AWARDS
A)
Azim Premji
B)
Ashok Soota
C)
Shiv Nadar
D)
N.R. Narayana Murthy

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ashok Soota

Note :

Ashok Soota, founder and Executive Chairman of Happiest Minds Technologies, has been conferred with CII Quality Ratna Award 2021.
 
The Annual CII Quality Ratna Award constituted in the year 2019 is in recognition of outstanding leadership, contribution, and distinguished service to the Quality Movement in India, the tech firm said in a release.
 
The CII Awards Committee unanimously concurred to bestow the 2021 Award to Mr. Soota considering his significant contribution to building the competitiveness of the Indian industry through quality Initiatives, it further said..

Source : The Hindu

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A)
IG Drones
B)
Skylark Drones
C)
Equinox's Drones
D)
Asteria Aerospace Limited

Correct Answer : Option (A) - IG Drones

Note :

The Delhi-based leading Drone enterprise platform company "IG Drones" has been felicitated with the “Best Drone Organization – Start-up Category” by Airwards. IG Drones has been selected for the award for its approach of helping local communities and giving access to technology to various stakeholders during natural disasters and calamities.
 
Airwards is The first panoptic global awards programme of its kind dedicated to identifying, recognising and championing the breadth of positive drone use cases from around the world which are innovative, safe and having a real-world impact.
 
Over 120 global submissions were judged by 38 drone experts and business leaders to award this year’s 18 Airwards main category winners. Announced during the second-ever Airwards Winners’ Week (23-31 May 2022), the winners have been recognised by Airwards as the pinnacle in innovative, responsible, and impactful projects made possible with drones.
 
From 2010 to 2019, there were 119 climate and weather events that cost $1 billion or more, causing an average of $80.2 billion in damage per year. The decade before that (2000–2009) saw only 59 billion-dollar events in India, at an average cost of $52 billion..

Source : Outlook India

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A)
Mahesh Bhupathi
B)
Somdev Devvarman
C)
Ramanathan Krishnan
D)
Vijay Amritraj

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vijay Amritraj

Note :

Indian tennis great "Vijay Amritraj" has been named the 2021 recipient of the Golden Achievement Award  by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and International Tennis Federation.
 
In recognition of his outstanding impact on tennis as a player, promoter, and humanitarian, Amritraj was honoured in London on Friday(24th June 2022).
 
“I’m humbled to receive this incredible award from the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the ITF for my life’s journey in a sport that I’ve loved all my life,” said Amritraj.
 
"This honour is really something I’m receiving on behalf of every Indian who has supported me over the years. I’ve had the privilege of representing India on the world’s stage in our sport. I hope this is inspiring for more players from India to come out and hit the international stage," he added.
 
"For five decades, Vijay Amritraj has competed valiantly, opened doors and spread goodwill through tennis. We are honoured to join the International Tennis Federation in recognizing his immense contributions around the world,” said Todd Martin, CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
 
“As a player, humanitarian, and ambassador, Vijay has put his passion for tennis and people into action to make a difference in growing the sport and helping those in need. He is a profoundly deserving recipient of the Golden Achievement Award.”.

Source : The Hindu

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A)
Assam
B)
Jharkhand
C)
Odisha
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Odisha

Note : Odisha government won the first prize in National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Award 2022 to States/UTs for outstanding contribution in the promotion and development of MSME Sector. Odisha's Kalahandi district also won the third prize in the category “National MSME Award 2022 to Aspirational districts for outstanding contribution in the promotion and Development of MSME Sector”..

Source : The Print

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A)
Linda Sue Park
B)
Ruth Ozeki
C)
Margo Lanagan
D)
Joan MacIntosh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ruth Ozeki

Note :

* American-Canadian writer, "Ruth Ozeki" has won the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction for her novel ‘The Book of Form and Emptiness”.

* This is her fourth novel, which depicts the story of a thirteen-year-old boy who, starts to hear the voices of objects to talk to his father, after the tragic death of his father.

* She was received £30,000 prize at a ceremony in London.

Other books : A Tale for the Time Being, plus the novels My Year of Meats and All Over Creation.

Source : Economic Times

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A)
Ratan Tata
B)
Mukesh Ambani
C)
Gautam Adani
D)
Anand Mahindra

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ratan Tata

Note :

Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari presented the Honorary Doctor of Literature on industrialist and philanthropist Ratan Tata at Raj Bhavan Mumbai.

R Tata has been conferred honorary D.Litt. by Maharashtra's second state cluster university, HSNC University, as a mark of appreciation toward his unparalleled contribution for society.

Mr Tata was the chairman of Tata Group, from 1990 to 2012 (interim chairman Oct 2016 -Feb 2017) and continues to head its charitable trusts...

Source : NDTV

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A)
French Film
B)
Dutch Film
C)
USA Film
D)
Japan Film

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Dutch Film

Note :

Dutch movie, “Turn Your Body to the Sun” has bagged the Golden Conch award at the 17th edition of the 2022 Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) for documentary, short fiction and animation films.

The award carries a golden conch, a certificate and cash prize of Rs 10 lakh.

This documentary was directed by Aliona Van der Horst.

Best Short-fiction :  ‘Saakshatkaaram’ (Malayalam) & ‘Brother Troll’

Best Animation Film :  ‘Prince in a Pastry Shop’ (Poland)

Source : India Times

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A)
Varun Dhawan
B)
Sunny Kaushal
C)
Vicky Kausha
D)
Salman Khan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Vicky Kausha

Note :

The International Indian Film Academy Awards, popularly known as IIFA, was held in Abu Dhabi during the first weekend of June. The IIFA Rocks event was held on June 3 and the Main Awards was held on June 4. It was a time of much revelry and entertainment as there were several scintillating performances from Sara Ali Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shahid Kapoor, Ananya Panday and Nora Fatehi.

Vicky Kaushal has won the best actor award for his movie Sardar Udham at the 22nd International Indian Film Academy Awards in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Other awards :

* Best Actor (Female) : Kriti Sanon (Mimi)
* Best Director: Vishnuvaradhan (Shershaah)
* Best Film: Shershaah
* Best Supporting Actor Female: Sai Tamhankar (Mimi)
* Best Supporting Actor Male: Pankaj Tripathi (Ludo)
* Best Playback Singer Female: Asees Kaur (Raataan Lambiyan, Shershaah)

Source : F T L

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A)
Shakira
B)
Beyoncé
C)
Angelina Jolie
D)
Jennifer Lopez

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Jennifer Lopez

Note :

* MTV announced that Jennifer Lopez would be awarded the Generation Award at their forthcoming MTV Movie & TV Awards.

* MTV Movie & TV Awards recognizes actors who have diversely contributed to both film and TV industry and are known in every household.

* Vanessa Hudgens will host the Generation Awards.

* Jennifer Lopez will receive the lifetime achievement award.

* Jennifer is all set to release her latest Netflix documentary named “Halftime”..

Source : Economic Times

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A)
Meghalaya
B)
Mizoram
C)
Jammu and Kashmir
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Meghalaya

Note : At the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2022, an initiative by the Meghalaya government Tuesday(31st May 2022) received the best project award in the category of “the role of governments in the promotion of ICTs for development". The initiative was named Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture.

Secretary General of ITU, Houlin Zhao presented the winner award to Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma in the World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) Forum Prizes 2022, held at GenevaSwitzerland. Post this there was voting to select the best 90 projects which were invited in GenevaSwitzerland for the final award.
 
Meghalaya contested with projects from Australia, China, Argentina and Tanzania. Meghalaya was declared as the best project in the category and MeghEA is the only project from India to win the Winner Award this year.

Source : F T L

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