Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 767 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till April 11, 2021.

1. Who has recently been appointed as the fourth Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

[A] U K Sinha
[B] Ajay Tyagi
[C] Michael Patra
[D] Krishnamurthy Subramaniam

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2. The ‘National Highway Excellence Awards’, which was recently presented by the Union Road, Transport and Highway Minister, was instituted in which year?

[A] 2016
[B] 2017
[C] 2018
[D] 2019

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3. Who was recently appointed as the new Managing Director of the State Bank of India (SBI)?

[A] Challa Sreenivasulu Setty
[B] Rajnish Kumar
[C] Atanu Kumar Das
[D] Sanjiv Chadha

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4. 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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5. 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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6. Which Indian theatre artist is to be conferred the prestigious French honour, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters?

[A] Naseeruddin Shah
[B] Sanjana Kapoor
[C] Girish Karnad
[D] Lillette Dubey

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7. 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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8. Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, who recently submitted her resignation, was associated with which global organisation?

[A] World Bank
[B] International Monetary Fund
[C] United Nations
[D] Asian Development Bank

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9. Ahmer Khan, who has recently won the ‘Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize’, is associated with which field?

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

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10. Which is the only Indian company to feature in the Fortune’s ‘Top-20 Big Companies to Work For’ list in 2020?

[A] Infosys
[B] Tata Consultancy Services
[C] Zoho
[D] Zomato

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