Economics Quiz for SSC CGL 2016


1.The programme announced by the Prime Minister for the minorities in India is called:


Antyodaya Programme
20 Point Programme
15 Point Programme
Prime Minister Rojgar Yojana

2.National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme is different from other employment programme, because:


It is also applicable in urban areas
There is guarantee of 200 days employment in a financial year
Employment to be given within 30 days of application for work
It is not a plan for employment but legal guarantee to work

3.When was the concept of the Human Development Index (HDI) introduced by the United Nations Development Programme?



4.In terms of Human Development Index, India falls under the following category:

Very Low

5.For reducing birth rate in India Amartya Sen has emphasized:


The need for improving female literacy
The need for reducing mortality
The need for increasing per capita income
The need for increasing the growth rate of Gross Domestic Product

6.Which of the following statements is correct regarding Indira Awas Yojana?

Soil and water conservation works
Construction of rural roads
Providing houses at free of cost to the members of SC/ ST and free bonded laborers
Land development and wasteland development

7.One which of the following bases has the planning commission defined ‘Poverty Line’ in rural areas in India?


1800 k cal
2400 k cal
2500 k cal
2600 k cal

8.Indian Development Report does NOT give for each sample village:


Infrastructure and Amenities Index
Education Related Index
Health Related Index
Unemployment Related Index

9.The Swarnjayanti Shahari Rojgar Yojana which came into operation from 1.12.1997 aims to provide gainful employment to the urban unemployed or underemployed poor but does NOT include:


Nehru Rojgar Yojana
Urban Basic Service Programme
Prime Minister’s Integrated Urban Poverty Eradication Programme
Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana

10.Consider the following schemes launched by the Union Government : 
1. Antyodaya Anna Yojana 
2. Gram Sadak Yojana 
3. Sarvapriya 
4. Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana 
Which of these announced in the year 2000?

1 and 2
2 and 4
3 and 4
1, 2 and 3

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