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Options: F. Whittle,    C. Lindbergh,    W. Histell,    B. Owings

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Options: August 30, 1992,    August 30, 1982,    August 30, 1990,    None of the above

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Options: R. Venkatramanan,    Dr. Zakir Hussain,    V. V. Giri,    Dr. Rajendra Prasad

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Options: 753 BC,    604 BC,    660 BC,    None of the above

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Options: Bjarne Stroustrup,    Steve Wozniak,    Ken Thompson,    Niklaus Wirth

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Prothrombin which helps in clotting of blood is released by
Options: lymphocytes,    erythrocytes,    monocytes,    blood platelets

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When was Lord Buddha born?
Options: 586 BC,    1000 BC,    560 BC,    750 BC

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