Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 501 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till September 25, 2020.

11. Which Indian was recently appointed as the new Chairman (Global Board of Directors) of the US-India Business Council?

[A] Vijay Advani
[B] Nisha Desai Biswal
[C] Sajjan Jindal
[D] Rishad Premji

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12. Which Indian PSU is set to acquire the government’s entire stake in THDC India and North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd (NEEPCO)?

[A] NTPC Limited
[B] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
[C] Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
[D] NHPC Limited

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13. As of 2020, which Indian Finance Minister has presented the maximum number of Union Budgets?

[A] Pranab Mukherjee
[B] P Chidambaram
[C] Morarji Desai
[D] Yashwant Sinha

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14. BRAC, which was named as the top NGO of the world for the fifth consecutive year in a recent report, is based at which country?

[A] Bhutan
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Bahrain
[D] Belgium

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15. Lt Gen KJS Dhillon has been recently appointed as the Director-General of which organisation?

[A] Intelligence Bureau
[B] Defence Intelligence Agency
[C] Central Bureau of Investigation
[D] Research and Analysis Wing

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16. S.S.Deswal has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of which Indian para-military force?

[A] Central Reserve Police Force
[B] Central Industrial Security Force
[C] National Security Guard
[D] Border Security Force

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17. Which Bollywood celebrity has been appointed as the first ever brand ambassador of IDFC FIRST Bank?

[A] Ranveer Singh
[B] Amitabh Bachchan
[C] Shah Rukh Khan
[D] Salman Khan

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18. Imtiaz Khan, who passed away recently, was associated with which field?

[A] Sports
[B] Business
[C] Politics
[D] Cinema

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19. Satyarup Siddhanta, who was sometimes seen in news recently, is associated with which field?

[A] Space Research
[B] Mountaineering
[C] Sports
[D] Business

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20. A three-time Grammy-winning American singer recently passed away. What is the name of the singer?

[A] Kenny Rogers
[B] Iryna Bekeshkina
[C] Aileen Baviera
[D] Gianni Mura

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