Which bank has won the ‘World’s Best Bank 2021’ title given by Euromoney in its Global Awards for Excellence 2021?

A. Citibank
B. DBS Bank
C. Bank of China
D. Bank of Chicago

Answer

Correct Answer: B. DBS Bank

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UK-based financial publication Euromoney in its Global Awards for Excellence 2021, has honored DBS with the ‘World’s Best Bank 2021’ title. This is the second time DBS bank has won this title in three years. DBS Bank was also named as ‘World’s Best Digital Bank 2021’, thus making it the first bank in the world to hold both titles at the same time.

The Taliban replace ministry for women with which ministry?

A. Export and Import Ministry
B. Special Force Ministry
C. Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice
D. None of the Above

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Propagation of Virtue and Prevention of Vice 

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In Kabul, a new sign was up outside the Women’s Affairs Ministry, announcing it was now the ‘Ministry for Preaching and Guidance and the Propagation of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice’. Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice” in the building that once housed the Women’s Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers on Saturday as part of the forced move.

The high-level General Debate at UNGA 76 will take place from:

A. 14 to 27 September 2021
B. 19 to 25 September 2021
C. 21 to 27 September 2021
D. 21 to 30 September 2021

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 21 to 27 September 2021

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The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 21 September 2021. The General Debate will take place from Tuesday, 21 September to Monday, 27 September 2021, including Saturday, 25 September. The UN General Assembly is the main policy-making organ of the United Nations.

Who is the current SCO Secretary-General?

A. Emomali Rahmon
B. Jumakhon Giyasov
C. Emomali Rahmon
D. Vladimir Norov

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Vladimir Norov

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Vladimir Imamovich Norov is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan and the current Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. He was appointed to his current position on June 10, 2018, at the 2018 SCO summit and took office on 1 January 2019.

The 21st Meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State will be chaired by the President of which country?

A. Russia
B. Kazakhstan
C. Uzbekistan
D. Tajikistan

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Tajikistan

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The 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State will be held on 17th September 2021 in Dushanbe in a hybrid format. The meeting will be chaired by the President of Tajikistan H.E. Emomali Rahmon. The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance, which was created in June 2001 in Shanghai.  The SCO, seen as a counterweight to Nato, is an eight-member economic and security bloc and has emerged as one of the largest transregional international organisations. It was founded at a summit in Shanghai in 2001 by the presidents of Russia, China, the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

The 21st Meeting of SCO Council of Heads of State will be held in:

A. Dushanbe, Tajikistan
B. Samarkand, Uzbekistan
C. Moscow, Russia
D. Islamabad, Pakistan

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Dushanbe, Tajikistan

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The worsening humanitarian crisis linked to the security situation in Afghanistan and regional peace was the focus of the ongoing 21st Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan. The SCO is a Eurasian political, economic, and security alliance, which was created in June 2001 in Shanghai.

The 21st meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State will be held on:

A. September 16, 2021
B. September 17, 2021
C. September 18, 2021
D. September 19, 2021

Answer

Correct Answer: B. September 17, 2021

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The 21st meeting of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) Council of Heads of State will be held on September 17 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan in a hybrid format. The meeting will be chaired by Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon.

United Nations which session will take place from 21 to 27 September 2021?

A. 74th
B. 75th
C. 76th
D. 77th

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 76th

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The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) opened on Tuesday, 14 September 2021. On that day, Abdulla Shahid of the Maldives was sworn in as the General Assembly President and he opened the 76th session. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 21 September 2021. The General Debate will take place from Tuesday, 21 September to Monday, 27 September 2021, including Saturday, 25 September.

Multinational Exercise ‘Bright Star 2021’ conducted in which country?

A. Pakistan
B. France
C. Russia
D. Egypt

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Egypt

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Multinational Exercise Bright Star 2021 conducted at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt with 21 participant countries including Egypt, United States, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Cyprus, Iraq, Bahrain, Sudan, Morocco, Kenya, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Greece, Kuwait, UAE, Tunisia, Nigeria, Tanzania, and France. Egypt has started its multinational military exercise “Bright Star” on 2 September which is set to extend until 17 September.