Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

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61. 

Who awarded the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Nirmala Sitharaman
C. Ram Nath Kovind
D. Harsh Vardhan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy to Dr. N.S. Dharmashaktu under the Individual category and The Leprosy Mission Trust under the institutional category on 6 February 2020.

62. 

Which of the following won the Best FilmNot in the English Language Award at the BAFTA Awards?

A. Parasite
B. 1917
C. Joker
D. Judy Garland

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

On February 2, Parasite won the award for Best Film Not in the English Language, as well as Best Original Screenplay, which they were nominated for at the 73rd British Academy Film Awards. The other two awards they were nominated for but did not win were Best Film and Best Director.

63. 

Who recently got MP Govt.'s Kishore Kumar Samman for 2018?

A. Asha Parekh
B. Bhanurekha Ganesan
C. Hema Malini
D. Waheeda Rehman

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Legendary actor Waheeda Rehman will be honoured with Madhya Pradesh Governments's National Kishore Kumar Samman as per the reports. The award for 2018, will be given to Waheeda Rehman. She will be felicitated with the award at her residence in Bandra in Mumbai by Culture Minister VijaylaxmiSadho.

64. 

Which of the following won the Golden Conch Award for Best Documentary Film?

A. Babenco: Tell Me When I Die
B. Your Turn
C. Three Summers
D. My Hindu Friend

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Brazilian filmmaker Barbara Paz's "Babenco: Tell Me When I Die" hasbagged the prestigious Golden Conch Award for Best Documentary Film at the 16th edition of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) that concluded on February 3.

65. 

Who became the first Indian to receive a fellowship from IADR?

A. Indira Hinduja
B. SaimaYunus Khan
C. Muhamed Haneef
D. Anil Aggrawal

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Dr. SaimaYunus Khan, Chairperson, Department of Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry, Dr. Z A Dental College (ZADC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) achieved a model accomplishment as she turned into the main Indian to consult with the esteemed IADR Fellowship in the field of dental research, an announcement from the university.