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Which  one  of  the  following  is  a  Peacetime Gallantry Award?

A) Shaurya Chakra B) Vir Chakra
C) Yudh Seva Medal D) Param Vir Chakra

Answer:   A) Shaurya Chakra



Explanation:

Peacetime Gallantry Awards recognize  courage  or  self-sacrifice away  from  battlefield  and  include Ashok  Chakra,  Kirti  Chakra  and Shaurya   Chakra   which   is   first,second  and  third  respectively  in order of precedence  ;  while  Param Vir   Chakra   and   Vir   Chakra   are Wartime   Gallantry   Awards   and recognizes self-sacrifice at battlefield.   Yudh   Seva   Medal   is military   decorations   for   service during wartime

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In January 2018, Dr. Vinod Paul became first Indian to be awarded prestigious Ihsan Dogramaci Family Health Foundation Prize by World Health Organisation (WHO). He is a member of ________.

 

A) NITI Aayog B) UPSC  
C) Lok Sabha D) Rajya Sabha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) NITI Aayog

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Who among the following won a gold medal at the 2017 World Para Swimming Championship?

 

A) Curtis Lovejoy B) Tucker Dupree
C) Jessica Long D) Kanchanmala Pande
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kanchanmala Pande

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Who was honoured with the prestigious 2018 Padma Bhushan award in the field of Sports- Billiards/Snooker?

 

A) Ashok Sandilya B) Geet Sethi
C) Pankaj D) Michael Ferreira
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Pankaj

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Ankur Mittal was awarded the Arjuna Award (2018 ) for ..........

 

A) golf B) boxing
C) shooting D) wrestling
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) shooting

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The annual award of 'Gandhi Peace Prize' is given to

A) Individuals only B) Institutions only
C) Individuals and institutions D) Group of institutions
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Individuals and institutions

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Which film was awarded the best film in the international film competition category at the 23rd Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) that concluded in November 2017?

 

A) Los Perros B) Swan
C) Kupal D) Birds are singing in Kigali
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Los Perros

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Cricketer Virat Kohli was honoured with Arjuna Award in the year

A) 2011 B) 2012
C) 2013 D) 2014
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2013

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Who was conferred the Arjuna Award for badminton in 2015?

A) Kidambi Srikanth B) Saina Nehwal
C) Chetan Anand D) Rohit Sharma
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Kidambi Srikanth

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