Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 506 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till September 26, 2020.

1. Who will launch the “Earthshot Prize” to motivate new solution to tackle climate crisis?

[A] Duke of Cambridge
[B] Queen Elizabeth II
[C] Duke of Sussex
[D] Prince of Wales

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2. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Asha and the Spirit Bird’, which recently won the UK children’s book award?

[A] Madhuri Vijay
[B] Jasbinder Bilan
[C] Meghna Pant
[D] Ira Trivedi

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3. Sunanda Patnaik, who passed away recently, was a veteran personality in which field?

[A] Music
[B] Politics
[C] Literature
[D] Sports

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4. What is the name of the national award, that is given to a person for meritorious act of human nature in saving the life of a person?

[A] Jeevan Raksha Padak
[B] Raksha Puraskar
[C] Jeevan Shakti Padak
[D] Bharat Jeevan Padak

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5. Who is the 18-year-old artist, who won four prizes at the Grammy awards 2020?

[A] Billie Eilish
[B] Ariana Grande
[C] Lana Del Rey
[D] Bon Iver

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6. The birth anniversary of which Indian freedom fighter was celebrated on January 28, who was also called as ‘Punjab Kesari’?

[A] Lala Lajpat Rai
[B] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[C] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[D] Bipin Chandra Pal

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7. Wendell Rodricks, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?

[A] Cinema
[B] Fashion Designing
[C] Politics
[D] Business

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8. The late External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was born in which city, where she was elected as MLA twice?

[A] Ambala Cantt, Haryana
[B] Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
[C] Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat
[D] Ludhiana, Punjab

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9. Shiv Chhatrapati Award of the Maharashtra government honours the personalities belonging to which field?

[A] Literature
[B] Sports
[C] Politics
[D] Women empowerment

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10. Who is the first Indian-American to become the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit?

[A] Sri Srinivasan
[B] Kurian Joseph
[C] A K Mishra
[D] K G BalaKrishnan

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