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GK Quiz on different Awards in India: Set 4

29-APR-2016 15:03

    Dear students, Jagran josh is presenting you a set of 10 questions based on different awards in India. These awards include, gallantry (Paramvir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra and Ashok Chakra) and civilian awards (Bharat Ratna, Padam Vibhushan, Padma Award etc.) in India. These questions are very important for all the competitive exams. Hence go through this quiz and evaluate your preparation for upcoming exams.

    1. Which of the following is considered as the highest literary award of India?

    (a) Jnanpith Award
    (b) Saraswati samman
    (c) Sahitya Academy Award
    (d) Vyas Samman

    2. Who won the Jnanpith Award for 2015?

    (a) Kedar Nath
    (b) Mridula Garg
    (c) Ashok Pajepyi
    (d) None of these

    3. When was Jnanpith Award instituted?

    (a) 1951
    (b) 1954
    (c) 1961
    (d) 1985

    4. What is the reward money of Jnanpith Award?

    (a) Rs. 5 lac
    (b) Rs. 10 lac
    (c) Rs. 12 lac
    (d) Rs. 11 lac

    5. Who of the following never won Jnanpith Award?

    (a) Dudh Nath Singh
    (b) Amar Kant
    (c) Akhlaq Mohammed Khan 'Shahryar'
    (d) Chandrashekhara Kambara

    6. Raghuveer Chaudhari won the Jnanpith Award for……literature.

    (a) Hindi
    (b) Marathi
    (c) Gujarati
    (d) Tamil

    7. Jnanpith Award is given for …….languages.

    (a) 14
    (b) 15
    (c) 24
    (d) 22

    8. Which of the following language’s writer won the maximum number of Jnanpith Award?

    (a) Kannada
    (b) Bengali
    (c) Hindi
    (d) Gujarati

    9. Which of the following statement is not rue about jnanpith Award?

    (a) It was commenced from on 22nd May, 1951
    (b) Its first recipient was the Malayalam writer G. Sankara Kurup.
    (c) It is given for 22 languages.
    (d) It was established by the Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain.

    10. Which of the following statement is not true about Saraswati Samman?

    (a) It is given by the K.K. Birla foundation
    (b) It is commenced from the 1991.
    (c) It is given in 22 languages.
    (d) It consists of Rs 11 lakh, a citation and a plaque.

    Questions

    Answers

    1

    a

    2

    d

    3

    c

    4

    d

    5

    a

    6

    c

    7

    d

    8

    c

    9

    a

    10

    d

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