Awards and Honours: GK Questions – Set 1 (Page-3)

Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours, sometimes called a distinction, is something given to a recipient as a token of recognition of excellence in a certain field. When the token is a medal, ribbon or other item designed for wearing, it is known as a decoration.

Q.Prof. Amartya Sen was awareded Nobel Prize for his conlribution to the field of:

Ans: Welfare economics

Amartya Kumar Sen is an Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. Sen has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, decision theory, development economics, public health and measures of well-being of countries.

Q. Rabindranath Tagore won noble prize in 1913 for the book:

Ans: Gitanjali

Gitanjali  ”Song offering”, is a collection of poems by the Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore. Tagore received the Nobel Prize for Literature, largely for the English translation, Song Offering. It is part of the UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. Its central theme is devotion & motto is ‘I am here to sing thee songs ‘

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