Persons in News October 2017

1. Forbes Magazine on 5 October 2017 released its India Rich List for 2017. Who topped the India Rich List for 2017? – Mukesh Ambani

2. Who is the world’s most followed leader on Twitter accordingly to the data released recently? – Donald Trump
3. Rajnish Kumar on 7 October 2017 took over as the new chairman of which bank? – State Bank of India

4. Name the PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt. Ltd’s Chairman and Chief Executive officer who resigned on 9 October 2017? – D. Shivakumar
5. Umang Bedi recently (Oct-2017) resigned as the Indian MD of which company? – Facebook
6. 86th birth anniversary of which former President of India was celebrated on 15 October 2017? – A P J Abdul Kalam


7. Who will become the youngest Indian actor to get wax statue at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong? – Varun Dhawan
8. George Saunders who won the Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel “Lincoln in the Bardo” belongs to which country? – USA
9. Google Doodle on 19 October 2017 celebrated the 107th birthday of which Indian born astrophysicist? – S. Chandrasekhar
10. Name the person who resigned as the Solicitor General of India on 20 October 2017? – Ranjit Kumar
11. Former AC Milan football star Kakha Kaladze was recently appointed as the new mayor of Tbilisi. Tbilisi is the capital of? – Georgia
12. ____ is the richest sports personality in the world, according to the latest Forbes’ Rich List released during October 2017? – Cristiano Ronaldo
13. Name the Afghanistan President who arrived in India on 24 October 2017 on a day-long visit? – Ashraf Ghani
14. Name the U.S. Secretary of State who arrived in India on 25 October 2017 to discuss further strengthening of Indo-US strategic partnership? – Rex Tillerson


15. Name the Indian origin who was recently (Oct-2017) named UK’s most influential black person of the year? – Gina Miller
16. Name the French Defence Minister who was on a two day visit to India recently (Oct-2017)? – Florence Parly
17. Who recently (Oct-2017) surpassed Bill Gates as the richest person in the world according to Forbes magazine? – Jeff Bezos
18. Name the Italian Prime Minister who visited India on 29 October 2017 for strengthening the bilateral political and economic relations between the two countries? – Paolo Gentiloni
19. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and his Queen Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck who arrived in India on 31 October 2017 on a four day visit belongs to which country? – Bhutan