Major Program and Policies With Reference To India – Part 7

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Q. With reference to Ramseur Wetland Sites in India, which of the following pairs is/are matched correctly?

Name of the site State

1. Vemband Kol : Kerala

2. Ashamedi : Karnataka

3. Rudrasagar Lake: West Bengal

4. Naintal : Uttarakhand

Select the correct answer using the code given below

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 4 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Answer: A

Q. In context of empowerment of women, term ‘Kudumbshree’ refers to:

(a) It is a women-oriented community-based poverty reduction programme

(b) It is a name of a woman leader who runs multiple charitable activities for woman

(c) It is an initiative of public sector banks to offer better facilities to women account holders.

(d) It is an online platform to make complaints against incidences of female feticide

Answer: A

Q. Process of Monetary transmission by central bank is considered as one of the important parameter for growth of economy which among the following correctly explains the term ‘monetary transmission?

(a) It refers to the process by which a central bank’s monetary policy decisions are passed on, through financial markets, to businesses and households.

(b) It refers to transfer of money from global institutions like World Bank to central banks of a country which are kept as reserves.

(c) It refers to inter and intra bank transactions which are done to keep a minimum reserve to conform to Basel norms’ stipulated by central bank

(d) It refers to transfer of money from central bank to the Government for its programmes and policies for growth of country

Answer: A

Q. National Water mission is considered as one of the most important step in terms of water conservation which among the following is not the prime objective of this Mission?

(a) Assessment of impact of climate change on water resource.

(b) Promotion of basin level integrated water resources management

(c) Focused attention to vulnerable areas including over-exploited areas.

(d) It aims to link water basin of northern and southern rivers.

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, consider the following statements:

1. All the statutory towns will be covered

2. It aims to remove the system of manual scan venting

3. It comes under the purview of both Ministry of Urban Development and ministry Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Which of the above are part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. With reference to National Urban Health Mission, consider the following statements:

1. It envisages for setting up of Urban Primary Health Centre (U-PHC) for population more than 50, 000

2. It aims to make targeted interventions using Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs)

3. It seeks the active involvement of urban local bodies.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

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