Current Affairs - Awards and Honours

Exercise : Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
  • Awards and Honours - Latest Current Affairs
516.
Who has received the ICCR Distinguished Indologist award for 2021?
Prasanna Kumar
Jeffrey Armstrong
Alice Boner
Maurice Bloomfield
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Canadian scholar, Jeffrey Armstrong has been awarded the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Distinguished Indologist for 2021.

517.
The 'Dinesh Shahra Lifetime Award' is associated with which fields?
Acting
Music
Philanthropy
Sports
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The DSF Foundation has instituted a first-of-its-kind 'Dinesh Shahra Lifetime Award' for Excellence in Music.

518.
The Rashtriya Khanij Puraskar is a national award given in which category?
Literature
Arts
Mining
Environment and Climate Change
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ministry of Mines has instituted a National level award scheme viz., Rashtriya Khanij Puraskar in three categories of minerals.

519.
Sir Winston Churchill Leadership Award has been presented to which leader?
Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Narendra Modi
Jacinda Ardern
Joe Biden
Answer: Option
Explanation:
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson presented Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy with the Sir Winston Churchill Leadership Award.

520.
Who has won the prestigious Global Energy Prize for the year 2022?
Kaushik Rajashekara
Ramesh Kandula
Brijesh Kumar Upadhyay
Rajesh Talwar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kaushik Rajashekara, an Indian-origin professor at the University of Houston, has won the prestigious Global Energy Prize for the year 2022.