UPSC question paper – 2011-2015 – Indian Industries & Trade




#1. Which of the following brings out the 'Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers'? (2015)

#2. In the 'Index of Eight Core Industries', which one of the following is given the highest weight? (2015)

#3. In India, the steel production industry requires the import of (2015)

#4. With reference to Balance of Payments, which of the following constitutes/constitute the Current Account? [2014 ] 1. Balance of trade 2. Foreign assets 3. Balance of invisibles 4. Special Drawing Rights Select the correct answer using the code given below.

#5. Disguised unemployment generally means (2013)

#6. Which one among the following industries is the maximum consumer of water in India? (2013)

#7. The balance of payments of a country is a systematic record of (2013)

#8. Despite having large reserves of coal, why does India import millions of tonnes of coal? [2012 ] 1. It is the policy of India to save its own coal reserves for future, and import it from other countries for the present use. 2. Most of the power plants in India are coal-based and they are not able to get sufficient supplies of coal from within the country. 3. Steel companies need large quantity of coking coal which has to be imported. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#9. In India, in the overall Index of Industrial Production, the Indices of Eight Core Industries have a combined weight of 37.90%. Which of the following are among those Eight Core Industries? [2012 ] 1. Cement 2. Fertilizers 3. Natural gas 4. Refinery products 5. Textiles Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#10. What is/are the recent policy initiative(s) of Government of India to promote the growth of manufacturing sector? [2012 ] 1. Setting up of National Investment and Manufacturing Zones 2. Providing the benefit of ‘single window clearance’ 3. Establishing the Technology Acquisition and Development Fund Select the correct answer using the codes given below:


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