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Awards Current Affairs Quiz - August 2017

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1. ___________ Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo became First to be named Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Men’s Player of the Year for consecutive 3 seasons - 2014, 2015 and 2016 ?

Portuguese
Spanish
French
Brazilian
None of These


2. The Hindu Playwright Award 2017 has been given to Gerish Khemani and __________ for their play In Search of DariyaSagar, during 13th edition of The Hindu Theatre festival ?

Javed Akhtar
Chetan Bhagat
Akshat Nigam
Amish Tripathi
None of These


3. Around 3.5 lakh students in ________________ will get 7-inch ‘NAMO E-Tab’ tablets at a subsidised rate of Rs 1,000 each under a state government scheme. The market Price for these Tablets is INR 8000 for one unit. ?

Rajasthan
Maharashtra
Goa
Gujarat
None of These


4. East Bengal Football Club Awards -

  1. Bharat Gaurav - Dhanraj Pillay (______________)
  2. Lifetime Achievement Awards - Subhsh Bhowmick and syed Naeemuddin.
  3. Footballer of the Year - Gurwinder Singh
  4. Cricketer of the Year -Boddupalli Ami
Soccer
Badminton
Cricket
Tennis
Hockey


5. Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017 was given to Nora K. Jemisin (USA) for her work The Obelisk Gate. It was presented at 75th World Science Fiction Convention in Helsinki (__________) ?

Russia
Spain
Finland
Germany
None of These


6. Indian - origin actor ___________________ chosen for Asia Society 2017 Asia Game Changers Award, for making a “transformative and positive” difference for future of Asia and world. He will be honored at UN Headquarters in New York in November 2017v ?

Dev Patel
Akshay Kumar
Kal Penn
Shahrukh Khan
None of These


7. Indian Medical Personality Nanda Kumar Jairam has been awarded Healthcare Personality of the Year award by FICCI (_______________) ?

Federation of Internal Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Federation of Institutional Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Federation of Indian Committee of Commerce and Industry
None of These


8. Indian Origin businessman Firoz Merchant has been honoured with _________’s prestigious Community Service Medal, after hespent over USD 4 million to help free prisoners languishing in jails due to non-payment of debts ?

UAE
USA
UK
Russia
None of These


9. Madhu Chitkara has been honored by _______________ Environment Leadership Award 2017 for promotion of environmental conservation and sustainable development measures ?

Himachal Pradesh
Jamu and Kashmir
Haryana
Gujarat
None of These


10. Minister of Women & Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi presented National Level Awards to anganwadi workers to recognize their voluntary service in field of child development and related areas under ICDS (___________) Scheme. Awards for 2016-17 were given to 51 awardees ?

Internal Child Deployment Services
Integrated Child Deployment Services
Internal Child Development Services
Integrated Child Development Services
None of These


11. NITI Aayog (in partnership with MyGov and United Nations) announced _____________ winners of Women Transforming India Awards 2017.Winners are - Laxmi Agarwal (UP), Subasini Mistry (WB), Safeena Hussain (MH), Arunima Sinha (UP), Kamal Kumbhar (MH), Jamuna Tudu (JH), Rajlakshmi Borthakur (KN), Kiran Kanoji (HR), Harshini Kanhekar (MH), Shima Modak (Meghalaya), Sunita Kamble (MH), Kanika Tekriwal (MP) ?

15
14
10
12
None of These


12. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) conferred best performance award for 2015-16 and 2016-17 to Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (KVGB) for its work in credit-linking JLGs (______________) ?

Joint Liability Goals
Joint Liability Groups
Joint Limitations Groups
Joint Limitations Goals
None of These


13. National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) won 2 awards - Assocham Services Excellence Award 2017 and its Chairman and Managing Director H Purushotham won international recognition by International Association of Advanced Materials (_________________) ?

Russia
Spain
German
Italy
Sweden


14. Noted __________ writer Mahabaleshwar Sail has been honored by Saraswati Samman 2016 for his novel Hawthan, that captures cultural lives of traditional potter community in Goa ?

Konkani
Marathi
Telugu
Tamil
None of These


15. Noted actor Sharada has been selected for 2017's Prem Nazir Award, was instituted by people of Chirayankeezhu (Nazir's hometown in _______) ?

Meghalaya
Manipur
Karnataka
Kerala
None of These


16. Noted journalist _________ chosen for first Kesari Media Award, instituted by Kesari Memorial Journalist Trust ?

Durga Shanker Mishra
Rashmi Verma
T J S George
Rakesh Srivastava 
None of These


17. _______________ Government granted Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence for the year 2016 to Digambar Behera of PGIMER (Chandigarh) ?

Jharkhand
Odisha
Chhattisgarh
West Bengal
None of These


18. __________ has been presented with Kalpana Chawla Award for Courage and Daring Enterprise, for she braved a debilitate accident to support those suffering from spinal cord injuries like her ?

Amarendra Kumar Dubey
Preethi Srinivasan
Leena Nair
Rashmi Verma
None of These


19. Sports Ministry announced National Sports Awards 2017 have been announced. Selection Committee for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award an Arjuna Awards was headed by ________________. Selection Committee for Dronacharya Awards and Dhyan Chand Awards was headed by Pullela Gopichand. Winners -

  1. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - Winners receive a statuettes, certificate and cash prize of Rs 7.5 lakh. 2017 winners are -
    • Para Athlete Devendra Singh Jhajharia
    • Hockey Player Sardar Singh
  2. Dronacharya Awards - winners receive a statuettes, certificate and cash prize of Rs 5 lakh. 2017 winners -
    • Athlete Late Dr. R. Gandhi
    • Kabaddi Player Heera Nand Kataria
    • Badminton Player G.S.S.V. Prasad (Lifetime)
    • Boxing Player Brij Bhushan Mohanty (Lifetime)
    • Hockey Player P.A. Raphel (Lifetime)
    • Shooter Sanjoy Chakraverthy (Lifetime)
    • Wrestler Roshan Lal (Lifetime)
  3. Arjuna Awards - Winners receive a statuettes, certificate and cash prize of Rs. 5 Lakh. 2017 winners are -
    • Archer V.J. Surekha
    • Athlete Khushbir Kaur
    • Basketball Player Prasanthi Singh
    • Boxer Sub. Laishram Debendro Singh
    • Cricketer Harmantpreet Kaur
    • Footballer Oinam Bembem Devi
    • Golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia
    • Hockey Player S.V. Sunil
    • Kabaddi Player Jasvir Singh
    • Shooter P.N. Prakash
    • Table Tennis Player Amalraj
    • Tennis Player Saketh Myneni
    • Wrestler Satyawart Kadian
    • Para Athlete Mariyappan
    • Para Athlete Varun Singh Bhati
  4. Dhyanchand Award - Winners receive a statuettes, certificate and cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh. 2017 winners are -
    • Athlete Bhupendra Singh
    • Football Player Syed Shahid Hakim
    • Hockey Player Sumarai Tete
Injeti Srinivas
Amarendra Kumar Dubey
Rakesh Srivastava
C. K. Thakkar
None of These


20. ______________ CM K Chandrashekhar Rao has been selected for coveted Agriculture Leadership Award 2017, by a Committee headed by agriculture scientist MS Swaminathan ?

Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
Manipur
None of These





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