International Awards 1

1Magasaysay Award is given every year for outstanding performance in various fields. Which institution governs the same?
A) Bill and  Melinda Gates Foundation
B) Ford Foundation
C) Rockfeller Foundation
2Jakob Von Vexkull was the founder of
A) Booker Prize
B) Pulitzer Prize
C) Right Livelihood Award
D) Templeton Prize
3Pulitzer Prize is awarded for excellence in
A) Journalism and Arts
B) Social Work
C) Science
D) Environmental Protection
4Booker Prize is given for _______________.
A) Scientific invention
B) Fiction writing
C) Contribution to environmental protection
D) Excellence in the field of media
5Who was awarded the nobel peace prize for the year 2009?
A) Paul Krugman
B) Herta Muller
C) Charles K. Kao
D) Barack Obama
6Who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine 2010?
A) Richard Heck
B) Ei-ichi Negishi
C) Akira Suzuki
D) Robert Edwards
7Who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for medicine 2011?
A) Bruce A Beutler
B) Saul Perlmutter
C) Thomas Sargent
D) Dan Shechtman
8Who received the Nobel Peace Prize for the year 2010?
A) Martti Ahtisaari
B) Barack Obama
C) Liu Xiaobo
D) Al Gore
9The Magsaysay Award is given for proficiency in which of the following?
A) Literature
B) Mountaineering
C) Science
D) Social Science
10__________ award is annually conferred for outstanding contribution to public service, community leadership, journalism, literature, creative arts and international understanding.
A) Right Livelihood
B) Pulitzer
C) The Golden Peacock
D) Magsaysay
11Which Indian conductor was recently honoured with Japan's Praemium Imperiale, one of art's richest awards, for his lifetime work with orchestras around the world?
A) Prateek Chaudhury
B) L. Subramaniam
C) Zubin Mehta
D) Abraham Mazumder
12Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, belongs to which one of the following countries?
A) China
B) Myanmar
C) South Korea
D) Japan
13When was the first Nobel Prize awarded?
A) 1890
B) 1896
C) 1901
D) 1969
14Pulitzer Prize is given in which field?
A) Painting
B) Literature
C) Technology
D) Medical
15Who was the oldest person so far to have been awarded Nobel Prize and what was his age at that time?
A) Prof. William Lawrence Bragg, 88 years
B) Prof. Francis Peyton Rous, 87 years
C) Prof. Frederic Sanger, 90 years
D) Sir John Bardeen, 89 years
16India's "Kulandei Francis" won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2012. In which category, he won the award?
A) Emerging leadership
B) Government Service
C) Community Leadership
D) Peace and International Understanding
17The Ambassador of Conscience Award of Amnesty International is given in which of the fields?
A) Science
B) Economics
C) Human Rights
D) Politics
18Two US Citizen have been jointly awarded with the Nobel Prize 2012 in chemistry. One is Robert Lefkowitz, who is the other one?
A) John Gurdon
B) Brian Kobilka
C) Shinya Yamanaka
D) None of These
19British researcher John Gurdon and Japanese scientist Shinya Yamanaka won the Nobel Prize 2012 in Medicine for their work related to?
A) Cancel Cells
B) Nervous System
C) Stem cells
D) None of These
20Which organization won the Nobel Peace Prize 2012?
B) European Union

Check below for Answers.........
1Ans) Rockfeller Foundation
2Ans) Right Livelihood Award
3Ans) Journalism and Arts
4Ans) Fiction writing
5Ans) Barack Obama
6Ans) Robert Edwards
7Ans) Bruce A Beutler
8Ans) Liu Xiaobo
9Ans) Literature
10Ans) Magsaysay
11Ans) Zubin Mehta
12Ans) Myanmar
13Ans) 1901
14Ans) Literature
15Ans) Prof. Francis Peyton Rous, 87 years
16Ans) Community Leadership
17Ans) Human Rights
18Ans) Brian Kobilka
19Ans) Stem cells
20Ans) European Union