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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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What was Rajiv Gandhi before he entered politics?

A) Professor B) Lawyer
C) Pilot D) Doctor
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Pilot

Explanation:

Our Ex. Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was Pilot by profession before he entered politics.

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Bertolt Brecht is associated with which theatrical movement?

A) Thesis B) Theater of cruelty
C) Epic theater D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Epic theater

Explanation:

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht, known professionally as Bertolt Brecht, was a German theatre practitioner, playwright, and poet.

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Gagan Narang was associated with

A) Chess B) Tennis
C) Shooting D) Cricket
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Shooting

Explanation:

Gagan Narang was a famous Indian shooter who was first qualified to London Olympics. He was conferred with Arjuna Award for shooting. 

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Mr. Nguyen Thi Binh is the

A) Vice President of Vietnam B) President of Korea
C) Vice President of Korea D) President of Vietnam
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) President of Vietnam

Explanation:
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Who developed the idea of Crop Rotation?

A) Charles Townshend B) Swede Svenson
C) Potato Peterson D) Cabbage Carlson
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Charles Townshend

Explanation:

Crop Rotation is the practice of growing a series of dissimilar or different types of crops in the same area in sequenced seasons. It is done so that the soil of farms is not used for only one set of nutrients. It helps in reducing soil erosion and increases soil fertility and crop yield. The British agriculturist Charles Townshend (1674–1738) popularised this revolutionary technique in the 18th century.

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Nickname of Jayaprakash Narayan?

A) Lok Pal B) Lok Nayak
C) Lokansh D) Lok Satta
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Lok Nayak

Explanation:

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Jayaprakash Narayan was an Indian independence activist, theorist, socialist and political leader who is popularly known as Lok Nayak.

 

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Who become 1st ever woman to appoint to ICC International Panel of Match Referees?

A) Dia Mirza B) GS Lakshmi
C) Sana Mir D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) GS Lakshmi

Explanation:
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Pen name of Rabindranath Tagore?

A) Bhanu Simha B) Gurudev
C) Kabiguru D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

Pen names have had a certain place of their own in the world of writing. Pen names are something which every writer comes across at some time in their careers.

 

Indian author to use a pen name Bhanu Simha is Rabindranath Tagore. He also has Gurudev, Kabiguru as his pen names.

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