Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs MCQs

This category comprises 50 random questions from the total 541 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in Awards, Honours & Persons in News Current Affairs category published in gktoday from 1 January, 2019 till October 22, 2020.

41. Shirley Ann Grau, who recently passed away, was associated with which field?

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

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42. Who has been selected as the new Chairperson of Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL)?

[A] Soma Mondal
[B] Gurdeep Singh
[C] R.N Nayak
[D] Balraj Joshi

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43. Which country has emerged as a leader in terms of number of organic farmers?

[A] Sri Lanka
[B] India
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Myanmar

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44. Which former Finance Secretary has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India?

[A] Rajiv Kumar
[B] Amitabh Kant
[C] Rajiv Arora
[D] Venugopal Rao

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45. Who has appointed as the new President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)?

[A] Kenichi Ayukawa
[B] Chung Mong-koo
[C] Guenter Butschek
[D] Gaku Nakanishi

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46. 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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47. What is the name of the renowned scholar of art history, architecture and Indian classical dance, who has recently passed away?

[A] Kapila Vatsyayan
[B] B. Babusivan
[C] P. R. Krishna Kumar
[D] Balli Durga Prasad Rao

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48. Syeda Anwara Taimur, who recently passed away, was the only woman Chief Minister of which state?

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

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49. Which Indian bureaucrat has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to Cambodia?

[A] Devyani Uttam Khobragade
[B] Taranjit Singh Sandhu
[C] Harsh Vardhan Shringla
[D] Navtej Sarna

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50. The 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to two Scientists for which field of Chemistry?

[A] Genome editing
[B] Bio Chemistry
[C] Electro Chemistry
[D] Quantum Chemistry

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