Q. Consider the following statements about UNSC
1. It has 5 permanent & 15 non-permanent members
2. India has become a non-permanent member for the first time since independence
3. UNSC non-permanent members are selected for a two-year period.
Which of the following is/are not correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3u00a0

Answer: A

Statement 1 is incorrect: The council has 15 members: the five permanent members and 10 non-permanent members elected for two-year terms. 

Statement 2 is incorrect: India, for the eighth time, has entered the UNSC as a non-permanent member recently. It will stay on the council for two years i.e., 2021-22 

Statement 3 is correct 

Recently, India assumed the presidency of UNSC for the month of August 2021 

Source: The Hindu