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Q:

A sales tax is a type of

A) aggressive B) regressive
C) both A & B D) None of the above

Answer:   B) regressive



Explanation:

Sales tax is an additional amount of money you pay based on a percentage of the selling price of goods and services that are purchased.

 

For example, if you purchase a new laptop Rs. 40000 and live in an area where the sales tax is 6%, you would pay Rs.2400 in sales tax.

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Q:

Which is the first payment bank in India?

A) Fino Payments Bank B) Airtel Payments Bank
C) Aditya Birla Payments Bank D) Paytm Payments Bank
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Airtel Payments Bank

Explanation:

Airtel Payments Bank is the first payment bank in India. A payments bank is a new category of banks conceptualized by the Reserve Bank of India, which operates at a smaller scale than an actual bank and doesn't involve any credit risk. It can carry out most banking operations but can't advance loans or issue credit cards.

 


The RBI as of date has given licences to 11 payments bank of which six are currently operational. These include

  1. Aditya Birla Payments Bank,
  2. Airtel Payments Bank,
  3. India Post Payments Bank,
  4. Fino Payments Bank,
  5. Jio Payments Bank (and)
  6. Paytm Payments Bank.
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Q:

Microeconomics is concerned with issues such as

A) inflation B) interest rates
C) unemployment D) which job to take
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) unemployment

Explanation:
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In the aggregate expenditures model, it is assumed that investment

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A) does not change when real GDP changes B) does not respond to changes in interest rates
C) changes by less in percentage terms than changes in real GDP D) automatically changes in response to changes in real GDP
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) does not change when real GDP changes

Explanation:

In the aggregate expenditures model, it is assumed that investment does not change when real GDP changes.

 

  • The aggregate expenditure is the sum of all the expenditures undertaken in the economy by the factors during a specific time period.

 

  • The aggregate expenditure determines the total amount that firms and households plan to spend on goods and services at each level of income.
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Q:

Take Off Stage in an economy means

A) All controls are removed B) Economy is stagnant
C) Steady growth begins D) Economy is about to collapse
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Steady growth begins

Explanation:

"Take Off Stage" in an economy means Steady growth begins.

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If depreciation exceeds gross investment

A) the economy's stock of capital is growing B) the economy's stock of capital may be either growing or shrinking
C) net investment is zero D) the economy's stock of capital is shrinking
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) the economy's stock of capital is shrinking

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Q:

A perfectly inelastic demand curve

A) Vertical with some steep B) Perfectly horizontal
C) Horizontal with some steep D) Perfectly vertical
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Perfectly vertical

Explanation:

A perfectly inelastic demand curve is perfectly vertical either up or down in any way.

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Q:

What happens to demand when price increases?

A) increases B) decreases
C) remains same D) Can't be determined
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) decreases

Explanation:

The Law of Demand tells that, if the price of a product increases then the demand will go down i.e, decreases iff all other things equal.

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Q:

The scarcity definition of economics is credited to

A) Dennis Robertson B) Lionel Robbins
C) Alfred Marshall D) Adam Smith
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Lionel Robbins

Explanation:

The scarcity definition of economics is credited to Lionel Robbins.

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