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Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers April 2013, April 1-April 7

Apr 8, 2013 10:11 IST

The week show many agreements like Short-Term Budget Bill of US, two tribal women in Pakistan to conduct polls and more. To know the happenings of the week’s event and test your knowledge about the week, solve the quizzes.

1. US President Barack Obama Signed Short-Term Budget Bill to Avert Government Shutdown in Washington. What is/are the benefits of the signing of the bill?
a) The Bill removes the alarming threat of a Government shutdown by funding the US government through the end of the year.
b) The Bill was passed even though the upper Senate disapproved the mandate moved on by the lower chamber of the congress
c) The budget provides three trillion dollars to end the fiscal deficit of US
d) Short term funding is the blue-print of US Government to reduce the external debts of the country that it gained due to the recession through which the country passed in 2009.
Answer: (a) The Bill removes the alarming threat of a Government shutdown by funding the US government through the end of the year.

2. Name the two tribal women of Pakistan, who will contest polls in the upcoming election for the first time in Pakistan?
a) Farida Zakiri and Nusrat Fatima
b) Badam Zari and Nusrat Begam
c) Begam Fatima and Badam Khar
d) Khatoon Rasooli and Mirza Sheikh
Answer: (b) Badam Zari and Nusrat Begam

3. During Pranab Mukherjee’s Mauritius Visit, several agreements were signed between the two nations. Which of the following statements about the MoUs signed are true?
I. Empowerment of persons with disabilities and senior citizens
II. Exchange of resource persons in the identified fields
III. The Government of Mauritius signed a deal to provide Government Jobs (if eligible) to Indians in the Country, who make a visit to the country for few years of stay.
IV. Conducting joint research and exchange of research outcomes
a) Statements I, and III are true
b) Statements I, II and IV are true
c) Statements I, II and III are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (b) Statements I, II and IV are true

4. Areas in which the MoUs were signed between, India and Mauritius include?
a) Medical Research
b) Telemedicine
c) Health Tourism
d) Construction of Roads and development of new cities in Mauritius
Answer: (d) Construction of Roads and development of new cities in Mauritius

5. India and Singapore on 2 April 2013 signed an enhanced air services agreement. Which of the statements in context of the agreements signed are true?
I. To build on the existing 216 weekly flights and meet the growing demand for air connectivity between both the countries.
II. Bilateral air services agreement in this context was enhanced to include more capacity entitlements.
III. Singapore is linked by air services to 12 Indian cities, having the most frequent flights to India out of Southeast Asia.
IV. Both countries decided to meet once in two years to review the matters of the air services
a) Statements I, and III are true
b) Statements I, II and IV are true
c) Statements I, II and III are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (c) Statements I, II and III are true

 

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