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Explore popular questions from Awards & Honours for IBPS. This collection covers Awards & Honours previous year IBPS questions hand picked by experienced teachers.

Q 1.

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Dr Sonam Wangchuk who won Rolex Global Enterprise Award belongs to which state?

A

Meghalaya

B

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir

D

Arunachal Pradesh

E

None of these

Explanation

Dr Sonam Wangchuk, a famous Educationist and Social Scientist from Secmol (Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir) has been awarded the 40th Rolex Global Enterprise Award at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on November 17, 2016.

Q 2.

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The best Album of the year award has been won by at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on February 12,

25 - Adele

B

Lemonade - Beyonce

C

A Sailor's Guide to Earth - Sturgill Simpson

D

Purpose - Justin Bieber

E

None of these

Explanation

Album Of The Year has been won by 25, Adele. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017 at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.

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Name the female singer and scriptwriter who has won the most number of awards at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards?

A

Kate Bush

B

Leona Lewis

C

Lilly Alen

Adele

E

None of these

Explanation

British singer and songwriter Adele won the highest number of awards by winning in 5 categories including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.

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Which movie has won the Best Film award at the 2017 BAFTA awards?

La La Land

B

Fences

C

Lion

D

Manchester by the Sea

E

None of these

Explanation

The Movie La La Land won the most awards at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) event on February 12. 2017 by winning total five honours including Best Film. Best Director- Damien Chazelle. Best Cinematography- Linus Sandgren. Best Original Music-Justin Hurwitz and Best Actress in a Leading Role- Emma Stone.

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Who has been honoured with the Candidate Master (CM) title by the World Chess Federation body, FIDE on February 14, 2017?

A

Paul Motwani

B

Harshad S

Kush Bhagat

D

Sathish Chandra

E

None of these

Explanation

Mumbai based Kush Bhagat has been awarded the Candidate Master (CM) title by the World Chess Federation body. FIDE on February 14. 2017 for his outstanding performance in Western Asian Youth Chess championship 2016 at UAE. He won 3 gold medals at the first ever Western Youth Chess Championship 2016 at Dubai in UAE. Grammy.

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Who has been honoured with the 'Sportsman of the Year' award at the 2017 Laureus World Awards on February 14, 2017?

A

Tyson Gay

B

Asafa Powell

C

Maurice Greene

Usain Bolt

E

None of these

Explanation

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the 'Sportsman of the Year' award at the Laureus World Awards or the 'Oscar of Sports' held in Monaco on February 14. 2017. Bolt received the award from legendary Michael Johnson. This is the fourth time that the world's greatest sprinter has won the honour.

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Which health institution has won the Kayakalp Award under the central government hospitals category on February 15, 2017 for maintaining high standards of sanitation and hygiene?

All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

B

Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong

C

National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, Delhi

D

North Eastern Indira Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh

E

None of these

Explanation

India's premier health institute the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AHMS). New Delhi has been awarded the first prize of the Government's Kayakalp Award under the Central Government Hospitals category on February 15.2017 in New Delhi for maintaining high standards of sanitation and hygiene.

Q 8.

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Which company has been placed at the top position in the list of 2017 World's Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE?

A

Amazon.com

Apple

C

Flipkart

D

Berkshire Hathaway

E

None of these

Explanation

Apple has been awarded the number one spot on Fortune's annual list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." The 2017 list marks Apple's tenth consecutive win as the most admired company in the world collecting data from 3.800 executives, analysts, directors, and industry experts.

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Which bank has won the 2017 National MSME Excellence Award on February 10, 2017?

A

Canara Bank

B

HDFC Bank

Corporation Bank

D

ICICI Bank

E

None of these

Explanation

Corporation Bank was awarded the 2017 National MSME Excellence Award on February 10. 2017. The award is instituted by the Federation of Industry. Trade and Services (FITS).

Q 10.

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Which renowned Hindi scholar has been named for the 2016 Vyas Samman?

A

Vishwanath Tripathi

B

Kamal Kishore Goyenka

Surendra Verma

D

Sunita Jain

E

None of these

Explanation

Renowned Hindi litterateur and playwright Surendra Verma has been selected for 2016 Vyas Samman for his novel Kaatna Shami Ka Vriksha Padma Pankhuri Ki Dhar Se published in the year 2010. Mr Verma would be presented a cash prize of Rs. 3.50 lakh a citation and a logo for the prestigious award.

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Who has been conferred with the 2017 Legendary Award by the Brand Laureate?

A

Marck Zuckerburg

B

Ratan Tata

C

Shah Rukh Khan

Lata Mangeshkar

E

None of these

Explanation

Melody Queen Lata Mahashkar has been conferred with the 2017 Legendary Award by the Brand Laureate for singing scores of memorable hits and soulful melodies in Hindi film music. The Brand Laureate Awards recognize world-class achievement in branding amongst individuals and companies.

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Which Indian cricketer has been inducted into the Legends Club 'Hall of Fame' on January 17, 2017?

A

Mohammad Azharuddin

B

Sachin Tendulkar

Kapil Dev

D

Ravi Shastri

E

None of these

Explanation

Cricket icon Kapil Dev has been inducted into Legends Club 'Hall of Fame' at the Cricket Club of India on January 17. 2017. Former Indian player and Legends Club president Madhav Apte presented Kapil with a citation.

Q 13.

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Which among the following personalities got the India's highest civilian awards 2016 ?

Madan Mohan Malaviya

B

Manmohan Singh

C

Deendayal Upadhyaya

D

L.K. Advani

E

None of these

Q 14.

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Manoj Kumar Panday who was the recipient of Param Vir Chakra 2016 belongs to which of the following military regiment or rifles?

A

Rajputana Rifles

1/11 Gorkha Rifles

C

18 Grenadiers

D

13 JAK Rifles

E

None of these

Q 15.

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Who among the following personality awarded the Dronacharya award 2016?

A

P. Gopichand

B

Jitu Rai

Mahavir Singh Phogat

D

Ravi Shastri

E

None of these

Q 16.

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Name the recipient of Bharat Ratna 2015 who was also awarded the “Best Parliamentarian” in 1994?

A

Madan Mohan Malaviya

B

Manmohan Singh

C

Deendayal Upadhyaya

Atal Bihari Vajpayee

E

None of these

Q 17.

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Which of the following the Padam Vibhushan 2016 recipient who is renowned Indian classical singer of the Seniya and Banaras gharanas?

A

V. K. Aatre

Girija Devi

C

Avinash Dixit

D

Jagmohan

E

None of these

Q 18.

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In which field Sundar Menon given Padam Shri 2016 award ?

A

Public Affair

Social Work

C

Medicine

D

Arts

E

None of these

Q 19.

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Shri Shiva Thapa who was Arjun award recipient of 2016 belongs to which game?

A

Football

B

Cricket

C

Athletics

Boxing

E

None of these

Q 20.

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What is the field of contribution of Dipa karmakar who was the recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2016?

A

Badminton

Gymnastics

C

Shooting

D

Wrestling

E

None of these

Q 21.

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Who among the following sports person from Para-Athletics given Arjuna award 2016?

A

Ms. Vinesh

B

Shri Amit Kumar

C

Shri Sandeep Singh Mann

Shri Virender Singh

E

None of these

Q 22.

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Find out the recipeint of Dhyan Chand Award 2016?

A

Ms. Satti Geetha

B

Shri Sylvanus Dung Dung

C

Shri Raghunath V.R.

Both A & B

E

None of these

Q 23.

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Dr Sonam Wangchuk who won Rolex Global Enterprise Award belongs to which state?

A

Meghalaya

B

Himachal Pradesh

Jammu & Kashmir

D

Arunachal Pradesh

E

None of these

Explanation

Dr Sonam Wangchuk, a famous Educationist and Social Scientist from Secmol (Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir) has been awarded the 40th Rolex Global Enterprise Award at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on November 17, 2016.

Q 24.

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The best Album of the year award has been won by at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on February 12,

25 - Adele

B

Lemonade - Beyonce

C

A Sailor's Guide to Earth - Sturgill Simpson

D

Purpose - Justin Bieber

E

None of these

Explanation

Album Of The Year has been won by 25, Adele. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017 at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.

Q 25.

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Name the female singer and scriptwriter who has won the most number of awards at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards?

A

Kate Bush

B

Leona Lewis

C

Lilly Alen

Adele

E

None of these

Explanation

British singer and songwriter Adele won the highest number of awards by winning in 5 categories including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.