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Appointments Current Affairs Quiz - September 2018

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1. Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) appointed ______________ as its chairman for 3 years. ?

D Shivakumar
Sanjay Kothari
D Shivakumar
Nripendra Misra
None of These


2. ______________ will be appointed as the new Vice Chief of the Indian Air Force.

Shobhana K Pattanayak
Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Anil Khosla
Trilochan Mohapatra
None of These


3. _______________ has been appointed acting chief justice of the Gauhati High Court.

Hasmukh Adhia
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha
P. Raghavendra Rao
Arup Kumar Goswami
None of These


4. ________________ appointed Amitabh Chaudhry as its managing director & CEO from January 1, 2019, for 3 years. Mr. Chaudhry is MD & CEO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company at present.

  1. On leaving of Amitabh Chaudhary, Vibha Padalkar has been appointed HDFC Life MD & CEO.
HDFC Bank
ICICI Bank
Yes Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Axis Bank


5. Binoy Kumar took over as Secretary in Ministry of __________.

Finance
Railways
Steel
Road, Transport and Highways
None of These


6. Government Appointed ___________________ as Chairman and Managing Director of Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), for 2 years.

Anil Kumar Chaudhary
Rajiv Kumar
Jagdish Prasad Meena
Ajay Narayan Jha
None of These


7. Government appointed Chief executive officers and managing directors (CEOs and MDs) at 10 public sector banks, as part of 15 names recommended by Bank Boards Bureau for elevation. First 5 People are currently deputy MDs at _____________________.

  1. Padmaja Chundru - Indian Bank
  2. Mrutyunjay Mahapatra - Syndicate Bank
  3. Pallav Mohapatra - Central Bank of India
  4. Packirisamy - Andhra Bank
  5. Karnam Sekar - Dena Bank
  6. SS Mallikarajuna Rao - Allahabad Bank
  7. AS Rajeev - Bank of Maharashtra
  8. Atul Kumar Goel - UCO Bank
  9. S Harisankar - Punjab & Sind Bank.
  10. Ashok Kumar Pradhan - United Bank of India.

RBI
SBI
SEBI
Bank of Bar0da
None of These


8. Government appointed ____________________________ (Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) as secretary in Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and chairperson in Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).

  1. Also, Anindo Majumdar is Appointed as Secretary in Central Vigilance Commission.
  2. A. Gitesh Sarma appointed as Secretary (West) in Ministry of External Affairs.
Kamlesh Nilkanth Vyas
Balram Bhargava
Ruolkhumlien Buhril
Asha Ram Sihag
None of These


9. Government appointed Rajni Mishra as the director general of Border Security Force (________________).

BSF
CRPF
CISF
DMRC
None of These


10. Government appointed S S Deswal as Director General of __________________.

Border Security Force
Central Industrial Security Force
Central Reserve Police Force
Sashastra Seema Bal
None of These


11. Government appointed four members to local boards of ________ -

  1. Rakesh Jain - Southern local board
  2. Sachin Chaturvedi - Eastern local board.
  3. Revathy Iyer and Raghvendra Narayan Dubey - Northern local board.
  4. Revathy Iyer and Sachin Chaturvedi - Central local board.
SEBI
SBI
NABARD
RBI
None of These


12. Indian Banks Association (IBA) elected _________________ MD and CEO Sunil Mehta as chairman for 2018-19. Madhav Nair has been elected as Honorary Secretary of association for 2018-19.

SBI
PNB
RBI
SEBI
None of These


13. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chosen veteran scientist VR Lalithambika to head its Gaganyaan mission to put an Indian in space by _______________.

2025
2020
2023
2021
2022


14. Jack Ma, co-founder of ________________ e-commerce giant Alibaba, will step down as head of the company in 2019. He named company CEO Daniel Zhang as his successor.

Chinese
Japanese
Vietnamese
Sri Lankan
None of These


15. _______________ Government appointed Dilbagh Singh as Director General of Police (DGP) of the state.

Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
Haryana
Jammu and Kashmir
None of These


16. ________________ elected as president of the Indian Newspaper Society, apex body of India's print media industry.

Rajiv Gauba
Rina Ray
Jayant Mammen Mathew
Avinash K. Srivastava
None of These


17. _______________ appointed as chairman of parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence.

Ajay Kumar Bhalla
Kalraj Mishra
Kapil Dev Tripathi 
K.V. Eapen
None of These


18. Misc. Appointments (September 2018) -

  1. WPP Plc, world’s largest communication services group, appointed Mark Read as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive Director (ED).
  2. Tahira Safdar sworn in as first woman chief justice in ____________________‘s Balochistan High Court.
  3. Om Prakash Mishra - Chief Justice of Nepal.
  4. Lal Krishan Advani renominated as Chairman of Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha.
  5. Actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma signed as ambassadors of Skill India Campaign.
  6. SBI appointed Prashant Kumar as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  7. Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar joined board of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF).
  8. Keith Enright - Chief Privacy Officer of Google.
  9. Facebook appointed Ajit Mohan as Facebook India’s Managing Director and Vice President.
  10. B. S. Mubarak appointed as next Ambassador of India to Republic of Guatemala (Central America).
Afghanistan
Pakistan
Myanmar
Nepal
None of These


19. Moutaz Mousa Abdallah has become new Prime Minister of African Nation ___________________.

Zimbabwe
Nigeria
Niger
Sudan
None of These


20.________________ (Publisher of The Hindu Group) is appointed as chairman of Press Trust of India. While, Vijay Kumar Chopra (Chief Editor of Punjab Kesari Group) is appointed as Vice Chairman.

N Ravi
Nripendra Misra
Sanjay Kothari
Sanjay Mitra
None of These


21. New Ambassadors (September 2018) -

  1. BSNL - Noted Indian Female _____________________ Mary Kom.
  2. Alok Amitabh Dimri - New Indian Ambassador to Kyrgyz Republic.
  3. B. Vanlalvawna - New Indian Ambassabor to Republic of Azerbaijan.
  4. Actor Akshay Kumar - Honrary Ambassdor to Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial Foundation.
Boxer
Archer
Racer
Cricketer
None of These


22. Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi elected as 13th President of ___________________.

Afghanistan
Pakistan
UAE
Iran
None of These


23. _______________ has been re-elected as Regional Director of WHO for another five-year term beginning February 2019. She is the first woman to have been elected to the position of Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia Region.

Rashmi Verma
Sanjeevanee Kutty
Bharathi Sivaswami Sihag 
Poonam Khetrapal Singh
None of These


24. __________________________ took over as Chairman and Managing Director of defence PSU Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).

Nripendra Misra
Sekhar Basu
Sanjay Mitra
Parameswaran Iyer
R Madhavan


25. Ranjan Gogoi will be appointed as new Chief Justice of India (_____________________), on October 3, 2018. He will replace current CJI Dipak Misra.

26th
36th
46th
56th
None of These


26. Sanjay Kumar (____________________________ chief) has been given additional charge of post of Director General of Fire Service, Civil Defence and Home Guards.

NDRF
CRPF
CISF
BSF
None of These


27. Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) elected ______________________ as its new President.

Ajay Prakash Sawhney
Rajan Wadhera
M. Nair Rajeevan 
C. K. Mishra
None of These


28. State Bank of India (SBI) appointed _____________________ as its Managing Director. Also, SBI Mutual Fund appointed Ashwani Bhatia as its managing director and chief executive officer.

Vijay Gokhale
M. Nair Rajeevan
Anshula Kant
Naveen Verma
None of These


29. ___________________ has been appointed as new Chairman and Managing Director of National Insurance Company Limited (NIC).

Arun Srivastava
Sekhar Basu 
Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha
M. Nair Rajeevan
Tajinder Mukherjee


30. Vikram Misri has been appointed as next Ambassador of India to ________________.

Japan
Myanmar
China
Nepal
None of These


31. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih elected as President of _________________________.

Sri Lanka
Nepal
Bhutan
Maldives
None of These




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