Day 6

subhajit's version from 2015-12-12 10:25


Day 6


Question Answer
Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory ofRajiv Gandhi
Kalinga Award was instituted byUNESCO for exceptional contribution of efforts to popularise science
Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhavana Award?Mother Teresa
'Global 500' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?Protection of environment


Question Answer
Hiroshima dayAugust 6
Nagasaki dayAugust 9
Independence DayAugust 15
World Literacy DaySeptember 8
World Tourism DaySeptember 27
World Heart DaySeptember 29
National Blood Donation DayOctober 1


Question Answer
Radioactive element radiumMarie Curie
Richter scaleCharles Richter
Swivel chairThomas Jefferson
Spherical sundialThomas Jefferson
Cipher wheelThomas Jefferson
Rotary steam engineJames Watt
Jet EngineSir Frank Whittle
Pendulum clockHuygens
Diesel engineRudolf diesel
DynamoMicheal faraday
Diode bulbFleming
Photoelectric effectAlbert Einstein
Principles of relativityAlbert Einstein


Question Answer
It measures the intensityof soundAudiometer
An instrument to measure the height above sea levelHygroscope
It is an engine in which heat supplied to the working substance is produced by combustion taking place inside the cylinderInternal Combustion engine
An instrument used to determine the distance covered by wheeled vehiclesOdometer
An instrument used to record the intensity and distance of an earth: quakeSeismograph
An instrument that determines speeds of aeroplanes, motor boats etcTachometer


Question Answer
Milkha Singh Stood ____ in 1960 Olympics, in Athleticsfourth in 400m final
Ms. Medha Patkar is associated with theSardar Sarovar project
Jaspal Rana is associated with which of the following games?Shooting
Lala Lajpat Rai is also known asSher e Punjab;Punjab Kesari
Lance Armstrong, a sportsperson of international repute, belongs to which of the following countries?USA
Karoline Mikkelsen was the first woman toreach South Pole
John F. Kennedy, President of USA, died on1963
Lal Bahadur Shastrisucceeded Pandit Nehru as the second Prime Minister of India; signed the Tashkent Agreement with Ayub Khan for a ceasefire between India and Pakistan; is also known as "Man of Peace"


Question Answer
Leo TolstoyWar and Peace
Graham GreeneThe Power and Glory
Bankim Chandra ChottapadhyayAnandmath
M.O.MathaiReminiscences of the Nehru Age
Lewis CarollAlice in Wonderland
Winston ChurchillThe Gathering Storm
Sarat Chandra ChattopadhayaCharitraheen
Mahatma Gandhi'My Experiments with Truth
R. K. NarayanSwamy and Friends
Sidney SheldonThe Naked Face
HerodotusThe first history book


Question Answer
French OpenLawn Tennis
Hopman CupLawn Tennis
US OpenLawn Tennis
Thomas CupBadminton
Uber CupBadminton


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1504Mona Lisa painted by Leonardo da Vinci
1000-1027Invasion of Mahmud of Ghazni.
1191Prithviraj III, defeated Muhammad Ghori in the first battle of Tarain .
1192Mohammad Ghori defeated Prithviraj in theSecond Battle of Tarain in 1192.
1206Foundation of the Sultanate of Delhi by Qutub-ud-din Aibak.
1210Death of Qutub-ud-din Aibak.
1210-1236Reign of Iltutmish.
1221Mongol invasion under Chenghis Khan.
1231Iltumish completed the construction of Qutub Minar at Delhi.
1236-1240Reign of Empress Raziya, daughter of Iltutmish, the first and last woman ruler of Medieval India.
1266-1287Reign of Sultan Balban.
1288-1293Visit of Marco Polo in India.
1290-1296Sultan Jalal-ud-din Firuz Khalji, founder of the Khalji dynasty.
1296-1316Reign of Sultan Alauddin Khalji.
1320-1325Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq (Ghazi Malik), founder of the Tughlaq dynasty.
1325-1351Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq. Transferred the capital from Delhi to Daulatabad-
1329Issue of token currency
1333Ibn Batuta arrives in India.
1398Invasion of Timur during the reign of Sultan Nasiruddin Mahmud
1526The first Battle of Panipat (1526) Babur defeats Ibrahim Lodhi.
1336Foundation of the empire of Vijayanagar by Harihara and Bukka
1346Foundation of the Bahmani kingdom by Ala-ud-din Hasan Bahman Shah
1498Vasco da Gama arrives at Calicut
1505De Almeida, the first Viceroy of Portuguese in India
1526Babur defeats Ibrahim Lodhi at the first battle of Panipat. Formation of Mughal empire.
1527Battle of Khanwa. Babur defeats Rana Sanga of Mewar.
1530Accession of Humayun.
1538Death of Guru Nanak.
1539Sher Shah defeats Humayun at Chausa and assumes sovereignty.
1540Humayun’s defeat near Kanauj.
1542Birth of Akbar.
1545Battle of Kalinjar.
1545Death of Sher Shah.