World Miscellaneous Quiz FPSC PPSC

World Miscellaneous Quiz FPSC PPSC

1. What is the name of a medicinal mud? – Fango

2. What do you call a native of Kenya? – Kenyan

3. What is the official language in Kosovo? – Albanian

4. Which weekday is domingo in Spanish and dimanche in French? – Sunday

5. What do you call a motorcycle with four wheels? – Quad

6. How do you say AIDS in French? – Sida

7. What does the abbreviation GPS mean? – Global Positioning System

8. What is the most spoken language in the world? – Chinese language

9. What does the abbreviation SMS mean? – Short Message Service

10. What is another word for wall painting or mural?Fresco

11. Which language group includes Irish, Welsh and Breton? – Celtic languages

12. What is the meaning of the following abbreviation: IBM? – International Business Machines

13. What is the islamic term for fast? – Ramadan

14. What is the much nicer name for the dung beetle, which was used in the ancient Egypt? – Scarab

15. What is the Spanish word for black? – Negro

16. What does glasnost mean in Russian politics? – Openness

17. What does the name of the Russian newspaper Pravda mean? – Truth

18. To which language is Portuguese closely related? – Spanish language

19. What word is used in Hawaii both to greet and to say goodbye? – Aloha

20. What is the singular of Scampi ? – Scampo

21. Which is the world s second largest French-speaking city? – Montreal (Canada)

22. In which Spanish city did the Joan Miro museum open in 1975? – Barcelona

23. Which Italian artist painted the Birth of Venus? – Botticelli

24. Who was the original author of Dracula? – Bram Stoker

25. In which city is the famous Manneken Pis fountain? – Brussels

26. Who is the inventor of photography? – Nicephore Niepce

27. What is the first book of the Old Testament? – Genesis

28. Who did the Mona Lisa paint? – Leonardo da Vinci

29. In which English town did Adolf Hitler study art? – Liverpool

30. Which famous French engineer designed two bridges for the city of Porto? – Gustave Eiffel

31. In which city can you see Michelangelo’s David? – Florence

32. What is called the Jewish candlestick with special religious meaning? – Menorah

33. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? – Michelangelo

34. In which city is the composer Frédéric Chopin buried? – Paris

35. Who did paint the famous painting Guernica? – Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

36. In which city did Romeo and Julia live? – Verona

37. What famous sauce is manufactured by McIlhenny & Co? – Tabasco

38. What type of material is produced in a ginnery? – Cotton

39. What nationality is the singer Feist? – Canadian

40. In which country is the highest mountain in South America? – Argentina

41. Known as the Rio Grande in the USA, what is it called in Mexico? – Rio Bravo

42. Tokelau is a dependency of which country? – New Zealand

43. Kosciusko is the highest mountain in which country? – Australia

44. Winnepeg is the capital of which Canadian province? – Manitoba

45. What is the capital of Mauritius? – Port Louis

46. To which country does the territory of Christmas Island belong? – Australia

47. What is often referred to as the oil capital of Norway? – Stavanger

48. Which country has a birth rate of zero? – Vatican City

49. What is the capital city of Greenland? – Nuuk

50. In America, what is the state capital of Ohio? – Columbus

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