Indices/Reports of Organisations – For UPSC Prelims

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This topic of “Indices/Reports of Organisations – For UPSC Prelims” is important from the perspective of the UPSC IAS Examination, which falls under General Studies Portion.

Why this topic is really important for Prelims? 

Question asked in UPSC CSE Prelims 2014:

Which of the following organizations brings out the publication known as ‘World Economic Outlook’?

(a) The International Monetary Fund
(b) The United Nations Development Programme
(c) The World Economic Forum
(d) The World Bank

Answer: (a) The International Monetary Fund

Question asked in UPSC CSE Prelims 2015:

Which one of the following issues the ‘Global Economic Prospects’ report periodically?

(a) The Asian Development Bank
(b) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
(c) The US Federal Reserve Bank
(d) The World Bank

Answer: (d) The World Bank

Question asked in UPSC CSE Prelims 2016:

‘India’s ranking in ease of doing Business Index’ is sometimes seen in the news. Which of the following has declared that ranking?

  1. Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  2. World Economic Forum
  3. World Bank
  4. World Trade Organization (WTO)

Answer: (C) World Bank

Question asked in UPSC CSE Prelims 2017:

Which of the following gives ‘Global Gender Gap Index’ ranking to the countries of the world?
(a) World Economic Forum
(b) UN Human Rights Council
(c) UN Women
(d) World Health Organization

Answer: (a) World Economic Forum

Question asked in UPSC CSE Prelims 2018:

“Rule of Law Index” is released by which of the following?

  1. Amnesty International
  2. International Court of Justice
  3. The Office of UN Commissioner for Human Rights
  4. World Justice Project

Answer: (d) World Justice Project

Question asked in UPSC CSE Prelims 2019:

The Global Competitiveness Report is published by the

(a) International Monetary Fund

(b) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

(c) World Economic Forum

(d) World Bank

Answer: (c) World Economic Forum

You see, questions from this topic have been repeatedly asked in the exam for 6 years = There is 100% chance that a question from this topic will be asked in 2020 Prelims too = 2 Marks assured = May decide your fate in the exam. So make sure that you have thoroughly prepared this topic before the exam.

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All committee in news related mind map ???


Please add the 2019 question too, on the Global Competitiveness Index by the WEF.