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Honours and Awards Questions

1.   The journalist who refused to accept 'Padma Bhushan' was?



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


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



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Correct Ans:ashok kumar
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3. The first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi's 'Khel Ratna' award is



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Correct Ans:Vishwanathan Anand
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4.    Who among the following own the Nobel prize for literature?



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Correct Ans:Samuel Beckett
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5.   The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city



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Correct Ans:oslo
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6. Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of?



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Correct Ans:Madhya Pradesh
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7. Which of the following famous financial journals of international repute confers 'Finance minister of the year' Award?



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Correct Ans:Euromoney
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8.
  'Global 500' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?



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Correct Ans:Protection of environment
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9.     To whom was 'Bharat Ratna' awarded in 1999?



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Correct Ans:Amartya Sen
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10. Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhavana Award?



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Correct Ans:Mother Teresa
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11. The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is



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Correct Ans:Toni Morrison
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12. In 1901, Nobel Prize was not given for



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Correct Ans:economics
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13. The 'Cannes Award' is given for excellence in which field?



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Correct Ans:films
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14. The Nobel Prize was first awarded in



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Correct Ans:1901
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15. The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year



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Correct Ans:1961
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16. Saraswathi Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to



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Correct Ans:literature
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17. Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?



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Correct Ans:tagore
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18. Which state gives Mewar Award?



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Correct Ans:rajasthan
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19.  B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of



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Correct Ans:medicine
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20.
 In which year was Pulitzer Prize established?



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Correct Ans:1917
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