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Who has been nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award by the Sports Ministry for 2017 ?

A) M S Dhoni B) P V Sindhu
C) Hardik Pandya D) Virender Sehwag

Answer:   B) P V Sindhu



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The Indian-Australian mathematician who is one of four winners of mathematics prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel Prize for math was

A) Akshay Venkatesh B) Manoj prabhakar
C) N.K Surna D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Akshay Venkatesh

Explanation:

Akshay Venkatesh, a renowned Indian-Australian mathematician, is one of four winners of mathematics’ prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel prize for math. New Delhi-born Venkatesh, 36, who is currently teaching at Stanford University, has won the Fields Medal for his profound contributions to an exceptionally broad range of subjects in mathematics.

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In which year , the distribution of Bharat Ratna award started?

A) 1954 B) 1956
C) 1952 D) 1950
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1954

Explanation:

The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted in 1954, the award is conferred "in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex.

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Which is the highest gallantry award in India?

A) Param Vir Chakra B) Kirti Chakra
C) Vir Chakra D) Param Vishishtat Seva Medal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Param Vir Chakra

Explanation:

Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valor during the war.

 

Ashok Chakra Award – An Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. It is the peacetime equivalent of the Param Vir Chakra.

Kirti Chakra – Second in order of precedence of peacetime gallantry awards.


Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) is literally called a great warrior medal. Vir Chakra is an Indian gallantry award presented for acts of bravery in the wars.

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Oscar Awards are conferred annually by

A) Academy of Motion Pictures, arts and sciences, USA B) Hollywood Foreign Press Association
C) Government of United States D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Academy of Motion Pictures, arts and sciences, USA

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Durand Cup is associated with the game of

A) Badminton B) Volleyball
C) Football D) Hockey
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Football

Explanation:

Durand Cup is associated with the game of Football.

The Durand Football Tournament or Durand Cup is a football competition in India which was first held in 1888. It is co-hosted by the Durand Football Tournament Society (DFTS) and Osians All the matches are free-of-cost for spectators, and the winner gets ₹ 50 lakh. The Tournament is named after its founder, Sir Mortimer Durand from Simla.

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Dronacharya Award Is Given To

A) Sports Editors B) Umpires
C) Sportsmen D) Coaches
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Coaches

Explanation:

The Dronacharya Award, formally known as Dronacharya Award for Outstanding Coaches in Sports and Games, is sports training honour of the Republic of India. The award is named after Drona, often referred as "Dronacharya" or "Guru Drona", a character from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata of ancient India.

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who was the first non-human to win an Oscar?

A) Pussycat B) Mickey Mouse
C) Ninja D) Bender
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mickey Mouse

Explanation:

Mickey Mouse was the first non-human to win an Oscar in 1932.

Walt Disney won the first of his many Oscars for the creation of Mickey Mouse.

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Who will be awarded The Jnanpith Award for the year 2017?

A) Krishna Sobti B) Vikas Singh
C) Rohim Khan D) Sunita Verma
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Krishna Sobti

Explanation:

Hindi writer Krishna Sobti has been chosen for this years Jnanpith Award for her contribution to Indian Literature. This is 53rd Jnanpith Award for India.

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