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February 1, 2017

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

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1) Mid-Day Meal Scheme was started in the year
2) Scheme of Mid-Day Meal is not connected with
3) 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
4) Disguised unemployment generally means
5) National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was launched in the year
6) Disguised unemployment refers to
7) unemployment among people above 60 years of age
8) The standard of living in a country is represented by its
9) 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?
10) National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was launched initially in
11) 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?
12) Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
Scheme Commencement Year
13) Which is NOT the objective of Public Procurement and Distribution System followed by Indian Government?
14) The programme announced for minorities in India is called
15) 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?
16) The Government has renamed MNREGA scheme and the name associated with the scheme is that of
17) Which plan gave emphasis for removal of poverty for the first time?
18) With reference to India, which of the following statements is not correct?
19) In India, increase in population and diversion of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes have resulted in the decrease of
20) Select the one which is not the responsibility of Gram Sabha under the ‘Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005’
21) Community Development Programme was initiated primarily to [SCRA2000]
22) 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?
23) Structural unemployment arises due to
24) 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?
25) 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
26) Which one of the following types of unemployment is common in Indian agriculture?
27) When the productive capacity of the economic system of a state is inadequate to create sufficient number of jobs, it is called
28) Which of the following statements is correct regarding Indira Awas Yojana?
29) Indian Development Report does not give for each sample village
30) What is the name of the scheme which provides training and skills to women in traditional and non-traditional traders?

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