FIRST, LARGEST, BIGGEST, LONGEST,Repeated Questions in oldest PPSC?NTS/OTS/FPSC/PTS/STS

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  • What is Europe’s largest port-Rotterdam
  • What was first used at the 1904 St Louis Olympic games-Gold medals silver was first before
  • Where is the worlds oldest university- Fez Morocco –founded 859
  • What is the largest Island in The Greater Antilles- Cuba
  • What is the worlds most polluted major city- Mexico City
  • What is the worlds fastest moving insect-Tropical Cockroach
  • Where is the largest church in the world-Vatican in Rome
  • What was the first country to use postcards- Austria
  • Where is the worlds largest Chinese settlement outside Asia            San Francisco – Chinatown
  • Which country has no national monetary unit of it’s own        Andorra
  • Which country has the highest % of women in their legislature          Cuba
  • Which country has the most daily newspapers- India
  • Which city was built in the design of a union flag        Khartoum
  • What was the first country to use TV as a mass info media Germany
  • In which country is the worlds longest road tunnel      Switzerland
  • Which country has no public toilets- Peru
  • Bill gates (USA), founder and chairman of Microsoft Corporation, is currently the richest person in the world and Lillian Bettencourt (France) is the richest woman in the world.
    • Nauru, an island located in western Pacific Ocean, is the smallest republic of the world.
  • Mount Everest (2759 N 8656 E) is the highest mountain peak which is located on Nepal Tibet border in the Himalayas.
    • New Cornelia tailings on ten mile wash Arizona USA with a volume of 209500 million cubic meters is the world’s largest volume dam.
    • Taipei-I built in Taiwan is world’s second tallest building..
  • The Atacama Desert in Chile is the driest place of the world and Masynram in Assam (India) is the wettest place in the world.

 

  • Canada has the longest coastline which is 151,489 miles in the length and Monaco’s coastline measures only 3.5 miles in length.
    • Dalol Danaki depression in Ethiopia with an average annual temperature of 35c (95f) is the hottest place on earth and Plateau station, in Antarctica with an average annual temperature of -56.7c (-71.7f), is the coldest place of the globe.
    • Grand central terminal of New York is the largest railway station. It covers an area of 48 acres.
  • The Seikan railway tunnel in Japan is the longest railway tunnel in the world, it s length is 33.50 miles (53.9 km)
    • Longest road tunnel is St. Goatherd Rd. located in Switzerland 16.3 km long.
  • The yellow stone national park (USA) is the largest national park. It has an area of 3350 sq miles.
  • The California University (USA) is the biggest university of the world.
  • King khalid international airport, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) is the largest airport in the world.
  • The port of New York and New Jersey (USA) is the largest seaport in the world.
  • Mandarin (Chinese) is the most spoken language of the world. It is estimated that a total number of 999 million ppl speak it.
    • The noble prize is the largest prize. Each prize carries an amount of one million dollars.
  • Shah faisal mosque located in Islamabad (pak) is the largest mosque.
  • Ostrich is the largest bird in the world.
  • Saudi Arabia is the largest exporter of oil in the world.
  • The longest river in Asia is Yangtze
  • The world’s largest internet search engine is Google.
  • After United states, the largest number of inventions in the last two decades belongs to Germany
  • China has the largest population, Russia has largest land area and Vatican city has smallest population and land area in the world
    • Lord Clive was the first and Lord Mountbatten was the last British ruler of India.
  • Largest continent of the world is “Asia” and smallest is “Australia”. Largest ocean of the world is “pacific ocean” and smallest ocean is “Indian ocean”. The Sahara is the largest desert of the world.
    • Kazakhstan is the largest Muslim country in land area in the world. It has an area of 1,049,000 sq.miles. Maldives is the smallest Muslim country in land area of 115 sq. miles.
    • Indonesia is the most populous Muslim country and Maldives is less populous Muslim country.
  • Antarctica is the uninhabited continent of the world which is without any regular population.
  • Seoul (South Korea) is the most populous city of the world.

 

  • The lake Baikal of Russia has the maximum depth of 5315 feet.
  • Turkey is the country having its land in two continents
  • The world’s longest current reigning monarch is Queen of England.
  • Germany is the highest solar energy user in the world.
  • Inflation means that money falls in value.
  • The Cambodian Language is the language with most Alphabets. It has a total number of 74 alphabets
  • The Ostrich of North Africa is the biggest bird. Its height is up to 2.7 meters ( 9 feet ) and weight is up to 160 kgs. While the humming bird is smallest bird. It is 5.5-20 cm in length and weight about 16 grams.
    • Glaciers are found on every continent except Africa. The Lambert Glacier enjoys the distinction of being the largest glacier in the world. It is located in the Australia Antarctic Territory. Its length is 440 miles (700 km) and was discovered in 1956-57.
    • The largest museum in the world is the American Museum of Natural History
  • The lowest mountain range in the world is the Bhieuna Bhaile
  • The country known as the Land of Cakes is Scotland
  • The place known as the Garden of England is Kent
  • The old name of Taiwan was Formosa
  • The largest bay in the world is Hudson Bay, Canada
  • The largest church in the world is Basilica of St.Peter,Vatican City,Rome
  • The tallest statue in the world is the Motherland,Volgagrad Russia
  • The world’s loneliest island is the Tristan da cunda
  • The country whose National Anthem has only music but no words is Bahrain
  • The largest cinema in the world is the Fox theatre,Detroit,USA
  • The country where there are no Cinema theatres is Saudi arabia
  • The world’s tallest office building is the Sears Tower,Chicago
  • The country where military service is compulsory for women is Israel
  • The country which has more than 10,000 golf courses is USA
  • The country which built the first powerful long range rockets is Germany
  • The largest temple in the world is Angkorwat in Kampuchea
  • The largest dome in the world is Louisiana Superdome,New Orleans,USA
  • The largest strait in the world is Tartar Strait

 

  • The largest city of Africa is Cairo
  • The founder of KODAK Company was Eastman
  • The Cape of Good Hope is located in South Africa
  • The last letter of the Greek alphabet is Omega
  • The place known as the land of Lincoln is Illinois
  • The Pentagonian desert is located in Argentina
  • The person known as the father of aeronautics is Sir George Cayley
  • The most densely populated Island in the world is Honshu
  • The two nations Haiti and the Dominion Republic together form the Island of Hisponiola
  • The largest auto producer in the USA is General Motors
  • The first actor to win an Oscar was Emil Jannings
  • The first animated colour cartoon of full feature length was Snow White and Seven Dwarfs
  • The first demonstration of a motion picture was held at Paris
  • The first country to issue stamps was Britain
  • The world’s largest car manufacturing company is General Motors,USA
  • The world’s biggest manufacturer of bicycles is Hero cycles,Ludhiana
  • The world’s oldest underground railway is at London
  • The last French Monarch was Louis Napoleon III
  • The first man to reach Antarctica was Fabian Gotileb
  • Oldest surviving building in world is pyramids of Egypt.
  • K-2 is also known as Godwin Austin, first climbed by Ardito Desio 1956.
  • Mount Everest is the highest mountain located in Himalaya (Nepal).
  • Tensing and Hillary were the first human beings to set foot on the top of Mt. Everest. Tensing belonged to India and Hillary is a native of New Zealand.
    • K2 is the second highest peak located in Korokoram (Pakistan).
  • Mount Everest was named after Sir George Everest.
  • Mozambique has the lowest GNP.
  • The biggest airport in the world is King Khalid situated in Saudi Arabia.
  • Nauru is the smallest republic of the world.

 

  • Capital with highest elevation La Paz.
  • Largest Dam, Grand Coulee Dam is in USA.
  • World’s biggest museum is British Museum.
  • Volta Lake (Ghana) is the largest artificial lake of the world.
  • Largest zoo is in South Africa.
  • Largest Hydroelectric power station is in Brazil.
  • Largest palace is in Brunei.
  • Longest railway tunnel is Seikan Railway Tunnel, in Japan.
  • The largest railway tunnel in the world is the Oshimzu Tunnel, Japan (chk)
  • Longest underground railway Tunnel is in Moscow.
  • Grand Central Terminal of New York is the largest railway station of the world.
  • Biggest Library is Congress Library in USA.
  • Largest Stadium is in Czech Republic.
  • Country with largest coast line is Canada.
  • Country with largest budget is USA.
  • The highest birth rate is of Malawi.
  • Peru with lowest birth rate.
  • Country with most billionaires is USA.
  • Walt Disney is the man with highest number of Oscars.
  • The world’s longest platform is known as the Loop, which is located in USA.
  • Monaco has the shortest coast line.
  • The biggest Square the Tiananmen Square is in China.
  • Largest Tomb the mount li tomb is in China.
  • The longest cricket match between England and South Africa in 1939 abandoned after 10 days.
  • Largest number of school is in China.
  • Largest fort, Fort George situated in UK.
  • The largest church of the world is in Rome (Italy).
  • Largest exhibition centre is in Germany.
  • Lake Victoria is the largest lake of Africa.

 

  • The film Ben Hur won the most (11) Oscur Awards in 1959.
  • World’s largest mosque is shah faisal mosque.
  • Largest capital is Ottawa.
  • Tibetan Plateau has highest elevation.
  • Smallest continent is Australia.
  • Least populated Muslim country is Maldives.

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