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1. Which country awards the Nobel Prize?
A. Sweden B. America
C. India D. England
2. At present how many disciplines are included for award of Nobel Prize?
A. 6 B. 5
C. 7 D. 8
3. Nobel Prize in which discipline has been awarded three times to the same person/organization?
A. Chemistry B. Maths
C. Peace D. Physics
4. Who was the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in Physics?
A. Steven chu B. Dr C.V Raman
C. Aryabhat D. None
5. B.C. Roy Award is given in the field of ?
A. Law B. Journalism
C. Economics D. Military
6. Bhanu Athaiya Won an Oscar award for ?
A. Film Direction B. Physics
C. Maths D. Costume designing
7. The Jawaharlal  Nehru Award is given for?
A. Hospitality B. It Industry
C. Social work D. International understanding
8. Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna?
A. Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan B. Morarji Desai
C. Nelson Mandela D. Toni Morrison
9. Ramon Magsaysay Award is named after the former president of?
A. Australia B. Malesia
C. Phillippines D. Brazil
10. In which of the following fields have Indians been honoured twice with the Nobel Prize?
A. Physics B. Maths
C. Chemistry D. Social
11. How many women had got the India's highest Civilian honour Bharat Ratna?
A. 4 B. 5
C. 7 D. 3
12. Who among the following is the winner of 2014 Nobel Peace Prize?
A. Kailash Sathyarthi B. Malala Yousufzai
C. A and B D. None of the above
13. Pulitzer prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of?
A. Literature and Journalism B. Environmental
C. Science D. Direction
14. On which date Nobel Prize is awarded?
A. December 15, every year B. No fixed date
C. January 1, every year D. December 10, every year
15. The prize money of the Nobel Prize is presented in?
A. Rupee B. Dinar
C. Kroner D. Yen
16. Nobel Prizes are distributed annually at?
A. Stockholm B. Mexico
C. Qatar D. New York
17. Feroz Gandhi Award is given for outstanding performance in the field of?
A. It Industry B. Journalism
C. Physics D. Environmental
18. The only one indian who was awarded by the Oscar lifetime achievement Award?
A. Sathyajit Ray B. K.k kapil
C. Deepa Mehta D. Mira Nair
19. Who among the following won the World-food prize - 2014? 
A. Ashvin kumar B. Mehboob khan
C. Sanjay Rajaram D. None of these
20. Who among the following Nobel laureates is not an Indian citizen?
A. Steve Ray B. Hargobind Khorana
C. John Hudson D. Paulson
21. Citizens of which country have won outright or shared in greatest number of Nobel Prize awards so far?
A. India B. England
C. Sweden D. United States of America
22. 'Meghanath Saha' award is given for outstanding contribution in which of the following fields?
A. Social B. Science
C. Journalism D. Maths
23. Who was the first Indian to receive the Magsaysay award?
A. Indira Gandhi B. Rahul Gandhi
C. Meena Kumari D. Kiran Bedi
24. Who was the first Indian lady actress to receive the Padma Shri Award?
A. Sunitha kumari B. Sonia Gandhi
C. Nargis Dutt D. Surekha
25. S. Chandrasekhar got the Nobel Prizes for?
A. Physics B. Maths
C. Social D. Electronics
26. Who among the following got the 'Bharat Ratna' award, before becoming the President of India?
A. S.S. Reddy B. Dr. Zakir Hussain
C. Dr. venkatramana D. None
27. Dr. Rabindranath Tagore received the Nobel Prize for his work?
A. Melody Songs B. Christian Songs
C. Gora D. Gitanjali
28. Who was the first Indian to receive the World Food Prize?
A. Dr M.S. Swaminathan B. Dr K. Ramakrishna Prasad
C. Dr Sachindranath Tripati D. None of these
29. The Oscar Award was won 36 times by?
A. Paul Steve B. Walt Disney
C. George Thomas D. Charlie Chaplin
30. The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature is?
A. Thomas Kurian B. Williams
C. Toni Morrison D. None
31. Name the Indian - born scientist who won the Nobel Prize in the field of Medicine?
A. C.K. Nagaraja Rao B. Hargobind Khorana
C. J.C. Bose D. Shyam Benegal
32. The only Muslim professor to get the Nobel Prize is?
A. Abdul Aalee B. Abdul Ahad
C. Abdus  Salam D. Athar
33. Who is the founder of "Bachpan Bachao Andolan" ?
A. Kailash Satyarthi B. Malala
C. Mother Teresa D. None
34. Who among the following won the 2014 Raman Megsaysay Awards 2014?
A. Hu Shuli B. Saur Marlina Manurung
C. The Citizens foundation D. All of the above
35. Who among the following Indians has been honoured by a special Oscar?
A. Satyajit Ray B. Abdus Salam
C. Roop Malik D. None of these
36. Who among the following is the winner for 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics?
A. M.Swaminathan B. Satyajit Ray
C. Kapil Dev D. None of these
37. Which of the following statements is true in respect of Nobel Prize for Economic sciences?
A. It was established in celebration of 300th anniversary of the Riks of Bank of Sweden. B. It was established in the year 1967 by Riksbank of Sweden.
C. It was awarded for the first time in the year 1969. D. All the above statements are true.
38. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in which city?
A. Washington. B. Oslo
C. Tokyo. D. Delhi.
39. In which year 'National medal of technology and innovation' is given to Billgates.
A. 1992. B. 1987.
C. 2001. D. 2003.
40. In which year 'Grammy trustees award' is given to Steve Jobs.
A. 1992. B. 1987.
C. 2012. D. 2008.