Basic General Knowledge - Questions (Section-4)
25Paleontology is a branch of science that deals with the
A. behavior of animalsB. origin and growth of plants
C. the forms of life as revealed by fossils of animals or plants D. formation of new stars
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26Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Britain announce their separation in
A. 1990B. 1991
C. 1996 D. 1997
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27Richter scale is used for measuring
A. density of liquidB. intensity of earthquakes
C. velocity of wind D. humidity of air
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28Sir Humphry Davy was a British chemist who
A. invented the safety lamp for minersB. discovered the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide
C. both (a) and (b) D. None of the above
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29Socrates was the wisest man of the ancient world and developed the method of enquiry and instruction, belonged to
A. FranceB. Athens
C. Greece D. China
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30Sonia Nazario of "Los Angeles Times" was awarded Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for
A. commentaryB. editorial writing
C. music D. feature writing
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