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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



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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 among the following is the co-founder of Twitter?

 

A) Bill Gates B) Narayan Murthy
C) Jack Dorsey D) Tim Berners-Lee
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Jack Dorsey

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As of January 2020, who held the national record in both, 800 m and 1500 m sprint events?

 

A) Muhammad Anas B) Jinson Johnson
C) Avinash Sable D) Ayyasamy Dharun
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Jinson Johnson

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Admiral _______ assumed command of the Indian Navy as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff.

 

A) Bipin Rawat   B) Sunil Lanba  
C) Bimal Verma   D) Karambir Singh  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Karambir Singh  

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__________was named People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India's Person of the Year for 2018

 

A) Dia Mirza   B) Sonam Kapoor  
C) Yukta Mookhey   D) Sushmita Sen  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sonam Kapoor  

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The leader of the Bhakti movement focusing on Lord Rama was ____________

 

A) Namdeva   B) Jaydeva  
C) Ramananda   D) Vivekanada  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Ramananda  

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In March 2019, Indian-American television personality and food expert _______ was appointed by the United Nations Development Programme as its new Goodwill Ambassador.

 

A) Aziz Ansari   B) Padma Lakshmi  
C) Priyanka Chopra   D) Annet Mahendru  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Padma Lakshmi  

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The leading light of the Rama cult was saint-poet ______who also wrote the poem 'Ramacharitamanasa'.

 

A) The leading light of the Rama cult was saint-poet ______who also wrote the poem 'Ramacharitamanasa'. B) Chaitanya  
C) Tulsidas   D) Nimbarka  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Tulsidas  

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There were three bronze medal lists from India at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament which was held at Helsinki, Finland. Who amongst the following is NOT one of them?

 

A) Naveen Kumar   B) Dinesh Dagar  
C) Sumit Sangwan   D) Sachin Siwach  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dinesh Dagar  

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