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Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 1

Which among the following schemes was started in the year 2000 for the indigent senior citizens?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 1 Annapurna Scheme (APS) has been launched in April, 2000. It aims at providing food security to meet the requirements of senior citizens who remained uncovered under other scheme.It is the scheme for the indigent senior citizen. It provides 10 kg of food grains free of cost per month to senior citizens who are not receiving any pension or have any other source of income.
Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 2

Which are the two places in Orissa where starvation deaths are reported?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 2

Kalahandi, Kashipur, Nabarangpur and Subarnapur are the places in Odisha where some starvation death have been reported.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 3

Kalahandi is situated in which of the following states?

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 4

In which of the following states do we find the largest number of food insecure people? 

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 5

The most devastating famine occurred in India in 1943 in: 

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 6

Which institution was set up by Maharashtra Academy of Development Science to facilitate a network of NGO's?  

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 6

The correct option is B.
In Maharashtra, a co-operative called the Academy of Development Studies (ADS) has organised training and capacity building programmes on food security for NGOs. This is done to set up grain banks to facilitate replication through other NGOs and to influence the government's policy on food security.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 7

In which part of the country, grain banks have been set up by NGO's? 

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 7 Grain Banks are developing in different parts of Maharashtra.
Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 8

In which state of India, Amul Dairy is situated?  

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 9

Who is the nodal officer at district level? 

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 9

The collector is the primary or nodal officer at the district level and has overall responsibility for planning, implementation .

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 10

In which of the following years was the food grain stock with the FCI the maximum? 

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 10

C is the correct option.The foodgrain stock with the Government of India was maximum in July 2002. 24.3 million tonnes is the minimum buffer stock norm for the FCI.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 11

The Mother Dairy is an important cooperative in :

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 12

In which year was the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) introduced?

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 13

Which among the following schemes was initiated for the poor in all areas?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 13 Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) was initiated for the poor in all areas .It was introduced in June 1997
Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 14

To whom the yellow card is issued?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 14

Antyodaya card for the poorest of the poor. BPL {Below Poverty Line} card for those below the poverty line. APL{Above Poverty Line}cards for all others. Generally a yellow card is issued to a person who is below poverty line (BPL).

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 15

The concept of ‘entitlements’ was introduced by: 

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 15

In 1981, Amartya Sen published Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation (1981), a book in which he argued that famine occurs not only from a lack of food, but from inequalities built into mechanisms for distributing food. Sen also argued that the Bengal famine was caused by an urban economic boom that raised food prices, thereby causing millions of rural workers to starve to death when their wages did not keep up.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 16

Which are the special target groups in Antyodaya Anna Yojana?

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 17

Buffer stock is the stock of food grains procured by the government through :

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 18

Who released a special stamp entitled ‘Wheat Revolution’ in July 1968? 

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 19

Which of the following places of Jharkhand witnessed starvation death recently? 

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 20

Name the cooperative that provides milk and vegetables controlled rate decided by the Government of Delhi:

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 21

Food for Work Programme was launched in which of the following years?

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 21
National Food For Work Programme. The National Food for Work Programme(NFWP), 2004 was launched by minister of rural development,central government on November 14, 2004 in 150 of the most backward districts of India with the objective of generating supplementary wage employment.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 22

F.C.I. stands for :

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 23

Chronic hunger refers to:

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 23

Chronic hunger is a persistent inadequacy in diet in terms of quantity and/or quality. Poor people suffer from chronic hunger because of their very low income in turn inability to buy food even for survival.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 24

NREGA provides: 

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 24

National Rural Employment Guarantee Act,2005 was passed in September 2005 with following features: 1) It provides 100-days assured employment every year to every rural household with the reservation for one -third of the proposal jobs work women.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 25

In which decades was the Rationing System introduced in India?

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 26

Percentage of seasonal as well as chronic hunger in India over the years has :

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 26

The seasonal and chronic hunger mainly due to the persistence in the diet inadequacy. However, over time, people are getting indulge in increasing the food rate to the people who don’t have much.

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 27

In year 2000 which of the following programs was launched?

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 28

The price that is announced before the sowing season is called: 

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 29

When was the Antyodaya Anna Yojana scheme launched?  

Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 30

Women and children under the age of five are food insecure population due to: 

Detailed Solution for Important Questions (1 mark): Food Security In India - Question 30

A is the correct option.Women and children under the age of five are food insecure population due to M alnutrition.
Malnutrition is a condition that results from eating a diet which does not supply a healthy amount of one or more nutrients. This includes diets that have too little nutrients or so many that the diet causes health problems. The nutrients involved can include calories, protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins or minerals.

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