Day 7

subhajit's version from 2015-12-12 13:27


Day 7


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To whom was 'Bharat Ratna' awarded in 1999?Amartya Sen
Raj Kapoor received Dada Saheb Phalke Award in1987
Oscar Awards are conferred annually byAcademy of Motion Pictures, arts and sciences, USA


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World Teachers' DayOctober 5
National Postal DayOctober 10
World Food DayOctober 16
Azad Hind DayOctober 21
United Nations DayOctober 24
Journalist DayOctober 28
World Television DayNovember 21
Poverty Eradication Year1995
International Year of Soils2015
International Year of Light and Light and based Technologies2015
International Year of Pulses2016
Water for Life Decade2005–2015


Question Answer
Magnetic field of electric currentFaraday
Incandescent lampThomas Alva Edison
GramophoneThomas Alva Edison
MicrophoneThomas Alva Edison
Carbon telephone transmittersThomas Alva Edison
Ball point penBiro Brothers
Pneumatic rubber tireJ. B. Dunlop
Safety lamp for minersSir Humphry Davy
Anesthetic properties of nitrous oxideSir Humphry Davy
OxygenJoseph Priestley
Adding machine/ Calculating machinePascal
Centigrade scaleCelsius


Question Answer
It helps in direct exchange of information between two countriesTelex
An instru:ment based on thermo electricity used for measuring temperaturesThermocouple
It is an instrument used to determine the viscosity of liquidsUltra sonoscope
It is a device based on Bernoulli's theorm, for measuring the quantity of a liquid flowing through the pipeVenturimeter
It is an instrument which can send messages from one place to another without the use of wireWireless


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Was one of the greatest Sanskrit poet and dramatist;lived during the region of Chandragupta Vikaramaditya; famous works include Shakutala, Raghuvansha, Meghdoot and Kumara SambahavaMahakavi Kalidas
Magsaysay awards are named after Ramon Magsaysay, ____ who was known for his land reform programme to defuse communist insurgencyPresident of the Philippines
Was a great Italian painter, sculptor and architect; got universal fame form his masterpiece "Monalisa"; drew models of organs such as the heart, lungs and wombLeonardo da Vinci
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a well known freedom fighter ofBangladesh
Who was the first Indian to go into space?Rakesh Sharma
Socrates was the wisest man of the ancient world and developed the method of enquiry and instruction, belonged to Athens
The American General who led the revolt against the British and declared American independence was George Washington
Was a social reformer who tried to eradicate sati, purdah and child marriage; advocated widow remarriage and woman's education; was the founder of the Brahmo SamajRaja Rammohan Roy


Question Answer
Kunwar Natwar SinghOne Life is not enough
Faraz AhmedAssassination of Rajiv Gandhi: An Inside Job?
K GiriprakashThe Vijay Mallya Story
Khuswant SinghTrain to Pakistan
V.S NaipaulA Bend in the River
Chetan BhagatWhat Young India Wants/ Half Girlfriend
Mamata BanerjeeMy Unforgettable Memories
Sameer KochharModiNomics: Inclusive Economics, Inclusive Governance
Arundhati RaiGod of Small things
Sachin TendulkarPlaying it my way
Nani PalkhivalaWe the people
George OrwellNineteen Eighty Four
Abu NuwasForbidden Verses
Vikram SethA Suitable Boy
JagmohanMy Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir
Nirad C. ChaudhuriTo Live or Not Live
Nayantara SahgalA Voice for Freedom
Rahi Masoom RazaNeem ka Ped


Question Answer
Olympic gamesRio de janeiro,brazil,2016
Commonwealth gamesQueensland,Australia,2018
Asian gamesJakarta,Indonesia,2018
Winter OlympicsPyeongchang,south korea,2018
Youth Olympic games(summer)Buenos aires,argentina,2018
Youth Olympic games(winter)Lillehammer, Norway,2016
Cricket world cupEngland,2019
Football world cupRussia,2018
Hockey world cupBhubaneswar,2018
Euro cup/UEFA European football championFrance, 2016


Question Answer
560 BCLord Buddha born
660 BCZoroaster, the founder of Zoroastrianism born in Media(Iran)
570 ADProphet Mohamed, the founder of Islam, born
2500-1500 BCIndus Valley Civilisation.
2000-1500Aryans arrive from central Asia.
1500-1000The Early Vedic Age - Rigveda.
1000-500Later Vedic Period - Samaveda,Yajurveda and Atharvaveda,Brahmanas, Aranyakas, Samhitas, early Upanishads and Sutras.
563-483Gautama Buddha - born at Lumbini (Nepal); attainment of knowledge –Bodh Gaya (Bihar); first sermon –Sarnath, near Varanasi (UP); Nirvana –Kusinagar (Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh).
540-468Mahavira – born at Kundagrama near Vaishali (Bihar) and nirvana at Pavapuri (Patna, Bihar).
492-460Rule of Ajatasatru, son of Bimbisara, king of Magadha.
364-321Rule of Nandas of Magadha
326Invasion of India by Alexander Battle of Hydaspes.
322-298Reign of Chandragupta Maurya, the founder of the Mauryan dynasty.
273-232Reign of Ashoka , son of Bindusara
261Kalinga war.
257Asoka's conversion to Budhism by Upagupta.
250Third Buddhist council at Pataliputra
78Accession of Kanishka, The Saka era begins.
320-335Reign of Chandragupta:I.
335-380Reign of Samudragupta known as Indian Napoleon.
380-414Reign of Chandragupta II (Vikramaditya).
405-411The visit of the Chinese pilgrim Fa:hien to India.
606-647Harsha Vardhana of Kanauj. Hiuen:Tsang visited India (AD 630:644).
973-1190Chalukya dynasty of Kalyani
760-1142Palas of Eastern India.
788-820Sankaracharya and his philosophy of Advaita.
916-1203Construction of Khajuraho Temples.