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Famous Personalities MCQs : This section focuses on the "Famous Personalities". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Famous Personalities skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

India-born Satya Nadella is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of which of the following companies?

A. Dell
B. Amazon
C. Microsoft
D. Google

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Question 2

The first Indian to swim across English channel was

A. V. Merchant
B. P. K. Banerji
C. Mihir Sen
D. Arati Saha

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Question 3

Who is referred to as 'Frontier Gandhi'?

A. Sheikh Abdullah
B. Manilal Gandhi
C. Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
D. Gopal Krishna Gokhale

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Question 4

Satyen Bose has shown his excellence in which of the following fields?

A. Stage Acting
B. Drawing and Painting
C. Classical Dance
D. Motion Picture

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Question 5

Indians who have been featured on Forbe's list of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds ?

A. Ratan Tata
B. Lakshmi Mittal
C. Vinod Khosla
D. All of the above

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Question 6

What is the nationality of Indian actress Alia Bhatt?

A. British
B. French
C. Malaysian
D. German

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Question 7

Panna Lal Ghosh is related to which musical instrument?

A. Mridangam
B. Flute
C. Shehnai
D. Sarod

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Question 8

Who was sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI) recently ?

A. Justice Tirath Singh Thakur
B. Justice Atul Mehta
C. Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar
D. Justice T M Goyal

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Question 9

Who of the following is considered as the father of "Green Revolution"?

A. Dr. Norman Borlaug
B. Dr. MS Swaminathan
C. Dr. Manmohan Singh
D. Dr. Henry Ford

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Question 10

Who become the World's Youngest Mountaineer to Climb 7 Peaks, 7 Volcano Summits?

A. Edmund Hillary
B. Satyarup Siddhanta
C. Apa Sherpa
D. Peter Habeler

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Question 11

Who was the first woman to reach summit of Mt. Everest?

A. Bachendri Pal
B. Junko Tabei
C. Arunima Sinha
D. Premlata Agarwal

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Question 12

Banaras Hindu University Which completed 100 years in February 2016 was founded by

A. Gulzari Lal Nanda
B. Madan Mohan Malaviya
C. Jay Prakash Narayan
D. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

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Question 13

What is the Name of first cricketer of India to have a cricket stadium in the name of him ?

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. Sunil Gavaskar
C. Saurav Ganguly
D. Virender Sehwag

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Question 14

Who among the following is not a dramatist?

A. Girish R. Karnad
B. Badal Sircar
C. Jayanta Mahapatra
D. Vijay Tendulkar

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Question 15

First Indian woman to cross English Channel?

A. Arati Saha
B. Fathima Beevi
C. Bachendri Paul
D. Kadambini Ganguly

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Question 16

Which of these Indian Music Legends is the exponent of the instrument, Sitar?

A. Bhimsen Joshi
B. Ravi Shankar
C. Amjad Ali Khan
D. Alla Rakha

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Question 17

Who fits with this description 'Indian Cotton merchant, Banker, Congressman, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi'?

A. M. R. Jayakar
B. V. S. Sastri
C. G. D. Birla
D. Jamanlal Bajaj

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Question 18

Who has won 48th Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2016 ?

A. K. Vishwanath
B. Gulzar
C. Manoj Kumar
D. Ramesh Sippy

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Question 19

Nickname of Jayaprakash Narayan?

A. Lok Pal
B. Lok Nayak
C. Lokansh
D. Lok Satta

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Question 20

Professor Amartya Sen is famous in which of the fields?

A. Biochemistry
B. Electronics
C. Economics
D. Geology

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Question 21

Who among the following is a social activist campaigning against child labour?

A. Baba Amte
B. Shabana Amzi
C. Mira Nair
D. Swami Agnivesh

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Question 22

The first Indian who was choosen as the secretary general of commonwealth is

A. Krishnamurthy
B. Kamalesh Sharma
C. Rakesh Verma
D. Gopalaswamy

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Question 23

Who among the following hosted the Hindi version of "Big Boss-11"?

A. Aamir Khan
B. Salman Khan
C. Shilpa Shetty
D. Farhan Akhtar

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Question 24

Amir Khusrow was the disciple of whom?

A. Mirza Ghiyas Beg
B. Nizamuddin Auliya
C. Asadulla Beg
D. Sheikh Salim Chisti

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Question 25

Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.She is (the best and wisest) girl in the class.

A. best and wisest
B. a best and a wisest
C. the best and the wisest
D. No improvement

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Question 26

"National Youth Day" is celebrated on which day ?

A. Jan-15
B. Jan-14
C. Jan-17
D. Jan-12

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Question 27

Who among the following is NOT a Miss World?

A. Manushi Chhillar
B. Yukta Mookhey
C. Sushmita Sen
D. Diana Hayden

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Question 28

Who is the famous Sarod player?

A. Hari Prasad
B. Zakir Hussain
C. Ram Narain
D. Amjad Ali Khan

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Question 29

Vasco de Gama was a

A. Australian Navigator
B. Portuguess explorer
C. British explorer
D. French explorer

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Question 30

Which of the following was Satyajit Ray associated with?

A. Classical music
B. Commercial art
C. Film Direction
D. Classical dance

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Question 31

Which Malayalam actor received the Special Jury National Award for the Telugu film 'Janatha Garage'?

A. Mohanlal
B. Prithviraj
C. Suresh Gopi
D. Mammooty

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Question 32

Who among the following was an eminent painter?

A. Sarada Ukil
B. Uday Shanker
C. V. Shantaram
D. Meherally

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Question 33

Michael Jackson is a distinguished person in the field of?

A. Pop Music
B. Jounalism
C. Sports
D. Acting

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Question 34

Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army

A. Hannibal
B. Napolean
C. Alexander
D. None of these

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Question 35

The famous activist Irom Chanu Sharmila is better known as 'The Iron Lady of ......

A. Manipur
B. Mizoram
C. Nagaland
D. Tripura

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Question 36

Gobind Singh, the 10th Guru of Sikhs, was the son of whose?

A. Guru Nanak Dev
B. Guru Arjun Dev
C. Guru Ramdas
D. Guru Teg Bhadur

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Question 37

Bertolt Brecht is associated with which theatrical movement?

A. Thesis
B. Theater of cruelty
C. Epic theater
D. None of the above

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Question 38

Jamini Roy was a famous?

A. Producer
B. Painter
C. Dancer
D. Actor

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Question 39

Who was appointed as the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund for 5 years starting July 5, 2016?

A. Strauss-khan
B. Christine Lagarde
C. Jim Yong Kim
D. Rodrigo de Rato

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Question 40

Hitendra Desai was known outstanding in which field ?

A. Literature
B. Politics
C. Journalism
D. Social Service

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Question 41

Who was affectionately Known as the " Grand Old Man Of India"

A. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B. Dadabhai Naoroji
C. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 42

Mallika Sarabhi is associated with which of the  following fields

A. Social Service
B. Classical Music
C. Classical Dance
D. Sports

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Question 43

Govind Talwalkar,recipient of the recently announced B.D.Goenka Award for excellence in Journalism, was the editor of which of the following newspapers

A. LokSatta
B. The Maharastra Times
C. The Tribune
D. Nay Bharat Times

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Question 44

Jamini Roy was a famous

A. Actor
B. Producer
C. Dancer
D. Painter

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Question 45

Who is known as the Father of video games?

A. Karl Benz
B. Emile Berliner
C. Rudolf Diesel
D. Ralph H. Baer

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Question 46

National Anthem of Bangladesh 'Amar Sonar Bangla' was written by

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Kazi Nazrul Islam
D. Taslima Nasrin

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Question 47

Which Indian American is the CEO of Adobe Systems?

A. Francisco D'Souza
B. Shantanu Narayen
C. Sundar Pichai
D. Sanjay Kumar Jha

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Question 48

Ashok Pandit is well- known for his superior performance in which of the following fields ?

A. Swimming
B. Kabaddi
C. Wrestling
D. Shooting

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Question 49

What is common between Kutty, Shankar, Laxman and Sudhir Dar?

A. Film Direction
B. Drawing Cartoons
C. Instrumental Music
D. Classical Dance

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Question 50

Who is Tania Sachdev?

A. Chess player
B. Cricketer
C. Actress
D. Dancer

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Question 51

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

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Question 52

Who became the first Asian women to sail around the world ?

A. Golda Meir
B. Ujwala Patil
C. Cleopatra
D. Sirimavo Bandaranaike

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Question 53

Who amongst the following is a renowned vocalist?

A. Kaushalaya Reddy
B. Manjit Bawa
C. Raja Ravi Verma
D. Pt. Jasraj

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Question 54

Name the lead actor in the hollywood movie "Top Gun"?

A. Harrison Ford
B. Tom Cruise
C. Mel Gibson
D. Nicolas Cage

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Question 55

Ms. Vijaya Mehta has earned distinction in which of the following fields

A. Theatre
B. Journalism
C. Classical Dance
D. Film Direction

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Question 56

M sham Lal has done commendable worrk in which of the following fields

A. Social Service
B. Trade Unionism
C. Journalism
D. Politics

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Question 57

Who is the Flying Sikh of India?

A. Mohinder Singh
B. Joginder Singh
C. Ajit Pal Singh
D. Milkha singh

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Question 58

Name the architect who designed New Delhi.

A. Le Corbusier
B. Sir Edwin Lutyens
C. Andrew Paul
D. George Baker

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Question 59

The first woman of Indian origin who undertook a space journey

A. Sunita Williams
B. Kalpana Chawla
C. Darshan Ranganath
D. Avani Chaturvedi

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Question 60

The first woman in space was

A. Valentina Tereshkova
B. Sally Ride
C. Naidia Comenci
D. Tamara Press

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Question 61

Which among the famous danseuses is not an exponent of the Odissi dance style

A. Sanjukta Panigrahi
B. Sonal Man singh
C. Madhavi Mudgal
D. Yamini Krishnamurthy

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Question 62

Gangubai hangal is the name associated with

A. Literature
B. Music
C. Journalism
D. Environment

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Question 63

Chanakya was known as ______.

A. Rajasekhara
B. Tejasvi
C. Kautilya
D. Vatsyayana

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Question 64

Sanjay Dutt, a noted film actor was held under

A. TADA
B. Narcotics Act
C. Act 302
D. Anti - Defection Act

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Question 65

Girilal Jain was a noted figure in which of the following fields?

A. Social Service
B. Journalism
C. Literature
D. Politics

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Question 66

Pandit K. G. Ginde, was well known for his contribution in the field of?

A. Music
B. Sanskrit
C. Dance
D. Ayurveda

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Question 67

Where was Pablo Picasso from?

A. Spain
B. Italy
C. France
D. Great Briton

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Question 68

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.

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Question 69

Term ecosystem was coined by

A. Odum
B. Clements
C. Arthur Tansley
D. Elton

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Question 70

One of the earliest explorers who visited India was Megasthenes. Which country did he hail from?

A. Spain
B. Italy
C. Greece
D. Egypt

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Question 71

Anhinav Bharat Society of revolutionaries was organized by -

A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Vinayak Savarkar
C. Bhagat Singh
D. None

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Question 72

Who wrote the famous line: 'A thing of beauty is a joy forever'

A. John Keats
B. V.S. Naipaul
C. Sir Richard Burton
D. Larry Collins

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Question 73

Raja Ravi Verma, was famous in which of the fields?

A. Painting
B. Politics
C. Dance
D. Music

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Question 74

Which male cricketer has been appointed as the UNICEF and Cricket for Good ambassador for the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2017?

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. Shane Warne
C. Clive Lloyd
D. Brian Lara

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Question 75

Mr. Nguyen Thi Binh is the

A. Vice President of Vietnam
B. President of Korea
C. Vice President of Korea
D. President of Vietnam

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Question 76

In Jan 2016, who among the following was chosen as the new face for Incredible India Campaign?

A. Aamir Khan
B. Amitabh Bachchan
C. Shah Rukh Khan
D. Salman Khan

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Question 77

What is name of Three Indians who has made it to the MIT Technology Review magazine's Innovators under 35 list in 2017 ?

A. Suchi Saria
B. Radha Boya
C. Neha Narkhede
D. All of the above

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Question 78

Emma Morano, world’s oldest person who died at age 117 was a citizen of which country ?

A. France
B. Greece
C. Italy
D. England

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Question 79

Consider  the  following  statement  about  a famous football player :“He was diagnosed with a growth hormone deficiency  during  his  childhood  but  went on  to  win  three  European  Golden  Shoes  in his career’. Who is that player?

A. Andres Iniesta
B. Lionel Messi
C. Cristiano Ronaldo
D. Zinedine Zidane

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Question 80

Find the person who does not belongs to the group

A. Pentala Harikrishna
B. Vishwanadhan Anand
C. Saina Nehwal
D. Koneru Hampi

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Question 81

Who has been selected for the prestigious 2016 Jnanpith Award ?

A. Ravuri Bharadwaja
B. Shankha Ghosh
C. Kedarnath Singh
D. Chandrashekara Kambara

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Question 82

Late Girilal Jain was noted figure in which of the following fields

A. Literature
B. Journalism
C. Politics
D. Social Service

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Question 83

In April 2017, who has been made United Nation's Messenger of Peace?

A. Scott Kelly
B. Lang Lang
C. Malala Yousafzai
D. Leonardo DiCaprio

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Question 84

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?

A. Agriculture
B. Medicine
C. Astrophysics
D. Physics

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Question 85

Leonardo Da Vinci used drawings to explore ideas in

A. Mathematics
B. Science
C. Art
D. All of the above

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Question 86

Sodimejo, the world's ‘oldest man' died at the age of 146. Which country was he from?

A. India
B. Pakistan
C. Indonesia
D. Croatia

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Question 87

The federalist papers were written by which future President?

A. John Adams
B. Alexander Hamilton
C. James Madison
D. John Jay

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Question 88

Shabana Azmi is not one of the following

A. Movie Actress
B. Activist
C. Feminist
D. Folk Dancer

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Question 89

In which field 'Aachan Maharaj' has distinguished himself?

A. Painting
B. Drama
C. Dance
D. Vocal Music

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Question 90

Who was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Nepal in 2015?

A. Sushil Koirala
B. Bidhya Devi Bhandari
C. Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
D. Kul Bahadur Gurung

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Question 91

Who headed the first scientific group to leave for Antarctica in 1982?

A. Dr. D.R. Sengupta
B. Dr. S.Z. Kasim
C. Dr. V. K. Raina
D. Dr. H. K. Gupta

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Question 92

Which Indian-American is the chairman of the prestigious Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of the United States as of March 2018?

A. Neomi Rao
B. Seema Verma
C. Ajit Pai
D. Neil Chatterjee

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Question 93

Which of the following scientists is also known as the Father of Biology?

A. Herbert Spencer
B. Aristotle
C. Lamarck
D. Darwin

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Question 94

___ a professional Tennis player, became the new goodwill ambassador for the UN Fund for children.

A. Sania Mirza
B. Serena Williams
C. Roger Federer
D. Novak Djokovic

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Question 95

Who was the revolutionary leader who ended his days as a Swami of Ramakrishna Mission ?

A. Ajit Singh
B. Aurobindo Ghosh
C. Jatindranath Bandopadhyay
D. Hemachandra Kanungo

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Question 96

The real name of Dilip Kumar is _____.

A. Yusuf Khan
B. Dilip Kumar
C. Mohammad Kaif
D. Ravi Bajaj

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Question 97

Who is known as ' Little Corporal '

A. Adolf Hitler
B. Napolean Bonaparte
C. William E. Gladstone
D. Classical Music

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Question 98

Claude Bernard first recognized

A. plant stomata opening and closing to maintain homeostasis
B. chemical reactions of enzymes
C. separate fluids outside and inside the cell
D. feedback loops

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Question 99

Pandit Lachhu Maharaj, who passed away recently, was associated with

A. Flute
B. Tabla
C. Kathak
D. Bharatnatyam

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Question 100

Who was the first Indian Governor of Reserve Bank of India?

A. Sir Benegal Rama Rau
B. H V R Iengar
C. Sir C D Deshmukh
D. K G Ambegaonkar

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Question 101

Waksman got the noble prize for the discovery of

A. Streptomycin
B. Chloromycetin
C. Pencillin
D. Neomycin

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Question 102

Who among the following is the creator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh

A. Le Corbousier
B. Pupul Jayakar
C. Nek Chand
D. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

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Question 103

Who had announced that democracy is a government " of the people, by the people and for the people " ?

A. Abraham Lincoln
B. George Washignton
C. Theodore Roosevelt
D. Winston Churchill

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Question 104

Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which of the following fields

A. Social Service
B. Trade Unionism
C. Journalism
D. Politics

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Question 105

R.K.Laxman excelled as

A. Journalist
B. Writer
C. Cartoonist
D. None of these

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Question 106

Who was appointed as the head of the Jury of the International Film Festival of India in November 2015?

A. Anil Kapoor
B. Shekhar Kapoor
C. Anupam Kher
D. Naseeruddin Shah

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Question 107

Who is known as Indian Bismarck

A. Nehru
B. Rajaji
C. Patel
D. Kamraj

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Question 108

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

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Question 109

Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt who has won the prestigious ' Grammy Awards ' is an exponent in which of the following musical instuments

A. Sarod
B. Tabla
C. Violin
D. Mohan Veena

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Question 110

What was Rajiv Gandhi before he entered politics?

A. Professor
B. Lawyer
C. Pilot
D. Doctor

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Question 111

Who was the first Indian to be elected as a Member of the British House of Commons?

A. Jayaprakash Narayan
B. Dada Bhai Naoroji
C. Ram Manohar Lohia
D. Sarojini Naidu

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Question 112

Who declared that his ultimate aim was to wipe 'every tear from every eye'?

A. Rajendra Prasad
B. Sardar Patel
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 113

Which international tyre company has recently appointed ace badminton queen PV Sindhu as their brand ambassador?

A. Pirelli
B. Michelin
C. Continental
D. Bridgestone

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Question 114

Who of the following Indian vocalist and musician established the Academy of Performing Arts and Research in Switzerland?

A. Balamuralikrishna
B. K.J. Yesudas
C. Pandit Kumar Gandharva
D. Pandit Ravi Shankar

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Question 115

Who is known as "Iron man of India"?

A. Bhagath singh
B. Sardhar vallabhai patel
C. Mahathma Gandhi
D. Jawahar lal Nehru

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Question 116

The first Indian citizen to get commercial Pilot's Licence was

A. Vijaypat Singhania
B. J.R.D.Tata
C. Captain Gopinath
D. Vijay Mallya

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Question 117

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

A. Sarod
B. Veena
C. Violin
D. Sitar

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Question 118

To which country does the celebrated author and leadership speaker Robin Sharma belong?

A. Canada
B. India
C. Britain
D. USA

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Question 119

Safdar Hashmi is a name associated with

A. Drawing and Painting
B. Journalism
C. Instrumental Music
D. None of these

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Question 120

Who was the first woman to fly around the world?

A. Geraldine
B. Amelia Earhart
C. Jennifer Murray
D. None of the above

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Question 121

In 2017, which celebrity was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations in India to amplify awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

A. Priyanka Chopra
B. Kabir Bedi
C. Manushi Chhillar
D. Ashok Amritraj

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Question 122

"Senses are the gateways of knowledge" was emphasised by

A. Gurunanak
B. Rousseau
C. Confucius
D. Mahaveera

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Question 123

In which country was Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France, born?

A. England
B. Greece
C. Austria
D. Italy

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Question 124

In which of the following areas, Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation?

A. Literature writing
B. Instrumental playing
C. Classical singing
D. Classical Dance

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Question 125

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

A. Kelvin
B. Jean-Pierre Christin
C. Marten Stromer
D. Anders Celcius

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Question 126

Who among the following scientists postulated the Law of Constant Proportions?

A. Robert Boyle
B. Joseph Proust
C. Jacques Charles
D. Antoine Lavoiser

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Question 127

_____, a Muslim saint, lived at the place where Fatehpur Sikri was built.

A. Baba Fakruddin
B. Nizamuddin Auliya
C. Nasiruddin Chirag Dehlavi
D. Sheikh Salim Chisti

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Question 128

Subramanya Bharthi was a noted ______.

A. Boxer
B. Swimmer
C. Poet
D. Painter

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Question 129

Name the rocket scientist who has been appointed as the Secretary of the Department of Space (DoS) and the Chairman of Space Commission and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

A. K. Sridhar
B. Dipan Ghosh
C. K. Sivan
D. C. Mohan

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Question 130

Who among the following is known as 'Kipper'

A. Napoleon Bonaparte
B. Field Marshal K.M Cariappa
C. Gen. Erwin Rommel
D. Younger Pitt

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Question 131

Who is Sabari Karthik?

A. Famous Karate champion
B. Rugby player
C. Cricket player
D. Kabaddi champion

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Question 132

Who become 1st ever woman to appoint to ICC International Panel of Match Referees?

A. Dia Mirza
B. GS Lakshmi
C. Sana Mir
D. None of the above

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Question 133

Who amongst the following is a renowned Indian classical dancer?

A. Palghat Mani Iyer
B. Madhumati
C. Sonal Mansingh
D. Siddheshwari Devi

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Question 134

Which famous actor/actress who has worked with Merchant Ivory Productions in various English movies died in December 2017?

A. Vinod Khanna
B. Shashi Kapoor
C. Reema Lagoo
D. Om Puri

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Question 135

Who among the following was crowned with the Miss World 2017 title?

A. Andrea Meza
B. Rolene Strauss
C. Manushi Chillar
D. Aurore Kichenin

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Question 136

Dhruv Sharma Who Died in July 2017 Belongs To Which Field ?

A. Politics
B. Acting
C. Photography
D. Music

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Question 137

India-born Sundar Pichai is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of which of the following companies?

A. Google
B. Amazon
C. Dell
D. Microsoft

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Question 138

Who is known as the father of Green Revolution?

A. Dr. Robert Nucleus
B. Dr. Ian Wilmut
C. Dr. NE Borlaug
D. Dr. JC Bose

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Question 139

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi is: ________________

A. Flute player
B. Odissi dancers
C. Hindustani vocalist
D. Sitar Maestro

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Question 140

Who becomes world's No.1 ranked boxer in latest AIBA Rankings ?

A. Mary Kom
B. Muhammad Ali
C. Sindhu
D. All of the above

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Question 141

Which eminent Hindi writer was chosen for the Vyas Samman 2017 for her work Dukham Sukham ?

A. Mamta Kalia
B. Namita Gokhale
C. Meena Kandasamy
D. Jhumpa Lahiri

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Question 142

Who was the first to measure the circumference of earth?

A. Erechtheus
B. Aegeus
C. Eratosthenes
D. Apheidas

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Question 143

Who directed the movie ­ "The man who knew infinity"?

A. Matthew Brown
B. Christopher Nolan
C. Martin Scorsese
D. Alfred Hitchcock

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Question 144

Who is the famous Indian actress who stars in the 'Quantico' TV series on American Broadcasting Corporation?

A. Alia Bhatt
B. Deepika Padukone
C. Priyanka Chopra
D. Malaika Arora

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Question 145

Who was responsible for building the Great wall of China?

A. Qin Shi Huang
B. Fa-Hien
C. Xuanzang or Hiuen Tsang
D. Yijing

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Question 146

Clarence Pine Top Smith played what style of piano?

A. Mozart
B. Boogie - Woogie
C. Beethoven
D. Liszt

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Question 147

Who is appointed as UNICEF's ambassador for Goodwill?

A. Lilly Singh
B. Iravati Dubey
C. Lillete Dubey
D. Rosa Mendes

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Question 148

Gun gopi krrishna was a maestro of which of the follwing dance forms

A. Manipuri
B. Bharatanatyam
C. Kuchipudi
D. Kathak

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Question 149

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

A. Violin
B. Sitar
C. Sarod
D. Veena

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Question 150

R. K. Laxman is a renowned

A. Dance master
B. Writer
C. Cartoonist
D. Journalist

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Question 151

Who has the distinction of serving as the Chief Justice of India, President and the Vice president?

A. Justice M. Hidayatullah
B. Justice Bhagwati
C. Justice H.J Kania
D. Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan

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Question 152

Gum Kelucharan Mohapatra is a maestro of which of the following dance forms

A. Kathak
B. Kuchipudi
C. Odissi
D. Kathakali

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Question 153

As of February 2018, who has taken charge as the Chairman of the Tata Sons empire, before which he was the CEO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)?

A. N Chandrasekaran
B. Bhaskar Bhat
C. Nandan Nilekani
D. S. Ramadurai

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Question 154

Name the person popularly Known as Gurudv

A. Narayana guru
B. Tagore
C. Dr.S.Radhakrishnan
D. Ramakrishna Paramahamsa

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Question 155

Father of Civil Service in India?

A. Lord Carnwallis
B. Sir Charles Metcalfe
C. Lord William Bentinck
D. Lord Dalhousie

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Question 156

Who was known as Iron man of India?

A. Govind Ballabh Pant
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Subhash Chandra Bose
D. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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Question 157

Late Raja Ravi Verma, was an eminent figure in which of the following fields

A. Dance
B. Politics
C. History
D. Painting

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Question 158

The first Indian to swim across English channel was

A. P.K.Banerji
B. Mihir Sen
C. V.Merchant
D. Arati Saha

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Question 159

Who coined the phrase 'Survival of the Fittest'?

A. Gregor Johann Mendel
B. Charles Darwin
C. Dr. Har Gobind Khorana
D. Herbert Spencer

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Question 160

Pen name of Charles Dickens?

A. Boz
B. Ba Jin
C. BB
D. Cassandra

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Question 161

Tom Hanks is associated with which of the following?

A. Films
B. Sports
C. Music
D. Science

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Question 162

According to Forbes, Who has become Asia’s richest person in the year 2017?

A. Jeff Bezos
B. Hui Ka Yan
C. Mukesh Ambani
D. Bill Gates

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Question 163

In November 2017, an Indian short film, The School Bag won the Best Short Film Award at the South Asian Film Festival held at Montresd. Who among the following is the Director of the film?

A. Anurag Kashyap
B. Dheeraj Jindal
C. Sujoy Ghosh
D. Samvida Nanda

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Question 164

Who holds the record for most times for Oscar Noms?

A. Walt Disney
B. James Cameron
C. Steven Spielberg
D. Ridley Scott

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Question 165

Who was the founder of Arya Samaj?

A. Acharya Narendra Dev
B. Dayanand Saraswati
C. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
D. Acharya Vinoba Bhave

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Question 166

Pen name of Rabindranath Tagore?

A. Bhanu Simha
B. Gurudev
C. Kabiguru
D. All of the above

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Question 167

Graham Green was associated with which of the fields?

A. Science
B. Music
C. Painting
D. Literature

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Question 168

Who discovered Antarctica?

A. James Cook
B. Friedrich Miescher
C. George Crum
D. Christopher Columbus

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Question 169

Greta Garbo is associated with

A. Classical dance
B. Literature
C. Journalism
D. Acting

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Question 170

Which leader helped to found the NAACP?

A. Mary White Ovington
B. Du Bois
C. Moorfield Storey
D. All of the above

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Question 171

Who is known as the ' Saint of the gutters '

A. B.R.Ambedkar
B. Mother Teresa
C. Mahatma Gandhi
D. Baba Amte

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Question 172

Who has been sworn in as union Railway Minister after the resignation of Dinesh Trivedi

A. Muket Rai
B. Prasano Dev Barua
C. Mukul Roy
D. Harihar Banerji

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Question 173

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

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Question 174

Which among the famous danseuses is not an exponent of the Odissi dance style?

A. Sanjukta Panigrahi
B. Madhavi Mudgal
C. Sonal Man Singh
D. Yamini Krishnamurthy

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Question 175

Although Blind, Deaf and Dumb, She graduated from college and achieved high distinction as a writer and scholar. Who was she ?

A. Anna Pova
B. Samantha Fox
C. Sheila Gujral
D. Helen Keller

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Question 176

Who is the 1st Indian female amputee to climb Mount Everest?

A. Arunima Sinha
B. Bachendri Pal
C. Santhosh Yadav
D. Premlata Agarwal

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Question 177

The official song ‘WakaWaka’ of FIFA World Cup held in the year 2010 at South Africa was sung by which popular singer?

A. Madonna
B. Destiny Child
C. Shakira
D. Rehanna

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Question 178

Why is Rann Of Kutch of India famous for ?

A. Tidal and flats
B. Fertile soil
C. Dense Vegetation
D. All are correct

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Question 179

Who has won the maximum number of Filmfare awards till now?

A. Shahrukh Khan
B. Amitabh Bachchan
C. Aamir Khan
D. Akshay Kumar

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Question 180

Who wrote the National song of India?

A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
C. Mohammed Iqbal
D. Chitragupta

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Question 181

Which of the following is NOT considered as Amir Khusro's creation?

A. Laila Majnu
B. Nuh Sipihr
C. Ahsika
D. Tutinama

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Question 182

Which cartoon characters were created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbara in 1940?

A. Oswald & Noddy
B. Tom & Jerry
C. Mickey mouse & Sylvester
D. Donald duck & Tweety

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Question 183

Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was

A. Chief minister of a State
B. Minister of a State
C. Member of Lok Sabha
D. Member of the Rajya Sabha

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Question 184

Who gave the title of Raja to Ranjit Singh?

A. Diwan Shah
B. Lord Lake
C. Zaman Shah
D. King of Kashmir

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Question 185

Who propounded the "Doctrine of Passive Resistance"?

A. Balgangadhar Tilak
B. Aurobindo Ghosh
C. Lala Lajpat Rai
D. Bipin Chandra Pal

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Question 186

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

A. Politics
B. Music
C. Journalism
D. Sports

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Question 187

Ustad Nisar hussain Khan earned distinction in which of the following fields?

A. Vocal Music
B. Instrumental music
C. Acting
D. Classical dance

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Question 188

Who is known as Modern Bhoja?

A. Krishnadeva Raya
B. Shivaji
C. Asoka
D. Alauddin Khilji

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Question 189

Who is the first women chief minister in India ?

A. Sheila Dikshit
B. Nandini Satpathy
C. Uma Bharati
D. Sucheta Kriplani

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Question 190

Natwar Thakkar was popularly known as

A. Manipur's Gandhi
B. Modern day Gandhi
C. Nagaland's Gandhi
D. Nagaland's Iron man

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Question 191

"An Autobiography" is the autobiography of

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Sachin Tendulkar
D. Yuvaraj Singh

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Question 192

Who is the first female president of National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM)?

A. Vanitha Narayanan
B. Debjani Ghosh
C. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
D. Mallika Srinivasan

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Question 193

About who was it said " Age cannot wither her nor custom stale her infinite variety " ?

A. Cleopatra
B. Benazir Butto
C. Mother Teresa
D. Madame Tussaud

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Question 194

Who is known as the 'Father of Indian Unrest'?

A. Anant Singh
B. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C. Bhagat Singh
D. Dadabhai Naoroji

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Question 195

Which discovery is attributed to Phoebus Levene?

A. identification of ribose and deoxyribose
B. recognition of RNA as DNA’s messenger
C. extraction and observation of DNA
D. construction of an accurate DNA model

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Question 196

Who was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress

A. Annie Besant
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
D. None of these

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Question 197

Gagan Narang was associated with

A. Chess
B. Tennis
C. Shooting
D. Cricket

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Question 198

Who amongst the following is a famous Sarod player

A. Zakir Hussain
B. Hari Prasad Chourasia
C. Ram Narain
D. Amjad Ali Khan

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Question 199

Adolf Hitler, the _____ Politician was responsible for genocide of millions of Jews.

A. German
B. French
C. Austrian
D. British

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Question 200

Anti-apartheid activist _______ was imprisoned for 27 years by the South African government in 1962.

A. Thabo Mbeki
B. Kgalema Motlanthe
C. Nelson Mandela
D. Evelyn Mase

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Question 201

Who developed the idea of Crop Rotation?

A. Charles Townshend
B. Swede Svenson
C. Potato Peterson
D. Cabbage Carlson

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Question 202

Who started Ganesha Festival?

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Lokmanya Tilak
C. Pandit Nehru
D. Indira Gandhi

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Question 203

Choose the most appropriate answer:Indian-American music composer, Ricky Kej has won the Grammy Award for the album

A. In the Lonely Hour
B. Morning Phase
C. Beyonce
D. Winds of Samsara

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Question 204

Who is called India's Child Surgeon?

A. Akrit Pran Jaswal
B. Tathagat Avtar Tulsi
C. Nischal Narayanam
D. Sudhma Verma

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Question 205

Who headed the committee on 'computerisation' in Indian Banks(1988)?

A. C. Rangarajan
B. R.N. Malhotra
C. S. Venkitramanan
D. M.Narasimhan

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Question 206

Ali Akbar plays which of the following musical instruments?

A. Flute
B. Tabla
C. Sitar
D. Sarod

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Question 207

Who set to become India’s 46th Grandmaster at the Sharjah Masters 2017 chess tournament ?

A. Srinath Narayanan
B. Praggnanandhaa
C. Shyaamnikhil
D. Grover Sahaj

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Question 208

Who is the father of consumer movement?

A. Cliffword Beers
B. D.Touchton
C. Ralph Nadar
D. None of these

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Question 209

The Queen who had the nick name "Bloody Mary"

A. Elizabeth
B. Victoria
C. Mary I
D. Ruth

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Question 210

Anoushka Shankar is related to which musical instrument?

A. Sitar
B. Tabla
C. Veena
D. Mohan Veena

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Question 211

The delegate who created the compromise for the constitution was

A. Alexander Hamilton
B. William Paterson
C. James Madison
D. Roger Sherman

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Question 212

Pannalal Ghosh played which of the following musical instruments?

A. Flute
B. Sitar
C. Violin
D. Santoor

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Question 213

Professor Malcolm Adiseshaih had earned worldwide distinction in which of the fields?

A. Literature
B. Defence
C. Economics
D. Medicine

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Question 214

Who is known as 'Trimurthy of Carnatic Music'?

A. Muthuswami Dikshitar
B. Purandardasa
C. Swami Thirunal
D. None of these

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Question 215

Who got the ‘Transformative Chief Minister Award’ in USIBC in 2017 ?

A. Mr. Vijay Singh
B. Mr. Suresh Babu
C. Mr.Chandrababu Naidu
D. Mr. Achuathanan

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Question 216

Dadabhai Naoroji (4 September 1825 to 30 June 1917)

A. known as the Grand Old Man of India
B. was a Parsi intellectual
C. educator
D. cotton trader

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Question 217

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

A. Prime minister of Bangladesh
B. Judge of Supreme Court
C. Judge of the High court
D. Governor of a state

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Question 218

Hitendra Desai was famous in the which field?

A. Social Service
B. Journalism
C. Politics
D. Literature

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Question 219

Who proposed the Scientific Management School of thought as opposed to the Administrative Management School of thought?

A. Henry Fayol
B. Frederick Taylor
C. Peter Drucker
D. Max Weber

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Question 220

Who among the following is NOT a famous dancer of Bharatanatyam?

A. Rukmini Devi Arundale
B. T. Balasaraswati
C. Yamini Krishnamurthy
D. Jhaveri sisters

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Question 221

Pt. Bhimsen Joshi is associated with which of the following fields?

A. Literature
B. Social services
C. Classical music
D. Politics

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Question 222

Zubin Mehta is associated with __________

A. Literature
B. Painting
C. Music
D. Journalism

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Question 223

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

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Pandit Nehru
C. Lala Lajpat Rai
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Question 224

Who among the following had been roped in June 2017 by the Union Government of India to promote GST?

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. Salman Khan
C. Amitabh Bachchan
D. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

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Question 225

Who among the following is a famous American thriller and mystery fiction writer?

A. Dan Brown
B. Rupert Brooke
C. John Brown
D. Charlotte Bronte

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Question 226

Who was known as the 'Father of Lok sabha'

A. Anantasayanam
B. Bashyam
C. Mavlankar
D. Zkir Hussain

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Question 227

Who is known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'?

A. Florence Nightingale
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Indira Gandhi
D. Joan of Arc

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Question 228

Who is the CEO of Flipkart in 2016?

A. Ananth Narayanan
B. Mukesh Bansal
C. Binny Bansal
D. Sachin Bansal

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Question 229

Indian sports person Gagan Narang is associated with

A. Archery
B. Air rifle shooting
C. Wrestling
D. Badminton

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Question 230

Who is considered as ' Thimurti ' of carnatic Music

A. Muthuswami Dikshitar
B. Thygaraja
C. Swami Thirunal
D. Purandardasa

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Question 231

In which of the following dance forms 'Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra' is associated with?

A. Odissi
B. Bharathanatiyam
C. Kathak
D. Kathakali

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Question 232

Achchhan Maharaj is associated with which of the following fields?

A. Instrumental music
B. Dance
C. Painting
D. Writing

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Question 233

Who among the following persons is called ' Desert Fox '

A. Walter Scott
B. Erwin Rommel
C. Eisenhower
D. Bismarck

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Question 234

Kuldip Nayarr, a journalist was appointed as a high commissioner in

A. UK
B. Pakistan
C. Sri Lanka
D. Australia

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Question 235

Rukmini Devi Arundale was a reputed dancer and choreographer in which form of dancing?

A. Opera
B. Lavani
C. Bharatnatyam
D. Dandiya

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Question 236

Dr. V. Kurien is famous in the field of ?

A. Atomic Power
B. poultry farms
C. Dairy development
D. Economic Reforms

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Question 237

Pankaj Advani is associated with which sport?

A. Billiards
B. Boxing
C. Cricket
D. Badminton

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Question 238

Who of the following is a world famous flute player?

A. Pandit Ravi Shankar
B. Shivkumar Sharma
C. Zakir Hussain
D. Hariprasad Chaurasia

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Question 239

Which top Bollywood actor has been a long-standing brand ambassador for the car maker Hyundai Motors?

A. Salman Khan
B. Abhishek Bachchan
C. Shah Rukh Khan
D. Akshay Kumar

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Question 240

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

A. Sri Lanka
B. Scotland
C. South Africa
D. Ireland

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Question 241

Who was the first Muslim female to higher judiciary?

A. Justice M. Fathima Beevi
B. Justice V. Khalida
C. Justice Benazir Islam
D. Justice M Farooq

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Question 242

Who among the following was an aminent painter

A. Sarada Ukil
B. Uday Shankar
C. V.Shanta Ram
D. Yusuf Meherally

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Question 243

Which contemporary painter made a series of paintings on Mahatma Gandhi?

A. Amrita Shergill
B. Ram Kinkar
C. M.F. Hussain
D. Atul Doliya

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Question 244

Who said " You give me blood, I will give you freedom "

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C. Subhash Chandra Bose
D. Bhagat singh

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Question 245

S. Balachander is associated to which musical instrument?

A. Sitar
B. Santoor
C. Veena
D. Sarangi

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Question 246

Who among the following Indian Prime Ministers received " NISHAN-E-PAKISTAN" the highest civilian award in Pakistan

A. Morarji Desai
B. Rajiv Gandhi
C. Atal Behari Vajpayee
D. Indira Gandhi

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Question 247

Who is known for the invention of 'World Wide Web'?

A. Sir Tim-Berners-Lee
B. Maxwell
C. Martin Cooper
D. S A Forbes

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Question 248

Social activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has recently announced to end 16­year old hunger strike belongs to which State ?

A. Mizoram
B. Manipur
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Maharashtra

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Question 249

Who among the following is considered as a political guru of Mahatma Gandhi?

A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
C. Lala Lajpat Rai
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Question 250

Which of the following fields A. Nageshwara Rao is associated with?

A. Sports
B. Literature
C. Motion Pictures
D. Politics

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Question 251

Who is known as Deenbandhu?

A. Vinoba Bhave
B. Chitranjan das
C. C. N. Annadurai
D. C. F. Andrews

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Question 252

Select the synonym ofproximal

A. frontier
B. obscure
C. remote
D. adjacent

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Question 253

Who has topped the Forbes Magazine’s list of the world’s highest paid actors 2017 ?

A. Vin Diesel
B. Jacky Chan
C. Dwayne Johnson
D. Mark Wahlberg

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Question 254

Henry T. Colebrooke was a Professor of Sanskrit in which one of the following institutions?

A. Fort William College
B. Serampore Mission
C. Kashi Vidyapith
D. Asiatic Society

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Question 255

Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which of the following fields?

A. Classical dance
B. Literature
C. Journalism
D. Classical music

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Question 256

Adolf Hitler was from _________.

A. France
B. Germany
C. United Kingdom
D. Spain

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Question 257

Who amidst the following is a distinguished painter?

A. Uday Shankar
B. Sonal Mansingh
C. Amrita Shergill
D. Yamini Kirshnamurthy

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Question 258

The name of Pierre Cardin is associated with which of the following fields?

A. Painting
B. Films
C. Pop Music
D. Fashion Designing

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Question 259

Which leader adopted Orthodox Christianity as the official religion of Russia?

A. Vladmir the Great
B. Micheal Romanav
C. Ivan IV
D. Boris Godunov

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Question 260

What is the name of the NASA woman astronaut who on 24 April 2017 broke the record for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut ?

A. Jeff Williams
B. Sunitha Williams
C. Sally Ride
D. Peggy Whitson

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Question 261

Which describes the work of Nicolaus Copernicus?

A. Inventing analytic geometry
B. Experimenting on Human Bodies
C. Studying prisms and the nature of light
D. Developing a Heliocentric Theory

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Question 262

Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) as of March 2018?

A. Anupam Kher
B. Subhaash Ghai
C. Jaya Bachchan
D. Prasoon Joshi

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Question 263

Babita Kumari represented India in the Rio Olympics 2016 in which sport?

A. Boxing
B. Wrestling
C. Hockey
D. Badminton

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Question 264

Dr. Amiya Chakravarthy is known for his

A. work in the Chipko movement
B. composing music for Ray's films
C. being literary Secretary to R. N. Tagore
D. patenting a living organism

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Question 265

Who said that lines of 'the ballot is stronger than bullet'?

A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Adolf Hitler
C. Abraham Lincolon
D. Nelson Mandela

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Question 266

Miss Universe 1994, Ms. Sushmita Sen hails from which of the following cities?

A. Mumbai
B. Chandigarh
C. New Delhi
D. Bangalore

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Question 267

Name the Chinese President who visited India in 2015.

A. Xi Jinping
B. Hu Jintao
C. Jiang Zemin
D. Li Xian Ning

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Question 268

Amir Khusro was a

A. poet
B. play writer
C. painter
D. architect

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Question 269

Three freedom fighters including Bipin Chandra Pal were popularly known as Lal-Bal-Pal. Who were the other two?

A. Subhash Chandra Bose & Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B. Bal Gangadhar Tilak & Lala Lajpat Rai
C. Lala Lajpat Rai & Bhagat Singh
D. Ram Prasad Bismil & Bhikaiji Cama

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Question 270

As of February 2018, which famous Bollywood actor has been named as the brand ambassador of 'Resurgent Rajasthan', a state government campaign?

A. Irrfan Khan
B. Amitabh Bachchan
C. Rahul Singh
D. Anupam Kher

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Question 271

Name the Indian who became the CEO of Google in 2015.

A. Satya Nadella
B. Cyrus Mistry
C. Sundar Pichai
D. Vishal Sikka

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Question 272

Who is now the World’s Second Richest Person ?

A. Amancio Ortega
B. Warren Buffett
C. Jeff Bezos
D. Bill Gates

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Question 273

Who is called the Frontier Gandhi?

A. Muhammad Ali Jinnah
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Question 274

The title of 'sparrow' given to

A. Napoleon
B. Major General Rajinder Singh
C. T. T. Krishnamachari
D. Sardar Patel

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Question 275

Who is the Chairman of the Film and Television Institute of India as of February 2018?

A. Jaya Prada
B. Anupam Kher
C. Mithum Chakraborty
D. Jaya Bachchan

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Question 276

The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna?

A. Mother Teresa
B. M.S Subbulakshmi
C. Indira Gandhi
D. Lata Mangeshkar

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Question 277

The world famous painting 'The Last Judgment' was created by which of the following painters?

A. Leonardo da Vinci
B. Michelangelo
C. Raphael
D. Van Gogh

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Question 278

Who is known as 'Desert Fox'?

A. Bismarck
B. Eisenhower
C. Gen. Rommel
D. Walter Scott

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Question 279

"Earth provides enough to satisfy everyman's need but not everyman's greed". Who said this?

A. Guru Nanak Dev
B. Mahatma Gandhi
C. Pope Paul VI
D. Smt. Indira Gandhi

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Question 280

Who is the father of Geometry?

A. Aristotle
B. Euclid
C. Pythagoras
D. Kepler

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Question 281

Identify the former ISRO chairman and space scientist who became the first Indian to be inducted in the International Astron Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame.

A. A.S. Kiran Kumar
B. Parmeshwar Lal Saran
C. Subhramaniyam Swamy
D. Udupi Ramachandra Rao

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Question 282

Who among the following is known as the Father of Civil Services in India?

A. Lord Cornwallis
B. Warren Hastings
C. Lord Wellesley
D. Lord William Bentinck

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Question 283

Who among the following is a Cuban revolutionary and political leader?

A. Edward Cave
B. William Caxton
C. Fidel Castro
D. Barbara Cartland

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Question 284

MS Kim Campbell is the first Prime Minister of

A. Congo
B. Canada
C. Portugal
D. Phillippines

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Question 285

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

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Question 286

Nepal's first woman President is

A. Rita Bhandary
B. Vidya Devi Bhandari
C. Aishwarya Rajya Laxmi
D. Komal Rajya Laxmi

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Question 287

Ben kingsley is associated with which of the following fields?

A. Politics
B. Social Service
C. Sports
D. Motion Pictures

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Question 288

Ravinder Kumar Singhal, who has successfully completed the Ironman triathlon, is from which state?

A. Karnataka
B. Telangana
C. Maharashtra
D. Uttar Pradesh

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Question 289

Who introduced Western education?

A. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
B. Lal Bahadur Shastri
C. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
D. Sardar Vallabhai Patel

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Question 290

The Famous personality best known for the instrument Tabla  ?

A. Bundu Khan
B. Zakir Hussain
C. P. Mani Iyer
D. Ravi Sankar

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Question 291

Which of the following is not correctly matched?

A. Sania Mirza - Tennis
B. Sania Nehwal - Badminton
C. Mary Kom - Boxing
D. Pankaj Advani - Wrestling

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Question 292

Who is known as the 'Father of Green Revolution' in India?

A. G. Paul
B. Norman Borlaug
C. Van Neil
D. Dr. Mithchell

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Question 293

Who was the Guru of the music maestro Tansen?

A. Bisaldev
B. Haridas
C. Saint Gyaneshwar
D. Ramanuj

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Question 294

Who is the director of the film 'Poorna', which depicts the story of Poorna Malavath, the youngest girl to climb Mount Everest?

A. Gautham Vasudeva Menon
B. Ayan Mukherjee
C. Anurag Kashyap
D. Rahul Bose

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Question 295

Who is known as 'Indian Bismarck'?

A. Kamaraj
B. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
C. Nehru
D. Rajaji

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Question 296

Who was an early proponent of functionalism?

A. Darwin
B. Charles
C. William James
D. Wyndt

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Question 297

Who was the first posthumous recipient of Bharat Ratna  ?

A. B.R. Ambedkar
B. Lal Bahadur Shastri
C. K. Kamraj
D. M.G. Ramachandran

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Question 298

Who among the following is the  teen pop singer & musician, over 33 million followers on Twitter?

A. Halle Berry
B. Bernardo Bertolucci
C. Justin Bieber
D. William Blake

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Question 299

Who has been named as the first ever 'Kid of the Year' by TIME Magazine?

A. Udit Singhal
B. Krishna Tirath
C. Sadat Rahman
D. Gitanjali Rao

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Question 300

Indian-American girl won 2017 Young Scientist Challenge for water contamination detection device. What is her name ?

A. Kavita Kumari
B. Gitanjali Rao
C. Hetal Rao
D. Savita Sharma

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Question 301

Name an eminent cartoonist who created the comic book character like Chacha Chaudary and Sabu who died in 2014 ?

A. Angela Nemeth
B. Pran Kumar Sharma
C. Madhukar Singh
D. DP Yadav

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Question 302

Rukmini Devi Arundale is related to which of the arts?

A. Classical singing
B. Classical dance
C. Folk song
D. No option is correct

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Question 303

Mohammed Azharuddin, former Indian Cricket Team Captain, represents ...........Constituency of Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha,

A. Mirzapur
B. Moradabad
C. Meerut
D. Mathura

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Question 304

Dr. V.Kurien has distinguished himself in which of the following areas

A. Poultry farms
B. Economic Reforms
C. Dairy Development
D. Atomic Energy

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Question 305

Who advocated the theory of laissez Faire

A. Marshall
B. Malthus
C. Adam smith
D. None of these

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Question 306

Who developed the idea of Crop rotation?

A. Lily Thomas
B. Carrot Cornwick
C. Cabbage Carlson
D. Turnip Townsend

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Question 307

Who is the director of Indian cinema's highest grossing film Bahubali?

A. SS Rajamouli
B. Gautham Vasudev Menon
C. Karan Johar
D. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

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Question 308

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

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Question 309

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

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Question 310

Name the first civilian president of Myanmar.

A. Htin Kyaw
B. Myint Swe
C. Henry VanThio
D. Thein Sein

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Question 311

Which Indian Chief Minister's father was a 'Maharaja' ?

A. Devandra Fadnavis
B. Amarinder Singh
C. K. Chandrasekhara Rao
D. N. Chandrababu Naidu

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Question 312

Who is the first woman ruler of India?

A. Indira Gandhi
B. Sarojini Naidu
C. Razia Sultan
D. Sucheta Kriplani

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Question 313

Who is known as the Iron man of India

A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Balgangadar Tilak
C. Sardar Vallabhabai Patel
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 314

Who is the 45th President of United States ?

A. Hillary Clinton
B. Barack Obama
C. George W. Bush
D. Donald Trump

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Question 315

______________ was a philosopher and theologian from India during early 8th century who consolidated the doctrine of Advaita Vedanta.

A. Adi Shankara
B. Dyaneshwar
C. Eknath
D. Madhvacharya

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Question 316

With which of the following was satyajit Ray associated

A. Commercial art
B. Classical Music
C. Classical Dance
D. Direction of films

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Question 317

Who was elected the Prime Minister of Nepal recently?

A. Keshav Kumar Budhathoki
B. Khadga Prasad Sharma Koli
C. Sushil Koirala
D. Pushpakamal Dahal 'Prachanda'

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Question 318

Who is well known collector of artefacts and curios?

A. Wadeyar
B. Salar Jung
C. Rabindranath Tagore
D. Motilal Nehru

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Question 319

Who was the founder of the Theosophical Society?

A. Justice Ranade
B. Madam Blavatsky
C. Annie Besant
D. Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Question 320

Which of the following pairs of artists and their areas of specialization is not correct?

A. Pt. Ravi Shankar - Sitar
B. M. S. Subbulakshmi - Dance
C. Hari Prasad Chaurasia - Flute
D. Ustad Zakir Hussain Khan - Tabla

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Question 321

Prof. Amartya Sen has earned worldwide distinction in which of the following fields/areas

A. Economics
B. Geology
C. Biochemistry
D. Astrophysics

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Question 322

One of the most famous speeches in U>S> Presidential history is 'The Gettysburg Address'. Name the US President who gave this epochal speech.

A. Abraham Lincoln
B. Theodore Roosevelt
C. John F. Kennedy
D. George Washington

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Question 323

Who discovered sea route to India?

A. Babur
B. Vasco-da-Gama
C. Galileo
D. Ferondoz

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Question 324

Bismillah Khan was associated with?

A. Sarod
B. Shehnai
C. Flute
D. Tabla

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Question 325

Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned player of

A. Sitar
B. Flute
C. Sarod
D. Tabla

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Question 326

Name the first Indian who got Nobel Prize in physics.

A. CK Naidu
B. Rangnath Mishra
C. Amartya Sen
D. CV Raman

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Question 327

Who amongst the following is the Secretary General of UNO

A. Koffi Annan
B. Shashi Tharoor
C. Gordon Drown
D. Hugo Chavez

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Question 328

Picture of which US President is on the 5 dollar note?

A. George Washington
B. Thomas Jefferson
C. Abraham Lincoln
D. Andrew Jackson

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Question 329

Who among the following is set to become the youngest-ever "Messenger of Peace," for 'United Nations' ?

A. Rashi Anand
B. Shikha Patra
C. Bedadyuti Jha
D. Malala Yousafzai

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Question 330

Guru Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which of the following dance forma?

A. Kuchipudi
B. Kathak
C. Manipuri
D. Bahratanatyam

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Question 331

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

A. Athletics Skiing
B. Swimming
C. Mountaineering
D. Journalism

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Question 332

Yisrael Kristal, who died recently was certified by Guinness World Records as the _________.

A. World's Tallest Man
B. World's Oldest Man
C. World's Youngest Man
D. World's Smallest Man

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Question 333

Charles Correa has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?

A. Painting
B. Ballet
C. Architecture
D. Western Music

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Question 334

Neil O’Brien, who died recently, was a famous

A. journalist
B. billiards player
C. dramatist
D. quiz master

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Question 335

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

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Question 336

Name the inventor of ATM (automated teller machine), it was opened on 27th June, 1967 by Barclays bank?

A. J Shepherd-Barron
B. M D White
C. D C Wetzel
D. Wilfred Barron

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Question 337

Aryabhatta was India's renowned

A. Poet
B. Physicist
C. Mathmartician
D. None of these

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Question 338

Sunita Williams is a

A. Astronaut
B. Missile scientist
C. Nuclear scientist
D. Astro physicist

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Question 339

Michael Jackson was a distinguished personality in which of the following fields

A. Journalism
B. Acting
C. Pop Music
D. Sports

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Question 340

Jamini Roy is a famous

A. Dancer
B. Magician
C. Cartoonist
D. Painter

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Question 341

Who among the following was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920?

A. Chittaranjan Das
B. Lala Lajpath Roy
C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D. None

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Question 342

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

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Question 343

Dr. Joon Lew of korea, the recipient of international Gandhi Award is known for his service in the?

A. Eradication of leprosy
B. Campaigning against AIDS
C. Against Drugs
D. Against child labour

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Question 344

The Indian to beat the computers in mathematical wizardry is

A. Ramanujam
B. Rina Panigrahi
C. Raja Ramanna
D. Shakunthala Devi

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Question 345

The former Chief Justice of India who has been appointed as Governor of Kerala is

A. K.G.Balakrishnan
B. P.Sathasivam
C. R.M.Lodha
D. Suchitra Sen

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Question 346

Which Indian doctor has been selected for the 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame?

A. C P Thakur
B. Gullapalli N. Rao
C. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar
D. Aroup Chatterjee

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Question 347

Jude Felix is a famous Indian player in which of the fields?

A. Volleyball
B. Tennis
C. Football
D. Hockey

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Question 348

Who built Sabarmati Ashram?

A. Guru Ramdas
B. Shah Jahan
C. Rao Jodhaji
D. Mahatma Gandhi

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Question 349

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee pen name?

A. Jisu Dasgupta
B. Kamala Kanta
C. Sripantha
D. Vanu Singh

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Question 350

As of February 2018, which Indian Paediatrician has been appointed as the Deputy Director General (Programmes) in the World Health Organisation (WHO)?

A. Dr. Indira Hinduja
B. Dr. SI Padmavati
C. Dr. Kamini Rao
D. Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

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Question 351

Who studied the relationship between music intervals?

A. Julius Caesar
B. Pythagoras
C. Plato
D. hume

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Question 352

Who gave the Slogan Inquilab Zindabadh ?

A. M.K.Gandhi
B. Nehru
C. Iqbal
D. Bal Gangadhar Thilak

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Question 353

Who has become First Female Pilot in Indian Navy?

A. Ritu Kumari
B. Shubhangi Swaroop
C. Garima Sharma
D. Rakhi Kumari

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Question 354

Ms. Bachendri Pal had undertaken a unique expedition for focusing attention on which of these?

A. One Nation one Family
B. The Girl Child
C. National Integration
D. Sprit of Adventure

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Question 355

Eminent poet, litterateur and Jnanpith awardee C. Narayana Reddy who passed away in June 2017, he was a famous poet of _________ and ____________ language.

A. Kannada and Hindi
B. Telugu and Malayalam
C. Hindi and Urdu
D. Telugu and Urdu

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Question 356

Who is called as 'Bismarck of India'?

A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Vallabhai Patel
C. Sarojini Naidu
D. Lokamanya Tilak

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Question 357

Ms. Vijaya Mehta has earned distinction in which of the field?

A. Theatre
B. Film Direction
C. Classical Dance
D. Journalism

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Question 358

Who among the following became the first tourist to space by spending $20 million for 8 days in orbit?

A. Greg Olsen
B. Charles Simonyi
C. Dennis Tito
D. Mark Shuttleworth

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Question 359

Who is the creator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh?

A. Pupal Jayakar
B. Le Corbousier
C. Glen
D. Nek Chand

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Question 360

Ashok Pandit is known for his outstanding performance in which field?

A. Wrestling
B. Kabaddi
C. Shooting
D. Swimming

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Question 361

Who is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology"?

A. Robert Hooke
B. Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek
C. Carl Linnaeus
D. Charles Darwin

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Question 362

Who is the only president in US history till date to have served two non-consecutive terms as US President?

A. Herbert Hoover
B. George Washington
C. Grover Cleveland
D. Gerald Ford

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Question 363

Who is Anjolie Ela Menon?

A. An Indian politician
B. Bharatanatyam dancer
C. A popular musician
D. Indian Female Artist

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Question 364

The eminent Saint Vallabhacharya was associated with which of the following branches?

A. Gyanashrayi
B. Krishnashrayi
C. Premashrayi
D. Ramashrayi

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Question 365

Madhuri Dixit is associated with which Indian Dance form?

A. Bharatnatyam
B. Kuchipudi
C. Kathak
D. Kathakali

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Question 366

Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, who has won the prestigious 'Grammy Awards' is an exponent in which of the following musical instruments?

A. Guitar
B. Violin
C. sarod
D. Tabla

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Question 367

Limba Ram is associated in which fields?

A. Sports
B. Politics
C. Social Service
D. Motion Picture

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Question 368

Who is Larry Pressler?

A. Politician
B. Painter
C. Actor
D. Tennis player

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Question 369

First Indian to swim across the English Channel was _______.

A. Apsara
B. Durga Agarwal
C. Mihir Sen
D. Arati Saha

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Question 370

Dr. M.S.Subbalakshmi has distinguished herself in the field of

A. Kathak
B. Bharathanatyam
C. Playing Violin
D. Vocal Music

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Question 371

Naina Devi, was associated with field of?

A. Social Service
B. Stage acting
C. Classical dance
D. Vocal music

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Question 372

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

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Question 373

Bismillah Khan was associated with

A. Shehnai
B. Tabla
C. Surad
D. Veena

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Question 374

A.Nageswara rao is associated with which of the following fields

A. Motion picture
B. Social service
C. Literature
D. Politics

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Question 375

Which Indian model won the Miss World 2017 contest held in China?

A. Zoya Afroz
B. Noyonika Chatterjee
C. Manushi Chhillar
D. Alia Bhatt

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Question 376

Samantha Fox is associated with

A. Politics
B. Pop music
C. Journalism
D. Sports

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Question 377

Name the Indian-origin boy in UK who became the youngest applicant in a decade to achieve the highest score in the Mensa IQ test, beating geniuses such as Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

A. Akrit Jaswal
B. Tanishq Abraham
C. Mehul Garg
D. M.Tenith Adithyaa

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Question 378

Limba Ram is associated with which of the following fields

A. Motion Pictures
B. Sports
C. Social Service
D. Politics

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Question 379

Ms Kim Campbell is the first woman Prime Minister of

A. Portugal
B. Canada
C. Switzerland
D. Congo

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Question 380

Who is Dr. Kasturirangan

A. Chairman, ISRO
B. Finance Secretary,Govt. of TamilNadu
C. Vice Chancellor,Anna University
D. Director,DRDO

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Question 381

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

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Question 382

Mr. Sham Lal has done commendable work in the field of?

A. Journalism
B. Politics
C. Socail Service
D. Trade Unionism

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Question 383

The first female to take over the controls of a NASA spaceship is

A. Wilkie Collins
B. Eileen Collins
C. Colette
D. Kim Clijsters

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Question 384

Indra nooyi is the Chief Executive Officer of which company

A. Pepsi
B. Coca Cola
C. LG
D. Samsung

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Question 385

Who has become the Asia's richest man according to Forbes report ?

A. Azim Premji
B. Tadashi Yanai
C. Shiv Nadar
D. Hui Ka Yan

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Question 386

Wayne Rooney, the famous footballer, hails from which country?

A. Italy
B. Brazil
C. Argentina
D. England

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Question 387

Chandigarh was designed by

A. Le Corbusier
B. Edward Lutyens
C. Christopher Wren
D. Michelongo

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Question 388

Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation in which of the following fields?

A. Music
B. Literature
C. Sanskrit
D. Dance

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Question 389

With which of the following fields was Saksham Yadav who passed away due to a road accident on Delhi-Panipat National Highway-1 associated?

A. Artist
B. Writer
C. Sports
D. Politician

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