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GK Questions on Famous Places in World

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Famous Places and Buildings Quiz

Question 1
Headquarters of Red Cross is at:
A
Geneva
B
New York
C
Paris
D
London
Question 2
Where is Lingraj Temple located?
A
Konark
B
Puri
C
Chennai
D
Bhubaneshwar
Question 3
The world's longest bridge is in _.

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A
India
B
China
C
Russia
D
Canada
Question 4
Which of the following is located in Tokyo?
A
Imperial Palace
B
Summer Palace
C
Palace of Versailles
D
Pena National Palace
Question 5
Prado museum is located in –
A
Lisbon
B
Vienna
C
Madrid
D
Prague
Question 6
The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was -
A
Walter Gropius
B
Eero Saarinen
C
Federick Auguste
D
Zaha Hadid
Question 7
19th century English theatrical manager and producer Richard D’Oyly Carte was responsible for the building of which Lon­don theater?
A
Savoy
B
Old Vic
C
Mermaid
D
Drury Lane
Question 8
Which of these structures is the oldest?

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A
Empire State Building, New York, USA
B
UN Building, New York, U S A
C
Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia
D
Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Question 9
Where India House located?
A
Tokyo
B
Paris
C
New York
D
London
Question 10
Taj Mahal, Agra was completed by Shahjahan in the year:
A
1682
B
1668
C
1648
D
1658
Question 11
What figure of Apollo stood from around 280 BC until destroyed by an earthquake around 224 BC?
A
Statue of Liberty
B
Lighthouse of Alexandria
C
Gilgamesh
D
Colossus of Rhodes
Question 12
The longest wall in the world is the -
A
Hadrian's Wall
B
Great Wall of China
C
The Berlin Wall
D
Western Wall
Question 13
The Eifel tower was built by -
A
Alexander Eiffel Jean
B
Louis kahn
C
Antoni Gaudi
D
Le Corbusier
Question 14
The headquarter building of international labour organization is at:
A
Geneva
B
Greece
C
Paris
D
Rome
Question 15
Hira Kund Dam is built on:

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A
Mahanadi
B
Yamuna
C
Satluj
D
Ganga
Question 16
Niagara in Canada is the name of:

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A
Lake
B
Bay
C
River
D
Waterfall
Question 17
Jantar Mantar was build by:
A
Fiohi Khan
B
Man Singh
C
Sumeet Nath
D
Jai Singh
Question 18
Which hill station in India is named after British Governor-General?
A
Mussoorie
B
Shimla
C
Dalhorsie
D
Nanital
Question 19
The famous Red Square is in:
A
Rome
B
London
C
Mascow
D
Paris
Question 20
Where and what is Mosi-oa-Tunya?

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A
A tree, Woodbush Forest Reserve, South Africa
B
A volcano, Ethiopia
C
A waterfall, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe
D
A 19th century Zulu battlefield, South Africa
Question 21
Where is White Hall located?
A
Washington
B
London
C
Paris
D
New York
Question 22
Rashtrapati Bhawan was designed by—

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A
Le Corbusier
B
Edwin Lutyens
C
Tarun Dutt
D
Edward Stone
Question 23
Bundestag is—
A
Parliament of Italy
B
Parliament of Germany
C
Parliament of UK
D
Parliament of France
Question 24
Kalahari Dessert is located at:
A
South America
B
West Asia
C
South Africa
D
North Africa
Question 25
The Statue of Liberty of New York was a gift from
A
Canada
B
Russia
C
France
D
Great Britain
Question 26
Which of the following is not China’s Space Launch Centre ?
A
Juiquan
B
Xichang
C
Urumqui
D
Taiyuan
Question 27
Saint Peters Cathedral, Rome was built during:
A
1441 AD to 1461 AD
B
1641 AD AD to 1661 AD
C
1341 AD to 1361 AD
D
1541 AD to 1561 AD
Question 28
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan is famous for:
A
Palaces
B
Sky Scrapers
C
Courtyard houses
D
Low rise structures
Question 29
Where Ronchamp Chapel is located?

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A
Paris
B
Tokyo
C
Mumbai
D
New York
Question 30
Buckey O’Neill Cabin, Kolb Studio, El Tovar Hotel, Hopi House, Verkamp’s Cu­rios, Lookout Studio, Desert View Watch tower and Bright Angel Lodge are historical buildings located at which tourist destination?
A
Niagara Falls
B
Grand Canyon
C
Yellowstone National Park
D
Las Vegas
There are 30 questions to complete.

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