of PakistanZ. A. Bhutto 42. Modern Muslim India and the birth of
5. Evolution of PakistanSharif-Ud-Din PakistanS. M. Ikram
Pirzada 43. History of Muslim Civilization in India
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and PakistanS. M. Ikram • ISI,IB,MI and FIA are the secret agencies
44. My Experiments with Truth Mahtma of Pakistan.
Gandhi • CIA and FBI are the secret agencies of
45. Constitutional Development of Pakistan USA.
G. W. Chaudhry • MI6 , MI5 are the secret agencies of UK.
46. The Idea of PakistanStephen Philip • GSD — Iraq, KDS — Bulgaria, DRM —
Cohen France,
47. India as I Knew itM.F.O Dwyer DND — Canad, G2 — Ireland are the secret
48. History of Saracens , Spirit of IslamSyed agencies
Ameer Ali • “History of God” was written by Karen
49. My Life a FragmentM. Ali Johar Armstrong.
50. A Nation in MakingSerandere Nath • The Peking news was the first newspaper
Benerji of the world (china).
51. Pakistan or Partition of IndiaDr. • “Queen’s House” is the official residency
Ambedkar of Sirilankan President and “Temple tree” is
MOST IMPORTANT GK QUESTIONS the official residency of Srilankan Prime
• “Jatiya Sangsad” is the Parliament of Minister.
Bangladesh; Sejm is the Parliament of • “Sharm-ul-Sheikh” is the Egyptian seaport
Belarus; Loya Jirga is the Parliament of on Red Sea.
Afghanistan; Folketing is the Parliament of • “Asiana” is an airline of South Korea.
Denmark; Knesset is the Parliament of • “Teges” is the currency and Astana is the
Israel; Diet is the Parliament of Japan; capital of Kazakhstan.
“Duma” is the parliament of Russia; Storting • ‘NIKKEI’ is a stock exchange index of
is the Parliament of Norway; Cortes is the Tokyo.
Parliament of Spain; Rksdag is the • “Wheel” is a symbol of progress.
Parliament of Sweden; Bundesrat is the • The “Stonehenge” is among the Seven
Parliament of Germany; Advisory Council is Wonders of the World, situated in England.
the Parliament of Qatar; Chamber of • The majority of ‘Kurd Population’ is living
Deputies is the Parliament of Luxembourg in Iraq and Turkey.
and People’s Great Hural is the parliament • “Ramallah” is the headquarters of
of Mangolia. Palestinian Authority situated at West Bank.
• The International Criminal Police • ‘Senior Citizen Day’ is observed every
Organization’s known as Interpol was year throughout the world on The first
established in 1923 and Current Interpol’s October.
headquarter is situated in Lyon (France). • “Shekle” is the currency of Israel.
• Scotland Yard is the investigation police of • “Sub Judice” means under consideration.
England and it was formed on Sept. 29, • Euclid (300 BC), also known as Euclid of
1829. Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician,
• Gestapo was the secret police often referred to as the “Father of
organization and BND is the secret agency Geometry”. His Elements is one of the most
of Germany. influential works in the history of
• Mossad and Aman is the secret agencies mathematics, serving as the main textbook
of Israel. for teaching mathematics (especially
• Khad and NDS are the secret agencies of geometry) from the time of its publication
Afganistan. until the late 19th or early 20th century.
• RAW and CBI are the secret agencies of • Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy
India. Scouts as an organization in 1908, a few
• KGB is the secret agency of Russia. months after the first scout encampment at
• BIN is the secret agency of Indonesia. Brownsea Island Scout camp in 1907.
• VEVAK and SAVAK are the secret • Brief History of Time (subtitled “From the
agencies of Iran. Big Bang to Black Holes”) is a popular-
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science book written by British physicist country.


Stephen Hawking. • After Sui, Mari is the second largest gas
• ‘Seatle’ is the seaport and ‘Delta is the air field in Pakistan.
line of USA. • Holy Prophet (PBUH) appointed governer
• ‘Aral Sea’ is bounded by Uzbekistan and of yeman for collection zakat? Hazrat Muaz
Kazakhistan. Bin Jabal
• “Hague” is the headquarters of • Australia is the largest wool produceing
International Court of Justice. country.
• The world’s famous bridge “Golden Gate” • “Baku” is the seaport on Black Sea.
is located in San Francisco(USA). • Karakum desert located inTurkmenistan.
• “WAFA” is a news agency of Palestine. • Minsk is the capital of? Belarus
• “Cathay Pacific” is an airline of Hong • Baht is the currency of? Thailand
Kong. • Fleet Street is famous for newspapers.
• The General Assembly meets every year • Sikandry Azam belongs to which country?
in regular sessions which begin on third Macedonia
Tuesday in September every year • Smallest country of the world is Vatican
• “Reuters” is the famous news agency of City.
Britain. • The lowest rainfall area in Pakistan is?
• When the stock market is rising, it is called Nokhundi
Bullish and when down, it is called Bearish. • Interfax is the news agency of? Russia
• “Bristol” is a famous seaport of UK. • Heathrow is the seaport of? London
• “Ariana” is an airline of Afghanistan. • Largest producer of uranium is? Canada
• “From Plassey to Pakistan” is abiography • Which country is situated below the sea
of Feroz Khan Noon. level? Netherlands
• “Five Thousand Years of Pakistan” anoted • Who was the painter of Mona Lisa?
book on Pakistan’s cultural heritage is Leonardo Davinci
written by R.E.M. Wheeler. • Neza e Sultan is an extinct volcano
• KLM is the oldest national airline of located in Chagai District, Baluchistan, have
Netherland. deep resources of Sulfur.
• Who is said to be the father of Modern • Yellow sea is situated between? China
Olympics? Pierre de Coubertin and Korea
• Who was the founder of Republican Party • Longest land boundary between two
of USA? Alexander Hamilton countries? USA and Canada
• “Davis Cup” is associated with Lawn • When the Simla Accord was signed? July
Tenis. 3, 1972
• “Skhalin Island” enriched with oil reserves • When did Pakistan become member of
are claimed by Russia and Japan. United Nations? 30th Sep 1947
• “OXUS River” is flowing between • Which country opposed Pakistan’s
Afghanistan and Tajikistan. membership in United Nations? Afghanistan
• “Sine die” means without fixing date. • Author of “Paradise Lost & Paradise
• “Dead Sea” is lying between Israel and Regained” was John Milton.
Jordan. • Asgheri aur Akbari kis novel k do
• “Thomas Cup” is given in the game of mash’hoor kirdar hain? Mira-Tul-Aroos
Badminton. • “Shikwa aur Jawab-e-Shikwa” Iqbal k
• Rotterdam is the seaport of Netherland. konsay kalam main hain? Bang-e-Dara
• “Victoria Fall” is in Rhodesia. • Waqa-e-Karbala kis hijri main howa?61
• “Das-Man-Palace” is the official residence hijri
of Amir-e-Kuwait. • What is length of Pakistan-India border?
• “No dynasty lasts more than three 1610 km
generations “ is the theory of Ibn Khaldun. • “Pathway to Pakistan” book was written by
• Greece is a World’s oldest democratic Ch khalique Zaman
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• When Qaid e Azam met M.K Gandhi 1st • Durand line was demacrated in 1893
time in 1916 Lucknow. which lies between Pakistan and
• Who is seceratry of state for India in Afghanistan.
cabinet mission? Lord Pathetic Lawerance • Pakistan’s first missile is Hatf-I.
• Green peace” headquarter is located in • Oldest monarchy is in Japan.
Amsterdam. • The Great Bear lake is situated in Canada.
• Doab between river Ravi and Chenab is • “Edmund Hillary” is the first man who
called Rachna Doab. successfully climbed Mt. Everest in 1953.
• Who supported Pakistan resolution from • “Ferdinand Magellan” was the first man to
sindh province by Abdullah Haroon. sail round the world.
• Ch. Rehmat Ali coined word Pakistan in • “Origin of Species” was written by Charles
“Now or Never” pamphlet in 1933. Darwin.
• Largest Muslim country in Africa by • Sir Francis Moody was the first Governor
population is Nigeria and Aligeria is largest of Punjab from August 1947 to August
Muslim country by area. 1949.
• Sirilanka is the highest literacy rate and • Thomas Jefferson was the founder of
highest per capita income among SAARC Democratic Party of USA.
countries. • Alexander the Great was the king of
• “Bakhtar” is a news agency of Macedonia.
Afghanistan. • Britain parliament is called mother of
• “ITAR-TASS” is a news agency of Russia. parliaments.
• Arya Samaaj was founded in1875 by • Seweden was the first country who had
Dayananda Sarasvati. issued currency notes in the world.
• “Old man and the Sea” was written by • Kremlin is a fortress where there are
Heming way. government offices, palaces and churches
• “Burma” is the old name of Myanmar. is in Russia.
• Muhammadan Educational Conference • “Hawang Ho River” is also called yellow
was established in 1886 by Sir Syed Ahmed river (china).
Khan. • During the Mughal period, Portuguese
• Pakistan lies of the tropic zone of North. traders first came to India.
• Vience is called “city of canals”. • “Maputo” is the capital and largest city of
• Real name of Tipu Sultan was Fateh Ali. Mozambique.
• ‘Lufthansa’ is the name of airline of • State of Kashmir was purchased by
Germany. Ghulab Singh for Rs.7.5 million.
• Monaco has the shortest and Canada has • Canada is called “Land of Lilies”.
the largest coastline country in the world. • Niagara Falls is situated inUSA&Canada.
• ‘Land of Maple Leaf’ is the nickname of • SAARC was formed in Dhaka on
Canada. December 8, 1985.
• ‘Sick Man of Europe’ is called Turkey. • Afghanistan is separated from Central
• “Yangtze Kiang” is the largest river of Asia Asia by Oxus River.
(china). • Ghulam Muhammad Barrage is also called
• Share of Punjab in Pakistan by area is Kotri Barrage; which is situated on river
25.8%. Indus.
• Ibne Batuta came in India from Morroco. • Cheif election commissioner office term for
• Liaqar-Nehru Pact on April 8, 1950. 3years.
• Pedagogy is the study of teaching. • Another name of Hatf III missile is
• After USA arms exporter, Russia is the Gazdnavi.
second largest exporter of arms. • ILO headquarter is situated at Geneva
• Kahuta Labortries established in 1976. (Switzerland).
• Nuclear power plant in Pakistan was • Most Hafiz- e- quran were martyrd in
established in 1972 with help of Canada. ghazwa Yamamah
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• The oldest Airport of the world is located in was a Nurse. (in creamin war)
Netherlands. • Paris is the capital of France situated on
• 1st constitution in the world is Misaq e the bank of Seine.
Madina. • Babusar Pass connects Abbotabad and
• Ghzwa furqan is another name of Ghzwa Gilgit.
Badar. • Ural Mountains separate Asia from
• The writer of awaz dost is Mukhtar Europe.
Masood. • Baglihar Dam is located in Doda district on
• Elysee palace is the residence of French river Chenab.
President. • The first airline of Pakistan is Orient
• Naypyitaw is the current capital city of the Airline.
Republic of the Union of Myanmar. • Don is river of Russia and Darlinng is river
• Chaghi is the biggest district and Kalaat is of Australia.
the largest Division of Pakistan. • Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue,
• The headquarters of International Olympic New York is the world’s largest railway
Committee is located at Lausanne station
(Switzerland). • Transparency International is based
• Trygve Lie is the first and the only in:Berlin
Secretary General of UNO who resigned • May 3, each year is internationally
from his post. observed as Press Freedom Day.
• Kuwait is a tax free country. • The last day of the Quaid-e-Azam was
• Who is the founder of Wikileaks? Julian written by:Col. Illahi Bukhsh
Assange (Australian) • One unit dissolved on 1st July 1970
• Allama Iqbal qualified as PhD scholar from • The largest Agency of FATA (Federally
Munich University, Germany. Administered Tribal Areas) by area is: South
• “Jinnah of Pakistan” and “Zulfi of Pakistan” Waziristan
was written by Stanely Wolpert. • Biman is the Airline of:Bangladesh
• Islamabad was made capital in the year • In the absence of President, who becomes
1959. the acting President of Pakistan:Chairman
• Radcliffe was a lawyer by profession. of the Senate
• Day of deliverance was observed on 22 • Largest continent of the world is “Asia” and
Dec. 1939. smallest is “Australia”. Largest ocean of the
• Baku is the seaport on Caspian Sea world is “pacific ocean” and smallest ocean
(Caspian sea makes his boundries with is Arctic ocean”. The Sahara is the largest
Iran, Russia, Kazakhstan and desert of the world.
Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan). • Kazakhstan is the largest Muslim country
• Urinium resources found in Pakistan? D G in land area in the world. It has an area of
khan 1,049,000 sq.miles. Maldives is the smallest
• “Taklamakan desert” found in xinjaning Muslim country in land area of 115 sq.
(China) miles.
• Napoleon is known as “Man of Destiny” • Indonesia is the most populous Muslim
and “Little Corporal”. Prince Bismarck is country and Maldives is less populous
called the Man of “Iron and Blood”. Muslim country.
• After independence the first radio station • The Ostrich of North Africa is the biggest
was established at Karachi. bird. Its height is up to 2.7 meters ( 9 feet )
• Abdus Salam was a Pakistani Physicist and weight is up to 160 kgs. While the
and Nobel Prize Winner in 1979 in physics. humming bird is smallest bird. It is 5.5-20
What is his contribution to Physics? cm in length and weight about 16 grams.
Interaction of Elementary Particles and • The largest museum in the world is the
weak forces American Museum of Natural History.
• Nightingale Florence (belongs to France) • Biggest Library is Congress Library in
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USA. • The highest mountain in the world is the


• Country with largest coast line is Canada. Mount Everest in Nepal (Tibet)
• Feroz Shah Tughlaq constructed five • The biggest desert in the world is the
canals to remove scarcity of water. Sahara desert.
• “Decline of the West” book was written by • The name given to the border which
German Philosopher Spengler separates Pakistan and Afghanistan is
• “Tripoli” is the capital of Libya. Durand line
• Brazil is the world’s largest producer of • The river Jordan flows out into the Dead
coffee. sea
• The Palk Strait separates which two • The biggest delta in the world is the
countries? India and Sri Lanka. Ganges Delta
• Althing (oldest parliament of world) is the • The world’s oldest known capital is
parliament of Iceland. Damascus
• After ‘Pushtuns’, the largest ethnic group • The city which is also known as the City of
in Afghanistan is Tajiks. Canals is Venice
• The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires. • Paris is the capital of France situated on
• “Rupiyah” is the currency of Sri Lanka. the bank of river Seine
• “ANTARA” is the news agency of • English channel separates England from
Indonesia. France
• “Helmand” is the largest opium producer • Great victoria desert is present in Australia
province in Afghanistan. • Largest sea in the world? South china sea
• “SANA” is the name of Syria’s news • One of the Asian country through which
Agency. equator passes is? Malaysia
• Qantas is an airlines of:Australia • The deepest point in the ocean is?
• The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was Mariana trench (deapest ocean—pacific
Anwar Sadaat of Egypt. ocean) near philpine
• Asian Development Bank (ADB) was • Longest mountain range in the world?
established in1966 and it’s headquarter is Andes (in south America)
located at Manila in Philippine. • Which of the following towns is situated at
• The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is the highest altitude? Lhasa
established at Kathmandu in Nepal (1987). • What are the two seas linked by suez
• The term of office of a judge of the canal? The mediterranean and red sea
International Court of Justice is nine years. • The biggest island of the world is
• The Strait of Malacca is the main shipping Greenland
channel between the India Ocean and The • The city which was once called the
North Pacific Ocean. `Forbidden City’ was Lahsa
• “Congo river” crosses the equator twice. • The “Roof of the world” is? The pamir
• Strait of Bosporous connects? Black sea plateau .
and sea of marmara.It separates Italy from • The country called the Land of Rising Sun
Sicily? Messina is Japan
• Strait of Malacca is the largest strait of the • The country known as the Sugar Bowl of
world and it separates — Malaysia and the world is Cuba
Indonesia • The lowest point on earth is The coastal
• Straits separate Malaysia from Singapore? area of Dead sea
Johor Strait • The country which has the greatest
• The Kalahari Desert, which stretches over population density is Monaco.
1,40,000 miles is in? South Africa • The Red Cross was founded by Jean
• The panama canal links? North America Henri Durant in 1964
with south America • “Paradise Regained and Paradise Last”
• The word “Tsunami” belongs to which of written by John Milton
the following languages? Japanese • The primary producer of newsprint in the
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world is Canada Conventions.


• The first explorer to reach the South Pole • The language with most letters is
was Cap. Ronald Amundson Khmer(Cambodian) with 74 Alphabets.
• World literacy day is celebrated on 8th • Scandinavian Countries are Sweden,
September Denmark, Norway.
• The founder of modern Germany is • The Blue Whales are not only the largest
Bismarck animal but also the loudest animal. They
• The country known as the land of the have been recorded making noises at 188
midnight sun is Norway decibels.
• The founder of the Chinese Republic was • The largest silver producer country is
San Yat Sen Mexico.
• The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel • American President is elected for 4 years
Prize was Abdul Salam in 1979 (physics) and Senator elected for 6 Years
• The first Secretary General of the UNO • The longest frontier is the frontier between
was Trygve Lie Canada and the United States of America
• The highest waterfalls in the world is the (USA).
Salto Angel Falls, Venezuela • The first woman prime minister is Mrs.
• The largest library in the world is the Srimao Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka.
United States Library of Congress, • The most abundant mineral in the human
Washington DC body is calcium and most abundant element
• Nickname of New York city is Big Apple. is Oxygen
(New York`s old name Amesterdam — • Largest earth filled dam in the world is
oldest stock exchange market) Terbella Dam constructed on Indus river in
• FORMOSA is the old name of Taiwan. 1976.
• Italy is also called the Boot of Europe. • There are 64 boxes (houses) both in
• The largest flag is of Brazil; the oldest flag chess and draft.
in the World is of Denmark ; oldest &longest • The distance covered in marathan race is
anthem – Japan ; oldest parliament – 26 miles (43 km).
Althing – Iceland. • The oldest national anthem is Kimigayo of
• The river which carries maximum quantity Japan.
of water into the sea is the Amazon River • Sunderbans (West Bengal) is the largest
(also called father of water) delta in the world.
• The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of • The Headquarters of the ‘International
Nepal Monetary Fund’ and World Bank is at
• The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Washington.
Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow. • The International Court of Justice consists
• The biggest stadium in the world is the of 15 Judges (for the term of office 9 year).
Strahov Stadium, Prague • Hungary is a Land-locked country in
• The world’s largest diamond producing Europe.
country is South Africa • In the United Nations, Pitras Bukhari was
• Australia was discovered by Willium the first permanent representative of
Janszoon Pakistan.
• Miner – e – Pakistan was designed by Haji • Multan is called, the city of “Great Saints”.
Murad Khan (a Russian engineer) and its • Qarn-ul-manazil is Meeqat for the citizens
height is 196 feet) of Najd and the whole East pilgrims: the
• The cloth required for covering The Holy citizens of the Gulf, Iraq, Iran and other who
Kabba is 1,000 meters. pass by it.
• The longest rivers in the world are first Nile • Europe only muslim country is Albania
– Eygpt, second Amazon – Brazail (but it is • Myanmar is new name of burma
a largest river) and third Mississippi – USA. • Indonesia is new name of Guyana
• Geneva is also known as City of • Siam is old name of Thailand
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• Beijing is new name of peking • WHO was established 1948 and has head
• Hinduism is world’s oldest religion office in Geneva
• Golden temple is the sacred place of • IMF was established 1945 and has head
Sikhism (Amritsar) office in Washington( World Bank was
• The first “Barani University” to study and established in 1944)
reasearch in rain-fed agriculture land was • Headquarter of UNICEF is in New York
established at Rawalpindi. • 2001-2010 is the SAARC decade of the
• Under the constitution of Pakistan, Fedral rights of the child.
Shariat Court shall consist of not more than • ASEAN was established August 09, 1967
Eight Judges. and has head office in Jakarta
• Under 1973 constitution, ‘Bicameralism’ • OPEC (organization of petroleum
was introduced in Pakistan. exporting countries) has head office in
• Behman and Bismillah Airlines belong to Viana (Austria).
Bangladesh. • Which famous actor became the president
• Awaz-e-dost is written by Mukhtar masood of the United States? – Ronald Reagan
• Fasana-e-azad is written by rattan nath • Have you any idea when the Berlin wall
sarshar came down? – 1989
• The longest canal in the world is beloye- • What was the first James Bond book —–
more Baltic Casino Royal
• world longest road is pan-am highway • What is the currency of Austria —–
• In the muslim world Kuwait has the highest Schilling
per capita income • Which sea on Earth has no beaches —–
• Highest military award of UK is Victoria Sargasso sea
Cross and USA is Medal of Honor. • On which national flag is there an eagle
• Columbus discovered America in 1492 and a snake —– Mexico
• NPT was signed in 1st July 1968 by 62 • “Ikebana” is the art of beautifully arranging
nations cut stems, leaves, and flowers in vases and
• UN General assembly approved CTBT in other containers that evolved in Japan over
10 sep 1960 seven centuries.
• Haya Rashid Al Khalifa the first muslim • What Wall Street in USA is known for?
women as president UN General Assembly Stock Exchange (New York)
belongs to Bahrain • What is the height of Mount Everest
• Brazil has the largest area of forest land according to new map survey (it previous
• OIC (organization of Islamic conference) height was 29028 feet (8848 metre)?29035
was established May 1969 has 57 members feet (8850 metre)
and it’s headquarter is situated in Jedah. • Which water body is the saltiest water
• Arab League was established on March body (lake) in the world (mostly people
22, 1945 with headquarters in cairo considered Dead Sea as the saltiest lake
• WTO established January 01, 1995 (total but it is incorrect)?Assal lake
187 members) • A place where government records are
• North Atlantic treaty organization (NATO) kept is called Archives
was established in 1949 ( head office in • The deepest lake of the world is Baikal
Brussels ) (28 memer countries) Lake in Russia.
• Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty signed by • The largest Continent of the world is Asia
UK,USA,RUSSIA July 01, 1968 and Smallest Australia
• ILO was established 1919 and has head • The longest wall of the world is Great Wall
office in Geneva of China
• IAEA was established 1957 and has head • The highest peak of the world is Mount
office in Vienna Everest (Nepal)
• UNESCO was established in1946 and has • The largest democracy of the world is
head office in Paris India
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• The World largest Islamic country by area • Tugela waterfall is in South Africa
is Kazakhstan • Sutherland waterfall is in New Zealand
• The highest waterfall of the world is Angel • ‘Broadway Street’ is famous for Cinema
Falls (height 3212 feet ) Halls.
• The highest dam of the world is Nurak • ‘Fleet Street’ is famous for Newspapers
Dam and press agencies offices, it is situated in
• Abyssinia is the old name of Ethiopia London.
• Ceylon is the old name of Sri Lanka • Eagle is the national emblem of Spain
• Nippon is the old name of Japan • Which is the first newspaper of Urdu
• Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem language? Jam-e-Jahan Numma (1st
(Juruslam) Pakistani __ Amroz)
• Winston Churchill was Prime Minister of • When Radcliffe Award was announced?
England during 2nd World War 17th August 1947
• Lord Buddha was born in Lumbini (566 • Abu Musa” Area is disputed between Iran
B.C , died 486 B.C) and UAE
• KLM is international airline of Netherland • Rah-e-Rasat Operation was started by
• Lufthansa is international airline of Army of Pakistan in Swat
Germany • Rah-e-Nijat Operation was started by
• Sabena is international airline of Belgium Army of Pakistan in South Waziristan
• SIA is international airline of Singapore • 17 Member bench of SC has declared
• Transworld Airline (TWA) is international NRO null & void and unconstitutional all
airline is in USA cases withdrawn under NRO reopen with
• Palm and Dum Dum are airports of India immediate effect on 16th December 2009
• Senta Cruz is airport of India (Mumbai ) • What is the full name of Kerry-Lugar Bill?
• Kennedy is airport of New York Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan Act of
• Gatwick is airport of UK 2009
• Halim Pardana Kushmah is airport of • Under ‘Enhanced Partnership with
Indonesia Pakistan Act of 2009’ what will USA provide
• Subang is airport of Malaysia Pakistan? $ 1.5 billion annually
• The number of players in Baseball from • For how long Pakistan would get the US
each team is 9 aid under Kerry-Lugar bill? 5 years
• The number of players in Basketball from • How much total US aid will flow to
each side is 5 Pakistan under Kerry-Lugar bill over the five
• The brightest planet and nearest to Earth years? US$ 7.5 billion
in the solar system is Venus • Gilgit-Baltistan (empowerment and Self-
• The nearest planet to the sun is Mercury Governance) Order, 2009 was approved on
• There are no volcanoes in Australia August 29, 2009
• The intensity of the energy released by an • Novel H1N1 (often referred to as “swine
Earthquake is measured by the Richter flu”) is a new influenza: Virus (H1N1 virus
scale sometimes called Swine flu).
• Dasht-e-Lut Desert is located in Eastern • Influenza A virus subtype H5N1, also
Iran known as Bird flu
• Which river is mentioned most often in • A spratly island is disputed between China
Bible? Jordan and Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia
• Which river is called Yellow River due to and Brunei.
large amount of Yellow silt deposits? Haung • Gibraltar colony is disputed between UK
He in china and Spain
• Largest in Asia and China’s longest and • Mont Blank is disputed between France
world’s third longest river is? Yangtze and Italy.
• Only strait between Atlantic and Pacific • The Muslims of Chinese province Xinjiang
ocean is Magellan are called Uighurs
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• Clash of Civilization book is written by India was Bahadur Shah Zafar.


Sumeil Hintington • Pakistan’s largest steel mill is at pipri
• “Origin of Species” was written by Charles (Karachi) formed by the cooperation of
Darwin Russia.
• War and Peace book is written by Leo • The first Conferences of NAM was held at
Tolstoy Belgrade in 1961 and Pakistan joined the
• The Sun Also Rises book is written by NAM in in the year 1979 at Havana.
Ernest Hemingway • The Secretariat of O.I.C is at Jeddah
• Pride and Prejudice book is written by (Saudi Arabia) and ECO at Tehran (Iran).
Jane Austen • According to 3rd June 1947 plan plebiscite
• What is the total number of NATO was held in N.W.F.P and Silhyte.
members after the membership of Croatia, • The first constituent assembly of Pakistan
Albania and Macedonia? 28 was dissolved on 24th Oct, 1954 and Mir
• Name the tallest building in the world? Maulvi Tamizuddin was its speaker.
Khalifa Burj • National Assembly consists of 342 Muslim
• Who is the highest wicket taker in test as members and the Senate consists of 104
well as one day cricket? Muralitharan members.
• Which of the following female mosquito is • Pakistan became the member of U.N on
the cause of Dengue Fever? Aedes 30th September 1947 and Afghanistan
Aegypteis Opposed it.
• Which of the following country has broken • “Humdard” and “Comarade” was started
the 100 year record of South Africa as a by Moulana Muhammad Ali
largest Gold producer country in the world? • “Zamindar” was brought about by Zafar Ali
China Khan
• Which River is known as “father of • Day of Deliverance was celebrated on
waters”? Amazon 22nd December 1939
• Which river is known as “father of rivers”? • “Now or Never” pamphlet was written in
Indus 1933 byCh. Rehmat Ali
• Who is called Father of International law? • Where was Albert Einstein born? Germany
Hugo Grotius • Who known as ‘Nightingale of India?
• Who among the following is regarded as Sarojinin Naidu
the “Founder of Soviet Union”? Lenin • Which of the following states of USA is
• Who is known as the Father of Chemistry? called “mother of states”? Virginia (It also
Jabir bin hayan called mother of President)
• Songs of blood and swords book is written • Who is known as the ‘Father of
by Fatima Bhutto Geometry’? Euclid
• The last Governor General and first • Who among the following is known as
viceroy of united India was Lord Cunning. ‘Fuehrer’? Hitler
• The last viceroy of united India was Lord • Largest delta is in Bengal created by the
Mount Batten river Bharamputra and the Ganges.(
• The State Bank was inaugurated by Sundrbans )
Quaid-e-Azam on 1st July 1948. • Hottest place is Aziziyah, Libya.
• Partition of Bengal took place on 16th Oct, • Driest place is Atacama Desert in Chile.
1905 (Lord Curzin) and cancelled in • Most spoken language is Mandarin
1911(Hoarding). Chinese.
• All India Congress was founded by Allan • Oldest civilization is Sumerian civilization
O. Hume in1885. (Mesopotamia). Oldest town is Jericho
• Badshahi Mosque was built by Aurangzeb (Jordan).
Alamgir at Lahore in 1674. • Largest land mammal is African Elephant.
• Babur was the founder of Mughal Dynasty • Longest strait is the Strait of Malacca
in1526 and the last Mughal Emperor of which seperat Malaysia and Indonesia.
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• Busiest airport is O’Hare International noble prize.


Airport at Chichago (USA). • “From the Shadows” book written by the
• Oldest capital city is Damascus (Syria). former defence Minister of USA Robert
• Largest metropolitan is Mexico City. Gates.
• Longest day 21 June and shortest day • The Black Sea is bounded by Europe,
December 22. Anatolia and the Caucasus and is ultimately
• Largest peninsula is Arabian Peninsula. connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the
• The American astronaut Neil Armstrong Mediterranean and the Aegean seas and
was the first man to steps on the surface of various straits. The Bosphorus strait
moon on 21 July 1969. connects it to the Sea of Marmara, and the
• South China Sea is the largest sea. strait of the Dardanelles connects that sea
• “Dallal Street” is the stock exchange of to the Aegean Sea region of the
Bombay, India. Mediterranean. These waters separate
• “Bond Street” is situated in London and it Eastern Europe and western Asia. The
is famous for tailoring and jewellery. Black Sea is also connected to the Sea of
• “Eros” in Greek mythology, was the Greek Azov by the Strait of Kerch.
god of love. • The Ivy League (An association of eight
• “Salisbury University” is a Maryland universities and colleges) is an athletic
university of national distinction. conference comprising eight private
• Seweden is the first neutral state in 1814 institutions of higher education in the
and Switzerland is the second neutral state Northeastern United States.
in 1815. • “Deng Xiaoping” is considered as the
• The Paris Pacts are four international Leader of modern Chinese economy.
agreements signed in Paris on 23 October, • “Kirkuk” is the largest oil field of Iraq.
1954. • Track 2 diplomacy occurs between private
• “Freedom Air” was air Newzealand group’s citizens rather than government officials.
low-cost aireline. • “Kremlin” is the Russian word for
• “Ngultrum” has been the currency of “fortress”, “citadel”, or “castle” and refers to
Bhutan.In 1974, the Ngultrum was any major fortified central complex found in
introduced, and replacing the rupee at historical Russian cities. This word is often
par.The Ngultrum is equal in value to the used to refer to the best known one, the
Indian rupee. Moscow Kremlin, or the government that is
• “Lusaka” is the capital and largest city of based there.
Zambia. • Vishnu (Saviour of mankind) is regarded
• “AFP” is the world oldest news agency of as a major god in Hinduism and Indian
France. mythology.
• Switzerland is a neutral state (1815) and • The Khmer Rouge literally translated as
neutrality is one of the most important Red Khmers was the name given to the
principles of Swiss foreign policy. followers of the Communist Party of
• Harward is the oldest university of USA. Kampuchea, who were the ruling party in
• “Nairta” is the International Airport of Cambodia from 1975 to 1979.
Japan. • The Strait of Hormuz is a narrow,
• “Shirin Ebadi” is an Iranian lawyer, a strategically important strait between the
former judge and human rights activist and Gulf of Oman in the southeast and the
founder of Defenders of Human Rights Persian Gulf. On the north coast is Iran and
Center in Iran. On 10 October 2003, Ebadi on the south coast is the United Arab
was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her Emirates and Musandam, an exclave of
significant and pioneering efforts for Oman. The 40% of world oil pass through
democracy and human rights, especially this strait.
women’s, children’s, and refugee rights. • “Madame Tussauds” is a wax museum in
She is the first Muslim woman who won the London with branches in a number of major
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cities. It was founded by wax sculptor Marie • Alphabet “S” from which most words are
Tussaud and was formerly known as formed.
“Madame Tussaud’s”. • “Mudarabah” is a form of partnership
• “Aramco” officially the Saudi Arabian Oil where one party provides the funds while
Company, is the state-owned national oil the other party provides expertise. The
company of Saudi Arabia. people who bring in money are called “Rab-
• The Paracel Islands, also called Xisha ul-Maal” while the management and work is
Islands in Chinese and Hoàng Sa Islands in an exclusive responsibility of the “Mudarib”.
Vietnamese, is a group of islands under the The profit sharing ratio is determined at the
administration of Hainan Province, The time of entering into the Mudarabah
People’s Republic of China. Vietnam and agreement whereas in case of loss it is
the Republic of China (Taiwan) also claim borne by the Rab-ul-Mal only. In case of
sovereignty of these islands. Islamic banks, the depositors are called
• “Road to Mecca” book written by Rabb-ul-Maal and the bank is called
Muhammad Asad. Mudarib.
• Human Rights Watch is an international • “Martin Luther King” was an American
non-governmental organization that clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in
conducts research and advocacy on human the African-American Civil Rights
rights. Its headquarters are in New York Movement.He is best known for his role in
City. the advancement of civil rights in the United
• “Madras” is the old name of Chennai. States and around the world, using
• Zahir Shah is the last king of Afghanistan. nonviolent methods following the teachings
• “Order of Honor and Banner”is the military of Mahatma Gandhi. King has become a
award of USSR. national icon in the history of modern
• “A Handbook of Public Relations” was American liberalism.
issued by UN’s. • Winter rains in Pakistan come from
• The Glorious Revolution started in 1688 Mediterranean Sea.
(England). • “Assal Lake” is the saltiest water body in
• “Kam Chatka” is a peninsula situated in the world, which is located in central-
Russia. eastern Djibouti.
• Declaration of Human Rights was adopted • First Africa-Asian Conference held on
on Dec 10, 1948. April, 1955.
• “Alma Mater” The school, college, or • “Zenda Avesta” is a holy book of Parsis.
university that one has attended. • “Augustus Caeser” is the First Emperor of
• Pearl Harbour” is situated in the Hawaii Rome.
State of USA. • “Boris Yeltsin” is the first President of
• “Port Hercourt” is the second largest port Russian Federation.
of Nigeria. • The Muslim tribes of Malabar living in
• “Dongda Mosque” is a famous mosque in Kerala are called Moplas.
Beijing (China). • Agricultural Revolutionary War was fought
• “Nairobi” is the largest city in East Africa. in China during 1927-37.
• “Alaska” is a state of the United States of • Longest serving President of the world
America, located in the extreme northwest Mr.Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of
portion of the North American continent. It is Ghana.(since August 1979)
the largest U.S. state in terms of area (by a • Tsar or Czar is the title used by the rulers
substantial margin), along with being one of of Russia.
the wealthiest and most racially diverse. • “First Camp David Accord” was signed in
• “Capital goods” are goods used for further 1967 between Israel and Egypt.
production and to generate economic • General Secretariat of European
activity. Parliament is located in Luxembourg.
• “Panda” is the national animal of China. • The Organization of the Islamic
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Cooperation is the new name of the OIC. • “Surah Baqra” of Quran has the most
• “Balev Line” connects Israel with Egypt. orders.
• “Dalai Lama” is a spiritual leader of • Hazrat Abi Bin Kab (RA) was the last
Budhism in Tibet. writer of Wahi.
• The first war foughted between Arab and • First Nimaz-e-Juma was offered in Banu
Israel in1948. Salim.
• “Taliban—Islam, Oil and the new Great • “Israel” is the title of Hazrat Yaqoob.
Game in Central Asia” is the world‘s best • “Queer’ meaning strange.
selling book in 2001, was written by Ahmad • Amsterdam is called “Venice of the North”.
Rashid. • Lake Kineret, also known as the “Sea of
• “Likud and Kaldima” parties belong to Galilee”, is Israel’s largest fresh water
Israel. reservoir and a tourist site offering an
• “Ad-Dammam” is an important seaport of exciting vacation or a holy experience.
Saudi Arabia and is the largest seaport on • “Hawaiian Islands” are an archipelago of
the Persian Gulf. eight major islands, several atolls,
• “Salang Pass” is in Parwan Afghanistan on numerous smaller islets, and undersea
the road between Kabul and Mazar-e- seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean.
Sharif. • “Franklin Roosevelt” remained 12 years
• “Magnum opus” meaning a great work, president of USA.
especially a literary or artistic masterpiece. • Mir Hassan (poet) was famous for
• “Yellow Journalism” involved Masnavi.
sensationalism, distorted stories, and • Umpire Aleem Dar of Pakistan awarded 3
misleading images for the sole purpose of times ICC award.
boosting newspaper sales and exciting • “Surah Al-Nasar” was the last surah to be
public opinion. revealed.
• “Archive” is a collection of historical • Headquarter of World Young President
documents or records. Organization is in Irving (USA).
• “Evangelical means the teaching of the • United Nation University is located at
gospel or the Christian religion. Tokyo in Japan.
• “Amicus” is an impartial adviser to a court • `Siachen` ironically means `the place of
of law in a particular case. wild roses’.
• “Subway” is an underground passage or • “Roh Moo-hyun” was the president of
tunnel enabling pedestrians to cross a road, North Korea at the time of nuclear explosion
railway, etc. on 9 Oct 2006.
• “Ombudsman” was first of all created in • “Statute” means Laws by Parliament.
Sweden. • The world largest undersea railway tunnel
• “Brinksmanship” the technique or practice is is proposed to be constructed between
in foreign policy of manipulating a France and England.
dangerous situation to the limits of tolerance • ‘ZIANA’ is the news agency of Zimbabwe.
or safety in order to secure advantage, • ‘Mauritius’ is island state in the Indian
especially by creating diplomatic crises. Ocean.
• The Lombok Strait is a strait connecting • The world freest economy, with lowest
the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean, located taxes and lack of trade barriers is that of
between the islands of Bali and Lombok in Singapore.
Indonesia. The Gili Islands are on the • The headquarters of United Nations
Lombok side. Environment Programme (established in
• Samuel Johnson compiled the first 1972) is situated at Nairobi (Kenya).
comprehensive English dictionary. • “Yeti” or Abominable Snowman is an ape-
• The famous poem “Twinkle Twinkle Little like cryptid said to inhabit the Himalayan
Star” is written by Jane Taylor. region of Nepal, and Tibet.
• “Head Over Heels” means completely. • The Headquarter of “Universal Postal
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Union” is in Berne. food in Japan.


• Sea of Marmara lies between two part s of • Dennis Tito is the first tourist in space.
Turkey. • Of the various agencies related to the
• The Headquarters of Food and Agriculture United Nations, the one that has the longest
organization (FAO) is located in Rome period is Universal Postal Union
(Italy). • The chief administrative office of the UNO,
• “Corbillion Cup” is given in the game of which co-ordinates and supervises the
Table Tenis. activities of the UNO, is the secretariat
• The Russian Nuclear Submarine “Kursk” • French line of fortification built in 1934,
was submerged under water in Barent Sea. along the German border from Switzerland
• “Diego Garcia is a United States military to Belgium was called Maginot Line
base in the Indian Ocean. • What is ORBIS? Mobile Eye Hospital
• California is the most populous state in the • Muslim Students Federation (MSF) was
USA. established in 1937 by Raja Sahib of
• Alaska is the largest area wise state in the Mehmud Abad.
USA. • Burkina Faso is the new name of Upper
• Archaeologists in Israel have discovered Volta
20000 years old village under the mud of • The iron and steel industries of which of
Dead Sea. the following countries are almost fully
• Apartheid is a policy of racial dependent on imported raw materials?
discrimination. Japan
• The Cuban Missile Crisis occurred in1962. • Mount Blanc Mountain is present in:
• Journalism and literature is the Pulitzer France
Prize awarded. • Tasmania separated from Australia by:
• Aung San Suukye is the author of the Bass Strait
book ‘Freedom Fear’. • The wonder of the world ‘Taj Mahal’ is
• Buddha delivered his first sermon at situated in the Indian state of:- Uttar
Sarnath. Pradesh
• Grammy Awards are given in the field of • International Anti Corruption day is
Music. observed on 9th December
• USA, Russia and China have succeeded • International Day of Solidarity with the
in manned space mission so far. Palestinian People is observed every year
• In which Country can you find more sheep on 29th November
than human? Australia • Burj Khalifa is the Tallest Building in the
• Toby Maguire acted in the title role of the World has 162 stories, 828 meters or 2,717
film, ‘Spider Man’. feet in height and was constructed by
• Discovery is the most re-used space Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, inaugurated on
shuttle in the world. 4th Jan: 2010.
• How long is a marathon? 42.2 kilometres • NRO was promulgated on oct 5 2007 and
• Chile is the Southernmost Country from has 7 sections.
the equator. • Tapaimukh Dam issue is between India &
• Dodi Fayed died with Princess Diana in Bangladesh.
the car accident. • Mao movement is connected with
• What was Red Rum? Race Horse Naxalites (India).
• Which is the saltiest Ocean? Pacific • Black Widow is a rebellious gang in
Ocean Assam.
• Genesis is a last book of Bible. • Dal Lake is in occupied Kashmir.
• Rubber Tree is known as Crying Tree. • Mother Tressa belonged to Albania and
• Amazon River Originates in Peru. came to India in 1951. She died on Sep:5,
• India House is situated in London. 19997 and is burried at Kolkata.
• Pufferfish poisonous fish is a favourite • Sunda strait separates Sumatra from Java
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Island. • Which Sea has no coastline? Sargasso


• Buckingham palace is the residence of Sea
British king and Queen is in London. • What is a Stripka? Mountain Pass of
• The foundation stone of the sikhism’s Bulgaria
holiest place “Golden Tample” at Amritsar • Which city is called “City of Parks”? Kiev
was laid by Hazrat Mian Mir • ‘Island of Cloves’ is the nickname of:
• Great Wall of China was built in the reign Madagascar
of Shih Huang-ti. • Synagogue is place of worship of which
• Istana Merdeke is the official residence of religion? Judaism
President of Indonesia. • The Himalayan mountain system belongs
• Cuba’s leader does not have an official to which of the following? Fold mountains
residence. • Pakistan mainly import edible oil from
• Drowning Street No. 10 is located at Malaysia
Westminster (England). It is famous for the • The first Winter Olympic Games were held
official residence of the British Prime at Chamonix (France)
Minister. It was named after Sir George • Bangladesh is the first Asian country who
Drowning, a diplomat under Cromwell and has ratified Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
King Charles II. (CTBT).
• Elgin Street is located in Scotland. It is the • “Chechnya” is located in South Caucasus.
world’s shortest street. • “Contraband” means all smuggled
• Young Street is located in Toronto material.
(Canada). It is the longest street in the • During the period of one unit, Mushtaq
world. Ahmad Gormani was the first Governor of
• Broadway (USA) is famous for various West Pakistan and Amiruddin Ahmad was
theaters and cinema halls. It is regarded as the first Governor of East Pakistan.
biggest street in the world. • At the time of partition of India, the biggest
• The busiest shopping centre of London is princely state by area was Hyderabad
Oxford Street. (Daccan).
• Orange is the name of river of South Africa • “Feminism” is a belief that women’s
• Churchill water fall is present in: Canada subordination to men should end.
• Sigmund Freud is a psychiatrist, who • The Eastern Mediterranean Island
belonged to Austria “Cyprus” is divided between Turkey and
• George Washington was succeeded by Greece.
John Adams • “Apartheid” means racial segregation.
• Le Harve is the seaport of France • “Bullet Vote” is a ballet in which electors
• Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan did his Ph.D. from confine their interest to a single issue or
Leaven University of Belgium candidate.
• Kafir Fort is located in the province Khyber • The range of Hatf-1 missile is 100
Pakhtunkhwa kilometers.
• The largest gold producing country in the • “Asia Watch” is a Human rights
world is China organization.
• The foreign phrase Coup d’dessai means • Abul Qasim Al Zahrawi was the greatest
A first attempt Muslim surgeon.
• In which Indian state is the Sun Temple of • “NASDA” is a space agency of USA.
Konark located? Orissa • “Taiwan” was separate from China in
• Which is the longest Shipping canal of the 1949.
world? Beloye-More • “Pristina” is the capital of Kossovo.
• What day is observed internationally on 5 “Akmola” is the capital of Kazakhistan.
October? Teachers day • “Nagorno karabakh” is a disputed territory
• The Japanese Prime Minister at the time between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
of World War II was: Hideki Tojo • “Grand Prix” means a great work.
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• “Hung Parliament” is a parliament in which • Who prepared Pirpur report? Raja Syed
no one party has overall majority. Mehdi (1938)
• “Guided Democracy” convey the meaning • When water accord between provinces?
of a democracy at the grassroots level. 1991
• “San Tiago” is the capital of Chile. • Where Rawal dam constructed on river
• The total area of Azad Kashmir is 13,297 kurrang.
Sq km. “Bala Hisar fort built by Babar.
• “Black Gold” is also name for Oil. • Who adminsitrated the oath of Prime
• “Free Town” is the capital of Sierra Leone. minister to liaqat ali khan Muhamad ali
• Ghauri-1 is a medium range missile. Jinnah.
• “Gota canal” is the ship canal situated in • Where copper deposits in Chagi.
Sweden. • Where is Chandka Medical College in
• “Tugela water fall” is present in South Larkana.
Africa. • Where are artificial forest are bieng
• What name is given to inflammation of one maintained in Changa Manga,
or more joints, causing pain, swelling and • Which is Pakistan’s 2nd largest foreign
restriction of movement? Arthritis exchange earner crop is Rice.
• In which country is the volcano Mount • C R formula prepared by Rajagopalachari.
Aso? Japan • IPP stang for Independent Power
• Which international environmental producer.
pressure group was founded in 1971? • Mast Tawakli was poet of Balochi
Greenpeace language
• Official religion of Japan is Shintoism. • Pakistan joined ILO on September 14,
• When East Pakistan separated from West 1947.
Pakistan? 16th December 1971 • “Mogadishu” is the capital of Somalia.
• After how many years did Pakistan get her • Baba Farid is a 1st Punjabi poet.
first constitution? 9 years • “Ringitt” is the currency of Malaysia.
• When first constitution of Pakistan was • Decimal system introduced in Pakistan on
enforced? 23rd March 1956 1st January 1961.
• In which constitution Bicameral Legislature • Turkmanistan is the largest natural gas
was provided for the first time? 1973 producer among Muslim countries.
• Drama kis zaban ka lafaz hai?Lateeni • Pentagon is a defence head office of USA.
• Hazrat Sulaiman (A.S) ki hum asar Malkah • Gorbachev was the president of USSR.
Sa’ba ka asal naam kia tha? Balqees • “Tahirah” khatab was given to Khadija
• Agro based industry is? poultry, fishery, (RA).
livestock • “Lionel Messi” is a famous football player
• In which sea Cyprus present? of Argentina.
Mediterranean Sea • Who was called Sword of Allah? Khalid bin
• Where Darwin port is located Australia. Walid
• “Ping pong” is the name of which game? • Obama was awarded with Noble Prize for
Table Tennis peace in 2009.
• In which sura the orders of zakat • Fourteen Points was presented by Jinah
described? Sura Tuba on 28 March 1929.
• Who is the writer of kitabul khiraj? Imam • Hiyat-e-Javeed was written by Altaf
Abu Yusuf Hussain Hali.
• When zakat ordinance promulgated? 20 • Hazrat Adam (AS) built the Khana kaaba
June 1980 for the first time.
• What meant of D-Day? Day upon which • Name of Governor General after Nazim-
some significant event will occur or has ud-Din? Ghulam Muhammad.
occurred • Istanmbol city lies in two continents.
• Fatima Jinnah Joined AIML in 1937. • Vatican City and Lesotho are the countries
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that are located inside a country. Submarine Nautilus.


• Boxing Day in Austrailia 26 December. • Pakistan’s first expedition land on
• In which surah mention that “Islam is the Antarctica? On January 15, 1991.
Complete Releigion”? Al-Maeda • First Provincial elections after
• After Nile, Amazon is the second longest establishment of Pakistan were held in1951.
river of the world. • First edition of Asar-us-Sanadid appeared
• “Pyrenees” is a range of mountains in in1846 by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.
southwest Europe that forms a natural • Sir Syed Ahmad Khan became Chief
border between France and Spain. It Judge In1846.
separates the Iberian Peninsula from the • Headquarters of World Economic Forum is
rest of continental Europe. situated in Davos.
• “Three Gorges Dam” is name of world’s • The largest number of women
largest dam constructed in China? representatives is in the parliament of
• “Khaki Shadows” book was written by K.M. Denmark.
Arif. • Z.A.Bhutto wrote the book “Great
• “Fort William College” was established at Tragedy”.
Calcutta (1600). • Third Afghan War, Afghanistan gained its
• Kingdom of Khwarzim was destroyed in independence in 1921.
1218-20 AD by Changaiz Khan. • Afghanistan gained its independence in
• “Junko Taibei” was the first woman to 1921 under the leadership of Aman ul Allah.
climb Everest. • The foreign phrase Coup d’etat means
• Sardar Atta ullah Mengal was the first Illegal.
Chief Minister of Balochistan from May 1972 • Central Asia became the part of Muslim
to February 1973. Empire during the reign of Waleed I.
• The Magna Carta was signed by King • Census is made after once in a decade.
John on 15th June 1215. • IAEA and OPEC hearquarter is situated at
• The first Pakistani Postal stamp was Viena.
issued in July 1948. • Al-Azhar University is situated in Egypt.
• The European Union was established with • Third world countries are called backward
its headquarters at Brussels in1957. countires.
• “Ormara” is a port city (fishing harbor) • “Alumni” means a male graduate or former
located in the Makran or coastal region of student of a school, college, or university.
Balochistan Province in Pakistan. • Who was called the brain of Arab Hazrat
• “Truancy” means One who is absent Amr bin-al-Ass(RA).
without permission, especially from school. • Last Khutba was dilivered by Prophet
• Buddhist emperor Ashoka belonged to (PBUH) on mountain of Safa.
Mauryan Dynasty. • Blue and White Nile met at Khartum
• “Crimean peninsula” lies between the (Sudan).
Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. • Lisbon is the capital of Portugal.
• Liverpool is situated on bank of river • Approximatly 7000 languages are spoken
Mersey. in the world.
• Hamburg is situated on bank of river Elbe. • Six billion species of living things are
• Helvetia is the old name of Switzerland. discovered up to date.
• Kashf-al-Mahjoob was written by Hazrat • ILO came into existence under the treaty
Ali Hajveri. of Versailles after World War 1 in 1919.
• Roman Empire was established in 27 B.C. • 1st May is observed all over the world as
by Octavian. labour day in honor of working people of
• The temperate grasslands of Asia and Chicago.
Europe are known as Steppes. • Mother tongue of Quaid-e-Azam was
• “Ex-officio” means In virtue of one’s office. Gujrati and the professional qualification of
• In 1954 USA launched her first Atomic Quaid-e-Azam was Bar at Law.
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• Sir Sikindar Hayat was Chief Minister of • Habib Bank provided 80 million loans for
Punjab in 1937 making 1st budget of Pakistan.
• Jean-Jacques Rousseau is the father of • Headquarters of the Amnesty International
the French Revolution.The French is located in London.
Revolution (1789–1799), was a period of • The 2012 Olympic Games are scheduled
radical social and political upheaval in to be held at London.
France that had a major impact on France • Sher Shah’s real name was Farid Khan.
and indeed all of Europe. The absolute • Pakistan won gold medal for the first time
monarchy that had ruled France for in Olympics 1960.
centuries collapsed in three years. • ‘Latakia’ is the seaport of Syria.
• “Rabita al-Alam al-Islami” Muslim • The Declaration of Independence of the
organization was founded in 1962. American Colonies was adopted by the
• The University of Al-Karaouine is the Constitutional Congress on July 4, 1776 at
oldest university of the world located in Philadelphia.
Morocco. • Mahan Airline belongs to Iran.
• General Ayub khan is the first elected • Which American industrialist was praised
President and Z.A Bhutto is the first elected by Adlof Hitler in his autobiography, Mein
PM of Pakistan. Kampf? In fact, he was the only American to
• Hussain Shaheed Suharwardi was the first be praised by Hitler? Henry Ford
Pakistani Prime Minister, who visited in • Pakistan’s first Constituent Assembly
china. constituted on July 20, 1947.
• ‘Ottawa convention 1997’ is related to • Saddat Dynasty was founded by Khizar
Environment protection. Khan in 1414.
• The Leaning Tower (Pisa Tower) is • Who advocated the theory of laissez faire?
located in Rome (Italy). Adam Smith
• Richard Nixon was only President of USA • Senate of Pakistan is consisting of 104
who resigned from his post because of members after the 18th amendment.
“Watergate” scandal on 9 August, 1974. • ‘TRIPITIKA’ is a sacred book of Buddhists.
• Next Football World Cup will be played in • Which is the longest river of America?
2014 in Brazil. Mississippi
• Noble Prize was first awarded? 1901 • Hitler party which came into power in 1933
• ‘Tsunami’ means ‘Harbour Waves’; the is known as Nazi Party.
word is derived from Japanese. • Epsom (England) is the place associated
• Which country’s flag is known as Union with Horse racing
Jack?UK • Guarantee to an exporter that the importer
• The term ‘16 yards hit’ is associated with of his goods will pay immediately for the
Hockey. goods ordered by him, is known as Letter of
• Who is the founder of Wikipedia?Jimmy Credit (L/C)
Wales • First Afghan War took place in 1839.
• Sardar Abdul Qayyum Khan presented • Gulf cooperation council was originally
‘Chenab Formula’ to resolve the Kashmir formed by Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,
dispute. Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
• Dalhousie introduced the principle of the • Dumping is — selling of goods abroad at a
Doctrine of Lapse. price well below the production cost at the
• Dome of Rock is located in Jerusalem. home market price ; the process by which
• Greenwich Mean Time was established at the supply of a manufacture’s product
London in 1884. remains low in the domestic market, which
• The Bolshevik Revolution is associated batches him better price ; prohibited by
with Russia. regulations of GATT
• “Garuda” airline is the name of airline of • Habeas Corpus Act 1679 — states that no
Indonesia. one was to be imprisoned without a writ or
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warrant stating the charge against him ; Council is located at:New York
provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain • Petronas towers are located in Kuala
either speedy trial or release in bail ; Lumpur.
safeguarded the personal liberties of the • The number of players in each team of
people against arbitrary imprisonment by basketball game is:5
the king’s orders • Mahbub-ul-Haq Human Development
• Each year World Red Cross and Red Center is located at:Islamabad
Crescent Day is celebrated on May 8 • Maple leaf is the National emblem
• Fire temple is the place of worship of of:Canada
Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion). • India has constructed ‘Baglihar Dam’ in
• Durand Cup is associated moon is a occupied Kashmir’s district of Doda
velocity to get rid of the Earth’s gravitational • ‘Hamas’ was founded in 1987 by:it was
pull For safety with the game of Football founded by Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, Abdel
• First International Peace Congress was Aziz al-Rantissiand Mohammad Taha
held in London in 1843 AD • Which of the following regions of
• Dr. Zakir Hussain was the first Muslim Balochistan will be irrigated through Kachi
president of India Canal Nasirabad
• Hockey was introduced in the Asian • India is constructing Kishanganda Dam in
Games in1958 in Tokyo Baramula.
• ESCAP stands for Economic and Social • Who united all the Sikhs and founded a
Commission for Asia and Pacific kingdom in the Punjab? Ranjit Singh
• During the first crusade, crusaders • How many members were nominated by
reached Jerusalem and captured it in 1099 Muslim League for the Interim-Government
AD in 1946? 5
• Dr. Linus Carl Pauling is the only person to • Fraizi Movement was started by Haji
have won two Nobel prizes individually for Shariat Ullah in Bangal in 1828
Chemistry in 1954, Peace Prize in 1962 • When was the first agreement signed on
• Free market is market where the price of a Siachen glacier? 1949
commodity is determined by free play of the • What were the key issues for discussion in
forces of supply and demand the 2nd Round Table Conference? Issue of
• ICAO stands for International Civil Aviation Federation and minorities in the Sub-
Organization Continent
• Which country makes the Entac Missiles: • Which religious scholar tried to eradicate
France different innovations from the religion? Haji
• The ‘Great Leap Forward’ was:Chinese Shariat Ullah
Economic Programme • When did the British Government Issue
• What is the actual name of F-16:Fighting White Paper on Constitutional Proposals? In
Falcon March, 1933
• The constitution of European Union has • When President Zia-ul-Haq enforced an
not been ratified by:France interim constitution? 1981
• In which month does the U.N. General • What is the old name of Pakpatan?
Assembly usually meet every year of? Third Ajudhan
Tuesday of September. • Who is the founder of Unionist Party? Sir
• Which of the following Internet Search Fazal Hussain
Engines will introduce the World’s biggest • On which river Merani Dam is built? Dasht
digital Library? Google(head office in River
Newyork) • When was the Qisas and Diyat ordinance
• Under “Vision 2025” WAPDA will construct enforced in Pakistan? October 13, 1990
SATPARA Dam on Indus river in:Northern • Who said that Cripps Mission was a post-
Areas dated cheque of a crashing bank? Mahatma
• The Headquarters of the UN Security Gandhi
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• Rakaposhi mountain peak is located near? Resolution of the Muslim League passed in
Swat Valley 1940? It had the support of the entire
• Why did All India Muslim League boycott Muslim Country
the first session of Constituent Assembly? • Liaquat – Nehru pact was announced at
Because Congress wanted to frame the Delhi in April 1950.
constitution for • Muhammad Ali Bogra formula was put
• The North Western areas are Muslim forward in October 1953.
majority areas. We will not only keep these • Area around the river is known as Bela.
majorities but will turn them into a Muslim • Cease-fire line case into existence in
state. Muslims should get rid of Indianism, it 1949.
is better for Muslims and Islam" who • Pakistan established its first Atomic
said this statement? Chaudhry Rehmat Ali Energy Institute on January, 1955.
• Name the poet who had command over • Pakistan was declared as great ally of Non
seven languages? Sachal Sarmast NATO in 2003.
• The reign of which of the following Sultans • Shaikh ismail the saint, who first came in
is said to mark the highest point of territorial Lahore.
expansion of the Sultanate. Muhammad bin • When was the local govt.system under the
Taghluq devolution of power plan, 2001,
• What was the main reason behind Muslim inaugurated? aug 14,2001
League Failure in the Elections of 1937? • When Pakistan got first loan from USA?
The organizational problems and opposition 1952
by local • In which year Quaid-e-Azam went into
• The first successful evening paper from self-exile in London? 1931
Lahore is Sahafat. • Gandhi called Pakistan Resolution a Moral
• Lord Harding was the author of ‘My India wrong.
Years’. • How many Mughal emperors ruled over
• Treaty of Lausane was signed in 1923. sub-continent? 17
• The book ‘verdict on India’ was written by • Who is the author of “Hunter par Hunter”?
Beverlay Nickolas. Maulana Zafar Ali khan
• The founder of Two Nations Theory is • The Indian forces occupy the state of
considered to be Sir Syed Ahmad Khan. Jammu and Kashmir on Oct. 27, 1947
• During the Tashkent Agreement the • Defence Pact between USA and
Foreign Minister of Pakistan was Zulfiqar Ali Pakistan? April, 1954
Bhutto. • “A New History of Indo-Pakistan” is written
• Chachnama was originally written in by K. Ali
Sindhi. • Quaid-e-Azam became the permanent
• Friday was declared for the first time as an president of Muslim League 1934
official weekly holiday by: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto • The Cabinet Mission announced their plan
• Neelum River flows into Jehlum. on 16th May 1946
• Gilgit Agency was set up in 1873. • Dutch East Indies is the old name of
• Satpara Lake is located near Skardu. Indonesia.
• Mahabat khan Mosque was destroyed by? • Which US state has the sugar maple as its
fire state tree and is the leading US producer of
• What is the ranking of Thar Desert in the maple sugar? Vermont.
world? 9 • Apart from French, German and
• What was the main difficulty which Romansch, what is the fourth official
delayed the constitution making in language of the Switzerland? Italian.
Pakistan? The distribution of powers • In which city was the world’s first
between Federal and Provincial underground train was service opened in
Governments 1863? London.
• Identify the importance of the Lahore • How many pairs of ribs are there in the
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human body? 12. India in 1206.


• What is the main port of Italy? Genoa. • “Rohtas Fort” was constructed on the bank
• In which state is Harvard University? New river of Jhelum by (on Sher Shah’s order)
Jersey. Todar Mal.
• Which city was the first capital of the • Hazara division of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Kingdom of Italy until 1865? Turin. province comprises five districtd including
• Which country is separated form Ethiopia abbottabad, Batagram, Kohistan, Mansehra
(Abyssinia is it’s old name) by the Red Sea? and Haripur.
Yemen. • The foundation stone of the sikhism’s
• “Mount Logan” is the highest peak in holiest place “Golden Tample” at Amritsar
Canada. was laid by Hazrat Mian Mir.
• What is measured by an ammeter? • “Baburnama” (alternatively known as
Electric current. Tuzk-e Babri) is the name given to the
• The doctrine of “Wahdatul-Wajood” was memoirs of Babur (1483-1530), founder of
presented by Ibn-e- Arabi. the Mughal Empire and a great-great-great-
• Before Referendum Sylhet was the part of grandson of Timur. It is an autobiographical
Assam. work, originally written in the Chagatai
• Banks were nationalized in Pakistan 1974. language.
• Where is Kallar Kahar situated? Chakwal • Which of the following countries is the
• When Pakistan introduced National world’s largest emitter of Carbon Dioxide in
Identity cards (NIC)? 1974 the atmosphere? China
• Which language is prominent in Hazara • Syed Abul Ala Maududi is the first Editor-
division? Hindko in-Chief of the magazine ‘Tarjuman-ul-
• The northern part of which country is Quran’.
called Oesling? Luxembourg. • The Winter Olympic Games came into
• Napier is a city in which country? New being in 1924.
Zealand. • Road safety day is observed on 3rd June.
• What is the Hook of Holland? A port in the • Monsoon season in Pakistan starts in July
southeast Netherlands, and end in September.
• The river Douro forms part of the border • Headquarter of United Nations Fund for
between which two countries? Spain and Population Activities (established in1967) is
Portugal. located in New York.
• In which country is the Great Slave Lake? • The river Danube rises in which country?
Canada. Germany.
• “Brussels” is the headquarters of • The UK is the world’s largest tea importer
European Economic Community. country. (Pakistan is the second largest; Sri
• Anjuman-i-Hamayat-Islam was established Lanka is the largest tea exporter and India
in subcontinent 1884 and Khalifa Hamid-ud- is the largest tea producer country in the
Din is the first president. world).
• Colorado river forms the Grand Canyon in • The district of the country having lowest
the United States. population density is Kharan (with a
• England’s greatest poet and dramatist population density of only 4 ppl/km2,
whose 450th birth anniversary will be Awaran and Chagai share the same with
celebrated throughout the world in 2014 is Kharan).
William Shakespeare. • Darfur conflict is in Sudan.
• Woodrow Wilson was the President of • The first President of America who made
USA during World War I. an official visit to Pakistan was Dwight D.
• Hahn Otto is the German scientist who Eisenhower.
invented the atom bomb. • The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium’ meets
• Qutubuddin Aibak laid the foundation of every year in Paris.
the first independent Turkish kingdom in • Which of the following International
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Organizations has no formal structure and • “Falkland Island” (also called Islas
secretariat? G-8 Malvinas) belongs to Britain.
• Who were the three statesmen who • Telstar” was world’s first communicayion
formulated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)? satellite (1962).
Nehru, Nasser, and Tito • The Gobi desert extends over which two
• Six official working languages are countries? China and Mongolia.
recognized by UNO. • The Great Barrier Reef is off coast of
• Alliance among India, Germany, Japan which Australian state? Queensland.
and Brazil to support each other’s bid for • Which three countries, apart from the
permanent seat on UN Security Council is former Yugoslavia, share borders with
called G 4. Greece? Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey.
• The Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline is • In the Greek alphabet, what is the name
also known as Peace Pipeline. for the letter O? Omicron.
• “Silk Air” is an airline of Singapore. • What, in the 16th and 17th century, was a
• pavana? A dance.
• Which of the following categories of Nobel • In which country is the ancient city of
Prise was established in 1968? Economics Tarsus? Turkey.
• Total cultivable Land of Pakistan is • Which six countries border the Black Sea?
approximately 80 million hectares which is Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russia, Turkey
the 25% of total land area. and Ukraine.
• Madagascar is the largest island in Indian • AOL are an internet service provider. What
Ocean. does AOL stand for? America Online.
• 2016 Summer Olympics will be held at Rio • Which English queen had an extra finger
de Janerio on her hand? Anne Boleyn.
• “Kyat” is the currency of Myanmar. • Apart from America, which is the only
• Environment Treaty Kyoto Protocol will be country in the world to which alligators are
expired in 2012 . native? China.
• Sudan established diplomatic relationship • After World War I, Transylvania became
with China in 1959. part of which country? Romania.
• Salahuddin Ahmad is the first Chief • Which sea in Northern Europe is bounded
Justice of Federal Shariat Court. by several countries including Sweden,
• Shahida Milk is the first woman General in Finland, Poland and Germany? The Baltic
Pakistan. Sea
• Spleen is called the graveyard of Red • A road tunnel runs from Pelerins in France
Blood Cells. to Entreves in Italy under which mountain?
• Which country is nicknamed ‘The Cockpit Mont Blanc.
of Europe’ because of the number of battles • The Barents Sea is part of which ocean?
throughout history fought on its soil? Arctic Ocean.
Belgium. • Which two countries are either side of the
• First Chaiman of SPARCO was Dr. Abdul mouth of the River Plate? Argentina and
Salam. Uruguay.
• “Hutu” is the majority ethnic group of both • What is the longest river solely in
Burundi and Rwanda. England? Thames.
• “Ikhwan as Safa, is a secret Arab • Of where is Amman the capital? Jordan.
organization, was founded in Basra (Iraq). • How many innings are there for each team
• “Long March” was the Chinese in a game of baseball? Nine.
Communists historic 9600 km journey in • What is the longest river in India? Ganges.
1934. • Which month of the year obtains its name
• “Pan Islam” is the movement for uniting from the Latin verb for ‘to open’? April.
the Islamic nations, was originated in 1880 • On what river does Rome stand? Tiber
in Ottoman Empire. • What in Scotland is the meaning of the
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prefix ‘Inver’? River mouth. horse’? Hippopotamus.


• Which US state has the lowest • Which Indian religion was founded by
population? Alaska. Guru Nanak? Sikhism.
• Which county is nicknamed the Garden of • What is the capital of Austria? Vienna.
England? Kent. • What in printing do the letters ‘u.c.’ stand
• Which African country was formerly called for? Upper case.
French Sudan? Mali. • What, politically, does UDI stand for?
• Which sport was originally called ‘soccer- Unilateral declaration of independence.
in-water’? Water polo. • Donnerstag is German for which day of
• Which unit of measurement is derived from the week? Thursday.
the Arabic quirrat, meaning seed? Carat. • Which Asian capital city was known as
• Which Italian city was originally built on Batavia until 1949? Jakarta.
seven hills? Rome. • The ancient city of Carthage is now in
• What does the acronym NAAFI stand for? which country? Tunisia.
Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes. • What in Russia is Izvestia? A newspaper.
• Manama is the capital of which country? • Which is the world’s windiest continent?
Bahrain. Antarctica.
• On which river does Berlin stand? River • In which part of the body are the deltoid
Spree. muscles? Shoulder.
• What type of clock was invented in 1656 • E is the international car registration letter
by Christian Huygens? The pendulum clock. for which country? Spain.
• In which desert is the world’s driest place? • Vienna stands on which river? Danube.
Atacama (Chile). • Which French city is a meeting place for
• Which is the world’s saltiest sea? The Red the European Parliament? Strasbourg.
Sea. • Annapurna is a mountain in which
• Which is the least salty? The Baltic Sea. mountain range? Himalayas.
• Which nun won the Nobel Prize for peace • How is October 24, 1929 remembered?
in 1979? Mother Teresa. Black Thursday.
• How many points in the pink ball worth in • The River Danube flows into which sea?
snooker? Six. The Black Sea.
• Which scientist was named ‘Person of the • Which strait separates the North and
Century’ by Time Magazine? Albert Einstein South islands of New Zealand? Cook Strait.
• Who sailed in Santa Maria? Christopher • Who wrote Black Beauty? Anna Sewell.
Columbus. • What is the capital of Poland? Warsaw.
• Which country was formerly known as • Ice-cream was first produced in which
Malagasy Republic? Madagascar. country in the 17th century? Italy.
• Addis Ababa is the capital of which • In medicine, what does the acronym
country? Ethiopia. SARS stand for? Severe Acute Respiratory
• The name of which North African city System.
literally means ‘white house’? Casablanca. • Which Shakepeare play was set in
• Of what sort of fish is the dogfish a small Elsinore Castle, Denmark? Hamlet.
variety? Shark. • The Kyukyu Island chain lies between
• Which Asian country was divided at the which two countries? Japan & Taiwan.
38th parallel after World War II? Korea • Which explorer discovered Victoria Falls in
(north korea and south korea). Africa? David Livingstone.
• What is the name of the Winter Olympics • Who was the last king of Egypt? Farouk.
event that combines cross-country skiing • Which war lasted 16 years longer than its
and shooting? Biathlon. name implies? The Hundred Year’s War.
• Which American science-fiction writer • What is the national sport of Malaysia and
wrote Fahrenheit 451? Ray Bradbury. Indonesia? Badminton.
• Which African animal’s name means ‘river • Which is the shallowest of the Great
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Lakes? Lake Erie. • What is the highest mountain in the Alps?


• Which country was originally named Mont Blanc.
Cathay? China. • Of which Caribbean country is Port-au-
• Sinhalese is a language spoken in which Prince the capital? Haiti.
country? Sri Lanka. • What is the first book of the New
• The Sao Francisco River flows through Testament? The Gospel according to Saint
which country? Brazil. Matthew.
• In which sport do teams compete for the • “Haiti” had a police force called the Tonton
Dunhill Cup? Golf. Macoutes.
• Which Shakespeare character’s last words • Who was the first British sovereign to
are: ‘The rest is silence’? Hamlet. make regular use of Buckingham Palace
• In economics, whose law states that: ‘bad when in residence in London? Queen
money drives out good money’? Gresham’s. Victoria.
• Who made the first navigation of the globe • Of where is Sofia the capital? Bulgaria.
in the vessel Victoria? Magellan. • What is meant by the musical term
• Which mountaineer on being asked why andante? At a moderate tempo.
he wanted to climb Everest said: ‘Because • Which team has a soccer team called
it’s there’? George Mallory. Ajax? Amsterdam.
• What was the former name for Sri Lanka? • Which Dutch explorer discovered New
Ceylon. Zealand? Abel Tasman.
• Of which Middle east, country is Baghdad • Viti Levu is the largest island of which
the capital? Iraq. country?Fiji.
• How many arms does a squid have? Ten. • Which country fought on both sides during
• Which indoor game is played with a World War II? Italy.
shuttlecock? Badminton. • In the game of chess, which piece is called
• Do stalactites grow upwards or springer in Germany? Knight.
downwards? Downwards. • What is the meaning of the Russian word
• Which German city and port is at the ‘mir’? Peace.
confluence of the rivers Neckar and Rhine? • What is the longest river in France? Loire
Mannheim. • What nationality was the explorer
• Where in Europe are the only wild apes to Ferdinand Magellan? Portuguese.
be found? Gibraltar. • Which Italian city is called Firenze in
• The Brabanconne is the national anthem Italian? Florence.
of which country? Belgium. • What is Autralia’s largest city? Sydney.
• In which country is the River Spey? • Which term meaning ‘lightning war’ was
Switzerland. used to describe military tactics used by
• What is the capital of Morocco? Rabat. Germany in World War II? Blitzkrieg.
• How many balls are on the table at the • Where is the deepest ocean and how
start of a game of pool? Sixteen. deep? Pacific Ocean, largest and deepest
• What is the national airline of Russia, code of the world’s four oceans, covering more
name SU? Aeroflot. than a third of the earth’s surface and
• What would be kept in a quiver?Arrows. containing more than half of its free water.
• What is the modern name of the rocky Apart from the marginal seas along its
fortress which the Moors named Gabel-al- irregular western rim, it has an area of 166
Tarik (the Rock of Tarik)? Gibraltar. million sq km (64 million sq mi),
• Who was the last Bristish king to appear in substantially larger than the entire land
battle? George II. surface of the globe.
• San Juan is the capital of which island in • What is a tornado? Tornado, violently
the West Indies? Puerto Rico. rotating column of air extending from within
• Which profession gets its name from the a thundercloud (see Cloud) down to ground
Latin word for lead? Plumbing. level. The strongest tornadoes may sweep
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houses from their foundations, destroy brick cultural contact and a desire to reduce
buildings, toss cars and school buses tensions, as through negotiations or talks.
through the air, and even lift railroad cars 5. Gentelman’s agreement: Agreement
from their tracks. binding in honour but not enforceable.
• Where are the World’s Rains Forests? In 6. Fillbustering: Filibuster, in legislative
South America, a vast, forested area of the procedure, term denoting the means
Amazon River basin in Brazil and employed by members of a legislative
neighboring countries is by far the largest assembly to delay or prevent action on a
rain forest in the world. It encompasses measure to which they are opposed. Such
more than 3.5 million sq km (about 1.4 means may include the introduction of
million sq mi) about half of the total global dilatory motions, intentional absence from
rain forests cover. the assembly in order to prevent the
• What is SCHIZOPHRENIA? existence of a quorum, or the presentation
Schizophrenia, severe mental illness of abnormally long, often meaningless
characterized by a variety of symptoms, speeches.
including loss of contact with reality, bizarre 7. Deflation: Deflation involves a sustained
behavior, disorganized thinking and speech, decline in the aggregate level of prices,
decreased emotional expressiveness, and such as occurred during the Great
social withdrawal. Depression of the 1930s; it is usually
• What is bloodless revolution? Called also associated with a prolonged erosion of
the Glorius Revolution in England, it marked economic activity and high unemployment.
the end of the despotic rule of the Stuarts Widespread price declines have become
and gave way to parliamentary rule there in rare, however, and inflation is now the
1688. dominant variable affecting public and
• Which language is written from top to private economic planning.
bottom and from left to right? Japanese. 8.Tout: Spy out the movements and
• What is drindle? A kind of dress. conditions of racehorses in training.
• What is a concordance? An index of words 9. Camouflage: Camouflage (military)
or topics in a book. (French camoufler, ”to disguise”), word
• What is the significance of the Corsica introduced by the French at the beginning of
Island in history? Birthplace of Napoleon World War I to designate scientific disguise
Bonaparte. of objects through imitation of natural
• Some important terms : surroundings.
1. Blockade: Blockade, naval operation 10. Palliative: Aiming to make the patient as
conducted by a country at war, with the comfortable as possible for as long as
object of closing to foreign commerce the possible.
vital ports of an enemy country and thereby 11. Caucus: Caucus, meeting of members
aiding in the military defeat of that country of a political party at which the party
by denying it access to supplies and conducts its business, discusses policies,
communications from without. and begins the process of nominating
2. Bourgeoisie: The term was first applied to candidates for public office. The caucus
those inhabitants of medieval towns in method of choosing candidates is usually
France who occupied a position somewhere contrasted with the primary election. In most
between the peasants and the landowning primary elections, voters select the party’s
nobility; soon it was extended to the middle candidates directly at polling places.
class of other nations. 12. Amnesia: Amnesia, loss or impairment
3. Buffer state: Small State between two of memory. Amnesia is usually associated
larger ones, regarded as reducing friction. with some form of brain damage, but it may
4. Détente: Détente, policy toward a rival also be caused by severe psychological
nation or bloc of nations characterized by trauma.
increased diplomatic, commercial, and 13. Lynching: Lynching, hanging or other
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types of executions, in punishment of a Mujibur Rehman


presumed criminal offense, carried out by • The longest highway in the world is the
self-appointed commissions or mobs, Trans Canada (length of About 8000 km)
without due process of law. The term • The country that accounts for nearly one
lynching is generally believed to be derived third of the total teak production of the world
from the name of a Virginia justice of the is Myanmar.
peace, Charles Lynch, who ordered • The country also known as “country of
extralegal punishment for Tory acts during Copper” is Zambia
the American Revolution (1775-1783). • The coldest place on the earth is
14. Lgnition point: Ignition, process or Verkoyansk in Siberia
means of igniting a combustible substance. • The country which ranks second in terms
Ignition occurs when the temperature of a of land area is Canada
substance is raised to the point at which its • The largest Island in the Mediterranean
molecules will react spontaneously with sea is Sicily
oxygen, and the substance begins to burn. The capital city that stands on the river
This temperature is called the ignition Danube is Belgrade
temperature or ignition point. • The Japanese call their country as Nippon
• Houston and Delware canals are present • The length of the English channel is 564
in the country? France kilometres
• “Grand Canal” is the oldest man made The country in which river Wangchu flows is
canal for shiping purpose situated in? China Myanmar
• Hudson Bay is the largest bay of the world • The city which is the biggest centre for
situated in Northern Canada manufacture of automobiles in the world is
• Budapest is the capital of Hungary Detroit, USA
situated on the bank of River Danube. • The country which is the largest producer
• Sea of Marmara and Aegean sea are of rubber in the world is Malaysia
connected by the strait Dardanelles • The earlier name of New York city was
• Cook strait separates south New-Zealand New Amsterdam
from North New-Zealand • The first Industrial Revolution took place in
• River volga pours it’s water into the England
Caspian sea • World Environment Day is observed on
• The important country close to 5th June
international date line is? New zealand • The first Republican President of America
• Longest day in the Northern Hemisphere? was Abraham Lincoln
21st june • The country famous for Samba dance is
• The shortest day is? 22 December Brazil
• Continent in the world has the least • The name of Alexander’s horse was
rainfall? Africa Beucephalus
• South pole is located in the continent of • Singapore was founded by Sir Thomas
?Antarctica Stamford Raffles
• Which is the largest country in the Arabian • The famous British one-eyed Admiral was
penunsula? Saudi Arabia Nelson
• Which is the least populated continent in • The UNO was formed on oct. 24,1945
the world? antarctica • The independence day of South Korea is
• Which of the following countries leads the celebrated on 15th August
world in the export of oil? Saudi Arabia • ‘Last Judgement’ was the first painting of
• Which island was epicenter of Tsunami of an Italian painter named Michelangelo
26, december 2004? Smatra • The first President of Egypt was
• Which continent is without glaciers? Mohammed Nequib
Australia • The person who is called the father of
• The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was modern Italy is G.Garibaldi
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• The first woman Prime Minister of Britain in France.


was Margaret Thatcher • The largest tomb is the Mount Li Tomb
• What do you call a group of sheep?A belonging to Zheng the first Emperor of
Flock of Sheep China.
• On the banks of which river is the city of • Technologically the most advanced Asian
London located? Thames Country is Japan.
• Which among the following trees is • The largest forest is The Vast Coniferous
considered the tallest in the world? Forest of the Northern Russia.
Eucalyptus • The country with the highest rate of
• Which of the following is a Kharif Crop? suicide is Sri Lanka.
Rice,cotton • The smallest Islamic country is Maldives
• Humidity in the river is maximum in (in South Asia).
?Monsoon • Volga baltic canal system is the world’s
• Simpson Desert is present in? Australia largest canal system.
• The national flag of Pakistan was • The country with the highest annual
designed by Amiruddin Kidwai. population growth rate is Oman, Asia.
• The most sunshine place is Arizona, • The largest cinema is The Radio City
U.S.A. Music Hall, in New York, USA.
• Money is not made out of paper. It is made • The country without cinema is Saudia
out of Cotton. Arabia.
• Norway is the only European Country • The largest complex of film studio is at
which is the member of OPAC. Universal City, Los Angeles, California,
• The oldest army in the world is that of the USA.
Swiss Guard in the Vatican City • The largest oil field is the Ghawar Field in
(Rome,Italy) Saudi Arabia.
• A.D. is the abbreviation of Anno Domini. Banana Tree having no wood.
• Someone who collects Teddy bear is • Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and
known as Arctophile Iceland are known as Nordic Countries.
• Solar Calendar is also Known as • The largest car manufacturing company of
Gregorian calendar. the world is general motors’ of U.S.A.
• Squash is not included in Olympics. • The weight of a cricket ball is 5 ½ oz
• Five rings in Olympic Flag represent Five (ounces). The length of a wicket is 27
Continents. inches.
• Milan (Italy) is the fashion world of Capital. • A hockey ground is 100 yards long and 80
• FORTUNE is the only Magazine which is yards wide.
issued for Top 100 Richest Persons in • Sunbeams are the symbol of Olympics.
world. • The national game of Greece is boxing.
• The largest circulated magazine in the • Football is the national game of Russia
world is Reader’s Digest. and Brazil.
• Leaning Tower of Pisa is located in Italy. • The height of volley ball net is seven feet.
• The largest capital is Lapaz, Bolivia (South • Judo and Karate are Japan’s national
America). games.
• Piccaso and Pablo are the Persons who • Bull fighting is Spain’s national game.
Started Cubism movement. • There are four player in a polo team.
• The largest City area wise is New York • Jerusalem is known as the ‘ETERNAL
and Population wise is Tokyo. CITY’.
• The largest artificial lake is lake Mead ( • Sea water is the chief source of water.
manmade) • The silicon valley is situated in PaloAlto
• The largest active volcano is Mauna-lao (California) U.S.A.
Hawaii Island. • The most expensive car is Rolls Royce.
• The deepest cave is Reseau Jean Bernard • The largest Airline is Aeroflot (USSR).
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• prescribed the ceiling of land holding as 150


Cupid was the Roman god of love. acres of irrigated and 300 acres of un-
• 01000 is a positive binary number. irrigated land.
• George Eastman invented the KODAK • Laws passed by the legislature of a
camera and photographic film. country are called Statutes.
• The longest skating ‘rink’ in the world is • “Abdin Palace” is the official residence of
Ottawa. the president of Eygpt.
• France is known as the perfume capital of • “Hellenic Republic” has the official name of
the world. Greece.
• Hazrat Muhammad (S.A.W.S.) liked to • The Lahore Resolution 1940 was first
wear White Colour. called “Pakistan Resolution” by Hindu press
• The name of Hazrat Nooh’s (A.S.) son and newspapers.
who was drowned in the Nooh’s Deluge • After independence, the first industrial unit
(Storm) was Kan’aan. inaugurated by Quaid-e-Azam was Valika
• Namrood was a king during the days of Textile Mills.
Hazrat Ibrahim. • The first chairman of Senate after its
• Barani Dam in Pakistan was built on river creation was Khan Habibullah Khan.
Kurram. • ‘Khojak Pass’ connects Qila Abdullah and
• Hub Dam near Karachi was constructed in Chaman.
1983. • Johnson is the first president of America
• Begum Rana Liaquat Ali Khan was the who faced an impeachment trial in the
first lady of Pakistan. constitutional history of USA.
• Begum Shaista Ikram Ullah was a first • Under 1956 constitution, for the first time,
women federal minister of Pakistan. the president was given the power to opiont
• In Pakistan, Sialkot is famous for the prime minister at his own discretion.
producing sports goods. • Under 1962 constitution, ‘Basic
• Protein is present in the highest amount in Democracy System’ served as an electoral
a human body. college for the election of the president,
• Book which is “collection of laws” of central and provincial legislatures.
Hinduism? DHARMA • Senate, under 1973 constitution, is a
• East India company established in 1600. permanent chamber which cannot be
(Era Of Akbar) dissolved and its one-third members shall
• 19 april 2004 national security counsel be replaced after every three years.
eastablished • Proclamation of Emergency on account of
• Russia withdraw from Afghanistan in 1989 war of internal disturbances has been laid
( invasion 1979) down in Article 232 of the constitution of
• Palestine liberation organization was 1973.
established in 1964 • South of the Kabul River up to Kurram
• Capital of Cyprus is Nicosia; Cyprus freed Pass lies the Koh-e-Safeid.
16 august 1960 • The Geneva Pact was signed on April14,
• Dutch is the language of Belgium 1988 between Pakistan and Afghanistan.
“Karez” or small coverd canals are dug to • ‘Hiran Minar’ was a favourite hunting
avoid evaporation due to excessive ground of Emperor Jehangir.
heat.This method of irrigation is prevalent in • Bay of Biscay is situated between France
Balochistan. and Spain.
• “Harnai” in Balochistan is famous for • Mohammad bin Tughlaq ruler is referred to
woollen mills. as the ‘Mad Monarch’.
• The village life of Pakistan is the best • Austin said these words “Law is a
depicted in the paintings of Ustad Allah Command of Sovereign, enforceable with
Bakhsh. sanction”.
• Z.A. Bhutto government’s land reforms • Nasir-ud-Din-Mahmud was the last ruler of
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the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. “Harry Potter ?J.K. Rolling
• Shams-ud-din Iltutmish Sultans of the • A group of zebras is called a Herd
slave Dynasty reigned for the longest • The Quaid-i-Azam was born in Wazir
period. Mension Karachi
• Battle of tarain was fought between • BOAC is international airline of Britain
Muhammad ghauri and raja pirthavi in 1192 • Emirate is international airline of UAE
AD • USA used veto power most of the times in
• China’s parliament has the largest UNO Security Council.
membership • Current total of SAARC members are
• February will have 30 days after 400 years eight. Which last country joined the SAARC
Prince suleman al masood was first muslim in its 13th conference at Dhaka?
who traveled in space Afghanistan
• Exxon is largest oil company in the world • Talbul project is disputed between
• Rahbar was first rocket launched by Pakistan and India.
Pakistan • Mehdi Shah was elected first Chief
• The country with minimum birth rate is Minister of Gilgit Baltistan.
Sweden • Talpatty Island is disputed between India
• Highest life expectancy in Japan and Bangladesh
• First pc made in 1970 called Altair • Hermon area is disputed between the
• China joined UN in 1946 and Afghanistan countries Syria, Israel and Lebanon
in 1946 • Isfara velley is disputed between
• Under water frogs breathe through their Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
skin (cutenious). • Parang Island is disputed between China
• Which famous author penned the words, and South Korea.
“To be or not to be…”? – William • Kurial islands are disputed between Japan
Shakespeare and Russia.
• Why do birds migrate? – To reach food • In Which countries of Europe, United
and breeding grounds States is planning to set up a missile
• Which language has the most words? – defense base? Czech Republic and Poland
English • Hans Island is disputed between Denmark
• What do deciduous trees do —– Lose their and Canada.
leaves in winter • Banana Island is disputed between Kiribati
• Which country grows the most fruit —– and Fiji.
China • 7th NFC award was signed by prime
• What is a baby rabbit called —– Kit or minister and other chief ministers of all
Kitten provinces on 30th December 2009.
• Hardest substance is diamond, what’s the • Halaib Triangle is disputed between
softest? — Talc Sudan and Egypt.
• What is 6 inches bigger in Summer —– • Canary Islands is disputed between Spain
Eiffel tower and Morocco.
• De Witt Wallace founded what —– • Shahbaz Airbase is located in Jacobabad.
Readers Digest • Shamsi Airbase is located in Quetta.
• Which country was the first to introduce • NATO expelled Russian diplomats from
old age pensions —Germany NATO headquarters in Brussels over a spy
• From what language does the word scandal in Estonia
alphabet come —– Greek -alpha beta • Who won maximum number of Grand
• What colour is the bull on an archery Slam in the history of world tennis? Roger
target? —- Gold Federer
• Pirates remain a problem off the coast of • How many Grand Slam titles Roger
which African country? Somalia Federer has won till 2009? 16
• Name of author/authoress of novel series • In 1991 Madras was also changed to a
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new name of Chennai • Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was written by


• “In the line of Fire” is the autobiography of Edward Fitzgeranld.
General Pervez Musharraf • Gitanjali was written by Rabindranath
• Democracy and Authoritarianism in South Tagore.
Asia book is written by Ayesha Jalal • Asrar-e-khudi is written by Allama Iqbal
• The State of Martial Rule book is written • Bal-e-Jibril is written by Allama Iqbal
by Ayesha Jalal • Bang-e-dara is written by Allma Iqbal
• Self and Sovereignty book is written by • Bostan is written by Sheikh Saadi
Ayesha Jalal • Darbar-i-Akbari is written by Azad,
• The Lord of the Rings book is written by Muhammad Hussain
JRR Tolkien • Gulistan is written by Sheikh Saadi
• Books written by Barack Obama are: 1. • Javaid Nama is written by Allama Iqbal
Dreams from My Father 2. The Audacity of • Jawab-e-Shikwah is written by Allama
Hope Iqbal
• Who is called “The Father of Comedy”? • Ktab al Shifa is written by Ibn Sina
Aristophanes • Mirat ul Aroos is written by Nazir Ahmed
• The name United Nations was coined by • Muqaddamah is written by Ibn Khaldun
Roosevelt • Shaer o Shaeri is written by Altaf Hussain
• Which one of the following king of France Hali
is called “Citizen King”? Louis Philip • Mussaddas-i-Hali is written by Altaf
• Who is called the Shakespeare of Punjabi Hussain Hali
language? Peer Waris Shah • Naqsh-e-Faryadi is written by Faiz Ahmed
• Who is called the father of Academy Faiz
Award (Oscar Award)? Louis B Mayer • Payam-e-Mashriq is written by Allama
• Who is known as the founder of USA? Iqbal
John Adams • Shahnama is written by Firdausi
• Who is called “Father of Economic”? Adam • Tehzeeb al Ikhlaq is written by Sir Syed
Smith Ahmed Khan
• Who is known as the founder of Modern • Tafhim ul quran is written by Syed Abdul
Turkey? Kemal Ataturk ala Maudoodi.
• Who is called “lion of the Punjab”? Ranjit • Yadgar-i-Galib is written by Hali
Singh • Zabur-e-Anjam is written by Dr. Allama
• Otto Von Bismarck is called the? Man of Iqbal
Blood and Iron • Zarb-e-Kaleem is written by Dr. Allama
• Who is known as the ‘Iron Man of India’? Iqbal
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel • Anthony Cleopatra is written by W.
IMPORTANT BOOKS & THEIR AUTHORS Shakespeare
• As you like it is written by W. Shakespeare
Shahnama-i-Islam was written by • Caesar and Cleopatra is written by G.B
Hafeez Jalandri. Shaw
• Comedy of Errors is written by W.
Taloo e islam was written by Allama Shakespeare
Iqbal • Daughter of the East is written by Benazir
• Man who ruled India was written by Philip Bhuto
Woodruff. • Decline and Fall of Roman Empire is
• The book confession was written by written by Edward Gibbon
Rousseau. • Great Expectations is written by Charles
• Quaid –e-Azam Jinnah. The story of a Dickens
Nation is written by G.Allana. • Hamlet is written by W.Shakespeare
• Foundation of Pakistan was written by • Ibn Battuta Travels in Asia and Africa is
Sharif ud din Pirzada. written by Ibn Battuta
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• Jinnah of Pakistan is written by Stanley • Politics in Pakistan is written by Khalid B.


Wolpert Saeed
• Myth of independence is written by Z. A • Quaid-i-Azam and Pakistan is written by
Bhutto Ahmad Hasan Dani
• World War is written by W. Churchill • Struggle for Pakistan is written by I.H
• Muhammad Ali Jinnah is written by M.H Qureshi
Saiyid • The Emergence of Pakistan is written by
• Nineteen Eighty Four is written by George Mohammad Ali Choudhry
Orwell • The Making of Pakistan is written by K.K
• Old man and the Sea is written by Ernest Aziz
Hamingway • Towards Pakistan is written by Whaeed-
• Oliver Twist is written by Charles Dickens uz-Zaman
• Origin Of species is written by Charles • Khusboo is written by Parveen Shakir
Darwin • Laila Majnoo is written by Amir Khusro
• Paradise Lost is written by John Milton • Akbar nama is written by Abu Fazal
• Pride and Prejudice is written by Jane • Al Qanoon fil Tib is written by Ibne Sina
Austen • Green Book is written by Presisdent
• Social Contact is written by Rousseau Moamoor Gadafi
• Twelfth Night is written by W. • Republic is written by Plato
Shakespeare • Revolution and Independence is written by
• A Tale of Two Cities is written by Charles Words Worth
Dickens • Road to Freedom is written by Bertrand
• Vanity of Human Wishes is written by Russel
Samuel Johnson • Romeo and Juliet is written by
• Wealth of Nation is written by Adam Simith Shakespeare
• Zulfi Bhutto of Pakistan is written by • The spirit of Islam was written by Syed
Stanley Wolpert Ameer Ali.
• Faust is written by Goethe • The poem Shikwah and Jawab-e-Sikwah
• Mein Kampf is written by Hitler was written by Allama Iqbal.
• Divine Comedy is written by Dante • Five Thousand Years of Pakistan was
• Odyssey (Greek) is written by Homer written by REM Wheeler.
• Utopia is written by Thomas Mooore • White Papers are policy statements
• War and Peace is written by Leo Tolstoy published by the British parliament on the
• Crime and Punishment is written by F.M subject of tremendous public importance.
Dostovsky • Blue Books are the official reports of the
• Communist Manifesto is written by Karl British Government.
Marx and Eagles • White Books are the official publications of
• Das Capital is written by Karl Marx the countries like Portugal, China, and
• The Prince is written by Machiavelli Germany.
• Constitutional Development of Pakistan is • Yellow Books are the official records of
written by G.W Choudhry France.
• Five Thousand Years of Pakistan is written • Grey Books are the official policy as well
by Wheeler R.E.M as reports of the Japanese government.
• Foreign Policy of Pakistan is written by • Green Books are the official reports of the
Zulifkar Ali Bhutto Italian government.
• Jinnah, Creator of Pakistan is written by • Orange Books are the official publication
Hecor Bolitho of the Netherlands.
• Muslim Separatism in India and Pakistan • Lenin wrote ‘the state and revolution’.
is written by Abdul Hamid • Ibn-e-Khaldun retired as a judge.
• Political Syetem in Pakistan is written by • Al Ghazali is known as Hujatul Islam.
Khalid B. Saeed • The name of the book which Al-Farabi
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wrote is ‘Ara Madinatul Fazila’. • Hayat-e-Jawaid, written by Altaf Hussain


• Plato wrote ‘the laws’. Hali, is on the life of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.
• Aristotle founded ‘the lyceum’. • “The Sun also Rises” is written by Earnest
• Mao wrote ‘On contradictions’. Hemingway.
• J.S. Mill wrote ‘On liberty’. • Khadija Mastoor wrote Angan.
• A short history of Pak:=I.H.Qureshi. • Imam Ghazali is the author of Ihya-ul-
• Discovery of Pak:= A.Aziz. Uloom.
• History of Freedom • Montesquieu wrote ‘the spirit of laws’.
Movement=I.H.Qureshi. • Who is the author of “Preparing for the
• Jinnah as I know him= Abdul Hassan Twenty First Century”? Paul Kennedy
Isphahani. • Who wrote “Supreme Court and Human
• Jinnah:Creator of Pak:=Hector Bolithio. Rights”? Tamizuddin
• India wins Freedom= Abdul Kalam Azad. • The author of famous book, “Nuclear
• Emergence of Pak:=Ch: Rahmat Ali. Weapons and Foreign Policy” is Henry
• Transfer of Power in India=V.P.Memon. Kissinger.
• Pakistan Nagozeer Tha= Syed Hasan • ‘Rise and Fall of Great Powers’ is the work
Raza. of Paul Kennedy.
• Quaid-i-Azam & Pakistan=Ahmed Hassan • “My Experiments with Truth” is
Dani. autobiography of Mahtma Gandhi.
• Friends not Masters=Ayub Khan. FAMOUS STRAITS
• The Pakistan Issue= Nazir Yar Jung. • Palk Strait separates India from Sri
• Quid wrote the preface of “My Lanaka.
Leader”=Ziauddin Ahmed. • Babul Mandab strait separates Arabia
• Muslim Nationalism in India= Malik from Africa.Babel-Mandab strait leads into
Hafeez. the Red Sea.
• Pathway to Pak: = Ch: Khaiquzzaman. • Red sea is b/w Arabia and Africa.
• The Indian Musalimans= W.W.Hunter. • Davis Strait separates Greenland from
• Our Struggle=Mohd: Noman. Baffin Island.The Davis Strait lies between
• Evolution of Pakistan: Sharifuddin Pirzada. Canada and Greenland
• Birth of Pak: =Dr. Sachin. • Messina strait separates Italy from Sicily.
• Pakistan the Heart of Asia= Liaquat Ali • Johor strait separates Malaysia from
Khan. Singapore.
• Incomplete Partition = Alastair Lamb. • Bass Strait separates Australia from
• My Last day with Quaid=Ilahi Bux Tasmania.
• Outline of a scheme of Indian • Florida Strait separates Cuba from Florida.
Federation=Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan. It joins Atlantic Ocean with Gulf of Mexico.
• The Forgotten Years is an autobiography • Dover strait separates England from
of from Foreign Minister Sir Zafarullah France.
Khan. • Gibraltar Strait separates Spain and Africa
• Mission with Mountabatten=Alan Campbell and joins Mediterranean Sea with Atlantic
Johnson. Ocean.
• Religious Thought of Sayyid Ahmed • Torres Strait separates Australia and
Khan==Bahir Ahmad Dar. Papua New Guinea
• The Cambridge History of the British • Bosporus Strait connects Black Sea with
Empire=H.H.Dodwell. the Sea of Marmora.
• The book “party politics in Pakistan’ (1947- • Dardanelles strait (Turkey) joins Marmora
58) is written by K.K.AZIZ. sea with Aegean Sea.
• Higher than Hopes is biography of Nelson • Malacca strait separates Sumatra from
Mandela. Malay Peninsula. It is longest strait in the
• Who wrote “History of God”? Karen world.
Armstrong • Mozambique strait is the broadest strait in
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the world. It is b/w Mozambique and during the Second World War on 6th June
Madagascar. 1944. Normandy is located in France.
• Sunda strait separates Sumatra from Java • Pearl Harbor incident took place on 7th
Island. Dec 1941.
• In 1982 the Falklands war was fought
IMPORTANT BATTLES between Britain and Argentina.
• Battle of Jhelum was fought b/w Alexandar • Civil War of USA lasted from 1861-1865.
the Great and Raja Porus in 326 B.C. The • The famous British Naval commander,
latter was defeated. who defected the French Naval Fleet at Nile
• Mahumud Ghaznavi invaded on Somnath in 1788 and at Trafalgar in 1805 was
in 1025 A.D. Horatio Nelson.
• Battle of Tarain was fought b/w Mohd: • Doer war fought between South Africa and
Ghouri and Prithvi Raj in 1192 A.D. The British.
former won the battle. • Fighting broke out between Greeks and
• First battle of Panipat was fought b/w the Turks in July 1974.
Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur in 1526. Babur • At the end of Second World War in 1945,
won the battle. Germany was divided among 4 major
• Second battle of Panipat was fought in powers.
1556. Akbar won the battle. • In Opium war Britain fought against China.
• Third battle of Panipat was fought b/w • Gulf war Jan 1991 stopped in Feb 28,
Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marahttas in 1760. 1991.
Ahmed Shah defeated the latter. • Iran-Iraq was started in Sep 1980 and
• West Bank was occupied in 1967. ended in Aug1988.
• Japan attacked Pearl Harbour located in • Lloyd George of Great Britain represented
Hawaii on 7 Dec: 1941. in treaty of Versailles.
• Israel occupied Golan Heights from Syria. • Germany remained in grip of allied
• West Bank is located b/w Isreal & Jordan. occupation from 1994 to 1952.
• West Bank was occupied in 1967. • The American general who acted as the
• Iran & UAE dispute over Persian Gulf supreme commander of Allied forces in
islands, Greater & lesser Tunbs. Europe during the second world war was
• Sakhalin Island is dispute b/w Russia & D.D Eisenhower.
Japan. • The criminals of the Second World War
• Iran & UAE dispute over Persian Gulf were trailed in the city of Nuremburg.
islands, Greater & lesser Tunbs. • Break up of Germany occurred on 1945
• Sakhalin island is dispute b/w Russia & and merger on Oct 3, 1990.
Japan. • Iraq occupied Kuwait on 2nd Aug 1990.
• In Battle of Sabroan, English defeated • USA dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima
Sikhs and captured Lahore. on 6th August 1945.
• Nickname of Atomic Bomb dropped on • First World War begun on 1914 A.D. and
Hiroshima in 1945 was Little Boy and on Second World War started in 1939 when
Nagasaki=Fat Man. Germany attacked on Poland, it is also
• The hundred year war actually lasted for considered as greatest war.
114 years. • Germans call a WW1 sea fight Battle of
• Sir William Howard Russell was the first Skagerrak what in UK: Battle of Jutland
Great War correspondent. • Operation Thunderbolt was the nickname
• Hundred years war fought between France given to which raid Israeli raid on Entebbe
and Britain during 1338-1453. • In WW2 the Germans launched operation
• Cease fire between Iran and Iraq took Bernhard – what Counterfeit British Notes
place in 1988, by the intervention of U.N. • In WW2 what was the German codename
• The place named Normandy became for invasion of Russia- Barberossa
worlds famous due to the D.Day landing • Operation Dracula in WWII freed what city-
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Rangoon Burma newspaper offices and press agencies are


• Which 19th century battle UK / USA fought located.
after peace signed- Battle of New Orleans • The busiest shopping centre of London is
• Waterloo is now in… Belgium Oxford Street
• The Duke of Wellington defeated • Lombart Street is located in San
Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Francisco. This street is also called the
• In Battle of Sabroan, English defeated Crookedest Street. It is the financial centre
Sikhs and captured Lahore. in San Francisco.
• Iraq occupied Kuwait in August 1990. • Wall Street is located in New York. It was
• North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. built in 1653. It is famous for banking,
• Darfur conflict is in Sudan. finance and stock exchange market.
WORLD COUNTRIES • In which London Street is the US
• Buckingham palace is the residence of embassy- Grosvener Square.
British king and Queen is in London. MOUNTAINS
• 10 Downing Street is the residence of • Mount Olympus is in Greece.
British PM. • The mountain range in Russia that is
• Queen’s house is the official residence of regarded as the boundary b/w Europe &
Sri Lankan president. Asia is Urals.
• Great Wall of China was built in the reign • Margalla Hills of Islamabad are extension
of Shih Huang-ti of Himaliya range.
• Blue House is the official residence in .. • Ural mountains separate Asia from
South Korea Europe.
• Istana Merdeke is the official residence of • Ordovician are oldest rocks.
President of Indonesia. • Oldest mountain system are Araveli.
• Elysee palace is the name of the • Youngest mountain system are Himaliyas.
residence of Franch President. • Andes Mountains are in South America.
• What country’s leader does not have an • Ring of Fire are volcanoes in Circum-
official residence: Cuba Pacific Seismic belt.
IMPORTANT STREETS • Alps are Europe’s largest mountain
• Bond Street is located in London. It is system.
famous for tailoring and jewelry. • Atlas are North Africa’s mountain range.
• Dalal Street is located in Mumbai (India). It Atlas Mountains are in Morocco.
is the stock exchange market of Mumbai. • The Himalaya mountain range (Asia) is the
• Drowning Street No. 10 is located at greatest mountain range in the world.
Westminster (England). It is famous for the • Ayers Rock is the largest single rock in the
official residence of the British Prime world.
Minister. It was named after Sir George • Mauna kea volcano is in Hawaii
Drowning, a diplomat under Cromwell and • What is the worlds longest mountain
King Charles II. range-The Andes
• Elgin Street is located in Scotland. It is the • Black forest is a mountain in Germany.
world’s shortest street. • Rocky or Rockies Mountains is the largest
• Young Street is located in Toronto mountain system of North America.
(Canada). It is the longest street in the • Koh-i-Sultan is in Pakistan.
world. • Highest mountain system in the world is
• Vicolo della virilita is the world’s narrowest Himalayas.
street. • Sefid Koh is mountain range in
• Canal Street is the widest street in USA. Afghanistan.
• Broadway (USA) is famous for various • Blue Mountains are in Australia.
theaters and cinema halls. It is regarded as • Mauna Kea volcano is in Hawaii.
biggest street in the world. • What is the name of the second highest
• Fleet Street is in London where mountain in Africa-Mount Kenya
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• In what modern country is mount Ararat- World’s Highest Battle Ground Ever
Turkey • Africa is without glaciers.
• Most active volcano Italiana is situated in • Highest point of Asia is Mount Everest
Hawaii. (Nepal-Tibet).
• Mount Everest is in Himalaya range with • Mount Aconcagua, highest peak in the
height 29,028 feet first ascent made on May western hemisphere, located in the Andes
29, 1953. Mountains of western Argentina, near the
• K2 named Goodwin Austin or Chagori is in border with Chile.
Karakoram Range with 28,250 ft height. • Bodpo La pass is highest pass in Tibet
First ascent made on July 31, 1954. (China) with height 19,412.
• Nanga Parbat is in Himalaya range is • Vesuvius is a volcano in Italy.
known as Killer Mountain with height 26,660 • Swat valley is in the mountain range of…
ft. First ascent was made on July 3, 1953. hindukash
• Broad Peak I is in Karakoram range with • Saddle peak is highest peak in
height 26,470. Anandaman & Nicobar islands.
• Tirich Mir is in Hindu Kush mountain. • Karoko tao is a volcano in Indonesia.
• Prince Charles is mountain range in • Approximately the south west monsoon
Antarctica. begins in Pakistan in late July.
• Zardak is the highest peak of Kirthar OCEANS
range. • Largest ocean is pacific, then Atlantic,
• Where are the glasshouse mountains- Indian and then Arctic.
Queensland Australia • Largest sea is South China Sea, then
IMPORTANT MOUNTAIN PASSES Caribbean Sea, then Mediterranean sea,
• Namni Pass is in Myanmar. Behring Sea Gulf of Mexico, Sea of Japan,
• Khunjerab Pass is highest pas in Pakistan. Hudson Bay, East China Sea, Andaman
• Alpine Pass is in USA. Sea, then Black sea then Red sea and in
• Lowari Pass is in Pakistan. the last Baltic sea.
• Khojak tunnel is in Balouchistan. • Sea of Japan is famous for fishing area.
• Bolan (Sulaiman range) pass is in • Total seas are 12.
Baluchistan. • Bermuda Triange is located in Atlantic
• Kolpur pass is in Baluchistan. Ocean.
• Shandur Pass is in Pakistan. • Diego Garcia is in Indian Ocean.
• Donner pass is in California (USA) • The deepest place in the Indian Ocean is
• Hispar & Biafo glacier is in Pakistan. Sunda Trench.
• Siachen glacier is in Karakoram Range. • Caspian Sea is located in Iraq-Azerbaijan,
• Baltoro gracier is in Karakoram Range. Turkmensitan, Kazakhstan & Russia.
• Chogo Lugma is in Karakoram range. • Caspian Sea is the largest salt water lake
• Hispar glacier is in Hunza. in the world.
• Malaspina glacier is in Alaska (US), • Caspian Sea water is shared by Iran,
• Tasman glacier is in New Zealand. Russia & Azerbaijan.
• Alpine is the highest mountain pass in the • Which sea is sometimes called the Euxine
world. Sea- Black Sea
• Siachen, batoro and chogo lugma glaciers • What sea is directly north of Poland- Baltic
are in Karakorum. sea
• April 1984, India conducted an Operation • Arctic Ocean is the smallest ocean.
known as ‘Operation Meghdoot’ to capture • Cyprus is an island in the Mediterranean
Siachen. Sea.
• Siachen Glacier is the Worlds Biggest • The waters of Caspian Sea are shared by
Glacier outside the two Poles. It is also the Russia, Iran & Azerbaijan.
world’s Highest Glacier that is why it is • What is the worlds largest sea (in area):
refered to as “The Third Pole.” It is also the South China
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• Aral Sea is in Central Asia (Kazakhstan). It is the largest river of central Asia.
Aral is an inland sea. • Bari Doab is the area lying between River
• What is the world’s warmest sea- The Red Ravi and River Beas.
Sea • SURMA is the name of a river.
• Aegean Sea is located in Atlantic Ocean. • Windermere Lake is the largest lake of UK.
• Sargasso Sea is without a coastline. • What is France’s longest river: Loire
• Which of the following cause ocean • Hundroo (Hundrubagh) Water Falls are in
currents? Permanent winds India.
• Nether land’s land is below sea level. • An iceberg floating in sea will have one-
• Atlantic Ocean is called the “Herring tenth of its mass above the surface of water.
Pond”. • Jog Falls are the highest waterfalls in
WORLD RIVERS India.
• Third world comprises of 70% of world • Which river is in Lebanon? River Latani
population. • Highest salinity is found in the Great Salt
• Hamun Mashkel Lake (Baluchistan) is salt Lake in USA.
water lake. • Niagara Falls was discovered by Louis
• Most important crop of Nile delta is Cotton. Hennepin
• Pak: is 4th among world’s largest cotton • Madagascar is popularly known as the
producers. Island of Cloves
• A famous natural bridge is located in • Niagara Falls was discovered by Louis
Virginia. Hennepin
• Eskimos live in North America. • Gateway of Pacific is Panama Canal.
• Iberian Peninsula is a part of Europe. • Panama Canal links Pacific Ocean with
• The number of CARS is five. Atlantic Ocean.
• Height of Islamabad is 2000 ft: above sea • Panama Canal was opened in 1914.
level. • Panama Canal links North America with
• The Devil Tower present in US is a South America.
volcano. • The Amazon river rises in which country-
• Hudson Bay is largest bay and is in Peru
Northern Canada. • Amazon River is largest river in terms of
• Largest gulf is Gulf of Mexico. volume. It is in Brazil. It pours into Atlantic
• Grand Canal is oldest man made canal for Ocean.
shipping purpose in China. • The longest and largest river in Asia is
• Shark bay is in Western Australia. Yangtze.
• English Channel separates England from • The largest river in China is The Yangtze
France. River.
• Gulf of Sidra is in Libya. • The Soan and the Haro are the two rivers
• Red river is in USA. of Potohar Plateau.
• Gulf of lion is in France. • Aswan dam is constructed on river Nile.
• Churchill water fall is in Canada. • World’s largest earth filled dam is Tarbela.
• Danube River is in Romania (Europe). It • Voctoria falls are on the border b/w
pours into Black sea. Zimbabwe & South Africa.
• The Volga is Europe longest river what is • Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in
the second longest Danube world extending from Peru to Bolivia.
• Volga River is in Russia. • Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the
• What is the only river that flows both north world. It is located in Siberia.
and south of equator – The Congo • Indus River pours into Arabian Sea.
• New Zealand is situated in the region of • After Indus, the longest river is Sutlaj in
Oceania. Pakistan.
• Oxus River (also called Amu Darya) is • The longest river in South Asia is the
flowing between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Brahmputra.
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• Nile River pours its water into Disappointment Australia


Mediterranean Sea. • The Amazon river dolphins are what
• Don River pours its water into Sea of colour- Pink
Azov. • Which of the following rivers rises in lake
• Tigris River pours its water into Caspian Lan-Ka Tso in Tibet? Sutlej
Sea. • Volga river pours its water into Caspian
• Suez Canal is 170 Km long constructed in Sea it is longest river of Europe.
1869. • Don is a river of Russia.
• The Suez Canal was constructed in 1869. • Lake Erie (N.America) is most polluted
• The Suez Canal link the Mediterranean lake in the world.
Sea with the Red Sea. The Canal was • Lake Mead on the Arizona-Nevada is
constructed by a French Engineer, largest man-made lake in USA.
Ferdinand De Lesseps. • Baikal Lake is in Siberian desert.
• The Suez Canal was nationalized by Col. • Palk Bay lies b/w Gulf of Mannar and Bay
Nasser on 26th July, 1956. of Bengal.
• Mariana trench is the deepest part in the • Panama Canal connects Atlantic Ocean
ocean and it lies in Pacific Ocean. It is also with Pacific Ocean.
called the deepest seafloor depression in • 3- Gorges Dam is in .. China
the world. • Indus originates from Tibet near
• River Zambezi flows in Southeast Africa. Mansorowar Lake.
• Euphrates flows in Syria and Iraq. • The Victoria Falls in Africa is located on
• Mesopotamia is the region b/w Tigris & river Zambezi. It is the highest fall of Africa.
Euphrates. • Mt Merapi is located on Java.
• Mississippi river flows in USA. Mississippi • What is the longest river in Australia-
is longest river of America. Murray-Darling
• Missouri river flows in USA • Gulf Stream is an ocean current named
• Hudson River flows in USA. after the Gulf of Mexico.
• Golden River flows in Alaska, Canada. • The panch Pokhri Lake situated in the
• In what country are the Painted Lakes- Himalaya Mountains is the highest lake in
Indonesia the world.
• Name the river that flows through • Aswan dam is in Egypt.
Baghdad- Tigris • Word Tsunami is of Japanese language.
• What city has the most canals- • Largest coral reef is in Australia.
Birmingham • Colorado River forms Grand Canyon.
• Suez Canal was acquired by Britain in • River Rhine is in Western Europe.
1875 and nationalized by Egypt in 1956. It • The Victoria Falls is located in Zimbabwe.
remains closed 1967-75 after Arab Israel • Highest fall of world Angel Falls is on river
War. Carrao Venezuela.
• Thames River is in England. • Niagara fall is in North America b/w
• Seine River is in France. America & Canada.
• Hang He river is in China. • Ribbon fall is in North America.
• Victoria Lake forms boundary line b/w • Silver Strand fall is in North America.
Tanzania and Uganda. • Grand Canal is located in People’s
• Source River Jehlum is Verinag. Republic of china.
• Lake Superior is the largest fresh water • After Australia, Europe is the smallest
lake in the world. It is located in North continent.
America (USA-Canada). • ‘Victoria falls’ is located in Rhodesia.
• Lake Victoria is located in Kenya-Tanzania • Deccan Plateau is in Asia.
and Uganda. • Asia is the largest continent and covers
• Great Bear Lake is located in Canada. about 1/3 of the world’s total land area.
• In which country would you find Lake • Both the highest and lowest points on the
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earth are found in Asia. • Dsht-i-Lut desert is in Iran.


• The lowest point of Asia is Dead Sea • The world’s largest desert Sahara is
which is about 397 meter below sea level. located in Africa.
• Dead sea lying b/w Israel and Jordan. • Kalhari desert is in South Africa.
• Asia Minor is a geographical expression, a • Gobi desert is in Mongolia & China.
part to Turkey. • The Atacama Desert is located in North
• The world’s longest river, the Nile is Chile, South America.
located in Africa. • What is the worlds oldest desert – country
• Africa is also known as Dark Continent. named after it-Namib
• Highest point of South America is Mount • Namib Desert is in South-West Africa.
Aconcagua (Argentina) and lowest point is • Simpson Desert is in Australia.
Valdes Peninsula (Argentina). • Great Victoria Desert is in Australia. •
• Highest Point of North America is Mount Arabian Desert is in Egypt.
Mckinley and the lowest point is Death • Death Valley desert is in California.
Valley (California, USA). • Gibson Desert is in Australia.
• Highest point of Africa is Kibo, a peak of • Great Sandy Desert is in Australia.
Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) and lowest point is • Karakum desert is in Turkmenistan.
Lake Assal (Djibouti). • Kavir Dasht Davir desert is in Iran.
• Highest point of Europe is Mount El’brus • Nafud desert is in Saudi Arabia.
and the lowest point is Caspian Sea. • Rub-el-Khali desert is in South Arabian
• Highest point in Antarctica is Vinson peninsula.
Massif. • Sonoran desert is in Arizona to Mexico.
• Highest point in Australia is Mount • Deserts in Asia are: Gobi, Karakum, Rub-
Kosciusko (New South Wales) and the al-Khali, Takla makan.
lowest point is Lake Eyre (South Australia). • Takla Makan desert is in Xinjing (China).
• The lowest point of the North America is • Deserts in Africa are: Kalhari, Namib, and
the Death Valley located in California. Sahara.
• Danube River flows in Austria. FAMOUS ISLANDS
• Victoria River is the chief source of River • St. Helena is in Atlantic Ocean.
Nile. • Largest island in Indian Ocean is
• Dardanelles connects black Sea and Madagascar.
Mediterranean. • Sumatra is an island in Indonesia.
• Black sea is so called because a dense • The largest island in the world Greenland
fog prevails there in winter. is located in North America. (chk)
• The river Jordan flows out into the Dead • Greenland is geographically in America
sea but politically in Europe.
• River Mekong flows in Vietnam. • Kalaalit Nunaat (Greenland) Island
• River Thames flows in Southern England. (Denmark), the largest island is in North
• River boat Gondola is used in Italy’s city Atlantic
Venice. • New Guinea is world’s second largest
• Hydespes River is now called the Jhelum island.
River. • Virgin Island is a group of 100 Island in
• The length of Panama Canal is 50072 W.Indies.
miles. • Canary Island is in Spain.
• At the equator, the equation of the day is • The largest Island in the Mediterranean
12 hours. Sea is Sicily.
• Meridan means mid-day. • Malaqasv (Madagascar) is in Indian
• Shale is not a metamorphic rock Ocean.
FAMOUS DESERTS • Baffin is in North Atlantic Ocean
• Thar desert is located in Northwest India (Canadian).
and East Pakistan • Sumatra is in Northest Indian Ocean
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(Indonesia). • A Curzon line is the polish-Russian frontier


• Neaw Zealand is in South Pacific Ocean. setup in 1945.
• Borneo Island is in Pacific Ocean. • Dead line is the line or boundary of a
• Honshu Island is in North West Pacific. military prison, which prisoners are not
• Great Britain Island is in North Atlantic. allowed to cross.
• Victoria Island is in Arctic Ocean. • Green Line is a demarcation line between
• Baffin Island is in Atlantic Ocean. the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities.
• Ellesmere Island is in Arctic Ocean. • Hindenburg line separates Germany from
• Galapagos Islands are in Pacific Ocean. Poland.
• Indonesia consists of 1300 islands. • Pak-Iran border line was demarcated on
• World’s largest Delta is Sunderlands 24th Sep: 1872.
(India). • Line of control is b/w Azad Kashmir &
• Paracel Islands are of…. china vs Vietnam Occupied Kashmir.
• Which country owns the Hen and Chicken • Mc Mohan line is the boundary line
islands: North island New Zealand between India and China. It was
• Indian city Mumbai consists of seven demarcated in 1914.
islands. • Radcliff line is the boundary between
• The famous Island located at the mouth of Pakistan and India. It was demarcated in
the Hudson river is Manhattan 1947 by Sir Cyril Radcliff.
• Sugar Island is the located at the • 17th parallel line is the boundary line
confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal. between North Vietnam and the South
• Cathy Pacific is an island. Vietnam.
INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES • 24th parallel Line lies in Rann of Kutch. It
• Aero float is the airline of Russia. is frontier between Pakistan and India.
• Al-Italia is the Italian international airlines. • 38th Parallel line is the boundary between
• Royal Nepal’s Airline is the name of North and South Korea.
Nepal’s airline. • 49th Parallel Line is the boundary line
• Transworld Airway (TWA) belongs to USA. between Canada and the USA.
• Scandinavian airlines operate in the • Durand line is 1300 mile long frontier b/w
countries Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Pakistan & Afghanistan demarcated in
• KLM is the oldest national airline of 1893-95. it has over 200 passes.
netherland. • Maginot line is French line of fortification
• JAL is an airline of Japan. built in WWII along the German border form
• BOAC airline is of Great Britain. Switzerland to Belgium. It divides France
• Garada is the airline of Indonesia. from Germany.
• Qantas is an airline of Australia. • Maginot line divides France from
• The famous airport Dum Dum is located in Germany.
Mombai (India). • Mannerheim line was defensive
• Chaklala airport is situated in Rawalpindi. fortification line on the Karelian Isthmus built
• Orly airport is located in Paris. by Finland against the Soviet Union.
• Santa Cruz airport is in Mumbai. • Oder-neisse Line was boundary b/w
• LOT is the national airline of what country- Germany & Poland during WWII.
Poland IMPORTANT ORGANISATIONS & PACTS
• TABSO is the national airline of which Name Founded Member Headquarter
country-Bulgaria • ADB- 1966- Headqarter at
• Lufthansa is an airlines from Germany Philippines(Manila) and total 187 member
• Cathy Pacific is an airline of Hong Kong. countries
• What is Belgium’s national Airline- Sebina • Arab League- 1945- 22- Cairo(Eygpt)
• Biman is the airline of Bangladesh. • ASEAN- Aug 8, 1967- 10 member
• Asiana is the airline of … South Korea countries -Hq Jakarta, founded at Bangkok.
IMPORTANT GEOGRAPHICAL LINES • Colombo Plan- 1st July 1951- Colombo
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(Srilanka) established in 1948 in Amsterdam


• Common Wealth- 1931 HQ London. Total (Netherlands), its headquarter is in Geneva
members 54 (Switzerland).
• D8- 15 June 1997- Founded at Turkey, • North American Free Trade Agreement, its
HQ Turkey. origin lies in the free trade agreement
• ECO- Jan 1985- 8- Tehran.Total members signed by the USA and Canada in 1989.
10 • The organization of African Unity was
• ICJ- 1951- Hq in Hauge. founded in 1963; its head quarter is in Addis
• ICRC- 1883- Geneva. Ababa (Ethiopia).
• NAM 1961 • The organization of Arab Petroleum
• OIC 22 to 25 Sep 1969- 57 member Exporting Countries was founded in 1968,
countries – Hq in Jeddah established in its headquarter is in Cairo (Egypt).
Rabat (Morocco). • Organization of American State was
• SAARC 8, 1985- 7- 8 Katmandu- founded in 1948; its heat quarter is in
established at Dhaka. Washington DC (USA).
• NATO- 1949 Brussels. • China became the member of the World
• SEATO Sep 8, 1954 founder at Manila, Trade Organization on 11 December 2001
ended in 1972 • OPANAL stands for Agency for the
• UNO 24 Oct 1945 New York. Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin
• Warsaw Pact 14th May 1955. Dissolved in America.It was formed on 2nd December,
1991 1969, its headquarter is in Mexico City.
• Term of non-permanent members of the • OECS stands of Organization of Eastern
Security Council is 2 years. Caribbean States, established on 18th
• General Assembly and Security Council June, 1981.
appoints the judges of International Court of • The head quarter of OECS is in Casries
Justice. (St. Lucia).
• RCD was changed to ECO in Jan 1985. • UN has 6 principle organ
• G-8 was established on 22 September • Security Council has 5 permanent
1985. G-8 was originally the G-5 but was members.
expanded when Canada, Italy and Russia • The Economic and Social Council acts as
jointed in June 1997. coordinating body for the numerous
• European Union came in to being on specialized agencies created by the UN.
January 1, 2000, EU adopted Euro currency The council has 54 members elected for the
in 2001. Its head quarter is in Brussels term of 3 years.
(Belgium). • The international court of justice
• International Energy Agency was founded comprises 15 judges.
in 1974; its head quarter is in Paris • The IBRD was established in 27th Dec
(France). 1945.
• International Olympic Committee was • Steel Pact was signed between Italy and
formed in 1984; its head quarter is in Germany on 22nd May 1939 at Berlin.
Lausanne (Switzerland). • Camp David Accord made between Egypt
• The head quarter of international Red and Israel on 17 Sep 1978.
Cross and Red Crescent is in Geneva • Locarno pact signed on 16th October,
(Switzerland). 1925, signed at Locarno.
• Organization of Petroleum and Exporting • Four Power Pact was signed on 16th July,
Countries was founded in Baghdad in 1960; 1933 at Paris.
its head quarter is in Vienna (Austria). • CENTO was signed on 24th Feb, 1955 in
• The organization of Economic Cooperation Baghdad.
and Development was founded in 1961; its • Balkan Pact was signed on 9th Feb, 1934.
head quarter is in Paris (France). • Eisenhower Doctrine was announced in
• The world council of churches was 1957.
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• Entente Cordiale was formed in April (philipines).


1904, the agreement was signed between • Eqypt , Iraq , jorden , Lebanon , Saudi
England and France. Arab , Syria and Yemen are the founder
• Dawes Plan was introduced in 1924. nations of the arab league.
• CTBT opened for signature from Sep 24, • Asian development bank was established
1996. in 1966 with headquarter located at
• KELLOGG-Briand pact was signed by 15 manila(philipine)
states on 27th August, 1928, it was signed • The International court of Justice is
in Paris. located in Hague,Holland
• Rio Summit was held in Rio-de-Janero on • WHO is not the principal organ of the
14th 1992. United Nations.
• Amnesty International is an international • Declaration of Human Rights was adopted
organization which works for the release of on Dec: 10, 1948.
the political prisoners. It was established by • Green Peace has no formal structure and
peter Bomenson in the year of 1961. Secretariat.
• In 1941 the Atlantic Charter was signed by • Who were the three statesmen who
Churchill and Roosevelt. formulated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM):
• Truman Doctrine——-announced on 12 Nehru, Nasser, Tito
March 1947 about the security of Greece • international headquarter of Transparency
and Turkey. International (TI} is located in Berlin,
• USSR and its allies signed Warsaw pact in Germany. The founder of the organisation is
the year 1955. Peter Eigen
• The famous Dumbarton Oaks conference, • The permanent Secretariat of SAARC is
which formulated proposals about UN established at: Khatmandu
charter, was held in Dec 1944. • How many official working languages are
• On 14th August 1941, US president F.D recognized by UNO:6
Roosevelt and British Premier W. Churchill • Who was the first Asian Secretary General
signed the Atlantic Charter on a battle ship. of the United Nations? U. Thant
• Veraillies Treaty was signed in 1919. • Baden Powel was the founder of Boy
• Bostan Tea party tool place in 1773. Scout and Civil Guides Movement.
• The civil right act which was passed in • CIS are 11 independent states of the
USA in 1964 was the result of the March of former Soviet Union known as
250000 people organized by Martin Luther Commonwealth of Independent States
king in 1963. • Head quarters of WWF are in Vienna,
• The famous XYZ affair tool place when an Austria.
American delegation visited England. • SAARC was formed in December, 1985.
• Potsdam conference was held in 1945. • SAARC Human Resource Development
• Mamoon Abdul Gavvum (PM of Maldives) Centre is located at Islamabad.
said SAARC is a brain child. • HQ of Universal Postal Union is in Berne.
• Napolean I, first person to call English a • New Zealand’s Don McKinnon is the first
nation of shopkeepers. secretary general of commonwealth.
• Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 • First Islamic Summit was held at Rabat in
percent perspiration; these words are said 1969.
by Thomas A. Edison. • Second Islamic Summit was held at
• Hippocrates said that extreme remedies Lahore in 1974.
are most appropriate for extreme disease. • 1n 1948 the UN drawn up a charter of civil
• Archimedes said that give me but one firm and political rights.
spot on which to stand, and I will move the • First Secretary General of UN was Tregav
earth. Lee of Norway.
• The Asian development bank established • Kofi Anan got noble peace price in 2001.
in 1966 with headquarter located at MANILA • UNO world was coined by F.D Roosevelt.
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• Kofi Anan is the 7th Secretary General of 22nd March 1945.


UNO. • Amnesty International was established in
• What was the first country to leave the London by the British Lawyer, Peter
United Nations-Indonesia Benenson in 1961
• The term of the judges of the international • The International court of justice was
court of justice is 9 years. constituted on 26th June 1945
• ILO is not an organ of the UN. • The Charter of United Nations consists of
• First city to be placed under UN was 111 articles.
Sarajevo. • The Common Wealth of Australia came
• The UN observed 1998 as the human into existence in 1901.
rights year with the theme “ All Human • Article 55 of the UN Charter promotes
Rights for All”. international Human Rights.
• ICJ has 15 judges, any two of whom • Territorial waters traditionally are
cannot be of the same nationality. recognized to extend how far from a state’s
• UN Charter was signed on June 26, 1945 coastline? 12 miles.
and came into force on October 24, 1945. • A state’s executive economic zone (EEZ)
• Olive Branch is the emblem of the U.N. is recognized to extend how far from the
• Five permanent members of U.N Security coastline? 12 miles
Council are China, France, Russia, UK and • ECOSOC has been established under
US. chapter 10 of the UN charter
• UN Security Council has five permanent • United Arab Emirates is a federation of 7
and 10 non-permanent members. Emirates.
• Bangladesh is not a member of ASEAN. • Switzerland joined the UN during 2002.
• As per SAFTA agreement, India, Pakistan • African Development Bank was
& Sri Lanka have to decrease their custom established in 1964.
duties to 0-5% by 2013. • The principal organs of United Nations are
• Estonia is not a member of CIS. Six.
• Portuguese is not an official language of • United Nations spends a lion’s share of its
UN. budget on Refugees rehabilitations
• ICJ has issued the arrest warrant of … • The UNO originated during the Second
Omar al Basher of Sudan World War. Its charter was drawn up from
• The United States of America has used its 25th April to 26th June, 1945 at San
veto power more than any other permanent Francisco which was signed by 51
member countries.
• G-7 is the group of seven rich industralial • Transparency International is based in
nations- Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Berlin.
Italy, Japan and the US. • Where is the headquarter of the Amnesty
• The UNO originated during the second International located: London
world war.Its charter was drawn up from • Universal Declaration of Human Rights
25th April to 26th June, 1945 at San was adopted in 1948.
Francisco which was signed by 51 • Human Right Watch dog headquarter is
countries. in.. New York
• In 1971 the people republic of china was • In which city World Economic forum
given membership of UNO by expelling usually holds its meetings? The World
Taiwan. Economic Forum (WEF) is a Geneva-based
• The UN Industrial Development non-profit foundation best known for its
Organization has its headquarters at annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland
Vienna. NOBLE PRIZE
• Initially, Arab league has seven countries. • Astronomers cannot be nominated for
• Headquarter of Arab League is located in noble prize
Cairo. Arab League was established on • Marie curie twice won Noble Prize.
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• First Nobel Prizes were awarded on 10 • Who was the first non-European to win the
Dec: 1901. Nobel Prize in Literature? Rabindranath
• What country awards the Nobel peace Tagore
prize- Norway • Mathematicsis not a valid Nobel Prize
• Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1972- category.
Nobody • In what year did the most people decline
• Who was the first American to receive the their Nobel Prize? 1939
Nobel Literature prize Sinclair Lewis • Who was the only person to win the Nobel
• Which Nobel Prize is not awarded Prize twice — in Peace and Chemistry?
annually in Stockholm Peace Linus Pauling
• Mother Teresa was awarded Nobel Prize • Who was the only person to win the Nobel
in the field of peace. Prize twice — in both Physics and
• The New York Times received five Pulitzer Chemistry? Marie Curie
prizes of 2009 for investigative, breaking • Name the six categories for which the
news and international reporting, feature prizes are awarded. Physics, Chemistry,
photography and criticism. Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace
• Four persons have been awarded Nobel and Economics.
Prize twice. • For which category was a Nobel Prize
• Van’t Hoff was the first Nobel Laureate in given starting 1969? Economics.
Chemistry. • Who awards the Peace Prize? The
• Wole Soyinka is a Nobel Prize winner for Norwegian Nobel Committee.
literature. He is from Nigeria. • Max Planck received the noble prize in
• Which field was not included by Alfred Physics in 1918 for his discovery of: energy
Nobel originally… Economics quanta
• Person getting the nobel peace prize in • Climate change campaigner Al Gore and
2008 was of the country. Finland the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on
• Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm, Climate Change have been jointly awarded
Sweden, more than 150 years ago. In what the Nobel Peace Prize.
year was he born? Alfred Nobel was born in • Rabindra Nath Tagore was the first
1833 Indian/South Asian to win Nobel Prize.
• What did Alfred’s father, Immanuel, do for (Literature in 1931).
a living? Alfred’s father was an engineer • Former US Vice-President Al Gore has
and inventor. won Noble Peace Prize 2007 for his
• Alfred Nobel never married. campaign against Global Warming.
• A future Nobel Laureate worked for a short • Mr Gore won an Oscar for his climate
period of time as Alfred Nobel’s secretary. change film An Inconvenient Truth
Who? Bertha von Suttner • The first negro to be awarded the Nobel
• Alfred Nobel died on 10 December 1896, Peace Prize was Ralph Johnson Bunche
but not in Sweden, his home country. • Rabindarnath Tagore won first Nobel Prize
Where did he die? Alfred Nobel died in San from South Asia.
Remo, Italy. • The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was:
• Why did Alfred Nobel establish a prize in Anwar Sadaat of Egypt
his will? Alfred Nobel wanted to award the • Nobel Prize holder UN
greatest benefits to mankind. institutions…..UNHCR, UAEA
• Which Nobel category does not yet have a • Who known as ‘Nightingale of India?
single female laureate? Economics Sarojinin Naidu
• Who won the first Nobel Prize in Physics? • Who is called as the “Herodotus of
Roentgen. Arabs”? Abul Hassan Ali AI-Masudi
• Which single winner won the most number • Where was Albert Einstein born? Germany
of Nobel Prizes? International Committee of • Heavy Mechanical Complex, Taxila was
the Red Cross. set up with the aid of China.
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• Antarctica is the uninhabited continent of Khalid situated in Saudi Arabia.


the world which is without any regular • Largest palace is in Brunei.
population. • Longest underground railway Tunnel is in
• Turkey is the country having its land in two Moscow.
continents ••
• The world’s longest current reigning • • Country with largest budget is USA.
monarch is Queen of England. • The highest birth rate is of Malawi.
• The Cambodian Language is the language • Peru with lowest birth rate.
with most Alphabets. It has a total number • Country with most billionaires is USA.
of 74 alphabets. • Monaco has the shortest coast line.
• Glaciers are found on every continent • The biggest Square the Tiananmen
except Australia. The Lambert Glacier Square is in China.
enjoys the distinction of being the largest • Largest Tomb the mount li tomb is in
glacier in the world. It is located in the China.
Australia Antarctic Territory. Its length is 440 • The longest cricket match between
miles (700 km) and was discovered in 1956- England and South Africa in 1939
57. abandoned after 10 days.
• • The lowest mountain range in the world • Largest number of school is in China.
is the Bhieuna Bhaile • Largest fort, Fort George situated in UK.
• The country known as the Land of Cakes • • Largest exhibition centre is in Germany.
is Scotland • Lake Victoria is the largest lake of Africa.
• The place known as the Garden of • The film Ben Hur won the most (11) Oscur
England is Kent Awards in 1959.
• The largest bay in the world is Hudson • Largest capital is Ottawa.
Bay, Canada • Largest delta is in Bengal created by the
• The largest church in the world is Basilica river Bharamputra and the Ganges.(
of St.Peter,Vatican City,Rome Sundrbans )
• The country whose National Anthem has • Hottest place is Aziziyah, Libya.
only music but no words is Bahrain • Driest place is Atacama Desert in Chile.
• The largest cinema in the world is the Fox • Most spoken language is Mandarin
theatre,Detroit,USA Chinese.
• The country where there are no Cinema • Oldest civilization is Sumerian civilization
theatres is Saudi arabia (Mesopotamia).
• The country where military service is • Oldest town is Jericho (Jordan).
compulsory for women is Israel • Largest land mammal is African Elephant.
• The largest city of Africa is Cairo • Longest strait is the Strait of Malacca
• The most densely populated Island in the which seperat Malaysia and Indonesia.
world is Honshu • Tallest animal is Giraffe.
• The first man to reach Antarctica was • First Muslim dynasty in India is slave
Fabian Gotileb dynasty.
• Oldest surviving building in world is • Lowest birth rate and highest death rate is
pyramids of Egypt. of Peru.
• K-2 is also known as Godwin Austin, first • A richest woman is Queen Elizabeth.
climbed by Ardito Desio 1956.(Karakram • The largest of oil consumer is USA.
range in Pakistan) • Busiest airport is O’Hare International
• Mount Everest is the highest mountain Airport at Chichago (USA).
located in Himalaya (Nepal — Tibet). • Oldest capital city is Damascus (Syria).
• Mount Everest was named after Sir • Largest metropolitan is Mexico City.
George Everest. • Longest canal is Volga Batlic canal.
• Mozambique has the lowest GNP. • Longest day 21 June and shortest day
• The biggest airport in the world is King December 22.
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• Largest diamond is Cullinan. • In 1901 who first transmitted radio signals


• Longest big ship canal is Eurasia Ship across Atlantic: Marconi
Canal with length 700 km, which connects • What is the worlds oldest monotheistic
Caspian Sea and Black sea. religion: Judaism
• The Bamboo has the fastest growth rate • Where was the first Miss World contest
ever green grass. It grows up to 3 feet in 24 held in 1951-London
hours. • The largest bell in the world is the Tsar
• Largest peninsula is Arabian Peninsula. Kolkol at Kremlin,Moscow
• The river which carries maximum quantity • The biggest stadium in the world is the
of water into the sea is the Mississippi Strahov Stadium,Prague
• Volentina Treshkova (USSR) was the first • The country which has the greatest
woman astronaut who orbited the earth in population density is Monaco
the year 1983. • The first President of Egypt was
• The American astronaut Neil Armstrong Mohammed Nequib
was the first man to steps on the surface of • The primary producer of newsprint in the
moon on 21 July 1969. world is Canada
• The largest producer of cotton is USA. • The first explorer to reach the South Pole
• The largest producer of Jute is was Cap.Ronald Amundson
Bangladesh. • The airplane was used in war for the first
• The largest producer of Rice , Silk , wheat, time by Italians(14 Oct.1911)
tin , gold , grows the most fruit , Largest • United State has most TV stations in the
country by population , country grew the first world.
Orange , most tobacco , where Ice Cream • China has most land frontiers with16
invented and county first used pepper is neighboring countries.
China. • The first man to circumnavigate the world
• The largest producer of Steel and was Magellan.
aluminium is USA. • The world’s poorest country with a lowest
• The largest producer of Sugar and Tea is per capita income is Burundi after that
India. congo.
• The largest producer of Wool is Australia. • First test tube baby Louise Brown
• The largest producer of oil is Saudi Arabia. (England) was born in 1978.
• The largest producer of coffee is Brazial • USA is the largest nuclear electric power
• The world’s leading banking center is producing country in the world. It produces
Zurich. 98,784 MW electricity which is about 30% of
• World’s largest fish catching country is the total nuclear electricity generated in the
China. world.
• Muhammad Fathullah Khan Kandahari’s • Robert E. Perry (1856-1920) an American
translation: Printed in 1861, Bhopal, India, It explorer reached North Pole on 6th April,
is the first known translation of the holy 1909 for the first time in human history.
Qur’an in Pashto • Highest % of land under cultivation is in
• First translation of the Quran into a India.
Western language was made into Latin. It • Canal Street is the widest street in USA.
was carried out by Robertus Rotenesis and • Fastest animal is cheetah.
Hermannus Dalmata in 1143 • Slowest animal is Snail 2 to 3 feet per
• South China Sea is the largest sea. minute.
• What animal has the best hearing-Bats • Fastest bird is Peregrine Falcon.
• What country had the first banknotes- • Bird that never makes its nest is Cuckoo.
Sweden China paper not banknotes • Wingless bird is Kiwi.
• Which country grows the most sugar-Brazil • Highest capital is La Paz (Bolivia).
• Name the largest Mediterranean island- • Biggest city (by population) is Tokyo.
Sicily • Largest coral formation is The Great
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Barrier Reef (Australia). Namibia.


• Highest country is China (Tibet region). • In 776 First Olympic Games were played
• Highest dam is Rogunsky in Tajkistan. in Greece.
• Largest concrete dam is The Grand • Alexander invaded India in battle of
Coulee, USA. Hydaspes.
• Largest diamond mine is Kimberley (South • Emperor Theodesius banned the Olympic
Africa). Games.
• Lightest gas is hydrogen. • Sun and Moon pyramids are in Mexico.
• Largest gorge is Grand Canyon. • Rainfall related to mountains is Orographic
• Largest Island is Greenland. rainfall.
• Largest man-made lake is Lake Mead • Bangladesh has a dispute over the
Arizona. construction of a dam on Naaf River with
• Longest lifespan of animal is of Giant Myanmar.
tortoise. • The thinnest earth layer is Crust.
• Largest mammal is Blue whale. • Name of the second largest river of Africa
• Highest melting point is of Tungsten, is The Congo.
3410° C. • Khunjra Pass connects Pakistan with
• Tallest mountain range is The Himalaya China.
range with 96 of world’s 109 tallest peaks. • Chile is the largest copper producing
• Longest mountain range is Andes (South country in the world.
America). • The country where death rate is lowest in
• Largest Commercial Ocean is Atlantic the world is Japan.
Ocean. • Lithuania was the first Soviet Republic of
• Mediterrian Sea means ‘sea in the middle the former Soviet Union which declared
of land’. itself independent.
• Ocean shrinking and growing is Atlantic • Madagaskar is the largest island in the
Ocean. Indian Ocean.
• Fastest ocean swimmer is Sailfish (68 • Ferdinand Magellan commanded the first
mph). expedition in 1590 to sail round the world
• Longest poisonous snake is King Cobra. and discovered passage to the Pacific from
• Largest port is Rotterdam (Netherlands). the Atlantic. He proved that the shape of the
• Largest river basin and volume is Amazon earth is round.
(Brazil). • Suez Canal is the largest ship canal in the
• Largest sea bird is Albatross. world. It joins Red Sea with Mediterranean
• Tallest statue is Spring Temple Buddha Sea. The plan of the Suez Canal was
(china). conceived by Ferdinand de Lesseps.
• Largest suspension bridge is Verazano- • Largest sugar producing country is India
Narrows, NY. second is Brazil.
• Longest swimming course is English • The North Atlantic Route is the largest and
Channel, UK. busiest of the ocean trade routes.
• Broadest strait is Mozambique. • World’s oldest regligion is Hinduism and
• Largest temple is Angkor Vat (Cambodia). largest religion is Christianity.
• Highest town is Wenchuan, Tibet (China). • World’s second most populous city is
• Tallest tower is Tokyo Sky Tree (Japan). Mexico City.
• Highest volcano is Cotapaxi (Ecuador). • Largest number of Palestinian refuges is in
• Longest wall is Great Wall of China 1550 Jordan.
miles(6700km) long, which is built in 214 • Kazakistan is the largest country in Central
BC. Asia.
• Highest waterfall is Angel (Venezuela) • Largest landlocked country in world is
• Lowest body of water is Dead Sea. Kazakistan and 2nd Mongolia.
• Biggest zoo is Etosha National Park, • Biggest oil refinery is at Abadan
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(Iran).(Reliance _ India) Captain Cook


• Glasgow is biggest ship building centre. • What country drink the most milk per
• Havana is famous for cigar manufacturing. capita-Iceland
• Oldest Search Engine is … Yahoo • What country consumes the most fish per
• Only Hindu kingdom in World is Nepal. capita-Japan
• Who was the first man to fly across the • What was the first country to recognise the
channel: Louis Bleriot US as independent-Morocco
• The largest state in the USA is Alaska. • Who was the first person to wear a
• Which of the following countries of South- wristwatch- Queen Elizabeth.
West Asia leads in the production of oil? • Ambedkar, B.R is known as the architect
Saudi Arabia of the Indian Constitution.
• What is the smallest state of Australia- • Apsra is the first nuclear reactor of India.
Tasmania • Aquaculture refers to fish-farming or fish
• Paris and What other capital had the culture.
worlds first telephone link-Brussels • Baku is famous for the production of
• What is the oldest known science- petroleum.
Astronomy • Blue revolution relates to fish farming.The
• What is the worlds most popular first readings of a Fahrenheit and a Centigrade
name-Mohammed temperature is the same at -40°.
• People`s republic of china has the largest • Gregory Mendel is called the Father of
army of the world. Genetics.
• Khan Mehtarzai is the highest railway • Fenugreek seeds can benefit a patient of
station in Asia. diabetes mellitus by normalizing his blood
• Maximum quantities of diamonds are sugar level.
found in Africa. • It is the President and not the PM who
• The highest rainfall for one month was presides over the cabinet meetings in
recorded at Indian town of Cherapoonje. France.
366.14 inches rain fell there during the • Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower
month of july 1861. arrangement.
• Light is the fastest thing in the universe.It • Inflation means an increase in the amount
travels at a phenomenal speed of 186,000 of paper money which tends to raise
miles per second. general price level of commodities. It is a
• Takla Makan is in China is the driest comparative figure showing cost of living,
desert in Asia. production prices, etc as compared with a
• King of Malaysia is the only king in the base year. Debtors are likely to benefit by
world who is elected for 5 years term. Inflation.
• Largest oil company belong to USA is The • James Bond is a character in the novels
Exxon Corporation. written by Ian Fleming.
• The busiest shopping centre of London is • Jana-gana-mana is India’s National
Oxford Street Anthem.
• “Panch pokhari trekking” (highest lake) is • Thomas Jefferson authored American
non touristy trekking trail in Nepal. Panch Declaration of Independence.
Pokhari is named after 5 holy ponds and • Laos is the only land-locked country in
Hindus religiously respect the place. Panch South-East Asia.
Pokhari Lake is just northeast of Kathmandu • Last Supper is a famous Renaissance
toward snow wall. painting by Leonardo da Vinci.•
• Oil is the most traded product in the world Montesquieu gave the theory of separation
what is the second-Coffee of power.
• Which country makes the most films per • Mother Teresa was born in Albania in
year- India 1910.
• first man to set foot on all five continents- • New Moore Island is situated in the Bay of
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• Parliament of Switzerland is known as • On what is the Mona Lisa painted: Wood
Federal Assembly. • Who rode a horse called Bucephalus:
• Pasumpatinath temple is in Nepal.G.J. Alexander the Great
Mendel is known as founder of • The Koh-i-Nor is a famous diamond –
genetics.Pulitzer Prizes are awarded to what does the name mean: Mountain of
Americans for excellence in journalism. Red Light
Cross Movement was launched by J.H. • Who was the Goddess of the rainbow: Iris
Dunant in 1864. • Which animals can live longest without
• A team of men in opposition to take over water: Rats
the different portfolios in case the party is • Which fruit contains the most protein:
able to wrest power is known as Shadow Avocado
Cabinet. • A muster is a group of which birds:
• Shahtoosh is the finest, warmest and Peacocks
lightest wool in the world produced in • Gossima was the original name of what
Uzbekistan. game: Table Tennis
• The Road Ahead is written by Bill Gates. • Minerva is the Goddess of what: Wisdom
• United Kingdom consists of England, • USA has most airports which country has
Northern Island, Scotland & Wales. second most: Australia
• Qutub Minar made by Iltutmish, Gol • In 1829 Walter Hunt invented what
Gumbaz made by Mohammad Adil Shah, common item: Safety Pin
Buland Darwaza made by Akbar and Moti • What is the oldest known infectious
Masjid made by Aurangzeb. disease: Leprosy
• The agreement between India and China, • In which city is the worlds oldest tennis
by which both accepted Panchsheel as the court from 1496: Paris
basis of their relations, was signed in 1954 • Who said Politics is the art of the possible
• In which city was the famous black hole: 11 Aug 1867: Otto Von Bismarck
Calcutta • In which country did Turkeys originate:
• Whose autobiography was the long walk USA
to Freedom: Nelson Mandela • What colour is worn for funerals in Egypt:
• Which American state is nicknamed The Yellow
Diamond State: Delaware • In what country did red onions originate:
• Zambia and Zimbabwe used to be called Italy
what: Rhodesia • What job did Ernest Hemmingway do in
• Oil seed rape belongs to which plant WW1: Ambulance Driver
family: Mustard • What was the name of the Roman God of
• What is the staple food of one third of the sleep-Somnos
worlds population: Rice • What does the name Ghengis Khan mean-
• What digit does not exist in Roman Very Mighty Ruler
Numerals: Zero • What is the most common disease in the
• Who was nicknames The desert Fox (both world-Dental Caries
Names): Erwin Rommel • The name of which countries capital
• Which European country is divided into means good air-Argentina – Buenos Aires
areas called Cantons: Switzerland • The USA president lives in the White
• Who created Tarzan (all names) in 1914: House – Who Blue House-President of
Edgar Rice Burroughs South Korea
• Who is the only American president • What does an aronophobe fear -Internet
elected unopposed: George Washington • What county has its map on its flag-Cyprus
• Which countries men use the most • Lucknow is a city in India – and what other
deodorant: Japan country-Canada
• From what language does the word • Which animal has legs but cant walk-
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Hummingbird • What is Canada’s oldest city founded in


• What is the sacred animal of Thailand- 1608-Quebec
White Elephant • 72% of what country is covered by forest-
• What animal is the symbol of long life in Finland
Korea-Deer • The Red Rose City has what more
• What animal was the symbol of freedom in common name in Jordan-Petra
ancient Rome-Cat • What flower is the symbol of culture-The
• Time Magazine named what as the Man of Lotus
the Year 1982-The Computer • In what prison did Nelson Mandela spend
• The United Nations in New York were 19 of 27 years in jail-Robben Island
originally where-San Francisco • Monology is the study of what- Stupidity
• In what country is the northernmost point • What country is the worlds oldest
of Africa-Tunisia functioning democracy-Iceland
• Napoleon had a fear of what – • Where was volleyball invented-France
Aelurophobia-Cats • What gives onions their distinctive smell-
• In the Bible who built the ancient city of Sulphur – taken in when growing
Babylon-Nimrod • Where are the glasshouse mountains-
• In what country did stamp collecting start - Queensland Australia
France • What animals name translate from Arabic
• Where do the White and Blue Niles join- as He who walks fast Giraffe – from Xirapha
Khartoum – in Sudan • What place is nicknamed “The City of
• What plant has flowers but no leaves- Lilies”- Florence
Cactus • What place was nicknamed “The Pearl of
• Who was the Roman Goddess of peace- the Orient”-Manilla – Philippines
Pax • What countries name translates as lion
• What country has a Bible on its flag- mountains- Sierra Leone
Dominican Republic • In WW2 what was the German codename
• The Invisible Empire is better known as for invasion of Russia- Barberossa
what-Klu Klux Klan • First American state to enter the union 7
• What European countries flag is square- Dec 1787- Delaware Pennsylvania second
Switzerland • old man in The Old Man and the Sea
• What bird has the most feathers per named Santiago
square inch-Penguin • unit of sound named after- Alexander
• A dog is canine – what animal is ovine- Graham Bell – Decibel
Sheep • first space probe to land on the moon 13
• A cat is feline – what animal is murine- Sept 1959 Luna 2
Mouse or Rat • What city was known as Christiana until
• What countries nation anthem is Land of 1925- Oslo – Sweden
Two Rivers-Iraq • Countries on 2 continents Russia and
• Queen Alexandria’s is the worlds largest Turkey (Asia Europe) and Egypt – Africa
what-Butterfly 1 foot wing and Asia
• Who said “The child is the father of the • In WW2 the Germans launched operation
man”-Wordsworth Bernhard – what Counterfeit British Notes
• There are over 130000 species of what on • What country had three presidents – in the
earth-Butterflies same day-Mexico
• There are more telephones than people in • There are 300 distinct different types of
what city-Washington USA what food-Honey
• If you landed at Arlanda airport where • What country has three capital cities
would you be-Stockholm Sweden Admin Legislate Judicial-South Africa
• What country declared itself first atheist • Countries name means Place where one
state in 1967-Albania – banned religion struggles with God-Israel
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• Ecuador was named after who / what-The • What does Magna Carta literally mean-
Equator Great Charter
• The Davis Strait lies between Canada and • What country is coffee originally from-
where-Greenland / Baffin Ethiopia
• Children take SATs what does SAT stand • What is the currency of Turkey- Lira
for-Standard assessment tasks • Which worlds city is known as The Golden
• A lion and a sword appear on what City: Prague Czech
countries flag-Sri Lanka • Which country contains every type of
• What is sometimes nicknamed Adams climate in the world:New Zealand
Profession-Gardener • The Afghan Taliban use which colour of
• What is the word Taxi short for-Taximeter flag- White
• Name the Hong Kong stock exchange- • What was Queen Victoria’s first name-
Hang Seng Alexandria
• What is a bandy bandy-A Snake • In Sanskrit it means House of Snow –
• The New Testament originally written in what does-Himalayas
what language-Greek • What was the White House formerly
• The Black Death came to England from known as – Executive Mansion
what port-Calais • Which country consumes the most chicken
• What is the currency of Egypt-The Pound per capita: Saudi Arabia
• After English what’s the most widely used • What does Honolulu mean in Hawaiian-
language on the net-German Sheltered Harbour
• The word Angel derives from the Greek • Which fruit is the symbol of hospitality-
meaning what-Messenger Pineapple
• What is measured on the Torro scale - • Which city is built on 118 islands- Venice
Tornados • In WW1 what warning device was on the
• Sicily is the traditional source of which top of Eiffel Tower: Parrots
element- Sulphur • What is sometimes referred to as Zulu
• Who was the first person to wear a time- Greenwich mean time
wristwatch- Queen Elizabeth 1st • Which vegetable is 91% water – Cabbage
• What city is at the mouth of the Menam • Edible part of tomato is whole fruit.
river- Bangkok • One micron is equal to One-thousandth of
• Ireland and New Zealand are the only a millimeter.
countries that lack what Native Snakes • First world war was began on 1914 A.D.
• In Hindu philosophy what does Yoga and second world war started in 1939 when
literally mean- Union germany attacked on poland, it is also
• Which sea is sometimes called the Euxine considered as Greatest war.
Sea- Black Sea • The maximum ever temperature of 136.4 F
• The Wright brothers made aircraft but what was recorded on september 13,1922 in the
was their other job: Bicycle manufacturers city Azizia (Libya) and The minimum
• What is the official language of Cuba- temperature of -129.6 F was recorded in the
Spanish town of Vostok near Antarctica on 24th
• Who was the last Emperor of France- august , 1960.
Napoleon III • The Umayyad Dynasty (661-750 A.D) was
• What country does China have its longest the first Muslim dynasty.
land border with: Mongolia • The earth is the densest planet of universe
• In which country did the study of geometry .It has density of 5.515 time that of water.
originate -Egypt • The panch pokhri lake situated in the
• What was the capitol of Russia before himalaya mountains is the highest lake in
Moscow-Saint Petersburg And who the world.
designed it-Michelangelo • Mahavira(founder of jainism)and gautama
• What was Ghandi’s profession- Lawyer buddha (founder of buddism) were
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contemporaries and flourished in india in the • Blue color has shortest wavelength(Red-
6th century B.C. Largest)
• The three pyramids of eqypt were built • Protein is a natural polymer
from 2700 to 2500 B.C.,these are tombs of • Redwood or Giant Sempervirens is the
khufu,khafra and menkaura. tallest tree in the world . It rises up to a
• The great wall of china was completed in height of 111 metres (366 feets).
214 B.C.it is 1500 miles long.Its average • Pakistan-Afghanistan border ‘ Durand line
height is 25 feet and about 12 feet wide at ‘ was drawn in 1893 by Sir Mortimer Durand
the top. and Afghanistan`s ruler Abdur rehman
• The city rome was founded in 753 B.C. by khan.
romolus. • Asian Development Bank was established
• The muslim rule of spain lasted from 711 on 16th jan, 1966 (Headqurter in Manilia-
to 1492 A.D. Philipine).
• The statue of liberty (newyork) was • Radcliff was a lawyer by profession.
installed in 1886.It is 151 feet one inch high • In 1945, Hiroshima was the first city Atom
from the base to torch. bomb dropped.
• The world is divided into 24 time • Leo Tolstoy was the political guru of
zones,each 15` longtitude wide. the Gandhi.
longitudinal meridian passing through • South Africa is the country which has three
greenwich,England is the starting point and capitals.
is called the prime meridian. • A piece of land surrounded by water on
• Christopher columbus discovered three sides is known as “peninsula “.
bahamas on 12 oct 1492 A.D. • The literal meaning of Renaissance is
• Russia invaded afghanistan on dec Revival
27,1979. • Julius Caesar was killed by Brutus
• A billion contain 1000 million. It has 9 • Adolf Hitler was born in Austria
zeroes. similarly a trillion has 12 zeroes,a • Slavery in America was abolished by
quadrillion 15 zeroes,a quintillion 18 zeroes Abraham Lincoln
and a decillion 33 zeroes. • The famous Island located at the mouth of
• One inch is equal to 2.5400 cms and one the Hudson river is Manhattan
mile is equal to 1.6093 kms. • The famous painting `Mona Lisa’is
• About half of the world population speaks displayed at Louvre museum,Paris
indo-european languages. The Indo- • The earlier name for tomato was Love
European branch to which english belongs apple
is germanic. • Archimedes was born in Sicily
• Out of the 193 sovereign independent • Togo is situated in Africa
nations of the world 147 are republics and • The first ruler who started war games for
other 46 are under personal rules (14 his soldiers was Genghis Khan
kings,1 emperor,3 queens,7 hereditary • The name of the large clock on the tower
sheikhs,1 grand duke,2 sultans,1 of the House of Parliament in London is
constitutional monarch etc). called Big Ben
• All india mulim league was formulated on • `Man is a Tool Making Animal’ was said by
december 30,1906 and first president was Benjamin Franklin
Sir Agha Khan. • Blue Mosque is in Istanbul.
• Afghanistan got independence on 19th • Camp David is famous for Camp David
aug 1919. Accord, which took place between Egypt
• Sunlight is composed of seven colours and Israel. It is located in USA.
• “Braille system” is used for the education • Jaffna is the headquarters of LTTE
of Blind. guerillas in Sri Lanka.
• Lousis Braille of France made it possible • Akal Takht is a place of confession of
for the blind to read and write. Penance in the Golden Temple complex, it
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authority of Sikh since 1906. • Philippines comprises of 7000 tropical
• Hanging garden of Babylon is situated in islands.
Baghdad and was planted in 603 B.C; this is • Aukland and Christ Church are the major
included in seven wonder of the world. cities of New Zealand.
• Leaning tower of Pisa, it was built in 12th • Melbourne is the capital city of Australian
Century, it is located in Italy. city Victoria.
• The famous Empire State Building in • Berlin was approved as a capital on 20th
located in New York. June 1991.
• Bermuda Triangle is in Caribbean region. • Manchester is the city of Great Britain
• Bermuda is the colony of UK. famous for textile industry.
• Lumbin is the birthplace of Gautam Budh, • The criminals of the Second World War
it is in Nepal. were trailed in the city of Nuremburg.
• Dehro Dun is located in UP (India), it is • Mauna Loa (USA) is the largest active
famous for its military academy. volcano of the world.
• Yellow Stone National Park is in USA. • Robert Mugabe is the personality of
• The Indonesian island Bali is famous for Zimbabwe.
Temples. • Newton was English and Goethe was
• Great Wall of China can be seen from the German in origin.
moon, the total length of the wall is 1684 • Hazrat Bullay Shah was a famous Sufi
miles or 6000 kms, it was built in the reign poet of Punjabi language. His tomb is in the
of Shih Huang-ti (246-210) BC. city of Kasur.
• Abu Simbal is the famous temple in Egypt. • Haroon ur Rashid belonged to Abbasid
• Adam’s bridge is 17 miles long line of rock dynasty.
and sand bank between India and Sri • Firdusi was a Persian poet.
Lanka. • President Roosevelt of USA delivered his
• Mermaid Statue is in Copenhagen. famous Four Freedoms speech in 1941.
• Temple mount is located in Jerusalem. • Duke of Wellington was of England.
• Buland Darwaza is situated near Agra its • F.D Roosevelt was elected as president
height is 176 feet. for three times.
• Jordan is an Islamic country which has • Pablo Picasso was born in Spain and
boundary with many countries. settled in Paris.
• Break up of Germany occurred on 1945 • Ajmeer is fomous for a sufi saint’s tomb
and merger on Oct 3, 1990. named Khawaja Moin ud Din Chisti.
• Iraq occupied Kuwait on 2nd Aug 1990. • Lloyd George of Great Britain represented
• Indonesia has 13000 islands. in treaty of Versailles.
• Japan is an archipelago. • British rules over India about 90 years.
• Namibia is administrated by South Africa. • Shogun period (1603-1867) is related to
• UAE is the federation of 7 Emirates. Japan.
• Bosnia Herzegovina became independent • There are 5 lending religions in the world.
on Jan 17, 1996. • In Opium war Britain fought against China.
• Kosovo mostly consists of Albanian • At the end of Second World War in 1945,
Muslims. Germany was divided among 4 major
• Baltic States is the name given to the powers.
European countries like Lithuania, Latvia • Akbar the great ruled the India from 1556-
and Estonia. 1605 A.D.
• Spanish is the official language of • Before Independence East Timor was
Argentina. being ruled by Indonesia.
• The majority of Japan’s Population is by • Imam Ayatullah Khumani Brought about
religion Shinto. an Islamic revolution in Iran by ousting Shah
• The term Boxer Rebellion is associated Reza Shah in the year 1979.
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• Doer war fought between South Africa and • The original residents of India before the
British. arrival of the Aryan were Dravidi
• People’s Republic of chine gained its • Buddhism is non-theistic religion.
independence in 1949 under the leadership • Majority of the population of Vietnam
of Mao-Zedong. In China the Cultural comprise of Buddhist.
Revolution lasted from 1966-1969. • A group of Nightingales is called a Watch.
• Sumerian Civilization were settled in • Northern Europe is known with
Euphrates and Tigris regions. Scandinavian Region and Nordic Region.
• Civil War of USA lasted from 1861-1865. • Countries Area wise-Russia-Canada-
• Hong Kong was returned to china on 1 China-USA-Brazil-Pakistan-Bangladash.
July 1997. • Virtue party belongs to Turkey.
• A French economist named Francois • The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of
Quesnay proposed the concept of Laissez- Nepal.
Faire in the 18th Century. • The term “In Camera” is used for the trial
• The name of Mesopotamia was changes of case when case is heard without
to Iraq in the year 1935. reporting to public.
• American war of Independence started in • Latin term De Jure means by Law.
1776 and came to an end in 1783. • The word Iron Curtain was used by
• In 1982 the Falklands war was fought Winston Churchill.
between Britain and Argentina. • Reconciliation means when third party
• Sadam Hussain Became President in investigates and suggests a solution to a
1979. dispute.
• After breakup Grobachev became • Tax on import and Export is called Tariff.
president of USSR. • Stone Age is also known as Paleolithic
• Pearl Harbor incident took place on 7th period.
Dec 1941. • Sugar Island is the located at the
• The currency Euro was launched on 1 Jan confluence of Ganga and the Bay of Bengal.
1999. • Agraphia means inability to write.
• Alexander died in Babylon in 322 B.C. • King Faisal is called “The Islamic
• Mohen jo Daro was founded by Sir John Coordinator”.
Marshall, also know as mound of dead. The • The creator of “Mona Lisa” belonged to
people residing there were traders by Italy.
profession. There is found of statue of bull, • The Labor party believes in Socialism.
which denotes that people were • The US Senate comprises 100 members.
worshippers of it. • “The Sun also Rises” is written by Earnest
• Taj Mahal is locted in Agra, the white Hemingway.
marble mausoleum built by shah Jahan in • Black Death reaches England in 1348.
the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz • Intifada denotes Palestinian uprising.
Mahal in 1529. It was designed by Shiraz • Caucasus is situated between Caspian
(Iranian Architect) over twenty years. and Black Sea.
• Taxilla is the ancient city of the province of • Kabul in the largest city of Afghanistan.
Punjab. It is the site of ancient archeological • In 1783 Britain acknowledged the
excavation. independence of USA in Treaty of Paris.
• Industrial Revolution first started in • Term the belief in the “rightness” of rule is
Britain(1917). legitimacy.
• The Marshal Plan was announced on 5th • Tyranny is the form of government in
June 1947 at Harvard. which one person rules arbitrarily.
• Statue of liberty is 151 feet tall. It is made • Barbers invaded North Africa before
of copper, located in the Liberty Island in Arabs.
New York. It was presented by France to • Popular name of Canada is Land of
US. It unveiled in 1886. Maple.
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• Indian city, Ahmedabad, is associated to • Karl Marx belonged to Germany.


textile industry. • ‘Bear’ is a symbol of Russia.
• ‘National People’s Assembly’ belongs to • King Faisal was shot dead by his nephew
Algeria. in 1975, in the city of Riyadh.
• Aeroflot is Russia’s airline. • Samudar Gupta is called ‘Napoleon of
• Bakhtar is the news agency of India’.
Afghanistan. • The theme of the famous play ‘Caesar and
• Croix de Guerre is the highest military Cleopatra’ by G.B. Shah is a History.
award of France. • The reign of Razia Sultana lasted for 4
• Som is the currency of Uzbekistan. years.
• Machiavelli was born in Florence. • ‘Gita or Vedas’ are the holy books of
• Montesquieu wrote ‘the spirit of laws’. Hindus.
• Rousseau was born in Geneva. • Khalid bin Waleed had been titled as ‘saif-
• Bentham is the father of utilitarianism. ullah’.
• Lenin was a Bolshevik leader. • Uqba-bin-Nafah is called ‘Muslim
• Hitler’s theory of the state is known as Alexander’.
National Socialism. • ‘Lords’ is famous a cricket ground in
• John Locke advocated basic human rights. England.
• Montesquieu was a political sociologist. • During the civil war the supporter of the
• Mao joined communist party in 1921. parliament came to be called Roundheads-
• Cease fire between Iran and Iraq took supporters of OLIVER CROMWELL and the
place in 1988, by the intervention of U.N. parliamentarians against KING CHARLES 1
• 8 furlongs make one mile. during the ENGLISH CIVIL WAR.
• Balloki barrage is located on Ravi. • The queen can do no wrong means the
• Loan to a corporation is ‘debt funding’. queen is immune from the jurisdiction of
• Khadija Mastoor wrote Angan. law.
• Imam Ghazali is the author of Ihya-ul- • The federal government of the USA came
Uloom. into existence on 30th April, 1787.
• Boxing is called ‘noble art of self defence’. • In America the residuary powers are
• 50 nations are there in Africa. vested in the sates.
• Fort Monroe is located at Suleiman hills. • Virginia, one of US states, is called the
• Derawar fort is located in Cholistan Desert. MOTHER OF PRESIDENTS.
• Relli is the name of a game. • The anti federalists later on assumed new
• Al Beruni discovered that light travels name ‘CAVALIERS’.
faster than sound. • The American declaration of
• Due to buffer system, human blood has a independence was issued in 1783.
ph of 7.4. • ‘The pharos of Alexandria ‘, an ancient
• General secretariat of the European wonder, was situated in an Island near
parliament is in Luxemburg. Alexandria was a light house.
• On 2nd August, 1990, Iraq occupied • PM Indira Gandhi was assassinated by
Kuwait. Sikhs in 1984.
• The city of Jerusalem is known as ‘Al • ‘Blue mosque’, also known as the mosque
Quran’. of ‘Sultan Ahmad’, is the only mosque in the
• Headquarter of PLO is in Ramallah; it is world that has six minarets, and it is situated
founded in 1964. in Istanbul.
• In East Jerusalem ‘wailing wall’ is a sacred • Omar bin Abdul Aziz was a caliph of
place of Jews. Umayyad dynasty.
• Hindenburg line is a boundary line • Mizzini was known as the ‘the prophet of
between Poland and Germany. Italian Unification’.
• Changa Manga, part of Punjab, is famous • Baba Farid Gang Shakar was the first
for Sheesham Timber forest. Punjabi poet.
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• National game of Switzerland is skiing. emerged from Kandhar.


• UAE consists of seven independent • Largest coal deposits have been
states. Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Fujaira are discovered in which Taluka of Sindh
three of the seven states. Province: Diplo.
• Safety stock of the grains hold by the • Nubian Monuments are located in Egypt.
government is ‘overhead stock’. • Shaheed Benazir Bhutto became first
• General sales tax, under the constitution woman Prime Minister of Pakistan on
1973 is a Federal subject. December 2, 1988.
• House of lord is the final court of appeal in • How many planets are is solar system? 8
England. • Which cell does not have a nucleus? RBC
• Two terms tenure of US parliament was • Abusive Drug Which Cells Of Body Most
fixed in 1951. Effected? Brain
• The federalists later on assumed new • Who killed Abu-Jahal? Maaz & Mauz
name, Republic • Pakistan Falls in? Golden Triangle
• The lower house of France consists of • On US map Alaska State is on? Away
National assembly. from mainland
• All light waves have same frequency. • In English Dictionary Which Word Has
• Buddhism accounts for 100% total Largest Words? S
population in Bhutan. • What are Capital goods? Goods used for
• Mauritius is the part of the world that is further production
known as ‘star and key of the Indian ocean’. • Horse is the Chinese name given to the
• Tower of silence is Place where dead year 2000.
remains of followers of Zoroastrian are • Pollen is produced in a part of the flower
placed after funeral rituals. called the Calyx.
• Shah Jehan is called the ‘master builder’. • After drinking contaminated water you
• Pristine is the capital of Kosovo. would be most apt to develop symptoms of
• To show the distribution of people of ‘typhoid fever’.
Pakistan we should use ‘Do method’. • Panini was a great scholar of Sanskrit
• Hieroglyphics is the script of Nile language.
Civilization. • Hundred years war fought between France
• General Sherman is a living old tree in and Britain during 1338-1453.
California State of U.S. • Wenceslas square is in Prague.
• After persistent decay, radium would be • The first Afro-Asian conference held in
finally changed into Lead. April 1955.
• Grand Canyon National Park in U.S.A. is • Hot money is said for money which moves
located in the State of Arizona. from one place to another to seek profit or
• Marseilles is the seaport of France. high rate of interest.
• Who wrote ‘Muslim Sufferings under • Liver receives blood from the alimentary
Congress Rule’:Maulvi Fazlul Haq. canal through hepatic portal vein.
• Sindh Sagar is between the rivers of: • At the equator, the equation of the day is
Indus and Jhelum. 12 hours.
• Nanga Parbat is commonly known as: • Singapore city is known as ‘lion city’.
Killer mountain. • The chemical name of baking soda is
• Who invented CD. (Compact Disc: James sodium bicarbonate.
T. Russell. • Pharaoh is the title of the king of ancient
• Videotape used in camcorders to record Egypt.
audio and video signal employee Fine • The largest city of South Africa is Cape
grains of Iron oxide. Town.
• The real brother of Hazrat Yousuf A.S was • After joining congress, Muslim League
Bin-Yamin. joined the interim government in October
• Taliban movement in Afghanistan 1946.
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• The Bofors scandal occurred in India. • Prior to independence, Ghana was called
• Czar is the title used by the ruler of Russia ‘Gold Coast’.
from 1547 to 1721. • Tanzania was formed by the unification of
• Gorgon is a terrible monster of Greek two countries, Tanganyika and Zanzibar.
mythology. • Drinker’s apparatus is for measuring the
• The reduction or elimination of inflation is amount of Alcohol in the blood.
called creeping inflation. • Dewar’s flask is called as thermos.
• Indira Gandhi was the famous PM who • Chief food of mosquito larva is micro
first used the popular slogan ‘gharibi hatao’. organism found in water.
• A pair of scissors is an example of a lever. • Chief food of butterfly larva is leaves of
• Pair of doors belongs to the second class plants.
of lever. • Clinical thermometer usually measures in
• During the winter months 90% of fallen Fahrenheit.
leaves are taken underground by earth • If a green leaf is seen in a red light its
worm. color will be black.
• Dick Turpin was a highway man. • Roots absorb water from soil which is
• Four US presidents are so far Hygroscopic.
assassinated. • Legumes increase the fertility of the soil by
• Incident ‘Boston Tea Party’ took place in adding nitrogen to the soil.
America. • New varieties of organisms can be brought
• Initially, Arab league has seven countries. about by hybridization.
• Timbola is a kind of lottery. • Male child is born if xy chromosomes are
• Sir William Howard Russell was the first united.
Great War correspondent. • Seeds are developed from Ovule.
• A meteorological term for a high pressure • Parthenocarpic fruits are seedless fruits.
is called anticyclone. • Chlorophyll contains magnesium.
• Zenda vesta is a holy book of parsis. • Oxidation is the process in which electron
• Islamic summit Minar is erected in Lahore. is lost.
• Privatization program began in Pakistan is • Light is necessary for photosynthesis
1991. because it produce ATP and reducing
• Spirograph is an apparatus used for substance.
recording the movement of the lungs. • Oxygen liberated from photosynthesis
• Chomas festival is held in Kalash valley comes from water.
near Chitral. • Red light is most suitable for
• Defense day is celebrated in Pakistan photosynthesis.
since 1966. • Respiration means food oxidation and
• Name of a famous mosque in Beijing is evolution of energy.
Niujie Mosque. • Chemical preservation of dead organisms
• Flag flown at half mast means national in liquid is called Cryo-Bilogy.
mourning. • Trypanosome a parasite causing sleeping
• Maginot line divides France from sickness.
Germany. • Half-time is a time of radioactive
• Declaration of human rights was adopted substance taken by that substance to
on 10th December, 1948. decompose radioactivity to half of its weight.
• Olive branch is a sign of peace. • In Nuclear DNA is concentrated in
• Cox orange pippen is a biological name of chromatin.
an apple. • Cellulose respiration is done by
• Afghanistan was known as Ariana. Mitochondrion.
• The first European scientist, who refuted • Light energy is stored in the form of
the belief that the earth was the centre of chemical energy due to the activity of
the universe, was Copernicus. Chloroplast.
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• Protoplasm is a colloidal solution. Gutan Burg.


• In cryptograms, the sex organs are • Unity, faith & discipline was used by Quaid
primitive and hidden. on Dec: 28, 1947.
• Thallophytia include algae, fungi, and • Philately is the hobby of stamp collection.
lichens. • Oscar Award was introduced by Louis B
• Angiosperm includes the plants which Mayer of Metro Goldwin-Mayer Academy
have covered flowers and covered seed. Award in 1927.
• Plant cells resembles animal cell because • First black president of South Africa was
having a cell membrane made up of Nelson Mandela his party was banned in
protoplasm. 1961 and he was imprisioned.
• Snake have been evolved from lizard. • Feminism is the belief that women
• Plants in which seed are outside the fruit subordination to men should end.
are called Gymnosperms. • River boat Gondola is used in Italy’s city
• 0.200 grams are equal to one carat. Venice.
• One million cycles per second is called • Hydaspes River is now called the Jhelum
Megahertz. River.
• Owl can rotate his head to 180 degrees on • Dinosaur means “Terrible” lizard.
either sides. • The name of heaviest dinosaur was
• Ostrich eat pebbles for helping digestion Branchiosaurus.
by grinding up the ingested food. • Ikhwan as Safa, a secret Arab
• Dyne is a unit of Force. organization was founded in Basra, Iraq.
• Birds are warm blooded animals. • St. Vitus’s Dance is a disease.
• Birds bones are hollow. • Pyramids of Egypt are the oldest and only
• Male birds are more colorful than females. survived wonder.
• Birds do not fly are penguins, emus, kiwis, • The first tanks were used in 1916 during
ostriches. WW-I by British.
• Aircraft designers test their model of • Harward University is in USA, Cambridge
aircraft in with tunnel. is in UK
• Amphibians were the first vertebrate. • Titanic sank on 14 April, 1912 on voyage
• There are three stages of frog. Egg- from Southampton to New York City in
tadpole-adult frog. North Atlantic.
• Metamorphosis – > a series of changes. • Tour De France is French cycle race.
• Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) was one of • First women in space Valentine
the first to study animal behavior. Tereshkove went into space in Vostoc 6 on
• Amal is radical Lebanese Shi’ite military 16 June 1963.
force established in 1970 by Musa Sadr. • Watergate scandal involved President
• Balfour Declaration was issued in 2 Nov: Richard Nixon in 1972.
1917. • Parses follow Zoroastrianism.
• Bootlegging is a form of smuggling. • Seatle is the seaport of USA.
• Religion of Chinese people is • Dickson is the seaport of Malaysia.
Confucianism. • At Hyde Park London public meetings are
• Long March was 9600 km journey assembled.
organized by Mao Tse Tang in the year of • Eskimos live in Igloo.
1931-1934. • Blitzkrieg means sudden attack.
• Pan-Islam originated in 1880 in Ottomon • Dragon is the symbol of China.
Empire was a movement for uniting the • Caspian Sea water is shared by Iran,
Islamic Nations. Russia & Azerbaijan.
• Paper was invented in 3500 BC by • Magna Carta is known as the Bible of
Chinese. English Constitution.
• Printing was invented by Chinese and • Russian equivalent of Pentagon is
Printing Press introduced by the German, Kremlin.
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• East Timore, the Colony of Portugal, was D.C is on Capitol Hill.


captured by Indonesia in 1975. • The idea of SAARC originated in the mind
• Tiwan separated from China in 1949. of Zia ur Rehman.
• Ulster Unionists wanted to retain British • Pakistan left Commonwealth in 1972 and
rule in Northern Ireland. rejoined in 1989.
• Anti Semitism means animosity towards • Mustafa Kamal Pasha gave 6 Principles of
Jews. Kemalism.
• Lens at the end of the compound • Dayton Accord was signed to solve the
microscope is called objective. problem of Bosnia.
• Protoza was first observed in compound • The Chinese communist party was
microscope. founded in 1921.
• Francisco Fernandez introduced Tobacco • Karl Marx and Engels presented the
in Europe. Communist Manifesto in 1848.
• Mobile phones started in 1973 by Martin • The Batista regime in Cuba was
Cooper. overthrown by Fidel Castro in January 1959.
• Penology is the study, theory and practice • Rasko mountain is situated in Baluchistan
of prison management & criminal • Singapore became independent in 1965
rehabilitation. • The ‘Aid to Pakistan Consortium’ meets
• Length of India-China border is 3,380 km. every year in: Paris
• Cyprus gained independence from Britain • One US barrel is equal to: 159 litres
in 1960. • Second smallest by area is Monaco
• Cyprus was divided into Turkish Repbublic • Gibraltar is the smallest colony.
of Northern Cyprus and Greek Cyprus in • Monaco has a shortest coastline of 3.49
1974. miles.
• Al-Azhar University I located in Cairo, • Most sparsely populated territory is
Egypt. Antarctica.
• Fortress of Grenada, known as Alhamra is • Afghanistan, Bhutan, Mongolia, Nepal are
in Spain. landlocked countries of Asia.
• Capital of ancient Babylonia was Babylon. • Greatest snow fall is recorded at
• Babylon was on the bank of Euphrates. Tamarack California (USA)
• Alma-Ata (Father of Apples) is the capital • Planetary winds consist of doldrums, trace
of Kazakhstan. winds and westerlies.
• Ireland is also called Eire. • Rainfall is recorded on maps by Isohyets.
• Largest earthquake fatalities occurred in • The country which provides free education
Izmir, Turkey in 1999. at university level is Sri Lanka.
• Pentagon is in Arlington, Virginai state. • The country to adopt gold standard for the
• Pentagon was designed by George first time was UK.
Burgstrom. • First system of English short hand was
• Takla Makan in China is the driest desert devised in 1602.
in Asia. • China is situated in Eastern part of Asia.
• Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized Suez • Bosnia-Herzegovina joined the UN on May
Canal in 1956. 22, 1992.
• Capital of Tebet is Lhasa. • Costa Rica is a Central American country.
• White House is in Washington DC. • Equator passes through Brazil.
• Frigid Zone is the area withing the polar • After Australia, Europe is the smallest
circle area around the South Pole. continent.
• Guantanamo Bay is in Cuba. • Sakhalin Islands enriched with oil reserves
• Tartus is the seaport of Syria. are claimed by Russia & Japan.
• Voctoria falls are on the border b/w • The total length of railways in Pakistan is
Zimbabwe & South Africa. 8875 km.
• House of U.S Congress in Washington • The largest district of Punjab by area is
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Bahawalpur. • Gold Harp bridge of Istanbul connects


• Pakistan Environmental Protection Asia with Europe.
Ordinance was enforced in 1984. • Land occupied by Asia 29.7 %.
• Frost shattering kind of weather takes • Thickness of earth crust 20 miles.
place on the valley side above the surface • 45 Countries are there in Asia, 18 in Latin
of a glacier. America.
• Monsoon wind reverses seasonlally. • A meteorological term for a high pressure
• Bermuda triangle extends up to South is called anticyclone. * ATP is a molecule
Florida & Puerto Rico. containing high energy bonds.
• The longest river in South Asia is * The primary producers of organic matter in
Brahmputra. nature are Green plants.
• The oldest Hydro-electric Project in * The primary plant body consist of 3 tissue
Pakistan is in Malakand. systems.
• Europe has no desert.& Australia has no * A tissue is a group of cells having similar
glacier structure and function.
• Arabia, Scandinavia & Alaska are called * The edible portion of mango is Mesocarp.
Peninsula. * The rice grain is a seed.
• The richest fishing ground in the world is * Ethylene is a hormone concerned with
North Eastern Asia. Ripening of fruits.
• When one place on the earth is on a * The biotic relationship between insects
bigger eastern longitude then its time will be and plants with reference to pollination is
ahead. called Mutualism.
• Arakan Yoma: is the exten¬sion of the * Opium is obtained from seed capsule of
Himalayas located in Myanmar. opium poppy.
• Climograph: is a graphical representation * Carbon dioxide is required during
of the differentia-tion between various types photosynthesis process in addition to
of climate. sunlight and water.
• Cosmic year: One cosmic year is equal to * The cavity of Ascaris is known as Coelom.
the time taken by the sun to complete one * The membranous labyrinth of the ear is
orbit around the galactic centre. filled with Endolymph.
• Date Line, International: International Date * Crura-cerebri is found in Mid-brain.
Line is an internationally agreed line drawn * The compound eye of insect produces
parallel to the 180° meridian. It divides the Mosaic vision.
Pacific Ocean into two equal parts. A * The post embryoniv stages in the life
crossing of the International Date Line history of cockroach is known as Nymphs.
entails repeating one day when travelling * Ptyalin is present in the saliva.
westwards. * Central nervous system control the reflex
• Aberdeen in Scotland is known for action in the body.
Britain’s largest granite-exporitng industry. It * The terminal part of vertebral column in
is knwn as Granite City. man is called Coceyx.
• Alexander (ship) is the name of the ship in * Beingn tertain malaria is caused by
which Charles Darwin toured for five years. plasmodium vivax.
• Mediterranean climate has the * The life history of human malarial parasite
characteristic of ‘dry summers with great in Anopheles was first described by Sir
sunshine and rainy winters’ Ronald Ross.
• Precipitation takes place whentemperature * The mouth parts of anopheles are adapted
of moisture in air sharply decreases to piercing and sucking type feeding.
• Which of the following processes is related * The “Urinary system” of the body consists
to the formation of Himalayas? Folding of 3 organ.
• The term ‘Eye’ in a cyclone refers to * Haryersion canals are present in Bone.
circular region of relatively light Winds * The heart bear is initiated and regulated
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by nodal tissue made of specialized cardiac * The nation of Hazrat Loot (AS) was
muscles called Purkinje tusse. destroyed by a rain of stones.
* The gestation period of human being is * In six days (Surah Yunus,Verse no three)
Nine months. Allah had created the earth and the heaven.
* The first heart sound is produced when * 32 times along with namaz ,Zakat has
Diastole begins. been mentioned in the Holy Quran.
* Kari Landsteiner discovered the blood * Hajj made compulsory In the year 9 A.H.
groups of man. * Hazrat Hamza (RA)was the first
* Prothrombin which helps in clotting of commander of Islamic Army.
blood is released by Blood platelets. * There are 114 surahs , 30 Paras and 6666
* Glycogen is mainly stored in Liver and Ayats in the holy Quran.Surah-e-Fatiha is
muscles. the first surah and Surah-e-Nas is the last
* Pepsin converts protein into peptides in Surah of the holy Quran.
acid media. * Seven stages are there in the Holy Quran.
* The most important function of * A shooting star is a meteor that comes
perspiration is to regulate the body from space,burning out in the earth`s upper
temperature. atmosphere.
* The main function of white blood cells in * The total number of star visible with the
the body is to protect the body against naked eye can not be more than 6000.
diseases. * Star twinkle for two main reasons, The
* One micron is equal to One-thousandth of intensity of the stars decreases and
a millimeter. * Solar eclipse occurs at the increases because of line-of-sight effect and
new moon and not on the full moon and there are disturbance in the gases of the
atleast one & seven is maximum no of solar atmosphere.
eclipse in a year * The earth is about three million miles
* The highest earth quake severity on richter closer to the sun in january.
scale has been recorded at southern chile in * The essential parts of radio are: Vacuum
1960 which was 9.5. tubes, transistors , Amplifier and Oscillator.
* Hally’s comet will return in the year 2062. * If you look at sky from the moon,It appears
* Our solar system has about 140 Natural completely black because the moon has no
satellites. atmosphere.
* Bacteria ,fungi,virus are Non-green plants. * FM stands for Frequency modulation.
* LASER stands for “light amplification by * THere is no colour of the sky but it is the
stimulated emission of radiation”. blue part of the white light of the sun which
* Brazil covers nearly half of south america gets scattered by the dust particles hanging
* The constitution of 1973 was enforced on in the atmosphere.
14th aug,1973.It is comprises of twelve * Kilowatt hour (kWh) is a bigger unit of
parts consisting of 280 articles. * WAPDA energy used in addition to SI unit.
(water and power development authority) is * Mitosis and meiosis are two types of cell
responsible for the generation and division.
distribution of electricity. * Light travels at a speed of 186,000 miles
* The govt of pakistan convened a per sec.
convention of Ulema from 21-24th jan 1951 * The volcanoes of HAWAII are the most
at karachi. The convention was attended by common and thoroughly studied in the world
31 muslim religious scholars belonging to all * There is about 340 million cubic miles of
sects of Islam.The Ulema agreed on 22 liquid water on the surface of the earth
points. * Ducts are small tubes which transfer the
* The miracle of a pregnant female camel secretion of glands.
was sent to the nation of samood. * Borneo, sumatra , kenya ,uganda, brazil ,
* The soap was made by Hazrat Salih (AS) colombia and equadore are some countries
first of all. through which the equator passes.
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* Computer virus has created from pakistan French open, us open, and Australia open)
* The dead sea is the world lowest sea.Its is called Grand Slam. • Most Wimbledon
surface is 400 metres below the single (Men) title are won by Pete Sampras
mediterranean. (USA). • Most Wimbledon single (woman)
* MegaWatt is a unit of power equal to 1000 title won by Martina Navratilova (USA).
kiloWatts. • Common Wealth game are held every 4
* There are 15 main tectonic plates which years, they were started in 1931.
makes the dynamic crust of the earth. • First Asia games were played at New
* Northern edge of the Atacama desert in Delhi in 1951.
Chile is richest with the desposits of copper. • Current World cup holder of hockey is
* Dry ice is solid carbon dioxide at a Australia.
temperature of -80 C. • FIFA established in Paris on May 21,
* Hydro-electric power means production of 1904.
electricity by making Dams. • Grand slam is the title associated with
* Chronic disease usually begins slowly and Pete Sampras.
persists over a longer time. • Michael Chang (USA) is the youngest to
* Abu Dhabi to Set-up Oil Refinery in win the title of grand slam.
Gawadar, Pakistan (2012). • The title “Oval Hero” is with Fazal
*The only fish that can blink with both eyes Muhammad.
is a shark. • The sports man Kasparvo is associated
*The Niagara falls froze solid as it was so with Chess.
cold in winter of 1932. • Modern summer Olympic were held in
*Compared to men, women blink nearly Greece in 1896.
twice. • Olympic held every 4 years.
*Its not possible to keep your eyes open • Hockey became Olympic event in 1908.
and sneeze. Pakistan took part in 1948 in London.
*56% of the average typing work is done • 1st world cup hockey 1971 at Barcelona
with the left hand. (Spain).
*In every two weeks if the stomach does not • Hockey world cup held every 4 year.
produce a new layer of mucus it will digest • First world cup cricket 1975, won by West
itself. Indies.
*The words read left to right or right to left in • India won world cup cricket in 1983 by
the words racecar kayak and level are the beating West Indies. • 10 countries have
same. test status.
*When a chocolate bar melted in the pocket • First test mach was played in 1877
after a researcher walked by a radar tube, between Australia and England.
he invented the microwave. • First One day match between Australia
*The brain of the Ostrich is smaller than its and England in Jan 5, 1971.
eyes. • First word cup football 1930, Uruguay, and
*In each ear of the cat there are 32 won by Uruguay.
muscles. • 1942 world cup football cup did not hold
*Life span of a dragonfly is 24 hours due to Second World War.
• What has 32 panels and 642 stitches-A • Spain is the current Olympic footfall
football (soccer) champion.
• First British open squash championship • In cricket batsman can be out by 10 ways.
played in 1922. • First three world cup crickets were played
• First world squash championship 1976. with 60 over.
• Jhangir khan has won world open 6 times. • Rocky Morciono only heavy weight boxer
• Wimbledon open tennis was instituted in remained unbeaten throughout his career.
1877. • Lowest test match inning is 26 by New
• A winner of four competitions (Wimbledon, Zealand.
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• Highest no of one-days are played at • Grand Slam is a term in sports associated


Sharjah Cricket Ground. with Bridge as well as Lawn Tennis.
• The champion trophy hockey tournament • Martina Hingis (born 30 September 1980)
was introduced by Pakistan in year 1978. is a retired Swiss professional tennis player
• Davis cup is for tennis. who spent a total of 209 weeks as World
• Thomas cup badminton is for men only. No. 1. She won five Grand Slam singles
• Each team in volleyball consists of 6 titles (three Australian Opens, one
players. Wimbledon, and one US Open). She also
• Modern Olympic Games were first held in won nine Grand Slam women’s doubles
Athens. titles, winning a calendar year doubles
• ICC has 10 test members and it was Grand Slam in 1998, and one Grand Slam
founded in 1965 with Headquarter at mixed doubles title.
Dubai.It’s former name was Imperial Cricket • Olympic Games were held twice in Paris
Conference; established in 1909.Pakistan and London.
played first test in 1952 with India. • The term “Stalemate” is related to the
• Lowest total in one day cricket is 36 by game of Chess.
Canada. • Term ‘butterfly’ associated with ?
• Tennis player steffi graf belongs to Swimming
Germany. • How many rings on the Olympic flag: Five
• First modern Olympic games were held in • Who ran the first marathon: Phidipedes
1896 in Athens. • How is the Olympic torch lit- By the sun in
• First women competed in Olympic games Greece
in 1912. • Tour De France is French cycle race.
• The number of countries which • Footballer Zaidane originally belongs to
participated in the first Olympic Games held which country? Marseille, France
at Athens was Nine QUESTIONS FOR EVERYDAY SCIENCE
• Who owns The Oval cricket ground- Prince
Charles Spleen is called the graveyard of Red
• Who among the following batsmen Blood Cells.
achieved the feat of hitting six 6s in one
over for the first time in international cricket Oxgen Gas was discovered by
during the World Cup 2007 Herschelle Priestly.
Gibbs
• The Honourable Usain St. Leo Bolt, born Dr. James Waston discovered the
21 August 1986), is a Jamaican sprinter and structure of DNA in 1953.
a five-time World and three-time Olympic
gold medalist. He is the world record and Cell for the first time was discovered
Olympic record holder in the 100 metres, by Robert Hook.
the 200 metres and (along with his
teammates) the 4×100 metres relay. He is “Debugging” is the process of locating
the reigning Olympic champion in these and fixing or bypassing bug s (errors) in
three events. computer program code or the engineering
• First cricket cup was played in England in of a hardware device.
1974.
• First Asian Games were held in New Delhi
‘Claustrophobia” is defined as the fear
in 1951. From 1954 they were held every
of enclosed spaces.
four years.
• Baron Pierre de Coubertin was founder of
the modern Olympic Games. “Brass” is an alloy of copper and zinc;
• Bunting is a term in the game of Baseball. the proportions of zinc and copper can be
• Grand Master is a term in Chess. varied to create a range of brasses with
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varying properties.
‘Parkinson’ is adisease of Brain.
“Bronze” is a metal alloy consisting
primarily of copper, usually with tin as the The normal pulse beat of a human
main additive. body is between 72—80.

Vitamin C (also callead Ascorbic Acid) An instrument designed for testing the
is a powerful antioxidant, and aids in the purity of milk is called Lactometer.
production of collagen, and stimulates the
immune system. Vitamin C is essential for “Autopsy” is the Post-Mortem
appetite. examination of a body.

“Soda Water” serves as a primary “Lexicography” is the branch of


remedy for upset stomach. science which deals with the process of
writing dictionaries.
Normal arterial blood pH is 7.40, with
a range of about 7.36-7.44. Blood pH Speed of Sound in Air 331 m/s.
depends on carbon dioxide (CO2)
concentration and bicarbonate (HCO3) Red Colour has largest and Blue
concentration. colour has shortest Wavelength.

The main constituent of Sui Gas is “Pomology” is the study and cultivation
Methane. of fruit.

Agoraphobia is the fear of open or Logarithm tables were invented by


public places. “Agraphia” is the inability to John Napier
write. Acrophobia is the fear of heights.
Aerophobia is a fear of flying, Apiphobia is a Fish is the Best source of protein.
fear of what? Bees. Cyberphobia is the fear
of computers or working on a computer. Most commonly used bleaching agent
is chlorine
and acrophobia a fear of Heights.
The chief constituent of gobar gas is
A CPU( cache) is a cache used by the methane.
central processing unit of a computer to
reduce the average time to access memory. The frequency of which of the
The cache is a smaller, faster memory following is the highest? Radio waves
which stores copies of the data from the
most frequently used main memory
“Charles Drew” was the first pioneered
locations.
the idea of a blood bank.
“Dry ice” is a Solid Carbon Dioxide.
Kidneys organ of the body purifies the
blood.
Chemically diamond is a Pure Carbon.
Skin is highly affected by the nuclear
Gas is use in Fire Cylinders radiation first.
CO2.(CO2 is use for extinguishing fire)
Radio waves travel with almost the
Sulphuric Acid is use in the car velocity of Light.
batteries.
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the earth revolves round the sun was


Diamond is the hardest mineral. Copernicus.

Life history of human malaria parasite “Digital Computer” was invented by


in Anopheles was first described by Ronald Howard Alken.
Ross
Wood is the least conducter of
The distance between the earth and electricity.
the sun is smallest in the month of January.
“Cryptography” deals with the study of
Green vegetables are a good source secret writing.
of Minerals and Vitamins.
What is laughing gas? Nitrous Oxide
One metric ton is equal to 1000 kg, or
2204 pounds. The element common to all acids is
Hydrogen.
One square foot is equal to144 sq
inches and 1 meter is equal to 3.28 Diamond is an allotropic form of
foot.One nautical mile is equal to 6080. Carbon.

“Monometer” is an instrument for Earth revolves around the sun from?


measuring Gaseous Pressure. West to east

Atmospheric pressure at sea level is Philately is the science of stamp


760 mm collection.

The acceleration caused by gravity per Hydrometer is used for specific gravity
second is 32 feet. of liquid.

1 Inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters. Which vitamin easily prepared in


body? vitamin D
Silicon is called the “Earth maker”.
Which gas is commonly used in
When a disease occurs over a large balloons? Helium
area of earth’s surface at one time, it is
called Epidemic disease. The most abundant element in earth
curst is Oxygen (O) 46.6% and silican is the
The area between the Tropic of second abudent element of earth and silican
Cancer and the Trpic of Capricorn, where is called earth maker.
the sun is vertically overhead at some point
of the year is called The Torrid zone. One horse power is equal to 746 watt.

Deficiency of Vitamin C causes Which colour phosphorus used in


Scurvy. matches? Red

What does Angstrom measure? Oldest known element? Copper


Speed of ships
Which shape of carbon is used in lead
The scientist who first discovered that pencils? Graphite
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rotating about a center of low atmospheric


Artificial silk is called rayon. pressure is called Cyclone.

Basic component of paper is wood. The first Muslim scientist who


presented the law of reflection and
The bar is a unit of pressure equal to refraction isIbn-ul-Haitham.
100 kilopascals and roughly equal to the
atmospheric pressure on Earth at sea level. The difference in the duration of day
and night increases as one move from
Light year is the unit of distance.It is Equator to poles.
the distance that light can travel in one year.
A light year is equal to 9.46 trillion Solar system was discovered by
kilometers. Nicolaus Copernicus.

Largest organ of the body is Skin and RAM stands for Random Access
largest gland is Liver. Memory.

Kidney disease due to overdose of Richest source of Vitamin D is cod


vitamin c. liver oil.

CPU is an abbreviation of Central 1sq cm is equal to how many square


Processing Unit. mm? 100

Cusec is unit of water flow. 1 milligram gold is equal to how many


milligrams? 1000
ATM stands for Automated Teller
Machine. We are saved from ultraviolet rays of
sun through? Ozone Layer
Mirage is an example of refraction of
Light. Vitamin K helps in blood clotting.

Sound travels fastest in Glass. Iron metabolism in the human body is


helpful for Haemoglobin and blood is red
The gravitational force on the body is due to hemoglobin.
called as Weight.
In how many groups the living
Most astronomers believe that origin organisms that have back bone, are
of the Universe is Big Bang Theory. divided? 5 groups

Hepatitis and jaundice are the Vitamins C not stored in human body
diseases of Liver. and lack of vitamin c create skin disease.

Neon gas is used in decoration Art and science of growing flowers,


lighting. fruit and vegetables is called Horticulture.

Creature having both male and female What did Sir Isaac Pitman invent? A
organs is known as Hermaphrodite. form of shorthand

A low area storm with high winds “Dactyliography” is the study of finger
prints.
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“Etymology” is the study of origin and Abusive drugs damage cells of Brain.
history of words.
In modern television Cathode Ray
“Plague” is a disease, which spreads Tube is replaced with Transistor.
by rat.
Acupuncture is a type of alternative
“Choreography” is the art of designing medicine that treats patients by insertion
sequences of movements in which motion, and manipulation of solid, generally thin
form, or both are specified. Choreography needles in the body.this medical treatment
may also refer to the design itself, which is was found in China.
sometimes expressed by means of dance
notation. “Stainless Steel” contains chromium,
Iron and corban.
Newton discovered that every applied
force has an equal reaction. Red blood cells have no nucleus

When heavy unstable elements split Pain in ears when aeroplane goes
into relatively smaller elements along with down because of High Air pressure.
the release of energy is called fission.
The maximum limit of sound beyond
Protein is present in the highest which a person can become deaf is 129 db.
amount in a human body.
Natural gas effect on our lungs
‘Bicycle’ was invented by Macmillan because, it is harmful for human being.
When ever we inhale carbon monoxide its
“Amino Acid” is the smallest unit of poisonous and human body feeling illness.
Protein. Its very dangrous when ever natural gas
leak some where repair or block this
How many pairs of ribs are there in the leakage its very harmfull for human body
human body? 12. and childrens as well.

A cataract is a clouding that develops The tiny air sacs in the lungs tissues
in the crystalline lens of the eye or in its are called Aliveoli.
envelope (lens capsule), varying in degree
from slight to complete opacity and The quantity of charge that is stored in
obstructing the passage of light. a condenser is measured in Coulombs and
SI unit of pressure is Pascal.
Ice melting at poles is because of
Ozone depletion. Afforestation stands for The deficiency of Viamin E causes
planting of new Trees. sterility in men and women.

“Marie Curie” was a physicist and A xerophyte or xerophytic organism is


chemist famous for her pioneering research a plant that has adapted to survive in an
on radioactivity. She was the first person environment that lacks water, such as a
honored with two Nobel Prizes—in physics desert.
and chemistry.
A halophyte is a plant that grows
On boiling egg hardens which where it is affected by salinity in the root
indicates the presence of Protein. area or by salt spray, such as in saline
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semi-deserts, mangrove swamps, marshes charcoal and potassium nitrate (nitre).


and sloughs, and seashores. When water is added to the mixture
potassium nitrate dissolves.
An epiphyte is a plant that normally
grows on another plant for support. It is not A black hole is a region of spacetime
parasitic, but uses the host plant for support from which nothing, not even light, can
only. escape.

Anthophobia is the fear of flower. Rabies (Hydrophobia) is a disease


Xenophobia is the dislike or fear of people recognized by Insane Dog biting. It effect on
from other countries. the Central Nervous system.

Photophobia is the extreme sensitivity Pneumonia affects the respiratory


to light. system.

“Herpes” is a disease caused by a “Cooking gas” is a mixture of Butane


herpes virus, affecting the skin or the and Propane.
nervous system.
Iron articles rust because of the
“Erythrocyte” is a red blood cell ( formation of a mixture of ferrous and ferric
typically a biconcave disc without a nucleus) hydroxide.
that contains the pigment hemoglobin and
transports oxygen and carbindioxide to and “Chlorination” is the process of adding
from the tissues. the element chlorine to water as a method
of water purification to make it fit for human
“Leucocyte” is a colourless cell which consumption as drinking water.
circulates in the blood and body fluids and is
involved in counter acting foreign Sulphur is mixed with the rubber to
substances and disease ; a white blood cell. make it more flexible.

“Isobar” a line on a map connecting Dysentery is an intestinal


points having the same atmospheric inflammation, especially in the colon, that
pressure. can lead to severe diarrhea with mucus or
blood in the feces.
“Pneumonia” is a lung infection in
which the air-sacs fill with pus. Vibrio cholerae is a Gram-negative,
comma-shaped bacterium. Some strains of
“Leprosy” is a contagious bacterial V. cholerae cause the disease cholera.
disease that affects the skin, mucous
membranes and nerves, causing “Thanatophobia” is an extreme and
discoloration and humps on the skin and, in irrational fear of death.
severe cases, disfigurement and
deformities. “Psoriasis” is a common skin condition
that causes skin redness and irritation.
“Lithophytes” are a type of plant that
grows in or on rocks. Lithophytes feed off “Hippocratic Oath” is an oath
moss, nutrients in rain water, litter, and even historically taken by physicians and other
their own dead tissue. healthcare professionals swearing to
practise medicine ethically. It is widely
Gunpowder is a mixture of sulphur, believed to have been written by
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Hippocrates, often regarded as the father of


western medicine, or by one of his students. Exposure to sunlight helps a person
improve his health because the ultraviolet
Microphone is used to convert sound rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D
waves into electrical energy.
The ozone layer restricts Ultraviolet
Penicillin is widely used as an radiation
antibiotic
Eugenics is the study of altering
The air we inhale is mixture of gases. human beings by changing their genetic
Which of the following gases in the mixture components
is highest in percentage? Nitrogen
Ecology deals with Relation between
The average thickness of the earth’s organisms and their environment.
crust is 32km.
Filaria is caused by Mosquito.
The substances human body
produces to fight against disease germs are If speed of rotation of the earth
called Antibodies. increases, weight of the body decreases

The distance of place south or north of Fathometer is used to measure Ocean


Equator is called Latitude. depth

“Aboriculture” is a science of the Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit was a


cultivation, management, and study of German Physicist ; developed the mercury
individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other thermometer in 1714 ; devised temperature
perennial woody plants. scale

“Vitamin E” is present in egg. Who discovered penicillin? Alexander


Fleming.
“Y2K” is a computer problem.
“Entymology” is the study of Insects.
Which of the following animals can
hear ultrasonic sound? Bat In Algebra and mathematics who is
credited with the originating the Binomial
SIM stands for Subscriber identity Theorem by Omar-i-Khayyam.
Module.
Nitrogen gas is used in electric bulb.
The energy generation in stars is due
to Fusion of light nuclei. One US barrel is equal to 159 litres.

Martin Cooper is known for his Quicklime is an alkaline powder


invention of Mobile Phone. obtained by strongly heating which other
material? Chalk.
The law of floating bodies was
discovered by greek scientist Archimedes. What is the name of the milky fluid
obtained from trees which is used to
First human heart transplant operation produce rubber? Latex.
conducted by Dr. Christian Bernard on
Louis Washkansky, was conducted in 1967
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Which is the only mammal with the What causes earthquakes?


power of active flight? Bat. Earthquakes occur when energy stored
within the Earth, usually in the form of strain
Which lower level of clouds are in rocks, suddenly releases. This energy is
commonly called ‘rain clouds’? Nimbus. transmitted to the surface of the Earth by
earthquake waves.
Which medical specialty is concerned
with the problems and illnesses of children? What is Galaxy? Galaxy, a massive
Pediatrics. ensemble of hundreds of millions of stars,
all gravitationally interacting, and orbiting
What name is given to the stiffening of about a common center. Astronomers
the body after death? Rigor mortis. estimate that there are about 125 billion
galaxies in the universe. All the stars visible
The name of which Roman god means to the unaided eye from Earth belong to
‘shining father’ in Latin? Jupiter. Earth’s galaxy, the Milky Way.

What is the central colour of a What is an anemometer? Anemometer


rainbow? Green. (Greek anemos, “wind”; metron, “measure”),
an instrument that measures wind speed.
What part of the body consists of the
duodenum, the jejunum and the ileum? What is paleontology? Paleontology,
Small intestine. study of prehistoric animal and plant life
through the analysis of fossil remains.
What, in internet terminology, does
SMTP stand for? Simple Mail Transfer How far is the sun from earth? the
Protocol. average distance from Earth is 150 million
km (93 million miles).
What, in internet terminology, does
FTP stand for? File Transfer Protocol. What was the first creature to travel in
space? The Soviet Union also launched the
What is the art of preparing, stuffing first living creature, a dog named Laika, into
and mounting the skins of animals to make space on November 3, 1957.
lifelike models called? Taxidermy.
What is dry ice? Solid carbon dioxide,
What is the technical name for known as dry ice, is widely used as a
abnormally high blood presure? refrigerant. Its cooling effect is almost twice
Hypertension. that of water ice; its special advantages are
that it does not melt as a liquid but turns into
What part of eye is responsible for its gas, and that it produces an inert
color? The iris. atmosphere that reduces bacterial growth.
• The origin of earth dates back to
approximately? 4.6 billion year
What is the second planet from the
• The dates on which day and night is equal
sun? Venus.
are? 21st march and 23rd september
• Haematite is an ore of iron.
Which gas used in advertising signs • Earth completes one rotation on its axis
has the symbol Ne? Neon. in? 23 hours 56 mints and 4.9 sec
• Which of the following gases is most
In medicine, which is the most predominant in the sun? Hydrogen
widespread parasitic infection? Malaria.
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• The coldest planet is Neptune. • The breathing rate is controlled by the


• The Cornea of the eyes is the only part of medulla.
body without blood supply. • The only metal which is liquid at ordinary
• The Average weight of man’s brain is 4.8 temperature is Aluminium.
ounces. • In the normal composition of human body
• The Average weight of woman’s brain is oxygen is 64 percent.
4.4 ounces. • The use of fingerprints for identification
• The most common element in the purposes was first proposed by the British
atmosphere is Nitrogen (N), which is scientist Sir Francis Galton.
present at 78.08 percent by volume and • Who invented ‘Printing Press’? Gutenberg
75.52 percent by mass. • Who invented ‘Television’? John L. Baird
• The most common element in the universe • Who was the inventor of ‘mercury
is Hydrogen (H), according for 90 percent of thermometer’? Fahrenheit
all known matter in the universe, and68 • Albert Einstein presented ‘theory of
percent by mass in the Solar System. relativity’.
• Radium was discovered by Mario Curie • Insulin was invented by F. Banting.
Pierre Curie. • Who discovered ‘X-rays’? Roentgen
• Railway Engine was invented by • Dr. Alfred Bernhard Nobel discovered
Stephenson. Dynamite
• The largest bone of human body is Thigh • ‘Law of gravitation’ was introduced by Sir
Bone. Isaac Newton
• The proportion of water in human body is • ‘Vaccination for smallpox’ was discovered
about 85%. (Blood in Human Body 5-6 Liter by Jenner
10 % of total volume ) • Who discovered ‘Oxygen’? Priestley
• Cockroach is considered as the ancient Joseph
insect of the world. • What is the scientific name of man? Homo
• “Rickets” is a disease of the bones ( due to sapiens
deficiency of Vitamin D ). • Polio, AIDS and Measles are caused by
• Sound will travel fastest in Solids. Virus
• Lack of oxygen at high altitude produces • T.B., leprosy , whooping cough and
bleeding. diphtheria are caused by Bacteria
• Chronometer is used to measure time • Lack of vitamin B can cause Beri Beri
while on ship. • Goiter is caused by Deficiency of Iodine
• Dental enamel is the hardest thing present • Man eat both plants and animals so called
in a human body. Omnivore
• The density of a liquid is measured by • Pepsin produced in stomach digests the
Hydrometer. Proteins
• ‘Fathom’ is the unit of measurement of • Bile is secreted by Liver
depth. • Blood sugar level is controlled by hormone
• Iron is the most widely used metal. called Insulin
• A human body has 236 joints. (206 bones • DNA double helix model was given by
, new baby contains 300). There are 24 ribs Watson and Crick
in a human body. • Who gave the theory of evolution? Darwin
• A colour blind person cannot distinguish • Pituitary glands are located on Brain
between Red and Green. • Tears are produced by Lachrymal glands
• Hippocrates is considered as the father of • In human eye image is formed at Retina
Medicine. • Lemon contains vitamin C vitamin
• Platinum is the costliest metal in the world. • What is diploid number of man’s
• The main component of a TV is a cathode chromosome? 46
ray tube. • A patient is put to Dialysis, when he or she
• A man breathes 17 to18 times in a minute. suffers from Kidney ailment
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• Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome • How much time does the sun light take to
(AIDS) is infected by Virus reach the Earth? 8.5 minutes
• A universal donor has blood group is O • The Sun is made of gases mainly
(reciepter A&B) Hydrogen and Helium
• Kangaroo is native animal of Australia • The outer surface temperature of the Sun
• Helium, neon and argon are called Noble is 6000 0C
Gases • In the core of the Sun Nuclear Fusion
• Water is made of which two gases? process is occurring all the times.
Hydrogen and Oxygen • Which is the hottest planet of our solar
• Copper is used in making brass, bronze system? Venus
and German silver. • Which planet is closest to the Earth?
• Which atom does not have a neutron? Venus
Hydrogen • Which planet is biggest from the Sun?
• The charge present on an electron is Jupiter
Negative • Which is the closest planet to the Sun?
• The charge present on a proton is Positive Mercury
• Water was discovered by Cavendish • During Solar eclipse the moon comes
• Most abundant element in human body is between the Earth and the Sun.
Oxygen • During Lunar eclipse the Earth comes
• Which of the following is the lightest between the moon and the Sun.
element of the periodic table? Hydrogen • The greenish planet of solar system is
• An instrument used for measuring Uranus
atmospheric pressure is called Barometer • Which planet of solar system is red in
• Natural radioactivity was discovered by colour? Mars
Becquerel in 1896 • Name the blue coloured planet. Neptune
• Neutron was discovered by Chadwick • Formation and change of one season to
• The circumference of the earth was another is due to Earth Revolution
determined by Al-Beruni • The Sun appears to rise from the East and
• Telephone was invented by Graham Bell set into the West due to Rotation of Earth
• SI unit of length is Metre, SI unit of force is • ROM stands for Read Only Memory
Newton, Unit of work in SI units is Joule and • A byte is a group of 8 bits
Unit of Power in SI unit is Watt. • SIMM stands for Single Inline Memory
• Energy possessed by a body due to its Module
motion is called Kinetic Energy • Four nibbles are equal to Two Bytes
• Lens which is thinner at the centre and • Smallest unit of memory is Bit
thicker at the edge is called Concave Lens . • 1 Megabyte is equal to 1024 Kilobytes
• A lens which is thicker at the centre and • 1 Kilobyte is equal to 1024 Bytes
thinner at the edges is called Convex Lens • A condition in which memory lost is called
• The diameter of a lens is called Aperture Amnesia.
• Energy in sun produced by hydrogen • Which planet is known as “Earth’s near
nuclei is the result of Fusion twin planet”? Venus
• Ohm is unit of which quantity? Resistance • Which is the brightest planet in the Solar
• Calorie is unit of which quantity? Heat System? Venus
• Dyne is unit of which quantity? Force • The smallest, fastest and smallest
• Angstrom is unit of which quantity? Length diameter planet is Mercury.
• Becquerel is unit of which quantity? • Which one of the following planets has the
Radioactivity maximum number of satellites? Jupiter
• Who invented printing press? John • To measure electric current: Ammeter is
Guttenberg used
• A beam of white light passing through a • Which instrument is used to measure
prism scatters in Seven colours blood pressure? Sphygmomanometer
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• Which instrument is used to measure by the Pancreas


minute electrical currents? Galvanometer
• Hydrometer is the device that measures: In an animal cell protein is synthesized
The specific gravity of a liquid in the Ribosome
• Hygrometer is used to measure: humidity
• What is used for detecting and measure Chemically finger nails are made up of
earthquakes? Seismograph Protein
• What splits light into its spectrum?
Spectroscope Muscle stiffness is a symptom caused
• Thermometer is used to measure: by the disease Tetanus
Temperature.
The fat in our food is digested by the
The science of study of old age is enzymes lipase
called Gerontology
Sound is a form of energy
The function of the thermostat in a
refrigerator is To maintain the temperature A fraction of sunlight is refracted as it
enters the earth’s atmosphere.
Blotting paper absorbs ink because
The action of capillary Electric current is measured by an
Ammeter.
Name the vaccine that protects
against tuberculosis? BCG Light with larger wavelength than that
bacillus Calmette-Guérin of the red colour is called infrared

Name the disease of the liver that Medulla Oblongata connects the small
causes a patient to turn yellow? Jaundice brainwith the spinal chord.

Equinox is the time when the sun Spinach is a good source of vitamin A,
appears vertically overhead at noon at the B2 (Riboflavin) and Iron.
equator.
Femur is a bone of the leg.
In the human body, blood-clotting
factor is produced by the liver Excessive burning of fossil fuels cause
acid rain.
Human blood is able to carry large
amounts of oxygen because of the chemical Planet Mars has two moons.
hemoglobin
Bauxite is an ore of aluminium
The living part of a plant cell is
composed of a nucleus and cytoplasm
Mica is a nonconductor of electricity
The front of the eye is covered with a
Sun is the biggest star in the universe.
tough transparent material called CORNEA
The capacity to do work is called
The smallest branches of an artery
energy.
lead into tiny blood vessels called
CAPPILARIES
The energy possessed by a body die
to its position is called potential energy.
Insulin is produced in the human body
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James Watt
Nucleus usually lies in the centre of an
animal cell Who discovered circulation of blood in
human body? William Harvey
Calcium and phosphorus are the
essential elements of bones. The credit of inventing the television
(vi) Proteins are formed by combination of goes to Baird
amino acids.
(vii) Rainwater dissolves sulphur dioxide to The credit of developing the polio
form sulphuric acid. vaccine goes to Jonas Salk

The set of instructions given to a The unit of energy in MKS system is


computer is called software. Joule

In a heat engine, heat energy is The telephone was invented by


changed into mechanical energy Alexander Graham Bell

The smallest unit of measurement of What is the body temperature of a


wavelength is angstrom normal man? 36.9oC

The chemical generally used in The pancreas secretes Insulin


refrigerators is ethylene
Tibia is a bone found in the Leg
Period of famous Muslim scientists is
7th – 13th century A.D. The largest part of the human brain is
the Cerebrum
Heat radiation travels at a speed equal
to speed of light Red blood corpuscles are formed in
the Bone marrow
Amoeba is a unicellular animal.
What is the main component of bones
Leprosy is a disorder of the nervous and teeth? Calcium sulphate
system.
The main constituent of hemoglobin is
Quartz is chemically a Silicate. Iron

Solar eclipse occurs in New moon. The function of hemoglobin is


Prevention of anemia
Centigrade & Fahrenheit scales give
same reading at – 400o Malaria is a disease which effects the
Spleen
Who described protoplasm as the
physical basis of life? T. H. Huxley A person of which of the following
blood groups is called a universal donor? O
The scientist who first discovered that
the earth revolves round the sun was A person with which of the following
Copernicus blood groups can receive blood of any
group? AB
Who invented the steam engine?
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cavity
Which gland in the human body is
called the master gland? Pituitary Enzymes help in Digestion of food.
Food is normally digested in the Small
How many bones are there in a newly intestines.
born infant? 300
The planet of the solar system which
Which of the following diseases is has maximum numbers of Moon is Jupiter
caused by virus? Small pox (as of 2011)

Medulla oblongata is a part of human A unit of length equal to the average


Brain distance between the earth and sun is
called Astronomical unit
Myopia is a disease connected with
Eyes The ozone layer is present about
30miles (50km) in atmosphere above earth.
Leukemia is a disease of the Blood The stratum (layer) of atmosphere in which
ozone layer lies is called as Stratosphere
Short-sightedness can be corrected by
using Concave lens Which rocks are formed by the
alteration of pre-existing rocks by great heat
Trachoma is a disease of the Eyes or pressure
Metamorphic rocks
Typhoid and cholera are typical
examples of Water-borne disease The most abundant natural Iron oxides
are Hematite and Magnetite
Pyorrhea is a disease of the Gums
The most abundant elements in sea
Lack of what causes diabetes. Insulin water Sodium and Chlorine

Appendix is appendix is a part of The unit of home electricity energy


Large intestine consumption is Kilowatt hour

ECG is used for the diagnosis of The speed of sound in dry air at 20 C
aliments of Heart is about (343 m/s)

Biopsy is done on Tissues taken form The time light takes from Sun to reach
a living body Earth is 8 minutes

Dialysis is used for the treatment of Light from Sun travels a distance
Kidney failure before it reaches Earth 150 Million Km

Insulin is injected into the intestines by The most suitable thermometer for
Pancreas measuring the boiling point of water is
Mercury thermometer
Lock Jaw, i.e., difficulty in opening the
mouth is a symptom of Tetanus The density of water is greatest at 4°C

Lungs are situated in the Thoracic A vacuum can not conduct heat
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devices of the computer system is Control


The building blocks of elements are unit
called Molecules
Cancer can be treated by
Boiling of an egg is a change which is Chemotherapy and radiotherapy
Chemical
The name of the common mineral salt
The usual raw material for ceramics, present in sea is Sodium Chloride
generally found beneath the top soil is?
Clay Founder of modern astronomy was
Nicolas Copernicus
Polyamides are synthetic polymers
commonly known as Nylon The instrument which measures very
high temperature is Pyrometer
Telephone was invented in 1876 in
America by Graham Bell. Chemical used to kill rats and mice are
Rodenticides
Man belongs to the family Hominidae
The position of earth in its orbit, when
To measure the specific gravity of it is at its greatest distance from the sun
milk, the instrument used is Lactometer causing northern summer is called Aphelion

one of the fundamental characteristics Which of the following layers make


of living organisms is Metabolism radio transmission possible?Ionosphere

Water is heated in a kettle. The inside Which of the following explains the
water is heated by convection. A person reason why there is no total eclipse of the
sitting near the fire receives heat by sun?
Radiation Size of the earth in relation to that of moon

Three elements needed for the Which one of the following is a non-
healthy growth of plants are N,P,K metallic mineral? Gypsum

Parsec is a unit of Distance Yeast is used in making bread


because it produces Carbon dioxide
Twinkling of stars is caused by
refraction of light Oasis is associated with Desert

In humans , most nutrient molecules Name the famous book of Ibn-Sina in


are absorbed by the small intestine which he discussed human physiology and
medicine? Al-Qanoon
Laughing gas has chemical
composition of the following two elements Animal which captures and readily kills
which are Nitrogen + oxygen living animals for its food is called Predator
• An alimeter is used for measuring Altitude
Hepatitis A is transmitted to different • Oology is the study of Birds eggs
individuals by Water • Radioactivity was discovered by Henry
Bacquerel
The unit that coordinates different • The metal used in storage batteries is
Lead
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• Barometer was invented by Torricelli living organisms is called Obligate Parasite


• Dynamo was invented by Michael Faraday • A plant which lives in the dark is called
• Galileo’s first scientific discovery was Scotophyte
Pendulum • Laser was invented by Dr.Charles
• Microscope was invented by Aaton Van H.Townes
Leewen Hock • Thermostat is an instrument used for
• The scientist who is known as father of regulating Constant temperature
modern biology is Aristotle • The science of organic forms and
• The first person to see a cell under structures is known as Morphology
microscope was Robert Hooke • The fear of women is known as
• The smallest flowering plant is Worffia Gynophobia
• The four blood groups were discovered by • The fear of men is known as Androphobia
Karl Landsteiner • The scientist who developed the Quantum
• The atomic number of oxygen is Eight theory was Max Plonck
• The basic building blocks of proteins are • The acid used in a car battery is Sulphuric
Amino acids acid
• The unit of loudness is Phon • The system for writing by blind people was
• An ammeter is used to measure Electric invented by Louis Braille
current • The parachute was used for the first time
• Plant that eat insects are called by J.P.Blanchard
Insectivorous plants • The German physicit who first
• Fruits that are formed without fertilization demonstrated the existence of Radio waves
are called Parthenocarpic was Henrich Hertz
• Plants that flower only once in their lifetime • Fountain pen was invented by
are called Mono carpic L.E.Waterman
• Penicillin is obtained from Mould • The role of heredity was demonstrated by
• Herpetology is the study of Reptiles Mendel
• Osteology is the study of Bones • The instrument used to measure the
• The botanical name for onion is Allium concentration of salt water is the
Cepa Salinometer
• The study of heavenly bodies is called • Safety matches was invented by
Astronomy J.E.Lundstrom
• Electric Lamp was invented by Thomas • Dynamics is the study of Movements of
alva Edison bodies
• The fear of crowd is called Ochlophobia • Statics is the study of Forces acting on
• The fear of books is called Bibliophobia bodies at rest
• The fear of going to bed is called • Mechanics is the study of Forces acting on
Clinophobia bodies
• Calcium sulphate is commonly called • The electro-cardiograph was invented by
Plaster of Paris William Einthoven
• Sodium carbonate is commonly called • Chronometer was invented by John
Washing Soda Harrison
• Sodium chloride is commonly known as • The study of antiquities is known as
Common Salt Archaeology
• The chemical name of Chloroform is • The study of the duration of life is known
Trichloromethane as Chronobiology
• The chemical name of baking powder is Calcium oxide is commonly known as Quick
Sodium bicarbonate lime
• The chemical name of bleaching powder is • A deviation of light passing from one
Calcium hypochlorite medium to another is known as Refraction
• A fungus which can only survive on other
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• An apparatus for generation of atomic • Vitamin D is essential for calcium


energy is called a Reactor metabolism.
• Vitamin C hastens healing of wounds
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT VITAMINS • Vitamin capable of formation of blood is
• Vitamin C is also called Ascorbic Acid it B12
prevents scurvy • Riches source of Vitamin D is code liver oil
• Vitamin C is also necessary for utilization • Riches source of Vitamin A is eggs
of iron • Deficiency of Calcium leads to rickets
• The food which contains largest amount of • Vitamin B1 is available is yeast.
Vitamin C is tomato • Scury, arising due to deficiency of vitamin
• Cod liver oil contains Vitamin D C, it is related to Gastro-intestinal disorder.
• Collagen is the substance that gives • Sodium is necessary of nervous system.
elasticity to skin • Vitamin D is essential for calcium
• Vitamin E promotes oxygenation and acts metabolism.
as anti aging • Cheese contains vitamin D.
• Carbon dioxide we release comes from • Vitamin C can not be stored in human
food we eat body.
• Vitamin B2 has what other name • Scurvy, arising due to deficiency of vitamin
Riboflavin C, it is related to Gastro-intestinal disorder.
• Fats are made of carbon, hydrogen and • Sodium is necessary of nervous system.
oxygen • Ground nut has maximum protein
• Vitamin E is called anti-aging agent • Digestion of fat in intestine is aided by
• Vitamin E helps in fertility process Emulsification
• Vitamin B helps maintain normal appetite • Hair, finger nails, hoofs, etc are all make of
and good digestion protein
• Water soluble vitamin are B and C and all • Deficiency of sodium and potassium
other are fat soluble causes muscular cramps, headache and
• Vitamin A is stored as Ester in liver diahrae
• Vitamin A is found in carotene bearing • Milk (contains 80% water) is a complete
plants food.
• Vitamin K helps to form prothrobin (fibro • Cheese contains vitamin D.
gin) one of the enzymes helpful in blood • Vitamin E is for reproduction.
clotting • Glucose is the source of energy for human
• Vitamin E is necessary for iron utilization; brain.
normal reproductive function. Vitamin E is • Major component of honey is Glucose
for reproduction. • Three main food nutrients are
• Vitamin A is found in Dairy products carbohydrates, protein and fats. Other are
• Deficiency of Vitamin A causes Night vitamins and minerals
blindness. • Meat is rich in iron we need to make blood
• Too much presence of the Potassium salt cells
in human blood increase the risk of heart • Eating of coconut increases man’s mental
attack. faculties
• The lack of calcium in the diet causes • Food poisoning can result from the eating
what condition-Rickets of too much toadstools.
• Celluloses are carbohydrates. • Vitamin c is also known as Ascorbic Acid.
• Milk contains lactose. • Celluloses are carbohydrates.
• Vitamin C is a preventor of infectious • Milk contains lactose
disease • Ascorbic acid is essential for the formation
• Vitamin C is also called Skin food of bones and teeth.
• Vitamin C can easily be lost in cooking • Citric acid is a good substitution for
and food storage ascorbic acid in our nutrition.
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• A guava contains more vitamin C than an • Mycology is the study of fungi.


orange • The art of compiling dictionary is called
• Vitamin not stored in human body…..C Lexicography.
VARIOUS SCIENCES • Cartography is the art of making maps and
• Taxidermy means stuffing dead animals charts.
• Stenography means short hand writing • Philately is hobby of stamp collecting.
• Psoriasis is a learning disability • An onomastician studies what – Names
• Paleontology is study of fossils. • Thanatology is the study of what Death
• Hematology is the study of blood. • The study of human population is called
• Geology is the study of earth. Demography.
• Acoustics is the science of sound • What does an otologist study-The ear and
• Cytology is the study of cell its diseases
• Entomology is the study of insects. • Noologists study what-The Mind
• Apiculture is science of bee keeping • Semiology is the study of what-Signals
• Ornithology is the science of birds • What is silviculture- Forestry
• Philology is the science of languages • What is Xylography- Wood Engraving
• Oncology is the study of cancer • Paleontology is the science of history of
• Exobiology is the study of life in outer life.
space • Meteorology is the study of study of
• Numismatics is the study of coins weather.
• Eugenics is the study of altering humans • Cryptography is the study which deals with
by changing their genes or it refers to the secret writing.
Improvement of human race • Hydroponics means cultivation of the
• Ethology is the study of animal behavior plants without use of soil.
• Anthropology is the study of origin and • Hyetology is the study of rainfall.
physical and cultural development of • Mycology is the study of fungus and fungi
mankind diseases.
• Carpology is the study of fruits and seeds. • Petrology is the study of rocks in the
• Pathology deals with diseases earth’s crust.
• Histology deals with organic tissues • Amniocentesis is a method for
• Pedology is the study of soil determination of foetal sex.
• Cryogenics deals with the production, • What is Steganography: Invisible ink
control and application of low temperatures writing
• Seismology is study of movements inside • Ichthyologists study what Fish
earth’s crust • What does a psephologist study: Voting –
• Ambidextrous is one who can write with Elections
both hands. • What is studied in Aerology-Planet Mars
• Astrophysics is a branch of astronomy • Orthoepy is the study of what-Word
which deals with the physical and chemical pronunciation
nature of heavenly bodies. • A philomath has a love of what- Learning
• A etiology is the study of causes of • What is a nidologist interested in-Birds
disease. nests
• Cryptology is the study of codes. • What is philography- Autograph collecting
• Dendrology is the study of trees. • Agronomy is the science of soil
• Ergonomics is the study of relationships management
between people and their working • The process by which plants take food is
environment. photosynthesis
• Graphology is the study of handwriting. • Reduction is the removal of oxygen atoms
• Psychological study of life in artificial • Oxidation is the combination of oxygen or
environment is called biopsy. removal of hydrogen
• Phycology is the study of Algae. • Horticulture is the cultivation of flowers,
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fruits and vegetable bumps on its shiny side.


• Pastevurization is the protection of food by • DVDs hold more information than CDs.
heating They use smaller bumps and have two
• If temperature rises gradually up to 40 reflective layers
deg: C, the rate of photosynthesis may stop • Recordable CDs do not have bumps.
altogether There are patches of color on disk to
SCIENTISTS change the reflected laser light
• Ibn baitar was a Botanist • In 1951 Univac – 1, the world’s first
• Kitab al Manazar on optical works was commercial computer was designed by
written by Ibn al Haitham John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert. They
• Mamoon observatory was established built ENIAC, the first electronic computer in
during the reign of Caliph Mamoon 1946
• Circulation of blood was described by a • In 1968 mainframe was built.
muslim scientist name Nafis Abdul al- • In 1976 first supercomputer the Cray-1
Hasan. was developed
• Al-Khwarizimi was first person who used • In 1981 IBM produce the IBM PC.
zero. • In 1998 IBM made quantum computer
• Muslim scientist Ali al Tabari is famous for • Super computers uses parallel processing
his work on ___ (medical sciences) • In 1974, computer games were
• Al Beruni discovered that light travels introduced.
faster than sound. • PROM is the abbreviation of
Knowledge about COMPUTER programmable read only memory
• Half byte = 1nibble = 4 bits • What was the world’s first high level
• Bit means Binary Digit programming language 1957: IBM
• 1 byte = 8 bits FORTRAN
• 1 mega byte = 1048576 bytes • A JPEG is a picture file format – what does
• 1 kilo byte = 1024 bytes JPEG stand for: Joint Photographic Experts
• A combination of 16 bits are called word. Group
• A terabyte = 1 trillion bytes • During World War II, IBM built the
• Our PC belongs to 4th generation computers the Nazis used to manage their
• Fred Cohen coined the word computer death/concentration camps
virus • Registers are temporary storage areas
• First computer virus was created in 1970 within the CPU.
at Bell laboratories • First apple computer was built in garage.
• WORM means Write Once Read Many • The language of small talk is object
• Power of a super computer is measured in oriented.
FLOPS (Floating Point Operations per • Shell is an operating environment.
Second) • Virtual memory is also known as virtual
• WWW/http: (hypertext transfer protocol) page.
was created by Tim Burner Lee in 1992 • NOS refer to operating systems for a
• Intel means Integrated Electronics network.
• 1 worksheet contains 256 columns • In EBCDIC each character is denoted by 8
• G.W.Basic G.W stands for Gate W ay bits.
• Super Computer was created by J.H.Van • Diodes are used in analog computer
Tassel circuits as limiter.
• CORBA is Common Object Request • Wetware stands for any organic
Broker Architecture intelligence.
• URL is Uniform or Universal Resource • GIGO stands for garbage in garbage out.
Locator • Application of flip-flap are counters, shift
• Intel invented RAM chip register and transfer register.
• Information stored on disk as series of • Bootstrap is associated with computer.
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• FORTRAN stands for formula translator. • First artificial satellite was Sputnik-I sent
• A group of character that is termed as a by Soviet Union on October 4, 1957
single entity is called word. • What country launched its first space
• Clip art is a computer prepared art. rocket January 1961-Italy
• Mark sensing is another term for OMR. • First human in space is Yuri Gagrin 1961
• Authorization to make multiple software on USSR • First space scientist was Henry
copies is called site licensing. Quendish
• Antivirus is also known as vaccines. • First woman in space was Valentine
• Free software is also known as public Khurachoof in 14 June, 1963
domain software. • Apollo XI enabled man to step on moon
• In computer DFD stands for Data Flow
Diagram. Generators convert mechanical
• Cyber Space is called to Virtual world of energy into electricity.
the computer. Nuclear energy is a cheap source of
• What does the sun in SUN Microsystems abundant electricity.
stand for Stanford University Network Why is one’s breath visible in cold but not in
• What does Intel stand for- Integrated hot weather? Because the water vapours
Electronics present in breath condenses while breathing
• All PCs have a BIOS what does bios stand incold weather and therefore are visible.
for-Basic Input Output System
• What is the common name for an Epiphytes is a plant that grows upon
integrated circuit A Chip another plant.
• In WWW terms what does i.e. mean on a
domain name-Ireland Joseph Aspdin is the inventor of
• What company introduced the first cement.
commercial minicomputer 65 DEC
• Name the first web browser publicly Neurology is the science of nervous
available NCSA Mosaic system.
• The world’s most powerful super computer
is called ASCI white. Biochemistry is the application of
• World Wide Web was invented in 1993 by statistics in the study of Biology.
Tim Bareness Lee.
• The B-programming language was
A sheet of muscles called diaphragm
developed by Ken Thompson.
separates the chest from the abdomen.
• The 1st commercially produced and sold
computer (1951) was UNIVAC.
• The transformation from heavy computers The pattern for building protein
to PCs was made possible using molecules is stored in the messenger RNA
microprocessors.
• The first microprocessor was developed in Anvil and stirrup are names of bones
1971 by Intel. present in the EAR
• A pentium 4 (P-4) employs roughly 40
million transistors. The young plant inside a grain of
• Mark-1, Apple-1, and collossus were initial wheat is called the embryo plant
desktop computers.
• Binary digits are briefed as bit. In born behaviour that involve only
• A collection of bits is called byte. one part of the body are called REFLEX
• The first home computer (1977), which ACTION
was sold in millions of units was Apple II.
• ‘PARAM’ is a supercomputer. Animals which obtain their food from
• Father of the Computer.. Charles Babbage dead organisms are called Scavengers
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Riboflavin is not affected by cooking. Circular aperture which appears as a


dark spot in the eye is called pupil
The number of chromosomes in the
spermatozoa is twenty-three Bacteria are parasites

The energy possessed by a water fall Ruby is an Oxide of Aluminum


is kinetic energy.
Visible light energy has the
Rainbows are produced by the wavelength range of 400 to 700 Nanometer.
reflection of light through raindrops.
The particles with positive charge but
Light switches in our homes are having mass equal to that of electron is
connected in parallel series. called Proton.

Oil bulbs cleaner and is less damaging Iron corrodes due to the formation of
to the environment than coal as a fuel. Iron Oxide.

Enzymes are biological catalysts Transistors do not need a warm up


which have multiple function in the body. period because they have no Filament.

The difference between electrical The type of radiation hat is unaffected


charges at the two ends of a conductor is by magnetic field is called Alpha.
called Potential difference.
The Kelven scale of temperature is
The branch of zoology which deals called the absolute scale.
with the study of insects is called
Entomology If we know the mass of an object and
the force applied on it, it is possible to
Fuels formed from animal and plant calculate acceleration of the object.
matter that lived thousands of years ago are
known as fossil fuels Arteries become hard due to
deposition of Fats in them.
Cryptograms is a coded message; a
text or message that is in code or cipher What is the source of energy for the
human brain? Phosphorous
Reserve food material is usually
stored as starch in plants.Reserve food How many Ergs are these in 1 Joule?
material is usually stored as glycogen in 107
liver and muscles of animals.
The unit of current is Ampere
Purest form of iron is wrought iron
Who invented typewriter? Sholes
Hypo is a solution of sodium
thiosulphate The first attempt in printing was made
in England by William Caxton
Aorta is an organ of the circulatory
system Who was the surgeon who pioneered
antiseptic surgery in 1865? Joseph Lister
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Who proposed the chemical evolution Information can be sent over long
of life? Haechel . distances in the form of Light signals
through optical fibres
Who among the following evolved the
concept of relationship between mass and Computers can Add and subtract
energy? Einstein information only.

Who discovered Uranus? Herschel IBM stands for International Busi