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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



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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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Which of the following is India's highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema?

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

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Which of the following is India's highest civilian award?

A) Padma Bhushan B) Param Vir Chakra
C) Padma Vibhushan D) Bharat Ratna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bharat Ratna

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Who was awarded the 2017 Padma Bhushan Award in the field of Art-Music?

A) Devi Prasad Dwivedi B) Anuradha Paudwal
C) Vishwa Mohan Bhatt D) K. J. Yesudas
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Vishwa Mohan Bhatt

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Who was awarded with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2017?

A) Yash Chopra B) Kamini Kaushal
C) Shatrughan Sinha D) Moushumi Chatterjee
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Shatrughan Sinha

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Who among the following was awarded with Padma Shri 2017 in the field of 'Sports - Hockey'?

A) Sardar Singh B) P. R. Shreejesh
C) Ramandeep Singh D) Yuvraj Walmiki
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) P. R. Shreejesh

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Who among the following was NOT one of the recipients of Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2016?

A) Rajendra Pralhad Shelke B) Sylvanus Dung Dung
C) Sathi Geetha D) Amit Kumar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Amit Kumar

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Who among the following did not receive the 2016 Arjuna award in the field of 'wrestling'?

A) Virender Singh B) Vinesh Phogat
C) Amit Kumar D) Rajat Chauhan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Rajat Chauhan

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Which actress has been awarded with 64th National film Awards 2017?

A) Surabhi CM B) Tapasee Pannu
C) Trisha Krishnan D) Anushka Shetty
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Surabhi CM

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