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UGC NET Economics Mock Test 2

UGC NET Economics Mock Test by Economics Harbour


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1. The sign of the cross elasticity of demand is____ if both the goods are complementary.
2. When the given values of X form a geometric progression and X values form an arithmetic progression, the relationship between the variables is given by a/an
3. The study of price determination of the price of a single product on the assumption that the other prices are constant or given is a case of
4. International Development Association was established on 24 September
5. The single factoral terms of trade is the net barter terms of trade adjusted for changes in the efficiency of a country’s factor in the
6. As employment expands, producers expect correspondingly ____ amounts of proceeds.
7. What type of rate is the Current Daily Status Unemployment rate?
8. Those cash payments which firms make to outsiders for their services and goods are called
9. Price elasticity at the mid-point of a linear demand curve is
10. Range, which is the simplest measure of dispersion, is used a great deal in
11. Something which is freely used and generally accepted as a medium of exchange and as a unit of account is called
12. If organised sector employment is largely urban employment, then the relatively high rate of growth of urban employment is due to
13. The higher the economy’s capital-output ratio the _____ will be rate of GNP growth.
14. The value of marginal revenue at unit elasticity is
15. The problem of cyclical unemployment in developed economies originates from
16. Secondary deposits refers to
17. According to A.P. Rao, Krishna Bhardwaj and Usha Rani, farm size does
18. At an income level higher than the critical level, income raising forces are _____ than/as income depressing forces.
19. Relationship between Arithmetic, Geometric and Harmonic Mean is
20. Quite often when production is expanded, ____ units of ____ factors of production are used.
21. A bank with a large proportion of demand deposits may have to
22. In India, fiscal imbalance has been caused mainly by imprudent increase in
23. The aggregate supply response of agriculture in India is
24. The alternative formulation of the comparative cost doctrine developed by Hecksher and Ohlin explains
25. “Warranted growth” of Harrod-Domar guarantees
26. An export duty hurts exporting producers more than it helps consumers or gives revenue to the government, leaving a net cost to the nation, if the nation faces a ____ world price for its exports.
27. The ____ elasticity is a measure of average elasticity.
28. Suppose a given family had an income of Rs. 10,000 and saved Rs. 500. What would be its average propensity to consume?
29. Full employment implies
30. Supernormal profit refers to
31. Labour-deepening technical progress increases the MP(L)
32. Law of growth or the exponential law is most useful in economics in case of
33. The real terms of trade may rise as a result of a change in the
34. A budget surplus will lead to
35. Each isoquant represents
36. The concept of economic planning in a narrow sense implies
37. If the physical volume of exports increases more than in proportion to the fall in the export prices, the income terms of trade improves even when
38. The classical economists assumed a
39. Increasing marginal product, when one input alone increases, could be due to
40. Behaviouristic theory is based on
41. ‘Subsistence fund’ refers to which of the following instances?
42. Primary product export dependence has an unstable effect on the economy because of
43. Which of the following is emphasised upon in the income theory of value of money?
44. The net barter terms of trade, also called the commodity terms of trade measures
45. Rootless growth causes
46. What is considered as relatively stable in the Keynesian theory of employment?
47. The vertical distance between average total cost curve and average variable cost curve goes on _____ as output level increases.
48. The Asian Development Bank was established in December 1946 and started its functions on January 1
49. The proportion of a country’s national income that is devoted to consumption is called
50. The classical economists assumed _____ in the rate of exchange.
51. Which of the following would not be termed “Near Money”?
52. Which of the following can be defined as the percentage by which the entire set of a nation’s trade barriers raises the industry’s value added per unit of output?
53. The objectives of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development are
54. The concept of primary deficit, calculated by subtracting the total interest payments from the fiscal deficit, was introduced for the first time in the
55. Price elasticities at a price on two straight line demand curves originating from the same point on the ____ are equal.
56. Ricardo showed that as long as the price ratios differ between countries, in the absence of trade, every country will have ______ advantage.
57. Since most of the households save a part of their income, the average propensity to consume is
58. Deficits on current account in the balance of payments refers to
59. When aggregate supply price exceeds aggregate demand price, employment level shows a tendency to
60. When output increases as a result of expansion in employment, aggregate demand increases at a
61. The demand effect of economic development refers to the
62. Expansion in demand is concerned with
63. In the third stage of demographic transition
64. The level of utilisation of the plant which firms consider as “normal” is called
65. Real income effect leads to
66. “Reflation” refers to
67. Income effect and substitution effect can be traced from
68. Which of the following is an inversely U-Shaped curve?
69. Investment function is given by (I = Investment, i= interest rate, F and G = coefficients)
70. The total area at various points on the average fixed cost curve shows
71. Which is the primary source of energy in India?
72. In international trade perfect equality of prices can hardly be achieved because of
73. Development of indigenous technologies appropriate to a country’s resource endowment is a policy that is
74. A fall in interest will produce the best effect on investment if investment demand schedule is
75. Who estimated the number of persons below the poverty line on the basis of an average calorie intake of 2250 per capita per day?
76. If the slope of Average Cost Curve is positive then
77. The sum obtained after discounting the expected future yields over the entire life of a machine at the market rate of interest is known as its
78. “Flight from money” refers to
79. Net indirect taxes is calculated by
80. If an economy is interested in raising the rate of growth of income in the short period it should
81. Deficit financing is a technique
82. Which of the following is correct?
83. The new development strategy assumes
84. The increasing part of the SAVC curve reflects
85. Median and mode both are called
86. According to John W. Mellor, the new technology reduces the cost of food production and thereby lowers down the food prices and increases demand for labour and thus the effects of new technology are
87. What is the relationship between mean, median and mode?
88. Which of the following is NOT the assumption of Say’s Law of Markets?
89. Increasing opportunity cost leads to
90. The International Monetary Organisation was established on December 27, 1945 in
91. An economic coalition among countries within a geographic region, usually characterised by liberalised internal trade and uniform restrictions on external trade, designed to promote regional economic integration and growth is called
92. The concept of net barter terms of trade ignores the impact of
93. General equilibrium theory does not help in
94. Production possibility curve assumes constancy of the following:
95. The Small Industries Development Organisation was set up in
96. According to Keynes, the aggregate demand is made up of
97. Dualistic development thesis focuses on coexistence which is
98. Stagflation is a state of the economy in which economic activity is
99. The States have been requested to take the following measure to empower the Gram Sabha
100. Who defined full employment as “that level of employment at which any further increase in spending would result in an inflationary spiral of wages and prices”?