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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



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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 among the following won the 'ITA Sterling Icon of Indian Entertainment' award at the 17th edition of the Indian Television Academy Awards held in November 2017?

 

A) Siddharth Roy Kapur B) Ekta Kapoor
C) Shobha Kapoor D) Jitendra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Ekta Kapoor

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Who among the following won the 2018 Santokbaa Humanitarian Award?

 

A) Rajkuinari Banerji B) Daya Bai
C) Kailash Satyarthi D)  Sabitha Beegam
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Kailash Satyarthi

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______ was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1913 and a knighthood in 1915.

 

A) Sarojini Naidu B) Mahatma Gandhi
C) Rabindranath Tagore D) Mother Teresa
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rabindranath Tagore

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Who among the following is a winner of inaugural Times Power Women 2017 Award?

 

A) Shabana Azmi B) Krishna Gandhi
C) Hema Malini D) Shabnam Asthana
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Shabnam Asthana

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Who is the director of the Filmfare Award - winning movie Dangal starring Aamir Khan?

A) Nitesh Tiwari B) Anurag Kashyap
C) Gautam Vasudev Menon D) Karan Johar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Nitesh Tiwari

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Name the Sikkim Chief Minister who was honored with the Sustainable Development Leadership Award by The Energy and Resources Institute.

A) Pawan Chamling B) B. B. Gurung
C) Sanchaman Limboo D) Nar Bahadur Bhandari
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Pawan Chamling

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In which of the following field Udipi Ramachandra Rao has been awarded Tadma Vibhusharf by the Government of India in 2017?

 

A) Sports B) Science
C) Literature D) Music
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Science

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In January 2018, Dr. Vinod Paul became first Indian to be awarded prestigious Ihsan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize by World Health Organisation (WHO). He is a member of ________.

 

A) NITI Aayog B) UPSC  
C) Lok Sabha D) Rajya Sabha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) NITI Aayog

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