Q. With reference to “Anthropological Survey of India (An.S.I)” consider the following statements:
1.It is the only organization in the Government to conduct anthropological research.
2.Its function is to study and preserve the human skeletal remains both from ancient and contemporary period.
3.It lies under the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: Anthropological Survey of India (An.S.I) is the only organization in the Government of India to conduct anthropological research. Its head office is at Kolkata.

Statement 2: AnSI has many functions. One of its functions is to study and preserve the human skeletal remains both from ancient and contemporary period.

Statement 3: The statement is incorrect. It lies under the Ministry of Culture.

Source: The Hindu