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Corruption Perceptions Index 2018



Question:

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis recently released Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 :

1. Corruption Perceptions Index is released annually by the World Economic Forum.
2. India has been ranked below China in the Corruption Perceptions Index.

Choose the correct answer from the code given below:

A. Only 1
B. Only 2
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer:
D

Explanation:

• Corruption Perceptions Index is released by Transparency International, an international non-governmental organization which is based in Berlin, Germany. India has improved its ranking from 81 in 2017 to 78 in 2018 (out of 180 countries). Nordic countries have occupied the top slots.
• China slipped by 10 ranks to 87th place in Transparency International''s 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index.

Source:
Economic Times