General Knowledge Quiz on Worlds Honours and Awards - Set 02

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 02

1. “Pulitzer” prizes are awarded to Americans for excellence in
    (A) Films
    (B) Social Work
    (C) Journalism
    (D) Medicine

2. The 2003 Right Livelihood Honorary Award honors _________, when the jury recognizes "for his steadfast work over many years for a world free of nuclear weapons".
    (A) New Zealand's former Prime Minister David Lange
    (B) Martin Almada (Australia)
    (C) Martin Green (Australia)
    (D) None of the above

3. The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna was
    (A) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
    (B) Nelson Mandela
    (C) C.V. Raman
    (D) None of the above

4. Who among the following has received a Nobel Prize in literature 1953?
    (A) Pablo Neruda
    (B) Derek Walcott
    (C) Ernest Hemingway
    (D) Winston Churchill

5. Which of the following famous financial journals of international repute confers 'Finance minister of the year' Award?
    (A) Dalal Street
    (B) Business Standard
    (C) Euromoney
    (D) Money Matters

6. The Prize that is awarded every two years to people who have worded for "Freedom of speech", is
    (A) Plame Prize
    (B) UNEOSCO Prize for Tolerance
    (C) UNEOSCO Peace Award
    (D) Monismanien Swedish

7. Who among the following own the Nobel prize for literature?
    (A) Linus Pauling
    (B) Samuel Beckett
    (C) Philip Noel - Baker
    (D) Ralph Bunche

8. 'Global 500' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?
    (A) Campaign against AIDS
    (B) Population control
    (C) Protection of environment
    (D) Elimination of illiteracy

9. Which is the biggest literary award of Britain?
    (A) David Cohen Award
    (B) Kalinya Award
    (C) Owen Global Prize
    (D) Golden Bear Award

10. The prize given to individuals fighting for freedom, independence and dignity of people is
    (A) Simon Bolivai Prize
    (B) Golden Bear Award
    (C) David Cohen Award
    (D) Owen Global Award

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