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Awards Current Affairs Quiz - May 2017

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1. ‚ ________________ presented with Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for year 2014. Award was presented by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ?

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
SAIL
BHEL
GAIL
None of These


2. 3 Indian Scientists - ____________________ , Subhash Khot and Yadvinder Malhi have been elected as Fellows of The Royal Society of UK, premier scientific academy of United Kingdom and Commonwealth ?

Tapan Ray‚ 
Rita A Teaotia‚ 
Krishna Chatterjee
Prabhu Dayal Meena
None of These


3. Actress ____________ won best director for her debut film‚ A Death in the Gunj‚ and best actress for‚ Lipstick Under My Burka‚ at 2017 New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF).

  1. Mukti Bhawan, a movie about a man who accompanies his father on a journey to Varanasi, has won Best Film at NYIFF 2017.
Kangana Ranaut
Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra
Konkona Sensharma
None of These


4. Actress _______________ will be receiving Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award under newly introduced category- 'Internationally Acclaimed Actress' for her work on International platform.

Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut
Konkona Sen Sharma
Hema Malini
Priyanka Chopra


5. Bengaluru FC's Sunil Chhetri won Hero of the League 2016-17 Award, that was recently won by ______________. ?

Chennai City FC
Mumbai FC
Aizawl FC
Churchill Brothers FC
None of These


6. Bollywood actress _______________ won International Humanitarian Award in Editor's Choice category of Asian Voice Charity Awards.

Jacqueline Fernandez
Priyanka Chopra
Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut
None of These


7. Britain's Indian-origin steel tycoon _______________ (Chairman of the Liberty House Group) won‚ CEO of the Year‚ title at Platts Global Metals Awards in London ?

Hinduja Borthers
Sanjeev Gupta
Lakshmi Mittal
Ratan Tata
None of These


8. ___________ Rapper Drake won record 13 awards at 2017 Billboard Music Awards in USA.?

Canadian
American
Russian
French
None of These


9. Cannes Film Festival 2017 Winners -

  1. Best Film (Palme d’Or) - ____________ director Ruben “stlund’s‚ The Square.
  2. Best Director - Sofia Coppola (USA) for‚ The Beguiled. She is only 2nd female director in Cannes festival’s 70-year history to win the award.
  3. 70th Anniversary Prize ‚œ Nicole Kidman
  4. Grand Prix ‚œ 120 Beats per Minute by Robin Campillo
  5. Best Actress ‚œ Diane Kruger for‚ In the Fade
  6. Best Actor ‚œ‚ Joaquin Phoenix‚ for You Were Never Really Here
  7. Jury Prize ‚œ Loveless by Andrey Zvyagintse
Swedish
Russian
Polish
Swiss
None of These


10. ______________ received 2 Best Performance Awards from Ministry of Shipping - Highest growth in operating surplus and Achieving 3rd highest growth in cargo traffic among major ports in 2016-17 ?

New Mangalore Port Trust
Mumbai Port Trust
Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust
Cochin Port Trust
None of These


11. ___________ has been honored with Mark Twain Prize 2017 for American humour. Letterman hosted over 6000 late night shows in 33 years ?

Craig Ferguson
Oprah Winfrey
Jommy Fallon
David Letterman
None of These


12. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), and _____________ has won Porter Prize 2017, presented by Harvard Business School Professor and leading management thinker, Michael E. Porter ?

SAIL
ITC Ltd
BHEL
GAIL
None of These


13. _____________ Footballer N’Golo Kante has been voted 2017 Footballer of the Year by Football Writers’ Association ?

Swiss
German
Russian
Spanish
French


14. Hollywood actor __________________ received‚ first-ever Genderless Acting Award for Best Actor category at MTV Movie and TV Awards, Los Angles (USA). This is first ever genderless award‚ that doesn’t separate nominees based on their sex ?

Emma Watson
Natalie Portman
Nicole Kidman
Viola Davis
None of These


15. Hollywood film‚ The Black Prince‚ starring Indian Actress ____________ and Singer Satinder Sartaaj has been awarded special Jury Remi Award at 50th Annual Worldfest Houston International Film Festival.

  1. It a historic film of the last king of Punjab - Maharajah Duleep Singh and his relationship with Queen Victoria..
Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra
Kangana Raaut
Shabana Azmi
None of These


16. ____________ chief‚ Chanda Kochhar‚ has become first Indian woman‚ to be conferred with Woodrow Wilson Award‚ for Global Corporate Citizenship. ?

HDFC Bank
Yes Bank
ICICI Bank‚ 
State Bank of India
None of These


17. Indian Author ____________ won PEN/Malamud Award 2017, given by PEN/Faulkner Foundation for Excellence in the Short Story writing ?

Amish Tripathi
Jhumpa Lahiri
Rashmi Bansal
Chetan Bhagat
None of These


18. Indian National Science Academy (INSA) announced names of recipients of INSA Medal for Young Scientist 2017. Total _________ scientists have been chosen for prestigious award this year ?

15
30
45
50
None of These


19. Indian Student Prashant Ranganathan (____________) won in Environmental Engineering in Category in Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in USA (world’s largest pre-college science competition).

4 Indian Americans also won - Pratik Naidu - (Computational biology and bioinformatics), Adam Nayak (Earth and environmental sciences), Karthik Yegnesh‚  (Mathematics), Rahul Subramaniam (Microbiology) ?

Chhattisgarh
Manipur
Rajasthan
Jharkhand
None of These


20. Indian scientist ___________ won Dan David prize for his contributions in field of astronomy.

  1. Dan David Foundation was established in 2000 by businessman and philanthropist Dan David. 3 Dan David prizes of $1 million each are awarded each‚ year in the categories of‚ Past,‚ Present‚ and‚ Future.
Shrinivas Kulkarni
C Rajgopalachari
C N R Rao
K. Radhakrishnan
None of These


21. Indians at 7th Annual Asian Awards (UK) -

  1. Child actor Sunny Pawar has been chosen for the Rising Star Award. He is best known for his Performance in Oscar nominated film‚ Lion.
  2. Cricketer ____________ received Fellowship Award.
  3. Playback singer Adnan Sami won award for Outstanding achievement in Music.
  4. Award for Outstanding achievement in cinema conferred on Om Puri.
Sachin Tendulkar
Kapil Dev
Virat Kohli
M S Dhoni
None of These


22. Photographer Saqib Majeed (from _____________________) won 2016 Wisden - MCC (Melbourne Cricket Council) Cricket's Photograph of the Year for capturing an image of boys playing cricket at Nishat garden near Srinagar.

Uttarakhand
Jammu and Kashmir
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
None of These


23._______________’s Govardhan Eco Village won‚ Smart Village‚ Award by India Trade Promotion Organisation for being a sustainable project in rural areas . ?

Goa
Gujarat
Odisha
Maharashtra
None of These


24. Minister of Defence, Finance & Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley presented Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence for 2014-15 and 2015-16 -

  1. Excellence in Performance - 2014 - 15 (Bharat Dynamics Limited, Hyderabad), 2015 - 16 (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bengaluru)
  2. Best Performance in Exports - 2014 - 15 (Goa Shipyard Limited), 2015 - 16 (Bharat Electronics Limited, Bengaluru)
  3. Best performing Ordnance Factory - 2014 - 15 and 2015 - 16(Ordnance Factory Medak (____________))
  4. Best performing Shipyard - 2014 - 15 (Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Mumbai), 2015 - 16 (Goa Shipyard Limited)

 

Andhra Pradesh
Mizoram
Odisha
Chhattisgarh
Telangana


25. President Pranab Mukherjee presented Dr. Ambedkar National Awards for outstanding contribution to promotion of social understanding and for upliftment of weaker sections of society for years 2011, 2012 and 2014.‚ Award consists of citation and INR 10 lakh cash prize. Winners are -

  1. 2011 - _______________
  2. 2012 - Samta Sainik Dal (non-political organization founded by Dr. Ambedkar)
  3. 2014 - Amar Sewa Sangam‚ AND‚ Babu Lal Nirmal (Social activist from Rajasthan)‚ 
Arvind Mayaram
C N R Rao
S K Thorat
Rajendra Singh
None of These


26. President Pranab Mukherjee presented Presidential Awards for Classical __________ for year 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 -

  1. Tholkappiyar Award -
    1. 2013 - 14 - S N Kandaswamy
    2. 2014 - 15 - A Dakshinamurthy
    3. 2015 - 16 - R Kalaikkovan
  2. Young Scholar Award - 15 Awardees (5 in each year)
Tamil
Telugu
Malayalam
Kannada
None of These


27. ________ city police‚ received Federation of‚ Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) Smart Police Award for 2017 ?

Delhi
Pune
Hyderabad
Mumbai
None of These


28. Rajive Kaul has been conferred with Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Sungnye Medal of ________________, for his services rendered as honorary consul general of ______________ in Kolkata ?

USA
Russia
South Korea
Japan
None of These


29. ___________ received TM Forum's Digital Service Innovator of the Year Award 2017 for acquiring 90 million customers in a short span of 4 months. ?

Airtel
Vodafone
Idea Cellular
SBI
Reliance Jio


30. _____________, a wildlife and environment cartoonist from India, has won WWF International President’s Award 2017.?

Anuj Kumar Bishnoi
Rajendra Singh
Rohan Chakravarty
Jai Priye Prakash
None of These


31. Sanjay Gubbi (______________) and Purnima Barman (Assam) are among 6 Recipients of This year's Whitley Award for their contributions in wildlife conservation, also known as Green Oscars. Whitley Awards are given by UK registered charity‚ Whitley Fund for Nature ?

Goa
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These


32. Satyabrata Rout‚ (From _____________) has been awarded Sangeet Natak Akademi Puraskar for 2016 ?

Delhi University
University of Hyderabad
Banaras Hindu University
Aligarh Muslim University
None of These


33. __________ Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling has been conferred with first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service. ?

Sikkim
Tripura
Meghalaya
Manipur
None of These


34. _____________ Government conferred 2017 Avvaiyar Award to Padma Venkataraman ?

Meghalaya
Kerala
Karnataka
Manipur
Tamil Nadu


35. _____________ has been awarded‚ HR Innovation of the Year‚ title for its significant contribution to skill development in automotive sector, at Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards in Hong Kong ?

HCL
Tata Motors
TCS
Infosys
None of These


36. Thespian Soumitra Chatterjee and Y.C. Deveshwar are conferred with Banga Samman, _______________'s highest civilian award (started in 2011). ?

West Bengal
Odisha
Chhattisgarh
Maharashtra
None of These





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