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Which Indian Anti Hunger activist will be honoured with the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders award  ?

A) Sachin Bansal B) Anil Agarwal
C) Ankit Kawatra D) Kunal Bahl

Answer:   C) Ankit Kawatra



Explanation:

Indian anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra has honoured with the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders award for his exceptional work in transforming the lives of others. Kawatra is among the 60 others from all 53 Commonwealth countries to be felicitated with the prestigious award by Queen Elizabeth (II) at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace in London on June 29, 2017. The honourees will also undergo a year-long mentoring and online learning by the University of Cambridge to build leadership capabilities and better their work towards the communities. He is the founder of Feeding India, a not-for profit organization that works towards solving problems of hunger, malnutrition and food wastage, mainly by redistributing extra food from restaurants, canteens, households, corporates etc. to help people in need.

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Q:

who was the first non-human to win an Oscar?

A) Pussycat B) Mickey Mouse
C) Ninja D) Bender
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mickey Mouse

Explanation:

Mickey Mouse was the first non-human to win an Oscar in 1932.

Walt Disney won the first of his many Oscars for the creation of Mickey Mouse.

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Who will be awarded The Jnanpith Award for the year 2017?

A) Krishna Sobti B) Vikas Singh
C) Rohim Khan D) Sunita Verma
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Krishna Sobti

Explanation:

Hindi writer Krishna Sobti has been chosen for this years Jnanpith Award for her contribution to Indian Literature. This is 53rd Jnanpith Award for India.

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"Kalinga Prize" associated with which of the following fields  ?

A) Sports B) Journalism
C) Science D) Literature
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Science

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Who has won the Nobel prize in "Physics" for the year 2017 ?

A) Barry Barish B) Kip Thorne
C) Rainer Weiss D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

Rainer Weiss, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish, both of the California Institute of Technology, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves, which were predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago but had never been directly seen.

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Who has been nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award by the Sports Ministry for 2017 ?

A) M S Dhoni B) P V Sindhu
C) Hardik Pandya D) Virender Sehwag
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) P V Sindhu

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