Milkha Singh Stood ____ in 1960 Olympics, in Athletics.


Options: fourth in 400m final,    second in 400m final,    eighth in 50km walk,    seventh in 800m final

Ans:A,A






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Options: first woman IAS officer,    first woman IPS officer,    first woman advocate,    first woman judge

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