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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

India's first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit will be held in ___________.

A. Cohin
B. Chennai
C. New Delhi
D. Hyderabad

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India is going to host first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit in March 2018 in New Delhi. It will be hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by leaders from over 50 member countries. It will include French President Emmanuel Macron, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, and Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid. During the summit, two new programmes - on scaling solar e-mobility.

2. 

Which city is hosting the 2018 Sanskriti Mahotsav 'Swachhagrah - Bapu ko Kaaryaanjali"?

A. Hyderabad
B. Varanasi
C. Patna
D. Shillong

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Sanskriti Mahotsav "Swachhagrah - Bapu ko Kaaryaanjali" has started at the Man Mandir Ghat and Assi Ghat in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on February 21, 2018 to celebrate the creative and cultural industries in Varanasi and to focus attention on the need for Swachhta by using cultural forms. The 2-day Mahotsav will integrate the tangible and intangible heritage along the river-belt and will see the engagement of the academia, artists, artisans, writers, poets, environmental and cultural forums on the use of cultural expressions for conservation and protection of the river and the ancient city. It will cover a profusion of art forms from classical, folk music, dance and visual arts and would offer the chance to experience the best in established and emerging virtuosity.

3. 

Union Ministry of Railways and Maharashtra State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a rail coach factory at ___________.

A. Latur
B. Nagpur
C. Thane
D. Kolhapur

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Union Ministry of Railways and Maharashtra State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a rail coach factory at Latur, Maharashtra. The MoU was signed on the sidelines of the Magnetic Maharashtra event in Mumbai. The coach factory will be set up over a land area of 150 hectares and will entail investment of Rs. 500 crore in the first phase. This project is expected to generate thousands of direct and indirect employment opportunities in Marathwada, which is one of the most backward regions of Maharashtra.

4. 

India International Textiles Expo (IITExpo) of India began in ___________.

A. North America
B. Malaysia
C. Denmark
D. Colombo

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A three -day India International Textiles Expo (IITExpo) of India began in Sri Lankan capital of Colombo. It is being organized by Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) with the support of Union Ministry of Textiles & Ministry of Commerce & Industry. The event was inaugurated by Sri Lankan minister of Special Assignments Dr. Sarath Amunugama. At the event, about 45 exhibitors from various textile clusters of India displayed a variety of fabrics, home textiles, traditional items etc. suitable for apparel, industrial, technical application and general consumers.

5. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 2-Day long UP Investors Summit in ___________.

A. Mysore
B. Mumbai
C. Lucknow
D. Agra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 2-Day long UP Investors Summit in Lucknow. The mega event has been organized by the Uttar Pradesh government. It is aimed at showcasing investment opportunities and potential across various sectors in Uttar Pradesh. According to the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, 900 MoUs have already been finalized ahead of the Summit. Representatives from Mauritius, Japan, the Netherlands, Finland, Czech Republic, Thailand and Slovakia will also participate in the event. Uttar Pradesh government has formulated industrial policy to attract investment after reviewing policies of various states.