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Q:

Where is the headquarters of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)  ?

A) Berlin B) Spain
C) London D) New York

Answer:   D) New York



Explanation:

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations for coordinating the economic, social and environmental issues, as well as for implementing internationally agreed development goals. Recently, it is in news because India has been re-elected to the United Nations ECOSOC for another 3-year term. India was among 18 nations to win election to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). India obtained 183 votes, the second highest after Japan in the Asia Pacific category. The elected members of ECOSOC for a three-year term beginning 1 January, 2018 are Belarus, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Japan, Malawi, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, Spain, Sudan, Togo, Turkey and Uruguay. The headquarters of the ECOSOC is located in New York, Unites States.

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Metal extracted from seawater

A) Potassium B) Calcium
C) Magnesium D) Sodium
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Magnesium

Explanation:

Magnesium is dissolved in seawater at a concentration of about 1,000 parts per million and is the only metal directly extracted from seawater.

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Plants mainly receive their nutrients from

A) Sun light B) Soil
C) Pesticides D) Chlorophyll
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Soil

Explanation:

Plants receive their nutrients mainly from Soil.

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How many years it takes for Pluto to Orbit the Sun?

A) 76 yrs B) 144 yrs
C) 198 yrs D) 248 yrs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 248 yrs

Explanation:

It takes 248 yrs for Pluto to orbit the Sun.

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Which of the following animals have teeth in their stomach?

A) Frogs B) Crabs
C) Snakes D) Cockroach
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Crabs

Explanation:
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Q:

Garampani sanctuary is located at

A) Diphu, Assam B) Gangtok, Sikkim
C) Junagarh, Gujarat D) Kohima, Nagaland
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Diphu, Assam

Explanation:

Famous for Hot water springs and homeland for Hoolock Gibbons and Golden Langurs, The Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Karbi Anglong of Diphu area. One of the oldest Sanctuary containing Hot water spring and waterfalls and surrounded by Nambour Sanctuary having 51 rare species of Orchid. It has a total area of 6 sq. Km.

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