Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 356 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till July 7, 2020.

1. Who was recently reappointed as the Chairman of Railway Board?

[A] Vinod Kumar Yadav
[B] Rajesh Agrawal
[C] Purnendu Sekhar Mishra
[D] Vishwesh Chaube

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2. Who was recently re-appointed as the Deputy Election Commissioner of India for the term of one year?

[A] Umesh Sinha
[B] Navin Chawla
[C] Sunil Arora
[D] N.Gopalaswami

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3. Eminent filmmaker and director Manmohan Mohapatra, who recently passed away, was from which state?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Karnataka
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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4. The highest civilian award in the field of contribution to the unity and integrity of India is named after which Indian leader?

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Jawaharlal Nehru
[C] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[D] Lal Bahadur Shastri

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5. Who was recently conferred with the prestigious ICSI Lifetime Achievement Award for 2020 by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India?

[A] Indu Jain
[B] Adi Godrej
[C] Uday Kotak
[D] Narayana Murthy

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6. 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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7. How many personalities were selected for the ‘Padma Bhushan’ award, on the republic day 2020?

[A] 14
[B] 15
[C] 16
[D] 17

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8. The tableau of which state has won the Best Tableaux awards for Republic Day Parade, 2020?

[A] Odisha
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Gujarat
[D] Assam

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9. What was Tushar Kanjilal, the famous personality who passed away recently in Kolkata?

[A] Sportsperson
[B] Social worker
[C] Politician
[D] Musician

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10. What is the name of the Maharashtra-based social activist and founder of ‘Nari Samata Manch’ centre for gender equality, who passed away recently?

[A] Vidya Bal
[B] Jharna Dhara
[C] Nazar Nandi
[D] Abdul Jabbar

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