35 List of First in the World: General Knowledge Questions

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A list of 35 general knowledge questions for everything first in the world that will definitely improve our knowledge. These questions are the type of “who was the first in the world” and “which was the first in the world”.

Questions and their answers are colored for the purpose of to learn it easily.

1. Which was the first country to print a book…?

China

2. Who was the first president of the U.S.A…?

George Washington

3. Which was the first country to win a football world cup…?

Uruguay

4. Which was the first country to prepare the constitution…?

United States of America

5. Who was the first person to fly an airplane…?

Wright brothers (Wilbur Wright and Orville Wright)

6. Which was the first country to use paper money…?

China 

7. Who was the first person to land on the moon…?

Neil Armstrong 

8. Which was the first spacecraft to reach on the mass…?

Viking-I

9. Who was the first U.S. president to resign the presidency…?

Richard Nixon

10. Who was the first person to reach the north pole…?

Robert Peary (1909)

11. Who was the first person to reach the south pole…?

Roald Amundsen

12. Which was the first country to win a cricket world cup…? 

West Indies

13. Who was the first person to climb on mount Everest…?

Edmund Hillary

14. Which was the first country to launch an artificial satellite in space…? 

Russia

16. Who was the first person to sail around the world…? 

Ferdinand Magellan

17. Who was the first man to draw a map of the earth…?

Anaximander

18. Who was the first woman president of a country…?

Marma Estela Peron (Argentina)

19. Who was the first woman to climb on mount Everest…?

Junko Tabei (Japan)

20. Who was the first woman cosmonaut in the world…?

Valentina Tereshkova

21. Who was the first person to win Nobel Prize for physics…? 

Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen (1901 Germany)

22. Who was the first person to win a Nobel prize for chemistry…?

Jacobus Henricus Van ‘t Hoff (1901 Netherland)

23. Who was the first person to win a Nobel prize for medicine…?

Emil Adolf von Behring (1901 Germany)

24. Who was the first person to win a Nobel prize for peace…? 

Henry Dunant and Frederic Passy (shared Nobel prize)

25. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel prize…?

Marie Curie (1903 in Physics)    (-Marie Curie again got a Nobel prize in chemistry in 2011. She was the first and only person to win Nobel prizes in two different fields.)

26. Who was the woman to win a Nobel prize in medicine…? 

Gerty Theresa Cori (1947)

27. Who was the first woman prime minister in the world…? 

Sirimavo Bandaranaike

28. Who was the first human being to travel into space…?

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin

28. Who was the first governor-general of the united nations…?

Trygve Lie

30. Who was the first space tourist in the world…?

Dennis Anthony Tito

31. Who was the first European to visit China…?

Marco Polo 

32. Which was the first motion picture film (movie) in the world…? 

Roundhay Garden Scene(1888)

33. Who was the first woman to reach Antarctica ….?

Caroline Mikkelsen(1935)

34. Who was the first man to win Oscar for the actor …?

Emil Jannings

35. Who was the first woman to win Oscar for the best actress…?

Janet Gaynor


So these were the most important 35 general knowledge questions for first in the world topic. I hope you have liked it. If you want to ask or share something regarding the general knowledge, comment below.  

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