Day 1

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Day 1


Question Answer
Who receives dronacharya award sports coaches
Which is the highest literary award of the world? Booker Prize
B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of Medicine
In which year was Pulitzer Prize established? 1917
Who has been awarded the first lifetime Achievement Award for his/her contribution in the field of Cinema? Ashok Kumar
The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award was conferred was conferred upon Ms. Kiran Bedi for her excellent contribution to which of the following fields? Government Service
Which is the highest gallantry award in India? Param Vir Chakra


Question Answer
Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Jan 9
Sadbhavana Day (Birth anniversary of RajivGandhi) August 20
National Sports Day (Dhyanchand’s Brithday) August 29
Teachers Day (Birth anniversary of Dr. Radhakrishnan) September 5
National Youth Day (Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda) Jan 12
International Youth Day August 12
Netaji Day (Birth anniversary of Subhas Bose) Jan 23
National Science Day (Raman effect was discovered by CV Raman) Feb 28
Anti Terrorism Day (Death anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi) May 21
Malala Yousafzai Day July 12
Nelson Mandela International Day July 18


Question Answer
7 UpCharles Leiper Grigg
toothbrushWilliam Addis
Aloha shirt Ellery Chun
Discovered four satellites of JupiterGalileo
Discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurementGalileo
Mercury thermometer Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit
Temperature scaleGabriel Daniel Fahrenheit
Logarithm tables were invented byJohn Napier
ElectromagnetismMichael Faraday
BenzeneMichael Faraday
Liquid gases and optical glassMichael Faraday
Induction of electric currentMichael Faraday


Question Answer
An instrument that measures the rate of which the velocity of a body is changing.Accelerometer
The instrument used in aircraft for measuring altitudes.Altimeter
Used to improve the imperfect sense of hearing.Audiophone
For continuous recording of atmospheric pressure.barograph
To see the distant object.Binocular
An apparatus for measuring the inside or outside diameter of bodies.Callipers
An instrument kept on ships for measuring accurate time.Chronometer
An apparatus for charging air with petrol vapours, in an internal combustion engine.Carburettor


Question Answer
Euclid father of Geometry
Kutty, Shankar, Laxman and Sudhir Dar Drawing Cartoons
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Iron man of India
Shakunthala Devi The Indian to beat the computers in mathematical wizardry
Jude Felix Hockey
Sarada Ukil eminent painter
Professor Amartya Sen Economics
Satyajit Ray Film Direction
Dr. Joon Lew of korea, the recipient of international Gandhi Award is known for his service in the? Eradication of leprosy
Amjad Ali Khan Sarod
Guru Gopi Krishna Kathak
Ms. Bachendri Pal had undertaken a unique expedition for focusing attention on which of these? Sprit of Adventure
A. Nageshwara Rao Motion Pictures
Jamini Roy Painter
Aachan Maharaj Dance
Pierre Cardin Fashion Designing


Question Answer
Anita DesaiIn Custody
Niccolo MachiaveliThe Prince
Lala Lajpat RaiUnhappy India
Robert KanigelThe Man who knew Infinity


Question Answer
Agha Khan Cup Hockey
Bombay Gold Cup Hockey
Champions Trophy Hockey
Dhyanchand Trophy Hockey
Nehru Trophy Hockey
Rangeshwari Cup Hockey
Rangaswamy CupHockey


Question Answer
1945India became a member of the United Nations
1950A resolution 'Uniting for Peace' was adopted by UN General Assembly
1959In India the first television programme was broadcasted
1974India's first nuclear blast at Pokhran in Rajasthan took place
1979Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace
1980Mother Theresa gets Bharat Ratna.
1981Apple was launched
1983Bharat Ratna posthumously awarded to Acharya Vinoba Bhave.
1984Sqn. Ldr. Rakesh Sharma becomes first Indian cosmonaut to go into space. Bachendri Pal becomes first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest. Indira Gandhi assassinated. Rajiv Gandhi sworn in as new Prime Minister. Bhopal Gas tragedy
1985Dhronachary Award instituted
1990Nelson Mandela honoured with Bharat Ratna.
1991Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated at Sriperum budur in Tamil Nadu.
1994Panchayati Raj Act becomes operational.
1995Bombay becomes mumbai.