Honours and Awards Questions

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Which district in Andra Pradesh won the MGNREGA annual award for effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ?

A) Vizianagaram B) Vizag
C) Guntur D) Srikakulam
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Vizianagaram

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The Ministry of Rural Development has selected Vizianagaram as one among the 17 districts across the nation for the MGNREGA annual award for effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during 2015-16. The award would be presented at the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Sammelan to the district programme coordinator and District Collector on June 19, 2017 in New Delhi.

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The first Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Literature was 

A) Mother Teresa B) Rabindranath Tagore
C) Sarojini Naidu D) C.V.Raman
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) C.V.Raman

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Who was the first Indian to be honoured with a lifetime achivement Oscar award

A) Salim Ali B) Pandit Ravi Shankar
C) Satyajit Roy D) Bachchendri pal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Satyajit Roy

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The recipient of the first  ' Moortidevi literacy Award ' is 

A) Masud hussain Khan B) Swami Siva balayogi
C) C.K Nagaraja Rao D) Ramanlal Joshi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) C.K Nagaraja Rao

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Who won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 in Hindi?

 

A) Chitra Mudgal B) Nand Kishore Acharya
C) Nasira Sharma D) Ramesh Kunthal Megh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Nand Kishore Acharya

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Who was the first person to receive a Jnanpith award for a Telugu work ?

A) C. Narayana reddy B) Viswanatha Satyanarayana
C) Ravuri Bharadwaja D) Srirangam Srinivasarao
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Viswanatha Satyanarayana

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Who won the world’s largest pre-college science competition in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides  ?

A) Shanmuga Sundaram B) Prashant Ranganathan
C) Suresh Kumar D) Vijay Ragunathan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Prashant Ranganathan

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An Indian boy has won the world’s largest pre-college science competition in the US in the environmental engineering category for his project on biodegradation of pesticides. Prashant Ranganathan, a 12th grader from Jamshedpur, alongwith over 20 high school students from various parts of India, participated in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

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Who won the Nobel Prize in 1906 for his neuron doctrine?

 

A) Pierre Curie   B) Santiago Ramón y Cajal  
C) Henry Moseley   D) Luis Alvarez  
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Santiago Ramón y Cajal  

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