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February 1, 2017

GS Test-7-Indian Economy-Poverty, Unemployment and Rural Development Programmes

Welcome to your Indian Economy Daily Test-7- Poverty, Unemployment and Rural Development Programmes



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1) The programme announced for minorities in India is called
2) National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was launched initially in
3) Consider the following
1.Hotels and restaurants
2.Motor transport undertakings
3.Newspaper establishments
4.Private medical institutions
The employees of which of the above can have the ‘Social Security’ coverage under Employees State Insurance Scheme?
4) The standard of living in a country is represented by its
5) Structural unemployment arises due to
6) Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
Scheme Commencement Year
7) unemployment among people above 60 years of age
8) When the productive capacity of the economic system of a state is inadequate to create sufficient number of jobs, it is called
9) Which of the following statements is correct regarding Indira Awas Yojana?
10) The endeavour of ‘Janani Suraksha Yojana’ Programme is
1.to promote institutional deliveries.
2.to provide monetary assistance to the mother to meet the cost of delivery.
3.to provide for wage loss due to pregnancy and confinement.
Which of the statements given above is /are correct?
11) Which one of the following types of unemployment is common in Indian agriculture?
12) Scheme of Mid-Day Meal is not connected with
13) In India, increase in population and diversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes have resulted in the decrease of
14) Select the one which is not the responsibility of Gram Sabha under the ‘Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005’
15) Consider the following schemes launched by the Union Government
1.Antyodaya Anna Yojana
2.Gram Sadak Yojana
4.Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana
Which of these were announced in the year 2000?
16) The Government has renamed MNREGA scheme and the name associated with the scheme is that of
17) The Swarnjayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana which came into operation from 1st January, 1997 aims to provide gainful employment to the urban unemployed or underemployed poor but does not include
18) Disguised unemployment generally means
19) Which plan gave emphasis for removal of poverty for the first time?
20) Disguised unemployment refers to
21) What is the name of the scheme which provides training and skills to women in traditional and non-traditional traders?
22) Community Development Programme was initiated primarily to [SCRA2000]
23) Which one of the following agreements under WTO aegis has given the Special Saferguard Mechanism (SSM) and Special Products (SPs) treatments to the Developing countries?
24) Consider the following statements
1.Food for work programme was launched in India during the Tenth Five Year Plan.
2.The Planning Commission in India is a constitutional body.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
25) National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was launched in the year
26) With reference to India, which of the following statements is not correct?
27) Indian Development Report does not give for each sample village
28) Mid-Day Meal Scheme was started in the year
29) Which is NOT the objective of Public Procurement and Distribution System followed by Indian Government?
30) Disguised unemployment in India is mainly related to
1.Agricultural sector
2.Rural sector
3.Factory sector
4.Urban area
Select the correct answer using the codes given below

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