Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 352 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till July 4, 2020.

21. Daren Tang of Singapore has been nominated as the new Director General of which global organisation?

[A] World Intellectual Property Organization
[B] World Customs Organisation
[C] International Labour Organisation
[D] World Health Organisation

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22. Rajesh Chaplot, who received the highest Civilian Award (Golden Jubilee Medal-Civilians) of Uganda, is associated with which field?

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

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23. Which famous personality has stepped down from the boards he serves, to enter into full-time philanthropy?

[A] Warren Buffet
[B] Azim Premji
[C] Bill Gates
[D] Ratan Tata

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24. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched a book titled ‘Invincible’, based on which Former Union Defence Minister?

[A] Arun Jaitley
[B] Manohar Parrikar
[C] George Fernandes
[D] Jaswant Singh

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25. Who is the author of the recently released book titled “My Encounters in Parliament”?

[A] Bhalchandra Mungekar
[B] Hamid Ansari
[C] D Raja
[D] Sitaram Yechury

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26. Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani has been appointed as the Chairman of Tourism Development Corporation of which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Gujarat
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan

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27. 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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28. Which Indian author won the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award of PEN America?

[A] Ruchika Tomar
[B] Madhuri Vijay
[C] Arundhati Roy
[D] Jhumpa Lahiri

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

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

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30. 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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