Question and Answers: award

1. For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?

Physics and Chemistry Physiology or Medicine Literature, Peace and Economics All of the above

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2. Kiran Bedi received Magsaysay Award for government service in

1992 1993 1994 1995

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3. Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of

Tennis Volleyball Basketball Cricket

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4. Hermann Scheer (Germany) received right Livelihood Award in 1999 for

his indefatigable work for thepromotion of solar energy worldwide his long standing efforts to end the impunity of dictators showing that organic agriculture is a key to both environmental sustainability and food security None of the above

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5. Magsaysay awards are named after Ramon Magsaysay, ____ who was known for his land reform programme to defuse communist insurgency.

President of the Philippines President of the Spain President of the Scotland President of the Malaysia

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6. Mother Teresa received the Magsaysay Award in 1962 in the area of

Community leadership public service journalism and literature international understanding

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7. Sir Thomas Fearnley Cup is awarded to

a club or a local sport association for remarkable achievements amateur athlete, not necessarily an Olympian National Olympic Committee for outstanding work None of the above

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8. Oscar Awards were instituted in

1968 1929 1901 1965

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9. Shaurya Chakra made up of bronze is awarded for

gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy most conspicuous bravery for some act of self sacrifice gallantry in the presence of enemy None of the above

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10. Sonia Nazario of `Los Angeles Times` was awarded pulitzer Prize in 2003 for

commentary editorial writing music feature writing

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11. Raj Kapoor received Dada Saheb Phalke Award in

1986 1987 1988 1989

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12. Oscar Awards are conferred annually by

Academy of Motion Pictures, arts and sciences, USA Government of United States Hollywood Foreign Press Association None of the above

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13. Satyajit Ray received Magsaysay Award for journalism, literature and creative communication arts in

1963 1965 1966 1967

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14. The first recipient of Bharat Ratna award in 1954 was

S. Radhakrishnan C. Rajagopalachari C.V. Raman Jawaharlal Nehru

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15. The highest national award in India given for exceptional work for advancement of art, literature and science

Bharat Ratna Padma Awards Gallantry Awards None of the above

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16. The Kvinna Till Kvinna foundation (sweden) was award Right Livelihood Award in 2002 for

its remarkable successes in healing the wounds of ethnic hatred and war, by helping women, often the prime victims, to be the major agents of reconciliation and peace-building outstanding courage and persistent efforts to expose and bring to account the tortures Their exemplary and indomitable courage and compassion, which have proved that, even after murderous civil war, young people from different ethnic groups can learn to live and build a future together in peace and harmony None of the above

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17. The Prize that is awarded every two years to people who have worded for `Freedom of speech`, is

Plame Prize UNEOSCO Prize for Tolerance Unesco Peace Award Monismanien Swedish

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18. The Royal swedish Academy of Sciences, awards the Nobel Prize in

physics economics chemistry both (1) and (3)

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19. The trophies and cups awarded for cricket are

McDowells Challenge cup and World cup Federation cup Moin-ud-Dowla cup and B. C. Gupta cup None of the above

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20. The third highest nation award given for distinguished service in any field is

Padma Vibhushan Padma Bhushan Padma Shri Bharat Ratna

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21. Dr. Joon Lew of korea, the recipient of international gandhi Award is known for his service in the?

Eradication of leprosy Campaigning against AIDS Against Drugs Against child labour

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22. Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, who has won the prestigious Grammy Awards is an exponent in which of the following musical instruments?

Guitar Violin sarod Tabla

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23. B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of

Music Journalism Medicine Environment

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24. gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2000 was awarded to the former President of South africa along with

Sathish Dawan C. Subramanian Grameen Bank of Bangladesh World Healt Organisation

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25. Who has been awarded the first lifetime Achievement Award for his/her contribution in the field of Cinema?

Ashok Kumar Hou Hsio-hsein Akiro Burosova Bernardo Burtolucci

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26. The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award was conferred was conferred upon Ms. Kiran Bedi for her excellent contribution to which of the following fields?

Literature Community Welfare Government Service Journalism

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27. Which of the following societies has instituted an award for an outstanding parliamentarian?

Jamanlal Bajaj Foundation Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies G. B. Pant Memorial Society R. D. Birla samara Kosh

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28. Which is the highest gallantry award in India?

Param Vishishtat Seva Medal Param Vir Chakra Kirti Chakra Vir Chakra

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29. Which state gives Mewar Award?

Haryana Delhi Punjab Rajasthan

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30. The first recipient of Rajiv gandhis Khel Ratna award is

Vishwanathan Anand Leander Peas Kapil Dev Limba Ram

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31. pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of

Science and Technology Environmental Studies Literature and Journalism International Understanding

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32. The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year

1965 1961 1963 1957

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33. The first Indira gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony has been given to

Larry Pressler Amnesty International Hussain Ibrahim Zaki Yasser Arafat

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34. Ashoka Chakra is awarded for

acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy gallantry by children outstanding contribution to literature the most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy

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

Dharmavir Bharti Amitabh Bachchaan B. V. Karanth Ashok Vajpeyi

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36. The Nobel Prize was first awarded in

1976 1958 1901 1972

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37. The Cannes Award is given for excellence in which field?

Films Journalism Literature Economics

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38. The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city?

Oslo Stockholm Brussels Geneva

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39. Arjuna Award is given for

Exceptional service in emergency Bravery on battlefield Outstanding performance in sports Exceptional service in slum dwellers

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40. Who among the following is not a recipient of the Bharatiya Jnanpith Award?

Ashaparna Devi M. F. Hussain Raghupathi Sahai V. K. Gokak

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41. Who among the following is not a recipient of Dada Saheb Phalke Award?

Ramanand Sagar Raj Kapoor V. Shantaram Ashok Kumar

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42. Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award?

Uttar Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Andhra Pradesh

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43. Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for

Cartoon Satire and essay Trade Union Activity Social Service

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44. The highest civilian award of India Bharat Ratna has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other is

Abdul Ghaffar khan Mikhail Gorbachev Marshal Tito Abdul Wali Khan

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45. The first recipient of Nehru Award was

Martin Luther King Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Mother Teresa U Thant

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46. Shanthi Swaroop Bhatnagar awards are given for

exploring new dimensions in creative writing in Indian languages outstanding contribution to science creating mass awareness on environmental issues excellence in film direction

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47. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award is given by which of the following organisations?

Council for Scientific and industrial research Indian Council for Agricultural Research Indian National Science Academy ISRO

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48. Which of the following awards was conferred upon Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali for her role in the welfare of adult and women?

Tagore Literacy Award UNSECO Literacy Award Moorti Devi Award Kalinga Prize

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49. On whose name is the highest award for services to the development of cinema given?

Raj Kapoor Dada Saheb Meena Kumari Amitabh Bachchan

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50. Which of the following famous financial journals of international repute confers Finance minister of the year Award?

Dalal Street Business Standard Euromoney Money Matters

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