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1

The Munuch Security Conference, the 53rd edition of which held in Munich, Germany, in February, was estab in ______

1963

2

On Feb 17, Scientists revealed that New Zealand sits a top a previously unknown continent that should be recognised with the name _____

Zealandia

3

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who won the World Tennis Tournament, is a ____ player

French

4

on Feb 19, Kaci Kullmann Five, a _____ political and the chairwoman of the committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize, died

Norwegian

5

The director of 'Moonlight' - the film that won the best movie award at the Oscars 2017 is

Barry Jenkins

6

As per a report by SIPRI, _____ was the world's largest arms importer during 2012-16

India

7

On Feb 20, Rania Nashar became the first female CEO of a listed______ commerical Bank

Saudi

8

World Day of Social Justice is annually observed on

Feb 20

9

On feb 20, ____ ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin died.

Russias

10

International Mother Language Day is observed every year on

FEB 21

11

On Feb 21, ______ President Ilham Aliyev appointed his wife, _________ as country first vice-president.

Azerbaijan's

12

The International Defence Exhibition and Conference, one of the largest arms fair in the middle east, was held in

Abu Dahbi
UAE

13

WTO's trade facitlitation Agreement entered into force on

Feb 22, 2017

14

On Feb 23, the first strategic Dialogue b/w ____ and China was held in Beijing.

India

15

On Feb 23, Spain's National Court handed a jail sentence of Four Years and six months to Rodrigo Rato, a former chief of the

IMF

16

the 2017 Oscars was the ____ edition of the Academy Awards

87th

17

The incumbent DG of WTO is

Roberto Azevedo of Brazil

18

____________was the last DG of GATT and the first of the WTO.

Peter Sutherland

19

A Study by _____ Research Centre has revealed that Islam will be the World's most popular religion shortly after 2050.

PEW Research Centre
(The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world)

20

The 9th edition of BRICS Summit will be hield in

China

21

The youngest person ever to have reveived Nobel Prize for Economics to date is

Kenneth Arrow

22

On March 02, Indian Navy test-fired an anti-ship missle for the first time from an indigenously built ______ submarine

INS Kalvari

23

the Book "Kohinoor: the story of the world's most infamous diamond' has been written by

William Dalrymple

24

The headquarters of International Air Transport Association (IATA) is located in

Montreal

25

The 2017 Mobile World Congress was held in

Barcelona

26

Mahershala Ali has become the first Muslim to win an acting oscar when he won the Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in

Moonlight

27

World Wildlife Day is annually observed on

March 03

28

India Ocean Rim Association Leaders' Summit 2017 was held in

Jakarta

29

"Peace in the Home" programme has been launched by

Commonwealth of Nations

30

Queen Elizabeth II is the Monarch of ____ Commonwealth realms.

16

31

"Lincoln in the Bardo" has been written by

George Saunders

32

On March 09, Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps test-Fired a Naval Missile, called the

Hormuz 2

33

_____ was the theme of International Women's day 2017

- Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030.
-International Women's Day is observed on March 08 annually.

34

Donal Tusk?

-Current President of the European Councul.
-Former Prime Minister of Poland

35

George A. Olah ?

-Won Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1994.
-Passed away on March 08, 2017

36

"Aurangzeb: the Man and the Myth" is written by

Audrey Truschke

37

The additional charge of Defence Minister of India is with

Arun Jaitley

38

______ topped the list in the Mercer's 2017 Quality of Living Index.

Vienna

39

On March 10, South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye was removed from office, becoming the countrys _____ democratically elected leader to be ousted.

First.

40

The Great Barrier Reef, The world's largest Coral Reef system composed of over 2900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2300 kilometres, is in

Australia

41

World Consumer Rights Day is observed on

March 15

42

A constitutional referendum was held throughout Turkey on

Apr 16

43

"Sagarmatha Friendship 2017" is a military excercise jointly conducted by China and

Nepal

44

On Apr 17, hundreds of palestinians in Israil jails launched a hunger strike following a call from

Marwan Barghouti
(Marwan Hasib Ibrahim Barghouti is a Palestinian political figure convicted and imprisoned for murder by an Israeli court. He is regarded as a leader of the First and Second Intifadas)

45

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is headquartered in

Geneva

46

The Palace of Nations in ____ was built to serve as the headquarters of the league of Nations

Geneva

47

World Heritage Day falls on

Apr 18

48

On Apr 19, _____ became the first player to reach 10,000 runs in twenty20 cricket.

Chris Gayle

49

The First Asian Games were held in

1951, New Delhi

50

On Apr 21, Cuba and ____ signed an agreement to re-establish diplomatic ties after 37 years

Morocco