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26. 

What is India's rank in 2019 Global Terrorism Index?

A. 7th
B. 9th
C. 11th
D. 13th

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

With 350 Indians killed and 540 injured in 748 terrorist incidents in 2018, India is at seventh place in a global think tank's list of countries most affected by terrorism.

27. 

What is India's rank in the 2019 IMD World Talent Ranking?

A. 50th
B. 59th
C. 42nd
D. 50th

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India has slipped 6 places to 59 rank on a global annual list of 63 countries, due to low quality of life and expenditure on education, according to the latest edition of IMD World Talent Ranking, which was topped by Switzerland.

28. 

Who topped the list in government requests for user data from Facebook in first half of 2019?

A. England
B. India
C. Germany
D. USA

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

India came in second after the US in terms of nations asking Facebook to divulge information related to user accounts, with such requests increasing by more than 9 per cent to 22,684 in the first half of 2019, according to a report by the social networking giant.

29. 

"Health Reform report" is associated with which organization?

A. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
B. Indian Red Cross Society
C. Indian Heart Association
D. NITI Aayog

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

NITI Aayog is to release Health System for a New India: Building Blocks-Potential Pathways to Reform Report on 18 November 2019. The report was initiated at the national-level workshop Development Dialogue held in 2018.

30. 

What is India's rank in the Global Bribery Risk Index?

A. 45th
B. 60th
C. 26th
D. 78th

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

India ranked 78th in the Global Bribery Risk Index out of 178 countries. The index was released by Trace Bribery Risk Matrix. India scored with a total risk score of 48.