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International Current Affairs (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. Kim Dae-jung won the Nobel for Peace. He is from which one of the following countries? [2008]


2. How is the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference where in the agreements were signed to set up IBRD, GATT and IMF, commonly known? [2008]


3. Consider the following names:
1. Ike
3. Gustav
Which of the above are the names of hurricanes that had occurred very recently? [2009]


4. A very big refugee camp called Dadaab, recently in the news, is located in


5. Who among the following scientists shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with his son? [2008]


6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: [2009]
List-1 (Persons in news) – List-II (Countries they belong to)
A. Luisa Dias Diogo – 1. Kenya
B. Mwai Kibaki – 2. Mozambique
C. Rupiah Banda – 3. Zambia
4. Zimbabwe


7. In the latter half of the year 2008, which one of the following countries pulled out of Commonwealth of Independent States? [2009]


8. To integrate cultural leaders into its meetings, which one of the following gives “Crystal Award”? [2009]


9. ‘Hand-in-Hand 2007’, a joint anti terrorism military training was held by the officers of the Indian Army and officers of Army of which one of the following countries? [2008]


10. Where was the first desalination plant in India to produce one lakh litres freshwater per day based on low temperature thermal desalination principle commissioned? [2008]


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