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The name of ancient Egyptian script is ________

A) Cuneiform B) Hieroglyphic
C) Demotic D) There was no script

Answer:   B) Hieroglyphic

Explanation:

The Egyptian scripts is known as Hieroglyphic which means 'sacred writing' . It consisted of 24 signs, each of which stood for a single consonant. Vowels were not written. Later the Egyptian started using symbols for ideas and the total number of signs rose to about 500. The writers, who constituted an important section of society , wrote with reed pens on the leaves of a plant called 'Papyrus' from which we get the word 'paper'.

Subject: World History
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When was the Opium war held between Britain and China ?

A) 1853 B) 1857
C) 1837 D) 1839
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1839

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Where is the 'Pearl Harbour' located ?

A) Atlantic ocean B) Pacific ocean
C) Indian ocean D) Southern ocean
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pacific ocean

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Pearl Harbour is an American Naval base in Hawaii

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Which of the following tribes does not share its name to a mountain peak ?

A) Khasi B) Jaintia
C) Gaaro D) Bheel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bheel

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The international crisis in 2014 between Russia and Ukraine belongs to which of the following place ?

A) Crimea B) Abkhazia
C) Georgia D) Keev
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Crimea

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Whose winter residence did potala palace serve as till 1959 ?  

A) Jodhpur Maharaj B) Dalai lama
C) Pope D) Nepal Raju
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dalai lama

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