The Padma Award is one of the highest civilian honour awarded in three categories – Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. This year, the honour will be conferred to 89 people from across the country and who are known for their exceptional contribution in various fields like social work, art, medicine, literature, sports etc. The Padma Shri awards do not have a separate category for food and chefs which is why Sanjeev Kapoor’s name have been listed under the ‘others’ category. The only other chef to have received this award was Tarla Dalal.
Q2. ‘The World Outside My Window’ is written by which author?
‘दी वर्ल्ड आउटसाइड माय विंडो’ किस लेखक द्वारा लिखी गयी है?
The book “The World Outside My Window” has been authored by Ruskin Bond. Through the book author gives details of the most interesting facts about the insects, birds, trees and flowers he has observed in hilly areas.
Q3. Due to incresed weapon launching missions of North Korea, which country has launched a spy satellite to monitor it?
उत्तर कोरिया के बढ़ते अश्त्र प्रक्षेपणों के कारण किस देश ने उस पर निगरानी रखने के लिए जासूसी उपग्रह का प्रक्षेपण किया है?
La La Land was announced as the best film winner at the 2017 Oscars on Sunday night – but then had to hand the award over to Moonlight after a mistake was noticed in what was the most dramatic moment in the history of the Academy Awards.
In extraordinary scenes, the La La Land team were halfway through their victory speeches, when it was noticed that the wrong film name had been read out by Warren Beatty and that Moonlight was actually the winner.
Q8. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Citizen and Society’?
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee released the book ‘Citizen and Society’ written by Vice President Shri Mohd Hamid Ansari at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
Speaking on the occasion, the President complimented Shri Mohd Hamid Ansari for bringing out the volume, which is a collection of Shri Ansari’s lectures on diverse themes.
Q9. With which country India has recently signed a MoU for Water Conservation in India?
भारत ने हाल ही में किस देश के साथ भारत में जल संरक्षण के लिए समझौता ज्ञापन किया है?
The Union Cabinet, ahead to the visit of the Prime Minister, approved the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two countries on a water conservation campaign in India. The two countries shall work to enhance cooperation at the national, regional and international level to design, implement and monitor the professionally-designed conservation campaign.
Q10. Who among the following was awarded with Dhronacharya Award 2016 in the field of ‘Swimming (lifetime)’?
निम्नलिखित में से किसे ‘तैराकी (जीवनकाल)’ के क्षेत्र में 2016 में द्रोणाचार्य पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया था?
Shri S. Pradeep Kumar has been awarded the dronacharya award in 2016. The swimming fraternity in India literally thanked the Union Sports Ministry for clearing a long due when it decided to decorate illustrious coach S Pradeep Kumar with the Dronacharya award.
Q11. “Ace Against Odds” is an autobiography of which sports person?
The book “Ace against Odds” is the autobiography of Sania Mirza, which she penned with her father Imran Mirza. The book chronicles her rise to the top and is peppered with anecdotes where she talks about the difficulties and hardships as well as the joys and triumphs that came her way.
Q12. Under the framework of the new partnership with which country, Victoria University will help India to establish a National Sports University?
किस देश के साथ की गयी नई साझेदारी के ढांचे के अंतर्गत विक्टोरिया विश्वविद्यालय भारत में राष्ट्रीय खेल विश्वविद्यालय के गठन में सहयोग करेगा?
The University of Canberra will assist in the establishment of a national sports university in India as part of a new Australia –India sports partnership announced by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.