It’s described as the 8th wonder of the world. It was a gift given to Peter the Great of Russian from Prussia as a symbol of peace in 1716. It consisted of 6 tons of amber plates – a value of $150 million in today’s currency.
1. Who is the newly elected President of the Uzbekistan?
[D]Islam Karimov Ans: Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the acting President of Uzbekistan, has become the new President of Uzbekistan after winning the first presidential election since the death of authoritarian leader and President Islam Karimov in September 2016. Mirziyoyev worked as prime minister under President Karimov since 2003 until the leader’s death in September 2016.