Sunday, 21 July 2013

QC# 82

1. The disease X is described by WHO as a poverty related disease which is caused by protozoan parasites. It occurs in different forms and the common forms are Cutaneous X, Visceral X and Mucosal X. The most common one is Visceral X 90% of which occurs in Indian subcontinent. The name X is derived from the name of the British Indian doctor who identified the protozoan near Dum Dum area in Kolkatta. As a result earlier it was known by the name "dum dum fever", but the Indian physicians call it by another name. Identify X and the common name in India.

2. Identify the 3rd person in the list

3. Known by the nick name "Miracle Rice", it was developed by International Rice Research Institute and was introduced in India during 1960s when India was on the verge of famine. By what name do we know this?

4. The stamp shown below commemorates 100th anniversary of an organization whose mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported one-to-one relationship with mentors. Name the organization..

5. Which cartoon character created in 1971 for the Hindi magazine Lotpot was played by Raghuvir Yadav in its television series?


1. X - Leishmaniasis and the common name in India is Kala Azar

2. Yasir Arafat is the third person and the list is the nobel peace laureates in 1994. remaining two are Yitzhak Rabin - former Isreal PM and Shimon Perez - foreign minister of Israel during 1994 and current president. Award was for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East.

3. IR8

4. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada

5. Chacha Choudary

1 comment:

  1. 1-Leishmania by Leishmania parasite.
    2-Yasser Arafat - The Nobel Peace Prize 1994 was awarded jointly to Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin "for their efforts to create peace in the Middle East".
    4-Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada.
    5-Chacha Chaudhary by Pran Kumar Sharma.