Indian Economy Selected Questions and Answers Set 9

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Q.1:- Sundarbans of Eastern India is an example of ?

  1. Forest Ecosystem
  2. Mangrove Ecosystem
  3. Grassland Ecosystem
  4. Marine Ecosystem

Q.2:- Major coalfields of India are located in the river valley of ?

  1. Damodar
  2. Godavari
  3. Mahanadi
  4. Wardha

Q.3:- The Korba coalfield is located in ?

  1. Orissa
  2. Chhattisgarh
  3. West Bengal
  4. Assam

Q.4:- The world’s largest Railway Platform is at ?

  1. Talchar
  2. New York
  3. Kharagpur
  4. None of these

Q.5:- Which one of the following is an abiotic and renewable resource ?

  1. Iron Ore
  2. Livestock
  3. Water
  4. Forests

Q.6:- Which from the following towns is not on the Golden Quadrilateral being created for the raods-infrastructure of the country ? [SSC Grad. 2003]

  1. Ajmer
  2. Ahmedabad
  3. Jabalpur
  4. Gaya

Q.7:- Which of the following programme is launched to develop basic infrastructure in the country ? [Bank of India Clerk 2008]

  1. Bharat Nirman Programme
  2. Technical Mission
  3. Special Economic Zones
  4. National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
  5. None of these

Q.8:- TRAI, the name which we read very often in the newspapers, is a regulatory body associated with which of the following sectors ? [Andhra Bank IT Officer 2007 Exams; Bank of India Clerk 2008 Exam]

  1. Transport
  2. Travel and Tourism
  3. Technical Education
  4. Telecom
  5. None of these

Q.9:- Many times we read in financial newspaper about the performance of the Core Sectors in Economy. Which of the following is not included in the core sector of the same ? [SBI Clerk 2009]

  1. Coal
  2. Cement
  3. Steel
  4. Oil and Petroleum Sector
  5. Auto Sector

Q.10:- The Finance Minister of India recently made a mention that Infrastructure Development in India should be done on PPP mode only. What is the full form of PPP ? [Andhra Bank PO 2007]

  1. Public Private Partnership
  2. Purchasing Power Parity
  3. Purchase Produce Provide
  4. People’s Programme and Priority
  5. None of these
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Q.11:- Bharat Nirman Programme does not cover which of the following areas ? [Indian Overseas Bank PO 2009]

  1. Rural Housing
  2. Rural Water Supply
  3. Irrigation Facilities
  4. Rural Employment

Q.12:- With which one of the following has the B.K. Chaturvedi Committee dealt ? [UPSC 2009]

  1. Review of Centre-State Relations
  2. Review of Delimitation Act
  3. Tax reforms and measures to increase revenues
  4. Price reforms in the oil sector

Q.13:- Which of the following schemes launched by the Government of India provides a guaranteed 100 days employment to rural employment-seekers in India ?

  1. Bharat Nirman
  2. Swarnajayanti Grameen Rojgar Yojana
  3. National Rural Employment Guarantee Act
  4. National Food for Work Programme
  5. None of these

Q.14:- When was the Jawahar Rojgar Yojana launched ?

  1. 1985
  2. 1987
  3. 1989
  4. 1991

Q.15:- Structural unemployment arises due to ?

  1. Deflationary conditions
  2. Heavy industry bias
  3. Shortage of raw materials
  4. Inadequate productive capacity

Q.16:- In the context of India’s Five Year Plans, a shift in the pattern of industrialisation, with lower emphasis on heavy industries and more on infrastructure begins in ?

  1. Fourth Plan
  2. Sixth Plan
  3. Eighth Plan
  4. Tenth Plan

Q.17:- Community Development Programme was initiated primarily to ?

  1. To bring development among people by raising the literacy level
  2. Bring about overall development of the village through self-help
  3. Increasing the control of the masses over the locally available resources
  4. Increase agricultural production through mechanised farming

Q.18:- Which of the following schemes was launched to promote basic education in India and attract children in school going age to attend the classes ? [SBI Clerk 2008; Bank of India PO 2008]

  1. Pulse Polio Abhiyan
  2. Operation Flood
  3. Mid-Day Meal Scheme
  4. Operation Black Board
  5. None of these
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Q.19:- The Government has renamed NREGA scheme and the name associated with the scheme is that of ? [SSC Sec. Off. 2010]

  1. Rajeev Gandhi
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Jawahar Lal Nehru

Q.20:- Which of the following programmes is being implemented by the National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD) ? [Central Bank of India PO 2006]

  1. Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY)
  2. Swarnjayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY)
  3. District Rural Industrial Project (DRIP)
  4. Rural Employment Generation Programme (REGP)
  5. None of these

Q.21:- Which is the agency the Government has engaged to grade and standardise various agricultural products ? [SSC Grad. 2003]

  1. Food Corporation of India
  2. Directorate of Marketing and Inspection
  3. Bureau of India Standards
  4. Central Statistical Organisation

Q.22:- The fertile land between two rivers is called ?

  1. Watershed
  2. Water Divide
  3. Doab
  4. Terai

Q.23:- The percentage of agriculture land is very high in all the following States except ? [Utt. PSC (Pre) 2006]

  1. Punjab
  2. Haryana
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Sikkim

Q.24:- Where is the Central Rice Research Institute located ?

  1. Bangaluru
  2. Kanpur
  3. Coimbatore
  4. Cuttack

Q.25:- The apex institution in the sphere of Agriculture credit is ? [UP PCS Special (Pre) 2004]

  1. State Bank of India
  2. Reserve Bank of India
  3. Regional Rural Bank


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