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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - October 2017

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1. ___________ assumed charge as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff ?

Ajit Kumar
Nripendra Mishra
I.V. Subba Rao
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
None of These


2. ___________ has been appointed as Director General in Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) ?

Shobhana K Pattanayak
Sekhar Basu
A. P. Maheshwari
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha
None of These


3. Alok Kumar Pateria has been appointed as Additional Director General in CISF. Note that O.P Singh is current Chief (Director General) of CISF ?

Ramesh Abhishek
Rajiv Nayan Choubey
Jai Priye Prakash
Alok Kumar Pateria 
None of These


4. Audrey Azoulay (___________) elected as new Director General of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) ?

Portugal
Germany
Liberia
Italy
France


5. Brenda Hale apponted as first female president of ___________'s supreme court and Ian Burnett as youngest lord chief justice ?

USA
Russia
UK
Italy
None of These


6. Cricketer ___________ has been appointed as brand ambassador of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation (GMC) and also the brand ambassador of Swachh Bharat Mission in Ghaziabad City (Uttar Pradesh). ?

Suresh Raina
Pravin Kumar
M S Dhoni
Virat Kohli
None of These


7. Delhi Dynamos FC appointed Bollywood actress _________ as club’s brand ambassador for upcoming Indian Super League Football season. ?

Anant Narayan Nanda
Jacqueline Fernandez
Injeti Srinivas
S.K. Kohli
None of These


8. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) appointed Param Shah as new Director for its ___________ operations ?

UK
USA
Russia
France
None of These


9. Government appointed __________ as its Representative to carry forward dialogue with elected representatives, various organizations and concerned individuals in Jammu and Kashmir.

  1. After this appointment, Supreme Court adjourned hearing of plea (filed by Delhi-based NGO in 2014) challenging Article 35A of Constitution by 3 months.
  2. Article 35A of empowers J&K legislature to define permanent residents (PR) of state. It was added through Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) Order, 1954 issued under Article 370 of Constitution.
  3. J&K Constitution adopted on November 17, 1956 defines Permanent Resident as person who has been resident of state for 10 years and has acquired immovable property in state. Provision of Permanent Resident bars Indian citizens of other states to settle in J&K and do any personal or professional activities. Therefore, Plea was filed to remove Article 35A of constitution.
Dineshwar Sharma
Sanjeevanee Kutty
Naveen Verma
Ajay Prakash Sawhney
None of These


10. Government appointed Rajnish Kumar as chairman of ____________ for 3 years term, succeeding Arundhati Bhattacharya ?

Reserve Bank of India
Bank of Baroda
Punjab National Bank
State Bank of India
None of These


11. Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) appointed __________ as Chief Executive Officer for India ?

Sunder Pichai
S. Jaishankar
Ruchi Ghanashyam
Jayant Rikhye
None of These


12. India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) appointed _________ as its Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer ?

Subash C Garg
Suresh Sethi
Rajiv Kumar
Ashok Lavasa 
None of These


13. Indian Weightlifting Federation President ____________elected as chairman of two sub-committees of International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Ethics Commission AND Anti-Disciplinary Commission ?

Nandita Chartterjee
Soumya Swaminathan
Arun Kumar Panda
Jagdish Prasad Meena
Birendra Prasad Baishya


14. Jacinda Ardern has been elected as new Prime Minister of ______________. She is youngest Prime Minister of country in over 150 years ?

New Zealand
Australia
Italy
UK
None of These


15. Leslie Thng has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of air carrier _____________, joint venture between Tata group and Singapore Airlines ?

Spicejet
Goair
Indigo
Vistara
None of These


16. ______ has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) ?

Anand Kumar
Ameising Luikham
NS Venkatesh
Jitendra Shankar Mathur
None of These


17. National Basketball Association (NBA) appointed __________ as NBA India's Head of Basketball Operations ?

Rex Tillersen
Scott Fleming
Gianni Infantino
Dave Richardson
None of These


18. Neelmani N. Raju has been appointed as _________’s first woman Director General and Inspector General of Police (DG and IGP) ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Telangana
Maharashtra
None of These


19. New Ambassadors Appointed -

  1. Vinay Mohan Kwatra - Principality of Monaco
  2. Sibi George - ___________
  3. Pooja Kapur - Macedonia.
  4. Manika Jain - Cambodia
  5. N.J.Gangte - Zambia
Italy
USA
UK
Switzerland
None of These


20. New Appointments -

  1. C.K. Mishra - Secretary in Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change.
  2. Injeti Srinivas - Secretary in Ministry of Corporate Affairs. 
  3. Gopal Krishna - Secretary in Ministry of Shipping 
  4. Preeti Sudan - Secretary in Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
  5. Mahesh Kumar Gupta as Member (Engineering) and D.K.Gayen - Member (Staff) in ______________.
Railway Board
Finance Ministry
Home Ministry
External Affairs Ministry
None of These


21. Ngangom Sarat Singh has been appointed as member of Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for ___________ ?

Manipur and Mizoram
Manipur and Meghalaya
Meghalaya and Mizoram
Manipur and Sikkim
None of These


22. _________________ is appointed as President of US-India Business Council (USIBC) ?

Rajiv Yadav
Nisha Desai Biswal
Ajay Mittal
K.V. Eapen
None of These


23. Noted Actor _____________ has been appointed as Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune ?

Amitabh Bachchan
Aamir Khan
Vidya Balan
Anupam Kher
None of These


24. Online eyewear firm Lenskart announced Bollywood Actor _______________ as its first ever brand ambassador ?

Aamir Khan
Deepika Padukone
Ranveer Singh
Ranbir Kapoor
Katrina Kaif


25. PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd (PNB MetLife) appointed _______________ as new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer ?

Kapil Dev Tripathi
Ajay Kumar Bhalla
Ashish Srivastava
Amarjeet Sinha
None of These


26. __________ is appointed as special director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ?

Rakesh Asthana
Ashutosh Sharma
Dinesh Singh
K. VijayRaghavan 
None of These


27. Sangram Singh has been appointed as CEO of Digital Payments firm Freecharge (Owned by ____________) ?

ICICI Bank
Axis Bank
Bank of Baroda
State Bank of India
None of These


28. Shinzo Abe has been re-elected as Prime Minister of ___________ for his Third Term. He belongs to Liberal Democratic Party ?

China
Vietnam
Japan
Myanmar
None of These


29. Tata Group Firm Voltas appointed _________ as Its managing director (MD) and Chief executive officer (CEO) ?

Sbakuntala Gamlin
G. Latha Krishna Ra
Girish Sahni
A. S. Kiran Kumar
Pradeep Bakshi


30. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh has been appointed as new Prime Minister of ____________ ?

Russia
Ethiopia
Mongolia
Liberia
None of These


31. Utpal Kumar Singh has been appointed as Chief Secretary of _________ ?

Himachal Pradesh
Mizoram
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
None of These


32. ____________ has been appointed as Private Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind for 2 Years ?

Anant Kumar Singh
Vikram Singh
Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar
Durga Shanker Mishra
None of These


33. ____________ has been appointed as Chairman of Kolkata Port Trust ?

Vinit Kumar
Amarendra Kumar Dubey
Amarjit Singh
Injeti Srinivas
None of These


34. World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) appointed Indian Person _____________ as its new chairman. WBCSD is global network of over 200 CEOs who are responsible for a combined revenue of more than $ 8.5 trillion and 19 million employees ?

Sanjeevanee Kutty
Ashok Kumar Gupta
S.K. Kohli 
Sanjay Mitra
Sunny Verghese


35. World Health Organization (WHO) appointed Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Chief ______________ at one of 2 newly created Deputy Directors General posts at WHO. This is highest post held by an Indian in WHO ?

S. Jaishankar
Soumya Swaminathan
Ajay Prakash Sawhney 
Naveen Verma
None of These


36. Zafar Mahmood Abbasi has been appointed as new Chief of ____________ Navy. ?

Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Myanmar
None of These




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