Day 3

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Day 3


Question Answer
The first Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony has been given toYasser Arafat
Ashoka Chakra is awarded forthe most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy
Who among the following is the recipient of the first Dayawati Modi Award for art, culture and education?Amitabh Bachchaan
The Nobel Prize was first awarded in1901
The 'Cannes Award' is given for excellence in which field?Films
The journalist who refused to accept 'Padma Bhushan' was?Khushwant Singh. Khushwant Singh (Journalist). He returned his Padma Bhushan in protest against Operation Blue Star (1984). He was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2007.


Question Answer
English Language DayApr 23
International Mother Language DayFeb 21
National Mother Security DayApr 11
International Women's DayMar 8
Mother's DaySecond Sunday of May
International Mother Earth DayApr 22


Question Answer
HelicopterIgor Sikorsky
Steel ConverterHenry Bessemer
Water skisRalph Samuelson
Bifocal LensBenjamin Franklin
Gasoline powered automobileKarl Benz
ComputersCharles Babbage (Father of Computing)
Airship (rigid)G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin
BikiniLouis Reard
Aero plane / Air planeWright Brothers
PacemakerDr. Paul Zoll
Crop RotationTurnip Townsend
HovercraftC. Cockerell


Question Answer
To detect the presence of electric chargeElectroscope
It is a glass tube for measuring volume changes in chemical reactions between gasesEudiometer
For measuring currents of small magnitudeGalvanometer
For detecting the presence of radiation and counting certain atomic particlesG.M. counter
For recording measurement under water and to determine the presence of oil deposits under waterGravimeter
To calculate the specific gravity of liquidsHydrometer
For recording sound beneath waterHydrophone
For measuring humidity in airHygrometer
To find out the purity of milkLactometer
To measure the intensity of earth’s magnetic fieldMagnetometer


Question Answer
Valentina TereshkovaThe first woman in space
Mr. Sham Lal Journalism
Ali Akbar Sarod
Professor Malcolm Adiseshaih Economics
Samantha Fox Pop music
Greta Garbo Acting
Flying Sikh of India Milkha singh
Ben kingsley Motion Pictures
Guru Kelucharan MohapatraOdissi
Bismillah Khan Shehnai
Girish R. Karnad/ Badal Sircar/ Vijay Tendulkar dramatist
C. Rangarajanheaded the committee on 'computerisation' in Indian Banks(1988)
Sanjay Dutt, a noted film actor was held under TADA
Shovna Narayan Classical dance
Hari Prasad Chaurasia Flute


Question Answer
Mark TwainTom Sawyer
Mario PuzoThe Godfather
Rabindranath TagoreRakta Karabi
Vishnu BhagatBetrayal of the Defence Forces


Question Answer
Dr. BC Roy TrophyFootball
Durand CupFootball
FIFA World Cup TrophyFootball
IFA ShieldFootball
Meredka CupFootball


Question Answer
1906Muslim League formed at Dacca.
1907Surat Congress, moderates-extremists clash.
1909Morley-Minto Reforms.
1914First World War Germany declared war on Russia and France
1916Lucknow Pact of Indian National Congress and All-India Muslim League; Foundation of Women’s University at Poona.
1919Montague-Chelmsford Reforms; Rowlatt Act passed; Massacre at Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar (April 13).
1920Khilafat Movement and Non Co-operation Movement.
1922Chauri Chaura incident.
1928Simon Commission comes to India. Death of Lala Lajpat Rai following police assault. Nehru Report.
1929Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt drops bombs in the Legislative Assembly
1930Gandhiji’s Dandi March. Civil Disobedience Movement.
1930-31First Round Table Conference.
1931Gandhi-Irwin Pact signed; Second Round Table Conference.
1935Government of India Act, 1935 passed by British Parliament.
1939Second World War begins (September).
1940Pakistan resolution passed by Muslim League at Lahore.
1941Subhash Chandra Bose escapes from India.
1942Cripps comes to India with his proposals in March.Congress rejects Cripps Proposal (11 April). “Quit India” resolution passed by Congress on August 8.
1947-48Lord Mountbatten Viceroy.
1947Announcement of Lord Mountbatten’s plan for Partition of India (June 3). Indian Independence Act passed (July). Creation of free India and Pakistan on midnight of August 14/15, 1947 as dominions.
1947-64Jawaharlal Nehru Prime Minister of India