Test: Rural Development - 2


20 Questions MCQ Test Economics Class 11 | Test: Rural Development - 2


Description
This mock test of Test: Rural Development - 2 for UPSC helps you for every UPSC entrance exam. This contains 20 Multiple Choice Questions for UPSC Test: Rural Development - 2 (mcq) to study with solutions a complete question bank. The solved questions answers in this Test: Rural Development - 2 quiz give you a good mix of easy questions and tough questions. UPSC students definitely take this Test: Rural Development - 2 exercise for a better result in the exam. You can find other Test: Rural Development - 2 extra questions, long questions & short questions for UPSC on EduRev as well by searching above.
QUESTION: 1

Which of the following is false regarding NABARD?

Solution:

NABARD is a financial institution that was set up by the Indian government to promote sustainable agriculture and rural development in the country. The functions of NABARD include the propagation of technological innovations, financial and non-financial solutions, and institutional development.
NABARD is responsible for regulating and supervising the functions of cooperative banks and RRBs (Regional Rural Banks).
NABARD does not directly helps farmers, it helps through cooperative banks and RRBs.

QUESTION: 2

Micro  credit  programme

Solution:
QUESTION: 3

SHG was introduced in

Solution:
QUESTION: 4

Non­institutional  sources  of  agricultural  credit

Solution:
QUESTION: 5

Following are the institutional  sources  of  agricultural  credit except

Solution:
QUESTION: 6

Farmers need credit for consumption purpose such as on marriage for birth or death etc. called

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

Which scheme provide adequate an timely support from the banking system to the farmers for their cultivation needs in a flexible manner

Solution:

Government of India, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare launched the Kisan Credit Card Yojana. Small Farmers can apply for the Kisan Credit Card Scheme to get benefits of  PM Kisan Samman Nidhi and Loan from various banks.

QUESTION: 8

Which is the apex institute at national level which provide re-finance facilities to institutions engaged in providing rural credit

Solution:
QUESTION: 9

NABARD stands for

Solution:
QUESTION: 10

Which programme launched in 2005-2006 for building infrastructure and basic amenities in rural areas

Solution:

Bharat nirman - It is an Indian bussiness plan for creating and augmenting basic rural infrastructure .It comprises projects on irrigation,roads, housing, water supply , and telecommunications connectivity.

QUESTION: 11

SHG’s

Solution:
QUESTION: 12

Which of the following is false regarding SHG’s

Solution:
QUESTION: 13

Rural development implies

Solution:
QUESTION: 14

Rural population need short term loans

Solution:
QUESTION: 15

After the initiation of reforms the growth rate of agricultural sector

Solution:

Agriculture, which accounted for more than 30 per cent of total GDP at the beginning of reforms failed to maintain its pre-reform growth. On the contrary, it witnessed a sharp decline in its share in total GDP after the mid1990s. The share of agriculture in total GDP which was around 27.46 per cent during 1994-95 to 1996-97 fell to 19.66 per cent during the period 2003-04 to 2005-06.The reason for the decline in agriculture's share in total GDP was sluggish growth in the agricultural sector in comparison to the overall growth of the Indian economy during the post-reform period.

QUESTION: 16

Following are the major producers of marine products except

Solution:
QUESTION: 17

Government fixes for how many agricultural products

Solution:

Minimum Support Price is the price at which government purchases crops from the farmers, whatever may be the price for the crops. The Indian government sets the price for 24 commodities twice a year.
If there is a fall in the prices of the crops, after a bumper harvest, the government purchases at the MSP and this is the reason that the priced cannot go below MSP. So, this directly helps the farmers.

QUESTION: 18

Rural population needs long term loan

Solution:
QUESTION: 19

Fish production from inland sources contributes about ____ percent to the total fish production and the balance ___ percent from main sector

Solution:

Fish production from inland sources contributes about 49 percent to the total fish production and the balance 51 percent from main sector.

QUESTION: 20

Development of rural marketing relates to

Solution:

Related tests