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IAS Previous Year ECONOMY Questions – Lecture – 8 – STHAAPNA Series

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Q.1) Consider the following statements : (2009)
1. The Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices recommends the Minimum Support Prices for 32
crops.
2. The Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has launched the National
Food Security Mission.
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.2) Consider the following: (2018)
1. Areca nut
2. Barley
3. Coffee
4. Finger millet
5. Groundnut
6. Sesamum
7. Turmeric
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has announced the Minimum Support Price for
which of the above?

a) 1,2,3 and 7 only
b) 2,4,5 and 6 only
c) 1,3,4,5 and 6 only
d) 1,2,3,4,5,6 and 7

 

Q.3) The prices at which the government purchases food grains for maintaining the public
distribution system and for building up buffer-stock is known as: (2001)

a) minimum support prices
b) procurement prices
c) issue prices
d) ceiling prices

 

Q.4) Consider the following statements : (2010)
1. The Union Government fixes the Statutory Minimum Price of sugarcane for each sugar season
2. Sugar and sugarcane are essential commodities under the Essential Commodities Act.
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.5) The correct sequence in decreasing order of the four sugarcane producing States in India is :
(2000)

a) Maharashtra, U .P., Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
b) U. P., Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
c) Maharashtra, U. P., Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
d) U. P., Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

 

Q.6) Consider the following statements: (2004)
1. Regarding the procurement of food-grains, Government of India follows a procurement target
rather than an open–ended procurement policy.
2. Government of India announces minimum support prices only for cereals.
3. For distribution under Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS), wheat and rice are issued by
the Government of India at uniform central issue prices to the States/Union Territories.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3
d) 3 only

 

Q.7) With reference to the provisions made under the National Food Security Act, 2013 consider
the following statements: (2018)
1. The families coming under the category of ‘below poverty line (BPL)’ only are eligible to receive
subsidised grains.
2. The eldest woman in a household, of age 18 years or above, shall be the head of the household for
the purpose of issuance of a ration card.
3. Pregnant women and lactating mothers are entitled to a take-home ration’ of 1600 calories per
day during pregnancy and for six months thereafter.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 3 only

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