01. In which year did Bangladesh become a member of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD?
02. Who was the president of the World Bank during the liberation war of Bangladesh?
Ans. Robert Strange McNamara (1968-1981).
03. When did Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Cambodia recognize Bangladesh as an independent and sovereign state?
Ans. 26 January, 1972.
04. Who was the Prime Minister of New Zealand during the liberation war of Bangladesh?
Ans. Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake (1957 and again from 1960 to 1972).
05. How much khash land of Bangladesh has been occupied till now?
Ans. 62, 537 acres.
06. How many freedom fighters currently receive monthly honorarium?
Ans. 1, 89, 311 freedom fighters.
07. What is the current youth unemployment rate in Bangladesh?
Ans. 10.6 percent.
08. What is the state-owned petroleum importer of Bangladesh?
Ans. Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC).
09. Bangladesh recently (30 January, 2020) decided to import diesel from which country in 2020?
## Amount: 60,000 tonnes.
10. By which year will Bangladesh be promoted to a middle income country?
11. What is the name of the current British High Commissioner appointed in Bangladesh?
Ans. Robert Chatterton Dickson.
#আন্তর্জাতিক বিষয়াবলী (International Affairs)
01. Which department of the United Nations Secretariat promote and protect global human rights?
Ans. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
02. 'Sheremetyevo Airport’ is located in which country?
03. What is the largest city of Kazakhstan?
04. What is name of Syrian Civil Defence?
Ans. White Helmets.
## Established: 2014.
## Head of Team: Raed Salah.
05. When did the ICJ give the order on the Gambia lawsuit against Myanmar for Rohingya genocide?
Ans. 23 January, 2020.
06. Who recently announced the 'Peace Plan' to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Ans. Donald Trump, Current President, The US.
07. Who is the current vice president for South Asia at the World Bank?
Ans. Hartwig Schafer, Germany.
08. How many months did the US-China trade war last?
Ans. 18 months long.
09. What is the biggest carmaker company of Britain?
Ans. Jaguar Land Rover Limited.
10. Who is the present president of the European Union Commission?
Ans. Ursula Von Der Leyen, Germany.
11. Who is the killer of Indian Independence Icon Mahatma Gandhi?
Ans. Nathuram Godse.
12. Who is the writer of the book ‘Enfin Libre! (Finally Free!’?
Ans. Anne-Isabelle Tollet, France.
## The book is written on the real story of Asia Bibi, who was sentenced to death on blasphemy charges by a Pakistani court in 2010 but then dramatically acquitted in 2018.
13. Where is the island of Lesbos?
Ans. Aegean Sea, Greece.
14. How many more months after Brexit will Britain continue to obey EU rules and pay money to the EU?
Ans. 11 months.
#বিজ্ঞান ও প্রযুক্তি (Science and Technology)
01. What is the ‘Gig Economy’?
Ans. A gig economy is a free market system in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements. It’s also referred to as the “freelancer economy,” “agile workforce,” “sharing economy,” or “independent workforce.”
02. What is the current biggest smartphone making company of the world?
Ans. Samsung Electronics Company Limited, South Korea.
Till 30 January, 2020 – All around the World
Confirmed Cases – 8,100.
Deaths – 170.
Spread to – At least 16 Countries.
01. ‘Everest Premier League (EPL)’ is a cricket franchise league of which country?
02. Who is the current world number one in Tennis (Men)?
Ans. Rafael Nadal, Spain.
## Number one in Tennis (Women) - Ashleigh Barty, Australia.
03. What is the nick name of Bangladesh National Football Team?
Ans. The Red and Green.
04. Who is the present Captain of Bangladesh National Women Cricket Team?
Ans. Salma Khatun.