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- Dinesh Bhatia accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Paraguay

- International Beer Day - 1st Friday in August

- London named worlds best student city in new rankings.

 

 

(Q) International Beer Day is observed on ________ ?

(A) 1st Friday in August


(Q) Pakistan opens 1000-year-old Shawala Teja Singh temple in ______ for worship after 72 years ?

(A) Punjab

 


 

Beer is one of the most popular low alcohol drinks in the world.

Iceland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America celebrate their Beer Days (by the way, there are three different holidays dedicated to beer in the USA). And International Beer Day is celebrated on six continents on the first Friday in August.

 

 

Pingali Venkayya (2 August 1876 – 4 July 1963) was an Indian freedom fighter and the designer of the flag from which Indian national flag was adopted.

 

 

Alexander Graham Bell ( March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922 ) was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

 


 

The positron or antielectron is the antiparticle or the antimatter counterpart of the electron.

The positron has an electric charge of +1 e, a spin of 1/2, and has the same mass as an electron.

 

 

- 1980 The Central Station at Bologna, Italy, was attacked by a terrorist. The terrorist detonated a bomb, killing 85 people and wounding more than 200.

- 1978 Died : Antony Noghès, French businessman, best known as a founder of the Monaco Grand Prix, one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world.

 

 

1. RAMPART (NOUN) : defensive wall

Synonyms: barricade, fortification

Antonyms: depression, ditch

Example Sentence : The Prime Minister declared from the ramparts of the Red Fort that sovereignty of India is enviable.

 

 

General Studies Geography India & World :

Download this PDF titled General Studies Geography India & World for All Competitive Exams purpose.

 

 

(Q) In which part of the human body is the smallest bone found ?

(A) Wrist

(B) Palm

(C) Nose

(D) Ear

To know the answer, click Read More

 


 
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