Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
6. 

Who received the first prize on road safety reporting by New Delhi-based Centre for Media Studies (CMS)?

A. Rohini Mohan
B. Prachi Salve
C. Pradeep Dwivedi
D. Both B and C

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Prachi Salve of India Spend and Pradeep Dwivedi of Dainik Jagran jointly awarded first prize on road safety reporting by New Delhi-based Centre for Media Studies (CMS).

7. 

2020 Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding woman journalist was jointly awarded to Arfa Khanum Sherwani Rohini Mohan. The award is given in which field?

A. Journalist
B. Actor
C. Director
D. Singer

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

2020 Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding woman journalist jointly awarded to Arfa Khanum Sherwani of The Wire and Bengaluru-based freelancer Rohini Mohan.

8. 

Who was awarded with Highest Civilian Award "Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians" of Uganda?

A. Ramesh Gehlot
B. Rajesh Chaplot
C. Meenakshi Sharma
D. Ram Singh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Rajesh Chaplot, a distinguished Non-Resident Indian (NRI) businessman, was honoured with the Highest Civilian Award "Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians" of Uganda. The award was conferred by the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, in a ceremony in Kampala.

9. 

Who won the won 'Iconic Changemaker Award' at the2020 Business Line Changemaker Awards?

A. Nilza Wangmo
B. Praveen Nair
C. Arunachalam Muruganandam
D. Sujata Sahu

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 2020 Business Line Changemaker Awards presented to the winners in Chennai. Arunachalam Muruganandam won 'Iconic Changemaker Award'.

10. 

Who conferred 2019 Nari Shakti Puraskar?

A. Narendra Shakti
B. Amit Shah
C. Rajnath Singh
D. Ram Nath Kovind

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

President Ram Nath Kovind presented Nari Shakti Puraskar or Woman Power Award for the year 2019 on International Women's Day, which is March 8, at a special ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. 15 eminent women were awarded the Nari Shakti Puraskar 2019. The award recognized the significant efforts of the women who rendered distinguished services towards the emancipation of women, especially vulnerable and marginalized women.