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

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## Question 452

Poverty and Inequalities -Concepts and Measurement Issues

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

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

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

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

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.

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