Important Static GK Questions and Answers PDF – Awards and Medals
The general awareness section is one of the most important scoring sections in the MBA entrance exams, such as CMAT, TISSNET, XAT, IIFT, etc. In the GK (General Knowledge) section, there will be two types of question that may arrive, which includes static GK and Current affairs. In this article, we will provide you with some important static GK questions and answers in PDF, which consist of important Awards and Medals. One can download the PDF by clicking the given below link.
Question 1: J. C Daniel award is the highest honour of?
a) Malayalam Cinema
b) Telugu Cinema
c) Tamil Cinema
d) Hindi Cinema
1) Answer (A)
Question 2: Abel prize is given in the field of ________
2) Answer (D)
It is an international prize awarded annually by the Government of Norway to one or more outstanding mathematicians.
Question 3: Who won the first Nobel Prize in literature?
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Rudyard Kipling
c) Jose Echegaray
d) Sully Prudhomme
3) Answer (D)
Question 4: Which of the following is the first Indian to win a Nobel Prize?
a) Amartya Sen
c) Dr. Radhakrishnan
d) Rabindranath Tagore
4) Answer (D)
Rabindranath Tagore is the first Indian to win a Nobel Prize.
Hence, option d is the correct answer.
Question 5: Who was the first transgender to receive Padma Shri award ?
a) Gita Mehta
b) Saalumarada Thimmakka
c) Narthaki Nataraj
d) Shonali Nagrani
5) Answer (C)
Narthaki Nataraj is a Bharatanatyam dancer. In 2019, she was awarded the Padma Shri, making her the first transgender woman to be awarded India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
Hence, Option C is correct.
Question 6: Fields medal is given for exemplary work in which field?
b) Social Services
d) Science & Technology
6) Answer (C)
Question 7: Nobel prize is given by which country?(Except Peace Prize.)
7) Answer (D)
Question 8: The bowelay award is given in the field of ______
8) Answer (B)
Bowelay award is given for excellence in architecture. The award of the same name is also given in the field of agriculture.
Question 9: Kalinga award is associated with which field?
9) Answer (A)
Question 10: Amartya Sen received the Nobel prize in 1998. He belongs to which of the following fields?
10) Answer (B)
Amartya Sen received the Nobel prize in 1998. He belongs to the Economics field.
Hence, option b is the correct answer.
Question 11: Bourlog Award is related to which field?
a) Social service
b) Automobile industry
d) Food processing industry
11) Answer (C)
Question 12: Dronacharya Awards are given to a person associated with _______.
b) Social service
12) Answer (D)
Question 13: Dhanvantari award is given in which of the following fields?
a) Medical Science
13) Answer (A)
Dhanvantari award is given in Medical Science.
Hence, option a is the correct answer.
Question 14: Which of the following is the highest civilian award in India?
a) Bharat Ratna
b) Padma Vibhushan
c) Padma Shri
d) Padma Bhushan
14) Answer (A)
Question 15: Bhupen Hazarika was posthumously given the Bharat Ratna. He was __________________.
d) All of the above
15) Answer (D)
Bhupen Hazarika was an Indian playback singer, lyricist, musician, poet, actor, and filmmaker from Assam who was conferred with India’s highest honor Bharat Ratna in 2019. He is also known as Xudha kontho.
Question 16: Who is also known as ‘Light of Asia’?
a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Swami Vivekananda
c) Gautama Buddha
d) B. R. Ambedkar
16) Answer (C)
Gautama Buddha is also known as ‘Light of Asia’.
Question 17: Who is the first Indian to win an Oscar?
a) A R Rahman
b) Bhanu Athaiya
c) Rabindranath Tagore
d) Byomkesh Bakshi
17) Answer (B)
Question 18: Who was the first person to receive Bharat Ratna award posthumously?
a) Lal Bahadur Shastri
b) Rajendra Prasad
c) Jawaharlal Nehru
d) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
18) Answer (A)
Question 19: Emmy awards are given in recognition of works in the field of?
19) Answer (A)
Question 20: Who was the first awardee of the Moortidevi award which is given in the field of literature?
a) Devika Rani
b) Ashok Diwan
c) Om Prakash Bhardwaj
d) C.K. Nagaraja Rao
20) Answer (D)
C.K. Nagaraja Rao was the first awardee of the Moortidevi award which is given in the field of literature.
Hence, option d is the correct answer.
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