The Sahitya Akademi Award is a prestigious literary award given annually by the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters. The award is given to writers of outstanding books of literary merit in any of the 22 languages of the 8th Schedule to the Indian Constitution. The award carries a cash prize of ₹1,00,000.

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Q. Where is the headquarter of Sahitya Akademi (1954) located?

 ◉ Chennai

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 ◉ Nagpur

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 ◉ Odisha

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 ◉ New Delhi

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Q. Which writer has been nominated for the Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi for the year 2016?

 ◉ Pooja Bedi

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 ◉ Neeraj Bhanot

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 ◉ Gunjan Sharma

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 ◉ Nasira Sharma

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Q. Noted Tamil litterateur Ashokmitran passed away at the age of 86 in March 2017, in which year he was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for short stories?

 ◉ In the year 1996

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 ◉ In the year 1993

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 ◉ In the year 1999

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 ◉ In the year 1997

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Q. Which of these writers has been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Award in Hindi language at the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2017?

 ◉ Niranjan Mishra

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 ◉ Srikanth Deshmukh

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 ◉ Ramesh Kuntal Megh

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 ◉ Beg feel

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Q. Who has been conferred with the Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman on 1 February 2018?

 ◉ Krishna Sobti

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 ◉ Ramesh Kuntal Megh

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 ◉ Remaining Anand Madhukar

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Q. Who was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award for the poem Kala Aur Budha Chand in the year 1960?

 ◉ Amrit Rai

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 ◉ Sumitra Nandan Pant

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 ◉ Namvar Singh

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 ◉ Makhan Lal Chaturvedi

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Q. Who was honored with the Sahitya Akademi Award in the year 2006?

 ◉ Sania mirza

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 ◉ Takshi Shivshankar Pillai

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 ◉ Anjali Bhagwat

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 ◉ Arundhati Rai

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Q. What is the amount of Sahitya Akademi Award?

 ◉ 50,000 rupees

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 ◉ 52,000 rupees

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 ◉ 53,000 rupees

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 ◉ 51,000 rupees

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Q. In which year the Sahitya Akademi Award was established?

 ◉ 1954

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 ◉ 1956

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 ◉ 1955

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 ◉ 1957

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Q. Who was the first winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award?

 ◉ Nasira Sharma

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 ◉ Ramdarash Mishra

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 ◉ Makhan Lal Chaturvedi

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 ◉ Arun kamal

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Q. Who was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in the year 1956?

 ◉ Nasira Sharma

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 ◉ Arun kamal

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 ◉ Vasudevasharan Aggarwal

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 ◉ Makhan Lal Chaturvedi

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Q. In which category is the Sahitya Akademi Award given?

 ◉ music

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 ◉ game

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 ◉ Writing

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 ◉ Literature

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