Awards, Honours & Persons In News Current Affairs MCQs

Awards, Honours & Persons In News Current Affairs MCQs 2024-25 is published daily with Multiple Choice (MCQs) / Objective Current Affairs Questions and Answers for UPSC, IAS, PSC, SSC, SSC-CGL and State SSC exams, IBPS, Banking, Railways, CLAT, State PCS and all other competitive exams. Most important current affairs MCQs for online exams practice purpose.

  • Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE for Motivation and Fast Updates

  • Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE to watch Motivational and New analysis videos

Read moreObjective GK & GS Multiple Choice Questions and Answer

Read moreMost Important Current Affairs MCQs

Who has become the first women to hold the rank of Subedar in the Indian Army?

Which award is given to recognize and encourage young scientists who made an exceptional contribution in given field of Science and Technology?

Who is the fourth Secretary General of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)?

In which year, Savitribai Phule established the country’s first school for women?

Who is the author of “Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology”?

Recently, who has become the first world leader to reach two crore subscribers on his official YouTube channel?

Who has taken over as the new Chairman of tourism industry grouping Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH)?

Awards, Honours & Persons In News Current Affairs MCQs

1. Koya tribe is an indigenous tribe of which state?

(a) Meghalaya

(b) Andaman & Nicobar

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Tamil Nadu

Answer: c

The indigenous Koya tribe in Andhra Pradesh, residing in the Papikonda hill range, has embraced eco-friendly practices to conserve the Indian Bison (Bos gaurus).

Koyas have replaced traditional Indian Bison horns with palm leaves to craft their traditional flute, Permakor. Permakore is a traditional flute, originally made from Indian Bison horns, and is now created using palm leaves as an eco-friendly alternative. The flute serves as a communication tool during hunting, celebrations, and festivals.

2. Kashi Tamil Sangamam, that was recently inaugurated, is an initiative of which ministry?

(a) Ministry of Culture

(b) Ministry of Cooperation

(c) Ministry of Education

(d) Ministry of Tourism

Answer: c

3. Who is the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi English award for 2023?

(a) Arundhathi Subramaniam

(b) Jhumpa Lahiri

(c) Neelam Saran Gour

(d) Amitav Ghosh

Answer: c

Neelam Saran Gour was honored with the Sahitya Akademi English award for 2023 for her novel ‘Requiem In Raga Janki’. This historical fiction, set in British-era Allahabad, delves into the life of the renowned singer Janki Bai Ilahabadi. Arundhathi Subramaniam was also a notable contender in the shortlist for her poetic memoir ‘Adi Shankaracharya: Hinduism’s Greatest Thinker’.

4. Which newspaper was established by Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya, whose birth anniversary was observed recently on December 25?

(a) Anand Bazar Patrika

(b) Dainik Hindustan

(c) The Leader

(d) Daily Herald

Answer: c

5. Who has been recently elected as the presiding officer of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly?

(a) Sachin Pilot

(b) Bhajan Lal Sharma

(c) Kalicharan Saraf

(d) Vasudev Devnani

Answer: d

Former minister and five-term BJP MLA Vasudev Devnani was unanimously elected as the new Speaker of the Rajasthan Assembly. Devnani is the first Sindhi to become speaker in Rajasthan assembly. Kalicharan Saraf was the Pro-tem Speaker.

6. For which country’s upcoming general elections, Dr Saveera Parkash has filed her nomination recently?

(a) India

(b) Pakistan

(c) Bangladesh

(d) Sri Lanka

Answer: b

In a first, Dr Saveera Parkash, a member of the Hindu community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Buner district in Pakistan, has filed her nomination papers for a general seat in the upcoming general elections in the country.

7. In which year, Savitribai Phule established the country’s first school for women?

(a) 1835

(b) 1848

(c) 1855

(d) 1860

Answer: b

Savitribai Phule, along with her husband Jyotiba Phule, is considered a pioneer of the women’s rights movement in India. In 1848, she established the country’s first school for women. She championed causes like women’s education and empowerment as well as emancipation of marginalized communities.

8. Which motivational speaker and NGO founder was appointed as a brand ambassador for the government’s Viksit Bharat Abhiyan initiative?

(a) Sonu Sood

(b) Amitabh Shah

(c) Ujjwal Patni

(d) Sandeep Maheshwari

Answer: b

9. Professor B.R. Kamboj, who was recently announced winner of 14th M.S Swaminathan Award, is associated with which field?

(a) Agronomy

(b) Veterinary Science

(c) Environmental Science

(d) Plant Biotechnology

Answer: a

10. Sukanta Majumdar, who is one of the recipients of the Sansad Ratna Awards, belong to which political party?

(a) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

(b) Shiv Sena

(c) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)

(d) Indian National Congress

Answer: a

Leave a comment