UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    Which of the following statements is incorrect with regard to Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)?

    A)  The Chemical Weapon Convention (CWC) came into force on 29th April, 1997

    B)  It provides that after the year 2010, every state party to the convention will never develop produce. stockpile or retain chemical weapons

    C)  164 countries have signed the convention which was first opened to signature in Paris on 13th January, 1993

    D) (d) A technical secretariat headquartered at Hague will be respionsible for verifying its provisions

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The Chemical Weapon Convention (CWC) is a multilateral treaty that bars chemical weapons and requires destruction within a specified period of time. The convention opened for singular on 13th January, 1993 and entered force on 29th April, 1997. According to this treaty, after the year 2007, every state party of the convention will never develop produce, stockpile or chemical weapons.               

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