Afghanistan GK

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Afghanistan General knoledge

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Select all those that are examples of strategies used by AfghanAid
A
Enable better access to education in poor and remote rural areas by building schools
B
Improving access to clean drinking water and sanitation facilities
C
Invest in community infrastructure
D
All of the above
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What occurred after the Soviets left Afghanistan?
A
The Taliban left Kabul
B
The Soviets installed a regime
C
The civil war continued
D
The Taliban occupied Kabul
Question 2 Explanation: 
In 1991, just a few years after the last troops had left Afghanistan, the Soviet Union collapsed. The Soviets continued to back the Afghan government, who were left to fend off the mujahideen alone, but this funding ceased in 1991. The rebels took over control of the country by 1992.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
which number shows Afghanistan
A
8
B
10
C
20
D
3
Question 3 Explanation: 
International callers should dial +93 xx yyyyyyy. Area codes for common cities are: 094 xx yyyyyyy: Afghanistan.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What event happened in 2001 to lead the US to go to war in Afghanistan with Al Qaeda?
A
Terrorists hijacked 4 planes and crashed them in the US
B
Al Qaeda attempted to destroy oil fields
C
Afghanistan originally declared war on the US
D
Afghanistan stole millions of dollars from the US
Question 4 Explanation: 
The September 11 attacks and the U.S.-British invasion. The hijacking and crashing of four U.S. jetliners on September 11, 2001, brought instant attention to Afghanistan. The plot had been hatched by al-Qaeda, and some of the 19 hijackers had trained in Afghanistan.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which mountain range is north of the Indus River and extends from central Afghanistan to northern?
A
Himalayan
B
Alps
C
Eastern Ghats
D
Hindu Kush
Question 5 Explanation: 
QuestionAnswer
11. This mountain range is north of the Indus River and extends from central Afghanistan to northern Pakistan.Hindu Kush
12. This is the third largest of the world's oceans. It is bordered by Africa in the west, Asia to the north, and Australia to the east.Indian Ocean
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
How old are students usually in Afghanistan?
A
5-18
B
7-15
C
10-18
D
3-12
Question 6 Explanation: 
PrimaryPrimary School7–13
SecondaryDoreyeh Aali16–19
VocationalVocational in Lower & Upper Middle School13–19
VocationalTechnicums14–20
TertiaryBachelor's Degree University level first stage
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Ghazni was a small principality in .....
A
Mangolia
B
Turkey
C
Persia
D
Afghanistan
Question 7 Explanation: 
Ghazni was a small principality in Afghanistan.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In which year did small scale industries in Afghanistan started to develop
A
19th and 20th century, because of the positive actions taken by government
B
2014
C
1985
D
2002
Question 8 Explanation: 
As the study shows, it was only after 2002 that the government of Afghanistan made some special plans to develop industries. People started to work in small scale sectors like silk, felt, rug, wooden furniture etc. and create economic value for their country.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where does the novel take place? Select all that apply
A
Afghanistan
B
California
C
Pakistan
D
All of the above
Question 9 Explanation: 
In most classes, one of the four options will be correct and the other three options will be incorrect. However, in nursing school, all four options will most likely be correct.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Hazaras, an ethnic group that makes up about 10% of the population in Afghanistan, are often discriminated against because of their ..... ancestry.
A
Mandarin
B
Mongolian
C
Nigerian
D
French
Question 10 Explanation: 
The Hazaras (Persian: هزاره, romanized: Hazāra; Hazaragi: آزره, romanized: Āzra) are a Persian-speaking ethnic group native to, and primarily residing in the Hazarajat region in central Afghanistan and generally scattered throughout Afghanistan.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Al-Qaeda began in which country?
A
Albania
B
Afghanistan
C
Andes
D
Algeria
Question 11 Explanation: 
It was founded in 1988 by Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam, and several other Arab volunteers during the Soviet–Afghan War.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What happened during the War in Afghanistan?
A
The US invaded to find Osama Ben Laden and remove the Taliban
B
The US wanted t remove the Taliban
C
The Taliban invaded the US
D
All the above
Question 12 Explanation: 
Afghan War, in the history of Afghanistan, the internal conflict that began in 1978 between anticommunist Islamic guerrillas and the Afghan communist government (aided in 1979–89 by Soviet troops), leading to the overthrow of the government in 1992.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What has been the biggest obstacle for education in Afghanistan?
A
Westernization
B
Lazy Kids
C
Women
D
Military Conflicts
Question 13 Explanation: 
Afghanistan's education system has been devastated by more than three decades of sustained conflict. For many of the country's children, completing primary school remains a distant dream – especially in rural areas and for girls – despite recent progress in raising enrolment.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Cold War tensions ..... with the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.
A
decreased
B
increased
C
did not change
D
None of the above
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Brezhnev Doctrine severely limited reforms by Soviet-bloc countries in the ensuing decades. In addition, it was used to justify the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979. The Soviets sought to prop up the country's communist government in its battle with anticommunist Muslim guerrillas.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following WAS NOT a reason that Americans stopped supporting the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq?
A
The torture of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay
B
Haditha Massacre
C
No WMD's were ever found
D
Bombing of the USS Cole
Question 15 Explanation: 
Top US generals told lawmakers at a congressional hearing that America lost the Afghanistan war and that it was caused by miscalculations spanning several administrations and the August collapse of the erstwhile government in Kabul could be traced to the 2020 agreement with the Taliban.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where did the Persian Gulf War take place?
A
Kuwait and Iraq
B
Iraq and Iran
C
The USA
D
Saudi Arabia
Question 16 Explanation: 
War on the Ground

A massive allied ground offensive, Operation Desert Sabre, was launched on February 24, with troops heading from northeastern Saudi Arabia into Kuwait and southern Iraq. Over the next four days, coalition forces encircled and defeated the Iraqis and liberated Kuwait.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Timur who invaded Delhi was of ..... lineage.
A
Mongol
B
Turk
C
Both
D
None of the above
Question 17 Explanation: 
Timur was of both Turkic and Mongol descent, and, while unlikely a direct descendant on either side, he shared a common ancestor with Genghis Khan on his father's side, though some authors have suggested his mother may have been a descendant of Khan.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In the sentence "The coronavirus pandemic has also placed an additional strain on Afghanistan's nationwide resources" strain means
A
Calm
B
Pressure
C
problem
D
thing
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Why did Osama bin Laden form al Qaeda?
A
To encourage a peace agreement in the Middle East
B
To promote Palestinian self-rule in Jerusalem
C
To end American involvement in the Middle East
D
To expel the Soviets from Afghanistan
Question 19 Explanation: 
According to former CIA analyst Michael Scheuer, who led the CIA's hunt for Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader was motivated by a belief that US foreign policy has oppressed, killed, or otherwise harmed Muslims in the Middle East.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
US invades Afghanistan to fight al-Qaeda and the Taliban
A
Operation Enduring Freedom
B
Persian Gulf War
C
Operation Iraqi Freedom
D
War on Terror
There are 20 questions to complete.