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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - August 2016

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1. Actress _______ has been appointed as member of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC) along with Arundhati Nag and Ira Bhaskar ?

Sharmila Tagore
Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra
Hema Malini
None of These


2. ________ ice hockey Olympic champion Angela Ruggiero was elected as new chairman of International Olympic Committee (IOC’s) Athletes’ Commission. ?

British
French
American
Spanish
None of These


3. B Navnit and V Sheshadri have been appointed as Joint Secretaries in __________'s Office. ?

President
Chief Justice of India
Advocate General
Prime Minister
None of These


4. ________ has been appointed as new Secretary to PM Narendra Modi. ?

Rajinder Khanna
Malay Kumar Sinha
Pradeep Kumar Sinha 
Sekhar Basu
Bhaskar Khulbe


5. _____________ appointed Akhil Joshi as Director (Power). ?

SAIL
BEL
Bharat Heavy Electricals limited
GAIL
None of These


6. _________ has been appoinetd as Vice Chief of Indian Army ?

Bipin Rawat
Bikram singh
Arup Raha
Dalbir Singh Suhaag
None of These


7. Birender Singh Yadav has been appointed High Commissioner of India to _________ (West Africa). ?

Gambia
Ghana
Nigeria
Sierra Leone
None of These


8. _________ became first Indian woman to be elected as an individual member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) ?

Nita Ambani
Sachin Tendulkar
Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev
None of These


9. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda elected as 39th Prime Minister of _______ ?

Nepal
Mauritius
Maldives
Indonesia
None of These


10. _________ has been appointed as General Manager of East Central Railway (ECR). ?

Shobhana K Pattanayak
Vijay Shankar Pandey
Ramesh Abhishek
D K Gayen
None of These


11. _____________ appointed as chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) ?

S. Christopher
Vrinda Sarup 
Aruna Sundararajan
Dilip Rath
None of These


12. ___________ has been appointed as Director General of Election Commission of India ?

Shaktikanta Das
Dilip Sharma
C.K. Mishra
Avinash K Srivastava
None of These


13. ___________ has been appointed Managing Director (MD) of State Bank of India (SBI), India’s largest Bank. He was previously working as chief of SBI Funds Management Pvt. Ltd. ?

Arundhati Bhattacharya
Urijit Patel
H R Khan
Raghuram G Rajan
Dinesh Kumar Khara


14. Edgar Lungu has been re-elected as President of _________ ?

Zambia
Zimbabwe
Nigeria
Serbia
None of These


15. Farooq Khan has been appointed as Administrator of Union Territory of __________ ?

Puducherry
Delhi
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Lakshadweep
None of These


16. ___________ has been appointed United Nations Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India ?

Aishwarya Bachchan
Deepika Padukone
Aishwarya Dhanush
Priyanka Chopra
None of These


17. Former CCI chief Ashok Chawla will join ___________ as Non-Executive Chairman ?

HDFC Bank
Yes Bank
SBI
ICICI
None of These


18. Gautam Eknath Thakur has been elected Chairman of the leading co- operative Bank - ____________. ?

Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank
Saraswat Bank
Apna Bank
Bharati Sahakari Bank
None of These


19. Government appointmed Ashok Kumar Garg, Raj Kamal Verma, Gopal Murli Bhagat, and Himanshu Joshi as Executive Directors in Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India, Corporation Bank, and ____________ respectively ?

Bank of India
United Bank of India
Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce
None of These


20. Gurgaon based airline Vistara appointed Bollywood actress __________ as brand ambassador ?

Deepika Padukone
Priyanka Chopra
Hema Malini
Jaya Bachchan
None of These

 

21. ________ appointed former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Anand Sinha to bank's board. ?

IDFC Bank
HDFC Bank
ICICI
Axis Bank
None of These


22. ITC’s health & hygiene brand Savlon appointed badinton player ________ as its brand ambassador ?

P V Sindhu
Saina Nehwal
Jwala Gutta
Kidambi Srikkanth
None of These


23. ______________ named S N Subrahmanyan as Managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) ?

Birla Corporation
TATA Sons
Reliance
Larsen & Toubro
None of These


24. Indian origin person Ajay Gopal has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of __________, a USA company that produces engineering simulation software used for testing product designs across a wide spectrum of industries including rockets and wearable technology ?

Adobe
Facebook
Microsoft
Infosys
ANSYS


25. Indian pharmaceutical company __________ appointed Umang Vohra as managing director (MD) & chief executive officer (CEO) ?

Sun Pharma
Lupin
Cipla
Ranbaxy
None of These


26. Indian Person Sikh Bardish Chagger named as new Leader of the government in __________’s House of Commons, becoming first woman to hold this post. ?

Canada
Mexico
USA
Australia
None of These


27. ___________ has been appointed as Chairman of Central Silk Board ?

Nandita Chartterjee 
K M Hanumantharayappa
Neeraj Kumar Gupta
Rajiv Mehrishi
None of These


28. _______________ scabinet appointed V S Achuthanandan head of administrative reforms panel ?

Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
None of These


29. Manjula Chellur has been selected as new Chief Justice of _______ High Court ?

Jodhpur
Rajasthan
Delhi
Chennai
Bombay


30. _________ appointed Sriram Rajamani as managing director of its India lab. ?

Google
Facebook
Microsoft
IBM
None of These


31. New Governors Appointed -> Manipur - Najma A. Heptulla, Assam - Banwarilal Purohit, Punjab - VP. Singh Badnore, Lieutenant Governor of UT of ______________ - Jagdish Mukhi ?

Delhi
Daman and Diu
Puducherry
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
None of These


32. P Kumaran has been appointed as India's ambassdor to ________ ?

Kuwait
Qatar
Iran
Iraq
None of These


33. ___________ has been appointed as Managing Director & CEO of Credit Analysis and Research Limited (CARE) ?

Rajesh Mokashi
Shankar Agarwal
Krishan Kumar Jalan
Upendra Tripathy
None of These


34. ___________ has been appointed as Chairperson (Chairman) of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) ?

Sanjay Mitra
R K verma
Pradeep Kumar Pujari
C. Viswanath
Rani Singh Nair


35. _________ has been appointed as Managing Director of Max Hypermarkets in India. ?

K. VijayRaghavan
Rajeev Krishnan
Vijay Shankar Madan
Rohit Nandan
None of These


36. SBI Mutual Fund appointed _______ as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer ?

Anuradha Rao
Arundhati Bhattacharya
Urjit Patel
H R Khan
None of These


37. Scientist P D Gupta has been appointed as Vice Chancellor of ________ -based Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI). ?

Ahmedabad
Lucknow
Pune
Delhi
Mumbai


38. _______ has been appointed as General Manager of Integral Coach Factory. ?

Sudhanshu Mani
T. C. A. Anant 
Shyam S Agarwal
Leena Nair
None of These


39. Sunil Bharti Mittal has been re-appointed as the Chairman of _______ for 5 years ?

TATA Sons
Bharti Airtel
Reliance Industries
TCS
None of These


40. Takehiko Nakao (_________) has been re-elected for 2nd term as President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ?

North Korea
South Korea
Vietnam
China
Japan


41. _______ appointed Bain Capital’s Managing Director Amit Chandra as non-executive director. ?

Reliance
Tata Sons
Birla Corporation
TCS
None of These


42. Tourism Ministry selected ________as ambassador of Incredible India campaign. Also, PM __________'s monogrammed suit worn by him during meeting with American President Barack Obama last year, has been sold for Rs 4.31 crore, making it a Guinness World Record as most expensive suit sold ?

Shahrukh Khan
Narendra Modi
Aamir Khan
Akshay Kumar
None of These


43. Two-wheeler maker __________ reappointed Pawan Munjal as its chief for 5 years. ?

Hero MotoCorp
Bajaj
TVS
Honda
None of These


44. Urjit R Patel has been appointed as New Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of 3 years with effect from 4th September, 2016. He is _______Governor of RBI. He replaced Raghuram G Rajan ?

32th
30th
28th
26th
24th


45. Vijay Rupani has been appointed as new Chief Minister of ________ while Nitin Patel as Deputy Chief Minister. ?

Uttar Pradesh
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
None of These


46. Yogeshwar Sangwan (India's Ambassador to Armenia) has been accredited as Ambassador to ________ ?

Georgia
Germany
Liberia
Serbia
None of These


47. Youssef Chahed appointed as new Prime Minister of ______ ?

Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Turkmenistan
Tunisia


48. Yuriko Koike has been elected as first woman governor of ___________ Capital Tokyo. ?

Japanese
Chinese
Vietnamese
Cambodian
None of These


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