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Civil Services Chronicle Online April 2020 :

Petersberg Climate Dialogue

Consider the following statements with reference to the Petersberg Climate Dialogue:

  1. Petersberg Climate Dialogue has been organized by the Government of Russia since 2009.
  2. The 11th Dialogue was co-chaired by Germany and the United Kingdom, the incoming Presidency of 26th Conference of Parties (COP 26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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Pitch Black 2020

Recently, which of the following country has cancelled its training exercise named Pitch Black 2020?


Matterhorn Mountain

Recently, Indian Tricolour of more than 1,000 meters in size was projected on Matterhorn Mountain in to express solidarity to all Indians in the fight against COVID-19.Where is the Matterhorn Mountain located? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Daporijo Bridge

Recently, among which of the following rivers, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) constructed the Daporijo Bridge in Arunachal Pradesh in a record span of just 27 days?


International Monetary And Financial Committee

Consider the following statements with reference to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC):

  1. The IMFC has 44 members who are central bank governors, ministers, or others of comparable rank and who are usually drawn from the governors of the Fund’s 189 member countries.
  2. It advises and reports to the IMF Board of Governors on the supervision and management of the international monetary and financial system, including on responses to unfolding events that may disrupt the system.
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Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur Pooram has been cancelled for the first time on account of the COVID-19 outbreak. In which of the following state the festival is being celebrated every year?


Measles

Consider the following statements:

  1. Measles is caused by the measles virus, a single-stranded, negative-sense, enveloped RNA virus of the genus Morbillivirus within the family Paramyxoviridae
  2. Measles is an airborne disease which spreads easily through the coughs and sneezes of infected people.

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Survey Of India

Consider the following statements:

  1. Survey of India is the National Survey and Mapping Organization of the country under the Department of Science & Technology.
  2. Headquartered at Dehradun (Uttarakhand), it has 18 Geo Spatial divisions ranging from the prediction of tides to aerial survey.
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Catastrophe Containment And Relief Trust

Consider the following statements with reference to the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust (CCRT):

  1. The CCRT allows the IMF to provide grants for debt relief for the poorest and most vulnerable countries hit by catastrophic natural disasters or public health disasters.
  2. Established in February 2015 during the Ebola outbreak, it grants complement donor financing and the IMF concessional lending through the Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust (PRGT).

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Trypanosoma Cruzi

Which of the following tropical disease is caused by the parasite Trypanosoma Cruzi?


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