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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - December 2017

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1. __________ has been re-appointed as chairman of Prasar Bharati board for second consecutive term till February 2020 ?

A Surya Prakash
Nripendra Mishra
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
S. K. Sinha
None of These


2. Anshu Prakash has been appointed as chief secretary of ____________ ?

Punjab
Haryana
Delhi
Rajasthan
None of These


3. ___________ singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding is appointed as Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment, joining fight to save lives and habitats of people and animals by cleaning up air and seas. ?

Polish
American
Russian
British
None of These


4. D R Soni appointed as chief of Indian Army's ___________ Command ?

Central
Eastern
Western
Northern
Southern


5. IT Firm ____________ appointed Salil S. Parekh as its new CEO and Managing Director ?

HCL
Wipro
Infosys
TCS
None of These


6. Indo-_____________ Person Deepak Parekh is named as First International Ambassador for London city and will work towards championing London City across the globe ?

British
American
French
Spanish
None of These


7. New Indian Amdassadors Apointed -

  1. Azar A.H.Khan - Turkmenistan.
  2. K. Jeeva Sagar - ___________
Qatar
Kuwait
UAE
Polabd
None of These


8. ONGC CMD ___________ is appointed as new Chairman of Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) ?

Dinesh K Sarraf
Devendra Chaudhary
Trilochan Mohapatra
Arun Srivastava
None of These


9. ______________ (founder and CEO of The Beer Café) has been appointed as president of National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) ?

Rahul Singh
Rahul Sharma
Sunder Pichai
Vijay Shekhar Sharma
None of These


10. __________ has been appointed as Member in Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ?

Ramesh Abhishek
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha 
Jai Priye Prakash
Smita Nagaraj
None of These


11. __________ is appointed as Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) and Chairman of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) ?

Alok Srivastava
G. Narayana Raju
Suresh Chandra
Sunil Kumar Chourasia
None of These


12. ____________ has been appointed as Executive Director (ED) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), replacing Meena Hemchandra who retired recently ?

Urijit Patel
Uma Shankar
H R Khan
BP Kanungo
None of These


13. _____________ appointed as Secretary in Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and CEO OF National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) ?

Jitendra Shankar Mathur
Ameising Luikham
Arun Kumar Panda
Rajiv Yadav
Upendra Prasad Singh


14. Buddhist monk Dhammapiya from ________________ has been elected as the secretary general of the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), durinh 2nd general assembly of IBC held in New Delhi ?

Tripura
Sikkim
Meghalaya
Manipur
None of These


15. ___________ appointed Rahul Gandhi as Party's new President, replacing Sonia Gandhi ?

Baharatiya Janata Party
BSP
AIADMK
Indian National Congress
None of These


16. ________________ is elected as new Chairman of BARC India (Broadcast Audience Research Council) ?

Sunder Pichai
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Nakul Chopra
I.V. Subba Rao 
None of These


17. __________ appointed Viraj Chouhan as its chief communications officer (CCO). ?

UBER
OLA
Google India
Yahoo India
None of These


18. ____________ (chief of International Hockey Federation) is elected as President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) at its Annual General Meeting in New Delhi. ?

Sunder Pichai
Narinder Batra
Nripendra Misra
Upendra Tripathi
None of These


19. Andrej Babis has been appointed as new prime minister of ___________ (Europe). ?

Bolivia
Denmark
Poland
Czech Republic
None of These


20. R Hemalatha is appointed as Director of National Institute of Nutrition (__________).

Hyderabad
Kolkata
Mumbai
Pune
None of These


21. Ravindra Jaiswal is appointed as Indian Ambassador to Sudan while Pradeep Kumar Gupta is appointed as Ambassador to __________. ?

Mali
Indonesia
Thailand
Chad
None of These


22. _________ India appointed Manish Dawar as its Chief Financial Officer.

Google
Vodafone
Microsoft
Facebook
None of These


23. Sebastian Pinera has been elected as next president of south american Nation __________.

Venezuela
Brazil
Argentian
Chile
None of These


24. _____________ appointed Michel Coulomb as head of its sales operations in India. ?

Facebook
Microsoft
Samsung
Google
Apple


25. Government appointed ____________ as officiating chairperson of National Green Tribunal (NGT), after Swatenter Kumar Retired Recently.

Nripendra Misra
Upendra Tripathy
U D Salvi
I.V. Subba Rao
None of These


26. Samiran Panda is appointed as director of National AIDS Research Institute (_______________).

Pune
Delhi
Mumbai
Patna
None of These


27. ______________ is appointed as Director General of National Cadet Corps.

I.V. Subba Rao 
B S Sahrawat
Nripendra Mishra
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
None of These


28. __________ is appointed as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Northern Coalfields Limited.

Shobhana K Pattanayak
S. K. Sinha
Prabhat Kumar Sinha
Devendra Chaudhary
None of These


29. Vijay Rupani re-appointed as Chief Minister of _____________ for second term in a row, after BJP's Victory in recent state assembly polls. Nitin Patel has been reappointed as Deputy CM.

Himachal Pradesh
Goa
Rajasthan
Odisha
Gujarat


30. Actor __________ is appointed as Ambassador for EPL (English Premier League) in India.

Aamir Khan
Salman Kharn
Ranveer Singh
Shahrukh Khan
None of These


31. ___________ has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Cab Aggregator Major Uber.

Sergey Brin
Elion Musk
Sunder pichai
Barney Harford
None of These


32. _________ is appointed as chairperson of University Grants Commission (UGC).

Upendra Tripathy
Dhirendra Pal Singh
Nripendra Misra
Raghuram rajan
None of These


33. Former cricketer _________ is appointed as new General Manager (GM) of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Saba Karim
Sachin Tendulkar
Rahul Dravid
VVS Laxman
None of These


34. Henrietta Fore (____________) is appointed as new Executive Director of United Nations Childrens’ Fund (UNICEF).

France
Spain
Russia
UK
USA


35. Jai Ram Thakur has been named as new (14th) Chief Minister of ____________, after BJP won recent state assembly elections.

Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
Punjab
None of These


36. __________ human rights activist Kumi Naidoo has been appointed as new Secretary General of Amnesty International (A non-governmental organization working for human rights).

South African
Russian
Brazilian
Argentine
None of These


37. Paul Antony is appointed as next Chief Secretary of ___________.

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Karnataka
Odisha
Kerala


38. IPS Officer Abhay has been appointed as Director General of ______________.

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Border Security Force (BSF)
Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)
None of These


39. _____________'s Prince Harry is appointed as president of African Parks, a conservation group which manages wildlife areas in Africa.

Spain
Britain
Russia
France
None of These


40. Constantino Chiwenga has been appointed as new vice president of _________.

  1. Emmerson Mnangagwa was recently appointed new president, after Robert mugabe was forced to leave the post.
Bermuda
Namibia
Jamaica
Kenya
Zimbabwe


41. __________ India appointed Motofumi Shitara as group chairman.

Suzuki Motors
Yamaha Motors
Hero Motors
Honda Motors
None of These


42. ___________ is appointed as new director of Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO).

S. K. Sinha
Amardeep Singh Bhatia
Nripendra Mishra 
Upendra Tripathi
None of These


43. George Weah (Former footballer) has been elected as new president of __________ (West Africa).

Liberia
Kiribati
Zimbabwe
Congo
None of These


44. N C Goel is appointed as new Chief Secretary of _____________.

Gujarat
Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
Haryana
Rajasthan


45. Om Prakash Singh is appointed as Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh. Additionally, M Malakondaiah is appointed as Director General of Police (DGP) of ___________.

Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Goa
None of These


46. ______________ is appointed as joint secretary in Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC). PMEAC is currently chaired by Bibek Debroy.

  1. Additionally, Gurbachan Singh is appointed as Director General (Investigation) in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
Sumita Misra
Sanjay Mitra
Trilochan Mohapatra
Shobhana K Pattanayak
None of These


47. ____________ government formed State Finance Commission and appointed G Rajesham Goud as its chairman.

Odisha
Goa
Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana


48. ___________________ is appointed as President of Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR).

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
Ajay Prakash Sawhney
Parameswaran Iyer
Snjay Mitra
None of These


49. ________________ is appointed as chief secretary to new Himachal government under CM Jairam Thakur.

S. Jaishankar
Vineet Chowdhary
Ruchi Ghanashyam
Hasmukh Adhia
None of These




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