Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 716 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till March 7, 2021.

21. Who has recently been appointed as the officiating Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)?

[A] Justice Bansi Lal Bhat
[B] Justice A K Sikri
[C] Justice Ranjan Gogoi
[D] Justice Madan Lokur

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22. Who is the only Indian to feature in the iSportconnect list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020?

[A] Nita Ambani
[B] Mary Kom
[C] Preity Zinta
[D] P T Usha

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23. Which Indian Filmmaker won the IIFTC Tourism Impact Award 2020 at the `8th India International Film Tourism Conclave’?

[A] Aditya Dhar
[B] Zoya Akhter
[C] Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
[D] Ayan Mukerji

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24. The term of which Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India was extended for a period of one year, recently?

[A] N S Vishwanathan
[B] M K Jain
[C] B P Kanungo
[D] Michael Debabrata Patra

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25. Pravin Rao has been appointed as the new Chairman of which industry body of India?

[A] NASSCOM
[B] CII
[C] FICCI
[D] IAMAI

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26. Name the renowned Hindustani classical singer and Padma Shri awardee, who recently passed away?

[A] Walter D’Souza
[B] Shanti Hiranand
[C] Sasi Kalinga
[D] M K Arjunan

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27. Who has been reappointed as the chairperson of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee?

[A] Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
[B] Mallikarjun Kharge
[C] Anurag Thakur
[D] Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

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28. 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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29. Roberto Azevedo, who was in news recently, is the Chief of which international organisation?

[A] International Monetary Fund
[B] World Bank
[C] World Trade Organisation
[D] United Nations

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30. Who is the author of the book ‘The Ickabog’, that was seen in news recently?

[A] John Green
[B] J K Rowling
[C] Margaret Atwood
[D] Bill Bryson

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