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GK Questions: World Geography(Superlatives) – Set 15

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  1. The Longest Epic in the World is ……………………………
    2.The Iliad
    3.Orlando furioso
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Mahabharata
    Explanation :
    The Mahabharata is the longest known epic poem and has been described as “the longest poem ever written”. Its longest version consists of over 100,000 shloka or over 200,000 individual verse lines

  2. …………………… is the largest Dome in the world.
    1.Mercedes-Benz Superdome
    2.The dome of the Pantheon
    3.Dome Of The Rock
    4.St. Peter’s Basilica
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.The dome of the Pantheon
    Explanation :
    The dome of the Pantheon in Rome with oculus was the largest dome in the world for more than 1,300 years.

  3. Which of the following is the tallest fountain in the world ?
    1.Fountain King FahdFontana di Tivoli
    3.Fountain Hills
    4.Archibald Fountain
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Fountain Hills
    Explanation :
    Fountain Hills has the world’s fourth tallest fountain. The eponymous fountain was built in 1970, by Robert P. McCulloch, the year before the reconstruction of the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, another of McCulloch’s projects

  4. The brightest Star is ……………………
    2.Rigil Kentaurus
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Sirius
    Explanation :
    Sirius – With a visual apparent magnitude of −1.46, it is almost twice as bright as Canopus, the next brightest star. The name “Sirius” is derived from the Ancient Greek Σείριος (Seirios), meaning “glowing” or “scorcher”.

  5. The Largest Mine Kimberely found in which country ?
    1.North America
    2.South Africa
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.South Africa
    Explanation :
    The Big Hole, Open Mine, Kimberley Mine or Tim Kuilmine is an open-pit and underground mine in Kimberley, South Africa, and claimed to be the largest hole excavated by hand, although this claim is disputed.

  6. ………………….. is the biggest city in the world interm of area
    1.Tokyo, Japan
    2.Wen Chuhan, China
    3.Hulunbuir, China
    4.canyons, Newyork
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Hulunbuir, China
    Explanation :
    The largest city in the world by area is Hulun Buir, encompassing 263,953 km.

  7. Which of the following is the largest Mammal in the world ?
    1.Southern Elephant Seal
    2.Bumblebee Bat
    3.African Bush Elephant
    4.Blue Mammal
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Blue Mammal
    Explanation :
    The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the suborder ofbaleen whales. At 30 metres (98 ft) in length and 180 metric tons (200 short tons) or more in weight, it is the largest known animal to have ever existed

  8. The wingless bird is …………………………..
    3.Spine-tailes swift
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Kiwi 
    Explanation :
    Kiwi or kiwis are flightless birds native to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family Apterygidae.

  9. ………………………….. is the most intelligent in the world
    Answer – 2.Chimpanzee
    Explanation :
    Chimpanzees – There are two species of Chimpanzees, both of which are the closest living relatives to humans. Chimpanzees make tools and use them to acquire foods and for social displays; they have sophisticated hunting strategies requiring cooperation, influence and rank.

  10. Which is the largest port in the world based on cargo throughput ?
    1.Port of Ningbo
    2.Port of Singapore
    3.Port of Shanghai
    4.Port of Taiwan
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Port of Shanghai
    Explanation :
    Port of Shanghai. The Port of Shanghai is the biggest port in the world based on cargo throughput. The Chinese  port handled 744 million tonnes of cargo in 2012, including 32.5 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of containers.