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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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____________ was awarded the 'Kaisar-i-Hind' in 1915 by Lord Hardinge of Penshurst for his contribution to ambulance services in South Africa.

 

A) Subhash Chandra Bose B) Muhammad Iqbal
C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak D) Mahatma Gandhi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Mahatma Gandhi

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India won a total of ________ medals at the Special Olympics World Summer Games held in Abu Dhabi from 14 to 21 March 2019.

 

A) 441 B) 368
C) 312 D) 252
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 368

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In 2018, Bharat Vatwani and _________ were the two Indians awarded with the Ramon Magsaysay award.

 

A) Rajendra Singh B) Sathyabhama Das Biju
C) Arvind Kejriwal D) Sonam Wangchuk
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Sonam Wangchuk

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Which Indian contemporary artist was awarded the 7th Joan Miro Prize 2019

 

A) Nalini Malani B) Vivan Sundaram
C) Arpita Singh D) Atul Dodiya
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Nalini Malani

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A figure of transparent sheet with a pattern is given below. Select the option that shows how the pattern would appear when the transparent sheet is folded at the dotted line.

 

A) A B) B
C) C D) D
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) D

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Dev is the brother of Sneha and son of Mayank. Swati is the sister of Sneha. How is Mayank related to Swati?

 

A) Son B) Brother
C) Father D) Sister
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Father

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Select the Venn diagram that best illustrates the relationship between the following classes.
Doctors, Males, Brothers

 

A) A B) B
C) C D) D
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) D

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______ won the women’s singles title at Italian Open 2019.

 

A) Naomi Osaka B) Simona Halep
C) Johanna Konta D) Karolina Pliskova
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Karolina Pliskova

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