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UPSC Previous Year question paper -2011-2015- Structure of the Indian Economy & Demographics

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UPSC previous year question paper of subject Structure of the Indian Economy & Demographics from the year 2011-2015 with answers.

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#1. With reference to Indian economy, consider the following statements: [2015] 1. The rate of growth of Real Gross Domestic Product has steadily increased in the last decade. 2. The Gross Domestic Product at market prices (in rupees) has steadily increased in the last decade. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#2. , someThe terms ‘Marginal Standing Facility Rate’ and ‘Net Demand and Time Liabilities’times appearing in news, are used in relation to (2014)

#3. The main objective of the 12th Five-Year Plan is (2014)

#4. In the context of Indian economy, ‘Open Market Operations’ refers to (2013)

#5. Which of the following constitute Capital Account? 1. Foreign Loans 2. Foreign Direct Investment 3. Private Remittances 4. Portfolio Investment Select the correct answer using the codes given below. (2013)

#6. The national income of a country for a given period is equal to the (2013)

#7. Which one of the following groups of items is included in India’s foreign-exchange reserves? (2013)

#8. Priority Sector Lending by banks in India constitutes the lending to (2013)

#9. In India, deficit financing is used for raising resources for (2013)

#10. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) acts as a bankers’ bank. This would imply which of the following? [2012 ] 1. Other banks retain their deposits with the RBI. 2. The RBI lends funds to the commercial banks in times of need. 3. The RBI advises the commercial banks on monetary matters. Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#11. Which of the following are the methods of Parliamentary control over public finance in India? [2012 ] 1. Placing Annual Financial Statement before the Parliament 2. Withdrawal of moneys from Consolidated Fund of India only after passing the Appropriation Bill 3. Provisions of supplementary grants and vote-on-account 4. A periodic or at least a mid-year review of programme of the Government against macroeconomic forecasts and expenditure by a Parliamentary Budget Office 5. Introducing Finance Bill in the Parliament Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

#12. In India, which of the following have the highest share in the disbursement of credit to agriculture and allied activities? (2011)

#13. In the context of Indian economy, consider the following statements: [2011 ] 1. The growth rate of GDP has steadily increased in the last five years. 2. The growth rate in per capita income has steadily increased in the last five years. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

#14. A rapid increase in the rate of inflation is sometimes attributed to the “base effect”. What is “base effect”? [2011 ]

#15. All revenues received by the Union Government by way of taxes and other receipts for the conduct of Government business are credited to the ? (2011)

#16. Karl Marx explained the process of class struggle with the help of which one of the following theories? [2011 ]

#17. Which one of the following is not a feature of “Value Added Tax” ? (2011)

#18. India is regarded as a country with “Demographic Dividend’’. This is due to (2011)

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