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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - November 2017

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1. Acclaimed _____________ Indian-origin AIDS researcher Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim has been appointed as a UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents and HIV ?

South African
American
Russian
Danish
None of These


2. Actress ___________ has been appointed UN (United Nations) Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India. ?

Sonam Kapoor
Deepika Padukne
Dia Mirza
Kangana Ranaut
None of These


3. ________ appointed as an executive director of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) ?

Sekhar Basu
Trilochan Mohapatra
S. K. Sinha
Anand Rajeshwar Baiwar
None of These


4. Ashwani Kumar has been appointed as Chief Secretary for ___________ ?

Lakdhadweep
Gujarat
Delhi
Maharashtra
Puducherry


5. Bharti AXA Life Insurance appointed _________ as its CEO ?

Raghuram Rajan
Arvind Mayaram
Vikas Seth
Sekhar Basu
None of These


6. ___________ assumed charge as Director General Armed Forces Medical Service (DGAFMS) ?

Bipin Puri
Shobhana K Pattanayak
Trilochan Mohapatra
Nripendra Mishra
None of These


7. Borut Pahor re-elected as President of ___________ for 2nd term. ?

Slovakia
Slovenia
Czech Republic
Poland
None of These


8. Cricketer __________ has been made as a government nominee in Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) managing committee ?

Gautam Gambhir
Virat Kohli
M S Dhoni
Rohit Sharma
None of These


9. _________ has been appointed as first Female President of National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) ?

Debjani Ghosh
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
S. K. Sinha 
Trilochan Mohapatra
None of These


10. Defence Minister ________ is elected President of the Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA) ?

Rajeev Kapoor
Arun Srivastava
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha 
Nirmala Sitharaman
None of These


11. Government has constituted 15th Finance Commission in pursuance of clause (1) of article 280 of Constitution, to make recommendations for the 5 years commencing on April 1, 2020. It will be headed by __________. Currently, 14th finance commission (headed by Y V Reddy) is active ?

Jai Priye Prakash
Ramesh Abhishek
Susheel Kumar
N.K.Singh
None of These


12. __________ Has been appointed as new Finance Secretary of India. He was previously serving as Revenue secretary.

  1. Additionally, Binoy Kumar has been appointed as Special Secretary in Commerce Ministry.
Avinash K. Srivastava
Hasmukh Adhia
Ajay Kumar
Injeti Srinivas
None of These


13. India's ______________ has been appointed as global ambassador of World Packaging Organisation (WPO) ?

Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Shobhana K Pattanayak 
Sekhar Basu
Sanjay Kothari
Chakravarthi AVPS


14. India's ______________ has been re-elected as a member of International Court of Justice (The Hague, Netherlands).

  1. For the First Time, Britain will not have any member at ICJ.
Dalveer Bhandari
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha
Jai Priye Prakash
Rajiv Nayan Choubey 
None of These


15. Karen Pierce became first women to be appointed _____________’s Ambassador to UN ?

Poland
Russia
USA
Britain
None of These


16. Kenneth Juster has been confirmed as Next ______ Ambassador to India. He will succeed Richard Verma. ?

Russia
Spain
USA
France
None of These


17. M Mahender Reddy has been appointed as new Director General of Police (DGP) of _________ State. ?

Kerala
Telangana
Kartnataka
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


18. N Poonguzhali has become first woman to be appointed as a senior Deputy Director General in Telecom Enforcement Resource Monitoring (TERM) in Department of Telecommunications (DoT). She is elected for _____________ Circle of TERM (DOT) ?

Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


19. N Sambasiva Rao has been appointed as Director-General of Police (DGP) of ___________ ?

Kerala
Telangana
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh
None of These


20. Nasir Kamal has been appointed as Additional Director General in ________________, with K.K Sharma as its current Director General.

BSF
RPF
CISF
CRPF
None of These


21. New Appointments Approved -

  1. __________ - Chairman of Newly Formed National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST.
  2. Pradeep Singh Kharola - Chairman and Managing Director of Air India.
  3. Pritam Singh - Director General in National Archives of India.
  4. Raghvendra Singh - Secretary in Ministry of Culture
  5. Upendra Prasad Singh - Secretary in Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
  6. Sandeep Beecha - Chief of Naval War College (Goa).
Badri Narain Sharma
Rita A Teaotia
Anant Narayan Nanda
Ramesh Abhishek 
None of These


22. New PSU Appointments -

  1. Jatindra Nath Swain as Managing Director of Solar Energy Corporation of India.
  2. Sundeep Kumar Nayak as Managing Director of NCDCI (National Cooperative Development Corporation of India).
  3. _________ as director general of Doordarshan News.
Avinash K. Srivastava
Ira Joshi
Injeti Srinivas
Ravikant   
None of These


23. Phanindra Sama (Co-founder of RedBus ) has been appointed as Chief Innovation Officer for __________ state ?

Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
None of These


24. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated 10 days Sangai Festival in __________ ( Capital of Manipur), during his visit to 3 North Eastern States - Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Manipur. He also opened a 2 day North-East Development Summit ?

Gangtok
Shillong
Itanagar
Agartala
Imphal


25. R K Kulshrestha has been appointed as General Manager of _____ Railway. ?

Eastern
Western
Southern
Northern
None of These


26. RBI Governor _________ has been appointed to Financial Stability Institute Advisory Board of the Bank of International Settlement (BIS), a global financial organisation owned by major central banks from across world. FSI assists financial sector authorities worldwide in strengthening their financial systems.

  1. BIS is based in Basel (Switzerland) with Jaime Caruana as its current Chief (General Manager).
Urjit Patel
Arvind Mayaram
Raghuram Rajan
Sekhar Basu
None of These


27. Rajesh Vaishnaw has been appointed as India's next High Commissioner to Malta while Ravi Bangar has been appointed as Ambassador to ________ ?

Pataguay
Ecuador
Uruguay
Russia
None of These


28. ____________ has been appointed as whole-time member of SEBI ?

Injeti Srinivas
Raghvendra Singh
Sanjeev Kaushik
S.K. Kohli
None of These


29. Sarah Clarke has been appointed as ____________’s first female Black Rod in its over 650-year history, to serve as Lady Usher of the Black Rod.

  1. The Black Rod is responsible for controlling access to and maintaining order within House of Lords.
Russia
USA
Poland
Denmark
Britain


30. Satrughana Pujahari appointed as a Judge of Madras High Court, and Ved Prakash Vaish appointed to ______________ High Court ?

Mumbai
Jodhpur
Allahabad
Vadodara
None of These


31. Scientist Vijay Prasad Dimri is appointed as president of 36th International Geological Congress (IGC), to be held in ___________ in 2020. ICG is a global platform for advancement of earth science ?

Jaipur
Mumbai
Guwahati
New Delhi
None of These


32. ______________ has been appointed as chairman of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) ?

Sanjeevanee Kutty
Sethurathnam Ravi
Parameswaran Iyer
S. Christopher
None of These


33. _______ has been appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa till December 31, 2018 for Development Track of G20 ?

Shaktikanta Das
C. K. Mishra
Ajay Prakash Sawhney
Vijay Gokhale
None of These


34. Sibi George has been appointed as India's Ambassador to Liechtenstein. He is also India's ambassador to ________ ?

Spain
Denmark
Russia
France
Switzerland


35. ______ has been appointed as new Secretary General of the Lok Sabha (and first woman to hold this post). She will succeed Anup Mishra ?

Ruchi Ghanashyam
Snehlata Shrivastava
Soumya Swaminathan
Preeti Sudan 
None of These


36. Suresh Chukkapalli has been appointed as Honorary Consul General in Hyderabad by __________ ?

South Korea
Japan
Spain
Russia
None of These


37. ________ elevated Group CFO Saurabh Agrawal and Titan MD Bhaskar Bhat to its board ?

SBI
Aditya Birla Group
Adani Group
Reliance Group
Tata Sons


38. Tata Steel appointed __________ as global CEO and MD. ?

T V Narendran
Sanjeevanee Kutty 
Seema Bahuguna
Rajiv Gauba
None of These


39. ____________ (first Hindu lawmaker in US Congress) is named as chairperson of World Hindu Congress (WHC) to be held in Chicago (USA) in 2018 ?

Kamala Harris
Tulsi Gabbard
Raja Krishnamoorthi
Pramila Jayapal
None of These


40. _________ government has set up a Hill Area Development Committee to be headed by Mann Ghisingto oversee work in the Hills ?

Bihar
Chhattisgarh
Odisha
Jharkhand
West Bengal




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