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Mock Test for IAS-2018-2/25: Economics & S & T

Q.1. In the 40 + 9 Recommendation of FATF, 9 is

  1. Special Recommendation for Money Laundering
  2. Special Recommendation for Terrorist Financing
  3. Special Recommendation for both Money Laundering & Terrorist Finance
  4. Special Recommendation for Central Banks of member countries.

Q.2. Saubhagya scheme provides for

  1. Free electricity connection in rural India
  2. Free electricity connection in urban India
  3. Paid electricity connection in rural India
  4. Paid electricity  connection in urban India

Now, select the correct ones

  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1&2
  4. 1,2&4

Q.3. CPI is different from WPI in that

  1. It gives more weight age to food items.
  2. It includes services also
  3. It has lesser impact of global movements of prices.

Now, select the correct ones

  1. All
  2. 1&2
  3. 1&3
  4. 2&3

Q.4. Consider the following facts about GDP:

  1. Nominal GDP is always higher than real GDP
  2. Nominal GDP is usually higher than real GDP
  3. Nominal GDP is lower than real GDP when there is deflation.
  4. Nominal GDP is higher than real GDP when there is inflation

Now, select the correct ones

  1. 1&4
  2. 2&3
  3. 3&4
  4. 2,3&4

Q.5. Participatory notes can be issued against

  1. Government securities
  2. Equity
  3. Derivatives

Now, select the correct ones

  1. All
  2. Only 2
  3. 1&2
  4. 1&3

Q.6. Which of the following are the recommendations of Viral Acharya Committee

  1. Re-privatization
  2. Government should divest same of its ownership after restructuring of bank
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above


  1. Works under the Ministry of Finance
  2. Is responsible for the formulation & implementation of industrial policy
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.8. Consider the following statements about money laundering (ML) and Terrorist financing


  1. ML always involves the proceeds of illegal activities While TF may involve the Proceeds of legal as well as illegal activities
  2. ML proceeds may be used for legal purpose but proceeds of TF are always used for illegal purposes.

Now, select the correct differences between ML & TF

  1. Both
  2. Only 1
  3. Only 2
  4. None of the above

Q.9. Consider the following facts about the minting of coins:

  1. Coins are minted by RBI on behalf of government.
  2. Coins are distributed by RBI as an agent of government

Now, select the correct ones

  1. Both
  2. Only 1
  3. Only 2
  4. None of the above

Q.10.Under the current provisions of trade, export of beef is not permitted under following case:

  1. Meat of cow & calf
  2. Meat of oxen
  3. Boneless meat of buffalo
  4. Half carcass of buffalo

Now, select the correct ones

  1. Only 1
  2. 1&2
  3. 1,2&4
  4. 1,2&3

Q.11. Solar energy has high potential in Horse Latitude belt because:

  1. It is zone of subsidence of air column
  2. It is the zone of least albedo
  3. It has the largest tract of Tropical Rain Forest
  4. It is the zone of active wind.
  5. It is the zone of active cyclones


  1. 1,3,4 & 5
  2. 1,2,3 & 4
  3. 1,2,4 & 5
  4. Only 1 & 2

Q.12. Nuclear Wastes

  1. Have similar composition but different action
  2. With longer half life, are more dangerously radio active
  3. Are disposed under water as well as under- ground.

Correct statements about nuclear wastes are:

  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1 & 2
  4. 2 & 3

Q.13. Carbon-monoxide is considered poisonous because

  1. It forms unstable Carboxyl hemoglobin with the hemoglobin
  2. It forms stable Carboxyl hemoglobin with the hemoglobin.
  3. It forms unstable Carbamino- hemoglobin with the hemoglobin.
  4. It forms stable Carbamino hemoglobin with the hemoglobin.

Q.14.Cruise missile differs from ballistic missiles in all except

  1. It flies at comparatively low height
  2. It is difficult to be located by radars
  3. It follows parabolic path.
  4. It blasts like rocket but takes final flight like aircraft
  5. It has less maneuverability than ballistic missiles


  1. All
  2. 1, 2 & 3
  3. 1, 2 & 4
  4. 1,2,4 & 5

Q.15. Radiation pollutions are considered toxic because

  1. They block blood circulation by increasing its density
  2. They produce ions with biological molecules
  3. They impact the transmission system of brain
  4. They form free radicals which damage proteins
  1. 1,2 & 4
  2. 2,3 & 4
  3. 2 & 3
  4. 2 & 4

Q.16. CERT-In

  1. Is a nodal agency of Switzerland for cyber security
  2. Is a nodal agency of IAEA for cyber security
  3. Is a nodal agency of IAEA for information technology security
  4. Is a nodal agency of India for information technology security

Q.17. Biodiesel is

  1. Produced by transesterification of lignocellulosic material
  2. An oxygenated fuel as it contains reduced carbon & higer oxygen and hydrogen contents
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.18. LVM3

  1. Is capable to carry heavy satellites
  2. Uses India built cryogenic engine
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.19. Scramjet engine designed by ISRO uses

  1. Hydrogen as fuel
  2. Atmospheric oxygen as oxidizer
  3. Both a & b
  4. None of the above

Q.20.Which of the following groupings provides for complete IAEA safeguards for exports?

  1. Zangger Committee
  2. Australia Group
  3. Wassennar  Arrangement

Now, select the correct ones

  1. All
  2. Only 1
  3. 1&3
  4. 1&2



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