Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 798 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till May 9, 2021.

31. US- based Aerospace company Northrop Grumman has named its Spacecraft after which Indian-origin astronaut?

[A] Rakesh Sharma
[B] Kalpana Chawla
[C] Sunita Williams
[D] Laurel Clark

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32. Which renowned Scientist is called the Father of Indian Radio Astronomy?

[A] Govind Swarup
[B] C S Seshadri
[C] M S Raghunathan
[D] V K Kapahi

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33. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of National School of Drama (NSD)?

[A] Paresh Rawal
[B] Prakash Raj
[C] Nasiruddin Shah
[D] Shriram Lagoo

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34. Which Indian Movie has won the “Best Screen Play” award at the Venice Film Festival 2020?

[A] Hellaro
[B] Son Rise
[C] Uri
[D] The Disciple

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35. The tourism campaign of which state has won the prestigious PATA Grand award 2020?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Gujarat
[D] Punjab

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36. Sunil Sethi, the Chairman of Fashion Design Council of India, has been appointed as the advisor of which body?

[A] Khadi and Village Industries Commission
[B] National Small Industries Corporation
[C] British Fashion Council
[D] University Grants Commission

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37. Who has been appointed as the new Chairperson of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)?

[A] P. D. Vaghela
[B] Sumanta Chaudhry
[C] Shalabh Mathur
[D] Ajay Vijayvergiya

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38. Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson are the recipients of which award?

[A] Noble Prize for Physics
[B] Noble Prize for Economics
[C] Noble Prize for Peace
[D] Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

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39. Who has been elected to the UN’s Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ)?

[A] Ajay Bhave
[B] Vidisha Maitra
[C] Anil Kumar Sharma
[D] Amitabh Kant

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40. R N Chibber, who recently passed away, was associated with which field?

[A] Sports
[B] Defence
[C] Politics
[D] Arts

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