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What is the name of the NASA woman astronaut who on 24 April 2017 broke the record for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut ?

A) Jeff Williams B) Sunitha Williams
C) Sally Ride D) Peggy Whitson

Answer:   D) Peggy Whitson



Explanation:

Peggy Whitson on 24 April 2017 broke the record for most days spent in space (cumulatively) by a US astronaut. She broke the previous record set by Jeff Williams who had spent a total of 534 days in space.

– Whitson has been currently living and working aboard the International Space Station (ISS), for which she was launched in November 2016 using a Russian Soyuz capsule. At the time of her launch, she had already accumulated 377 total days in space.

– Her mission was recently extended for an additional three months. Now when she will return from ISS in September 2017, she would have accumulated more than 600 days in space.

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Indians who have been featured on Forbe's list of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds ?

A) Ratan Tata B) Lakshmi Mittal
C) Vinod Khosla D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

Three Indians – Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Mittal and Vinod Khosla have been featured on Forbe's list of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds.

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Who had announced that democracy is a government " of the people, by the people and for the people " ?

A) Abraham Lincoln B) George Washignton
C) Theodore Roosevelt D) Winston Churchill
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Abraham Lincoln

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Who has topped the Forbes Magazine’s list of the world’s highest paid actors 2017 ?

A) Vin Diesel B) Jacky Chan
C) Dwayne Johnson D) Mark Wahlberg
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Mark Wahlberg

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Name an eminent cartoonist who created the comic book character like Chacha Chaudary and Sabu who died in 2014 ?

A) Angela Nemeth B) Pran Kumar Sharma
C) Madhukar Singh D) DP Yadav
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pran Kumar Sharma

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What is name of Three Indians who has made it to the MIT Technology Review magazine's Innovators under 35 list in 2017 ?

A) Suchi Saria B) Radha Boya
C) Neha Narkhede D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

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