UPSC  Economics

181. An increase in the Bank Rate generally indicates that the

market rate of interest is likely to fall Central Bank is no longer making loans to commercial banks Central Bank is following an easy money policy Central Bank is following a tight money policy

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182. 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 assets in the decreasing order of liquidity is

1 � 4 � 3 � 2 4 � 3 � 2 � 1 2 � 3 � 1 � 4 4 � 1 � 3 � 2

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183. Consider the following specific stages of demographic transition associated with economic development:

  1. Low birthrate with low death rate
  2. High birthrate with high death rate
  3. High birthrate with low death rate
Select the correct order of the above stages using the codes given below:

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

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184. Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. The MGNREGA provides at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a year.
ii. The scheme mandates for 1/3rd participation for women

i only ii only both none

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185. Consider the following statements about MGNREGA and identify the right ones.
i. The disbursement of wages has to be done on monthly basis.
ii. Wages will be paid through their bank or post office accounts.

i only ii only both none

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186. Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. The SGSY has been restructured as National Rural Livelihood Mission
ii. It aims at providing at least one member from each identified rural poor household to be brought under SHG.

i only ii only both none

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187. Consider the following statements about Aam Admi Bhima Yojana and identify the right ones.
i. The central government is the nodal agency
ii. The premium of 200 rupees will be borne by the centre and states equally

i only ii only both none

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188. Consider the following statements about Aam Admi Bhima Yojana and identify the right ones.
i. 30000 rupees will be payable in case of natural death
ii. 25000 rupees will be payable in case of total permanent disability

i only ii only both none

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189. Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. The Janashree Bhima Yojana provides life insurance protection to rural BPL families only
ii. People between 18 and 59 years and who are members of the identified occupational group are eligible.

i only ii only both none

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190. Consider the following statements and identify the right ones.
i. The National Social Security Fund is created for the organized sectors
ii. The beneficiaries are weavers, rickshaw pullers etc.

i only ii only both none

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