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Which Indian Anti Hunger activist will be honoured with the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders award  ?

A) Sachin Bansal B) Anil Agarwal
C) Ankit Kawatra D) Kunal Bahl

Answer:   C) Ankit Kawatra



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Indian anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra has honoured with the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders award for his exceptional work in transforming the lives of others. Kawatra is among the 60 others from all 53 Commonwealth countries to be felicitated with the prestigious award by Queen Elizabeth (II) at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace in London on June 29, 2017. The honourees will also undergo a year-long mentoring and online learning by the University of Cambridge to build leadership capabilities and better their work towards the communities. He is the founder of Feeding India, a not-for profit organization that works towards solving problems of hunger, malnutrition and food wastage, mainly by redistributing extra food from restaurants, canteens, households, corporates etc. to help people in need.

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Which of the following films is India's official entry to Oscars 2018?

A) Newton B) A Death in the Gunj
C) Lipstick Under My Burkha D) Bahubali
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Newton

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Who is the winner of the third Indian Council for cultural Relations (ICCR) distinguished indologist award – 2017

A) Hiroshi Marui B) Owen King
C) Larry Sloman D) Peggy Whitson
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Hiroshi Marui

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Who among the following is not a Bharat Ratna recipient?

A) Bhimsen Joshi B) A.R. Rahman
C) Lata Mangeshkar D) M.S. Subbalakshmi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) A.R. Rahman

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In which year, was the Noble Peace Prize jointly given to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai?

A) 2012 B) 2013
C) 2014 D) 2015
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2014

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Who was the first to score a perfect 10 in Olympics in gymnastics?

A) Nadia Comaneci B) Daniela Silivas
C) Alexander Dityatin D) Mary Lou Retton
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Nadia Comaneci

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Which famous film actress and celebrity won the PETA 'Person of the Year' award in 2017?

A) Anushka Sharma B) Priyanka Chopra
C) Alia Bhatt D) Deepika Padukone
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Anushka Sharma

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In January 2018, who has been awarded the 9th Infosys award for engineering and computer science?

A) Sanghamitra Bondopadhyaya B) Ananya J. Kabir
C) Upinder Singh Bhalla D) Ritabrata Munsi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sanghamitra Bondopadhyaya

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The Chief Minister of which state was, in October 2017, honoured with the Golden Peacock Award under the category 'Global Leadership in Public Service and Economic Transformation?

A) Bihar B) Telangana
C) Andhra Pradesh D) West Bengal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Andhra Pradesh

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