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Who has won 48th Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2016 ?

A) K. Vishwanath B) Gulzar
C) Manoj Kumar D) Ramesh Sippy

Answer:   A) K. Vishwanath



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87-year old renowned director Kasinadhuni Viswanath was on 24 April 2017 named for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award for outstanding contribution to the film industry. He is a celebrated filmmaker in Telugu film industry but has also been active in Tamil and Hindi cinema.

– He is known for making films on content-driven stories that have revolved around social themes like disability, untouchability and the evils of dowry.

– He becomes the 48th recipient of the award, the highest recognition in Indian cinema, which consists of a golden lotus, a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakhs and a shawl.

– The recipient of five National Film Awards, Viswanath is known for his movies — “Sankarabharanam”, “Sagara Sangamam” (starring Kamal Haasan and Jayaprada), “Swati Mutyam”, “Saptapadi”, “Kaamchor”, “Sanjog” and “Jaag Utha Insaan” among others.

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Who is the CEO of Flipkart in 2016?

A) Ananth Narayanan B) Mukesh Bansal
C) Binny Bansal D) Sachin Bansal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Binny Bansal

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Centigrade, is the unit of measurement of temperature named after whom?

A) Kelvin B) Jean-Pierre Christin
C) Marten Stromer D) Anders Celcius
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Anders Celcius

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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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