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336.
Where was the G77+China summit held in September 2023?
Cuba
China
India
Brazil
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The G77+China summit concluded on September 20, 2023, in Havana, Cuba, with a call for a new global order that is more just and equitable. The summit was attended by leaders from 134 developing countries, as well as representatives from the United Nations and other international organizations. In the closing declaration, the G77+China leaders called for a "new international economic order" that is "based on the principles of equity, justice, and solidarity."

337.
Which country released five prisoners in a swap deal with the US on September 19, 2023?
Iran
Iraq
Syria
Yemen
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Iran released five prisoners in a swap deal with the US on September 19, 2023. The swap deal was negotiated over a period of months and was seen as a major breakthrough in relations between the two countries. It was the first time that the US and Iran had released prisoners in a swap deal since 2016.

338.
Which country has officially declared Russia's Wagner Group as a terrorist organization?
UK
USA
Canada
Australia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The United Kingdom has officially declared Russia's Wagner Group as a terrorist organization. The Wagner Group is a private military company that has been linked to human rights abuses in Ukraine, Syria, and other countries. The UK government's decision to designate the Wagner Group as a terrorist organization means that it will be illegal for UK citizens to support the group in any way. This includes providing financial assistance, recruiting members, or training for the group.

339.
Which international organization has agreed to fund Odisha to increase social protection?
World Bank
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The World Bank has agreed to fund Odisha with $100 million to increase social protection and disaster resilience in the state. The funding will be used to support the Odisha State Capability and Resilient Growth Programme (OSCRGP), a five-year program that aims to improve the state's ability to respond to disasters and protect its vulnerable populations.

340.
Which country has become the 13th nation authorized to issue International Organisation of Legal Metrology (OIML) certificates?
China
India
Brazil
Russia
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India has achieved the milestone of becoming the 13th nation authorized to issue OIML certificates, as announced by the Union Consumer Affairs Ministry.