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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:   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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Geneva-based International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the 2017.....

A) Nobel Peace Prize B) Albert Einstein Peace Prize
C) Gandhi Peace Award D) Bruno Kreisky Award
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Nobel Peace Prize

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Which film was awarded the Best Film on Social Issues in the National Film Awards in 2017?

A) Udta Punjab B) Bobby Jasoos
C) Neerja D) Pink
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Pink

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Who among the following has been awarded the ‘"Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award" for the year 2017?

A) Jitu Rai B) Jasvir Singh
C) Sardar Singh D) S.V. Sunil
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sardar Singh

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Highest Civilian Honour received by Sania Mirza is _________.

A) Padma Shri B) Padma Bhushan
C) Padma Vibhushan D) Bharat Ratna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Padma Bhushan

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Which of the following film has been awarded the ‘Golden Peacock Award’ for the best film at International Film Festival of India-2017 (IFFI) held in Goa?

A) Dark Skull B) Take Off
C) 120 Beats Per Minute D) Angels Wear White
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 120 Beats Per Minute

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The French film on AIDS “120 Beats Per Minute”, directed by Robin Campillo, has been awarded the ‘Golden Peacock Award’ for the best film at International Film Festival of India-2017 (IFFI) held in Goa. The Film’s Actor Nahuel Perez Biscayart won the Silver Peacock Award in the best actor male category.
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Who among the following has been awarded the ‘Children’s Peace Prize-2017’?

A) Malala Yousafzai B) Mohamad Al Baruni
C) Mohamad Al Jounde D) Both A & B
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mohamad Al Jounde

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Mohamad Al Jounde (16 years old) from Syria was awarded the ‘Children’s Peace Prize-2017’ for his efforts to ensure the rights of Syrian refugee children. He set up a school with the help of his family in a Lebanese refugee camp which provides education to 200 children.
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The award which, the famous writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, who passed away recently, did not win

A) Sahity Akademi Award B) Jnanpith Award
C) Magsaysay Award D) Padam Vibhushan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Padam Vibhushan

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Select the related word/letters/numbers from the given alternatives:

Owl : Hoots :: Hen : ?

A) Chirps B) Clucks
C) Coos D) Cackles
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Clucks

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