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Exercise :: International - Latest Current Affairs

  • International - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

With Which country, Indian Government signed a deal under Fast Track Procurement (FTP) to avail the Indian Army with 72,400 new 'Sig Sauer Assault Rifles'?

A. South Korea
B. Russia
C. US
D. Japan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Indian Government has signed a deal with the US under Fast Track Procurement (FTP) to avail the Indian Army with 72,400 new 'Sig Sauer Assault Rifles' which will overhaul the army's inventory of frontline rifles. These Sig Sauer Assault rifles are 7.62*51 mm which are compact, robust, advance in technology and easy to maintain in field conditions. These new rifles will come at a cost of around Rs. 700 Crore and will be used by the army troops deployed along the 3,600 km China's border.

2. 

The European Commission has recently added this country to dirty-money blacklist.

A. Singapore
B. India
C. Saudi Arabia
D. Malaysia

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The European Commission has added seven countries including Saudi Arabia, Panama, and Nigeria to a blacklist of nations that fail to tackle money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The list now includes 23 jurisdictions, up from 16. Newcomers to the list are Libya, Botswana, Ghana, Samoa, the Bahamas and the four United States territories of American Samoa, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. The other listed states are Afghanistan, North Korea, Ethiopia, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia and Yemen. Bosnia Herzegovina, Guyana, Laos, Uganda and Vanuatu were removed.

3. 

Macedonia officially changed its name to __________.

A. North Macedonia
B. FYR Macedonia
C. Macedonia Prima
D. Macedonia Secunda

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Republic of Macedonia officially changed its name to North Macedonia. Greece had been blocking Macedonia's entry into the European Union (EU) and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), as it disapproved of the name of the country,as the Greek province of Macedonia adjoining it has been associated with Alexander the Great.

4. 

Which country has decided to include Hindi as the third official language in courts?

A. Iran
B. Saudi Arabia
C. Oman
D. UAE

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has decided to include Hindi as the third official language used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English, as part of a move designed to improve access to justice. The move will help the Hindi speakers to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier. It is an estimated that 3.3 million Indian expats live in United Arab Emirates (UAE), and a large number of them are blue collared workers. Hence, this is an excellent step taken by Abu Dhabi that will certainly improve access to justice for India's blue collar workers. It also fits perfectly into the wider agenda of UAE's Year of Tolerance".

5. 

India and __________ launched an initiative to Combat Marine Pollution.

A. Sweden
B. Norway
C. Denmark
D. Poland

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change signed a Letter of Intent establishing the India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative together with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Earlier, the Indian and Norwegian governments agreed to work more closely on oceans by signing a MoU and establishing the India-Norway Ocean Dialogue during the Norwegian Prime Minister's visit to India in January. Both the governments launched the first Joint initiative under this new partnership.