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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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Which of the following is NOT considered as Amir Khusro's creation?

A) Laila Majnu B) Nuh Sipihr
C) Ahsika D) Tutinama
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Tutinama

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In which of the following areas, Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation?

A) Literature writing B) Instrumental playing
C) Classical singing D) Classical Dance
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Classical singing

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Who gave the title of Raja to Ranjit Singh?

A) Diwan Shah B) Lord Lake
C) Zaman Shah D) King of Kashmir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Zaman Shah

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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi is: ________________

A) Flute player B) Odissi dancers
C) Hindustani vocalist D) Sitar Maestro
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Hindustani vocalist

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Who among the following is NOT a famous dancer of Bharatanatyam?

A) Rukmini Devi Arundale B) T. Balasaraswati
C) Yamini Krishnamurthy D) Jhaveri sisters
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Jhaveri sisters

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Panna Lal Ghosh is related to which musical instrument?

A) Mridangam B) Flute
C) Shehnai D) Sarod
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Flute

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The world famous painting 'The Last Judgment' was created by which of the following painters?

A) Leonardo da Vinci B) Michelangelo
C) Raphael Raphael राफे ल 4 ) Van Gogh वॉन गाग Downloaded from www.qmaths.in Visit http://mocks.qmaths.in for best mocks of SSC, Bank and Railways Exams. www.qmaths.in     D) Van Gogh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Michelangelo

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Term ecosystem was coined by

A) Odum B) Clements
C) Arthur Tansley D) Elton
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Arthur Tansley

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