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Q.1382

In 2014, the International Astronomical Union, like several other organisations in recent times, has announced a crowdsourcing competition to name certain astronomical objects, in an effort to engage amateur astronomers. These objects are defined as "planets outside the Solar System i.e. those that orbit a star other than the Sun".

What are these called?

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In Jan 2017, Finland became the first country in Europe to officially experiment with this socio-economic concept. Similar experiments are scheduled for many Dutch cities and the Canadian city of Ontario in 2017. In the case of Finland, the figure is 560 Euros a month. What concept?

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