Ultimate Quiz On The Seoul Peace Prize.

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"The Seoul Peace Prize" is a monetary award-event held in The Republic Of Korea to award a chosen person for their contributions to bring peace, ever lasting friendship among nations and their efforts to make aspects of life better for mankind. Take this quiz to check how familiar you are with the title.


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  • 1. 

    When was the very first "Seoul Peace Prize" established and who won it?

    • A.

      1988, George Shultz.

    • B.

      1990, Juan Antonio Samaranch.

    • C.

      1992, Oxfam.

    • D.

      1994, Kofi Anan.

    Correct Answer
    B. 1990, Juan Antonio Samaranch.
    Explanation
    Juan Antonio Samaranch won the very first Seoul Peace Prize for his contribution towards world peace and harmony of mankind. he was the president of "International Olympic Committee" at the time.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the first chairman of the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation?

    • A.

      Choi Kyu-Hah.

    • B.

      Roh Tae-Woo.

    • C.

      Kim Yong-Shik.

    • D.

      Kim Dae-Jung.

    Correct Answer
    C. Kim Yong-Shik.
    Explanation
    In 1992, Kim Yong-Shik, the former Foreign Minister was elected as the very first Chairman of the Seoul Peace Prize Foundation (later it was renamed to "Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation").

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  • 3. 

    Out of the following which Secretary-General of The United Nations has won the Seoul Peace Prize?

    • A.

      Javier Pérez de Cuéllar.

    • B.

      Ban Ki-Moon.

    • C.

      António Guterres.

    • D.

      Kurt Waldheim.

    Correct Answer
    B. Ban Ki-Moon.
    Explanation
    Ban Ki-Moon, 8th Secretary- General of The United Nations won The Prize in 2012 for his continuous efforts in peace making around the world. He is also the very first ever Korean to win the prize.

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  • 4. 

    In what time interval every Seoul Peace Prize award ceremony is held? 

    • A.

      Every year.

    • B.

      In every two year.

    • C.

      In every five year.

    • D.

      It has no specific time interval.

    Correct Answer
    B. In every two year.
    Explanation
    The award is given biennially and nomination for the Prize begins in November. By biennially it means, it is held every two years.

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  • 5. 

    Who won the last Prize in 2016?

    • A.

      Dr. Denis Mukwege, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    • B.

      Angela Merkel, Germany.

    • C.

      Ban Ki-Moon, South Korea.

    • D.

      Abdul Sattar Edhi, Pakistan.

    Correct Answer
    A. Dr. Denis Mukwege, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    Explanation
    Dr. Denis Mukwege of "Democratic Republic of the Congo" won the Prize in 2016 for his work fighting against 'the use of rape as a weapon of war'.

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  • 6. 

    What is the monetary prize for The Seoul Peace Prize?

    • A.

      $100,000

    • B.

      $200,000

    • C.

      $300,000

    • D.

      $50,000

    Correct Answer
    B. $200,000
    Explanation
    The winner receives a honorarium of $200,000 with a diploma. The two paged certificate has an emblem of the "Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation" on the left page and the text of the certificate appears on the right page in both Korean and English.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the present Secretary-General of The Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation?

    • A.

      Kwon E-hyock.

    • B.

      Lee Chul-Seung.

    • C.

      Kim Deok.

    • D.

      Kim Seung-chae

    Correct Answer
    D. Kim Seung-chae
    Explanation
    Kim Seung-chae is the present Secretary-General of The Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation.

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  • 8. 

    Who has won The Prize recently in 2018?

    • A.

      Angela Merkel.

    • B.

      Narendra Modi.

    • C.

      Nadia Murad.

    • D.

      Kailash Satyarthi.

    Correct Answer
    B. Narendra Modi.
    Explanation
    Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi is 14th and the latest recipient of The Prize. He won it for his contributions to international cooperation, raising global economic growth and development of democracy through anti-corruption and social integration efforts.

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