General Awareness:Honours And Awards Set 2

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 456

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  • 1. 
    The first Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony has been given to
    • A. 

      Larry Pressler

    • B. 

      Amnesty International

    • C. 

      Hussain Ibrahim Zaki

    • D. 

      Yasser Arafat

  • 2. 
    'Ashoka Chakra' is awarded for
    • A. 

      Acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy

    • B. 

      Gallantry by children

    • C. 

      Outstanding contribution to literature

    • D. 

      The most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy

  • 3. 
    Who among the following is the recipient of the first Dayawati Modi Award for art, culture and education?
    • A. 

      Dharmavir Bharti

    • B. 

      Amitabh Bachchaan

    • C. 

      B. V. Karanth

    • D. 

      Ashok Vajpeyi

  • 4. 
    The Nobel Prize was first awarded in
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1958

    • C. 

      1901

    • D. 

      1972

  • 5. 
    Who among the following own the Nobel prize for literature?
    • A. 

      Linus Pauling

    • B. 

      Samuel Beckett

    • C. 

      Philip Noel - Baker

    • D. 

      Ralph Bunche

  • 6. 
    The 'Cannes Award' is given for excellence in which field?
    • A. 

      Films

    • B. 

      Journalism

    • C. 

      Literature

    • D. 

      Economics

  • 7. 
    The journalist who refused to accept 'Padma Bhushan' was?
    • A. 

      Shekaran Nair

    • B. 

      Khushwant Singh

    • C. 

      Nikhil chakravarty

    • D. 

      Arun Shourie

  • 8. 
    The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city?
    • A. 

      Oslo

    • B. 

      Stockholm

    • C. 

      Brussels

    • D. 

      Geneva

  • 9. 
    Arjuna Award is given for
    • A. 

      Exceptional service in emergency

    • B. 

      Bravery on battlefield

    • C. 

      Outstanding performance in sports

    • D. 

      Exceptional service in slum dwellers

  • 10. 
    Who among the following is not a recipient of the Bharatiya Jnanpith Award?
    • A. 

      Ashaparna Devi

    • B. 

      M. F. Hussain

    • C. 

      Raghupathi Sahai

    • D. 

      V. K. Gokak

  • 11. 
    The UNSECO's 'Prix Jules Verne' prize has been given to which of the following serials of Doordarshan?
    • A. 

      The World This Week

    • B. 

      Surabhi

    • C. 

      Eye Witness

    • D. 

      Turning Point

  • 12. 
    Who among the following is not a recipient of 'Dada Saheb Phalke' Award?
    • A. 

      Ramanand Sagar

    • B. 

      Raj Kapoor

    • C. 

      V. Shantaram

    • D. 

      Ashok Kumar

  • 13. 
    Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award?
    • A. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 14. 
    Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for
    • A. 

      Cartoon

    • B. 

      Satire and essay

    • C. 

      Trade Union Activity

    • D. 

      Social Service

  • 15. 
    In 1901, Nobel Prize was not given for
    • A. 

      Chemistry

    • B. 

      Physics

    • C. 

      Economics

    • D. 

      Peace

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