Economics Quiz for SSC CGL 2016



1. Which of the following is the agency , that the Government has engaged to grade and standardise various agricultural products ?
(a) Food Corporation of India
(b) Directorate of Marketing and Inspection
(c) Bureau of Indian Standards
(d) Central Statistical Organisation

2. Which of the following has not been a component of the agriculture strategy that brought about the Green Revolution?
(a) Greater intensity of cropping
(b) Guaranteed maximum prices
(c) New agricultural technology
(d) Package of inputs
3. The Blue Revolution is related with :
(a) Fish Production
(b) Food grain Production
(c) Oil seed Production
(d) Milk Production

4. Indian agriculture is typically characterised as :
(a) land surplus, labour scare economy
(b) land surplus, labour surplus economy
(c) land scare, labour surplus economy
(d) land scare, labour scare economy

5. The fertile land between two rivers is called :
(a) Watershed
(b) Water divide
(c) Doab
(d) Terai 

6. Which one of the following methods of soil conservation is most effective in arid areas?
(a) Mulching
(b) Shelter belt
(c) Gully plugging
(d) Terracing

7. The commission in India dealing with minimum support price, procurement price etc., in connection with agricultural goods is the :
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Agricultural Costs and Price Commission
(c) Agricultural Price Commission
(d) National Marketing Commission

8. The term Green Revolution has been used to indicate higher production through :
(a) creation of grasslands 
(b) planting more trees
(c) creation of gardens in urban areas
(d) enhanced agricultural productivity per hectare 

9. Dr. M. S. Swaminathan has distinguished himself in which of the following fields? 
(a) Nuclear Physics
(b) Agriculture 
(c) Astrophysics
(d) Medicine

10. The Green Revolution in India was the outcome of the efforts of who amongst the following? 
(a) M.S. Swaminathan
(b) C. Rangrajan
(c) K.V. Kamath
(d) Rakesh Mohan

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