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World Map : September (II) 2021

Identify Places On Map
  • 1. Identify the water body where the Fukutoku-Okanoba Submarine Volcano recently exploded.

    Pacific Ocean (Japan). Recently, the Fukutoku-Okanoba Submarine Volcano exploded in the Pacific Ocean, off Japan. Earlier, a surge of Earthquakes and the ground swelling was noticed at Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano. It is situated about 25 metres below the sea, five kilometres north of Japan’s South Iwo Jima Island.

  • 2. The Maghreb Region, recently seen in news where India conducted its maiden naval exercise with Algeria, is located in?

    North Africa (Coast of Mediterranean Sea). Recently, the Indian and Algerian navies participated in a maiden naval exercise off the Algerian coast in a bid to increase maritime cooperation. The naval exercise with Algeria is crucial for India as it is strategically located in the Maghreb region (region of North Africa bordering the Mediterranean Sea) and is the largest country of Africa.

  • 3. The Secretariat of the World Trade Organisation is located in which country?

    Switzerland. The World Trade Organization is the successor to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) established in the wake of the Second World War. Its objective is to help trade flow smoothly, freely and predictably. It has 164 members, accounting for 98% of world trade. The WTO Secretariat is based in Geneva (Switzerland).

  • 4. The Hawker Culture was recently inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It belongs to which country?

    Singapore. Recently, the Hawker Culture in Singapore was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. It is a living heritage shared by those who prepare hawker food and those who dine and mingle over hawker food in community dining spaces called hawker centres.

  • 5. Locate the country with largest lithium reserves in the world.

    Chile. Lithium is a soft, silvery-white metal. Under standard conditions, it is the lightest metal and the lightest solid element. Lithium metal is used in making alloys and electrochemical cells and in thermonuclear reactions. Countries with Largest Reserves: Chile > Australia > Argentina.

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