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Who has been selected for the prestigious 2016 Jnanpith Award ?

A) Ravuri Bharadwaja B) Shankha Ghosh
C) Kedarnath Singh D) Chandrashekara Kambara

Answer:   B) Shankha Ghosh



Explanation:

Shankha Ghosh, the outstanding Bengali writer, commentator and academician, has been chosen for the prestigious 52nd version of the Jnanpith Award (2016) by the Government of India (GoI) for his lovely phrase and tries different things with different beautiful structures check his significance as an imaginative ability.The Jnanpith Award is presented every year to a literary figure for their outstanding contribution in literature. The honor conveys a reference, prize cash of Rs. 12 lakh and a bronze imitation of Goddess Saraswati.He turned into the sixth Bengali creator to win India's most astounding artistic honor after Mahasweta Devi, Tarashankar Bandopadhyay, Ashapurna Devi, Subhash Mukhopadhyay and Bishnu Dey.

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Who has become First Female Pilot in Indian Navy?

A) Ritu Kumari B) Shubhangi Swaroop
C) Garima Sharma D) Rakhi Kumari
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Shubhangi Swaroop

Explanation:

Shubhangi Swaroop, the First Woman Pilot inducted into Indian Navy.

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According to Forbes, Who has become Asia’s richest person in the year 2017?

A) Jeff Bezos B) Hui Ka Yan
C) Mukesh Ambani D) Bill Gates
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mukesh Ambani

Explanation:

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani overtook China’s Hui Ka Yan to become Asia’s richest person with a total wealth of $42.1 billion. According to Forbes’ real time billionaire’s list, Ambani's personal wealth rose by $466 million in 2017.

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Indian-American girl won 2017 Young Scientist Challenge for water contamination detection device. What is her name ?

A) Kavita Kumari B) Gitanjali Rao
C) Hetal Rao D) Savita Sharma
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Gitanjali Rao

Explanation:

Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old Indian-American schoolgirl, was named as "America’s top young scientist" for inventing a cost-effective, quick lead-contamination detector in water. The seventh-grade student was inspired by the large-scale lead contamination in water in Flint, Michigan, that came to light recently.

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What is the Name of first cricketer of India to have a cricket stadium in the name of him ?

A) Sachin Tendulkar B) Sunil Gavaskar
C) Saurav Ganguly D) Virender Sehwag
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sunil Gavaskar

Explanation:

The legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has achieved a number of milestones in his cricket career and till this day, can now add another feather to his illustrious cap as a stadium in the United States of America will be named after him and he remains an inspiration for aspiring batsmen across India. The stadium, which is being built in Louisville, Kentucky, will be named as Sunil Gavaskar Field. It is a first for any Indian cricketer.

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Who has become the Asia's richest man according to Forbes report ?

A) Azim Premji B) Tadashi Yanai
C) Shiv Nadar D) Hui Ka Yan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Hui Ka Yan

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