On this Day -5th jan
- January 6, 2023
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Exam Analysis
ON THIS DAY – 5th January
It is National Bird Day today!
- In 1919, Anton Drexler founded the far-right German Workers’ Party, which eventually led to Hitler’s Nazi party.
- In 1933, the construction of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco began.
- In 1945 with Japan losing the war and most of the well-trained pilots gone, a new breed of pilots was born called kamikaze or suicide bombers. These pilots needed little training and could do great damage by taking planes full of explosives and crashing them into ships. At Okinawa, they sank 30 ships and killed almost 5,000 Americans.
- In 1971, the first ODI cricket match in history was played between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
- In 1972, American president Richard Nixon announced the Space Shuttle Program, which launched satellites and worked on telescopes and the International Space Station.
- In 2005, the dwarf planet Eris was discovered in our solar system.
- In 2014, the first successful flight of an Indian cryogenic engine took place with the launch of the communication satellite GSAT-14.
QUIZ – 5th Jan
Q1. Under which case has it been recently held that fundamental rights under A19 should be enforceable against private individuals as well as the State?
Ans – Kaushal Kishor v. State of UP
Q2. India has a vision of becoming carbon neutral by?
Ans – 2070
Q3. It is tasteless, odourless and colourless. It is the most abundant chemical substance in the universe as it constitutes roughly 75 percent of all normal matter. Which element is being spoken of?
Answer – Hydrogen
Q4. Where is the Manohar International airport located?
Ans – Goa
Q5. Which American President is considered to be the brain behind the International Space Station?
Ans – Richard Nixon