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Who among the following is a Cuban revolutionary and political leader?

A) Edward Cave B) William Caxton
C) Fidel Castro D) Barbara Cartland

Answer:   C) Fidel Castro



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Bankim Chandra Chatterjee pen name?

A) Jisu Dasgupta B) Kamala Kanta
C) Sripantha D) Vanu Singh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kamala Kanta

Explanation:

A pen name is nothing but a nick name used by the writer when publishing books instead of using their real names. 

 

Kamala Kanta was the pen name of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee who lived from 1838 - 1894. He was a Bengali author, poet who wrote Indian national anthem Vandemataram.

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Bismillah Khan was associated with

A) Shehnai B) Tabla
C) Surad D) Veena
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Shehnai

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Bismillah Khan was associated with Shehnai. He made the Shehnai as the classical musical instrument in his concert in All India Musical Conference, Kolkata in 1937.

 

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Who is known as the Lady with the Lamp?

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A) Indira Gandhi B) Joan of Arc
C) Florence Nightingale D) Sarojini Naidu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Florence Nightingale

Explanation:

Florence Nightingale is known as the Lady with the Lamp. She got the name 'The Lady with the Lamp' because she would visit soldiers at night with a small lantern in her hand.

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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 & Explanation Answer: D) Developing a Heliocentric Theory

Explanation:

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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Who said that lines of 'the ballot is stronger than bullet'?

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Adolf Hitler
C) Abraham Lincolon D) Nelson Mandela
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Abraham Lincolon

Explanation:

Abraham Lincolon was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

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Father of Civil Service in India?

A) Lord Carnwallis B) Sir Charles Metcalfe
C) Lord William Bentinck D) Lord Dalhousie
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lord Carnwallis

Explanation:

Father of Civil Service in India is Lord Carnwallis.

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Who was the first woman to fly around the world?

A) Geraldine B) Amelia Earhart
C) Jennifer Murray D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Geraldine

Explanation:

Geraldine Mock "Jerry" was the first woman to fly around the world successfully in the year 1964.

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Who holds the record for most times for Oscar Noms?

A) Walt Disney B) James Cameron
C) Steven Spielberg D) Ridley Scott
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Walt Disney

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