Consider the following statements with respect to Antarctic Treaty System (ATS):

  1. The treaty bans all civil and military activity in Antarctica 
  2. India is a signatory to Antarctic Treaty System

     Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [D] Neither 1 nor 2

Both the statements are wrong 
First statement is wrong because the treaty establishes freedom of scientific investigation and bans military activity on that continent.
Second statement is wrong because India is not among the 12 signatories of the treaty.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module