## Friday, January 03, 2020 2016
ECONOMICS
Full Marks: 100
Time: Three hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions.
PART A: STATISTICS FOR ECONOMICS
a) Statistics deals with only quantitative data. (True/False)   1
b) What do you mean by statistical enquiry?  1
c) What is primary data?   1
d) Find out mode from the following data:    1
2, 3, 5, 2, 2, 7, 5, 2
e) What do you mean by zero correlation?   1
f) What is a project?   1
2. Write two importance of the study of statistics in economics.    2

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What do you mean by economic and non-economic activities?   2
3. State two advantages of classification of data.   2
4. Mention two sources of secondary data.    2
5. What is arithmetic mean? Write its one advantage.   2
6. What is range? Calculation range from the following data: 46  57  28  65  85  61  58   2
7. What do you mean by consumer price index number?  2
8. State four characteristics of a good average.    4
9. Find out mean deviation from the following data: 25  20  18  15  23  17  24   2+2=4
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State two merits and two demerits of standard deviation.
10. What do you mean by positive and negative correlation? Write two characteristics of co-efficient of correlation. 2+2=4
11. State two uses and two limitations of index number.   2+2=4
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Calculate price relatives from the following data taking 2010 as the base year:
 Year: 2010 2011 2012 2013 Price: 70 85 35 20
12. Mention the steps in preparing a project.
13. State an advantage of a diagram. Point out a difference between diagram and graph. Expenditure of a family in different heads in a year is as follows:    1+1+4=6
 Heads of Expenditure Expenditure (in Rs.) Food 200 Clothes 120 House rent 150 Electricity 30 Miscellaneous 100
Represent the above data with the help of a pie-diagram.
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What is sampling? Discuss sampling and non-sampling errors.
14. Calculate quartile deviation from the following data:    1+5=6
 Roll No.: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Marks: 20 28 40 12 30 15 50
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What is index number? Discuss the steps in constructing index number.
PART B: INDIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
15. (a) Define Planning.    1
(b) What was the main source of livelihood in India at the pre-independence period?  1
(c) What do you mean by seasonal unemployment?  1
(d) Name a financial institution that supplies industrial finance in India.    1
(e) What is environment?  1
(f) When was the First Five year plan commenced in India? 1
16. What is mixed economy? Do you think that it is fruitful to an under-developed country? 2
17. Name two employment generation programmes adopted by the Government of India.  2
18. Give two arguments for new economic reforms.   2
19. Give two arguments against privatisation.   2
20. Write two causes of rapid growth of population in India.   2
21. Give two examples of non-renewable resource.    2
22. State four problems of human capital formation in India.   4
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Discuss the role of education in economic development of a community.
24. What do you mean by rural development? Mention two subjects related to rural development.  2+2=4
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Mention four causes of environmental pollution.
25. Write two causes of poverty in India. Suggest two measures to remove poverty in India.   2+2=4
26. Point out four indicators of human development of a country.  4
27. Discuss the role of agriculture in economic development of India.  6
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Discuss the common objectives of five-year planning of India.
28. Discuss the non-institutional sources which supply rural credit in India.   6
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Discuss the relevance of infrastructure in developing the socio-economic aspects of a country.