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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:   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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________ 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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Who won the Nobel prize 2019 in literature?

 

A) Peter Handke   B) Olga Tokarczuk  
C) Kazuo Ishiguro   D) Bob Dylan  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Peter Handke  

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