Current Affairs

11th BRICS Summit

Current context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend 11th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit on 14th November in Brasilia, Brazil.
11th BRICS Summit 
  • The theme for this year summit is “Economic growth and innovative future for BRICS economies”.
  • The focus areas of the BRICS Summit 2019 are:
    1. science, technology and innovation
    2. cooperation on digital economy
    3. fight against transnational crime and money laundering
    4. counter-terrorism cooperation
  • BRICS Innovation Network, BRICS Institute of Future Network and a Women Business Alliance will also be launched this year.
  • The BRICS grouping represents 3.6 billion people (half of the world population).
  • The combined nominal GDP of BRICS countries is $16.6 trillion.

Question: 

Q.1 Which country hosted the 11th BRICS Summit 2019?
a. Brazil
b. Russia
c. India
d. China
e. South Africa
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