General knowledge:: Honours and Awards

Exercise

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26 

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

A. Shekaran Nair B. Khushwant Singh
C. Ratan Thiyam D. Arun Shourie

27 

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

A. Films B. Journalism
C. Literature D. Economics

28 

'Ashoka Chakra' is awarded for

A. acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy B. gallantry by children
C. outstanding contribution to literature D. the most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy

29 

The first Indira Gandhi Award for International Justice and Harmony has been given to

A. Larry Pressler B. Amnesty International
C. Hussain Ibrahim Zaki D. Yasser Arafat

30 

The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year

A. 1965 B. 1961
C. 1963 D. 1957

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