Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

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71. 

Who won the Padma Shri in Agriculture field?

A. Sanjeev Bikhchandani
B. Dr. Damayanti Beshra
C. Chinthala Venkat Reddy
D. Indra Dassanayake

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Farmer Chinthala Venkat Reddy won the Padma Shri award from Telangana. The awards were announced by the government on 71st Republic Day. He was awarded for attaining an international patent for his technique in soil swapping and soil fertility. He is the first independent farmers in India to win the international patent for the technique.

72. 

Which of the following was awarded as the best tableau in Republic Day Parade 2020?

A. Mission Indradhanush 2.0
B. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
C. Stand Up India Scheme
D. Jal Jeevan Mission

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Ministry of Jal Shakti - the union government's new initiative Jal Jeevan Mission.The Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) to every rural household by 2024, has been adjudged the best tableau, jointly with the NDRF tableau. Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh awarded the best tableau award to the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) tableau in a gracious and befitting ceremony.

73. 

Who is to get 'Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters' from French government?

A. Valmik Thapar
B. Jennifer Kendal
C. Neetu Singh
D. Sanjna Kapoor

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Noted theatre personality Sanjna Kapoor, the daughter of Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, will be conferred prestigious French honour, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters, for her outstanding contribution to theatre.

74. 

How many awards did Billie Eilish won at the 2020 Grammy Awards?

A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

62nd edition of Grammy Awards in Los Angeles: Billie Eilish wins in the awards for Album of The Year, Record of The Year, Best New Artist, Song of The Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album.

75. 

Who has been nominated the Life President of Asian Tennis Federation?

A. Anil Dhupar
B. Sunder Raju
C. VK Batra
D. Anil Khanna

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The former President of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF), Anil Khanna, was nominated as the life president of the ATF and also as the Chairman of its Finance Committee during the meeting of the Board of Directors, held in Melbourne on January 27.

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