Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
36. 

Who received the Ideal Legislative Assembly Speaker/Ideal Legislative Council Chairman Award?

A. Gian Chand Gupta
B. Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri
C. Ranbir Singh Gangwa
D. P. Ramakrishna

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Ideal Legislative Assembly Speaker/Ideal Legislative Council Chairman Award presented to the Speaker of the Kerala Legislative Assembly P. Ramakrishna at Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad.

37. 

Who won the World Action Sportsperson of the year award at the 2020 Laureus Sports Awards?

A. Kelly Clark
B. Chloe Kim
C. Maddie Mastro
D. Jamie Anderson

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

United States gymnast Simone Biles scooped the World Sportswoman of the Year award for the second year running, while American snowboarder Chloe Kim won the World Action Sportsperson of the Year for a second time.

38. 

Who won the World Sportswoman of the year awardat the 2020 Laureus Sports Awards?

A. Katelyn Ohashi
B. Laurie Hernandez
C. Aly Raisman
D. Simone Biles

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Gymnastics superstar, Simone Biles, claimed her third Sportswoman of the Year title at last night's Laureus Awards in Berlin. The 22-year-old American won five gold medals at last year's World Championships in Stuttgart sealing her position as the most decorated sportsperson in world gymnastics history.

39. 

Which of the following was awarded Silver under Category II of National e-Governance Awards-"Excellence in providing Citizen-centric Delivery"?

A. Rail Saarthi
B. Rail Madad
C. Chalak Dal
D. eDrishti

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Rail Madad was awarded Silver under Category II of National e-Governance Awards-"Excellence in providing Citizen-centric Delivery". The award was presented at the 23rd National Conference on e-Governance which was held in Mumbai on 7-8 February 2020.

40. 

Along with Lionel Messi, who won the World Sportsman of the year awardat the 2020 Laureus Sports Awards?

A. Marc Marquez
B. Rafael Nadal
C. Tiger Woods
D. Lewis Hamilton

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Argentinean footballing icon Lionel Messi and six-time Formula 1 World champion Lewis Hamilton were declared the joint winners of Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award. The pair pipped three-time Laureus award winner and world number one tennis star Rafael Nadal, six-time World MotoGP champion Marc Marquez, golf legend Tiger Woods, and Eliud Kipchoge, the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours.