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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 awards is Sachin Tendulkar NOT awarded with?

 

A) Bharat Ratna B) Dhyan Chand Award
C) Padma Vibhushan D) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dhyan Chand Award

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The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is annually awarded for outstanding achievement in which area?

A) Science and Technology B) Indian Classical Music
C) Tribal Art Forms D) Literature
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Science and Technology

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Bollywood actor ___ has been selected for the 47th Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2015.

A) Dilip Kumar B) Manoj Kumar
C) Rajinikanth D) Anupam Kher
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Manoj Kumar

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Who among the following is a recipient of first World Sanskrit Award?

 

A) Pandit Shivashankar Tripathi B) John Merkel
C) Maha Chakri Sirindhorn D) Hassan Abbas
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

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Who is the Bengali writer who won the 31st Moortidevi Award for the year 2017?

A) Joy Goswami B) Taslima Nasreen
C) Subhro Bandhopadhyay D) Baby Halder
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Joy Goswami

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In 2017, which Indian scientist was honoured with the Living Legend Award by the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) for stellar contributions in the area of nutrition?

A) Rohini Godbole B) Tessy Thoms
C) Mahtab Bamji D) Suman Sahaia
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mahtab Bamji

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__ won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the World in 2015.

A) Cristiano Ronaldo B) Neymar
C) Lionel Messi D) Luis Suarez
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Lionel Messi

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Who has been conferred with the 'ASSOCHAM Enterprise of the Century Award'?

A) Ratan Tata B) Uday Kotak
C) Mukesh Ambani D) Adi Godrej
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ratan Tata

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