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Static GK and Current Events Questions and Answers: 9th June 2021

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Jagran Josh aims to help aspirants of various government and competitive examinations with its Static GK and Current Events Quiz. Take a look at the Questions and the explanations listed below.

  1. Where is the Buxwaha forest situated in India?
  1. Karnataka
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Ans. b

Explanation: The Buxwaha Forest is situated in Madhya Pradesh's Chhatarpur district. 

  1. Which of the following forests is found in Madhya Pradesh
  1. Alpine Forest
  2. Tropical Dry deciduous forest
  3. Dry temperate 
  4. Tropical Semi Evergreen forest

Ans. b

Explanation: Tropical Dry Deciduous forest is the main vegetation of the state of Madhya Pradesh. 

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  1. Why has the Buxwaha Forest Campaign started?

i) It has been started against the diamond mining in the forest

ii) It is against the cutting of almost 2.15 lakh trees in Chhatarpur district of MP

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: The campaign is against more than 2.15 lakh trees that would reach the chippers from around 382 hectares of land. The diamond mining process has been voiced out against in this area by the locals. 

  1. Which countries are included in OPEC?
  1. Libya
  2. Algeria
  3. Nigeria
  4. All of the above 

Ans. d

Explanation: OPEC has 13 member states that include the four states mentioned above. 

  1. Which countries among the following have been the founding members of OPEC?
  1. Iran
  2. Kuwait
  3. Venezuela
  4. All of the above 

Ans. d

Explanation: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC is a permanent, intergovernmental organization that was created in the Conference of Baghdad in 1960. The creators included Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela.

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  1. The headquarters of OPEC are situated in?
  1. Sweden
  2. Austria
  3. Iran
  4. Switzerland

Ans. b

Explanation: The headquarters of OPEC are situated in Vienna, Austria. 

  1. Which countries are included in the OPEC Plus group?
  1. Russia
  2. Nigeria
  3. Japan
  4. Canada

Ans. a

Explanation: The countries apart from OPEC who export crude oil are known as OPEC Plus countries. These include: Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brunei, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Russia, Sudan. 

  1. An exoskeleton suit for Indian Army has been made by?
  1. DRDO
  2. HAL
  3. DDP
  4. AFMC

Ans. a

Explanation: Exoskeleton Suit for Indian Army has been manufactured by the Defense Research and Development Organization. 

  1. Which among the following is one of the benefits of an exoskeleton suit?

i) It enhances a soldiers additional load carrying capacity by almost 100 kg

ii) It provides minimum of 8 hours of operational time and 3-5 hours if battery backup

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: An exoskeleton suit is said to work as an enhancer for a soldier's additional load carrying capacity by almost 100 kg. This can be done for a minimum of 8 hours of operational time and has 3-5 hours of battery backup.

  1. What kind of Organization is OPEC?
  1. Temporary Intergovernmental 
  2. Non Government Organization
  3. Permanent Intergovernmental Organization 
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC is a permanent, intergovernmental organization that was created in the Conference of Baghdad in 1960.

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