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16. 

Which country's Anna Qabale Duba has won the $250,000 Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award for fighting female genital mutilation?

A. Kenya
B. Uganda
C. Tanzania
D. Rwanda

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A Kenyan nurse Anna Qabale Duba, who campaigns against early marriage and female genital mutilation crowned the world's best nurse.

17. 

World Bank report on migration and development, which country has topped the foreign remittance recipient list by receiving USD 89 billion?

A. India
B. Russia
C. Mexico
D. China

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India topped the list in the world receiving USD 89 billion in remittance followed by Mexico at USD 54 billion, and China at USD 53 billion last year. The officially recorded remittance flows to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are expected to increase by 4.2 percent this year to reach USD 630 billion.

18. 

Ranil Wickremesinghe has become the new Prime Minister of which country?

A. Myanmar
B. Sri Lanka
C. Nepal
D. Bangladesh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Sri Lanka's veteran political leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed the next Prime Minister of the crisis-hit island nation by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

19. 

Intersolar Europe conference will take place in which country?

A. Brazil
B. Germany
C. Russia
D. India

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Intersolar 2022 will take place in Munich, Germany from 11-13 May. The event's exhibition and conference both focus on the areas of photovoltaics, solar thermal technologies, solar plants, as well as grid infrastructure and solutions for the integration of renewable energy.

20. 

'Sky Bridge 721', World's Longest Suspension Bridge is in which country?

A. Poland
B. Czechia
C. Austria
D. Slovakia

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Sky Bridge 721, the world's longest suspension footbridge has opened in the Czech Republic for tourists. The spectacular bridge is 721 metres long. The Czech Republic, also called Czechia, is a landlocked country in Central Europe.