Updated General Knowledge MCQs 2024 for PPSC/FPSC/CSS & All Competitive Exams

General Knowledge 2024


01 The first Prime minister of Bangladesh was Mujibur Rehman

02 The longest river in the world is the Nile

03 The longest highway in the world is the Trans-Canada

04 The longest highway in the world has a length of about 8000 km

05 The highest mountain in the world is the Everest

06 The country that accounts for nearly one third of the total teak production of the world is Myanmar

07 The biggest desert in the world is the Sahara desert

08 The largest coffee growing country in the world is Brazil

09 The country also known as “country of Copper”is Zambia

10 The name given to the border which seperates Pakistan and Afghanistan is Durand line

11 The river Volga flows out into the Capsian sea

12 The coldest place on the earth is Verkoyansk in Siberia

13 The country which ranks second in terms of land area is Canada

14 The largest Island in the Mediterranean sea is Sicily

15 The river Jordan flows out into the Dead sea

16 The biggest delta in the world is the Sunderbans

17 The capital city that stands on the river Danube is Belgrade

18 The Japanese call their country as Nippon

19 The length of the English channel is 564 kilometres

20 The world’s oldest known city is Damascus

21 The city which is also known as the City of Canals is Venice

22 The country in which river Wangchu flows is Myanmar

23 The biggest island of the world is Greenland

24 The city which is the biggest centre for manufacture of automobiles in the world is Detroit,USA

25 The country which is the largest producer of manganese in the world is USA

26 The country which is the largest producer of rubber in the world is Malaysia

27 The country which is the largest producer of tin in the world is Malaysia

28 The river which carries maximum quantity of water into the sea is the Mississippi


12. Coldest place on the earth is Vostock Antarcitca.

16. Biggest delta is Ganges Delta (also known as theGanges–Brahmaputra.

26. Largest producer of Rubber is Thailand

Who is the Current President of International Court of Justice(ICJ) ?
A. Jamaes Meats
B. Ronny Abraham
C. Christen Logard
D. Basharul Asad

Who is lawyer in case of Kalbhushan Yadave in ICJ followed by arguments from the Pakistan team led by Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf ?
A. Khawar Qurashi
B. Babar Awan
C. Aitzaz Ehsan
D. Asma Jahngir

Who is first Pakistan lady Pilot died at the age of 82 years due to Cancer on 16 May-2017?
A. Shukria Khanam
B. Majida Razvi
C. Dr. Shahida Malik
D. Ayesha

Noted Pashto poet, educationist and radio broadcaster Zeenat Anjum Khattak died of brain tumour on 12 May-2017 in?
A. Peshawar, Pakistan
B. London, UK
C. Paris, France
D. Chicago, USA
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One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) summit-2017 was held in May in___________?
A. Pakistan
B. India
C. China
D. Iran

Who is the governor of The State Bank of Pakistan?
A. Mr. Riaz Riazuddin (Acting Governor SBP)
B. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra
C. Ishrat Husain
D. Shahid Hafeez Kardar

Due to which militant group, Iran threatened Pakistan that they would hit bases of Militants inside Pakistan?
B. Lashkar-e-Taiba
C. Jaish-al-Adl
D. Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan

How many members joint investigation team (JIT) formed by Sup*reme Court?
A. 4 members (JIT) team
B. 6 members (JIT) team
C. 7 members (JIT) team
D. None of these

Name the Head of Joint investigation team (JIT) to probe Panama case?
A. Wajid Zia (FIA).
B. Brigadier Muhammad Nauman Saeed (ISI).
C. Brigadier Kamran Khurshid (MI).
D. Irfan Naeem Mangi (NAB).

Who is the current IG of Islamabad Police?
A. Ahmed Khan
B. Muhammad Khalid Khattak
C. Tahir Masood Yasin
D. Sikandar Hayat

1. World Trade Organization (WTO) –
Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Roberto Azevedo
Founded on – 1 January 1995

2. World Health Organization (WHO) –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Dr. Margaret Chan
Founded on – 7 April 1948

3. World Economic Forum (WEF) –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Klaus Schwab
Founded on – 1971

4. World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO Also called OMPI) –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Francis Gurry
Founded on – July 14, 1967

5. International Labour Organisation (ILO/OIT) –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Guy Ryder
Founded on – 1919

6. United Nations Conference on Trade & Development (UNCTAD) –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Mukhisa Kituyi
Founded on – 1964

7. World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Petteri Taalas
Founded on – 1950

8. International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) –

Headquarters – Geneva, Switzerland
Head – Peter Maurer
Founded on – 1863

9. International Monetary Fund (IMF) –

Headquarters – Washington DC, US
Head – Christine Lagarde
Founded on – 27 December 1945

10. The World Bank –

Headquarters – Washington DC, US
Founded on – July 1944

11. United Nations Organization (UN) –

Headquarters – New York, US
Head – António Guterres
Founded on – 1945

12. United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) –

Headquarters – New York, US
Head – Anthony Lake
Founded on – December 1946

13. United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA) –

Headquarters – New York, US
Head – Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin
Founded on – 1969

14. Asian Development Bank –

Headquarters – Manila, Philippines
Founded on – 22 August 1966

15. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) –

Headquarters – Beijing, China
Head – Jin Liqun
Founded on – 4 October 2014

16. New Development Bank (BRICS Development Bank) –

Headquarters – Shanghai, China
Head – K. V. Kamath
Founded on – July 2015

17. United Nations Education Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) –

Headquarters – Paris, France
Head – Irina Bokova
Founded on – 16 November 1945

18. Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) –

Headquarters – Paris, France
Head – Jose Angel Gurria
Founded on – 30 September 1961

19. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) –

Headquarters – Brussels, Belgium
Head – Jens Stoltenberg
Founded on – 4 April 1949

20. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) –

Headquarters – Singapore
Head – Dr. Alan Bollard
Founded on – 1989

21. Association of South East Nations (ASEAN) –

Headquarters – Jakarta, Indonesia
Founded on – 8 August 1967

22. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) –

Headquarters – Kathmandu, Nepal
Founded on – 8 December 1985

23. International Maritime Organisation (IMO) –

Headquarters – London, UK
Head – Kitack Lim
Founded on – 1959

24. Amnesty International –

Headquarters – London, UK
Head – Salil Shetty
Founded on – July 1961

25. Commonwealth of Nations –

Headquarters – London, UK
Head – Queen Elizabeth II
Founded on – 28 April 1949

26. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) –

Headquarters – Vienna, Austria
Head – Yukiya Amano
Founded on – July 29, 1957

27. United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) –

Headquarters – Vienna, Austria
Head – Li Yong
Founded on – 1966

28. Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) –

Headquarters – Vienna, Austria
Head – Mohammed Barkindo
Founded on – 1961-62

29. International Olympic Committee (IOC) –

Headquarters – Lausanne, Switzerland
Head – Thomas Bach
Founded on – 23 June 1894

30. International Cricket Council (ICC) –

Headquarters – Dubai, UAE
Head – David Richardson (CEO)
Founded on – 15 June 1909

31. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) –

Headquarters – Zurich, Switzerland
Head – Gianni Infantino
Founded on – 21 May 1904

32. World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) –

Headquarters – Avenue du Mont-Blanc, Gland, Vaud, Switzerland
Founded on – 29 April 1961
33. Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) –
Headquarters – Rome, Italy
Head – Jose Graziano da Silva
Founded on -16 October 1945

34. International Court of Justice (ICJ) –

Headquarters – The Hague, The Netherland
Head – Ronny Abraham
Founded on -1945


Baluchistan: Saradar Sanaullah Zehri (PML-N)
Gilgit Baltistan: Hafiz Hafeezur Rahman (PML-N)
Khyber Pakhtunkhaw: Pervez Khatak (PTI)
Punjab: Shahbaz Shareef (PML-N)
Sindh: Syed Murad Ali Shah (PPP)


Baluchistan: Muhammad Khan Achakzai (PKMAP)
Gilgit Baltistan: Mir Ghazafar Ali (PML-N)
Khyber Pakhtunkhaw: Iqbal Zafar Jhagra (PML-N)
Punjab: Muhammad Rafique Rajwana (PML-N)
Sindh: Muhammad Zubair (PML-N)


Baluchistan: Ms. Rahila Hameed Khan Durran/NA
Gilgit Baltistan: Fida Muhammad Nashad/Mr. Jafarullah
Khyber Pakhtunkhaw: Asad Qaiser/Meher Taj Roghani
Punjab: Rana Muhammad Iqbal/Ali She Gorchani
Sindh: Agha Siraj Durrani/Shehla Raza


(a) National Assembly:

Speaker: Sardar Ayaz Sadiq (PML-N)
Deputy Speaker: Murtaza Javed Abbasi (PML-N)

(2) Senate:

Chairman: Raza Rabbani (PPP)
Deputy Chairman: Molana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri (JUI-F)


Speaker/Deputy Speaker: Shah Ghulam Qadir/Sardar Farooq Ahmed Tahir
Prime Minister: Raja Muhammad Farooq Haider Khan
President: Sardar Masood Khan

The first person to reach Mount Everest
Sherpa Tenzing, Edmund Hillary

The first person to reach North Pole
Robert Peary

The first person to reach South Pole

The first religion of the world

The first country to print book

The first country to issue paper currency

The first country to commence competitive examination in civil services

The first Prime Minister of Britain
Robert Walpole

The first Governor General of the United Nations
Trigveli (Norway)

The first country to win football World cup

The first country to prepare a constitution

The first European to attack India
Alexander, The Great

The first European to reach China
Marco Polo

The first person to fly aeroplane
Wright Brothers

The first person to sail round the world

The first country to send man to the moon

The first country to launch Artificial satellite in the space

The first country to host the modern Olympics

The first city on which the atom bomb was dropped
Hiroshima (Japan)

The first person to land on the moon
Neil Armstrong followed by Edwin E. Aldrin

The first shuttle to go in space

The first spacecraft to reach on Mars

The first woman Prime Minister of England
Margaret Thatcher

The first woman Prime Minister of a country
Mrs. S. Bandamaike (Sri Lanka)

The first woman to climb Mount Everest
Mrs. Junko Tabei (Japan)

The first woman cosmonaut of the world
Velentina Tereshkova (Russia)

The first woman President of the U.N. General Assembly
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

The first man to fly into space
Yuri Gagarin (Russia)

The first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut
Mohd. Azharuddin

The first man to have climbed Mount Everest twice
Nawang Gombu

The first U.S. President to resign Presidency
Richard Nixon

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