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Personalities Quiz - Women of India

Personalities Quiz - Women of India

1. Who is the only woman to be the Finance Minister of India?
Sarojini Naidu
Maneka Gandhi
Sucheta Kripalani
Indira Gandhi

2. Who is the youngest person to summit Mt. Everest?
Malavath Purna
Dicky Dolma
Jordan Romero
Ming Kipa

3. Who is known as Missile Woman of India?
Kalpana Chawla
Sunita Williams
Tessy Thomas
Vandana Shiva

4. Who among the following was known as Manikarnika in her childhood?
Annie Besant
Rani Lakshmibai
Rani Gaidinliu
Lakshmi Sahgal

5. Indian revolutionary who was a great follower of Mahatma Gandhi and was shot dead by the British Indian police in 1942. She was known as 'Gandhi Buri', Bengali for old lady Gandhi.
Matangini Hazra
Begum Hazrat Mahal
Bhikaiji Cama
Parbati Giri

6. Who is referred to as the "Joan of Arc of India"?
Begum Hazrat Mahal
Madam Bhikaiji Cama
Rani Lakshmibai
Aruna asaf Ali

7. Which Indian woman journalist was honored with the Anna Politkovskaya Award in 2017?
Barkha Dutt
Gauri Lankesh
Shobhaa De
Sagarika Ghose

8. Annabel Metha, Indian social activist, who has been awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire is related to which one of the following Indian celebrities?
Amitabh Bachan
Amir Khan
Saurav Ganguly
Sachin Tendulkar

9. Who recently became the youngest Indian woman to climb Mount Everest?
Shivangi Pathak
Santosh Yadav
Anshu Jamsenpa
Malavath Purna

10. Name the only Indian actress to win BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
Konkana Sen Sharma
Vidya Balan
Rohini Hattangadi

Thursday, 14 March 2019

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Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India 1

Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India

This International Women's Day let's us have a look at the great women of India. This is the first in the series of quiz on notable women in India and the world.

India Quiz, Personalities Quiz

1. Who was the first Indian woman to feature in a postage stamp?
Indira Gandhi
Mother Teresa
Sarojini Naidu

Friday, 1 March 2019

Earth Science Olympiad - Previous Questions 9

Earth Science Olympiad - Previous Questions 9

1. The partial pressure of water vapour is 10 mbar and the temperature is 20C (saturated vapour pressure of water is 25 mbar), what is the relative humidity?

2. If the observed temperature cools 15K between the ground and 3 km above the ground, the environmental lapse rate will be
less than the dry adiabatic lapse rate
higher than dry adiabatic lapse rate
same as the dry adiabatic lapse rate
negative of the dry adiabatic lapse rate

3. The energy contained in the violet spectrum is …….. the energy contained in the green spectrum.
smaller than
larger than
equal to
100 times more

4. Temperature in the stratosphere is higher
air at stratospheric altitudes is more dense
because of ozone absorption
because of water vapour absorption
because of more solar radiation

5. The energy for sun comes from
Nuclear fission
Nuclear fusion
chemical reactions

6. Age of the solar system is about
4.5 million years
4.5 billion years
450 million years
450 thousand years

7. Stars have different colours because
They have different temperature
They are at different distances
The interstellar medium changes their colour
They belong to different regions of the galaxy

8. Our galaxy is called
Andromeda Galaxy
M31 Galaxy
W25 Galaxy
Milky Way galaxy

9. How many times bigger than the Earth is the Sun?
100,000 times
10,000 times
300,000 times
500,000 times

10. The nearest star to earth is
Proxima Centauri

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