Awards Questions and Answers

1.

Who received Allard Prize for International Integrity in the year 2013?

   A.) Anna Hazare
   B.) Arvind Kejriwal
   C.) Kiran Bedi
   D.) Medha Patkar

Answer: Option 'A'

Anna Hazare

2.

Who was bestowed with the prestigious Ramanujan Mathematics Award, 2014?

   A.) Peter Scholze
   B.) Zhiwei Yun
   C.) Anand Kumar
   D.) Wei Zhang

Answer: Option 'C'

Anand Kumar

3.

Who was the British physicist awarded with prestigious Millennium Technology Prize, 2014?

   A.) John Adams
   B.) Stuart Parkin
   C.) Harry Elliot
   D.) Fred Taylor

Answer: Option 'B'

Stuart Parkin

4.

Who was the Indian author awarded Windham Campbell Literature Prize 2014?

   A.) Arundhati Roy
   B.) Pankaj Mishra
   C.) Ramachandra Guha
   D.) Salman Rushdie

Answer: Option 'B'

Pankaj Mishra

5.

What was the best film in the 59th Idea Filmfare Awards 2013?

   A.) Chennai Express
   B.) Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela
   C.) Bhaag Milka Bhaag
   D.) Raanjhanaa

Answer: Option 'C'

Bhaag Milka Bhaag

6.

Who was honored with Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration for the year 2012?

   A.) Vikram Sarabhai
   B.) M S Swaminathan
   C.) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
   D.) Krishna Ella

Answer: Option 'B'

M S Swaminathan

7.

Who won Nobel Peace Prize 2013?

   A.) European Union
   B.) Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
   C.) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
   D.) Tawakkol Karman

Answer: Option 'B'

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)

8.

Who awarded the prestigious President's Standard and Colors Award to 112 Helicopter Unit & No.4 Base

       Repair Depot?

   A.) President
   B.) Prime Minister
   C.) Defence Minister
   D.) Army Chief

Answer: Option 'A'

President

9.

Who crowned Miss Earth 2013?

   A.) Nicole Faria
   B.) Olga Alava
   C.) Alyz Henrich
   D.) Tereza Fajksova

Answer: Option 'C'

Alyz Henrich

10.

Who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize 2014?

   A.) Norman Foster
   B.) Toyo Itu
   C.) Shigeru Ban
   D.) Wang Shu

Answer: Option 'C'

Shigeru Ban

11.

What is the best album of the year in 56th annual Grammy awards?

   A.) Get Lucky
   B.) Royals
   C.) Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well
   D.) Random Access Memories

Answer: Option 'D'

Random Access Memories

12.

Who was honored with Gujar Mal Modi Award for Innovative Science and Technology 2013?

   A.) Raj Reddy
   B.) S. S. Abyankar
   C.) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
   D.) Vinod Prakash

Answer: Option ''

Vinod Prakash

13.

How many Padma Awards were approved conferment including one duo case by President Pranab Mukherjee in 2014?

   A.) 120
   B.) 121
   C.) 122
   D.) 127

Answer: Option 'D'

127

14.

In which category, Levitt, Karplus and Warshel won the Nobel Prize 2013?

   A.) Physics
   B.) Physiology or Medicine
   C.) Chemistry
   D.) Economics

Answer: Option 'C'

Chemistry

15.

Who was awarded posthumously Kirti Chakra Award 2014, for his role in operation Rahat in Uttarakhand

where his chopper crashed with 20 personnel on board after he had helped in rescuing lives of more than 80

people?

   A.) Major Mahesh Kumar
   B.) Wing Commander Darryl Castelino
   C.) Captain Abhilash Tomy
   D.) Air Marshal Jaswinder Singh Chauhan

Answer: Option 'B'

Wing Commander Darryl Castelino

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