Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise :: Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs

  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
66. 

Which team won IPL 2020 trophy?

A. Sunrisers Hyderabad
B. Kolkata Knight Rider
C. Delhi Capitals
D. Mumbai Indians

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals in the final of Dream11 Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 to lift their fifth IPL trophy. Chasing 157 runs for victory, Mumbai were helped by their captain Rohit Sharma, who hit 68 runs off 51 balls. Mumbai had defeated Chennai Super Kings in the IPL 2019 final. They have now become the only side after Chennai Super Kings to defend the title.

67. 

Who has been conferred with Tata Literature Lifetime Achievement Award?

A. Ruskin Bond
B. Raghu Karnad
C. Claire Adam
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Ruskin Bond, one of India's most cherished authors was conferred Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020. He has a substantial body of work, close to 100 books - across genres for children and adults.

68. 

Who topped Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020?

A. Shiv Nadar
B. Mukesh Ambani
C. Azim Premji
D. Rohini Nilkeni

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The founder-chairman of Wipro Ltd, Azim Premji has topped the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2020. The 75-year-old made the highest contribution of Rs 7,904 crore between April 2019 and March 2020 towards philanthropic causes. It ranks individuals from India who donated Rs 5 crore and above between April 1, 2019, and March 31, 2020, towards philanthropic contributions.

69. 

Who won the JCB Prize for Literature?

A. Jayshree kathilal
B. S Hareesh
C. Hariharan
D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Malayalam author, S Hareesh has won the JCB Prize for Literature 2020 for his novel Moustache. It has been translated into English by Jayasree Kalathil & published by HarperCollins India. The JCB Prize for Literature is regarded as the richest literary prize in India. As per the norm, the Malayalam author will receive a Rs 25 lakh cash prize and the translator will receive an additional Rs 10 lakh.

70. 

Musician Karsh Kale bagged the best original music award at the 14th Annual Asian Film Awards for which movie?

A. Lootera
B. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
C. Befikre
D. Gully Boy

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar's drama "Gully Boy" has bagged the best original music award for musician Karsh Kale and the Salvage Audio Collective at the 14th Annual Asian Film Awards.