CDS General Studies Questions on Economics – Part 12

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Q. National award on e-governance 2015-16 is won by

(a) AADHAR Scheme

(b) Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

(c) PAHAL scheme for LPG subsidy Transfer

(d) National Informatics Centre

Answer: B

Q. India has an open sky policy with which of the following countries/regions?

1. United Kingdom

2. United States

3. Association of South East Asian nations (ASEAN)

4. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 3 and 4 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: D

Q. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement is proposed among ASEAN +six FTA partners which among the following are members of RCEP?

1. New Zealand

2. China

3. Japan

4. Papua New Guinea

5. Russia

6. India

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 6 only

(b) 1, 3, 4 and 5 only

(c) 2, 4 and 6 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6

Answer: A

Q. North Korea recently claimed to have conducted a Hydrogen Bomb’ test which of the following statements best explains how a Hydrogen Bomb creates a devastating explosion

(a) It is a bomb that uses both nuclear fission and nuclear fusion

(b) It is a bomb that uses nuclear fission

(c) It is a bomb that uses ultra-press prized hydrogen

(d) It is a bomb that used cryogenic hydrogen

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following is/are reasons for high market segmentation in case of Indian Agriculture?

1. Remoteness and poor connectivity

2. Variable storage life of crops

3. Presence of multiple APMCs

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(C) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. Which of the following Central Public

Sector Enterprises (CPSE) bear the status of Maratha?

1. GAIL India It’d

2. National Thermal power Corporation (NTPC) ltd

3. Oil and Natural gas Corporation (ONGC) ltd

4. Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) ltd

5. Engineers India ltd

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 4 and 5 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 5 only.

Answer: A

Q. With reference to skill development

Consider the following schemes:

1. Nayi Manzil

2. Udaan

3. Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USTAAD)

4. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Which of the above scheme/schemes have not been launched by Ministry of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 4 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Answer: A

Q. With reference to Smart City Mission and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) consider the following statements:

1. Smart City Mission is based on area based strategy whereas AMRUT adopts a project based approach

2. Under the Smart City Mission cities will be selected through a city Challenge Competition

3. AMRUT provides state government the flexibility to design schemes

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D