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Q1. With reference to Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay Sanrakhshan Abhiyan (PM AASHA), consider the following statements:

1. The scheme aims at ensuring remunerative prices to the farmers for their produce.
2. Integrated Management of PDS (IM-PDS) is a sub-component under the scheme.
3. Under the sub-component Price Support Scheme (PSS), physical procurement of pulses only to be done by the Central Nodal Agencies while the procurement expenditure and losses due to procurement shall be shared between the Centre and the states.

Which of the above statements is/are WRONG?


Q2.With reference to the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2018 released recently, consider the following statements:

1. The index was prepared by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
2. The index measures four indicators – undernourishment, under-five mortality rate, child wasting, child stunting, under three dimensions – inadequate food supply, child mortality and child undernutrition.
3. India has improved its rank from previous year by three places and is ranked at 103 out of 119 countries, yet hunger levels in the country are categorized as “serious”.

Which of the above statements is/are WRONG?


Q3.RBI has put some trigger points to assess, monitor, control and take corrective actions on banks which are weak and troubled under the Prompt Corrective Action framework. Which of the following is NOT one of them?


Q4.Exercise IOWave18 conducted recently is related to


Q5.Which of the following is NOT true regarding the Global Economic Prospects report

1. It is a report issued by UNCTAD
2. It examines global economic developments and prospects, with a special focus on emerging markets and developing economies.
3. It is issued once in a year in June.