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Who among the following is a famous American thriller and mystery fiction writer?

A) Dan Brown B) Rupert Brooke
C) John Brown D) Charlotte Bronte

Answer:   A) Dan Brown

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Which Indian doctor has been selected for the 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame?

A) C P Thakur B) Gullapalli N. Rao
C) Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar D) Aroup Chatterjee
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Gullapalli N. Rao

Explanation:

Dr. Gullapalli N. Rao, the founder and chair of the LV Prasad Eye Institute (Hyderabad), has been selected to the 2017 Ophthalmology Hall of Fame instituted by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). He will be honoured at the induction ceremony in Los Angeles on May 6, 2017 at the annual meeting of the ASCRS.

 

Currently, Rao is the President of the prestigious Academia Ophthalmologica International (AOI), a group of 80 eminent academicians in ophthalmology in the world and is a past Chair of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB).

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Who is the 45th President of United States ?

A) Hillary Clinton B) Barack Obama
C) George W. Bush D) Donald Trump
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Donald Trump

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Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States.

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"National Youth Day" is celebrated on which day ?

A) January 15 B) January 14
C) January 17 D) January 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) January 12

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National Youth Day is celebrated in India on 12 January on the birthday of Swami Vivekananda. In 1984 the Government of India declared the day as the National Youth Day and since 1985 the event is celebrated in India every year.

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Who was sworn in as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI) recently ?

A) Justice Tirath Singh Thakur B) Justice Atul Mehta
C) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar D) Justice T M Goyal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar

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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 & Explanation Answer: B) Shankha Ghosh

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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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