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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - October 2018

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1. 85-year-old Paul Biya won ___________________ (Central Africa) presidential elections for seventh time. First elected as the President in 1982, Biya is sub-Saharan Africa’s oldest leader.

Cameroon
Chad
Niger
Nigeria
None of These


2. Adel Abdul Mahdi Appointed as new Prime Minister of _____________.

Iran
Libya
Iraq
Syria
None of These


3. ________________ appointed as Director-General of Railway Protection Force (RPF).

Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas 
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha 
Tarun Shridhar
Arun Kumar
None of These


4. Government Appointed ______________________ as Deputy National Security Advisor (Internal Affairs). He will be 3rd deputy NSA to National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval after former Rajinder Khanna and Pankaj Saran.

Amit Khare
Arun Srivastava
Nripendra Misra 
Heeralal Samariya
R N Ravi


5. Government appointed _______________________ as interim Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Arun Kumar Panda
G. Narayana Raju
M Nageswara Rao
Ameising Luikham
None of These


6. Government appointed ___________________ as Chief statistician of India (CSI), replacing TCA Anant.

Pravin Srivastava
Amarjeet Sinha
C. Chandramouli
Kapil Dev Tripathi
None of These


7. Government appointed Rakesh Sharma as managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of ___________________a.

Punjab National Bank
IDBI Bank
SBI
BOB
None of These


8. Government appointed ________________ as chairperson of the National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA), which will function as an independent regulator for auditing profession.

Rangachari Sridharan
Binoy Kumar
K. Sivan
Upendra Prasad Singh
None of These


9. Government appointed S. S. Deswal as Director General in _____________________. He will also hold additional charge of post of DG, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

ITBP
CISF
CRPF
BSF
None of These


10. Government appointed _____________________ as Interim Director of the financial probe agency Enforcement Directorate (ED) for three months.

Upendra Prasad Singh
Rahul Prasad Bhatnagar 
Rashmi Verma
Sanjay Kumar Mishra
None of These


11. Government appointed ___________________ as Director General of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Secretary in Department of Scientific and Research (DSIR).

Amarendra Kumar Dubey
Rakesh Srivastava
Upendra Prasad Singh
Shekhar Mande
None of These


12. Government appointed __________________ as Solicitor General of India (second-highest ranking law officer of government) till June 2020.

  1. Attorney General for India is Indian government's chief legal advisor, and is primary lawyer in the Supreme Court of India. Currently the post is held by K. K. Venugopal.
R Subrahmanyam 
Tushar Mehta
Durga Shanker Mishra 
Ruolkhumlien Buhril
None of These


13. ________________ appointed as the acting chief justice of Allahabad High Court.

P. Raghavendra Rao
Anup Wadhawan
Jai Priye Prakash
Inder Jit Singh
Govind Mathur


14. India's ______________ appointed as chairman and world president of International Advertising Association (IAA) for 2 years.

Srinivasan Swamy
Anup Wadhawan
Rajiv Nayan Choubey
Ramesh Abhishek
None of These


15. India-born Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath appointed as Chief Economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF). She will resign as Economic Adviser to __________________ CM.

Manipur
Mizoram
Karnataka
Kerala
None of These


16. Indian Origin Neil Chatterjee is appointed as chairman of ________________'s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

UK
Russia
USA
Spain
None of These


17.___________________’s parliament elected Kurdish politician Barham Salih as new president.

Iran
Iraq
Syria
Russia
None of These


18. Jair Bolsonaro won ____________________'s presidential elections, securing over 55 % votes.

Argentina
Brazil
Venezuela
Spain
None of These


19. Justice Surya Kant appointed as Chief Justice of ______________ High Court.

Haryana
Rajasthan
Uttarakhand
Himachal Pradesh
None of These


20. Lotay Tshering is set to become new Prime Minister of _______________, after his party Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won majority in National Assembly.

Bhutan
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Mizoram
None of These


21. Maeen Abdulmalik has been appointed as new Prime Minister of _____________ (Middle East) ?

Yemen
Syria
Libya
Iran
None of These


22. ________________ appointed as its Secretary General of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI).

Injeti Srinivas
Mahesh Y Reddy
Arun Goel
S.K. Kohli 
None of These


23. Michael D Higgins re-elected as President of _________________ for his 2nd term, receiving 56 % of votes.

Scotland
Netherlands
Poland
Ireland
None of These


24. Misc. Appointments (October 2018) -

  1. HDFC Bank appointed Vinay Razdan as its chief human resources officer (CHRO).
  2. Global Direct Selling Firm Amway appointed Milind Pant as its First Global CEO.
  3. Former ________________ chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya Joined private equity firm ChrysCapital Advisors LLP as an advisor. It Firm Wipro also appointed Arundhati Bhattacharya as an independent director.
  4. Government granted a year’s extension to Bank of Baroda’s Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, PS Jayakumar.
  5. Suchitra Durai - New Indian Ambassador to Kingdom of Thailand.
  6. Nimesh Shah elected as chairperson of industry body Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).
  7. Paris Sain-Germain striker Neymar has been appointed as the permanent captain of Brazil’s national team. Brazil’s head coach Tite scrapped captaincy rotation policy of the team to give Neymar the permanent position.
  8. Amit Dev - Director General Air (OPS). 
  9. VR Chaudhari - Deputy Chief of the Air Staff.
  10. Raghunath Nambiar - Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command.
  11. Harjit Singh Arora - Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief South Western Air Command.
  12. Sunil Bhaskaran - MD & CEO of AirAsia India (Joint venture of Tata Sons and Malaysia’s AirAsia Group).
  13. Financial Firm BankBazaar appointed former RBI Deputy Governor S S Mundra as an advisor.
  14. Suresh Nambath has been appoinetd as Editor of The Hindu
  15. Satish Kumar Gupta - Paytm Payments Bank MD & CEO.
  16. Saurabh Kumar - India’s ambassador to Myanmar.
  17. Cricket Australia (CA) re-appointed David Peever as Chairman.
  18. Rohini Bopanna - Appointed as Global Hockey Regulator FIH International's Technical Official.
  19. RBI approved re-appointment of Aditya Puri as Managing Director and CEO of HDFC Bank for two years.
NHB
IRDAI
SEBI
RBI
SBI


25. Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad elected as new President of _________________ .

BCCI
SAI
Hockey India
AIFF
None of These


26. National Stock Exchange’s (NSE) MD and CEO _________________ is appointed chairman of working committee and director on board by international industry body – World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).

Vikram Limaye
Naveen Verma
Sanjeevanee Kutty  
Parameswaran Iyer
None of These


27. Pankaj Sharma appointed as ambassador and India’s permanent representative to United Nations Conference on Disarmament in Geneva (___________________), replacing Amandeep Gill.

Norway
Switzerland
Poland
Austria
None of These


28. President Ramnath Kovind appointed _______________________ as Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority of India (NALSA).

Sanjay Mitra
Ajay Prakash Sawhney
Madan Bhimarao Lokur
Vijay Gokhale
None of These


29. _________________ appointed as Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

D.M. Mulay
Rajiv Kumar
Subash C Garg
Subash C Garg
Priyank Kanoongo


30. ________________ government banned sale of weedicide glyphosatem which is cancer causing, According to Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh. Systemic herbicide is a group 2A cancer causing material and has potential to damage the human DNA. It is 4th State after Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra to regulate sale of herbicide.

Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
Rajasthan
sNone of These


31. Ramon Laguarta took charge as chief executive officer (CEO) of PepsiCo. He succeeded India-born __________________, who rermained PepsiCo CEO for for 12 years.

Shikha Sharma
Chanda Kochchar
Aruna Jayanthi
Indra Nooyi
None of These


32. Sahle-Work Zewde is appointed as first-ever female President of Ethiopia (___________________Africa).

West
East
North
Central
None of These


33. Sajjan Jindal (JSW Steel CMD) elected as treasurer of World Steel Association (WSA), during its general assembly in Toyko (____________________). Tata Steel MD T V Narendran and ArcelorMittal Chief L N Mittal are appointed as members, while Andre Johannpeter elected as Chairman.

Japan
China
Myanmar
Russia
None of These


34. Sandeep Bakhshi has been appointed as ________________ Bank’s new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, After Chanda Kochhar resigned from the post.

BOB
SBI
HDFC
AXIS
ICICI


35. Sanjay Verma is appointed as India’s new Ambassador to _________________.

Russia
Spain
France
Germany
None of These


36. ___________________President Maithripala Sirisena removed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, amid Political Turmoil because of Differences between President Sirisena and PM Vikramasinghe. Mahinda Rajapaksha is appointed as new Prime Minister.

Sri Lankan
Bangladeshi
Nepali
Bhutanese
None of These


37. Supreme Court Collegium headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi recommended names of 5 Chief Justices to High Courts of -

  1. _____________ - NH Patil
  2. Calcutta - DK Gupta
  3. Uttarakhand - Ramesh Ranganathan
  4. Gauhati - AS Bopanna
  5. Sikkim - Vijai Kumar Bist
Delhi
Madras
Jodhpur
Ahmedabad
Bombay


38. UNICEF appointed India's _______________ as its special representative of young people, to provide strategic guidance and support UNICEF globally.

Ravi Venkatesan
Rajiv Kumar
Ajay Narayan Jha 
K.V. Eapen
None of These


39. US President Donald Trump nominated Indian-American woman _______________________ to head the nuclear energy division at USA's Department of energy. Her appointment is now pending Senate approval.

Seema Bahuguna
Rita Baranwal
Kamala Harris
Pramila Jayapal
None of These


40. ______________ has been appointed as Vice-chairman and Managing Director (MD) of the Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS).

Ajay Kumar Bhalla
K.V. Eapen
Kapil Dev Tripathi
Surendra Nath Tripathi
Vineet Nayyar




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