Bharat Ratna 2024 GK Questions

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In February 2024, the government of India will honour five Indian personalities named PV Narasimha Rao, Ch Charan Singh, MS Swaminathan, LK Advani, and Karpoori Thakur with the Bharat Ratna 2024. Usually, the government of India named three Bharat Ratna awards in a year, but in 2024, the government has named five people for Bharat Ratna. With the names of these five renowned personalities, the number of Bharat Ratna goes to 53. In January 2024, the Indian Government announced the name of the former CM of Bihar, Karpoori Thakur, later LK Advani, PV Narasimha Rao, Ch Charan Singh, and M S Swaminathan. Here is the brief about the Bharat Ratna 2024 awardees.  Here is the Bharat Ratna GK Questions/ GK Quiz.

Bharat Ratna 2024 GK Questions


Q1. Who among the following have not been awarded the Bharat Ratna in 2024?

A. Karpoori Thakur

B. M S Swaminathan

C. Ch Charan Singh

D. PV Narasimha Rao

E. Pranab Mukherjee


Q2. Former Prime Minister of India, 'Atal Bihari Vajpayee', was awarded with India's Highest Civilian Award in which year?

A. 2010

B. 2017

C. 2015

D. 2019

E. 2016


Q3. Which of the following personlities were received the first Bharat Ratna in 1954?

A. Chakaravarti Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and Bhagwan Das

B. Chakaravarti Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

C. Chakaravarti Rajagopalachari, Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, and Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman

D. Chakaravarti Rajagopalachari, Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, and Jawaharlal Nehru

E. Chakaravarti Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and  Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman


4. Which of the following is the incorrect match, in terms of Bharat Ratna Recipient and year?

A. Jawaharlal Nehru: 1955

B. Indira Gandhi: 1974

C. Lal Bahadur Shastri: 1966

D. Varahagiri Venkata Giri: 1975

E. Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu: 1980


5. So far, how many presidents of India have been honoured with India's Highest Award, Bharat Ratna? (February 2024)

A. 10

B. 6

C. 5

D. 8

E. 9


6. So far, how many Prime Ministers of India have been honoured with India's Highest Award, Bharat Ratna?

A. 8

B. 11

C. 12

D. 13

E. 14


7. A veteran filmmaker, Satyajit Ray was awarded with the Bharat Ratna in _________.

A. 1990

B. 1991

C. 1992

D. 1993

E. 1994


8. In which year, Jayaprakash Narayan was honoured with the Bharat Ratna, posthumously?

A. 1989

B. 1985

C. 1995

D. 1999

E. 2001


9. Ustad Bismillah Khan was honoured with the Bharat Ratna in ________.

A. 1989

B. 1985

C. 1995

D. 1999

E. 2001


10. Former President of India, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was honoured with the Bharat Ratna in _______.

A. 1989

B. 1985

C. 1997

D. 1999

E. 2001


Bharat Ratna 2024 Gk Questions: Solution

Ans 1: E

Pranab Mukherjee, former President of India, was awarded with the Bharat Ratna in 2019.


Ans 2: C

Former Prime Minister of India, 'Atal Bihari Vajpayee', was awarded with India's Highest Civilian Award in 2015.


Ans3: E

Chakaravarti Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and

Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman were the received the first Bharat Ratna in 1954.


Ans 4: B

Indira Gandhi was awarded with the Bharat Ratna in 1971.


Ans5: B

So far, only 6 Indian Presidents were honoured with India's Highest Award, Bharat Ratna. These president were Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Rajendra Prasad, Zakir Hussain, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Dr. V V Giri, and Pranab Mukherjee.


Ans 6: A

So far, only 8, Prime Minister of India were honoured with India's Highest Award, Bharat Ratna.

Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Morarji Desai, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Ch Charan Singh, and PV Narasimha Rao


Ans 7: C

A veteran filmmaker, Satyajit Ray was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1992.


Ans 8: D

Jayaprakash Narayan was honoured with the Bharat Ratna, posthumously in 1999.


Ans 9: E

Ustad Bismillah Khan was honoured with the Bharat Ratna in 2001.


Ans 10: C

Former President of India, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was honoured with the Bharat Ratna in 1997.