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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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