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The concept of carbon credit originated from which one of the following?

A)

Earth Summit


B)

Kyoto Protocol


C)

Montreal Protocol


D)

G­8 Summit



Correct Answer :

Kyoto Protocol


Explanation :

The concept of carbon credits emerged during the Kyoto Protocol.
The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement that aimed to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and the presence of greenhouse gases (GHG) in the atmosphere.The protocol was adopted in 1997 in Kyoto, Japan.

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China has launched its ambitious transcontinental initiative Maritime Silk Road(MSR). It will pass through which of the following 3 Southeast Asian countries?

A)

Vietnam, Japan, Indonesia


B)

Vietnam , Myanmar, Malaysia


C)

Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar


D)

Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia



Correct Answer :

Vietnam,Thailand and Malaysia

Trans Pacific Partnership is between how many countries?

A)

Seven


B)

Eight


C)

Nine


D)

Twelve



Correct Answer :

Twelve


Explanation :

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a proposed free trade agreement among 11 Pacific Rim economies.
The agreement would have lowered tariffs and other trade barriers among Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam.

Where will be the headquarter of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is situated?

A)

Beijing


B)

Shanghai


C)

Hong Kong


D)

Macau



Correct Answer :

Beijing


Explanation :

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank headquartered in Beijing. Like other development banks, its mission is to improve social and economic outcomes in its region, Asia, and beyond. The bank opened in January 2016.

Headquarters of OPEC is at?

A)

Vienna


B)

New York


C)

Paris


D)

Egypt



Correct Answer :

Vienna


Explanation :

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) objective is to co-ordinate and unify petroleum policies among Member Countries, in order to secure fair and stable prices for petroleum producers; an efficient, economic and regular supply of petroleum to consuming nations; and a fair return on capital to those investing in the industry.

On 1 September 1965, The headquarters of the organization are in Vienna, Austria

Which is the biggest bell in the world?

A)

Great bell at Moscow


B)

Silver bell at Egypt


C)

Large bell at London


D)

Giant bell at china



Correct Answer :

Great bell at Moscow


Explanation :

The name of the biggest bell in the world is "Tsar Bell" on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin, Russia.

Where is the Wailing Wall is situated?

A)

Egypt


B)

Jerusalem


C)

Australia


D)

France



Correct Answer :

Jerusalem


Explanation :

The Western Wall, or “Wailing Wall”, is the most religious site in the world for the Jewish people, located in the Old City of Jerusalem.

Which of the following is NOT one of the six official languages of the UN ?

A)

Hindi


B)

Chinese


C)

Arabic


D)

Spanish



Correct Answer :

Hindi


Explanation :

There are six official languages of the UN. These are Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

The World Coconut Day is celebrated on?

A)

2 September


B)

4 September


C)

6 September


D)

8 September



Correct Answer :

2 September


Explanation :

World Coconut Day is observed on September 2 every year.

UNEP, the UN agency for environment protection has its headquarter at:

A)

New Delhi, INDIA


B)

Paris, France


C)

New York, USA


D)

Nairobi, Kenya



Correct Answer :

Nairobi, Kenya


Explanation :

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority.its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

Which of the following country is not a member of SAARC?

A)

Sri Lanka


B)

Bhutan


C)

Afghanistan


D)

Myanmar



Correct Answer :

Myanmar


Explanation :

The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)was founded in Dhaka on December 8, 1985 to promotes development of economic and regional integration.

Initially there were 7 members in the SAARC, but Afghanistan joined it on April 3, 2007. Now it has 8 members which includes; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

The World Teacher’s Day is observed every year on ?

A)

5 September


B)

2 October


C)

3 October


D)

5 October



Correct Answer :

5 October


Explanation :

The United Nations Organisation has been celebrating October 5 as World Teacher's Day every year since 1994.

The International Translation Day is observed every year on ?

A)

16 September


B)

21 September


C)

29 September


D)

30 September



Correct Answer :

30 September


Explanation :

International Translation Day is celebrated every year on 30 September to raise awareness about the translation profession and to pay tribute to the work of language professionals.

The United Nations Day is observed every year on?

A)

17 October


B)

20 October


C)

24 October


D)

27 October



Correct Answer :

24 October


Explanation :

24 October has been celebrated as United Nations Day since 1948.

Oslo is the capital of which country?

A)

Sweden


B)

Belgium


C)

France


D)

Norway



Correct Answer :

Norway


Explanation :

Oslo, Capital of Norway. Oslo is the biggest city in Norway, and has been the country's capital since 1814.

Rufiyaa is the currency of ______?

A)

USA


B)

Russia


C)

Kuwait


D)

Maldives



Correct Answer :

Maldives


Explanation :

Rufiyaa is the currency of Maldives.

Oman is a country situated in _____?

A)

North America


B)

Middle East


C)

Africa


D)

Australia



Correct Answer :

Middle East


Explanation :

Oman is a country situated in Middle East, between Yemen and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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