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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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If (a+c+1) = 0, then find the value of a3 + c3 + 1 - 3ac

 

 

A) -1 B) 1
C) 2 D) 0
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 0

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Who won the Academy award for documentary 'Amy' in 2016?

A) Duke Johnson B) Asif Kapadia
C) Steven Spielberg D) George Miller
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Asif Kapadia

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Which of the following Prime Ministers was awarded Bharat Ratna?

A) V.P.Singh B) Morarji Desai
C) Charan Singh D) Manmohan Singh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Morarji Desai

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Who among the following has been awarded the Arjuna award 2017 for his contribution to hockey?

 

A) S.V. Sunil B) P.A. Rafel
C) Sardar Singh D) Vikram Negi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) S.V. Sunil

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Which Indian chief minister was awarded the "Transformative Chief Minister Award" by US-India Business Council (USIBC) in 2017?

A) K. Chandrashekhar Rao B) Naveen Patnaik
C) Siddaramaiah D) Chandrababu Naidu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Chandrababu Naidu

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Which Indian tabla player won the Grammy Award for his collaborative music with 'The Silk Road Ensemble' group in 2017?

A) Yogesh Samsi B) Zakir Hussein
C) Rimpa Shiva D) Sandeep Das
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Sandeep Das

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Released in 2016, which of the following is the first Malayalam movie to cross the 100-crore revenue mark?

A) Drishyam B) Oru Vadakkan Selfie
C) Pulimurugan D) Premam
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Pulimurugan

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Which Indian actor-turned-politician won the 2017 Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award?

A) Shatrughan Sinha B) Dharmendra
C) Amitabh Bachchan D) Vinod Khanna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Shatrughan Sinha

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