General Awareness : Model Question Paper, Question Set - 25


  • 1. The highest gallantry Award in India is:

    • A. Ashok Chakra
    • B. Paramvir Chakra
    • C. Mahavir Chakra
    • D. Param Vishista Chakra

  • 2. For which of the following disciplines in Nobel Prize Awarded?

    • A. Physics and chemistry
    • B. Physiology or Medicine
    • C. Literature, Peace and Economics
    • D. All the above

  • 3. Who was the first scientist to win the Bharat Ratna Award?

    • A. S Chandra Sekhar
    • B. C V Raman
    • C. J C Bose
    • D. Hargobind Khorana

  • 4. Rahul Banerjee won which of the following Natioanl Senior Champioship held in January 2008?

    • A. Badminton
    • B. Chess
    • C. Archery
    • D. Golf

  • 5. In terms of Prize money which of the following is the highest literary prize in India?

    • A. Vyas Samman
    • B. Saraswathy Samman
    • C. Jnanpith Award
    • D. Kalidas Samman

  • 6. Who was the first recipient of Nehru Award for International Understanding?

    • A. Martin Luther King
    • B. Mother Teresa
    • C. U. Thant
    • D. Dr. Jonas Salk

  • 7. With reference to Stree Shakti Puraskar, for which of the following is "Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Award" given?

    • A. Administrative skills
    • B. Achievements in Scientific Research
    • C. Achievements in Sports and Games
    • D. Courage and valour

  • 8. In terms of price money which of the following is the highest award given by the Government of India in any field?

    • A. Bharat Ratna
    • B. Gandhi Peace Prize
    • C. Arjuna Award
    • D. Jnanpith Award

  • 9. Which of the following awards was instituted in 1992 to mark the golden jubilee of the Quit India Movement?

    • A. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
    • B. Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award
    • C. Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award
    • D. Rajiv Smriti Puraskar

  • 10. Which of the following films won the best Film Award in 65th Golden Globe Awards ceremony ?

    • A. Away from her
    • B. Atonement
    • C. No Country for Old Men
    • D. I’m Not there

  • 11. Gandhi Peace Prize for 2006 has been Awarded to:

    • A. Shabana Azmi
    • B. Javed Akhtar
    • C. Dalai Lama
    • D. Archbishop Desmond Tutu

  • 12. Which of the following societies has instituted an award for an outstanding parliamentarian?

    • A. Jamanlal Bajaj Foundation
    • B. Institute of Constitutional and Parliamentary Studies
    • C. G. B. Pant Memorial Society
    • D. R. D. Birla samara Kosh

  • 13. Sunita Williams is the recipient of which of the following Awards given away?

    • A. Woman of the year 2007
    • B. Padma Bhushan
    • C. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
    • D. Pravasi India Award 2007

  • 14. Which of the following awards is given to the Best Parliamentarian?

    • A. Gujar Mal Modi Award
    • B. J B Pant Award
    • C. Nehru Award
    • D. None of those

  • 15. When was the Nobel Prize for literature instituted?

    • A. 1956
    • B. 1969
    • C. 1972
    • D. 1975

  • 16. Which one of the following is India’s highest civilian honour?

    • A. Bharat Ratna
    • B. Padma Bhushan
    • C. Padama Vibhushan
    • D. Padma Sri

  • 17. Who among the following actors has won the Chevalier Award instituted by the French Government?

    • A. MG Ramakrishnan
    • B. Raj Kumar
    • C. Shivaji Ganeshan
    • D. Kamal Hasan

  • 18. The Winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest is:

    • A. Ravi Kumar
    • B. Sameer Mishra
    • C. Kuljit Singh
    • D. None of these

  • 19. The Prize for the oddest book title in a year is known as:

    • A. The Diagram Prize
    • B. The Bizarre Prize
    • C. The Bibliophile Prize
    • D. The Cenotaph Prize

  • 20. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Awarded the Noble Prize in:

    • A. Physics
    • B. Economics
    • C. Chemistry
    • D. (a) and (c)

  • 21. Which state gives Mewar Award?

    • A. Haryana
    • B. Delhi
    • C. Punjab
    • D. Rajasthan

  • 22. The Annual Academy awards are better known as:

    • A. Nobel Prize
    • B. Magsasay Award
    • C. Oscar Award
    • D. None of these

  • 23. The most coveted Award at the 61st Cannes Film Festival was received by:

    • A. Hunger
    • B. Line of Passage
    • C. The Class
    • D. Three Monkeys

  • 24. Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?

    • A. C. V. Raman
    • B. Rajiv Gandhi
    • C. Rabindranath Tagore
    • D. Mother Teresa

  • 25. When did Mother Teresa win the Nobel Peace Prize?

    • A. 1979
    • B. 1975
    • C. 1981
    • D. 1982

  • 26. When did Amnesty International win the Nobel Prize?

    • A. 1917
    • B. 1949
    • C. 1977
    • D. 1982

  • 27. Which person or organisation received the Nobel Prize three times so far?

    • A. Medame Curie
    • B. Linus Pauling
    • C. Alexender Flemming
    • D. International Committee of the Redcross

  • 28. Which of the following awards was instituted by Shanti Prasad Jain?

    • A. Vyas Samman
    • B. Shankar Samman
    • C. Jnanpith award
    • D. Kabir Award

  • 29. U-Tant Award is given for:

    • A. Social Service
    • B. Contribution to east-west understanding
    • C. Community leadership
    • D. Journalism

  • 30. Booker prize is given to the field of:

    • A. Poetry
    • B. Drama
    • C. Essay
    • D. Fiction

  • 31. Who was the first to win the Nobel Prize for literature?

    • A. Albert Camus
    • B. Ernest Hemingway
    • C. Knut Hamson
    • D. Rene Sully Prudhome

  • 32. When did Red Cross win the Nobel Peace Prize for the first time?

    • A. 1917
    • B. 1977
    • C. 1949
    • D. 1956

  • 33. Who was the first Indian to win the Booker Prize?

    • A. Arundathi Roy
    • B. Salman Rushdie
    • C. VS Naipaul
    • D. Jhumpa Lahiri

  • 34. Which country has initiated ‘Malcolm Baldridge Award for Quality’?

    • A. USA
    • B. UK
    • C. France
    • D. Japan

  • 35. Which Indian Business Magazine has initiated the ‘Best Product Design Award’?

    • A. Business India
    • B. Business Today
    • C. Outlook Business
    • D. Business Week

  • 36. The first Indian to receive Noble Prize in Literature was:

    • A. Sarojini Naidu
    • B. Mother Teresa
    • C. C. V. Raman
    • D. Rabindranath Tagore

  • 37. Who was the first winner of Gandhi Peace Prize?

    • A. AT Aryaratne
    • B. Julius Nerera
    • C. Nelson Mandela
    • D. None of these

  • 38. For outstanding contribution to which one of the following fields is Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize given?

    • A. Literature
    • B. Performing Arts
    • C. Science
    • D. Social Service

  • 39. Indira Gandhi Paryavaran Puraskar is given in which field :

    • A. Cinema
    • B. Sports
    • C. Environment
    • D. Literature

  • 40. Which of the following cities will host 2012 Olympics Games?

    • A. Paris
    • B. New York
    • C. London
    • D. Madrid

  • 41. Which is the highest literary prize given by the Government in India?

    • A. Saraswati Samman
    • B. Kalidas Samman
    • C. Sahitya Akadami Award
    • D. Jnanpith Award

  • 42. Which American Gallantry award is given to the soldier who is wounded in action?

    • A. Iron Cross
    • B. Purple Heart
    • C. Congressional Medal
    • D. Victoria Cross

  • 43. Which one of the following awards is given for contribution to poetry?

    • A. Kabir award
    • B. Kalidas Samman
    • C. Saraswathy Samman
    • D. Vyas Samman

  • 44. Marlon Brando won his second Oscar for ‘The Godfather.’ For which film did he win the first Oscar?

    • A. Streetcar named Desire
    • B. On the Waterfront
    • C. Apocalypse Now
    • D. Last Tango in Paris

  • 45. FIFA awards are given in_____industry:

    • A. Film
    • B. Home Appliances
    • C. Automobiles
    • D. Perfumes

  • 46. Which of the following awards is given for contribution to poetry?

    • A. Kabir Award
    • B. Kalidas Samman
    • C. Saraswathy Samman
    • D. Vyas Samman

  • 47. Which of the following awards was instituted by the Indian National Congress in its Centenary Year?

    • A. Gandhi Peace Prize
    • B. Nehru Award
    • C. Indira Gandhi award for National Integration
    • D. Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award

  • 48. Which one of the following awards was instituted by the KK Birla Foundation?

    • A. Saraswati Samman
    • B. Kabir Award
    • C. Kalidas Samman
    • D. Jnanpith Award

  • 49. Which is the Prize in Mathematics, equivalent to Nobel Prize?

    • A. Newton Prize
    • B. Gauss Prize
    • C. Fields Prize
    • D. Cambridge Prize

  • 50. Which of the following authors won the Booker Prize twice?

    • A. Margaret Atwood
    • B. Ian Mc Ewan
    • C. J. M. Coetzee
    • D. Graham Swift