Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 11

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Q. Consider the following pairs:

Scheme Objective

1. Swisher: addresses socio-economic empowerment of all women

2. Saks ham: addresses women livelihood

3. Swayamsiddha: addresses women victims of trafficking

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) None

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Pradhan Mantra Kaushal Vikas Yojana, consider the following statements:

1. This Scheme shall be implemented through Public- Private Partnerships

2. The scheme will be implemented through National Skill Development Corporation

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. Which of the following comes under the category of informal sector?

1. A police constable

2. Cycle rickshaw puller

3. Worker in a hotel which has seven hired workers and three family workers

4. The owner of a textile shop employing nine workers.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 4 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: C

Q. RTE provides “free and compulsory education “what is the meaning of compulsory education?

1. State should provide free elementary education

2. State should ensure compulsory admission

3. State should ensure compulsory attendance.

4. State should ensure completion of elementary education.

1. Select the correct answer using the code given below.

2. State should ensure compulsory admission

3. State should ensure compulsory arrendance

4. State should ensure completion of elementary education

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1, 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: D

Q. Which of the following is/ are monitor able target of the Beti Bacchae Beti Pahoa Abhiyan?

1. Provide girl’s toilet in every school in 100 Child Sex Ratio (CSR) districts by 2017.

2. Improve the Sex ratio at Birth in 100 gender critical districts by 10 points in a year.

3. Increase the –girl’s enrolment in secondary education to 100% by 2020

4. Implementation of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: B

Q. With reference to Pradhan Mantra Gram Salak Yojana, which of the following statement is not correct?

(a) It aims to achieve complete rural connectivity through all-weather roads by 2019.

(b) 50% of the Cass on High Speed Diesel (HSD) is earmarked for this Programme

(c) Its works are executed by the State Agencies.

(d) It comes under Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Answer: D

21. Consider the following statements regarding Indira Awas Yojana (IAY):

1. The district administration is responsible for the construction of IAY houses.

2. Sanitary latrine and smokeless chulha are mandatory components of an IAY house.

3. Allotment of an IAY house is done only in the name of a female member of the beneficiary household.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 3 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B