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Exercise :: International - Latest Current Affairs

  • International - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Iran and this country signs MoU to improve border security management.

A. US
B. Pakistan
C. India
D. Myanmar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Pakistan and Iran have agreed not to let their territories be used for terrorism against each other as the two neighbouring countries signed an MoU to improve border security management. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed during the 21st two-day meeting of Pakistan-Iran Joint Border Commission in the port city of Gwadar in Balochistan province.

2. 

Which country became the First Nation to accept bitcoin as Payment for its Citizenship Program?

A. Iceland
B. Fiji
C. Vanuatu
D. Greenland

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Vanuatu has become the first country in the world to accept Bitcoin in exchange for citizenship. Currently, the citizenship programme of Vanuatu costs USD 200000. With Bitcoin price hovering around USD 6000, Vanuatu citizenship can be availed at a price of nearly 35 Bitcoins. The investment immigration/citizenship industry is estimated to be worth more than $2 billion USD annually.

3. 

Which country started world's first 'negative emissions' power plant?

A. Colombia
B. Belgium
C. Argentina
D. Iceland

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

World's first 'negative emissions' power plant started operating in Iceland. It indicates that the power plant eliminates more carbon dioxide (CO2) than it produces. This feat has been accomplished by a climate-startup named Climeworks by refitting a geothermal plant in Iceland. In this power plant, Climeworks' patented air filter captures the carbon dioxide (CO2) from ambient air. Thereafter the low-grade heat from geothermal power plant heats up the filter which results in the extraction of pure CO2.

4. 

Which Country joins the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation UNESCO?

A. China
B. Israel
C. Japan
D. Russia

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Israel joins the US in pulling out of the UN's cultural organisation UNESCO, after US officials cited "anti-Israel bias". The agency UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is known for designating world heritage sites such as Syria's Palmyra and the US Grand Canyon. Important Persons: UNESCO head:- Irina Bokova Israeli Prime Minister - Benjamin Netanyahu.

5. 

U.S. approves sale of Rs. 98,000 crore THAAD missiles to __________.

A. Iran
B. Saudi Arabia
C. South Korea
D. Russia

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion (Rs. 98,000 crore). The deal includes 44 THAAD launchers and 360 missiles along with fire control stations and radars.