General Knowledge - Basic General Knowledge

49. 

Sulphur is not present in

A. iron pyrites
B. gypsum
C. coal
D. chlorapatite

Answer: Option D

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50. 

Oxygen was independently discovered by

A. Rutherford
B. William Ramsay
C. Joseph Priestley
D. Neils Bohr

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Oxygen was independently discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele, in Uppsala, in 1773 or earlier, and Joseph Priestley in Wiltshire, in 1774, but Priestley is often given priority because his work was published first.

51. 

Rise of the Chinese civilization along the banks of Hawang 40 took place in

A. 2500 - 2000 BC
B. 2700 - 2600 BC
C. 2205 - 1122 BC
D. 2000 - 1200 BC

Answer: Option C

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52. 

Presently known as the European Union, the EEC was established in

A. 1957
B. 1958
C. 1959
D. 1960

Answer: Option B

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53. 

Steel is more elastic than Rubber because

A. its density is high
B. it is a metal
C. ratio of stress to strain is more
D. ratio of stress to strain is less

Answer: Option C

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54. 

The 2003 Right Livelihood Honorary Award honors ____, when the jury recognizes "for his steadfast work over many years for a world free of nuclear weapons".

A. New Zealand's former Prime Minister David Lange
B. Martin Almada (Australia)
C. Martin Green (Australia)
D. None of the above

Answer: Option A

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