20 Famous Awards And Prizes Questions

20 Famous Awards and prizes Questions
on 21 Feb 2019, 10:30AM
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  • government of india
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1 Who established the Noble prize for Economics?

a) Central Bank of Sweden
b) Alfred Noble
c) Nobel Committee
d) World Bank

2 Nobel prize is not given in which of the following category?

a) Economics
b) Sports
c) Medicine
d) Peace

3 Who was awarded the First Nobel Prize in Economics?

a) Jan Tinbergen and Ragnar
Frisch

b) Paul Samuelson
c) Amartya Sen
d) Stiglitz

4 CV Raman was awarded Nobel prize in which of the following categories?

a) Scattering of light
b) Sonometer
c) Cryogenics
d) Radioactivity

5 The Nobel prize is awarded every year in-

a) Manila
b) Geneva
c) Stockholm
d) New York

6 In which of the following fields, the Grammy Awards is given?

a) Literature
b) Music
c) Science
d) Discovery and In Inventions

Most important

7 In which of the following fields, the Gyanpeeth award is given?

a) History
b)Theatre
c) Literature
d) Dance

8 India received its first Nobel prize in the field of-

a) Medicine
b) Chemistry
c) Literature
d) Physics

9 Who was the first recipient of the Gyanpeeth award?

a)KV Puttappa
b) Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai
c) G Sankara Kurup
d) M.T. Vasudevan Nair

10 Who was the first woman to get Gyanpeeth award in India?

a) Mahasweta Devi
b) Amrita Pritam
c) Ashapoorna Devi
d) Mahadevi Verma

11 Magsaysay award is presented on which of the following names?

a) Former King of Thailand
b) Former President of Indonesia
c) Former President of
Philippines

d) Former Prime Minister of Australia

12 In which of the following two categories, Madam Curie got the Nobel prize?

a) Chemistry and Medicine
b) Physics and Chemistry
c) Physics and Medicine
d) Chemistry and Peace

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13 Who was the director of the famous film “Monsoon wedding”?

a) Maniratnam
b) Gautam Ghosh
c) A Gopalakrishanan
d) Mira Nir

14 Who got the first Bharat Ratna?

a) G.B. Pant
b) B.C. Roy
c) C.V. Raman
d) Jawaharlal Nehru

15Who gives the Kalinga Prize?

a) Odisha
b) UNESCO
c) Biju Patnaik Foundation
d) CSIR

16 Who instituted the “Moortidevi Award”

a) Human Resource Development Ministry
b) Bharatiya Jnanpith
Organization

c) Sahitya Academy
d) Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan

17Nobel prize winner Indian Amartya Sen is famous in which of the following fields?

a) Physics
b) Chemistry
c) Economics
d) Environment Conservation

18 In which of the following fields, the yearly Moortidevi Award is given?

a) Film
b) Literature
c) Journalism
d) Music

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