UPSC/SSC G.K. Economy Quiz 9

1. Shilling is the currrency of:
(a) Kenya
(b) South Korea
(c) Israel
(d) Ghana
1. (a)

2. The Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission is:
(a) Rahul Gandhi
(b) Rahul Bajaj
(c) M.S. Swamination
(d) Sam Pitroda
2. (d)

3. When was the first tain steamed off in India ?
(a) 1848
(b) 1853
(c) 1875
(d) 1880
3. (b)

4. Which of the final authority in India to approve Five Year Plans ?
(a) Union Council of Ministers
(b) Planning Commission
(c) Prime Minister
(d) None of these
4. (d)

5. Planning in India, in real sense, began with the Second Five Year Plan. Who was the architect of Indian Planning ?
(a) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(b) Morarji Desai
(c) C.D. Deshmukh
(d) P.C. Mahalanobis
5. (d)

6. When did India’s population touch 100 crore mark ?
(a) May, 2000
(b) May, 2001
(c) May, 2002
(d) May, 2003
6. (a)

7. What is the longest irrigation canal India called ?
(a) Yamuna canal
(b) Sirhind canal
(c) Indira Gandhi Canal
(d) Upper Bari Doab Canal
7. (c)

8. Which of the following is a programme under which electric connection is geiven to people below poverty line ?
(b) Kutir Jyoti
(c) Ganga Kalyan Yojana
(d) Sangam Yojana
8. (b)

9. The Prime Minister Gramodaya Yojana does NOT include:
(a) Basic education
(b) Nutritious food, drinking water and health
(c) Rural roads and housing
(d) Small scale industries
9. (d)

10. Industrial licensing was finally abolished (with a few exception) in the:
(a) Industrial Policy, 1970
(b) Industrial Polocy, 1980
(c) Industrial Policy, 1991
(d) Industrial Policy, 1995
10. (c)




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