Question: 1. ‘Evergreen Revolution’ is related to
Ans: M.S. Swami Nathan
Question: 2. Which institution is known as ‘Soft loan window’ of world Bank?
Question: 3. World economic situation and prospects report is associated with
Ans: World Bank
Question: 4. The new name of Hero Honda is
Ans: Hero Motocorp
Question: 5. NAFED is connected with ________
Ans: Agricultural Marketing
Question: 6. RBI has decided to release ‘Plastic Notes’ in circulation. The first such series to be circulated will be of _____
Ans: Rs. 10 notes
Question: 7. After European Union, which another group of countries have come forwoard for adopting common currency?
Ans: Gulf Countries
Question: 8. Which state has been placed at most developed state in India by the panel headed by Raghuram Rajan?
Question: 9. World Statistics Day is celebrated on
Ans: October 20
Question: 10. Which Road Transport corporation has introduced AWATAR (Any Where Any Time Advance Reservation Scheme)
Question: 11. Who is the new Chairman of Railway Board?
Ans: Arunendra Kumar
Question: 12. In which city the maximum foreign companies are registesed?
Ans: New Delhi
Question: 13. World’s first underwater rail link between two countries, connecting Asia and Europe, was unveiled in
Question: 14. ‘Laadli Laxmi Yozana’ has been launched by which government?
Question: 15. India’s National Hydroelectric Power Corporation is establishing ‘Tamarthi Power Project’ in
Question: 16. The new name of Agricultural Prices Commission is _____
Ans: Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
Question: 17. Which is the first Export processing zone declared as free Trade zone is India?
Question: 18. The first book on Indian Planning entitled ‘Planned Economy for the India’ was the attempt of ________
Ans: M. Visvesvarya
Question: 19. The Planning Commission was set up by the Government of India in ________
Question: 20. The draft outline of the First Five Year Plan was presented in ________
Question: 21. The concept of rolling plan was accepted in ________
Question: 22. How many nations of European Union have adopted ‘Euro’ as their official currency?
Question: 23. The projected rate of growth of the First Plan was ___
Question: 24. Structural unemployment arises due to ________
Ans: Inadequate productive capacity
Question: 25. The phenomenon of structural unemployment is _____
Question: 26. Disguised unemployment refers to ________
Ans: More persons employed for a job, out of them a few can accomplish
Question: 27. Most of the disguised unemployed persons in India are found in ________
Question: 28. On the basis of PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) the rank of India among largest economies of the world stand at ______
Question: 29. Till which plan Employment Strategy had been growth-linked?
Ans: 5th plan
Question: 30. Open unemployment refers to ________
Ans: Usual status
Question: 31. The government has been stressing the need for eliminating unemployment since the ________
Ans: First plan
Question: 32. Food for Work Programme was introduced during the ________
Ans: Fifth plan
Question: 33. The Food for Work Programme has been restructured as ________
Question: 34. TRYSEM deals with ________
Ans: training of rural youth for self-employment
Question: 35. The Seventh Plan gave the highest priority to ________
Ans: provision of productive employment
Question: 36. The major emphasis in the First Plan was on ________
Question: 37. What is the correct duration of the Third Plan?
Question: 38. The top debtor country in the world is (out of Russia, Brazil, Mexico and China)_____
Question: 39. The maximum weightage in the sectoral allocations of plan development outlay in the Seventh Plan was given to ________
Question: 40. The Plan Holiday refers to the period ________
Question: 41. By eradicating poverty who wished to “wipe out every tear from every eye”?
Ans: Mahatma Gandhi
Question: 42. The poverty line is defined on the basis of an average daily intake of ________ calories in rural areas.
Question: 43. Which bank has released the ‘Contactless Card’?
Ans: ICICI Bank
Question: 44. A serious efforts to tackle the problem of poverty began with ________
Ans: Fourth Plan
Question: 45. The ‘garibi hatao’ (eradicate poverty) slogan was coined during the ________
Ans: Fourth Plan
Question: 46. According to the Planning Commission, how many average daily calories per person define the poverty line in urban areas?
Question: 47. B.S. Minhas considered what per capita annual expenditure at 1960-61 prices to be the desirable minimum standard for people in rural areas?
Ans: Rs 240
Question: 48. P.K. Bardhan considered _____ per capita per month expenditure at 1960-61 prices to be the poverty line.
Ans: Rs. 15
Question: 49. M.S. Ahluwalia estimated _____ percentage of rural population below the poverty line in 1973-74.
Question: 50. The Projected growth rate for the Eighth Plan is ____