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Henry T. Colebrooke was a Professor of Sanskrit in which one of the following institutions?

A) Fort William College B) Serampore Mission
C) Kashi Vidyapith D) Asiatic Society

Answer:   A) Fort William College



Explanation:

In 1782 Colebrooke was appointed through his father's influence to a writer-ship with the East a India Company in Calcutta.Lord Wellesley appointed him honorary professor of Hindu law and Sanskrit at the college of Fort William.

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One of the most famous speeches in U>S> Presidential history is 'The Gettysburg Address'. Name the US President who gave this epochal speech.

A) Abraham Lincoln B) Theodore Roosevelt
C) John F. Kennedy D) George Washington
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Abraham Lincoln

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Anoushka Shankar is related to which musical instrument?

A) Sitar B) Tabla
C) Veena D) Mohan Veena
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sitar

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Who of the following is considered as the father of "Green Revolution"?

A) Dr. Norman Borlaug   B) Dr. MS Swaminathan  
C) Dr. Manmohan Singh   D) Dr. Henry Ford  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dr. Norman Borlaug  

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Who is called as 'Bismarck of India'?

A) Jawaharlal Nehru B) Vallabhai Patel
C) Sarojini Naidu D) Lokamanya Tilak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Vallabhai Patel

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Who is called the Frontier Gandhi?

A) Muhammad Ali Jinnah B) Mahatma Gandhi
C) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

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Who wrote the National song of India?

A) Rabindranath Tagore B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
C) Mohammed Iqbal D) Chitragupta
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

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_____, a Muslim saint, lived at the place where Fatehpur Sikri was built.

A) Baba Fakruddin B) Nizamuddin Auliya
C) Nasiruddin Chirag Dehlavi D) Sheikh Salim Chisti
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Sheikh Salim Chisti

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Who is the famous Indian actress who stars in the 'Quantico' TV series on American Broadcasting Corporation?

A) Alia Bhatt B) Deepika Padukone
C) Priyanka Chopra D) Malaika Arora
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Priyanka Chopra

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