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[Water]

1.Where does the world's fresh water come from?
2. How many people in the world lack access to clean water?
3. How many people around the world die as a result of water borne diseases?
4.What is the amount of fresh water produced by the 14,500 or more desalination plants around the world?
5. Over 300 million people depend on sea water or brakish water that is too salty to drink.True/false?

[General]

1. Name the country which is the largest producer of tin in the world?
2. Which river carries the maximum quantity of water into the sea?
3. After whom was Mount Everest named?
4. Which country is known as the Sugar Bowl of the world?
5. What is the length of the Suez Canal?
6. What is the lowest point on Earth?
7. Who are the original inhabitants of Nepal?
8. Which is the largest ocean of the world?
9.The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague.True/False?
10.Name the world's largest diamond producing country.
11. Who discovered Australia?
12. Who founded the Red Cross?
13. Dublin is situated at the mouth of river Lffey.True/false?
14. What is the gateway to the Gulf of Iran ?
15. Who built the Eiffel Tower?
16.The earlier name of New York city was New Amsterdam True/false?
17. Who was the first man to reach the North Pole?
18.When is World Literacy Day celebrated ?
19.Who is the sculptor of the statue of Liberty?
20.Which place is known as the Roof of the World ?


[Answers]

[Water ]

1. The world's freshwater come from ground water, surface water such as lakes rivers and reservoirs and also from desalinated sea water .

2.One out of eight people in the world have no access to clean water. That is about 900 million people.

3. Around 4,800 people around the world die as a result of water borne diseases .Diehoeral illnesses are the second largest child killer in the world.

4.About 16 billion gallons or 60 billion litres.

5. True.

[General]

1. China is the largest producer of tin in the world.
2. The Amazon River carries the maximum quantity of water into the sea.
3. It was named after Sir George Everest.
4. The country known as the Sugar Bowl of the world is Cuba.
5. The length of the Suez Canal is 162.5 kilometres.
6. The lowest point on Earth is the coastal area of Dead Sea.
7. The Gurkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal.
8. The largest ocean of the world is the Pacific Ocean.
9. True.
10.The world's largest diamond producing country is South Africa.
11.Australia was discovered by James Cook.
12. The Red Cross was founded by Jean Henri Durant.
13.True.
14.The gateway to the Gulf of Iran is Strait of Hormuz.
15.The Eiffel tower was built by Alexander Eiffel.
16. True.
17.The first man to reach North Pole was Rear Admiral Robert E. Peary.
18. World Literacy Day is celebrated on September 8 .
19. The sculptor of the statue of Liberty was Frederick Auguste Bartholdi.
20. Tibet is known as the Roof of the World.

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