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Current Affairs Quiz for 29 - 30 November 2013

1. On 27 November 2013, who has been appointed as the chairman of MCX’s board by Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Satyananda Mishra
[B] Venkat Chary
[C] B P Khandelwal
[D] A K Bhola

2. The Okapi has been added to the endangered species list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) on 27 Nov 2013. The Okapi has striped markings similar to that of zebras, but is more closely related to the giraffe. IUCN's Red List of endangered species, updated twice a year, rates the okapi as endangered, the third ominous category behind "Critically Endangered" and "Extinct in the Wild." Can you name the country for which the Okapi is the national symbol?
[Category: Wildlife Current Affairs]
[A] Lativia
[B] Congo
[C] Romania
[D] Argentina

3. Union Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily on 29 November 2013 inaugurated the first "Synthetic Rubber Plant" of the country. The country’s first e-SBR (styrene butadiene rubber) unit was set up by Indian Synthetic Rubber Ltd (ISRL), a joint venture promoted by Indian Oil, TSRC Corporation, Taiwan, and Marubeni Corporation, Japan. Where is this plant was set up?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Thirusur
[B] Kangra
[C] Panipat
[D] Nashik

4. Who was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award at the first Express IT Awards in Bangalore on Saturday, 30 Nov 2013?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] N Chandrashekharan
[B] Azim Premji
[C] Nandan Nilekani
[D] N R Narayana Murthy

5. On 29 November 2013, which ministry signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Department of AIDS Control?
[Category: Indian Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs
[B] Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
[C] Union Ministry of Surface Transport
[D] Union Ministry of Railways


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