Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 651 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till January 18, 2021.

31. Who has been re-appointed as the MD & CEO of Federal Bank?

[A] Amitabh Chaudhry
[B] Shyam Srinivasan
[C] Parthasarathi Mukherjee
[D] Romesh Sobti

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32. John Lewis, who passed away recently, was associated with the civil rights movement of which country?

[A] United States
[B] United Kingdom
[C] France
[D] Germany

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33. Which Indian climate activist has been named by UN Secretary-General to his new young advisory group?

[A] Archana Soreng
[B] Licypriya Kangujam
[C] Sunita Narain
[D] Sumaira Abdulali

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34. Who won the ‘Asian College of Journalism’s Award for Investigative Journalism’?

[A] Nitin Sethi
[B] Siddharth Varadarajan
[C] Malini Parthasarathy
[D] Raghav Bahl

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35. What is the name of the Congress Leader and national Spokesperson who has recently passed away?

[A] Rajiv Tyagi
[B] Rahat Indori
[C] Dhammika Ganganath
[D] P. J. Sheehan

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36. Who has the longest tenure of over as head of elected government in India (including Chief Minister as well as Prime Minister)?

[A] Narendra Modi
[B] Manmohan Singh
[C] P V Narasimha Rao
[D] Indira Gandhi

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37. Who has been appointed as the Director General of Border Security Force?

[A] Rakesh Asthana
[B] Nageswara Rao
[C] Rishi Kumar Shukla
[D] Ranjit Sinha

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38. Archana Mahanta, who has passed away, was associated with which profession?

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

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39. The children of which Industrial Giant have been listed in Fortune’s “40 Under 40” list of influential people?

[A] Mukesh Ambani
[B] Anil Ambani
[C] Azim Premji
[D] Adi Godrej

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40. Who has presented the first ever AICTE-Visvesvaraya Best Teacher Awards?

[A] Prime Minister
[B] President
[C] Vice President
[D] Union Education Minister

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