Civil Aviation, Canada - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Who has been sworn in as Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister on November 4th 2015?

a. Stephen Harper
b. Justin Trudeau
c. Navdeep Bains
d. Amarjeet Sohi
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Justin Trudeau

Four Indian Canadians were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers on 4th November, as 42-year-old Justin Trudeau took oath as Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister at a grand public ceremony. Harjit Sajjan, (42) was appointed Defence Minister and Navdeep Bains, (38,) got the portfolio of innovation, science and economic development. Amarjeet Sohi was sworn in as Minister for Infrastructure and Sikh lady, Bardish Jhagger, a first-time MP, was sworn in as Minister for Small Business and Tourism.

2)   Union Minister of Civil Aviation Shri. PAG Raju inaugurated which conclave at New Delhi on 16th October 2015?

a. International Civil Helicopters Conference 2015
b. International Civic Helicopters Conclave 2015
c. International Civil Choppers Conclave 2015
d. International Civil Helicopters Conclave 2015
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: International Civil Helicopters Conclave 2015

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Sh. P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the International Civil Helicopters Conclave 2015 in New Delhi on 16th October 2015.

The establishment of heli-hubs in NE and hilly regions was stressed during the conclave. Regional connectivity and religious tourism through helicopter rides was also focused on. Conclave marks 30th anniversary of Pawan Hans Limited and a corporate logo and coffee table book of this company was released on this day, apart from the launch of an exhibition on Safety Management System, Multi Mission Utility and Regional Air Connectivity.

3)   After how many years did an Indian Prime Minister visit Canada in Apr-15?

a. 20
b. 15
c. 42
d. 50
Answer  Explanation 


PM Narendra Modi’s trip to Canada will be the first bilateral visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 42 years. The Prime Minister will meet his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper in Ottawa to advance prospects of a free trade deal.