Test: Food Security In India - 4


25 Questions MCQ Test Economy and Indian Economy (Prelims) by Shahid Ali | Test: Food Security In India - 4


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QUESTION: 1

The worst affected groups in rural areas facing food insecurity are :

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QUESTION: 2

MSP refers to :

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QUESTION: 3

Green Revolution in the 1960s was associated with :

Solution: By use of HYD seeds because by growing HYV seeds we will get a Green Crops and they will produce food grains which means green revolution.
QUESTION: 4

Public Distribution System is associated with :

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A public distribution shop, also known as fair price shop (FPS), is a part of India's public system established by the Government of India which distributes rations at a subsidized price to the poor.

QUESTION: 5

Revamped Public Distribution System (RPDS) aimed to provide benefits to :

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Revamped Public Distribution System (RPDS) was launched in June 1992 in 1775 blocks throughout the country. RPDS was launched with a view to strengthen and streamline the PDS as well as to improve its reach poor families especially in the far-flung, hilly, remote and inaccessible areas.

QUESTION: 6

White Revolution of the country is associated with :

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QUESTION: 7

Annapurna Scheme (APS) meets the food requirements of :

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QUESTION: 8

Antyodaya cards are related to

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QUESTION: 9

Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) and Annapurna Scheme (APS) are linked with :

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QUESTION: 10

Under the Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) foodgrains given per family per month is :

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QUESTION: 11

In which state 94% ration shops are run by cooperatives

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QUESTION: 12

Average consumption of PDS grains per person per month at all India level is :

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QUESTION: 13

The society which facilitated setting up of grain banks in different regions is :

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QUESTION: 14

Minimum Support Price (MSP) is announced by the government to provide :

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QUESTION: 15

Seasonal hunger occurs in :

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Seasonal hunger is the hunger that cycles around the harvest and sowing season of seasonal activities like agriculture. Seasonal hunger is found in rural areas in some cases and in urban areas also. This type of hunger exists when a person is unable to get work for the entire year.

QUESTION: 16

Which crop registered the largest increase in production as a result of Green Revolution?

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QUESTION: 17

Main purpose of buffer stock scheme is :

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QUESTION: 18

Under Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY), subsidised rate for wheat is :

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QUESTION: 19

Food security means :

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QUESTION: 20

Massive starvation takes place due to :

Solution: Meteorologists predict drought based on precipitation patterns, stream flow, and moisture of soil over long periods of time. In the United States, droughts are most likely to occur in the Midwest and the South.
QUESTION: 21

............... hunger is related to cycle of food growing and harvesting -           

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QUESTION: 22

The basic cause of chronic hunger is -           

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QUESTION: 23

The basic cause of seasonal hunger is -           

Solution: Causes of seasonal hunger include lack of access to food, high food prices, lack of food storage space, environmental instability, and lack of diversified crops. ... Children who suffer from chronic hunger are particularly vulnerable, developing more slowly — both mentally and physically.
QUESTION: 24

How many types of ration cards available in our country?           

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QUESTION: 25

Integrated child developed services was introduced in -           

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The decision led to the formulation of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme – one of the most prestigious and premier national human resource development programmes of the GOI. The scheme was launched on 2 October 1975 in 33 (4 rural, 18 urban, 11 tribal) blocks.

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