HCS economics optional question paper 2011 Frontier IAS
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HCS economics optional question paper 2011

HCS Mains-2011 ECONOMICS (Code - 07)

Time: 3 Hrs.                       Max. Marks: 150

Note : Attempt Five Questions in all. All questions carry equal marks. Ques. No. 1 is compulsory. Answer two questions from Part I and two questions from Part II. The parts of the same question must be answered together and must not be interposed between answers to other questions.

Q1 . Write notes on any four of the following.               (4 x 7.5 = 30)

(a) Features of Indian economy.

(b) Liberalisation in India 

(c) Objectives and functions of the World Bank.

(d) Distinction between returns to a factor and returns to scale.

(e) Merits and demerits of Direct Taxes.

(f) Distinction between Gross and Net Pro?t.

Part -I 

Q2. Critically discuss the concept of consumer’s surplus and explain Hicksian approach to measure consumer surplus. (30)

Q3. Critically discuss the Keynesian theory of employment. (30)

Q4. Describe features of monopolistic competition and discuss equilibrium of a ?rm under it. (30)


Q5. What have been the causes of high population growth in India ? Explain the present population policy of the government to control population growth.                    (30)

Q6. Discuss the nature of unemployment problem in India. What measures have been taken by the government to solve this problem ?                                                                  (30)

Q7. Discuss the instruments of Credit Control adopted by the Reserve Bank of India. (30)