Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 798 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till May 9, 2021.

11. Javier Perez, who recently passed away, was the former chief of which organisation?

[A] United Nations
[B] World Bank
[C] Food and Agricultural Organisation
[D] International Labour Organisation

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12. ‘Days of Glory’ and ‘Mourning en masse’ are the famous paintings of which Indian artist, who recently passed away?

[A] Nemai Ghosh
[B] Nagorav Vitthalrao Deshpande
[C] Satish Gujral
[D] Jayram Kulkarni

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13. Name the renowned architect also known as the father of modern Iraqi architecture, who passed away due to coronavirus infection?

[A] Rifat Chadirji
[B] Juan Cotino
[C] Eliyahu Bakshi-Doron
[D] Tarvaris Jackson

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14. Abdelouahab Aissaoui, who won the prestigious ‘International Prize for Arabic Fiction’, belongs to which country?

[A] Egypt
[B] Sudan
[C] Algeria
[D] Iraq

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15. Who is the author of the book titled “Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear Disaster”, which won William E. Colby Award?

[A] Sarah M. Broom
[B] Adam Higginbotham
[C] Ravish Kumar
[D] Marlon James

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16. What is the name of the eminent Kolkata-based theatre personality and Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee, who recently passed away?

[A] Rudratej Singh
[B] Usha Ganguly
[C] Ratnakar Chaini
[D] Virender Lal Chopra

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17. Veteran Indian personality Chuni Goswami, who recently passed away, was associated with which sports?

[A] Cricket
[B] Football
[C] Hockey
[D] Tennis

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18. Robert Baptiste, who was seen in news recently, is associated with which field?

[A] Epidemiology
[B] Virology
[C] Cyber-security Research
[D] Architecture

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19. Shyamala G Bhave, who recently passed away, was associated with which field?

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

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20. Jitendra Nath Pande, who recently passed away, was associated with which field?

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

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