At which among the following places, first summit of SAARC had taken place?

A. Islamabad
B. New Delhi
C. Dhaka
D. Katmandu

Answer

Correct Answer: C. Dhaka

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SAARC is regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union in South Asia. It promotes the development of economical and regional integration.
Member Countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan (joined in 2007)
The first SAARC summit was held in Dhaka (Bangladesh) in December 1985.

Which country became the 193rd member of UN in 2011?

A. Montenegro
B. East Timor
C. Abkhazia
D. South Sudan

Answer

Correct Answer: D. South Sudan

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South Sudan becomes the 193rd country to join the UN. The last country to join was Montenegro in 2006. The flag of South Sudan (C) flies after the United Nations General Assembly voted on South Sudan’s membership to the United Nations at UN headquarters in New York, July 14, 2011.

In which year North Yemen and the South Yemen were re-united?

A. 1988
B. 1990
C. 1992
D. 1994

Answer

Correct Answer: B. 1990

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Yemeni unification took place on May 22, 1990, when the area of South Yemen (also known as the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen) was united with North Yemen (also known as the Yemen Arab Republic), forming the Republic of Yemen (known as simply Yemen).

When Afghanistan was given the membership of SAARC?

A. 2004
B. 2005
C. 2006
D. 2007

Answer

Correct Answer: D. 2007

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The SAARC was founded by seven states in 1985. Afghanistan began negotiating its accession to SAARC and formally applied for membership in the same year. The issue of Afghanistan joining SAARC generated a great deal of debate in each member state, including concerns about the definition of South Asian identity because Afghanistan is a Central Asian country. Afghanistan joined the SAARC as its eighth member state in April 2007. The member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Haya Rashid Al-Khalifa was the first Muslim lady elected in the General Assembly of UNO. She belonged to:

A. UAE
B. Turkey
C. Kuwait
D. Bahrain

Answer

Correct Answer: D. Bahrain

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Haya Rashid Al-Khalifa was the first Muslim lady elected in the General Assembly of UNO. She belonged to Bahrain. Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa of Bahrain its 61st president, making her the first woman from an Islamic country to win the coveted post which began on September 12, 2006, and closed on September 17, 2007. She was the Bahraini ambassador to France from 1999 to 2004.

In which year, The United States gets its nickname?

A. 1813
B. 1816
C. 1819
D. 1823

Answer

Correct Answer: A. 1813

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On September 7, 1813, the United States gets its nickname, Uncle Sam. The name is linked to Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from Troy, New York, who supplied barrels of beef to the United States Army during the War of 1812. In September 1961, the U.S. Congress recognized Samuel Wilson as “the progenitor of America’s national symbol of Uncle Sam.” Wilson died at age 88 in 1854.

When Nelson Mandela was elected the first Black South African President?

A. 7 May 1994
B. 9 May 1994
C. 7 May 1995
D. 1 May 1995

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 9 May 1994

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On 9 May 1994, Nelson Mandela was elected the first Black South African President by the National Assembly. The next day, he was inaugurated as Head of State. The African National Congress (ANC) under the leadership of the late Nelson Mandela won the vast majority of votes with 12 237 655 (62.9%).

Nelson Mandela’s African National Congress won the first ever general elections of South Africa held in:

A. 1992
B. 1993
C. 1994
D. 1995

Answer

Correct Answer: C. 1994

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The 1994 elections marked the end of Apartheid in South Africa. The country-wide elections were held on 27 April 1994. The African National Congress (ANC) under the leadership of the late Nelson Mandela won the vast majority of votes with 12 237 655 (62.9%) and won 252 seats. On 9 May 1994, Nelson Mandela was elected the first Black South African President by the National Assembly.