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General Awareness section is important for almost all the competitive examination held in India whether it is prestigious UPSC or SSC or any other competitive examination including IBPS banking exam.Although the pattern of examination for IBPS is little different but few of topics are always common.

Here is the list of all the Important awards and their winners in various categories. This will be very helpful as almost one or two question are always asked in almost all the examination.

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Each section of General awareness – Award winner included with a formal test at the end for testing.

Current Award Winners for Year 2016/2017

Pulitzer Prize 2016

S. No Winner Category
1 The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Grove Press) Fiction
2 Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda Drama
3 Ozone Journal by Peter Balakian Poetry
4 In for a Penny, In for a Pound, by Henry Threadgill (Pi Recordings) Music
5 Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf) History
6 Associated Press Public service
7 Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker Criticism
8 Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life, by William Finnegan (Penguin Press) Biography

Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016

S. No Winner Category
9 Thodur Madabusi Krishna, India Emergent Leadership
10 Bezwada Wilson, India Community Leadership

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award

S. No Winner Category
11 PV Sindhu Badminton
12 Dipa Karmakar Gymnastics
13 Jitu Rai Shooting
14 Sakshi Malik Wrestling

Arjuna Award 2016

S. No Winner Category
15 Rajat Chauhan Archery
16 Lalita Babar Athletics
17 Sourav Kothari Billiards & Snooker
18 Shiva Thapa Boxing
19 Ajinkya Rahane Cricket
20 Sandeep Singh Mann Para-athlete

Nobel Prize 2016

S. No Winner Category
21 David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, and J. Michael Kosterlitz – UK Physics
22 Jean-Pierre Sauvage (France), Sir J. Fraser Stoddart (USA) and Bernard L. Feringa (Netherlands) Chemistry
23 Yoshinori Ohsumi (Japan) Medicine
24 Bob Dylan (USA) Literature
25 Juan Manuel Santos (Colombia) Peace

Oscar Awards 2017

S. No Winner Category
26 Moonlight Best film
27 Damien Chazelle, ‘La la land’ Best Director
28 Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea Best Actor in a leading role
29 Emma Stone – La la land Best Actress in a leading role
30 Linus Sandgren, ‘La la land’ Cinematography

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