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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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"An Autobiography" is the autobiography of

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Sachin Tendulkar D) Yuvaraj Singh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Jawaharlal Nehru

Explanation:

"An Autobiography" is the autobiography of first Prime Minister of India Shri Jawaharlal Nehru.

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The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna?

A) Mother Teresa B) M.S Subbulakshmi
C) Indira Gandhi D) Lata Mangeshkar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Indira Gandhi

Explanation:

Indira Gandhi became the first woman to receive the Bharat Ratna award in 1971.

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The Mesoamerican leader Pakal, The great was

A) the king of a Maya city-state. B) the ruler of a Zapotec state.
C) the emperor of the Aztec people. D) the head of the Inca religion.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) the king of a Maya city-state.

Explanation:

The Mesoamerican leader Pakal, The great was the king of a Maya city-state in the history.

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Name the veteran Agriculture Scientist who was recently awarded the 1st World Agriculture Prize for 2018.

A) Dr. Deepak Kumar B) Prof. Rakesh Agnihotri
C) Prof. MS Swaminathan D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Prof. MS Swaminathan

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Leonardo Da Vinci used drawings to explore ideas in

A) Mathematics B) Science
C) Art D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

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Natwar Thakkar was popularly known as

A) Manipur's Gandhi B) Modern day Gandhi
C) Nagaland's Gandhi D) Nagaland's Iron man
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Nagaland's Gandhi

Explanation:

Natwar Thakkar, a Padma Shree awardee was popularly known as Nagaland's Gandhi as he had founded Gandhi Ashram in Nagaland's Chuchuyimlang.

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The delegate who created the compromise for the constitution was

A) Alexander Hamilton B) William Paterson
C) James Madison D) Roger Sherman
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Roger Sherman

Explanation:

Roger Sherman, is the delegate who created the compromise for the U.S constitution.

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The federalist papers were written by which future President?

A) John Adams B) Alexander Hamilton
C) James Madison D) John Jay
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) James Madison

Explanation:

James Madison was the one who became President in the future after writing The federalist papers. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay were the three who wrote The federalist papers. 

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