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What is the Belfast famous for?

A)

Belt of cotton textile industry


B)

Ship-building industry


C)

Agricultural machinery


D)

Aero planes manufacturing



Correct Answer :

Ship-building industry


Explanation :

Belfast, city and capital of Northern Ireland, located on the River Lagan.
It famous for the shipbuilding industry. The Titanic was built in Belfast in 1911–1912.

Pulitzer prize is given for distinguished achievement in which of the following sectors ?

A)

Sporrts


B)

Medicine


C)

Journalism


D)

Photography



Correct Answer :

Journalism


Explanation :

Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer.

Around the world in Eighty days, an adventurous book was written by which of the following authors ?

A)

Chaucer


B)

Cervantes


C)

Jules Verne


D)

HG wells



Correct Answer :

Jules Verne


Explanation :

Around the World in Eighty Days, is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873.
In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days.

Grammy awards are presented for contribution in which of the following?

A)

Sports


B)

Literature


C)

Music


D)

Medicine



Correct Answer :

Music


Explanation :

A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry.

Who wrote the book "Gullivers Travels"?

A)

Charles Lamb


B)

Charles Dickens


C)

Alexander Dumas


D)

Jonathan Swift



Correct Answer :

Jonathan Swift


Explanation :

Gulliver's Travels is a book written in 1726 by Jonathan Swift. It is an adventure story (in reality, a misadventure story). It is about a man named Gulliver who goes to a place with very tiny people that are less than 6 inches tall.

When is the Human Rights Day celebrated?

A)

September 1


B)

November 10


C)

December 10


D)

July 15



Correct Answer :

December 10


Explanation :

Friday, 10 December

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

In which year was Pulitzer Prize established?

A)

1917


B)

1918


C)

1922


D)

1928



Correct Answer :

1917


Explanation :

Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of Joseph Pulitzer.

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Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 6 hours and 4 hours respectively. If they are opened on alternate hours and if pipe A s opened first, in how many hours, the tank shall be full?

A large tanker can be filled by two pipes A and B in 60 min and 40 min respectively. How many minutes will it take to fill the tanker from empty state if B is used for first half of the time, and A and B fill it together for the other half?

A tank is filled by 3 pipes with uniform flow. The first two pipes operating simultaneously fill the tank in the same time during which the tank is filled by the third pipe alone. The 2nd pipe fills the tank 5 hours faster than first pipe and 4 hours slower than third pipe. The time required by first pipe is?

Two pipes A and B together can fill a cistern in 4 hours. Had they been opened separately, then B would have taken 6 hours more than A to fill the cistern. How much time will be taken by A to fill the cistern separately?

Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 24 min and 32 min respectively. If both the pipes are opened simultaneously, after how much time B should be closed so that the tank is full in 18 min?

Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 36 min and 45 min respectively. A water pipe C can empty the tank in 30 min. First A and B are opened. after 7 min, C is also opened. In how much time, the tank is full?

Two pipes can fill a cistern in 14 hours and 16 hours respectively. The pipes are opened simultaneously and it is found that due to leakage in the bottom it took 32 min more to fill the cistern. When the cistern is full, in what time will the leak empty it?

Bucket P has thrice the capacity as Bucket Q. It takes 60 turns for Bucket P to fill the empty drum. How many turns it will take for both the buckets P and Q, having each turn together to fill the empty drum?

Probability

In a class , 30 % of the students offered English, 20 % offered Hindi and 10 % offered Both.If a student is offered at random, what is the probability that he has offered English or Hindi?

In a lottery ,there are 10 prizes and 25 blanks.A lottery is drawn at random. what is the probability of getting a prize ?

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