Honours and Awards Questions

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Dronacharya Award Is Given To

A) Sports Editors B) Umpires
C) Sportsmen D) Coaches
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Coaches

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The Dronacharya Award, formally known as Dronacharya Award for Outstanding Coaches in Sports and Games, is sports training honour of the Republic of India. The award is named after Drona, often referred as "Dronacharya" or "Guru Drona", a character from the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata of ancient India.

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Who among the following is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize

A) Mother Teresa B) Rabindranath Tagore
C) C.V.Raman D) None of these
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rabindranath Tagore

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Who among the following received the Nobel Prize Twice in different subjects

A) Madam Curie B) Frederic Sanger
C) Pierre Curie D) John Bardeen
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Madam Curie

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Which Indian Anti Hunger activist will be honoured with the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders award  ?

A) Sachin Bansal B) Anil Agarwal
C) Ankit Kawatra D) Kunal Bahl
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Ankit Kawatra

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Indian anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra has honoured with the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders award for his exceptional work in transforming the lives of others. Kawatra is among the 60 others from all 53 Commonwealth countries to be felicitated with the prestigious award by Queen Elizabeth (II) at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace in London on June 29, 2017. The honourees will also undergo a year-long mentoring and online learning by the University of Cambridge to build leadership capabilities and better their work towards the communities. He is the founder of Feeding India, a not-for profit organization that works towards solving problems of hunger, malnutrition and food wastage, mainly by redistributing extra food from restaurants, canteens, households, corporates etc. to help people in need.

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Which of the following authors won the booker prize twice

A) Margaret Atwood B) Ian Mc Ewan
C) J.M. Coetzee D) Graham Swift
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) J.M. Coetzee

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The World Food Prize is given by which of the following Organisations/World bodies

A) UNICEF B) Kraft general foods
C) FAO D) UNDP
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kraft general foods

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"Kalinga Prize" associated with which of the following fields  ?

A) Sports B) Journalism
C) Science D) Literature
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Science

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Which Indian airport has won the 2016 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the transportation sector under the Aviation category?

A) Delhi International Airport Limited B) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
C) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport D) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Delhi International Airport Limited

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