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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



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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 presented that all the plants and animals are composed of cells and that the cell is the basic unit of life?

 

A) M. Schleiden and T. Schwann B) Virchow
C) J. E. Purkinje D) Leeuwanhoek
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) M. Schleiden and T. Schwann

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Who coined the phrase 'Survival of the Fittest'?

A) Gregor Johann Mendel B) Charles Darwin
C) Dr. Har Gobind Khorana D) Herbert Spencer
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Herbert Spencer

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Identify the former ISRO chairman and space scientist who became the first Indian to be inducted in the International Astron Federation (IAF) Hall of Fame.

A) A.S. Kiran Kumar B) Parmeshwar Lal Saran
C) Subhramaniyam Swamy D) Udupi Ramachandra Rao
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Udupi Ramachandra Rao

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Who was the first woman to reach summit of Mt. Everest?

A) Bachendri Pal B) Junko Tabei
C) Arunima Sinha D) Premlata Agarwal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Junko Tabei

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Which contemporary painter made a series of paintings on Mahatma Gandhi?

A) Amrita Shergill B) Ram Kinkar
C) M.F. Hussain D) Atul Doliya
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Atul Doliya

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Who is Anjolie Ela Menon?

A) An Indian politician B) Bharatanatyam dancer
C) A popular musician D) Indian Female Artist
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Indian Female Artist

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Who is Sabari Karthik?

A) Famous Karate champion B) Rugby player
C) Cricket player D) Kabaddi champion
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Famous Karate champion

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The Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli is belong to which political party?

 

A) Rastriya Janata Party Nepal B) Communist Party of Nepal (Unified)
C) Nepali Congress D) Rastriya Prajatantra Party
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Communist Party of Nepal (Unified)

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