Competitive Exams: Economics MCQs (Practice-Test 102 of 122)

  1. Of the following states, per capita net state domestic product in India during 1988 − 90 works out to 5.2 percent at 1980 − 81 prices. Given a capital output ratio of 4.1, what is the estimated saving rate, assuming not foreign aid?

    1. 9.3 percent

    2. 20 percent

    3. 21.3 percent

    4. 24.4 percent

  2. Indian's GDP at factor cost, measured in 1980 − 81 prices, had grown during 1988 − 89 at around

    1. 5%

    2. 10%

    3. 15%

    4. 3%

  3. Population growth rate in India was negative in

    1. 1901 − 11

    2. 1911 − 21

    3. 1921 − 31

    4. 1931 − 41

  4. Which one of the following makes up the common aim of economic planning during successive Five Year plan of India?

    1. Reduction of disparities in income and wealth

    2. Expansion of employment

    3. Prevention of concentration of economic power

    4. prevention of concentration of economic power

  5. Of all the additional rural programmes, which one of the following was stressed during the Sixth plan?

    1. Integrated rural development

    2. Rural literacy development

    3. Rural railways

    4. Advanced communication link for rural people

  6. Which one of the following is true in respect of the balance of payment at the end of the first half of the Second five Year Plan of India?

    1. A surplus resulted from an excess of exports over imports

    2. A deficit on trade was covered by surplus on invisible account

    3. balance of payment was undisturbed and not new problem arose here

    4. A foreign exchange problem appeared

  7. Which one of the following was a feature of India's third Five year Plan?

    1. Integrated Rural DEvelopment Project

    2. Rural works Programme

    3. Special Jute Development Project

    4. Special Oilseeds Development Project

  8. Which one of the following is the main cause for the relisation of modest agricultural targets of India's first Five year Plan?

    1. Abolition of intermediaries

    2. The markets set up for selling new reproducible capital to farmers.

    3. ‘Co-operative commonwealth’ in the rural sector

    4. Good monsoons

  9. Reviewing the over-all achievements of planning in all the Five Year Plan, the Government daft of the sixth Plan mentions: ‘It is a cause of legitimate national pride that over this period no stagnant and dependent economy has been modernized and made more self-reliant’ Then which model of development are these achievements ascribed?

    1. Gandhian Model

    2. Mahalanobis model

    3. Marxian model

    4. Agricultural Fundamentalists'model

  10. Which one of the following resources is the most crucial input in India's new agriculture, technology, responsible for the Green Revolution?

    1. Fertilizers

    2. HYV seeds

    3. Agricultural Machinery

    4. Irrigation

  11. Which one of the following states has made the least progress in respect of consolidation of holdings?

    1. Bihar

    2. Uttar Pradesh

    3. West Bengal

    4. Orissa

  12. Which one of the following is the approximate figure of consumption of chemical fertilizers in lakh tones during 1990 − 91?

  13. Since 1982 which one of the following financial institutions has been play the greatest role in supplying and overseeing rural credit in India?

    1. Co-operative credit societies

    2. Regional rural banks

    3. NABARD

    4. Public Sector Banks

  14. Irrigation potential and untilisation in large and medium scale irrigation projects, 1950 − 85.

    Years Prudential irrigated area (lakh ha)

    Year 1950 − 51

    Year 1960 − 61

    Year 1968 − 69

    Year 1979 − 80

    Year 1984 − 85

    Area utilised (lakh ha) 1950

    Area 97

    Area 143

    Area 181

    Area 266

    Area 305

    Area utilised (lakh ha) 1985

    Area 97

    Area 131

    Area 170

    Area 226

    Area 253

    The above table shows that the ratio of utilisation area to potential area irrigated is

    1. fluctuating

    2. decreasing with one exceptional year

    3. nearly constant

    4. increasing with one or two exceptional years

  15. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists

    List-I (Crops) List-II (Dominant system so marketing of output)
    1. Tea

    2. Coffee

    3. Tobacco

    4. Milk from HYV cows

    1. Government marketing Board or Agency

    2. Auction market

    3. marketing Co-operatives

    4. Private marketing agencies

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