Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
11. 

Who has been adjudged 'Coorg Person of the Year, 2019'?

A. A.S. Bopanna
B. Aniruddha Bose
C. Surya Kant
D. R. Banumathi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Justice A.S. Bopanna, first judge from Kodagu to be elevated to the Supreme Court, was adjudged 'Coorg Person of the Year, 2019' by a Kodagu information portal.

12. 

Who presented the Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman?

A. Nitin Gadkari
B. Prakash Javadekar
C. Ram Vilas Paswan
D. Ramesh Pokhriyal

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar presented the Antarrashtriya Yoga Diwas Media Samman in New Delhi on 7 January 2020. The award acknowledged the positive role and responsibility of media in disseminating the outreach of Yoga in India and abroad.4

13. 

Who recently won the "Cecil B DeMille Award"?

A. Tom Hanks
B. Johnny Depp
C. Brad Pitt
D. Michael Clarke Duncan

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

At the 2020 Golden Globes, Tom Hanks received the Cecil B. DeMille Award.The 77th Golden Globe Awards presented to the winners in Beverly Hills, California (US).

14. 

Who won the Hastings International Chess Congress tournament?

A. Baskaran Adhiban
B. Magesh Chandran
C. Krishnan Sasikiran
D. PentalaHarikrishna

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Magesh Chandran, the 36-year old Grand Master with a FIDE rating of 2479, remained unbeaten and finished first with 7.5 points from nine games. India's P. Magesh Chandran remained unbeaten in nine rounds to win the title in the 95th edition of the prestigious Hastings International Chess Congress in Hastings, England.

15. 

Who has been appointed as an advisor to the Lt Governor of J&K?

A. Manish Shanker Sharma
B. Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar
C. Shivdeep Lande
D. R Sreelekha

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

IPS officer Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar, who recently retired as the CRPF DG, has been appointed as an advisor to the Lt Governor of Jammu-Kashmir. Bhatnagar is a 1983-batch officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.