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01-02-2019

1

Consider the following statements.

1. Treasury bills are issued when the government need money for a longer period while bonds are issued when it need debt for a shorter period.

2. Treasury bills generally shortened as T-bills, have a maximum maturity of 364 days.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

2

Consider the following match.

Defence procurement - Countries

S-400 Triumf missile system - Israel
Phalcon AWACS - Russia
Scorpene class submarine - France

Select the incorrect answer from the given code.


3

Consider the following statements.

1. Cash Management bills are issued by the RBI on behalf of the government.

2. The CMBs are short-term money market instruments that help the government to meet its temporary cash flow mismatches.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

4

Consider the following statements.

1. Biosparging is a process of stimulating the natural in situ biodegradation of contaminants in soil by providing air or oxygen to existing soil microorganisms.

2. Bioventing is an in-situ remediation technology that uses indigenous microorganisms to biodegrade organic constituents in the saturated zone.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

5

Consider the following statements.

1. A biodiversity hotspot is a region with a significant reservoir of biodiversity that is under threat from humans.

2. To qualify as a biodiversity hotspot, a region must meet two strict criteria: it must contain at least 0.5% or 1,500 species of vascular plants as endemics, and it has to have lost at least 70% of its primary vegetation.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?