1. Consider the following statements 1. The Nobel Prizes are awarded in five fields. 2. Alfred Nobel was a chemist. 3. Alfred Nobel was the inventor of Nitroglycerin. 4. The Nobel Prizes were established in 1895. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

2. Which of the following Nobel Laureates have been under house arrest when awarded? 1. Carl Von Ossietzky 2. Aung San Suu Kyi 3. Liu Xiaobo Select the correct answers using the codes given below
3. Consider the following statements 1. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been honoured by the Nobel Peace Prize thrice 2. The founder of ICRC was awarded the first Nobel Peace Prize in 1901. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
4. Who among the following is the author of the book 'Nirbasan'?
5. Consider the following statements 1. Sal man Rashdie was the first Indian to win the Booker Prize in 1981. 2. Arvind Adiga was the last Indian to receive the Booker Prize in 2008. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
6. Consider the following statements 1. The Arundhati Roy and Arvind Adiga were the Debut Novelists when they won the Booker. 2. The Ramon Magsaysay Award is given only to individuals. 3. The Ramon magsaysay Award is given only to Asians. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
7. Dr Piyush Guleri's award winning work, Chhaunte is a
8. Consider the following statements about Jnanpith Award 1. It is the highest literary award. 2. The award was instituted in 1961. 3. G Sankara Kurup, was its first recipient in 1965. 4. Only official languages of Indian's writing are eligible for the honour. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
9. The Nobel Prize in Medicine for the year 2012 has been awarded to John B Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the discovery that
10. ''A Shot at History My Obsessive Journey to Olympic Gold'' an autobiography of Abhinav Bindra is co-authored by
11. An autobiography of a Yogi is a book written by
12. Who among the following was awarded the first Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for the year 2012?
13. The book ''Sonia Gandhi-An Extraordinary Life, An Indian Destiny'', an autobiography of Sonia Gandhi is written by
14. The book 'Restoring Values' is written By E Sreedharan with
15. Consider the following statements 1. The Golden Lion is the highest prize given to a film at the Venice Film Festival. 2. The Venice film festival is the oldest film festival in the world. Which of the statements given above is/are correct
16. Who wrote 'Akbarnarna?
17. Who is the author of ''A River Sutra''?
18. The book 'It was Five Past Midnight' is on
19. Nobel Prize Winning Indian Amartya Sen is known for his work in
20. What is the field in which outstanding work may be recognised with the Award of Pulitzer Award?
21. Which scripture was called his 'Mother' by Gandhiji?
22. Who among the following is/are the Indian writer(s) short-listed for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for the year 2013? 1. Amitabh Ghosh 2. Jeet Thayil 3. Uday Prakash Select the correct answer using the codes given below
23. Which one among the following films won the Prestigious Golden Globe Award, 2013 in the best motion picture 'Drama' category?
24. European Union's Annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for 2012 has been won by
25. Consider the following statements 1. Dada Sahib Phalke Award is given by the Government of India. 2. The first Dada Sahib Phalke Award was given in 1992. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
26. Which one of the following statements regarding Bharat Ratna Award is not correct?
27. With reference to the Government of India's various programmes, what is Nirmal Gram Puraskar?
28. Consider the following statements 1. The Nobel Prize Awarding Ceremony takes place on December 10 of every year. 2. The Nobel Prize for Literature was added later on to the other five areas -Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Peace and Economics. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
29. Consider the following statements 1. The Kalinga Prize is an award given by UNESCO for exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to lay people. 2. Dorairajan Balasubramanian was the last person from India to receive the Kalinga Prize. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
30. Who is the author of the book ''New Dimensions of India's Foreign Policy''?
31. Consider the following names 1. Archbishop Desmond Tutu 2. Lech Walesa 3. Shimon Peres 4. Yasser Arafat Who among the above won the Nobel Peace Prize?
32. In which country is the committee which selects winners for Nobel Peace Prize located?
33. Who among the following wrote ''The Communist Manifesto'' along with Karl Marx?
34. In which one of the following countries did the Industrial Revolution first take place?
35. Who of the following is the author of the famous book 'Das Kapital'?
36. The famous Palme de' Or (Golden Palm) is awarded to the best
37. Whose the following
38. Which one among the following was the objective of starting the Nirmal Gram Puraskar incentive scheme?
39. Who of the following is the author of the book ''Imagining India Ideas for the New Century''?
40. 'An Inconvenient Truth' is film directed by Al Gore to promote public awareness about
41. Who is the author of the book ''India A Million Mutinies Now''?
42. Who among the following wrote the book ''Ayodhya : 6 December 1992''?
43. Rajmohan Gandhi's book 'A Tale of Two Revolts' deals with the
44. Consider the following statements 1. Noble Peace Prize is presented annually in Oslo by the King of Norway. 2. The Nobel laureate receives three things-a diploma, a medal and a document confirming the prize amount. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
45. The 'Arthashastra' is a treatise on which one of the following?
46. Who among the following is the author of the book ''The Namesake''?
47. Who among the following is the author of the book ''India Remembered'' ?
48. Who is the author of the book 'Mother India'?
49. Historical materialism is a tenet of which one of the following political theories?
50. Who is the author of the book ''My Presidential Years''?
51. Who is the author of the book 'Conquest of Self' ?
52. Who among the following is not a Dada Saheb Phalke Awardee?
53. The Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change shared the Nobel Prize with who of the following?
54. Who is the author of the novel 'The Hungry Tide'?
55. Kalhana's well-known work'Rajatarangini' is an important source material for the study of which one of the following?
56. Which one of the following political theories advocates the 'Dictatorship of Proletariat'?
57. To encourage increase in the quality, quantity and availability of food in the world, the World Food Prize is founded by
58. 'Asian Drama', by Gunnar Karl Myrdal, is a book on which of the following subjects?
59. Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect?
60. Which one of the following is the central theme of 'The Communist Manifesto' written by Marx and Engels?
61. Who is author of One Night @ the Call Centre?
62. Sabin Award is given for the conservation of
63. Who among the following have been honoured with 'Bharat Ratna'? 1. Morarji Desai 2. Gulzari Lai Nanda 3. C Subrarnaniam 4. Ustad Bisrnillah Khan Select the correct answer using the codes given below
64. Who is the author of the book 'The Last Mughal The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1987'?
65. In which categories did Marie Curie win her two different Nobel Prizes?
66. Who is the author of the book 'The Rights of Man'?
67. The development of which of the following administrative concepts could be attributed to German Sociologist Max Weber?
68. Who among the following is a recipient of the Magsaysay Award?
69. According to Karl Marx, attainment of communism is possible only after
70. Who among the following has authored the book Hind Swaraj?
71. Which one of the following theories of communism is not a doctrine of Karl Marx?
72. The notion of saptanga that was intro¬duced in Arthashastra includes
73. Who among the following was the author of Tarikh-l-Alai, which contains the details of the first few years of Sultan Alauddin Khilji?
74. Consider the following statements 1. Akbar Nama and Badshah Nama are the important illustrated Mughal official histories. 2. While Akbar Nama was written by Abdul Ahmed Lahori, Badshah Nama was authored by Abul Fazl. 3. The Akbar Nama is divided into three books, of which the third book is the Ai n-i-Akbari. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
75. Consider the following statements with respect to Pulitzer Prizes 1. It is awarded every year to the Amercian newspaper of Public Service Catagory. 2. It is never awarded to individuals. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
76. Consider the following statements about Dev Anand 1. He was recipient of Dhada Saheb Phalke Award. 2. He is the star with the longest period as a hero. 3. ''Romancing with Life'' is the autobiography of Dev Anand. Which of the statements given above is are correct.
77. 'Goldman Awards' are given for out standing contribution in which of the following fields?
78. First non-citizen to receive Bharat Ratna was
79. Who was the first woman to win Jnanpith Award?
80. Consider the following statements about the Grammies 1. It is originally called the Gramophone Award. 2. The first Grammy Award ceremony was held in 1959. 3. Presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, it is awarded for outstanding achievement in the music industry. Which of the statements given above are is/are correct ?
81. The first Black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is
82. To Integrate cultural leaders into its meetings, which one of the following gives 'Crystal Award'?
83. Who among the following has been awarded the UNESCO Guillermo Cono foundation World Press Freedom Prize?
84. ''Kurien Award'' is given by which Board.
85. Who among the following was honoured by the Bharat Ratna during his life time
86. The Nobel Prize is not given in the field of
87. Who among the following is not a recipient of Bharat Ratna Award?
88. The year 2011 has been celebrated by UNESCO and IUPAC as international Year of Chemistry to the 100 years of Nobel Prize winning by Madam curie in Chemistry. In this context, which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. The unified theme of the celebration is Chemistry our our future 2. The celebrations are made to mark the contributions of women to the development of science Select the correct answer using the code given below
89. Consider the following statements 1. The Kalinga Prize is an award given by UNESCO for exceptional skill in presenting scientific ideas to the people. 2. Dorairajan Balasubramanian was the last person from India to receive the Kalinga Prize. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
90. Sabin Award is given for the conservation of