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In the 1700s,who would pay the postage fee for letters before the stamp was invented?

A) The sender B) There was no fee
C) The receiver of the letter D) The post office

Answer:   C) The receiver of the letter



Explanation:

Later in 1840, Rowland Hill invented the stamp, which was paid for by the sender, not the receiver.

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Who discovered malaria causing germs?

A) Christiaan Bernard B) Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran
C) Dmitry Ivanovsky D) Martinus William Beijerinck
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran

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Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the given word ‘EGREGIOUS’

A) Common B) Social
C) Plain D) Atrocious
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Atrocious

Explanation:

Egregious means outstandingly bad or shocking and Atrocious means cruel or wicked and both words are nearly equal in meaning.

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Who discovered the Cholera causing germ?

A) Filippo Pacini B) Robert Koch
C) M. Laveran D) Felix Hoffman
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Filippo Pacini

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Venn diagram was invented by

A) Lucien Vidi B) John Venn
C) Theophilus Van Kannel D) Lewis Urry
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) John Venn

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Who invented first working laser?

A) A. H. Taylor B) W. K. Roentgen
C) T. H. Maiman D) Fred Morrission
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) T. H. Maiman

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Seismometer was invented by

A) Alexander Parkes B) Luigi Palmieri
C) Alexey Pajitnov D) Ransom Eli Olds
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Luigi Palmieri

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India's longest rail-road bridge Bogibeel Bridge in which state?

A) Tripura B) Sikkim
C) Assam D) Arunachal Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Assam

Explanation:

* Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25th Dec 2018 inaugurated the 4.94 km long Bogibeel Bridge in Assam.
* It is India’s longest rail-cum-road road bridge, on the river Bramhaputra.
* The bridge is constructed at an estimated cost of 5,800 crore rupees.
* It is situated 17 km downstream of Dibrugarh city in Assam.

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Barometer was invented by

A) Evangelista Torricelli B) Charles Xavier Thomas
C) Edward Teller D) Gustav Tauschek
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Evangelista Torricelli

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