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Which describes the work of Nicolaus Copernicus?

A) Inventing analytic geometry B) Experimenting on Human Bodies
C) Studying prisms and the nature of light D) Developing a Heliocentric Theory

Answer:   D) Developing a Heliocentric Theory



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Nicolaus Copernicus was decribed by his work on "The Heliocentric Theory" which is based on that the earth revolves around the Sun.

 

This theory was developed in parts by different astronomers over many years, namely Aristarchus, Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo.

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Sunita Williams is a

A) Astronaut B) Missile scientist
C) Nuclear scientist D) Astro physicist
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Astronaut

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In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. Belonging to middle class.

A) Chamois B) Turquois
C) Bourgeois D) Envious
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Bourgeois

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Zubin Mehta is associated with __________

A) Literature B) Painting
C) Music D) Journalism
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Music

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Pannalal Ghosh played which of the following musical instruments?

A) Flute B) Sitar
C) Violin D) Santoor
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Flute

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Choose the most appropriate answer:Indian-American music composer, Ricky Kej has won the Grammy Award for the album

A) In the Lonely Hour B) Morning Phase
C) Beyonce D) Winds of Samsara
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Winds of Samsara

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In 2015, Indian-American music composer, Ricky Kej won a Grammy at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards for his album Winds of Samsara, collaboration with South African flautist Wouter Kellerman, in the Best New Age Album category.
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Anhinav Bharat Society of revolutionaries was organized by -

A) Jawaharlal Nehru B) Vinayak Savarkar
C) Bhagat Singh D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Vinayak Savarkar

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Gobind Singh, the 10th Guru of Sikhs, was the son of whose?

A) Guru Nanak Dev B) Guru Arjun Dev
C) Guru Ramdas D) Guru Teg Bhadur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Guru Teg Bhadur

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The famous activist Irom Chanu Sharmila is better known as 'The Iron Lady of ......

A) Manipur B) Mizoram
C) Nagaland D) Tripura
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Manipur

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