UPSC  Economics

1. Consider the following statements
1. GDR is a certificate issued by a depository bank, which purchases shares of foreign companies and deposits it on the account.
2. GDRs enable a company, the issuer, to access investors in capital markets outside of its home country.
3. Regulatory and other agencies suspect that GDR route is being used for bringing back suspected illicit funds stashed abroad.
Which of the above statements are correct?

1,2 1,2,3 2,3 1,3

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2. Consider the following statements
1. Project Panchdeep, a unique health-care administration program aimed at automating health-care services to over 6 crore beneficiaries spread across the country.
2. Infosys partnered with government for implementation of this project
Which of the above statements are not true?

Only 1 Only 2 Both Neither

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3. Consider the following statements
1. Dhan Sangam was seminar for banker was arranged by the Finance Ministry
2. S.S.Mundra Committee was set up for governance in banks.
Which of the above statements are not true?

Only 1 Only 2 Both Neither

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4. According to P.J.Nayak committee recommendations
1. Transfer of government shares in PSB to to Bank investment Company (BIC) so BIC will become Holding company and PSB banks became BIC's subsidiary companies.
2. Until BIC is formed Committee recommended formation of Bank Board Bureau
Which of the above statements are true?

Only 1 Only 2 Both Neither

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5. Which government introduced smart-card for unorganized sector workers?

Gujarat Maharashtra Bihar Delhi

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6. Which of the following city is not covered under "Char dham" Project?

Kedarnath Badrinath Dwarka Gangotri

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7. Under HRIDAY scheme which of the following city is not included?

Puri Agra Patana Amravati

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8. Currently base year for calculating GDP has been chaged. What is the new baseline year?

2008-09 2010-11 2011-12 2007-08

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9. Consider the following statements
1.The Mangala Area is a major oil field located in the Indian State of Rajasthan.
2.Cairn India is the operator of the field, a subsidiary of Cairn Energy.
Which of the above statements are correct?

Only 1 Only 2 Both Neither

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10. Consider the following statements
1. The newly constituted National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited, which is mandated to develop 10,000 km of roads in the country with a special focus on North-East, will award the first highway project in Meghalaya
2.The company is mandated to build 10,000 km of roads in the North-East (Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh) and Uttarakhand.
Which of the above statements are correct?

Only 1 Only 2 Both Neither

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