Honours and Awards Questions

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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:

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:

' Global 500 ' awards are given for the outstanding achievement in which of the following fields

A) Population Control B) campaign against drugs
C) Elimination of illiteracy D) Protection of environment
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Protection of environment

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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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Which of the following awards was conferred on Mrs. Kiran Bedi

A) Saraswati B) Golden Globe
C) Magsaysay D) Rani Lakshmi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Magsaysay

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Who among the following is not a recipient of Bharat Ratna

A) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan B) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
C) Mrs. Indira Gandhi D) Lal Bahadur Shastri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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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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B.C.Roy Award is given in the field of

A) Journalism B) Medicine
C) Music D) Environment
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Medicine

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