Which two states on May 21, 2024, signed a “strategic partnership” on artificial intelligence (AI) aimed at boosting cooperation between them.

A. The USA and the UAE
B. France and the UAE
C. KSA and the USA
D. The UK and the UAE

Answer

Correct Answer: B. France and the UAE


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France and the United Arab Emirates on May 21, 2024, signed a “strategic partnership” on artificial intelligence (AI) aimed at boosting cooperation between them, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire told AFP. The agreement signed with Khaldoon Al Mubarak, managing director of the Abu Dhabi government-controlled fund Mubadala, opens “a new era of economic cooperation” in the burgeoning sector, Le Maire said. 

Which country has recently introduced a new 10 years Blue Residency Visa for individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Environmental Protection?

A. UAE
B. Kuwait
C. Qatar
D. Saudi Arabia

Answer

Correct Answer: A. UAE


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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has introduced a new 10-year residency visa, known as the Blue Residency visa. This visa is specifically designed for individuals who have made significant contributions to environmental protection, including areas such as marine life, land ecosystems, air quality, sustainability technologies, and the circular economy. The Blue Residency visa is part of the UAE’s wider efforts to mark 2024 as the Year of Sustainability. The visa aims to attract and retain global environmental leaders, thereby contributing to the UAE’s sustainable economic and social development. 

First South Asian Country to allow Same-Sex Marriage, a step towards implementing Gender equality and preventing Discrimination towards LGBTQ People?

A. Maldives
B. Bhutan
C. Nepal
D. Myanmar

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Nepal


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Nepal becomes the first South Asian country to allow same-sex marriage. Nepal’s top court has ordered the legal registration of same-sex marriages, a first step towards marriage equality for LGBTQ+ people in conservative South Asia.

According to the World Wildlife Crime Report 2024, which animal is the most affected?

A. Sparrow
B. Wild-Cat
C. RhinoCeros
D. Giraffe

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Rhino-Ceros 


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Trafficking in Animal and Plant Products: The rhino (animal) and the cedar (plant) – most affected by global illegal wildlife trade during 2015-2021. Rhino horn – largest portion of the illegal animal trade at 29%, followed by pangolin scales at 28% and elephant ivory at 15%.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has confirmed ______ Mohammad Mokhber on May 20, 2024, as the country’s acting president after President Ebrahim Raisi’s death in a helicopter crash.

A. Speaker
B. Chief Justice
C. First Vice President
D. Foreign Minister

Answer

Correct Answer: C. First Vice President


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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has confirmed that Mohammad Mokhber will take over as interim president following the death of Ebrahim Raisi. Ali Khamenei, who wields ultimate power in Iran, confirmed that the first vice president will become acting head of the country’s executive branch on Monday, hours after it was confirmed that Raisi had been killed in a helicopter crash. 

Rare elections where India and Pakistan vote for each other’s?

A. SAARC Chairmanship
B. SCO Chairmanship
C. ASEAN
D. UNSC non-permanent Membership

Answer

Correct Answer: D. UNSC non-permanent Membership


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Pakistan and India are both members of the Asia-Pacific group within the UN, which has two seats in the Security Council. The group has over 50 members who follow a rotational method for the Council’s membership. This means that even India and Pakistan vote for each other as the group’s candidate. That’s why in 2019, Pakistan backed India and this year India is expected to back Pakistan. Following the Security Council’s rotation rules, the ten non-permanent UNSC seats rotate among the various regional blocs into which UN member states traditionally divide themselves for voting and representation.

South Africa’s top court on May 20, 2024 barred former president _____ from running in general elections scheduled on May 29, 2024.

A. Thabo Mbeki
B. Cyril Ramaphosa
C. Jacob Zuma
D. Kgalema Motlanthe

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Jacob Zuma


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South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been barred from running for parliament in next week’s general election. The Constitutional Court ruled on Monday that Zuma’s 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court in 2021 disqualifies him from standing in the May 29 election. The ruling is likely to increase political tension ahead of the pivotal vote. 

In May 2024, which day declared as World Football Day by the UNGA?

A. May 12
B. 25 May
C. 5 June
D. 20 August

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 25 May

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The 193 member United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution on 7 May 2024 to observe 25 May, every year as World Football Day . The resolution was adopted by consensus by the members of the United Nations General Assembly. The resolution to mark 25th May of every year as World Football Day was introduced by Libya’s ambassador to the United Nations Taher El-Sonni. It was co-sponsored by more than 160 members of the United Nations. Introducing the resolution the Libyan ambassador said football or soccer is played across the globe in towns,cities and villages. It is the most popular sport on earth.

Recently Which country overtakes US as India’s largest Trading Partner in FY24?

A. Russia
B. Uk
C. China
D. Iran

Answer

Correct Answer: C. China

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According to data from the Global Trade Research Initiative (GTRI), an economic think tank, China has emerged as India’s largest trading partner in the fiscal year 2023-24, surpassing the United States. The two-way commerce between India and China stood at a staggering $118.4 billion, slightly edging out the $118.3 billion traded with the US.