Exercise 1

Question 21 :

The 'Cannes Award' is given for excellence in which field?

A). Films
B). Journalism
C). Literature
D). Economics
Answer : Option A

Question 22 :

The journalist who refused to accept 'Padma Bhushan' was?

A). Shekaran Nair
B). Khushwant Singh
C). Ratan Thiyam
D). Arun Shourie
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

Khushwant Singh (Journalist) : Returned his Padma Bhushan in protest against Operation Blue Star (1984); awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2007.

Question 23 :

The Nobel peace prize is awarded in which city?

A). Oslo
B). Stockholm
C). Brussels
D). Geneva
Answer : Option A

Question 24 :

Arjuna Award is given for

A). Exceptional service in emergency
B). Bravery on battlefield
C). Outstanding performance in sports
D). Exceptional service in slum dwellers
Answer : Option C

Question 25 :

Who among the following is not a recipient of the Bharatiya Jnanpith Award?

A). Ashaparna Devi
B). M. F. Hussain
C). Raghupathi Sahai
D). V. K. Gokak
Answer : Option B