Subjectwise Questions - Awards

1. The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year

  1. 1963
  2. 1965
  3. 1961
  4. 1957

2. The ‘Dronacharya Award’ is associated with

  1. Eminent Surgeons
  2. Famous Artists
  3. Sport Coaches
  4. Expert Engineers

3. Nobel Prizes are not given for which of the following fields ?

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Peace
  4. Music

4. The Pulitzer Prize is associated with which one of the following ?

  1. Environmental protection
  2. Olympic Games
  3. Journalism
  4. Civil Aviation

5. To encourage increase in the quality, quantity and availibility of food in the world, the World Food Prize was founded by

  1. Prof. M.S. Swaminathan
  2. UNDP
  3. Prof. Norman Borlaug
  4. WHO

6. For outstanding contribution to which one of the following fields is Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize given?

  1. Literature
  2. Science
  3. Performing Arts
  4. Social Service

7. Which of the following organisations gives the Kalinga Prize for popularising science?

  1. UNESCO
  2. CSIR
  3. UGC
  4. Ministry of Science and Technology

8. Ramon Magsaysay awards are given in honour of former President of

  1. Indonesia
  2. Thailand
  3. New Zealand
  4. Philippines

9. Which of the following awards is also known as Alternative Nobel Prize?

  1. Pulitzer Prize
  2. Right Livelihood Award
  3. Booker Prize
  4. Ramon Magsaysay Award

10. Which is highest gallantry award for the personnel of armed forces in India?

  1. Ashoka Chakra
  2. Maha Vir Chakra
  3. Param Vir Chakra
  4. Kirti Chakra

11. Which of the following States confers the Kabir Samman, Kalidas Samman and Tansen Samman?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Bihar
  4. Madhya Pradesh

12. Which of the following is NOT an award in the field of literature?

  1. Sahitya Akademi Award
  2. Jnanpith Award
  3. Jamnalal Bajaj Award
  4. Saraswati Samman

13. In whose memory have Manav Sewa Awards for Service to Children instituted by Government of India?

  1. Indira Gandhi
  2. Rajiv Gandhi
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Mahatma Gandhi

14. The reputed Man Booker Prize is awarded every year to the

  1. Best novel in English by a citizen of U.K., the Commonwealth or Ireland
  2. Best novel in English by anyone in the world
  3. Best novel in English by a citizen of U.K., the U.S.A or Canada
  4. Best novel in English by a citizen of any country of Europe or Asia

15. Nirmal Gram Puraskars are awards given to villages which

  1. are 100% open defecation free
  2. provide clean drinking water to villagers
  3. are free from communal distinction
  4. abolish untouchability

16. Which of the following awards is given to journalists?

  1. Dadasaheb Phalke Award
  2. Meghdoot Award
  3. Jamnalal Bajaj Award
  4. Chameli Devi Jain Award

17. Which of the following awards is known as Mathematicians' Nobel Prize?

  1. Turing Award
  2. Abel Prize
  3. Rolf Nevanlinna Prize
  4. Wolf Prize

18. Which of the following is the highest gallantry award in India given for bravery NOT in the face of enemy?

  1. Ashoka Chakra
  2. Kirti Chakra
  3. Mahavir Chakra
  4. Shaurya Chakra

19. In which of the following years was the first Bharat Ratna awarded?

  1. 1953
  2. 1954
  3. 1955
  4. 1951

20. Which of the following awards is given by World Economic Forum to artists who have used their art to improve the state of the world?

  1. Neumann Award
  2. Grammy Award
  3. Emmy Award
  4. Crystal Award