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Which Indian won the first 'Magsaysay Award" for Community Leadership in 1958 ?

Tribhuvandas Patel
Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
Vinoba Bhave
M.S. Swaminathan

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Vinoba Bhave was a supporter of Nonviolence and considered as the spiritual successor of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Which is the first sound film of india ?

Alam Ara
Raja Harishchandra
Mother India
Dena Paona

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Released on March 14, 1931 , the film was directed by Ardeshir Irani.

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Who was the first president of India ?

Dr Rajendra Prasad
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Zakir Hussain
Varahagiri Venkata Giri

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Born on 3 December 1884 in the Siwan district of Bihar, Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President of the Republic of India. He was in the office from 26 January 1950 to 13 May 1962. He was the only president of India, who was elected twice for the presidency.

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Who was the first Indian to swim across the English Channel ?

Mihir Sen
Arati Saha
Ram Pal
Suman Lahori

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By profession , he was an Indian lawyer. He swim the English Channel on September 27 1958 from Dover to Calais.

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Who is the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament in Tennis ?

Leander Paes
Prakash Amritraj
Rohan Bopanna
Mahesh Bhupathi

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In 1997, he won the French Open Grand Slam mixed doubles title with partner Rika Hiraki of Japan.

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Which is the first Indian city to achieve 100% literacy rate ?

Kottayam
Kochi
Kollam
Thrissur

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It is a city of Kerala. It achieved 100% literacy in 1989. According to 2001 census, Kottayam District has Literacy of 95.9%.

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Which Indian district is declared as the first polio free district in India ?

Palakkad
Pathanamthitta
Alappuzha
Kollam

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It is located in the southern part of the state of Kerala.

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Which was the first sound film ?

Alam Ara
The Jazz Singer
The Singing Fool
Wings

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It an American musical film of 1927. Produced by Warner Bros, it was directed by Alan Crosland. The movie is based on The Day of Atonement

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Who was the first person to reach the geographic North Pole ?

Otto Sverdrup
F. W. Stokes
Delta Kappa Epsilon
Robert Peary

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He was an American explore and reached on the pole on April 6, 1909.

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Who was first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize ?

Raziuddin Siddiqui
Fayyazuddin
Abdus Salam
Masud Ahmad

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Salam, Sheldon Glashow and Steven Weinberg shared the prize for discovery of Electro-Weak Theory. He receive the prize in the Sciences.

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