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Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was

A) Chief minister of a State B) Minister of a State
C) Member of Lok Sabha D) Member of the Rajya Sabha

Answer:   B) Minister of a State



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Q:

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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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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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 & Explanation 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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