Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 10th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 10th August-2020

1) Consider the following statements
1. The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) is an intergovernmental organization located in The Hague, Netherlands.
2. It provides services of an arbitral tribunal to resolve disputes that arise out of international agreements between member states, international organizations or private parties.
Which of the above statements are correct?
2) Consider the following statements about GSI
1. It was set up in 1851 primarily to find coal deposits for the Railways.
2. The main functions of the GSI relate to creation and updation of national geo-scientific information and mineral resource assessment.
Which of the above statements are correct?
3) Consider the following statements about Indus system
1. It comprises the main Indus River, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas and Sutlej
2. The waters of Western rivers - Indus, Ravi, and Chenab were allocated to Pakistan.
Which of the above statements are correct?
4) Consider the following statements about BRI
1. It aims to connect the East Asian economic region with the European economic circle and runs across the continents of Asia, Europe and Africa.
2. BRI consists of the land-based belt, ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’, and ‘Maritime Silk Road’.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
5) Consider the following statements about QUAD
1. It is the informal strategic dialogue between India, USA, Japan and Africa.
2. It ensures and supports a “free, open and prosperous” Indo-Pacific region.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?

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