Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
46. 

Who won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019?

A. Rohinton Mistry
B. Amitabha Bagchi
C. Ravinder Singh
D. Jeet Thayil

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Amitabha Bagchi's novel "Half The Night Is Gone" has won the $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2019, topping a shortlist of six works of fiction. The winner was announced at the IME Nepal Literature Festival in Pokhara, Nepal, where Pradeep Gyawali, minister for foreign affairs of Nepal, presented the winner's trophy to Bagchi.

47. 

Which film topped IMDb's Indian films list for 2019?

A. Uri: The Surgical Strike
B. Gully Boy
C. Article 15
D. Peranbu

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Tamil feature Peranbu has claimed the number one spot on IMDb's annual list of top 10 Indian films for the year 2019.The film, directed by Ram, featured South superstar Mammootty alongside Anjali, Sadhana and Anjali Ameer.The list of top ten Indian films is curated by the organisation taking into account the ratings given by viewers to the movies and show on IMDb on a scale of 10.Following Peranbu are Bollywood hits Uri: The Surgical Strike and Gully Boy at second and third spots, respectively.

48. 

Which state recently received the President Colours award -2019?

A. Haryana
B. Rajasthan
C. Gujarat
D. Punjab

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Gujarat police was presented the 'President's Colours' by Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu at a ceremony held in Karai Police Academy in Gandhi Nagar on 15 December 2019. Gujarat now becomes the seventh state to receive the prestigious President's Colours, also called as Nishaan, an emblem which all police officers of Gujarat would wear on left-hand sleeve of their uniform.

49. 

Who has been crowned Miss World Asia 2019?

A. Suman Rao
B. Manushi Chhillar
C. Shreya Shanker
D. Vanessa Ponce

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India's Suman Rao was crowned Miss World Asia 2019 during the Miss World 2019 beauty pageant held in London on December 14. Suman Rao, who represented India at the Miss World 2019 contest in London on December 14, won the title of Miss World Asia 2019 during the beauty pageant.

50. 

Which company has won the Space Oscars awards at Copernicus Masters competition?

A. Astroscale
B. Astrobotic Technology
C. Blue Sky Analytics
D. AirLaunch

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Blue Sky Analytics won the Space Oscars awards on the international competition Copernicus Masters. The awards were presented in a ceremony during the European Space Week held at Helsinki, Finland.