Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 300 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till May 30, 2020.

1. Which famous actor won the ‘Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama’ award in the Golden Globe awards 2020?

[A] George MacKay
[B] Dean-Charles Chapman
[C] Joaquin Phoenix
[D] Brad Pitt

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2. T.N. Chaturvedi, who passed away recently was the Governor of which state?

[A] Kerala
[B] Karnataka
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Maharashtra

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3. The Union External Affairs Minister recently launched a book titled ‘PAX SINICA: Implications for the Indian Dawn’. Who is the author of the book?

[A] Samir Saran
[B] Samrat Upadhyay
[C] Sharad Rathore
[D] Sumit Agarwal

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4. Who has been recently chosen for “Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu National Award for Excellence”?

[A] K Sivan
[B] MS Swaminathan
[C] Azim H Premji
[D] Dutee Chand

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5. Kaifi Azmi, whose 101st birth anniversary was recently observed, was a famous personality in which field?

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

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6. Who is the author of the book, ‘The Winning Sixer’, which was released recently?

[A] Anil Kumble
[B] Rahul David
[C] W.V.Raman
[D] Krishnamachari Srikkanth

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7. Name the female actor who won the ‘Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a motion picture’ award in the Screen Actors Guild Awards?

[A] Renée Zellweger
[B] Jennifer Aniston
[C] Olivia Colman
[D] Elisabeth Moss

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8. 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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9. Retired IAS Officer Yudvir Singh Malik has been recently appointed as the Chairman and Managing director (CMD) of which crisis-hit firm?

[A] IL&FS
[B] DHFL
[C] Unitech
[D] Altico Capital

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10. Which Indian-American has been appointed as the new Chairman of the tech company- International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)?

[A] Arvind Krishna
[B] Abidali Neemuchwala
[C] Sundar Pichai
[D] Shantanu Narayen

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