Day 2

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Day 2


Question Answer
Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?Rabindranath Tagore
The first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi's 'Khel Ratna' award isVishwanathan Anand
Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field ofLiterature and Journalism
Saraswathi Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution toliterature


Question Answer
World Cancer DayFeb 4
World Wildlife DayMar 3
International Day of HappinessMar 20
World Water DayMar 22
World Meteorological DayMar 23
National Maritime DayApr 5
World Health DayApr 7
World No Tobacco Day / World No Smoking DayMay 31
World Asthma DayFirst Tuesday of May
World Environment DayJune 5
World Population DayJuly 11
Ozone daySeptember 16
World AIDS DayDecember 1
National pollution prevention dayDecember 2
Bhopal Gas Disaster Day (1984)December 3
Human Rights DayDecember 10


Question Answer
TelevisionPaul Nipkow, John Baird, and Charles Jenkins
Reflecting telescopeSir Isaac Newton
BicycleKirkpatrick Macmillan
Artificial geneHargobind Khorana
Frozen foodC. Birdseye
Vacuum cleanerIves McGaffey
Sleeping (railway) carGeorge Pullman
BakeliteLeo Hendrik Baekeland
Electric trainJoshua Lionel Cowen
PhonographJohn Kruesi
Fuel cellsSir William Grove
Electric batteryVolta


Question Answer
For measuring temperature of human bodyClinical thermometer
Instrument used to trace the movements of heartsCardiogram
An instrument to change or reverse the direction of an electric currentCommutator
Instrument used to reflect the image of picture on a screenCinematograph
For know: ing approximately the north: south direction of a placeCompass needle
To help breathing in infantile paralysisDrinkers apparatus
It is a technique of recording and interpreting the electrical activity of brain. Records of the electrical activity of the brain, ‘brain waves’ are called electro encephalogramsElectro encephalo graph (EEG)


Question Answer
Rabindra Nath TogoreWell known collector of artefacts and curios
Ms. Vijaya MehtaTheatre
Dr. M. S. SwaminathanAgriculture
Satyen BoseMotion Picture, was a film director from India. He has directed both Bengali and Hindi films. Among his most notable films are: Raat Aur Din, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Dosti and Jagriti
Charles CorreaArchitecture
Who declared that his ultimate aim was to wipe 'every tear from every eye'?Jawaharlal Nehru
Ashok PanditShooting
Swami Agniveshsocial activist campaigning against child labour
Pandit K. G. GindeMusic
G. D. BirlaIndian Cotton merchant, Banker, Congressman, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi
Pandit JasrajMusic
Ustad Nisar hussain KhanVocal Music
R. K. LaxmanCartoonist
Dr. Amiya Chakravarthyliterary Secretary to R. N. Tagore


Question Answer
Ms. Benazir BhuttoThe Daughter of the East
Salman RushdieMidnight's Children
R.K. NarayanWaiting for the Mahatma
Maulana AzadIndia Wins Freedom


Question Answer
Duleep TrophyCricket
Ranji TrophyCricket
Reliance CupCricket
DCM TrophyFootball


Question Answer
1988table tennis introduced in Olympics at Seoul
1994Mandela inaugurated as first black President
1950sfirst solid state integrated circuit demonstrated
1874Barb wire patented
1948Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi (January 30). Raja-gopalachari appointed first Indian Governor-General (June 21).
1949New Constitution of India adopted and signed (November 26).
1950India become a Republic. New Constitution comes into force (January 26). Dr. Rajendra Prasad, first President of Indian Republic. Planning Commission was set up
1951Inauguration of First Five Year Plan.
1952First General Election in India. National Development Council (NDC) set up. Family Planning is launched.
1953Conquest of Mount Everest. University Grants Commission (UGC) is set up. CBI is set up
1955Hindu Marriage Act and Indian Citizenship Act; India joined the united nations
1956Reorganisation of Indian States on linguistic basis. 2nd Five Year Plan launched.
1957Introduction of decimal system of coinage. National Calender based on Saka era adopted.
1959Panchayat Raj introduced in Rajasthan.
1961Goa, Daman and Diu liberated from Portuguese possession. Arjuna Award introduced
1969First Nationalisation of 14 Banks. First Dada Sahib Phalke Award was given to Davika Rani
1971Birth of Bangladesh.
1974Underground nuclear explosion carried out at Pokhran (May 18).