Current Affairs Quiz 1 July – 7 July 2013

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  • 1. 
    The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill of Ireland won 138 to 24 votes in favour and cleared decade’s long confusion over right of women to undergo abortions in extreme circumstances. In which year a Constitutional ban was imposed on abortions in Ireland? The demand for Pregnancy bill in Ireland came up after the death of?
    • A. 

      Ranjita Halappanavar

    • B. 

      Savita Halappanavar

    • C. 

      Keshavi Halappanavar

    • D. 

      Babita Halappanavar

  • 2. 
    Name the Egyptian Army Chief, who ousted the democratically elected President, Mohamed Morsi of Egypt from his office in a Military coup on 3 July 2013?
    • A. 

      Adli Mansour

    • B. 

      Abdel Fateh Al Sissi

    • C. 

      Ahmed Safik

    • D. 

      Hazem El-Beblawi

  • 3. 
    India and Vietnam on 4 July 2013 have set up a six member joint committee to outline a plan for collaboration in the field of________.
    • A. 

      Trade Promotion

    • B. 

      Avoidance of Double Taxation

    • C. 

      Industry and Agriculture

    • D. 

      Information and communications technology

  • 4. 
    ___________on 1 July 2013 started a visa regime for citizens of 87 countries, for the first time since it declared independence from Serbia. The prominent countries include China and Russia.
    • A. 

      Kosovo

    • B. 

      Balkans

    • C. 

      Yugoslavia

    • D. 

      Croatia

  • 5. 
    Name the city that bid adieu to the futuristic monorail, also known as White Elephant after 25 years of its operations?
    • A. 

      Serbia

    • B. 

      Tokyo

    • C. 

      Sydney

    • D. 

      New York

  • 6. 
    Saudi Arabia on 2 July 2013 extended the amnesty Period by _______ months which enable illegal foreign workers to regularise their status or return home without prosecution.
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 7. 
    Name the country that became the 28th member of the European Union on 1 July 2013
    • A. 

      Luxembourg

    • B. 

      Slovakia

    • C. 

      Cyprus

    • D. 

      Croatia

  • 8. 
    Name the person, who was elected as Egypt's new Prime Minister to head a caretaker government.
    • A. 

      Mohamed ElBaradei

    • B. 

      Abdel Fateh Al Sissi

    • C. 

      Ahmed Safik

    • D. 

      Hazem El-Beblawi

  • 9. 
    The White House-launched national 'Healthy Lunchtime Challenge' as the part of which initiative?
    • A. 

      Initiative Let's Move!

    • B. 

      Initiative it’s Time for Lunch!

    • C. 

      Initiative Obama Care!

    • D. 

      Initiative Let’s Eat!

  • 10. 
    Name the U.S. inventor, who was known as the father of the computer mouse?
    • A. 

      Christopher Latham Sholes

    • B. 

      Amos Densmore

    • C. 

      Charles Babbage

    • D. 

      Douglas Engelbart

  • 11. 
    To Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or otherwise Print Disabled, a treaty was adopted by more than 150 countries at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Diplomatic Conference hosted by Morocco? Name the treaty?
    • A. 

      Marrakesh Treaty

    • B. 

      Treaty of Dardanos

    • C. 

      Treaty of Heiligen

    • D. 

      Balfour Declaration

  • 12. 
    TripAdvisor's 2013 Travellers Choice Attractions Awards ranked India's Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world. Taj Mahal was ranked third in the list of Top 25 landmarks. Match the landmarks and places where they are located?                List I                                                    List II  
    1. Taj Mahal                                            1) Agra
    2. Machu Picchu                                    2) Thailand
    3. Angkor Wat                                         3) Peru
    4. Koh Tao                                              4) Cambodia
    • A. 

      1 2 3 4

    • B. 

      1 3 2 4

    • C. 

      1 3 4 2

    • D. 

      1 2 4 3

  • 13. 
    1.      Match the Following treaties/agreements of the world with their summary?               List I                                          List II A.      Marrakesh Treaty                  1) Between France and the Papal States. B.      Treaty of Tolentino                2) Facilitate Access to Published Works for blinds C.      Treaty of Córdoba                 3) Peace treaty between Japan and the Republic of China. D.     Treaty of Taipei                      4) Mexico becomes independent from Spain.
    • A. 

      2 1 4 3

    • B. 

      1 2 3 4

    • C. 

      4 3 2 1

    • D. 

      2 1 3 4

  • 14. 
    Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on 30 June 2013 announced that the Government of Haryana adopted ___________ villages of Uttarakhand that was drastically affected by landslides and heavy rains in June 2013. a) 25 b) 35 c) 20 d) 30
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      Answer option 1

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  • 15. 
    The Union Government of India on 1 July 2013 launched the National Cyber Security Policy 2013 at New Delhi with an aim to protect information and build capabilities to prevent cyber attacks. Which of the following statements about the Policy are true? I.    This policy aims at facilitating creation of secure computing environment and enabling adequate trust and confidence in electronic transactions and also guiding stakeholders’ actions for protection of cyber space. II.    The National Cyber Security Policy document outlines a road-map to create a framework for comprehensive, collaborative and collective response to deal with the issue of cyber security at all levels within the country. III.    The policy recognises the need for objectives and strategies that need to be adopted both at the national level as well as international level. IV.    All the statements mentioned above are false a)    Only statement I is true b)    Only Statement II is True c)    Statement I,II and III are true d)    Statement IV is true
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

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    • D. 

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  • 16. 
    The Union Cabinet of India on 3 July 2013 approved the proposal to promulgate an ordinance to implement the provisions of National Food Security Bill in the country. The Bill seeks to give legal rights to get subsidized grains every month to __________ percent of overall population? a)    57 b)    67 c)    77 d)    70
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

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  • 17. 
    Under which Article of Constitution of India, President gets the Power to promulgate Ordinances during recess of Parliament. a)    Article 123 b)    Article 67 c)    Article 46 d)    Article 148
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

    • B. 

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    • D. 

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  • 18. 
    The Ordinance promulgated by the President during the recess of the parliament ceases to operate at expiration of __________ weeks from the reassembly of Parliament? a)    Seven weeks b)    Four Weeks c)    Six weeks d)    Five weeks
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

    • B. 

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    • D. 

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  • 19. 
    The Supreme Court of India on 4 July 2013 ruled that employees can’t claim for the benefits of the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) as a matter of right. As per the ruling of Supreme Court, the decision taking power of VRS benefits lies only in the hands of the employer. The decision of the court came on hearing, which case? a)    Termination of CV Francis, a resident of Kerala from Steel Authority of India at Bokaro in Jharkhand. b)    On demand of benefits by CV Francis, a resident of Kerala from Steel Authority of India at Bokaro in Jharkhand after he resigned from his office of his own. c)    Termination of Manav Francis, a resident of Kerala from Steel Authority of India at Bokaro in Jharkhand. d)    On demand of benefits by Manav Francis, a resident of Kerala from Steel Authority of India at Bokaro in Jharkhand after he resigned from his office of his own.
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

    • B. 

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    • D. 

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  • 20. 
    India on 1 July 2013 successfully launched its first dedicated navigation satellite, ________________ using Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV)-C22. a)    IRNSS-1A b)    IRNS-1A c)    IRSS- 1A d)    INRSS-1A
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

    • B. 

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    • D. 

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  • 21. 
    IRNSS-1A (Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System), India’s first dedicated navigation satellite was launched from? a)    Guyana Space Centre in French Guyana b)    Satish Dhawan Space Research Center in Sriharikota c)    Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Thiruvananthapuram d)    Kennedy space centre, USA
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

    • B. 

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    • D. 

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  • 22. 
    ________________ established the new world record on Federation Internationale de l'Automobile's (FIA) world electric land speed record when the lightweight electric powered car reached the top speed of 328.6 km per hour. a)    Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles b)    PSA Peugeot Citroën c)    Audi d)    Drayson Racing Technologies
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

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    • D. 

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  • 23. 
    _______________ in month of June 2013 launched a series of satellites which is supposed to provide fast & cheap Internet and phone service to remote areas in 180 countries. a)    O4b (Other 4 Billion) Networks b)    O3b (Other 3 Billion) Networks c)    O1b (Other 1 Billion) Networks d)    O2b (Other 2 Billion) Networks
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      Answer option 1

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  • 24. 
    The two smallest known moons orbiting Pluto were officially christened by the International Astronomical Union on 2 July 2013.  The moon earlier known as P4, was discovered in the summer of 2011, has been named ______________? a)    Kerberos, after the three-headed dog of Greek mythology b)    Aphrodite, Goddess of love, beauty, desire, and pleasure of Greek mythology c)    Ares, God of war, bloodshed, and violence of Greek mythology d)    Hestia, Virgin goddess of the hearth, home and chastity of Greek mythology
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

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  • 25. 
    Name the Indian state that was declared as the first was declared as the first Smoke-free state of India on 2 July 2013? a)    Jammu Kashmir b)    Himachal Pradesh c)    Uttarakhand d)    Haryana
    • A. 

      Answer option 1

    • B. 

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    • C. 

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    • D. 

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