Civils Indian Economy-4

Indian Economy Questions CSAT,Prelims,Civil Services,UPSC,SSC,RRB

Priority sector lending by banks in India constitutions the lending to

(A) Agriculture
(B) Micro and small enterprises
(C) Weaker sections
(D) All of the above

To obtain full benefits of demogeaphic dividend, what should India do ?

(A) Promoting skill development
(B) Introducing more social security schemes
(C) Reducing infant mortality rate
(D) privatization of higher education

A rise in general level of prices may be caused by
1.An increase in the money supply
2. A decrease in the aggregate level of output
3. An increase in the effective demand
select the correct answer using the codes given below

(A) 1 only
(B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1, 2 and 3

which one of the following groups of items is included in India’s foreign –exchange reserves ?

(A) Foreign currency assets, special drawing rights (SDRs) and loans from foreign countries
(B) Foreign currency assets, gold holdings of the RBI and SDRs
(C) Foreign currency assets, loans from the world bank and SDRs
(D) Foreign currency assets, gold holdings of the RBI and loans from the world Bank

which one of the following is likely to be the most inflationary in its effect ?

(A) Repayment of public debt
(B) Borrowing from the public to finance a budget deficit
(C) Borrowing from banks to finance a budget deficit
(D) Creating new money to finance a budget defitic

supply of money remaining the same when there is an increase in demand for money there will be ?

(A) A fall in the level of prices
(B) An increase in the rate of interest
(C) A decrease in the rate of interest
(D) An increase in the level of income and employment

The National income of a country for a given period is equal to the ?

(A) Total value of goods and services produced by the nationals
(B) Sum of total consummation and investment expenditure.
(C) Sum of personal income of all individuals.
(D) Money value of final goods and services produce

Which of the following grants/grant direct credit assistance to rural households ?
1. Regional rural banks
2. National bank for agriculture and rural development.
3. Land development banks.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2 only
(C) 1 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

Which of the following can be said to be essentially the parts of the inclusive governance?
1. Permitting the non-banking financial companies to do banking.
2. Establishing effective district planning committees in all the districts.
3. Increasing the government spending on public health.
4. Strength the mid-day meal scheme.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 3 and 4 only
(C) 2,3 and 4 only
(D) 1,2,3 and 4

How does the national rural livelihood mission seek to improve livelihood options of rural people?
1. By setting up a large number of new manufacturing industries and agribusiness centre’s in rural areas.
2. By strengthening ‘self help groups’ and providing skill development.
3. By supplying seeds, fertilizers, diesel pump sets and micro-irrigation equipment free of cost farmers.
Select the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2 only
(C) 1 and 3 only
(D) 1, 2 and 3

The multi-dimensional poverty index developed by oxford poverty and human development initiative with UNDP support covers which of the following?
1. Deprivation of education, health, assets and services at household level.
2. Purchasing power parity at national level.
3. Extent of budget deficit and GDP growth rate at national level.
Select the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

Which of the following is/are among the noticeable features of the recommendations of the thirteenth finance commission ?
1. A design for the goods and services tax, and a compensation package linked to adherence to the proposed design.
2. A design for the creation of lakhs of jobs in the next ten years in the consonance with India’s demographic dividend.
3. Devolution of a specified share of central taxes to local bodies as grants
Select the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

what is/ are the policy initiative (s)of government of India to promote the growth of manufacturing sector?
1. Setting up of national investment and manufacturing zones.
2. Providing the benefits of single window clearance.
3. Establishing the technology acquisition and development fund.
Select the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 and 3 only
(C) 1 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

In India, in the overall index of industrial production, the indices of eight core industries have a combined weight of 90 %. which of the following are among those eight core industries?
1. Cement
2. Fertilizers
3. Natural gas
4. Refinery production
5. Textiles
Select the correct answer using codes given below:

(A) 1 and 5 only
(B) 2,3 and 4 only
(C) 1,2,3,4 and 5
(D) 1,2,3 and 4 only

The Endeavour of janani suraksha Yojana ‘programme is
1. To promote institutional deliveries.
2. To provide monetary assistance to the mother to meet the cost of delivery
3. To provide for wage loss due pregnancy and comfort.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2 only
(C) 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

Consider the following
1. Hotels and restaurants
2. Motor transport undertaking
3. Newspaper medical institutions
The employees of which of the above can have under the social security coverage under employee’s state insurance scheme?

(A) 1,2, and 3 only
(B) 4 only
(C) 1,3 and 4 only
(D) 1,2,3and 4

How do district rural development agencies (DRDA) help in the reduction of rural poverty in India ?
1. DRDA acts as panchayati raj institution in certain specified backward region of the country
2. DRDA undertakes area specific scientific study of the causes of poverty and malnutrition and prepares detailed remedial measures.
3. DRDAs secure inter sectoral and inter-departmental coordination and cooperation for effective implementation of anti-poverty programmes.
4. DRDAs watch over and ensure effective utilization of the funds intended for anti-poverty programmes.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1, 2 and 3 only
(B) 3 and 4 only
(C) 4 only
(D) 1,2,3 and 4