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International Current Affairs Quiz - July 2017

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1. UNESCO World Heritage Committee's 41st session held in Krakow (Poland) -

  1. During this session, 21 new sites have been included into UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The 5.5 km walled city area in ____________________ (Gujarat) has been declared India’s first World Heritage City by UNESCO. Historic Centre of Vienna (Vienna) is also included in List.
  2. Apart from this, UNESCO World Heritage Committee has amended list of world heritage sites in danger -
    1. West Bank city of Hebron has been included in list,  triggereing a new Israeli-Palestinian spat at international level.
    2. Australia's Great Barrier Reef has been removed from List.
    3. Gelati Monastery of Georgia has been removed from List ?
Ahmedabad
Rajkot
Pune
Surat
None of These


2. 2017 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Index by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and Bertelsmann Stiftung -

  1. India - Ranked _______ out of 157 nations.
  2. Top 5 -Sweden (1st), Denmark (2nd), Finland (3rd), Norway (4th), Czech Republic (5th).
  3. Bottom 5 - Madagascar (153), Liberia (154), Congo (155), Chad (156), Central African Republic (157)
  4. BRICS - Brazil (56), Russia (62), India (116), China (71), South Africa (108)
  5. Neighbours -Bangladesh (120), Nepal (105), Pakistan (122), Sri Lanka (81).
119
108
116
126
None of These


3. 21st India-Myanmar National Level Meeting held in Myanmar, attended by Indian Home Secretary ________ ?

P K Sinha
Arvind Mayaram
Raghuram G Rajan
Rajiv Gauba
None of These


4. 4 Arab nations boycotting Qatar (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt) have announced willingness to initiate a dialogue with Qatar if it agrees to some of their demands including showing genuine willingness to stop funding terrorism.

  1. In June 2017, 6 Gulf Nations - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, ____________ and UAE suspended their diplomatic ties with Qatar. They accused Qatar for supporting Terrorist Groups and such suscpicious activities.
Israel
Kuwait
Lebanon
Iran
Libya


5. World’s Top 15 Cities list by Noted magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L). India's Udaipur (___________) has been featured in the listTop 5 are -

1 San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
2 Charleston, South Carolina, USA
3 Chiang Mai, Thailand
4 Kyoto, Japan
5 Florence, Italy

 

Goa
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Gujarat
None of These


6. A global treaty that bans nuclear weapons was adopted at United Nations by ___________ Nations, with Netherlands voting in against.

  1. None of 9 countries that possess nuclear weapons - USA, Russia, Britain, China, France, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel took part in negotiations or vote. Nuclear states argue Nuke Weapons serve as a deterrent against a nuclear attack and say they remain committed to nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
  2. Treaty will be open for signature to Nations at UN Headquarters in New York (USA) on September 19, 2017. It will enter into force 90 days after 50th instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession has been deposited.
122
132
144
152
None of These


7. According to Country Report on Terrorism released by US State Department -

  1. Countries that faced highest number of terrorist attacks in 2016 - __________ (2,965 terrorist attacks), Afghanistan (1,340), India (927), Pakistan (734), Philippines (482), Nigeria (466).
Syria
Iraq
Libya
Iran
None of These


8. According to OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026,

  1. India will be world’s largest milk producer by ___________, with 49 % Increase from current Milk output.
  2. World’s population will increase from 7.3 to 8.2 billion, with India’s population growing to 1.5 from 1.3 billion. India will overtake China as most populous country by 2026.
  3. Global production of wheat will increase by 11% with registering largest Increase in Production - 15 million metric tonnes.
2026
2036
2020
2040
None of These


9. African Nation _________'s Parliament amended the constitution to give President sweeping powers to appoint country's top judges without consulting any other institution ?

Zimbabwe
South Africa
Niger
Nigeria
None of These


10. An Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) signed between Green Climate Fund (GCF) and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) in Delhi, making NABARD second entity from India (after SIDBI) to be accredited as Direct Access Entity (DAE) that will be able to access GCF resources to help safeguard livelihoods of millions of people against climate change impact.

  1. Green Climate Fund (GCF) is a fund established under UNFCCC to assist developing countries in countering climate change. GCF is based in the new Incheon (________________) with Howard Bamsey as current Chief.
  2. GCF acts as a centrepiece of efforts to raise Climate Finance under UNFCCC, and raise $100 billion a year by 2020.
  3.  So far, one project from India on “Installation of Ground Water Recharge System” in Odisha has recently been approved by the GCF for $34 million India has nominated 5 direct access entities for accreditation by GCF - NABARD, SIDBI, YES Bank, IDFC Bank and IL&FS Environmental Services ?
Vietnam
Japan
Cambodia
South Korea
None of These


11. An Indian Army team with T-90 tanks participated in Tank Biathlon 2017 in ___________ ?

Germany
France
Spain
Russia
None of These


12. As per Latest Data by Zurich based SNB (Swiss National Bank) -

  1. India is now ranked __________ in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks. Indians' Money in Switzerland's banks is now only 0.04% of total funds kept by all foreign clients in Swiss banking system.
  2. Top 2 - United Kingdom (CHF 359 billion (25%)), US (CHF 177 billion (14%).
  3. BRICS - Russia 19th (CHF 15.6 billion), China 25th (9.6 billion), Brazil 52nd (2.7 billion) and South Africa 61st (2.2 billion).
  4. Neighbours - Pakistan 71st place (CHF 1.4 billion), Bangladesh 89th (667.5 million), Nepal 150th (312 million), Sri Lanka 151st (307 million).
78th
88th
68th
58th
None of These


13. As per UK’s Department for International Trade, India is now _______ largest foreign investor into UK in 2016-17.

  1. Top 4 foreign investor into UK in 2016-17 - US (577 new projects),  China (160 new projects), France (131 new projects), India (127 new Projects).
  2. Australia and New Zeland share the 4th spot with India.
8th
7th
6th
5th
4th


14. ________ became 35th country to join International Solar Alliance (ISA) initiative jointly launched by India and France. ISA aims to support developing countries to boost their solar production capacity.

  1. India through Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is contributing $1 million to ISA fund. ISA aims to mobilize over $ 1000 billion by 2030 towards promoting solar power on all fronts.
Australia
New Zealand
France
Russia
None of These


15. ________ sent its first uranium shipment to India for testing purposesahead of possible commercial sales, for which agreement was signed in 2014 to meet India’s growing energy needs ?

Russia
France
USA
Australia 
None of These


16. Bilateral Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and _______ came into force, aiming to strengthen bilateral trade relations between both countries ?

Nepal
Russia
Bhutan
Myanmar
None of These


17. _____________ government launched Grand Trunk Road project to mark 70th anniversary of India’s Partition in August 1947, aimed at bringing British Asians of all faiths and backgrounds together ?

American
British
Russian
French
None of These


18. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved upgradation of 65 kms of Imphal-Moreh Section of NH-39 in _______________, a vital link in providing road connectivity up to Thailand and Malaysia.

This project is being developed with Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) loan assistance under South Asian Sub-Regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Road Connectivity Investment Program. It aims at upgradation of road infrastructure in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal and India (BBIN) to improve regional connectivity ?

Mizoram
Manipur
Nagaland
Tripura
None of These


19. China and __________ held their large-scale naval exercise Joint Sea 2017 in Baltic Sea ?

France
Vietnam
USA
Russia
None of These


20. China has set up its first overseas military base in _________ in Horn of Africa, as part of China’s rapid global military expansion ?

Djibouti
Chad
Niger
Nigeria
None of These


21. _____________ successfully produced natural gas from methane hydrate (also known as flammable ice) in South China Sea (SCS). A drilling platform produced a total of 309,000 cubic metres of natural gas from gas hydrate in 60 days ?

China
Vietnam
Japan
Philippines
None of These


22. _________ Mobile Maker Xiaomi signed agreement for business collaboration and patent licencing with Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia, to acquire key patent assets from Nokia ?

Japanese
Chinese
Vietnamese
Cambodian
None of These


23. ________ spiritual practice Falun Gong celebrated in India, that combines meditation and qigong exercises with a moral philosophy ?

Vietnamese
Japanese
Russian
Chinese
None of These


24. European Nation _________ became 24th Overall and 15th European Union Member to allow same-sex marriages ?

Russia
France
Serbia
Spain
Malta


25. European Parliament approved Its first-ever cooperation deal between European Union and ________ ?

Russia
Spain
Cuba
France
None of These


26. FIFA lifted ban on ________ Football Association, making it eligible to benefit from FIFA development programs ?

Sudan
Niger
Nigeria
Spain
None of These


27. First Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index released by international NGO Oxfam International -

  1. India is ranked __________ out of 152 countries.
  2. Top 5 - Sweden (1st), Belgium (2nd), Denmark (3rd), Norway (4th) and Germany (5th).
  3. Bottom 5 - Nigeria (152), Bahrain (151), Myanmar (150), Albania (149), Panama (148).
  4. Neighbours - Pakistan (146), Bangladesh (148), Nepal (81), Sri Lanka (138).
122nd
132nd 
142nd
152nd
None of These


28. _________ Government approved controversial legislation to further strengthen nation’s anti-terror laws in country ?

Russian
German
French
Israeli
None of These


29. German Autombile Maker BMW opened its new R&D centre in _________, which is also its largest outside Germany?

Vietnam
Spain
Russia
Japan
China


30. ________ passed Network Enforcement Act law, under which social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube could face a hefty fine of 50 million if they fail to remove hate speech within 24 hours ?

Russia
Spain
Germany
France
None of These


31. Government approved Joint Interpretative Notes (JIN) on Agreement between India and ______________for Promotion and Protection of Investments. Both nations also recently signed pact to connect by waterways, for better movement of passengers and goods ?

Myanmar
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
None of These


32. In a major recognition of India’s efforts to benchmark global spices trade, the International food standards-setting body Codex Alimentarius Commission adopted three Codex standards for black, white and green pepper, cumin and thyme, paving way for universal agreement on identifying quality spices in various countries.

  1. The member-countries CAC met in Geneva (_______________) for its 40th session. Codex standards for spices were adopted after India's efforts for the same. Spices have now been included for the first time as commodities with such universal standards.
Poland
Switzerland
Ireland
Iceland
None of These


33. India - China Current Military Standoff in Sikkim at Doko-La (called Donglong by Chinese) -

  1. Doko-La region lies at tri-junction of India, China and ___________. Tensions esclated when China started Building a strategic road in this region which is claimed by Bhutan as its territory. Both countries have deployed around 3,000 troops each in region.
  2. This area has huge strategic significance for both India and China as it is in close proximity of sensitive Chicken’s Neck (Siliguri Corridor), the extremely narrow stretch of land that connects north-eastern region to the rest of India.
Bhutan
Nepal
Myanmar
Sri Lanka
None of These


34. India and _________ will construct a bridge over Mizoram's Khawthlangtuipui river (also known as Karnaphuli river) to improve trade and communication ?

Nepal
Myanmar
Sri Lanka
Bhutan
Bangladesh


35. India and European Union (EU) have established IFM (_____________) for EU Investments in India. It will help in identifying and solving problems faced by EU companies and investors with regard to their operations in India ?

Internal Facilitation Mechanism
Investment Facilitation Mechanism
Institutional Facilitation Mechanism
Investment Functioning and Mechanism
None of These


36. India and __________________will hold talks on 2 hydrpower projects - Kishenganga and Ratle, under 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) at World Bank headquarters in Washington (USA). Water Resources Secretary Amarjit Singh will lead Indian delegation during talks ?

Pakistan
Bangladesh
China
Nepal
None of These


37. India and _______________signed MoU to develop a village in Anuradhapura District in Sri Lanka at cost of 30 crores. Village is in name of famous Buddhist monk Sobitha Thero. India also recently launched a solar project to electrify a remote village in Egypt named Agaween.

Myanmar
Bangladesh
Afghanistan
Nepal
Sri Lanka


38. India contributed USD ____________ to the UN Peacebuilding Fund, expressing hope that more funding by nations will boost efforts by world body to build and sustain peace ?

500,000
200,000
300,000
400,000
None of These


39. India contributed additional _______________ to India-UN Development Partnership Fund launched to support sustainable development projects across the developing world.

  1. Earlier, India contributed $1 million when the fund was createdin on 9 June 2017 (on World Oceans Day 2017) as a partnership between India and United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC).
$10 million
$1 million
$100 million
$150 million
None of These


40. India for first time will import crude oil from ___________, as agreed upon during recent visit of PM Narendra Modi to the Nation.

  1. Indian Oil Corp bought 1.6 million barrels of US Mars crude (a heavy, high-sulphur grade) and 400,000 barrels of Western Canadian Select that will be delivered onboard a Very Large Crude Carrier.
Russia
New Zealand
Australia
Canada
USA


41. India granted aid of USD 500000 to ___________ for rehabilitation and relief efforts in war-torn Marawi City and confronting ISIS. It is first time that India is sending financial aid to another country affected by terrorism ?

Syria
Philippines
Libya
Iraq
None of These


42. India will soon join GFXC (__________________), a newly-constituted forum of central bankers and experts working towards promotion of a robust and transparent foreign exchange (Forex) market. It has been set up under guidance of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). GFXC was established in London during a meeting in May 2017 ?

Global Fuel Exchange Committee
Global Foreign Exchange Committee
Global Foreign External Committee
Global Fuel External Committee
None of These


43. India's first high-speed rail training center will be functional in Gandhinagar (__________) by 2020. It is Being constructed over land measuring 4,400 metres at cost of approx INR 600 crores. It will enable testing of bullet trains that will run on Mumbai-Ahmedabad route by 2023 ?

Gujarat
Rajasthan
Goa
Maharashtra
None of These


44. India - _______ civil nuclear deal came into force, enabling _________ to export nuclear power plant technology as well as provide finance for nuclear power plants in India. It will also assist India in Other nuclear energy activities ?

Russia
USA
Israel
Germany
Japan


45. _________ banned Islamic organization Hizb-ut Tahrir under a contraversial presidential decree, to safeguard existence of Its pluralist state ideology Pancasila and 1945 Constitution. Hizb ut-Tahrir has been banned as it compaigns for country to adopt Islamic law and become a caliphate0, that is against Nation’s unity.

Thailand
Indonesia
Malaysia
Vietnam
None of These


46. ________ named waters in its exclusive economic zone that overlap with China’s expansive claim to South China Sea as North Natuna Sea. Part of the renamed area falls in China’s nine-dash line waters extending to south and east of China’s island province Hainan ?

Indonesia
Thailand
Phillipinnes
Malaysia
None of These


47. _______ successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket called ‘Simorgh’ into space, capable of carrying a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 pounds.

UAE
Israel
Russia
Iraq
Iran


48. _________ passed a bill making torture a crime under national law, making torture punishable by 4 - 10 years in prison and 12 years for members of security forces ?

Italy
Russia
Poland
Ireland
None of These


49. Lulu Exchange (a foreign exchange and remittance company set up Kerala based Businessman Yusuff  Ali) has acquired Al Falah Exchange Company in _______ for INR 95 crores ?

Kuwait
UAE
Qatar
Iran
None of These


50. _______________ launched Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket that created colourful artificial clouds visible in skies. Rocket during 8-minute flight had released 10 canisters about the size of a soft drink into space. Canisters deployed blue-green and red vapour that formed artificial clouds visible in the skies of USA ?

ROSCOMOS
ESA
DLR
ISRO
NASA 


51.___________'s Langley Research Centre (LRC) completed 100 years of its establishment. It has so far contributed exceptionally in the way astronauts fly, explore space and how they study Earth ?

NASA
ISRO
ESA
ROSCOMOS
None of These


52. NATO military exercise in Eastern Europe held in _______ with 25,000 military personnel from over 20 partner countries. ?

Latvia
Estonia
Bulgaria
Switzerland
None of These


53. _____________'s bag containing approx 500 gm moon dust has been sold at an auction for USD 1.8 million in New york (USA), to an anonymous buyer. ?

Yuri Gagrin
Pete Conrad
Buzz Aldrin
Neil Armstrong
None of These


54. ____________ SBI Bank, a subsidiary of State Bank of India launched its fully automatic digital banking services in Kathmandu, called sbiINTOUCH. This is first time that State Bank of India has expanded paperless banking system outside India ?

Bhutan
Myanmar
Sri Lanka
Bangladesh
Nepal


55. _____________ successfully test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Hwasong-14 into Sea of Japan, as it's most successful missile test since its ballistic missile programme gathered pace in 1990s. To qualify as an ICBM, a missile must have a minimum range of 5,500km.

Russia
Japan
North Korea
USA
None of These


56. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Government at a Glance 2017 report -

  1. India topped The List, indicating that PM Narendra Modi led NDA coalition Government has gained highest trust in world among its people, with score of 73%.
  2. Top 5 - India (73 %) Canada (62%), Turkey (58%), Russia (58 %) and Germany (55%). US government secured only 30% of peoples’ confidence.
  3. ____________ has been placed at bottom of list with score of 13%.
  4. Number of government jobs as share of total employment remained 18.1% in 2015, compared to 17.9% in 2007. Highest (30%) Government employment is in Denmark.
Greece
Yemen
Kuwait
Qatar
None of These


57. PM Narendra Modi Visited Israel -

  1. It is First Visit of an Indian Head of State to Israel Since Indian Independence. This visit also marks 25 years of establishment of diplomatic relationship between India and Israel.
  2. 7 Important MOUs Signed -
    1. To help grow business relationship between both countries, $40 million Israel India Innovation Initiative Fund (I4F) has been launched.
    2. Conservation of water in India
    3. State Water Utility Reform in India India-Israel Development Cooperation- 3-year work program in Agriculture (2018-2020)
    4. Cooperation in atomic clocks
    5. Cooperation in GEO-LEO optical link.
    6. Cooperation in electric propulsion for small satellites.
  3. A new fast-growing Israeli Crysanthumun _________________ will now be called ‘MODI'.
Church
Flower
Missile
Spaceship
None of These


58. __________ test-fired short-range (70 KMs) surface-to-surface ballistic missile Nasr ?

Pakistan
Bangladesh
Iraq
Iran
None of These


59. __________ asked 755 US diplomats to leave after USA approved sanctions against it for allegedly meddling in 2016 US Presidential election and for its annexation of Crimea in 2014. ?

Russia
Spain
France
Germany
None of These


60. _________ approved physical education program at girl’s schools. Program will be complaint with stringent Islamic rules and will be implemented in 2017-2018 school year ?

Iran
Iraq
Libya
Saudi Arabia
None of These


61. Second Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) by UN telecommunications agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU) - 

  1. This Report measures commitment of nations to cyber security.
  2. India has been ranked well at _________ position out of 165 nations.
  3. Top 5 - Singapore (1st), USA (2nd), Malaysia (3rd), Oman (4th), Estonia (5th).
  4. Equatorial Guinea is the worst performer among all nations with a score of zero.
43rd
32nd
13rd
23rd
None of These


62. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) signed MoU with European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) for exchange of information concerning Central Counterparties (CCPs) under EMIR (_____________________) ?

European Markets Infrastructure Restructuring
European Markets Infrastructure Regulation
Ecnomical Markets Infrastructure Regulation
Ecological Markets Infrastructure Regulation
None of These


63. South American Nation ______________’s President Eva Morales declared that his nation has achieved total independence from IMF and World Bank ?

Argentina
Columbia
Brazil
Chad
Bolivia


64. Sri Lanka signed a US ___________________ deal to sell a 70% stake of Hambantota port (A deep-water port in the southern tip of Sri Lanka) to China's China Merchants Port Holding Co. (CMPort) Under a 99-year lease agreement. CMPort will be only responsible for commercial operations, while SLPA will handle port’s operations, security and services ?

$1.1 billion
$12.1 billion
$2.1 billion
$3.1 billion
None of These


65. ___________ launched a Multi-currency Forex Card for overseas travelers. The card will allow customers to load up to 20 widely used currencies on 1 card with an online reload facility during overseas travel ?

ICICI Bank
HDFC Bank
Yes Bank
Standard Chartered Bank
None of These


66. Typhoon Haitang struck ________________’s eastern Fujian Province with continual rain blows on different parts of the region ?

Vietnam
Japan
China
Myanmar
None of These


67. ____________ Navy commissioned world’s largest aircraft carrier -  Gerald R Ford.

  1. It is named after country's 38th President Gerald Ford and is built by Newport News Ship Building Company.
  2. This massive 1,106-foot-long carrier displaces 100,000 tons fully loaded and is powered by 2 new generation nuclear reactors.
Russia
USA
UK
France
None of These


68. USA Navy tested world’s first-ever active LaWS (______________) , aborad USS Ponce amphibious transport ship. LaWS operates within an invisible part of electromagnetic spectrum and absolutely silent and incredibly effective ?

Lean Weapons System
Laser Weapons System
Laser World System
Low Weapons System
None of These


69. USA and Australia jointly test-fired a hypersonic missile capable of moving at a speed 8 times faster than sound as part of a $54-million research project - HIFiRE (____________________________) ?

Hypersonic International Flight Research Ecological Program
Hypersonic International Flight Research Ecological Program
Hypersonic International Flight Rescue Experimentation Program
Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation Program
None of These


70. ______________ rolled out pre-approved expedited entry clearance for low-risk Indian travellers under its Global Entry programme (GEP).

  1. India became 11th country whose citizens are now eligible to enroll in Customs and Border Protection (CBP) initiative.
  2. Under this, International GEP member traveller can enter in _____________ through automatic kiosks, rather than queueing up to clear immigration check by meeting an immigration officer at selected airports.
USA
Russia
France
Germany
None of These


71. USA successfully tested THAAD (______________________) system in Alaska by launching a ballistic missile over Pacific Ocean, after North Korea conducted an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test that could possibly hit USA ?

Terminal High Altitude Area Defence
Tribunal High Altitude Area Defence
Terminal High Attitude Area Defence
Tribunal High Attitude Area Defence
None of These


72. United Nations selected Dubai (UAE) as data hub for MENASA (_________________________) region, due to city’s integrated initiatives to mine and manage its data ?

Mutual East North Africa and South Asia
Middle East North Africa and South Asia
Middle East Native Africa and South Asia
Middle East Nodal Africa and South Asia
None of These


73. ___________ House of Representatives passed an amendment to National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA), 2018, a $621.5 billion defence expenditure bill to advance defence cooperation with India ?

Iraq
Russia
Iran
USA
None of These


74. _____________ granted India's ONGC Videsh a 2 year extension to explore oil block 128 in South China Sea.

  1. Part of the oil block 128 is in U-shaped ‘nine-dash line,’ which is claimed by China. This area is also route for over $5 trillion in trade every year and is also claimed by  Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan.
Japan
China
Cambodia
Laos
Vietnam


75. Women Entrepreneur (WE) Cities Index 2017 study released by Dell -

  1. India's Bengaluru ranked _________ out of 50 cities and Delhi ranked 49th
  2. Top 5 - New York (USA), Bay Area (US), London (UK), Boston (US) and Stockholm (Sweden).
30th
20th
40th
60th
None of These


76. World Health Organization (WHO) declared end of most recent outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in African Nation ____________ ?

Cong0
Nigeria
Niger
Sudan
None of These


77. World’s first Saola breeding centre is being built in ___________. ’s central region for . Saola, a critically endangered hoofed mammal is identified by two parallel horns with sharp ends, which can reach 51 centimetres in length and are found on both males and females ?

China
Russia
Vietnam
Japan
None of These


78. World’s first floating windfarm has been put on trial in _____________, to unlock ocean's potential for generating renewable power. The project is called Hywind, costing approx £200m. It will bring power to 20,000 homes ?

Ireland
Iceland
Russia
Scotland
None of These


79. World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge (Europe Bridge) opened in Randa (_________________). It measures 1,620 feet (494 Metres) long and rises as high as 278 feet above Grabengufer ravine ?

Poland
Iceland
Scotland
Ireland
Switzerland


80. World’s oldest emergency helpline number 999 completed 80 years of its services in ______________ ?

Russia
USA
UK
Poland
None of These


81. World’s oldest emoji discovered on 3700-year-old pot in Southern _____________ . The site depicts era of Hittities, an ancient civilisation that existed in north-central Anatolian region ?

Turkey
Poland
Switzerland
Ireland
None of These


82. Writer _________ has been honoured with Indian of the Year Award by Brands Academy, a reputed branding company in India ?

Jhumpa Lahiri
Preeti Shenoy
Chetan Bhagat
Amish Tripathi
None of These




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