MCQs Based on Indian Year Book 2017 – India & World

MCQs Based on Indian Year Book 2017 – India & World

Alongwith Solutions & Explanations

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Which of the following fora involved India & its neighbours:

  1. SAARC
  2. BBIN
  3. BIMSTEC

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 & 3 only

b) 1 only

c) All are correct

d) 1 & 2 only

Q2. Heart of Asia conference is focussed on promoting security and development in which of following India’s neighbours:

Identify the correct statements:

a) Afghanistan.

b) Bangladesh

c) Pakistan

d) Iran

Q3. EKUVERIN is a joint military exercise between which of following countries:

a) Maldives

b) Seychelles

c) Nepal

d) Kazakasthan

Q4. India is a member of which of following international forums:

  1. ASEAN
  2. Mekong Ganga Cooperation
  3. APEC

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 & 2 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) 2 & 3 only

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding International North South Transport Corridor:

  1. The International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) is a 7,200 km long multi-mode network of ship, rail, and road route.
  2. It is aimed at moving freight between India, Russia, Iran, Europe and Central Asia.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding Shanghai Cooperation Organisation:

  1. The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), or Shanghai Pact, is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organisation which was founded in 2001.
  2. Membership of India for SCO was rejected owing to objections from China & Pakistan.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q7. 1267 committee is related to:

a) 1267 Al-Qaida UNSC’s Sanctions Sanctions Committee

b) Global Climate Finance Committee under UNFCCC

c) Committee of developing countries for reforms in UNSC

d) UN Committee on Iran Negotiations

Q8. Consider the following Statements regarding IBSA Dialogue Forum:

  1. Its member countries are India, Brazil & South Africa.
  2. It focusses on South-South Cooperation.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q9. Consider the following Statements regarding Indian Council for Cultural Relations:

  1. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), is an autonomous organisation of the Government of India, involved in India’s external cultural relations, through cultural exchange with other countries and their peoples.
  2. It was founded on 9 April 1950 by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Education Minister of independent India.

Identify the correct statements:

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) All are correct

d) None

Q10. AUSINDEX is a bilateral military exercise between India and

a) Australia

b) Indonesia

c) Austria

d) US

Solutions:

Ques.Sol.Explanation
1c
2a
3a
4bThe Mekong–Ganga Cooperation (MGC) was established on November 10, 2000 at Vientiane at the First MGC Ministerial Meeting. It comprises six member countries, namely India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.
5c
6aIndia and Pakistan signed the memorandum of obligations on 24 June 2016 at Tashkent, thereby starting the formal process of joining the SCO as full members.
7a
8c
9c
10a

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