International Awards 2

21Who have won the Nobel Prize 2012 in Physics field?
 A) John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
 B) Serge Haroche and Shinya Yamanaka
 C) Serge Haroche and David Winel
 D) Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka
22Which Chinese writer won the he Nobel Prize 2012 in literature for his literary work regarding Chinese turbulent life?
 A) Chen Ran
 B) Mo Yan
 C) Zhu Xueqin
 D) Shing-Tung Yau
23Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have been awarded with the 2012 Nobel Prize in economics. They are from which country?
 B) UK
 C) France
 D) None of These
24"Kalinga Award" is given by UNESCO for?
 A) Exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people
 B) Showing skill in fundamenal physics
 C) Using medical science for the betterment of human life
 D) None of These
25Who was honoured with France's Simone de Beauvoir Prize for Women's Freedom in Jan 2013?
 A) Ai Xiaoming
 B) Lyudmila Ulitskaya
 C) Malala Yousafzai
 D) None of These
26Which International Newspaper which had won four Pulitzer Prizes in April 2013, including the award for investigative reporting for stories?
 A) Time
 B) Wall Street Journal
 C) New York Times
 D) None of These
27India's first female IPS officer Kiran Bedi was conferred with Ramon Magsaysay award for her contribution in the field of?
 A) Literature
 B) Social Wok
 C) Government Service
 D) Journalism
28Kannada author UR Ananthamurthy has been shortlisted for the international Man Booker Prize for fiction in 2013. He is author of which book in the list?
 A) Jokumaraswami
 B) The Magic
 C) Samskara
 D) None of These
29A Taiwanese billionaire, Samuel Yin has announced to establish a new prize with an initial endowment of USD 103 million which is also considered as Asia-s Nobel Prize. What is the name of the prize?
 A) Ron Brown Award
 B) Tang Prize
 C) Ted Award
 D) None of These
30Goldman Prize was declared recently. The award is also known as ___________.
 A) Oscars of the corporate excellence
 B) Oscars of sports
 C) Oscars of the environmental activists
 D) Oscars of architecure
31The Templeton Prize honors a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affir-ming life's spiritual dimension. Who won the 2012 Templeton Prize?
 A) Martin Rees
 B) Michael Heller
 C) The Dalai Lama
 D) Charles Taylor
32Who has been chosen for the first International Bhagwan Mahavir World Peace Award?
 A) Dalai Lama
 B) Nelson Mandela
 C) Aung San Suu Kyi
 D) None of These
33Which of the following awards/ prizes is given only to Asians?
 A) Man Booker Prize
 B) Ramon Magsaysay Award
 C) Right Livelihood Award
 D) Templeton Prize
34Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of the humanitarian organization The Art of Living, has been honored with National Order of Merito de Comuneros, the highest civilian award of?
 A) Brazil
 B) Paraguay
 C) Chile
 D) Peru
35Sima Samar was given the 2012 Right Livelihood Award which is often referred to as the 'Alternative Nobel Prize'. She is a human rights activist from?
 A) Iraq
 B) Afghanistan
 C) Burma
 D) Mayanmar
36Who was conferred with the US-based National Space Society-s (NSS) Wernher von Braun Memorial Award in San Diego in May 2013?
 A) U.R. Rao
 B) P.S. Veeraraghavan
 C) S. Ramakrishnan
 D) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
37Lahpai Seng Raw won the Ramon Magsaysay Award in July 2013 for her quietly inspiring and inclusive leadership . He belongs to which country?
 A) Philippines
 B) Indonesia
 C) Nepal
 D) Myanmar
38Who have been jointly awarded Nobel Prize for Physics 2013 for their work on theory of Higgs boson, the 'God particle' announced in Oct 2013?
 A) Michael Levitt, Martin Karplus and Arieh Warshel
 B) James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Suedhof
 C) Peter Higgs and Francois Englert
 D) Lars Peter Hansen, Eugene Fama and Robert Shiller
39Which organization won the Nobel peace prize 2013 (announced in Oct 2013)?
 A) European Union
 B) Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
 D) Red Cross
40James Rothman and Randy Schekman of USA and German-born Thomas Suedhof have won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their work related to __________.
 A) Cell transport system
 B) Stem Cell Research
 C) Cancer Cell Research
 D) AIDS vaccine Research

Check below for Answers.........
21Ans) Serge Haroche and David Winel
22Ans) Mo Yan
23Ans) USA
24Ans) Exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people
25Ans) Malala Yousafzai
26Ans) New York Times
27Ans) Government Service
28Ans) None of These
29Ans) Tang Prize
30Ans) Oscars of the environmental activists
31Ans) The Dalai Lama
32Ans) Aung San Suu Kyi
33Ans) Ramon Magsaysay Award
34Ans) Paraguay
35Ans) Afghanistan
36Ans) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
37Ans) Indonesia
38Ans) Peter Higgs and Francois Englert
39Ans) Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
40Ans) Cell transport system

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