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16. 

The ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting held recently was co-chaired by the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, along with his Thailand counterpart. The meeting adopted new ASEAN-India Plan of Action. This plan is applicable for how many years?

A. 5 Years
B. 7 Years
C. 9 Years
D. 15 Years

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Union Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar co-chaired the ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting on 12 September 2020, with his Thailand counterpart Don Pramudwinai. The virtual meeting saw the participation of Foreign Ministers of the 10 ASEAN Member States and India. The new ASEAN-India Plan of Action for next five years (2021-2025) was adopted at the meeting.

17. 

Which nation conduct siren testing after cold war?

A. Germany
B. USA
C. Russia
D. Iran

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

For the first time since the end of the cold war in 1990, the whole of Germany resonated with the sound of the emergency siren as an emergency test. 10th September will now be observed as National Warning Day or Warn tag across the country.

18. 

Which country cancelled 1000 Chinese Student's Visa?

A. India
B. USA
C. Australia
D. UAE

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

This recently US revoked the visa of more than a thousand Chinese students who were coming to the US from China on a student visa.

19. 

Which three nations Trilateral Dialogue held virtually?

A. India, Russia and USA
B. India, France and USA
C. India, Japan and USA
D. India, France and Australia

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The first India-France-Australia Trilateral Dialogue was held virtually. The meeting was held with the objective of building on the strong bilateral relations that the three countries share with each other and synergising their respective strengths to ensure a peaceful, secure, prosperous and rules-based Indo-Pacific Region. During the dialogue, the three sides discussed economic and geostrategic challenges and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and domestic responses to COVID-19.

20. 

Which country attended 10th East Asia Summit Foreign Minister meet?

A. Bangladesh
B. India
C. China
D. Nepal

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan represented India at the 10th East Asia Summit held virtually on international and regional developments including COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights The meeting discussed ways and means to strengthen the East Asia Summit platform.