Current Affairs February 2016 Quiz - 18

171Famous scientist ________ has been appointed as the Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for a period of 3 years in Feb 2016.
 A) K N Vyas
 B) Shekar Basu
 C) R. P. Raju
 D) Kamlesh Nilkanth
  
172Who has been appointed as the Director of the CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune in Feb 2016? He has contributed to the new field of cocrystals and its applications to the pharmaceutical industry.
 A) B K Saxena
 B) SN Prasad
 C) Sunil Kanoria
 D) Ashwini Nangia

173Justice __________ has been has appointed as the new Chief Justice (CJ) of Orissa High Court in Feb 2016.
 A) Dinesh Maheshwari
 B) Pradeep K. Mohanty
 C) D H Waghela
 D) Vineet Saran
  
174Justice __________ has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court in Feb 2016.
 A) Dinesh Maheshwari
 B) Pradeep K. Mohanty
 C) Uma Nath Singh
 D) Vineet Saran
  
175An Indian-origin art lover and playwright __________ was honored by the French government for his lifelong devotion to the promotion of arts.  He was awarded with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Literature (The Chevalier de l-Ordre des Arts et Lettres) by French government in Feb 2016.
 A) Rakesh Khurana
 B) Vijay K. Dhir
 C) Subra Suresh
 D) Ismail Mahomed
  
176Which city has replaced New York City as the new "Billionaire Capital of the World" in terms of most number of billionaires in Feb 2016?
 A) Tokyo
 B) London
 C) Beijing
 D) Moscow
  
177India's second largest IT Services Company Infosys extended current CEO Vishal Sikka-s term for another 2 years till ______ in Feb 2016.
 A) 2020
 B) 2021
 C) 2022
 D) 2023
  
178Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India appointed ________ as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, after receiving approval from Capital Market regulator SEBI, in Feb 2016.
 A) Saurabh Sarkar
 B) Udai Kumar
 C) Ashish Chauhan
 D) Chitra Ramkrishna
  
179Indian business man Vijay Mallya has stepped down from the post of chairman of United Spirits following a deal with current owner of the Liquor maker Diageo in Feb 2016. As a part of the deal,  Diageo agreed to pay him ________ for the separation.
 A) USD 100 million
 B) USD 75 million
 C) USD 50 million
 D) USD 85 million
  
180________ was awarded with the Global CSR Excellence and Leadership Awards in the category of Best Environment-Friendly Project for its 'Go Green, Grow Green' plantation drive in Feb 2016.
 A) Biocon
 B) Dabur
 C) Dr Reddy's
 D) GVK Biosciences

 
 
 
 
 
 
Answers:
171Ans) K N Vyas
172Ans) Ashwini Nangia
173Ans) Vineet Saran
174Ans) Dinesh Maheshwari
175Ans) Ismail Mahomed
176Ans) Beijing
177Ans) 2021
178Ans) Udai Kumar
179Ans) USD 75 million
180Ans) GVK Biosciences

 
 
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