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Awards and Nobel Prizes

Who won the Nobel peace prize in 1981

A. UN and kofi Annan
B. UN peacekeeping forces
C. UNHCR
D. UNICEF

Answer & Solution
Option: C
Explanation :“The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has, in the opinion of the [Nobel] Committee, carried out work of major importance to assist refugees, despite the many political difficulties with which it has had to contend.”
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    Who won The Nobel Peace Prize for 2001?

    A. UN and kofi Annan
    B. UN peacekeeping forces
    C. UNHCR
    D. UNICEF

    Answer & Solution
    Option: A
    Explanation :The United Nations and its Secretary-General Kofi Annan have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world”.
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      When IAEA and its Director General Mohamed ElBaradei received Nobel Peace Prize

      A. 2000
      B. 2005
      C. 2007
      D. 2010

      Answer & Solution
      Option: B
      Explanation :The Nobel Committee selected the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its Director General Mohamed ElBaradei as the recipients of the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize due to “their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way”.
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        Who won the Nobel peace prize in 2007

        A. IPCC
        B. OPCW
        C. UNHCR
        D. ILO

        Answer & Solution
        Option: A
        Explanation :The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.”
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          The Nobel Peace Prize 2013 was awarded to which Organization?

          A. IPCC
          B. OPCW
          C. UNHCR
          D. ILO

          Answer & Solution
          Option: B
          Explanation :The Nobel Peace Prize 2013 was awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons “for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons”. OPCW’s Director-General Ahmet Üzümcü said the award will only spur the organisation’s efforts, commitment and dedication.
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            When Mother Teresa Won the Nobel Peace Prize?

            A. 1979
            B. 1989
            C. 1889
            D. 1879

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            Option: A
            Explanation : Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu(26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997) commonly known as Mother Teresa and honoured in the Roman Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje (now the capital of North Macedonia), then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire. After living in Skopje for eighteen
            On October 17, 1979, Mother Teresa was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her humanitarian work with the poor. Considered one of the greatest humanitarians of the 20th century, she was beatified in October 2003 and canonized by Pope Francis as Saint Teresa of Calcutta in September 2016. Although she died 20 years ago, Mother Teresa is still an omnipresent role model for do-gooders, religious or secular, across the globe.
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              From which university Pakistani playback and qawwali singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan received an honorary doctorate on 26-June-2019?

              A. Stanford University
              B. Harvard University
              C. University of Oxford
              D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

              Answer & Solution
              Option: C
              Explanation :Pakistani playback and qawwali singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan received an honorary doctorate by Oxford University on 26-june-2019.
              ” I am honoured to be accepting this degree from Oxford university, a world famous educational institution,” said Khan ahead of the ceremony in Oxford. “This will be a very special day for me, my family and also my fans who have shared this honour with me. I am happy that my music has allowed me to reach such incredible heights.”
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                In which field Grammy Awards are given?

                A. Dancing
                B. Painting
                C. Music
                D. Production

                Answer & Solution
                Option: C
                Explanation :A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. The Grammys are the second of the Big Three major music awards held annually.
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                  Where the 69th edition of the Miss World pageant (Miss World 2019) held in?

                  A. Australia
                  B. Paris
                  C. Dubai
                  D. Thailand

                  Answer & Solution
                  Option: B
                  Explanation :Miss World 2019, will be the 69th edition of the Miss World pageant, it will be held in Pattaya, Thailand on December 7, 2019. Vanessa Ponce of Mexico will crown her successor at the end of the event.
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                    First Arabic language writer to win the pretigious Man Booker International Prize

                    A. Ahmed Mourad
                    B. Rabee Jaber
                    C. Muhammad Sadeq
                    D. Jokha Alharthi

                    Answer & Solution
                    Option: D
                    Explanation :22-May-2019 Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with family connections and history in the coming-of-age account of three sisters.
                    Alharthi’s book beat five other shortlisted novels from Europe and South America to take the prize, which celebrates translated fiction from around the world and included a $64,000 award divided equally between author and translator.
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