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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE ,NOTE .

IMPORTANT ONE
The country which provides free education at university level is Sri Lanka.
The country to adopt gold standard for the first time was UK.
Roman general Mark Anthony was a poor fisherman.
6 people lost lives in the Great Fire of London in 1666.
Bofors scandal occurred in India.
First system of English short hand was devised in 1602.
China is situated in Eastern part of Asia.
Afghanistan is a landlocked country Central Asia (Chk)
Bosnia-Herzegovina joined the UN on May 22, 1992.
Capital of Micronesia is Palikir.
Costa Rica is a Central American country.
Equator passes through Brazil.
After Australia, Europe is the smallest continent.
Sakhalin Islands enriched with oil reserves are claimed by Russia & Japan.
Changa Manga is famous for sisham Timber forests.
The total length of railways in Pakistan is 8875 km.
Sialkot has the highest annual rainfall.
The largest district of Punjab by area is Bahawalpurj.
Pakistan Environmental Protection Ordinance was enforced in 1984.
Frost shattering kind of weather takes place on the valley side above the surface of a glacier.
Monsoon wind reverses seasonlally.
Bermuda triangle extends up to South Florida & Puerto Rico.
Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty relating to environmental problems.
Hazrat Baha-ud-Din Zaklariaya belongs to Chistia order.
The longest river in South Asia is Brahmputra.
The length of river Indus is 2880 km.
The oldest Hydro-electric Project in Pakistan is in Malakand.
The oldest barrage on the river Indus at Sukkur was built in 1932.
Europe has no desert.
Arabia, Scandinavia & Alaska are called Peninsula.
The richest fishing ground in the world is North Eastern Asia.
When one place on the earth is on a bigger eastern longitude then its time will be ahead.
Arakan Yoma: is the extension of the Himalayas located in Myanmar.
Cardamom: Karnataka is the largest producer of cardamom. India is the largest exporter of
cardamom in the world.
Climograph: is a graphical representation of the differentia-tion between various types of climate.
Cosmic year: One cosmic year is equal to the time taken by the sun to complete one orbit around
the galactic centre.
Date Line, International: International Date Line is an internationally agreed line drawn parallel to the
180 meridian. It divides the Pacific Ocean into two equal parts. A crossing of the International Date
Line entails repeating one day when travelling westwards.
Aberdeen in Scotland is known for Britains largest granite-exporitng industry. It is knwn as Granite
City.
Alexander (ship) is the name of the ship in which Charles Darwin toured for five years.
Which of the following is a characteristic of sedimentary rocks? They are porous
When does the summer solstice occur in the Southern Hemisphere of our globe? 22nd December
Mediterranean climate has the characteristic of dry summers with great sunshine and rainy winters
Precipitation takes place whentemperature of moisture in air sharply decreases
Which of the following processes is related to the formation of Himalayas? Folding
The term Eye in a cyclone refers to circular region of relatively light Winds
Gold Harp bridge of Istanbul connects Asia with Europe.
193 countries are in world.
Land occupied by Asia 29.7 %.
Thickness of earth crust 20 miles.
Max height of cloud 20,000.
Rainfall is recorded on maps by Isohyets.
45 Countries are there in Asia, 18 in Latin America.
A meteorological term for a high pressure is called anticyclone.

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