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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - May 2017

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1. ____________ became second Indian-American judge of an appeals court (After Sri Srnivasan), after he was appointed to Cincinnati-based Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. ?

Amul Thapar
Swashpawan Singh
Devendra Chaudhary
Rajinder Khanna‚ 
None of These


2. ___________ Legislature Assembly passed Bill to appoint Olympics winner shuttler PV Sindhu as a Group-1 officer in the government by amending the state public services Act ?

Telangana
Odisha
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
None of These


3. _________ has been appointed as new‚ secretary of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) ?

Jai Priye Prakash
C.K. Mishra
Susheel Kumar
Anurag Tripathy
None of These


4. Aruna Sundararajan has been appointed as secretary in Department of Telecommunications. Note that She is also secretary in Ministry of Electronics and IT ?

Preeti Sudan
A.N. Nanda‚ 
Ramesh Abhishek
Narendra Kumar Sinha
Aruna Sundararajan


5. Bharti Enterprises (Owner of Airtel) appointed ___________ as Managing Director of Financial Services.?

S. Christopher
S.K. Kohli
Soumen Ghosh
M. Nair Rajeevan
None of These


6. __________ has been appointed as Chairman of Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) ?

Braj Bihari Kumar
Ajay Narayan Jha
Ashok Lavasa
Ruchi Ghanashyam
None of These


7. __________ Person Mark Lowcock has been appointed as United Nation’s new Humanitarian aid Chief. ?

Russian
British
American
Swedish
None of These


8. Congress leader ____________ has been appointed as Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament. ?

Mallikarjun Kharge
Sushil Kumar Shinde
C Rajgopalachari
Digvijay Singh
None of These


9. Direct-to-home operator _______________ India has appointed Anil Dua as Chief Executive Officer. ?

Dish TV
Tata Sky
Airtel Digital TV
Videocon
None of These


10. Edouard Philippe has been appointed as New Prime Minister of ______________, by newly elected Presidetn Emmanuel Macron. ?

Russia
Germany
Poland
France
None of These


11. Emmanuel Macron has been elected as 25th president of _____________. He is youngest President (39 years) and occupant of °lys©e‚ Palace (________'s Presidential Palace). ?

Russia
Poland
Germany
France
None of These


12. Automobile firm __________ appointed Anurag Mehrotra as Managing Director for its Indian Business. ?

Toyota
Ford Motors
Volkswagen
Hyundai
None of These


13. Geetha Johri has been appointed as new Chief of ______________ Police, becoming State’s first woman police chief ?

Punjab
Haryana
Rajasthan
Bihar
Gujarat


14. Government appointed ___________ as new defence secretary of India, for 2 years. ?

Sanjay Mitra
Hasmukh Adhia
Ashok Lavasa
Anjuly Chib Dugga
None o f These


15. Government expanded Banks Board Bureau (BBB) by adding two more members - Shubhalaxmi Panse and Pradip Shah. ____________ is head of BBB. ?

Arvind Mayaram
C Rajgopalachari
H R Khan
Vinod Rai
None of These


16. Governor of _____________, Najma Heptulla has been appointed as Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia University ?

Mizoram
Nagaland
Manipur
Assam
None of These


17. HRD Ministry named scientist and former DRDO chief _____________ as next chancellor of Delhi's JNU (Jawahar Lal Nehru University) ?

Soumya Swaminathan‚ 
Vijay Kumar Saraswat
Sanjeevanee Kutty
Prabhas Kumar Jha
None of These


18. Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected as President of __________ for 2nd Term for 4 years. ?

Iraq
Iran
Qatar
Kuwait
None of These


19. Hubert Minnis has been elected as New Prime Minister of _____________ (Caribbean Nation) ?

Jamaica
Trinidad and Tobago
Nauru
Bahamas
None of These


20. Indian national‚ ___________ has been appointed as Deputy Executive Secretary in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) ?

Ovais Sarmad‚ 
Anil Swarup
Ajay Mittal
G. Narayana Raju
None of These


21. International Fertiliser Association appointed Indian Person ___________ as Chairman, during Its annual meet at Morocco. ?

Rakesh Kapur
Arun Kumar
Nripendra Misra
H R Khan
None of These


22. Jaideep Mazumdar appointed as New Ambassador of India to __________. While Vani Sarraju Rao has been appointed as New Indian Ambassador to Finland ?

Spain
Philippines
France
Germany
None of These


23. Moon Jae-in‚ has been appointed as 12th president of _______ ?

Japan
China
Vietnam
South Korea
None of These


24. New Secretaries Appointed in Various Ministeries -

  1. Rashmi Verma - Ministry Of Tourism
  2. Leena Nair - Ministry of __________
  3. Rajive Kumar - Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  4. Rakesh Srivastava - Ministry of Women & Child Development
External Affairs
Finance
Minorities Welfare
Home Affairs
Tribal Affairs


25. Noted poet and author Nandini Siddha Reddy has been appointed as Chairperson of ________ Sahitya Academy. ?

Andhra Pradesh
Odisha
Telangana
Kerala
None of These


26. __________ has been appointed as Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations). ?

PN Pradhan‚ 
Sunil Lanba
Bipin Rawat
Dalbir Singh Suhaag
None of These


27. ___________Cricket Board‚  appointed Najam‚ Sethi as its new chairman. ?

Sri Lanka
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Afghanistan
None of These


28. Prabhat Kamal Bezboruah is appopinted as Chairman of Tea Board and _________________ is appointed as chairman of Coffee Board of India ?

C. Viswanath
Rajiv Yadav‚ 
M S Boje Gowda
Rajive Kumar
None of These


29. R K Mahajan and Maninder Singh have been appointed as Members of CBEC (Central Board of Excise and Customs).

  1. CBEC's Sanctioned Member Strength is 6.
  2. Currently CBEC has 4 Members - R K Mahajan, Maninder Singh, Ananya Ray and S Ramesh.
  3. ___________ is Current Chairperson of CBEC.
Rashmi Verma
T. C. A. Anant
K. VijayRaghavan
G. Latha Krishna Rao
Vanaja Sarna


30. _________ has been appointed as chairman of Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). He is also Google’s vice-president for South East Asia and India ?

Girish Sahni‚ 
Injeti Srinivas
Rajan Anandan
Amarendra Kumar Dubey
None of These


31. ___________ has been appointed as Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) while L Murugan has been appointed as Its Vice Chairman ?

Amarjit Singh
Anant Kumar Singh
N S Kang‚ 
Ram Shankar Katheria
None of These


32. _________ became first Indian born woman to be elected as a Councillor to the city of London Corporation in UK.?

Rashmi Verma‚ ‚ 
Rehana Ameer
Leena Nair
Vrinda Sarup
None of These


33. Retired Delhi HC Judge _________ has been elected as Chairman of Football's International Body FIFA's Governance committee for 4 years. ?

Mukul Mudgal
T. C. A. Anant‚ 
Rakesh Srivastava
Kapil Dev Tripathi
None of These


34. ____________ has been appointed as first woman president of confederation of Indian Industry (CII) ?

Ashutosh Sharma
Rajiv Yadav
Suresh Chandra
Arun Kumar‚ 
Shobana Kamineni


35. Sohail Mahmood has been appointed as ________'s new High Commissioner (Ambassador) to India.?

Bangladesh
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Iraq
None of These


36. _______ has been appointed as Chairman of National Commission for Minorities. George Kurian as Vice-Chairman of National Commission for Minorities ?

Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi
K.P. Krishnan
Amarjeet Sinha
A. S. Kiran Kumar
None of These


37. _________ has been appointed as Secretary in Department of Economic Affairs. He is also Secretary in Ministry of Corporate Affairs.?

Ashok Kumar Gupta
Preeti Sudan
S K Kohli
Nripendra Misra
Tapan Ray


38. ___________ appointed on 2 Important Positions -

  1. Saurabh Agrawal - Chief Financial Officer.
  2. Shuva Mandal - Group General Counsel (Legal Head).
Tata Group
Reliance Industries
Aditya Birla Group
Adani Group
None of These


39. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (____________) has been appointed as Director - General of World Health Organization (WHO).

  1. WHO's Headquarters is in Geneva (Switzerland).
Russia
Ethiopia
Spain
France
None of These


40. Turlapati Kutumba Rao has been appointed as Ambassador to Swachh ____________ Mission. ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Assam
Andhra


41. ___________ appointed Taranjeet Singh‚ as Chief of Its India Operations ?

Google
Twitter
Yahoo
Microsoft
None of These


42. US President Donald Trump nominated Indian-American ______________ as a Member of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission‚ (FERC) ?

S. Christopher
Neil Chatterjee
Parameswaran Iyer
S. Jaishankar
None of These


43. Venu Rajamony has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to the _________ and India’s permanent Representative to Organisation for Prevention of Chemical Weapons ?

Netherlands
Australia
Austria
Spain
None of These


44. Vinay Mohan Kwatra has been appointed as India’s ambassador to __________ ?

Russia
Poland
Germany
USA
France


45. World Health Organization (WHO) appointed Actor ______________ as its Goodwill Ambassador for Hepatitis in South-East Asia Region ?

Parameswaran Iyer
Amitabh Bachchan
Jagdish Prasad Meena
S.K. Kohli
None of These





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