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Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

Consider the following statements with reference to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO):

  1. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Charter was signed during the St.Petersburg SCO Heads of State meeting in June 2002, and entered into force on 19 September 2003.
  2. The SCO counts three observer states, namely the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Mongolia.
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Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Consider the following statements with reference to Gopal Krishna Gokhale:

  1. In 1893, Gokhale became the Secretary of the Bombay Provincial Conference and in 1895, he served as the Joint Secretary of the INC along with Tilak.
  2. In 1905, he founded the Servants of India Society, which trained people to be selfless workers so they could work for the common good of the people.
  3. He launched the English weekly newspaper named The Hitavad (The people's paper) in 1911.

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European Court Of Justice

Consider the following statements with reference to the European Court of Justice (ECJ):

  1. It is a part Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), and is the European Union’s Supreme Court in matters of EU law.
  2. The President of the Court of Justice is elected from and by the judges for a renewable term of two years.
  3. Following the entrance into force of the Treaty of Lisbon on 1 December 2009, the ECJ’s official name was changed from the “Court of Justice of the European Communities” to the “Court of Justice”.

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The Bay Of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment

Consider the following statements:

  1. The Bay of Bengal Boundary Layer Experiment or BoBBLE in short is a project funded by Union Ministry of Earth Sciences and the Natural Environment Research Council of United Kingdom.
  2. BoBBLE proposes an observational campaign for the southern Bay, during the established monsoon (mid-June to mid-July).

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Parliamentary Committees

Consider the following statements with reference to the Parliamentary Committees:

  1. Parliamentary committees draw their authority from Article 105 (on privileges of Parliament members) and Article 118 (on Parliament’s authority to make rules for regulating its procedure and conduct of business).
  2. Committee reports are usually exhaustive and provide authentic information on matters related to governance. Bills that are referred to committees are returned to the House with significant value addition. Parliament is not bound by the recommendations of committees.

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Chithirai Festival

Among which of the following temple, festival Chithirai is being celebrated every year?


Pulitzer Prize

Consider the following statements:

  1. Pulitzer Prize was established in 1917 and has been awarded for the achievements in magazine, newspaper, online journalism, musical composition, and literature.
  2. The award is administered by Columbia University, USA.

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Arktika-M Satellite

Which of the following country will launch Arktika-M satellite for monitoring the Arctic climate and environment at the end 2020?


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