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326.
Which country's Congress has approved a bill that would abolish income tax?
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Argentina
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Argentina's Congress has approved a bill that would abolish income tax. The bill is now expected to be approved by the Senate, which is also controlled by the Peronists. The bill would eliminate income tax for all Argentines, regardless of their income level. It would also eliminate taxes on capital gains and dividends. The government argues that the bill will help to boost economic growth and create jobs.

327.
What was the inflation rate in the Eurozone in September?
5.2%
6.1%
4.3%
2.0%
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The inflation rate in the Eurozone fell to 4.3% in September, from 5.2% in August. This is the lowest level of inflation in the Eurozone since October 2021. The ECB is expected to continue raising interest rates to bring inflation back to its target level of 2%.

328.
What percentage does Russia plan to boost its defence spending by in 2024?
70%
50%
30%
10%
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Russia intends to increase its defence spending by approximately 70% in 2024, reflecting its commitment to military efforts, particularly in the context of the ongoing Ukraine conflict.

329.
Which countries make up the Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance, a coalition established in 1946 to share intelligence?
US, UK, Germany, France, China
Russia, China, India, Japan, South Korea
UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India
US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Five Eyes Intelligence Alliance consists of the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and it was formed to share intelligence and address security concerns.

330.
In 2023, which country's US Mission processed a record-breaking one million non-immigrant visa applications, accounting for 10% of global applicants?
China
Mexico
India
Canada
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The US Mission in India processed a record-breaking one million non-immigrant visa applications in 2023, and Indians accounted for 10% of global applicants.