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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

The 10th Meeting of India-Australia Working Group on Counter Terrorism was held in which city?

A. New Delhi
B. Mumbai
C. Pune
D. Bangalore

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India and Australia held the 10th Meeting of the Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism at New Delhi. It was led by Shri Mahaveer Singhvi, Joint Secretary (Counter Terrorism) while the Australian delegation was led by Mr. Paul Foley, Ambassador for Counter-Terrorism. They discussed terrorist threats in their respective regions including the problem of cross-border terrorism in the Af-Pak region. They agreed on cooperation through regular exchange of information, capacity building efforts, mutual legal assistance, sharing of best practices on countering violent extremism and cooperating in multilateral fora such as the United Nations and the FATF.

2. 

Which city has set a Guinness World Record for largest number of people performing yoga at one place at the same time on 2018 International Yoga Day (IYD)?

A. Mumbai
B. New Delhi
C. Bangalore
D. Kota

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

In the 4th edition of International Yoga Day (IYD-2018), the Guinness World Record (GWR) for largest number of people performing yoga at one place at the same time has been set up in Kota, Rajasthan. At the State level yoga function in Kota, around one lakh 60 thousand people performed yoga at one place at a same time on 21st June. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev led the people at RAC Ground, where 30 lakh squre feet area was prepared for performing yoga.

3. 

Which city hosted the 7th edition of India Minerals and Metals forum 2018?

A. Hyderabad
B. New Delhi
C. Patna
D. Mumbai

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 7th edition of India Minerals and Metals forum was inaugurated in New Delhi on June 21, 2018. The forum seeks to come up with solutions to leverage in the sector with the changing global scenario. The deliberations took cognizance on the need to consolidate small players for strengthening of overall health of the industry. The government officials emphasized on utilizing low grade minerals to reduce burden on high end minerals.

4. 

Which city has been selected as the 100th city under the Centre's flagship "Smart Cities Mission"?

A. Amritsar
B. Indore
C. Shimla
D. Shillong

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Shillong has been selected as the 100th city to receive funding under the Centre's flagship "Smart Cities Mission". In January 2016, 20 cities were announced under the Smart Cities Mission, followed by 13 cities in May 2016, 27 cities in September 2016, 30 cities in June 2017, and 9 cities in January this year. The total proposed investment in the finally selected 100 cities under the Smart Cities Mission would be Rs 2,05,018 crore. Under the scheme, each city will get Rs 500 crore from the Centre for implementing various projects.

5. 

The conference "National Consultation on Making Agriculture Sustainable and Profitable' will be held in ___________.

A. Kolkata
B. Chandigarh
C. Hyderabad
D. Pune

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The conference 'National Consultation on Making Agriculture Sustainable and Profitable' will be inaugurated by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu in Pune, Maharashtra on June 21, 2018. The 2-day conference is being organised by the Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) in the context of the ongoing debate and efforts at various levels to double farmers' incomes by 2022. Naidu, as Vice-President is chairman of the IIPA institute. Agriculture experts and agri-economists at the conference will deliberate upon creating an enabling policy framework, agricultural trade policy, transfer of technology from labs to land and agricultural credit and insurance.