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1-Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets or planetoids, are generally found between Mars and Jupiter

2-Ramon Magsaysay Award, often considered as Asia’s Nobel Prize, is given in memory of Philippines Asian country’s former president.

3-The subatomic particle ‘Boson’ is named after Indian scientist Satyendra Nath Bose

4-On 1st July 1997,  India’s first Science City inaugurated at Kolkata.

5- Abhay Ghat is the name of Morarji Desai’s samadhi in Ahmedabad.

6-In 1829, Governor-General Lord William Bentinck prohibited the practice of ‘Sati’.

7-Megasthanese authored the book ‘Indica’

8- In 1892, Dadabhai Naoroji became the first Indian to be elected to the House of Commons (lower house of British Parliament).

9- Manila (Philippines) city houses the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB).

10- Lactose natural sugar is found in the milk.

11-On 15 May 1952, G.V.Mavalankar became the first speaker of the Lok Sabha

12- ‘Nepali’, ‘Lepcha’, ‘Bhutia’ and ‘Limbu’ are the main spoken langauges of Indian state Sikkim.

13- Amir Khusro ,royal poet of Delhi Sultanate is regarded as the ‘Father of Qawwali’.

14-Article 370 of the Indian Constitution gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir

15-Florence Nightingale was popularly known as the ‘Lady with the Lamp’.

16- In international cricket, Yuvraj Singh of India is the second batsman to hit 6 sixers in an over. Who was the first ?
Ans-Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa)

17-K.M.Beenamol, Indian woman athlete is popularly known as ‘Idukki Express’

18- In his first voyage to India, Vasco da Gama landed at Kozhikode (Calicut) on 20 May 1498 .

19-On the banks of Subarnarekha river, Jamshedpur, the steel city of India,is situated.

20-Vajra ,mythological weapon is depicted on the Param Vir Chakra medal.

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