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Awards Current Affairs Quiz - June 2017

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1. ‚ Indian agricultural microbiologist Shrihari Chandraghatgi has been conferred Ministry of Environment Award for 2017 in __________ for developing cutting edge technologies to address burning environmental problems. ?

Japan
China
Russia
Spain
None of These


2. 12-year-old Indian Girl Padmalaya Nanda from ________________ became youngest girl to win‚ Little Miss Universe Internet 2017‚ and‚ Little Miss Actress‚ titles at Little Miss Universe Pageant 2017 held in Georgia. She will now participate in‚ Little Miss World 2017‚ competition to be held at Greece in Sept - Oct 2017 ?

Jharkhand
Chhattisgah
Odisha
Maharashtra
None of These


3. 2017 Orwell Prize (____________'s most prestigious prize for political writing) has been bestowed upon John Bew for his extraordinary biography‚ Citizen Clem, which is about Clement Attlee (founder of NHS (National Health Service)) ?

Demark
Russia
Poland
Britain
None of These


4. 3 artists from _____________ - Ratikant Mohapatra, Satyabrata Raut and ‚ Laxmidhar Raut have been selected for prestigious Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademi 2016 Awards ?

Goa
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Haryana
Odisha


5. Bengali actor,‚ Soumitra Chatterjee‚ will be conferred by ___________'s highest civilian honour -‚ Legion of Honour. ?

Germany
Spain
France
UK
None of These


6. Bollywood Movie Sultan (Salman Khan Starrer) won best action movie award at Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in __________ ?

China
Japan
Russia
Vietnam
None of These


7. David Grossman bacame First _____________ author to win Man Booker International Prize for his novel‚ A Horse Walks Into a Bar. He will share the ‚£50,000 award money with his translator Jessica Cohen. ?

Vietnamese
Israeli
Spanish
German
None of These


8. Defence PSU __________ won Raksha Mantri’s Award for Excellence for design and development of 180-tonne electric hydraulic excavator BE1800E. ?

BEML
BEL
BHEL
HAL
None of These


9. Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) Principal Adviser E. Sreedharan has been selected for Nanniyode Rajan Memorial Award, instituted by ____________'s Milma Thiruvananthapuram Regional Cooperative Milk Producers’ Union (TRCMPU) ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Odisha
Jharkhand
None of These


10. ___________ has been selected for coveted Akademi Ratna award by Sangeet natak Akademi ?

Rajiv Mehrishi‚ 
Prabhas Kumar Jha
Hasmukh Adhia
Sunil Kothari
None of These


11. Fashion label Rheson, owned by actress ___________ won Compassionate Business Award 2017 from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for a line of bags made exclusively of vegan materials ?

Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut
Priyana Chopra
Sonam Kapoor
None of These


12. Filmmaker ____________ will be conferred Bharat Gaurav Award by Non Residential Indian (NRI) community of USA ?

Anurag Basu
Madhur Bhandarkar
Aditya Chopra
Tigmanshu Dhulia
None of These


13. Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej and Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveries have been awarded Global Leadership Awards of USIBC (______________) for their role in integrating India in global supply chain ?

UK-International Business Council
US-International Business Council
Uganda-India Business Council
UK-India Business Council
US-India Business Council


14. _________’s Manushi Chhillar won 54th Femina Miss India World Title 2017. First runner-up is Sana Dua from Jammu and Kashmir and second runner-up is Priyanka Kumari from Bihar ?

Haryana
Goa
Punjab
Jammu and Kashmir
None of These


15. Health Ministry's mobile application for digitising vaccine logistics -‚ eVIN‚ (_______________________) has won GSMA Asia Mobile Award 2017 (AMO) in Shanghai (China) for outstanding contribution to UNs sustainable development goals in Asia. ?

Electronic Vaccum Intelligence Network
Electromagnetic Vaccine Intelligence Network
Electrical Vaccine Intelligence Network
Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network
None of These


16. Hyderabad Based ___________ has been conferred with‚ Best astrologer‚ award at‚ Russian-Indian economic dialogue‚ round-table meet held in Moscow ?

Bajan Daruwala
A S Kalra
T S Vineeth Bhatt
Anil Swarup
None of These


17. India's National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) received International Award of Asia Pacific Quality Network's‚ APQN Quality Award 2017 for International Co-operation in Quality Assurance, In Moscow (_____________). APQN Quality Award are among the most prestigious International Awards in quality assurance of higher education ?

USA
Russia
UK
Spain
None of These


18. Indian Anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra will be among 60 receivers of _________'s prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award from 53 Commonwealth countries ?

USA
UK
Russia
Germany
None of These


19. Indian-American filmmaker ________________ won Dorothy Arzner Directors Award this year’s Women in Film Crystal and Lucy Awards in USA. Shw won for her film‚ Queen of Katwe ?

Nandita Chartterjee
Preeti Sudan
Rita Teotia
Mira Nair
None of These


20. International Dublin Literary Award 2017 conferred upon _____________ writer Jose Eduardo Agualusa for his 14th novel -‚ A General Theory of Oblivion. It is translated into English by Daniel Hahn. Dublin Literary Award is the world’s largest prize for a single novel published in English.

Angolan
Russian
Algerian
Spanish
None of These


21. __________ poet H S Shivaprakash‚ has been honoured with Kusumagraja Rashtriya Puraskar‚ and‚ Menka Dhumale‚ has been presented YCMOUs Baburao Bagul story writing award for 2016 for her book‚ Korda Paus ?

Kannada
Konkani
Tamil
Telugu
None of These


22. Ministry of‚ Rural Development selected Vizianagaram (___________) among 17 districts for MGNREGA annual award, for its effective implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act during 2015-16 ?

Telagnana
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Tamilnadu
None of These


23. NASA conferred Exceptional Public Service Medal to _______________ Space Scientist Michael A’Hearn, who passed away recently on 29-05-2017. He was honored for his fundamental work on comets and small bodies of the solar system, leadership in space missions and ensuring public access to data from NASA missions and related projects ?

Spanish
French
Russian
American
None of These


24. _________, CEO of‚ Intellecap‚ has become first Indian woman leader to have been honoured as‚ Social Entrepreneur of the Year‚ at 7th Asian Awards in London. She has been honoured for her work in making‚ Intellecap a globally known enterprise that focuses on social capital ?

Preeti Saran
Bharathi Sivaswami Sihag
Mira Nair
Rita A Teaotia‚ 
Nisha Dutt


25. Noted ____________ writer Yeshe Dorjee Thongshi has been honored by 5th Bhupen Hazarika National Award 2017, conferred by Sarhad (Maharashtra-based organisation) ?

Assamese
Manipuri
Arunachali
Bengali
None of These


26. _______ artists Anand Neelakantan, Haraprasad Das and Paramita Satpathy have been chosen for Kalinga Literary Awards.

  1. Anand Neelakantan - Kalinga International Literary Award.
  2. Haraprasad Das - Kalinga Literary Youth Award
  3. Paramita Satpathy - Kalinga Karubaki Award.
Odia
Kannada
Telugu
Malayalam
None of These


27. ____________ Government conferred Biju Patnaik Award for Scientific Excellence to Lalit Mohan Das for his outstanding contribution to science and research. ?

Jharkhand
Odisha
Chhattisgarh
West Bengal
None of These


28. President Pranab Mukherjee presented CII President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement to‚ ____________.‚ CII foundation Woman Exemplar Awards were also presented. ?

Subhash C Garg
D.M. Mulay
Rahul Bajaj
Ashok Lavasa
None of These


29. RedInk Journalism Awards hosted by Mumbai Press Club -

  1. Lifetime Achievement Award - ____________.
  2. Journalist of the Year - Raj Kamal Jha, Chief Editor of the Indian Express,.
  3. Print award - R.K. Radhakrishnan of Frontline
  4. Television Award - NDTV’s Sreenivasan Jain
Arnab Goswami
Rajat Sharma
Rajdeep Sardesai
Vikram Chandra
Vinod Dua


30. SKYTRAX 2017 World Airline Awards -

  1. Best Airline - ____________ Airways. Also won Best Business Class, Best First Class Lounge and Best Airline in Middle East awards. Other major awards -
  2. World's Best Low-Cost Airline: AirAsia
  3. Best Low-Cost Airline in Asia: AirAsia
  4. Best Airline in Central Asia / India: Air Astana
  5. Best Regional Airline in Asia: Bangkok Airways
  6. Best Low-Cost Airline in Central Asia / India: Indigo
  7. Best Airline in Asia: Singapore Airlines
UAE
USA
Qatar
UK
None of These


31. Social activist Annabel Mehta has been awarded Member of Order of _______ Empire for her service to the underprivileged. ?

Spanish
German
French
British
None of These


32. _________'s Princess of Asturias Awards (formerly Prince of Asturias Awards from 1981‚œ2014) -

  1. Arts- William Kentridge (South Africa)
  2. Communications and Humanities - Les Luthiers (Argentina)
  3. Literature - Adam Zagajewski (Poland)
  4. Social Sciences - Karen Armstrong (Britain)
  5. Sports - New Zealand national rugby union team.
Austria
Spain
Australia
Serbia
None of These


33. Sports Journalists Federation of India (SJFI) conferred best Sportsperson of the Year award on Badminton Player ___________ and Best Team of the Year award to Indian Junior Hockey Squad ?

P V Sindhu
Kidambi Srikkanth
Jwala Gutta
Saina Nehwal
None of These


34. ____________ received award of excellence at the 2nd Global Skill Development Summit held in Paris for innovations and extensive use of IT for skilling state's youth ?

Goa
Punjab
Haryana
Gujarat
Uttarakhand


35. ___________ received Skoch Awards in 9 categories Including Best Bank in Public Secto, Inclusive Wallet ‚œ VPAYQWIK etc. Skoch Group is a Gurgaon based think tank dealing with socio-economic issues with a focus on inclusive growth since 1997 ?

Bank of India
Vijaya Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
Oriental Bank of Commerce
None of These


36. West Bengal received highest prize by United Nations Public Service Award for state government’s ___________ (Girl Child) scheme, held in The Hague (Netherlands). It came first among 552 project nominations received from 62 countries.

  1. West Bengal has been awarded‚ in Asia-Pacific group for category‚ ‘Reaching the Poorest and Most Vulnerable through Inclusive Services and Participation.
  2. Argentina won in Latin America-Caribbean Group for its‚ programme for early childhood education and UK won in Western Group for its programme to prevent senior citizens from being defrauded.
Kanyashree Prakalpa
Kanyadhan Prakalpa
Kanyashree Sankalp
Kanyadhan Sankalp
None of These


37. ________ Chairman Azim Premji has been honoured with Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy (considered most prestigious prize in philanthropy), for his efforts to reform India’s public school system ?

Microsoft
HCL
Infosys
TCS
Wipro


38. ‘Project Jal Sanchay’, a water conservation model which is successfully adopted in‚ Nalanda district of south-central _____________, has been chosen for national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme (MGNREGP)‚ by the Ministry of Rural Development ?

Bihar
Jharkhand
Chhattisgarh
West Bengal
None of These





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