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General Knowledge Question Answer – Series 9

In this series, we are going to share another set of 15 questions with potential answers to help you build your knowledge in a specific topic.

This segment contains questions and answers from ‘Unemployment / Alleviation / Programmes / Agriculture / Economic Policies, Schemes’.

Just go through all the questions and try to give answer of your own before looking for the correct answer in the answer section.

GK Series 9

1. What is the main objective of Antyodaya Programme

Answer Options:
a. Uplift the poor
b. Uplift the urban poor
c. Uplift the farmer
d. Uplift the landless labour

Answer

Answer

Uplift the poor

2. Which one of the following is a revamp of the integrated Rural Development Programme (IRDP)?

Answer Options:

a. Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana (JGSY)
b. Community based pro-poor initiative
c. Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SJGSY)
d. National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)

Answer

Answer

Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SJGSY)

3. Which one of the following is not included in the National Food Security Mission?

Answer Options:
a. Oil-seeds
b. Wheat
c. Rice
d. Pulses

Answer

Answer

Oil-seeds

4. To obtain full benefits of demographic dividend, what should India do?

Answer Options:
a. Promoting skill development
b. Introducing more social security schemes
c. Reducing infant morality rate
d. Privatisation of higher education

Answer

Answer

Promoting skill development

5. India’s Wage Policy is based on:

Answer Options:
a. cost of living
b. standard of living
c. productivity
d. None of the above

Answer

Answer

cost of living

6. Which of the following statement is true about Industrial Policy, since 1991?

Answer Options:
a. Only five industries related to security, strategic and environmental concerns requires industrial license
b. An investor need riot file an industrial entrepreneur memorandum
c. There is no reservation of products for production in small-scale sectors
d. The number of industries reserved for public sector has been enhanced

Answer

Answer

There is no reservation of products for production in small-scale sectors

7. The Committee of Financial Sector Reforms 2008, in India was headed by:

Answer Options:
a. Bimal Jalan
b. Raghuram Rajan
c. C Rangarajan
d. M Narasimham

Answer

Answer

Raghuram Rajan

8. With reference to National Rural Health Mission, which of the following are the jobs of ASHA, a trained community health worker?

1. Accompanying women to the health facility for anti-natal care check-up ()
2. Using pregnancy test kits for early detection of pregnancy
3. Providing information on nutrition and immunisation
4. Conducting the delivery of the baby

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

Answer Options:
a. 1, 2 and 3
b. 2 and 3
c. 1 and 3
d. All of these

Answer

Answer

1, 2 and 3

9. The endeavor of Janani Suraksha Yojana Programme is:

1. to promote institutional deliveries
2. to provide monetary assistance to the mother to meet the cost of delivery
3. to provide for wage loss due to pregnancy and confinement
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Answer Options:
a. 1 and 2
b. Only 2
c. Only 3
d. All of these

Answer

Answer

1 and 2

10. Which committee’s recommendations are being followed for estimating poverty line in India?

Answer Options:
a. Dutt Committee
b. Chelliah Committee
c. Chakravorty Committee
d. Lakdawala Committee

Answer

Answer

Lakdawala Committee

11. NREGA was renamed ‘MNREGA’ on:

Answer Options:
a. October 2, 2007
b. February 2, 2008
c. October 2, 2009
d. October 2, 2010

Answer

Answer

October 2, 2009

12. When were the Agricultural Prices Commission and the Food Corporation of India established?

Answer Options:
a. 1960
b. 1965
c. 1966
d. 1969

Answer

Answer

1965

13. Under the scheme of TRYSEM, the beneficiaries were the youth in:

Answer Options:
a. rural areas
b. urban areas
c. towns
d. metropolitan cities

Answer

Answer

rural areas

14. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of economic sectors in terms of their contribution to the GDP of India in decreasing order?

Answer Options:
a. Service-Industry-Agriculture
b. Agriculture-Industry-Service
c. Industry-Service-Agriculture
d. Agriculture-Service-Industry

Answer

Answer

Service-Industry-Agriculture

15. Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana came into being in:

Answer Options:
1. April 1995
2. April 1997
3. April 1999
4. July, 2001

Answer

Answer

April 1999

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