UPSC Level 2 Economics Pre Quiz #8

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#1 One of the reasons for India’s occupational structure remaining more or less the same over the years has been that : 1. invest pattern has been directed towards capital intensive industries 2. productivity in agriculture has been high enough to induce people to stay with agriculture 3. ceiling on land holdings have enabled more people to own land and hence their preference to stay with agriculture 4. people are largely unaware of the signifcance of transition from agriculture to industry for economic development Find out the correct option from the code :

#2 Harrod-Domar model of growth is based on the concepts of and their equalityPopulation and productivity growth. 2. Investment and average growth rate of income. 3. Actual, warranted and natural growth rate. 4. Productivity growth and investment growth. select the answer from the codes given below:

#3 Gilt-edged market means : 1. bullion market 2. market of government securities 3. market of guns 4. market of pure metals Find out the correct option from the code:

#4 The “Dual Economy” is a mixture of ?

#5 Economic liberalization in India started with?

#6 Consider the following stages of demographic transition associated with economic development: 1. Low birth rate with low death rate 2. High birth rate with high death rate 3. High birth rate with low death rate Select the correct answer using the following codes:

#7 Consider the following statements regarding how National Rural Livelihood Mission seek to improve livelihood of rural poor: 1. By setting up large number of new manufacturing industries and agribusiness centres in rural areas. 2. By strengthening self-help groups and providing skill development. 3. By supplying seeds, fertilizer, micro-irrigation equipments free of cost. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#8 Consider the following statements regarding National Urban Health Mission (NUHM): 1. It aimed to provide adequate and effcient urban public health delivery system for the urban poor. 2. Centre will bear 100% of the cost of implement the programme. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

#9 Which of the following statements about India’s unorganised sector are true? 1. Labour is more in number than that in the organised sector. 2. Job security and work regulation are better in unorganised sector. 3. They are usually not organised into trade unions. 4. Workers are usually employed for a limited number of days. Select the correct answer using the code given below

#10 Consider the following statements regarding Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) scheme: 1. The Government of India sponsored programme. 2. Launched on October 2, 1975. 3. It aims to improve the nutritional and health status of vulnerable groups including pre-school children, pregnant women and nursing mothers. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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