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  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

The First person to get Paramveer Chakra was______.

A. Major Saurabh Kalia
B. Captain Vikram Batra
C. Major Somnath Sharma
D. Leiutenant Arun Khetrapal

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Somnath Sharma. Major Somnath Sharma, PVC (31 January 1923 - 3 November 1947), an Indian Army officer, was the first recipient of Param Vir Chakra (PVC), India's highest military decoration.

2. 

Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports (I/C) conferred the National Youth Awards for how many individuals?

A. 8
B. 14
C. 20
D. 25

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports (I/C) conferred the National Youth Awards. The awards were conferred to 20 individuals (aged between 15-29 years) and 3 organizations for excellent work and contribution in different fields of development and social service. The individual award comprises of a medal, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-. The award to a youth organisation includes a medal, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 2,00,000/-.

3. 

Who won the Best Director award at the 66th National Film Awards?

A. Aditya Dhar
B. Sriram Raghavan
C. Amit Sharma
D. Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Uri Director Aditya Dhar won the Best Director award and Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal shared the Best Actor national film award.

4. 

Which of the following won the Best Film award in 66th National Film Awards 2019?

A. KGF
B. Andhadhun
C. Thugs Of Hindostan
D. Hellaro

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 66th national film awards were announced on August 9, 2019. Hellaro won the Best Film in 66th National film awards 2019. Uri Director Aditya Dhar won the national film award for Best Director and Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal shared the Best Actor award for their performances in Andhadhun and Uri respectively. Andhadhun won the national film award for Best Hindi Film, Padman won the Best Film on Social Issues award and Badhaai Ho won the Best Popular Film award.

5. 

Which actors got best actor award in National Film Awards 2019?

A. Ayushmann Khuranna and Ranveer Singh
B. Ayushmann Khuranna and Vicky Kaushal
C. Vicky Kaushal and Salman Khan
D. Vicky Kaushal and Akshay Kumar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Ayushmann Khuranna for Andhadhun and Vicky Kaushal for Uri : The Surgical Strike.