Previous Year Economics Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Dear Students, SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam is scheduled tentatively in the month of AUGUST 2017. At SSC ADDA, we are providing Economics Quiz of 15 important last year question. GS questions are also asked in SSC CPO and MTS Exam. SSC repeats many previous years questions. Every day, we provide quizzes on all the topics of General Studies. We have also provided study notes on GS topics. 

Q1. In which year the first attempt made to enumerate the population of India ? 
(a) 1945
(b) 1851
(c) 1872
(d) 1951

Q2. Regular census in India are held every 10 years. In which year was the first regular census held in India ? 
(a) 1921
(b) 1881
(c) 1911
(d) 1931

Q3. Which year is known as the ‘Year of the Great Divide’ with regard to population, after which there has been a continuous and rapid growth in India’s population ? 
(a) 1911
(b) 1921
(c) 1941
(d) 1951

Q4. Since Independence, how many times has the census been taken ? 
(a) Three
(b) Four
(c) Five
(d) Seven 

Q5. The last census in India was held in 
(a) 2008
(b) 2010
(c) 2011
(d) 2012

Q6. Census 2011 is the ____________ India census after independence 
(a) Fifth 
(b) Seventh 
(c) Eighth 
(d) Tenth 

Q7. As per census 2011, average density of population (person/km2) in India is 
(a) 294
(b) 321
(c) 382
(d) 390

Q8. Which is the least populous state as per Census 2011 ? 
(a) Sikkim
(b) Meghalaya 
(c) Manipur
(d) Tripura 

Q9. The term ‘sustainable development’ was brought in common use by
(a) Brundtland Commission
(b) World conservation Union
(c) World conservation strategy
(d) None of these

Q10. Which of the following are essential components of economic development?
(a) Equality of opportunity
(b) Education
(c) Health
(d) All of these

Q11. Which among the following can be regarded as essential components of GDP or GNP?
(a) Education
(b) Nutritional status
(c) Infant mortality
(d) All of these

Q12. Which of the following statement(s) is/ are true?
(A) Both sustainable development and conventional development are similar in nature
(B) Sustainable development is not ecological friendly
(C) Conventional development acted detrimental to environment
(D) Sustainable development conserves environmental resources.
(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Both A and B
(d) Both C and D are correct

Q13. The period signifying regulated economic growth in favour of the poor masses was
(a) 1950s and 1960s
(b) 1970s and 1980s
(c) 1980s and 1990s
(d) None of these

Q14. Which of the following is an outcome of conventional economic development?
(a) Creation of new jobs
(b) Elimination of traditional occupations
(c) Reorientation of traditional skills to new occupations
(d) Both a and c

Q15. Which of the following negatively affects the resource base of a developing country?
(a) Public awareness
(b) Education
(c) Wasteful consumption
(d) None of these

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