General Knowledge Solved Practice Test from PCS Past Paper

  1. What is the capital of Zimbabwe?

Ans: Harare

  1. In which country Al-Tehrir square is located?

Ans: Egypt (Cairo)

  1. Canton is city of which country?


  1. What is the origin of Lake Nile?

Ans: Lake Tana in Ethiopia …( Lake Victoria,)

5 .Which country has the largest Hydro (hydel) Power generating plant?

Ans: China

6 .Which Country Christopher Columbus belonged to?

Ans: Italy

7 Pythagoras belonged to which country?

Ans: Greece

  1. Isaac Newton belonged to which country?

Ans: England

  1. When did railway service start in India?

Ans: 1857

10 Mount Everest was named after Which Colonel?

Ans: George Everest (surveyor general of india)

  1. what is the meaning of de-facto?

Ans: In reality or fact; actually

12 What is the meaning of faux pas?

Ans: It is a French word meaning a social blunder or indiscretion.

13 what is the meaning of carte blanche?

Ans: from French: blank paper

14 which is coldest planet?

Ans: Until it lost its planetary status in 2006, Pluto was the coldest, but now is Uranus has an outer temperature of -224 degrees Celsius

15 What is the name of planet with shortest day?

Ans: Jupiter.

16 Which book was written by Tolstoy?

Ans: War and peace

17 In which month Russian revolution was started?

Ans: February,1917

18 Russia launched its space mission to moon in 1957. Tell the date?

Ans: 4th October

19 Secretary General of UNO belongs to which country?

Ans: South Korea

20 International Court of Justice sits in?

Ans: The Hauge


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