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IAS Previous Year ECONOMY Questions – Lecture – 4

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Q.1) Five Year Plan in India is finally approved by : (2002) 

a) Union Cabinet

b) President on the advice of Prime Minister

c) Planning Commission

d) National Development Council


Q.2) Who among the following constitute the National Development Council? (2013)

1. The Prime Minister

2. The Chairman, Finance Commission

3. Ministers of the Union Cabinet

4. Chief Ministers of the States

Select the correct answer using the codes given below. 

a) 1,2 and 3 only

b) 1,3 and 4 only

c) 2 and 4 only

d) 1,2,3 and 4


Q.3) India is regarded as a country with “Demographic Dividend’’. This is due to (2011) 

a) Its high population in the age group below 15 years.

b) Its high population in the age group of 15–64 years.

c) Its high population in the age group above 65 years.

d) Its high total population.


Q.4) The Government of India has established NITI Aayog to replace the (2015) 

a) Human Rights Commission

b) Finance Commission

c) Law Commission

d) Planning Commission


Q.5) In the context of India’s Five Year Plans, a shift in the pattern of industrialization, with lower emphasis on heavy industries and more on infrastructure begins in : (2010) 

a)  Fourth plan

b) Sixth plan

c) Eighth plan

d) Tenth plan


Q.6) Consider the following statements regarding Indian Planning: (2009)

1. The Second Five-Year Plan emphasized on the establishment of heavy industries.

2. The Third Five-Year Plan introduced the concept of import substitution as a strategy for industrialization.

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.7) During which Five Year Plan was the Emergency clamped, new elections took place and the Janata Party was elected? (2009) 

a) Third

b) Fourth

c) Fifth

d) Sixth


Q.8) Which one of the following Five Year Plans recognised human development as the core of all development efforts? (1995) 

a)  The Third Five Year Plan

b) The Fifth Five Year Plan

c) The Sixth Five Year Plan

d) The Eighth Five Year Plan


Q.9)  Inclusive growth as enunciated in the Eleventh Five Year Plan does not include which one of the following (2010)

a) Reduction of poverty

b) Extension of employment opportunities

c) Strengthening of capital market

d) Reduction of gender inequality


Q.10) The main objective of the 12th Five-Year Plan is (2014)

a)  inclusive growth and poverty reduction

b) inclusive and sustainable growth

c) sustainable and inclusive growth to reduce unemployment

d) faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth


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