The meet of E-9 countries concluded in the week and many more developments followed in context to the previous weeks happenings and the set of five quizzes for this week will revolve round the happenings of the month and its after-effects. The International Current Affairs Quizzes for the third week would provide you facts which are really important for all types of competitive exams, which includes IAS|PCS, Banking, SSC, MBA and more.
1. The three-day review meeting of Ministers of Education and heads of delegation of the E-9 countries comprising India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Brazil, Egypt, Indonesia, Nigeria and Mexico ended in New Delhi in November 2012. Which one of the following statements in relation to the meet is False?
a) Members of the E-9 group adopted of the New Delhi Commitment
b) Decisions were made towards expansion of their cooperation in Inclusive, Relevant Quality Education for All
c) The member nations were not successful in recognizing relevance and equity as key dimensions of quality in their future efforts
d) Stock of the progress towards the Education for All goals and to renew cooperation in consolidating the gains and addressing remaining challenges
Answer. (c) The member nations were not successful in recognizing relevance and equity as key dimensions of quality in their future efforts
2. Name the party that won U.S. Presidential Elections 2012?
a) Democratic Party
b) Republican Party
c) Libertarian Party
d) Green Party
Answer. (a) Democratic Party
3. How many states in the US Presidential Elections are considered as the Swing states?
a) 7 swing states
b) 8 swing states
c) 9 swing states
d) 6 swing states
Answer. (c) 9 swing states
4. Name the person who is the third Indian-American in the U.S. House of Representatives?
a) Dr. Syed Taj
b) Dr. Manan Trivedi
c) Upendra Chivukula
d) Ami Bera
Answer. (d) Ami Bera
5. Name the US President from Democratic Party before Obama, to serve White House for continuous two terms after World War II.
a) George W. Bush
b) Bill Clinton
c) Jimmy Carter
d) John F. Kennedy
Answer. (b) Bill Clinton