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First Indian woman to win Man Booker Prize?

A) Kiran Desai B) V.S. Naipaul
C) Salman Rushdie D) Arundhati Roy

Answer:   D) Arundhati Roy



Explanation:

Arundhati Roy was the first Indian woman to win the Man Booker Prize in the year 1997.

An Indian writer, Arundhati Roy, was awarded England's prestigious Booker Prize this evening for her first novel, ''The God of Small Things,'' a soaring story about a set of twins struggling to make sense of the world, themselves and their strange and difficult family in southern India.

 

Kiran Desai was the youngest woman to win the Man Booker Prize.

Bernice Rubens became the first woman to win the Booker Prize in 1970. Man Booker Prize is one of the world's richest literary prizes.

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Which describes the Sahara?

A) a desert that covers the northern one third of Africa B) tropical jungle with a variety of plants and animals
C) the terrain between desert and savanna D) high plains on which many African animals live
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) a desert that covers the northern one third of Africa

Explanation:

The Sahara is the biggest desert in the world. It occupies the northern one third of the African continent.

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Incapable of being seen through

A) Transparant B) Ductile
C) Opaque D) Portable
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Opaque

Explanation:

Incapable of being seen through is Opaque in nature.

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The black flag signifies

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A) protest B) danger
C) peace D) troop
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) protest

Explanation:

The black flag signifies a protest.

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Which statement about broadheads is true?

A) Use needle-nose pliers or locking pliers to screw on broadheads B) Broadheads are risk-free
C) Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead D) Broadheads have a dull edge
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead

Explanation:

The statement about broadheads is true is Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead.

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The WHO has launched new Global Influenza Strategy for?

A) 2019 - 2022 B) 2022 - 2025
C) 2019 - 2030 D) 2019 - 2025
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2019 - 2030

Explanation:
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Which country is now the world's largest weapons importer?

A) Saudi Arabia B) Iran
C) Pakistan D) China
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Saudi Arabia

Explanation:

The world's largest weapons importer is Saudi Arabia.

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Which country is the 2nd largest importer of weapons in the world, as per 'Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018?

A) North Korea B) India
C) China D) Pakistan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) India

Explanation:

India is the 2nd largest importer of weapons in the world, as per 'Trends in International Arms Transfers 2018.

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Which Indian economist is the recipient of the "Yaswantrao Chavan National Award 2018"?

A) Raghuram Rajan B) Manmohan SIngh
C) Gita Gopinath D) Urjit Patel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Raghuram Rajan

Explanation:

Raghuram Rajan, an Indian economist is the recipient of the "Yaswantrao Chavan National Award 2018".

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