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331.
Which organization was granted permanent membership in the G20 under India's presidency?
BRICS
ASEAN
African Union
OECD
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The African Union (AU) was granted permanent membership in the G20 under India's presidency of the forum. The announcement was made by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 summit in New Delhi on September 9, 2023.

332.
When is the International Day to Protect Education from Attack?
September 1
September 7
September 8
September 9
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The International Day to Protect Education from Attack is an international observance established by the United Nations General Assembly on September 9 every year. It was established in response to the growing number of attacks on schools and educational institutions around the world. The day is an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of protecting education from attacks and to call for action to prevent these attacks.

333.
Which country announced an additional $600 million in security assistance to Ukraine, including ammunition, artillery, and coastal defence systems?
Ukraine
Russia
European Union
United States
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The United States announced the provision of an additional $600 million in security assistance to Ukraine, which includes various military equipment, as Ukrainian forces engage in conflict with Russian troops in the eastern Donbas region.

334.
In which country does India plan to open an embassy, as announced by Prime Minister Modi during the ASEAN-India summit?
Uzbekistan
Timor-Leste
Cambodia
Brunei
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Prime Minister Modi announced India's plan to open an embassy in Timor-Leste during the ASEAN-India summit in Jakarta, Indonesia, emphasizing India's commitment to stronger ties with Timor-Leste and the ASEAN region.

335.
When is International Literacy Day celebrated?
September 8
September 9
September 10
September 11
Answer: Option
Explanation:
International Literacy Day is celebrated every year on September 8. It was proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1966 to promote literacy worldwide. The theme of 2023 is 'Promoting literacy for a world in transition: Building the foundation for sustainable and peaceful societies.'