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Which is the highest gallantry award in India?

A) Param Vir Chakra B) Kirti Chakra
C) Vir Chakra D) Param Vishishtat Seva Medal

Answer:   A) Param Vir Chakra



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Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valor during the war.

 

Ashok Chakra Award – An Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. It is the peacetime equivalent of the Param Vir Chakra.

Kirti Chakra – Second in order of precedence of peacetime gallantry awards.


Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) is literally called a great warrior medal. Vir Chakra is an Indian gallantry award presented for acts of bravery in the wars.

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Who received the Dinanath Mangeshkar award for 2015?

A) Sanjay Leela Bhansali B) Ranveer Kapoor
C) Anil Kapoor D) Amir Khan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Anil Kapoor

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Who won a gold medal in the World Weightlifting Championship at Anaheim, USA, in 2017?

A) Vandna Gupta B) Karnam Malleswari
C) Kunjarani Devi D) Mirabai Chanu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Mirabai Chanu

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Which chef was awarded the Padma Shri in 2017 for his culinary contributions?

A) Madhur Jaffrey B) Ranveer Brar
C) Sanjeev Kapoor D) Vikas Khanna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sanjeev Kapoor

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Who among the following is a recipient of Padma Bhushan for the year 2018 in the field of Art-Painting?

 

A) Laxman Pai B) Arvind Parikh
C) Sharda Sinha D) Ramachandran Nagaswamy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Laxman Pai

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Which Indian actor won the Ordre des Arts et des Letters (Order of Arts and Letters) from the French Government in 2016?

A) Nana Patekar B) Amitabh Bachchan
C) Anupam Kher D) Kamal Hassan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kamal Hassan

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Which actress won the Kerala State Film Award for best actress in her debut film 'Anuraga Karikkin Vellam'?

A) Rajisha Vijayan B) Parvathy
C) Anna Reshma Rajan D) Nimisha Sajayan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rajisha Vijayan

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Who among the following is an Indian gymnast who received the prestigious Padma Shri Award in 2017 by the Government of India?

A) PV Sindhu B) Sakshi Malik
C) Koneru Hampy D) Dipa Karmakar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Dipa Karmakar

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The annual award of 'Gandhi Peace Prize' is given to

A) Individuals only B) Institutions only
C) Individuals and institutions D) Group of institutions
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Individuals and institutions

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