Important Static GK Questions and Answers PDF – International GK
The general awareness section is one of the most important scoring sections in the MBA entrance exams, such as CMAT, TISSNET, XAT, IIFT, etc. In the GK (General Knowledge) section, there will be two types of question that may arrive, which includes static GK and Current affairs. In this article, we will provide you with some important static GK questions and answers in PDF, which consist of important International GK related questions. One can download the PDF by clicking the given below link.
Question 1: The first country to implement GST was __________.
1) Answer (C)
France was the first country to implement GST in 1954.
Question 2: Garuda Airlines is the national airlines of _________.
a) Sri Lanka
2) Answer (C)
Garuda Airlines is the national airlines of Indonesia.
Question 3: Which island is called ‘Island of Pearls’?
3) Answer (B)
Bahrain is called the ‘Island of Pearls’.
Question 4: Which of the following countries has never been colonized?
4) Answer (B)
Japan has never been colonized.
Hence, option B is the correct answer.
Question 5: “MOSSAD” is the national intelligence agency of which country?
5) Answer (D)
“MOSSAD” is the national intelligence agency of Israel.
Question 6: Match the following countries with their parliament’s name.
Country Parliament’s name
a) (1)-(e), (2)-(a), (3)-(c), (4)-(d), (5)-(b)
b) (1)-(c), (2)-(e), (3)-(a), (4)-(b), (5)-(d)
c) (1)-(c), (2)-(e), (3)-(b), (4)-(a), (5)-(d)
d) (1)-(e), (2)-(c), (3)-(a), (4)-(d), (5)-(b)
6) Answer (B)
Japan – Diet
USA – Congress
Denmark – Folketing
Iran – Majlis
Oman – Monarchy
Hence, option b is the correct answer.
Question 7: ‘People’s Assembly’ is the name of Parliament of which country .
7) Answer (C)
‘People’s Assembly’ is the Parliament name of Egypt. The same title is for the Parliament of Mozambique, Albania and Egypt.
USA ==> Congress
China ==> National People’s Congress
Germany ==> Bundestag (lower house)
France ==> National Assembly
Question 8: Which country is known as Battleground of Europe?
8) Answer (C)
Belgium is known as the Battleground of Europe. It is also known as the Cockpit of Europe.
Hence, option C is the correct answer.
Question 9: Mount Kilimanjaro is located in which of the following countries?
c) South Africa
9) Answer (B)
Mount Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania.
Hence, option b is the correct answer.
Question 10: Who among the following was the first woman to enter into space?
a) Sunita Williams
b) Valentina Tereshkova
c) Peggy Whitson
d) Eileen Collins
e) Jessica Mei
10) Answer (B)
Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to enter into space .
Question 11: Which country has the highest number of time zones?
11) Answer (A)
Including it’s overseas territories, France has 12 time zones which is the most of any country
Question 12: Which of the following countries is not part of South America?
12) Answer (C)
Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia and Peru are the part of South America. Cuba is not part of South America.
Question 13: Which of the following is the world’s first stock exchange?
a) Bombay Stock Exchange
b) New York Stock Exchange
c) London Stock Exchange
d) Amsterdam stock exchange
e) Shanghai Stock Exchange
13) Answer (D)
Amsterdam stock exchange is the world’s first stock exchange.
Question 14: Bill Gates along with whom founded Microsoft?
a) Shiva Ayyadurai
b) Steve Jobs
c) Federico Faggin
d) Paul Allen
e) Cai Lun
14) Answer (D)
Microsoft was founded on 4th April 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
Question 15: Arrange the following countries according to the date they became a republic. (Earliest first)
1. Argentina 2. Portugal 3. Switzerland 4. England
a) England, Switzerland, Portugal, Argentina
b) Switzerland, England, Argentina, Portugal
c) England, Portugal, Switzerland, Argentina
d) Switzerland, Portugal, England, Argentina
15) Answer (B)
Switzerland ==> 24th October 1648
England ==> 19th May 1649
Argentina ==> 9th July 1816
Portugal ==> 5th October 1910
Question 16: Which of the following city was called as New Amsterdam?
a) The Hague
d) New York
16) Answer (D)
New York was called as New Amsterdam.
Question 17: Who was the first person in history to reach the South Pole?
a) Roald Amundsen
b) Robert Falcon Scott
c) Douglas Mawson
d) Robert Peary
17) Answer (A)
Roald Amundsen was the first person in history to reach the South Pole.
Question 18: Greenland, the largest island in the world, is a part of which country?
18) Answer (C)
Greenland, the largest island in the world, is a part of Denmark.
Question 19: Which country is called ‘Hermit Kingdom’?
19) Answer (C)
Korea is called ‘Hermit Kingdom’.
Question 20: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the capital of which country?
b) Sri Lanka
20) Answer (B)
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the capital of Sri Lanka.
Male is the capital of Maldives.
Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius.
Moroni is the capital of Comoros.
Victoria is the capital of Seychelles.