Economy

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In the context of Indian economy, Open Market Operations refers to..........
Borrowing by scheduled banks from the RBI.
no
Lending by commercial banks to industry and trade.
no
Purchase and sale of government securities by the RBI.
yes
None of the above.
no
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Which of the following would include Foreign Direct Investment in India? 
1. Subsidiaries of foreign companies in India 
2. Majority foreign equity holding in Indian companies 
3. Companies exclusively financed by foreign companies 
4. Portfolio investment 

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1, 2, 3 & 4
no
2 & 4 Only
no
1 & 3 Only
no
1, 2 & 3 Only
yes
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If the interest rate is decreased in an economy, it will..........
Decrease the consumption expenditure in the economy
no
Increase the tax collection of the Government
no
Increase the investment expenditure in the economy
yes
Increase the total savings in the economy
no
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Consider the following liquid assets:

1. Demand deposits with the banks
2. Time deposits with the banks
3. Savings deposits with the banks
4. Currency

The correct sequence of these decreasing order of Liquidity is.......
1-4-3-2
no
4-3-2-1
no
2-3-1-4
no
4-1-3-2
yes
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Which of the following measures would result in an increase in the money supply in the economy? 

1. Purchase of government securities from the public by the Central Bank 
2. Deposit of currency in the commercial banks by the public 
3. Borrowing by the government from the Central Bank 
4. Sale of government securities to the public by the Central Bank 

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1 Only
no
2 & 4 Only
no
1 & 3
yes
2, 3 & 4
no
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In the context of Indian economy; which of the following is/are the purpose/purposes of ‘Statutory Reserve Requirements’?

1. To enable the Central Bank to control the amount of advances the banks can create
2. To make the people’s deposits with banks safe and liquid
3. To prevent the commercial banks from making excessive profits
4. To force the banks to have sufficient vault cash to meet their day-to-day requirements

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1 only
no
1 and 2 only
yes
2 and 3 only
no
1, 2, 3 and 4
no
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To meet its rapidly growing energy demand, some opine that India should pursue research and development on Thorium as the future fuel of nuclear energy. In this context, what advantage does Thorium hold over uranium?

1. Thorium is far more abundant in nature than uranium. 
2. On the basis of per unit mass of mined mineral, thorium can generate more energy compared to natural uranium. 
3. Thorium produces less harmful waste in comparison to uranium. 

Which of the statements given above is/are Correct? 
1 Only
no
2 & 3 Only
no
1 & 3 Only
no
1,2 & 3
yes
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Which of the following grants/grant direct credit assistance to rural households?

1. Regional Rural Banks
2. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
3. Land Development Banks

1 and 2 only
no
2 only
no
1 and 3 only
yes
1, 2 and 3
no
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What is/are the facility/facilities the beneficiaries can get from the services of Business Correspondent (Bank Saathi) in branchless areas?

1. It enables the beneficiaries to draw their subsidies and social security benefits in their villages.
2. It enables the beneficiaries in the rural areas to make deposits and withdrawals.
1 only
no
2 only
no
Both 1 and 2
yes
Neither 1 nor 2
no
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Under which of the following circumstances 'capital gains' arise?

1. When there is an increase in the sales of a product 
2. When there is a natural increase in the value of the property owned 
3. When you purchase a painting and there is a growth in its value due to increase in its popularity 

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1 Only
no
2 & 3 Only
yes
2 Only
no
1, 2 & 3 Only
no
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