G-15 is an economic grouping of:

A. First World Nations
B. Second World Nations
C. Third World Nations
D. Fourth World Nations

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Third World Nations 

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G-15 is an economic grouping of Third World Nations. The countries listed in the G-15 group are Algeria, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.

Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for:

A. Physics in 1956 and 1972
B. Chemistry in 1958 and 1980
C. Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911
D. Chemistry in 1954 and Peace in 1962

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Chemistry in 1958 and 1980 

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Frederick Sanger Born August 13, 1918, Rendcombe, Gloucestershire, England. English biochemist who was twice the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. He was awarded the prize in 1958 for his determination of the structure of the insulin molecule. He shared the prize (with Paul Berg and Walter Gilbert) in 1980 for his determination of base sequences in nucleic acids. Sanger was only the fourth two-time recipient of the Nobel Prize.

Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?

A. Taoism
B. Shintoism
C. Judaism
D. Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion) 

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Fire temple is the place of worship of Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion). A fire temple in Zoroastrianism is the place of worship for Zoroastrians, often called dar-e mehr (Persian) or agiyari (Gujarati). In the Zoroastrian religion, fire (see atar), together with clean water (see aban), are agents of ritual purity.

First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christian Bernard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in:

A. 1958
B. 1922
C. 1967
D. 1968

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 1967

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Louis Washkansky (1913 – 21 December 1967) was the recipient of the world’s first human heart transplant. Washkansky died of double pneumonia eighteen days after the transplant because of a weakened immune system.