UPSC/SSC G.K. Economy Quiz 15

1. Various banks in the country have installed machines which disburse money to general public. The machines are called:
(a) Coin Dispensing Machines
(b) ATMs
(c) Debit Card Machines
(d) Ledger-Machines

2. In India, population density is defined as the number of persons:
(a) Per square mile
(b) Per square kilometre
(c) Per lakh square mile
(d) Per lakh square kilomtre

3. Which one of the following is NOT an example of economic overheads ?
(a) Schools
(b) Sanitary Facilities
(c) Roads and Railways
(d) Coal Mines


4. When development in economy takes place, the share of tertiary sector in National Income:
(a) first falls and the rises
(b) first rises and the falls
(c) keeps on increasing
(d) remains constant

5. The least populated State in India is:
(a) Goa
(b) Sikkim
(c) Manipur
(d) None of these

6. Which of the following ministries has launched Integrated Wastelands Development Programme (IWDP) ?
(a) Ministry of Rural Development
(b) Ministry of Agriculture
(c) Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers
(d) Ministry o Health and Family Welfare
(e) None of these

7. Agriculture sector directly employs one of the following percentages of labour force in India:
(a) 20%
(b) 30%
(c) 40%
(d) 65%

8. The Rolling Plan concept in national planning was intoduced by:
(a) Indira Gandhi Government
(b) The National Front Government
(c) The Janata Party Government
(d) Rajiv Gandhi Government

9. The first Census in India during the British period was held during the tenure of:
(a) Lord Dufferin
(b) Lord Lytton
(c) Lord Mayo
(d) Lord Ripon

10. The stock market index of London Stock Market is referred as:
(a) Sensex
(c) Footsic (FISE)
(d) Bullish

Answer- 1. (b) 2. (b) 3. (d) 4. (c) 5. (b) 6. (c) 7. (d) 8. (c) 9. (c) 10. (c)




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