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UGC NET Economics Mock Test 2

UGC NET Economics Mock Test by Economics Harbour


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