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1-In 1913, at San Francisco American city  Lala Har Dayal founded the ‘Ghadar Party’.

2-On 1 September 1939, attack on Polland country by Germany marked the start of World War II.

3-Titan, the only moon (natural satellite) known to have a dense atmosphere, is the largest moon of Saturn planet .

4-Hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.

5-Ghatigaon Sanctuary, set up for the conservation of the Son Chiriya (great Indian bustard), is located in Madhya Pradesh state.

6-Rukmini Devi Arundale , renowned dancer established classical dance school ‘Kalakshetra’ at Adyar near Chennai in 1931.

7-As a token of protest against Jallianwala Bagh massacre on 13 April 1919, Rabindranath Tagore returned the Knighthood conferred on him by the British Government .

8- Chlorophyll pigment gives plants and leaves their green colour

9- Saras is the first indigenous civilian aircraft of India

10-Washington D.C., the capital of United States of America, is located on the banks of Potomac river.

11-On 18 March 1965, Alexey Leonov became the first human to walk in the space.

12- Antarctica is the only continent through which all longitude lines passes.

13-Adrenaline hormone, released when danger threatens, is known as Emergency hormone.

14- In 1916, Dhondo Keshav Karve founded Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women’s University at Pune, the first women’s university in India.

15- ‘Mein Kampf’ (My Struggle) book is the autobiography of Adolf Hitler.

16- Dengue Fever  disease is caused by female Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes.

17-Among terrestrial (land) animals, Elephant animal has the longest gestation period .

18-Yakshagana, literally meaning celestial music, is a popular dance drama of Indian state Karnataka.

19-Falkland Islands, located in South Atlantic Ocean, are a self-governing Overseas Territory of country United Kingdom.

20-The minimum age limit to become the Governor of a state in India is 35 years.

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