Famous International Personalities MCQs – Questions and Answers

Famous International Personalities MCQs

Q21. Mount Everest was captured by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in the year
(A) 1951
(B) 1952
(C) 1953
(D) 1954

Correct Answer: (C) 1953

Q22. When was Prophet Mohamed, the founder of Islam, born?
(A) 420 AD
(B) 570 AD
(C) 868 AD
(D) 1138 AD

Correct Answer: (B) 570 AD

Q23. The Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin was
(A) Alexander Fleming
(B) Albert Einstein
(C) Archimedes
(D) Aryabhatta

Correct Answer: (A) Alexander Fleming

Q24. George Bernard Shaw, the great dramatist, was
(A) A Welsh
(B) An Irishman
(C) A Scotsman
(D) An Englishman

Correct Answer: (B) An Irishman

Q25. Raja Rammohan Roy
(A) Was a social reformer who tried to eradicate sati, purdah and child marriage
(B) Advocated widow remarriage and woman’s education
(C) Was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj
(D) All of the above

Correct Answer: (D) All of the above

Q26. Leonardo da Vinci
(A) Was a great Italian painter, sculptor and architect
(B) Got universal fame form his masterpiece “Monalisa”
(C) Drew models of organs such as the heart, lungs and womb
(D) All of the above

Correct Answer: (D) All of the above

Q27. Sir Humphry Davy was a British chemist who
(A) Invented the safety lamp for miners
(B) Discovered the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer: (C) Both (a) and (b)

Q28. When was Lord Buddha born?
(A) 586 BC
(B) 1000 BC
(C) 560 BC
(D) 750 BC

Correct Answer: (C) 560 BC

Q29. The scientist who first discovered that the earth revolves round the sun was
(A) Newton
(B) Dalton
(C) Copernicus
(D) Einstein

Correct Answer: (C) Copernicus

Q30. Yuri Gagarin was
(A) A Russian cosmonaut & became the first man to travel in space
(B) The first person to fly at great height of about 340 km from the earth
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of the above

Correct Answer: (C) Both (a) and (b)

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