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Question: What is the name of the indigenously developed third generation anti-tank missile to be inducted into the Indian Army in the nest couple of years?
Correct Answer "Nag is a third- generation "fire and forget" anti-tank guided missile with a range of 4 to 6 kilometers. Nag can be mounted on an infantry combat vehicle and helicopter launched version of Nag is also available.
Nag is a third generation anti-tank missile system with “fire and forget” and “top attack” capabilities. Capable of defeating modern armour, Nag uses Imaging Infra-Red (IIR) guidance having both day and night capability. The state-of-the-art Imaging Infra Red homing guidance system has lock-on-before-launch capability for day and night operation " (source:http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/india/nag.htm)
It is said to be superior to the American "Javelin" ATGM in terms of range. It was developed as part of the integrated missiled development plan, which also includes MRBMs, IRBMs and SAMs.
Question: What is the nickname of the Vickers MBT operated by the Indian Armor in the 1970s and 1980s?
Correct Answer After the success of the British Centurion tanks against the much-touted M-48 Pattons of the Pakistani Army, in the fields of Punjab in the 1965 Indo-Pak War, the Indian Army decided to go for British made Mark 1 Vickers' MBT, which was locally renamed as the "Vijayanta" (Victorious tank). Although this tank is in the process of being phased out, there are still 700-800 in inventory, although they are unlikely to be in active use for long. The other options are T-72 (Ajeya), T-90 (Bheeshma) and BMP-2 (Sharath).
Question: The Indian Army has used tanks originally designed and built in many countries. Which of these countries has India never bought tanks or a license for production?
Correct Answer India's tank arsenal, some of it inherited from the British World War 2 stock post-Independence, has included tanks from the above countries, except Germany. While British and French tanks, such as the Centurion and AMX-13, plus a few vintage Shermans, formed the pride of Indian armour in the 50's and 60's, Soviet tanks such as the T-55, T-62, T-72 (in large numbers) and most recently the T-90, have formed the majority of India's armoured corps since the 70's.
Question: Name the person who built Fort Necessity.
Correct Answer Washington was sent to take over Fort Duquesne but after killing 10 French, he retreated and built Fort Necesity. The French attacked Fort Necesity and Washington had no choice but to surrender because he was low on supplies. This triggered the final phase of the wars.
Question: The French and Indian Wars were triggered when French and Algonquian Indians massacred the inhabitants of this city in 1690. Which?
Correct Answer The Indians were highly feared in America because of their relentless massacres of the inhabitants of cities. Some people say that the French and Indian Wars actually started in 1689 when Indians (who were loyal the the British) raided Montreal.
Question: During his time of life in the Gupta empire, which of these is a famous play that the Gupta poet Kalidasa wrote?
Correct Answer Shakuntala is the story of how a highly king married a poor orphan, whose name was Shakuntala. However, the king was put under a spell and forgot about his bride. Eventually, he recovers his memory and the two of them become one again.