The first Indian to receive Noble Prize in Literature was


Options: Mother Teresa,    C. V. Raman,    Rabindranath Tagore,    Sarojini Naidu

Ans:C,C


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Options: the king of Kushan dynasty,    a great conqueror but later became a follower of Buddha,    the only ruler of India whose territory extended up to central Asia,    All of the above

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Options: 2.4,    3.4,    4.4,    5.4

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Options: India and Pakistan,    India and China,    India and Myanmar,    India and Afghanistan

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Karnataka,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: 1830,    1837,    1843,    1833

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