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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs

Which city will host the 2023 World Athletics Championship?

A. Lisbon
B. Berlin
C. Budapest
D. Vienna

Answer: Option C


The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced that Budapest will host the 'World Athletics Championship' in 2023. Budapest is the capital of Hungary. Budapest has twice hosted the IAAF world indoor championships and the European athletics championships. The 2019 'World Athletics Championship' will be held in Doha and the 2021 edition in Eugene, Oregon.


Where was the Conference on EU-India Partnership for Cultural Heritage Conservation held?

A. New Delhi
B. Kolkata
C. Hyderabad
D. Ahmedabad

Answer: Option A


A two-day "Conference on EU-India Partnership for Cultural Heritage Conservation" commenced at the National Museum Auditorium, Janpath, New Delhi. It concluded on December 5, 2018. To enhance EU-India collaboration in the field of cultural heritage conservation. The conference was inaugurated by: Minster of State (I/C) Shri. Hardeep Singh Puri. As part of this, the Delegation of the European Union together with the National Museum Institute, Government of India, will convene 20 Indian and 18 European experts. t also marked the pinnacle of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH), which will conclude on December 6-7, 2018.


Where was the 2nd Meeting of NITI Forum held?

A. Ahmedabad
B. Lucknow
C. Guwahati
D. Patna

Answer: Option C


The second meeting of the NITI Forum for the North East is being held in Guwahati, Assam. Minister of State for the Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh and Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog Rajiv Kumar attended the meeting. NITI Forum for North East was constituted this year to periodically review the development status in the region. The members of the forum include Secretaries of various central ministries, Chief Secretaries of all eight North-eastern states, senior government officials and experts from various fields.


The 80th Session of the Policy Commission of the World Customs Organization was held in __________.

A. Surat
B. Mumbai
C. Indore
D. Kolkata

Answer: Option B


The 80th Session of the Policy Commission of the World Customs Organization (WCO) was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra . The Session is being organized by the WCO and hosted by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC), India. The Indian delegation was headed by CBIC Chairman, S Ramesh. The custom heads of more than 30 countries participated in the 3-day long discussion on various matters related to customs. Some of the important topics discussed during the meeting include trade facilitation, controlling illicit financial flow, performance measurement, challenges of small island economies, etc. The WCO is the only global organization which defines global standards and procedures for customs clearances at the border and their implementation. It is headquartered at Brussels, Belgium.


The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC will be held in __________, Poland.

A. Zabrze
B. Katowice
C. Warsaw
D. Gliwice

Answer: Option B


The 24th Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) has started in Katowice, Poland from 3-14 December 2018. The conference is expected to finalize the rules for implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change under the Paris Agreement work programme (PAWP). It will also include a number of high-level events, mandated events, action events and roundtables. About 20 thousand people from 190 countries will take part in the event, including politicians, representatives of non-governmental organizations, scientific community and business sector.