Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
36. 

Which Indian - American chemist has been awarded 'European inventor Award 2021'?

A. Divya Khosal
B. Chandani Shukla
C. Sumita Mitra
D. Anita Bajwa

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian-American chemist Sumita Mitra has won the European Inventor Award 2021 in the 'Non-EPO countries' category.

37. 

Who has won Pulitzer Prize 2021 in the International Reporting category for exposing China's secret Uyghur Muslim detention camps?

A. Megha Rajagopalan
B. Neil Bedi
C. Laura Crimaldi
D. Nadja Drost

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian-origin journalist Megha Rajagopalan along with Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News has won the Pulitzer Prize in the International Reporting category for their innovative investigative reports exposing China's secretly built Uyghur Muslims detention camps in its Xinjiang region.

38. 

Goutam Ghose has won the Best Director Award at the 2021 UK Asian Film Festival for which film?

A. A Death in the Gunj
B. Beyond the Himalayas
C. Raahgir: The Wayfarers
D. Budhia Singh - Born to Run

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Raahgir: The Wayfarers filmmaker Goutam Ghose has also won the Best Director award at the UKAFF.

39. 

Which Indian actress has won the Best Actor at the 2021 UK Asian Film Festival?

A. Tillotama Shome
B. Anupriya Goenka
C. Geetanjali Kulkarni
D. Dilnaz Irani

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian actress Tillotama Shome has made the country proud by winning the Best Actor award at the 2021 UK Asian Film Festival.

40. 

Who is the winner of the 2021 Pen Pinter Prize?

A. Tsitsi Dangarembga
B. Buchi Emecheta
C. Godwin Mawuru
D. Dambudzo Marechera

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Noted Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been declared as the winner of 2021 Pen Pinter Prize.