Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 540 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till October 20, 2020.

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

[A] Awkwafina
[B] Laura Dern
[C] Renee Zellweger
[D] Angelina Jolie

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2. 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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3. 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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4. Man Mohan Sood, who passed away recently, belonged to which field?

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

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5. Which legendary Indian sportsperson was awarded with the prestigious ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award recently?

[A] Sachin Tendulkar
[B] Dhanraj Pillai
[C] M C Mary Kom
[D] Abhinav Bindra

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6. Which famous writer was recently selected for the Mystic Kalinga Literary Award (Indian and Global Languages)?

[A] Manoj Das
[B] Pratibha Ray
[C] Surendra Mohanty
[D] Ramakanta Rath

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7. Which American astronaut has recently set the record for the longest stay in space by a woman?

[A] Jessica Meir
[B] Anne McClain
[C] Nicole Aunapu Mann
[D] Christina Koch

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8. Who is the author of “Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam”?

[A] Natwar Singh
[B] M J Akbar
[C] Inder Malhotra
[D] Fatima Zakaria

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9. The book- ‘A Child of Destiny’, which was recently released by the Indian Vice President, is an autobiography of which Indian educationist?

[A] K. Ramakrishna Rao
[B] Girishwar Misra
[C] Amit Abraham
[D] Devendra Singh

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10. 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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