Honours and Awards – General Knowledge
The following Multiple Choice Questions and Answers(MCQ) are useful for all competitive ,Entrance exams and Interview
1. Who amongst the following is the first Indian Woman Won Pulitzer prize ?
in 2000 Lahiri won Pulitzer prize
2.Who amongst the following are First bharat ratna Recipients ?
a)C V Raman
b)C Raja goplachari
d)A,B & C
Bharat ratna award instituted in 1954.first time bharat ratna awarded to CV Raman,C Raja gopalachari and S Radhakarishnan
3.Kalinga Award is given for the excellency in the field of ?
c)Science & Technology
This award is given by UNESCO.founded in the year 1952.first recipient of Kalnga prize is Louis de Broglie
4.FiFi Awards are given for the achievements in ______ industry ?
started in 1973.these awards giving function held annually in Newyork city
5. Grammy awards are related to which field ?
Originally called as gramphone award.first awarded in 1959
6. Dronacharya Award is presented for the excellency in _______ ?
first awarded in 1985.this award is given by Government of india
7.Shanti swarup bhatnagar award is given for the excellency in the field of _____ ?
d)Research in science
First awarded in 1958.given annually by Council of Scientific and industrial Research(CSIR) for research in Biology,medicine,physics,Chemistry,Environmental science and Engineering
8.Which of the following is the highest honour given for Achievement in Sports ?
c)Rajiv Khelratna Award
d)None of these
First awarded in 1991.this award is given by Government of India
9.Who amongst the following is the first jnanpith Recipient ?
a)C Narayana Reddy
b)G Sankara Kurup
First awarded in the year 1965.he received the award for the work OdaKKuzhal
10.Dadasaheb phalke award is given for the excellency in the field of ?
first awarded in 1969.this award is given for outstanding contribution to the growth and development of indian cinema
11. Who amongst the following foreigner received Bharat Ratna Award ?
a)John F Kennedy
Only two foreigners received the Bharat ratna Award so far.Nelson mandela and Khan Abdul Gaffar khan.