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Who has become the first Asian to be chosen for the prestigious "Von Hippel Award" ?

A) Charles Lieber B) Marvin Cohen
C) C.N.R Rao D) Stuart Parkin

Answer:   C) C.N.R Rao



Explanation:

The Von Hippel Award, the Materials Research Society's highest honor, recognizes those qualities most prized by materials scientists and engineers—brilliance and originality of intellect, combined with vision that transcends the boundaries of conventional scientific disciplines. The Von Hippel Award is named after Arthur von Hippel (1898-2003), who was a pioneer in the study of dielectrics, semiconductors, ferromagnetics and ferroelectrics.

Eminent Scientist and Bharat Ratna Prof C.N.R. Rao was awarded 2017 Von Hippel Award. He is first Indian and first Asian to win this honour. The award will be presented to Prof Rao for his interdisciplinary contributions to development of novel functional materials, including nanomaterials, graphene, superconductivity, 2D materials and colossal magnetoresistance at Boston in November 2017.

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Who has chosen for the first "Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar"?

A) Subhash Chandra Bose B) Alluri Seetha Ramaraju
C) Abhinandan Varthaman D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Abhinandan Varthaman

Explanation:

Abhinandan Varthaman who shot down the Pakistan's F-16 jet has chosen for the first "Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar".

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Who institutes the META awards?

A) Reliance group B) Satyam group
C) Mahindra group D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mahindra group

Explanation:

The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) instituted by Mahindra group.

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Moortidevi Award is given for excellence in the field of

A) Literature B) Music
C) Medicine D) Bravery
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Literature

Explanation:

Moortidevi Award is given for Authors, excellence in the field of Literary Award in India sponsored by Bharatiya Jnanpith.

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Who has won the Miss India USA 2019 title?

A) Manushi Chhillar B) Kim Kumari
C) Anu Kreethy Vas D) Shree Saini
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kim Kumari

Explanation:

Kim Kumari of New Jersey crowned Miss India USA 2019 tite.

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Who has been conferred the Ashoka Chakra for year 2019?

A) Syam Prasad B) Ahmed Sunani
C) Nazir Ahmad Wani D) Vishnu wagh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Nazir Ahmad Wani

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Who were not confirmed with the India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna for 2018?

A) Bhupen Hazarika B) Nanaji Deshmukh
C) Pranab Mukherjee D) Kailash Satyarthi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kailash Satyarthi

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Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?

A) Jayant Kaikini B) Poonam Khetrapal Singh
C) Jayant Kaikini D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Jayant Kaikini

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What year was the first Oscar Awards ceremony held?

A) 1945 B) 1929
C) 1931 D) 1954
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1929

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