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Dr. Linus Carl Pauling is the only person to have won two Nobel prizes individually for

A) Chemistry in 1954, Peace Prize in 1962 B) Peace Prize in 1954, Chemistry in 1962
C) Physics in 1954, Medicine in 1962 D) Medicine in 1954, Physics in 1962

Answer:   A) Chemistry in 1954, Peace Prize in 1962



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Q:

The value of Gold is determined in

Answer

The gold prices in India are determined according to the international market in the following way:


- The price of gold in USD is taken as a base price. Depending on the value of indian rupee as compared to USD (eg- 1 USD= ₹63), the price of gold is converted into rupees.


- The import duties on gold are added to obtain the final price of gold.


 



  • Gold is a global commodity. In the international market, the price of gold is determined by the forces of demand and supply. Higher demand leads to higher price and vice versa. Higher supply leads to lower price and vice versa.

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Who is the new Chairman of ISRO in 2018?

A) K. Sivan B) S. Manish Arya
C) A.S. Kiran Kumar D) Bibeth Roy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) K. Sivan

Explanation:

Rocket specialist K. Sivan has been appointed as new Chairman of India's space agency ISRO for a three-year term. He replaces current ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar, whose term ends January 14, 2018.

 

  • He is currently Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Trivandrum.

 

  • His expertise gave ISRO ability to send 104 satellites in a single mission.
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Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at

A) Thiruvananthapuram B) Pune
C) Sriharikota D) Ahmedabad
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Thiruvananthapuram

Explanation:

Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

 

  • This is the lead centre of ISRO responsible for the design and development of launch vehicle technology focusing on rocket and space vehicles for India's satellite programme.
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Light Year is related to

A) Distance B) Acceleration
C) Velocity D) Intensity of Light
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Distance

Explanation:

Light Year is related to Distance. It is the unit of Distance.

It is about 9.5 Trillion Kms or 5.9 Trillion miles.

 

    • It is the distance that light travels in vaccum in one julian year i.e, 365.25 days.



 

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Which supercomputer is developed by the Indian Scientists?

A) Super 3 B) Param 808
C) Super 149 D) Param 8000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Param 8000

Explanation:

PARAM 8000 was was the first supercomputer developed by Indian scientists launched on July 01, 1991 is considered India's first supercomputer.

 

  • It was indigenously built in 1991 by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing and was replicated and installed at ICAD Moscow in 1991 under Russian collaboration.
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which of the following statements are correct

A) Sir Richard Arkwright - Father of industrial revolution B) Michael Faraday - Discovered Benzene and invented Bunsen Burner
C) Thomas Alva Edison - phonograph and motion picture camera D) All the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All the above

Explanation:

Inventors and their Inventions ::

 

  • Sir Richard Arkwright - Father of industrial revolution.

 

  • Michael Faraday - Discovered Benzene and invented Bunsen Burner.

 

  • Thomas Alva Edison - Invented Phonograph and motion picture camera.
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Q:

Galileo was an Italian Astronomer who

A) Discovered 4 satellites of Mars B) Developed the Telescope
C) Discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement D) Both B & C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both B & C

Explanation:

Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) was an Italian Astronomer who
      



      • 1) Discovered 4 satellites of Jupiter



      • 2) Developed Telescope

 

      • 3) Discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement




He is Physicist, Mathematician, inventor, and philosopher Too.

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Which State has been declared as the Open Defecation Free state?

A) Uttarakhand B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Maharashtra D) Uttar Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Arunachal Pradesh

Explanation:

Arunachal Pradesh State has been declared as the Open Defecation Free state.

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