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11th June, 2022

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘International Atomic Energy Agency’?

 

1. It was created in the year 1957 in response to the Soviet Union’s testing of first atomic bomb.

2. It is under the direct control of the United Nations.

3. Its headquarters is located in Vienna, Austria.

4. It serves as an intergovernmental forum for scientific and technical cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear technology and nuclear power worldwide.

 

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are incorrect?

 

1. Foreign Direct Investment is aimed to exert control over the management of the companies while the degree of such control in Foreign Portfolio Investment is less.

2. Foreign Direct Investment is more difficult to sell off while the Foreign Portfolio Investment can be much more volatile.

3. Foreign Direct Investment creates more productive assets directly but Foreign Portfolio Investment does not create productive assets directly.

 

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’ (UNCTAD)?

 

1. Established in the year 1964, it is a permanent organ of the United Nations General Assembly.

2. It aims to promote trade, investment and development in developing countries.

3. The agreement on Global System of Trade Preferences in the year 1988 is a result of negotiations at UNCTAD.

 

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The ‘Environment Performance Index’ was recently released by -

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Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the ‘BIRAC’?

 

1. It is a not-for-profit public sector company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013.

2. It was set up by the Department of Science and Technology.

3. It is an interface agency to strengthen and empower the emerging biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation in India.

 

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