Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 501 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till September 25, 2020.

31. Kevin Mayer, who was recently seen in news, is set to become the Chief executive officer of which popular platform?

[A] TikTok
[B] Instagram
[C] Snapchat
[D] Zoom

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32. Who has been conferred with the 2019 Alexander Dalrymple Award for his contribution to Indian hydrography?

[A] R K S Bhaduaria
[B] Vinay Badhwar
[C] Ashok Kumar
[D] Krishnaswamy Natarajan

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33. Which Indian Army officer is selected for the prestigious United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award (2019)?

[A] Major Suman Gawani
[B] Major Anoop Mishra
[C] Major Abhinandan
[D] Major M M Naravane

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34. Mujtaba Hussain, who recently passed away, was associated with which field?

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

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35. What is the name of the former Union Minister and 3-time Member of Parliament from Ladakh, who recently passed away?

[A] Bejan Daruwalla
[B] Ajit Jogi
[C] P Namgyal
[D] K N Lakshmanan

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36. Kushal Pal Singh, who was seen in news recently, is associated with which popular firm?

[A] DLF
[B] Jindal Steel and Power
[C] Godrej
[D] ITC Limited

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37. Which Indian stands at the ninth position in the Forbes Real-time Billionaires List with a net worth of $64.6 billion?

[A] Mukesh Ambani
[B] Gautam Adani
[C] Shiv Nadar
[D] Lakshmi Mittal

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38. Who has been conferred with the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to statistics?

[A] D Subba Rao
[B] C Rangarajan
[C] Bimal Jalan
[D] Y V Reddy

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39. What is the name of the Oscar winning Italian musician who passed away recently?

[A] Ennio Morricone
[B] Inuwa Abdulkadir
[C] Juris Kronbergs
[D] Mark Naley

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40. Which country’s research team has won the World Bank’s Development Marketplace award?

[A] Bangladesh
[B] Myanmar
[C] India
[D] Cambodia

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