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October 19, 2016

Awards 2016 : Expected Questions - Set 2

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 AWARDS 2016 QUIZ

  1. Name the Mangaluru headquartered bank, which has won the 'IBA Banking Technology Award’ in category of Best Risk and Fraud Management Initiative - Runner Up amongst Small Banks ?
    1. ICICI Bank
    2. Karnataka Bank
    3. SBI
    4. HDFC
    5. None of These
  2. Name the renowned Indologist Professor, who has won the prestigious Israel Prize for Religious Studies for his research into literature and culture of southern India ?
    1. David Shulman
    2. Ajit M Sharan
    3. Soumya Swaminathan
    4. Anoop Kumar Srivastava
    5. None of These
  3. Warren Richardson has won the World Press Photo Prize of 2015. He is from  ?
    1. Australia
    2. USA
    3. UK
    4. France
    5. Russia
  4. Indian diabetes specialist ___________ conferred with Vivian Fonseca Scholar Award 2016 ?
    1. Girish Sahni
    2. Vijay Shankar Madan
    3. Shashank S Shah
    4. Rajive Kumar
    5. None of These
  5. Actor ______ will be Honored as 'Lokmat Maharashtrian of The Year' award ?
    1. Shahrukh Khan
    2. Salman Khan
    3. Ranveer Singh
    4. Ranbir Kapoor
    5. None of These
  6. Captain Radhika Menon (India) became first woman in world to receive Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea from International Maritime Organisation (IMO). She was chosen by 116th session of IMO Council meeting held in _________ ?
    1. New York
    2. Jerusalem
    3. Beirut
    4. Washington
    5. London
  7. In national Sports Awards 2016, Dronacharya Award were given to - Nagapuri Ramesh (Athletics), Sagar Mal Dhayal (Boxing), Raj Kumar Sharma (Cricket), Bishweshwar Nandi (Gymnastics), S. Pradeep Kumar (Swimming) and Mahabir Singh (________). ?
    1. Wrestling
    2. Badminton
    3. Cyclng
    4. Swimming
    5. None of These
  8. ____________ from India won Miss Asia (Best in Asia Continent) at 2016 World Miss University pageant in Beijing (China) ?
    1. Navneet Kaur Dhillon
    2. Rewati Chetri
    3. Sobhita Dhulipala
    4. Zoya Afroz
    5. None of These
  9. 5 day long 22nd Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award Festival has named Jharana Das (Cinema) and Guru Kishore Kumar Mohanty (Odissi) for lifetime achievement award. This festival was held at ?
    1. Odisha
    2. Uttar Pradesh
    3. Madhya Pradesh
    4. Andhra Pradesh
    5. None of These
  10. India­born scientist _____________ has won 2016 Lemelson­MIT Prize. He is an associate professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT’s) Media Lab and is known for his co­invention of an ultra­fast imaging camera that can see around corners, low­cost eye­care solutions. It also enables users to read the first few pages of a book without opening the cover.
    1. Sekhar Basu
    2. Sudarshan Pattnaik
    3. G. Gurucharan
    4. Ramesh Raskar
    5. None of These
  11. Indian-American woman academic __________ inducted into Texas Women's Hall of Fame for making significant contribution for benefit of USA' second largest state - Texas ?
    1. Vinod Zutshi
    2. Bobby Jindal
    3. Renu Khator
    4. T. C. A. Anant
    5. None of These
  12. Mohun Bagan Footclub conferred its highest honour Mohun Bagan Ratna on noted Indian Footballer __________ ?
    1. Baichung Bhutia
    2. Syed Nayeemuddin
    3. Sunil Chhettri
    4. Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
    5. None of These
  13. ___________ became first Pakistani to receive prestigious ICC Test Championship mace. He has been honored for inspiring Pakistan to reach to top of ICC Test Team Rankings ?
    1. Mohammad Yousuf
    2. Younus Khan
    3. Shahid Afridi
    4. Misbah­ul­Haq
    5. None of These
  14. Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics Given to LIGO for momentous detection of gravitational waves. Expand LIGO ?
    1. Laser Interferometer Geostationary-Wave Observatory
    2. Laser Interferometer Global-Wave Observatory
    3. Laser Interferometer Geo-Wave Observatory
    4. Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory
    5. Laser Interferometer Green-Wave Observatory
  15. __________ Port Trust received Best Performance Award from Shipping Ministry, in efficiency parameters for year 2015­16 ?
    1. Mumbai
    2. Vizag
    3. New Mangalore
    4. Kolkata
    5. Paradip
  16. __________  Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has been chosen for K Veeramani Social Justice Award for his contribution for upliftment of weaker and marginalised sections ?
    1. Uttar Pradesh
    2. Bihar
    3. Madhya Pradesh
    4. Andhra Pradesh
    5. None of These
  17. Indian-American journalist __________ honored with Edgar A Poe award by USA along with her 3 colleagues from Inside Climate News ?
    1. Nandita Chartterjee
    2. Anita Agnihotri
    3. Soumya Swaminathan
    4. Neela Banerjee
    5. None of These
  18. Indian-origin researcher _________ has been recently selected for NASAs Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) programme for his concept Venus Interior Probe Using In-situ Power and Propulsion . Purpose of programme is to revolutionise future space missions to Mars and beyond ?
    1. Ratnakumar Bugga
    2. Vivek Murthy
    3. Bobby Jindal
    4. Geeta Menon
    5. None of These
  19. 88th Academy Awards (Oscars) - Picture - Spotlight, Actor - __________  (The Revenant). Actress - Brie Larson (Room). Supporting Actor - Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies), Supporting Actress - Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl). Director - Alejandro G. I±rritu (The Revenant) ?
    1. Alfonso Cuar³n
    2. Eddie Redmayne
    3. Jared Leto
    4. Matthew McConaughey
    5. Leonardo DiCaprio
  20. Two Indian (Anjali Tripathi and Tina R Shah) selected for White House Fellow programme that offers first hand experience of working at highest levels of __________. ?
    1. USA
    2. UK
    3. Russia
    4. Spain
    5. France
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