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Global Hunger Index(GHI) 2022

Consider the following statements with reference to the Global Hunger Index(GHI) 2022:

  1. Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Chile, China and Croatia are the top five countries in GHI 2022.
  2. In 2002 GHI, India ranks below Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.
  3. With a score of 29.1, the level of hunger in India has been labelled “serious”.

Choose the incorrect statement(s) from the codes given below:


International Day Of Rural Women

With reference to the International Day of Rural Women, which of the statement(s) given below is/are correct?

  1. International Day of Rural Women is celebrated on 15th October every year.
  2. The first International Day of Rural Women was observed on 15th October 2007.

National Action Plan For Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem

Consider the given statements in context to the National Action Plan for Mechanised Sanitation Ecosystem (NAMASTE) Scheme:

  1. It is a Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJE) as a joint initiative of the MoSJE and the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) that envisages safety and dignity of sanitation workers.
  2. National Safai Karamchari Financial Development Corporation (NSKFDC) would be implementing agency for NAMASTE.
  3. In the first phase, four hundred cities (converging with AMRUT cities) will be taken up under NAMASTE.

Choose the incorrect statement(s) from the codes given below:


UNESCO’s 2003 Convention

1. With reference to the Intergovernmental Committee of UNESCO’s 2003 Convention, consider the given statements:

  1. It consists of 24 members and is elected in the General Assembly of the Convention according to the principles of equitable geographical representation and rotation.
  2. The members are elected for a term of five years.
  3. India ratified the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in September 2008.

Choose the incorrect statement(s) from the options given below:


Inter-State Declaration

Recently, an Inter-State Declaration of Intent to collaborate in the fight against human trafficking was signed by six States - Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Odisha and Tamil Nadu. What is the name of the Declaration?


One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC)

Recently, which of the following became the 36th State/UT to implement One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme?


Pattachitra Painting Of Odisha

With reference to the Pattachitra painting of Odisha, Consider the following statements:

  1. The themes of these paintings are based on Hindu mythology. They are especially inspired by Jagannath and the Vaishnava sect.
  2. All colors used in the Paintings are natural.
  3. The style is a mix of both folk and classical elements but leaning more towards folk forms.
  4. It got Geographical Indication (GI) tag in July, 2009.

Choose the correct statement(s) from the options given bellow:


​Urban Sustainability Assessment Framework

Urban Sustainability Assessment Framework (USAF) developed by UN-Habitat under the Sustainable Cities Integrated Approach Pilot project is being implemented in which of the following cities of India?


Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food

Consider the following statements with reference to the Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF):

  1. RUTF is the gold standard for effectively treating severely wasted children in complex emergency settings.
  2. RUTF is a past made using peanuts, sugar, oil, and milk powder, packaged in individual sachets.
  3. It can be consumed without adding water, eliminating the risk of contamination.

Choose the correct answer from the options below:


Absolute And Relative Poverty

Consider the following statements with reference to the absolute and relative poverty:

  1. Absolute Poverty is measured relative to a fixed standard of living; that is, an income threshold that is constant across time.
  2. The International Poverty Line is the best known poverty line for measuring Absolute Poverty globally.
  3. Relative Poverty is measured relative to living standards in a particular society, and varies both across time and between societies.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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