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General Knowledge Streak - 1

Along with AI and Robotics ... I want children ad young generation to make sure they keep themselves up to date on GENERAL KNOWLEDGE! This series of General Knowledge Streak will have thousands of GK questions and answers ... N-joy!
Nilesh Parakh Apr 24, 2020
Que 1. What is Jantar Mantar and in how many cities it is built?
Answer: Jantar Mantar is a gigantic observatory construction mainly aimed at time tracking, tracking celestial bodies and their movements.
It was built in 17th century by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur.
It consists of huge circular and triangular structures built in various positions and angles.  
There are 5 cities (Delhi, Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi) in India where Jantar Mantar was built
Que 2: What is an electrocardiogram? Who invented it?
Ans: It is a test that uses heart's electrical activities to check its functioning.
Every time our heart beats, an electric impulse that passes through our heart causes muscles to expand and contract which results in blood pumping in body. The movement is rythmic and is plotted by the device measuring electric impulses.
ECG was invented by a Dutch physicial and physiologist Willem Einthoven.
Que 3: Which is the longest river in the world?
Ans: Nile

Que 4: Distance of Moon from Earth?
Ans: 384,400 Km

Que 5: What is Geneva Convention?
Ans: It is a series of treaties and agreements by countries of world to protect the prisoners of wars. It helps protect the ones who cannot fight due to injuries the war and the ones who are not part of the wars. 
Que 6: Who was the first Nobel Prize winner?
Ans: The Nobel Peace Prize was first awarded in 1901 to Frédéric Passy and Henry Dunant

Que 7: Which is the first element in the periodic table?
Ans: Hydrogen

Que 8: How many countries are there in the world as of 2020?
Ans: There are 195 countries in the world.
Que 9: what was the name of first cloned sheep?
Ans: Dolly

Que 10: Which country is called the land of rising sun?
Ans: Japan

Que 11: how many Vedas are there in Hindu religion?
Ans: 4 Vedas (Rigveda, Yajurveda, Samaveda and Atharvaveda)

Que 12: Which is the most populous continent of the world?
Ans: Asia