25th December 2019

1. Which of the following statement’s is/are true about Eurasian Economic Union? 1. It is a Central Asian arm of European Union. 2. It consists of Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan as members.

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Eurasian Economic Union economic grouping consists of RUSSIA, KAZAKHSTAN, BELARUS, ARMENIA, KYRGYZSTAN. It is a custom union and a common market with common custom codes, tariffs and regulations. It aims to increase trade and investment. It aims to establish free movement of people, capital, goods and services.

2. Consider the following statements about the Eurasian Economic Union - 1. It is designed on the similar lines of European Union to integrate the erstwhile Soviet bloc countries. 2. Eurasian Economic Commission is situated at Tbilisi (Georgia).

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Eurasian Economic Union is an economic grouping developed on the similar lines as European Union aims to integrate the erstwhile Soviet Union republics. Russia aims to counter the increasing American, EU influence in the region. Eurasian Economic Commission is situated at Moscow. Georgia is not even a member of EEU.

3. Consider the following statements about ‘India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative - 1. It was launched in the year 2015 for a comprehensive assessment of the diseases causing the most premature deaths and ill-health in each state of the country. 2. It is a collaboration between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and other key stakeholders.

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India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative was launched in October 2015. It is a collaboration between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), and senior experts and stakeholders currently from about 100 institutions across India.

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