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Who has been selected for the prestigious 2016 Jnanpith Award ?

A) Ravuri Bharadwaja B) Shankha Ghosh
C) Kedarnath Singh D) Chandrashekara Kambara

Answer:   B) Shankha Ghosh



Explanation:

Shankha Ghosh, the outstanding Bengali writer, commentator and academician, has been chosen for the prestigious 52nd version of the Jnanpith Award (2016) by the Government of India (GoI) for his lovely phrase and tries different things with different beautiful structures check his significance as an imaginative ability.The Jnanpith Award is presented every year to a literary figure for their outstanding contribution in literature. The honor conveys a reference, prize cash of Rs. 12 lakh and a bronze imitation of Goddess Saraswati.He turned into the sixth Bengali creator to win India's most astounding artistic honor after Mahasweta Devi, Tarashankar Bandopadhyay, Ashapurna Devi, Subhash Mukhopadhyay and Bishnu Dey.

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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

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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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