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11 Which of the following relates with PIIGS(A group of nations including Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain)?
A Euro zone
B Asia Pacific
C SAARC
D NATO

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Euro zone. PIIGS is a derisive acronym for Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece, and Spain, which were the weakest economies in the eurozone during the European debt crisis.

12 Which of the following term is NOT associated with the World Trade Organisation (WTO)?
A UNCTAD
B GATT
C GATS
D SEWA

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is SEWA.

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13 The International Development Association, a lending agency, is administered by the :
A International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
B International Fund of Agricultural Development
C United Nations Development Programme
D United Nations Industrial Development Organisation

Answer: Option [A]

The International Development Association, a lending agency, is administered by the international Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The International Development Association (IDA) is the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries. It is headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States. It was established in 1960. Together the IBRD and the IDA are called as the World Bank. The IBRD and IDA share the same staff and Headquarters and evaluate projects with the same rigorous standards.

14 Which of the following is not United Nations organisation ?
A Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
B International Finance Corporation
C International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
D Bank for International Settlements

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency.

15 Regarding the International Monetary Fund, which one of the following statements is correct ?
A It can grant loans to any country
B It can grant loans to only developed countries
C It grants loans to only member countries
D It can grants loans to the central bank of a country

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is it can grants loans to the central bank of a country.

16 The Headquarters of International Court of Justice is located in
A The Hague (Netherlands)
B Geneva (Switzerland)
C Paris (France)
D New York (USA)

Answer: Option [A]

The Headquarters of International Court of Justice is located in The Hague (Netherlands). The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations (UN). It was established in June 1945 by the Charter of the United Nations and began work in April 1946. The seat of the Court is at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands).

17 The Headquarters of United National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is located at
A New York (USA)
B Bangkok (Thailand)
C Geneva (Switzerland)
D Paris (France)

Answer: Option [D]

The Headquarters of United National Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is located at Paris. The Organization has more th 50 field offices around the world and its headquarters are located in Paris.

18 G-15 a group of
A Companies
B Developing countries
C Developed countries
D Non-Aligned Developing countries

Answer: Option [D]

G-15 a group of Non-Aligned Developing countries. African G-15 nations are Algeria, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, and Zimbabwe. Those from Asia are India, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka.

19 International Finance Corporation is an affiliate of
A I.D.A.
B I.B.R.D.
C A.D.B.
D I.M.F.

Answer: Option [B]

International Finance Corporation is an affiliate of I.B.R.D.(International Bank for Reconstruction and Development).

20 The Headquarters of Inter National Atomic Energy Agency is in
A Paris
B Geneva
C Vienna
D Washington

Answer: Option [C]

The Headquarters of Inter National Atomic Energy Agency is in Vienna. The IAEA headquarters is at the Vienna International Centre in Vienna, Austria. Operational liaison and regional offices are located in Geneva, Switzerland; New York, USA; Toronto, Canada; and Tokyo, Japan.

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