UPSC/SSC G.K. Economy Quiz 16

1. Dr. M.S. Swaminathan has distiguished himself in which of the following fields ?
(a) Nuclear Physics
(b) Agriculture
(c) Astrophysics
(d) Medicine

2. In India, the concept of ‘minimum need’ and ‘directed anti-poverty programmes’ were the innovation of:
(a) Fourth Five Year Plan
(b) Fifth Five Year Plan
(c) Sixth Five Year Plan
(d) Seventh five Year Plan

3. Which sector of Indian Economy has shown remarkable expansion during the last decade ?
(a) Primary Sector
(b) Secondary Sector
(c) Tertiary Sector
(d) Mining Sector

3. Sundarbans of Eastern India is an example of:
(a) Forest Ecosystem
(b) Mangrove Ecosystem
(c) Grassland Ecosystem
(d) Marine Ecosystem
3. (b)

4. While calculating HDI, the maximum value for Life Expectancy at birth (years) are taken as:
(a) 100 and 25
(b) 90 and 30
(c) 85 and 25
(d) 80 and 20

5. Currency Swap is an instrument to manage:
(a) currency risk
(b) interest rate risk
(c) currency and interest rate risk
(d) cash flows in different currencies

6. which of the following experienced the fastest expansion during the plan in India ?
(a) Agriculture
(b) Industry
(c) Services
(d) None of these

7. Many time we read in financial newspaper about the performance of the Core Sectors in Economy. Which of the following is NOT included in the core sector of the same ?
(a) Coal
(b) Cement
(c) Steel
(d) Oil and petroleum sector
(e) Auto sector

8. Nuclear energy is a mineral-based energy source. It is derived from:
(a) Uranium
(b) Thorium
(c) Plutonium
(d) All of these

9. Which amongst the following States/UTs has NOT identified tribal community ?
(a) Chhattisgarh
(b) Haryana
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Karnataka


10. Net National Product (NNP) of a country is:
(a) GDP minus depreciation allowances
(b) GDP plus net income from abroad
(c) GNP minus net income from abroad
(d) GNP munus depreciation allowances

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




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