Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
31. 

Which business tycoon emerged as India's most searched business tycoon on Google in 2019?

A. Neerav Modi
B. Ratan Tata
C. Anil Ambani
D. Adi Godrej

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata emerged as India's most searched business tycoon on Google in 2019. Google released a Year in Search 2019 report shows what was trending on the world's largest search engine during the year in India.

32. 

Gynanranjan, who won Akashdeep Sanman ,is a writer of which language?

A. Urdu
B. Hindi
C. English
D. Malyalam

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Marathi litterateur Bhalchandra Nemade and Hindi writer Gynanranjan win 'Akashdeep Sanman' awards given by Amar Ujala media group.

33. 

Which company has been awarded the General Insurance Company of the Year 2019?

A. LIC
B. GIC
C. HDFC
D. NIACL

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Digit Insurance awarded the General Insurance Company of the Year 2019 in Singapore by Asia Insurance Review Award named the Fastest Growing General Insurance Company in the world with a 1% market share (Q2 FY2019-20) fortified their product portfolio with the launch of retail Health Insurance product Digit Health Care Plus.

34. 

Who has been awarded with prestigious Army Design Bureau (ADB) Excellence Award for indigenously developing 'Sarvatra Kavach'?

A. Ravi Dubey
B. Kalpesh Shinde
C. Anoop Mishra
D. Ram Singh

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat felicitated Major Anoop Mishra with prestigious Army Design Bureau (ADB) Excellence Award for indigenously developing 'Sarvatra Kavach', a bulletproof jacket that can provide protection against various ammunition including that from sniper steel bullets. Maj. Anoop is presently posted as Instructor at College of Military Engineering, Pune and was among the four awardees felicitated by Gen. Rawat.

35. 

Who has been appointed as the next foreign secretary?

A. Anil Srivastava
B. B. G. Gill
C. Harsh Vardhan Shringla
D. Rajveer Singh

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Harsh Vardhan Shringla, currently serving as India's ambassador to United States (US), as the next foreign secretary. He is likely to take over will take over as next Foreign Secretary soon after Republic Day, 2020 i.e. on 29 January for a two-year tenure.