Test Your Knowledge About Amartya Sen

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Test Your Knowledge About Amartya Sen - Quiz

India has many great minds like it always had throughout history. The most contemporary one is Amertya Sen, who is a Nobel Prize winner and who has worked and taught in India, the UK, and the USA. So, how well do you know Amertya Sen? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old is he supposed to be in 2018?
    • A. 

      74

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      84

    • D. 

      90

  • 2. 
    How many times did get married?
    • A. 

      Twice

    • B. 

      3 times

    • C. 

      Once

    • D. 

      Four times

  • 3. 
    How many awards has he received throughout his lifetime?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 4. 
    What's his school of tradition?
    • A. 

      Subconsciousness

    • B. 

      Rationalism

    • C. 

      Capability approach

    • D. 

      Theology

  • 5. 
    Where was he born?
    • A. 

      Bengalore

    • B. 

      Kashmir, India

    • C. 

      West Bengal, India

    • D. 

      Pakhistan

  • 6. 
    What was his work focused on in the 1960s and 1970s?
    • A. 

      Social tensions

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Social choice

  • 7. 
    What did he witness at the age of 9?
    • A. 

      The separation of India in 2 different countries

    • B. 

      Muslim tensions

    • C. 

      The Bengal famine of 1943

    • D. 

      India's independance

  • 8. 
    How did he start his career?
    • A. 

      As an artist

    • B. 

      As an activist

    • C. 

      A technician

    • D. 

      As a teacher and a researcher scholar.

  • 9. 
    When did he become the chairman of Nalanda Mentor Group?
    • A. 

      In 2007

    • B. 

      In 2005

    • C. 

      In 1999

    • D. 

      In 1980

  • 10. 
    In what year did he serve as the president of the Econometric society?
    • A. 

      1980

    • B. 

      1984

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1990

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