Category Archives: 2017-04-APRIL

Economic Survey Series-2: Twin Balance Sheet Problem

Twin balance sheet problem and Indian Paradox

Twin balance sheet problem refers to the burden of over leveraged companies and bad loans of banks.

This happened in East Asia during 1997-1998 & US & EU in 2008-2009 but unlike these …

Demonetisation: The real need and compulsions

Government took a major initiative to cling the economic system through demonetization. It created huge  economic disruption with 85% currency reverting back to the banks. According to government, the 4 major objectives behind this demonetisation is to curb

  1. Corruption
  2. Counterfeiting

Mock test for IAS Mains-2017: S & T, Environment & Geography

  1. “No first Use and rejection of NPT/ CTBT show India’s confusion rather strategy”, do you agree? What are the compulsions and need of India in these regards.
  2. Discuss the success of ICDS in ensuring child health and controlling population growth

Geography and Environment Test for IAS Prelims- 1/2017

Q.1. India demanded late Peak date for HFC Reduction Pathway for developing countries at Kigali. What was India’s logic behind this demand?

  1. Chemical firms in developed countries hold most of the intellectual property for clean alternatives to HFCs.
  2. HFCs enhances

India and Rating Agencies: controversies and reality

India’s position has remained unchanged since long on the list of Big 3 CRA, viz. S & P, Moody’s and Fitch.

This reason given by these agencies are

  1. PCI of India shows little variation since long.
  2. Weak public finance
  3. High

Mock Test for 2017 Prelims: Economics

Q.1. Which of the following are the advantages of SCO for India?

  1. Energy Security
  2. Counter-terrorism
  3. Balancing Act against Pro-US image
  1. Only 1
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. 1,2 & 3

Q.2. According to SIT, Participatory Note are safe tool

Mock Test for IAS Mains: GS- III Economics

  1. “Twin economic strikes of demonetization and GST implementation present more contradictions than coherence”, comment.
  2. “Trade war between USA and China will enhance global market volatility as well as promote India directed investment”, do you agree?
  3. Why RBI raised only RRR

Mock Test for IAS Prelims-2017: History & Culture

Q.1. “Delhi pact” of 1932

  1. Was endorsed by Chamber of Princes
  2. Projected federation as constitutional demand of the Princes of India
  1. 1 & 2
  2. Only 1
  3. Only 2
  4. None of the above

Q.2. Which of the following World Heritage site

Mock Test for IAS Prelims-2017: Environment

Q.1. India demanded late Peak date for HFC Reduction Pathway for developing countries at Kigali. What was India’s logic behind this demand?

  1. Chemical firms in developed countries hold most of the intellectual property for clean alternatives to HFCs.
  2. HFCs enhances
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