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1) C) The Maldives :
· A South Asian country, located in the Indian Ocean, situated in the Arabian Sea.
· It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India.
· Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign state as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population.
· Capital: Malé and it is most populated city, traditionally called the "King's Island" for its central location.
· The Maldives is a founding member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) and its per capita income one of the highest among SAARC nations.It is also a member of the United Nations, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
· The World Bank classifies the Maldives as having an upper middle income economy.
· Largest sector: Fishing and Tourism
· Buddhism spread at the time of Emperor Ashoka's expansion and the present major religion is islam.
2) C) 69th Amendment act of 1991 provided for a special status to delhi and redesignated as “National capital territory of Delhi and designated administrator of Delhi as Lieutenant governor.
· The Chief Minister of Delhi is appointed by president and CoM are appointed by president on advice of CM.
· The CoM are collectively responsible to the assembly.
· At present the strength of Delhi Assembly is 70 seats.
· Only two union territories had their representations in Rajya sabha ie., Delhi and Puducherry .
3) C) This Division was created in the year 2006 in the Ministry of Home affairs to effectively address the Left Wing Extremist insurgency in a holistic manner.
· The States of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Kerala are considered LWE affected, although in varying degrees.
· At present 106 districts in 10 States have been identified by the Government of India as Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts in the country.
· The Integrated Action Plan (IAP), renamed as ‘Additional Central Assistance (ACA) for LWE affected districts and the implementation has been transferred to the States giving them sufficient flexibility to conceive and implement schemes/programmes suited to their local needs and aspirations.
5) C) National Nutrition Mission(NNM) or POSHAN Abhiyan:
· An overreaching scheme for holistic Nutrition.
· development and adequate nutrition for pregnant women, mothers and children.
· Assisted by World bank.
· A Continuation of ICDS.