Honours and awards knowledge

Honours and awards knowledge

Question 1 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
To whom was 'Bharat Ratna' awarded in 1999?
A
Lata Mangeshkar
B
Amartya Sen
C
M. S. Subbulakshmi
D
Atal Behari Vajpayee






Question 2 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of
A
Music
B
Journalism
C
Medicine
D
Environment
Question 3 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following societies has instituted an award for an outstanding parliamentarian?
A
Jamanlal Bajaj Foundation
B
Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies
C
G. B. Pant Memorial Society
D
R. D. Birla samara Kosh






Question 4 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which is the highest gallantry award in India?
A
Param Vishishtat Seva Medal
B
Param Vir Chakra
C
Kirti Chakra
D
Vir Chakra
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the highest degree of valour or self-sacrifice in the presence of the enemy, similar to the British Victoria Cross, US Medal of Honor, Pakistani Nishan-e-Haider, or French Legion of Honor or Russian Cross of St. George.
Question 5 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi's 'Khel Ratna' award is
A
Vishwanathan Anand
B
Leander Peas
C
Kapil Dev
D
Limba Ram






Question 6 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Shanthi Swaroop Bhatnagar awards are given for
A
exploring new dimensions in creative writing in Indian languages
B
outstanding contribution to science
C
creating mass awareness on environmental issues
D
excellence in film direction
Question 7 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
'Global 500' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?
A
Campaign against AIDS
B
Population control
C
Protection of environment
D
Elimination of illiteracy






Question 8 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Saraswathi Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to
A
classical music
B
education
C
literature
D
fine arts
Question 9 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2000 was awarded to the former President of South Africa along with
A
Sathish Dawan
B
Subramanian
C
Grameen Bank of Bangladesh
D
World Healt Organisation






Question 10 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
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
Question 11 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of
A
Science and Technology
B
Environmental Studies
C
Literature and Journalism
D
International Understanding






Question 12 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award is given by which of the following organisations?
A
Council for Scientific and industrial research
B
Indian Council for Agricultural Research
C
Indian National Science Academy
D
ISRO
Question 13 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year
A
1965
B
1961
C
1963
D
1957






Question 14 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which state gives Mewar Award?
A
Haryana
B
Delhi
C
Punjab
D
Rajasthan
Question 15 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory of
A
Rajiv Gandhi
B
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C
Indira Gandhi
D
Acharya






Question 16 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The first Indian to receive Noble Prize in Literature was
A
Mother Teresa
B
V. Raman
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Sarojini Naidu
Question 17 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who among the following own the Nobel prize for literature?
A
Linus Pauling
B
Samuel Beckett
C
Philip Noel - Baker
D
Ralph Bunche






Question 18 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
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
Question 19 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who among the following has received a Nobel Prize in literature 1953?
A
Pablo Neruda
B
Derek Walcott
C
Ernest Hemingway
D
Winston Churchill
Question 19 Explanation: 
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/1953/churchill-bio.html






Question 20 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following awards was conferred upon Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali for her role in the welfare of adult and women?
A
Tagore Literacy Award
B
UNSECO Literacy Award
C
Moorti Devi Award
D
Kalinga Prize
Question 21 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
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






Question 22 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi?
A
Golden Globe
B
Rani Lakshmi
C
Magsaysay
D
Saraswati
Question 23 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
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






Question 24 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for
A
Cartoon
B
Satire and essay
C
Trade Union Activity
D
Social Service
Question 25 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
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






Question 26 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Kalinga Award was instituted by
A
UNESCO for exceptional contribution of efforts to popularise science
B
Indian Military.
C
Jnanpith, a cultural literacy society for encouraging creative writing in modern languages
D
Indian Adult Education Association for outstanding contribution of adult literacy in India
Question 27 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is
A
Aurthe Ashe
B
Martin Luther King
C
Toni Morrison
D
Nelson Mandela






Question 28 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The journalist who refused to accept 'Padma Bhushan' was?
A
Shekaran Nair
B
Khushwant Singh
C
Ratan Thiyam
D
Arun Shourie
Question 28 Explanation: 
Khushwant Singh (Journalist) : Returned his Padma Bhushan in protest against Operation Blue Star (1984); awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2007.
There are 28 questions to complete.

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