Q.1) Consider the following statements in context of SIPRI report on worldwide military expenditure in the reference period between 2017 – 2018.
1.Rate of increase of military expenditure of India is greater than the global average.
2.India’s military expenditure has increased at a higher rate as compared to Pakistan.
Which of the above given statement(s) is /are correct?
c)Both 1 and 2
d)Neither 1 nor 2
Q.2) Which of the following statements about Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is/are true?
1.It is an international institution based in Sweden, dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.
2.It works under the aegis of United Nations.
3.It was established on the basis of a decision by the Swedish Parliament.
Select the correct answer using the codes below.
a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q.3) Which of the following statements in context of Tuberculosis (TB) in India is/are true?
1.Among the states, Sikkim has recorded the highest deaths per lakh of population due to TB.
2.Among the infectious diseases, TB has caused highest number of death rates in India between 2011 to 2017.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q.4) Which of the following correctly describes the term ‘Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)’ which was often seen in news?
a) It is a system of preferential treatment that allows people from particular nations to get easy VISA entry in USA.
b) It is a system of preferential treatment to imports from certain nations on which no import duty is levied.
c) It is a U.S. trade program designed to promote economic growth in the developing world by providing preferential duty-free entry for certain products.
d) None of the above.
Q.5) Which of the following countries has shown the largest absolute decline in the military expenditures in the reference period of 2017-2018?
d) Saudi Arabia
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