Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
26. 

Who among the following has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Literary Award for 2021?

A. Om Prakash Devrani
B. Omchery N N Pillai
C. Ranjit Singh Rana
D. Girish Kumar Thakur

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Journalist and playwright Omchery N N Pillai has been selected for the Bahrain Keraleeya Samajam Literary Award for 2021.

27. 

Who has won the Commonwealth Points of Light award?

A. Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi
B. Thomas Vijayan
C. Nageshwar Reddy
D. Shaji N M

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Hyderabad's hunger activist Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi, who has been feeding thousands of people every day as part of his food drive 'Hunger Has No Religion' was awarded a top UK award.

28. 

Which Indian activist has been felicitated with the prestigious Commonwealth Points of Light award by the UK government?

A. Bharat Bhushan Tyagi
B. Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi
C. Yasir Nadeem al Wajidi
D. Hucheshwar Gurusidha Mudgal

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi a hunger activist from Hyderabad has won the prestigious Commonwealth Points of Light award.

29. 

Which has bagged the world's most innovative 'Investment Promotion Agency' 2021 award by OCO Global?

A. Invest Abu Dhabi
B. Invest Lithuania
C. Invest Australia
D. Invest India

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Invest India has been awarded the world's most innovative 'Investment Promotion Agency' 2021 award by OCO Global.

30. 

Documentary, "Decoding Shankar" about the life and career of the celebrated musician Shankar Mahadevan, which won the Best Film Award in the Documentary section at the Toronto International Women Film Festival, 2021, has been touted by whom?

A. Bandita Roy
B. Charu Nanda
C. Deepti Pillay
D. Preeti Sharma

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Freelance filmmaker Deepti Pillay Sivan's most touted documentary, "Decoding Shankar" about the life and career of the celebrated musician Shankar Mahadevan, won the Best Film Award in the Documentary section at the Toronto International Women Film Festival, 2021.