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- The Mahatma Gandhi Peace Prize was instituted in ………………..
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.1995
The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is awarded annually by the Government of India. As a tribute to the ideals espoused by Gandhi, the Government of India launched the International Gandhi Peace Prize in 1995 on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Mohandas Gandhi.
- The Murtidevi award is given for extra ordinary performance in ……………..
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.literature
The Moortidevi Award is an annual literary award in India presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith organization for a work which emphasizes Indian philosophy and literature
- The Translation awards are given by
2.Government of India
3.Sangeet Natak Akademi
4.Foundation of Bajaj Group
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.Sathiya Akademi
Besides the annual awards for creative writing, the Sahitya Akademi has instituted an annual prize for translation from 1989 to be given to outstanding translatio
- The Dhyanachand award is India’s highest sports award. It was instituted in
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.2002
Dhyan Chand Award is the India’s highest award for lifetime achievement in sports and games, given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.The award is named after the legendary Indian hockey player Dhyan Chand. The award was initiated in 2002
- Who refused to accept the Padma Shri award on 1960 ?
1.Dr. Zakir Hussain
4.Pandit Ravi Shankar
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Dr.MG Ramachandran
In 1960, MG Ramachandran had also rejected the Padma Shri because it was written only in Devanagari script.
- .……………………….received the first Jawaharlal Nehru Award
2.Martin Luther King.
5.None of theseAnswer – 1.U Thant
The Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding is an international award presented by the Government of India in honour of Jawaharlal Nehru, the country’s first prime minister.U Thant from Burma received the first Jawaharlal Nehru Award
- Manav Seva Award has been instituted in the memory of ………………..
5.None of theseAnswer – 3.Rajiv Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award is conferred on three individuals who make outstanding contribution in the field of Child Protection, Child Development or Child Welfare for over ten years.
- UNEP established the Global 500 Roll of Honour in 1987 to recognize the
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Environmental achievements
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) established the Global 500 Roll of Honour in 1987 to recognize the environmental achievements of individuals and organizations around the world.
- ……………………… was the first Indian to receive the Magaysay Award
5.None of theseAnswer – 2.Vinod Bhave
The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay’s example of integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society.
- ……………………..refused to accept Padma Bhushan Award
2.Aruna Asaf Ali
5.None of theseAnswer – 4.Khushwant Singh
Khushwant Singh was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1974 . In 1984, however he returned the award in protest against the siege of the Golden Temple by the Indian Army (Operation Blue star). In 2007, the Indian government awarded Singh the Padma Vibhushan.