General Knowledge - Basic General Knowledge

67. 

The ancient Olympics Games came to a sudden end when the Roman Emperor Theodosius banned them as paper manifestations. The modern Olympic Games were received after a lapse of nearly

A. ten centuries
B. twelve centuries
C. fifteen centuries
D. eighteen centuries

Answer: Option C

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68. 

Reproductive cells in human beings are produced

A. in greater numbers for a longer period of time in the male
B. for a longer period in the female than in male
C. in equal number in both sexes
D. in greater numbers by the female than by the male

Answer: Option A

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69. 

Study of earthquakes is known as

A. ecology
B. seismology
C. numismatics
D. None of the above

Answer: Option B

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70. 

The 2005 Australian Open Tennis Championship titles for men's and women's singles were won, respectively by

A. Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf
B. Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams
C. Andre Agassi and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario
D. Marat Safin and Serena Williams

Answer: Option D

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71. 

Penicillin was invented by

A. Dr Jonas E. Salk
B. Gregory Mendal
C. Paul Ehrlich
D. A. Fleming

Answer: Option D

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72. 

Super conductivity is a phenomenon in which the resistance of a substance

A. increases with temperature
B. decreases with temperature
C. does not change with temperature
D. becomes zero at very low temperature

Answer: Option D

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