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Sweet Short & Simple (3S) Quiz No. 2: Republic Day Special

1. Lok Sabha, or the House of the People, has currently 545 members. It includes 529 representatives of the states, representatives of union territories and representative of Anglo Indian community. How many members are nominated by the President of India to represent Anglo Indian community?

2. The prolific writer, philosopher and social worker, he was born on May 28, 1883 in the village of Bhagpur near Nasik. This freedom fighter established an organization by the name of Mitra Mela.

3. This state of India derives its name from a Sanskrit word meaning ‘peerless’. Occupying an area of about 78,438 sq km, it was earlier known by the names such as Pragjyotisha and Kamrupa.

4. Formed in 1942 by the Indian nationalists in Southeast Asia, the aim of this organization was to overthrow the British rule in India. It mainly consisted of Indian prisoners of war, which were captured by Japan.

5. Born in September, 1825, this great leader was the alumnus of the Elphinstone College. Regarded as ‘The Promise of India’ by professor Orlebar, he was one of the founder members of the Indian National Congress.
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