Indian Economy MCQ-237

Indian Economy Model Questions for UPSC, NDA, WBPSC, TET, HaryanaPSC, CDS, RRB, CivilsPrelims Exams

National income is the:


What is Net National Product?


Which of the following programmes aims at the promotion of savings among rural women?


In India, rural incomes are generally lower than the urban incomes, which of the following reasons account for this?

I. A large number of farmers are illiterate and know little about scientific agriculture
II. Prices of primary products are lower than those of manufactured products

III. Investment in agriculture has been low when compared to investment in industry


Devaluation of a currency means


‘Kurukshetra’ a journal on rural development is published by:


‘Yojana’a weekly journal:


Which of the following is not considered as a social indicator of poverty?


Persons below the poverty line in India are classified as such based on whether:


Which Committee’s recommendations are being followed for estimating Poverty Line in India?


Absolute Poverty means:


Among the following who are eligible to benefit from the ”Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act”?


Poverty Gap is :


Consider the following statements with reference to Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme
1. All persons of 60 years or above belonging to the households below poverty line in rural areas are eligible.
2. The Central Assistance under this Scheme is at the rate of RS. 300 per month per beneficiary. Under the Scheme, States have been urged to give matching amounts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Which among the following is not correct with regard to Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana?

1. The cash component of the programme is borne exclusively by the Central Government.
2. Foodgrains are provided free of cost to the States/Union Territories.

Select the answer using the codes given below


Consider the following statements:

1. Hariyali is a watershed development project sponsored by the Central Government.
2. Hariyali also aims at enabling the urban population to conserve rain water.


The ‘Slack Season’ in the Indian Economy is:


Consider the following statements:

1. The nation-wide scheme of the National Child Labour Projects (NCLP) is run by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
2. Gurupadswamy Committee dealt with the issues of child labour.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


Which of the following groups of states has the largest concentration of rural poor and people living below the poverty line?


India’s wage policy is based on :


Unemployment which occurs when workers move from one job to another job is known as:


The type of unemployment mostly found in India can be characterised as :


One of the reasons for India’s occupational structure remaining more or less the same over the years has been that:


Disguised unemployment in India is mostly related to:


For how many days MNREGA provides employment?