Indian Economy MCQ Practice Set Questions Answers – Series 10
1) The Green Revolution has not been as green as it has been made out to be because
a) it is confined only to wheat
b) it is confined to selected regions
c) it created big farmers
d) None of the above
2) Crop Insurance is the monopoly of
a) National Insurance Company
b) General Insurance Company
c) Life Insurance Corporation
3) The term Green Revolution was coined by
a) Dr Norman Borlaug
b) Dr MS Swaminathan
c) Dr Manmohan Singh
d) Dr William Gande
4) Development means economic growth plus
c) price stability
d) social change
5) Consider the following statements:
1. The highest deciding body for planning in India is the Planning Commission of India.
2. The Secretary of the Planning Commission of India is also the Secretary of National Development Council
3. The Constitution includes economic and social planning in the Concurrent List in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 only
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 3 only
6) The first attempt to initiate economic planning in India was made by:
(a) Balwantrai Mehta
(b) Vallabhbhai Patel
(c) M. Visvesvaraya
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
7) Consider the following statements:
1. The loans disbursed to farmers under Kisan Credit Card Scheme are covered under
Rashtriya Krishi Beema Yojna of Life Insurance Corporation of India.
2. The Kisan Credit Card holders are provided personal accident insurance of Rs.50000 for accidental death and Rs. 25000 for permanent disability.
Which of the statement given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 or 2
8) One of the reasons for India’s occupational structure remaining more or less the same over the years has been that:
(a) productivity in agriculture has been high enough to induce people to stay with agriculture
(b) people are largely unaware of the significance of transition from agriculture to industry for economic development
(c) investment pattern has been directed towards capital intensive industries
(d) ceilings on land holdings have enabled more people to- own land and hence their preference to stay with agriculture
9) Who was the Finance Minister during the New Economic Policy
a) Manmohan Singh
b) Uma Kapila
c) Pranab Muukherjee
d) Jaswant Singh
10) Which of the following governmental steps has proved relatively effective in controlling the double digit rate of inflation in the Indian economy during recent years?
(a) Containing budgetory deficits and unproductive expenditure
(b) Streamlined public distribution system
(c) Enhanced rate of production of all consumer goods
(d) Pursuing an export-oriented strategy