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  • June 29, 2022
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In News: At least 26 villagers were killed in an attack in the Akwaya district of Cameroon’s South-West region, where separatist insurgencies have added fuel to long-running inter-ethnic conflicts over land

  • Anglophone insurgents began fighting the Cameroonian military in the South-West and North-West regions in 2017 after civilian protests calling for greater representation for the country’s English-speaking minority were violently repressed.

Source: Tribuneindia

Previous Year Question

Q.1) Consider the following pairs: (2022)

Regions in News             Country

  1. Anatolia –            Turkey
  2. Amhara –            Ethiopia
  3. Cabo Delgado –  Spain
  4. Catalonia –          Italy

How many pairs given above are correctly matched?

  1. Only one pair
  2. Only two pairs
  3. Only three pairs
  4. All four pairs

Q.2) Consider the following pairs: (2018)

Regions sometimes mentioned in the news        Country

  1. Catalonia –                                                       Spain
  2. Crimea –                                                           Hungary
  3. Mindanao –                                                      Philippines
  4. Oromia –                                                           Nigeria

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 3 and 4 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 2 and 4 only

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