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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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Highest Civilian Honour received by Amitabh Bachchan is ___________.

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

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Which of the following award is given for distinguished service in any field including service rendered by the Government servants?

A) Ashok Chakra B) Dada Saheb Phalke Awards
C) Arjuna Award D) Padma Shri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Padma Shri

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Which film has been awarded with best Environment film in 64th National film awards?

A) Kassav B) Dashkriya
C) Ventilator D) The tiger who crossed the line
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) The tiger who crossed the line

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Who won Nobel prize for Physics in 2015?

A) Hiroshi Amano B) Takaaki Kajita
C) Isamu Akasaki D) Makoto Kobayashi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Takaaki Kajita

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A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, ?

A) Bharat Ratna B) Ashok Chakra
C) Sahitya Akademi Award D) Arjuna Award
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bharat Ratna

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Krishna Sobti is the recipient of the 53rd Jnanpith Award. Which of the following books has not been written by her?

A) Daar Se Bichhudi B) Mitro Marjani
C) Zindaginama D) Vishw Mithok Sarit Sagar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Vishw Mithok Sarit Sagar

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Which of the following is India's highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema?

A) Ashok Chakra B) Dada Saheb Phalke Awards
C) Arjuna Award D) Padma Shri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dada Saheb Phalke Awards

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Which of the following is India's highest civilian award?

A) Padma Bhushan B) Param Vir Chakra
C) Padma Vibhushan D) Bharat Ratna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bharat Ratna

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