Awards and Honours Questions - 1

B.D. Goenka Award is given to recognize contribution in the field of
  • Tourism
  • Judiciary
  • Journalism
  • Literature
  • Agriculture
Explanation   

B.D. Goenka => Bhagwan Das Goenka.

This Award is established in the year 1979.

B.D. Goenka Award is given to recognize contribution in the field of Journalism.

Ramnath Goenka Award is also presented in the field of Journalism.

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Templeton Prize is awarded for the contribution in the field of
  • Architecture
  • Spiritual
  • Culture
  • Fine Arts
  • Archaeology
Explanation   

Founded in 1972

Templeton Prize is presented by Templeton Foundation, conferred to a living person, who has made contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension, named after Sir John Templeton.

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Man Booker International Prize is conferred in the field of
  • Book publishing
  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Literature
  • Peace
Explanation   

This prize is the highest literary Award in English and Presented by United Kingdom.

Man Booker International Prize is given to only the writers belonging to Commonwealth Nations.

‘The Vegetarian’ won this prize for 2016, Written by Han Kang.

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Stockholm Water Prize is an award that presented for the achievement, related to
  • Agriculture
  • International Harmony
  • Art
  • Health
  • Water related
Explanation   

Established in 1991

Stockholm Water Prize has been presented for the achievement in Water related activities.

And conversation and protection of water resources.

Prof. John Rose for 2016

Rajendra Singh for 2015 [India]

Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak for 2009 [India] Founder of Sulabh International.

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Yudhvir Award is presented in the field of
  • Agriculture
  • National Integration, Social welfare
  • Literature
  • Defense
  • Economy
Explanation   

Founded in the year 1991 by Yudhvir, [Hindi daily Milap]

Presented for the works in the field of National Integration, social service in any field

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Abel Prize is associated with
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Aeronautics
  • Agriculture
  • Sports
Explanation   

Presented in the field of Mathematics, considered as equal as Nobel Prize.

Established in 2001.

Named after Niels Henrik, Norwegian Mathematician

Founded and presented by government of Norway.

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Nobel Prize is presented in the field of
  • Medicine or Physiology
  • Physics, Peace
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • All the above
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How many Indians have won Nobel Prize till now [2016] ?
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
Explanation   

Presented by Sweden, since 1901.

Founded by Swedish Scientist Alfred Nobel.

From India, there are Indian Citizens, Indian Origin and Residents of India at the time of receiving.

Indian Residents at the time of receiving the Prize:

  1. Ronald Ross – 1902, [Physiology or Medicine]
  2. Rudyard Kipling -1907 [Literature]
  3. Dalai Lama – 1989 [Peace]

Indian Origin, got foreign citizenship:

  1. Har Gobind Khorana -1968. [Physics]
  2. Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar -1983 [ Chemistry]
  3. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan – 2009 [ Chemistry]

Indian Citizens:

  1. Rabindranath Tagore -1913 [literature]
  2. C.V.Raman – 1930 [ Physics ]
  3. Mother Teresa – 1979 [ Peace ]
  4. Amartya Sen – 1998 [ Economics ]
  5. Kailash Satyarthi – 2014 [ Peace ]
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Grammy Award is presented for the achievement in the field of ?
  • Rural Development
  • Backward Regions Development
  • Literature
  • Music Industry
  • Films
Explanation   

Grammy Award or Gramophone Award has been presenting since 1959.

To honor Musical Accomplishment, presented by The Recording Academy [USA]

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Oscar Award is presented to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements, is presented by ?
  • Film fare Academy
  • Gramophone Academy
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences [USA]
  • Hollywood
  • Swedish Academy
Explanation   

Oscar Award has been presenting since 1929.

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