# GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Economics: Questions 452 - 455 of 1256

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## Question 452

Appeared in Year: *2016 (UGC NET)*

### Question

MCQ▾Which among the following is not a criterion for declaring special category state? (Paper II)

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Poor infrastructure | |

b. | Over population | |

c. | Non-viable state finances | |

d. | Hilly and difficult terrain |

## Question 453

Appeared in Year: *2015 (UGC NET)*

### Question

MCQ▾What is the value of the Gini coefficient for an income distribution characterized by complete equality incomes? (June)

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Zero | |

b. | 0.5 | |

c. | 1 | |

d. | Infinity |

## Question 454

Appeared in Year: *2016 (UGC NET)*

### Question

MCQ▾The traders reduce the risk of loss in currency fluctuations through which of the following? (Paper III)

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Hedging | |

b. | Speculations | |

c. | Arbitrage | |

d. | None of the above |

## Question 455

Appeared in Year: *2016 (UGC NET)*

### Question

MCQ▾Which of the following is true for an optimum solution of a linear programming problem? (Paper III)

### Choices

Choice (4) | Response | |
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a. | Number of non-zero valued variables is equal to the number of non-binding constraints. | |

b. | Number of non-zero valued slack variables is equal to the number of constraints. | |

c. | Number of non-zero valued variables (including slack) is exactly equal to the number of constraints. | |

d. | Number of non-zero valued slack variables is equal to the number of binding constraints. |