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Awards Current Affairs Quiz - December 2017

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1. _________ starrer Bollywood Film Dangal chosen as Best Asian Film at 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards, in Sydney. ?

Aamir Khan
Shahrukh Khan
Akshay Kumar
Salman Khan
None of These


2. Indian Film Lipstick Under My Burkha (directed by Alankrita Shrivastava) won a top prize (Founder's Award for Sustainability on the Big Screen) at time Global Sustainability Film Awards 2017 in ___________ ?

New York
Paris
London
Madrid
None of These


3. Miss ___________ Jenny Kim won title of Miss Supranational 2017 at an event in Poland ?

USA
Vietnam
Japan
South Korea
None of These


4. Mohamad Al Jounde from _____________ has been awarded International Children’s Peace Prize for his efforts to ensure rights of Syrian refugee children. He has set up a school together with his family in a Lebanese refugee camp that currently provides 200 children with education.

Lebanon
Russia
Iraq
Turkey
Syria


5. Noted _________ writer Mamta Kalia is chosen for Vyas Samman 2017 for her novel “Dukkham Sukkham”. She was selected by selection committee headed by Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari ?

Punjabi
Urdu
Hindi
Gujarati
None of These


6. __________ poet Rabi Singh is named as winner of Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman 2017 instituted by State's Sahitya Akademi ?

Odia
Punjabi
Hindi
Urdu
None of These


7. ____________ Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo won Ballon d'Or (title of best footballer of year) for a fifth time, to level Aregetina's Lionel Messi haul ?

Russian
Portugese
British
Spanish
None of These


8. President Ram Nath Kovind Presented Pt. Ramnarayan Sharma National Ayurved Award 2008-2014 to Jodhpur University (________________)’s former Vice Chancellor Prof. Banwari Lal Gaur ?

Rajasthan
Uttarakhand
Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
None of These


9. Star Screen Awards 2017 Winners -

  1. Best Director: Nitesh Tiwari for _______________
  2. Best Actress: Konkona Sen Sharma (Lipstick Under My Burkha)
  3. Best Actor: Irrfan Khan (Hindi Medium)
  4. Best Supporting Actor: Rajkummar Rao (Bareilly Ki Barfi)
  5. Best Supporting Actor (Female): Neha Dhupia (Tumhari Sulu)
  6. Best Music Director: Pritam (Dangal)
  7. Best Playback Singer: Arijit Singh (Raees - Zaalima and Jagga Jasoos)
  8. Best Playback Singer Female: Shashaa Tirupati (Kanha - Shubh Mangal Savdhaan.
Dangal
Bajirao Mastani
Hindi Medium
Lipstick Under My Burkha
None of These


10. Yeraringan Award has been conferred upon Noted ___________ M.S. Swaminathan ?

Director
Singer
Actor
Agricultural Scientist
None of These


11. FE Best Banks Awards 2015-16 held in Mumbai. Winners -

  1. Category Winner
    Best Nationalised Bank _______________
    Best Old Private Sector Bank City Union Bank
    Best New Private Sector Bank HDFC Bank
    Lifetime Achievement Award Uday Kotak
    Banker of the Year Arundhati Bhattacharya
    Best Non- Banking Financial Institution Ujjivan Financial Services
    Best Mobile Banking Application ICICI Bank
    Best Savings Bank Product Kotak Mahindra Bank
OBC
BOB
PNB
SBI
None of These


12. Indian actor ___________ has been honored with 2017 Mother Teresa Memorial Award for her support to social causes such as her recent visit to Syria where she met and interacted with refugee children. She is also UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador. ?

Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra
Kangana Ranaut
Parineeti Chopra
None of These


13. Noted ___________ filmmaker Sumitra Bhave will be honoured with Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Sanman, instituted by Kolhapur International Film Festival ?

Bengali
Hindi
Punjabi
Gujrati
Marathi


14. Six diplomats including an Indian were felicitated with inaugural Diwali ‘Power of One’ award by UN, on occasion of first anniversary of issuance of a ‘forever Diwali stamp’ by USA Postal Services.

  1. Awardees Include India's ______________ (Indian head of the UN Women)
  2. Others- Matthew Rycroft, Nawaf Salam, Maged Abdelaziz, Ion Botnaru, Yuriy Sergeyev.
Lakshmi Puri
Chanda Kochchar
Indira Nooyi
Shikha Sharma
None of These


15. Cannes International Festival of Creativity (____________) will honour Indians Piyush & Prasoon Pandey with Cannes Lions’ Lifetime Achievement Award, becoming 1st Asians to win this award. ?

Denmark
Poland
Russia
France
None of These


16. Former Director-General of Police of Punjab and Mumbai Police Commissioner __________ will be honoured with ‘Police Jeevan Gaurav Award’ by the Arvind Inamdar Foundation. ?

 I.V. Subba Rao 
 Sanjay Kothari
Julio Ribeiro
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
None of These


17. Jitesh Singh Deo from Lucknow (______________) is declared winner of 2017 Mr India pageant.

  1. Footballer Prathamesh Maulingkar won Mr India Supranational title and will compete at Mr Supranational 2018.
Uttarakhand
Uttar Pradesh
Punjab
Haryana
None of These


18. __________ Govt. presented J.K. Rowling with a Companion of Honor award, as recognition of her services to literature and philanthropy. Rowling is creator of Fictional character Harry Potter ?

USA
UK
Russia
Spain
None of These


19. 2017 BBC Sports Awards -

  1. Sports Personality of the Year - British Distance Runner Mo Farah.
  2. Overseas Sports Personality of the Year - ________ Tennis Player Roger Federe (winner for fourth time)
  3. Sports Personality Team of the Year - England Women's Cricket Team
  4. Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement - Jessica Ennis-Hill (British track and field athlete)
  5. Sports Personality of the Year Coach - Benke Blomkvist, Stephen Maguire and Christian Malcolm
  6. BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year: Phil Foden (English Footballer)
Danish
Polish
Russian
Swiss
None of These


20. Noted ____________ poet Joy Goswami will be honored with 31st Moortidevi Award for 2017, for his poetry collection Du Dondo Phowara Matro ?

Bengali
Gujrati
Odia
Marathi
None of These


21. Noted Scientist ________________ has been conferred with National Design Award, for his significant contribution towards indigenous design and development of diversified missile systems, guided weapons and avionics technologies.

G. Satheesh Reddy
Sehar Basu
UpendraTripathy
E C G Sudarshan
None of These


22. First ever Smita Patil memorial award given to _______ for her contribution in film industry.

Hema Malini
Rekha
Jaya Bachchan
Shabana Azmi
None of These


23. Shree Saini has been crowned ‘Miss India __________ 2017’ at pageant held in New Jersey.

UK
Russia
Spain
USA
None of These


24. Sahitya Akademi announced its annual awards 2017, recognising literary works of writers in _________________ different languages. Prize includes a cheque of Rs 1 lakh.

  1. Awards will be conferred during a ceremony on 12 February 2018.
  2. Awardees -
    1. English - Mamang Dai for The Black Hill.
    2. Hindi - Ramesh Kuntal Megh won for Vishw Mithak Sarit Sagar
    3. Sanskrit - Niranjan Mishra for Gangaputravadanam.
    4. Malayalam - KP Ramanunni for Daivathinte Pusthakam.
    5. Punjabi - Nachhattar for Slow Down.
  3. Poets -
    1. Udaya Narayana Singh (Maithili)
    2. Shrikant Deshmukh (Marathi)
    3. Bhujanga Tudu (Santali)
    4. Inqulab (Tamil)
    5. Devipriya (Telugu).
    6. Inqulab (Tamil). Though His poet ’s family refused to accept the award he received for his collections of poems Kaandhal Naatka
  4. Short Stories -
    1. Shiv Mehta (Dogri)
    2. Autar Krishen Rahbar (Kashmiri)
    3. Gajanan Jog (Konkani)
    4. Gayatri Saraf (Odia)
    5. Baig Ehsas (Urdu).
  5. Literary Criticism -
    1. Ramesh Kuntal Megh (Hindi)
    2. TP Ashoka (Kannada)
    3. Urmi Ghanshyam Desai (Gujarati)
    4. Bina Hangkhim (Nepali)
    5. Neeraj Daiya (Rajasthani).
  6. Essay - Jagdish Lachhani (Sindhi)
  7. Play - Rajen Toijamba (Manipuri).
  8. Academy also announced theme for Sahitya Akademi's next edition of 'Festival of Letters' – '70 years of Indian Independence'.
28
26
20
22
24


25. Zee Cine Awards 2018 -

  1. Actor : Male - Varun Dhawan (Badrinath Ki Dulhania), Female - Sridevi (Mom).
  2. Director- Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (Bareilly Ki Barfi).
  3. Film - __________________.
  4. Extraordinary franchisee - Baahubali.
  5. Global icon - Priyanka Chopra.
  6. Music director- Amit Trivedi for Secret Superstar.
  7. Playback Singer- Akhil Sachdeva for Humsafar.
Bajirao Mastani
Kaabil
Golmaal Again
Raees
None of These


26. _________ journalists honored in 12th Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards. Award includes a trophy and a reward of Rs 1 lakh.

27
37
17
21
None of These


27. Singer K S Chitra is selected for 2017 ‘Harivarasanam’ award, awarded by _________ government for spreading spirit of secularism, equanimity and universal brotherhood.

Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


28. Industrial Awards -

  1. Tata Steel’s Joda East Iron Mine (______________) honoured with Golden Peacock Innovation Management Award 2017 for innovation in mines, during Institute of Directors (IOD) India’s 2nd Global Convention held at Singapore.
  2. 2017 NASSCOM-DSCI excellence award has been awarded to the cyber section of Kolkata Police.
  3. Two initiatives of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) have been awarded SKOCH Awards for 2017. Initiatives are - Vajra Services (intercity travel facility between Hyderabad and four other cities) and TSRTC’s initiative for providing employment to children of medically unfit employees.
  4. Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company received Golden Peacock Award for Risk Management for 2017, given by Institute of Directors (IOD).
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Odisha
West Bengal
None of These




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