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Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers January 2013, 7 January 2013- 13 January 2013

 18-JAN-2013

The quizzes of the second week of January would help you in understanding the current international events like the issues of chemical castration, signing of the Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012 in US and the release of Chinese postage stamp. Solve the questions and check the level of your preparations.

1. The Government of China recently launched a postage stamp to mark the year 2013. Name the animal depicted on the postage stamp?
a) Lizard
b) Snake
c) Dragon
d) Rabbit
Answer: (b) Snake

2. Which of the statements mentioned below related to the Postage Stamp released by China to mark the year 2013 is true?
i. The snake depicts a reptile that carries a bright pearl in its mouth in form of a gratitude for the man, who was a savior of its life.
ii. The stamp carries a face-value of 1.20 Yuan i.e. 19 cents.
iii. The stamp along with its booklet worth 9.60 Yuan would be available at different post offices as well as the book stalls of the country
iv. Wu Guanying is the designer of this Snake Stamp and has taken the idea of offering it a flowery and auspicious look from Ancient Chinese Story
a) Statement i, ii and iii are true
b) Statement i, ii and iv are true
c) Statement ii, iii and iv are true
d) All the four statements are true.
Answer: (b) Statement i, ii and iv are true

3. Barrack Obama, the US president signed into law the Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012. Which of the statements mentioned below are true in relation to the Act?
i. The Act has extended the life-time protection to the former American presidents as well as family which include the children till 16 years of age.
ii. The new Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012 also restores the lifetime Secret Service protection of the former presidents who were not serving as the President before 1 January 1997, along with their spouses.
iii. The fresh Act actually reversed the previous law in which limited Secret Service protection was provided to the former presidents as well as their families up to 10 years in case they served after 1997
iv. Former president George W Bush as well as future former presidents of the US would be entitled to receive this Secret Service protection for the lifetime.
a) Statement i, ii and iii are true
b) Statement i, ii and iv are true
c) Statement ii, iii and iv are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (d) All the four statements are true

4. Malaysian Bar Council in January suggested its stand on chemical castration. Which of the following statement given below in relation to the punishment is False?
a) As per the Malaysia’s Bar Council chemical castration should be the treatment given to repeated sex offenders as the alternative kind of sentencing.
b) South Korean Court recently gave the order of first chemical castration of Asia to the pedophile.
c) The medical studies on this treatment hinted towards the fact that there exists no side-effects in cases of using chemical castration
d) There are already certain jurisdictions in the world that have made chemical castration a mandatory law for sex offenders. These nations include certain American states and Czech Republic. Other nations using it for several years are Sweden, Poland, Germany and Denmark.
Answer: (c) Statement C is false

5. Which of the below mentioned events are true?
i. China denotes every preceding year of the calendar following the Zodiac Signs assigned number wise to represent or mark the year
ii. In case of Chemical Castration the President of Bar Council of Malaysia also announced that this alternative kind of sentencing required study in case it is needed to be applied in Malaysia
iii. US president signed into law the Former Presidents Protection Act of 2012, which extends life-time protection to the former American presidents as well as family which includes the children till 16 years of age.
iv. The latest stamp released by China carries has featured a colourful snake that holds a golden pearl in its mouth, with a pink peony flower on its head, which signifies honour and riches. The body of the snake represents all the four seasons by the peach blossom, lotus, plum blossom and chrysanthemum engraved on its body
a) Statement i, ii and iii are true
b) Statement i, ii and iv are true
c) Statement ii, iii and iv are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (d) All the statements are true

By:siba | On:23-JAN-2014 09:42:44


I am very happy for finding current affairs question..


By:ankit | On:09-NOV-2013 19:37:10


very good


By:harsh | On:03-MAR-2013 12:03:41


very nice.....


By:shree | On:26-FEB-2013 20:53:22


not so important for children a ssuch try to develop it. but it is very ossom to read


By:Vishvesh kumar | On:21-FEB-2013 17:38:41


Its good for career. Thanks


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