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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



Explanation:

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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Natwar Thakkar was popularly known as

A) Manipur's Gandhi B) Modern day Gandhi
C) Nagaland's Gandhi D) Nagaland's Iron man
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Nagaland's Gandhi

Explanation:

Natwar Thakkar, a Padma Shree awardee was popularly known as Nagaland's Gandhi as he had founded Gandhi Ashram in Nagaland's Chuchuyimlang.

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Q:

The delegate who created the compromise for the constitution was

A) Alexander Hamilton B) William Paterson
C) James Madison D) Roger Sherman
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Roger Sherman

Explanation:

Roger Sherman, is the delegate who created the compromise for the U.S constitution.

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Q:

The federalist papers were written by which future President?

A) John Adams B) Alexander Hamilton
C) James Madison D) John Jay
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) James Madison

Explanation:

James Madison was the one who became President in the future after writing The federalist papers. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay were the three who wrote The federalist papers. 

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Which leader helped to found the NAACP?

A) Mary White Ovington B) Du Bois
C) Moorfield Storey D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) All of the above

Explanation:

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909. 

 

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 Du Bois, Moorfield Storey and Mary White Ovington and some more in the group helped to form NAACP.

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Q:

Ravinder Kumar Singhal, who has successfully completed the Ironman triathlon, is from which state?

A) Karnataka B) Telangana
C) Maharashtra D) Uttar Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Maharashtra

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Q:

Claude Bernard first recognized

A) plant stomata opening and closing to maintain homeostasis B) chemical reactions of enzymes
C) separate fluids outside and inside the cell D) feedback loops
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) plant stomata opening and closing to maintain homeostasis

Explanation:

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Claude Bernard was a French physiologist, who first recognised plant stomata opening and closing to maintain homeostasis.

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Which discovery is attributed to Phoebus Levene?

A) identification of ribose and deoxyribose B) recognition of RNA as DNA’s messenger
C) extraction and observation of DNA D) construction of an accurate DNA model
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) identification of ribose and deoxyribose

Explanation:

Phoebus Levene was an organic chemist in the early 1900's. He is perhaps best known for his incorrect tetranucleotide hypothesis of DNA. He is who studied the structure and function of nucleic acids.

 

The discovery of Identification of Ribose and Deoxyribose is attributed to Phoebus Levene.

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Q:

Clarence Pine Top Smith played what style of piano?

A) Mozart B) Boogie - Woogie
C) Beethoven D) Liszt
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Boogie - Woogie

Explanation:

Pine Top Smith (1899-1929) Considered to be the originator of the Boogie -Woogie style of piano playing.

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