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

1. Which one of the following regions of the world supplies the maximum of our imported commodities (in terms of rupee value)? [1998]

2. The Eighth Five Year Plan is different from the earliest ones. The critical difference lies in the fact that: [1996]

3. Participatory Notes (PNs) are associated with which one of the following? [2007]

4. Global capital flows to developing countries increased significantly during the nineties. In view of the East Asian financial crisis and Latin American experience, which type of inflow is good for the host country? [2002]

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

6. Consider the following statements: [2000]
The Indian rupee is fully convertible:
1. in respect of Current Account of Balance of payment
2. in respect of Capital Account of Balance of payment
3. into gold
Which of these statements is/are correct?

7. Assertion (A): The rate of growth of India's exports has shown an appreciable increase after 1991. [2000]
Reason (R): The Govt. of India has resorted to devaluation.

8. 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:

9. With reference to the Indian Public Finance, consider the following statements: [2002]
1. External liabilities reported in the Union Budget are based on historical exchange rates
2. The continued high borrowing has kept the real interest rates high in the economy
3. The upward trend in the ratio of Fiscal Deficit of GDP a recent years has a adverse effect on private investment
4. Interest payments is the single largest component of the non-plan revenue expenditure of the Union Government
Which of these statements are correct?

10. India-based Neutrino Observatory is included by the Planning Commission as a mega science project under the 11th Five-Year Plan. In this context, consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Neutrinos are chargeless elementary particles that travel close to the speed of light.
2. Neutrinos are created, in nuclear reactions of beta decay.
3. Neutrinos have a negligible, but non-zero mass
4. Trillions of Neutrinos pass through human body every second.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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