General Awareness : Model Question Paper, Question Set - 27


  • 1. What is the Cash Prize involves in Dada Saheb Phalke Award?

    • A. Rs. 5 Lacs
    • B. Rs. 1 Crore
    • C. Rs. 50 Lacs
    • D. Rs. 10 Lacs

  • 2. On which date is Nobel Prize Awarded?

    • A. December, 10
    • B. January, 10
    • C. April, 10
    • D. July, 10

  • 3. Sharad Joshi Samman is awarded for:

    • A. Cartoon
    • B. Satire and essay
    • C. Trade Union Activity
    • D. Social Service

  • 4. Which of the following is India’s highest peace-time gallantry award?

    • A. Mahavir Chakra
    • B. Ashoka Chakra
    • C. Vir Chakra
    • D. Param Vir Chakra

  • 5. Sant Kabir Award instituted in the year of:

    • A. 1975
    • B. 1955
    • C. 1965
    • D. None of these

  • 6. Besides Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, which other foreigner has won the Bharat Ratna award?

    • A. Nelson Mandela
    • B. Bernard Shaw
    • C. Kofi Annan
    • D. Mujib-ur-Rahman

  • 7. Who amongst the following was honoured with the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding fiven away recently?

    • A. Mr. Umaru Yar Adua
    • B. Mr. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
    • C. Mr. Vladimir Putin
    • D. Olafur Ragnar

  • 8. Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect?

    • A. Albert Einstein
    • B. Werner Heisenberg
    • C. Steven Weinberg
    • D. Max Planck

  • 9. Arjuna award is given to prominent sports persons in India. Arjuna Award was introduced in:

    • A. 1971
    • B. 1961
    • C. 1981
    • D. 1991

  • 10. When was the first Dada Saheb Phalke Award conferred in:

    • A. 1959
    • B. 1969
    • C. 1972
    • D. 1962

  • 11. The first Indian recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature is:

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

  • 12. In which year was Pulitzer Prize established?

    • A. 1917
    • B. 1918
    • C. 1922
    • D. 1928

  • 13. The youngest member to receive the Bharat Ratna Award:

    • A. Lata Mangeshkar
    • B. Sardar Patel
    • C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
    • D. Sachin Tendulkar

  • 14. When the Dada Saheb Phalke Award was instituted?

    • A. 1969
    • B. 1979
    • C. 1959
    • D. None of these

  • 15. One of the award which is also given along with Sant Kabir Award, that is:

    • A. Shilp Guru
    • B. Ship Shri
    • C. Shilp Bhushan
    • D. None of these

  • 16. Nobel Prize award in Economics has been awarded from the year :

    • A. 1978
    • B. 1965
    • C. 1960
    • D. 1969

  • 17. Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2000 was awarded to the former President of South Africa along with:

    • A. Sathish Dawan
    • B. C. Subramanian
    • C. Grameen Bank of Bangladesh
    • D. World Healt Organisation

  • 18. Besides Sant Kabir Award, there is one more award with almost the same name which is conferred for acts of courage during communal riots and ethnic clashes:

    • A. Kabir Vani Puraskar
    • B. Kabir Puruskar
    • C. Kabir Personality Award
    • D. None of these

  • 19. In which sports categroy till now (2014) the maximum number of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award have been given?

    • A. Wrestling
    • B. Boxing
    • C. Cricket
    • D. Shooting

  • 20. Nobel Prizes are not given for the performance in the area of:

    • A. Literature
    • B. Physics
    • C. Chemistry
    • D. Music

  • 21. The first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award:

    • A. Sachin Tendulkar
    • B. Vishwanath Anand
    • C. Sania Mirza
    • D. None of these

  • 22. The first recipient of Nehru Award was

    • A. Martin Luther King
    • B. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
    • C. Mother Teressa
    • D. U Thant

  • 23. Till the year 2014, how many recipients have got the Dada Saheb Phalke Award?

    • A. 50
    • B. 48
    • C. 42
    • D. 45

  • 24. Which state Government of India has instituted the Samman Award?

    • A. Uttar Pradesh
    • B. Himachal Pradesh
    • C. Madhya Pradesh
    • D. Andhra Pradesh

  • 25. The award which is given by Indian National Congress:

    • A. Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavna Award
    • B. Bharat Ratna
    • C. Padma Vibhushan
    • D. Padma Shri

  • 26. Who among the following own the Nobel prize for literature?

    • A. Linus Pauling
    • B. Samuel Beckett
    • C. Philip Noel - Baker
    • D. Ralph Bunche

  • 27. Who won the 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Abuja, Nigeria?

    • A. Netherlands
    • B. Switzerland
    • C. Brazil
    • D. Portugal

  • 28. Before Gulzar, who was the last recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award?

    • A. Ashok Kumar
    • B. B.R. Chopra
    • C. Dev Anand
    • D. Pran

  • 29. Which of the following is the world’s top environmental conservation award?

    • A. Golden Bear Award
    • B. Golden Panda Award
    • C. Golden Globe Award
    • D. Golden Palms Award

  • 30. The first recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award:

    • A. Devika Rani
    • B. Mabhubala
    • C. Suraiya
    • D. None of these

  • 31. Men from which nation has won the highest number of Nobel Prizes?

    • A. England
    • B. France
    • C. America
    • D. Italy

  • 32. Kabir Puruskar is given by the which ministry:

    • A. Ministry of Home Affairs
    • B. Ministry of Textiles
    • C. Ministry of Finance
    • D. None of these

  • 33. Apart from Journalism and Literature, this is the area in which excellence is honoured with The Pulitzer Prize?

    • A. Music
    • B. Sports
    • C. Social Work
    • D. Charity

  • 34. Oscar prize is related to:

    • A. Literature
    • B. Films
    • C. Science
    • D. Music

  • 35. Besides Roosevelt, who among the following Presidents of America has won the Nobel Peace Prize?

    • A. Thomas Jefforson
    • B. Bill Clinton
    • C. Wudro Wilson
    • D. None of these

  • 36. B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of:

    • A. Music
    • B. Journalism
    • C. Medicine
    • D. Environment

  • 37. The Cannes Award is given for excellence in which field?

    • A. Films
    • B. Journalism
    • C. Literature
    • D. Economics

  • 38. Who amongst the following won the Men’s single title of Australian Open Tennis 2008?

    • A. Novak Djokovic
    • B. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
    • C. Jonathan Erlich
    • D. Andy Ram

  • 39. Who is the latest recipient of the Dada Saheb Phalke Award which was conferred in 61st National Films Awards?

    • A. Lata Mangeshkar
    • B. Asha Bhonsle
    • C. Gulzar
    • D. None of these

  • 40. Sant Kabir Award carries the cash of Rs.:

    • A. 6 Lacs
    • B. 10 Lacs
    • C. 20 Lacs
    • D. 25 Lacs

  • 41. Who was the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?

    • A. Geet Sethi
    • B. Sachin Tendulkar
    • C. Dhanraj Pillay
    • D. Vishwanath Anand

  • 42. The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award carries the cash award of Rs. 750,000/- but when it was established the amount was:

    • A. 5 Lacs
    • B. 2.5 Lacs
    • C. 3.5 Lacs
    • D. None of these

  • 43. Who among the following was/were selected for the 12th South Indian Education Society Awards in December 2009?

    • A. Somnath Chatterjee
    • B. M. Annadurai
    • C. E. Sridharan and Satya Vrat Shastri
    • D. All of the above

  • 44. Which of the following wing awards are limited only for the Asians?

    • A. Jawaharlal Nehru Award
    • B. Alternative Nobel Prize
    • C. Magsaysay Award
    • D. Man Booker Prize

  • 45. The highest peace time gallantry award in India:

    • A. Padma Bhushan
    • B. Ashok Chakra
    • C. S.S. Bhatnagar award
    • D. Padma Vibhushan

  • 46. Who has been awarded the first lifetime Achievement Award for his/her contribution in the field of Cinema?

    • A. Ashok Kumar
    • B. Hou Hsio-hsein
    • C. Akiro Burosova
    • D. Bernardo Burtolucci

  • 47. The Nobel Prize was first awarded in:

    • A. 1976
    • B. 1958
    • C. 1901
    • D. 1972

  • 48. There is the case when Government of India declared the name for Bharat Ratna posthumously but it met with controversy. Who is the person?

    • A. Subhash Chandra Bose
    • B. Lal Bahadur Shastri
    • C. Indira Gandhi
    • D. Vinoba Bhave

  • 49. The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award was conferred was conferred upon Ms. Kiran Bedi for her excellent contribution to which of the following fields?

    • A. Literature
    • B. Community Welfare
    • C. Government Service
    • D. Journalism

  • 50. Shanthi Swaroop Bhatnagar awards are given for:

    • A. Exploring new dimensions in creative writing in Indian languages
    • B. Outstanding contribution to science
    • C. Creating mass awareness on environmental issues
    • D. Excellence in film direction