Day 4

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Day 4


Question Answer
The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city?Oslo
Arjuna Award is given forOutstanding performance in sports
The UNSECO's 'Prix Jules Verne' prize has been given to which of the following serials of Doordarshan?Turning Point
Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award?Madhya Pradesh
The highest civilian award of India 'Bharat Ratna' has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other isAbdul Ghaffar khan
The first recipient of Nehru Award wasU Thant


Question Answer
India Tourism Day / National Voters DayJan 25
Central Excise DayFeb 24
Army DayJan 15
Republic Day / International Customs DayJan 26
Martyr’s DayJan 30
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Mar 21
Jallianwala Bagh DayApr 13
May Day / International Workers' DayMay 1
World Press Freedom DayMay 3
World Red Cross / Red Crescent DayMay 8


Question Answer
Lightning rodBenjamin Franklin
Franklin stoveBenjamin Franklin
Discovered the Gulf StreamBenjamin Franklin
Started the first libraryBenjamin Franklin
HarmoniumBenjamin Franklin
Electric streetcarThomas Davenport
The brakes used in modern elevatorsElisha Otis
Hand gliderLeonardo DaVinci
TelegraphSamuel Morse
Electric GeneratorMichael Faraday
Infant carrierAnn Moore
Triode bulbForest
Atomic structureNeil bohr and Rutherford
NeutronJames Chadwick
Electrolytic dissociationFaraday
Thermionic emissionEdison
ElectronJ.J Thomson


Question Answer
Used to convert sound waves to electrical vibrationsMicrophone
Used to cut an object into thin parts for microscopic inspectionMicrotome
It is used usually by the crew of a submarine to survey the ships etc., on the surface of the sea while the submarine is under waterPeriscope
An apparatus used to compare the illuminative power of two sources of lightPhotometer
Thermometers used to measure high temperature from great distance by making use of the law of radiationPyrometer


Question Answer
Graham GreenLiterature
Dr. V. KurienDairy development
M. S. SubbulakshmiDance
Ms. Sushmita SenMiss Universe 1994, hails from New Delhi
Tania SachdevChess player
Limba RamSports
Ms. Meera Sahib Fathima Beevifirst lady Judge of Supreme Court
Nek Chandcreator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh
Hitendra DesaiPolitics
Naina DeviVocal music
Thyagaraja, Muthuswami Dikshitar and Shyama SastriTrimurthy of Carnatic Music
Gangubai hangalMusic
Florence NightingaleLady with the Lamp
Girilal JainJournalism
Larry PresslerPolitician
Pandit Vishwa Mohan BhattGuitar
Raja Ravi VermaPainting


Question Answer
Mark TullyNo Full Stops in India
M.J.AkbarKashmir:Behind the Vale
Ben OkriThe Famished Road
Raj Mohan GandhiEight Lives
Victor HugoLes Miserable
Arnold ToynbeeMankind and Mother Earth
Balwant GargiNaked Triangle
Jonathan SwiftGulliver's Travels


Question Answer
Rovers CupFootball
Santosh TrophyFootball
Beighton CupHockey
Subrato Mukherjee CupFootball
British OpenGolf
Calcutta CupRugby
DerbyHorse Racing
Federation CupVolleyball
Allywyn International TrophyVolleyball
Challenge CupVolleyball


Question Answer
1770The Great Bengal Famine.
1772-73Warren Hastings as Governor of Bengal.
1773The Regulating Act was passed, bringing the company partially under Parliament’s control and the Presidencies under Calcutta’s control.
1773-85Warren Hastings Governor-General ; Establishment of Supreme Court,Calcutta.
1784Pitt’s Act passed, Setting up Board of Control for East India Company; Asiatic Society of Bengal founded by Sir William Jones.
1786-93Lord Cornwalis, Governor-General.
1792Treaty of Srirangapatnam signed between Tipu and English.
1798Lord Wellesley as Governor-General and brought subsidiary alliance.
1799Fourth Mysore War. Fall of Srirangapatnam. Death of Tipu.
1800Establishment of the College of Fort William.
1807-13Lord Minto as Governor-General.
1813-23Lord Hastings as Governor-General.
1828-35Lord William Bentinck as Governor-General.
1829Prohibition of Sati.
1835Foundation of Calcutta Medical College.
1839Death of Ranjit Singh.
1848-56Lord Dalhousie as Governor-General.
1853Railway opened from Bombay to Thana; Telegraph line from Calcutta to Agra.
1856-58Lord Canning – Governor-General.
1857-58Revolt of 1857. Revolt at Meerut begins on May 10, 1857.
1858British India placed under the direct government of the Crown. Queen Victoria’s Proclamation.
1858-62Lord Canning as Viceroy.
1861Indian Councils Act; Archaeological Survey of India set up; Indian Civil Service Act; Introduction of the Penal code.
1869-72Lord Mayo as Viceroy.
1875Visit of the Prince of Wales; Arya Samaj founded by Swami Dayananda.
1877Lord Lytton held Durbar at Delhi where Queen Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India.
1878Vernacular Press Act.
1880-84Lord Ripon as Viceroy.
1885First session of the Indian National Congress held at Bombay.
1896Ramakrishna Mission founded.
1899-1905Lord Curzon Viceroy.
1905Partition of Bengal.