Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

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71. 

Which state won the National Award of Excellence for rehabilitation of persons with disabilities?

A. Himachal Pradesh
B. Telangana
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Gujarat

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment conferred Uttar Pradesh with the National Award of Excellence for doing a commendable job in the field of rehabilitation of persons with disabilities (Divyangjan). Uttar Pradesh also received the award for the best state in the implementation of Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan. The department's website also received the award as the best portal for being disabled-friendly while Varanasi has been awarded for offering the best rehabilitation services among the districts.

72. 

Which state won the Best State Award in cadaveric organ donation?

A. Haryana
B. Tamil Nadu
C. West Bengal
D. Rajasthan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

For the fifth consecutive year, Tamil Nadu received the Best State Award in cadaveric organ donation from the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Along with this, the State received the best performing hospital award for the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH), and an award for plastic surgeon V. Ramadevi for performing a bilateral hand transplant at the Government Stanley Medical College Hospital.

73. 

Who won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize?

A. David Reich
B. Shrikant G. Talageri
C. Tony Joseph
D. Hartosh Singh Bal

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

English author Tony Joseph has won 12th 'Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize' for his 2018 book, 'Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came'. Tony Joseph, a journalist-author won against four other debut writers and the award was announced Shakti Bhatt Foundation.

74. 

Who has topped the Real-Time Billionaires List of Forbes-2019?

A. Mukesh Ambani
B. Jeff Bezos
C. Louis Vuitton
D. Bill Gates

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Reliance Industries (RIL) chief Mukesh Ambani ranked as the 9th richest person globally in the Real-Time Billionaires List of Forbes.The list was topped by Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos with a net worth of $113 billion.

75. 

Who won 55th Jnanpith Award?

A. Rajeev Alunkal
B. Lalithambika Antharjanam
C. Akkitham
D. Rafeeq Ahamed

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Eminent Malayalam poet Akkitham has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award, the Jnanpith Selection Board announced on November 29. "The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. It went to Shri Akkitham, eminent Indian poet writing in Malayalam.

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