General Knowledge - Honours and Awards

Exercise :: Honours and Awards - Section 1

  • Honours and Awards - Section 1
16. 

'Ashoka Chakra' is awarded for

A. acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy
B. gallantry by children
C. outstanding contribution to literature
D. the most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy

Answer: Option D

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17. 

The Nobel Prize was first awarded in

A. 1976
B. 1958
C. 1901
D. 1972

Answer: Option C

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18. 

Who among the following own the Nobel prize for literature?

A. Linus Pauling
B. Samuel Beckett
C. Philip Noel - Baker
D. Ralph Bunche

Answer: Option B

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19. 

The 'Cannes Award' is given for excellence in which field?

A. Films
B. Journalism
C. Literature
D. Economics

Answer: Option A

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20. 

The journalist who refused to accept 'Padma Bhushan' was?

A. Shekaran Nair
B. Khushwant Singh
C. Ratan Thiyam
D. Arun Shourie

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Khushwant Singh (Journalist) : Returned his Padma Bhushan in protest against Operation Blue Star (1984); awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2007.