With reference to Union Budget, which of the following is/are covered under the Non-Plan Expenditures? Select your answer using the code given below:
Interest payments on internal and externalloans
Revenue and Capital Defence expenditures on
Salaries, pensions ant provident fund
Subsidies and internal as well as expertal grants
Creating legitimacy in state builds fiscal capacity of the economy-for that matter which of the following actions related to governance look
suitable in the country. Select your answer using the code given below:
Abolishing subsidies for the well-off
Giving priority to the public spending
Strengthening property tax compliance
Harsh punishments for tax evasion
Increasing tax deductions and
Which one of the following statements related to objective of the 'strategy to address India's nutritional challenges' as defined in the 12th Five Year Plan is incorrect?
2. Rice, cotton, sugar and soybean are waterintensive exports and India should better try to import them. 3. Vegetables, fruits and processed foods are less water-intensive exports which India should try to promote. 4. trade practices of India and China in this regard are quite opposite.
Select the correct statements using the code given below:
India does not allow any FDI in farming.
100 per cent FDI is possible in cold storage.
Between 1990 to 2016 India's share in the global agricultural exports has seen a growth of 70 per cent.
Select the right answer/correct statements out of the following-
The 30 Inter-state River linking Projects will provide additional irrigation benefits of 35 million hectares.
National Water Development Authority (NWDA) has cleared 5 River Linking Projects on a priority basis.
With respect to WTO talks Girard Proposals is related to which one of the following?
Consider the following statements and select the correct code given below:
Cut motion is a device to initiate discussion on demands for grants moved generally bi opposition and has a symbolic value.
The right to move a cut motion flows from the power vested in House under Article 112 of the Constitution.
There is a distinction between the demands which are discussed in the House and those
which are guillotined according to Constitutional provisions and Rules of Parliament.
Select the correct statements out of the following:
2010-20 has been declared as the 'decade of innovation'.
14 national innovation universities will be established for the purpose.
'Disruptive innovation' is the goal aimed at inclusive growth.
Select the correct statements form the following list using the code given below:
Governance was included in India for the first time by the 12th Plan which had a separate volume on it.
Sustainability was one of the aims of, the 12th Plan.
The idea of Inclusive Growth was articulated in clear terms by the 11th Plan.
The idea of Monitorable Targets commenced with the 12th Plan.
Consider the following statements and select the correct code:
There are four core infrastructure industries in India.
The core infrastructure industries have a combined weight of 40 per cent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
Which of the following is correct about 'venture capital'
Recently, the government set up an expert committee to review the implementation of the FRBM Act-in the backdrop of a changed
perspective regarding fiscal road map for the economy. Select the correct statements regarding this changed perspective, using the code given
it may be better to have a fiscal range as the target than a fixed fiscal number as target
the Act presently provides very little space to the governments to deal with dynamic situations in the economy
fiscal expansion or contraction needs to be aligned with credit expansion or contraction
socio-economic interests of the economy may be compromised with sue to the present provisions of the Act
Select the correct code from the following statements:
Tamil Nadu has the second largest number of operating SEZs.
Bio-tech has the second largest number of approved SEZs.
IT/ITES sector is the second largest exportearner among the SEZs
Consider the statements given below and select the correct one:
Select the correct statements related to Agricultural Credit in India -
Govt. Banks provide short-term loan upto Rs. 3 lakh to famers at an interest subvention of 2 per cent if loan is paid-back in time.
Interest subvention has been increased to 3 per cent since the year 2011-12.
Select the correct statements related to the 'headline inflation' of India-using the code given below:
India now takes CPI-C as its headline inflation in place of the WPI-based inflation.
Now, RBI formally targets the headline inflation.
Healthy annual range of the headline inflation is between 2 to 6 per cent.
RBI has stopped targeting the WPI-based inflation since 2015-16.
One among the following is not a pharma CPSU:
A wide gap has been seen between the inflations at WPI and CPI in the country, in the recent times.
Select the correct reasons behind it, using the code given below:
While WPI tracks the bulk transactions of the produces, the CPI tracks the demands at the retail levels-at times they might be differentiated.
The weight diagram of the two series vary significantly.
Base years of the WPI and CPI are not similar.
CPI includes services while they are not in the WPI, and the prices of services have gone up in recent times.
Select the correct statements related to the services sector of the country, using the code given below:
Delhi has the second highest share of the sector in its GDP after Karnataka.
Services sector growth of the country is presently around 10 per cent.
India has a little above 3 per cent share in the global services exports.
Bihar's services sector growth is among the highest in the country for the past several years.
Consider the statements given below and select the correct ones-
90% of phosphatic fertilisers produced in India are dependent on imported raw material.
Only a small quantity of rock phosphate is available from domestic sources from Gujarat and Rajasthan mines.
The sales tax paid by common people while purchasing a biscuits is a
Select the correct statements related to the recent Government initiative direct tax reforms. Use the code given below to select your answer:
process of corporate tax rationalisation linked to phasing out various incentives
companies incorporated since March 2016 may opt to pay 5 per cent less corporate tax
under this option companies cannot claim any deductions and investment allowance.
small companies to pay one per cent less corporate tax.
If interest rate is increased in an economy, it will
Consider the following statements and select the correct code:
By 2030, the United Nations predicts that 75 per cent of the world's population will live in coastal areas putting at risk wetlands that help clean the water environment.
India is the biggest borrower of loans of World Bank related to water investments.
Agriculture is the largest user of water in most settings.
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