SSC QUIZ ( HONOURS AND AWARDS)

1.    The Nobel prize for Economics was instituted in 1967, but was first awarded in  -
(1) 1967                                         (2)1988
(3) 1969                                         (4)1970

2.    Who was the first Indian lady actress to receive the Padma Shri Award?
(1) Smita Patil                               (2) Nargis Dutt
(3) Meena Kumari                         (4) Madhubala

3.    Who was the first Indian to receive the Magaysay Award
(1) Indira Ghandi                           (2) TN Seshan
(3) Kiran Badi                                  (4) Vinoba Bhave

4.    Which of the following is India's highest honour in the field of literature?
(1) Vyas Samman                          (2) Jnanipath award
(3) Kalidas Samman                     (4) Saraswathi Samman

5.    Noble Prize are distributed annually at
(1) Manila                                      (2) Stockholm
(3) Geneva                                    (4) New York

6.    Ramon Magaysay Award is named after the former president of
(1)Philippines                                (2) Indonesia
(3) Thailand                                   (4) Pakistan

7.    When was the Nobel Prize for literature instituted?
(1) 1902                                        (2) 1901
(3) 1906                                        (4) 1905

8.    In which country is the committee which selects winners for Nobel peace prize located?
(1) Sweden                                     (2) Norway
(3) Finland                                     (4) Denmark

9.    The Arjun Awards were instituted  in the year
(1) 1957                                         (2) 1961
(3) 1963                                         (4) 1965

10.  Nobel Prizes are given in how many fields?
(1) 5                                               (2)  6
(3) 7                                               (4) 8

ANSWERS:
1.
3
2.
2
3.
4
4.
2
5.
2
6.
1
7.
2
8.
2
9.
2
10.
2