IAS (Admin.) Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 86 - 88 of 210

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Question number: 86

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Question

With reference to an initiative called ‘The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) ’, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. It is an initiative hosted by UNEP, IMF and World Economic Forum.
  2. It is a global initiative that focuses on drawing attention to the economic benefits of biodiversity.
  3. It presents an approach that can help decision-makers recognize, demonstrate and capture the value of ecosystems and biodiversity.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2 only

b.

1, 2 and 3

c.

3 only

d.

2 and 3 only

Question number: 87

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

The Parliament of India acquires the power to legislate on any item in the State List in the national interest if a resolution to that effect is passed by the

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Rajya Sabha by a simple majority of its total membership

b.

Rajya Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its members present and voting

c.

Lok Sabha by a majority of not less than two-thirds of its total membership

d.

Lok Sabha by a simple majority of its total membership

Question number: 88

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2016

MCQ▾

Question

The term ‘Core Banking Solutions’ is sometimes seen in the news. Which of the following statements best describes/describe this term?

  1. It is a networking of a bank’s branches which enables customers to operate their accounts from any branch of the bank on its network regardless of where they open their accounts.
  2. It is an effort to increase RBI’s control over commercial banks through computerization.
  3. It is a detailed procedure by which a bank with huge non-performing assets is taken over by another bank.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

2 and 3 only

c.

1 and 3 only

d.

1 only

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