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Who wrote the book ‘The Discovery of India’?
(A) Vallabhai Patel
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru
(D) Nethaji

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He knows what rules are necessary and the rules are made to be enforced. It would be
wrong of me to override his rules and decisions of this kind.
Who does “me” refer to in the lesson “The One Minute Apology”?
(A) The Colonel
(B) Edwin Stanton
(C) Abraham Lincoln
(D) Scott

Lakshmibai is the most famous Indian woman to have defied the British
(A) Opposed
(B) Accepted
(C) Considered
(D) Joined

Explanation

Synonyms –> Opposed

Antonyms –> Accepted

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True morality consists, not in following the beaten track, but in finding out the true path for ourselves …
These lines are from the lesson—–
(A) To The Land of Snow
(B) Hiroshima
(C) Mark of Vishnu
(D) The Ceaseless Crusader

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From the lesson “Bon-Voyage”
Her Passion to space exploration has made her an inspiration and an icon to every little Indian girl.
Who is the icon mentioned here?
Find out the correct answer from the options given below :
(A) Sunitha Williams
(B) Kalpana Chawla
(C) Kiran Bedi
(D) Kamala Das

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Choose the correct option and complete the following sentence:
Kalpana Chawla married—–
(A) an astronaut
(B) a flight instructor
(C) her neighbour
(D) a doctor

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Who among the following is an anti-apartheid revolutionary?
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Nelson Mandela
(D) Helen Keller

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“She left India as a student, but she would see the nation of her birth, all of it, from hundreds of miles above” – Whose words are these?
(A) Nelson Mandela
(B) George W. Bush
(C) Barack Obama
(D) Manmohan Singh

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According to the Doctrine of Lapse, the British could take over the kingdom from an Indian ruler who
(A) lost the war
(B) died without a natural heir
(C) indulged in corruption
(D) died because of a terrible disease

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Identify the person who fought for the preservation of many important forests, like the Bharatpur, Bird sanctuary and Silent Valley.
(A) Medha Patkar
(B) Zai Whitaker
(C) Dr. Salim Ali
(D) Arundhathi Roy

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Pick out the statement which is wrong about Mahatma Gandhi.
(A) Mahatma Gandhi was a ceaseless crusader of women’s equality
(B) Gandhi was no advocate of blind adherence to tradition
(C) Be was an extraordinary lover of truth
(D) Gandhi considered women to be unfit for any position or task

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What is the name of the episode on Abraham Lincoln in the book
“The war years Volume III”?
(A) The comforts you have ·is the one you live
(B) The money you spend is the one you live
(C) The happiness you have is the one you live
(D) The legacy you leave is the one you live

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“To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; It is man’s injustice to woman”.
Who said these words about Women?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Swami Vivekananda
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Mahatma Gandhi

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“She left India as a student, but she would see the nation of her birth, all of it, from hundreds of miles above’ –
George W.Bush spoke these lines about whom?
(A) Kalpana Chawla
(B) Sunita Williams
(C) Meena Alexander
(D) Chitra Diwakaruni ·

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Select the correct answer to complete the sentence from options given below :
That Rani Lakshmibai travelled 24 hours at a stretch with her child on her back. speaks of ………
(A) her dynamism and bravery
(B) her desire to escape
(C) her weakness
(D) her selfishness

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“I could then see my reflection in the window and in the retina of my eye the whole earth and sky could be seen reflected”
Who is the speaker?
(A) Helen Keller
(B) Sunita Williams
(C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(D) Kalpana Chawla

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Which of the following is not true?
(A) Chawla always spoke about travelling to the states
(B) Chawla travelled about 760 hours in space
(C) Chawla was assigned as Mission Specialist
(D) Chawli’s inspiration to take up flying was JRD Tata

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In whose biography do you find this statement?
‘I would sweep them out of existence if I had the power’.
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Nelson Mandela
(C) Abraham Lincoln
(D) Mahatma Gandhi

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Match the following column (A) with column (B) :

Column A Column B
(a) Netaji 1. My experiments with truth
(b) Rani of Jhansi 2. NASA
(c) Kalpana Chawla 3. Indian National Army
(d) Mahatma Gandhi 4. Sepoy mutiny

(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 3 4 1
(B) 1 3 2 4
(C) 3 4 2 1
(D) 3 1 2 4