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GK Questions : World Geography(Surnames) – Set 3

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  1. Which Place is Known as ‘Asia Pairs’ ?
    5.None of these
    Answer –1.Lahore
    Explanation :
    Lahore – Pakistan
    Lahore is the capital city of the province of Punjab, the second largest metropolitan area in Pakistan and 16th most populous city in the world. It is an important historical centre in South Asia.

  2. Which river is called as ‘Bengal sarrow’ ?
    1.Torsa River
    2.Damodar river
    3.Narmada River
    4.Teesta River
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Damodar river
    Explanation :
    Damodar River is a river flowing across the Indian states of West Bengal and Jharkhand. Rich in mineral resources, the valley is home to large-scale mining and industrial activity.

  3. New York surname is ………………….
    1.Big apple
    2.City of Golden Gate
    3.Golden State
    4.Golden city
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Big apple
    Explanation :
    Big Apple is a nickname for New York City. It was first popularized in the 1920s by John J. Fitz Gerald, a sports writer for the New York Morning Telegraph.

  4. Which of the following city nickname is City of Seven Hills ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Rome
    Explanation :
    Only one city has for more than 2000 years been known as the city on seven hills. That city isRome.Of the seven hills of current Rome, five (the Aventine, Caelian, Esquiline, Quirinal, and Viminal hills) are populated with monuments, buildings, and parks. The Capitoline Hill now hosts Rome’s city hall, and the Palatine Hillbelongs to the main archaeological area.

  5. Dark continent is …………………….
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.AfricaExplanation :
    Africa was called The Dark Continent because for a long time very little was known about its history and its inhabitants. In other words, it was adark and mysterious place for Europeans.

  6. Which forest is known as Evergreen forest ?
    1.Western Ghats
    2.Sagano Bamboo Forest
    3.Crooked Forest
    4.Amazon Rainforest
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1. Western Ghats
    Explanation :
    An evergreen forest is a forest consisting entirely or mainly of evergreen trees that retain green foliage all year round. The Western Ghats or Sahyadri is a mountain range that runs parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, located entirely in India.

  7. New York city is also known as ……………….
    1.Golden city
    2.Eternal city
    3.Empire city
    4.Forbidden city
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Empire city
    Explanation :
    Empire City is a nickname for New York City.It is  the largest city in the United States of America.

  8. Which city is known as Gateway of tears ?
    2.New York
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Jerusalem
    Explanation :
    Jerusalem, a Middle Eastern city west of the Dead Sea, has been a place of pilgrimage and worship for Jews, Christians and Muslims since the biblical era. Its Old City retains significant religious sites concentrated around the Temple Mount compound, including the Western Wall, sacred to Judaism, and the Dome of the Rock, a 7th-century Islamic shrine with a gold dome.

  9. Horn of Africa is surname of ……………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Somalia
    Explanation :
    The Horn of Africa  is a (Somalia) peninsula in Northeast Africa. It juts hundreds of kilometers into the Arabian Sea and lies along the southern side of the Gulf of Aden. The area is the easternmost projection of the African continent.

  10. Which city nickname is Garden city of world ?
    3.New York
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Chicago
    Explanation :
    Chicago had been primarily known as “the Garden City”, with its latin motto: Urbs in Horto, or “City in a Garden”. So the slogan seems to be meteorological in origin. Chicago is among the largest cities in the U.S.