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1) B. C. Roy Award is given in which field?

a) Music.
b) Journalism.
c) Medicine.
d) Environment.

ANSWER : Medicine

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

a) Ashok Kumar.
b) Hou Hsio-hsein.
c) Akiro Burosova.
d) Bernardo Burtolucci.

ANSWER : Ashok Kumar

3) Among the following which is the highest gallantry award in India?

a) Param Vishishtat Seva Medal.
b) Param Vir Chakra.
c) Kirti Chakra.
d) Vir Chakra.

ANSWER : Param Vir Chakra

4) Mewar Award is given in which state of India?

a) Haryana.
b) Rajasthan.
c) Punjab.
d) Delhi.

ANSWER : Rajasthan

5) Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?

a) C.V. Raman.
b) Rajiv Gandhi.
c) Rabindranath Tagore.
d) Mother Teresa.

ANSWER : Rabindranath Tagore

6) In which field is the Pulitzer Prize awarded for outstanding work?

a) Science and technology.
b) Environmental studies.
c) Literature and journalism.
d) International Understanding.

ANSWER : Literature and journalism

7) Saraswathi Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to:

a) Classical music.
b) Education.
c) Literature.
d) Fine arts.

ANSWER : Literature

8) In which year was the Arjuna Awards instituted?

a) 1965.
b) 1961.
c) 1963.
d) 1957.

ANSWER : 1961

9) Which journalist refused to accept Padma Bhushan Award?

a) Shekaran Nair.
b) Khushwant Singh.
c) Ratan Thiyam.
d) Arun Shourie.

ANSWER : Khushwant Singh

10) In which city is the Nobel Peace Prize awarded?

a) Oslo.
b) Stockholm.
c) Brussels.
d) Geneva.


11) Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for:

a) Cartoon.
b) Satire and essay.
c) Trade Union Activity.
d) Social Service.

ANSWER : Satire and essay

12) Who among the following received the first Nehru Award?

a) Martin Luther King.
b) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.
c) Mother Teresa.
d) U Thant.

ANSWER : U Thant

13) On whose name is the highest award for services to the development of cinema is given?

a) Raj Kapoor.
b) Dada Saheb.
c) Meena Kumari.
d) Amitabh Bachchan.

ANSWER : Dada Saheb

14) Who is the only Indian to win the Nobel Prize in physics?

a) Dr. J.C.Bose.
b) Dr. C.V.Raman.
c) Dr. Vickram Sarabhai.
d) Dr. H.J.Bhabha.

ANSWER : Dr. C.V.Raman

15) For National integration who among the following is a winner of the Indira Gandhi Award?

a) Aruna Asaf Ali.
b) Ashok Kumar.
c) Sundarlal bahuguna.
d) M.G.K.Menon.

ANSWER : Aruna Asaf Ali

16) Who is the first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature?

a) Aurthe Ashe.
b) Martin Luther King.
c) Toni Morrison.
d) Nelson Mandela.

ANSWER : Toni Morrison

17) Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory of:

a) Rajiv Gandhi.
b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
c) Indira Gandhi.
d) Acharya.

ANSWER : Rajiv Gandhi

18) 9 Oscar Awards was won by which film in 1987?

a) The World Safari.
b) The Last Emperor.
c) Rain Man.
d) Amadeus.

ANSWER : The Last Emperor

19) Global 500 award is given in which of the following field?

a) Campaign against AIDS.
b) Population control.
c) Protection of environment.
d) Elimination of illiteracy.

ANSWER : Protection of environment

20) In 1999 the Bharat Ratna award was awarded to:

a) Lata Mangeskar.
b) Amartya Sen.
c) M.S.Subbulakshmi.
d) Atal Behari Vajpayee.

ANSWER : Amartya Sen

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