Current Affairs December 2016 Quiz - 17

161________________, an Indian-American woman has been elected as the new mayor of the key Californian city of Cupertino.
 A) Latika Kumari
 B) Savita Vaidhyanathan
 C) Anuja Patil
 D) Veda Krishnamurthy
162________________, Enviorment minister of Nigeria has become the Deputy Secretary General of the incoming UN Secretery General Antonio Guterres.
 A) Shikha Pandey
 B) Deepti Sharma
 C) Ravi Kalpana
 D) Amina Muhammed

163US President-elect Donald Trump has chosen right winger _____________ as American-s next Ambassador to Israel.
 A) Bob Bryan
 B) David Friedman
 C) Jean-Julien Rojer
 D) Mahesh Bhupathi
164Puerto Rico's 19-year-old __________________ has been crowned as the Miss World 2016 at an event held in Maryland, US. Miss Dominican Republic Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramirez was the first runner-up.
 A) Ekta Bisht
 B) Fran Wilson
 C) Amy Jones
 D) Stephanie Del Valle
165The Vice Chief of Army Staff, Lt General_______________ will be the new Chief of Army Staff, while Air Marshal BS Dhanoa, the next Chief of Air Staff, as announced by the Central Government this weekend. Lt. Gen Rawat will replace General Dalbir Singh. Air Marshal Dhanoa, who will replace Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha.
 A)  Bipin Rawat
 B) Daniel Nestor
 C) Tikka Khan
 D) Mohammed Hazi-ul Haq
166The Employees Provident Fund Organisation, EPFO has lowered the interest rate on provident fund deposits to _____________ per cent for the current fiscal, compared to 8.80 per cent in 2015-16.
 A) 8.55
 B) 8.65
 C) 8.45
 D) 8.50
167The Union government has appointed senior IPS officer ________________ as the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB). He succeeds Dineshwar Sharma.
 A) Muhammed Musa
 B) Gul Hasan Khan
 C) Asif Nawaz
 D) Rajiv Jain
168The Union Government has appointed senior IPS officer _________________ as the new chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). He succeeds Rajinder Khanna.
 A) Jehangir Karamat
 B) Anil Dhasmana
 C) Raheel Sharif
 D) Mirza Aslam Beg
169Former Tata Sons chairman__________________ has stepped down from all Tata group listed companies today but will continue on board of Tata Sons. He also said in a press release that he would take this fight to a larger platform.
 A) Ratan Tata
 B) Dorbji Tata
 C)  Cyrus P Mistry
 D) Ratan Naval Tata
170_________________, a defence public sector undertaking, has been conferred with CEPM Fellowship Award-2016 for its recognition and commitment in transforming and driving organisational capabilities through human-centric approach.
 A) BEML Ltd

161Ans) Savita Vaidhyanathan
162Ans) Amina Muhammed
163Ans) David Friedman
164Ans) Stephanie Del Valle
165Ans) Bipin Rawat
166Ans) 8.65
167Ans) Rajiv Jain
168Ans) Anil Dhasmana
169Ans) Cyrus P Mistry
170Ans) BEML Ltd

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