Afghanistan
  • 1. What is the capital city of Afghanistan?
A) Islamabad
B) Baghdad
C) Kabul
D) Tehran
  • 2. Which mountain range stretches across Afghanistan?
A) Andes
B) Rockies
C) Hindu Kush
D) Alps
  • 3. Which language is the official language of Afghanistan?
A) Pashto
B) Farsi
C) Urdu
D) Turkish
  • 4. In which continent is Afghanistan located?
A) Europe
B) Africa
C) South America
D) Asia
  • 5. Which ancient conqueror failed to conquer Afghanistan?
A) Genghis Khan
B) Julius Caesar
C) Attila the Hun
D) Alexander the Great
  • 6. What is the name of the ancient trade route that passed through Afghanistan connecting the East and West?
A) Silk Road
B) Suez Canal
C) Panama Canal
D) Great Wall
  • 7. Which Afghan sport resembles a combination of wrestling and boxing?
A) Golf
B) Buzkashi
C) Cricket
D) Tennis
  • 8. Which country was involved in a military conflict with the Soviet Union in Afghanistan during the 1980s?
A) United Kingdom
B) United States
C) India
D) China
  • 9. Which of the following is a famous Afghan poet?
A) Rumi
B) Neruda
C) Frost
D) Shakespeare
  • 10. Which ancient empire did Afghanistan fall under during the reign of Darius I?
A) Roman Empire
B) Ottoman Empire
C) Achaemenid Empire
D) Mughal Empire
  • 11. Which city in Afghanistan is famous for its ancient Blue Mosque?
A) Mazar-i-Sharif
B) Kabul
C) Herat
D) Jalalabad
  • 12. Who wrote the famous novel 'The Kite Runner' set in Afghanistan?
A) George Orwell
B) J.K. Rowling
C) Khaled Hosseini
D) Stephen King
  • 13. Which of the following is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Afghanistan?
A) Machu Picchu
B) Jam Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam
C) Pyramids of Giza
D) Great Wall of China
  • 14. Which country is Afghanistan bordered by to the east?
A) Pakistan
B) India
C) Iran
D) China
  • 15. Which ancient city in Afghanistan was a key center along the Silk Road?
A) Thebes
B) Persepolis
C) Samarkand
D) Balkh
  • 16. Who was the founder of the Durrani Empire in Afghanistan?
A) Babur
B) Hamid Karzai
C) Ahmad Shah Durrani
D) Mohammad Daud Khan
  • 17. Which country invaded Afghanistan in 1979?
A) United Kingdom
B) Soviet Union
C) China
D) United States
  • 18. Which Afghan poet is often referred to as the 'Father of Pashto literature'?
A) Iqbal
B) Mirza Ghalib
C) Rumi
D) Khushal Khan Khattak
  • 19. Which famous Buddha statues were destroyed by the Taliban in Afghanistan?
A) Bamiyan Buddhas
B) Taj Mahal
C) Angkor Wat
D) Sphinx
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