On May 27, 2020, a joint study by Save the Children and UNICEF showed that Covid-19 pandemic puts ___ million children at risk of poverty by the end of 2020.

A. 82 million
B. 84 million
C. 86 million
D. 88 million

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 86 million

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On May 27, 2020, a joint study by Save the Children and UNICEF showed that Covid-19 pandemic puts 86 million children at risk of poverty by the end of 2020. Nearly two-thirds of those children overall live in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. That would bring the total number of children affected by poverty worldwide to 672 million, an increase of 15 percent over last year.

On May 27, 2020, which country bans use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 patients?

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

Answer

Correct Answer: B. France

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The French government said on May 27, 2020, that doctors should no longer prescribe hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19 patients, an unproven and potentially harmful treatment for the disease nonetheless promoted by US President Donald Trump.

Macau casino tycoon ‘Stanley Ho’ passed away on:

A. May 26, 2020
B. May 27, 2020
C. May 28, 2020
D. May 29, 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: A. May 26, 2020

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Stanley Ho, the Hong Kong-born tycoon who made billions transforming neighboring Macau from a sleepy Portuguese outpost into the world’s biggest gambling hub.
Died: May 26, 2020
Age: 98
known as: “godfather” of Macau’s casinos.

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a “Power-sharing deal” on:

A. May 17, 2020
B. May 18, 2020
C. May 19, 2020
D. May 20, 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: A. May 17, 2020

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On Sunday, May 17, 2020, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing deal, ending a bitter months-long feud that plunged the country into a political crisis. The breakthrough comes as Afghanistan battles a series of crises, including a rapid spread of the deadly coronavirus and surging militant violence that saw dozens killed in brutal attacks last week. Pakistan welcomed the agreement.

US President Donald Trump has named a Muslim American ____ to find a vaccine for Covid-19.

A.  Zalmay Khalilzad
B. Adil Najam
C. Moncef Mohamed Slaoui
D. Mohamed El-Erian

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Moncef Mohamed Slaoui

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US President Donald Trump has named a Muslim American, Moncef Mohamed Slaoui, to head a fast track program called for finding a vaccine for Covid-19. Moncef Mohamed Slaoui is a Moroccan-born Belgian-American researcher and former head of GlaxoSmithKline’s vaccines department, retiring in 2017. President Trump said that Moncef Mohamed Slaoui was `one of the most respected men in the world in the production and, really, on the formulation of vaccines.

On May 18, 2020, which country launched its new space defense unit to monitor and counter threats to the country`s satellites?

A. China
B. Iran
C. Japan
D. Pakistan

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Japan

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Japan launched its new space defense unit on May 18, 2020 to monitor and counter threats to the country`s satellites. The role of the unit is mainly to monitor and protect Japanese satellites from enemy attacks or space debris. The launch of the new unit comes amid growing Japanese concern that China and Russia are seeking ways to interfere, disable or destroy satellites.

When 32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting through video conference was held?

A. 12 May 2020
B. 14 May 2020
C. 16 May 2020
D. 17 May 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 14 May 2020

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The 32nd Commonwealth Health Ministers Meeting through video conference was held on 14 May 2020. The meeting was held under the theme “Delivering a coordinated Commonwealth COVID-19 response”. The Commonwealth is a political association of 54 member states, nearly all former territories of the British Empire. The member countries shared their experiences and lessons in the fight against COVID-19.

The second extraordinary G20 virtual Trade and Investment Ministerial Meet were held under the presidency of which country?

A. Qatar
B. India
C. Turkey
D. Saudi Arabia

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Saudi Arabia

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The second Extraordinary G20 virtual Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting were held under the presidency of Saudi Arabia on May 14, 2020. The meeting was chaired by the Saudi Minister of Commerce, Dr. Majed Al-Qasabi, and joined by the Minister of Investment, Khalid Al-Falih. This meeting, the ministers agreed to work on ensuring the flow of vital medical supplies and other essential goods across borders. Ministers will also discuss the “G20 Actions to Support World Trade and Investment through the COVID-19 Pandemic” developed by the TIWG.

The second extraordinary G20 virtual Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting was held on:

A. May 10, 2020
B. May 12, 2020
C. May 14, 2020
D. May 16, 2020

Answer

Correct Answer: C. May 14, 2020 

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The second extraordinary G20 virtual Trade and Investment Ministerial Meeting were held under the presidency of Saudi Arabia on May 14, 2020. The meeting will be led by the Saudi Minister of Commerce, Dr. Majed Al-Qasabi, and joined by the Minister of Investment, Khalid Al-Falih. Particularly, Country ministers will discuss the “G20 Actions to Support World Trade and Investment through the COVID-19 Pandemic” developed by the TIWG.