Q. Consider the following statements regarding “Agni – Prime”:
1.It is the sixth missile in the Agni series.
2.It has a range of 2,000 to 3,000 kilometres.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Explanation: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test-fired the new generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile ‘Agni Prime’ from APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha in Balasore.

It is the sixth missile in the Agni series; it has a range of 1,000-2,000 kilometres making it capable of covering vital targets all across Pakistan.