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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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Which among the following is NOT a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akamemi's fellowships (Akademi Ratna)-2018?

 

A) Gajendra Chauhan B) Ram Gopal Bajaj
C) Sunil Kothari D) Arvind Parikh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Gajendra Chauhan

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Name the spiritual leader who was honoured with a humanitarian award by a prominent Jewish human rights organisation for promoting human dignity, interfaith relations and tolerance among people.

A) Asharam Bapu B) Baba Ramdev
C) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar D) Morari Bapu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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Who was conferred the Arjuna Award for wrestling in 2015?

A) Babita Kumari B) Abhilasha Shashikant
C) Yumnan Sanathoi Devi D) M.R. Poovamma
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Babita Kumari

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Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold Championship is held every year at ___.

A) Chandigarh B) Lucknow
C) Delhi D) Hyderabad
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Lucknow

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In January 2018, Aziz Ansari became the first Indian-American and first Asian to win a Golden Globe award for which comedy series?

 

A) Parent Trap B) Running North
C) Master of None D) Gone with the wind
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Master of None

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Who won the ‘Business reformer of the year award’ at the Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence?

A) Amitabh Pant B) Shaktikanta Das
C) Raghuram Rajan D) Urjit Patel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Shaktikanta Das

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Gurinder Chadha, a Britisher of Indian-origin, has been honoured with the Sikh Jewel Award for 2017. In what line is Gurinder famous?

 

A) Athletics B) Journalism
C) Medicine D) Film-making
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Film-making

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Who won the 2015 Australian Grand Prix?

A) Louis Hamilton B) Kimi Raikkonen
C) Jenson Button D) Sebastian Vettel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Louis Hamilton

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