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      1. Standing deposit facility scheme (SDFS)              3. Select the correct statements related to the
          has been in news recently—select the                   new System of National Accounts to which
          correct statement(s) related to it by using            India shifted recently—using the code
          the code given below:                                  given below:
        1. A new small saving scheme (SSS)                        1. Now, India accounts its national
            announced by the Government in the                        income at ‘market price’.
            Union Budget 2018-18.                                 2. Growth rate of the economy is now
        2. This will allow ‘uncollateralized deposit’                 measured by ‘GDP at constant market
            of the liquidity by the RBI.                              price’.
        Code:                                                     3. ‘Product taxes’ added to the ‘gross
         (a) Only 1                                                   value added’ is the ‘market price’.
         (b) Only 2                                               4. ‘Product taxes’ are ultimately paid by
         (c) 1 and 2 both                                             the consumers of goods and services.
         (d) Neither 1 nor 2                                     Code:
      2. Select the correct statements about the                 (a) 1 and 2
          ‘hybrid annuity model’ (HAM) which the                 (b) 1, 2 and 4
          government has launched recently to                    (c) 2, 3 and 4
          promote the road projects in the country—
                                                                 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
          use the codes given below:
           1. It is an improvement over the                   4. Consider the following statements about
               existing ‘engineering-procurement-                ‘terms of trade’ of a country.
               construction’ model of the PPP.                    1. It is the contractual conditions of sale
           2. Investment participation in this model                  between a buyer and a seller.
               is between the GoI and the private                 2. It is the quantity of foreign goods and
               firm in the ratio of 40:60.                            services that a country can purchase
           3. Toll is to be collected by the government               from the proceeds of the sale of its
               while the private participator gets a                  goods and services of a given quantity.
               fixed amount of annuity for a defined              3. It is a measure of a country’s trading
               period of time.                                        clout and is expressed as the ratio of an
           4. Risks       related      to      clearance,             index of export prices to an index of
               compensation, commercial and traffic                   import prices.
               are to be borne by the government.                Select the correct statements using the code
          Code:                                                  given below:
         (a) 1 and 2                                             (a) Only 1
         (b) 1, 2 and 4                                          (b) 2 and 3
         (c) 2, 3 and 4                                          (c) 1 and 3
         (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4                                       (d) 1, 2 and 3