Economics Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

For the first time SSC 2016 examination will be held in Computer Based pattern and managing time will be one of the important factor while solving the questions. So in order to make students familiar with such a situations we are providing questions in a time based manner , which will help students to manage the time properly.

1. ‘Food for Work Programme’ was introduced during which one of the following Five Year Plans ?
2. Annapurna Scheme launched by the Government of India from April, 2000 was meant to provide food security to the:
Rural poor living below the poverty line
Urban slum-dwellers living below the poverty line
Senior citizens not covered under National Old Age Pension Scheme
Victims of natural calamities who are forced to migrate to other areas
3. Consider the following :
1. Per Capita Income 2. Life expectancy at birth
3. Adult Literacy Rate 4. Gross enrolment ratio for schools
Which of the above is/are the parameters for the measurement of Human Development Index (HDI) by UNDP ?
1 only
2 and 3
1, 2 and 3
1, 2, 3 and 4
4. Consider the following statements :
1. Indira AwasYojana seeks to provide shelter to ruralhousehold living below the poverty line.
2. Allotment of house under Indira AwasYojana is made only in the name of female member of the household.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2

5. What is VandeMataram Scheme?
A scheme to encourage youth to join defence forces
An initiative in public-private partnership to reduce maternal mortality
A new strategy included in the revised family planning programme to put emphasis on saving pregnant women from HIV / AIDS
A scheme sponsored by the Union Government to provide old age homes to the destitute and poor oldwomen
6. Consider the following :
1. Indira AwasYojana
2. Swarnjayanti Gram SadakYojana
3. Pradhan Mantri Gram SadakYojana
4. SampoornaGrameenRojgarYojana
Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the above Yojana ?

1, 2, 3, 4
2, 1, 3, 4
1, 2, 4, 3
2, 1, 4, 3
7. The major thrust of JawaharRojgarYojana (JRY) is on :
providing training to rural youth for self-employment
creating additional wage employment opportunities in rural areas
creating employment opportunities in urban areas
removal of poverty among the Scheduled Castes rural areas
8. Main objective of IRDP is :
Export Promotion
Banking Reforms
Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation
Sound Fiscal Management
9. Relative Poverty refers to :
trade cycle
minimum needs of life
economic inequalities
10. Which one is NOT a component to construct Human Development Index in India under UNDP (United Nation Development Programme) ?
Real GDP per capita in US Dollar
Literacy Rate
Life Expectancy at Birth
Infant Mortality Rate


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