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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 among the following has been crowned Miss Universe in Las Vegas on November 26, 2017?

 

A) Shraddha Shashidhar B) Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
C) Iris Mittenaere D) Laura Gonzalez
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters

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Saint Ramananda associated with which of the following branches?

 

A) Ram Magri B) Premashrayi
C) Gyanashrayi D) Karmashrayi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ram Magri

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Who is the Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India as of February 2018?

A) Jaya Prada B) Anupam Kher
C) Mithum Chakraborty D) Jaya Bachchan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Anupam Kher

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Who was appointed as the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund for 5 years starting July 5, 2016?

A) Strauss-khan B) Christine Lagarde
C) Jim Yong Kim D) Rodrigo de Rato
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Christine Lagarde

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Who was elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal in 2015?

 

A) Khil Raj Regmi B) Sushil Koirala
C) K.P. Sharma Oli D) Baburam Bhattarai
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) K.P. Sharma Oli

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Nepal's first woman President is

A) Rita Bhandary B) Vidya Devi Bhandari
C) Aishwarya Rajya Laxmi D) Komal Rajya Laxmi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Vidya Devi Bhandari

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Govind Swami Pillai is associated with which musical instrument?

 

A) Mridangam B) Tabla
C) Veena D) Violin
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Violin

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To which country does the celebrated author and leadership speaker Robin Sharma belong?

A) Canada B) India
C) Britain D) USA
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Canada

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