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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - March 2017

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1. Amrinder Singh of Indian National Congress (INC) has been appointed as Chief Minister of _____________ ?

Punjab
Manipur
Uttar Pradesh
Goa
None of These


2. _____________ appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of International Cricket Council (ICC) ?

Anurag Thakur
N Srinivasan
Ankur Khanna
Lalit Modi
None of These


3. ______________ has been appointed as director of Government's Swacch Bharat Mission. She has served as District Magistrate of several districts in Uttar Pradesh ?

Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Swashpawan Singh
Omita Paul
B Chandrakala
None of These


4. BJP’s N Biren Singh has been appointed as Chief Minister of ____________ ?

Nagaland
Assam
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Manipur


5. BJP’s Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. Keshav Prasad Maurya and ____________ are sworn in as Deputy Chief Ministers ?

Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Radhakrishna Kini
Dinesh Sharma
Shobhana K Pattanayak
None of These


6. ________________ is appointed as Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India, in place of R. Gandhi. Other RBI DG's are - N. S. Vishwanathan, S. S. Mundra, Viral V. Acharya ?

BP Kanungo
H R Khan
D Subbarao
Raghuram Rajan
None of These


7. ____________ player Jwala Gutta appointed as member of governing body of Sports Authority of India (SAI) ?

Tennis
Badminton
Table Tennis
Cricket
None of These


8. Carrie Lam became first woman Chief Executive (CE) of the Hong Kong, a special administrative region of __________ ?

China
Vietnam
Myanmar
Cambodia
None of These


9. China-based smartphone company ______________ appointed Actor Amitabh Bachchan as its new brand ambassador for India ?

OnePlus
Gionee
Samsung
Vivo
None of These


10. Chittaranjan Sharma appointed as _________’s Upalokayukta ?

Nagaland
Manipur
Mizoram
Assam
None of These


11. Congress leader ______________ will become next chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC). ?

H R Khan
Raghuram Rajan
C Rajgopalachari
Mallikarjun Kharge
None of These


12. Dan Coats and ___________ Appointed as USA's Director of National Intelligence and National Security Adviser respectively. Note that Steven Mnuchin was recently appointed Finance Minister of USA (Called Secretary of The Treasury). Also, USA announced its support to India’s full membership in Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)

Rex Tillrsen
HR McMaster
James Mattis
Donald Trump
None of These


13. David Beasley (___________) has been appointed as as head of Rome-based World Food Programme (WFP) ?

Serbia
Poland
Russia
Germany
USA


14. European Council re-elected Donald Tusk (__________) as its president for a second term ?

Poland
USA
Germany
Canada
None of These


15. ____________ appointed Pradeep Nair as regional director for India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. ?

Twitter
Microsoft
Google
Ford Foundation
None of These


16. Former Indian Wrestler ____________ has been appointed as an International Match Referee by United World Wrestling (UWW) ?

Sekhar Basu
Jai Priye Prakash
Kripa Shankar Bishnoi
Ramesh Abhishek
None of These


17. __________ Appointed as New Member Traction in Railway Board ?

Hem Kumar Pande
Ghanshyam Singh
Tapan Ray
Narendra Kumar Sinha
None of These


18. Government appointed Mahesh Kumar Jain as Managing Director & CEO of ____________ and Kishore Piraji Kharat as Managing Director and CEO of Indian Bank. It has been done by swapping their Previous chiefs ?

SBI
IDBI Bank
Central Bank of India
Union Bank of India
None of These


19. Hassan Saleh is appointed as new Prime Minister of ________ (North Africa) ?

Nigeria
Niger
Cuba
Sudan
None of These


20. _____________ appointed 4 Scientific Advisors -

  1. Senior Men - Scott Conway (Australia)
  2. Junior Men - Robin Anthony Webster Arkell (South Africa)
  3. Senior women - Wayne Patrick Lombard (South Africa)
  4. Junior Women - Daniel Barry (Australia)
Hockey India
BCCI
AIFF
Wrestling Federation of India
None of These


21. ___________ Appointed Minoru Kato as Chief for its 2-wheelers division in India. ?

Honda
Toyota
Volkswagen
Suzuki
None of These


22. India's __________ has been appointed to high level group to provide expertise on and coordinate global fight against antimicrobial resistance ?

Naveen Verma
Soumya Swaminathan
Aruna Sundararajan
Preeti Saran
None of These


23. Indian-American ___________ appointed to a key judicial position on Court of Appeals in USA ?

Seema Bahuguna
Shaktikanta Das
Anjuly Chib Duggal
Amul Thapar
None of These


24. Indian-American _________ appointed for top health care position in USA. She is second Indian-American in USA administration after Nikki Haley (US Ambassador to UN). ?

Snehlata Shrivastava
M. Sathiyavathy
Anil Swarup
Prabhas Kumar Jha
Seema Verma


25. Indian-American ____________ appointed as President and CEO of USA Based‚ The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights‚ and Its related organization‚ The Leadership Conference Education Fund ?

Rajiv Yadav
Arun Kumar
Vanita Gupta
Kapil Dev Tripathi
None of These


26. Jason Kothari appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mobile Payments Firm __________ ?

Freecharge
Paytm
Mobikwik
Oxigen
None of These


27. Jon Huntsman appointed as US Ambassador to _________ ?

India
Russia
China
UN
None of These


28. Karan Avtar Singh appointed as Chief Secretary (CS) of ________ ?

Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
Punjab
Rajasthan
None of These


29. Madhabi Puri Buch appointed as Whole-Time Member (WTM) of ___________ ?

SBI
UIDAI
IRDAI
RBI
SEBI


30. ____________ appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) ?

Sanjay Mitra
Ashutosh Sharma
Manhar Valjibhai Zala
Rajive Kumar
None of These


31. Manohar Parrikar has been appointed as Chief Minister of ___________ for his 4th Term. Upon his leaving the charge as Union Defence Minister, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been given additional charge of Defence Ministry ?

Uttarakhand
Uttar Pradesh
Manipur
Goa
None of These


32. Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, ________________ is named as Vice President of 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup organizing committee ?

NK Sinha
Babul Supriyo
Nitin Gadkari
V K Singh
None of These


33. ___________ appointed as Chairman of Central Water Commission (CWC) ?

Narendra Kumar
H R Khan
Urijit Patel
D Subbarao
None of These


34. _____________ appointed as Whole Time Member in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. ?

IRDAI
RBI
IDBI
SEBI
Navrang Saini


35. New Chief Justices in State High Courts -

  1. Hemant Gupta - Madhya Pradesh High Court.
  2. P K Mohanty - _____________ High Court.
  3. Navniti Prasad - Kerala High Court.
  4. T B Radhakrishnan - Chhattisgarh High Court.
  5. Ramalingam Sudhakar - J&K High Court
  6. Rajendra Menon - Patna (Bihar) High Court.
Assam
Jharkhand
West Bengal
Uttar Pradesh
None of These


36. ____________ Government appointed K Srinath Reddy as health matters adviser to state government ?

Odisha
Jharkhand
Goa
Maharashtra
None of These


37. _____________ is appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of telecom major Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) ?

IDEA
VODAFONE
AIRTEL
BSNL
P K Purwar


38. ____________ diplomat Amjad Hussain B Sial appointed as new Secretary-General of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ?

Pakistani
Bangladeshi
Nepali
Sri Lankan
None of These


39. Pawan Goenka (MD of Mahindra and Mahindra) has been granted second term as Chairman of Board of Governors of IIT - ______________?

Delhi
Madras
Bombay
Guwahati
None of These


40. R Subramania Kumar has been approved to hold charge as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ___________ ?

Union Bank of India
Bank of India
Indian Bank
SBI
Indian Overseas Bank


41. Rana Kanwar Pal Singh elected as Speaker of ____________ Legislative Assembly ?

Goa
Punjab
Manipur
Uttarakhand
None of These


42. ______________ Chairman Anil Ambani inducted into international advisory board of global think-tank‚ Atlantic Council ?

Tata Group
Reliance Group
Adani Group
Vedanta Group
None of These


43. ______________ has been appointed to governing body of Sports Authority of India ?

Siddhartha Upadhyay
T. C. A. Anant
Rashmi Verma
N K Sinha
None of These


44. Sima Kamil became first woman to head a major commercial bank in ______________ - United Bank Limited (UBL) ?

Nepal
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
UAE
Pakistan


45. Sun Pharmaceuticals MD Dilip Shanghvi has been appointed by government as member of western area board of ____________ ?

SBI
RBI
SEBI
IRDAI
None of These


46. Swadheen Kshatriya has been appointed as Chief Commissioner of Right to Services (RTS) of ___________, for five years term ?

Maharashtra
Punjab
Haryana
Rajasthan
None of These


47. T S Anantharaman is appointed as part-time chairman‚ of ____________ ?

HDFC Bank
SEBI
United Bank of India
SBI
Catholic Syrian Bank


48. Trivendra Singh Rawat of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been appointed as Ninth Chief Minister of ___________ ?

Uttarakhand
Uttar Pradesh
Goa
Manipur
None of These


49. ____________ has been appointed as Interim Director General (IDG) of International Solar Alliance (ISA) ?

G. Latha Krishna Rao
Upendra Tripathy
Rajiv Gauba
T. C. A. Anant
None of These


50. ___________ has been appointed as Chairman in Central Board of Excise and Customs (recenty renamed as CBIC (Central board of Indirect Taxes and Customs) ). ?

Amarendra Kumar Dubey
Amarjit Singh
Rashmi Verma
A. S. Kiran Kumar
Vanaja N. Sarna


51. William Bill Thomas has been appointed ________________ based consulting and accounting major‚  KMPG International's global chairman ?

Netherlands
USA
Germany
Sweden
None of These


52. Yumnam Khemchand Singh elected as new Speaker of ___________ Legislative Assembly ?

Mizoram
Meghalaya
Manipur
Assam
None of These




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