World GK Quiz Questions and Answers

World GK is one of the sections of General Knowledge/ General Awareness subject included in a variety of exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, Bank PO, Clerk, UPSC, etc. This section is considered high-scoring and it aims to test the candidates’ knowledge/ awareness about various topics related to the world. There is no fixed pattern by which world General Knowledge questions are asked in the competitive exams. The questions can be put up from World economics, history, geography, etc. That’s why it is important for aspirants to go through as many World Gk Questions with answers as possible for the exam preparation.

In this post, we are providing the most important and latest World General Knowledge questions and answers for the preparation of various competitive exams. Plus, we are updating the questions regularly to keep you updated with world general awareness. If you too have any question or doubt then you can post it in the comment section below.

World GK Quiz Questions with Answers 2020

[1] Which one is the smallest ocean in the World?

(A) Indian

(B) Pacific

(C) Atlantic

(D) Arctic

Answer – D (Arctic)

[2] Which country gifted the ‘Statue of Liberty’ to USA in 1886?

(A) France

(B) Canada

(C) Brazil

(D) England

Answer: A (France)

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[3] Dead Sea is located between which two countries?

(A) Jordan and Sudan

(B) Jordan and Israel

(C) Turkey and UAE

(D) UAE and Egypt

Answer: B (Jordan and Israel)

[4] In which ocean ‘Bermuda Triangle’ region is located?

(A) Atlantic

(B) Indian

(C) Pacific

(D) Arctic

Answer: A (Atlantic)

[5] Which country is known as the ‘playground of Europe’?

(A) Austria

(B) Holland

(C) Switzerland

(D) Italy

Answer: C (Switzerland)

[6] Which country is also known as the ‘Land of Rising Sun’?

(A) Japan

(B) New Zealand

(C) Fiji

(D) China

Answer: A (Japan)

[7] Which country is known as the ‘Land of Thunderbolts’?

(A) China

(B) Bhutan

(C) Mongolia

(D) Thailand

Answer: B (Bhutan)

[8] Which continent has the highest number of countries?

(A) Asia

(B) Europe

(C) North America

(D) Africa

Answer: D (Africa)

[9] In which country, white elephant is found?

(A) India

(B) Sri Lanka

(C) Thailand

(D) Malaysia

Answer: C (Thailand)

[10] Total number of oceans in the World is

(A) 3

(B) 5

(C) 7

(D) 12

Answer: B (5)

[11] Which country is also known as the ‘Land of Thousand Lakes’

(A) Iceland

(B) Norway

(C) Finland

(D) Switzerland

Answer: C (Finland)

[12] Which mountain is known as the ‘Roof of the World’?

(A) Andes

(B) Himalaya

(C) Karakoram

(D) Pamir

Answer: D (Pamir)

[13] The world’s longest straight road without any corners is located in

(A) USA

(B) Australia

(C) Saudi Arabia

(D) China

Answer: C (Saudi Arabia)

[14] Which one is the biggest island in the World?

(A) Borneo

(B) Finland

(C) Sumatra

(D) Greenland

Answer: D (Greenland)

[15] In which year Hong Kong became a part of China after British Rule?

(A) 1982

(B) 1989

(C) 1995

(D) 1997

Answer: D (1997)

[16] Which one is the World’s highest-altitude civilian airport?

(A) Daocheng Yading Airport, China

(B) Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport, Leh

(C) Qamdo Bamda Airport, China

(D) None of the above

Answer: A (Daocheng Yading Airport, China)

[17] Which river is flowing through Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA?

(A) Missouri River

(B) Colorado River

(C) Mississippi River

(D) Yukon River

Answer: B (Colorado River)

[18] Which one is the largest tropical rain forest in the world?

(A) Amazon

(B) Bosawas

(C) Southeast Asian Rain Forest

(D) Daintree Rain Forest

Answer: A (Amazon)

[19] How many countries were participated as founding member of United Nation?

(A) 45

(B) 50

(C) 51

(D) 75

Answer: C (51)

[20] Which one is the longest continental mountain range in the world?

(A) Himalaya

(B) Andes

(C) Rocky Mountains

(D) Ural Mountains

Answer: B (Andes)

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