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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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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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Q:

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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Q:

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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