**Directions for questions 1 -5:** Answer the following questions based on the table below, which reports certain data series from National Accounts Statistics of India at Current Prices.

**Question 1**. The GDP is sum total of the contributions from primary sector, secondary sector and the tertiary sector. If that be the case, then over 2004-05 to 2009-10, the share of tertiary sector at factor cost in GDP has increased from:

A. 53.05 percent to 55.27 percent

B. 52.86 percent to 54.20 percent

C. 53.04 percent to 55.83 percent

D. 52.70 percent to 56.14 percent

**Question 2**. The annual growth rate in the GNP series at factor cost was highest between;

A. 2008-09 and 2009-10

B. 2006-07 and 2007-08

C. 2007-08 and 2008-09

D. 2005-06 and 2006-07

**Question 3**. Had Gross Domestic Savings (CDS) between 2008-09 and 2009-10 increased by 30 percent, then during 2009-10 CDS expressed as a percentage of GDP at market prices would have been:

A. 33.70 percent

B. 36.85 percent

C. 35.69 percent

D. None of the above

**Question 4**. Mark the highest figure from the following:

A. Percentage change in GDP from Secondary sector (at Factor Cost) between 2006-07 and 2007-08.

B. Percentage change in GDP at Market Prices between 2008-09 and 2009-10.

C. Percentage change in Gross Domestic Savings between 2004-05 and 2005-06.

D. Percentage change in Gross Domestic Capital Formation between 2008-09 and 2009-10.

**Question 5**. Identify the correct Statement:

A. GDP (at Factor Cost) expressed as a percentage of GNP (at Factor Cost) has increased consistently between 2004-05 and 2009-10.

B. GDP (at Factor Cost) expressed as a percentage of GDP (at Market Prices) has increased, consistently between 2004-05 and 2008-09.

C. Gross Domestic Capital Formation expressed as a percentage of GDP (at Market Prices) has increased consistently between 2004-05 and 2007-08.

D. Contribution to GDP from Primary Sector (at Factor Cost) expressed as a percentage of GDP (at Factor Cost) has decreased consistently between 2004-05 and 2009-10.

### Answers and Explanations

**Answer 1. (A)**

Value (in Rs. crore) of tertiary sector in 2004-05

= 2971464 – (650454 + 744755)

= 1576255

Share of tertiary sector in 2004-05

Value (in Rs. crore) of tertiary sector in 2009-10

= 6133230 – (1243566 + 1499601)

= 3390063

Share of tertiary sector in 2009-10

**Answer 2. (D)**

Growth rate in GNP series between :

2005-06 and 2006-07

2006-07 and 2007-08

2007-08 and 2008-09

2008-09 and 2009 – 10

Therefore, it is highest between 2005 – 06 and 2006 – 07.

**Answer 3. (C)**

Value (in Rs. crore) of GDS in 2009-10

= 1.3 × 1798347 = 2337851

Required percentage

**Answer 4. (D)**

Percentage change in Gross Domestic Capital Formation between 2008 – 09 and 2009 -10 is the highest and is equal to

**Answer 5. (C)**

Gross Domestic Capital Formation as percentage of GDP (at Market Prices) in :

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