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palestine israel issue and operation pillar of defense 2012 mcqs

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MCQs from Current Affairs Vol 4 by Rai Muhammad Iqbal Kharal1. Balfour Declaration was held in: (a) 1917 (b) 1918 (c) 1929 (d) 19202. Who founded the Hamas? (a) Yasser Arafat (b) Sheikh Ahmad Yasin (c) Khalid Mashaal (d) Ismail Haniyah3. Which statement is true about mufti? (a) He refused to accept the existence of Jewish state (b) He accepted the partition of Palestine (c) He accepted the existence of a Jewish state (d) None of these4. What do you understand by the term “Intifada”?(a) War (b) Uprising(c) Peace (d) Negotiations5. When Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) was established:(a) 1956 (b) 1959(c) 1964 (d) 19686. When the Palestinian in occupied territories started their famous “Intifada”:(a) 1987 (b) 1988(c) 1989 (d) 19907. In 1947 who suggested the partition of Palestine? (a) U.S.A (b) Britain (c) France (d) UNO8. When Israel state was established? (a) 14 May 1941 (b) 14 May 1945 (c) 14 May 1948 (d) 14 May 19509. 1967 during the war between Israel and the Arabs, Israel gained control over: (a) West Bank (b) Gaza Strip (c) Both of these (d) None of these10. In late May 2010 Israel faced international condemnation when its commandos boarded a flotilla carrying aid to the Gaza Strip and killed nine of those aboard. Which flag was this flotilla flying? (a) Iraq (b) Netherlands (c) Australia (d) Turkey11. What is ‘Hammas’?(a) A Town of Jordan(b) A radical Palestinian Group(c) President of Lebanon(d) None of the above 12. Yasir Arafat was elected, Chairman of the Palestinian Authority in:(a) 1993 (b) 1995(c) 1996 (d) 199813. The Oslo Accords were finalized in Oslo Norway on: (a) May 20, 1993 (b) June 20, 1993 (c) August 20, 1993 (d) July 20, 199314. Oslo accords are officially called? (a) Declaration of Principles on Interim Self Government Arrangements (b) Declaration of Principles (DOP) (c) Both of these (d) None of these15. On Oslo Accords Yasir Arafat signed for Palestine and who signed for Israel? (a) Areal Shiron (b) Netanyahu (c) Shimon Peres (d) None of these16. Pursuant to the 1993 agreement Israeli forces withdrew from: (a) Jericho in May 1994 (b) Gaza Strip in May 1994 (c) Both of these (d) None of these17. When over 60,000 Jews came into Palestine? (a) 1930 (b) 1935 (c) 1940 (d) 194518. When west Bank came under Israeli control? (a) After 1967 Arab–Israel War (b) After 1968 Arab–Israel War (c) After 1969 Arab–Israel War (d) After 1970 Arab–Israel War19. Who took Palestine from the Ottomans at the end of World War I in 1917-1918? (a) U.S.A (b) Britain (c) Germany (d) France20. “Ramallah” is the headquarters of Palestinian Authority situated at:(a) West Bank (b) Gaza Strip(c) Tunis (d) Jordan21. According to United Nations, the largest numbers of Palestinian refugees are living in which country?(a) Lebanon (b) Syria(c) Jordan (d) Egypt22. ‘Ramallah” is the headquarter of Palestinian authority situated at (a) West Bank (b) Gaza strip(c) Tunis (d) Jordan23. By 2004 support for Hamas grew to a quarter of the approximately 3 million Palestinian in the west Bank and Gaza Strip. It recorded a sweeping victory in election held on 25 January 2005 for: (a) Palestinian Parliament (b) Palestinian Legislative Council (c) Palestinian Provisional (d) None of these24. Israel launched operation Cast Lead attacking buildings and facilities connected to Hamas on?(a) 23 December 2008(b) 24 December 2008(c) 25 December 2008(d) 27 December 200825. When Hamas was formed?(a) 1980 (b) 1983(c) 1985 (d) 198726. The peace negotiations culminated in the Oslo Accords of:(a) September 1991(b) September 1992(c) September 1993(d) September 199427. At one side Britain Promised with Arabs about Palestine and another side it had also made promise with __________ for Palestine? (a) Germens (b) Greeks (c) Jews (d) Turks28. SKYES PICOT agreement signed in: (a) 1914 (b) 1915 (c) 1916 (d) 191829. When Balfour Declaration was incorporated into League of Nations mandate for (a) 28 August 1922 (b) 25 November 1922 (c) 24 July 1922 (d) 15 November 192230. What was the duration of British mandate? (a) 1922 to 1930 (b) 1922 to 1935 (c) 1922 to 1940 (d) 1922 to 194831. Yasir Arafat became the chairman of the PLO executive committee in:(a) 1964 (b) 1967(c) 1969 (d) 197232. Which country expelled PLO in 1970?(a) Jordan (b) Syria(c) Egypt (d) Lebanon33. When were first Palestinian elections held in which Yasir Arafat was elected President of the Palestine Authority?(a) 1993 (b) 1994(c) 1995 (d) 199634. Plan to resolve the Israeli Palestinian conflict proposed by U.S, E.U, Russia and UN is called: (a) “Road Map” for peace (b) “Peace Map” for Peace (c) “Proposed peace Map” for Peace (d) None of these35. Which country is considered Israel's oldest and best friend in the Muslim world? (a) Iraq (b) Egypt (c) Iran (d) Turkey 36. How many seats Hamas secured in Parliament? (a) 76 out of 132 (b) 50 out of 132 (c) 45 out of 132 (d) 80 out of 13237. The first Palestinian Intifada began in:(a) August 1980 (b) August 1987(c) August 1994 (d) August 200138. When American President George W. Bush made a speech in which he called for an independent Palestinian state (a) 24 June 2000 (b) 24 June 2001 (c) 24 June 2002 (d) 24 June 200339. When Hamas group was founded? (a) 1981 (b) 1988 (c) 1987 (d) 197540. Violating International law, Israel has constructed a concrete wall to divide the Palestinians in:-(a) Gaza (b) West Bank(c) Easter Jerusalem (d) Golan Heights41. After which incident both Jews and Palestinian began to prepare for a decisive showdown? (a) I Balfour Declaration(b) World War (c) World War II (d) Oslo Accords42. The interim agreement on the west Bank and Gaza Strip signed? (a) Sep 28, 1995 (b) Oct 28, 1995 (c) Nov 28, 1995 (d) None of these43. Yasir Arafat and his friends founded Al-Fatah in:(a) 1958 (b) 1960(c) 1962 (d) 196444. Operation Pillar of Defense is also known as: (a) "Pillar of Cloud" (b) "Pillar of Gold" (c) "Pillar of Silver" (d) "Pillar of Sky"45. What is Operation Pillar of Defense? (a) It was an NATO Defense Forces (IDF) operation in the Gaza Strip against Hamas (b) It was an Indian Defense Forces (IDF) operation in the Gaza Strip against Hamas (c) It was an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) operation in the Gaza Strip against Hamas" (d) None of the above46. Operation Pillar of Defense was started on (a) 14 November 2012" (b) 16 November 2012 (c) 17 November 2012 (d) 18 November 201247. Operation Pillar of Defense was ended on (a) 24 November 2012 (b) 26 November 2012 (c) 21 November 2012" (d) 27 November 201248. Operation Pillar of Defense started with the killing of Ahmed Jabari, chief of the Gaza military wing of. (a) Hamas (b) Fateh (c) PLO (d) None of these49. Gaza Health officials state that _______Palestinians had been killed in the conflict by 23 November. (a) 137 Palestinians (b) 153 Palestinians (c) 167 Palestinians (d) 147 Palestinians50. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs estimated that, as of 21 November, 219 Israelis and ________Palestinians had been wounded. (a) 1,002 Palestinians (b) 1,102 Palestinians (c) 1,118 Palestinians (d) 1,202 Palestinians51. Al-Qassam Brigades attacks on Israeli cities and towns, in an operation code named (a) Operation Stones of Baked Clay"ü (b) Operation Blue Sky (c) Operation Stones of Shale (d) None of these52. Palestinian Islamic Jihad attacks on Israeli cities and towns, in an operation code named (a) Operation Stones of Baked Clay (b) Operation Blue Sky (c) Operation Stones of Shale (d) None of these53. Hamas labelled their actions as (a) Operation Stones of Baked Clay (b) Operation Blue Sky (c) Operation Stones of Shale (d) None of these54. The two main parties Israel and Hamas, refused to deal with each other directly and negotiations were conducted thorough intermediaries. The principal players in negotiating the ceasefire were officials from the U.S. and Egypt acting as the facilitator. On which date ceasefire took place? (a) 24 November 2012 (b) 26 November 2012 (c) 21 November 2012 (d) 27 November 2012


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