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Which Indian personality has been selected for France’s highest civilian award “Legion of Honour”  ?

A) Amitabh Bachchan B) Salman Khan
C) Soumitra Chatterjee D) Shahrukh Khan

Answer:   C) Soumitra Chatterjee



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Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been selected for France’s highest civilian award “Legion of Honour” for his outstanding contribution to cinema and theatre. With this, Chatterjee has become the first Bengali actor to be chosen for the award. The honour comes almost 3 decades after the same recognition was conferred on master director Satyajit Ray in 1987. Chatterjee has acted in several of Ray’s films including ‘Apur Sansar’, ‘Debi’,’ Aranyer Din Ratri’, ‘Ghare Bairey’ and ‘Ganashatru’. Earlier recipients of the Legion of Honour include sitar meastro Pandit Ravi Shankar, Amitabh Bachaan, Shahrukh Khan and Kamal Hasan. Chatterjee was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2012.

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Who won the Best Actress in a Leading Role in 62nd Filmfare Awards 2017?

A) Priyanka Chopra B) Deepika Padukone
C) Alia Bhatt D) Katrina Kaif
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Alia Bhatt

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Who was the winner of 2017 Australian Grand Prix?

A) Sebastian Vettel B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Valtteri Bottas D) Kimi Raikkonen
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sebastian Vettel

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Who won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama 'Sweat'?

A) Lynn Nottage B) Hisham Matar
C) Heather Ann Thompson D) Colson Whitehead
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Lynn Nottage

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Which of the following won the Oscars 2017 Best Picture?

A) La La Land B) Moonlight
C) Arrival D) Fences
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Moonlight

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Which of the following was the winner of the Grammy Awards 2016 "Record of the Year"?

A) Uptown Funk B) Really Love
C) Thinking Out Loud D) Blank Space
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Uptown Funk

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Who is the winner of 2017 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix?

A) Sebastian Vettel B) Lewis Hamilton
C) Valtteri Bottas D) Kimi Raikkonen
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Lewis Hamilton

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Which of the following won The Man Booker Prize 2016?

A) The Sellout B) A Brief History of Seven Killings
C) The Narrow Road to the Deep North D) The Luminaries
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The Sellout

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To whom the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 was awarded?

A) David J. Thouless B) Yoshinori Ohsumi
C) J. Michael Kosterlitz D) Sir J. Fraser Stoddart
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Yoshinori Ohsumi

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