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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



Explanation:

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 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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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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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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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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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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