Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
41. 

Who won the Director of the Year Award at Palm Springs International Film Festival for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"?

A. Uma Thurman
B. Martin Scorsese
C. Quentin Tarantino
D. Christoph Waltz

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Quentin Tarantino will receive the Director of the Year award from the Palm Springs International Film Festival's 2020 Awards Gala. Tarantino is being honored for "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," his ninth feature film, which has also landed him directing nominations at the Golden Globes and the Critics' Choice Awards.

42. 

Who was conferred with American Academy of Ophthalmology's (AAO) highest award Life Achievement honor?

A. Reeta Ganguly
B. Sunil S Ramesh
C. Santosh G Honavar
D. Devesh Patel

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Dr. Santosh G Honavar, India's ophthalmologist conferred with the American Academy of Ophthalmology's (AAO) highest award Life Achievement honor. He is the first Indian chosen for the honor. The award presented to Dr. Honavar recently at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology held in San Francisco.

43. 

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.

44. 

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.

45. 

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.