80 MCQ GK Questions with Answer on Pakistan

80 multiple-choice general knowledge questions about Pakistan, along with their answers:

What is the capital of Pakistan?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Rawalpindi
Answer: a) Islamabad

Which mountain range runs along the western border of Pakistan?
a) Himalayas
b) Karakoram
c) Hindu Kush
d) Pamirs
Answer: c) Hindu Kush

Which river is the longest in Pakistan?
a) Sutlej
b) Jhelum
c) Indus
d) Ravi
Answer: c) Indus

Who is the founder of Pakistan?
a) Allama Iqbal
b) Benazir Bhutto
c) Liaquat Ali Khan
d) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Answer: d) Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Pakistan gained independence from British rule in which year?
a) 1945
b) 1947
c) 1950
d) 1952
Answer: b) 1947

The national language of Pakistan is:
a) English
b) Punjabi
c) Sindhi
d) Urdu
Answer: d) Urdu

Pakistan’s largest province by area is:
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: d) Balochistan

The Pakistan Movement, which led to the creation of Pakistan, was primarily led by which political party?
a) Pakistan People’s Party (PPP)
b) Awami League
c) Muslim League
d) Tehreek-e-Insaf
Answer: c) Muslim League

Which of the following cities is known as the “City of Gardens” in Pakistan?
a) Karachi
b) Lahore
c) Islamabad
d) Multan
Answer: b) Lahore

The national animal of Pakistan is:
a) Lion
b) Markhor
c) Snow Leopard
d) Bengal Tiger
Answer: b) Markhor

Pakistan’s national poet is:
a) Faiz Ahmed Faiz
b) Mirza Ghalib
c) Allama Iqbal
d) Habib Jalib
Answer: c) Allama Iqbal

Which sea borders Pakistan to the south?
a) Arabian Sea
b) Indian Ocean
c) Persian Gulf
d) Bay of Bengal
Answer: a) Arabian Sea

The famous Khyber Pass connects Pakistan with which neighboring country?
a) Afghanistan
b) India
c) China
d) Iran
Answer: a) Afghanistan

Which of the following is the national flower of Pakistan?
a) Jasmine
b) Rose
c) Lotus
d) Sunflower
Answer: a) Jasmine

The Lahore Resolution, which called for the creation of a separate Muslim state, was passed in which year?
a) 1940
b) 1942
c) 1945
d) 1947
Answer: a) 1940

The Thar Desert is primarily located in which province of Pakistan?
a) Punjab
b) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
c) Sindh
d) Balochistan
Answer: c) Sindh

What is the highest mountain in Pakistan?
a) Nanga Parbat
b) K2 (Mount Godwin-Austen)
c) Gasherbrum I
d) Rakaposhi
Answer: b) K2 (Mount Godwin-Austen)

Which river is known as the “Soul of Sindh”?
a) Indus
b) Chenab
c) Jhelum
d) Ravi
Answer: a) Indus

The Mughal Emperor who ruled over the Indian subcontinent, including present-day Pakistan, was:
a) Akbar
b) Babur
c) Shah Jahan
d) Aurangzeb
Answer: a) Akbar

Pakistan’s first female Prime Minister was:
a) Fatima Jinnah
b) Benazir Bhutto
c) Hina Rabbani Khar
d) Asma Jahangir
Answer: b) Benazir Bhutto

Which city is often referred to as the “City of Lights” in Pakistan?
a) Karachi
b) Lahore
c) Faisalabad
d) Peshawar
Answer: a) Karachi

Pakistan’s national flag consists of which two colors?
a) Green and white
b) Green and red
c) Green and yellow
d) Green and black
Answer: a) Green and white

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province was formerly known as:
a) North-West Frontier Province
b) Balochistan
c) Punjab
d) Gilgit-Baltistan
Answer: a) North-West Frontier Province

Which famous pass connects Pakistan to China, and is a part of the historic Silk Road?
a) Khyber Pass
b) Gomal Pass
c) Karakoram Pass
d) Bolan Pass
Answer: c) Karakoram Pass

The national emblem of Pakistan features:
a) A lion
b) A falcon
c) The Crescent and Star
d) A lotus flower
Answer: c) The Crescent and Star

The highest civilian award in Pakistan is called:
a) Nishan-e-Haider
b) Sitara-e-Imtiaz
c) Tamgha-e-Jurat
d) Hilal-e-Pakistan
Answer: b) Sitara-e-Imtiaz

The currency of Pakistan is:
a) Rupee
b) Dinar
c) Rial
d) Taka
Answer: a) Rupee

The ancient archaeological site of Mohenjo-Daro is located in which modern-day province of Pakistan?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: b) Sindh

Who was the first President of Pakistan?
a) Ayub Khan
b) Iskander Mirza
c) Yahya Khan
d) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Answer: b) Iskander Mirza

The national poet of Pakistan, Allama Iqbal, is also known as:
a) Poet of the East
b) Shakespeare of Pakistan
c) Sufi Saint
d) Mystic Philosopher
Answer: a) Poet of the East

Pakistan is divided into how many administrative provinces as of my last knowledge update?
a) Three
b) Four
c) Five
d) Six
Answer: b) Four

Which one of the following is the national bird of Pakistan?
a) Sparrow
b) Parrot
c) Peacock
d) Chukar
Answer: d) Chukar

Pakistan’s national airline is:
a) Emirates
b) Qatar Airways
c) Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
d) AirAsia
Answer: c) Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)

The national game of Pakistan is:
a) Cricket
b) Field Hockey
c) Football
d) Kabaddi
Answer: b) Field Hockey

The Karakoram Highway connects Pakistan with which country?
a) India
b) Afghanistan
c) China
d) Iran
Answer: c) China

Which historic fort is located in the city of Lahore and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a) Red Fort
b) Agra Fort
c) Lahore Fort
d) Gwalior Fort
Answer: c) Lahore Fort

The first woman to conquer K2, the second-highest mountain in the world, was from which country?
a) Pakistan
b) Nepal
c) United States
d) Japan
Answer: a) Pakistan

Which of the following is a famous archaeological site known for its ancient Buddhist stupas and monasteries in Pakistan?
a) Harappa
b) Mohenjo-Daro
c) Takht-i-Bahi
d) Taxila
Answer: c) Takht-i-Bahi

Who is the current Prime Minister of Pakistan as of my last knowledge update in January 2022?
a) Imran Khan
b) Nawaz Sharif
c) Asif Ali Zardari
d) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Answer: a) Imran Khan

Pakistan celebrates its Independence Day on which date?
a) August 14
b) August 15
c) July 4
d) June 5
Answer: a) August 14

The famous Badshahi Mosque is located in which city of Pakistan?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Faisalabad
Answer: c) Lahore

The first nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan took place in which year?
a) 1974
b) 1988
c) 1998
d) 2002
Answer: c) 1998

Which mountain range in Pakistan is known for its rich coal and natural gas reserves?
a) Karakoram
b) Sulaiman
c) Himalayas
d) Hindu Kush
Answer: b) Sulaiman

Who was the first woman to serve as the Prime Minister of Pakistan?
a) Benazir Bhutto
b) Fatima Jinnah
c) Hina Rabbani Khar
d) Asma Jahangir
Answer: b) Fatima Jinnah

Pakistan’s national day is celebrated on which date?
a) March 23
b) April 14
c) May 1
d) June 7
Answer: a) March 23

Which province in Pakistan is known for its fertile agricultural lands and is often called the “Breadbasket of the country”?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Balochistan
d) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Answer: a) Punjab

Which Pakistani physicist is known for his work on the theory of the electromagnetic force and is often referred to as the “Einstein of Pakistan”?
a) Abdul Sattar Edhi
b) Abdul Qadeer Khan
c) Pervez Musharraf
d) Abdus Salam
Answer: d) Abdus Salam

The historic city of Taxila is associated with which ancient civilization?
a) Indus Valley Civilization
b) Mesopotamian Civilization
c) Roman Empire
d) Greek Empire
Answer: a) Indus Valley Civilization

Which of the following is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Pakistan’s Sindh province and is known for its unique archaeological ruins?
a) Shalimar Gardens
b) Rohtas Fort
c) Mohenjo-Daro
d) Rawat Fort
Answer: c) Mohenjo-Daro

Pakistan’s national drink is:
a) Tea
b) Coffee
c) Lassi
d) Rooh Afza
Answer: c) Lassi

The highest civilian award in Pakistan is known as:
a) Nishan-e-Pakistan
b) Sitara-e-Imtiaz
c) Hilal-e-Imtiaz
d) Tamgha-e-Quaid
Answer: a) Nishan-e-Pakistan

The Pakistan Day Parade is held on which date each year?
a) August 14
b) March 23
c) October 6
d) December 25
Answer: b) March 23

Which famous mountain pass connects Pakistan to Afghanistan and is an important trade route?
a) Khyber Pass
b) Karakoram Pass
c) Bolan Pass
d) Gomal Pass
Answer: a) Khyber Pass

Which ancient city in Pakistan is associated with the Buddhist emperor Ashoka and is known for its rock edicts?
a) Taxila
b) Harappa
c) Mohenjo-Daro
d) Takht-i-Bahi
Answer: a) Taxila

Pakistan’s national flower is:
a) Rose
b) Lotus
c) Jasmine
d) Marigold
Answer: c) Jasmine

The national tree of Pakistan is:
a) Banyan
b) Neem
c) Oak
d) Deodar
Answer: d) Deodar

Which river flows through Lahore, the capital of Punjab province in Pakistan?
a) Sutlej
b) Ravi
c) Indus
d) Chenab
Answer: b) Ravi

The largest mosque in Pakistan and one of the largest in the world is:
a) Faisal Mosque
b) Badshahi Mosque
c) Shah Jahan Mosque
d) Jamia Mosque
Answer: a) Faisal Mosque

The Balochi and Sindhi are among the prominent ethnic groups in Pakistan. What is the dominant ethnic group in Pakistan as of my last knowledge update?
a) Pashtuns
b) Punjabis
c) Muhajirs
d) Baloch
Answer: b) Punjabis

Pakistan’s highest civilian award for bravery is:
a) Sitara-e-Imtiaz
b) Tamgha-e-Jurat
c) Hilal-e-Imtiaz
d) Nishan-e-Pakistan
Answer: b) Tamgha-e-Jurat

Which mountain is often referred to as the “Killer Mountain” due to its high fatality rate among climbers?
a) Nanga Parbat
b) K2
c) Broad Peak
d) Gasherbrum I
Answer: a) Nanga Parbat

The city of Islamabad was purpose-built to serve as the capital of Pakistan. What was the previous capital of Pakistan?
a) Lahore
b) Karachi
c) Peshawar
d) Rawalpindi
Answer: b) Karachi

The national emblem of Pakistan features a crescent and a star. What do these symbols represent?
a) Faith and unity
b) Power and wealth
c) Peace and prosperity
d) Beauty and culture
Answer: a) Faith and unity

Which Pakistani scientist is known as the “Father of Pakistan’s Nuclear Program”?
a) Pervez Musharraf
b) Abdul Sattar Edhi
c) Abdul Qadeer Khan
d) Abdus Salam
Answer: c) Abdul Qadeer Khan

The famous “Malala Yousafzai” is known for her advocacy for:
a) Gender equality and girls’ education
b) Environmental conservation
c) Human rights for refugees
d) Youth empowerment
Answer: a) Gender equality and girls’ education

Which province in Pakistan is known for its rich cultural heritage, including the Kalash Valley and traditional festivals?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Gilgit-Baltistan
Answer: c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The famous Mohatta Palace is located in which city of Pakistan?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Peshawar
Answer: b) Karachi

The highest battlefield in the world, the Siachen Glacier, is located on the border of Pakistan and which country?
a) India
b) China
c) Afghanistan
d) Iran
Answer: a) India

Pakistan’s national language, Urdu, is written in which script?
a) Arabic script
b) Roman script
c) Devanagari script
d) Cyrillic script
Answer: a) Arabic script

The first female foreign minister of Pakistan, Hina Rabbani Khar, served under which President of Pakistan?
a) Pervez Musharraf
b) Asif Ali Zardari
c) Mamnoon Hussain
d) Arif Alvi
Answer: b) Asif Ali Zardari

The famous Pakistani music maestro and Qawwali singer, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, was associated with which style of music?
a) Pop music
b) Classical music
c) Ghazals
d) Qawwali
Answer: d) Qawwali

Pakistan’s first Nobel laureate was:
a) Malala Yousafzai
b) Abdul Sattar Edhi
c) Abdus Salam
d) Benazir Bhutto
Answer: c) Abdus Salam

The famous “Shalimar Gardens” is located in which city of Pakistan?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Peshawar
Answer: c) Lahore

Which Pakistani politician served as the Prime Minister of Pakistan three times?
a) Nawaz Sharif
b) Imran Khan
c) Benazir Bhutto
d) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Answer: a) Nawaz Sharif

The term “K2” refers to the second-highest mountain in the world. What is its local name?
a) Mount Everest
b) Godwin-Austen
c) Nanga Parbat
d) Gasherbrum
Answer: b) Godwin-Austen

Which of the following is the largest province by population in Pakistan?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: a) Punjab

The famous “Karachi Port” is one of the largest and busiest ports in which sea?
a) Arabian Sea
b) Indian Ocean
c) Red Sea
d) Persian Gulf
Answer: a) Arabian Sea

The founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is often referred to as:
a) Quaid-e-Azam
b) Allama Iqbal
c) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
d) Liaquat Ali Khan
Answer: a) Quaid-e-Azam

The Indus Valley Civilization, one of the world’s oldest urban civilizations, thrived in present-day Pakistan. What is the ancient name of the Indus River?
a) Ganges
b) Brahmaputra
c) Saraswati
d) Harappan
Answer: c) Saraswati

What is the national motto of Pakistan?
a) Faith, Unity, Discipline
b) Freedom, Equality, Justice
c) Prosperity, Peace, Progress
d) Love, Faith, Respect
Answer: a) Faith, Unity, Discipline

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