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Who was named as " Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World " for 2016 ?

A) M S Dhoni B) Musharaf Ali
C) Virat Kohli D) Ashwin

Answer:   C) Virat Kohli



Explanation:

i. India’s Virat Kohli was named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World for 2016.

ii. Kohli had also won the prestigious ‘Polly Umrigar award’ presented to the ‘International Cricketer of the Year’ at the BCCI Annual Awards.

iii. Kohli was additionally declared Wisden India Almanack’s Cricketer of the Year for the second time in its 2017 edition.

 

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Who has chosen for the first "Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar"?

A) Subhash Chandra Bose B) Alluri Seetha Ramaraju
C) Abhinandan Varthaman D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Abhinandan Varthaman

Explanation:

Abhinandan Varthaman who shot down the Pakistan's F-16 jet has chosen for the first "Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar".

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Who institutes the META awards?

A) Reliance group B) Satyam group
C) Mahindra group D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mahindra group

Explanation:

The Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) instituted by Mahindra group.

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Moortidevi Award is given for excellence in the field of

A) Literature B) Music
C) Medicine D) Bravery
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Literature

Explanation:

Moortidevi Award is given for Authors, excellence in the field of Literary Award in India sponsored by Bharatiya Jnanpith.

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Who has won the Miss India USA 2019 title?

A) Manushi Chhillar B) Kim Kumari
C) Anu Kreethy Vas D) Shree Saini
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kim Kumari

Explanation:

Kim Kumari of New Jersey crowned Miss India USA 2019 tite.

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Who has been conferred the Ashoka Chakra for year 2019?

A) Syam Prasad B) Ahmed Sunani
C) Nazir Ahmad Wani D) Vishnu wagh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Nazir Ahmad Wani

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Who were not confirmed with the India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna for 2018?

A) Bhupen Hazarika B) Nanaji Deshmukh
C) Pranab Mukherjee D) Kailash Satyarthi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kailash Satyarthi

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Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?

A) Jayant Kaikini B) Poonam Khetrapal Singh
C) Jayant Kaikini D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Jayant Kaikini

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What year was the first Oscar Awards ceremony held?

A) 1945 B) 1929
C) 1931 D) 1954
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1929

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