Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
31. 

Who has bagged the Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar for the year 2020?

A. Sitakanta Mohapatra
B. Rajendra Kishore Panda
C. Brajanath Rath
D. Balarama Dasa

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Odia poet Dr Rajendra Kishore Panda has been selected for the Kuvempu Rashtriya Puraskar, the national award instituted in memory of the late poet laureate, for 2020.

32. 

Who has been awarded the Fukuoka Grand Prize for 2021?

A. AR Rahman
B. Romila Thapar
C. Palagummi Sainath
D. Ramchandra Guha

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Journalist Palagummi Sainath has been awarded the Fukuoka Grand Prize for 2021.

33. 

Who has topped the inaugural EdelGive Hurun Philanthropists of the Century list, released by Hurun Research and EdelGive Foundation.?

A. Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata
B. Bill Gates & Melinda French Gates
C. Henry Wellcome
D. Warren Buffett

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata has topped the inaugural, EdelGive Hurun Philanthropists of the Century list, which ranks the world's 50 most generous individuals in the last century.

34. 

Who has been named as the Ambassador of Forest Frontline Heroes by WWF India?

A. Upasana Kamineni
B. Amala Akkineni
C. Shruti Haasan
D. Samantha Akkineni

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Apollo Hospitals Director Upasana Kamineni has been named as the Ambassador of Forest Frontline Heroes by the World Wide Fund for Nature-India.

35. 

Name the Indian who has been awarded the prestigious Central European University Open Society Prize 2021?

A. Pinarayi Vijayan
B. E. Sreedharan
C. Narendra Modi
D. KK Shailaja

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The former Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has been honored with the prestigious Central European University Open Society Prize 2021, in recognition of her commitment to public health services.