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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - February 2017

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1. Adani Group appointed Jennifer Purdie as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its renewable energy business unit in __________ ?

Australia
USA
Russia
Spain
None of These


2. _________ appointed as new chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), replacing U K Sinha. He will initially serve for 3 years. ?

Arvind Mayaram
Nripendra Misra
Ajay Tyagi
C Rajgopalachari
None of These


3. Amina J Mohammed (__________) appointed as Deputy Secretary General of United Nations (UN). ?

Qatar
Kuwait
UAE
Nigeria
None of These


4. Anand Kumar Gupta appointed as Director (Commercial) of __________ ?

GAIL
BEL
BHEL
SAIL
NTPC


5. Arun Kumar is appointed as Secretary in Ministry of ___________ ?

Renewable Energy
Road Transport and Highways
Mines
Home Affairs
None of These


6. Arun M Kumar has been appointed as Head of consulting and accounting major ___________'s India operations ?

KPMG
IBM
TCS
Google
None of These


7. Asian Hockey Federation (based in ____________) appointed India's Abhijit Sarkar as Vice President and Chief of AHF commercial and TV Committee ?

Thailand
Malaysia
Indonesia
UAE
None of These


8. BJP leader from _______________, Nanda Kumar Sai been appointed as Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) ?

Chhattisgarh
Bihar
Jharkhand
Odisha
None of These


9. Cressida Dick became first female to be appointed head of _____________’s Metropolitan Police Service (known as Scotland Yard ?

London
Manhatten
Manchester
Durban
None of These


10. D. R. Doley Barman is appointed as Director of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel National Police Academy _____________ ?

Delhi
Guwahati
Lucknow
Hyderabad
None of These


11. Edappadi K Palaniswamy appointed as 13th chief minister of _______________ ?

Manipur
Mizoram
Telangana
Tamil Nadu
None of These


12. England and wales cricket Board named _______________ as England’s Test Cricket Captain, after Alastair Cook stepped down from post ?

Ben Stokes
Joe Root
Matt Prior
Mitchell Starc
None of These


13. Former _____________ CM T R Zeliang has been appointed as Finance Advisor to state government. ?

Odisha
Meghalaya
Manipur
Mizoram
Nagaland


14. Former chief executive of Exxon Mobil, Rex Tillerson appointed as Secretary of State of ___________________ ?

USA
UK
Russia
Spain
None of These


15.___________________’s Jean‚­Pierre Lacroix appointed as Under‚­Secretary‚­General for United Nations peacekeeping operations ?

Russia
Portugal
Poland
France
None of These


16. Frank Walter Steinmeier elected 12th President of ____________. He will replace Joachim Gauck for this role ?

Portugal
Poland
Germany
Switzerland
None of These


17. _________________________ appointed as External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson. While Ruchi Ghanashyam is appointed as Secretary (West) in Ministry of External Affairs (MEA ) ?

Nripendra Misra
Gopal Baglay
Arvind Mayaram
Raghuram Rajan
None of These


18. Government appointed 3 part‚­time non‚­official directors on Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Central Board for four years ‚­ _________________, Manish Sabharwal and Rajiv Kumar. Besides, Prasanna Kumar Mohanty (Southern), Sunil Mitra (Eastern) and Vallabh Roopchand Bhanshali (West) are appointed on Local RBI Boards ?

H R Khan
Ashok Gulati
Arvind Mayaram
Raghuram Rajan
None of These


19. Government appointed 8 Executive Directors in various Public Sector Banks, on Recommendations of Bank Board Bureau ‚­

  • Neelam Damodaran and Atanu Kumar Das ‚­ _______________
  • K Swaminathan ‚­ Indian Overseas Bank
  • Ashok Kumar Pradhan ‚­ United Bank of India
  • P Ramana Murthy ‚­ Central Bank of India
  • Fareed Ahmed Khan ‚­ Punjab and Sind Bank
  • M K Bhattacharya ‚­ Indian Bank
  • S Harishankar ‚­ Allahabad Bank
UCO Bank
Dena Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
Bank of India
None of These


20. Government appointed _______________ as chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal ?

Abhay Manohar Sapre
Raghuram Rajan
Arvind Mayaram
N K Sinha
None of These


21. _______________ appointed Managing Director of LIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India) ?

Hemant Bhargava
Suman Saxena
Mukulita Vijaywargiya
Navrang Saini
None of These


22. Herbert Raymond McMaster appointed as new National Security Advisor of ________________. He took this post after Michael Flynn resigned ?

UK
USA
Russia
Spain
None of These


23. Indian Actress _______________ has been appointed as Brand Ambassador of cleanliness initiative Swachh Bharat Mission by Government ?

Kangana Ranaut
Priyanka Chopra
Deepika Padukone
Shilpa Shetty
None of These


24. _____________ appointed as India’s Ambassador to World Trade Organisation (WTO) ?

Abhay Manohar Sapre
P Ramana Murthy
M K Bhattacharya
S Harishankar
J S Deepak


25. Jeff Sessions appointed as Attorney General of ____________ ?

UK
Russia
USA
France
None of These


26. ____________ appointed as Director of Enforcement Directorate ?

Karnal Singh
N K Sinha
Raghuram Rajan
Abhay Manohar Sapre
None of These


27. Khursheed A Ganai appointed as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of _____________ ?

Jharkhand
Jammu & Kashmir
Chhattisgarh
Meghalaya
None of These


28. Ministry of Urban Development appointed Actress Anushka Sharma as ambassador of Swachh Bharat Campaign ?

Nripendra Misra
Karnal Singh
Anushka Sharma
N K Sinha
None of These


29. Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed elected as new President Of ______________ (Africa) ?

Niger
Nigeria
Uganda
Rwanda
Somalia


30. ____________ appointed as chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) ?

Narinder Chauhan
U K Sinha
Nand Kuamr Sai
Khursheed A Ganai
None of These


31. ____________ appointed as Ambassador of India to Philippines ?

Nand Kumar Sai
Karnal Singh
J S Deepak
Narinder Chauhan
None of These


32. Neelu Rohmetra appointed as director of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Sirmaur (_______________). With this, she became first woman to head an IIM ?

Jharkhand
Himachal Pradesh
Chhattisgarh
Meghalaya
None of These


33. New Secretaries Appointed ‚­> Ministry of _____________ ‚­ N. K. Sinha , Ministry of Tribal Affairs ‚­ G. Latha Krishna Rao ?

Tourism
Road Transport and Highways
Finance
Human Resource Development
None of These


34. _______________ appointed as new President of Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) for 2017‚­18. ?

Narinder Chauhan
Fareed Ahmed Khan
Khursheed A Ganai
Nripendra Misra
Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey


35. _____________ became first Indian to be promoted by International Basketball Federation (FIBA) as Technical Delegate ?

Ashok Kumar Pradhan
Norman Isaac
P Ramana Murthy
S Harishankar
None of These


36. Noted actor ____________ appointed as honorary brand ambassador of Sight savers, global Organisation working to prevent avoidable blindness ?

Kabir Bedi
Aamir Khan
Shahrukh Khan
Akshay Kumar
None of These


37. ______________ appointed as Director General (Investigation) in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ?

Anand Kumar Gupta
G. Latha Krishna Rao
Arun Kuma
D. R. Doley Barman
PVK Reddy


38. __________ appointed Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary to United Nations (UN). She is first Woman to hold this post ?

Pakistan
UAE
Russia
Bangladesh
None of These


39. ______________’s Luis Norton de Matos appointed as head coach of India’s Under‚­17 team for FIFA Under‚­17 World Cup to be held in India in October 2017 ?

Spain
Portugal
France
Russia
None of These


40. President Pranab Mukherjee appointed 5 new judges to Supreme Court as per Article 124 of constitution. New judges are ‚­ Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Shantanagoudar Mohan Mallikarjunagouda, Navin Sinha, Deepak Gupta and S. Abdul Nazeer. Current Strength of SC Judges has now become ______________ (max allowed is 31 Judges) ?

30
27
25
27
28


41. ________________ appointed as Director General in National Archives of India (Ministry of Culture) ?

Rupak Kumar Dutta
Raghvendra Singh
N K Sinha
S. Abdul Nazeer
None of These


42. Ravi Shankar appointed as India's ambassador to ______________. While Renu Pall is appointed as Indian Ambassador to Montenegro ?

Uganda
Rwanda
Uruguay
Paraguay
None of These


43. Rupak Kumar Dutta appointed as Director General of Police (DGP) of ___________ ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Assam
None of These


44. _____________ was appointed as the new President of industry chamber ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce of India) ?

Rupak Kumar Dutta
Raghvendra Singh
Nik Khanna
PVK Reddy
Sandeep Jajodia


45. ______________ appointed as 25th Director General of Border Roads (DGBR) ?

Sanjeev Sanyal
Sanjeev Kumar Shrivastava
V. Ramakrishnan
Nripendra Misra
None of These


46. _____________ appointed as principal economic adviser in department of economic affairs in Finance Ministry ?

Sanjeev Sanyal
Ravi Shankar
N K Sinha
Raghvendra Singh
None of These


47. Sh¼rhozelie Liezietsu elected as new Chief Minister of ______________ ?

Meghalaya
Manipur
Mizoram
Assam
Nagaland


48. Software Firm ___________ appointed V. Ramakrishnan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) ?

TCS
HCL
Infosys
Wipro
None of These


49. Sudeep Lakhtakia appointed as Director General in ___________________ ?

CISF
CRPF
BSF
Indian Army
None of These


50. Sumit Mullick appointed as Chief Secretary of state of __________ ?

Assam
Nagaland
Manipur
Mizoram
Maharashtra


51. Sunil Mehta has been appointed as Non Executive Chairman in _______________ ?

Punjab National Bank
Bank of India
Punjab and Sind Bank
State Bank of India
None of These


52. _______________ appointed as Engineer‚­in‚­Chief of Indian Army. Besides, Jagbir Singh Cheema appointed as Deputy Chief of Indian Army (Information Systems and Training) ?

Bikram Singh
Bipin Rawat
Suresh Sharma
Ram Naik
None of These


53. T C A Ranganathan and Sunil Mehta were appointed as Non‚­Official Directors in Indian Overseas Bank and ___________ respectively ?

Dena Bank
BOI
SBI
Punjab National Bank
None of These


54. Tata Sons Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran will also hold chairmanship of ______________ ?

TATA Chemicals
TATA Steel
TATA Power
TATA Cliq
TCS


55. UN General Assembly re‚­appointed Indian _______________ to Joint Inspection Unit (JIU), only independent external oversight body in UN ?

Nripendra Mishra
Vinod Rai
Achamkulangare Gopinathan
N K Sinha
None of These


56. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) appointed Neil Gaiman (_______________) as global Goodwill Ambassador ?

UK
Russia
Spain
France
None of These


57. Vikas Swarup appointed India’s High Commissioner to __________ ?

USA
Canada
Russia
Spain
None of These


58. Vikram Limaye appointed as new Managing Director and CEO of ______________ ?

National Stock Exchange
SAIL
GAIL
BHEL
None of These


59. Vikramjit Sen appointed as chief of _____________ Cricket Association ?

Delhi and Districts
Himachal
Uttarakhand
Rajasthan
None of These


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