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International :

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?


Desertification

Which of the following are the causes of Desertification?

  1. Animal Grazing 2. Tsunami
  2. Drought 4. Deforestation

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Paddy Frogs

Consider the following statements with respect to Paddy Frogs:

  1. This is the first known species of this genus which was originally described from the island of Sri Lanka.
  2. It is currently endemic to Northeast India.
  3. It has been declared the state amphibian

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International Whaling Commission

Consider the following statements with respect to International Whaling Commission:

  1. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) is an international body set up under the aegis of United Nations.
  2. Japan is the only country opposing it.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Cryptocurrency

Consider the following statements with respect to Cryptocurrency:

  1. It is a form of digital cash that uses encryption technology to make it secure.
  2. People can store their cryptocurrency stashes in virtual wallets.
  3. Cryptocurrency is powered by a technology called blockchain, which functions like an open ledger that gets updated in real time.
  4. Cryptocurrency is secure and non-anonymous.

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Dead Zones

Consider the following statements with respect to Dead Zones:

  1. They are the hypoxic zones in the ocean of such low oxygen concentration.
  2. Dead zones unique to the Gulf of the Mexico

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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