Honours and Awards Questions and Answers

1.

Dr. Rabindranth Tagore received the Nobel Prize for his work

   A.) Evening Songs
   B.) Gitanjali
   C.) Morning Songs
   D.) Gora

Answer: Option 'B'

​Gitanjali

2.

Name the award ehich is declared yearly for films produced in India in the previous Year

   A.) National Film Award
   B.) Bharat Ratna
   C.) Jananpeth award
   D.) Param Vir Chakra

Answer: Option 'A'

National Film Award 

3.

The first Indian to share the Oscar award was

   A.) Bhanu Athaiya
   B.) Hargobind Khurana
   C.) Rabindranath Tagore
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

​Bhanu Athaiya

4.

In which of the following branches of Knowledge outstandin contribution for the benefits of mankind is not recognised with a Nobel Prize

   A.) Engineering
   B.) Madicine
   C.) Chemistry
   D.) Economics

Answer: Option 'A'

Engineering

5.

Name the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Prize in the world

   A.) Lakpa Sherpa
   B.) Shirin Ebadi
   C.) Phil Ersa
   D.) Irine Zubeida

Answer: Option 'B'

​Shirin Ebadi

6.

Which one of the following is the Highest Award in India?

   A.) Bharat Ratna
   B.) Khel Ratna
   C.) Padma Bushan
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Bharat Ratna

7.

The UNESCO's ' Prix Jules Verne ' prize has been given to which of the following serials of Doordarshan

   A.) The World of the week
   B.) Eye Witness
   C.) Surabhi
   D.) Turning point

Answer: Option 'D'

Turning point

8.

'Goldman Awards' are given for outstanding contribution in which of the following fields?

   A.) Conservation of energy
   B.) Protectio of environment
   C.) Population control
   D.) Popularization of science

Answer: Option 'B'

​Protectio of environment

9.

Dronacharya Award Is Given To

   A.) Sports Editors
   B.) Umpires
   C.) Sportsmen
   D.) Coaches

Answer: Option 'D'

The Dronacharya Award, formally known as Dronacharya Award for Outstanding Coaches in Sports and Games, is sports training honour of the Republic of India. The award is named after Drona, often referred as "Dronacharya" or "Guru Drona", a character from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata of ancient India.

10.

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

   A.) Journalism
   B.) Literature
   C.) Community Welfare
   D.) Government Service

Answer: Option 'D'

Government Service

11.

Which one of the following actors was awarded the Dada Saheb Phalke Award at the 59th National Film Festival

   A.) Shekhar Kapoor
   B.) Soumitra Chatterjee
   C.) Ketan Mehta
   D.) Mahesh Bhatt

Answer: Option 'B'

​Soumitra Chatterjee

12.

Which of the following village has won the 'WATER AWARD' an award instituted by Water Digest?

   A.) New Gokula
   B.) Govardhan Eco Village
   C.) Saranagati Eco Village
   D.) New Gokul Farm

Answer: Option 'B'

Govardhan Eco Village
The Govardhan Eco Village of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) at Wada taluka, has received an award instituted by Water Digest, a news portal on water management.

13.

Which Indian airport has won the 2016 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the transportation sector under the Aviation category?

   A.) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
   B.) Delhi International Airport Limited
   C.) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
   D.) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport

Answer: Option 'B'

​Delhi International Airport Limited

14.

who was the first non-human to win an Oscar?

   A.) Ninja
   B.) Mickey Mouse
   C.) Pussycat
   D.) Bender

Answer: Option 'B'

Mickey Mouse was the first non-human to win an Oscar in 1932.
Walt Disney won the first of his many Oscars for the creation of Mickey Mouse.

 

 

15.

Arrange the following descending chronological order based on the year received the nobel prize

A. Mother Teresa         B. Rabindranath Tagore

C. Dr. C.V Raman        D. S.Chandrashekhar

E. Hargobinda Khurana

   A.) B,A,D,C,E
   B.) B,C,E,D,A
   C.) B,C,E,A,D
   D.) B,A,C,E,D

Answer: Option 'A'

B,A,D,C,E

16.

The Nobel Prize for chemistry for the year 2011 has been awarded to

   A.) Saul Perlmutter,Brain P. Schmid & Adam G. Riess
   B.) Bruce A.Beutler,Jules A. Hoffmann
   C.) Christopher A. Sims & Thomas J. Sargent
   D.) Dan Schechtman

Answer: Option 'D'

Dan Schechtman

17.

Who of the following is not a recepient of 2011 Nobel Peace prize

   A.) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
   B.) Tawakkol Karman
   C.) Hu Jintao
   D.) Leymah Gbowee

Answer: Option 'C'

​Hu Jintao

18.

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

   A.) Tagore Literacy Award
   B.) Moorti Devi Award
   C.) Kalinga Prize
   D.) UNESCo Literacy Award

Answer: Option 'B'

Moorti Devi Award

19.

U- Tant award is given for

   A.) Community leadership
   B.) Social service
   C.) Contribution to east-west understanding
   D.) Journalism

Answer: Option 'B'

Social service

20.

Who among the following was the first Indian to receive the Templeton Award?

   A.) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
   B.) Mother teresa
   C.) Vinoba bhave
   D.) Baba amte

Answer: Option 'A'

​Dr. S. Radhakrishnan


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