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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



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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Bismillah Khan was associated with

A) Shehnai B) Tabla
C) Surad D) Veena
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Shehnai

Explanation:

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Bismillah Khan was associated with Shehnai. He made the Shehnai as the classical musical instrument in his concert in All India Musical Conference, Kolkata in 1937.

 

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Who is known as the Lady with the Lamp?

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A) Indira Gandhi B) Joan of Arc
C) Florence Nightingale D) Sarojini Naidu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Florence Nightingale

Explanation:

Florence Nightingale is known as the Lady with the Lamp. She got the name 'The Lady with the Lamp' because she would visit soldiers at night with a small lantern in her hand.

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Which describes the work of Nicolaus Copernicus?

A) Inventing analytic geometry B) Experimenting on Human Bodies
C) Studying prisms and the nature of light D) Developing a Heliocentric Theory
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Developing a Heliocentric Theory

Explanation:

Nicolaus Copernicus was decribed by his work on "The Heliocentric Theory" which is based on that the earth revolves around the Sun.

 

This theory was developed in parts by different astronomers over many years, namely Aristarchus, Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo.

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Who said that lines of 'the ballot is stronger than bullet'?

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Adolf Hitler
C) Abraham Lincolon D) Nelson Mandela
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Abraham Lincolon

Explanation:

Abraham Lincolon was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis.

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Father of Civil Service in India?

A) Lord Carnwallis B) Sir Charles Metcalfe
C) Lord William Bentinck D) Lord Dalhousie
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lord Carnwallis

Explanation:

Father of Civil Service in India is Lord Carnwallis.

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Who was the first woman to fly around the world?

A) Geraldine B) Amelia Earhart
C) Jennifer Murray D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Geraldine

Explanation:

Geraldine Mock "Jerry" was the first woman to fly around the world successfully in the year 1964.

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Who holds the record for most times for Oscar Noms?

A) Walt Disney B) James Cameron
C) Steven Spielberg D) Ridley Scott
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Walt Disney

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Who is known as Modern Bhoja?

A) Krishnadeva Raya B) Shivaji
C) Asoka D) Alauddin Khilji
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Krishnadeva Raya

Explanation:
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