Awards and Honours Pdf

Awards and Honours Pdf

Awards and Honours PDF – Jan To April

January 2019

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2019 National Nritya Shiromani Award?

Ans: Anindita Neogy Anaam

  1. Who has been honoured with the Kabi Samrat Upendra Bhanja National Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature?

Ans: Manoj Das

  1. The 3rd edition of the National Entrepreneurship Awards (NEA) hosted by which Union ministry?

Ans: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

  1. Who has been conferred with ISRS National Geospatial Award for Excellence-2017 (LTA Award)?

Ans: Jayanta Kumar Ghosh

  1. Who is the recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award for Investigative Reporting (Print category)?

Ans: S Vijay Kumar

  1. Which Indian pavilion has won the ‘Exhibitor of the Year Award’ at 106th Indian Science Congress (ISC-2019)?

Ans: DRDO

  1. Which journalist has been conferred with lifetime achievement award by the Mantralaya and Vidhimandal Vartahar Sangh?

Ans: Dinu Randive

  1. Who has been conferred the ICSI Lifetime Achievement Award?

Ans: Adi Godrej

  1. Who has been honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award by the West Bengal Film

Journalists Association (WBFJA)?

Ans: Buddhadeb Dasgupta

  1. Who has won the newly-instituted Sushila Devi Literature Award?

Ans: Namita Gokhale

  1. Which Indian personality is the recipient of the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential

award?

Ans: Narendra Modi

  1. Who has won the Franco-German Human Rights Award?

Ans: Yu Wensheng

  1. Which organisation / personality has been chosen for the Gandhi Peace Prize 2018?

Ans: Yohei Sasakawa.

  1. Who has become the first Indian athlete to be nominated in Laureus World Comeback of

Year Award?

Ans: Vinesh Phogat

  1. Which state government has announced Shaurya Award for Students?

Ans: Haryana

  1. Which Indian-born personality is the recipient of the 2019 Japan Prize for his outstanding

contribution to sustainable soil management?

Ans: Rattan Lal

  1. Who has been chosen for the first-ever Sheikh Saud International Prize for Materials

Research?

Ans: C N R Rao

  1. Which Indian-American philanthropist has been conferred with the 2019 Rosa Parks

Trailblazer award?

Ans: Gurinder Singh

  1. Who has won the ‘Prabha Khaitan Woman’s Voice Award’ at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary

Festival (AKLF-2019)?

Ans: Ranjani Murali

  1. Who has been bestowed with the 2017 Saraswati Samman?

Ans: Sitanshu Yashashchandra

  1. Which NDRF’s Battalion has won the first-ever Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan

Puraskar?

Ans: 8th

  1. Which novel has been adjudged as the best novel of 2017 at the Kerala Sahitya Akademi

Awards?

Ans: Nireeswaran

  1. Who has become the India’s first woman IPS officer to complete South Pole expedition?

Ans: Aparna Kumar

  1. Who have been awarded Bharat Ratna posthumously in 2019?

Ans: Nanaji Deshmukh and Bhupen Hazarika

  1. Who led the all-women Assam Rifles contingent, which has created history by participating

for the first time in a Republic Day parade?

Ans: Khushboo Kanwar

  1. Which railway zone has bagged No.1 position for cleanliness in India?

Ans: Southern Railway

  1. Which Indian golfer has won the New South Wales men’s Amateur Golf Championship in

Australia?

Ans: Kartik Sharma

  1. Who has won the 2018 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature?

Ans: Jayant Kaikini

  1. Who has been conferred the Assam Republic Day Journalism Award 2019?

Ans: Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty

  1. Who has become the first Indian transgender to be honoured with Padma Shri?

Ans: Narthaki Nataraj

  1. Which country bagged the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at the New York Times Travel Show 2019?

Ans: India

February 2019

  1. Which Indian personality has received Carnot Prize for Power Reforms, Rural Electrification?

Ans: Piyush Goyal

  1. Who is the recipient of K.Veeramani Award for Social Justice 2018?

Ans: P S Krishnan

  1. Behrouz Boochani, who won the Australia’s richest literary prize, is from which country?

Ans: Iran

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2019 Kalamaharshi Baburao Painter Award at the 2019 Kolhapur International Film Festival (KIFF)?

Ans: Govind Nihalani

  1. Who won the 2019 El Salvador presidential election?

Ans: Nayib Bukele

  1. Aribam Syam Sharma, who has decided to return his Padma Shri award in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill of 2016, is from which north-eastern state?

Ans: Manipur

  1. Which of the following PSEs has been declared winner under Miniratna Category by Ministry of SME for exemplary work amongst CPSEs for promotion of SC/ST entrepreneurs?

Ans: NFDC

  1. Father Francois Laborde, who has been conferred the France’s highest civilian honour, is from which state?

Ans: West Bengal

  1. Jamie Chadwick, who became the first female driver to win MRF Challenge title, is from which country?

Ans: England

  1. Which Indian filmmaker is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award (LTA) by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television?

Ans: Deepa Mehta

  1. Which Indian Historian has won the 2019 Dan David Prize?

Ans: Sanjay Subrahmanyam

  1. Who has been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018?

Ans: Siddhartha Lal

  1. Who is the recipient of the Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony for year 2016?

Ans: Ram Sutar Vanji

  1. Which global leader has won the Sustainable Development Leadership Award for year 2019 at WSDS?

Ans: Frank Bainimarama

  1. Which movie has won the best film award at the 72nd Bafta Film Awards 2019?

Ans: Roma

  1. Who has been conferred the Ashoka Chakra for year 2019?

Ans: Nazir Ahmad Wani

  1. Which of the following municipal corporations has won the first prize at the Swachhata Excellence awards 2019?

Ans: Raigarh

  1. The 40th International Annual Desert Festival 2019 has started in which district of Rajasthan?

Ans: Jaisailmer

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2019 Martin Ennals human rights prize?

Ans: Abdul Aziz Muhamat

  1. Which India-based NGO has won the 2019 Laureus Sport for Good award?

Ans: Yuwa

  1. Who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th National Photography Awards?

Ans: Ashok Dilwali

  1. Which Indian personality has been honored with the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize recently?

Ans: Narendra Modi

  1. Who has become the first Indian woman to won the Future for Nature 2019 Award?

Ans: Divya Karnad

  1. Who has been honoured with AHF’s Player of the Year award 2018?

Ans: Manpreet Singh

  1. ‘Period. End of Sentence’ has won the Best Documentary Short Subject award at the Oscar 2019. The short film is produced by which Indian producer?

Ans: Guneet Monga

  1. Which movie has been crowned Best Picture at the 91st Academy Awards?

Ans: Green Book

  1. Who has been conferred the International Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018?

Ans: Yohei Sasakawa

March 2019

  1. Which of the following cricketers has officially received the knighthood at Buckingham Palace?

Ans: Alastair Cook

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2019 META Lifetime Achievement Award?

Ans: Mahesh Elkunchwar

  1. Who has been conferred the Genome Valley Excellence Award at the BioAsia 2019?

Ans: Don Cleveland

  1. Which state disaster management authority has been honoured with the coveted SKOCH award 2018?

Ans: Odisha

  1. Who is the recipient of the first-ever Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar?

Ans: Abhinandan Varthaman

  1. Which Indian scientist has been conferred the Missile Systems Award 2019?

Ans: G Satheesh Reddy

  1. Which city has been adjudged cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2019?

Ans: Indore

  1. Who has been conferred the first Atal Behari Vajpayee LTA by the Tripura Government?

Ans: Thanga Darlong

  1. Who has been officially named as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records?

Ans: Kane Tanaka

  1. India bagged first prize in which category at the international Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019?

Ans: TV Cinema Spot

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize?

Ans: Arata Izozaki

  1. Which Indian economist is the recipient of the Yaswantrao Chavan National Award 2018?

Ans: Raghuram Rajan

  1. Who is the recipient of Kusumagraj literature award?

Ans: Ved Rahi

  1. Erode turmeric, which recently got GI tag, is associated to which of the following state?

Ans: Tamil Nadu

  1. Which Indian entrepreneur has been honored with the 2019 Commonwealth Youth Award for the Asian region?

Ans: Padmanaban Gopala

  1. Greta Thunberg, who has been nominated for 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, is an environmental Activist of which country?

Ans: Sweden

  1. Who has been named as India’s first anti-corruption ombudsman?

Ans: P C Ghose

  1. Which former ISRO scientist is the recipient of the 2019 Padma Bhushan?

Ans: Nambi Narayanan

  1. Which Indian psychologist is the recipient of the 2019 Hans Kilian Award?

Ans: Ashis Nandy

  1. Who has become the youngest Indian woman to win on Ladies European Tour (LET)?

Ans: Diksha Dagar

  1. Pramod Sawant, who took charge as new Goa CM, represents which constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly?

Ans: Sankhelim

  1. Which Indian author has won the 2019 Windham Campbell Prize?

Ans: Raghu Karnad

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2019 Abel Prize for mathematics?

Ans: Karen Uhlenbeck

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2019 Templeton Prize?

Ans: Marcelo Gleiser

  1. Who is the recipient of the 2018 Vyas Samman?

Ans: Leeladhar Jagudi

  1. Who is the recipient of the Global Teacher Prize 2019?

Ans: Peter Tabichi

  1. Who of the following has /have won the 2018 ACM A.M. Turing Award?

Ans: Yann LeCun, Geoffrey Hinton, Yoshua Bengio

  1. Which Indian personality is the recipient of the Oxford University’s Bodley Medal 2019?

Ans: Amartya Sen

  1. Which Indian teacher has won the 2019 Martha Farrell Award in the category of ‘Most Promising Individual’?

Ans: Manu Gulati

  1. Which railway station has received Gold Rating by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)?

Ans: Vijayawada

  1. Which Indian personality has been honoured with Croatia’s highest civilian award- the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav?

Ans: Ram Nath Kovind

  1. Which airport has been designated as the India’s best aviation hub by the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019?

Ans: Indira Gandhi International Airport

  1. Who has been conferred with 2019 Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award (PBSA)?

Ans: Rajendra Joshi

April 2019

  1. Which Indian artist has been chosen as the Glenfiddich’s Emerging Artist of the Year 2019?

Ans: Raju Baraiya

  1. Which Indian psychiatrist has won the 2019 John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global Health Award?

Ans: Vikram Patel

  1. Which Indian personality has been conferred the UAE’s highest civilian honour ‘Zayed Medal’?

Ans: Narendra Modi

  1. Which Indian personality has been conferred an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by The University of Law, London?

Ans: Shah Rukh Khan

  1. Which of the following Indian companies has won the ‘Global Slag Company of the Year’ award?

Ans: Tata steel

  1. Which of the following cities has become the world’s first city to implement 24×7 pollution charge zone?

Ans: London

  1. Which Indian education technology startup has won the $25,000 Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019?

Ans: Dost Education

  1. Which India’s flagship programme has won the 2019 Public Water Agency of the Year at the Global Water Summit (GWS)?

Ans: Namami Gange

  1. Who has been selected for the 2018 Saraswati Samman?

Ans: Siva Reddy

  1. Which Indian personality has been chosen for Russia’s highest civilian award “Order of St Andrew the Apostle”?

Ans: Narendra Modi

  1. Which of the following countries will be the Guest of Honour country at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF 2019)?

Ans: India

  1. Which Indian city has been ranked first on the WHO’s list of 15 most polluted cities?

Ans: Kanpur

  1. Sabooj Sathi project of which Indian state has got the UN-backed WSIS Prize 2019?

Ans: West Bengal

  1. Which Indian personality has been honored with the Freedom of the City of London?

Ans: Alice G. Vaidyan

  1. Which Indian sportsperson is the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019?

Ans: Deepa Malik

  1. Who has been conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award-2019 at the 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave?

Ans: A K Singh

  1. Who of the following has been chosen for 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize?

Ans: Kyaw Soe Oo

  1. Who has been honoured with the 2019 Pulitzer Prizein fiction category?

Ans: Richard Powers

  1. What is the India’s rank in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index (WPFI)?

Ans: 140th

  1. Who won the 2019 presidency election of Ukraine?

Ans: Volodymyr Zelensky

  1. Which Indian movie has won the best cinematography at 2019 Beijing International Film Festival (BIFF)?

Ans: Bhayanakam

  1. Which country has been nominated as the “Guest of Honour” country at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF)?

Ans: India

  1. Who has been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization?

Ans: Benny Antony

  1. Cyril Almeida, who won the 2019 IPI World Press Freedom Hero award, is from which country?

Ans: Pakistan

  1. Who has won the 2019 Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize?

Ans: Rana Dasgupta

  1. Puranik Yogendra, who has become the first ethnic Indian to contest and win an election in Japan, is from which of the following Indian cities?

Ans: Pune

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