GK Questions Indian Honours & Awards - Set 02

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 02

1. Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for
    (A) Cartoon
    (B) Satire and essay
    (C) Trade Union Activity
    (D) Social Service

2. Shanthi Swaroop Bhatnagar awards are given for
    (A) Exploring new dimensions in creative writing in Indian languages
    (B) Outstanding contribution to science
    (C) Creating mass awareness on environmental issues
    (D) Excellence in film direction

3. Which of the following films has won 9 Oscar Awards in 1987?
    (A) The World Safari
    (B) The Last Emperor
    (C) Rain Man
    (D) Amadeus

4. Shaurya Chakra made up of bronze is awarded for
    (A) Gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy
    (B) Most conspicuous bravery for some act of self sacrifice
    (C) Gallantry in the presence of enemy
    (D) None of the above

5. Who has been awarded Life Time Achievement Award at the 30th International film Festival of India for contribution in the field of Cinema?
    (A) Ashok Kumar
    (B) Bernardo Bertolucci
    (C) Hou Hsio-hsien
    (D) Akiro Kurosova

6. The first Indian to be awarded the Oscar for lifetime achievements in Cinema in 1992 was
    (A) Satyajit Ray
    (B) Bhanu Athaiya
    (C) Dilip Kumar
    (D) Amitabh Bachchan

7. The highest national award in India given for exceptional work for advancement of art, literature and science
    (A) Bharat Ratna
    (B) Padma Awards
    (C) Gallantry Awards
    (D) None of the above

8. The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year
    (A) 1965
    (B) 1961
    (C) 1963
    (D) 1957

9. The highest civilian award of India 'Bharat Ratna' has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other is
    (A) Abdul Ghaffar khan
    (B) Mikhail Gorbachev
    (C) Marshal Tito
    (D) Abdul Wali Khan

10. On whose name is the highest award for services to the development of cinema given?
    (A) Raj Kapoor
    (B) Dada Saheb
    (C) Meena Kumari
    (D) Amitabh Bachchan

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