Q. Which of the following is NOT a member country of Shanghai Cooperation Organization?

[A] Turkmenistan

[B] Kazakhstan

[C] Kyrgyzstan

[D] Uzbekistan

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: Shanghai Cooperation Organization is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organisation which was founded by the leaders of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

  • Current member states (8) – China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan.
  • Observer States (4) – Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran and Mongolia. Dialogue Partners (6) – Azerbaijan, Armenia, Cambodia, Nepal, Turkey, Sri Lanka.

Source: FORUMIAS