Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total [wpbasicquiz_num_ques quiz_id=”13321″] Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till October 24, 2021.

41. Which state/UT has introduced Rajiv Gandhi Award for firms that are excelling in the Information Technology (IT) sector?

[A] Kerala
[B] Punjab
[C] Maharashtra
[D] West Bengal

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42. Who has been elected as the new president of Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) Society?

[A] Dr Manmohan Singh
[B] Amitabh Kant
[C] Ajay Tyagi
[D] NK Singh

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43. Recently, who has become the first Indian to receive Congressional Gold Medal?

[A] Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
[B] Mahatma Gandhi
[C] Bhagat Singh
[D] B. R. Ambedkar

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44. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman and MD of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)?

[A] Shashi Shanker
[B] Shrikant Madhav Vaidya
[C] Arun Kumar Singh
[D] Padmaja Chunduru

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45. Rajiv Bansal has been appointed to which bureaucratic position?

[A] Deputy Governor of RBI
[B] Chairman of ONGC
[C] Aviation Secretary
[D] Chairperson of CBDT

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46. Which tech initiative of India has bagged CIPS Excellence in Procurement Awards 2021, under the “Best Use of Digital Technology” category?

[A] SDG Dashboard
[B] GeM
[C] Champions Portal
[D] GST Portal

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47. Who has been appointed as the first Director General of the Ordnance Directorate?

[A] S Vaidhyanathan
[B] ER Sheikh
[C] M Sathyan
[D] Dr.C.Sylendra Babu

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48. “Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution” is awarded by which state?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Odisha
[C] Assam
[D] Tamil Nadu

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49. Dare to Dream 2.0 & Young Scientists’ awards were presented by which institution?

[A] ISRO
[B] DRDO
[C] AIIMS
[D] BARC

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50. Gita Gopinath, who was seen in the news recently, is the first female Chief of which institution?

[A] IMF
[B] World Bank
[C] World Economic Forum
[D] United Nations

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