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Answer the questions on the basis of the information given below. A study was conduced to ascertain the relative importance that employees in five different countries assigned to five different traits in their Chief Executive officers. The traits were compassion $\text{(C)}$, decisiveness $\text{(D)}$, negotiation skills $\text{(N)}$, public visibility $\text{(P)}$, and vision $\text{(V)}$. The level of dissimilarity between two countries is the maximum difference in the ranks allotted by the two countries to any of the five traits. The following table indicates the rank order of the five traits for each country.

$$\begin{array}{|c|c|c|c|c|cI|} \hline \textbf{Rank} & \textbf{India} & \textbf{China} & \textbf{Japan} & \textbf{Malaysia} & \textbf{Thailand} \\ \hline 1 & \text{C} & \text{N} & \text{D} & \text{V} & \text{V} \\\hline 2 & \text{P} & \text{C} & \text{N} & \text{D} & \text{C} \\\hline 3 & \text{N} & \text{P} & \text{C} & \text{P} & \text{N} \\\hline 4 & \text{V} & \text{D} & \text{V} & \text{C} & \text{P} \\\hline 5 & \text{D} & \text{V} & \text{P} & \text{N} & \text{D} \\\hline \end{array}$$

Which of the following countries is least dissimilar to India?

- China
- Japan
- Malaysia
- Thailand