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IAS Previous Year ECONOMY Questions – Lecture – 2 – STHAAPNA Series

Chapter - Growth and Development

 

IAS Previous Year ECONOMY Questions – Lecture – 2

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Q.1) Consider the following specific stages of demographic transition associated with economic development : (2012)

1. Low birthrate with low death rate

2. High birthrate with high death rate

3. High birthrate with low death rate

Select the correct order of the above stages using the codes given below :

a) 1,2,3

b) 2,1,3

c) 2,3,1

d) 3,2,1

 

Q.2) To obtain full benefits of demographic dividend, what should India do? (2013) 

a) Promote skill development

b) Introduce more social security schemes

c) Reduce infant mortality rate

d) Privatize higher education

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements : (2009)

1. Infant mortality rate takes into account the death of infants within a month after birth.

2. Infant mortality rate is the number of infant deaths in a particular year per 100 live births during that year.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 or 2

 

Q.4) The Multi-dimensional Poverty Index developed by Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative with UNDP support covers which of the following? (2012)

1. Deprivation of education, health, assets and services at household level

2. Purchasing power parity at national level

3. Extent of budget deficit and GDP growth rate at national level

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a) 1 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 1 and 3 only

d) 1,2 and 3

 

Q.5) Human Poverty Index was introduced in the Human Development Report of the year: (1998) 

a) 1994

b) 1995

c) 1996

d) 1997

 

Q.6) Human Development Index comprises literacy rates, life expectancy at birth and (1997) 

a) Gross National Product per head in the US dollars

b) Gross Domestic Product per head at real purchasing power

c) Gross National Product in US dollars

d) National Income per head in US dollars

 

Q.7) Which of the following can aid in furthering the Government’s objective of inclusive growth ? (2011)

1. Promoting Self-Help Groups

2. Promoting Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

3. Implementing the Right to Education Act

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: 

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 1,2 and 3

 

Q.8) With reference to India, consider the following: (2010)

1. Nationalization of Banks

2. Formation of Regional Rural Banks

3. Adoption of villages by Bank Branches

Which of the above can be considered as steps taken to achieve the “financial inclusion” in India? 

a) 1 and 2 only

b) 2 and 3 only

c) 3 only

d) 1,2 and 3

 

Q.9)  In the context of Indian economy, consider the following statements (2011)

1. The growth rate of GDP has steadily increased in the last five years.

2. The growth rate in per capita income has steadily increased in the last five years.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? 

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

Q.10) With reference to’ Indian economy, consider the following statements: (2010)

1. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has increased by four times in the last 10 years.

2. The percentage share of Public Sector in GDP has declined in the last 10 years.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? 

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) Neither 1 nor 2

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