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general knowledge mcqs

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General Knowledge mcqs are divided in following parts:


  • General Geography
    • Area and Population of Continents
    • Highest and Lowest Continental Altitudes
    • Oceans
    • Seas
    • Important Islands
    • Principal Mountain Peaks
    • Important Natural Lakes
    • Important Shipping Canals
    • Tropical Deserts
    • Important Rivers
    • Major Crops
    • Important Minerals and Principal Production Countries
    • Major Industries
    • Countries General Knowledge
    • Capitals
    • Currency
    • World Ranking (Area)
    • Area Sq. Km
    • World Ranking (Population)
    • Population
    • Distinctive Names of Countries / Cities
    • Old and New Names of Countries / Cities
    • Exploration and Discoveries
    • Religions of the World
    • Battles Fought in World
    • Parliament of Different Countries of World
    • World Airlines
    • News Agencies of Some Countries
    • Annual Days / Weeks
    • Important Books of Famous Authors
    • Nobel Prizes
    • World Records
    • General Information
    • Famous Personalities
    • Political, Constitutional and Diplomatic Terms
    • Nuclear Age
    • UNO and Other International Organizations of United Nations
    • Other Organizations of World
    • World Geography
    • Atmosphere
    • Science and Literature MCQs
    • Pakistan Affairs MCQs

Highest and Lowest Points of all continents

Here are Details

ContinentHighest PointElevation (feet)Lowest PointFeet Below Sea Level
AsiaMount Everest (Nepal - Tibet)29.029Dead Sea (Israel - Jordan)-1,384.5
South AmericaAconcagua (Argentina)22,830Laguna del Carbon (Argentina)-344.5
North AmericaMount McKinley (United States)20,335Trough beneath Jakobshavn Isbrae (Greenland)-4,960.6
AfricaMount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)19,341Lake Assal (Dijibouti)-508.5
EuropeMount Elbrus (Russia)18,481Caspian Sea (Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Iran, Turkmenistan)-91.9
AntarcticaVinson Massif (Antarctica)16,050Bentley Subglacial Trench (Antarctica)-8,333.3
AustraliaPuncak Jaya (Papua - Indonesia)16,024Lake Eyre (South Australia)-49.2

Area and Population of Continents

The total land area of all continents is 148,647,000 square kilometers (57,393,000 sq mi) or 29.1% of earth’s surface (510,065,600 square kilometers or 196,937,400 square miles)

ContinetArea (square km)Percentage of Total LandmassApprox. Population 2012 (Millions)Percentage of Total PopulationDensity people per square kilometer
North America24,490,00016.5%5467.7922.29
South America17,840,00012.0%3965.6522.19