Honours and Awards Questions and Answers

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Q 1
The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city?

A)   Oslo

B)   Stockholm

C)   Brussels

D)   Geneva


Correct Option - A

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Q 2
On whose name is the highest award for services to the development of cinema given?

A)   Raj Kapoor

B)   Dada Saheb

C)   Meena Kumari

D)   Amitabh Bachchan


Correct Option - B

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Q 3
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


Correct Option - B

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Q 4
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


Correct Option - C

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Q 5
In 1901, Nobel Prize was not given for

A)   Chemistry

B)   Physics

C)   Economics

D)   Peace


Correct Option - C

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Q 6
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


Correct Option - A

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Q 7
Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of?

A)   Gujarat

B)   Maharashtra

C)   Uttar Pradesh

D)   Madhya Pradesh


Correct Option - D

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