Daily UPSC MCQs

8TH FEBRUARY ,2021 : DAILY 10.30 A.M UPSC PRELIMS(10 QUESTIONS) MCQs

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1. With reference to Foreign Direct Investment in India, which one of the following is considered its major characteristics?

 
 
 
 

2. With reference to the international trade of India at present, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. India’s merchandise exports are less than its merchandise
  2. India’s imports of iron and steel, chemicals, fertilisers and machinery have decreased in recent years.
  3. India’s exports of services are more than its imports of
  4. India suffers from an overall trade/current account

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3. The term ‘West Texas Intermediate’, sometimes found in news, refers to a grade of

 
 
 
 

4. In the context of the Indian economy, non-financial debt includes which of the following?

  1. Housing loans owed by households
  2. Amounts outstanding on credit cards
  3. Treasury hills

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5. In India, why are some nuclear reactors kept under “IAEA Safeguards” while others are not?

 

 
 
 
 

6. With reference to Trade-Related Investment Measures (TRIMS), which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Quantitative restrictions on imports by foreign investors are
  2. They apply to investment measures related to trade in both goods and
  3. They are not concerned with the regulation of foreign

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7. If the RBI decides to adopt an expansionist monetary policy, which of the following would it not do?

  1. Cut and optimize the Statutory Liquidity Ratio
  2. Increase the Marginal Standing Facility Rate
  3. Cut the Bank Rate and Repo Rate

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8. With reference to the Indian economy after the 1991 economic liberalization, consider the following statements:

  1. Worker productivity (per worker at 2004 — 05 prices) increased in urban areas while it decreased in rural
  2. The percentage share of rural areas in the workforce steadily
  3. In rural areas, the growth in the non-farm economy
  4. The growth rate in rural employment

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:

  1. In terms of short-term credit delivery to the agriculture sector, District Central Cooperative Banks (DCCBs) deliver more credit in comparison to Scheduled Commercial Banks and Regional Rural Banks
  2. One of the most important functions of DCCBs is to provide funds to the Primary Agricultural Credit

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

 
 
 
 

10. In India, under cyber insurance for individuals, which of the following benefits are generally covered, in addition to payment for the loss of funds and other benefits?

  1. Cost of restoration of the computer system in case of malware disrupting access to one’s computer
  2. Cost of a new computer if some miscreant wilfully damages it, if proved so
  3. Cost of hiring a specialized consultant to minimize the loss in case of cyber extortion
  4. Cost of defence in the Court of Law if any third party files a suit

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