Honours and Awards Questions and Answers

  • 1. ' Global 500 ' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields
   A.) Elimination of illiteracy
   B.) Protection of environment
   C.) campaign against drugs
   D.) Population Control

Answer: Option 'B'

Protection of environment

  • 2. Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of 
   A.) International Understanding
   B.) Environmental Studies
   C.) Literature and Journalism
   D.) Science and Technology

Answer: Option 'C'

Literature and Journalism

  • 3. Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi
   A.) Magsaysay
   B.) Rani Lakshmi
   C.) Golden Globe
   D.) Saraswati

Answer: Option 'A'


  • 4. Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for
   A.) Cartoon
   B.) Satire and essay
   C.) Trade Union activity
   D.) Social Service

Answer: Option 'B'

Satire and essay

  • 5. B.C.Roy Award is given in the field of
   A.) Journalism
   B.) Music
   C.) Medicine
   D.) Environment

Answer: Option 'C'


  • 6. Feroz Gandhi Award is associated with
   A.) Preservation of worldlife
   B.) Journalism
   C.) Parlimentory debate
   D.) Medical Research

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 7. The journalist who refused to accept Padma Bhushan was
   A.) Arun Shourie
   B.) Shekharan Nair
   C.) Khushwant Singh
   D.) Ratan Thiyam

Answer: Option 'C'

Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh (Journalist) : Returned his Padma Bhushan in protest against Operation Blue Star (1984); awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2007.

  • 8. Saraswati Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to
   A.) Fine arts
   B.) Literature
   C.) Education
   D.) Classical Music

Answer: Option 'B'


  • 9. Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of
   A.) Maharashtra
   B.) Madhya Pradesh
   C.) Gujarat
   D.) Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

​Madhya Pradesh

  • 10. Jawaharlal Nehru award is given for
   A.) Governament Science
   B.) International Understanding
   C.) Literary Work
   D.) Social work

Answer: Option 'B'

​International Understanding