Indexes and Reports Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


What is the rank of India in the Global Terrorism Index?

a) 8th

b) 13th

c) 21st

d) 25th

Ans: B - 13th

  • India ranked 13th on Global Terrorism Index.
  • Afghanistan is at the top of this index.
  • The GTI is based on data from the Global Terrorism Database, which is collected and collated by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism at the University of Maryland.

  • The index provides a comprehensive summary of major global trends and patterns in terrorism since 2000.

What is the rank of India in the International IP Index report?

a) 42nd

b) 45th

c) 51st

d) 48th

Ans: A – 42nd

  • India has been ranked 42 out of 55 countries in the latest International IP Index report by the US Chamber of Commerce.
  • Released every year, the index evaluates the protection of IP rights by the world's 55 major economies, representing approximately 90 percent of global GDP.

  • The United States ranks first in the 2023 index, followed by the UK and France.

Which country has topped the World Happiness Index 2023?

a) Norway

b) Denmark

c) Iceland

d) Finland

Ans: D - Finland

  • Finland has been named the world's happiest country for the fifth consecutive year in the World Happiness Index 2023.
  • It rates 150 countries (146 in 2023) based on factors such as GDP, life expectancy and other indicators of quality of life.

  • The top three countries include Finland, Denmark and Switzerland.

Which organization has released the 'Global Risks Report' 2023?

a) WTO

b) WHO

c) WEF

d) World Bank

Ans: C – WEF

  • World Economic Forum has released 'Global Risks Report' 2023.
  • The report highlights the cost of living crisis as the biggest short-term risk, with climate change the biggest long-term threat.

  • This year's edition has been produced in association with professional services firm Marsh McLennan and Zurich Insurance Group.

Which of the following state has topped in the Social Progress Index 2022?

a) Jharkhand

b) Himachal Pradesh

c) Goa

d) Uttar Pradesh

Ans: C - Goa

  • The state of Goa has topped the Social Progress Index.
  • Puducherry and Lakshadweep are on top among the Union Territories.
  • Jharkhand and Bihar are at the bottom of the index.
  • Social Progress Index is a report in which the performance of all the states of the country is judged.

  • This assessment is done in terms of three basic human needs, basis of better lifestyle and opportunities.

What is the rank of India globally in the publication of scientific papers?

a) Fifth

b) Seventh

c) Third

d) Tenth

Ans: C – Third

  • India has moved up from seventh position to third position in the scientific publication ranking.
  • According to the Union Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, India has been ranked third globally in the publication of scientific papers.

  • According to the Science and Engineering Indicators 2022 report of the National Science Foundation of America, the number of articles and research papers prepared by scholars of India has increased from 60 thousand five hundred 55 in 2010 to 1 lakh 49 thousand two hundred and 13 in 2020.

What is the rank of India in the Global Aviation Safety Ranking 2022?

a) 40th

b) 45th

c) 48th

d) 49th

Ans: C - 48th

  • India has been ranked 48th in the Global Aviation Safety Ranking 2022.
  • A total of 187 countries are included in this ranking.
  • India and Georgia are at the 48th position with a score of 85.49 per cent.
  • India was at 102nd position in this ranking 4 years back.
  • Establishment of International Civil Aviation Organization - 7 December 1944

  • Headquarters – Montreal, Canada

Which Indian institute has featured in the top 100 in the Global Employability University Ranking and Survey Report 2022?

a) IIT Delhi

b) IISc Bangalore

c) IIT Bombay

d) All of the above

Ans: D - All of the above

  • IIT Delhi has secured 29th rank, followed by IISc Bangalore at 58th rank and IIT Bombay at 72nd rank in the Global Employability University Rankings and Survey report released by Times Higher Education.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology has topped the Global Employability University Rankings.