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Sunday, 18 October 2015






India is among the top 10 most powerful countries the world. In a first-of-its-kind study of "national power" a group of eminent strategic experts and scholars have placed India at the eighth position among a group of 27 most powerful countries in the world. The study, conducted by the New Delhi-based Foundation for National Security Research (FSNR), judged "national power" by various indices, including energy security, population, technological capability etc. An interesting index of national power was judged by "foreign affairs capability", which includes self reliance in defence, membership of multilateral groupings, role in global rule-making and soft power.


KP-1. What according to you makes India such a powerful country?

(a) It has many states

(b) It has only one national language

(c) India is the world's most stable democracy

(d) None of these


KP-2. What is India's technological capability like ?

(a) Good (b) Average (c) Poor (d) Very poor


KP-3. What is meant by 'membership of multi-lateral grouping' in the last paragraph ?

(a) Membership of huge organisations

(b) Membership of rich clubs

(c) Membership of a varied group

(d) Membership of organisation such as the UNESCO, SAARC, UNICEF, Greenpeace International.


KP-4. What is meant by 'soft power' in the last paragraph ?

(a) Money natural resources etc.

(b) Use of force and power

(c) Balues, ethics, prosperity, etc.

(d) None of these


KP-5. What kind of feelings does this paragraph generate in you ?

(a) Sorrowful feelings (b) Anxious feelings

(c) Insecure feelings (d) Patriotic feelings


What's your ans?

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