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QUESTION: 1

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to remove the mention of [1] as the birthplace of Sai Baba, after objections from residents of Shirdi, which is believed to be the birthplace.
Shirdi is part of Ahmednagar district in western Maharashtra, while [1] is in Parbhani district of central Maharashtra. Locals from [1] believe it is the birthplace of Sai Baba, who has followers from all castes and creeds.
Thackeray, during his recent visit to Aurangabad, announced Rs 100-crore grant for development of facilities at 'Sai Janmsthan' (birthplace) at [1]. This irked locals from Shirdi, which houses a Sai Baba temple. 25 villages around Shirdi observed bandh against the CM's remark. However, the Sai Baba temple remained open. Thackeray then called a meeting of residents and public representatives from Shirdi to discuss the issue in detail. The protest was called off after the meeting.
The Shirdi residents asked the chief minister to consider Sai Satcharitra written by [2] in Marathi as proof if he intends to resolve the dispute.
"The first edition of the book that was published in 1930 says no one had any evidence to show if Sai Baba was born in [1]. We asked the chief minister to use Sai Satcharitra as a proof," said Ravindra Gondkar, a corporator from Shirdi, who attended the meeting at Sahyadri guesthouse.
No historic records of Sai Baba's birth date or birth place are available. The legend goes that he appeared in Shirdi as a teenager and made the town his home. The British too had tried to dig out his roots but did not succeed. Sai Baba used to live in a mosque, which he had named 'Dwarakamayi' (a Hindu name). His samadhi was built at the place where he died on [3]. The present samadhi temple too is situated there.

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to remove the mention of [1] as the birthplace of Sai Baba after objections from residents of Shirdi, which is believed to be the birthplace. Which of the following has been redacted with [1] in the passage above?

Solution:

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to remove the mention of Pathri as the birthplace of Sai Baba, after objections from residents of Shirdi, which is believed to be the birthplace.

QUESTION: 2

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to remove the mention of [1] as the birthplace of Sai Baba, after objections from residents of Shirdi, which is believed to be the birthplace.
Shirdi is part of Ahmednagar district in western Maharashtra, while [1] is in Parbhani district of central Maharashtra. Locals from [1] believe it is the birthplace of Sai Baba, who has followers from all castes and creeds.
Thackeray, during his recent visit to Aurangabad, announced Rs 100-crore grant for development of facilities at 'Sai Janmsthan' (birthplace) at [1]. This irked locals from Shirdi, which houses a Sai Baba temple. 25 villages around Shirdi observed bandh against the CM's remark. However, the Sai Baba temple remained open. Thackeray then called a meeting of residents and public representatives from Shirdi to discuss the issue in detail. The protest was called off after the meeting.
The Shirdi residents asked the chief minister to consider Sai Satcharitra written by [2] in Marathi as proof if he intends to resolve the dispute.
"The first edition of the book that was published in 1930 says no one had any evidence to show if Sai Baba was born in [1]. We asked the chief minister to use Sai Satcharitra as a proof," said Ravindra Gondkar, a corporator from Shirdi, who attended the meeting at Sahyadri guesthouse.
No historic records of Sai Baba's birth date or birth place are available. The legend goes that he appeared in Shirdi as a teenager and made the town his home. The British too had tried to dig out his roots but did not succeed. Sai Baba used to live in a mosque, which he had named 'Dwarakamayi' (a Hindu name). His samadhi was built at the place where he died on [3]. The present samadhi temple too is situated there.

The first Sai Baba temple is situated at Kudal, Sindhudurg. The temple was built in:

Solution:

The first Sai Baba temple is situated at Kudal,
Sindhudurg. This temple was built in 1922. It is believed that Sai Baba gave one rupee to Dada Madye ji with which he built the temple in Kudal.

QUESTION: 3

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to remove the mention of [1] as the birthplace of Sai Baba, after objections from residents of Shirdi, which is believed to be the birthplace.
Shirdi is part of Ahmednagar district in western Maharashtra, while [1] is in Parbhani district of central Maharashtra. Locals from [1] believe it is the birthplace of Sai Baba, who has followers from all castes and creeds.
Thackeray, during his recent visit to Aurangabad, announced Rs 100-crore grant for development of facilities at 'Sai Janmsthan' (birthplace) at [1]. This irked locals from Shirdi, which houses a Sai Baba temple. 25 villages around Shirdi observed bandh against the CM's remark. However, the Sai Baba temple remained open. Thackeray then called a meeting of residents and public representatives from Shirdi to discuss the issue in detail. The protest was called off after the meeting.
The Shirdi residents asked the chief minister to consider Sai Satcharitra written by [2] in Marathi as proof if he intends to resolve the dispute.
"The first edition of the book that was published in 1930 says no one had any evidence to show if Sai Baba was born in [1]. We asked the chief minister to use Sai Satcharitra as a proof," said Ravindra Gondkar, a corporator from Shirdi, who attended the meeting at Sahyadri guesthouse.
No historic records of Sai Baba's birth date or birth place are available. The legend goes that he appeared in Shirdi as a teenager and made the town his home. The British too had tried to dig out his roots but did not succeed. Sai Baba used to live in a mosque, which he had named 'Dwarakamayi' (a Hindu name). His samadhi was built at the place where he died on [3]. The present samadhi temple too is situated there.

Sai Satcharitra was written by [2] in Marathi as proof to resolve the dispute. Which of the following has been redacted with [2] in the passage above?

Solution:

The Shirdi residents asked the chief minister to consider Sai Satcharitra written by Govind Raghnath Dabholkar in Marathi as proof if he intends to resolve the dispute.

QUESTION: 4

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to remove the mention of [1] as the birthplace of Sai Baba, after objections from residents of Shirdi, which is believed to be the birthplace.
Shirdi is part of Ahmednagar district in western Maharashtra, while [1] is in Parbhani district of central Maharashtra. Locals from [1] believe it is the birthplace of Sai Baba, who has followers from all castes and creeds.
Thackeray, during his recent visit to Aurangabad, announced Rs 100-crore grant for development of facilities at 'Sai Janmsthan' (birthplace) at [1]. This irked locals from Shirdi, which houses a Sai Baba temple. 25 villages around Shirdi observed bandh against the CM's remark. However, the Sai Baba temple remained open. Thackeray then called a meeting of residents and public representatives from Shirdi to discuss the issue in detail. The protest was called off after the meeting.
The Shirdi residents asked the chief minister to consider Sai Satcharitra written by [2] in Marathi as proof if he intends to resolve the dispute.
"The first edition of the book that was published in 1930 says no one had any evidence to show if Sai Baba was born in [1]. We asked the chief minister to use Sai Satcharitra as a proof," said Ravindra Gondkar, a corporator from Shirdi, who attended the meeting at Sahyadri guesthouse.
No historic records of Sai Baba's birth date or birth place are available. The legend goes that he appeared in Shirdi as a teenager and made the town his home. The British too had tried to dig out his roots but did not succeed. Sai Baba used to live in a mosque, which he had named 'Dwarakamayi' (a Hindu name). His samadhi was built at the place where he died on [3]. The present samadhi temple too is situated there.

Sai Baba's real name remains unknown. The name Sai was given to him by

Solution:

Sai Baba's real name remains unknown. The name Sai was given to him by Mhalsapati when he arrived at Shirdi, a town now in the West Indian state of Maharashtra.

QUESTION: 5

Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray decided to remove the mention of [1] as the birthplace of Sai Baba, after objections from residents of Shirdi, which is believed to be the birthplace.
Shirdi is part of Ahmednagar district in western Maharashtra, while [1] is in Parbhani district of central Maharashtra. Locals from [1] believe it is the birthplace of Sai Baba, who has followers from all castes and creeds.
Thackeray, during his recent visit to Aurangabad, announced Rs 100-crore grant for development of facilities at 'Sai Janmsthan' (birthplace) at [1]. This irked locals from Shirdi, which houses a Sai Baba temple. 25 villages around Shirdi observed bandh against the CM's remark. However, the Sai Baba temple remained open. Thackeray then called a meeting of residents and public representatives from Shirdi to discuss the issue in detail. The protest was called off after the meeting.
The Shirdi residents asked the chief minister to consider Sai Satcharitra written by [2] in Marathi as proof if he intends to resolve the dispute.
"The first edition of the book that was published in 1930 says no one had any evidence to show if Sai Baba was born in [1]. We asked the chief minister to use Sai Satcharitra as a proof," said Ravindra Gondkar, a corporator from Shirdi, who attended the meeting at Sahyadri guesthouse.
No historic records of Sai Baba's birth date or birth place are available. The legend goes that he appeared in Shirdi as a teenager and made the town his home. The British too had tried to dig out his roots but did not succeed. Sai Baba used to live in a mosque, which he had named 'Dwarakamayi' (a Hindu name). His samadhi was built at the place where he died on [3]. The present samadhi temple too is situated there.

Sai Baba samadhi was built at the place where he died on [3], which of the following has been redacted with [3] in the passage above?

Solution:

No historic records of Sai Baba's birth date or birth place are available. The legend goes that he appeared in Shirdi as a teenager and made the town his home. The British too had tried to dig out his roots but did not succeed. Sai Baba used to live in a mosque, which he had named 'Dwarakamayi' (a Hindu name). His samadhi was built at the place where he died on October 15, 1918. The present samadhi temple too is situated there.

QUESTION: 6

In 1997, following ethnic tension, around 5,000 families comprising around 30,000 Bru tribals were forced to flee Mizoram and seek shelter in [1]. These people were housed in temporary camps at Kanchanpur, in North [1]. Since 2010, Government of India has been making sustained efforts to permanently rehabilitate these refugees. The Union government has been assisting the two State governments for taking the care of the refugees. Till 2014, 1622 Bru families returned to Mizoram in different batches.
On 3rd July, 2018, an agreement was signed between the Union government, the two State governments and representatives of Bru refugees, as a result of which the aid given to these families was increased substantially. Subsequently, 328 families comprising of 1369 individuals returned to Mizoram under the agreement. There had been a sustained demand of most Bru families that they may be allowed to settle down in [1], considering their apprehensions about their security.
[2] presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of [1] and Mizoram and Bru representatives in New Delhi on [3], to end the 23-year old Bru-Reang refugee crisis.
It was informed that under the new arrangement, each of the displaced families would be given 40x30 sq.ft. residential plots, in addition to the aid under earlier agreement of a fixed deposit of Rs. 4 lakhs, Rs. 5,000 cash aid per month for 2 years, free ration for 2 years and Rs. 1.5 lakhs aid to build their house. The government of Tripura would provide the land under this agreement.

In 1997, following ethnic tension, around 5,000 families comprising around 30,000 Bru tribals were forced to flee Mizoram and seek shelter in [1]. Which of the following states of India has been redacted with [1] in the passage above?

Solution:

 In 1997, following ethnic tension, around 5,000 families comprising around 30,000 Bru-Reang tribals were forced to flee Mizoram and seek shelter in Tripura. These people were housed in temporary camps at Kanchanpur, in North Tripura.

QUESTION: 7

In 1997, following ethnic tension, around 5,000 families comprising around 30,000 Bru tribals were forced to flee Mizoram and seek shelter in [1]. These people were housed in temporary camps at Kanchanpur, in North [1]. Since 2010, Government of India has been making sustained efforts to permanently rehabilitate these refugees. The Union government has been assisting the two State governments for taking the care of the refugees. Till 2014, 1622 Bru families returned to Mizoram in different batches.
On 3rd July, 2018, an agreement was signed between the Union government, the two State governments and representatives of Bru refugees, as a result of which the aid given to these families was increased substantially. Subsequently, 328 families comprising of 1369 individuals returned to Mizoram under the agreement. There had been a sustained demand of most Bru families that they may be allowed to settle down in [1], considering their apprehensions about their security.
[2] presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of [1] and Mizoram and Bru representatives in New Delhi on [3], to end the 23-year old Bru-Reang refugee crisis.
It was informed that under the new arrangement, each of the displaced families would be given 40x30 sq.ft. residential plots, in addition to the aid under earlier agreement of a fixed deposit of Rs. 4 lakhs, Rs. 5,000 cash aid per month for 2 years, free ration for 2 years and Rs. 1.5 lakhs aid to build their house. The government of Tripura would provide the land under this agreement.

Bru people are not found in which of the following countries?

Solution:

The Bru ((which literally means "people living in the woods") are an ethnic group living in Thailand, Laos, India and Vietnam. Some people have confused the Bru for the Brao in northeastern Cambodia and Attapeu and Champasak Provinces of southern Laos. In fact, they are different groups, and Bru people are not found in Cambodia.

QUESTION: 8

In 1997, following ethnic tension, around 5,000 families comprising around 30,000 Bru tribals were forced to flee Mizoram and seek shelter in [1]. These people were housed in temporary camps at Kanchanpur, in North [1]. Since 2010, Government of India has been making sustained efforts to permanently rehabilitate these refugees. The Union government has been assisting the two State governments for taking the care of the refugees. Till 2014, 1622 Bru families returned to Mizoram in different batches.
On 3rd July, 2018, an agreement was signed between the Union government, the two State governments and representatives of Bru refugees, as a result of which the aid given to these families was increased substantially. Subsequently, 328 families comprising of 1369 individuals returned to Mizoram under the agreement. There had been a sustained demand of most Bru families that they may be allowed to settle down in [1], considering their apprehensions about their security.
[2] presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of [1] and Mizoram and Bru representatives in New Delhi on [3], to end the 23-year old Bru-Reang refugee crisis.
It was informed that under the new arrangement, each of the displaced families would be given 40x30 sq.ft. residential plots, in addition to the aid under earlier agreement of a fixed deposit of Rs. 4 lakhs, Rs. 5,000 cash aid per month for 2 years, free ration for 2 years and Rs. 1.5 lakhs aid to build their house. The government of Tripura would provide the land under this agreement.

In September 2015, the Supreme Court of India passed a judgment directing the Government of India and of to grant Indian citizenship rights to all of the Chakmas, holding that they cannot be discriminated against any other Indian.

Solution:

In September 2015, the Supreme Court of India passed a judgment directing the Government of India and of Arunachal Pradesh to grant Indian citizenship rights to all of the Chakmas, holding that they cannot be discriminated against any other Indian.

QUESTION: 9

In 1997, following ethnic tension, around 5,000 families comprising around 30,000 Bru tribals were forced to flee Mizoram and seek shelter in [1]. These people were housed in temporary camps at Kanchanpur, in North [1]. Since 2010, Government of India has been making sustained efforts to permanently rehabilitate these refugees. The Union government has been assisting the two State governments for taking the care of the refugees. Till 2014, 1622 Bru families returned to Mizoram in different batches.
On 3rd July, 2018, an agreement was signed between the Union government, the two State governments and representatives of Bru refugees, as a result of which the aid given to these families was increased substantially. Subsequently, 328 families comprising of 1369 individuals returned to Mizoram under the agreement. There had been a sustained demand of most Bru families that they may be allowed to settle down in [1], considering their apprehensions about their security.
[2] presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of [1] and Mizoram and Bru representatives in New Delhi on [3], to end the 23-year old Bru-Reang refugee crisis.
It was informed that under the new arrangement, each of the displaced families would be given 40x30 sq.ft. residential plots, in addition to the aid under earlier agreement of a fixed deposit of Rs. 4 lakhs, Rs. 5,000 cash aid per month for 2 years, free ration for 2 years and Rs. 1.5 lakhs aid to build their house. The government of Tripura would provide the land under this agreement.

Who among the following presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of [1] and Mizoram to end Bru refugee crisis whose name has been redacted with [2] in the passage above?

Solution:

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of Tripura and Mizoram and Bru-Reang representatives in New Delhi on 17th January 2020, to end the 23-year old Bru-Reang refugee crisis.

QUESTION: 10

In 1997, following ethnic tension, around 5,000 families comprising around 30,000 Bru tribals were forced to flee Mizoram and seek shelter in [1]. These people were housed in temporary camps at Kanchanpur, in North [1]. Since 2010, Government of India has been making sustained efforts to permanently rehabilitate these refugees. The Union government has been assisting the two State governments for taking the care of the refugees. Till 2014, 1622 Bru families returned to Mizoram in different batches.
On 3rd July, 2018, an agreement was signed between the Union government, the two State governments and representatives of Bru refugees, as a result of which the aid given to these families was increased substantially. Subsequently, 328 families comprising of 1369 individuals returned to Mizoram under the agreement. There had been a sustained demand of most Bru families that they may be allowed to settle down in [1], considering their apprehensions about their security.
[2] presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of [1] and Mizoram and Bru representatives in New Delhi on [3], to end the 23-year old Bru-Reang refugee crisis.
It was informed that under the new arrangement, each of the displaced families would be given 40x30 sq.ft. residential plots, in addition to the aid under earlier agreement of a fixed deposit of Rs. 4 lakhs, Rs. 5,000 cash aid per month for 2 years, free ration for 2 years and Rs. 1.5 lakhs aid to build their house. The government of Tripura would provide the land under this agreement.

In the state [1], the Brus are the most populous tribe and are also known as

Solution:

The Brus--spread across Tripura, Mizoram and parts of southern Assam--are the most populous tribe in Tripura. Also known as Reangs in the state, they are ethnically different from the Mizos, with their own distinct language and dialect and form one of the 21 scheduled tribes of Tripura.

QUESTION: 11

Bagging [1] of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture, was a good way for the team behind [2] film Parasite to end the year's awards cycle, one that involved many firsts for [2]'s film industry. The film directed by [3] had been picking up awards at all major international film festivals this past year.
In the 92-year history of the Academy Awards, it was the first time a foreign language film had won the Best Picture award. Parasite also became the first [2] film to ever win an Oscar. After the film's win, social media platforms in [2] and around the world erupted with congratulatory messages, expressing pride and joy, including tweets from President Moon Jae-in's office.
Only 10 foreign-language films have previously been nominated for best picture - including Amour and Life Is Beautiful - but none of them won. Last year, many thought Alfonso Cuaron's autobiographical drama Roma might take best picture as well as director, but it was pipped to the post by Green Book. That result was not well received, with many people feeling the Academy's strenuous attempts to diversify were undermined by the celebration of a film whose approach to race relations seems more suited to its 60s setting than to 2019.

How many awards did the film Parasite won at the Oscars 2020 whose number has been redacted with [1] in the passage above?

Solution:

Bagging four of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture, was a good way for the team behind South Korean film Parasite to end the year's awards cycle, one that involved many firsts for South Korea's film industry. The film directed by Bong Joon-ho had been picking up awards at all major international film festivals this past year.

QUESTION: 12

Bagging [1] of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture, was a good way for the team behind [2] film Parasite to end the year's awards cycle, one that involved many firsts for [2]'s film industry. The film directed by [3] had been picking up awards at all major international film festivals this past year.
In the 92-year history of the Academy Awards, it was the first time a foreign language film had won the Best Picture award. Parasite also became the first [2] film to ever win an Oscar. After the film's win, social media platforms in [2] and around the world erupted with congratulatory messages, expressing pride and joy, including tweets from President Moon Jae-in's office.
Only 10 foreign-language films have previously been nominated for best picture - including Amour and Life Is Beautiful - but none of them won. Last year, many thought Alfonso Cuaron's autobiographical drama Roma might take best picture as well as director, but it was pipped to the post by Green Book. That result was not well received, with many people feeling the Academy's strenuous attempts to diversify were undermined by the celebration of a film whose approach to race relations seems more suited to its 60s setting than to 2019.

The first Indian film to be nominated for Oscars awards is

Solution:

Mother India is a 1957 Indian epic drama film, directed by Mehboob Khan and starring Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, and Raaj Kumar. It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, becoming the first Indian film to be ever nominated. As of 2019, only three Indian films-Mother India (1957), Salaam Bombay! (1988) and Lagaan (2001)-have been nominated for the award.

QUESTION: 13

Bagging [1] of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture, was a good way for the team behind [2] film Parasite to end the year's awards cycle, one that involved many firsts for [2]'s film industry. The film directed by [3] had been picking up awards at all major international film festivals this past year.
In the 92-year history of the Academy Awards, it was the first time a foreign language film had won the Best Picture award. Parasite also became the first [2] film to ever win an Oscar. After the film's win, social media platforms in [2] and around the world erupted with congratulatory messages, expressing pride and joy, including tweets from President Moon Jae-in's office.
Only 10 foreign-language films have previously been nominated for best picture - including Amour and Life Is Beautiful - but none of them won. Last year, many thought Alfonso Cuaron's autobiographical drama Roma might take best picture as well as director, but it was pipped to the post by Green Book. That result was not well received, with many people feeling the Academy's strenuous attempts to diversify were undermined by the celebration of a film whose approach to race relations seems more suited to its 60s setting than to 2019.

The film Parasite is from which following countries whose name has been redacted with [2] in the passage above?

Solution:

In the 92-year history of the Academy Awards, it was the first time a foreign language film had won the Best Picture award. Parasite also became the first South Korean film to ever win an Oscar.

QUESTION: 14

Bagging [1] of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture, was a good way for the team behind [2] film Parasite to end the year's awards cycle, one that involved many firsts for [2]'s film industry. The film directed by [3] had been picking up awards at all major international film festivals this past year.
In the 92-year history of the Academy Awards, it was the first time a foreign language film had won the Best Picture award. Parasite also became the first [2] film to ever win an Oscar. After the film's win, social media platforms in [2] and around the world erupted with congratulatory messages, expressing pride and joy, including tweets from President Moon Jae-in's office.
Only 10 foreign-language films have previously been nominated for best picture - including Amour and Life Is Beautiful - but none of them won. Last year, many thought Alfonso Cuaron's autobiographical drama Roma might take best picture as well as director, but it was pipped to the post by Green Book. That result was not well received, with many people feeling the Academy's strenuous attempts to diversify were undermined by the celebration of a film whose approach to race relations seems more suited to its 60s setting than to 2019.

In February 2019, Indian documentary titled 'Period. End Of Sentence' won an Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards. The documentary was directed by

Solution:

A 25-minute documentary set in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district won an Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards. 'Period. End Of Sentence' is directed by the Iranian-American director Rayka Zehtabchi, won the award for Best Documentary (Short Subject). The other nominations in the category were Black Sheep, End Game, Lifeboat and A Night at the Garden.

QUESTION: 15

Bagging [1] of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture, was a good way for the team behind [2] film Parasite to end the year's awards cycle, one that involved many firsts for [2]'s film industry. The film directed by [3] had been picking up awards at all major international film festivals this past year.
In the 92-year history of the Academy Awards, it was the first time a foreign language film had won the Best Picture award. Parasite also became the first [2] film to ever win an Oscar. After the film's win, social media platforms in [2] and around the world erupted with congratulatory messages, expressing pride and joy, including tweets from President Moon Jae-in's office.
Only 10 foreign-language films have previously been nominated for best picture - including Amour and Life Is Beautiful - but none of them won. Last year, many thought Alfonso Cuaron's autobiographical drama Roma might take best picture as well as director, but it was pipped to the post by Green Book. That result was not well received, with many people feeling the Academy's strenuous attempts to diversify were undermined by the celebration of a film whose approach to race relations seems more suited to its 60s setting than to 2019.

Who is the director of the film Parasite whose name has been redacted with [3] in the passage above?

Solution:

Bagging four of the six awards it was nominated for, including Best Picture, was a good way for the team behind South Korean film Parasite to end the year's awards cycle, one that involved many firsts for South Korea's film industry. The film directed by Bong Joon-ho had been picking up awards at all major international film festivals this past year.

QUESTION: 16

The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. Eminent Malayalam poet {1} has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award.
"A poet of rare integrity, a creator of many works, all considered as classics, {1}'s poetry reflects unfathomable compassion, imprints of Indian philosophical and moral values and a bridge between tradition and modernity, delves deep into human emotions in a fast changing social space," the statement by the board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray, said. A Padma Shri awardee, he has won several literary accolades including the Sahitya Akademi Award (1973), Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (1972 and 1988), Mathrubhumi Award, Vayalar Award, and Kabir Samman.
{2} was an Indian poet, essayist and literary critic of Malayalam literature. Known as one of the greats of Malayalam poetry, he was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award? the highest Indian literary honor.
{3} was first English writer to be honoured with the prestigious award. Bestselling author and leading contemporary English writer, {3}, was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature in English.
Instituted in {4}, the recipients of Jnanpith award are given a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Goddess Saraswati.

Name the eminent poet who won the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019 whose name has been redacted with {1} in the passage above.

Solution:

Akkitham is the 2019 recipient of India's highest literary honour, the Jnanpith Award.

QUESTION: 17

The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. Eminent Malayalam poet {1} has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award.
"A poet of rare integrity, a creator of many works, all considered as classics, {1}'s poetry reflects unfathomable compassion, imprints of Indian philosophical and moral values and a bridge between tradition and modernity, delves deep into human emotions in a fast changing social space," the statement by the board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray, said. A Padma Shri awardee, he has won several literary accolades including the Sahitya Akademi Award (1973), Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (1972 and 1988), Mathrubhumi Award, Vayalar Award, and Kabir Samman.
{2} was an Indian poet, essayist and literary critic of Malayalam literature. Known as one of the greats of Malayalam poetry, he was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award?the highest Indian literary honor.
{3} was first English writer to be honoured with the prestigious award. Bestselling author and leading contemporary English writer, {3}, was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature in English.
Instituted in {4}, the recipients of Jnanpith award are given a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Goddess Saraswati.

Name the Assamese writer and winner of the Jnanpith Award who refused to accept the Padma Shri.

Solution:

The noted assamese writer and winner of the jnanpith award, 2000, Indira Goswami has refused to accept the padma shri. After getting the jnanpith my readers felt i deserved more than a padma shri. she said her readers felt that a padma bhushan or a padma vibhushan would have been more appropriate.

QUESTION: 18

The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. Eminent Malayalam poet {1} has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award.
"A poet of rare integrity, a creator of many works, all considered as classics, {1}'s poetry reflects unfathomable compassion, imprints of Indian philosophical and moral values and a bridge between tradition and modernity, delves deep into human emotions in a fast changing social space," the statement by the board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray, said. A Padma Shri awardee, he has won several literary accolades including the Sahitya Akademi Award (1973), Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (1972 and 1988), Mathrubhumi Award, Vayalar Award, and Kabir Samman.
{2} was an Indian poet, essayist and literary critic of Malayalam literature. Known as one of the greats of Malayalam poetry, he was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award?the highest Indian literary honor.
{3} was first English writer to be honoured with the prestigious award. Bestselling author and leading contemporary English writer, {3}, was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature in English.
Instituted in {4}, the recipients of Jnanpith award are given a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Goddess Saraswati.

Name the first winner of the Jnanpith Award, whose name is redacted with {2} in the above passage.

Solution:

G. Sankara Kurup was an Indian poet, essayist and literary critic of Malayalam literature. Known as one of the greats of Malayalam poetry, he was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award - the highest Indian literary honor.

QUESTION: 19

The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. Eminent Malayalam poet {1} has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award.
"A poet of rare integrity, a creator of many works, all considered as classics, {1}'s poetry reflects unfathomable compassion, imprints of Indian philosophical and moral values and a bridge between tradition and modernity, delves deep into human emotions in a fast changing social space," the statement by the board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray, said. A Padma Shri awardee, he has won several literary accolades including the Sahitya Akademi Award (1973), Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (1972 and 1988), Mathrubhumi Award, Vayalar Award, and Kabir Samman.
{2} was an Indian poet, essayist and literary critic of Malayalam literature. Known as one of the greats of Malayalam poetry, he was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award?the highest Indian literary honor.
{3} was first English writer to be honoured with the prestigious award. Bestselling author and leading contemporary English writer, {3}, was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature in English.
Instituted in {4}, the recipients of Jnanpith award are given a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Goddess Saraswati.

Who is the only English writer awarded the Jnanpith award whose name has been redacted with {3} in the above passage?

Solution:

Amitav Ghosh won the 54th Jnanpith award in and is the first Indian writer in English to have been chosen for this honour.

QUESTION: 20

The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. Eminent Malayalam poet {1} has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award.
"A poet of rare integrity, a creator of many works, all considered as classics, {1}'s poetry reflects unfathomable compassion, imprints of Indian philosophical and moral values and a bridge between tradition and modernity, delves deep into human emotions in a fast changing social space," the statement by the board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray, said. A Padma Shri awardee, he has won several literary accolades including the Sahitya Akademi Award (1973), Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (1972 and 1988), Mathrubhumi Award, Vayalar Award, and Kabir Samman.
{2} was an Indian poet, essayist and literary critic of Malayalam literature. Known as one of the greats of Malayalam poetry, he was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award?the highest Indian literary honor.
{3} was first English writer to be honoured with the prestigious award. Bestselling author and leading contemporary English writer, {3}, was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature in English.
Instituted in {4}, the recipients of Jnanpith award are given a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Goddess Saraswati.

Jnanpith Award was instituted in which of the following years whose year has been redacted with {4} in the above passage?

Solution:

Jnanpith award is an Indian literary award presented annually by the Bharatiya Jnanpith to an author for their "outstanding contribution towards literature". Instituted in 1961, the award is bestowed only on Indian writers writing in Indian languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India and English with no posthumous conferral.

QUESTION: 21

The Jnanpith Selection Board has announced the recipient of the 55th Jnanpith Award for the year 2019. Eminent Malayalam poet {1} has been chosen for the 55th Jnanpith Award.
"A poet of rare integrity, a creator of many works, all considered as classics, {1}'s poetry reflects unfathomable compassion, imprints of Indian philosophical and moral values and a bridge between tradition and modernity, delves deep into human emotions in a fast changing social space," the statement by the board chaired by novelist, scholar and Jnanpith laureate Pratibha Ray, said. A Padma Shri awardee, he has won several literary accolades including the Sahitya Akademi Award (1973), Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award (1972 and 1988), Mathrubhumi Award, Vayalar Award, and Kabir Samman.
{2} was an Indian poet, essayist and literary critic of Malayalam literature. Known as one of the greats of Malayalam poetry, he was the first recipient of the Jnanpith Award?the highest Indian literary honor.
{3} was first English writer to be honoured with the prestigious award. Bestselling author and leading contemporary English writer, {3}, was awarded the 54th Jnanpith Award for his contribution to the enrichment of Indian literature in English.
Instituted in {4}, the recipients of Jnanpith award are given a cash prize of Rs 11 lakh, a citation plaque and a bronze replica of Goddess Saraswati.

Who was the first woman to win the Jnanpith Award?

Solution:

In 1976, Bengali novelist Ashapoorna Devi became the first woman to win the Jnanpith award and was honoured for the 1965 novel Pratham Pratishruti (The First Promise), the first in a trilogy.

QUESTION: 22

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at {1} through Video Conferencing.
Prime Minister Modi affirmed India's commitment towards the conservation of Migratory Species. Prime Minister said that India has been championing Climate Action based on the values of conservation, sustainable lifestyle and green development model.
The theme of the Conference is {2}.The CMS COP 13 logo is inspired by 'Kolam', a traditional art form from southern India. In the logo, Kolam art form is used to depict key migratory species in India like Amur falcon, humpback whale and marine turtles. The mascot for CMS COP13 is {3}, a critically endangered species, which has been accorded the highest protection status under the {4}.
On the side-lines of the COP, India and {5} agreed to jointly tackle concerns related to oceans, environment and climate matters. India and {5} declared the 2020-30 decade as the "Decade of rapid action on Climate Change and Environment.
CMS COP 13 kicked off super year for nature. Ten new species are expected to be added for protection under CMS including Asian elephant and {3} which is the mascot of COP 13.

The 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals was held at {1}, which of the following venues has been redacted with {1} in the passage above?

Solution:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar through Video Conferencing.

QUESTION: 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at {1} through Video Conferencing.
Prime Minister Modi affirmed India's commitment towards the conservation of Migratory Species. Prime Minister said that India has been championing Climate Action based on the values of conservation, sustainable lifestyle and green development model.
The theme of the Conference is {2}.The CMS COP 13 logo is inspired by 'Kolam', a traditional artform from southern India. In the logo, Kolam art form is used to depict key migratory species in India like Amur falcon, humpback whale and marine turtles. The mascot for CMS COP13 is {3}, a critically endangered species, which has been accorded the highest protection status under the {4}.
On the side-lines of the COP, India and {5} agreed to jointly tackle concerns related to oceans, environment and climate matters. India and {5} declared the 2020-30 decade as the "Decade of rapid action on Climate Change and Environment.
CMS COP 13 kicked off super year for nature. Ten new species are expected to be added for protection under CMS including Asian elephant and {3} which is the mascot of COP 13.

What is the theme of 13th Conference of Parties (COP) on the Conservation of Migratory Species which has been redacted with {2} in the passage above?

Solution:

The theme of the Conference is "Migratory species connect the planet and we welcome them home."

QUESTION: 24

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at {1} through Video Conferencing.
Prime Minister Modi affirmed India's commitment towards the conservation of Migratory Species. Prime Minister said that India has been championing Climate Action based on the values of conservation, sustainable lifestyle and green development model.
The theme of the Conference is {2}.The CMS COP 13 logo is inspired by 'Kolam', a traditional art form from southern India. In the logo, Kolam art form is used to depict key migratory species in India like Amur falcon, humpback whale and marine turtles. The mascot for CMS COP13 is {3}, a critically endangered species, which has been accorded the highest protection status under the {4}.
On the side-lines of the COP, India and {5} agreed to jointly tackle concerns related to oceans, environment and climate matters. India and {5} declared the 2020-30 decade as the "Decade of rapid action on Climate Change and Environment.
CMS COP 13 kicked off super year for nature. Ten new species are expected to be added for protection under CMS including Asian elephant and {3} which is the mascot of COP 13.

Which is the mascot for CMS COP13 whose name has been redacted with {3} in the above passage?

Solution:

The Centre announced the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) as the mascot for the 13th UN Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS)(COP 13), scheduled to be held in Gujarat.

QUESTION: 25

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at {1} through Video Conferencing.
Prime Minister Modi affirmed India's commitment towards the conservation of Migratory Species. Prime Minister said that India has been championing Climate Action based on the values of conservation, sustainable lifestyle and green development model.
The theme of the Conference is {2}.The CMS COP 13 logo is inspired by 'Kolam', a traditional art form from southern India. In the logo, Kolam art form is used to depict key migratory species in India like Amur falcon, humpback whale and marine turtles. The mascot for CMS COP13 is {3}, a critically endangered species, which has been accorded the highest protection status under the {4}.
On the side-lines of the COP, India and {5} agreed to jointly tackle concerns related to oceans, environment and climate matters. India and {5} declared the 2020-30 decade as the "Decade of rapid action on Climate Change and Environment.
CMS COP 13 kicked off super year for nature. Ten new species are expected to be added for protection under CMS including Asian elephant and {3} which is the mascot of COP 13.

The mascot for CMS COP13 is {3}, which is a critically endangered species, which has been accorded the highest protection status under the {4}. Which of the following acts is redacted with {4} in the above passage?

Solution:

The mascot for CMS COP13, "Gibi - The Great Indian Bustard" is a critically endangered species, which has been accorded the highest protection status under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

QUESTION: 26

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th Conference of Parties (COP) of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals at {1} through Video Conferencing.
Prime Minister Modi affirmed India's commitment towards the conservation of Migratory Species. Prime Minister said that India has been championing Climate Action based on the values of conservation, sustainable lifestyle and green development model.
The theme of the Conference is {2}.The CMS COP 13 logo is inspired by 'Kolam', a traditional art form from southern India. In the logo, Kolam art form is used to depict key migratory species in India like Amur falcon, humpback whale and marine turtles. The mascot for CMS COP13 is {3}, a critically endangered species, which has been accorded the highest protection status under the {4}.
On the side-lines of the COP, India and {5} agreed to jointly tackle concerns related to oceans, environment and climate matters. India and {5} declared the 2020-30 decade as the "Decade of rapid action on Climate Change and Environment.
CMS COP 13 kicked off super year for nature. Ten new species are expected to be added for protection under CMS including Asian elephant and {3} which is the mascot of COP 13.

India and {5} declared the 2020-30 decade as the "Decade of rapid action on Climate Change and Environment. Which country is redacted with {5} in above passage?

Solution:

India and Norway declared the 2020-30 decade as the "Decade of rapid action on Climate Change and Environment.

QUESTION: 27

As per {1} State of the World's Children Report 2019, the Under 5 Mortality Rate in India is 37 per 1,000 live births against Global average of 39 per 1,000 live births in 2018, which translates to more than 8 lakhs under 5 deaths in India.
As per the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2010-13 report of Registrar General of India, major causes of child mortality in India are: Prematurity & low birth weight (29.8%), Pneumonia (17.1%), Diarrheal diseases (8.6%), Other non-communicable diseases (8.3%), Birth asphyxia & birth trauma (8.2%), Injuries (4.6%), Congenital anomalies (4.4%), Ill-defined or cause unknown (4.4%), Acute bacterial sepsis and severe infections (3.6%), Fever of unknown origin (2.5%), All Other Remaining Causes (8.4%).
As per the {1} report, Globalization, urbanization, inequities, humanitarian crises and climate shocks are driving unprecedented negative changes in the nutrition situation of children around the world. Every {2} woman in the country is anaemic, as are 40.5% children.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country and launched {4} to address malnutrition challenges in India by engaging all the important stakeholders in a convergent approach.
The goals of {4}is to prevent and reduce stunting, underweight and low birth weight by 2% per annum and the reduction of anemia by 3% per annum. Among countries in South Asia, India fares the worst (54%) on the prevalence of children under five who are stunted, wasted or overweight.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country including Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY) to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years.

Which of the following organizations releases the 'State of the World's Children Report 2019', redacted with {1} in the above passage?

Solution:

As per UNICEF's State of the World's Children Report 2019, the Under 5 Mortality Rate in India is 37 per 1,000 live births against Global average of 39 per 1,000 live births in 2018, which translates to more than 8 lakhs under 5 deaths in India.

QUESTION: 28

As per {1} State of the World's Children Report 2019, the Under 5 Mortality Rate in India is 37 per 1,000 live births against Global average of 39 per 1,000 live births in 2018, which translates to more than 8 lakhs under 5 deaths in India.
As per the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2010-13 report of Registrar General of India, major causes of child mortality in India are: Prematurity & low birth weight (29.8%), Pneumonia (17.1%), Diarrheal diseases (8.6%), Other non-communicable diseases (8.3%), Birth asphyxia & birth trauma (8.2%), Injuries (4.6%), Congenital anomalies (4.4%), Ill-defined or cause unknown (4.4%), Acute bacterial sepsis and severe infections (3.6%), Fever of unknown origin (2.5%), All Other Remaining Causes (8.4%).
As per the {1} report, Globalization, urbanization, inequities, humanitarian crises and climate shocks are driving unprecedented negative changes in the nutrition situation of children around the world. Every {2} woman in the country is anaemic, as are 40.5% children.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country and launched {4} to address malnutrition challenges in India by engaging all the important stakeholders in a convergent approach.
The goals of {4}is to prevent and reduce stunting, underweight and low birth weight by 2% per annum and the reduction of anemia by 3% per annum. Among countries in South Asia, India fares the worst (54%) on the prevalence of children under five who are stunted, wasted or overweight.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country including Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY) to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years.

As per {1}'s State of the World's Children Report 2019, every {2} woman in India is suffering with anemia. What is redacted with {2} in the above passage?

Solution:

Every second woman in India is anaemic, as are 40.5% children.

QUESTION: 29

As per {1} State of the World's Children Report 2019, the Under 5 Mortality Rate in India is 37 per 1,000 live births against Global average of 39 per 1,000 live births in 2018, which translates to more than 8 lakhs under 5 deaths in India.
As per the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2010-13 report of Registrar General of India, major causes of child mortality in India are: Prematurity & low birth weight (29.8%), Pneumonia (17.1%), Diarrheal diseases (8.6%), Other non-communicable diseases (8.3%), Birth asphyxia & birth trauma (8.2%), Injuries (4.6%), Congenital anomalies (4.4%), Ill-defined or cause unknown (4.4%), Acute bacterial sepsis and severe infections (3.6%), Fever of unknown origin (2.5%), All Other Remaining Causes (8.4%).
As per the {1} report, Globalization, urbanization, inequities, humanitarian crises and climate shocks are driving unprecedented negative changes in the nutrition situation of children around the world. Every {2} woman in the country is anaemic, as are 40.5% children.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country and launched {4} to address malnutrition challenges in India by engaging all the important stakeholders in a convergent approach.
The goals of {4}is to prevent and reduce stunting, underweight and low birth weight by 2% per annum and the reduction of anemia by 3% per annum. Among countries in South Asia, India fares the worst (54%) on the prevalence of children under five who are stunted, wasted or overweight.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country including Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY) to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years.

The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country. Which of the following ministries has been redacted with {3} in the passage above?

Solution:

The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) to tackle malnutrition in the country including Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY) to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years.

QUESTION: 30

As per {1} State of the World's Children Report 2019, the Under 5 Mortality Rate in India is 37 per 1,000 live births against Global average of 39 per 1,000 live births in 2018, which translates to more than 8 lakhs under 5 deaths in India.
As per the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2010-13 report of Registrar General of India, major causes of child mortality in India are: Prematurity & low birth weight (29.8%), Pneumonia (17.1%), Diarrheal diseases (8.6%), Other non-communicable diseases (8.3%), Birth asphyxia & birth trauma (8.2%), Injuries (4.6%), Congenital anomalies (4.4%), Ill-defined or cause unknown (4.4%), Acute bacterial sepsis and severe infections (3.6%), Fever of unknown origin (2.5%), All Other Remaining Causes (8.4%).
As per the {1} report, Globalization, urbanization, inequities, humanitarian crises and climate shocks are driving unprecedented negative changes in the nutrition situation of children around the world. Every {2} woman in the country is anaemic, as are 40.5% children.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country and launched {4} to address malnutrition challenges in India by engaging all the important stakeholders in a convergent approach.
The goals of {4}is to prevent and reduce stunting, underweight and low birth weight by 2% per annum and the reduction of anemia by 3% per annum. Among countries in South Asia, India fares the worst (54%) on the prevalence of children under five who are stunted, wasted or overweight.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country including Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY) to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years.

The Government of India has launched {4} to address malnutrition challenges in India. Which of the following is redacted with {4} in the passage above?

Solution:

Government of India has launched POSHAN (Prime Minister Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment) Abhiyaan, to address malnutrition challenges in India by engaging all the important stakeholders in a convergent approach.

QUESTION: 31

As per {1} State of the World's Children Report 2019, the Under 5 Mortality Rate in India is 37 per 1,000 live births against Global average of 39 per 1,000 live births in 2018, which translates to more than 8 lakhs under 5 deaths in India.
As per the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2010-13 report of Registrar General of India, major causes of child mortality in India are: Prematurity & low birth weight (29.8%), Pneumonia (17.1%), Diarrheal diseases (8.6%), Other non-communicable diseases (8.3%), Birth asphyxia & birth trauma (8.2%), Injuries (4.6%), Congenital anomalies (4.4%), Ill-defined or cause unknown (4.4%), Acute bacterial sepsis and severe infections (3.6%), Fever of unknown origin (2.5%), All Other Remaining Causes (8.4%).
As per the {1} report, Globalization, urbanization, inequities, humanitarian crises and climate shocks are driving unprecedented negative changes in the nutrition situation of children around the world. Every {2} woman in the country is anaemic, as are 40.5% children.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country and launched {4} to address malnutrition challenges in India by engaging all the important stakeholders in a convergent approach.
The goals of {4}is to prevent and reduce stunting, underweight and low birth weight by 2% per annum and the reduction of anemia by 3% per annum. Among countries in South Asia, India fares the worst (54%) on the prevalence of children under five who are stunted, wasted or overweight.
The Government of India has also launched several schemes under the aegis of {3} to tackle malnutrition in the country including Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls (SAG) and Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY) to improve the nutritional and health status of children in the age-group 0-6 years.

Which of the following schemes is billed as the world's largest government-funded health insurance scheme?

Solution:

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated Rs 69,000 crore for the health sector and announced expanding government's flagship scheme- Ayushman Bharat scheme, billed as the World's largest government funded health insurance scheme.