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A multiple-choice quiz by LoveAnimals555. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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372,769
Updated
Feb 04 23
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Question 1 of 10
1. Animals: The sycon belongs to which of the following groups? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. History: Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. People: Whose birthday is celebrated as "National Youth Day" in India? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. For Children: My best friend Harish had Rupees 10,800 but he bought a cycle for Rupees 10,000. How much money was he left with? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Literature: Which Indian author wrote the book "The Oath of Vayuputras"? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. World: Who was the first female Prime Minister of India? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Sports: Who was the first Indian cricket player to score 10,000 runs in test cricket? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Movies: Which famous Indian actor played roles in the movie "Amar Akbar Anthony" and "Zanjeer"? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Science: If C.V.Raman covers 100 metres in 10 seconds then what is the speed of C.V.Raman? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Geography: Which Indian state is also called "Sugar Bowl of India"? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Animals: The sycon belongs to which of the following groups?

Answer: Porifera

Sycon belongs to phylum Porifera and class Calcispongia.

It is also known as urn sponge and crown sponge.

Each individual has large number of ostia and a single terminal osculum.

Development is indirect involving a larval stage called Amphiblastula.

Canal system in sycon is sycon type.

Digestion is intracellular. Sycon is diploblastic.

Most commonly found sponges in India are Demospongia, Hexactinellida and calcarea. Gulf of Mannar has the highest sponge diversity in India.
2. History: Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913?

Answer: Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore was a great author from India.

He was born on 7 May 1861 in Kolkata, India. His spouse was Mrinalini Dev. He was awarded the Noble Prize for Literature in 1913 for his book "Gitanjali". He died on 7 August 1941 (aged 80) in Kolkata, India. He also had a pet dog about which he wrote several poems.

His other notable works are "Gora", "Ghare-Baire", "Jana Gana Mana" (Indian national anthem), "Rabindra Sangeet", "Amar Shonar Bangla".

He also wrote the National Anthem of Bangladesh.
3. People: Whose birthday is celebrated as "National Youth Day" in India?

Answer: Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekanand is responsible for the inspirational statement, "Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is reached." His real name was Narendranath Vishwanath Datta and he was born on 12 January 1863 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. He was a disciple of Ram Krishna Paramhansa. He founded the Ramkrishna Mission. He died on 4 July 1902 (aged 39) at Belur Math, West Bengal, India. He also founded Arya Samaj.

He wrote several books such as "Vedanta Philosophy", "Hatha Yoga", "Karma Yoga", "Gyana Yoga" and "Inspired Talks".
4. For Children: My best friend Harish had Rupees 10,800 but he bought a cycle for Rupees 10,000. How much money was he left with?

Answer: Rupees 800

Now he has Rupees 800 as Rupees 10,800 - Rupees 10,000 = Rupees 800.

Indian Rupee is the national currency of India. Rupee is used in various other countries such as Nepal (Nepali rupee), Pakistan (Pakistani rupee), Indonesia (rupiah) etc.
5. Literature: Which Indian author wrote the book "The Oath of Vayuputras"?

Answer: Amish Tripathi

Amish Tripathi is an Indian author. He was born on 18th October 1974 in Mumbai, India.

"The Immortals of Meluha" was the first 'mashup' novel of Amish Tripathi and was published in February 2010.

His other notable works are "The Secret of the Nagas" and "Scion of Ikshvaku".
6. World: Who was the first female Prime Minister of India?

Answer: Indira Gandhi

Mrs. Indira Gandhi was the daughter of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawahar Lal Nehru. She was born on 19 November 1917 at Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. She served as the third Prime Minister of India as well as being the first female Prime Minister.

Rajiv Gandhi was her son, who after her death became the Prime Minister of India.

She died on 31 October 1984 (aged 66) in New Delhi, India.
7. Sports: Who was the first Indian cricket player to score 10,000 runs in test cricket?

Answer: Sunil Gavaskar

His full name is Sunil Manohar Gavaskar.
He was born on 10 July 1949 in Mumbai, Maharastra.
He was a right arm medium bowler and right handed batsmen.
He wrote his autobiography titled, 'Sunny Days'.
8. Movies: Which famous Indian actor played roles in the movie "Amar Akbar Anthony" and "Zanjeer"?

Answer: Amitabh Bacchan

He is an Indian film actor.
He was born on 11 October 1942 at Allahabad, India.
Jaya Bacchan is the wife of Amitabh Bacchan. She too worked with him in the movie "Zanjeer".

Amitabh Bachchan won his first Filmfare Award as a Supporting Actor, for "Anand" in 1971. He had won a Filmfare award as a best actor for his movie, "Amar, Akbar, Anthony".

Amitabh Bachchan was voted as the "star of the millennium" in a world-wide poll conducted by BBC.
9. Science: If C.V.Raman covers 100 metres in 10 seconds then what is the speed of C.V.Raman?

Answer: 10 m/s

Here, distance = 100 metres
Time taken = 10 seconds
Since speed = distance/time
Therefore, speed of the man = 100 metres/10 seconds = 10 m/s.

Speed is a scalar quantity. It is defined as distance covered per unit time.

C.V.Raman is an Indian physicist. He worked on the principle of scattering of light for which he won the Nobel prize for Physics. He also won Bharat Ratna (the highest civilian award in India).
10. Geography: Which Indian state is also called "Sugar Bowl of India"?

Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state of India. The capital of Uttar Pradesh is Lucknow (the city in which I live). Lucknow is commonly known as "City of Nawabs". The Taj Mahal is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

Rajasthan is the largest state in India (areawise).

Goa is the smallest state in India (areawise).
Source: Author LoveAnimals555

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