Monday, January 25, 2010

General Knowledge Quiz Part - II

1)Which is the longest river in the world ?
Ans:- Nile
2)Which country is called the playground of Europe ?
3)What is the capital of Indonesia? Ans:- Jakarta
4)What is the currency of China ?
Ans:- Yuan
5)Which country in the world does not have a rectangular flag? Ans:- Nepal

6)What is the currency of Russia? Ans:- Ruble
7)Which is the largest volcano on Earth?Ans:- Hawaii's Mauna Loa
8)In our Solar system, which planets have rings around them? Ans:- Four of the large outer planets in our solar system have rings around them.
Jupiter - 3 rings
Saturn - has thousands of rings Uranus - 11 rings Neptune - 6 rings
9)What is a Meteor? Ans:- There are pieces of rock orbiting space called Meteoroids. Sometime these meteoroids hit the Earth. When they are falling through the Earth's atmosphere, they burn up.These are called Meteors or Shooting Stars
10)What is the capitol of Canada? Ans:- Ottawa
11)Is Canada bigger than USA?Ans:- Yes Canada is bigger than USA
12)What is the name of the river that falls over Niagara Falls?Ans:- The Niagara River flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario. It serves as the border between Ontario in Canada and New York State in the USA. The river is about 56 kilometers (35 miles) long and includes Niagara falls along its way
13)Which country has the world’s largest Rainforest?
Ans:-Brazil is the largest country in the continent of South America and has the largest rainforest in the world.
14)Which river runs through this rainforest?
Ans:-Amazon River
15)Which country is the world’s largest gold producer?Ans:-South Africa
16)What is Arachnophobia?
Ans:-The word Arachnophobia comes from the Greek words, ARACHNE, meaning SPIDER, and PHOBOS, meaning FEAR.Some people have an irrational, persistent fear of spiders. It is very difficult for them to overcome this fear.

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