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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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Who gave the title of Raja to Ranjit Singh?

A) Diwan Shah B) Lord Lake
C) Zaman Shah D) King of Kashmir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Zaman Shah

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Pandit Bhimsen Joshi is: ________________

A) Flute player B) Odissi dancers
C) Hindustani vocalist D) Sitar Maestro
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Hindustani vocalist

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Who among the following is NOT a famous dancer of Bharatanatyam?

A) Rukmini Devi Arundale B) T. Balasaraswati
C) Yamini Krishnamurthy D) Jhaveri sisters
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Jhaveri sisters

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Panna Lal Ghosh is related to which musical instrument?

A) Mridangam B) Flute
C) Shehnai D) Sarod
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Flute

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The world famous painting 'The Last Judgment' was created by which of the following painters?

A) Leonardo da Vinci B) Michelangelo
C) Raphael Raphael राफे ल 4 ) Van Gogh वॉन गाग Downloaded from www.qmaths.in Visit http://mocks.qmaths.in for best mocks of SSC, Bank and Railways Exams. www.qmaths.in     D) Van Gogh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Michelangelo

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Term ecosystem was coined by

A) Odum B) Clements
C) Arthur Tansley D) Elton
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Arthur Tansley

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Who among the following is NOT a Miss World?

A) Manushi Chhillar B) Yukta Mookhey
C) Sushmita Sen D) Diana Hayden
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sushmita Sen

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Who of the following is a world famous flute player?

A) Pandit Ravi Shankar B) Shivkumar Sharma
C) Zakir Hussain D) Hariprasad Chaurasia
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Hariprasad Chaurasia

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