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Awards and Honour’s related General Knowledge questions and answers Part 2

Awards and Honour’s related General Knowledge questions and answers

1. Who was the first actor to get Oscar Award?  
A.  Montgomery
B.  Fairbanks
C.  Janet Gayner
D.  Charlie Chaplin

2. Which country awards the Nobel Prize?  
A.  Ireland
B.  Sweden
C.  England
D.  America

3. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010?  
A.  Albert Arnold Gore
B.  Mohammed Unnus
C.  Liu Xiaobo
D.  Mohamed Elbaradei

4. Who among the following is not a recipient of Bharat Ratna?  
A.  Vinobha Bhave
B.  Sardar Vallbhabhai Patel
C.  Lal Bahadur Shastri
D.  Dr.S. Radhakrishnan

5. Hari Om Ashram Trust Awards are presented to outstanding  
A.  Sportsmen
B.  Scientists
C.  Literary writers
D.  Journalis.  

6. Who was the first Indian to receive a Nobel Prize?  
A.  Mother Teresa
B.  Hargobind Tagore
C.  CV Raman
D.  Rabindranath Tagore

7. The Nobel prize for Economics was instituted in 1967, but was first awarded in  
A. 1967
B. 1988
C. 1969
D. 1970

8. Who was the first Indian lady actress to receive the Padma Shri Award?  
A.  Smita Patil
B.  Nargis Dutt
C.  Meena Kumari
D.  Madhubala

9. Who was the first Indian to receive the Magaysay Award?  
A.  Indira Gandhi
B.  TN Seshan
C.  Kiran Bedi
D.  Vinoba Bhave

10. Which of the following is India’s highest honour in the field of literature?  
A.  Vyas Samman
B.  Kalidas Samman
C.  Jnanpith Award
D.  Saraswathi Samman

11. Which of the following is an award instituted by UNESCO?
(a) Aryabhatta awards
(b) Kalinga Prize
(c) Abdus Salam Prize
(d) None of these

12. Which of the following is India’s highest decoration for valour?
(a) Param Vir Chakra
(b) Mahavir Chakra
(c) Vir Chakra
(d) Asoka Chakra

13. Which of the following is India’s highest honour in the field of literature?
(a) Vyas Samman
(b) Kalidas Samman
(c) Jnanpith Award
(d) Saraswathi Samman

14. Which of the following is India’s highest peace-time gallantry award?
(a) Mahavir Chakra
(b) Ashoka Chakra
(c) Vir Chakra
(d) Param Vir Chakra

15. Which of the following is the world’s top environmental conservation award?
(a) Golden Bear Award
(b) Golden Panda Award
(c) Golden Globe Award
(d) Golden Palms Award

16. Which of the following wing awards are limited only for the Asians?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru Award 
(b) Alternative Nobel Prize
(c) Magsaysay Award   
(d) Man Booker Prize

17. Which one of the following awards instituted by KK Birla Foundation is given to an individual for outstanding work on Indian philosophy, culture and art?
(a) Saraswathy Samman
(b) Vyas Samman
(c) Shankar Puraskar
(d) Kalidas Samman

18. Which one of the following awards is given for contribution to poetry?
(a) Kabir award
(b) Kalidas Samman
(c) Saraswathy Samman
(d) Vyas Samman

19. Which one of the following awards was instituted by the KK Birla Foundation?
(a) Saraswati Samman
(b) Kabir Award
(c) Kalidas Samman
(d) Jnanpith Award

20. Which one of the following is India’s highest civilian honour?
(a) Bharat Ratna
(b) Padma Bhushan
(c) Padama Vibhushan
(d) Padma Sri

21. Which person or organisation received the Nobel Prize three times so far?
(a) Medame Curie
(b) Linus Pauling
(c) Alexender Flemming
(d) International Committee of the Redcross

22. Who among the following actors has won the Chevalier Award instituted by the French Government?
(a) MG Ramakrishnan
(b) Raj Kumar
(c) Shivaji Ganeshan
(d) Kamal Hasan

23. Who among the following has won the Polar Music Award instituted by the Royal Music Academy, Sweden?
(a) Sakir Hussein
(b) Pundit Ravi Shankar
(c) Bismillah Khan
(d) Allah Rakha Khan

24. Who was the first winner of the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding?
(a) U Thant
(b) Martin Luther King
(c) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(d) Yehudi Menuhin

25. Who among the following national leaders have won the highest civilian honours of Pakistan?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Morarji Desai
(c) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(d) Indira Gandhi

26. Who among the following was selected for the 2001 Dada Saheb Phalke Award?
(a) Dev Anand
(b) Lata Mangeshkar
(c) Ramanand Sagar
(d) Yash Chopra

27. Who among the following was the first to win the Booker Prize?
(a) William Golding
(b) PH Newby
(c) JM Coetzee
(d) Peter Carey

28. Who among the following was/were selected for the 12th South Indian Education Society Awards in December 2009?
(a) Somnath Chatterjee
(b) M. Annadurai
(c) E. Sridharan and Satya Vrat Shastri
(d) All of the above

29. Who amongst the following was honoured with the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding fiven away recently?
(a) Mr. Umaru Yar Adua
(b) Mr. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
(c) Mr. Vladimir Putin
(d) Olafur Ragnar

30. Who amongst the following won the Men’s single title of Australian Open Tennis 2008?
(a) Novak Djokovic
(b) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
(c) Jonathan Erlich
(d) Andy Ram

31. Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect?
(a) Albert Einstein
(b) Werner Heisenberg
(c) Steven Weinberg
(d) Max Planck

32. The highest peace time gallantry award in India :
(a) Padma Bhushan
(b) Ashok Chakra
(c) S.S. Bhatnagar award
(d) Padma Vibhushan

33. Who was the first foreigner to win the Bharat Ratna?
(a) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
(b) Winston Churchill
(c) Nelson Madela
(d) Benazir Bhutto

34. Who was the first Indian to win the Booker Prize?
(a) Arundathi Roy
(b) Salman Rushdie
(c) VS Naipaul
(d) Jhumpa Lahiri

35. Who was the first recipient of Nehru Award for International Understanding?
(a) Martin Luther King
(b) Mother Teresa
(c) U. Thant
(d) Dr. Jonas Salk

36. Who was the first scientist to win the Bharat Ratna Award?
(a) S Chandra Sekhar
(b) C V Raman
(c) J C Bose
(d) Hargobind Khorana

37. Who was the first to win the Nobel Prize for literature?
(a) Albert Camus
(b) Ernest Hemingway
(c) Knut Hamson
(d) Rene Sully Prudhome

38. With reference to Stree Shakti Puraskar, for which of the following is "Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Award" given?
(a) Administrative skills
(b) Achievements in Scientific Research
(c) Achievements in Sports and Games
(d) Courage and valour

39. Who was the first winner of Gandhi Peace Prize?
(a) AT Aryaratne
(b) Julius Nerera
(c) Nelson Mandela
(d) None of these

40. Who was the first winner of Ramon Magsaysay Award?
(a) Vinobha Bhave
(b) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(c) Jaya Prakash Narayan
(d) None of these


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