Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
16. 

Which of the following won the Best Motion Picture - Drama award at the Golden Globes 2020?

A. Joker
B. The Farewell
C. Rocketman
D. 1917

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

1917 wins Best Motion Picture - Drama at the Golden Globes 2020. It is an epic war film directed, co-written and produced by Sam Mendes. The film stars George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, with Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberbatch.

17. 

Who has been conferred with Nritya Kalanidhi Award?

A. Priyadarshini Govind
B. Padma Subrahmanyam
C. Yamini Krishnamurthy
D. Mallika Sarabhai

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Bharatnatyam dancer Priyadarshini Govind has been conferred with Nritya Kalanidhi Award. The award has been presented by the Madras Music Academy for her performance and efforts to propagate the art form.

18. 

Who won the best Actor award in a Motion Picture - Drama at the Golden Globes 2020?

A. Taron Egerton
B. Leonardo Dicaprio
C. Joaquin Phoenix
D. Ricky Gervais

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for the film Joker.Joker, starring Joaquin Phoenix. The film is a dark and disturbing take on the origins of the DC villain.

19. 

Who won the Global child prodigy award 2020?

A. Sucheta Satish
B. Preeti Shenoy
C. Sudha Murty
D. Anita Nair

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A Dubai-based Indian girl, Sucheta Satish (14), who sings in 120 languages,has won the '100 Global Child Prodigy Award 2020' in the category of singing.The award ceremony was held in Ashok Hotel, Delhi.

20. 

Who has been appointed as India's Representative and Governor on the board of Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia?

A. Rohan Shah
B. Ashok Desai
C. Soli Sorabjee
D. Ram Jethmalani

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Ministry of Commerce and Industry has appointed Rohan Shah, a practicing counsel at the Supreme Court, as India's Representative and Governor on the board of Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia. The appointment is for a period of three years. The Board of ERIA meets once in every six months in Jakarta and then in Japan.