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The Head Quarter of Asian Development bank is situated at -

A)
China

B)
India

C)
Srilanka

D)
Philippines


Correct Answer :

Philippines


Explanation :

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) was established on December 19, 1966. The purpose of this bank is to accelerate economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific region.The bank started its functioning on January 1, 1967.
Its headquarter is located at Manila, Philippines.

Where organized the first world climate summit -

A)
Geneva

B)
Tokio

C)
New york

D)
Delhi


Correct Answer :

Geneva


Explanation :

The 1979 World Climate Conference, commonly known as the First World Climate Conference, was organized by a committee chaired by Robert M. White of the USA and held in the International Conference Centre in Geneva from 12 to 23 February 1979

Bushmen are generally found in ?

A)
Kalahari desert

B)
Australian desert

C)
Thar desert

D)
Central Asian desert


Correct Answer :

Kalahari desert


Explanation :

Bushman has hunter-gatherer culture, lives in temporary wood and rock shelters and Kalahari desert caves in South West Africa.

The Great Barrier Reef is located on Ocean coast of ?

A)
Eastern coast of Japan

B)
North-Eastern coast of Australia

C)
Western coast of South Africa

D)
Peru coast


Correct Answer :

North-Eastern coast of Australia


Explanation :

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world.It is located the coast of Queensland, Australia. It has a collection of approximately 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands.

'Thomas Cup' is related to which game ?

A)
Basketball

B)
Volleyball

C)
Football

D)
Badminton


Correct Answer :

Badminton


Explanation :

Thomas Cup, sometimes called the World Men's Team Championships, is an international badminton competition among teams representing member nations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF), the sport's global governing body.

Where and when the first Olympic Flag was furled ?

A)
1912 Stockholm (Sweden)

B)
1908 London (England)

C)
1920 Antwarp (Belgium)

D)
1896 Athens (Greece)


Correct Answer :

1920 Antwarp (Belgium)


Explanation :

the Olympic flag was raised for the first time at the 1920 Games, held in Antwerp, Belgium. The flag features five interlaced rings that represent the different continents from which the Olympic athletes come, and its colours – blue, yellow, black, green and red, combined with the white background .

Which country will host the 2022 Football World Cup?

A)

America


B)

Canada


C)

Qatar


D)

Mexico



Correct Answer :

Qatar


Explanation :

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is to be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup.
Qatar will be the first Arab country to host the World Cup and it will be the first time that the World Cup will be held in the Middle East region.

What is the Belfast famous for?

A)

Belt of cotton textile industry


B)

Ship-building industry


C)

Agricultural machinery


D)

Aero planes manufacturing



Correct Answer :

Ship-building industry


Explanation :

Belfast, city and capital of Northern Ireland, located on the River Lagan.
It famous for the shipbuilding industry. The Titanic was built in Belfast in 1911–1912.

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