Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 662 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till January 23, 2021.

1. Who has recently been appointed as the new Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)?

[A] Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar
[B] A.P. Maheshwari
[C] Vijay Kumar
[D] Arvind Kumar

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2. 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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3. The National Bravery Awards for children are presented by which ministry/ organisation annually?

[A] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[B] Ministry of Defence
[C] UNICEF
[D] Indian Council for Child Welfare

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4. Dalip Kaur Tiwana, who passed away recently, was a famous writer in which language?

[A] Hindi
[B] Urdu
[C] Punjabi
[D] Gujarati

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5. Which state bagged the award for ‘Best performance in Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana’, recently presented by the Union Minister of Women & Child Development?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Gujarat

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6. Which Indian celebrity is at the top spot in the latest brand valuation study by Duff & Phelps?

[A] Akshay Kumar
[B] Virat Kohli
[C] P V Sindhu
[D] Deepika Padukone

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7. Who was recently awarded the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy, by the Indian President?

[A] Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari
[B] Dr N.S. Dharmashaktu
[C] Dr. Manohar Agnani
[D] Dr Nipun Vinayak

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8. What is the profession of Christina Koch, who recently created a world record?

[A] Sportsperson
[B] Astronaut
[C] Writer
[D] Musician

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9. Rajiv Bansal has been appointed as chairman and managing director of which Indian airline?

[A] IndiGo
[B] Air India
[C] Spice Jet
[D] Vistara

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10. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, who made his first visit to India, is the President of which European country?

[A] France
[B] Germany
[C] Portugal
[D] Italy

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