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World Map : February (I) 2022

Identify Places On Map
  • 1. The ‘Bomb cyclone’ recently seen in news hits which region of the world?


    U.S. Eastern Coast. Recently, ‘Bomb cyclone’ hits eastern US, which triggers transport chaos, outages. A bomb cyclone is a large, intense midlatitude storm that has low pressure at its center, weather fronts and an array of associated weather, from blizzards to severe thunderstorms to heavy precipitation. Bomb cyclones put forecasters on high alert, because they can produce significant harmful impacts.


  • 2. Locate the internally self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the South Atlantic Ocean?


    Falkland Islands. Falkland Islands, also called Malvinas Islands or Spanish Islas Malvinas, internally self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the South Atlantic Ocean. It lies about 300 miles northeast of the southern tip of South America and a similar distance east of the Strait of Magellan. The capital and major town is Stanley, on East Falkland, there are also several scattered small settlements as well as a Royal Air Force base that is located at Mount Pleasant.


  • 3. The ‘One Ocean Summit’ was recently held in?


    Brest, France. Recently, the Prime Minister addressed the high-level segment of the One Ocean Summit. The summit was organised by France in Brest, France in cooperation with the United Nations and the World Bank. The summit was addressed by various other Heads of State and Governments from countries like Germany, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan, Canada among others.


  • 4. The Indian Air Force (IAF) recently conducted Eastern Bridge-VI, a five-day bilateral exercise with which country?


    Oman. Recently, the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Royal Air Force of Oman began a five-day bilateral exercise at the Jodhpur air force station. The exercise is named Eastern Bridge VI, as is in its sixth edition. The exercise seeks to promote professional interaction, exchange of experiences and enhancement of operational knowledge, besides strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries.


  • 5. The ‘Razzaza Lake’ recently seen in the news is located in?


    Iraq. Razzaza Lake, also known as Lake Milh, Arabic for Salt Lake, is located between Iraq’s governorates of Anbar and Karbala. It’s the second largest lake in Iraq and is part of a wide valley that includes the lakes of Habbaniyah, Tharthar and Bahr al-Najaf. Lake Tharthar is the largest.The lake was constructed as a measure to control floods in the Euphrates and to be used as a huge reservoir for irrigation purposes.


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