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Most Wanted MCQs about China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)| CSS, PMS, NTS

1. Pakistan-China economic Corridor is a proposal to create an Economic Corridor from Gwadar in Baluchistan to _________in the Western Chinese province of Sinkiang
(a) Beijing
(b) Sinkiang
(c) Kashgar (Correct)
(d) Shanghai

2. When China and Pakistan signed an agreement on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan?
(a) 21 April 2015  (Correct)
(b) 23 April 2015
(c) 27 April 2015
(d) 29 April 2015

3. The China Pakistan Economic Corridor often referred to by the acronym CPEC, is a collection of projects currently under construction at a cost of
(a) $44 billion
(b) $45 billion
(c) $46 billion (Correct)
(d) $50 billion

4. On 21st April 2015 China, Pakistan signed an agreement on Economic Corridor plan worth 46 billion US dollars. What is the name of Economic Corridor?
(a) China Friendship Economic Corridor (CFEC)
(b) China Korakaram Economic Corridor (CKEC)
(c) China Pak Economic Corridor (CPEC) (Correct)
(d) China Pak Peace Economic Corridor (CPPEC)

5. The economic corridor is considered central to China–Pakistan relations and will run from Gwadar to Kashgar with length of
(a) 2,700 km
(b) 3,800 km
(c) 3,800 km
(d) 3,000 km (Correct)

6. Under Pak-China Economic Corridor, a high-speed railway track will be laid at a cost of 2.8 billion dollars from Peshawar to
(a) Lahore
(b) Karachi (Correct)
(c) Gwadar
(d) Kashgar

7. China will grant Pakistan how much amount to construct a new international airport in Gwadar which is to be operational by December 2017?
(a) $130 million
(b) $230 million (Correct)
(c) $330 million
(d) $430 million

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8. The China Pakistan Economic Corridor is considered to be an extension of China’s ambitious proposed 21st century Silk Road initiative and the importance of CPEC to China is reflected by its inclusion as part of China’s
(a) 11th five-year development plan
(b) 12th five-year development plan
(c) 13th five-year development plan (Correct)
(d) 15th five-year development plan

9. Proposed infrastructure projects are worth approximately $11 billion, and will be financed by heavily-subsidized concessionary loans that will be dispersed to the Government of Pakistan by the
(a) Exim Bank of China
(b) China Development Bank
(c) Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
(d) All of the above (Correct)

10. Which city of Pakistan is the crux of the CPEC project, as it is envisaged to be the link between China’s ambitious One Belt, One Road project, and its Maritime Silk Road project?
(a) Islamabad
(b) Lahore
(c) Gwadar (Correct)
(d) Karachi

11. The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st-century Maritime Silk Road is also known as
(a) One Belt, One Road (Correct)
(b) Two Belts, One Road
(c) One Belt, Two Roads
(d) Two Belts, Two Roads

12. The Belt and Road Initiative is a development strategy and framework, proposed by which Chinese paramount leader?
(a) Hu Jintao
(b) Ye Jianying
(c) Xi Jinping (Correct)
(d) Liu Shaoqi

13. What is the total length of Western Route (Route-1 via Quetta) of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor?
(a) 2674 Km (Correct)
(b) 2756 km
(c) 2781 km
(d) 2956 Km

14. What is the total length of Central Route (Route-2 via Indus Highway) of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor?
(a) 2674 Km
(b) 2756 km (Correct)
(c) 2781 km
(d) 2956 Km

15. What is the total length of Eastern Route (Route-2 via Motorway) of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor?
(a) 2674 Km
(b) 2756 km
(c) 2781 km (Correct)
(d) 2956 Km

16. China has invited countries belonging to which group to join its ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative?
(b) EU
(c) CELAC (Correct)

17. Pakistan and China inked five Agreements and a Memorandum of Understanding for strengthening collaboration between Gwadar and the Chinese port cities on:
(a) 28th January 2018
(b) 29th January 2018 (Correct)
(c) 30th January 2018
(d) 31st January 2018

18. The MoU on Gwadar Poverty Alleviation Initiative was inked between Gwadar district government and
(a) Nepal Overseas Ports Holding Company
(b) Hong Kong Overseas Ports Holding Company
(c) Singapore Overseas Ports Holding Company
(d) China Overseas Ports Holding Company (Correct)

19. Which Prime Minister of Pakistan formally inaugurated the first phase of Gwadar Free Zone – an important node of China Pakistan Economic Corridor on 29th January 2018?
(a) Doctor Abdul Malik
(b) Mian Nawaz Sharif
(c) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi (Correct)
(d) Mian Shahbaz Sharif

20. Who is current Chairman of Gwadar Port Authority?
(a) Zubair Mahmood Hayat
(b) Mir Hasil Bizenjo
(c) Dostain Khan Jamaldini (Correct)
(d) Marriyum Aurangzeb

21. Who current China’s ambassador to Pakistan?
(a) Yu-Fei Marine
(b) Yao Jing (Correct)
(c) Zhang Baozhong
(d) Zhang Yao Wan

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