Competitive Exams: Economics MCQs (PracticeTest 119 of 122)

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Domar

RosensteinRodan

Rostow

Joan Robinson

Golden Age

Big Push

Stages of growth

Required rate of growth
 A
 B
 C
 D

 4
 2
 3
 1

 2
 4
 3
 1

 2
 4
 1
 3

 4
 2
 1
 3


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Solow

Hicks

Harrod

Neutral technological change, under which, despite the change in output, the capitallour ratio remains constant

neutral technological change, under which, the labour output ratio remains constant, so the factor proportions are biased is fabour of saving capital.

Neutral technological change, under which, the capital output ratio remains constant, so that the factor proportions are biased in favour of saving labour
 A
 B
 C
 D

 1
 2
 1
 3

 1
 2
 3
 1

 3
 2
 1
 1

 3
 1
 2
 1


The twogap theory as applied to development planning refers to

inflationary gap and investment gap

savings gap and deflationary gap

foreign exchange gap

savings constraint and foreign exchange constraint


Demographic transition refers to

migration of population from rural to urban areas

change in the male/female ratio of the population

shift from a stable population at high birth and death rates to one of low birth and death rates

shift from high birth and low death rates to low birth and low death rates


Which one of the followings is NOT an assumption of the HarrodDomar model?

Fixed capitaloutput ratio

Variable marginal and average propensity to save

closed economy

Capital is the only factor of production


Which one of the following averages can be computed form a cumulative frequency curve?

Geometric Mean

Harmonic Mean

Mode

Median


In case the least value 5 of a set of 10 values of a variable x is changed to 4, then

both the median and the mode of X will decrease

the medial will decrease but the mode will remain unchanged

the median will remain unchanged but the mode will decrease

neither the median nor the mode will change


If the standard deviation of a variable x is a s and if Y = a + bX, where a and b are constants, the standard deviations of Y would be

a + bs

bas

bs

b2 s


Which one of the following statistical measures is based on all observations?

Quartile Deviation

Harmonic Mean

Range

Mode


If prices of all the goods have changed in the same proportion and Laspeyres'price index has been found to be 150, the Paasche's price index will be

300

150

175

100


Consider the following measures:

Correlation coefficient

covariance

coefficient of variation

Index number
Which of these are unitfree?

1 and 2

2 and 3

2 and 4

1, 3 and 4


If r is the correlation coefficient between the tow variable then

0 < r <

< r < 0

< r <1

1 < r <1


Which one of the following items is NOT included in the current account of India's balance of payments?

shortterm commercial borrowings

Nonmonetary god movements

Investment income

Transfer payments


Which one of the following items is NOT included in the ‘invisible’ on current account of the balance of payment of India?

foreign travel

Transportation

Insurance

Loans from foreign banks


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Child labour

Selfhelp groups

smallscale industry

Trade finance

DWCRA

SIDBI

EXIM Bank

UNICEF
 A
 B
 C
 D

 1
 2
 3
 4

 4
 1
 3
 2

 4
 1
 2
 3

 2
 1
 3
 4
