Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

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26. 

Who has been conferred with the Raja Ravi Varma State Award for the year 2020?

A. Vasudev Kamath
B. Paresh Maity
C. Samir Mondal
D. Devajyoti Ray

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Raja Ravi Varma State Award for the year 2019 was conferred on a senior artist from Mumbai, Vasudev Kamath for the year 2020 at a programme organized in the institute premises located on Narasaraja Road in Chamundipuram, Mysore, Karnataka.

27. 

Who has been conferred with the Raja Ravi Varma State Award for the year 2019?

A. Jatin Das
B. Atul Dodiya
C. J.S. Khanderao
D. Satish Gujral

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Raja Ravi Varma State Award for the year 2019 was conferred on a veteran painter from Kalaburagi Prof. J.S. Khanderao. Prof. J.S. Khanderao was awarded for his art that defines the history of human culture as the art is a form of human expression. The painting dates back to the ages of primitive times.

28. 

Who presented Vishwakarma Awards 2019?

A. Prakash Javadekar
B. Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank
C. Harsh Vardhan
D. Arjun Munda

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' presented Vishwakarma Awards 2019 to the winners in New Delhi. The awards function was organised by All India Council for Technical Education.

29. 

Who won the women's full marathonrace at the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon?

A. Jigmet Dolma
B. Anjali Saraogi
C. Jyoti Gawte
D. Swati Gadhave

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Jyoti Gawte thwarted a strong field of runners to successfully retain their crown at the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon. Jyoti of Maharashtra proved to be untouchable in the women's category, winning the title in a canter. She completed the gruelling full marathon, which was flagged off from Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, in 2:50:37 hours, with almost eight minutes to spare.

30. 

Who won the Best Actor Award at Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020?

A. Ayushman Khurana
B. Ranveer Singh
C. Kartik Aaryan
D. Hrithik Roshan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020 were held in Mumbai. Actor Ravi Dubey served as the host of the evening and many celebrities attended the glamorous event from the film and television industry. Best actor award was won by Hrithik Roshan for 'Super 30'.