Q. With reference to Global Hunger Index, consider the following statements;
1.The GHI is an annual report and each set of GHI scores uses data from a 5-year period.
2.GHI scores are based on the values child stunting, child wasting and child mortality alone.
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
Notes:

Statement 1 is correct: The GHI is an annual report and each set of GHI scores uses data from a 5-year period. The 2022 GHI scores are calculated using data from 2017 through 2021.

Statement 2 is incorrect: GHI scores are based on the values of four component indicators – undernourishment, child stunting, child wasting and child mortality.

Source: The Hindu