Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 541 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till October 22, 2020.

21. ‘Women Transforming India Awards (WTI)’ is instituted by which organisation?

[A] Women Economic Forum
[B] NITI Aayog
[C] Ministry of Women and Child Development
[D] Federation of Indian Women Entrepreneurs

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22. 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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23. Google has appointed which technical expert as the Managing Director of Google Cloud in India?

[A] Karan Bajwa
[B] Sundar Pichai
[C] Rishi Sunak
[D] Rick Harshman

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24. Who is the head of the high-level committee of medical experts constituted by the Government of India for prevention & control of COVID-19?

[A] Dr V K Paul
[B] Amitabh Kant
[C] Rajiv Kumar
[D] Harsh Vardhan

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25. The Birth Anniversary of one of the founders of Congress Socialist Party was recently observed on March 23. What is the name of the leader?

[A] Dr Ram Manohar Lohia
[B] Jayaprakash Narayan
[C] Narendra Dev
[D] Minoo Masani

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26. Arjun Dev, who recently passed away, was associated with which profession?

[A] Businessperson
[B] Politician
[C] Historian
[D] Musician

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27. Gita Ramjee, an Indian-origin South African who recently passed away after contracting coronavirus, was associated with which profession?

[A] Economist
[B] Virologist
[C] Sportsperson
[D] Businessperson

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28. Indian-American Brahm Kanchibotla, who recently passed away after affected by Covid-19 in the United States, was associated with which profession?

[A] Businessperson
[B] Journalist
[C] Writer
[D] Economist

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29. Which Indian journalist has been selected as a recipient of the Freedom of Speech Award presented by Deutsche Welle?

[A] Siddharth Varadarajan
[B] Sudhir Chaudhary
[C] Rajdeep Sardesai
[D] Arnab Goswami

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30. Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand, the photographers at Associated Press (AP) were recently in news for receiving which award?

[A] Pulitzer Prize for Photography
[B] Deutsche Welle Press Freedom award
[C] Nikkei Asia Prizes
[D] UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize

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