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International :

Glacier Loss

Recently, which of the following countries, in a unique move, commemorated its first glacier lost due to climate change and global warming?

Offshore Rupee Markets

Recently, a panel on ‘Offshore Rupee Markets’ has submitted its final report to the Reserve bank of India(RBI). Who among the following given persons was the head of the panel?

Virus Outbreak International Emergency

Recently the outbreak of which virus has been declared as an international emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO)?

Kartarpur Sahib Pilgrim Corridor

On which of the following river, Kartarpur Sahib Pilgrim Corridor is being constructed between India and Pakistan?

Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

Consider the following given statements in context to recently released Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI):

  1. Global MPI- 2019 is released annually by the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP).
  2. It defines poor not only on the basis of income, but on other indicators, including poor health, poor quality of work and the threat of violence.
  3. According to the report, about 1.3 billion people are multi-dimensionally poor.
  4. Incidence of multidimensional poverty almost halved between 2005-06 and 2015-16, climbing down to 27.5%, indicating that the number of poor people in India fell by more than 271 million within ten years.

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

Organisation Of Petroleum Exporting Countries

Consider the following statements about Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC):

  1. Iran is the only major oil producing country which is not a member of OPEC.
  2. OPEC is concerned mainly with oil which is the reason why Qatar has quit the bloc recently.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

RATS – Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure

Consider the following about RATS – Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure recently seen in news:

  1. It is a permanent body of SCO created to combat terrorism, separatism and extremism.
  2. It is a policy making and coordinating body and does not concern with staging of exercises on ground.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

UN’s Economic And Social Council

Consider the following about UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC):

  1. Apart from economic and social issues ECOSOC also gives recommendations on environment issues.
  2. It engages a variety of stakeholders like policy makers, parliamentarians, business sector representatives and NGOs.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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