Worlds Honours and Awards MCQ Quiz Test - Set 03

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 03

1. Sonia Nazario of "Los Angeles Times" was awarded Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for
    (A) Commentary
    (B) Editorial writing
    (C) Music
    (D) Feature writing

2. For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?
    (A) Physics and Chemistry
    (B) Physiology or Medicine
    (C) Literature, Peace and Economics
    (D) All of the above

3. The “Last Supper” is a world famous painting by
    (A) Paul Gaugin
    (B) Leonardo da Vinci
    (C) Raphael
    (D) Rembrandt

4. Oscar Awards were instituted in
    (A) 1968
    (B) 1929
    (C) 1901
    (D) 1965

5. Which is the highest literary award of the world?
    (A) Nobel Prize
    (B) Booker Prize
    (C) Pulitzer Prize
    (D) Magsaysay Award

6. The committee of the Norwegian Parliament awards the prize for
    (A) Economics
    (B) Peace
    (C) Medicine
    (D) Literature

7. The Kvinna Till Kvinna foundation (Sweden) was award Right Livelihood Award in 2002 for
    (A) Its remarkable successes in healing the wounds of ethnic hatred and war, by helping women, often the prime victims, to be the major agents of reconciliation and peace-building
    (B) Outstanding courage and persistent efforts to expose and bring to account the tortures
    (C) Their exemplary and indomitable courage and compassion, which have proved that, even after murderous civil war, young people from different ethnic groups can learn to live and build a future together in peace and harmony
    (D) None of the above

8. The Nobel Prize was first awarded in
    (A) 1976
    (B) 1958
    (C) 1901
    (D) 1972

9. In 1901, Nobel Prize was not given for
    (A) Chemistry
    (B) Physics
    (C) Economics
    (D) Peace

10. The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is
    (A) Aurthe Ashe
    (B) Martin Luther King
    (C) Toni Morrison
    (D) Nelson Mandela

11. Frederick Sanger is a twice recipient of the Nobel Prize for
    (A) Chemistry in 1958 and 1980
    (B) Physics in 1956 and 1972
    (C) Chemistry in 1954 and Peace in 1962
    (D) Physics in 1903 and Chemistry in 1911

12. Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace in
    (A) 1992
    (B) 1979
    (C) 1988
    (D) 1954

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