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Who advocated the adoption of ' PURA' model to eradicate rural poverrty

A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam B) Sri Abhijit Sen
C) Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad D) Prof. A.M. Patha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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Who has become the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest for the fourth time  ? 

A) Anshu Jamsenpa B) Dickey Dolma
C) Lhakpa Sherpa D) Malavath Purna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Anshu Jamsenpa

Explanation:

Anshu Jamsenpa, the Indian mountaineer from Arunachal Pradesh, has scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest for the fourth time. She will attempt a double ascent to the world’s highest peak to make it a total five successful climbs. If she is successful with her double ascent this time, Ms Jamsenpa will set a record five climbs of Mt Everest.

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Bulo C. Rani was associated with which of the following fields

A) Politics B) Music
C) Journalism D) Sports
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Music

Explanation:

Bulo Chandiram Ramchandani popularly known as Bulo C. Rani was a prominent Indian music director in Bollywood from the forties till sixties.

He scored music for 71 films from 1943-72.

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Which music director had distinction of being the first Asian to Compose a symphony for Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London

A) Nadeem Sharavam B) Anand Milind
C) Shiv Hari D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) None of these

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"Senses are the gateways of knowledge" was emphasised by

A) Gurunanak B) Rousseau
C) Confucius D) Mahaveera
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rousseau

Explanation:

The Five senses that we have are: Sight, smell, hear, touch and taste. Rousseau emphasised that "Senses are the gateways of knowledge".

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Mr.Meera Sahib Fathima Beevi is distinguished as the first lady

A) Judge of the High Court B) Governor of a State
C) Judge of the Supreme Court D) Gold medal winner in Sports
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Judge of the Supreme Court

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Amjad Ali Khan is associated with which of the following musical instruments

A) Violin B) Sitar
C) Sarod D) Veena
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sarod

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Bachendri Pal became famous for her grand success in the field of

A) Athletics Skiing B) Swimming
C) Mountaineering D) Journalism
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Journalism

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