Which Provincial government approved Sikh Marriage Act and it becomes the first province in the world to do so?

A. Punjab
B. Balochistan
C. KP
D. Sindh

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Punjab


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The Punjab cabinet on 25 June 2024 approved the ‘Apni Chhat Apna Ghar’, Kisan Card and Sikh Marriage Act. Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz presided over the provincial cabinet meeting. The ‘Apni Chhat Apna Ghar’ programme will be launched on Aug 14. It approved Punjab Sikh Anand Karaj Marriage Registrar Rules 2024, and Punjab Sikh Anand Karaj Marriage Rules 2024. Minister for Minorities Affairs Ramesh Singh Arora briefed the cabinet that Punjab had become the world’s first province to implement the Sikh Marriage Act.

Which government on June 25, 2024, approved the “Apni Chhat Apna Ghar” program which will be launched on August 14, 2024?

A. Sindh
B. Punjab
C. KP
D. Federal

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Punjab


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Punjab Cabinet has accorded approval to the ‘Apni Chhat Apna Ghar program’, which will be launched on August 14. Chairing a meeting of the Provincial Cabinet in Lahore today, Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif said government housing allocations will not be extended after retirement. The meeting approved immediate temporary appointments of doctors in remote areas and increased allowances for doctors. The Punjab Farmers Card was also approved in the meeting. The meeting approved a procedure to provide electric bikes to orphan students, with instructions from the Chief Minister to complete the process swiftly. 

Which country hosted the 31st Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship for boys and girls?

A. India
B. Singapore
C. Pakistan
D. China

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Pakistan


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Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) is set to host the 31st Asian Junior Individual Squash Championship from June 25 to 29, here at the Mushaf Squash Complex. The championship will feature 12 countries, including Hong Kong, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, and Sri Lanka, with a total of 107 men players, 84 women players, 36 officials, and 44 parents participating.

Which assembly passed a resolution titled “Expressing support for democracy and human rights in Pakistan” which called for a thorough probe into the alleged irregularities in the Feb 8 2024 elections?

A. KP Assembly
B. The US House of Representatives
C. House of the Lords of the UK
D. The European Parliament (EP)

Answer

Correct Answer: B. The US House of Representatives


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In a significant display of bipartisan support, the US House of Representatives has passed a resolution expressing robust support for democracy in Pakistan by an overwhelming 368-7 vote. Lawmakers supporting resolution HR 901, titled ‘Expressing support for democracy and human rights in Pakistan’, claimed that the approval highlighted the United States’ commitment to promoting democratic values globally. The resolution — passed with 85 percent of House members participating and 98pc voting in its favor — urged US President Joe Biden to collaborate with Pakistan in upholding democracy, human rights, and the rule of law. It emphasized the importance of free and fair elections, calling for a thorough and independent investigation into any claims of interference or irregularities in Pakistan’s 2024 elections. 

When Bill Gates visited Pakistan for second time, previously he met then-PM Imran Khan in February 2022?

A. July 24, 2023
B. December 31, 2023
C. June 24, 2024
D. May 24, 2024

Answer

Correct Answer: C. June 24, 2024


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The meeting of the National Taskforce for Polio Eradication in Islamabad marks the second time Gates has visited Pakistan, previously meeting then-PM Imran Khan in February 2022 on the premier’s “special invitation”.

Kalibr cruise missile, recently seen in the news, was developed by which country?

A. China
B. Japan
C. India
D. Russia

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Russia


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The Russian Black Sea Fleet recently launched Kalibr cruise missiles, targeting Ukrainian infrastructure. Kalibr missiles, developed by Russia’s Almaz-Antey, can be launched from various platforms and serve anti-ship, anti-submarine, and land attack roles. They vary in size, ranging from 1,300 kg to 2,300 kg, with ranges spanning 200 km to 2500 km. Featuring advanced guidance systems and high explosive warheads, Kalibr missiles can accelerate to supersonic speeds to evade defenses in the terminal phase.

Which day is observed as ‘United Nations Public Service Day’ annually?

A. 21 June
B. 22 June
C. 23 June
D. 24 June

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 23 June


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United Nations Public Service Day is celebrated globally on June 23rd to highlight the importance of public service and honor the dedication of public servants. The day aims to celebrate the value of public service to communities, showcase its contribution to development, honor the work of public servants, and inspire young people to consider careers in the public sector.

When the government of Pakistan announced a new counterterrorism operation “Azm-i-Istehkam”?

A. June 20, 2024
B. June 22, 2024
C. June 20, 2023
D. None of These

Answer

Correct Answer: B. June 22, 2024


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The federal government on June 22, 2024, approved a reinvigorated and re-energized national counter-terrorism campaign, Operation Azm-i-Istehkam, that symbolized the national resolve to eradicate extremism and terrorism from the country.

On June 22, 2024, federal government approved a national counter-terrorism campaign originally titled “Operation Azm-i-Istehkam” but later rebranded as:

A. Campaign Azm-i-Istehkam
B. Battle Azm-i-Istehkam
C. Vision Azm-i-Istehkam
D. Still has same name

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Vision Azm-i-Istehkam


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Operation Azm-e-Istehkam is a counter-insurgency operation launched by the government of Pakistan in June 2024. The operation was approved by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and aims to eradicate extremism and terrorism in a comprehensive and decisive manner.