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Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 1

‘Ashoka Chakra’ is awarded for

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  • India's highest peacetime military decoration awarded for bravery, brave action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield is the Ashoka Chakra.
  • Flt. Lt. The first Indian Air Force officer to be awarded the Ashoka Chakra was Lt. Suhas Biswas.
  • A bar to the medal ribbon honours subsequent awards of the Ashoka Chakra. In addition to separate acts of gallantry, a recipient can be awarded the Kirti Chakra or Shaurya Chakra.
  • As the first phase of a three-class series of non-combatant bravery decorations, the medal was originally created on 4 January 1952 as the "Ashoka Chakra, Class I"
  • The central government introduced a monthly stipend for Ashoka Chakra recipients of Rs. 1400 from 1 February 1999. Jammu and Kashmir awarded the winners of this award a cash award of Rs. 1500.
Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 2

The Bharat Ratna award is given in the field of

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Bharat Ratna – It is the highest civilian award of the India. The award was given for outstanding achievements in the arts, literature, science and public services. Established in January 2, 1954.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 3

Contribution to which field is honoured by the Arjuna award?

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Arjuna Award – outstanding performance from the sports persons in sports and games.
This award was instituted in 1961.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 4

Which is the highest gallantry award given to the personnel of armed forces in India?

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Param Vir Chakra: Highest military award in India. Awarded for national bravery in the presence of the enemy. This is the equivalent of the Victoria Cross, which was last conferred on Indians in World War II.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 5

In whose memory Manav Sewa Awards for Service to Children instituted by Government of India is given?

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This Award will be known as “Rajiv Gandhi Manav Seva Award for Service to Children”. Under this Scheme, every year the National Selection Committee will select 3 individuals. This Award will be presented to the 3 individuals selected for the purpose on Rajiv Gandhi's birthday every year.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 6

In which country was Suryakiran-X, a joint military exercise was held in October-November 2016?

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Surya Kiran is a bilateral Joint Military Exercise between India and Nepal. Indian Army and Nepal Army participate in the Surya Kiran exercise. The 15th edition of Indo–Nepal Joint Military Training Exercise Surya Kiran commenced on September 20, 2021, at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 7

The Nobel Prizes are not presented for

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  • Nobel Prizes are not given in the fields of Music.
  • Six Nobel Prizes are awarded each year, one in each of the following categories: literature, physics, chemistry, peace, economics, and physiology & medicine.
  • The first Nobel Peace Prize was awarded in 1901. It was given to Henry Dunant (Switzerland) and Frederic Passy (France) for Peace.
  • A total of 590 Nobel awards have been given to 935 Nobel Laureates between 1901-2018.
  • John Bardeen is the only Nobel Laureate who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics twice (1956, 1972).
  • Marie Curie is the only woman who has been honoured with a Nobel Prize twice (1903, 1911).
Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 8

Who among the following got the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, before becoming the President of India?

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Dr. Zakir Hussain was the third president of India. Before becoming the President he won the Bharat Ratna Award in the year 1963.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 9

Which among the following personalities got the India’s highest civilian awards?

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Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya was an Indian educationist and politician notable for his role in the Indian independence movement and as the twice president of Indian National Congress. He was respectfully addressed as Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and also addressed as ‘Mahamana’. He was posthumously conferred with Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award, on 24th December 2014, a day before his 153rd Birth Anniversary.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 10

The Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar is given in the field of

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The Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar (Akademi Award) is an award given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama. It is the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists. This award was Instituted in 1952.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 11

__________ is given for the contribution to Literature.

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Booker Prize, Moorti Devi Award, Saraswati Samman, Jnanpith Award, and Bihari Puraskar – Literature

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 12

Ramon Magsaysay awards are given in the honour of former President of

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Established in 1957, the Ramon Magsaysay Award was founded to preserve former Phillippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in governance and idealism in a democratic society.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 13

On which date Navy Day is celebrated In India?

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In India, December 4th is observed as National Navy Day every year, to celebrate the achievements and role of the naval force in the country. The theme of Indian Navy Day 2021 is 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' signifying 50 years of India's victory in the Indo-Pakistan war that took place in 1971.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 14

Which is the Literary award?

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Jnanpith Award, highest literary award in India, is given annually for the best creative literary writing to writers in any of the 22 “scheduled languages” recognized in the Indian Constitution.

Olympiad Test Level 1: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - Question 15

Who is the first Field Marshal (highest rank in the Indian Army) of Independent India?

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  • General Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Sam Manekshaw was the first person in India who was promoted to the rank of Field Marshal in 1973 for his exemplary valor services and decision-making abilities during the war of Indo-Pak in 1971 that led to Liberation of Bangladesh.
  • He was commissioned into the British Indian Army in 1935 and it was changed into the Indian Army after independence. He was commissioned into the Royal Scouts of the British Indian Army later that regiment known as the 54th Sikh Regiment.
  • The second person who was conferred with the rank of the Field Marshal of the Indian Army was General K.M.Cariappa in the year 1986.
  • The first and only person from the Indian Air Force who was conferred with the rank of Marshal of the Indian Air Force was Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh Aulakh in the year 2002.
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