World GK Practice Question and Answer

Q:

When is the World Ozone Day celebrated?

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    16 July
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    28 July
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    16 September
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    22 September
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Answer : 3. "16 September "
Explanation :

Every year on 16 September, World Ozone Day is celebrated all over the world. World Ozone Day is celebrated with the aim of making people aware about the conservation of the ozone layer around the earth.

Q:

Where is International Monetary Fund headquarter located?

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    New York
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    Geneva
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    Paris
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    Washington D.C.
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Answer : 4. "Washington D.C. "
Explanation :

The headquarters of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is located in Washington D.C., United States. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations. The IMF was established at the Bretton Woods Conference in 1944. Its objectives are to promote global monetary cooperation, safeguard financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.

Q:

Which of the following forests are often called the "Lungs of the Planet"?

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    Tundra forest
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    Taiga forest
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    Monsoon forest
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    Amazon rain forests
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Answer : 4. "Amazon rain forests"
Explanation :

1. Amazon rain forests have also been called the lungs of planet Earth.

2. These rain forests of South America are the largest and have the highest diversity of tropical rain forests on our planet.

3. They provide 20% of the total oxygen of our planet.

Q:

Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the US, signed the largest tax cut in the history of the country in 1981. Which economic theory was this policy centred around?

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    Laffer Curve
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    Lorenz Curve
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    Kuznets Curve
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    Sweezy's Kinked Demand Curve
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Answer : 1. "Laffer Curve"
Explanation :

1. Ronald Reagan, the 40th US President, signed the largest tax cut in his country's history in 1981.

2. This policy focused on the economic theory of Laffer Curve.

3. Laffer curve explains the relationship between tax rate and tax revenue.

Q:

 Identify the waterways which separate the Andaman and the Nicobar Islands.

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    Palk Strait
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    Maliku Kandu
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    Duncan Passage
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    Ten Degree Channel
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Answer : 4. "Ten Degree Channel"
Explanation :

1. The Ten Degree Channel separates the Andaman Islands and Nicobar Islands from each other.

2. It is located on the 10-degree line of latitude, north of the equator.

3. Channel is a wide open waterway that passes through two landmasses that are located close to each other.

Other waterways separating the Andaman and Nicobar Islands include.

A. Duncan Waterway: It separates South Andaman and Little Andaman.

B. Grand Channel: It separates Great Nicobar and Sumatra island of Indonesia.

C. Coco Strait: It separates North Andaman and Coco Islands of Myanmar.

Q:

When did the Constitution of WHO come into force - a date which we now celebrate as World Health Day every year?

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    5 April 1948
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    7 April 1948 
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    6 April 1948 
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    8 April 1948
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Answer : 2. "7 April 1948 "
Explanation :

1. The Constitution of the World Health Organization (WHO) came into force on April 7, 1948.

2. Significance: This day is now celebrated every year as World Health Day.

3. Objective: To make people aware of the importance of health and encourage them to adopt a healthy lifestyle.

4. Function: The World Health Organization is an international organization that promotes health and improves the health of people around the world.

Q:

With which of the following countries is the ‘Navanna’ festival associated?

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    Sri Lanka
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    Bhutan
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    Nepal
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    Bangladesh
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Answer : 4. "Bangladesh"

Q:

Which country left the United Nations first?

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    Indonesia
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    Ukraine
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    Russia
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    North Korea
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Answer : 1. "Indonesia "

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