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Eminent poet, litterateur and Jnanpith awardee C. Narayana Reddy who passed away in June 2017, he was a famous poet of _________ and ____________ language.

A) Kannada and Hindi B) Telugu and Malayalam
C) Hindi and Urdu D) Telugu and Urdu

Answer:   D) Telugu and Urdu



Explanation:

Eminent poet, litterateur and Jnanpith awardee C. Narayana Reddy, popularly known as CiNaRe, passed away.  CiNaRe was known for his use of Telugu in its pure form, and would not be swayed by filmmakers on the use of the language. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1977 and the Padma Bhushan in 1992. His compilation of poems, titled ‘Viswambhara’, got him the Jnanpith award in 1988. In 1997, he was nominated as a Member of the Rajya Sabha.

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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

Explanation:
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