India shines internationally

Posted: Posted Date – 11:50 PM, Mon – Aug 8, 22

Hyderabad: Applicants should understand the role the country has played in recent times

These topical practice questions will help aspirants better prepare for the state government recruitment exams.

1) With regard to the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI), which of the following decisions was taken by the Union’s Cabinet?

a) CDRI should be established in all countries
b) It should be classified as a pan-Indian organization
c) It must be classified as an international organization
d) CDRI should be established in all States
Answer: c

Explanation: The union cabinet approved the categorization of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) as an “international organization”. The Cabinet has also signed the Headquarters Agreement (HQA) with CDRI to grant it the exemptions, immunities and privileges provided for in the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations Act 1947.

2) Which of the following countries is not part of I2U2?
a) India
b) Israel
c) The UAE
d) United Kingdom

Answer: d

Explanation: I2U2 was originally formed in October 2021 due to the Abraham Accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. The objective of this quadrilateral grouping was to deal with issues concerning maritime security, infrastructure and transport in the region. At that time, it was called the “International Forum for Economic Cooperation” and was also called the “Quad of West Asia”. Now it consists of India, Israel, United States and United Arab Emirates.

3) Name the city that was named the first cultural and tourist capital of the SCO?
a) Khajuraho
b) Moscow

c) Varanasi

d) Shanghai
Answer: c

Explanation: Varanasi, the holy city that showcases India’s culture and traditions through the ages, has been declared the first “cultural and tourism capital” of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). Iran and Belarus are likely the two latest additions to the China-Russia backed SCO. India will host the SCO summit next year.

4) On which of the following issues has India recently submitted a resolution to the UNGA?

a) Multilingualism

b) Fight against terrorism
c) Combating transboundary pollution
d) Sharing transboundary river waters
Answer: one
Explanation: India recently submitted a resolution on multilingualism to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) which was adopted by the organization. The resolution, which was adopted, encourages the United Nations to continue to disseminate important messages and communications in official and non-official languages, including Hindi. It was the first time that the Hindi language, along with Bengali and Urdu, was mentioned in the resolution.

5) UN Security Council Resolution 1267 has been in the news lately. What is it related to?

a) Permanent status for India in the UNSC

b) Designation of Abdul Rehman Makki as a global terrorist
c) Placing Pakistan on the Financial Action Task Force blacklist
d) None
Answer: b
Explanation: China has blocked a joint India-US decision to list Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) leader Abdul Rehman Makki as a global terrorist on the UN Security Council by placing a “suspension technical” on the proposal. Resolution 1267 provides sanctions against individuals and entities that support or finance the acts or activities of ISIL, Al-Qaida, associated individuals, groups, companies and entities.

6) Ruchira Kamboj was nominated….?

a) United Nations Under-Secretary-General

b) President of the 77th session of the UNGA

c) Permanent Representative of India to the UN
d) Chief-Secretary to the President of the UNGA

Answer: c

Explanation: India’s Ambassador to Bhutan, Ruchira Kamboj, has been appointed India’s next permanent representative to the United Nations in New York. She is India’s first female permanent representative to the United Nations.

V. Rajendra Sharma,
Faculty (news)

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