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__________________will confer a doctorate on former sprint queen PT Usha, who missed a medal by a whisker at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

A) IIT, Kanpur B) IIT, Kharagpur
C) IIT, Delhi D) IIT, Bombay

Answer:   A) IIT, Kanpur



Explanation:

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur will confer a doctorate on former sprint queen PT Usha, who missed a medal by a whisker at the 1984, Los Angeles Olympics. The degree, Doctor of Science (honoris causa – a degree awarded as a mark of esteem) will be conferred on June 16 to mark the 50th convocation of the prestigious institute of the country. This is her second doctorate – in 2002, Kannur University had conferred D.Lit on her.

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Who has chosen for the first "Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar"?

A) Subhash Chandra Bose B) Alluri Seetha Ramaraju
C) Abhinandan Varthaman D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Abhinandan Varthaman

Explanation:

Abhinandan Varthaman who shot down the Pakistan's F-16 jet has chosen for the first "Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar".

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Q:

Who institutes the META awards?

A) Reliance group B) Satyam group
C) Mahindra group D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mahindra group

Explanation:

The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) instituted by Mahindra group.

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Q:

Moortidevi Award is given for excellence in the field of

A) Literature B) Music
C) Medicine D) Bravery
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Literature

Explanation:

Moortidevi Award is given for Authors, excellence in the field of Literary Award in India sponsored by Bharatiya Jnanpith.

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Q:

Who has won the Miss India USA 2019 title?

A) Manushi Chhillar B) Kim Kumari
C) Anu Kreethy Vas D) Shree Saini
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kim Kumari

Explanation:

Kim Kumari of New Jersey crowned Miss India USA 2019 tite.

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Who has been conferred the Ashoka Chakra for year 2019?

A) Syam Prasad B) Ahmed Sunani
C) Nazir Ahmad Wani D) Vishnu wagh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Nazir Ahmad Wani

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Who were not confirmed with the India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna for 2018?

A) Bhupen Hazarika B) Nanaji Deshmukh
C) Pranab Mukherjee D) Kailash Satyarthi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kailash Satyarthi

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Q:

Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?

A) Jayant Kaikini B) Poonam Khetrapal Singh
C) Jayant Kaikini D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Jayant Kaikini

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What year was the first Oscar Awards ceremony held?

A) 1945 B) 1929
C) 1931 D) 1954
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1929

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