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Awards Quiz


  1. Which American award for achievements in newspapers and magazines is administered by Columbia University?
  2. The RIBA Stirling Prize is the most prestigious UK award in which field?
  3. The Fields Medal is a prize awarded for outstanding work in what subject area?
  4. The Nebula Awards annually recognize the best works of what?
  5. Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK's longest running and best-loved awards in what field?

  6. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded each year in which European city?
  7. Which British awards are the equivalent of the Primetime Emmy Awards in the United States?
  8. Which United States military decoration is awarded to those wounded or killed while serving?
  9. Which awards recognise excellence in live Broadway theatre?
  10. Which awards for songwriting and composing are named after a Welsh composer and actor?
  11. Which award given annually as part of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony is given "for outstanding achievement in the face of adversity"?
  12. Which American award is presented by the Recording Academy to recognize "Outstanding Achievement in the music industry"?
  13. Name after the city they are presented in, what is Japan's highest private award for lifetime achievement in the arts and sciences?
  14. The Dickin Medal was instituted in 1943 in the UK by Maria Dickin to honour the work of which sector of our community in World War II?
  15. Established in 1802 by Napoleon, name France's highest distinction awarded in recognition of both civilian and military merit?


  1. The Pulitzer Prize
  2. Architecture
  3. Mathematics
  4. Science fiction
  5. Children's books
  6. Oslo, Norway
  7. The BAFTA TV Awards, or British Academy Television Awards
  8. The Purple Heart
  9. Tony Award
  10. The Ivor Novello Awards
  11. Helen Rollason Award
  12. Grammy Awards
  13. Kyoto Prize
  14. Animals
  15. The Legion d'honneur

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