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Orange Prize is given in the field of :

A) Literature B) Sports
C) Medicine D) Acting
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Literature

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The first Indian to share the Oscar award was

A) Hargobind Khurana B) Rabindranath Tagore
C) Bhanu Athaiya D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Bhanu Athaiya

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Indian Cricketer who received Padma Shri 2017 Award is

A) Ajinkya Rahane B) Ravichandran Ashwin
C) Dinesh karthik D) Virat Kohli
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Virat Kohli

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Political stalwarts Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi and the late Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma, cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood singer Anuradha Paudwal were among the 39 people who conferred this year’s Padma awards.

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Jesse Owens Global award is given in the field of

A) Literature B) Journalism
C) Science D) Sports
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Sports

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Q:

When did Karnam Malleshwari get the Padma Shri?

 

A) 2000   B) 1994  
C) 1999   D) 1995  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1999  

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Which of the following societies has instituted an award for an Outstanding Parliamentarian

A) Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation B) R.D.Birla Samarak Kosh
C) G.B.Pant Memorial Society D) Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) G.B.Pant Memorial Society

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'Goldman Awards' are given for outstanding contribution in which of the following fields

A) Population Control B) Popularization of Science
C) Conservation of Energy D) Protection of environment
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Protection of environment

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Which of the following awards was conferred upon Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali for her role in the welfare of adult and women

A) Kalinga Prize B) UNESCo Literacy Award
C) Tagore Literacy Award D) Moorti Devi Award
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Moorti Devi Award

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