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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 among the following received the Padma Bhushan in 2019?

 

A) Sunil Chhetri B) Mohanlal Viswanathan
C) Virat Kohli D) Bhupen Hazarika
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mohanlal Viswanathan

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________ received the very first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 for his discovery of X-rays.

 

A) Wilhelm Röntgen   B) William Thomson  
C) Louis Pasteur   D) William Crookes  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Wilhelm Röntgen  

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___________ won a silver medal at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament which was held at Helsinki, Finland

 

A) Naveen Kumar   B) Sachin Siwach  
C) Sumit Sangwan   D) Mohammed Hussamuddin  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Mohammed Hussamuddin  

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Who won the Nobel Prize in 1906 for his neuron doctrine?

 

A) Pierre Curie   B) Santiago Ramón y Cajal  
C) Henry Moseley   D) Luis Alvarez  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Santiago Ramón y Cajal  

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Brazilian physicist and astronomer was awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize, worth $1.4 million, for his work blending science and spirituality.

 

A) Charles Messier B) Marcelo Gleiser
C) Nicolaus Copernicus D) Edwin Hubble
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Marcelo Gleiser

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.......... won gold in the Men’s freestyle wrestling 65 kg category at the Dan Kolov 2019 wrestling event.

 

A) Bajrang Punia B) Yogeshwar Dutt
C) Sandeep Tomar D) Sushil Kumar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bajrang Punia

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Nobel Peace Prize 2019 winner Abiy Ahmed Ali belongs to which country?

 

A) Ethiopia   B) Brazil  
C) Pakistan   D) UAE  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ethiopia  

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When did Karnam Malleshwari get the Padma Shri?

 

A) 2000   B) 1994  
C) 1999   D) 1995  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1999  

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