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Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 1

Although George Washington was the first US president, he was not the first to live in the White House. Who was the first President to inhabit the White House in 1800?

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John Adams was the second President of the United States and also the first Vice President of the United States.
He was a statesman, diplomat, and a leading advocate of American independence from Great Britain.
He was the first U.S. president to reside in the executive mansion that eventually became known as the White House.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 2

The International Badminton Federation was established in 1934. Who among the following was the first president of it?

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The Badminton World Federation is the international governing body for the sport of badminton recognized by the International Olympic Committee. It was founded in 1934 as the International Badminton Federation. It's first President was George Alan Thomas, who was a British badminton, tennis and chess player.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 3

She was one of the first female graduates from India during British Empire. She was also the first South Asian female physician to be trained in western medicine. She was the daughter of Brahmo reformer Braja Kishore Basu. Identify her.

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Kadambini Ganguly was the very first Indian female doctor who practised with a degree in western medicine.
She was born in a Brahmo family and had her school education in Dacca and Calcutta and graduated from the University of Calcutta.
Her lectures made Calcutta Medical College finally open its doors to women and was also the first female speaker at the Indian National Congress.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 4

Who conceptualised India's first supercomputer?

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Dr. Vijay Bhatkar is one of most acclaimed and internationally acknowledged scientists of India.
He is best known as the architect of India's national initiative in supercomputing, where he led the development of India's first supercomputer Param in 1990.
Currently he is heading the National Supercomputing Mission of developing Exascale Architecture Supercomputing for India.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 5

She is the current chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world. She has consistently ranked among the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. Who is she?

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Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is the president and chief executive officer of PepsiCo. Best known for its Pepsi soft drinks, the international powerhouse that Nooyi oversees is actually one of the world's largest snack-food companies. 
She is one of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women as ranked by Forbes magazine. She has gotten several honours, awards and international recognition which also include many honorary degrees and the Padma Bhushan which is the most prestigious award of India.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 6

San Marino is the world's one of the smallest country. Its constitution, which was enacted in 1600, is the world's oldest constitution still in perfect. It is surrounded by which country?

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The Republic of San Marino is believed to have the oldest Constitution in the World. The Constitution came into effect on 8th October 1600. It comprises of series of six books written in Latin, collectively known as 'Statutes of 1600'. It is completely surrounded by Italy.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 7

Italy houses two of the smallest countries in the world. The one is the Vatican, which is the other country?

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San Marino is the third-smallest country in Europe. It is a landlocked state completely surrounded by Italy, with a total boundary length of 39 km.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 8

She was world's first woman Prime Minister and sixth Prime Minister of Ceylon since independence. Who was she?

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Sirimavo Bandaranaike was the first woman in the world to become Prime Minister of a country. After her husband assassination in 1959, she won the election in 1960 and became the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. She adopted the policies of non-alignment and democratic socialism.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 9

Who has become the first Indian woman to be conferred with the Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship in May, 20172017?

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Chanda Kochhar, the chairman of ICICI Bank, became the first Indian woman to be conferred with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award for Global Corporate Citizenship from the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington DC on May 10, 2017.

Test: Superlatives and First In India and World- 1 - Question 10

Asia's first cycle highway is in ____.

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Asia's first and longest cycle highway was inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh. It is about 207 km long and runs between Etawah and Agra. It was inaugurated in 2016, by the then state Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

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