UPSC General Studies Solved Paper - General Studies-2015

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    India is a member of which among the following?
    1. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
    2. Association of South-East Asian Nations
    3. East Asia Summit
    Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  Only 3

    C)  All of these       

    D)  None of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    Exp. [b] At present, India is not a member of Asia-Pacific Economics Cooperation (APEC). It does not belong to the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) group as well. The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a forum held annually by leaders of, initially, 16 countries (included India) in the East Asian region. Membership expanded to 18 countries including the United States and Russia at the Sixth EAS in 2011. Hence, option [b] is correct.

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