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At national as well as international level, several awards are given every year. Further the awards are associated with various activitieslike public service, sports, community leadership, promoting international peace,literature, journalism, films, gallantry, popularisation of science, media, research and development etc. You should be aware of all such important awards as they form apotent source of questions in the exam. Take a short test on awards: 1. Which is the India's second highest civilian award after Bharat Ratna?

a. Padam Shri
b. Padam Vibhushan
c. Arjun Award
d. Padam Bhushan

2. Which award is given by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research for excellence in any field of science?

a. Aga Khan Award
b. Nehru Award
c. Bhatnagar Award
d. Neerja Bhanot award

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3. Which award is given for outstanding contribution to film industry?

a. Dada Saheb Phalke award
b. lalit kala Academy
c. K. K. Birla award
d. Tansen Samman

4. "Arts Honour" award is given in which country?

a. USA
b. Sweeden
c. India
d. France

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5. Which of the following awards are given for extra ordinary contribution towards International peace

1. Jawahar Lal nehru award for International understanding?
2. Nahum Goldman award
3. U Thant peace award
4. Winston churchill prize
5. Rea award

a. 1, 2, 3 and 5
b. 1, 2, 3 and 4
c. 1, 3, 4 and 5
d. All of the above

6. Which of the following awards are associated with films?

1. Oscar award 2. Grammy award 3. Golden globe award 4. People's choice award 5. Caesar award 6. Nahum goldman award

a. 1, 2, 3, and 4
b. 2, 3, 4 and 5
c. 1, 3, 4 and 5
d. All of the above

7. Who is the recipient of the 2005 World sportsman of the year award given by the Laureus World sports academy?

a. Michelle Wie
b. Michael Schumacher
c. Layne Beachley
d. Brian Lara

8. Who is the recipient of the 2004 Booker prize?

a. Alan Hollinghurst
b. Arundhati Roy
c. Yann Martel
d. J.M. Coetzee

9. Which of the following awards is known as Annual Academy awards?

a. Grammy awards
b. Golden globe awards
c. Oscar awards
d. IIFA award

10. The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award is given by which country?

a. UK
b. India
c. Canada
d. USA

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