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Quiz – Rivers of India
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Quiz – Rivers of India

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Test your Knowledge and answer the following:

Questions

  1. Which is the second longest river in India?
  2. Which is the fastest flowing river in India?
  3. Name the only Indian river with a male name
  4. What is the old name of the Chambal river?
  5. Which Indian river is known as the “River of Romance” ?

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  1. Godavari
  2. Teesta
  3. Brahmaputra
  4. Charmanvati
  5. Chenab

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Sarojini Naidu
Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu, Aghorenath Chattopadhyaya, a Bengali Brahmin and Principal of Nizam’s College, Hyderabad, was born on 13th Feb 1879. She started her literary career at the age of 12, when she went to London to pursue her higher education. Her first literary work was “Maher Muneer” for which she was praised by many. During her college in London, she fell in love with Dr. Govindarajulu and married him at the age of 19. She was the first woman governor in India and went on to become president of the Indian National Congress. An exemplary figure in Indian literature, her works include The Indian Fantasy, Ectasy, The Queen’s Rival, The Snake Charmer, to name a few.

A noted poet, she was known as Nightingale of India. A close associate of Mahatmaji, she actively participated in the freedom movement. She was also known as Mahatma Gandhiji’s Mickey Mouse for her unflinching support to Gandhiji.

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Quiz – Rivers of India
  1. An average healthy man has about 5 litres of blood in the body while a woman has about 500 ml less.
  2. The “O” group blood is known as Universal Donor as it can be given to any of the other groups; Group “AB” is called Universal Recipient and can receive from A,B, AB and O groups.
  3. Blood transfusion is done after matching blood groups and Rh factor. This technique was developed by James Blundell of London in 1825.
Quiz – Rivers of India