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- ……………….. was the first Indian to win Oscar Award in 1982
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Bhanu Athaiya
Bhanu Athaiya won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design (shared with John Mollo) for her work in the 1982 film, Gandhi. She became the first Indian to win an Oscar Award
- Which of the following Indian films are nominated for Oscar Award ?
4.All of these
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.All of these
Mother India (1957), Salaam Bombay (1989) and Lagaan (2002) all carry the prestige of being former nominees for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards, but unfortunately none of them succeeded in winning.
Both Gandhi (1983) and Slumdog Millionaire (2009) in comparison won a fleeting victory of eight awards each, including Best Picture
- The Golden Globe awards started in ………………………
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.1944
The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association(HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.It was first awarded in 1944
- …………………….. is also referred as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’
1.UNESCO Peace Prize
2.The Right Livelihood Award
3.Ramon Magsaysay Award
4.UN Human Rights Award
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.The Right Livelihood Award
The Right Livelihood Award is an international award to “honour and support those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today.The prize was established in 1980 by German-Swedish philanthropist Jakob von Uexkull, and is presented annually in early December. Although it is promoted as an “Alternative Nobel Prize”
- Who among the following won the Grammy awards three times ?
3.Pandit Ravi Shankar
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Pandit Ravi Shankar
Pandit Ravi Shankar was one of the best known exponents of the Sitar as well as a composer of Hindustani Classical Music. He has won Three Grammy awards including a Lifetime Achievement Grammy.
- Bharat Ratna Award was first awarded in ……………………
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.1954
The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted in 1954, the award is conferred “in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order”, without distinction of race, occupation, position
- The words ‘ Khel Ratna’ literally means
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Sports Gem
The words “Khel Ratna” literally mean “sports gem” in Hindi. The award is named after Rajiv Gandhi, the former Prime Minister of India
- …………………. is the first woman to win the Miss Universe contest in 1994
1.Reita Faria Powell
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Sushmita Sen
Sushmita Sen of India crowned by Dayanara Torres of Puerto Rico. This is the first time India won the pageant in 1994
- Oscar awarded started in …………………
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.1929
The 1st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and took place on May 16, 1929, at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California
- Who is the first Indian to win Golden Globe Award ?
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.AR Rahman
A.R. Rahman became the first Indian to win theGolden Globe Award, for best original soundtrack to the multi award-winning Slumdog Millionaire