U.S. has recently named which country as the “State Sponsor of Terrorism”?

A. Argentina
B. Cuba
C. Chile
D. Brazil

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Cuba

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The United States has recently designated Cuba as a ‘State sponsor of terrorism’. The U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced this decision. The  U.S alleges that Cuba repeatedly provides support for acts of international terrorism. This move is against the decision of former President Barrack Obama to remove this label, and the incoming President’s efforts to normalize ties.

Which country launched the world’s first double stack long-haul container train?

A. China
B. India
C. Germany
D. Japan

Answer

Correct Answer: B. India

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India recently launched the world’s first double stack long-haul container train. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the train on the 306km-long Rewari-Madar section of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (WDFC).

Claire Polosak, the first woman to officiate in men’s test match, is from which country?

A. United Kingdom
B. Australia
C. New Zealand
D. South Africa

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Australia

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Australia’s Claire Polosak became the first woman to officiate at a men’s Test match when she served as the fourth umpire during the test match between India and Australia in Sydney. Australia’s new edition of the National anthem was also sung during the match. She was also the first woman to officiate on-field in a men’s one-day international and the first woman umpire to stand in an Australian men’s domestic fixture.

A well-preserved Ice Age woolly rhino dated to be 20000 years old, has been found in which state?

A. New Zealand
B. Russia
C. Chile
D. Brazil

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Russia

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As per the Russian media, a well-preserved Ice Age woolly rhino, with many of its internal organs still intact has been recovered. The carcass has been recovered from permafrost in Russia’s north region near Siberia. It’s among the best-preserved specimens of the Ice Age animal found to date. Scientists date the carcass to be 20,000- to 50,000-years-old.

Which country generated over half of its power from wind, due to the Storm Bella?

A. United States
B. United Kingdom
C. Italy
D. Germany

Answer

Correct Answer: B. United Kingdom

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Recently, the Strom Bella hit parts of France and the United Kingdom and caused heavy rain and winds in Northern France. The United Kingdom created a record of generating over 50 percent of the country’s electricity generation from wind. This was generated from the heavy winds of speed up to 100 miles per hour. It also enabled the country to record the ‘Greenest year’.

The oldest son of Oman`s sultan became the first crown prince in the country`s history, Named?

A. Dhi Yazan Bin Haitham
B. Said bin Taimur
C. Qaboos bin Said
D. Mazoon al-Mashani

Answer

Correct Answer: A. Dhi Yazan Bin Haitham

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The oldest son of Oman`s sultan became the first crown prince in the country`s history on January 12, 2021, as the Gulf state published a new `fundamental law` stipulating the line of succession. The announcement was made through the Twitter account of the government`s communications office.

After normalize ties, Qatar-Saudi flights resumed on ____.

A. January 11, 2021
B. January 12, 2021
C. January 13, 2021
D. January 14, 2021

Answer

Correct Answer: A. January 11, 2021

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Qatar-Saudi flights resumed on January 11, 2021, as the neighbours normalize ties under a landmark agreement that ended a bitter three-year rift and allows families to reunite. Saudi Arabia and its allies the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt in June 2017 slapped a blockade on Qatar that included closing airspace to the country over claims it backed Islamist groups and was too close to Iran charges Doha has always denied.

Which country ex-premier Ahmed Ouyahia admits selling gold bars in black market?

A. Cuba
B. Sudan
C. Algeria
D. Kosovo

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Algeria

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Former Algerian premier Ahmed Ouyahia, on trial for corruption, admitted January 10, 2021, to receiving gold bars from Gulf donors then selling them on the black market, the official APS news agency reported.

When Qatar and Saudi Arabia reopened their land border?

A. January 9, 2021
B. January 11, 2021
C. January 12, 2021
D. January 14, 2021

Answer

Correct Answer: A. January 9, 2021

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Qatar and Saudi Arabia reopened their land border on January 9, 2020, correspondents saw, as they restore ties following a landmark deal to end a three and a half year rift.
Saudi shut its side of Qatar`s only land border in June 2017 as part of a package of sanctions it said was a response to Doha`s backing radical Islamist groups and closeness to Iran.