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Who was the first cricketer to take all wickets in a test innings?

A) Curtly Ambrose B) Jimmy Mathews
C) Jim Laker D) Anil Kumble

Answer:   C) Jim Laker



Explanation:

Jim Laker was the first player to take all 10 wickets in a Test match innings. Ten for 53 in the Australians 2nd innings of the 4th Ashes Test at Old Trafford in 1956.

 

The only other bowler to achieve the feat is India's Anil Kumble, who took ten for 74 at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla against Pakistan in 1999.

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Pen name of Charles Dickens?

A) Boz B) Ba Jin
C) BB D) Cassandra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Boz

Explanation:

Charles Dickens pen name is Boz. Charles John Huffam Dickens was a British English writer and social critic of 19th century. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

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First Indian woman to cross English Channel?

A) Arati Saha B) Fathima Beevi
C) Bachendri Paul D) Kadambini Ganguly
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Arati Saha

Explanation:

Arati Saha was the first Indian woman to cross English Channel (between England and France) in the year 1959. She was born in 1940 in Kolkata.

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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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Q:

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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