General Knowledge Questions Based On First in World

First In World
The first persons to reach Mount Everest – Sherpa Tenzing, Edmund Hillary
The first person to reach North Pole – Robert Peary
The first person to reach South Pole – Amundsen
The first religion of the world – Hinduism
The first country to print book – China
The first country to issue paper currency – China
The first country to commence competitive examination in civil services – China
The first President of the U.S.A – George Washington
The first Prime Minister of Britain – Robert Walpole
The first Governor General of the United Nations – Trigveli (Norway)
The first country to prepare a constitution – U.S.A
The first Governor General of Pakistan – Mohd. Ali Jinnah
The first country to host NAM summit – Belgrade (Yugoslavia)
The first European to attack India – Alexander, The Great
The first European to reach China – Marco Polo
The first person to fly aeroplane – Wright Brothers
The first person to sail round the world – Magellan
The first country to send man to the moon – U.S.A
The first country to launch Artificial satellite in the space – Russia
The first country to host the modern Olympics – Greece
First human in space – Yuri Gagarin (Russia)
The first city on which the atom bomb was dropped – Hiroshima (Japan)
The first person to land on the moon Neil Armstrong followed by – Edwin E. Aldrin
The first shuttle to go in space – Columbia
The first spacecraft to reach on Mars – Viking-I
The first woman Prime Minister of England – Margaret Thatcher
The first Muslim Prime Minister of a country – Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan)
The first woman to climb Mount Everest – Mrs. Junko Tabei (Japan)
The first woman cosmonaut of the world – Valentina Tereshkova (Russia)
The first woman President of the U.N. General Assembly – Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
The first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut – Mohd. Azharuddin
The first man to have climbed Mount Everest twice – Nawang Gombu
The first U.S. President to resign Presidency – Richard Nixon Chinese Traveller to India – Fahein
Foreign Invader to India – Alexander the Great Person in Space – Yuri Gagarin Person on Moon – Neil Armstrong
The first woman to climb Mount Everest – Junko Taibei
The first European to visit China – Marco Polo Man to walk in Space – Alexei Leonov
The first woman Prime Minister of a country – Mrs. Srimavo Bhandarnaike
The first woman President of a country – Maria Estela Peron
The first woman to Command a Space Mission Colonel – Eileen Collins (U.S.A.)
First talkie movie in the world – “The jazz Singer” (1927).
The first residents of International Space station – Bill Shepherd (USA), Yuri Gidzanko and Sergei Krikalev (Russia)
The first blind man to scale Mt. Everest – Erik Weihenmayer (USA, May 25, 2001)
The first Muslim woman to become the Secretary General of Amnesty International – lrine Zubeida Khan
The first space astronaut to go into space seven times till date – Jerry Ross (U.S.A.)
The first South African to become the second space tourist – Mark Shuttleworth
The first woman Prime Minister of South Korea – Ms. Chang Sang
The first youngest grandmaster of the world in chess – Sergey Karjakin (Ukraine)
The first adventurer flying successfully across
the English Channel without aircraft – Felix Baumgartner (July 2003)
China’s first man in space – Yang Liwei
The first Muslim woman to receive Nobel Prize – Shirin Ebadi (Nobel Peace Prize 2003)
The woman with the highest individual Test score making a new world record – Kiran Baloch (Pakistani cricketer, scoring 242 runs playing women’s cricket test against West Indies in Karachi in March, 2004)
The first woman of the world to climb Mt. Everest four times – Lakpa Sherpa (Nepali)
The first woman to cross seven important seas of the world by swimming – Bula Chaudhury (India)
First Asian city to host Olympics – Tokyo, Japan (1964)
First woman black tennis player to win a singles
title at Wimbledon – A Gibson (1957)
First woman to win a Grand Slam – Maureen Catherine (195 3)
First woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal – Charlotte Cooper, UK, Tennis singles (1900)
First professional woman bullfighter – Patricia Mccormick (1952)
First man to fly solo non stop across the Atlantic – Charles Lindbergh (1927)
First person to cross Antarctic Circle – James Cook (1773)
First people to reach the North Pole – Lt Col. Joseph O. Fletcher and Lt. William P. Benedict (1952)
First person to conquer the Everest twice – Nawang Gombu Sherpa(1965)
First person with only one arm to climb the Everest – American Gary Guller(2003)
First woman to fly solo around the world – jerrie Fredritz Mock.(1964)
First woman to fly solo across the English Channel – Hariiet Quimby
First ascent of Everest without bottled oxygen – Peter Habeler (Austria) and Reinhold Messner, (Italy) (1978)
First woman to set foot on North Pole – Ann Bancroft, USA (1986) – Jointly developed by Sony and Philips (1978)
First Atom Bomb- “Little Boy” dropped over Hiroshima by the US during the second world war (1945)
First manned space vehicle – Vostok 1,USSR (1961)
First human to walk on the Moon – Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11(1969)
First human to walk in space – Alexei Arkhovich Leonov (1965)
GEOGRAPHICAL DISCOVERIES
DISCOVERER…………………………..DISCOVERY
Christopher Columbus (Italian)………America
Vasco da Gama (Portuguese) …………Sea route to India
John Cabot (British) ………………New foundland
Pedro Alvarez Cabral (Portuguese) …..Brazil
Tasman (Dutch) Island of Tasmania & New Zealand Captian Cook (British) . Sandwich (Hawaiin) Islands
Robert Peary (USA) ……………….North Pole
Amundsun (Norway) ………………..South Pole
Ferdinand de Lesseps (Designed) ……uez Canal
David Livingstone (British) ……….Victoria Falls
Bartholomew Diaz (Portuguese) ……. Cape of Good Hope
Norseman Eric ………………….. Greenland
Leif Ericsson ……………………North America
Mungo park ………………………Nigeria river in Africa
Richard Francis Burton ……………Lake Tanganyika
Henry Hudson …………………….Hudson Bay
Gobot Sebastian ………………….New Foundland
Marco Polo ………………………China
Kepler ………………………….Planets

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