Q. Consider the following countries:
1.Australia
2.Japan
3.Russia
Which of the above countries is/are not part of Malabar maritime exercise?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation – Malabar, which began as a bilateral exercise between India and the U.S. in 1992 and became multilateral with the addition of Australia and Japan.

Source: PIB