Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 713 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till March 3, 2021.

41. Diego Maradona, who passed recently away, was a legendary footballer of which country?

[A] Brazil
[B] Argentina
[C] Germany
[D] Italy

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42. Mamit district, which topped the Niti Aayog’s October rankings of aspirational districts, is in which state?

[A] Assam
[B] Sikkim
[C] Mizoram
[D] Madhya Pradesh

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43. The youngest Mayor of the country was sworn in in which Indian state?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Telangana
[D] West Bengal

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44. Who has been nominated to the board of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) from India?

[A] Rajiv Kumar
[B] Narendra Modi
[C] Harsh Vardhan
[D] Amitabh Kant

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45. Which Indian Economist has been chosen to be a part of UN high-level advisory board on socio-economic challenges in post-COVID-19 world?

[A] Arundhati Roy
[B] Amartya Sen
[C] Jayati Ghosh
[D] Raghuram Rajan

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46. Which word is selected as the Oxford Hindi word of 2020?

[A] Aadhar
[B] Samvidhan
[C] Aatmanirbharta
[D] Mahaa maaree

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47. India is set to celebrate the centenary birth year of which legendary vocalist?

[A] Pandit Jasraj
[B] Pandit Bhimsen Joshi
[C] Mohammad Rafi
[D] Kishore Kumar

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48. As per a recent report, start-ups founded in which Indian city is more than in San Francisco, in the past five years?

[A] Pune
[B] New Delhi
[C] Bengaluru
[D] Chennai

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49. Who has been awarded with the Sanctuary Nature Foundation’s “Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award 2020”?

[A] Greta Thunberg
[B] Vandana Shiva
[C] Theodore Baskaran
[D] Sunita Narain

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50. Narayanasamy, who recently resigned, was the Chief Minister of which state/Union territory?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Puducherry
[C] Goa
[D] Kerala

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