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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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Select the most appropriate word for the group of words.


That which cannot be seen through

 

A) magical B) opaque
C) transparent D) invisible
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) opaque

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Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and ________.

 

A) Sergey Brin B) Peter Thiel
C) Steve Wozniak D) Elon Musk
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sergey Brin

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The famous dancer Chemancheri Kunhiraman Nair is associated with which of the following dance forms?

 

A) Manipuri B) Sattriya
C) Mohiniyattam D) Kathakali
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kathakali

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Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.


The critics were ______ about his remarks on the efficiency of the government and gave many examples to prove they didn't agree with him.

 

A) optimistic B) morose
C) rational D) cynical
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) cynical

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The famous Khajurao Group of Monuments was constructed by the ______.

 

A) Gahadavalas B) Chaulukyas
C) Chandelas D) Solankis
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Chandelas

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The Samkhaya School of Philosophy was founded by ________.

 

A) Patanjali B) Kapila
C) Kumarila Bhatta D) Gautama
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kapila

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Who among the following was known as 'Devanam Piya'?

 

A) Kanishka B) Amoghavarsha
C) Ashoka D) Kharavela
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Ashoka

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Who among the following is a famous Snooker player in India ?

 

A) Prajnesh Gunneswaran B) Sharath Achanta
C) Pankaj Advani D) Vimal Kumar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Pankaj Advani

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