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Bushmen are generally found in ?

A)
Kalahari desert

B)
Australian desert

C)
Thar desert

D)
Central Asian desert


Correct Answer :

Kalahari desert


Explanation :

Bushman has hunter-gatherer culture, lives in temporary wood and rock shelters and Kalahari desert caves in South West Africa.

The Great Barrier Reef is located on Ocean coast of ?

A)
Eastern coast of Japan

B)
North-Eastern coast of Australia

C)
Western coast of South Africa

D)
Peru coast


Correct Answer :

North-Eastern coast of Australia


Explanation :

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world.It is located the coast of Queensland, Australia. It has a collection of approximately 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands.

'Thomas Cup' is related to which game ?

A)
Basketball

B)
Volleyball

C)
Football

D)
Badminton


Correct Answer :

Badminton


Explanation :

Thomas Cup, sometimes called the World Men's Team Championships, is an international badminton competition among teams representing member nations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the sport's global governing body.

Where and when the first Olympic Flag was furled ?

A)
1912 Stockholm (Sweden)

B)
1908 London (England)

C)
1920 Antwarp (Belgium)

D)
1896 Athens (Greece)


Correct Answer :

1920 Antwarp (Belgium)


Explanation :

the Olympic flag was raised for the first time at the 1920 Games, held in Antwerp, Belgium. The flag features five interlaced rings that represent the different continents from which the Olympic athletes come, and its colours – blue, yellow, black, green and red, combined with the white background .

Which country will host the 2022 Football World Cup?

A)

America


B)

Canada


C)

Qatar


D)

Mexico



Correct Answer :

Qatar


Explanation :

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup.
Qatar will be the first Arab country to host the World Cup and it will be the first time that the World Cup will be held in the Middle East region.

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.

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.

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