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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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Which of the following man has been honoured with ‘Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak’ the second-highest Gallantry award for civilians?

A) Salim Gafur Shaikh B) Saurabh Sinha
C) Nihalchand Sodh D) Mahendra Giri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Salim Gafur Shaikh

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Which film won the award for Best Film at the 61st Filmfare Award held in 2016?

A) Tubelight B) Sultan
C) Bajirao Mastani D) Badlapur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Bajirao Mastani

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Vikas Khanna is an award winning ___________ starred Indian chef.

A) Apollo B) Michelin
C) Goodyear D) Viking
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Michelin

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Highest Civilian Honour received by Amitabh Bachchan is ___________.

A) Padma Shri B) Padma Bhushan
C) Padma Vibhushan D) Bharat Ratna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Padma Vibhushan

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Which of the following award is given for distinguished service in any field including service rendered by the Government servants?

A) Ashok Chakra B) Dada Saheb Phalke Awards
C) Arjuna Award D) Padma Shri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Padma Shri

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Which film has been awarded with best Environment film in 64th National film awards?

A) Kassav B) Dashkriya
C) Ventilator D) The tiger who crossed the line
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) The tiger who crossed the line

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Who won Nobel prize for Physics in 2015?

A) Hiroshi Amano B) Takaaki Kajita
C) Isamu Akasaki D) Makoto Kobayashi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Takaaki Kajita

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A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, ?

A) Bharat Ratna B) Ashok Chakra
C) Sahitya Akademi Award D) Arjuna Award
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bharat Ratna

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