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Current Affairs Quiz 29. 11, 2017

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Question 1

Moscow declaration has recently been in news. Moscow declaration:
1) aims to eliminate additional deaths from HIV co-infection by 2020
2) aims to end TB by 2020
3) is an initiative of Russia.
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Question 2

Consider the following statements:
1) SONAR technology is used for underwater investigation.
2) SODAR technology is used for atmospheric investigations.
3) SONAR technology has negative impact on marine animals.
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Question 3

Which of the following statements are correct:
1) Polar orbit has an inclination of 90 degrees to the equator.
2) Polar orbits are often used for communication satellites.
3) Geostationary orbit has an inclination of 0 degrees to the equator.
4) Geostationary orbits are often used for earth-mapping.
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Question 4

Namami Barak festival is celebrated to pay tribute to Barak river. Which of the following statements are correct in this regard:
1) Namami Barak festival is celebrated in Assam.
2) Barak river rises in the hills of Assam.
3) In India, Barak river passes through Assam, Manipur and Mizoram.
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Question 5

Which of the following hydroelectricity projects and their countries, is/are correctly matched:
1) West Seti hydropower Project: Bangladesh
2) Three Gorges Dam: China
3) TaSang: Bhutan
4) DasuDam: Pakistan
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Question 6

India’s Dalveer Bhandari has been re-elected to International Court of Justice (ICJ). Consider the following statements regarding ICJ:
1) The International Court of Justice was established in 1945 by the UN Charter.
2) The ICJ is composed of fifteen judges elected for nine-year terms.
3) The seats in ICJ are distributed by geographic regions by the rules of United Nations.
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