The Jnanpith Award is the highest literary award in India, given annually to an author for their outstanding contribution to literature. It was instituted in 1961 and carries a cash prize of ₹11 lakh.

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Q. Who was the first litterateur to be honored with the Bharatiya Jnanpith Award?

 ◉ Bal Gangadhararao

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 ◉ Lala Lajpat Rai

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 ◉ Govind Shankar Kurup

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 ◉ Dadabhai Naoroji

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Q. Who was the first Hindi litterateur to be honored with the Jnanpith Award?

 ◉ Amritlal Nagar

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 ◉ Sumitra Nandan Pant

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 ◉ Harivansh Rai Bachchan

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 ◉ Jainendra Kumar

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Q. Who was awarded the Jnanpith Award for the first Pratishruti in the year 1976?

 ◉ Unseen goddess

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 ◉ Sarojini Naidu

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 ◉ Kalpana Chawla

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 ◉ Indira Gandhi

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Q. How many medals has Dipa Karmarkar won in state, national and international competitions till 2007?

 ◉ Amitav Ghosh

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 ◉ Chetan Bhagat

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 ◉ Vikram Seth

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 ◉ Arvind Adig

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Q. Which Telugu writer has been conferred with Jnanpith Award 2012 on April 2013?

 ◉ Atukuri molla

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 ◉ Anjaneyulu Kodali

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 ◉ Dr Ravuri Bharadwaja

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 ◉ Apparao Vissa

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Q. Who was the first woman to receive Jnanpith Award in India?

 ◉ mahadevi Verma

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 ◉ Mahashweta Devi

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 ◉ Amrita Pritam

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 ◉ Ashapurna Devi

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Q. Jnanpith Award is given to the people of which field?

 ◉ Literature

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 ◉ Scientist

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 ◉ economist

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 ◉ none of these

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Q. When was the Jnanpith Award established?

 ◉ In 1970

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 ◉ In 1960

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 ◉ In 1964

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 ◉ In 1965

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Q. What is the amount of Jnanpith Award?

 ◉ 15 lakh rupees

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 ◉ 11 lakh rupees

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 ◉ 12 lakh rupees

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 ◉ 10 lakh rupees

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Q. In which field did Amartya Sen get the Nobel Prize in 1998?

 ◉ In the field of literature

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 ◉ In the field of economics

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 ◉ In the field of art

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 ◉ In the field of medicine

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Q. Jnanpith Award is given in which field?

 ◉ music

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 ◉ game

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 ◉ Literature

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 ◉ Journalism

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Q. Who was honored with the Jnanpith Award for the first time?

 ◉ Vishnu Sakha Khandekar

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 ◉ Pannalal Patel

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 ◉ Vishwanath Satyanaryan

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 ◉ Zee Shankar Qurup

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Q. Which award did Krishna Sobti get for his novel "Zindaginama" in the year 1980?

 ◉ Literature Dronacharya Award

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 ◉ Sahitya Akademi Award

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 ◉ Sahitya Jnanpith Award

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 ◉ Sahitya Dhyanchand Award

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Q. Which award was given to Krishna Sobti in the year 1996?

 ◉ Amrita Devi Award

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 ◉ Environmental Fellowship Award

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 ◉ Sahitya Akademi Fellowship

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 ◉ Sahitya Medini Award

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