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GK Questions: World Geography(Surnames) – Set 5

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  1. Britain of the East is nick name of which country ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Japan
    Explanation :
    Britain of the East – Japan
    British people have often held the view that Japan is like “the Britain of the East”, due to certain cultural similarities such as the constitutional monarchy, being an island nation, driving on the left, sense of humour and a perceived emphasis on being polite whilst coming across to others as reserved.

  2. The City that Never Sleeps is Surname of …………………..
    4.New York
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Cairo
    Explanation :
    In a 2011 study of the world’s 24-hour cities, Cairo was ranked the “most 24-hour” of all. Just behind Egypt’s capital came Montevideo, Beirut, six Spanish cities –  A global study conducted by Badoo.

  3. …………………………… is the nickname of Chad
    1.Emerland island
    2.City of  palaces
    3.Costliest coast
    4.Dead Heart of Africa
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Dead Heart of Africa
    Explanation :
    Chad is bounded to the north by Libya, to the east by Sudan, to the west by Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon, and to the south by the Central African Republic. The country’s capital is 1,060 kilometres (660 mi) from the nearest seaport, Douala, Cameroon.Because of this distance from the sea and the country’s largely desert climate, Chad is sometimes referred to as the “Dead Heart of Africa”

  4. Which city surname is Eye of Greece ?
    4 Shantos
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Athens
    Explanation :
    Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning around 3,400 years.Athens nickname is Eye of Greece.

  5. Land of smiles is nickname of …………………..
    1.New York
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Thailand
    Explanation :
    Thailand is called the Land of Smiles because it classifies thirteen types of smiles, not because everyone is happy.

  6. Malta is also known as …………………………
    1.Garden provice of south africa
    2.George cross island
    3.Golden city
    4.Golden State
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.George cross island
    Explanation :
    The George Cross was awarded to the island of Malta by King George VI of the United Kingdom in a letter dated 15 April 1942 to the island’s Governor Lieutenant-General Sir William Dobbie, so as to “bear witness to the heroism and devotion of its people” during the great siege it underwent in the early parts of World War II

  7. Forbidden city is surname of which country ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Lhasa
    Explanation :
    Lhasa is the capital of Tibet. It is restricted to foreigners and Tibet permit and travel guide is needed for one who want to travel in the whole area.

  8. Africa in Miniature is nickname of ………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Cameroon
    Explanation :
    Tourist literature describes Cameroon as “Africa in miniature” because it exhibits all major climates and vegetation of the continent: coast, desert, mountains, rainforest, and savanna. Therefore the soil is rich in minerals

  9. …………………….. is surname of Oxford
    1.City of dreaming spires
    2.City of Sky Scrappers
    3.City of factories
    4.Concentration Camp of Africa
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.City of dreaming spires
    Explanation :
    Oxford is the county town of Oxfordshire and famous worldwide for its prestigious university, the oldest in the English-speaking world. In his poem ‘Thyrsis’ the Victorian poet Matthew Arnold called Oxford ‘the city of dreaming spires’ after the stunning architecture of these university buildings.

  10. Costliest coast is nickname of ……………………
    4.Coast Rica
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Coast Rica
    Explanation :
    Costa Rica is also known as Costliest coast.It is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific.