Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

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  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
11. 

Who won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in the men's category?

A. Manpreet Singh
B. Rupinder Pal Singh
C. Sreejesh Parattu Raveendran
D. Harmanpreet Singh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

National team captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal on March 8 won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in the men's and women's categories respectively at the third Hockey India Annual Awards.

12. 

Who is not one of the recipients of the 'Young Changemakers' Awardat the2020 Business Line Changemaker Awards?

A. Rashid K.
B. Arun George
C. Vimal Govind
D. Anupriya Balikai

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 2020 Business Line Changemaker Awards presented to the winners in Chennai. Rashid K., Nikhil P., Arun George and Vimal Govind won 'Young Changemakers' award.

13. 

Who won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in the women's category?

A. Gurjit Kaur
B. Rani Rampal
C. Vandana Katariya
D. Sunita Lakra

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

National team captains Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal on March 8 won the Dhruv Batra Player of the Year Award 2019 in the men's and women's categories respectively at the third Hockey India Annual Awards.

14. 

Who won the Lifetime Achievement honour at 2020 Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards?

A. Roysten Abel
B. Zoya Akhtar
C. Vardhan Puri
D. Barry John

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Veteran theatre director and teacher Barry John has been chosen for Lifetime Achievement honour for 2020 at the upcoming Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META).The 76-year-old, mentor to who's who of Bollywood including Shahrukh Khan, Manoj Bajpayi, Mira Nair and Lillete Dubey, will be conferred upon with the award on March 19 along with the winners of the 15th META festival.

15. 

Who has been named Sportsperson of the Year at the fourth Times of India Sports Awards 2019?

A. Bajrang Punia
B. PV Sindhu
C. Virat Kohli
D. Pankaj Advani

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

World champion shuttler PV Sindhu was on March 5 named Sportsperson of the Year at the fourth Times of India Sports Awards (TOISA) 2019 in New Delhi. Rio Olympic silver medalist Sindhu, who won the world championship gold at Basel, Switzerland, last year also bagged the Unbreakable Spirit of Sports award.