Awards And Honours: Interactive Quiz (Set-1)

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  • 1. 

    He is an eminent scientist who won the Gujar Mal Modi Award for Science and Technology 2013 on 9 August 2013. Who is he?

    • A.

      Vinod Prakash Sharma

    • B.

      Friedrich Wohler

    • C.

      Fritz Haber

    • D.

      Galileo Galilei

    Correct Answer
    A. Vinod Prakash Sharma
    Explanation
    Vinod Prakash Sharma is the correct answer because he is an eminent scientist who won the Gujar Mal Modi Award for Science and Technology in 2013.

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  • 2. 

    She is a Malayalam poetess, who won the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2012 for Manalezhuthu (the Writings on the Sand), a collection of poems in Malayalam on 2 August 2013. Who is she?

    • A.

      Sugathakumari

    • B.

      Emil Kraepelin

    • C.

      Emile Berliner

    • D.

      Enrico Fermi

    Correct Answer
    A. Sugathakumari
    Explanation
    Sugathakumari is a Malayalam poetess who won the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2012 for her collection of poems in Malayalam titled "Manalezhuthu" (the Writings on the Sand). The fact that she won this award on 2 August 2013 further confirms her identity as the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Which port was conferred with the Major Port of the Year award for its excellent performance in the year?

    • A.

      Paradip Port

    • B.

      Port of Beaumont, Texas

    • C.

      Port of Long Beach, California

    • D.

      Port of Corpus Christi, Texas

    Correct Answer
    A. Paradip Port
    Explanation
    Paradip Port was conferred with the Major Port of the Year award for its excellent performance in the year.

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  • 4. 

    On which date did Ramon Magsaysay Award foundation announced the Ramon Magsaysay Awards for the year 2013 to three individuals and two organizations for changing their societies for the better.

    • A.

      13 May 2013

    • B.

      02 June 2013

    • C.

      24 July 2013

    • D.

      05 April 2013

    Correct Answer
    C. 24 July 2013
    Explanation
    On 24 July 2013, the Ramon Magsaysay Award foundation announced the Ramon Magsaysay Awards for the year 2013 to three individuals and two organizations for changing their societies for the better.

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  • 5. 

    The British firm Real VNC was presented MacRobert Award by the Princess Royal for engineering innovation on?

    • A.

      17 July 2013

    • B.

      02 June 2013

    • C.

      24 July 2013

    • D.

      05 April 2013

    Correct Answer
    A. 17 July 2013
    Explanation
    Real VNC was presented with the MacRobert Award by the Princess Royal for engineering innovation on 17 July 2013.

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