Honours and Awards Questions

Q:

Feroz Gandhi Award is associated with

A) Medical Research B) Journalism
C) Preservation of worldlife D) Parlimentory debate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Journalism

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Q:

Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for

A) Social Service B) Trade Union activity
C) Cartoon D) Satire and essay
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Satire and essay

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Q:

The journalist who refused to accept Padma Bhushan was

A) Shekharan Nair B) Khushwant Singh
C) Arun Shourie D) Ratan Thiyam
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Khushwant Singh

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

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Q:

Saraswati Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to

A) Literature B) Education
C) Fine arts D) Classical Music
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Literature

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Q:

Tansen Samman has been instituted by the Government of

A) Uttar Pradesh B) Gujarat
C) Maharashtra D) Madhya Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Madhya Pradesh

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