Honours and Awards General Knowledge Questions Answers - Set 01

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. Who has been awarded the first lifetime Achievement Award for his/her contribution in the field of Cinema?
    (A) Ashok Kumar
    (B) Hou Hsio-hsein
    (C) Akiro Burosova
    (D) Bernardo Burtolucci

2. The first Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony has been given to
    (A) Larry Pressler
    (B) Amnesty International
    (C) Hussain Ibrahim Zaki
    (D) Yasser Arafat

3. The journalist who refused to accept 'Padma Bhushan' was?
    (A) Shekaran Nair
    (B) Khushwant Singh
    (C) Ratan Thiyam
    (D) Arun Shourie

4. Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award?
    (A) Uttar Pradesh
    (B) Himachal Pradesh
    (C) Madhya Pradesh
    (D) Andhra Pradesh

5. Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of?
    (A) Gujarat
    (B) Maharashtra
    (C) Uttar Pradesh
    (D) Madhya Pradesh

6. To whom was 'Bharat Ratna' awarded in 1999?
    (A) Lata Mangeshkar
    (B) Amartya Sen
    (C) M. S. Subbulakshmi
    (D) Atal Behari Vajpayee

7. B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of
    (A) Music
    (B) Journalism
    (C) Medicine
    (D) Environment

8. The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award was conferred was conferred upon Ms. Kiran Bedi for her excellent contribution to which of the following fields?
    (A) Literature
    (B) Community Welfare
    (C) Government Service
    (D) Journalism

9. Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?
    (A) C. V. Raman
    (B) Rajiv Gandhi
    (C) Rabindranath Tagore
    (D) Mother Teresa

10. Saraswathi Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to
    (A) Classical music
    (B) Education
    (C) Literature
    (D) Fine arts

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