Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 5

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Q. Consider the following statements regarding Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

1. It is one of the indices released by the Human Development Report

2. It use the same three dimensions as the Human Development Index

3. In India, more than 50% of the population are multi-dimensionally poor 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: D

Q. Which of the following services forms part of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)?

1. Primary School formal education

2. Nutrition & health education

3. Immunization

4. Health check-up

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1, 3 and 4 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: C

Q. With reference to Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) or Sabla, consider the following statements:

1. It aims at all-round development of adolescent girls of 11-18 years of age

2. The focus of the Scheme is primarily on out-of-school girls

3. Anganwadi Centre (AWC) is the focal point for the delivery of services

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 2 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. Which of the following statements best describes’ Head Count Ratio?

(a) It is the proportion of a population that lives below the ‘poverty line’

(b) It is the proportion of children enrolled in schools or any form of formal education

(c)It is the proportion of youth engaged in labour force

(d) It is the proportion of female workforce engaged in the organized sector

Answer: D

Q. The major recommendations of “Lodha Committee” on BCCI reforms are

1. Only one vote per state

2. Legalization of betting

3. Creation of a complete autonomous IPL

4. No Minister or government servant should become a BCCI office-bearer

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 3 and 4 only

(d) 2, and 4 only

Answer: B

58. With reference to The National Child Labour Project (NCLP), the following statements:

1. It seeks to rescue children from work and mainstream them to formal schooling system

2. It is a central sector scheme with 100% funding from the union government

3. It is being implemented by Ministry of Labour and Employ me

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

59. Which of the following is/are objectives of Rasht Riya Uchchatar Shisha Abhiyan (RUSA)?

1. Promoting autonomy in State Universities.

2. Improve the overall quality of private educational institutions.

3. Ensuring that the State universities prescribe to internationally prescribed quality norms

4. Promoting inclusion of women minorities and disabled in higher education institutions

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: B