Q1: When was the Antyodaya Anna Yojana scheme launched?
(a) In Jan 1999
(b) In October 2005
(c) In May 2000
(d) In Dec 2000
Q2: Buffer stock is the stock of food grains procured by the government through
Q3: NREGA provides:
(a) No assured work
(b) 100-days of assured work
(c) 200-days of assured work
(d) None of the options
Q4: Which institution was set up by Maharashtra Academy of Development Science to facilitate a network of NGOs?
(a) Co-operative banks
(b) Commercial banks
(c) Gramin banks
(d) Grain banks
Q5: In which year was the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) introduced?
Q6: In which decades was the Rationing System introduced in India?
Q7: In which of the following years was the food grain stock with the FCI the maximum?
Q8: Which among the following schemes was initiated for the poor in all areas?
(d) All of the options
Q9: In the year 2000 which of the following programmes was launched?
Q10: Which of the following places of Jharkhand witnessed starvation death recently?
Very Short Answer Questions
Q1: Mention any two programmes initiated by the government having food component in them.
Q2: Name the revolution brought about by Amul.
Q3: What is the full form of NHFS?
Q4: What does FCI stand for?
Q5: Where is the Academy of Development Science located?
Q6: Which programme is acknowledged as the successful and innovative food security intervention?
Q7: Which is the most important step taken by the government of India to ensure food security?
Q8: When was rationing system revived after Bengal famine?
Q9: What is food security?
Q10: When was rationing system introduced in India?
Q11: How has minimum support price supported the farmers?
Q12: What are fair price shops?
Q13: When and where was the most devastating famine in India occurred?
Q14: Name the new strategy adopted in agriculture in India after independence to achieve self-sufficiency in food grains.
Q15: What is Revamped Public Distribution System (RPDS)?
|1. What is food security in India?|
|2. What are the major factors affecting food security in India?|
|3. How does the government of India address food security?|
|4. What are the consequences of food insecurity in India?|
|5. How does climate change impact food security in India?|