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Awards Current Affairs Quiz - December 2016

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1. __________________ won two awards for inclusive insurance from Skoch Group for 2016 ‚­ life insurance and micro insurance sectors and also Launched Bank Sakhi Scheme as to promote cashless transaction . Corporation Bank also won SKOCH silver award for being top channel partner of LIC of India for past three years ?

Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank
Uttarakhad Gramin Bank
Chhattisgrah Gramin Bank
Jharkhand Gramin Bank
None of These


2. _________________ Ranked 55th in IMDb's most popular celebrities’ list. She is only Indian in List, which is Topped by Algerian Artist Sofia Boutella. She also became first Indian to be appointed as global ambassador of the hair care brand Pantene. ?

Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut
Priyanka Chopra
Sonakshi Sinha
None of These


3. 23rd Star Screen Awards, hosted by Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan ‚­ Shoojit Sircar Directed ___________ won four awards ‚­ Best Film, Best Actor (Amitabh Bachchan), Best Editing ‚­ Aditya Bannerji, Best Dialogue ‚­ Ritesh Shah ?

Piku
Bajirao Mastani
Jal
Pink
None of These


4. _________ Singer Katy Perry honoured with Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award for her work as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador ?

Russian
British
French
German
Amrican


5. Autobiography of Indian Cricketer ___________ Playing it my way won Crossword Book of the Year Award in Autobiography category ?

Rahul Dravid
Sourav Ganguly
Sachin Tendulkar
Sunil Gavaskar
None of These


6. Badminton Player ___________ won Badminton World Federation (BWF) 2016's Most Improved Player of Year award in Dubai ?

PV Sindhu
Saina Nehwal
Jwala Gutta
Kidambi Srikkanth
None of These


7.____________ poet Shankha Ghosh chosen for prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2016. He is 52nd Overall and 6th _________ recipient of this honour ?

Hindi
Bengali
Punjabi
Urdu
None of These


8. ______________ won ‚ËœCII National Quality 2016 Award', jointly instituted by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and Export Import Bank (EXIM) . It also won CEPM Fellowship Award 2016 for commitment in transforming and driving organisational capabilities through human‚­centric approach. ?

BEML
SAIL
BHEL
GAIL
None of These


9. ____________ Multimedia artist Helen Marten won Turner Prize (Britain‚„s top award for contemporary art). Marten also earlier won inaugural Hepworth Prize ?

British
German
French
American
None of These


10. Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation (_____________) selected for Digital India Silver Award by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, in Most Innovative Citizen Engagement category ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Mizoram
Tamil Nadu
None of These


11. _____________ President Juan Manuel Santos honoured with Lampara peace prize or Catholic Nobel for his efforts to reach FARC deal and establish Peace in his Nation ?

Russian
Serbian
Japanese
Colombian
None of These


12. Corporation Bank won ‘Best MSME Bank Award 2016’ and __________ won ‘Best Bank for SME Lending award’ by Assocham ?

Indian Bank
Vijaya Bank
Bank of India
Bank of Baroda
None of These


13. Cricketer ___________ honored with Golden Jubilee Lifetime Achievement Award by Sports Journalists’ Association of Mumbai (SJAM) ?

Sachin Tendulkar
Sourav Ganguly
Mohammad Azharuddin
Virat Kohli
Sunil Gavaskar


14. IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards 2016 ‚­ Male ‚­ Usain Bolt (_______________) (Awarded for sixth time), Female ‚­ Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia). ?

Jamaica
Egypt
Namibia
South Africa
None of These


15. India's Srinidhi Shetty won Miss Supranational 2016 title held in ____________________ ?

Switzerland
Germany
Russia
Poland
None of These


16. Indian filmmaker Onir's documentary _______________ won Award of Recognition at Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards. ?

Jal
Piku
Raising The Bar
Pink
None of These


17. Indian music Director A.R. Rahman nominated for Academy Awards (_____________ Oscars Awards) for his composition of title track of 'Pele: Birth of a Legend'. He has been nominated in Best Original Score and Best Original Song Categories ?

98th
89th
78th
65th
None of These


18. Indian physicst ____________ named among top 50 shortlisted for Global Teacher Prize 2017 by Varkey Foundation ?

Homi Bhabha
Kavita Sanghvi
A. S. Kiran Kumar
Urijit Patel
None of These


19. ___________ named as 2016 All India Football Federation (AIFF) Player of the Year ?

Mohun Bagan
Sunil Chhetri
Baichung bhutia
Jeje Lalpekhlua
None of These


20. Kaisa Matomaki (__________________) and Maksym Radziwill (Canada) jointly won 2016 SASTRA‚­Ramanujan award, for their collaborative work on short intervals in number theory in Mathematics. It was announced during International Conference on Number Theory at SASTRA University at Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu). Kaisa Matomaki is first woman to receive this prize since it began in 2005 ?

Finland
Russia
Switzerland
France
None of These

 

21. ______________ (West Bengal) won C40 Award for best solid waste management improvement project of 2016 during C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City ?

Kolkata
Siliguri
Durgapur
Howrah
None of These


22. Lord's Cricket Ground's top 20 players 2016 List ‚­ Indian Player _____________ is ranked at top, Followed by Jonny Bairstow (England), Ravichandran Ashwin (India) and Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka) ?

Rohit Sharma
Virat Kohli
Ajinkya Rahane
M S Dhoni
None of These


23. ______________ won gold in the Web Ratna category at 2016 Digital India awards ?

Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of External Affairs
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
None of These


24. Noted Hindi poet Leeladhar Jagoori will be honoured with Gangadhar National Award for 2015 by Sambalpur University (______________) ?

Jhrkhand
Chhattisgarh
West bengal
Tripura
Odisha


25. ___________ Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo won 2016 FIFA Ballon d‚„Or Award (world‚„s best football player). He won it for fourth time (Earlier in 2008, 2013 and 2014) ?

Russian
French
Portugese
German
None of These


26. ___________ Patrika's Varun Bhatt and The Week have been jointly awarded International Press Institute‚„s (IPI) India Award for Excellence in Journalism 2016 ?

Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
None of These


27. SIES‚­Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati National Eminence Awarda 2016 ‚­

  • Science & Technology ‚­ A S Kiran Kumar (ISRO chairman).
  • Public Leadership ‚­ Devendra Fadnavis (___________________ Chief Minister)
  • Social Thinkers, Philosophers and Pravachana Karthas ‚­ Kamala Murthy (Hari Katha exponent)
  • International ‚­ John Marr (UK Based scholar in Sanskrit, Tamil and Telugu) ?
Goa
Mahrashtra
Rajasthan
Jammu and Kashmir
None of These


28. Sahitya Academy Awards 2016 ‚­ _________________ poets and authors will be conferred 2016 Sahitya Akademi Awards ?

22
26
24
28
None of These


29. Scottish tennis player _______________ won BBC sports personality of Year 2016 Award. He became first person to win it 3 times ?

Rafael Nadal
Roger Federer
Novak Djokovic
Pete Sampras
Andy Murray


30. Stephanie del Valle of ______________ named as winner of Miss World 2016 beauty Pageant held in USA. First runner‚­up was Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez of Dominican Republic, followed by Natasha Mannuela of Indonesia ?

Russia
France
Puerto Rico
Germany
None of These


31. Tata Sons interim Chairman ___________ presented with ‘Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016’ of Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) ?

Cyrus Mistry
Azeem Premji
Gautam Adani
Ratan Tata
None of These


32. ______________ based Indian environmental activist Kehkashan Basu won 2016 prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize ?

UK
UAE
USA
Russia
None of These


33. US President Elect _________________ has been named as TIME's Person of The Year 2016. Although indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won online reader’s poll for TIME magazine’s Person of Year 2016 with 18% votes ?

Donald Trump
Hillary Clinton
John Kerry
Barack Obama
None of These


34. US Secretary of State John Kerry has been has been awarded Of icer of the Legion of Honour, highest _________ civilian honour. ?

German
Russian
Malaysian
Chinese
French


35. USA Magazine Esquire named Indian Actors ________________ and Ranveer Singh as International women and man of the year 2016, respectively ?

Sonakshi Sinha
Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut
Priyanka Chopra
None of These


36. e‚­Com Firm ________ founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal have been named as Asian of the Year 2016 by Singapore‚­based newspaper The Straits Times as part of a group called the The Disruptors ?

Flipkart
Snapdeal
PayTm
Amazon
None of These


37. Actor ___________ conferred honorary doctorate (honorary PhD) at 6th convocation of Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad ?

Akshay Kumar
Salman Khan
Aamir Khan
Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Shahrukh Khan


38. ______________ writers Shraddha and Ghyansham Kumar Devansh chosen for Bharatiya Jnanpith Navlekhan Award for 2016. Shraddha was chosen for her short story Hawa Mein Phadphadati Chitthi and Devansh for his poem Akash Mein Deh. Bharatiya Jananpith Navlekhan award is given by Bharatiya Jnanpith trust to young authors in _________ for their first creations ?

Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Bangla
None of These


39. Indian origin British chemistry professor and DNA expert at Cambridge University _____________ received Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for their contributions. ?

Ami Bera
Shankar Balasubramanian
Ro Khanna
Kamla Harris
None of These


40. ____________ litterateur Satya Narayan chosen for 26th Bihari Puraskar 2016 by K K Birla Foundation, for his Hindi book Yeh Ek Dunia ?

Gujarati
Punjabi
Marathi
Tamil
Rajasthani




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