INDIAN ECONOMY
A)
Karnataka
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Telangana
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Karnataka

Note : Under the sector `Computer Software & Hardware’, the major recipient states of FDI Equity inflow are Karnataka (53%), Delhi (17%) and Maharashtra (17%) during FY 2021-22.

Karnataka is the top recipient state with 38% share of the total FDI Equity inflow reported during the FY 2021-22 followed by Maharashtra (26%) and Delhi (14%). Majority of the equity inflow of Karnataka has been reported in the sectors `Computer Software & Hardware’ (35%), Automobile Industry (20%) and `Education’ (12%) during the FY 2021-22..

Source : PIB

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A)
USD 69.24 billion
B)
USD 83.57 billion
C)
USD 85.83 billion
D)
USD 89.35 billion

Correct Answer : Option (B) - USD 83.57 billion

Note : India recorded the highest-ever annual FDI inflow of USD 83.57 billion in the Financial Year 2021-22, overtaking last year's FDI by USD 1.60 billion. India's FDI inflow has witnessed a 23 percent rise post-COVID-19 outbreak despite lockdowns and Russian military operations in Ukraine.

Source : NDTV

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A)
12.34%
B)
13.21%
C)
14.42%
D)
15.08%

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 15.08%

Note :

* Wholesale price-based inflation has risen to 15.08% in April on rising prices across segments from food to commodities.

* The WPI-based inflation was 14.55% in March 2022 and 10.74% in April 2021.

* Reason : due to the rise in prices of mineral oils, basic metals, crude petroleum & natural gas, food articles, non-food articles, food products etc.

* The WPI inflation has remained double-digit for the 13th consecutive month since April 2021.

Source : Times Of India

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A)
6.2%
B)
6.7%
C)
7.2%
D)
7.6%

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 7.6%

Note : Morgan Stanley downgraded India’s growth forecast to 7.6% from 7.9% for FY2023 amid a slowdown in global growth, higher commodity prices and risk aversion in global capital markets. This 7.6% forecast is a baseline forecast for India while its bearish and bullish growth projections are 6.7% and 8%, respectively.

* For FY24, it lowered its growth forecast to 6.7% from the 7% estimated earlier.
* However, the Indian economy will expand at above pre-pandemic growth rates in FY23 and FY24.
* On the global front, it projected growth at 2.9% in the calendar year 2022 as compared to 6.2% growth in 2021.
* Within Asia, India would be the economy which will be most exposed to upside risks to inflation.
* CPI (Consumer Price Index) inflation is expected to be 6.5% for FY23.
* The current account deficit to widen to a 10-year high of 3.3% of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) in FY23.

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A)
₹2.10 lakh crore
B)
₹1.96 lakh crore
C)
₹1.68 lakh crore
D)
₹1.57 lakh crore

Correct Answer : Option (C) - ₹1.68 lakh crore

Note :

Goods and services tax (GST) collections hit an all-time high of ₹1.68 lakh crore in April 2022, indicating strong economic activity despite multiple headwinds and better tax compliance. The April number is up 20% from the year earlier and ₹25,000 crore more than the previous highest of ₹1.42 lakh crore in March this year.
 
"Total number of e-waybills generated in the month of March 2022 was 7.7 crore, which is 13% higher than 6.8 crore e-way bills generated in the month of February 2022, which reflects recovery of business activity at faster pace," a finance ministry statement said on Sunday.
 
The ministry also attributed the jump in the returns filed to "strict enforcement action taken against errant taxpayers identified based on data analytics and artificial intelligence."..

Source : Economic Times

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A)
8.2%
B)
8.7%
C)
9.2%
D)
9.8%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 8.2%

Note : The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth forecast for India in FY23 to 8.2% in its latest World Economic Outlook report, released on April 19, 2022.

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A)
7%
B)
8%
C)
8.6%
D)
9.8%

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 8%

Note : The World Bank has slashed the GDP growth forecast for India in FY2022/23 to 8% in its bi-annual “South Asia Economic Focus” report, due to the negative impact of the war in Ukraine on FY23 growth. Earlier in January 2022, the growth forecast for FY23 was estimated at 8.7%.

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A)
Rs 88,000 crore
B)
Rs 90,570 crore
C)
Rs 93,050 crore
D)
Rs 95,630 crore

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs 88,000 crore

Note : The Government of India has exceeded its asset monetization target of Rs 88,000 crore set for the financial year 2021-22 (FY22). As per the assessment, Centre has completed asset monetisation worth Rs 96,000 crore during FY22.

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A)
Rs 1.36 trillion
B)
Rs 1.49 trillion
C)
Rs 1.54 trillion
D)
Rs 1.62 trillion

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 1.62 trillion

Note : For FY23 (2022-23), the Central government has set asset monetization goal of Rs 1.62 trillion.

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A)
6.4%
B)
6.8%
C)
7.2%
D)
7.9%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 7.2%

Note : The RBI Monetary Policy Committee has projected India's real GDP growth to be 7.2% in the Fiscal Year 2022-23. The committee has voted to keep the repo and reverse repo rates unchanged at 4% for the straight 11th time in a row. The CPI inflation is now projected at 5.7% in 2022-23, with 6.3% in Q1, 5.8% in Q2, 5.4% in Q3 and 5.1% in Q4

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