Awards and Honours Current Affairs General Knowledge Questions - Set 03

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 03

1. Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhavana Award?
    (A) Archarya Tulsi
    (B) Dr. J. Rengaswamy
    (C) J. R. D Tata
    (D) Mother Teresa

2. The prize winning title of Arundhati Roy for Booker's Prize in 1997 was
    (A) Amsterdam
    (B) The God of Small Things
    (C) Disgrace
    (D) Last Orders

3. In which year was Pulitzer Prize established?
    (A) 1917
    (B) 1918
    (C) 1922
    (D) 1928

4. The first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi's 'Khel Ratna' award is
    (A) Vishwanathan Anand
    (B) Leander Peas
    (C) Kapil Dev
    (D) Limba Ram

5. Who among the following is the recipient of the first Dayawati Modi Award for art, culture and education?
    (A) Dharmavir Bharti
    (B) Amitabh Bachchaan
    (C) B. V. Karanth
    (D) Ashok Vajpeyi

6. The first recipient of Nehru Award was
    (A) Martin Luther King
    (B) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
    (C) Mother Teresa
    (D) U Thant

7. Who among the following got the 'Bharat Ratna' award, before becoming the President of India?
    (A) R. Venkatramanan
    (B) Dr. Zakir Hussain
    (C) V. V. Giri
    (D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

8. Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given for outstanding contribution in the field of
    (A) Village development
    (B) Music
    (C) Cinema
    (D) Dance

9. Saraswati Samman is awarded by
    (A) K. K. Birla Foundation
    (B) Government of India
    (C) Bhartiya Jnanpith
    (D) Sahitya Academy

10. Satyajit Ray received Magsaysay Award for journalism, literature and creative communication arts in
    (A) 1963
    (B) 1965
    (C) 1966
    (D) 1967

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