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Awards Current Affairs Quiz - August 2016

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1. DRDO scientist _________ won first IEI-IEEE Award for Engineering Excellence-2015 ?

G. Satheesh Reddy
Rajiv Gauba
Rajeev Gupta
Rajiv Yadav
None of These


2. _______ Poetess and novelist Padma Sachdev has been awarded Saraswati Samman for 2015, for her autobiography ‘Chitt-Chete’ ?

Hindi
Marathi
Dogri
Urdu
None of These


3. Film-maker N Chandra honoured with Lifetime Achievement award at 8th ______ State Film Festival 2016 ?

Rajasthan
Gujarat
Mizoram
Goa
None of These


4. GPS enabled mobile app of the _______ Aarogyasri Healthcare Trust bagged 2016s Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)s healthcare excellence award ?

Meghalaya
Mizoram
Andhra Pradesh
Manipur
Telangana


5. In National Sports Awards 2016, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award have been give to - PV Sindhu (Badminton), Sakshi Malik (Wrestling), Dipa Karmakar (Gymnastics) and __________ (Shooting). ?

Heena Sidhu
Gagan Narang
Jitu Rai
Abhinav Bindra
None of These


6. In national Sports Awards 2016, Dronacharya Award were given to - Nagapuri Ramesh (Athletics),Sagar Mal Dhayal (Boxing), Raj Kumar Sharma (Cricket),Bishweshwar Nandi (Gymnastics), S. Pradeep Kumar (Swimming) and Mahabir Singh (________). ?

Wrestling
Badminton
Cyclng
Swimming
None of These


7. In national Sports Awards 2016, Arjun Award has been given to 15 Sportspersons including Cricketer _______________ ?

Virat Kohli
Ajinkya Rahane‚ 
Rohit Sharma
MS Dhoni
None of These


8. In National Sports Awards 2016, Dhyan Chand Awards were given to Satti Geetha (Athletics), Sylvanus Dung Dung (_________) and Rajendra Pralhad Shelke (Rowing). ?

Hockey
Football
Billiards
Badminton
None of These


9. In National sports awards 2016, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy was given to _________. Also, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar was given to Seven organisations - Reserve Bank of India, India Infrastructure Finance Corporate Limited, Subroto Mukherjee Sports Education Society, Hockey Citizen Group, Dadar Parsee Zorostrian cricket club, Usha School of Athletics and STAIRS. ?

Punjabi University (Patiala)
Delhi University
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Lucknow University
None of These


10. _______ National Adventure Award 2015 were given to Tashi Malik, Nungshi Malik, Debasish Biswas , Ritu Kishor Kedia B. Rajkumar and Harbhajan Singh. ?

P T Usha
Arunima Sinha
Bachendri Pal
Tenzing Norgay
None of These


11. ______ scholar and writer Sunita Jain has been conferred 25th Vyas Samman 2015 for her poetry collectionKshama". She was awarded this honor in Feb 2016. ?

Gujarati
Marathi
Urdu
Hindi
None of These


12. Independence day Defence Service Medals -> Ashok Chakra - Havildar Hangpan Dada of Assam Regiment. Shaurya Chakra - _________ (Indian Air Force). Vayu Sena Medal - Squadron Leader Bhavesh Kumar Dubey and Abhishek Singh Tanwar. ?

Sanjay Kumar
Gursevek Singh
Vikram Batra
Yogendra Singh Yadav
None of These


13. Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2016 Awards -> Best Actress - Sonam Kapoor (Neerja), Best Actor - Nawazuddin Siddiqui (Raman Raghav 2.0) Best Director - ShakunBatra. Best Film - Thithi. Lifetime achievement award - _________ ?

Jitendra
Amitabh Bachchan
Rekha
Dilip Kumar
Rishi Kapoor


14. _________ won 5 Medals for Young Scientists award 2016, awarded by the Indian National Science Academy (INSA). Winners are - Prabeer Barpanda, Sai Siva Gorthi, Praveen Kumar, Anshu Pandey and Chandan Saha ?

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
None of These


15. Indian ecologist Bibhuti Lahkar (from ________) become first Asian to be nominated for Heritage Heroes Award-2016 by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) ?

Mizoram
Sikkim
Manipur
Assam
None of These


16. Indian-American woman academic __________ inducted into Texas Women's Hall of Fame for making significant contribution for benefit of USA' second largest state - Texas ?

Vinod Zutshi
Bobby Jindal
Renu Khator
T. C. A. Anant
None of These


17. Late _________ director Abbas Kiarostami has been selected for Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award at Busan (South Korea) International Film Festival ?

Turkish
Iranian
Pakistani
Indian
None of These


18. Maharashtra’s sixth Chess GM Shardul Gagare, and steeplechase specialist _________ chosen for Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai’s (SJAM) Golden Jubilee Annual Awards 2016 ?

Dipa Karmakar
Lalita Babar
Aditi Ashok
Khushbir Kaur‚ 
None of These


19. _________ , President of Indian Olympic Association has been awarded with Olympic Order for outstanding services to Olympic movement ?

Ashutosh Sharma
Girish Sahni
Anita Agnihotri
N. Ramachandran
None of These


20. Noted Indian film actor Kamal Haasan has been selected by ______ for its prestigious Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres (also known as Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) ?

France
Germany
Spain
USA
None of These

 

21. P Shanmugam ( from Central Leather Research Institute) won 2016 Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Award for meritorious services in Higher Education by Government of _________. It consists a certificate, 5 lakh cheque and 8 gram gold medal ?

Tamil Nadu
Uttar Pradesh
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
None of These


22. __________ footballer Cristiano Ronaldo named UEFA Best Player in Europe for 2015-16. It is is second time he won this award after 2013 - 14. ?

Spanish
Portuguese
Russian
German
None of These


23. SK Sharma (Chairman of __________) has been awarded as Most Enterprising CEO in Electronics Sector by Indo Global Business Council (IGBC) ?

SAIL
GAIL
BHEL
BEL
None of These


24. Singer ________ has been selected for 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award 2016. ?

Lata Mangeshkar
Shreya Ghoshal
Sunidhi Chauhan
Sonu Nigam
Shubha Mudgal


25. Translator and artist ____________ was awarded 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants for her English translation of Hindi novel Simsim written by Geet Chaturvedi. Gopalan is second Indian translator to be selected for the grant. ?

Anita Agnihotri‚ 
Sanjay Mitra
Anita Gopalan
R K Pujari
None of These


26. Two Indian (Anjali Tripathi and Tina R Shah) selected for White House Fellow programme that offers first hand experience of working at highest levels of __________. ?

USA
UK
Russia
Spain
France


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