Honours And Awards – Static GK Questions

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Honours And Awards – Static GK Questions
1. Who among the following is a winner of the Indira Gandhi Award for National integration?
A. Aruna Asaf Ali
B. Ashok Kumar
C. Sundarlal Bahuguna
D. M. G. K. Menon
2. 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
3. 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
4. Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory of
A. Rajiv Gandhi
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Indira Gandhi
D. Acharya
5. To whom was 'Bharat Ratna' awarded in 1999?
A. Lata Mangeshkar
B. Amartya Sen
C. M. S. Subbulakshmi
D. Atal Behari Vajpayee
6. Kalinga Award was instituted by
A. UNESCO for exceptional contribution to efforts to popularize science
B. Indian Military.
C. Jnanpith, a cultural literacy society for encouraging creative writing in modern languages
D. Indian Adult Education Association for outstanding contribution to adult literacy in India
7. Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi?
A. Golden Globe
B. Rani Lakshmi
C. Magsaysay
D. Saraswati
8. 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
9. 'Global 500' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields?
A. Campaign against AIDS
B. Population control
C. Protection of environment
D. Elimination of illiteracy

10. 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
11. 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
12. 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
13. The first recipient of Nehru Award was
A. Martin Luther King
B. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
C. Mother Teresa
D. U Thant
14. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award is given by which of the following organizations?
A. Council for Scientific and industrial research
B. Indian Council for Agricultural Research
C. Indian National Science Academy
15. Which of the following awards was conferred upon Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali for her role in the welfare of adult and women?
A. Tagore Literacy Award
B. UNSECO Literacy Award
C. Moorti Devi Award
D. Kalinga Prize
16. 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

17. Which of the following famous financial journals of international repute confers 'Finance minister of the year' Award?
A. Dalal Street
B. Business Standard
C. Euromoney
D. Money Matters
18. On whom did the U. S. President George W. Bush bestow, in 2002, the U.S.'s highest award for lifetime achievement in the field of scientific research?
A. Arun Netravalli
B. Dr.Hargoving Kohrana
C. Subramania Chandrasekar
D. Professor C. Radhakrishna Rao
19. Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of?
A. Gujarat
B. Maharashtra
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Madhya Pradesh
20. The only Indian to win the Nobel prize in physics is
A. Dr. J.C. Bose
B. Dr. C. V. Raman
C. Dr. Vickram Sarabhai
D. Dr. H. J. Bhabha