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Chapter 16. Indian Industries And Trade (UPSC IAS CSE Civil Services CSAT Prelims Paper-1 Topicwise Previous Year Papers)

Chapter 16. Indian Industries And Trade (UPSC IAS CSE Civil Services CSAT Prelims Paper-1 Topicwise Previous Year Papers)

1. Which of the following benefits are likely to accrue to India from the World Trade Organisation?(1995)
1. India’s share in the world trade is to go up from the present 600 million US dollars to 5 billion US dollars by 2000 AD.
2. It will help boost exports of agricultural commodities from India.
3. India’s share in the world trade is likely to triple by the year 2000 A. D.
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 2 and 3
2. Local supply of coal is not available to : (1996)
(a) TISCO, Jamshedpur
(b) VSL, Bhadravati
(c) HSL, Durgapur
(d) HSL, Bhilai
3. The number of industries for which industrial licensing is required has now been reduced to :(1997)
(a) 15
(b) 6
(c) 35
(d) 20
4. Scheme of (i) Urban Micro-Enterprises, (ii) Urban Wage Employment and (iii) Housing and Shelter Upgradation are parts of:(1997)
(a) Integrated Rural Development Programme
(b) Nehru Rojgar Yojana
(c) Jawahar Rojgar Yojana
(d) Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana
5. The contribution of India’s small scale sector to the gross turnover in the manufacturing sector since 1992 has been of the order of:(1997)
(a) 40%
(b) 34%
(c) 30%
(d) 45%
6. Which of the following places are known for paper manufacturing industry ?(1997)
1. Yamuna Nagar
2. Guwahati
3. Shahabad
4. Ballarpur
Choose the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) I, 3 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4
7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer: (1997)
List-I List-II
(Hazardous industries) (Located at)
A. Glass Industry 1. Moradabad
B. Brassware Industry2. Marakpur
C. Slate Industry3. Ferozabad
D. Handmade Carpet 4. Mirzapur
Industry
Codes:
(a) A-3; B-1; C-2; D-4
(b) A-1; B-3; C-4; D-2
(c) A-3; B-1; C-4; D-2
(d) A-1; B-3; C-2; D-4
8. Consider the following statements:(1998)
The price of any currency in international market is decided by the:
1. World Bank
2. Demand for goods/services provided by the country concerned
3. Stability of the government of the concerned country
4. Economic potential of the country in question of these statements:
Codes:
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct
(b) 2 and 3 are correct
(c) 3 and 4 are correct
(d) 1 and 4 are correct
9. Some time back, the Government of India, decided tode-license ‘white goods’ industry. ‘White goods’ include:(1998)
(a) stainless steel and aluminium utensils
(b) milk and milk products
(c) items purchased for conspicuous consumption
(d) soaps, detergents and other mass consumption goods
10. The rough outline map given shows centres of cement industry labelled 1, 2, 3 and 4. Match these centres with the following sets of names : (1998)

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Names:
A. Katni
B. Tirunelveli
C. Sikka
D. Churk
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:
(a) A-3; B- 4; C- 2; D- 1
(b) A-2; B- 4; C- 1; D- 3
(c) A-1; B- 2; C- 4; D- 3
(d) A-2; B- 3; C- 1; D- 4
11. Consider the following statements:(1999)
Small-scale industries are, in most cases, not as efficient and competitive as the large-scale ones. Yet the Government provides preferential treatment and reservations in a range of products to the small firms because small-scale industries:
1. provide higher employment on a per unit capital deployment basis
2. promote a regional dispersion of industries and economical activities
3. have performed better in export of manufactured products than the large scale ones
4. provide jobs to low-skill workers, who otherwise may not find employment avenues elsewhere
Which of the above statements are correct?
(a) 1 and 4
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 3 and 4
12. From the balance sheet of a company, it is possible to:(1999)
(a) judge the extent of profitability of this company
(b) assess the profitability and size of the company
(c) determine the size and composition of the assets and liabilities of the company
(d) determine the market share, debts and assets of the company
13. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given the lists:(1999)
List I List-II

(Industries)(Industrial Centres)
A.Pearl fishing1.Pune
B.Automobiles2.Tuticorin
C.Ship building3.Pinjore
D.Engineering goods4.Marmagao

Codes:
(a) A-2; B-1; C-4; D-3(b) A-2; B-1; C-3; D-4
(c) A-1; B-2; C-4; D-3
(d) A-1; B-2; C-3; D-4
14. The product life cycle from inception to demise is shown in the graph. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:(1999)

List-I (Stage)List-II
A.Product Development
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B.Maturity
C.Growth
D.Introduction

Codes:
(a) A-1; B-4; C-2; D-1
(b) A-1; B-4; C-3; D-2
(c) A-4; B-1; C-2; D-3
(d) A-4; B-1; C-3; D-2
15. Consider the following statements:(1999)
Industrial development in India, to an extent, is constrained by:
1. lack of adequate entrepreneurship and leadership in business
2. lack of savings to invest
3. lack of technology, skills and infrastructure
4. limited purchasing power among the larger masses
Which of the above statements are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 2, 3 and 4(d) 1, 2 and 4
16. Tourism industry in India is quite small compared to many other countries in terms of India’s potential size. Which one of the following statements is correct in this regard?(1999)
(a) Distances in India are too far apart and luxury hotels are too expensive for western tourists.
(b) For most of months India is too hot for western tourists to feel comfortable.
(c) Most of the picturesque resorts in India such as in the North East and Kashmir are, for all practical purposes, out of bounds.
(d) In India, the infrastructure required for attracting tourists is inadequate.
17. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: (1999)

List-I (Industrial Unit)List-II ( Centre)
A.Atlas Cycle Company Ltd.1.Bangalore
B.Bharat Earth Movers Ltd.2.Bhubaneswar
C.Indian Farmers Fertilizers3.Kalol
Co-operative Ltd.
D.National Aluminium4.Sonepat
Company Ltd.

Codes:
(a) A – 1; B – 4; C – 2; D – 3
(b) A – 1; B – 4; C – 3; D – 2
(c) A – 4; B – 1; C – 2; D – 3
(d) A – 4; B – 1; C – 3; D – 2
18. Assertion (A) : Information technology is fast becoming a very important field of activity in India.
Reason (R) : Software is one of the major exports of the country and India has a very strong base in hardware. (1999)
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
19. Consider the following factors regarding an industry(2001)
1. Capital investment2. Business turnover
3. Labour force4. Power consumption
Which of these determine the nature and size of the industry?
(a) 1, 3 and 4(b) 1, 2 and 4
(c) 2, 3 and 4(d) 2 and 3
20. Assertion (A) : India’s software exports increased at an average growth rate of 50% since 1995-96.
Reason (R) : Indian software companies were cost-effective and maintained international quality. (2001)
(a) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
21. Consider the following states:(2001)
1. Gujarat2. Karnataka
3. Maharashtra4. Tamil Nadu
The descending order of these states with reference to their level of Per Capita Net State Domestic Product is:
(a) 1, 3, 4, 2(b) 3, 1, 2, 4
(c) 1, 3, 2, 4(d) 3, 1, 4, 2
22. With reference to the Public Sector Undertakings in India, consider the following statements:(2002)
1. Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation of India Limited is the largest non-oil importer of the country
2. Project and Equipment Corporation of India Limited is under the Ministry of Industry
3. One of the objectives of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Limited is to enforce quality control and compulsory pre-shipment inspection of various exportable commodities
Which of these statements is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 3 only
23. HINDALCO, an aluminium factory located at Renukut owes its site basically to : (2002)
(a) proximity of raw materials
(b) abundant supply of power
(c) efficient transport network
(d) proximity to the market
24. Which one of the following committees recommended the abolition of reservation of items for the small scale sector in industry?(2003)
(a) Abid Hussian Committee
(b) Narasimham Committee
(c) Nayak Committee
(d) Rakesh Mohan Committee
25. With reference to India, which one of the following statements is NOT correct?(2003)
(a) IPCL is India’s largest petrochemical company
(b) RIL is the largest private sector company in India
(c) MTNL is listed on NYSE
(d) BSNL is the first telecom service organization in India to launch a nationwide cellular service at one time
26. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?(2003)
(a) India is the second largest producer of nitrogenous fertilizers in the world.
(b) India is the ninth largest steel producing country in the world.
(c) India is the second largest producer of silk in the world.
(d) India ranks third in the world in coal production.
27. During the year 2000-01 which one of the following Industries recorded the highest growth rate in India?(2003)
(a) Cement
(b) Coal
(c) Electricity
(d) Steel
28. Which one of the following statements is correct?(2003)
(a) Alliance Air is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Airlines
(b) The Airports Authority of India manages seven of the country’s international airports
(c) The Airports Authority of India is the regulatory organisation for enforcing civil air regulations in India
(d) It is the function of Directorate General of Civil Aviation to plan and construct runways and terminal buildings and to provide air safety services
29. Assertion (A) : India does not export natural rubber.
Reason (R) : About 97% of India’s demand for natural rubber is met from domestic production. (2004)
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
30. Assertion (A) : Balance of Payments represents a better
Picture of a country economic transactions with the rest of the world than the Balance of Trade
Reason (R) : Balance of Payments takes into account the exchange of both visible and invisible items whereas balance of Trade does not. (2006)
Codes:
(a) Both ‘A’ and ‘R’, are individually true and ‘R’ is the correct explanation of ‘A’.
(b) Both ‘A’ and ‘R’ are individually true but ‘R’ is not the, correct explanation of ‘A’ .
(c) ‘A’ is true but ‘R’ is false.
(d) ‘A’ is false but ‘R’ is true.
31. Which one of the following statements is not correct?(2005)
(a) Rourkela Steel Plant, the first integrated steel plant in the Public Sector of India was set up with the Soviet Union collaboration.
(b) Salem Steel Plant is a premier producer of stainless steel in India.
(c) Maharashtra Elektrosmelt Ltd. is a subsidiary of the Steel Authority of India Ltd.
(d) Visakhapatnam Steel Plant is a unit of the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.
32. Consider the following statements:(2009)
1. MMTC Limited is India’s largest international trading organization.
2. Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited has been set up by MMTC jointly with the Government of Orissa.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2(d) Neither 1 nor 2
33. Which one of the following sets of commodities are exported to India by arid and semi-arid countries in the Middle East? (2009)
(a) Raw wool and carpets
(b) Fruits and palm oil
(c) Precious stones and pearls
(d) Perfume and Coffee.
34. Which one of the following is not a feature of Limited Liability Partnership firm?(2010)
(a) Partners should be less than 20
(b) Partnership and management need not be separate
(c) Internal governance may be decided by mutual agreement among partners
(d) It is corporate body with perpetual succession
35. In India, which of the following, is regulated by the Forward Markets Commission?(2010)
(a) Currency Futures Trading
(b) Commodities Futures Trading
(c) Equity Futures Trading
(d) Both Commodities Futures and Financial Futures Trading
36. What is/are the recent policy initiative(s) of Government of India to promote the growth of manufacturing sector?(2012 – I)
1. Setting up of National Investment and Manufacturing Zones
2. Providing the benefit of ‘single window clearance’
3. Establishing the Technology Acquisition and Development Fund
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only(d) 1, 2 and 3
37. In India, in the overall Index of Industrial Production, the Indices of Eight Core Industries have a combined weight of 37. 90%. Which of the following are among those Eight Core Industries?(2012 – I)
1. Cement
2. Fertilizers
3. Natural gas
4. Refinery products
5. Textiles
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1 and 5 only
(b) 2, 3 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
38. Despite having large reserves of coal, why does India import millions of tonnes of coal?(2012 – I)
1. It is the policy of India to save its own coal reserves for future, and import it from other countries for the present use.
2. Most of the power plants in India are coal-based and they are not able to get sufficient supplies of coal from within the country.
3. Steel companies need large quantity of coking coal which has to be imported.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
39. The balance of payments of a country is a systematic record of(2013 – I)
(a) all import and export transactions of a country during a given period of time, normally a year
(b) good exported from a country during a year
(c) economic transaction between the government of one country to another
(d) capital movements from one country to another.
40. Which one among the following industries is the maximum consumer of water in India?(2013 – I)
(a) Engineering
(b) Paper and pulp
(c) Textiles
(d) Thermal power
41. Disguised unemployment generally means (2013 – I)
(a) large number of people remain unemployed
(b) alternative employment is not available
(c) marginal productivity of labour is zero
(d) productivity of workers is low
42. With reference to Balance of Payments, which of the following constitutes/constitute the Current Account?
(2014 – I)
1. Balance of trade
2. Foreign assets
3. Balance of invisibles
4. Special Drawing Rights
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 4
43. In India, the steel production industry requires the import of(2015-I)
(a) saltpetre
(b) rock phosphate
(c) coking coal
(d) All of the above
44. In the ‘Index of Eight Core Industries’, which one of the following is given the highest weight?(2015-I)
(a) Coal production
(b) Electricity generation
(c) Fertilizer production
(d) Steel production
45. Which of the following brings out the ‘Consumer Price Index Number for Industrial Workers’?(2015-I)
(a) The Reserve Bank of India
(b) The Department of Economic Affairs
(c) The Labour Bureau
(d) The Department of Personnel and Training
46. Recently, India’s first ‘National Investment and Manufacturing Zone’ was proposed to be set up in
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Gujarat (2016-I)
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Uttar Pradesh
47. With reference to pre-packaged items in India, it is mandatory to the manufacturer to put which of the following information on the main label, as per the Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011? (2016-I)
1. List of ingredients including additives
2. Nutrition information
3. Recommendations, if any, made by the medical profession about the possibility of any allergic reactions
4. Vegetarian/non-vegetarian
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and 4(d) 1 and 4 only
48. With reference to ‘Quality Council of India (QCI) ‘, consider the following statements:(2017-I)
1. QCI was set up jointly by the Government of India and the Indian Industry.
2. Chairman of QCI is appointed by the Prime Minister on the recommendations of the industry to the Government.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
 

Solutions

1. (d) World Trade Organization is attempting to lower trade barriers across nations. Hence export of all member nations will go up.
2. (b) VSL Bhadravati located in Karnataka is the only iron and state plant which does not have capative coal mines and is situated outside the coal producing area. The plant switched over to electric furnaces after the completion of Mahatma Gandhi Hydel Power Station.
3. (*) Industrial Licensing was abolished for all except short list of 18 industries in New Industrial Policy 1991. Currently, as per 2015 data, only five industries are under compulsory licensing mainly on account of environmental, safety and strategic considerations. They are:
1. Distillation and brewing of alcoholic drinks
2. Cigars and Cigarettes of tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes.
3. Electronic Aerospace and defense equipment: all types
4. Industrial explosives including detonating fuses, safety fuses, gun powder, nitrocellulose and matches.
5. Specified Hazardous chemicals i. e. (i) Hydrocyanic acid and its derivatives (ii) Phosgene and its derivatives and (iii) Isocyanates & diisocyanates of hydrocarbon, not elsewhere specified (example Methyl isocyanate) .
4. (b) The Nehru Rozgar Yojana (1989) has been designed to provide employment to the urban unemployed and under-employed poor.
5. (a) The contribution of small scale industries to employment and exports is substantial. The sector contributes over 40 per cent of the gross turnover in the manufacturing sector, 45 per cent of manufactured exports and 25 per cent of total exports. As in 2015.
6. (b) Yamuna Nagar, Guwahati and Ballarpur are famous for paper manufacturing industry. Yamuna Nagar is in Haryana, Guwahati is in Assam and Ballarpur is in Maharashtra.
7. (a) Hazardous industriesLocation
A. Glass Industry–Firozabad
B. Brassware Industry–Moradabad
C. Slate Industry–Marakpur
D. Handmade Carpet–Mirzapur
Industry
All these industries use child labour filling of a public interest petition in the Supreme Court is pending.
8. (b) Export and import levels of a country and political stability are very crucial for the market price of the nations currency.
9. (c) White goods are large electrical goods used domestically such as air conditioners, refrigerators, cooking range etc. , which had a white enamel finish. Despite their availability in varied colours now, they are still called white goods. The term is used where British English is spoken. In the year 1993 the govt. of India had decided to de-licence these goods.
10. (b) In the rough outline map of India show centres of cement industry :
‘1’ Sikka in Gujarat.
‘2’ Katni in Madhya Pradesh
‘3’ Churk in Uttar Pradesh
‘4’ Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu.
All the places have cement industries.
11. (b) SSI contribution to Indian exports is 35% and in the total manufacturing turnover contribute approximately 40%. Small scale, industries have a low capital output ratio and give employment to larger number of workers. As they use raw material that can be dispersed over a wider area.
12. (c) In financial accounting, a balance sheet or statement of financial position is a summary of the financial status of an organisation which can be a sole proprietorship, a business partnership or a company. Assets, liabilities and ownership of equity are listed as on a specific date, which is normally the end of the financial year. A balance sheet is the “snapshot of a company’s financial condition”.
13. (a) IndustriesIndustrial centres
A. Pearl fishingTuticorin
B. Automobile industryPune
C. Ship buildingMarmagao
D. Engineering goodsPinjore
14. (b)
15. (c)
16. (d) India due to its handicrafts, culture and monuments is a preferred destination. However, there is a lack of tourist infrastructure.
17. (d) Atlas cycle company is situated at Sonepat in Haryana. Bharat Earth Movers Limited is in Banglore, Karnataka. Indian Farmers Fertilizers Co-operative Ltd is present in Kalol in Gujarat and National Aluminium Company Limited is located at Bhubaneswar.
18. (c)
19. (b) Among various factors entrepreneurial skills, availability of finance turnover and power consumption etc. decides the nature and size of an industry.
20. (a) The only negative factor is the time difference which causes large employee turnover as most IT work is conducted during night shift.
21. (b)
22. (a) Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation Limited (MMTC) is one of the two biggest foreign exchange earner for India. It is the largest international trading company of India and the first Public Sector Enterprise to be accorded the status of FIVE STAR EXPORT HOUSE by Govt. of India for long standing contribution to exports. MMTC is the largest non-oil importer in India. Project and Equipment Corporation of India Limited is under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
23. (b) HINDALCO, an aluminium factory located at Renukut due to abundant supply of power from National Thermal Power Station, Rihand and a capative power plant at Renu Sagar. It has a cogeneration unit at the plant itself.
24. (a) Abid Hussain Committee (1997) recommended total de-reservation and desired replacing policy of reservation with a policy of promotion and strengthening of small scale units.
25. (a) ONGC is India’s largest petrochemical company. IPCL is the second largest petrochemical company. It produces around 69% of India’s crude oil and around 62% of its natural gas.
26. (*) As per current data, India is the second largest producer of nitrogenous fertilizers in the world. India is the third largest steel producing country in the the world. India is the second largest producer of silk in the world after china. India is the second largest producer of coal in the world after china.
27. (d) The steel industry recorded highest growth rate of 7%, electricity, generation growth rate was 4%, coal industry growth was 3. 3%.
28. (a) Alliance Air was formed in 1996 and was complelety owned by Indian Airline.
29. (b) India is the fourth largest country, regarding consumption of rubber with total consumption 631000 tons in 2001, after USA and Japan. Due to high consumption in domestic market India does not export natural rubber. However small quantities of natural rubber is exported to get higher prices.
30. (a) Balance of payments of a nation consists of visible account, invisible account and capital account. Whereas balance of trade = Export of goods – import of goods. If a country imports are more than exports the deficit can be made up by invisibles like remmitance by NRI and FDI investment.
31. (a) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) is the first intergrated steel plant in the public sector in India. It was set up with German collaboration with an installed capacity of 1 million tonnes.
32. (c) Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL) , a company promoted by MMTC Ltd, Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Orissa Limited (IPICOL) and other government agencies has set up an 1. 1 million ton Integrated Iron and steel plant at Kalinganagar, Duburi, Orissa.
33. (b) Fruits and palm oil are exported to India by arid and semi arid countries of middle east.
34. (a) A limited liability partnership (LLP) is a partnership in which some or all partners (depending on the jurisdiction) have limited liability.
LLP shall be a body corporate and a legal entity separate from its partners. It will have perpetual succession. Indian Partnership Act, 1932 shall not be applicable to LLPs and there shall not be any upper limit on number of partners in an LLP unlike an ordinary partnership firm where the maximum number of partners can not exceed 20, LLP Act makes a mandatory statement where one of the partner to the LLP should be an Indian.
35. (b) Forward Markets Commission (FMC) is the chief regulator of forwards and futures markets in India. As of March 2009, it regulates Rs 52 Trillion worth of commodity trade in India. It is headquartered in Mumbai and is overseen by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Government of India. The commission allows commodity trading in 22 exchanges India of which 6 are national. It was established in 1953.
36. (c) All the three initiative (s) mentioned in the question are the part of National Manufacturing Policy. The objective of the National Manufacturing policy is to boost the country’s share of industrial production, employment, development of world-class infrastructure and investments in India’s manufacturing space.
37. (c) The Eight core industries have a combined weight of 37. 90 per cent in the index of Industrial Production (IIP) . They are as follows:
Coal, crude oil, Natural Gas, Petroleum Refinery Products, fertilizers, steel (Alloy + Non – Alloy) , Cement and Electricity.
38. (b) 2nd and 3rd are correct statements.
39. (c) The Balance of Payments(BoPs) accounts are an accounting record of all monetary transactions between country and the rest of the world. These transactions include payment for the country’s exports and imports of goods, services, financial capitals and financial transfers. The balance of payments can show if a country has a deficit or surplus.
40. (d) Thermal power plants use water to turn into steam (heat energy) to generate electricity (electrical energy) .
41. (c) Disguised unemployment is a situation when people do not have productive full-time employment, but are not counted in the official unemployment statistics.
42. (c) The current account consists of the balance of trade and balance of invisibles.
43. (c) The coal found in India is mainly of non-coking quality and hence coking coal has to be imported. 70% of the steel produced today uses coal. Coking coal is a vital ingredient in the steel making process.
44. (b) Electricity generation (weight: 10. 32%) increased by 3. 5% in July, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to July, 2015-16 increased by 2. 0 % over the corresponding period of previous year.
45. (c) The labour Bureau brings out “consumer price index numbers” for industrial workers.
46. (a) In order to boost ‘Make in India’ campaign, first national investment and manufacturing zone to come up in Andhra Pradesh. The state assured the Centre of availability of 10 sq km of land in one place in Prakasham district.
Ref: Economic Times/ET Bureau Sep 21, 2015. http://articles. economictimes. indiatimes. com/2015-09-21/news/66760948_1_andhra-pradesh-nimz-manufacturing-zone
47. (c) (i) Items 1, 2 and 4 are the mandatory information to the manufacturer to put these on the main label as per FSS(packaging & labeling) regulations 2011.
(ii) According to official notification
Ref:http://www. fssai. gov. in/Portals/0/Pdf/Food%20 Safety%20and%20standards%20(Packaging%20and %20Labelling) %20regulation,%202011. pdf.
Labels have to contains 1, 2 and 4 that much is confirmed. And since UPSC has not given any option on “All correct”. Hence answer (c) .
48. (c) Both statements are correct, as per their organization’s about us page.
 

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