Appointments Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


Who among the following has been appointed as the Director General of SSB?

a) Rashmi Shukla

b) Ajay Kumar

c) Bharti Singh

d) Kuldeep Chahal

Ans: A - Rashmi Shukla

  • Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Rashmi Shukla has been appointed as the Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).
  • She is a 1988 batch IPS officer of Maharashtra cadre.
  • The SSB is a border-guarding force deployed along the Nepal and Bhutan borders.

  • Rashmi Shukla has been the former head of the Maharashtra Intelligence Department. She came in limelight in a case related to phone tapping.

Who has been named the Chief Executive Officer of GIL-Chemicals Business?

a) Ajay Banga

b) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

c) Ajay Kumar

d) Vishal Sharma

Ans: D - Vishal Sharma

  • Godrej Industries Limited has named Vishal Sharma as the chief executive officer of the chemicals business.
  • Prior to this, Vishal Sharma served as Senior Vice President for the India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) region.

  • Vishal oversaw the Asia Pacific Industrial Division of Ecolab.

Who among the following has taken over as the Principal Director General of PIB?

a) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

b) Rajesh Malhotra

c) Ajay Banga

d) Arun Gupta

Ans: B - Rajesh Malhotra

  • Senior Indian Information Service officer Rajesh Malhotra has assumed the charge of Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau.
  • He has replaced Satyendra Prakash.
  • Mr Malhotra, a 1989 batch officer, was earlier serving in the Ministry of Finance.

  • He has been associated with the Election Commission for 21 years as in-charge of media and communication.

Who among the following has been appointed as its brand ambassador by PepsiCo India?

a) Virat Kohli

b) Ranveer Singh

c) Akshay Kumar

d) Neeraj Chopra

Ans: B – Ranveer Singh

  • PepsiCo India has signed actor Ranveer Singh to endorse its flagship soft drink brand Pepsi.
  • PepsiCo founded -1965
  • Headquarters – New York, United States

  • CEO - Ramon Laguarta

Who among the following has become the Secretary General of FICCI?

a) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

b) Ajay Banga

c) Shailesh Pathak

d) Arun Gupta

Ans: C – Shailesh Pathak

  • Shailesh Pathak has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
  • He has worked with the government as an IAS officer as well as headed large companies in the private sector.

  • Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex trade organization in India.

Who among the following has been elected as the external auditor of the International Labor Organisation?

a) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

b) Narayana Murthy

c) Alok Kumar

d) Girish Chandra Murmu

Ans: D – Girish Chandra Murmu

  • Comptroller and Auditor General Girish Chandra Murmu has been selected as the external auditor of the Geneva-based International Labor Organization for a period of four years from 2024 to 2027.

  • The appointment reflects recognition of the CAG's professionalism, high standards, global audit experience and its credibility among the international community.

Who has been appointed as the new Drug Controller General of India?

a) Rajeev Raghuvanshi

b) Amit Kumar

c) Jagdish Singh

d) Arun Gupta

Ans: A – Rajeev Raghuvanshi

  • Rajiv Raghuvanshi has been appointed as the new Drug Controller General of India.
  • Rajeev Singh Raghuvanshi is a former Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission Secretary-cum-Scientific Director.

  • He will succeed Dr. PBN Prasad.

Who has been appointed as the Executive Director of the World Bank?

a) Gopal Narasimha

b) Parameswaran Iyer

c) Jagdeep Singh

d) BVR Subrahmanyam

Ans: B – Parameswaran Iyer

  • Parameswaran Iyer, who has been serving as the CEO of NITI Aayog, has been appointed as the Executive Director of the World Bank Headquarters for a tenure of three years.
  • The 1988 batch IAS officer will replace Rajesh Khullar, who has been sent back to his cadre state Haryana.

  • The headquarters of the World Bank is in Washington DC, USA.