General Knowledge - Basic General Knowledge

25. 

Socrates was the wisest man of the ancient world and developed the method of enquiry and instruction, belonged to

A. France
B. Athens
C. Greece
D. China

Answer: Option B

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26. 

Richter scale is used for measuring

A. density of liquid
B. intensity of earthquakes
C. velocity of wind
D. humidity of air

Answer: Option B

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27. 

Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Britain announce their separation in

A. 1990
B. 1991
C. 1996
D. 1997

Answer: Option C

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28. 

Paleontology is a branch of science that deals with the

A. behavior of animals
B. origin and growth of plants
C. the forms of life as revealed by fossils of animals or plants
D. formation of new stars

Answer: Option C

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29. 

Sir Humphry Davy was a British chemist who

A. invented the safety lamp for miners
B. discovered the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide
C. both (a) and (b)
D. None of the above

Answer: Option C

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30. 

Sonia Nazario of "Los Angeles Times" was awarded Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for

A. commentary
B. editorial writing
C. music
D. feature writing

Answer: Option D

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