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Q:

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.

Q:

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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Q:

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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Who was the first posthumous recipient of Bharat Ratna  ?

A) B.R. Ambedkar B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
C) K. Kamraj D) M.G. Ramachandran
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Lal Bahadur Shastri

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