1. The ‘Ad hoc Treasury Bill System’ of meeting budget deficit in India was replaced by ‘Ways and Means Advances System’ which has come into force on—
(A) March 31, 1997 (B) April 1, 1996 (C) April 1, 1997 (D) None of these
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2. As per the latest report of CCS (Centre for Civil Society), India holds…… rank in the world for having economic freedom in the economy.
(A) 56th (B) 65th (C) 70th (D) 77th
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3. The Oil Refinery established at Panipat belongs to—
(A) Public Sector (B) Private Sector
(C) Joint Sector (D) Cooperative Sector
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4. MRTP is related to—
(A) Monopoly and trade restrictions (B) Inflation control
(C) Transport control (D) Foreign Exchange Regulations
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5. The basis of determining dearness allowance to employees in India is—
(A) National Income (B) Consumer Price Index
(C) Standard of Living (D) Per Capita Income
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6. The objective of ‘Sangam Yojana’ is—
(A) To make Ganga water pollution free
(B) To make Sangam region of Allahabad more attractive for tourists
(C) To ensure welfare of handicapped
(D) To unite various groups of Hindus
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7. ‘Closed Economy’ is that economy in which—
(A) Only export takes place (B) Money supply is fully controlled
(C) Deficit financing takes place (D) Neither export nor import takes place
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8. National Rural Development Institute is situated at—
(A) Shimla (B) Hyderabad (C) Patna (D) New Delhi
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9. Which committee among the following was associated with prices of petroleum products and its tariff structure ?
(A) Dr. Rangrajan Committee (B) Malegam Committee
(C) Lahiri Committee (D) Vaidyanathan Committee
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10. The first fully literate district outside the Kerala State is—
(A) Wardhaman (West Bengal) (B) Chingelpattu (Tamil Nadu)
(C) Nasik (Maharashtra) (D) Merkata (Karnataka)
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11. On the recommendations of Kelkar committee, no new RRB was established since—
(A) April 1987 (B) April 1988 (C) April 1989 (D) April 1990
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12. IRBI—Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India was established in—
(A) 1975 (B) 1985 (C) 1990 (D) 1992
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13. ‘Food for Work Programme’ was renamed as—
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14. Rekhi committee was constituted in 1992 which was associated with—
(A) Indirect taxes (Excise and Custom duty) regulations (B) Change in Banking Structure
(C) Security Scam (D) None of these
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15. Corporate Tax is imposed by—
(A) State Government (B) Local Government
(C) Central Government (D) Both Centre and State Government
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16. Which city is known as ‘Electronic City’ ?
(A) Gurgaon (B) Bangalore (C) Jaipur (D) Salem (Tamil Nadu)
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17. Under National Mineral Policy (March 1993) Private sector has been permitted for investment in mineral sector. The number of permitted minerals is—
(A) 5 (B) 8 (C) 13 (D) 17
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18. National Renewal Fund was constituted with the objective of—
(A) Renewal of mines (B) Modernisation of industries
(C) Establishment of small units (D) Rehabilitation of removed labourers due to modernization of industries
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19. Which measure comes under quantitative credit controls adopted by Central Bank of the Country ?
(A) Bank Rate (B) Open Market Operations
(C) Cash Reserve Ratio (D) All of these
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20. In which state a luxury train ‘Golden Chariot’ has been launched on the lines of ‘Palace on Wheels’ ?
(A) Karnataka (B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu (D) Andhra Pradesh
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21. Diamond mines in India are at—
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Bihar (D) Andhra Pradesh
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22. Who is the originator of Green Revolution in India ?
(A) Norman E. Borlaug (B) M.S. Swaminathan
(C) Garry Backer (D) None of these
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23. The Leadership Award for excellence in power sector has been bagged by—
(A) Power Grid Corporation (B) NTPC
(C) Reliance Power (D) JP Hydro
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24. Which institution provides long run finance to industries ?
(A) UTI (B) LIC (C) GIC (D) All of these
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25. Rural Electrification Corporation was established in—
(A) 1979 (B) 1969 (C) 1989 (D) 1959
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26. Who suggested to establish an ‘Insurance Regulation Authority’ ?
(A) Dandekar Committee (B) Malhotra Committee
(C) Khusro Committee (D) Rangrajan Committee
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27. Meera Seth Committee was related to—
(A) Development of Handlooms
(B) Sex-differentiation in employment
(C) Abolition of Child Labour
(D) Welfare of Working Women
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28. Finance Commission is appointed by the President under Article—
(A) 256 of Constitution (B) 280 of Constitution
(C) 293 of Constitution (D) 356 of Constitution
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29. Who was the father of Operation Flood ?
(A) Dr. Norman Borlaug (B) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
(C) Dr. Verghese Kurien (D) Dr. William Gande
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30. National Agriculture Insurance Scheme was implemented on–
(A) October 1997 (B) October 1998 (C) October 1999 (D) October 2000
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