Asia - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Asia - Question and Answer

Which one is the highest civilian award in India?  


Padma Bhushan
Padma Vibhushan
Bharat Ratna
Padma shree

Answer:

The Bharat Ratna is the highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Instituted in 1954, the award is conferred "in recognition of exceptional service/performance of the highest order", without distinction of race, occupation, position, or sex. The award was originally limited to achievements in the arts, literature, science, and public services, but the government expanded the criteria to include "any field of human endeavor" in December 2011. The recommendations for the Bharat Ratna are made by the Prime Minister to the President, with a maximum of three nominees being awarded per year. Recipients receive a Sanad (certificate) signed by the President and a peepal-leaf-shaped medallion; there is no monetary grant associated with the award. Bharat Ratna recipients rank seventh in the Indian order of precedence.


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Who got the first Bharat Ratna award?  


C. Rajagopalachari
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
C. V. Raman
All

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An Indian independence activist, statesman, and lawyer, Rajagopalachari was the only Indian and last Governor-General of independent India. He was Chief Minister of Madras Presidency (1937-39) and Madras State (1952-54); and founder of Indian political party Swatantra Party.

Philosopher Radhakrishnan served as India's first Vice-President (1952-62) and second President (1962-67). Since 1962, his birthday on 5 September is observed as "Teachers' Day" in India.

C.V Raman was an Indian Physicist,Widely known for his work on the scattering of light and the discovery of the effect, better known as "Raman scattering", Raman mainly worked in the field of atomic physics and electromagnetism and was presented Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.


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Which one is the highest military award in China?  


Yuhui Award
Order of Heroic Exemplar
Meritorious Service Medal
Jinping Award

Answer:

The Order of the Heroic Exemplar is the highest military decoration awarded by the Government of the People's Republic of China and was named Heroic Exemplar Medal before 2011. The person who gained the award is called Heroic Exemplar.


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Which one is the second-highest military award in China?  


Meritorious Service Medal
Yunuin Award
Siuin Award
Chiun Medal

Answer:

The Meritorious Service Medal is the second-highest military decoration awarded by the Chinese government.


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Which one is the highest Civilian Award of Pakistan?  


Nishan-e-Haider
Nishan-i-Imtiaz
Nishan-e-Pakistan
Sitara-e-Pakistan

Answer:

The Nishan-e-Pakistan is the highest of civil awards and decorations have given by the Government of Pakistan for the highest degree of service to the country and nation of Pakistan. The award was established on 19 March 1957.


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Who was the first foreigner to win Nishan-e-Pakistan?  


Queen Elizabeth II
Richard Nixon
Morarji Desai
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi

Answer:

Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was the 'Shah of Iran' got Nishan-e-Pakistan as a first foreigner on 9 November 1959.


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Who is the only Indian got Nishan-e-Pakistan?  


Moulana Abul Kalam Azad
Morarji Desai
Jawaharlal Nehru
Indira Gandhi

Answer:

Morarji Desai is the only Indian got Nishan-e-Pakistan on 19 May 1990 .


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Which one is the highest state award given by the government of Bangladesh?  


Ekushey Padak
Bir Sreshtho
Independence Day Award
Bir Uttom

Answer:

The Independence Day Award also termed Independence Award, Swadhinata Padak, and Swadhinata Puroskar is the highest state award given by the government of Bangladesh. Introduced in 1977, this award is bestowed upon Bangladeshi citizens or organizations in recognition of substantial contribution to one of many fields, including the War of Liberation, the Language Movement, education, literature, journalism, public service, science and technology, medical science, social science, song, games and sports, fine arts, rural development, and other areas.


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Who got first Independence Day Award in the field of literature?  


Jasimuddin
Abul Mansur Ahmed
Kazi Nazrul Islam
Rabindranath Tagore

Answer:

Kazi Nazrul Islam was a Bengali poet, writer, musician, and revolutionary. He is the national poet of Bangladesh. He got first Independence Day Award in the field of literature.


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Which one is the highest military award in Bangladesh?  


Bir Sreshtho
Bir Uttom
Bir Bikrom
Bir Protik

Answer:

The Bir Sreshtho (The Most Valiant Hero), is the highest military award of Bangladesh. It was awarded to seven freedom fighters who showed utmost bravery and died in action for their nation. They are considered martyrs.

The other three gallantry awards are named, in decreasing order of importance, Bir Uttom, Bir Bikram and Bir Protik. All of these awards were introduced immediately after the Liberation War in 1971.


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Which one is the highest civilian award of Sri Lanka?  


Deshamanya
Deshabandu
Sri Lankabhimanya
Sri Lanka Sikhamani

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Sri Lankabhimanya is the highest national honour of Sri Lanka awarded by the President of Sri Lanka on behalf of the Government. It is the highest civil honour and is conferred upon "those who have rendered exceptionally outstanding and most distinguished service to the nation". The honour can only be held by five Sri Lankans contemporaneously, and may also be conferred posthumously. The honour is conventionally used as a title or prefix to the name of the person who receives the award. To date, it has only been awarded eight times, since 1986. Currently, A. T. Ariyaratne and Lester James Peries hold the honour. The title is also referred to as Lankabhimanya (Pride of Lanka).


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Who got first Sri Lankabhimanya award?  


Dingiri Banda Wijetunga
Ranasinghe Premadasa
Arthur C Clarke
ester James Peries

Answer:

Ranasinghe Premadasa got first Sri Lankabhimanya award.


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The National Film Awards is the most prominent film award ceremonies in  


UK
India
USA
France

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The National Award for Best Feature Film is one of the categories in the National Film Awards presented annually by the Directorate of Film Festivals, the organization set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in India. It is one of the several awards presented for feature films and awarded with the Golden Lotus (Swarna Kamal). The award is announced for films produced in a year across the country, in all Indian languages. As of 2016, the award comprises a Swarna Kamal, a certificate, and a cash prize of ? 2,50,000 and is presented to the producer and the director of the film.


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Which language movie got more National Film Awards?  


Hindi
Bengali
Marathi
Malayalam

Answer:

Total sixty-four feature films have been awarded which are made in twelve different languages: Bengali (twenty-two), Hindi (fourteen), Malayalam (eleven), Kannada (six), Marathi (five), English (three), Sanskrit and Tamil (two each), Assamese, Beary, Gujarati, and Telugu (one each).


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Which director's movie won most National Film Award?  


Buddhadeb Dasgupta
Girish Kasaravalli
Satyajit Ray
Mrinal Sen

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Satyajit Ray is the most honoured director where six of his films—Pather Panchali (1955), Apur Sansar (1959), Charulata (1964), Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1968), Seemabaddha (1971), and Agantuk (1991)—won the award, followed Buddhadeb Dasgupta (five), Girish Kasaravalli and Mrinal Sen (four each), Shaji N. Karun (three), and Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Tapan Sinha, and G. V. Iyer (two each).


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Which one is the highest military award in India?  


Bharat Ratna
Param Vir Chakra
Vir Chakra
Maha Vir Chakra

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The Param Vir Chakra (PVC) is India's highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valour during wartime. The name of the award translates as the "Wheel of the Ultimate Brave". PVC is equivalent to the Medal of Honor in the United States and the Victoria Cross in the United Kingdom.


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Who got first Param Vir Chakra award?  


Jadu Nath Singh
Somnath Sharma
Abdul Hamid
Albert Ekka

Answer:

Major Somnath Sharma received first Param Vir Chakra award


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Ashok Chakra Award is a ______ military award.  


Bangladesi
Indian
Sri Lankan
Nepali

Answer:

Ashok Chakra Award is India's highest peacetime military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. It is the peacetime equivalent of the Param Vir Chakra and is awarded for the "most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent valour or self-sacrifice" other than in the face of the enemy. The decoration may be awarded either to military or civilian personnel. Ashok Chakra is equivalent to US Army's peacetime Medal Of Honor and the British George Cross.


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Who got first Ashoka Chakra Award?  


Sundar Singh
Narbahadur Thapa
Joginder Singh
P. M. Raman

Answer:

Narbahadur Thapa, Bachittar Singh and Suhas Biswas receives Ashoka Chakra Award in 1952


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Which actor receives first Filmfare Award?  


Sahrukh Khan
Muhammad Yusuf Khan
Salman Khan
Aamer Khan

Answer:

Dilip Kumar (born Muhammad Yusuf Khan; 11 December 1922) is an Indian film actor, producer, and activist. Also known as the Tragedy King and the First Khan, he is credited with bringing realism to film acting in the Indian subcontinent and is considered one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. He has been described as "the ultimate method actor" (natural actor) by Satyajit Ray. Kumar was one of the biggest Indian movie stars, and a pioneer of method acting, predating Hollywood method actors such as Marlon Brando. Kumar debuted as an actor in the film Jwar Bhata (1944), produced by Bombay Talkies. His career has spanned over six decades and over 65 films. Kumar is known for roles in films such as the romantic Andaz (1949), the heartwarming Babul (1950), the impassioned Deedar (1951), the swashbuckling Aan (1952), the dramatic Devdas (1955), the comical Azaad (1955), Naya Daur (1957), Yahudi (1958), Madhumati (1958), Kohinoor (1960), the epic historical Mughal-e-Azam (1960), the social Ganga Jamuna (1961) and Ram Aur Shyam (1967).


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Which actress receives first Filmfare Award?  


Shabana Azmi
Mahjabeen Bano
Hema Malini
Madhubala

Answer:

Meena Kumari (1 August 1933 – 31 March 1972), born Mahjabeen Bano, was an Indian film actress, singer, and poet under the pseudonym "Naaz", also known as "The Tragedy Queen" and often called the Cinderella of the Indian films.

Indian film critics regarded Meena Kumari as a "historically incomparable" actress of Hindi cinema. Meena Kumari made waves as an actor beyond compare in the 60s, Kumari got the author-backed roles and her male co-stars were said to be wary of starring opposite her. During a career spanning 33 years from her childhood to her death, she starred in about 92 films of a variety of genres, many of which have achieved classic and cult status today, such as Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Pakeezah, Mere Apne, Aarti, Baiju Bawra, Parineeta, Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai, Foot Path, Char Dil Char Rahen, Daera, Azaad, Miss Mary, Sharada, Dil Ek Mandir, Kaajal, Chirag Kahan Roshni Kahan, Majhli Didi, Phool Aur Patthar, Bhabhi Ki Chudiyan, Yahudi, Halaku, Baadbaan and Kohinoor. Kumari was also a playback singer, as a child artist till 1945, later as an actress and as a heroine in Duniya Ek Sarai, Piya Ghar Aaja and Bichchade Balam.


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Asian Film Awards presented by which country?  


India
China
Malyasia
Singapore

Answer:

The Asian Film Awards are presented annually by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society to recognize the excellence of the film professionals in the film industries of Asian cinema in Hong Kong, China.


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Which movie got first Asian Film Award?  


Curse of the Golden Flower
The Host (Goemul)
Peepli Live
Secret Sunshine

Answer:

The Host (Original name: Goemul) received first Asian Film Award.


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Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in ____.  


1960
1982
1962
1952

Answer:

Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1962 in memory of B. C. Roy by Medical Council of India. The Award is given annually in each of the following categories: Statesmanship of the Highest Order in India, Medical man-cum-Statesman, Eminent Medical Person, Eminent person in Philosophy, Eminent person in Science and Eminent person in Arts. It is presented by President of India in New Delhi on July 1, National Doctors' Day.


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In which year Bidhan Chandra Roy Award first awarded?  


1973
1963
1962
1976

Answer:

Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was first awarded in 1973.


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Who won most Filmfare Award?  


A. R. Rahman
Gulzar
Amitabh Bachchan
Shah Rukh Khan

Answer:

Gulzar, won 20 Filmfare Award in his carrier.

Field - Best Dialogue (4), Critics Award for Best Movie (1), Best Director (1), Best Lyricist (11), Best Documentary (1), Best Story (1), Lifetime Achievement Award (1)

A. R. Rahman, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan each won 15 Filmfare.


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Which movie won maximum Filmfare Award?  


Black
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Devdas
Mother India

Answer:

Black movie won maximum Filmfare as a single movie. This movie achieve total 11 Filmfare Award.


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Who won maximum Filmfare Award in the field of Best Music Director?  


Shankar Jaikishan
A. R. Rahman
R. D. Barman
Laxmikant-Pyarelal

Answer:

A. R. Rahman achieve most Filmfare Award as a Best Music Director.

Total 10 times he got Filmfare Award.


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B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of  


Football
Music
Socialism
Medicine

Answer:

B. C. Roy Award is given in the field of Medicine.

Bidhan Chandra Roy Award was instituted in 1962 in memory of B. C. Roy by Medical Council of India. The Award is given annually in each of the following categories: Statesmanship of the Highest Order in India, Medical man-cum-Statesman, Eminent Medical Person, Eminent person in Philosophy, Eminent person in Science and Eminent person in Arts. It is presented by President of India in New Delhi on July 1, National Doctors' Day.

It was first awarded in 1973 to Sandip Mukerjee, FRCS, of Willingdon Hospital (now Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital), New Delhi, by then President VV Giri.


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Who received First International Gandhi Peace Prize?  


Julius Nyerere
Ramakrishna Mission
Nelson Mandela
Grameen Bank

Answer:

Julius Kambarage Nyerere was a Tanzanian politician who served as the leader of Tanzania, and previously Tanganyika, from 1960 until his retirement in 1985.

Julius Kambarage Nyerere received first International Gandhi Peace Prize in 1995


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Which country serves Ramon Magsaysay Award?  


South Korea
Philippines
Sri Lanka
Thiland

Answer:

Philippines serves Ramon Magsaysay Award.

The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society. The prize was established in April 1957 by the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund based in New York City with the concurrence of the Philippine government. The award has been critically acclaimed as the most prestigious continental award in Asia, in par with the West's Nobel Prize.


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The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award was conferred was conferred upon Arvind Kejriwal for her excellent contribution to which of the following fields?  


Government Service
Emergent Leadership
Public Service
Community Leadership

Answer:

The prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award was conferred was conferred upon Arvind Kejriwal for her excellent contribution to Emergent Leadership.


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Which state gives Mewar Award?  


Punjab
Haryana
Rajasthan
Gujrat

Answer:

Rajasthan gives Mewar Award.


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The first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award is  


Sachin Tendulkar
Leander Paes
Viswanathan Anand
Dhanraj Pillay

Answer:

The first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award is Viswanathan Anand in the field of Chess.


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The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year of  


1950
1961
1971
1960

Answer:

The Arjuna Awards were instituted in the year of 1961.


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Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize?  


Rabindranath Tagore
C. V. Raman
Mother Teresa
Amartya Sen

Answer:

Rabindranath Tagore was the first Asian Winner of Nobel Prize.


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Arjuna Award is given for  


Outstanding performance in sports
Bravery on battlefield
Government Service
Public Service

Answer:

Arjuna Award is given for Outstanding performance in sports.


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Who is the first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award?  


Birendranath Sircar
Devika Rani
Prithviraj Kapoor
Pankaj Mullick

Answer:

Devika Rani is the first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1969.

Widely acknowledged as "the first lady of Indian cinema", the actress debuted in Karma (1933), which was the first Indian English-language film and the first Indian film to feature an on-screen kiss.[17] She also founded the first Indian public limited film company, Bombay Talkies, in 1934.


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The highest civilian award of India 'Bharat Ratna' has been awarded to only two foreigners so far. One of them is Nelson Mandela. The other is  


Mahatma Gandhi
Abdul Ghaffar khan
Fidel Castro
Victoria II

Answer:

Other foreigner is Abdul Ghaffar khan.


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Who is the first Indian recipient of Victoria Cross?  


Ali Haydar
Khudadad Khan
Rajesh Kumar
A.P.J Abdul Kalam

Answer:

The first recipient as an Indian, Sepoy Khudadad Khan, earned his Victoria Cross several thousand miles from India in the battlefields of Belgium in 1914.


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The Jnanpith Award given in the field of  


Medical
Literature
Sports
Science

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The Jnanpith Award is an Indian literary award presented annually by the Bharatiya Jnanpith to an author for their "outstanding contribution towards literature". Instituted in 1961, the award is bestowed only on Indian writers writing in Indian languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India and English, with no posthumous conferral.


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