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Current Affairs Quiz/Questions-Answers February 2013, February 11-February 17

Feb 18, 2013 14:58 IST

The Current Affairs Quizzes of the third week of February is prepared following the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) on Health between India and Bangladesh, Agreements between India and France, Kishanganga hydro-electric Project and more. Solve the quizzes to test your knowledge about the world events.

1. Name the book on Netaji Subhash Chndra Bose that was presented to the President of India Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan in February 2013 by Professor Anita B. Pfaff.
a) Disappearance of Subhas Chandra Bose
b) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Germany
c) Subahsh Chandra Bose and The National struggle of independence
d) Netaji and Azad Hind Fouz
Answer: (b) Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Germany

2.
India and Bangladesh signed MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) on Health in New Delhi in February 2013. Which of the below mentioned statements in relation to the MoU is True?
i. Fostering cooperation for the development of culturally sensitive and effective public and professional awareness campaign including clinical practices  and best practices guidelines for healthcare providers and caretakers to benefit individuals and families touched by Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities
ii. Exchange of scientific materials and information as well as joint collaboration in the area of research in medical science.
iii. Participation of specialists / professionals in seminars, workshops, conferences and meetings to be organized by both the parties
iv. Development of human resources, but no exchange of doctors and health care professionals between the two nations
a) Statement i, ii and iii are true
b) Statement i, iii and iv are true
c) Statement ii, iii and iv are true
d) All the four statements are true
Answer: (a) Statement i, ii and iii are true

3. India and France on 14 February 2013 agreed to strengthen counter terrorism and intelligence cooperation between the two countries during the visit of French President Francois Holllande to India. Which of the below mentioned statements about the agreement made between the two countries are true?
i. Both the nations agreed to strengthen cooperation in the fields of the modernisation of the railway, high speed corridors and network upgradation of railway stations.
ii. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and France's CNES under the space cooperation programme jointly identified the means to pursue further cooperation.
iii. MoU was signed between Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and France's CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
iv. CFA (Credit Facility Agreement) was signed for the Bangalore Metro Rail Project, Phase-1 between Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance and the French Development Agency(AFD)
a) Statement i, ii and iii are true
b) Statement i, iii 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. Name the court that ordered India to go ahead with the development of Kishanganga hydro-electric project in Gurez valley near Bandipura in North Kashmir?
a) Court of Arbitration at The Hague
b) Permanent Court of International Justice
c) Permanent Court of International Justice
d) Special Court for Sierra Leone
Answer: (a) Court of Arbitration at The Hague

5. Which of the following statements related to Kishanganga hydro-electric Project true?
i. The Court of Arbitration restrained India from adoption of the drawdown technique of flushing for clearing the sedimentation of the run-of-the river project that had been designed and asked it to adopt a different technique for generation of 330 MW power facilities
ii. Pakistan initiated the arbitration against India with a charge that India violated the provisions of the 1960 Indus Water Treaty between the two countries.
iii. The project is being developed at the upstream of Kishanganga River that is known by the name Neelam in Pakistan and is a tributary of Jhelum. India is diverting the waters of the river from the dam site to Bonar Madmati Nallah that is another tributary of Jhelum
iv. The Indus system of rivers comprises three Eastern Rivers (Ravi, Beas and Sutlej and their tributaries) and threes Western Rivers (Indus, Jhelum and Chenab and their tributaries)
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

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