UAE - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   India and UAE have signed how many agreements as Prime Minister Narendra Modi twice met the visiting Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan?

a. 7
b. 8
c. 9
d. 10
Answer  Explanation 


Agreements spanned areas such as cybersecurity, technology and currency swap. The two leaders discussed ways to increase the annual trade volume by over 60% in the next 5 years.
"Cooperation in the oil sector, food security, UAE's contribution to our strategic oil reserves, maritime security and terrorism as a common threat were some of the other issues discussed by the two leaders," said an official press release. UAE also began FTA negotiations with Gulf Cooperation Council and India.

2)   Greetings have been extended by the Indian president to which two nations on their National Day on 2nd December?

a. Laos People’s Democratic Republic, UAE
b. Liberia, Lebanon
c. Pakistan, Uzbekistan
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Laos People’s Democratic Republic, UAE

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Laos People’s Democratic Republic and UAE on the eve of their National Day (December 2, 2015). Mr. Choummaly Sayasone, the President of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, and His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates were also greeted by the President.

3)   Which country’s carriers announced on 30th Mar’15 that their cockpits will have two crew members in at all times under new procedures introduced in response to the German-wings disaster?

a. United States
b. India
c. France
d. United Arab of Emirates
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: United Arab of Emirates

The announcements by the two United Arab Emirates carriers-Emirates Airways and Etihad Airways follow similar moves by many European airlines, Canada and Australia to implement the so-called rule of two which is already standard in the United States.