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  • WWII the deadliest war in all of human history with around 70 million people killed.
  • After World War I, Germany had to give up land and was banned from having armed forces. It was under the Treaty of Versailles.
  • In 1933, the German people voted for a leader named Adolf Hitler, who led a political party in Germany called the National Socialists or Nazis.
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  • Perahera Festival is the most famous, colourful celebrations of Sri Lanka.
  • The country's most sacred relic, one of Buddha's teeth, is normally kept enshrined within the town's Dalada Maligawa temple.
  • But during the festival it is paraded around the streets.
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  • It is a Mexican holiday also known as Day of the Dead.
  • It focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.
  • The celebration takes place on 1st and 2nd November.
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  • Songkran is the welcoming of spring and it is celebrated in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Burma, under different names.
  • In Thailand it begins on 13th April and ends on 15th April and is the traditional New Year.
  • Thai citizens celebrate it by throwing water at each other and passers-by in the street.
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  • Section 80c of the Income tax act allows tax deductions upto 1.5 lacs per year and the investment options are given below:
  • Public Provident Fund or PPF which has locking period of 15 years.
  • Employee Provident Fund or EPF which also has locking period of 15 years.
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  • Full form is Sun Protection Factor, which is exactly what it sounds.
  • Sunscreen blocks the photons of the Sun from penetrating into our skin.
  • SPF is a factor to measure that blockage. And as you can see in the photo, it is not linear.
2953  2 y 
  • IMPS is an immediate payment service. It includes internet banking, mobile banking, etc.
  • It is 24X7 and the upper limit varies from bank to bank. But it is around 100000/day.
  • In NEFT the transfer is not immediate. It is done in batches.
2700  2 y 
  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Intergovernmental military alliance
  • Formed in 4th April, 1949
2937  2 y 
  • Multi-sports event
  • Takes place every four years
  • First held in 1930
2072  2 y 
  • It is parachuting down from a cliff instead of a plane
  • A BASE is any building, antenna, span and cliff
  • Regarded as an extreme sport
2665  2 y 
  • Played by using a bow and an arrow
  • Previously used for hunting and combat
  • Now it is a competitive sport
2257  2 y 
  • Indian politician and lawyer
  • Current Minister of External Affairs
  • Represents Bharatiya Janata Party
3367  2 y 
  • Don't give 500 and 1000 rupees notes to local vendors who will accept it because they don't provide bills
  • Notes are banned, the only place where it should be given is a bank
  • Don't exchange notes because it has a limit, rather deposit them into your account
1899  2 y 
  • Indian American business executive
  • CEO of Google Inc
  • Born in Madurai, India
2119  2 y 
  • Italian born Indian politician
  • President of Indian National Congress
  • Widow of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
2323  2 y 
  • Indian model/actor and politician
  • Former HRD minister of India
  • Current Minister of Textiles in India
2290  2 y 
  • Indian director, writer, music composer
  • One of the greatest filmmaker of India
  • Widely known for his Apu trilogy
2580  2 y 
  • It is result of negligence and fraud by Greece officials
  • In 1999, there was an earthquake that destroyed much of the infrastructure of Athens
  • They were still recovering and they hosted Olympics in 2004
2556  2 y 
  • Contingent is accidental and superorganism is group of many organism
  • Humans form this on some level of hierarchy
  • On higher level people put their success behind the group’s success
3727  2 y 
  • Former Indian cricketer and captain
  • Known as the greatest batsman of all time
  • Only player to score 100 centuries in one day international
2829  2 y 
  • Indian businessman, philanthropist, investor
  • Chairman of Tata group from 1991 to 2012
  • Studied architecture from Cornell University and management from Harvard
2748  2 y 
  • Vice-president of Indian National Congress
  • Chairperson of Indian Youth Congress and National Students Union of India
  • Represents Amethi as its Member of Parliament
2963  2 y 
  • 23rd Governor of Reserve Bank of India
  • Chief economist at International Monetary Fund from 2003 to 2007
  • Known as one of the best central bank governors
3031  2 y 
  • 13th and current President of India
  • Was senior leader in Indian National Congress with career spanning six decades
  • Was Union Finance Minister before becoming President
2551  2 y 
  • 15th and current Prime Minister of India
  • Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014
  • Represents Bharatiya Janta Party
3185  2 y 
  • Boxer from Manipur
  • Five time World Amateur Boxing Champion
  • Only woman boxer to qualify in 2012 Olympics, winning a bronze medal
3142  2 y 
  • Prominent leader in Indian independence movement against the British
  • Father of the nation
  • Philosopher of non-violence
3826  2 y 
  • On 26th June, 1974, a number of banks released payment of Deutsche Marks
  • It was the German currency that time
  • It was released to Herstatt bank in Frankfurt
2021  2 y 
  • Proposed by Archimedes in 250 BC
  • If the weight of the water displaced by an object > weight of the object, object floats.
  • Water displaced by a hollow object and a solid object will be the same.
1925  2 y 
  • Indian jurist and social reformer
  • Campaigned for the untouchables in India
  • India’s first law minister
2193  2 y 
  • Indian revolutionary socialist
  • Highly influential in Indian independence movement
  • Assassinated John Sanders for revenge of Lala Lajpat Rai’s murder
2161  2 y 
  • American businessman, philanthropist and computer programmer
  • Cofounded Microsoft in 1975
  • It is the largest PC software company
2630  2 y 
  • German born theoretical physicist
  • Developed special theory of relativity and general theory of relativity
  • General theory of relativity and quantum mechanics are two pillars of modern physics
2592  2 y 
  • Scientist turned politician from Rameswaram, Tamilnadu
  • Known as Missile Man of India
  • Played a pivotal role in Pokhran-II tests
3589  2 y 
  • Engineer, inventor, investor
  • Founder of SpaceX, Tesla motors, OpenAI, Solarcity, PayPal
  • Net worth: US $10.7 billion
3045  2 y 
  • One of the greatest actors in Indian film industry
  • Born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Appeared in more than 180 movies
1167  6 m 
  • Before WW1 started, there were a number of defence alliances which existed between the major European countries.
  • This meant if one country were to declare a war on another, the other countries in the same alliance would also have to enter the conflict.
  • Britain, France, Ireland and Russia were part of an alliance called the Allied Powers.
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  • Tsechus are integral to Bhutanese culture and take place from tiny, isolated villages to some of the country's largest monasteries.
  • People travel all over the country to celebrate and Tsechus attract visitors from around the world.
  • Tsechus are a wonderful way to experience and gain an insight into this unique culture.
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  • The Obon Festival is celebrated in Japan in August and it usually lasts for three days.
  • It is a Buddhist festival to commemorate one's ancestors and is celebrated through Bon Odori dances and a giant bonfire lit in the hills of Kyoto.
  • The festival is also known as the festival of lanterns.
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  • These are some apps which can be used to manage your social media handles.
  • They can help you post on different handles at the same time and you can also schedule the posts.
  • These apps do not include WhatsApp because it is a personal messaging app and nobody uses it commercially as of now.
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  • Paracetamol for pain in any part of the body and/or fever
  • Levocetirizine for runny nose
  • Amoxicillin for infections of the ear, nose, throat or skin
1543  1 y 
  • Heat stroke is also known as hyperthermia. It happens when body hits 40.3º C temperature.
  • The symptoms include dizziness, headache, nausea, fatigue, vision distortion, etc.
  • The cause is exposure to excessive heat. The most common occurrence is between 2 to 5 pm.
2457  2 y 
  • Consists of three continuous cardio regime
  • 1) 3.86 kms of swimming in 2 hours 20 minutes
  • 2) 180.25 bicycle ride in 8 hours 10 minutes
2890  2 y 
  • An Intergovernmental organization
  • Organises Commonwealth games
  • Formed on 19th November, 1926
2536  2 y 
  • It's a bat and ball game like cricket.
  • Played between two teams having nine players each
  • Goal is to score runs by hitting the ball thrown by pitcher and running four bases anti-clockwise
2236  2 y 
  • Association of South-East Asian Nations
  • Economic and political organization
  • Member countries: 10
2356  2 y 
  • Indian international cricketer
  • Right handed batsman
  • Current captain of Indian team in test cricket
3073  2 y 
  • It will root out the current 500 and 1000 rupees notes
  • Black money is stored in notes with higher denomination so people will have to either declare it or lose it
  • Many of these are fake notes which is the second benefit of new notes
1889  2 y 
  • Was an American entrepreneur and inventor
  • Cofounded Apple Inc. with Steve Wozniak
  • CEO and largest shareholder of Pixar Animation studio
2027  2 y 
  • The position between goalkeeper and the last defender is called offside
  • One can not stand at the offside position and make a goal
  • One has to be in an active play, he can then make a goal from this position
2092  2 y 
  • Theoretical physicist, Cosmologist
  • Suffers from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Was given 3 months to live when diagnosed with ALS in 1963 but still breathing at the age of 74
2420  2 y 
  • It is the result of human error
  • When information travels through many channels, it get distorted
  • Misleading information gets more errors like this
2529  2 y 
  • Indian born American business executive
  • Current CEO of Microsoft
  • Built Microsoft’s cloud computing services
2750  2 y 
  • Indian barrister and leader of Indian National Congress
  • One of the founding fathers of independent India
  • Played a vital role in integration of India
2696  2 y 
  • Indian badminton player
  • Former number 1 in women’s singles
  • First Indian to win a medal in Olympics
2671  2 y 
  • People tend to attract towards ideas which are easily understandable
  • Ideas and concepts which are easily digested are accepted easily
  • Round figures are remembered easily
2944  2 y 
  • A movement to establish a communist society
  • Promotes common ownership and no class among the people
  • Also promotes no money or state
4524  2 y 
  • One of the best Garbas in Gujarat
  • The largest Garba ground in Vadodara
  • Garba starts at 7 pm but it reaches it's full capacity of people at 9 pm
2889  2 y 
  • A system based on private ownership
  • Decision making is done by owners and price is set by market conditions
  • Promotes ownership of goods and profit accumulation
3019  2 y 
  • Serbian American inventor and physicist
  • Designed AC current electricity system, induction motor, tesla coil
  • Worked for Thomas Edison in 1884
2553  2 y 
  • Chairman, Managing Director and largest shareholder of Reliance Industries Limited
  • It is a fortune 500 company
  • Resides at Antilia building in South Mumbai which is worth $ 2 billion
3246  2 y 
  • American computer programmer, internet entrepreneur, philanthropist
  • Chairman, CEO and cofounder of Facebook
  • Attended Harvard University where Facebook was first launched
3280  2 y 
  • American scientist and internet entrepreneur
  • Cofounded Google with Sergey Brin
  • CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc
3935  2 y 
  • First Prime Minister of India after independence
  • Influential figure in Indian independence movement
  • Led India from its independence till his death in 1964
2133  2 y 
  • MD and CEO of ICICI Bank
  • Known for shaping retail banking in India
  • Received Padma Bhushan in 2010
1934  2 y 
  • 44th President of the United States of America
  • First African-American President in the USA
  • Represents Democratic party
1966  2 y 
  • Indian born, naturalized American businesswoman
  • Chairperson and CEO of PepsiCo
  • It is world’s second largest food and beverages business
2030  2 y 
  • Indian business tycoon and philanthropist
  • Chairman of Wipro Limited
  • It is one of the leading IT company in India
2648  2 y 
  • Indian author and political activist
  • Won Man Booker Prize for fiction in 1997 for her book The god of small things
  • Born in Shillong, Meghalaya
3286  2 y 
  • First woman to be the chairperson of State Bank of India
  • Joined SBI in 1977 as a probationary officer
  • In 2015, listed in 30 most powerful women by Forbes
3571  2 y 
  • 16th President of the United States of America
  • Abolished slavery in the US after the Civil War
  • Born in Kentucky, USA
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