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Exercise :: Places - Latest Current Affairs

  • Places - Latest Current Affairs
11. 

Which city hosted the Howdy Modi event?

A. Houston
B. Boston
C. Las Vegas
D. New York

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

PM Narendra Modi and the US President Donald Trump addressed the 'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston on September 23rd, 2019. Trump is the first US President to share the stage with Indian Prime Minister to address the Indian-American Community.

12. 

The National Conference on Agriculture Rabi Campaign was held in __________.

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

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

National Conference on Agriculture Rabi Campaign 2019 held on New Delhi.

13. 

The 2019 C40 World Mayors Summit to be held in which city?

A. Washington
B. Copenhagen
C. New Delhi
D. Berlin

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will attend the 2019 C40 World Mayors Summit held in Copenhagen, Denmark to speak on his government's experience in lowering pollution, including the Odd-Even scheme, and other issues. He will join leaders of several cities such as New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and Berlin to deliberate on the climate crisis impacting the world at the summit from October 9-12.

14. 

The 35th Tri-Services Commanders Conference for the year 2019 was held in __________.

A. Kochi, Kerala
B. Chennai, Tamilnadu
C. New Delhi, Delhi
D. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The 35th Tri-Services Commanders Conference for 2019 was held in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan from September 18-20, 2019. It was held under the aegis of the Army Southern Command headquartered in Pune and was hosted by Southern Army Commander Lieutenant-General SK Saini.

15. 

Where did the 37th Good and Service Tax (GST) Council Meeting held?

A. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
B. Kolkata, West Bengal
C. Panaji, Goa
D. New Delhi, Delhi

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The 37th Good and Service Tax (GST) Council Meeting under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman was held in Panaji, Goa on September 20, 2019. It was attended by Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri Anurag Thakur, Chief Minister of Goa Shri Pramod Sawant, Finance Ministers of States & Union territories (UTs) and senior officers of the Ministry of Finance.