Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
16. 

How many medals did Punjab University win at the Khelo India University Games 2020?

A. 33
B. 37
C. 40
D. 46

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Khelo India University Games 2020 was held for the first time at Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. The games were held from 22 February to 1 March 2020. Over 4,000 top athletes from a total of about 176 universities across India participated in the event. Punjab University, PB - 46 (17 Gold, 19 Silver, 10 Bronze).

17. 

Which edition of All India Police Athletic Championship began in Haryana?

A. 49th
B. 53rd
C. 60th
D. 68th

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 68th All India Police Athletic Championship 2019-20 began at Bhanu in Panchkula District of Haryana on 3 March. The event was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju, who declared the meet open at the Basic Training Centre of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

18. 

Who is to confer Lalit Kala Akademi's 61st annual awards?

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

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

President Ram Nath Kovind is to confer Lalit Kala Akademi's 61st annual awards to 15 artists on 4 March 2020 at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The award appreciates the extraordinary talents to perform even better in the future. Jury: The awardees were selected by jury of the eminent artists.

19. 

Who won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at theBerlin International Film Festival?

A. Mario Martone
B. Valerio Mastandrea
C. Daniele Luchetti
D. Elio Germano

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Silver Bears for best actor went to Italy's Elio Germano for Giorgio Diritti's "Hidden Away," a portrait of artist Antonio Ligabue.

20. 

Who won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival?

A. Perry Niney
B. Saskia Rosendahl
C. Paula Beer
D. Mai Duong Kieu

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Silver Bears for best actress went to Germany's Paula Beer for her role in Christian Petzold's Berlin-set love story "Undine" and Italy's Elio Germano for Giorgio Diritti's "Hidden Away," a portrait of artist Antonio Ligabue.