Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi?


Options: Golden Globe,    Rani Lakshmi,    Magsaysay,    Saraswati

Ans:C,C






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Options: Russia,    Vatican City,    Australia,    USA

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Options: New Delhi,    Orissa,    Gurgaon,    Kolkata

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Options: North-eastern zone,    North-western zone,    Southern zone,    None of the above

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Options: August 12, 1981,    January 21 1979,    August 21, 1980,    January 12, 1982

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Options: I, III,    II, III,    I, III, IV,    II, III, IV

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Options: 1945,    1947,    1959,    1960

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