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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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India-born Leo Varadkar became the Prime Minister of which of the following countries?

A) Sri Lanka B) Scotland
C) South Africa D) Ireland
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Ireland

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Who studied the relationship between music intervals?

A) Julius Caesar B) Pythagoras
C) Plato D) hume
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pythagoras

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Who took over as the new CEO of IT giant Infosys at the beginning of 2018?

A) Raghuram Rajan B) Vishal Sikka
C) Rohan Murthy D) Salil Parekh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Salil Parekh

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Which ex-cricketer has acted in the movies 'Team 5' and 'Aksar 2'?

A) S. Sreesanth B) Salil Ankola
C) Zaheer Khan D) Mohammad Azharuddin
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) S. Sreesanth

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Which actor plays the role of social activist Arunachalam Muruganatham in the biopic movie 'Pad Man'?

A) Irrfan Khan B) Nana Patekar
C) Mohanlal D) Akshay Kumar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Akshay Kumar

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Who conferred the title of 'Gurudev' on Rabindranath Tagore?

A) Mahatma Gandhi B) Pandit Nehru
C) Lala Lajpat Rai D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mahatma Gandhi

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Who is known as the Father of video games?

A) Karl Benz B) Emile Berliner
C) Rudolf Diesel D) Ralph H. Baer
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Ralph H. Baer

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Who is the director of Indian cinema's highest grossing film Bahubali?

A) SS Rajamouli B) Gautham Vasudev Menon
C) Karan Johar D) Sanjay Leela Bhansali
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) SS Rajamouli

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