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UGC NET Economics Mock Test

UGC NET Economics Mock Test by Economics Harbour


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1. Which objective was stressed by both National Forest Policy Resolutions of 1952 and 1988?
2. A comparison of the levels of living of the top 5-10 percentage with the bottom 5-10 percentage of the population reflects
3. What is the reason behind declining importance of natural resources with respect to economic development?
4. Perfectly elastic demand curve is
5. If marginal cost is less than marginal revenue, it pays the firm to
6. On the eve of planning, the rise in imports in India was largely due to
7. Effect of an increase in the fixed cost on the output and price of a firm in the short run under perfect competition is that
8. Which of the following is NOT a demand-pull factor of inflation?
9. What type of rate is the Current Daily Status Unemployment rate?
10. What is the impact on price and quantity in a particular market if there is an increase in consumers’ income?
11. Which of the following is a cause for inflationary pressure in the 90s?
12. Which of the following is an economic factor affecting cropping patterns?
13. Supply curve of labour slopes
14. Which method was followed by the Direct Tax Enquiry Committee for estimating black incomes?
15. Which one of the following is true about the relation between normal price and market price?
16. Which of the following is NOT a correct finding of the various studies on black money in India?
17. Which of the following is true at equilibrium in monopolistic competition?
18. Which of the following conditions show optimality in long run equilibrium?
19. Sacrifice, discomfort, toil and pain involved in supplying the factors of production by their owners is called
20. Technical progress is capital-using if, along a line on which the K/L ratio is constant, the MRS(LK)
21. Which of the following is NOT a true feature of the work force of India?
22. What can be said about the relationship between the degree of urbanisation and per capita income?
23. The amount of labour supply at a point of time depends on
24. Who estimated the number of persons below the poverty line on the basis of an average calorie intake of 2,250 per capita per day?
25. Birth rates are higher in states which have
26. Which of the following is true about a monopolist at equilibrium output level?
27. India’s exports were almost stagnant during the first 15 years of planning because of
28. Work effort increases with the rise in the wage rate when the
29. Rangarajan admits that in India the price effect of money supply is
30. When did the Committee of Experts on Unemployment under the chairmanship of B. Bhagwati, submit its report to the Government?
31. Labour-deepening technical progress increases Marginal Product of Labour
32. In which type of unemployment, the marginal productivity of labour is zero, so that the removal of excess labour would not reduce total output?
33. Which of the following is an implication of the imposition of ceiling below the equilibrium price?
34. Natural resources of a country influence
35. The equilibrium of the monopolist will never be at the level of output at which the elasticity of the demand curve or the average revenue curve is
36. In which of the following regions has the production of iron ore begun only in recent years?
37. The price of goods in rival supply tend to move in ______ direction.
38. The expenditure on advertising, sales promotion, public relations, etc. is called
39. Which concept provides the most appropriate measure of unemployment?
40. Which state has the lowest density of population?
41. In developed countries, which form does unemployment generally assume?
42. The second highest densely populated state of the country is
43. When a firm experiences external economies, its cost curves
44. The profits of the entrepreneur will be maximum when he is employing such a number of units of a factor that its marginal revenue product equals its
45. Which type of unemployment is associated with the inadequacy of productive capacity to create enough jobs for all those able and willing to work?
46. What determines the type and scale of industry that can be developed in a country?
47. When the quantity of only one input is increased, other inputs held fixed, the change in physical output is called
48. Kaldor estimated the size of black income as the difference between the estimated non-salary income above the exemption limit and the
49. Occupational structure in a country depends on
50. Which one of the following is NOT an exception to the Law of Demand?
51. Which of the following is NOT true about the Forest Policy of India?
52. Ricardo regards rent as
53. Non-traditional export items like engineering goods are of
54. The classification of income according to factoral service rendered by different factors of production, is called
55. When did the Government launch a new agricultural strategy in the form of Intensive Agriculture District Programme?
56. Which of the following is true at the long run equilibrium of a perfectly competitive firm?
57. The supply curve of the firm may be derived by the points of intersections of its
58. The locus of points defined by different levels of output of a firm A and his rival B, which yield to A the same level of profit, is called
59. In long run competitive equilibrium under differential cost conditions, the intra-marginal firm earns
60. The minimum price at which the sellers refuse to supply the good at all and store it with themselves is known as
61. Which one of the following is NOT true about the factors determining the price elasticity?
62. When rent arises due to difference in productivity of different units of a factor, it is called
63. Over a period of time, the effect of increase in the money supply percolates into different sectors of the economy, resulting in the rise of demand and the price level, which is known as
64. Afforestation of catchment areas of rivers is essential for
65. By which of the following factors during the First Plan Period was the balance of payments affected?
66. All the goods and services which a worker gets directly or indirectly for services rendered by him are called
67. Which of the following minerals is exported from India?
68. In the long run, under perfect competition price of the factor is equal to
69. Parallel economy is referred to as
70. The Net Terms of Trade improves if
71. Constituents of gross profit are
72. If MRS between two goods X and Y is equal for all consumers, then this is the marginal condition for a Pareto optimal
73. A firm which will be the first to leave the industry if price falls is called
74. Shut down point for a firm is a situation where its
75. ______ refers to the case of a product which is demanded for two or more purposes.
76. When was the National Water Policy adopted?
77. The cause of degradation of irrigated lands is
78. Extraction of coal in India is not always profitable because
79. During which decade did the country see the sharpest decline of 11 points in the sex ratio?
80. A situation in which it is impossible to make any one better-off without making someone worse-off is said to be
81. When was the Central Soil Conservation Board set up by the Union Government?
82. If there are constant returns to scale, there would always be
83. ______ will prevail when workers are not organised into trade unions.
84. Monopoly equilibrium can be reached when
85. Actual earning minus transfer earning is equal to
86. Price elasticity at the mid point of a linear demand curve is
87. The theory of _____ surplus treats the origin of profit to the entrepreneurial abilities.
88. After independence when did the imports of foodgrains decline for the first time?
89. Which of the following is a consequence of inflationary price rise?
90. The state with the highest sex ratio is
91. Addition to the total physical output by application of an additional unit of a variable factor of production is called
92. The minimum possible price which just covers the marginal cost of the product paid by the consumer is called
93. If we want to find price-elasticity at a point on a non-linear demand curve, we have to
94. The point where the LMC curve intersects LAC curve, there the slope of the LAC curve is
95. Which type of countries have the highest degree of overall equality in the distribution of income?
96. Which term refers to a system of political and social relations between two countries, of which one is the ruler and the other is the ruled?
97. In which phase of population growth of India, did the compound annual growth rate nearly double the growth rate of the previous year?
98. The problem of cyclical unemployment in developed economies originates from
99. With increase in average cost, marginal cost rises at a
100. If the slope of Average Cost Curve is positive then