Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
51. 

Which Indian has won the 2021 Princess of Asturias Award?

A. Raghuram Rajan
B. Arvind Subramanian
C. Abhijit Banerjee
D. Amartya Kumar Sen

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Indian economist and Nobel Laureate Amartya Kumar Sen has been conferred with 2021 Princess of Asturias Award' by Spain in the social sciences category.

52. 

Who has received the prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize?

A. Stuart James
B. Beckam Franklin
C. David Lily
D. Jane GoodAll

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Jane GoodAll has received the prestigious 2021 Templeton Prize.

53. 

Who has won the Artist of the Decade Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards?

A. The Weekend
B. Drake
C. Lady Gaga
D. Taylor Swift

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Drake has won the Artist of the Decade Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.

54. 

Who has won the prestigious 'World Choreography Award 2020'?

A. Remo D'Souza
B. Terence Lewis
C. Dharmesh Yelande
D. Suresh Mukund

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Emmy Award-nominated Indian choreographer Suresh Mukund has won the 10th Annual 'World Choreography Award 2020' becoming the first Indian to win the prestigious honor.

55. 

Who has won the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize?

A. Shankar Balasubramanian and David Klenerman
B. Robert Langer and Linus Torvalds
C. Tim Berners-Lee and Tuomo Suntola
D. Richard Friend and Shinya Yamanaka

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The British-Indian Chemist Shankar Balasubramanian along with his colleague David Klenerman from the Cambridge University have been declared the winners of the 2020 Millennium Technology Prize.