Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
56. 

Who recently got honourable mention in 2019 International Olympic Committee's Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award?

A. Satpal Singh
B. Pullela Gopichand
C. Cyrus Poncha
D. Nihar Ameen

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has received an honourable mention in the male category of the prestigious 2019 International Olympic Committee's Coaches Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of the role he played in the development of the game in the country.

57. 

Who recently got the lifetime achievement award of Mantralaya & Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh?

A. Sanjay Raut
B. Uttam Kmable
C. Dinkar Keshav Raika
D. Nikhil Wagle

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray presented an award to senior journalist Dinkar Keshav Raikar for his contribution to journalism. Raikar, currently consulting editor of Lokmat group, was conferred with the lifetime achievement award instituted by the Mantralaya and Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh.

58. 

Who recently received the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy in Indian nomination-individual category?

A. A. G. K. Gokhale
B. Devi Shetty
C. N S Dharmashaktu
D. Indira Hinduja

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

President Ram Nath Kovind presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy to Dr N S Dharmashaktu under the Indian nomination (individual) category and the Leprosy Mission Trust under the institutional category.

59. 

Who recently won Mystic Kalinga Literary Award?

A. RamakantaRath
B. Sitakant Mahapatra
C. Pratibha Ray
D. Manoj Das

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Odia & English writer Manoj Das wins Mystic Kalinga Literary Award (Indian and Global Languages) in Bhubaneswar.

60. 

Who has been awarded National Banker of the Year 2020 - Asia-Pacific?

A. Urjit Patel
B. Shaktikanta Das
C. Shikha Sharma
D. Paresh Sukthankar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Shaktikanta Das awarded as 'National Banker of the Year 2020 - Asia-Pacific' by The Banker magazine.