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Which of the following societies has instituted an award for an Outstanding Parliamentarian

A) Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation B) R.D.Birla Samarak Kosh
C) G.B.Pant Memorial Society D) Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies

Answer:   C) G.B.Pant Memorial Society



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Who among the following was awarded with Dhronacharya Award 2016 in the field of 'Swimming (Lifetime)'?

A) Shri Raj Kumar Sharma B) Shri Sagar Mal Dhayal
C) Shri S. Pradeep Kumar D) Shri Nagapuri Ramesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Shri S. Pradeep Kumar

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Who was conferred with the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature?

A) Bob Dylan B) Oliver Hart
C) Yoshinori Ohsum D) J. Michael Kosterlitz
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bob Dylan

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The 'Gujral Doctrine' relates to which one of the following issues?

A) Build trust between India and its neighbours B) Initiate dialogue with all insurgent groups in India
C) Undertake development activities in Naxal dominated areas D) Ensure food security
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Build trust between India and its neighbours

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Gujral Doctrine is considered as a milestone in India's foreign policy. It was rendered by Mr. Inder Kumar Gujral, the Minister of External Affairs in H. D. Deve Gowda Government in 1996. This theory says that "India" as a bigger country of South Asia should give one-sided concession to her small neighbours and have cordial relations with them.

 

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Who among the following is the first Indian to win Pulitzer Prize?

A) Arundhati Roy B) Gobind Behari Lal
C) Vijay Seshadri D) Jhumpa Lahiri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Gobind Behari Lal

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Gobind BehariLal: He came to study at the University of California in Berkeley in 1912 on the Guru Govind Singh Sahib Scholarship. He later became the science editor of the San Francisco Examiner. He won the Pulitzer Prize for journalism in 1937.

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Who among the following is/are the recipient/recipients of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2018?

A) Virat Kohli B) S.Mirabai Chanu and Virat Kohli
C) Neeraj Chopra D) Hima Das and Neeraj Chopra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Virat Kohli

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli was bestowed with Rajiv Khel Ratna award by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind Virat Kohli became the third cricketer to receive this honour after Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

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Which among the following is not a gallantry medal?

A) Ashok Chakra B) Arjuna Award
C) Param Vir Chakra D) Shaurya Chakra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Arjuna Award

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The Arjuna Awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports , government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports.
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Which movie won the award for the best movie at the Oscar Awards 2017?

A) La La Land B) Arrival
C) Moonlight D) Manchester by the Sea
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Moonlight

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Who was awarded Banga Bibhushan, the highest civilian award of West Bengal, for 2018?

A) Aparna Sen B) Victor Banerjee
C) Soumitra Chatterjee D) Asha Bhosle
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Asha Bhosle

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