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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 among the following was the first Chinese to receive the Nobel Prize for literature ?

 

 

A) Mo Yan B) Liu Cixin
C) Gao Xingjian D) Lu Xun
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mo Yan

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Who among the following was honoured with the 50th Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

 

A) Anupam Kher B) Naseeruddin Shah
C) Amitabh Bachchan D) Kamal Haasan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Amitabh Bachchan

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One-third of goods are sold at a 15% profit. 25% of the goods are sold at a 20% profit and the rest at a 20% loss. If the total profit of ₹138.50 is earned on the whole transaction, then the value(in ₹) of the goods is:

 

A) ₹8,587 B) ₹8,030
C) ₹7,756 D) ₹8,310
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) ₹8,310

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Who won the 'Outstanding Parliamentarian' Award for 2017 given by the Indian Parliamentary Group (IPG)?

 

A) Bhartruhari Mahtab B) Arun Jaitley
C) Narendra Modi D) Rahul Gandhi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bhartruhari Mahtab

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Who is the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals?

 

A) Deepika Kumari B) P V Sindu
C) Saina Nehwal D) Manika Batra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) P V Sindu

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Who won the Lokmanya Tilak National Award 2021?

 

A) Sanjay Gupta B) Cyrus Poonawalla
C) Adar Pooonawalla D) Deepak Tilak
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Cyrus Poonawalla

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Name the two Indian actors who shared the National Best Actor Award (Male) in the 66th National Film Awards 2019.

 

A) Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal   B) Ranbir Kapoor and Akshay Kumar  
C) Nana Patekar and Mohanlal   D) Amitabh Bachchan and Ranbir Kapoor  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal  

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Who is the only scientist in the world to have won the Nobel prize in Chemistry twice?

 

A) Linus Carl Pauling   B) Roger D. Kornberg  
C) Madame Curie   D) Frederick Sanger  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Frederick Sanger  

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