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Current Affairs GK:Today's Quiz - 25 November 2013

1. Which state won the overall championship in the 67th National swimming championships which concluded at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Aquatic Complex, Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, 24 nov 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Kerala
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Tamilnadu

2. In one of the largest overseas engineering and project consultancy contracts bagged by an Indian firm in recent times, state-run Engineers India (EIL) has received an order on 24th Nov 2013 from Nigeria's which company/group to set up a mega refinery and petrochemicals complex in that country?
[Category: Past Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Dangote Group
[B] Niger Delta Power Holding Company
[C] Niger Delta Development Commission
[D] Niger Heinsen Group

3. Which company will replace Jindal Steel And Power Ltd (JSPL) in the benchmark BSE Sensex (Bombay Stock Exchange index) starting on December 23, 2013, according to a statement released by BSE on Friday, 22 Nov 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] Axis Bank
[C] Ambuja Cement
[D] Hindalco

4. The COP-19, UN Climate Change Conference 2013 concluded on 23 November 2013 by approving the new global treaty. The UN climate talks concluded with delegates reaching a compromise on how to fight global warming. After initial deadlock, a way out for a new global climate treaty to be signed in Paris in 2015 was approved. Where was this conference held?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Berlin, Germany
[B] Geneva, Switzerland
[C] Warsaw, Poland
[D] Durban, South Africa

5. Afghanistan’s Grand Assembly of tribal elders and elite persons on 24 November 2013 gave its consent on the issue of signing the Afghan-US Bilateral Security Agreement that would pave the way for the continuation of some US troops in the country after 2014. By what name this 2500 member traditional assembly is known as?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Baath
[B] Sime
[C] Quaisar
[D] Loya Jirga


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