Honours and Awards GK Questions

41) In which one of the following locations is the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor project being built? 

(A)  Northern Spain

(B)  Southern France

(C)  Eastern Germany

(D)  Southern Italy

Answer: B (Southern France)

42) Which one of the following is a spacecraft? 

(A)  Apophis

(B)  Cassini

(C)  Spitzer

(D)  TechSar

Answer: B (Cassini)

43) When did Amnesty International win the Nobel Prize? 

(A)  1917

(B)  1949

(C)  1977

(D)  1982

Answer: C (1977)

44) The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is 

(A)  Nelson Mandela

(B)  Martin Luthar

(C)  Arther Ashe

(D)  Toni Morrison

Answer: D (Toni Morrison)

45) Which of the following films won seven Oscar Awards in 1991? 

(A)  Ghost

(B)  Dances with Wolves

(C)  Reversal of Fortune

(D)  The Last Emperor

Answer: B (Dances with wolves)

46) Tansen Samman has been instituted by the government of 

(A)  Gujarat

(B)  Madhya Pradesh

(C)  Maharashtra

(D)  Gujarat

Answer: B (Madhya Pradesh)

47) The first Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Literature was 

(A)  CV. Raman

(B)   Mother Terasa

(C)  Sarojini Naidu

(D)  Rabindranath Tagore

Answer: D (Rabindranath Tagore)

48) Who was conferred the title ‘Bharat Ki Suputri’ in 1992? 

(A)  Sarojini Naidu

(B)  Indira Gandhi

(C)  Mother Teresa

(D)  Lata Mangeshkar

Answer: C (Mother Teresa)

49) Nobel prizes are given in how many fields? 

(A)  5

(B)  6

(C)  7

(D)  8

Answer: B (6)

50) Which state gives Mewar Award? 

(A)  Haryana

(B)  Delhi

(C)  Punjab

(D)  Rajasthan

Answer: D (Rajasthan)

51) The Journalist who refused to accept Padma Bhushan was 

(A)  Arun Shourie

(B)  Nikhil Chakraborty

(C)  Shekharan Nair

(D)  Khushwant Singh

Answer: A (Arun Shourie)

52) The first recipient of Human Rights Awards is 

(A)  Leach Walesa

(B)  Nelson Mandela

(C)  Andrei Sakharov

(D)  Amnesty International

Answer: B (Nelson Mandela)

53) Which is highest gallantry award for the personnel of armed forces in India?

(A) Ashoka Chakra

(B) Maha Vir Chakra

(C) Param Vir Chakra

(D) Kirti Chakra

Answer: C (Param Vir Chakra)

54) The Pulitzer Prize is associated with which one of the following?

(A) Environmental protection

(B) Olympic Games

(C) Journalism

(D) Civil Aviation

Answer:  C (Journalism)

55) The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year 

(A)  1957

(B)  1961

(C)  1963

(D)  1965

Answer: B (1961)

56) The ‘Dronacharya Award’ is associated with

(A) Eminent Surgeons

(B) Famous Artists

(C) Sport Coaches

(D) Expert Engineers

Answer: C (Sport Coaches)

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