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With which of the following was U. R. Rao who passed away at 85 is associated with ?

A) Scientist B) Poet
C) Politics D) Auther

Answer:   A) Scientist



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1. Eminent space scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Udupi Ramachandra Rao passed away due to age related ailments. He was 85.

2. He was currently serving as the chairman of the governing council of the Physical Research Laboratory in Ahmedabad. Rao served as the chairman of ISRO for 10 years from 1984-1994.

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Centigrade, is the unit of measurement of temperature named after whom?

A) Kelvin B) Jean-Pierre Christin
C) Marten Stromer D) Anders Celcius
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Anders Celcius

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India-born Leo Varadkar became the Prime Minister of which of the following countries?

A) Sri Lanka B) Scotland
C) South Africa D) Ireland
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Ireland

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Who studied the relationship between music intervals?

A) Julius Caesar B) Pythagoras
C) Plato D) hume
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pythagoras

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Who took over as the new CEO of IT giant Infosys at the beginning of 2018?

A) Raghuram Rajan B) Vishal Sikka
C) Rohan Murthy D) Salil Parekh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Salil Parekh

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Which ex-cricketer has acted in the movies 'Team 5' and 'Aksar 2'?

A) S. Sreesanth B) Salil Ankola
C) Zaheer Khan D) Mohammad Azharuddin
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) S. Sreesanth

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Which actor plays the role of social activist Arunachalam Muruganatham in the biopic movie 'Pad Man'?

A) Irrfan Khan B) Nana Patekar
C) Mohanlal D) Akshay Kumar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Akshay Kumar

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Who conferred the title of 'Gurudev' on Rabindranath Tagore?

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Pandit Nehru
C) Lala Lajpat Rai D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mahatma Gandhi

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Who is known as the Father of video games?

A) Karl Benz B) Emile Berliner
C) Rudolf Diesel D) Ralph H. Baer
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Ralph H. Baer

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