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  • 1. 

    ”Last Judgment” was the first painting of an Italian painter named

    • A.

      Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni

    • B.

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • C.

      Sandro Botticelli

    Correct Answer
    A. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
    Explanation
    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni is the correct answer because he was an Italian painter and sculptor known for his masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel ceiling. "Last Judgment" is one of his famous works, depicting the second coming of Christ and the final judgment of souls. Leonardo da Vinci was also an Italian painter, but he is best known for works like the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Sandro Botticelli was another Italian painter, famous for works like The Birth of Venus and Primavera. However, neither da Vinci nor Botticelli painted "Last Judgment."

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  • 2. 

    The biggest island of the world is

    Correct Answer
    Greenland
    Explanation
    Greenland is the correct answer because it is the largest island in the world by land area. It is located in the North Atlantic Ocean and is an autonomous territory within the Kingdom of Denmark. With a total area of approximately 2,166,086 square kilometers, Greenland is larger than any other island on Earth. It is known for its vast ice sheet and stunning natural landscapes.

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  • 3. 

    The country which has the highest population density today is

    • A.

      Singapore

    • B.

      Monaco

    • C.

      China

    Correct Answer
    B. Monaco
    Explanation
    Monaco has the highest population density today because it is a small country with a land area of only 2.02 square kilometers. Despite its small size, Monaco has a population of around 39,000 people, resulting in a high population density. This is significantly higher than Singapore and China, which have larger land areas and therefore lower population densities.

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  • 4. 

    The country called the Land of Rising Sun is

    Correct Answer
    Japan
    Explanation
    Japan is commonly referred to as the "Land of the Rising Sun" due to its location to the east of China, where the sun rises. This nickname is derived from the country's geographical position and the cultural significance of the sun in Japanese mythology and history. Japan's eastern location also means that it is one of the first countries to witness the sunrise each day, further cementing its association with the "Land of the Rising Sun" moniker.

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  • 5. 

    The earlier name of New York City was New Amsterdam.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The earlier name of New York City was New Amsterdam. This is true because before it was named New York, the city was originally settled by the Dutch in the early 17th century and called New Amsterdam. It was later renamed by the British when they took control of the area in 1664.

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  • 6. 

    The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of

    Correct Answer
    Nepal
    Explanation
    The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal. This answer is correct because the Gurkhas are an ethnic group from Nepal who have a long history and cultural heritage in the region. They are known for their bravery and military service, particularly in the Gurkha regiments of the British Army. Therefore, it can be inferred that the Gurkhas have deep roots in Nepal and are considered the original inhabitants of the country.

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  • 7. 

    What is the most popular breed of dog (2009)?

    • A.

      Yorkshire Terrier

    • B.

      German Shepherd

    • C.

      Labrador Retriever

    Correct Answer
    C. Labrador Retriever
    Explanation
    Labrador Retriever is the most popular breed of dog in 2009. This can be attributed to their friendly and outgoing nature, intelligence, and versatility. They are known to be excellent family pets, as well as skilled working dogs in various fields such as search and rescue, therapy, and assistance. Their adaptability, trainability, and lovable nature make them a top choice for many dog lovers, leading to their widespread popularity in 2009.

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  • 8. 

    The city which was called the “Forbidden City” was

    Correct Answer
    Beijing
    Explanation
    The city of Beijing was historically referred to as the "Forbidden City" due to its exclusive nature and restricted access to the imperial palace complex. It served as the political and ceremonial center of the Chinese emperors for over 500 years, from the Ming dynasty to the end of the Qing dynasty. The term "Forbidden City" originated from the fact that ordinary citizens were not allowed to enter the premises without permission, making it a forbidden place for the general public. Today, the Forbidden City is a major tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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  • 9. 

    The largest ocean in the world is the

    Correct Answer
    Pacific Ocean
    Explanation
    The Pacific Ocean is the correct answer because it is indeed the largest ocean in the world. It covers an area of about 63 million square miles, which is larger than the total land area of all the continents combined. It stretches from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south, and from the coasts of Asia and Australia in the west to the coasts of the Americas in the east. Its vast size and depth make it the largest and deepest ocean on Earth.

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