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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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Highest Civilian Honour received by Amitabh Bachchan is ___________.

A) Padma Shri B) Padma Bhushan
C) Padma Vibhushan D) Bharat Ratna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Padma Vibhushan

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Which of the following award is given for distinguished service in any field including service rendered by the Government servants?

A) Ashok Chakra B) Dada Saheb Phalke Awards
C) Arjuna Award D) Padma Shri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Padma Shri

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Which film has been awarded with best Environment film in 64th National film awards?

A) Kassav B) Dashkriya
C) Ventilator D) The tiger who crossed the line
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) The tiger who crossed the line

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Who won Nobel prize for Physics in 2015?

A) Hiroshi Amano B) Takaaki Kajita
C) Isamu Akasaki D) Makoto Kobayashi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Takaaki Kajita

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A series is given with one term missing. Select the correct alternative from the given ones that will complete the series.
Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan, ?

A) Bharat Ratna B) Ashok Chakra
C) Sahitya Akademi Award D) Arjuna Award
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bharat Ratna

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Krishna Sobti is the recipient of the 53rd Jnanpith Award. Which of the following books has not been written by her?

A) Daar Se Bichhudi B) Mitro Marjani
C) Zindaginama D) Vishw Mithok Sarit Sagar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Vishw Mithok Sarit Sagar

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Which of the following is India's highest award in cinema given annually by the Government of India for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema?

A) Ashok Chakra B) Dada Saheb Phalke Awards
C) Arjuna Award D) Padma Shri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dada Saheb Phalke Awards

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Which of the following is India's highest civilian award?

A) Padma Bhushan B) Param Vir Chakra
C) Padma Vibhushan D) Bharat Ratna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bharat Ratna

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