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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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Yisrael Kristal, who died recently was certified by Guinness World Records as the _________.

A) World's Tallest Man B) World's Oldest Man
C) World's Youngest Man D) World's Smallest Man
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) World's Oldest Man

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Dhruv Sharma Who Died in July 2017 Belongs To Which Field ?

A) Politics B) Acting
C) Photography D) Music
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Acting

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With which of the following was U. R. Rao who passed away at 85 is associated with ?

A) Scientist B) Poet
C) Politics D) Auther
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Scientist

Explanation:

1. Eminent space scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Udupi Ramachandra Rao passed away due to age related ailments. He was 85.

2. He was currently serving as the chairman of the governing council of the Physical Research Laboratory in Ahmedabad. Rao served as the chairman of ISRO for 10 years from 1984-1994.

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Father of Email

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A) A B) B
C) C D) D
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) B

Explanation:

Ray Tomilson

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The Famous personality best known for the instrument Tabla  ?

A) Bundu Khan B) Zakir Hussain
C) P. Mani Iyer D) Ravi Sankar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Zakir Hussain

Explanation:

Zakir Hussain is best known for the instrument Tabla.

Bundu Khan is known for Sarangi

P. Mani Iyer is known for Mridangam

Ravi Sankar is known for Sitar

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