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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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The sequence of folding a paper and the manner in which the folded paper has been cut is shown in the following figures. Select from the option figures, how would this paper look when unfolded?

 

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

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When was the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award’ instituted?

 

A) 2002 - 03 B) 1991 - 92
C) 1985 - 86 D) 1993 - 94
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1991 - 92

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Who among the following was the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna, the highest Indian honour that can be given to civilians?

 

A) Mikhail Gorbachev B) Abdul Ghaffar Khan
C) Nelson Mandela D) Josip Broz Tito
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Abdul Ghaffar Khan

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If O = 20, LIT = 46, how will PIG be coded using the same code language?

 

A) 37 B) 53
C) 41 D) 46
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 37

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As of January 2020, who among the following became the first Indian female para-athlete and the oldest to be honoured with the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award’?

 

A) Ramya Shanmugham B) Karamjyoti Dalal
C) Deepa Malik D) Manasi Joshi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Deepa Malik

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Who among the following lifted the ‘WTA Hobart International’ tennis trophy with partner Nadiia Kichenok in January 2020?

 

A) Ankita Raina B) Rushmi Chakravarthi
C) Sania Mirza D) Karman Kaur Thandi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sania Mirza

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Which of the following group of scientists was awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability"?

 

A) Fraser Stoddart, Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Ben Feringa B) John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino
C) Kip Thorne, Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish D) William G Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) William G Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza

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Select the option figure in which the given figure X is embedded. (Rotation is not allowed)

 

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

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