Current Affairs Question - 08 September 2021


National

Buddha


Consider the following statements in contest to various gestures of Buddha:

  1. The Sitting Buddha symbolizes ‘Earth’ as being witness to his enlightenment.
  2. The Standing Buddha signifies rising to teach after reaching nirvana.
  3. The Walking Buddha is either beginning his journey toward enlightenment or returning after giving a sermon.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A
Only 1
B
Only 3
C
1 and 2
D
1,2 and 3

International

Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)


Consider the following statements regarding the Sustainable Development Report 2021 released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN):

  1. The report includes the SDG Index and Dashboards to track progress on the SDGs.
  2. Finland tops the 2021 SDG Index, followed by Sweden and Denmark.
  3. India ranks 125 out of 165 countries.

Which of the above statements is/are true?

A
1 and 2
B
2 and 3
C
1 and 3
D
1,2 and 3

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