World’s 38 Biggest, Tallest, Longest “things” you should know

world’s 38 biggest, tallest, longest “things” you should know (general knowledge questions)

 

1. Which is the biggest planet in the Solar System?

It’s Jupiter.

2. Which is the largest country in the world by area?

Russia.

3. Which is the largest country by population?

China.

4. Which is the biggest city by population?

Tokyo, Japan.

5. Which is the biggest aircraft carrier in the world?

Nimitz-class super carriers.

6. Which is the largest bank in the world?

Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)

7. Which is the world’s biggest public company?

ICBC, China.

8. Which is the biggest disneyland in the world?

Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

9. Which is the biggest desert in the world?

Antarctica, Antarctica.

10. Which is the largest English speaking nation in the world?

United States.

11. Which is the largest football (or soccer) stadium in the world?

Rungnado May Day Stadium, North Korea.

12. Which is the largest continental lake in the world by area?

Lake Superior, North America.

13. Which is the largest continent in the world?

Asia.

14. Which is the largest hotel chain in the world?

InterContinental Hotels Group.

15. Which is the largest island in the world by area?

Greenland, North Atlantic.

16. Which is the largest shopping mall in the world?

New South China Mall.

17. Which is the largest national park in the world?

Northeast Greenland National Park.

18. Which is the largest nuclear bomb?

Tsar Bomba.

19. Which is the world’s largest ocean?

Pacific Ocean.

20. Which religion is followed by the largest amount of people?

Christianity.

21. Which is the world’s largest river by lenth?

Nile – Kagera.

22. What is the largest time period in the history of earth?

EONS — The first and largest division of geologic time.

23. Which is the world’s largest volcano?

Mauna Loa on Hawai’i Big Island.

24. Which is the world’s largest waterfall by overall width?

KHONE, CHUTES DE, Laos.

25. Which is the largest zoo in the world?

Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska.

26. Which is the world’s longest mountain chain?

the Andes.

27. Which is the world’s longest rail bridge?

Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge, China.

28. Which is the longest cave in the world?

Mammoth Cave, near Brownsville, Kentucky, United States.

29. What is the longest English word?

pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis – a supposed lung disease – 45 letters (from Oxford Dictionaries Online)

30. Which is the longest highway in the world?

Australia’s Highway 1.

31. Which is the longest living animal?

Ocean Quahog.

32. Which is the longest zip line?

the longest zip line (as of September 2013) was The Eye of the Jaguar at 2,130 m (6,990 ft), located 45 minutes north of Cusco, Peru.

33. Which is the tallest building in the world?

Burj Khalifa, Dubai.

34. Which is the tallest mountain in the world?

Mount Everest.

35. Which is the tallest lighthouse in the world?

Jeddah Light, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 436 feet (133 m).

36. Which is the tallest office building in the world?

Burj Khalifa, Dubai.

37. Which is the tallest/largest pyramid in the world?

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops).

38. Which is the tallest tree in the world?

The tallest tree in the world is a coast redwood, 115.72 m (379.7 feet) tall.

 

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