Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
11. 

Who has been named as the winner of the 2021 International Young Eco-Hero award?

A. Ayush Saina
B. Shagun Mehta
C. Ayaan Shankta
D. Ayaan Mehta

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

A 12-year-old environmental activist Ayaan Shankta from Mumbai, India, has been named as the winner of the 2021 International Young Eco-Hero award for his efforts to solve tough environmental problems.

12. 

Who has been awarded the 7th Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award?

A. Sudha Murty
B. Arundhati Roy
C. Kiran Desai
D. Namita Gokhale

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Writer Namita Gokhale has been awarded the 7th Yamin Hazarika Woman of Substance Award.

13. 

How many awardees have been selected for the 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Award?

A. 5
B. 6
C. 3
D. 4

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Overall 5 awardees have been selected for the 2021 Ramon Magsaysay Award.

14. 

Who has been conferred the prestigious AANS International Lifetime Achievement Award 2021?

A. Dr. Devi Shetty
B. Dr. A. G. K. Gokhale
C. Dr. Basant Kumar Misra
D. Dr. Deepak Chopra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Odisha-born neurosurgeon Dr Basant Kumar Misra has been conferred the prestigious American Association of Neurological Surgeons' 'International Lifetime Achievement Award in Neurosurgery'.

15. 

Singhraj Adana has claimed which medal at the Tokyo Paralympics in the P1 Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 final?

A. Gold
B. Bronze
C. Silver
D. Disqualified

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

At the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics 2020, Indian shooter Singhraj Adana has won the bronze medal in the P1 Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 final.