Consider the following pairs:

Regions often mentioned in news      Reason for being in news
1. North Kivu and Ituri: War between Armenia and Azerbaijan
2. Nagorno-Karabakh: Insurgency in Mozambique
3. Kherson and Zaporizhzhia: Dispute between Israel and Lebanon
How many of the above pairs are correctly matched?
(a) Only one
(b) Only two
(c) All three
(d) None

The answer is (d). None of the above pairs are correctly matched.

  • North Kivu and Ituri are provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that have been in the news because of the ongoing conflict there.
  • Nagorno-Karabakh is a disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan that has been in the news because of the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war.
  • Kherson and Zaporizhzhia are cities in Ukraine that have been in the news because of the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Inputs from Current Affairs Notes

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