IAS Prelims CSAT Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 7 - 10 of 100

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Question number: 7

» Environment and Ecology

Appeared in Year: 2016

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‘Gadgil Committee Report’ and ‘Kasturirangan Committee Report’, sometimes seen in the news, are related to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Constitutional reforms

b.

Linking of rivers

c.

Ganga Action Plan

d.

Protection of Western Ghats

Question number: 8

» International Organizations

Appeared in Year: 2016

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With reference to the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), consider the following statements:

  1. IMFC discusses matters of concern affecting the global economy, and advises the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the direction of its work.
  2. The World Bank participates as observer in IMFC’s meetings.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

2 only

c.

1 only

d.

Neither 1 nor 2

Question number: 9

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2016

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Regarding ‘Atal Pension Yojana’, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. It is a minimum guaranteed pension scheme mainly targeted at unorganized sector workers.
  2. Only one member of a family can join the scheme.
  3. Same amount of pension is guaranteed for the spouse for life after subscriber’s death.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 and 3 only

c.

1 only

d.

2 and 3 only

Question number: 10

» Geography

Appeared in Year: 2016

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With reference to ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’, consider the following statements:

  1. Under this scheme, farmers will have to pay a uniform premium of two percent for any crop they cultivate in any season of the year.
  2. This scheme covers post-harvest losses arising out of cyclones and unseasonal rains.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

1 only

c.

2 only

d.

Neither 1 nor 2

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