Q. With reference to Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) consider the following statements:
1.India-ASEAN relationship forms the central pillar of India’s Act-East policy. 
2.Australia is one of the member nations of ASEAN.
3.Its secretariat is located in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1: India-ASEAN relationship forms the central pillar of India’s Act-East policy.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. Australia Is not the member of ASEAN. Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia are the members of ASEAN.

Statement 3: Its secretariat is located in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Source: PIB