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Exercise : International - Latest Current Affairs
  • International - Latest Current Affairs
416.
Who was recently elected as the new chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)?
Thelma Krug of Brazil
James Ferguson 'Jim' Skea of the United Kingdom
Bert Bolin of Sweden
An IPCC vice-chair from an Asian country
Answer: Option
Explanation:
James Ferguson 'Jim' Skea, a climate science expert from the United Kingdom, was elected as the new chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Nairobi, Kenya. He won the election with 90 votes, surpassing Thelma Krug of Brazil. Skea's extensive experience in sustainable energy and climate science positions him to lead the IPCC through its seventh assessment cycle.

417.
Which country has become the latest team to qualify for the 2024 ICC Men's T20 World Cup?
Pakistan
Kenya
Papua New Guinea
Singapore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Papua New Guinea has become the latest team to qualify for the 2024 ICC Men's T20 World Cup.

418.
The Batagaika crater, which made headlines, is located in which country?
Japan
Indonesia
Russia
Denmark
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Batagaika crater, located in Russia's Far East, is the world's largest permafrost crater. Recent reports from London-based news service Reuters have highlighted that the crater is thawing, causing concern among scientists.

419.
Pedro Sanchez has become the Prime Minister of which country?
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Pedro Sanchez, who belongs to the Spanish Socialist Party, has become the Prime Minister of Spain after victory in an inconclusive election.

420.
Which country has recently issued stapled visas to Indian Citizens from Arunachal Pradesh?
Bangladesh
China
Nepal
Myanmar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
China's issuance of stapled visas to Indian citizens from Arunachal Pradesh has sparked controversy and diplomatic tensions between the two neighbouring countries.