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Honours and Awards

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1. 'Goldman Awards' are given for out standing contribution in which of the following fields?
2. European Unio's Annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for 2012 has been won by
  • A. Guillermo Farinas from Cuba
  • B. Nasrin Sotoudeh and Jafar Panahi from Iran
  • C. Ali Farzat from Syria and Mohammad Bouazizi from Tunisia
  • D. Asmaa Mahfouz and Ahmed-al-Senussi from Egypt and Libya respectively
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3. Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect?
4. 'An Inconvenient Truth' is film directed by Al Gore to promote public awareness about
5. Kailash Vajpeyi, the renowned Hindi Poet , passed away in April 2015. He awarded with Sahitya Akademi award for which work?
6. Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace Disarmament and Development for 2014 was given to which one of the following ?
  • A. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • B. Indian Institute of Science
  • C. Indian Space Research Organisation
  • D. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
  • Check Answer | Discussion
7. The Nobel Prize in Medicine for the year 2012 has been awarded to John B Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the discovery that
  • A. mature specialised cells can bereprogrammed to become immature cells
  • B. stem cells can be programmed to develop individual body organs
  • C. dendritic cells have a critical role in the development of adaptive immunity
  • D. thymus cells have a critical rolein the development of innate immunity
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8. Who among the following has been awarded the UNESCO Guillermo Cono foundation World Press Freedom Prize?
9. Which state is selected for National Award e-Governance 2014-15, due to Best District Level Initiative in the country?
10. Which journalist awarded Yash Bharti Samman 2015 highest civilian award of Uttar Pradesh?

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