Planning & Economic Development (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. In the context of Indian economy, consider the following pairs: [2010]
Term Most Appropriate description
1. Melt down Fall in stock prices
2. Recession Fall in growth rate
3. Slowdown Fall in GDP
Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

2. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R).
Assertion (A): An important policy instrument of economic liberalization is reduction in import duties on capital goods.
Reason (R): Reduction in import duties would help the local entrepreneurs to improve technology to face the global markets.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct? [1996]

3. Which of the following are among the non-plan expenditures of the Government of India? [1995]
1. Defence expenditure
2. Subsidies
3. All expenditures linked with the previous plan periods
4. Interest payment Codes:

4. Consider the following statements regarding Indian Planning: [2009]
1. The Second Five-Year Plan emphasized on the establishment of heavy industries.
2. The Third Five-Year Plan introduced the concept of import substitution as a strategy for industrialization.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

5. The SEZ Act, 2005 which came, into effect in February 2006 has certain objectives. In this context, consider the following: [2010]
1. Development of infrastructure facilities.
2. Promotion of investment from foreign Sources.
3. Promotion of exports of services only. Which of the above are the objectives of this Act?

6. Economic liberalisation in India started with: [2000]

7. Consider the following items imported by India: [1996]
1. Capital goods
2. Petroleum
3. Pearls and precious stones
4. Chemicals
5. Iron and Steel
The correct sequence of the decreasing order of these items (as per 94-95 figures), in terms of value is:

8. Which one of the following is the objective of National Renewal Fund? [1999]

9. Consider the following: [2009]
1. Fringe Benefit Tax
2. Interest Tax
3. Securities Transaction Tax
Which of the above is/are Direct Tax/Taxes?

10. The growth rate of per capita income at current prices is higher than that of per capita income at constant prices, because the latter takes into account the rate of: [2000]

General Knowledge

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3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
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