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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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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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Name an eminent cartoonist who created the comic book character like Chacha Chaudary and Sabu who died in 2014 ?

A) Angela Nemeth B) Pran Kumar Sharma
C) Madhukar Singh D) DP Yadav
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pran Kumar Sharma

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What is name of Three Indians who has made it to the MIT Technology Review magazine's Innovators under 35 list in 2017 ?

A) Suchi Saria B) Radha Boya
C) Neha Narkhede D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

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