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February 1, 2017

GS Test-4-Indian Economy-Agriculture Sector of Indian Economy

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1) Which one of the following ; ive Year Plans has the highest GDP growth rate in Agriculture sector in India?
2) Consider the following agencies of India
1.Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC)
2.State Warehousing Corporations (SWCs)
3.Food Corporation of India (FCI)
Which of the agencies given above is/are responsible for the building warehouse and godowns in the Public Sector?
3) Consider the following statements
1.Regarding the procurement of foodgrains, Government of India follows a procurement target rather than an open
ended procurement policy.
2.Government of India announces minimum support prices only for cereals.
3.For the distribution under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS), wheat and rice are issued by the
Government of India at uniform Central Issue Prices to the States/Union Territories.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
4) The economic survey of the 2010-11 has suggested the creation of National Forest Land Bank to
5) Which one of the following crops has been exceeding target since 2004-05 in India but its growers have been committing suicide in large numbers in many parts of the country every year?
6) With reference to Ryotwari Settlement, consider the following statements
1.The rent was paid directly by the peasants to the Government.
2.The Government gave Pattas to the Ryots.
3.The lands were surveyed and assessed before being taxed.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
7) Which one of the following has not been a component of the agricultural strategy that brought about the Green Revol Ution ?
8) The Green Revolution in India has contributed to
9) Consider the following statements
1.Agriculture including allied activities accounted for about 55% employment in the country according to Census
2011.
2.The growth in agriculture and allied sectors is a necessary condition for inclusive growth in India.
which of the statements given above is/are correct?
10) Which one of the following agencies of the Indian Government is engaged in the standardisation and grading of various agricultural products?
11) The percentage of the agriculture land is very high in all the following states except
12) Consider the following statements
1.Till now there is no State Warehousing Corporation to construct and run the warehouses to store agriculture
products in India.
2.The total storage capacity in India is more than 150 million tonnes of foodgrains.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
13) The Green Revolution has led to marked increase in
1.productivity of wheat.
2.productivity of pulses.
3.regional inequalities.
4.inter-personal inequalities.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
14) Consider the following statements
1.Farm Income Insurance Scheme at the beginning covered only rice and wheat crops.
2.National Agricultural Insurance Scheme is withdrawn from the crops which are covered under the Farm Income
Insurance Scheme.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
15) The basic aim of Lead Bank Scheme is that
16) Who introduced HYV varieties of seed in India?
17) Consider the following statements
1.The Union Government fixes the Statutory Minimum Price of sugarcane for each sugar season.
2.Sugar and sugarcane are essential commodities under the Essential Commodities Act.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
18) Who is known as the father of ‘White Revolution’ in India?
19) An objective of the National Food Security Mission is to increase the production of certain crops through area expansion and productivity enhancement in a sustainable manner in the identified districts of the country. What are these crops?
20) Which one of the following Five Year Plans of Indian Government promoted the well-spreadout storage grid from the farm to the national level?
21) The importance of agriculture in Indian Economy is indicated by its contribution to which of the following?
22) On which of the following item groups, is the share of food expenditures increasing at the fastest rate in India?
23) Which one of the following agencies assigns the Agricultural Income Tax to states in India?
24) The price at which the Government purchases foodgrains for maintaining the public distribution system and for building up buffer stocks are known as
25) In India, which of the following have the highest share in the disbursement of credit to agriculture and allied activities?
26) Consider the following statements
India continues to be dependent on imports to meet the requirement of oilseeds in the country because
1.farmers prefer to grow foodgrains with high remunerative support prices.
2.most of the cultivation of oil crops continued to be dependent on rainfall.
3.oil from the seeds of free-origin and rice bran have remained unexploited.
4.it is far cheaper to import oilseeds than to cultivate the oilseed crops.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
27) Which of the following are responsible for the decrease of per capita holding of cultivated land in India?
1.Low per capita income
2.Rapid rate of increase of population
3.Practice of dividing land equally among the heirs
4.Use of traditional techniques of ploughing
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
28) Consider the following statements
1.Central Warehousing Corporation is responsible for the construction and running of the godowns for storage of
agriculture products.
2.Central Warehousing Corporation of India was established in 1957.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
29) Where is the Central Rice Research Institute located?
30) The impact of the Green Revolution was felt most’ in the production of
31) Among the following states,, which one has the most suitable climatic conditions for the cultivatioh of a large variety of Orchids with the\ninimum cost of production and can develop an export oriented in this field?

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