IAS (Admin.) Prelims GS Paper-I (Past Paper Ans/Explanations): Questions 165 - 167 of 210

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Question number: 165

» Polity and Governance

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

Who among the following can join the National Pension System (NPS)?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Resident Indian citizens only

b.

State Government employees joining the services after the date of notification by the respective State Governments

c.

Central Government employees including those of Armed Forces joining the services on or after 1St April, 2004

d.

Persons of age from 21 to 55 only

Question number: 166

» Science

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

Which of the following is a most likely consequence of implementing the ‘Unified Payments Interface (UPI) ’?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Mobile wallets will not be necessary for online payments.

b.

Direct transfer of subsidies to poor people will become very effective.

c.

FDI inflows will drastically increase.

d.

Digital currency will totally replace the physical currency in about two decades.

Question number: 167

» Social and Economic Development

Appeared in Year: 2017

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Question

What is/are the most likely advantages of implementing ‘Goods and Services Tax (GST) ’?

  1. It will replace multiple taxes collected by multiple authorities and will thus create a single market in India.
  2. It will drastically reduce the ‘Current Account Deficit’ of India and will enable it to increase its foreign exchange reserves.
  3. It will enormously increase the growth and size of economy of India and will enable it to overtake China in the near future.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

1, 2 and 3

b.

1 and 3 only

c.

1 only

d.

2 and 3 only

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