World Economy

1

Which one of the following is not a sub-index of the World Bank's 'Ease of Doing Business Index'?

  1. Maintenance of law and order
  2. Paying taxes
  3. Registering property
  4. Dealing with construction permits
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2

With reference to Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), consider the following statements:

  1. AIIB has more than 80 member nations.
  2. India is the largest shareholder in AIIB.
  3. AIIB does not have any members from outside Asia.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
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3

The Global Competitiveness Report is published by the

  1. International Monetary Fund
  2. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
  3. World Economic Forum
  4. World Bank
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4

Which of the following indices is not considered while calculating Human Development Index (HDI)?

  1. Life expectancy
  2. Education
  3. Housing
  4. Income
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5

The Multi-dimensional Poverty Index developed by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative with UNDP support covers which of the following?

  • 1. Deprivation of education, health, assets and services at household level
  • 2. Purchasing power parity at national level
  • 3. Extent of budget deficit and GDP growth rate at national level

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 2 and 3 only
  2. 1 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
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6

Which of the following organizations brings out the publication known as "World Economic Outlook"?

  1. The United Nations Development Programme
  2. The World Bank
  3. The World Economic Forum
  4. The International Monetary Fund
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7

Which one of the following issues the 'Global Economic Prospects' report periodically?

  1. The Asian development Bank 
  2. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development 
  3. The US Federal Reserve Bank
  4. The World Bank
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