General Knowledge 278

Test # 278


1.
Which country to host the 2022 World Short Course Swimming Championships?

Login/Register to access massive collection of FREE questions and answers.
Login/Register

gk17
Quiz Index
3040 questions in 304 tests. Each test contains 10 questions.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
173
174
175
176
177
178
179
180
181
182
183
184
185
186
187
188
189
190
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
200
201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210
211
212
213
214
215
216
217
218
219
220
221
222
223
224
225
226
227
228
229
230
231
232
233
234
235
236
237
238
239
240
241
242
243
244
245
246
247
248
249
250
251
252
253
254
255
256
257
258
259
260
261
262
263
264
265
266
267
268
269
270
271
272
273
274
275
276
277
278
279
280
281
282
283
284
285
286
287
288
289
290
291
292
293
294
295
296
297
298
299
300
301
302
303
304

Book : my experiment with truth
Author : m.k. gandhi.      .. More >>

schiaparelli:
n.
1.Italian astronomer who first noted lines (which he called canals) on the surface of Mars (1835-1910)
2.fashion designer born in Italy who was noted for her use of synthetic materials and brilliant colors (1896-1973)      .. More >>

My Account / Test History


Famous Indian Scientists

Thanu Padmanabhan

Thanu Padmanabhan (born 10 March 1957) is an Indian theoretical physicist and Cosmologist whose research spans a wide variety of topics in Gravitation, Structure formation in the universe and Quantum Gravity He has published more than 230 papers and reviews in international journals and ten books in these areas Many of his contributions, especially those related to the analysis and modelling of dark energy in the universe and the interpretation of gravity as an emergent phenomenon, have made significant impact in the field He is currently a distinguished professor at the InterUniversity Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, (IUCAA) at Pune, India
Born in 1957, Padmanabhan did his schooling in Thiruvananthapuram and earned his BSc (1977) and MSc (1979) in Physics, securing Gold Medals in both for graduating at the top of his class, from the University College, Kerala University He published his first research paper (on general relativity) when he was still a BSc student, at the age of 20 He joined the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai in 1979 for his PhD and became a faculty member there in 1980 He held various faculty positions at TIFR during 19801992 and also spent a year (in 198687) at the Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge He moved to IUCAA in 1992 and took over as its Dean, Core Academic Programmes, in 1997, which is the position he is currently holding Padmanabhan has also served as Adjunct Faculty of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (Mumbai), the HarishChandra Research Institute (Allahabad), the Raman Research Institute (Bangalore) and the Indian Institute of Science, Education and Research (IISER, Pune) at different periods in his career He is the elected President of the Cosmology Commission (20092012) of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) and Chairman of the Astrophysics Commission (20112014) of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) He has also been a Visiting Faculty at many institutes including the California Institute of Technology, Princeton University, and a Sackler Distinguished Astronomer of the Institute of Astronomy, CambridgeHe is married to Dr Vasanthi Padmanabhan, who has a PhD in astrophysics from TIFR, Mumbai and has one daughter, Hamsa Padmanabhan

When other is an adjective, it has no plural.
    Where are the other photos? (NOT . . . the others photos?)
    Have you got any other colours?
When other is used alone, without a noun, it can have a plural.
    Some grammars are easier to understand than others I'll be late. Can you tell the others?
.. Next ...
Home
My Account
English Test
Verbal Reasoning
GK Quiz
Grammar Test