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Question 1 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which dancer was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017 under the category 'Kathak', on 6thFebruary 2019?
A
Deepika Reddy
B
L.N. Oinam Ongbi Dhoni Devi
C
Rama Vaidyanathan
D
Shobha Koser
Question 1 Explanation: 
Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards for 2017 was presented by President Ram Nath Kovind to 42 artists in a ceremony held in New Delhi. Shobha Koser was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards 2017 under the category 'Kathak'.






Question 2 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which country received the Award of Excellence for 'Best in Show' at the New York Times Travel Show 2019?
A
Italy
B
India
C
Germany
D
Turkey
Question 2 Explanation: 
India received the Award of Excellence for 'Best in Show' at the New York Times Travel Show 2019, the largest travel show in North America. India was honoured during the Closing Bell Ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India participated as the 'Presenting Partner' in the New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS 2019) organised at Jacob K Javits Centre, New York with a view to scale up its tourism promotional efforts in the US, enhance India's visibility and to increase its share of US Outbound travel market.
Question 3 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
How many Indian personalities are named in the list of Fortune's 40 Young Influential People?
A
2
B
7
C
5
D
4
Question 3 Explanation: 
Four persons of India-origin, including three women, have been named by Fortune among 40 of the most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40. Instagram Cofounder and CEO Kevin Systrom and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, both 34, are tied for first place on the Fortune '40 Under 40' list. The 4 people from India-Origin is; 1. Dhivya Suryadevara (4th), CFO of General Motors; 2. Anjali Sud (14th), CEO of Vimeo; 3. Baiju Bhatt (24th), Cofounder and Co-CEO of Robinhood; 4. Anu Duggal (32nd), founding partner of Female Founders Fund.






Question 4 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who is the winner under the Miniratna Category by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)?
A
Mecon
B
NSIC
C
CBFC
D
NFDC
Question 4 Explanation: 
National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) was announced as the winner under the Miniratna Category by Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in its campaign to felicitate CPSEs in recognition for their work in promoting SC/ST entrepreneurs. NFDC has funded over 300 films in various Indian languages which have been widely acclaimed and have won many national and international awards.
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Who was awarded the Lifetime achievement award on the 114th Rotary Day celebration of Vijayawada?
A
Nori Dattatreyudu
B
Gopichand
C
Balamuralikrishna
D
Balagangadhara Rao
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Rotary Club of Vijayawada is going to present a 'Lifetime achievement award' Nori Dattatreyudu as part of its 114th Rotary Day celebration. He is a world-renowned radiation oncologist and Padma award winner. Dr. Dattatreyudu is currently professor and executive vice-chairman of the The New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medicine Radiation Oncology Department in New York. Born in Krishna district the oncologist did his schooling in Machilipatnam, under-graduation in Kurnool Medical College and postgraduation in Osmania Medical College. The award will be presented to him at a function held in Vijayawada.






Question 6 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who won 2018 'IAAF Female Athletes of the Year' award?
A
Caterine Ibarguen
B
Dina Asher-Smith
C
Beatrice Chepkoech
D
Shaunae Miller-Uibo
Question 6 Explanation: 
World marathon record holder Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya and 2018 triple and long jump Diamond League champion Caterine Ibarguen of Colombia are the 2018 IAAF Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Both are first-time winners of the award. Kipchoge is just the second Kenyan ever to win the award after David Rudisha in 2010.
Question 7 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Name the company which conferred the Non-Life Insurer of the Year Award 2019.
A
Tata AIG General Insurance
B
Royal Sundaram General Insurance
C
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
D
Bharti AXA General Insurance
Question 7 Explanation: 
ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India), which is one of the apex trade associations of India has conferred 'Non-Life Insurer of the Year Award 2019' to Bharti AXA General Insurance which is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and French insurance giant AXA. The award has been awarded for its contribution to the non-life insurance sector during the recently-held Insurance Leaders Meet 2019 and Excellence Awards in Kolkata. This award recognizes efficacy, excellence and contribution in the insurance industry annually.






Question 8 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
How many workers have been selected for PM Shram Awards 2017?
A
50
B
40
C
30
D
20
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Government of India has decided to confer the Prime Minister's Shram Awards for the year 2017 to be awarded to 40 workers. They are employed in the Departmental Undertakings & Public Sector Undertakings of the Central and State Governments and Private Sector Units. The awards are in recognition of their distinguished performances in the field of productivity.
Question 9 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who was conferred with the 2018 Nansen Refugee Award?
A
Aqeela Asifi
B
Zannah Mustapha
C
Dr. Evan Atar Adaha
D
Katrine Camiller
Question 9 Explanation: 
UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) conferred 2018 Nansen Refugee Award to Dr. Evan Atar Adaha in Geneva, Switzerland. Dr. Evan Atar Adaha is a surgeon from South Sudan. He was awarded for his 20-year medical service to refugees of Sudan and South Sudan. He was presented the award by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.






Question 10 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
The 3rd Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2018 was organised by;
A
NITI Aayog
B
UPSC
C
Ministry of External Affairs
D
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Question 10 Explanation: 
The NITI Aayog organised the 3rd Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2018 and launched the upgraded portal of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP). The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu presided over as the chief guest of the event where he launched the WEP Portal 2.0 and conferred WTI Awards 2018. The Women Transforming India Awards were instituted to recognise and celebrate stories of exemplary women from across India. This year's theme is "Women and Entrepreneurship"and fifteen winners have been chosen through an extensive six-month-long process to identify fascinating and inspiring stories of women entrepreneurs.
Question 11 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which of the following short film won the best short documentary award at Asia South East Short Film Festival?
A
Sprout
B
Suddenly Last Summer
C
Night Fishing
D
Finding Beauty in Garbage
Question 11 Explanation: 
The short film Finding Beauty in Garbage won the best short documentary award at Asia South East Short Film Festival recently held at Phnom Penh in Cambodia. The short documentary is based on issues surrounding mountains of garbage in Dibrugarh town of Assam. The film has also been selected for a screening at the Short and Sweet Film Festival to be held in Utah, U.S.






Question 12 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who was conferred with the Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti Award on the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti, in Bengaluru?
A
HD Deve Gowda
B
Jeyamohan
C
Charu Nivedita
D
Rahul Srivatsava
Question 12 Explanation: 
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will be conferred with the Maharshi Valmiki Jayanti Award on the occasion of Valmiki Jayanti, in Vidhana Soudha, Bengaluru, Karnataka. HD Deve Gowda is awarded for his contribution to the welfare of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes communities. The award will be given by Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy. HD Deve Gowda will not be available to receive the award as he will be travelling to London.
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8th Battalion of National Disaster Response Force has been selected for the Award "Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar". It was located in;
A
Lucknow
B
Ghaziabad
C
Patna
D
Aurangabad
Question 13 Explanation: 
The government has instituted an annual award titled Subhash Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar. It will be announced every year on 23rd January, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The Award carries a certificate and a cash prize of 51 lakh rupees. This year, 8th Battalion of National Disaster Response Force located at Ghaziabad has been selected for the Award for its commendable work in disaster management. The award has been instituted to acknowledge the contribution and selfless service of organizations and individuals to humanity in the aftermath of any disaster.






Question 14 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize recently?
A
Malala Yousafzai and Edward Snowden
B
Kim Jong-Un & Moon Jae-In
C
Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad
D
John McCain and Emmanuel Macron
Question 14 Explanation: 
The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict". Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending the victims. Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others.
Question 15 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Kerala Tourism won how many awards of PATA for its innovative marketing campaigns?
A
5
B
4
C
3
D
2
Question 15 Explanation: 
Kerala Tourism has won two prestigious gold awards of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for its innovative marketing campaigns. The awards were presented at a glittering function in Langkawi, Malaysia during PATA Travel Mart 2018. Sudeshna Ramkumar, Assistant Director, India Tourism, Singapore received the award on behalf of Kerala tourism. Kerala Tourism got the first gold for its 'Yalla Kerala' travel advertisement print media campaign in the Gulf countries. The second gold award came for an innovative poster Kerala Tourism had developed for the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), the biggest contemporary art show in South Asia.






Question 16 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which among the following won the 2018 ISSA Good Practice Award?
A
UPSC
B
SSC
C
EPFO
D
ESIC
Question 16 Explanation: 
The Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has won the 'ISSA Good Practice Award' for Administrative Solution for Coverage Extension at the "Regional Social Security Forum for Asia and the Pacific"held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The award recognizes the measures taken by ESIC for extension of coverage-SPREE (Scheme for Promoting Registration of Employers and Employees), reduced rate of contribution rates for 24 months in newly implemented areas and raising the wage limit for coverage under the ESI Act, etc.
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Which 2 cities are declared as the 'Best Heritage City' at the National Tourism Awards for 2016-17?
A
New Delhi & Ahmedabad
B
New Delhi & Udaipur
C
Agra & Kolkata
D
Ahmedabad & Mandu
Question 17 Explanation: 
The National Tourism Awards for 2016-17 were presented by Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons in New Delhi as India celebrated the 2018 World Tourism Day (WTD). Ahmedabad and Mandu were jointly declared as the 'Best Heritage City', while Qutub Minar bagged the top award in the differently-abled friendly monument category. In it, Gujarat won three major National Tourism Awards for the Best Civic Management (at Saputara Hill Station), Best Heritage City and the Best Airport-Ahmedabad. The awards were given in various segments of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. Andhra Pradesh bagged the first prize in state category for comprehensive development of tourism and Rajasthan Tourism bagged the national award for most innovative use of Information Technology, social media and websites. Ahmedabad had been declared India's first World Heritage City by UNESCO in 2017.






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Sahitya Akademi award winner Prabhanjan passed away recently. He belongs to which state?
A
Kerala
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Andra Pradesh
D
Karnataka
Question 18 Explanation: 
Noted Tamil writer and Sahitya Akademi award winner Prabhanjan died due to Cancer at the age of 83.Prabhanjan started his career as a Tamil Teacher and got Sahitya Akademi Award for his historic novel "Vaanam Vasapadum"in 1995.
Question 19 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Name of the professor who bagged INSA's Teachers Award.
A
Anindya Sinha
B
Kaushik Basu
C
Arvind Panagariya
D
Ashis Mukherjee
Question 19 Explanation: 
Indian National Science Academy (INSA) selected Tezpur University professor Ashis Mukherjee for the prestigious "Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Teachers Award (2018)". He was selected for his consistent and high-level of teaching, and inspiration and mentoring students to take up careers in Science and Technology. He will be conferred the award at the Anniversary General Meeting of the Academy in December 2018. He has also received Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in Biotechnology from Calcutta University and the Visitor's (President of India is the visitor of all central universities of India) Award for Research in Basic and Applied Sciences-2018 from the President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.






Question 20 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who presented the Innovation in Governance Award 2019 of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Summit on Innovation and Governance in New Delhi?
A
Ram Nath Kovind
B
Venkaiah Naidu
C
Pranab Mukherjee
D
Narendra Modi
Question 20 Explanation: 
Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu presented Kalam Innovation in Governance Award 2019, at the third edition of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Summit on Innovation and Governance held in New Delhi. On this occasion, he also started 75 new Kalam Digital Libraries spread across the country, which will be serving as centers for no-cost digital based learning in schools. Vice president urged the young generation to research and come up with new ideas and innovations and contribute to the Indian growth story.
Question 21 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Name the company which conferred the Non-Life Insurer of the Year Award 2019.
A
Tata AIG General Insurance
B
Royal Sundaram General Insurance
C
Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
D
Bharti AXA General Insurance
Question 21 Explanation: 
ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India), which is one of the apex trade associations of India has conferred 'Non-Life Insurer of the Year Award 2019' to Bharti AXA General Insurance which is a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and French insurance giant AXA. The award has been awarded for its contribution to the non-life insurance sector during the recently-held Insurance Leaders Meet 2019 and Excellence Awards in Kolkata. This award recognizes efficacy, excellence and contribution in the insurance industry annually.






Question 22 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who has been honoured with Jnanpith Award for 2018?
A
Rohinton Mistry
B
Vikram Seth
C
Amitav Ghosh
D
Anita Desai
Question 22 Explanation: 
Noted English author Amitav Ghosh has been honoured with Jnanpith Award for 2018, an award for outstanding contribution to literature. The decision was taken in a meeting of Jnanpith Selection Board chaired by eminent novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray. Ghosh, one of the most prominent contemporary Indian writers, is known for a series of novels such as "Shadow Lines", "The Glass Palace", "The Hungry Tide", and Ibis Trilogy - "Sea of Poppies", and "River of Smoke". He has become the first English author to be honoured with the award.
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Which state government announces Shaurya Award for Students?
A
Maharashtra
B
Kerala
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Haryana
Question 23 Explanation: 
Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar announced "Shaurya Award"to students in the name of 71 state police force martyrs who laid down their lives while maintaining law and order and protecting society since the formation of the state in 1966. Prize money of Rs. 11, 000 will be given to students for courageous deeds every year in a village block where the school is located under this award. The announcement was made by Manohar Lal Khattar at the first state-level function at National Police Memorial in New Delhi.






Question 24 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Which Indian Short film won 2019 Oscar Award in the category 'Best Short Documentary'?
A
Jai Mata Di
B
Period. End of Sentence.
C
Half Ticket 2
D
Juice
Question 24 Explanation: 
India-based 'Period. End of Sentence.' has won the Oscar 2019 for Best Documentary Short Subject at the 91st Academy Awards.
Question 25 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who won the first ever women's Ballon d'Or award?
A
Pernille Harder
B
Lucy Bronze
C
Ada Hegerberg
D
Fran Kirby
Question 25 Explanation: 
Olympique Lyonnais striker Ada Hegerberg became the first woman to be awarded a Ballon d'Or at a grand ceremony in Paris. The 23-year-old was announced the first ever winner of the Women's Ballon d'Or by former France international player David Ginola before she gave an inspiring speech encouraging more girls to play football. She has won four league and three Champions League titles with Lyon.






Question 26 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Guru Nanak Dev University has conferred with which of the following trophy?
A
Emmy Award
B
Golden Globes
C
Four Column Trophy
D
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy
Question 26 Explanation: 
Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar, has won the prestigious Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for 2017-18. The MAKA Trophy, first given in 1956-57, is awarded annually to the university with the best all-round performance. The winner gets a replica of the trophy, a certificate and a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh, which is to be utilised for sports activities. GNDU has claimed the trophy for the 22nd time.
Question 27 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Azim Premji has won Forbes India Leadership Awards 2018. He was the chairman of;
A
Wipro
B
Infosys
C
TCS
D
Accenture
Question 27 Explanation: 
Azim Premji, chairman of Wipro, has won Forbes India Leadership Awards 2018, Lifetime Achievement. Wipro is India's fourth-biggest software services company by revenue and Ajim Premji is the second richest Indian. The Forbes India Leadership Awards, India's most prestigious honour for the top executives, was held in Mumbai. Forbes India honoured entrepreneurs and company bosses across nine categories, with an emphasis on excellence, innovation, and transformational leadership.






Question 28 ->Click on any option to know the correct answers (सही उत्तर जानने के लिए किसी भी Choice पर क्लिक करें)
Who has been conferred with the prestigious UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) award?
A
Navdeep Rinwa
B
Lav Agarwal
C
Manoj Jhalani
D
Sanjeeva Kumar
Question 28 Explanation: 
Manoj Jhalani, Additional Secretary & Mission Director (NHM), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has been conferred with the prestigious UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) award. He was awarded for his outstanding contribution towards prevention and control of non-communicable diseases and related Sustainable Development Goals. The ceremony will take place on 27th Sept in New York.
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