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True or False Quiz 2

#1. Tipu Sultan used missiles in the wars he fought.

Tipu Sultan pioneered the legendary Mysore missile, having taken the innovation of his father several steps beyond anything the East India Company had seen at the time: The missiles were capable of a range of up to 2 km.
[Read more at: https://www.deccanherald.com/state/on-tipu-jayanti-10-facts-about-mysores-warrior-king-702346.html]

#2. An octopus has three hearts.

Octopuses have three hearts, which is partly a consequence of having blue blood. Their two peripheral hearts pump blood through the gills, where it picks up oxygen. A central heart then circulates the oxygenated blood to the rest of the body to provide energy for organs and muscles.

#3. Ferdinand Magellan did not complete the circumnavigation of the globe.

Magellan is often cited as the first explorer to have circumnavigated the globe, but this is not technically true. While he organized the voyage and negotiated the treacherous South American strait and the crossing of the Pacific, Magellan was killed before the mission ever reached the Spice Islands.
[History.com]

#4. Indira Gandhi was Mahatma Gandhi's niece.

Indira’s father was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi. However, the fact that Indira ended up with the same last name as the iconic Indian leader wasn’t due to a connection with the Mahatma; instead, Indira became Indira Gandhi following her marriage to Feroze Gandhi (who wasn’t related to the Mahatma).

#5. Neeraj Chopra is the first Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal.

Neeraj Chopra is the second Indian to win an individual Olympic gold medal after Abhinav Bindra, who won the gold medal in the men’s 10 m air rifle in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

#6. Stephen Hawking declined a knighthood from the Queen.

The eminent physicist was awarded a knighthood in the ’90s, but he respectfully declined. He said that he couldn’t possibly accept the honor due to the government’s lack of funding for the sciences.

#7. A lion's roar can be heard up to eight kilometres away.

You can hear a lion’s roar from up to five miles (8 km) away. While both female and male lions roar, it is typically the male’s roar that is loudest and travels the farthest. Lions roar as a means of communication with other lions.

#8. The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.

Yes, it’s true. The unicorn really is the official national animal of Scotland. It is a legendary creature that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a single large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. In Celtic mythology the unicorn was a symbol of purity and innocence, as well as masculinity and power.

#9. Neptune is the fastest spinning planet in the solar system.

Jupiter is the fastest spinning planet in the solar system. It only takes about 10 hours to complete a full rotation on its axis. Neptune takes 16 hours.

#10. 'A' is the most commonly used letter in English.

The most commonly used letter in English is ‘E’.
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  1. Asish Jojo

    Sir in first time I got only 4 mark and when I was filling the comment I got out of the site and I come and do the quiz again then I got 9 mark

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