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Who has won 48th Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2016 ?

A) K. Vishwanath B) Gulzar
C) Manoj Kumar D) Ramesh Sippy

Answer:   A) K. Vishwanath



Explanation:

87-year old renowned director Kasinadhuni Viswanath was on 24 April 2017 named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for outstanding contribution to the film industry. He is a celebrated filmmaker in Telugu film industry but has also been active in Tamil and Hindi cinema.

– He is known for making films on content-driven stories that have revolved around social themes like disability, untouchability and the evils of dowry.

– He becomes the 48th recipient of the award, the highest recognition in Indian cinema, which consists of a golden lotus, a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakhs and a shawl.

– The recipient of five National Film Awards, Viswanath is known for his movies — “Sankarabharanam”, “Sagara Sangamam” (starring Kamal Haasan and Jayaprada), “Swati Mutyam”, “Saptapadi”, “Kaamchor”, “Sanjog” and “Jaag Utha Insaan” among others.

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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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Indians who have been featured on Forbe's list of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds ?

A) Ratan Tata B) Lakshmi Mittal
C) Vinod Khosla D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

Three Indians – Ratan Tata, Lakshmi Mittal and Vinod Khosla have been featured on Forbe's list of the 100 Greatest Living Business Minds.

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Who had announced that democracy is a government " of the people, by the people and for the people " ?

A) Abraham Lincoln B) George Washignton
C) Theodore Roosevelt D) Winston Churchill
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Abraham Lincoln

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Who has topped the Forbes Magazine’s list of the world’s highest paid actors 2017 ?

A) Vin Diesel B) Jacky Chan
C) Dwayne Johnson D) Mark Wahlberg
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Mark Wahlberg

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