International Current Affairs 8

International Current Affairs (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. The recent Land Mines Conference to sign the historic treaty was held in the Capital city of: [1998]


2. Neem tree has acquired industrial importance as a source of: [1999]


3. In which one of the following countries are 75 percent of seats in both Houses of Parliament filled on the basis of first pat-then post system and 25 percent on the basis of Proportional Representation system of elections? [1997]


4. Assertion (A): The United States of America has threatened to ask the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to apply sanctions against the developing countries for the non- observance of 1LO convention. Reason (R): The United States of America itself has adopted and implemented those ILO conventions. [1998]


5. The meeting of G-15 countries held in Malaysia in 1997 was attended by: [1998]


6. The currency of the proposed European Monetary Union will be: [1998]


7. The number of economically active women (excluding students and those doing domestic duties in their there homes) as a percentage of all women of working age (generally those aged 15-64 years) was the highest in 1996 in [1998]


8. Nobel Prize in Economics for the year 1997 was awarded for contribution in the area of: [1998]


9. The economic and monetary union of 15 European countries is proposed to be made by 1999. But the currencies of two countries, franc, have already the same value and circulate freely in both the countries. The countries are: [1997]


10. Resurgent Indian Bonds were issued in US dollar, Pound Sterling and: [2000]


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