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Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 1

Which of the following awards was conferred upon Smt. Aruna Asaf Ali for her role in the welfare of adult and women?

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  • ‘Moorti Devi Award’ is given every year for excellence in the field of Literature. The Moorti Devi award is an Indian literary award presented by the Bharatiya Jnanpith.
  • The award is given to only two Indian writing in the Indian language including in English schedule to the constitution of India. C K Nagaraja Rao was a writer who won Murti Devi award in 1983 for his Novel.
  • The last winner of the Moorti Devi Award is Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari.
Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 2

The highest peace time gallantry award is

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  • Ashok Chakra is the highest peacetime gallantry award followed by Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra. 
  • It is awarded for valour, courageous action, or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield.
  • It was first awarded in 1952 to flight lieutenant Suhas Biswas.
  • It is the peacetime equivalent to Param Vir Chakra. 
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Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 3

Arjuna Award is given for

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  • Arjuna Award is given for outstanding performance in sports.
  • It is given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports by the Government of India.
  • It was started in the year 1961.
  • The award includes a cash prize of Rs 500,000, a bronze statue of Arjuna, and a scroll.
Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 4

Which of the following is the equivalent rank in Army of the Naval rank of Captain? (2016)

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Colonel in the Indian Army is equivalent to captain in the Indian Navy and group captain in the Indian Air Force. Like other armies, this rank is higher than Lieutenant Colonel and lower than a Brigadier.

Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 5

Smallest unit of Indian Army called (2017)

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The smallest unit of the army is called "section", it contains 10-12 soldiers.

Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 6

India’s first Nuclear submarine?

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INS Arihant is India's first indigenous nuclear submarine. The Arihant was launched on 26 July 2009, the anniversary of Vijay Diwas (Kargil War Victory Day) by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur. INS Arihant is armed with four K-4 submarine-launched ballistic missiles with a range of 3,500 km.

Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 7

In which field Kalinga prize is given?

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  • The UNESCO Kalinga Prize (Samman) for the Popularization of Science is UNESCO's oldest prize.
  • It was created in 1951 following a donation from Mr. Bijoyanand Patnaik, Founder, and President of the Kalinga Foundation Trust in India.
  • It is in the news recently because the Odisha government has decided to double the prize money of UNESCO Kalinga Prize-2017 from $ 20,000 to $ 40,000.
Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 8

The highest official rank of Air Force is _________.

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The highest rank attainable in the IAF is Marshal of the Indian Air Force, conferred by the President of India after exceptional service during wartime. MIAF Arjan Singh is the only officer to have achieved this rank.

Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 9

The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award given to outstanding individuals/organisations who manifest greatness of spirit in service to the Asian people. Who among the following is not a recipient of this award?

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  • The Ramon Magsaysay award celebrates the memory and leadership example of the former Philippine president and is given every year to individuals or organisations in Asia. 
  • Vinoba Bhave and Chandni Prasad Bhatt were the recipients of the International Award for Community Leadership whereas Kiran Bedi was honoured for Government Service. 
  • Out of the given options, the former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee has never won the award.
Olympiad Test Level 2: Awards and Honours and Armed Forces - 2 - Question 10

The Indian Air Force created history on June 8 by inducting three women as fighter pilots. Which one of the following is not one of them?

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In June 2016, Flying Officers Avani Chaturvedi, Bhawana Kanth, and Mohana Singh were the first female pilots to be accepted into an IAF fighter squadron. Chaturvedi and Kanth flew a solo flight on MiG -21 Bison in 2018 while Mohana rode a Hawk Mk. 132 in 2019.

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