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Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers April 2013, April 8-April 14

Apr 15, 2013 10:19 IST

The second week of April witnessed treaty between, Azerbaijan and India, Visa on Arrival scheme in India for Pakistani citizens, launch of world’s largest private yacht. To know details of the events and judge your preparation, solve the quizzes.

1. Treaty on Legal and Judicial Cooperation Signed Between India and Azerbaijan. Which of the following statements in context of the treaty are true?
I. The treaty between India and Azerbaijan in civil matters is a comprehensive agreement for reciprocal agreement with the foreign countries for different purposes such as service of summons, issuing Letters of Request, taking of evidence, execution of civil decrees as well as enforcement of arbitral awards.
II. According to the provisions of the treaty, requests for legal assistance will be made through the Central Authorities of the Contracting Parties. The Central Authority of the Contracting Party in India is Ministry of Law and Justice, while the same in Azerbaijan is Ministry of Justice.
III. The aim of the treaty is to provide benefit to the citizens of these two countries for seeking Legal Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters in their respective countries, irrespective of income, class or gender bias. The treaty will allow opening of new ventures of cooperation between India and Azerbaijan.
IV. The treaty was also signed for joint army practices between the two countries
a) Statements I, and III are true
b) Statements I, II and III are true
c) Statements I, III and IV are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (b) Statements I, II and III are true

2. Indian on 1 April 2013 started Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility for the Senior Citizens of Pakistan. Which of the following statement mentioned below about the VoA scheme are true?
I. The Pakistani Senior Citizens in the age group of 65+ years would be allowed to take the Visa at Attari/Wagah Check-Post.
II. The facility of providing the one time Visa for the citizens of both countries was decided following the guidelines of the Liberalised Visa Pact that was signed between the two nations in September 2013.
III. This is going to be a single entry Visa and will allow a Pakistani resident in India for a maximum period of 90 days.
IV. The Liberalised Visa Pact was signed for easing the cross0-border travel as part of a confidence building measure between the two countries.
a) Statements I, and III are true
b) Statements I, II and III are true
c) Statements I, II and IV are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (b) Statements I, II and IV are true

3. Chinese officials on 7 April 2013 announced that sightseeing cruises to Sansha, the newest city of China located on the disputed Paracel Islands in South China Sea will begin later in April 2013. Which of the following statements in context of Sansha are true?
I. The Islands are called Paracels in China and Xisha everywhere else in the world. The Paracel Islands are disputed over sovereignty claims by China, Taiwan and Vietnam.
II. The act to start the sightseeing cruises to Sansha will increase the dispute over sovereignty claims to disputed Paracel Islands.
III. Sansha is the newest Chinese city which was established in July 2012. Sansha was established for administering over 200 islands, reefs as well as sandbanks in South China Sea.
IV. The Government of Sansha is situated on Yongxing (Woody) Island in the Paracels.
a) Statements I, and III are true
b) Statements II, III and IV are true
c) Statements I, II and IV are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (b) Statements II, III and IV are true

4. The German shipyard on 5 April 2013 launched Azzam, the world’s largest private yacht, overshadowing the previous record holder. Name the country and the Yacht that holded the name before Azzam?
a) Russian Eclipse
b) Saudi Arabian Prince Abdulaziz
c) Oman’s Al Said
d) Egypt’s El Horria
Answer: (a) Russian Eclipse

5. Iran announced on 9 April 2013 that it has begun production at two uranium mines. The announcement marked the National Nuclear Technology Day. Name the two Uranium mines.
a) Don Otto 1 and 2
b) Caetite 1 and 2
c) Beverley 1 and 2
d) Saghand 1 and 2
Answer: (d) Saghand 1 and 2

 

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