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___________ country recently decided to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty ?

a) India b) China  c) Nepal d) Iran The People’s Republic of China has decided to join the UN Arms Trade Treaty which is a global pact to regulate arms sales in the world. While...

_________ nation will be holding a limited Hajj pilgrimage in 2020 ?

a) Pakistan b) Qatar c) Saudi Arabia  d) Bahrain Saudi Arabia announced that it will hold a "very limited" Hajj this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Only those people already living in the kingdom...

________ nation has declared itself COVID-19 virus free ?

a) China b) South Korea c) Sweden d) New Zealand New Zealand has declared itself COVID-free after the recovery of its last coronavirus patient. With this, the nation will be lifting all restrictions imposed to...

United States has issued an order seeking suspension of flights from _________ nation ?

a) Russia b) China c) Japan d) France The United States issued an order on June 3, 2020 seeking suspension of passenger flights from China starting from June 16, 2020. The move has been taken...

_______ country has seen widespread protests over the death of African American George Floyd...

a) UK b) US c) Australia d) Netherlands Over 40 cities in the United States including Washington DC imposed curfews on May 31, 2020 in response to the violent protests that ripped across the nation...

Twitter labelled _________ world leader’s tweets as misleading ?

a) Donald Trump  b) Boris Johnson c) Shinzo Abe d) Joe Biden In a first, Twitter on May 26, 2020 labelled tweets from US President Donald Trump as misleading by highlighting two of his tweets...

________ nation has disagreed with WHO’s decision to temporarily suspend the clinical trial of...

a) US b) China c) South Korea d) India India has disagreed with the World Health Organisation’s decision to temporarily suspend clinical trials of Hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. India sent a letter...

_______ nation has said that it will oppose US’s attempt to extend arms embargo...

a) China b) Saudi Arabia c) Russia d) UK Russia stated announced that it will oppose any attempts by the United States to extend the arms embargo on Iran and reimpose UN sanctions against the...

Recently, Opec agreed to cut oil output by a record amount, representing around 10%...

A. 9.0 million B/D B. 9.4 million B/D C. 9.7 million B/D D. 9.9 million B/D

_______ country assured to give foreign firms equal access to government support policies ?

a) Japan b) China c) US d) France The Chinese government has assured that the foreign firms will get equal access to government support policies, including those on land and tax cuts. The nation’s commerce...

_________ country has claimed to develop the first potential vaccine candidate that neutralised the...

a) Germany b) Japan c) Italy  d) Israel Italian researchers claimed to have developed a potential coronavirus vaccine that neutralised the virus in human cells for the first time. An Italian firm, Takis, is developing...

________ nation has successfully isolated coronavirus antibody in breakthrough development ?

a) Iran b) Japan c) Italy d) Israel Israel has successfully isolated a key coronavirus antibody at its main biological research laboratory in a breakthrough development. The "monoclonal neutralising antibody" was developed by the Israel...

_________ university will start human trials of potential Coronavirus vaccine ?

a) Oxford b) Berkeley c) Harvard d) Yale The University of Oxford in the United Kingdom has developed a potential coronavirus vaccine. The first human trials of the potential vaccine will begin from April 23,...

________ nation has reportedly launched its first-ever military satellite into the orbit ?

a) Israel b) Iraq c) Iran  d) Turkey Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps confirmed on April 22, 2020 that Iran has successfully launched its first-ever military satellite into the orbit. The satellite launch comes amid heightened...

India has announced new Kashmir Domicile Law on _________ date ?

A. 1st January 2020 B. 1st February 2020 C. 1st March 2020 D. 1st April 2020

________ country’s president has decided to temporarily suspend immigration amid COVID-19 outbreak ?

a) United King b) United States c) Canada d) Australia US President Donald Trump has decided to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States over coronavirus concerns. Trump stated that the decision has been taken...

The oil prices in _________ country crashed below $0 mark on April 20th, 2020...

a) US b) Australia c) India d) China The US oil price crashed below $0 mark for the first time in history on April 20, 2020. The prices of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) turned negative...

_________ is reported to be “gravely ill ?

a) Xi Jinping b) Donald Trump c) Moon Jae-in d) Kim Jong-un North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is reported to be “gravely ill” after he missed the birth anniversary celebration of his grandfather and the...

________ city has formed a new response team to address anti-Asian harassment amid COVID-19...

a) California b) Toronto c) Sydney d) New York New York has formed a new response team to deal with rising cases of harassment and discrimination against Asian-Americans amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

_______ wants to send a team of experts to China to probe Coronavirus outbreak...

a) US President b) UN Secretary General c) WHO Director General d) Japan’s PM US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to send a team of experts to China to investigate the COVID-19...

The US state department has accused _______ nation of secretly carrying out low-level underground...

a) Iran b) North Korea c) Israel d) China The US State Department said in a report on April 15, 2020 that China may have secretly set off low-level underground nuclear test explosions despite claiming...

________ nation has stopped its funding to the World Health Organisation ?

a) China b) France c) Italy d) US The United States has halted its funding to the World Health Organisation. US President Donald Trump on April 14, 2020 instructed his administration to halt the funding...

______ has become the Democratic nominee for the US Presidential Elections 2020 ?

a) Joe Biden b) Bernie Sanders c) Elizabeth Warren d) Michael Bloomberg Former US Vice President, Joe Biden has become the Democratic nominee for the US Presidential Elections 2020, after Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out...