Free Online Practice Test – Indian Economy -3

Indian Economy Online Test, Free Online Practice Test on Indian Economy

Free Online Practice Test on Indian Economy for UPSC Prelims, SSC, IBPS, TSPSC and APPSC Group -1, Group -2 and Group -3

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In this online test, there are 49 Questions from Poverty, Unemployment and Alleviation Programmes.

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Question 1

What is the minimum calorie intake decided by the Planning Commission for rural and urban areas, respectively ?

Question 2

The type of unemployment mostly found in India can be characterised as :

Question 3

Poverty in less developed countries is largely due to [CPO SI 2010]

Question 4

Poverty Gap is :

Question 5

What is the main objective of Antyodaya programme?

Question 6

Which of the following is/are correct?

I. Bulk of unemployment in India is in rural areas

II. The disguised unemployment in agricultural sector is perennial

III. Industrialisation has rendered several people job-less in India

Question 7

Unemployment in a developing country generally takes place due to :

Question 8

The 'Slack Season' in the Indian Economy is:

Question 9

Persons below the poverty line in India are classified as such based on whether: [IAS 1999]

Question 10

The Minimum Needs Programme aims to:

Question 11

One of the reasons for India's occupational structure remaining more or less the same over the years has been that: [IAS 1995]

Question 12

Among the reasons for disguised unemployment in the rural areas is :

Question 13

Among the following who are eligible to benefit from the "Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act" ? [CSAT 2011]

Question 14

Which one of the following is a revamp of the Integrated Rural Development Programme?

Question 15

The strategic aim of IRDP is :

Question 16

The Govt. of India has launched a number of poverty alleviation programmes. This is done with the view that poverty is the root cause of social insecurity. In addition to that
UNO has also launched Millennium Development Goals to be achieved by 2015.Which of the following is NOT one of those goals? [Punjab & Sindh Bank 2011]

Question 17

Cyclical unemployment refers to:

Question 18

Unemployment which occurs when workers move from one job to another job is known as : [IAS 1992]

Question 19

Which one of the following statements is not correct? [IAS 2004]

Question 20

Which of the following is the amount of Insurance cover provided to the workers of the unorganized sector under Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana ? [Corporation Bank PO

Question 21

For which one of the following purposes, the Government has launched the Rajiv Awas Yojana? [Punjab & Sindh Bank 2011]

Question 22

Consider the following statements:
1. The nation-wide scheme of the National Child Labour Projects (NCLP) is run by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
2. Gurupadswamy Committee dealt with the issues of child labour.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [IAS 2007]

Question 23

Who amongst the following can take benefit of the Social Security Fund established by the Govt. of India for unorganized workers? [SBI Associates Clerk 2011]

Question 24

Absolute Poverty means:

Question 25

In India, present trend of rapid urbanisation is due to:

Question 26

DWCRA stands for:

Question 27

Consider the following statements: [NDA 2008]

1. Hariyali is a watershed development project sponsored by the Central Government.
2. Hariyali also aims at enabling the urban population to conserve rain water.

Question 28

Which of the following schemes launched by the Govt. of India aims at enhancing the livelihood security of the people in rural areas by guaranteeing hundred days of
employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work? [RBI Grade B Officer 2011]

Question 29

The Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP) is an extension of:

Question 30

Which of the following is NOT an economic empowerment scheme launched by the Govt. of India for the benefit of various sections of society? [Punjab & Sindh Bank

Question 31

20. Which among the following is not correct with regard to Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana?
1. The case component of the programme is borne exclusively by the Central Government.
2. Foodgrains are provided free of cost to the States/Union Territories.
Select the answer using the codes given below [NDA 2008]

Question 32

Operation Blackboard aims at

Question 33

As per latest data in urban areas women employment is highest in which of the following industries areas? [UBI PO 2010]

Question 34

Disguised unemployment in India is mainly related to :

1. agricultural sector

2. rural area

3. factory sector

4. urban area

Question 35

India's wage policy is based on : [Railways 1994]

Question 36

Which of the following groups of states has the largest concentration of rural poor and people living below the poverty line?

Question 37

Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana aims at:

Question 38

Consider the following statements in respect of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 :

1. Under the provisions of the Act, 100 days of employment in a year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work has become a fundamental
2. Under the provisions of the Act, women are to get priority to the extent that one-half of persons who are given employment are women who have asked for work.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [IAS 2006]

Question 39

Swarn Jayanti Gram Swa-Rozgar Yojna came into being in : [UPPCS 2002]

Question 40

Under Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (lGNOAPS), the benefits are available to the people having minimum age of [Bank of India PO 2010]

Question 41

When the productive capacity of the economic system of a State is inadequate to create sufficient number of jobs, it is called [CDS 2012]

Question 42

Which of these programs has not been included in the Swarna Jayanti Swarozgar Yojana?

Question 43

Consider the following statements: [IAS 2004]
1. The loans disbursed to farmers under Kisan Credit Card Scheme are covered under Rashtriya Krishi Beema Yojna of Life Insurance Corporation of India.
2. The Kisan Credit Card holders are provided personal accident insurance of Rs.50000 for accidental death and Rs. 25000 for permanent disability.
Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

Question 44

Consider the following statements:

Regional disparities in India are high and have been rising in recent years because:

1. There is persistent investment over time only in Select locales

2. Some areas are agro climatically less conducive to development

3. Some are as continue to face little or no aqrarian transformation and the consequent lack of social and economic opportunities

4. Some areas have faced continuous political instability.

Which of the above statements are correct?

Question 45

Consider the following statements with reference to Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme [IGNOAPS]
1. All persons of 60 years or above belonging to the households below poverty line in rural areas are eligible.

2. The Central Assistance under this Scheme is at the rate of Rs. 300 per month per beneficiary. Under the Scheme, States have been urged to give matching amounts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? [IAS 2008]

Question 46

The Food For Work programme was renamed as:

Question 47

The Govt. of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which of the following schemes? [SBI Associates Clerk 2011]

Question 48

With reference to the Government of India's various programmes, what is Nirmal Gram Puraskar? [IAS 2006]

Question 49

Which Committee's recommendations are being followed for estimating Poverty Line in India?


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