Who among the following is not a recipient of the Bharatiya Jnanpith Award?


Options: Ashaparna Devi,    M. F. Hussain,    Raghupathi Sahai,    V. K. Gokak

Ans:B,B






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Options: West Bengal,Kerala,Tripura,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: 1986 at Athens,    1988 at Seoul,    1924 at St. Louis,    1908 at London

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Options: Highlight,    Clip art,    Decode,    Execute

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Options: Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.,    Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.,    Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.,    Crude Distillation unit of Madras Refineries Ltd.

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Options: 44th amendment,    45th amendment,    26th amendment,    None of the above

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Options: Atlas map,    Thematic maps,    Wall maps,    Globe

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Options: 1922,    1932,    1942,    1952

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Tripura,Tripura

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Options: Article 81,    Article 98,    Article 109,    Article 115

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Options: 1963,    1965,    1966,    1967

Ans:D,D


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Options: leg bye,    bye,    bosie,    drive

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