Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 1

Q. Employment in India can be meaningfully grouped into four categories to reflect quality and its sectorial association Indian economy is dominated by:

(a) Formal employment in the formal sector

(b) Informal employment in the formal sector

(c) Formal employment in the informal sector

(d) Informal employment in the informal sector

Answer: D

Q. With reference to prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act 2013, consider the following statements:

1. The act aims to eliminate insanitary latrines.

2. The acts provides for allotment of residential plot for rehabilitation of manual scavengers

3. The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis shall advice the central and state government on effective state government on effective implementation of the Act

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. Consider the following statements regarding National Social Assistance

Program (NSAP)

1. It is being administered by the Ministry of Rural Development

2. It is being implemented in rural areas as well as urban areas

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

Q. If the unemployment rate under the Current Daily Status is higher than Usual Principal Status in a stable economy, it implies the presence of?

(a) Seasonal unemployment

(b) Structural unemployment

(c)Disguised unemployment

(d) Under-employment

Answer: A

Q. What does the term Viability Gap Funding refer to?

(a) It supports infrastructure projects that are to be undertaken through public private partnerships economically justified but fall short of financial viability

(b) It provides financial support to the state social sector schemes by the Central government

(c) It provides financial support and psychological to the specially abled

(d) None of the above

Answer: A

Q. Which among the following are the parameters used in computing Human Development Index (HDI)?

1. Gross National Income

2. Mean years of schooling

3. Expected years of schooling

4. Adolescent birth rate

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Answer: C

Q. With reference to Pradhan Mantra MUDRA Yojana consider the following statements:

1. Its purpose is to provide funding to the corporate small business sector

2. MUDRA Bank refinances agriculture sector including vegetable and fruit traders

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: D

Q. “Stand up India Scheme” was launched under the broader theme of “Startup India, Stand up India” to promote entrepreneurship among:

1. Scheduled Castes

2. Scheduled Tribes

3. Differently-abled

4. Women

5. Minorities

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 4 only

(b) 1, 3 and 5 only

(c) 2, 4 and 5 only

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

Answer: A