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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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Who holds the record for most times for Oscar Noms?

A) Walt Disney B) James Cameron
C) Steven Spielberg D) Ridley Scott
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Walt Disney

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Who is known as Modern Bhoja?

A) Krishnadeva Raya B) Shivaji
C) Asoka D) Alauddin Khilji
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Krishnadeva Raya

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Who become the World's Youngest Mountaineer to Climb 7 Peaks, 7 Volcano Summits?

A) Edmund Hillary B) Satyarup Siddhanta
C) Apa Sherpa D) Peter Habeler
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Satyarup Siddhanta

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Who becomes world's No.1 ranked boxer in latest AIBA Rankings ?

A) Mary Kom B) Muhammad Ali
C) Sindhu D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mary Kom

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Name the inventor of ATM (automated teller machine), it was opened on 27th June, 1967 by Barclays bank?

A) J Shepherd-Barron B) M D White
C) D C Wetzel D) Wilfred Barron
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) J Shepherd-Barron

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John Shepherd-Barron was the inventor of ATM (automated teller machine), which was opened on 27th June, 1967 by Barclays bank.

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Who was an early proponent of functionalism?

A) Darwin B) Charles
C) William James D) Wyndt
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) William James

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William James was an early proponent of functionalism.

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Pen name of Charles Dickens?

A) Boz B) Ba Jin
C) BB D) Cassandra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Boz

Explanation:

Charles Dickens pen name is Boz. Charles John Huffam Dickens was a British English writer and social critic of 19th century. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

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First Indian woman to cross English Channel?

A) Arati Saha B) Fathima Beevi
C) Bachendri Paul D) Kadambini Ganguly
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Arati Saha

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Arati Saha was the first Indian woman to cross English Channel (between England and France) in the year 1959. She was born in 1940 in Kolkata.

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