UGC NET Mock Test 20 on Economics – 20 Questions for Practice

 

Take Test 20 20 questions for Practice – Economics Test 20

 

1. Assertion (A): During the financial year 2011-12, the Central Government is not likely to achieve the target of raising Rs. 40,000 crores through disinvestment policy. Reason (R): Policy of increased public borrowings to bridge the fiscal gap is justified. In the context of the above two statements, which one is correct from the given?
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b.
c.
d.

2. Assertion (A) : Many developing countries contend that labour standards constitute a barrier to free trade. Reason (R) : Their competitive advantage in the global economy is cheap labour.
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b.
c.
d.

3. Given below are two statements, one labelled as assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R). Assertion (A) : India’s Public sector helped in the development of a sound industrial base. Reason (R) : Public sector is under State control. The role of State in formulating appropriate policies and providing financial and other support has helped the public sector.
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b.
c.
d.

4. Which of the following statements is false?
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b.
c.
d.

5. What does Hedging mean?
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6. In the equation C = C0 + C1 Yd, where C is planned consumption expenditure, Yd is disposable income, C0 is intercept or autonomous consumption (value of C when disposable income is zero), and C1 is marginal propensity to consume; which of the following is the endogenous variable?
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7. There are four phases of a business cycle. Identify the correct sequence of the occurrence of these phases:
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8. Gross fiscal deficit of the State Governments is financed by I. Market Borrowings II. Printing of Currency III. Loans from the Central Government IV. External Borrowings Find the correct answer from the given code:
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b.
c.
d.

9. Arrange the following Reports in chronological order from the given codes: I. Direct taxes Enquiry Committee Final Report II. Final Report on Rationalizing and Simplification of the Tax Structure III. Indian Tax Reforms-Report of a Survey IV. Taxation Enquiry Commission
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10. Which tax is likely to contribute maximum to the Central Government tax revenue during the year 2011–12?
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b.
c.
d.

11. The production of ‘finished steel’ in India, since independence, has increased over
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d.

12. Which of the following is an adverse effect of Euro Currency Market?
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d.

13. The most important characteristics of a federation is
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14. According to Weber’s Theory of Location, the important factors influencing location are 1. Transport Cost 2. Land Cost 3. Labour Cost 4. Innovation Cost Choose the correct code:
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c.
d.

15. According to which of the following hypotheses, consumption is irreversible?
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b.
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d.

16. Employment Guarantee Scheme was first introduced in
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b.
c.
d.

17. The concept of ‘Effective Revenue Deficit’ has been used for the first time in the Union Budget for
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b.
c.
d.

18. The core principles of multilateral trading system are : I. Non-Discrimination II. Reciprocity III. Protectionism IV. Domestic Safeguards Select the right code from the list given below :
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b.
c.
d.

19. In which terms a unit of SDR was originally denominated?
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b.
c.
d.

20. Match ‘labour force’ with the appropriate item from amongst the following:
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b.
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