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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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Who become the World's Youngest Mountaineer to Climb 7 Peaks, 7 Volcano Summits?

A) Edmund Hillary B) Satyarup Siddhanta
C) Apa Sherpa D) Peter Habeler
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Satyarup Siddhanta

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Who becomes world's No.1 ranked boxer in latest AIBA Rankings ?

A) Mary Kom B) Muhammad Ali
C) Sindhu D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mary Kom

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Name the inventor of ATM (automated teller machine), it was opened on 27th June, 1967 by Barclays bank?

A) J Shepherd-Barron B) M D White
C) D C Wetzel D) Wilfred Barron
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) J Shepherd-Barron

Explanation:

John Shepherd-Barron was the inventor of ATM (automated teller machine), which was opened on 27th June, 1967 by Barclays bank.

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Who was an early proponent of functionalism?

A) Darwin B) Charles
C) William James D) Wyndt
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) William James

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William James was an early proponent of functionalism.

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Pen name of Charles Dickens?

A) Boz B) Ba Jin
C) BB D) Cassandra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Boz

Explanation:

Charles Dickens pen name is Boz. Charles John Huffam Dickens was a British English writer and social critic of 19th century. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

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First Indian woman to cross English Channel?

A) Arati Saha B) Fathima Beevi
C) Bachendri Paul D) Kadambini Ganguly
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Arati Saha

Explanation:

Arati Saha was the first Indian woman to cross English Channel (between England and France) in the year 1959. She was born in 1940 in Kolkata.

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"An Autobiography" is the autobiography of

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Sachin Tendulkar D) Yuvaraj Singh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Jawaharlal Nehru

Explanation:

"An Autobiography" is the autobiography of first Prime Minister of India Shri Jawaharlal Nehru.

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The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna?

A) Mother Teresa B) M.S Subbulakshmi
C) Indira Gandhi D) Lata Mangeshkar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Indira Gandhi

Explanation:

Indira Gandhi became the first woman to receive the Bharat Ratna award in 1971.

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