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World’s Longest, largest, Smallest and Highest

 

Most GK Quizzes are based on the World's Longest, Largest Highest, and Smallest Facts,  which are part of our basic general knowledge and hence are quite useful if you are planning to take any competitive exams.  So, here's a combined list for you to brush up on your general knowledge. 

World: Largest around the World

S. No.

Type

Place

1.

Largest Continent

Asia

2.

Largest Delta

Ganges Delta (consists of Bangladesh and the state of West Bengal, India)

3.

Largest Desert

Sahara Desert (covers a surface area of 3.5 million square miles)

4.

Largest Island

Greenland

5.

Largest Dam

Three Gorges Dam (spans the Yangtze River in China)

6.

Largest Library

United State Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

7.

Largest Sea Bird

Albatross

8.

Largest city in population

Tokyo, Japan

9.

Largest Peninsula

Arabian Peninsula

10.

Largest Solar Plant

Yanchi Solar Park, China

 

World: Longest around the World

 

S. No.

Type

Place

1.

Longest River

Nile

2.

Longest Railway

Trans-Siberian Railway

3.

Longest Road Tunnel

Laedal Tunnel, Norway (24.51 km long)

4.

Longest Railway Platform

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh, India)

5.

Longest Ship Canal

St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada)

6.

Longest River Dam

Hirakud Dam, Odisha, India

7.

Longest Mountain Range

Andes (South America, Length = 5500m)

8.

Longest Wall

Wall of China

 

World: Tallest, Smallest, Biggest around the World

S. No.

Type

Place

1.

Tallest Animal

Giraffe

2.

Tallest Building

Burj Khalifa (828 m)

3.

Tallest Monument

Gateway Arch (USA)

4.

Smallest Bird

Humming Bird

    5.

Smallest Continent

Australia

    6.

Smallest Planet

Mercury

    7.

Biggest Country by Area

Russia

    8.

Biggest Planet

Jupiter

    9.

Biggest Ocean

Pacific Ocean

    10.

Hottest Place

Death Valley, California, USA.

    11.

Deepest Lake

Baikal (Siberia)

    12.

Deepest Ocean

Pacific Ocean

 

World: Highest around the World

S. No.

Type

Place

1.

Highest Mountain Peak

Mt. Everest

2.

Highest Mountain Range

Greater Himalayas

3.

Highest Plateau

Pamir Tibet (Roof of World)

4.

Highest Railway Station

Tanggula railway station

5.

Highest Lake

Lake Titicaca

6.

Highest Fall

Angel Falls (Venezuela, located on a tributary of the Rio Caroni)

7.

Metal with highest Melting and Boiling Point

Tungsten

8.

Higest Capital City

La Paz (Bolivia)