International Current Affairs - 02

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1. Where do the Sahariya tribals, who were recently in the news, live? [2005]


2. Where was the World Summit on Sustainable Development (Rio+10) held? [2008]


3. Who was Leander Paes's partner when he won Doubles Final in the US Open Tennis Tournament, 2006? [2007]


4. Recently, to which of the following countries did India offer to build a Buddha temple? [2005]


5. Which of the following countries signed the Tshwane Declaration in October 2006? [2007]



6. Recently, the European Union and other six countries including India signed the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Project. Which one of the following was not a signatory to it? [2007]


7. Who among the following scientists shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with his son? [2008]


8. What was the main reason for which Niger was in the news in recent times? [2006]


9. Which one of the following countries is the first country in ft world to propose a carbon tax for its people to address global warming? [2006]


10. Match List I With List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2005]
List-I (Distinguished Person)
A. Guenter Grass
B. Trevor HuddlestonC. Dicky Dolbia
D. Kim Campbell
List II (Achievement/ Known as)
1. First Woman Prime Minister of Canada
2. Nobel Prize Winner for literature
3. Leading campaigner against apart held in South Africa.
4. Youngest woman to climb the Mt. Everest
5. American violinist
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