Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
56. 

Who has been named for the "International Invincible Gold Medal" for 2021?

A. Prakash Javadekar
B. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
C. Harsh Vardhan
D. Narendra Modi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Union Education Minister Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been conferred with the "International Invincible Gold Medal" for 2021.

57. 

Name the Indian who has won the Whitley Awards 2021?

A. Parbati Barua
B. Y. Nuklu Phom
C. Lokesh Ohri
D. Romulus Whitaker

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Nagaland-based conservationist Y. Nuklu Phom has won the Whitley Awards 2021 also known as the Green Oscar.

58. 

Who has won the 2021 World Food Prize?

A. Akinwumi Adesina
B. Fazle Hasan Abed
C. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted
D. Rattan Lal

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian-origin Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted has been named as the winner of 2021 World Food Prize.

59. 

Which company has been conferred with the "Green Urja Award"?

A. IRDA
B. BHEL
C. IREDA
D. DRDO

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd has been conferred with "Green Urja Award" for being the Leading Public Institution in Financing Institution for RE this year by Indian Chamber of Commerce.

60. 

Who has become the first person from India to win the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Book Award?

A. Khelil Goiua
B. Juergen Habermas
C. Iran Mersal
D. Tahera Qutbuddin

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Dr. Tahera Qutbuddin has become the first person from India to win the prestigious Sheikh Zayed Book Award.