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1. 11 year old Pune girl _______________ named winner of Doodle 4 Google contest 2016. Her Doodle's theme is If I could teach anyone anything, it would be. Doodle will be featured on the Google India homepage on November 14 to celebrate Children’s Day ?

Anvita Prashant Telang
P Karthik
Sudarshan Patnaik
Audrey Zhang
None of These

2. 2016 Reporters Without Borders (RSF) ‚­ TV5 Monde Press Freedom Prize will be awarded to __________ reporter Hadi Abdullah, Chinese news website 64Tianwang and Chinese citizen journalists Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu ?

None of These

3. 39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards 2016 ‚­ Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi (Gandhian and President of ___________‚„s Ennahdha Party), Mohan Hirabai Hiralal (founder of Vrikshamitra), BonBehari Vishnu Nimbkar (founder of Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute), Nannapaneni Manga Devi (founder secretary of Sri Venkateswara Bala Kuteer and Chetana Charitable Trust) ?

None of These

4. _________ actor Jackie Chan has been bestowed with honorary Academy Award (or Oscar) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the 8th Hollywood Annual Governors Awards ?


5. Dr APJ Abdul Kalam IGNITE 2016 Competition Awards 2016 Presented by President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi. This year, _____________ students have been awarded for their ideas ?

None of These

6. __________'s Katherine Elizabeth Esp­n won 2016 Miss Earth Title, held at Philippines ?

None of These

7. Fortune magazine named Facebook CEO ___________ as Business Person of Year, 2016 ?

Satya Nadella
Mark Zuckerberg
Sunder Pichai
Shantanu Narayen
None of These

8. ___________ Won Business Woman of the year award 2016, from Indian Australian Business and Community Awards (IABCA) ?

Uppma Virdi
Kamala Harri
Pramila Jayapal
Ami Berra
None of These

9. Indian researcher Shamik Chowdhury named among 25 young researchers selected for _________ Green Talent Award ?

None of These

10. Indian‚­origin man in ________ ‚­ Imtiaz Sooliman has been awarded Global Citizen Award by international citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners ?

South Africa
None of These

11. Lyricist _________ will be honoured with 2016 Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award ?

Prason Joshi
Sameer Anjaan
None of These

12. Mike McCormack from ___________ won 2016 Goldsmiths Prize for his novel Solar Bones. This annual British literary prize has ‚£10,000 remuneration ?

None of These

13. Noted Bollywood actress and Rajya Sabha MP ___________ will be honoured by upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) with a Lifetime Achievement Award. ?

Jaya Bachchan
Hema Malini
Sushma Swaraj

14. Noted author _________ will be honored by 2016 Tata Literature Live Lifetime Achievement Award ?

Amitav Ghosh
Chetan Bhagat
Amish Tripathi
Salman Khurshid
None of These

15. ____________‚­born Marta Jakimowicz elected for Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by Karnataka Lalithakala Academy, along with Baburao V Nadoni and KK Makali. ?

None of These

16. Rashtriya Kalidas Samman will be conferred to Banshi Kaul for 2016 ‚­ 17 and Raj Bisaria for 2015 ‚­ 16. Kalidas Samman is annual award presented annually by _________ government. ?

Madhya Pradesh
None of These

17. ___________ awarded 8 scientist Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water UN headquarters in New York. This bi‚­annual prize was established in 2002 ?

Saudi Arabia
None of These

18. ___________ won 2016 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance during the 16th London Global Convention on Corporate Governance and Sustainability in London (UK) ?

None of These

19. Swiss Tennis Star ________ won Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at ATP awards 2016. It is 12th time in his career that he has won this award. ?

Andy Murray
Rafael Nadal
Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
None of These

20. 47th International Film Festival Held in Goa -

  1. It Opened With Polish Film ‘Afterimage’ and closed with South Korean film‚ Age of Shadows. Indian Panorama opens with Sanskrit feature Film ‘Ishti’. South Korea is focus country of IFFI 2016.
  2. Singer SP Balasubrahmaniam honored with the 2016 Centenary Indian Film Personality of year award.
  3. Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI 2016 was bestowed upon legendary South Korean film director and writer Im Kwon Taek.
  4. Awards -
    1. Golden Peacock award - ________________ film “Daughter”. It has been directed by Reza Mirkarimi.
    2. Special jury award - The Throne (South Korea) directed by Lee Joon-Ik.
    3. Best Actor Female - Elina Vaska (Latvia) for Mellow Mud.
    4. Best Actor Male - Farhad Aslani (Iran) for Daughter.
    5. Best Director - Shared by Soner Caner and Baris Kaya for Turkish film “Rauf”.
    6. ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize - Turkish director Mustafa Kara for his film “Cold of Kalandar”.


None of These


21. __________, a short film by India's Toonz Media Group has won award at prestigious UNESCO Salon Youth Video Competition 2016 ?

Magical Piano
See My India
None of These

22. Bollywood actor ______________ won Best Performance by an Actor at 10th edition of Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) for his performance as Professor Siras in Aligarh directed by Hansal Mehta ?

Nawazuddin Siqqiqui
Manoj Bajpayee
Irrfan Khan
Aamir Khan
None of These

23. Book‚ The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan,‚ by ____________ has won 2016 FT Business Book Award ?

Ashwin Sanghi
Subroto Bagchi
Ravinder Singh
Sebastian Mallaby
None of These

24. Captain ______________ became first woman to receive International Maritime Organisation (IMO) award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea. She was presented with this award for saving lives of seven fishermen from sinking fishing boat in Bay of Bengal ?

Avani Chaturvedi
Bhawana Kanth
Shobhana Joshi
Mohana Singh
Radhika Menon

25. Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain has been posthumously conferred 2016 Mother Teresa Memorial International Award for Social Justice, in Mumbai by NGO Harmony Foundation. He refused to leave his friends during the July 1 terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in ___________ ?

None of These

26. Indian IT Firm ________________ has been awarded with 2016 Digital Innovator of Year by GE Digital in Ecosystem Excellence award category at GE‚„s Minds + Machines event in California (USA). It was also awarded at 3rd annual Asia Corporate Excellence and Sustainability Awards (ACES), along with Vedanta ?

None of These

27. Indian journalist ______________ conferred with 2016 International Press Freedom Award, for her reporting from Naxal infested Bastar area. She is among four journalists selected by the Committee to Protect Journalists for this year‚„s award. Other 3 are - Oscar Martinez (El Salvador), Can Dundar (Turkey) and Abou Zeid (Egypt) ?

Anjana Om Kashyap
Malini Subramaniam
Mini Menon
Nidhi Razdan
None of These

28. Indian-American entrepreneur and philanthropist _____________ awarded with Interfaith Leadership Award in Washington (USA). ?

Sunder Pichai
Gurbaksh Chahal
Frank Islam
Bobby Jindal
None of These

29. Infosys Science Foundation (ISF) announced Infosys Prize 2016 -

  1. Engineering and Computer Science - _______________________.
  2. Humanities - Sunil Amrith
  3. Life Sciences - Gagandeep Kang
  4. Mathematical Sciences - Akshay Venkatesh
  5. Physical Sciences - Anil Bhardwaj
  6. Social Sciences - Kaivan Munshi
S. Jaishankar
Parameswaran Iyer
Prabhu Dayal Meena
Amarendra Khatua
V. Kumaran

30. _________ has been awarded 2016 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his book Gita Press and the Making of Hindu India ?

Ravi Subramanian
Salman Rushdie
Akshaya Mukul
Amish Tripathi
None of These

31. Noted Indian Author Ruskin Bond honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at 14th Raymond Crossword Book Awards in Mumbai ?

Jhumpa Lahiri
Chetan Bhagat
Sujata Mehta
Ruskin Bond
None of These

32. Noted flautist ____________ conferred with 2016 Sumitra Charat Ram Award for lifetime achievement in field of Indian classical music ?

Mayavaram Saraswathi Ammal.
Pandit Hari Prasad Chourasia
Rakesh Chaurasia
K. Bhaskaran
None of These

33. Noted journalist _________ honoured with 2016 Raja Ram Mohan Roy Award for his outstanding contribution to journalism ?

S Nihal Singh
Arnab Goswami
Shweta Singh
Rajat Sharma
None of These

34. Noted Indian Boxer ___________ will be honoured with Legends Award by International Boxing Association (AIBA) ?

Vijdnder Singh
Shiva Thapa
Vikas Krishan Yadav
Devendro Singh
M C Mary Kom

35. President Pranab Mukherjee presented 2nd ICCR ‚ËœDistinguished Indologist‚„ Award to Prof. Yu Long Yu of ______________. This Award has been instituted by ICCR to recognize eminent Indologists working abroad, who have made outstanding contribution to India‚„s philosophy, art, culture, society etc. Award amount is US$ 20000 ?

None of These

36. ______________, Noted educationist and social scientist from Ladakh has been awarded 2016 Rolex Awards for Enterprise at Los Angeles (USA) for remedying water scarcity in Western Himalayas by building artificial glaciers - Ice Stupas ?

Sonam Wangchuk
Devendro Singh
Rashmi Bansal
Jhumpa Lahiri
None of These

37. Spiritual Leader _____________ honoured with Dr Nagendra Singh International Peace Award for his efforts in ensuring world peace, at a function at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi ?

Deepak Chopra
Baba Ramdev
Paulo Coelho
Pope Francois
Sri Sri Ravishankar

38. ______________'s Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has been awarded with Mother Teresa International Award by Mumbai-based NGO Harmony Foundation ?

None of These

39. World Sanskrit Awards -

  1. 2015 - ___________’s Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
  2. 2016 - American linguist and Indologist George Cardona. ?
None of These

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