This is the part two quiz of the general knowledge questions and answers. This gk quiz is about world panorama.
GK Questions: Quiz 2
1. Consider the following statements about the European Union:
- The European Union was known earlier as the European Community
- The Single European Act (1986) and the Maastricht Treaty were milestones in its formation.
- Citizens of European Union countries enjoy dual citizenship.
- Switzerland is a member of the European Union
Which of the above statements are correct?
(a) 2 and 4
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 3 and 4
(d) 1,2 and 3
Ans: d) 1,2 and 3
All the statement given in the question is correct, without ‘4’ because Switzerland is not a member of European Union.
2. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
Dinar/New Dinar is the currency of:
Ans: (c) UAE
Currency of U.A.E is Dinar; Sudan’s currency is Sudanese Pound; Yugoslavia’s currency is New Dinar Currency of Tunisia is Tunisian Dinar.
3. Which one of the following statements is correct?
(a) Kacchativu and Tin Bigha were territories acquired by the Indian Republic from the French
(b) Kacchativu and Tin Bigha are territories handed over to Sri Lankan and Bangladesh sovereignty respectively by the Government of India
(c) Kacchativu and Tin Bigha are areas that were annexed by the Chinese in 1962 Sino-Indian war
(d) Kacchativu and Tin Bigha are enclaves which were transferred to India by fewer arrangements with Sri Lanka and Pakistan respectively
(b) The Kacchativu Dispute
A territorial dispute arose in regard to the ownership of a one square mile uninhabited island, called Kacchativu, off the Jaffna coast in the Palk straits. Pilgrims from both India and Sri Lanka used to go to Kacchativu Island every year in the month of March during the four – day St. Anthony’s festival for worship at the local Roman Catholic Church. India protested over the presence of Sri Lankan police during the festival in 1968. This caused conflict. Both India and Sri Lanka were keen to avoid a serious situation. The Prime Ministers of India and Sri Lanka met twice and pending a final decision on the issue of island’s title, resolved to maintain status quo in and around the island. Neither India nor Sri policemen in uniform or customs officials, or resort to aerial reconnaissance or naval patrolling of adjacent waters during the St. Anthony’s festival. Finally, formerly belonging through a comprehensive agreement India accepted Sri Lanka’s ownership of the Kacchativu Island. The Teen Bigha Corridor formerly belonging to India on the West Bengal—Bangladesh border which has been leased indefinitely to Bangladesh so that it can access its Dehgram—Angalpota enclaves, one of the Indo-Bangladesh enclaves. This Corridor was formally transferred to Bangladesh on June 26, 1992.
4. Which one of the following is known as the “Coffeepot” of the world?
(a) Sao Paulo
(c) Rio de Janeiro
(d) Buenos Aires
Ans: (b) Santos.
Santos port Brazil is known as “coffee pot” of the world.
5. At which one of the cities labelled as A, B, C and Don the given map of Europe was the historic treaty between NATO and Warsaw pact countries signed in 1998?
Ans: (c) C
In the given figure of Europe, the ‘c’ marked city isBrussels, where the historic treaty between NATO and Warsaw pact was signed in 1998.
Next: GK Questions: Quiz 3
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