Awards and Honours

​Questions on Awards and Honours

  • The Bharat Ratna award is given in the field of Arts, Literature, Science, Public.

  • Booker Prize, Moorti Devi Award, Saraswati Samman, Jnapith Award – for the contribution to Literature.

  • Contribution to films – Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

  • Science & Technology – Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize.

  • Mathematics – Abel Prize.

  • The Kalinga Prize – the Popularization of Science is an award given by UNESCO.

  • The Lal Bahadur Shastri National award – or Excellence in Public Administration, Academics, and Management.

  • The Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar – Music, Dance, Drama.

  • The Manthan Award – an initiative in India to recognize the best practices in e-Content and Creativity.

  • Arjuna award – Sports.

  • Achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition – The Pulitzer Prize.

  • The Dronacharya Award awarded to Coach.

  • Contribution to Architecture – Aga Khan award.

  • The Oscar prize is given in the field of Films.

  • Grammy Award is for the contribution to Music.
  • Dhanwantri award – For outstanding contribution to Medical Service.
  • The Booker prize is given in the field of fiction.
  • The BAFTA Award is for the contribution to Films.
  • G.D. Birla Award for Scientific Research is an award instituted in 1991 by theK. K. Birla Foundation.
  • The Cannes Award – Films
  • The Sharad Joshi Samman for Satire and essay.
  • The Joliot-Curie Medal – Peace.
  • In the field of International Understanding –  Jawaharlal Nehru Award.
  • The Lalit Kala Akademi Award – Arts.
  • Tansen Samman – Music
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award – Sports.
  • The Noble Prizes for Peace, Physics, Chemistry, Medicine and Literature – 1901.
  • Rabindranath Tagore was the first Indian Nobel Laureates.
  • Jean- Paul Sarte and Woodrow Wilson Refused the Nobel Prize.
  • Wilhelm Röntgen – first Nobel Prize in Physics Winner.
  • The Nobel Prize can be given to a maximum of 3 persons.
  • The first woman to win a Nobel Prize – Marie Curie.
  • Linus Pauling is the only person to have been awarded two unshared Nobel Prizes.
  • NATO Organization won the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Bhanu Athaiya, first Indian to win Oscar Award in 1982.
  • The Golden Globe awards started in 1944.
  • The Right Livelihood Award is also referred as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’.
  • Pandit Ravi Shankar has won the Grammy awards three times.
  • Bharat Ratna Award was first awarded in 1954.
  • The words ‘ Khel Ratna’ literally means Sports Gem.
  • Sushmita Sen is the first Indian woman to win the Miss Universe contest in 1994.
  • Oscar awarded started in 1929.
  • AR Rahman, first Indian to get Golden Globe Award.
  • Murtidevi award – literature.
  • The Translation awards – Sahitya Academy.
  • U Thant,  first Jawaharlal Nehru Award winner.
  • Vinod Bhave, first Indian to receive the Magsaysay Award.


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