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GK Questions: Honours & Awards – Set 2

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Welcome to Online General Knowledge section in Affairs cloud, which is important for all the competitive exams. We have created Some questions related to Basic GK(Honours & Awards) !!!

  1. Which award is given for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition?
    1.The Grammy Award
    2.The Abel Prize
    3.The Green Star Award
    4.The Pulitzer Prize
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.The Pulitzer Prize
    Explanation :
    The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.

  2. The Dronacharya Award awarded to …………………
    4.All of these
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Coach
    Explanation :
    Dronacharya Award – Eminent coaches of any particular sport
    The award is named after the very famous archery coach, mentioned in the epic of India known as the Mahabharata. This very award is not related with the sports persons who are still playing in the field; instead this is related to those eminent coaches of any particular sport.

  3. Contribution to which field is honoured by the Aga Khan award ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Architecture
    Explanation :
    The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) is an architectural prize established by Aga Khan IV in 1977. It aims to identify and reward architectural concepts that successfully address the needs and aspirations of Islamic societies in the fields of contemporary design, social housing, community development and improvement.

  4. For which of the following disciplines in Nobel Prize is not Awarded? 
    1.Physiology or Medicine
    2.Literature, Peace and Economics
    3.Physics and chemistry
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Music
    Explanation :
    The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances

  5. The Oscar prize is given in the field of ………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Films
    Explanation :
    This is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

  6. ……………………………….. is for the contribution to Music
    1.Pritzker Prize
    2.Kalinga Prize
    3.Grammy Award
    4.Magsaysay Award
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Grammy Award
    Explanation :
    A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry

  7. For outstanding contribution to which one of the following’ fields is the Dhanwantri award?
    2.Medical Service
    3.Public Administration
    4.Social Service
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Medical Service
    Explanation :
    The Dhanwantri award is the prestigious award, which recognises contribution in medical science, is being awarded annually since 1972.

  8. …………………… is given in the field of fiction
    1.The Oscar prize
    2.The Booker prize
    3.The Kalinga Award
    4.The Dada Saheb Phalke award
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2. The Booker prize
    Explanation :
    The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker-McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK.

  9. The BAFTA Award is for the contribution to ………………………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Films
    Explanation :
    The British Academy Film Awards are presented in an annual award show hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.BAFTA Awards – Television, Films, Video Games and Animation.

  10. For outstanding contribution to which one of the following’ fields is Magsaysay Award?
    4.Public Service
    5.All of these
    Answer – 5.All of these
    Explanation :
    Magsaysay Award  – Public Service, Leadership, Journalism, Literature, creative arts and international understanding.