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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - December 2016

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1. A. K. Dhasmana is appointed as new Chief of Research & Analysis Wing (RAW). _______________ is appointed as chief of Intelligence Bureau ?

Rajiv Jain
G. Gurucharan
Sekhar Basu
Asha Ram Sihag
None of These


2. Actress ___________ named as brand ambassador for Assam tourism. ?

Deepika Padukone
Kangana Ranaut
Priyanka Chopra
Sonakshi Sinha
None of These


3. ______________ has been appointed as Director General of National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) ?

J S Deepak
Jai Priye Prakash
Ramesh Abhishek
Adwaita Gadanayak
None of These


4. ______________ will be new Chief of Indian Air Force, on retirement of Current IAF Chief Arup Raha ?

Dalbir Singh Suhaag
Bikram Singh
Bipin Rawat
Praveen Bakshi
Birender Singh Dhanoa


5. Airline ____________ India appointed Amar Abrol as Managing Director ?

Indigo
Spicejet
AirAsia
Jet airways
None of These


6. ____________ elected as president of Chennai based Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) ?

Akbar Ebrahim
Hem Kumar Pande
Amar Abrol
Vrinda Sarup
None of These


7. Akshaykumar M Kale elected as President of _________ Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan. ?

80th
90th
70th
60th
None of These


8. Alexander Van der Bellen elected as new president of ____________ ?

Austria
Australia
Namibia
Poland
None of These


9. Bernard Cazeneuve has been named as new Prime Minister of ____________ ?

France
Germany
Russia
Italy
None of These


10. Hwang Kyo­ahn became acting President of ___________ ?

North Korea
Zimbabwe
Namibia
South Korea
None of These


11. Nana Akufo­Addo won presidential election of _____________ (West Africa). ?

Egypt
Namibia
Sudan
Ghana
None of These


12. Paolo Gentiloni has been named as __________’s new Prime Minister ?

Russia
Italy
France
Turkey
None of These


13. All India Football Federation President _____________ has been appointed as a Senior Vice­President of Asian Football Confederation ?

S K Kohli
Ashok Kumar Gupta
G Mohan Kumar
M. Nair Rajeevan
Praful Patel


14. ___________ appointed as National President of The Bharat Scouts and Guides ?

Anil Kumar Jain
Ashok Lavasa
Sujata Mehta
Avinash K Srivastava
None of These


15. Antonio Guterres (__________) appointed as 9th UN Secretary General, replacing Ban Ki­moon ?

Poland
Switzerland
Italy
Portugal
None of These


16. ___________ has been appointed as chief of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ?

Seema Bahuguna
Girish Shankar
B.S. Bhullar
Prabhas Kumar Jha
None of These


17. __________ chosen by Pope Francis as first woman to head Vatican Museums. She is now highest­ranking female administrator in Vatican City. ?

Hillary Clinton
Barbara Jatta
Nancy Pelosi
Ami Berra
None of These


18. _________ is appointed as as new (26th) Chief of Indian Army, to take office from Jan 1, 2017 after succeeding Dalbir Singh Suhaag ?

Bikram Singh
Bipin Rawat
Deepak kumar
Arup Raha
None of These


19. German luxury car manufacturer _____________ appointed Rahil Ansari as head of India Operations ?

BMW
Volkswagen
Mercedes-Benz
Audi
None of These


20. Girija Vaidyanathan is appointed as new Chief Secretary of ___________ ?

Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Kerala
Karnataka
None of These

 

21. ________ appointed Veena Mankar as Non­Executive Chairperson ?

IDFC Bank
HDFC Bank
ICICI Bank
SBI
None of These


22. Indian Actress _______________ was appointed as UNICEF’s Global Goodwill Ambassador ?

Kangana Ranaut
Priyanka Chopra
Deepika Padukone
Sonakshi Sinha
None of These


23. Indian­American PepsiCo CEO _____________ appointed as a member of US President elect Donald Trump’s 19­member Strategic and Policy Forum ?

Chanda Kochhar
Shikha Sharma
Arundhati Bhattacharya
Indra Nooyi
None of These


24. __________ has been appointed as interim MD & CEO of National Stock Exchange of India (NSE). ?

G. Narayana Raju
V.S. Oberoi
Rajeev Kapoor
Neeraj Kumar Gupta
J Ravichandran


25. ___________ will be next (44th) Chief Justice of India. He will succeed TS Thakur ?

B P Sharma
C. Viswanath
Jagdish Singh Khehar
Dinesh Singh
None of These


26. MSME­focused financing firm Vistaar Financial Services appointed former Sebi chief ______________ as non­executive Chairman and Independent Director ?

C B Bhave
G N Bajpai
Vinod Dhall
G. P. Muniappan
None of These


27. Maha Vajiralongkorn became King of __________, after his Father Bhumibol Adulyadej died (Follwoing a record 70 years reign). ?

Malaysia
Thailand
Indonesia
Sri Lanka
None of These


28. National Party’s Bill English has been appointed as new (39th) Prime Minister of ____________ ?

Australia
England
New Zealand
France
None of These


29. Naveed Mukhtar is appointed as new chief of ___________’s spy agency Inter­Services Intelligence (ISI) ?

Bagmgladesh
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Myanmar
Pakistan


30.__________ ’s Environment Minister Amina Mohammed appointed as Deputy Secretary­General of United Nations ?

Namibia
France
Nigeria
Germany
None of These


31. __________ appointed as Goalkeeping coach of Under ­ 21 Hockey Team ?

Stephen Constantine
Sunil Chhetri
Baichung Bhutia
P R Sreejesh
None of These


32. P.V. Ramesh Babu appointed as Chairman & Managing Director as _______________ ?

SAIL
Rural Electrification Corporation of India
BHEL
BEL
None of These


33. _________ became first woman President of All India Tennis Association (AITA) ?

Praveen Mahajan
Anita Agnihotri
Aruna Sharma
Rajiv Gauba
None of These


34. Pulkit Trivedi appointed as industry director of ____________’s India Business ?

Google
Microsoft
TCS
Yahoo
Facebook


35. ___________ is appointed as a Member of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) ?

Injeti Srinivas
Rajendra Kumar
Anjuly Chib Duggal
Shaktikanta Das
None of These


36. ______________ appointed as Director in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). ?

Rakesh Asthana
Prabhas Kumar Jha
Ajay Narayan Jha
Ajay Mittal
None of These


37. _____________ appointed as New Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board ?

Naini Jayaseelan
Aruna Sundararajan
Amar Sinha
S. Christopher
Ravindra Gupta


38. Savita Vaidhyanathan became first Indian­American woman to get elected as new Mayor of key Californian city of Cupertino. Cupertino is known globally known for __________ headquarters situated in it ?

Apple
Google
Microsoft
Samsung
None of These


39. Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected as new President of ________ (Central Asia). ?

Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
Tajikistan
Kazakhstan
None of These


40. Sultan Muhammad V appointed as King of ___________ ?

Singapore
Indonesia
Japan
Yemen
Malaysia


41. _______________ is appointed as Director General and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA). ?

M. Nair Rajeevan
Sunil Arora
Nandita Chartterjee
Shaktikanta Das
None of These


42. _________ has been appointed as Chief of Airtel's DTH business. ?

Ajay Mittal
Sunil Taldar
Snehlata Shrivastava
Balvender Kumar
None of These


43. US Electoral College formally elected _____________ as President ?

Donald Trump
John Kerry
Ash Carter
Chuck Hagel
None of These


44. US President elect Donald Trump picked ExxonMobil CEO ______________ as USA's Secretary of State. ?

Hillary Clinton
Condoleezza Rice
John Kerry
William Joseph Burns
Rex Tillerson


45. US based soft drink maker Coca­Cola named _________ as new CEO. Muhtar Kent stepped down as CEO but will continue to be chairman of board. ?

John Kerry
James Quincey
Ash Carter
Hillary Clinton
None of These


46. Uttar Pradesh government appointed ____________ as CEO of Noida Authority ?

Deepak Agarwal
Jitendra Shankar Mathur
Shankar Agarwal
Bikram Singh
None of These


47. __________ appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA). ?

Raghuram G Rajan
H R Khan
Arvind Mayaram
Balvender Kumar
V G Kannan


48. ____________ is appointed as Chairman of Life Insurance Corporaion of India (LIC) for 5 years. ?

VK Sharma
Upendra Kumar Sinha
Urijit Patel
H R Khan
None of These


49. ______________ , Indian­American expert on India­US civil nuclear deal has been re­appointed to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee (CINTAC) of US Department of Commerce ?

Rajeev Kapoor
Vijay Sazawal
B P Sharma
Pradeep Kumar Pujari
None of These


50. _______________ appointed as Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC). ?

Arup Raha
Bikram Singh
V K Singh
Bipin Rawat
Vinod Vashisht


51. ________ has been appointed as 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, by Prez Pranab Mukherjee ?

Anil Baijal
Rajinder Khanna
Nripendra Mishra
Trilochan Mohapatra
None of These


52. Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has appointed __________ and Abhay Singh Chautala as its life presidents. ?

Sachin Tendulkar
Abihnav Bindra
Suresh Kalmadi
Kapil Dev
None of These


53. Indian­origin Saudi­based entrepreneur Shaikh Rafik Mohammed Major General of __________ ?

Turkmenistan
Tajikistan
Afghanistan
Kyrgyzstan
None of These


54. Mian Saqib Nisar appointed as 25th Chief Justice of ____________ ?

Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
Nepal
Pakistan


55. Navy Chief _________ is appointed as Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff committee (COSC). ?

Bipin Rawat
D K Jain
Sunil Lanba
Bikram Singh
None of These


56. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will issue new Rs 500 denomination banknotes in Mahatma Gandhi (new) series with inset letter '_________'. Earlier, Notes were issued with inset letter 'E' after demonetisation ?

R
P
N
M
None of These


57. SP Vaid is appointed as Director General of ___________ Police. ?

Uttar Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Mizoram
Manipur
None of These


58. ________ re­elected as President of cultural institution India International Centre (IIC) ?

Soli J Sorabjee
Ajit M. Sharan
Ramesh Abhishek
Rajiv Nayan Choubey
None of These


59. Sorin Grindeanu is appointed as new Prime Minister of _________ ?

Romania
Lithunia
Iran
Italy
None of These


60. Takam Pario elected as the new Chief Minister of __________ ?

Nagaland
Sikkim
Mizoram
Arunachal Pradesh
None of These


61. US President elect Donald Trump named ___________ as His Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism ?

Boyapati V. Sudhakar
Tapan Ray
S.K. Kohli
Thomas Bossert
None of These


62. _________ is appointed as new Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India ?

S. Christopher
Viral V Acharya
Prabhu Dayal Meena
M. Nair Rajeevan
None of These


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