Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 9

Q. Which of the following factor/factors make Ladakh a suitable destination for expedition under the Spaceward Bound Programme?

1. Extremely low atmospheric pressure

2. Dry ecosystem

3. High ultraviolet light exposure

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C

Q. With reference to National Policy for Children, consider the following statements:

1. It recognizes every person below the age of sixteen years as a child

2. It identifies ‘Survival’ as an undeniable right of every child

3. The National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is the designated authority to monitor its implementation

Which of the statements fives above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B

Q. Which of the following are the salient features of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005?

1. It mandates that at least a third of the workers under the scheme should be women

2. It covers all the districts of the country

3. Panchayats Semiti recommends the work under the scheme.

4. Social audit of works by Gram Sabha has been made mandatory

Select the correct answer using the code gived below

(a) 1 and 4 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Answer: C

Q. Which among the following are include in the Sustainable Development Goals adopted as part of the ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’?

1. Promote sustainable agriculture

2. Promote sustainable agriculture for all

3. Promote safe, affordable and sustainable transport systems

4. Reduce inequalities among countries

5. End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 4 and 5 only

(c) 3, 4 and 5 only

(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Answer: B

Q. With reference to Sarva Shikhar Abhiyan, consider the following statements:

1. It aims to bridge all gender and social category gaps at both primary and elementary level.

2. It provides for establishment of early childhood care and education centers in schools.

3. It aims recruitment of 50% women teachers

4. The governing council of the scheme will be chaired by Minister of Human Resource and Development.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: B

Q. With reference to Gender Inequality Index (GII), which among the following statements are correct?

1. It was introduced in the 2010 Human Development Report

2. It is the ratio of male to female HDI values

3. The higher the GII value the more loss to human development

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B