A Basic World GK Quiz!

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A Basic World GK Quiz!

General knowledge questions are perfect for jogging your memory on some things you should know at your age and grade. Do you think you can do better than a sixth-grader? If you said yes, then take up the general question quiz below and do it with another sixth-grader to prove just how intelligent you are. All the best and have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which software firm is the second largest in the world, after Microsoft?
    • A. 

      Netscape

    • B. 

      Oracle

    • C. 

      Lotus

    • D. 

      Norton

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      No difference. Simply two different ways in referring to the same thing

    • B. 

      A jungle in general receives less rain than a rain forest

    • C. 

      A jungle refers to the thickest area of a rain forest

    • D. 

      A jungle and a rain forest each contain their own group of distinct plants and animals

  • 3. 
    Which city ranks as the world's most populous city (2002)?
    • A. 

      New York (US)

    • B. 

      Mexico City (Mexico)

    • C. 

      Tokyo (Japan)

    • D. 

      Shanghai (China)

  • 4. 
    Which continent is host to the most countries in the world?
    • A. 

      Asia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Europe

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 5. 
    What is the second largest country (in size) in the world?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 6. 
    The longest river in the world is:
    • A. 

      Amazon (Brazil)

    • B. 

      Nile (Egypt)

    • C. 

      Yangtze (China)

    • D. 

      Congo (Zaire)

  • 7. 
    Which country below is not one of the members of the UN security council (Jan 2003)?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      France

  • 8. 
    What's the world's most widely spoken language?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      Mandarin

    • D. 

      French

  • 9. 
    Triton is a moon of which planet?
    • A. 

      Neptune

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Pluto

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 10. 
    What is the world's most common religion?
    • A. 

      Christianity

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Hinduism

    • D. 

      Muslim