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Quiz on Award & Honours in 2017-18

Published on Saturday, November 04, 2017

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Question 1. 

Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian award of which country?

Question 2. 

Name the highest honours bestowed to a civilian by Germany.

Question 3. 

In which year Nobel Prizes were instituted by the Swedish scientist Dr Alfred Nobel, the discoverer of Dynamite?

Question 4. 

How many prizes were awarded in different categories of Nobel Prizes at their earliest?

Question 5. 

In which year Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences was established and by whom?

Question 6. 

In which year 'Miss World' competition was established and by whom?

Question 7, 

When was 'Miss Universe' competition established and by whom?

Question 8. 

Who was the first Indian awarded with the Nobel Prize for Literature?

Question 9. 

When was the Indira Gandhi Prize for peace, disarmament and development introduced?

Question 10.

Who first won the Gandhi International Peace Prize and when?

Question 11. 

In contribution of which field Hafiz Ali Khan Award is given?

Question 12. 

Name the competition in which the most beautiful girl is selected on the basis of her beauty and multifarious genius.

Question 13. 

The Order of the Golden Sta is the highest honour of which country?

Question 14. 

Name the highest honour of the following countries:-
(i) Saudi Arabia
(ii) Denmark
(iv) France
(ii) Japan

Question 15. 

Which award is often called "alternative Nobel"

Question 16. 

Name the Indian-born American who shared Nobel Prize 2009 for Chemistry with Thomas A. Steits (USA) and Ada E. Yonath (Israel).

Question 17. 

In which year Mother Teresa won the Nobel Peace Prize?

Question 18. 

For which category Prof. Amartya Sen of India won the Nobel Prize in 1998?

Question 19. 

The Order of Sona Martin' is the highest honour of which country?

Question 20. 

For which category Dr C.V. Raman of India won the Nobel Prize in 1930?

Question 21. 

Which award is founded by former Odisha Chief Minister late Shri Biju Patnaik for popularisation of science and is given by the UNESCO every year?

Question 22. 

When was Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding instituted?

Question 23. 

Which is India's highest Civilian award?

Question 24. 

After institution Bharat Ratna was bestowed to three prominent personalities in their respective fields in the same year. Name the personalities.

Question 25. 

When was Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam bestowed with Bharat Ratna?

Question 26. 

When did Mother India get nomination for best foreign language film in Oscar?

Question 27. 

Name the first recipient of Dada Saheb Phalke Award after its institution.

Question 28. 

Name the Indian who won Pulitzer Prize first.


Ans. 1.

United States of America (USA).

Ans. 2. 

Pore Lee Merit Iron Cross.

Ans. 3. 


Ans. 4.

Five Prizes were awarded for (i) Chemistry, (ii) Physics, (iii) Medicine, (iv) Literature and (v) Peace.

Ans. 5. 

It was established as Sixth prize by Risk Bank, the Swedish Bank, in 1967 and was awarded for the first time in 1969.

Ans. 6. 

This competition was established in 1951 by the 'Miss World Incorporation

Ans. 7. 

In 1952, this competition was established by 'Miss Universe Incorporation'.

Ans. 8. 

Dr Rabindra Nath Tagore for "Geetanjali" in 1913.

Ans. 9. 


Ans. 10. 

Julius Nyerere of Tanzania in 1995.

Ans. 11. 


Ans. 12. 

Miss Universe.

Ans. 13. 


Ans. 14. 

i) Saudi Arabia-Shah Abdul Aziz Medal
(ii) Denmark-Order of Diana Brog.
(i) Japan-Order of Moulovenice Sun.
(iv) France-Legend of Honour

Ans. 15. 

Right Livelihood Award.

Ans. 16. 

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan "for studies of the structure and function
of the ribosome."

Ans. 17. 

In 1979.

Ans. 18. 


Ans. 19. 


Ans. 20. 

For Physics.

Ans. 21. 

Kalinga Prize.

Ans. 22. 

This award was instituted in 1964 by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations to be awarded to a person who contributed the most to the understanding and friendship between different countries.

Ans. 23. 

Bharat Ratna. It is given for exceptional work on art, literature, science, sports and recognition of public service of the highest order.

Ans. 24. 

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (1954), C. Rajagopalachari (1954) and Dr. C.V. Raman (1954).

Ans. 25. 

In 1998.

Ans. 26. 


Ans. 27. 

Mrs Devika Rani Roerich in 1969.

Ans. 28. 

Jhampa Lahiri

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