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What is the full form of BRICS?
1. Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa
2. Brazil, Russia, India, China, Sudan
3. UK, Russia, India, China, South Africa
4. None of these.

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa

The correct answer is Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa.


  • The full form of  BRICS is Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. 
  • Initially, in 2009 there were only four countries.
  • South Africa joined in 2010.
  • It is associated with five emerging economies of the world that have a significant influence on regional affairs.
  • It was formed in 2009 and since then the governments of these 5 countries met annually at formal summits.
  • For the year 2020, Russia hosted the 12th BRICS summit.
  • In 2021India will be the host 13th BRICS summit.
  • The headquarters of the BRICS is in Shanghai.

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