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.

31. Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis are the recipients of which prestigious award?

[A] Booker Prize
[B] Abel Prize
[C] Pulitzer Prize
[D] Golden Globe

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32. 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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33. Sameer Aggarwal has been appointed as the Chief Executive officer of the Indian arm of which company?

[A] Amazon
[B] Walmart
[C] Apple
[D] Samsung

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34. A Ramachandran, who recently passed away in Kerala, was associated with which profession?

[A] Politician
[B] Scientist
[C] Sportsperson
[D] Musician

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35. 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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36. 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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37. The Versatile Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, who recently passed away, had won National award for which movie?

[A] Lunch Box
[B] Paan Singh Tomar
[C] Life of Pi
[D] Haidar

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38. What is the name of the veteran Freedom fighter and National Communal Harmony Awardee, who recently passed away?

[A] Chuni Goswami
[B] Rishi Kapoor
[C] Hema Bharali
[D] Alexander Fernando

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39. Which Indian sportsperson is set to take charge as the President of the Paralympic Committee of India?

[A] Devendra Jhajharia
[B] Deepa Malik
[C] Mariyappan Thangavelu
[D] Varun Singh Bhati

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40. Betty Wright, who recently passed away, was associated with which profession?

[A] Sportsperson
[B] Singer
[C] Politician
[D] Scientist

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