Award GK Questions for Competitive Exams

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Welcome to our blog dedicated to Award GK Questions for Competitive Exams! In this space, we delve into the fascinating world of awards and recognition across various fields like science, literature, sports, arts, and more. We aim to equip you with essential knowledge about prestigious honours, laurels, and accolades given globally. Prepare yourself for competitive exams by exploring insightful trivia, key facts, and significant details about renowned awards, their recipients, and the impact of their contributions. Stay tuned as we unravel the stories behind this esteemed recognition and enhance your general knowledge in an engaging and informative manner.

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Award GK Questions for Competitive Exams

Q :  

Who has authored the famous book 'Geeta Rahasya'?

(A) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

(B) Lala Lajpat Rai

(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(D) Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak


"Geeta Rahasya" was authored by Bal Gangadhar Tilak, a prominent Indian nationalist, social reformer, and freedom fighter. This work is a philosophical interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita, a sacred Hindu scripture.


Q :  

Nobel Prize are distributed annually at

(A) Manila

(B) Stockholm

(C) Geneva

(D) New York


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

(B) Stockholm

The Nobel Prizes are distributed annually in Stockholm, Sweden, except for the Nobel Peace Prize, which is awarded in Oslo, Norway.


Q :  

Who among the followings has been conferred with the annual Sahitya Puraskar of the Lok Nayak Foundation in September 2022?

(A) Tanikella Bharani

(B) Joseph Vijay

(C) Suriya

(D) Mahesh Babu


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
Telugu actor Tanikella Bharani has confirmed with the annual Sahitya Puraskar of the Lok Nayak Foundation in September 2022.



Q :  

Highest Civilian Honour received by Anupam Kher is ___________.

(A) Padma Shri

(B) Padma Bhushan

(C) Padma Vibhushan

(D) Bharat Ratna


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Actor Anupam Kher was conferred the Padma Bhushan by President Pranab Mukherjee in March, 2016.


Q :  

Tankeswar Hazarika Borbayan received the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for the year 2018 for his contribution to which classical dance of India?

(A) Kuchipudi

(B) Bharatanatyam

(C) Sattriya

(D) Kathak


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :
Tankeswar Hazarika Borbayan received the 2018 Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for his contribution to Sattriya dance. The award was presented by the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, on April 9, 2022



Q :  

Pulitzer Prize is given to which of the following fields?

(A) Newspaper journalism

(B) Sports

(C) Politics

(D) Education


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

(A) Newspaper journalism


The Pulitzer Prize is awarded in various categories related to newspaper journalism, literature, and musical composition. It is not specifically given for sports, politics, or education, but rather for achievements in journalism, literature, and the arts.


Q :  

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were jointly awarded which award?

(A) Magsaysay Award

(B) Nobel Prize for Peace

(C) Gandhi Peace Prize

(D) Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

(B) Nobel Prize for Peace


Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for their courageous efforts in advocating for children's rights and education.


Q :  

For which of the following sports was Dronavalli Harika, conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri award?

(A) Chess

(B) Badminton

(C) Cricket

(D) Archery


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

(A) Chess

Dronavalli Harika, the Indian chess player, was conferred with the prestigious Padma Shri award for her achievements in the field of chess.


Q :  

Name the album for which Pandit Ravi Shankar won the Grammy award in 1967.

(A) Three Ragas

(B) West Meets East

(C) Concert for Bangladesh

(D) Full circle


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

(B) West Meets East

Pandit Ravi Shankar won the Grammy Award in 1967 for the album "West Meets East," which he recorded with American violinist Yehudi Menuhin.


Q :  

Kalidas Samman award is presented by which state government?

(A) Tamil Nadu

(B) Karnataka

(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Madhya Pradesh


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

(D) Madhya Pradesh


The Kalidas Samman award is presented by the Madhya Pradesh government. It is an annual award given for outstanding contributions in the field of classical music, classical dance, theatre, and arts.


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